Ready to get sweaty and dance to some sweet tunes? Neil and Bryan from Koo Koo Kanga Roo took some time to talk with me about their music, fanny packs, and what makes their live shows so fun. Want to know the secret? Get ready to get sweaty and dance!! I also checked in with Uncle D and Auntie C who just got a puppy!read more
Brady has an amazing story. From playing in his jam band “From Good Homes”, as well as playing bass with Laurie Berkner to his own incredible band “The Little Band that Could” Brady Rymer has honed a high energy sound that is perfect for kids and families. He shares his love for the accordion and the joy and care that he puts into his concerts. He wants to get the energy and the music going. Music lovers can relate to that!!! He loves for kids and families to leave inspired and happy.read more
Energy! Commitment! Fun! Those were just a few of the adjectives that crossed my during a very fun conversation with Michael Napolitano from Michael and the Rockness Monsters. They have a brand new record, ‘Funny Faces’ coming out on April 28, and I had a blast learning about it! There’s something for everyone on this album, silly songs, meaningful songs, and songs with a message. Be sure to stay tuned all the way to the end of the show to hear the brand new song ‘Elevator Song’. You’ll have a smile on your whole face during this entire episode.read more
Steve Burns (you may remember him from Blues Clues) and Steven Drozd (from the Flaming Lips) have a band called STEVENSTEVEN and they have released their first album ‘Foreverywhere’. It was fascinating to hear from Steve about the music that he and Steven have made and the story of how they got to this point.read more
Hullabaloo is a Kindie Rock institution. I spoke to Steve Denyes the day after their 3000th show. The band has been performing for 13 years and has put out 13 albums! You’ll enjoy hearing all about the band, the music, and what Steve has learned after spending so much time singing with kids. Be sure to stay tuned all the way until the end of the show to hear the Hullabaloo song ‘I Wear Pink’.read more
Toby Pechner joins me on episode 6 of Good Stuff Sports to talk about his love of the San Francisco Giants as well as his time as a “Ball Dude” with the team. Ever wondered about what ball boys/bat boys do? What’s the game like for them? Toby has answers! Additionally, Assistant Producer Zachy joins me to give his prediction for the upcoming Baseball season. Spring is here! Let’s play ball!read more
Do you have heroes? Historical heroes? People that you look up to and inspire you with their story? If you do, then Jonathan Sprout has probably written a song about them. Jonathan is a very accomplished singer/songwriter who has written 10 albums of family music. He has three records devoted to heroes such as: Dr. Seuss, Neil Armstrong, Walt Disney, George Washington Carver, and Rachel Carson to name just a few. Jonathan digs deep into his subject matter and his passion and devotion to these heroes comes through in the music!read more
Chibi Kodama is back!!! Third time guest’s Chibi Kodama talk with me about their new record ‘Between Main Street and Neverland’ as well as the transition of moving and starting new schools. The whole gang joins me to talk about a wide variety of topics like lice, skittles, China, and of course, music!read more
Colors! Or should I say Colours! Marlowe and the Mix are a super fun, poppy, and energetic group from Toronto, Canada. She also has a strong and positive message. I loved talking to Marlowe about her music and what it means to her to create high energy music for kids to enjoy. She is an award winner in Canada, specifically the Independent music awards. Her music is so great, my 5 year old daughter is sitting by my side, completely entranced with the music, as I write this! Check Marlowe out!
We’re also lucky that Uncle D checked in from a remote location.read more
Eric Energy (Eric Krupkin) is all about fun and science. He puts the two together to make a live show where kids of all ages are having as much fun laughing and smiling as they are learning. If you love fog, potions, and laser lights then this episode is for you!
I’ve actually known Eric for many many years. I just hadn’t talked to him or seen him in a very long time. I was and still am thrilled to reconnect with him. More of the story in the episode!read more