Legendary children’s musician Laurie Berkner and the Laurie Berkner Band will perform one of their first in-person concerts in over two years at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, June 11 at Cain Park, 14591 Superior Road, Cleveland Heights, OH.
“I can’t tell you how thrilled I am that one of our first comeback gigs as a full band since the pandemic began is taking place at Cain Park!” Laurie Berkner said. “Fans in Ohio have been asking the band to come back since the last time we played in this beautiful outdoor space. I can’t wait to see both long-time fans and new faces so we can do more. music together – in person!”
A true pioneer of children’s music, providing a soundtrack about childhood and memories that last a lifetime, Laurie Berkner will perform songs from a career spanning more than 25 years in the entertainment industry, including ” Superhero”, “Waiting for the Elevator” and “Chipmunk at the Gas Pump”, as well as popular hits such as “Bumblebee (Buzz Buzz)”, “Victor Vito”, “We Are The Dinosaurs”, “Rocketship Run” , “The Goldfish (Let’s Go Swimming),” and “Pig on His Head”. She is also delighted to offer songs from her new album, Let’s Go! Laurie will perform an array of songs that encourage kids and adults to get up and dance. Children should plan to bring their dancing shoes and a stuffed animal (for their head).
One of America’s most popular children’s entertainers, Laurie Berkner has filled countless venues across the country with adoring fans. With an average of over 22 million monthly streams and millions of albums, songs and DVDs sold, Laurie’s songs have become beloved classics for children around the world. The first artist to appear in music videos about Nick Jr., Laurie Berkner was featured on nearly every episode of the channel’s Jack’s Big Music Show. Laurie is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the release of her debut album, Whaddaya Think of That?, this year. In total, she has released fourteen award-winning hit albums and has written a number of picture books based on her songs. Laurie created two Laurie Berkner Song and Story Kitchen series with Audible Studios, which released them as 10-chapter audiobooks through the Audible Originals brand. She also wrote the music and lyrics for three Off-Broadway children’s musicals produced by the New York City Children’s Theater. Laurie has performed at Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall and the White House, among many other prestigious venues.
Laurie Berkner received critical acclaim. USA Today named Laurie “the undisputed queen of kindie rock”. Time Magazine hailed Laurie as “a sort of Sheryl Crow goblet…Berkner inhabits the curious perspective of a child in her lyrics and writes folk-pop melodies that endure repeated—much repeated—listenings.” The Wall Street Journal called Laurie “one of America’s most popular children’s performers … her music stands out because it speaks to children without putting them down, charms young people without boring adults”. NPR’s All Things Considered said, “Laurie Berkner is like a goddess to these kids.”
Laurie Berkner, LIVE! “The Greatest Hits Tour” returns to Cleveland Heights, OH
3 p.m., Saturday June 11, 2022.
Cain Park, 14591 Superior Road, Cleveland Heights, OH 44118
$20/$25 plus applicable fees
Go to etix.com.
Call the Cain Park ticket office at 216-371-3000.