Dan Zanes and Friends' Holiday House Party at the Herbst Theatre
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The last date listed for Dan Zanes and Friends: Holiday House Party was Sunday November 30, 2008 / 5:00pm.
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If you've got a tiny music lover at home who's been jonesing to go to a real rock concert, this tot-friendly show is the perfect entry into the live music experience. The Fresh Beat Band are the stars of the Nick Jr. show of the same name about a group of best friends who go to music school together and love to sing and dance. They sing original pop songs, written for kids ages 2-5, that teach music appreciation and how to express your feelings through music, song and dance. Kiki (Yvette Gonzalez-Nacer), Shout (Thomas Hobson), Marina (Tara Perry) and Twist (Jon Beavers) will perform The Fresh Beat Band hits from seasons one, two and three of the show. Learn More
Quotes & Highlights
- “Zanes' kids' music works because it is not kids' music; it's just music -- music that's unsanitized, unpasteurized, that's organic even.” --New York Times Magazine
- “One of those rare children’s concerts where the grownups clearly have as much fun as their kids.” --Boston Herald
<p>Kick-start the winter holidays with Grammy Award-winners Dan Zanes and Friends at this festive family event. Join Dan and his friends from near and far in this all-ages celebration of the season. When Dan invites his friends over for a jam session, a traditional Christmas carol becomes an excuse to tap dance, the stage erupts with disco Hanukah songs, and Arabic beats provide the backdrop for a Lunar New Year sing-a-long. Don’t miss this fabulous event before it goes to Broadway for three weeks this holiday season! </p>
<p> Musical artists joining Dan Zanes in the holiday house party include:
- Palestinian Arabic -jazz bazuq player Tareq Abboushi
- Drummer Colin Brooks
- English designer and director Julian Crouch with his inspired Crouch Family Band
- Mexican guitarist and Vocalist Sonia de los Santos
- Accordionist / saxophonist John Foti
- Renowned tap dancer Derrick K. Grant with his tap dancing son and daughter Kaleo and Lulu Grant
- Bass player Saskia Sunshine Lane
- Fiddler / trumpeter Elena Moon Park
- Founder of the ground breaking neo-hasidic ensemble Pharoah’s Daughter, vocalist Basya Schecter
- Palestinian percussionist/composer Zafer Tawil
- And the latest sensations from Veracruz Mexico, the Villa-Lobos Brothers </p>
About the Ticket Supplier: San Francisco Performances
Founded in 1979, San Francisco Performances is the Bay Area's leading independent presenter of chamber music, vocal and instrumental recitals, jazz and contemporary dance. Under the artistic direction of its founder, Ruth Felt, the organization presents internationally acclaimed and emerging performing artists, introduces innovative programs, and builds new and diversified audiences for the arts through education and outreach activities that also strengthen the local performing arts community.