I am so excited about the news that I’m getting ready to share with all of you! Remember last week when I told you about the Yo Gabba Gaba Live Show (There’s a Party in My City) coming to Cincinnati? Well we are officially going—we will be attending the 2pm show on Saturday March 20th at the Aronoff Center! I’m pretty sure that just cemented my status as a Rocking Mom with my two year old—and I couldn’t be more excited for my kiddos!
Below you’ll find all the information about the Cincinnati show—including how, where and when tickets go on sale! And now for the best part—wait for it—1 (one) lucky Misadventures in Baby Raising reader is going to win 2 (two) tickets to the Saturday March 20th 2pm show in Cincinnati! You can find out all of the information about the giveaway at the end of this post!
YO GABBA GABBA! LIVE!: THERE’S A PARTY IN MY CITY! ANNOUNCES CINCINNATI SHOWS TO TAKE PLACE ON SATURDAY, MARCH 20th
Cincinnati, OH (January 19, 2010) - On the heels of the sold out YO GABBA GABBA! LIVE!: THERE’S A PARTY IN MY CITY! tour in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago and Dallas in late 2009,W!ldbrain, The Magic Store and tour producer S2BN Entertainment are bringing YO GABBA GABBA! LIVE!: THERE’S A PARTY IN MY CITY! to Cincinnati, OH on March 20th at 2PM & 5PM to the Aronoff Center for the Arts.
In addition to the Cincinnati performances, YO GABBA GABBA! LIVE!: THERE’S A PARTY IN MY CITY! will be appearing in Minneapolis, Milwaukee, Fort Wayne, Toronto and St. Louis as a part of the 2010 tour.
This state-of-the-art production featuring music, singing, dancing and animation is an interactive experience offering audience members of all ages the opportunity to witness their favorite characters come to life with the magic words, “Yo Gabba Gabba!.” Also joining DJ Lance and the characters on stage will be hip-hop legend Biz Markie to teach the kids how to beat box with Biz’s Beat of the Day as well as special guests The Aquabats, whose front man Christian Jacobs (aka the Bat Commander) is the co-creator of Yo Gabba Gabba!, for the Super Music Friends Show.
YO GABBA GABBA! LIVE!: THERE’S A PARTY IN MY CITY!
Saturday, March 20, 2010 – 2PM & 5PM
Aronoff Center for the Arts
American Express Pre-Sale – Friday January 20-28 – 10AM
Public On-Sale –January 29 – 10AM
Tickets are $25.00 and $35.00
Gold Gabba Party Packages are available for $99.00, which includes premium seats, a meet and greet with the Yo Gabba Gabba! characters, a special entrance to theater, and much more. They will be available for purchase through Yogabbagabbalive.com or CincinnatiArts.org and can also be purchased at the Aronoff Center ticket office. There will be a $5.00 off discount for groups of 10 or more. Children under one year of age will be admitted free to sit on a parent’s lap.
YO GABBA GABBA! LIVE!: THERE’S A PARTY IN MY CITY! is the live touring show for the hit children’s program, which was created by Christian Jacobs and Scott Schultz and is produced by The Magic Store and W!LDBRAIN. The live-action U.S. stage production, directed by Glenn Orsher, is inspired by the award-winning television series, and has a broad appeal among preschoolers, parents, teens and adults. Mike Luba is the Executive Producer. DJ Lance Rock and everyone’s favorite cast of characters – Brobee (the little green one), Foofa (the pink flower bubble), Muno (the red Cyclops), Plex (the magic robot) and Toodee (the blue cat-dragon) rock out to their favorite songs from the groundbreaking series while special guests show off their “dancey dance” moves.
About Yo Gabba Gabba!
Yo Gabba Gabba! premiered in the U.S. on Nickelodeon in August, 2007 and currently ranks as one of the most popular children series on television. Yo Gabba Gabba!, was voted as one of the best new shows on television by TIME magazine, won a BAFTA Award in 2008, was awarded the “Outstanding Achievement in Children’s Television” Award by the Television Critics Association, and is a two-time Emmy nominee. The series airs three times a day, seven days a week on Nick Jr. and in several major international territories, including Australia, Canada, Israel, Latin America, New Zealand, South Africa and the U.K.
Yo Gabba Gabba! infuses retro-style and beat-driven music to teach simple life lessons through music. Today’s most popular names in movies, television, music and sports flock to guest star in the groundbreaking show, including Jack Black, Rachel Dratch, Melora Hardin, Tony Hawk, Biz Markie, Jack McBrayer, MGMT, Mark Mothersbaugh, The Roots, Andy Samberg, Amy Sedaris, The Shins, Amare Stoudemire, The Ting Tings, Jimmy Eat World and Elijah Wood, among others. Yo Gabba Gabba! toys, apparel and other merchandise are sold in stores nationwide in the U.S. and have skyrocketed in popularity. 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 more information.
W!ldbrain is an award-winning entertainment company and one of the world’s foremost producers of animation. The studio develops and produces television, motion pictures, short-form programming, commercial content and licensed merchandise. W!ldbrain has produced an exceptional slate of programming, including the critically acclaimed television series Yo Gabba Gabba! (Nick Jr.) and the live touring show Yo Gabba Gabba!: There’s A Party in My City!; The Ricky Gervais Show (HBO) and the hit Disney series, Higglytown Heroes. Some upcoming television and short-form projects include Bubble Guppies, an animated series for Nick Jr., The Hard Times of RJ Berger, an animated series for MTV and Team Smithereen, the short-form stunt puppet show from Dan Clark. W!ldbrain and its creative team have won top industry awards. In film, the studio won an Annie for its computer graphics short film, Hubert’s Brain. W!ldbrain has received Clios, Addys, BDA Awards and Annies for their commercial work, reinvigorating classic brands for leading companies including The Coca-Cola Company, Honda, Kraft and Nike and has gained national attention for their animation work on behalf of Esurance, Ubisoft and Virgin America. W!ldbrain’s sister company, Kidrobot, creates limited edition toys, clothing, artwork and books, with stores in New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Miami. W!ldbrain is based in Los Angeles, CA. www.wildbrain.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 Entertainment provides extraordinary experiences for our clients and our customers.
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