Kid’s Front Yard Piano Concert Invitation Goes Viral, Massive Audience Descends On Front Lawn In The Rain

By Brandon Mercer

(CBS SF) — Posting an event on Facebook can have unintended consequences, sometimes for the good. Just ask eight-year-old Dylan Spoering, whose keyboard concert went viral.

ON FACEBOOK: Viral Event Posting Turns Cute Concert Into Massive Event

The Minnesota kid put out a handmade sign inviting neighbors to hear him play piano on the front lawn.

He’d been practicing hard, and figured why not?

When someone snapped a picture and posted it to a Facebook event page, it went viral, and an unexpected scene greeted him as he stepped out onto a rainy day to do his ten-minute recital.

618 guests confirmed “Going” to the Facebook event and the result forever transformed what a piano recital can be.


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