KIDS’ MUSIC STAR LAURIE BERKNER
BRINGS “GREATEST HITS” CONCERT
TO iPLAY AMERICA
TWO SHOWS – SUNDAY, JUNE 14 – FREEHOLD, NJ
NEW YORK — Best-selling children’s recording artist and preschool television favorite Laurie Berkner and The Laurie Berkner Band will perform two “Greatest Hits” concerts for families at 12:00 Noon and 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 14 at iPlay America, 110 Schanck Road, Freehold, NJ.
Families are encouraged to come early or stay late, and enjoy iPlay America’s awesome indoor theme park with games, rides, and more.
Dubbed “one of the hippest children’s artists” by FamilyFun Magazine, Laurie Berkner’s original songs, albums, DVDs, music videos, and books leave no doubt: Laurie is the uncrowned queen of children’s music and the power behind the progressive “kindie rock” movement.
On their 2015 Greatest Hits Tour, The Laurie Berkner Band will showcase many Laurie Berkner “fan favorites,” including songs from both of Laurie’s “Greatest Hits” albums: The Best of The Laurie Berkner Band and The Ultimate Laurie Berkner Band Collection, plus an array of other tunes that encourage kids to get up and dance. With such popular hits as “Victor Vito,” “Drive My Car,” “Mouse In My Toolbox,” and “I’m Gonna Catch You,” along with beloved songs like “Bumblebee (Buzz Buzz),” “We Are The Dinosaurs,” and “Pig On Her Head,” this all-ages show is sure to be one of the top family events of the year. Kids should plan to bring their dancing shoes and a stuffed animal (for their heads). To give everyone a chance to catch their breath between high-energy moments, the show will also include quieter interludes, with songs from Laurie Berkner Lullabies.
Laurie Berkner was the first artist to ever appear in music videos on Nick Jr. and was featured in nearly all of the episodes of the channel’s Jack’s Big Music Show. She currently stars in the animated musical short-form series Sing It, Laurie! on the Sprout preschool channel and makes regular appearances on Sprout’s Sunny Side Up Show.
A former preschool music teacher by day and indie rocker by night, Laurie Berkner started selling her music more than ten years ago out of her living room on her own label, Two Tomatoes Records. The Laurie Berkner Band has received tremendous critical acclaim. Time Magazine lauded Laurie as “a kind of sippy-cup Sheryl Crow … Berkner inhabits a kid’s curious perspective in her lyrics and pens folk-pop melodies that bear repeated — very repeated — listenings.” The Wall Street Journal called Laurie “one of the most popular children’s performers in America … her music is distinctive because it speaks to kids without talking down to them, charming youngsters without boring grown-ups.”
The Laurie Berkner Band features: Laurie Berkner, vocals/guitar; Susie Lampert, keyboards; Brady Rymer, bass; and Bobby Golden, drums/percussion.
Watch Laurie Berkner in action on her YouTube channel HERE.
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The Laurie Berkner Band
The Greatest Hits Tour!
WHEN: Two shows: 12:00 Noon and 4:00 p.m., Sunday, June 14.
WHERE: iPlay America, 110 Schanck Road, Freehold, NJ 07728
TICKETS: $27.50, $35, $75*, plus applicable fees
Children under 1 year old on laps are free.
INFORMATION & TO CHARGE BY PHONE: 732-577-8200 x213
*VIP tickets include preferred seating and after-show Meet and Greet with photo opportunity.