Yo Gabba Gabba! LIVE!: It’s Time to Dance Presented by Kia Motors Reveals Sneak Peek at Surprise “Super Music Friends Show” Guests on All New 55 City North American Tour
NEW YORK, Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — S2BN Entertainment, producer of Yo Gabba Gabba! LIVE!, today revealed a sneak peek at the surprise guests that will join the cast of Yo Gabba Gabba! LIVE!: It’s Time to Dance Presented by Kia Motors on stage during the live “Super Music Friends Show” segment. Yo Gabba Gabba!, created by Christian Jacobs and Scott Schultz, is produced by The Magic Store and W!LDBRAIN Entertainment.
Yo Gabba Gabba! LIVE!: It’s Time to Dance Presented by Kia Motors, launched its all new show last week in Minneapolis on Thursday, September 15 to a packed house of families. The tour will visit 55 cities in North America before ending in Fort Lauderdale on Sunday, December 11th. Winner of the 2010 Billboard Magazine Creative Content Award, Yo Gabba Gabba! LIVE! performed for more than a quarter of a million people in the U.S. and Canada last fall, after making stops to play at Coachella and The White House earlier in the year.
Celebrity guests who have performed during the live tour include Devenda Banhart, Cold War Kids, Matt Costa, Kid Koala, Moby, DMC (Run DMC), Shaggy, Snoop Dogg, Dave Grohl, Jon Heder, Solange Knowles, OK Go, Talib Kweli, Mix Master Mike, Nicole Richie, Kid Sister, Keri Russell, The Roots, Lou Diamond Phillips, Jason Reitman, Zac Brown and more.
The Yo Gabba Gabba! CD, Music Is Awesome, Volume 3, which features music from the show is in stores now.
About YO GABBA GABBA!:
YO GABBA GABBA! infuses retro-style and beat-driven music to teach simple life lessons. The series and the live show stars DJ Lance Rock (Lance Robertson) and a cast of colorful characters, including: Brobee, the little green one, Foofa, the pink flower bubble, Muno, the red Cyclops, Toodee, the blue cat-dragon and Plex, the yellow robot. Today’s most popular names in movies, television, music and sports flock to the groundbreaking series, including series regulars Biz Markie and Mark Mothersbaugh, and guest stars such as Fred Armisen, Erykah Badu, Jack Black, Anthony Bourdain, Devo, Rachel Dratch, Rob Dyrdek, Flaming Lips, Melora Hardin, Tony Hawk, The Killers, Angela Kinsey, Solange Knowles, Jack McBrayer, MGMT, Mos Def, The Roots, Andy Samberg, Amy Sedaris, The Shins, Sarah Silverman, Amare Stoudemire, The Ting Tings, Weezer, Jimmy Eat World, Elijah Wood and Weird Al Yankovic, among others.
With over 40 licensees, YO GABBA GABBA! apparel, CDs, DVDs, books and other merchandise are sold online and in mass and specialty retail stores nationwide in the U.S. The series is in production on its fourth season. In the U.S. Yo Gabba Gabba! airs weekdays on Nick Jr. The series also airs in several major international territories, including Australia, Canada, France, Israel, Latin America, New Zealand, South Africa and the U.K. YO GABBA GABBA! is recommended as a trusted program for preschoolers by The Smart Television Alliance, a non-profit organization comprised of leading non-profit children’s media organizations including Common Sense Media, Parents’ Choice Foundation, Parents Television Council and Coalition for Quality children’s Media: KIDS FIRST!. Visit www.yogabbagabba.com.
For complete tour and ticket information, visit www.yogabbagabbalive.com.
About S2BN Entertainment
S2BN Entertainment is a diversified international family show and event entertainment company specializing in the acquisition, development and production of high caliber touring exhibitions, unique live music tours and events, theatrical performances, and consumer and multimedia product offerings. Our experienced management team executes activities across all types of global venues – from stadiums to theaters. S2BN just announced the addition of its cutting-edge Miami-based Latin music division S2BieN. Other S2BN properties touring the world are award-winning Yo Gabba Gabba Live!, Bodies: The Exhibition and the international experiential sensation from Argentina, Fuerza Bruta . Michael Cohl, S2BN ‘s Chairman, is also currently the lead producer of Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, broadways hottest new musical seen by over 500,000 people
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