The Fresh Beat Band, Nickelodeon's popular preschool music group and stars of the hit TV series of the same name, are adding ONE NEW PERFORMANCE at 1:00 PM today, October 13, 2012 at the State Theatre, PlayhouseSquare. Tickets are on sale at The PlayhouseSquare Ticket Office, via phone at 216-241-6000 or online at www.playhousesquare.org. All tickets are $39.50. Fresh Beat VIP party packages, which include a meet and greet with The Fresh Beat Band are also available online only at www.playhousesquare.org.
“The Fresh Beat Band Live in Concert tour has ignited a fan frenzy and we’re thrilled that so many kids and parents want to come see the Fresh Beats perform live,” said Paula Kaplan, Executive Vice President, Talent Strategy and West Coast Operations, Nickelodeon Group. “The additional tour dates will give more kids across the country an opportunity see their favorite rock stars – Kiki, Marina, Twist and Shout.”
The Fresh Beat Band Live in Concert Tour Presented By Nickelodeonfeatures Kiki (Yvette Gonzalez-Nacer), Shout (Thomas Hobson), Marina (Tara Perry) and Twist (Jon Beavers) performing The Fresh Beat Band hits from seasons one, two and three of the Nickelodeon live-action music series that teaches preschoolers about music appreciation. Songs performed include “Here We Go, “A Friend Like You, “Bananas,” and “Just Like A Rockstar,” among others. Thefirst-ever The Fresh Beat Band soundtrack – The Fresh Beat Band: Music From The Hit TV Show -- is currentlyavailable on iTunes and in stores everywhere. The album features 19 catchy, preschool-friendly tracks also culled from three seasons of the TV series and has been number-one on the iTunes Children’s Music chart since its release in January.
The Fresh Beat Band debuted in 2009 and is now in its third season on Nickelodeon. The Fresh Beat Band centers on four best friends – Kiki, Shout, Marina and Twist – in a band who love to sing and dance. In each episode, preschoolers sing and dance along as they help The Fresh Beat Band solve everyday challenges. Preschoolers learn the fundamentals of music such as melody, rhythm, tempo and performance styles and the importance of friendship, working together, and respecting each other’s differences. Ne-Yo, Justin Bieber and Jason Mraz have all hung out with the Fresh Beats and additional celebrity guests will appear throughout season three.