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About Us

The star of The Nap Skippers is 6 year old Syver Ray Rustad! This musical front-man has been writing songs and playing in front of large crowds since he was 3! Parents Jon and Julie back him up with guitar and drums. Together they are bringing family-friendly music to many special events in Tucson Arizona!

best family band in arizona, The Nap Skippers

The Nap Skippers, Tucson Family Band

Syver Rustad - Guitar & Vox (Age 5)   |  Jon Rustad - Guitar & Vox   |   Julie Rustad – Drums & Vox


Songs Include:

Jon and Syver Rustad of The Nap Skippers

Jon and Syver Rustad of The Nap Skippers

Originals – Cowboy Kitty, Cars & Trucks, Desert Dwellers, Go Bananas
Classics – You are my Sunshine, Twinkle Twinkle, Wheels on the Bus

“The Nap Skippers are the perfect entertainment for little ones: attention-getting with lots of energy, they sing catchy, kid-engaging lyrics that  get their pint-sized audience members playing and singing along.  A real treat!” – Linda  from Meet Me at Maynards

Past venues include:

  • Arizona-Sonoran Desert Museum
  • Pima County Fair
  • Barnes & Noble Foothills Mall
  • Children’s Museum Tucson
  • Downtown Tucson Library for Do Happy Today
  • Hotel Congress for Meet Me at Maynards Birthday
  • Tucson Hullaballoo Stage
  • Reid Park Outdoor Stage
  • Brandi Fenton Park for Meetup Moms of Tucson
  • North Dakota Threshing Talent Show
  • Barnes & Noble Eastside
  • Private Birthday Parties
  • University of Arizona Mall  for the Cystic Fibrosis Walk
  • School events and fundraisers
  • Trail Dust Town for The Loft Cinema’s Kids Fest Kick-Off
  • Tucson Festival of Books
  • Tucson Jewish Community Center
  • The Sandbox Preschool

Contact us about your next event.

“Always a great show. The Nap Skippers never fail to draw a crowd – children and adults alike – with their super-fun sing-along songs. And, seriously, what a talented family!” – Serena