Nickelodeon’s The Fresh Beat Band Hits Mohegan Sun On September 21st During Their Nationwide Tour

2012-04-03

The Fresh Beat Band live in concert tour presented by Nickelodeon adds 50 cities to 2012 tour

The Fresh Beat Band, Nickelodeon’s popular preschool music group and stars of the hit TV series of the same name, are adding a second leg to their current sold-out nationwide concert tour and will perform live at Mohegan Sun Arena on Friday, September 21st at 6:30pm. 
Tickets are $34.50 and go on sale Friday, April 13th at 10:00am through Ticketmaster.  Ticketmaster customers may log on to ticketmaster.com; call Ticketmaster’s national toll free Charge By Phone number 1.800.745.3000; or visit any Ticketmaster outlet.  Tickets will also be available at the Mohegan Sun Box Office starting Saturday, April 14th, subject to availability.
The Fresh Beat Band Live in Concert Tour presented by Nickelodeon features 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,” “Just Like A Rockstar” and others.  The first-ever The Fresh Beat Band soundtrack The Fresh Beat Band: Music From The Hit TV Show is currently available 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 #1 on the iTunes Children’s Music chart since its release in January.
Nickelodeon will premiere a new episode of The Fresh Beat Band, “Keeping It Green,” on Earth Day, Friday, April 20th. The Fresh Beat Band debuted in 2009 and is now in its third season on Nickelodeon. The show centers on four best friends Kiki, Shout, Marina and Twist who are in a band and 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, as well as 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.  
Check out the tour website freshbeatbandlive.com, Facebook page facebook.com/freshbeatband and for more Fresh Beat activities and fun, go to nickjr.com/the-fresh-beat-band/.

Nickelodeon, now in its 32nd year, is the #1 entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, online, recreation, books and feature films. Nickelodeon’s U.S. television network is seen in more than 100 million households and has been the #1 rated basic cable network for 17 consecutive years. For more information or artwork, visit nickpress.com. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc.
Mohegan Sun Arena is ranked the 5th best venue in the world by Billboard Magazine and was the 2008 and 2010 recipient of a Country Music Award for “Casino of The Year.”  Venues Today also ranked Mohegan Sun Arena #4 in 2011. For more information on concerts and other great events at Mohegan Sun, visit mohegansun.com. For information on this week’s schedule, call the Entertainment and Special Events hotline at 1.888.226.7711, ext. 27163.