NEW YORK, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After years of captivating children from around the globe, the number one children's entertainment group, The Wiggles, are bringing their "catchy brand of preschool pop" (Chicago Tribune) back to North American audiences with the "Ready, Steady, Wiggle" tour. This Fall, the "forever young" (Detroit Free Press) quartet will delight families across the country in support of their new CD and DVD, Apples and Bananas (available August 26th) as well as a new season of their hit television show airing on Sprout in the U.S. and Treehouse in Canada. To view the trailer for Apples and Bananas click here.
Founding member Anthony Field (Blue Wiggle) along with Emma Watkins (Yellow Wiggle), Simon Pryce (Red Wiggle) and Lachlan Gillespie (Purple Wiggle) will be joined on stage by the lovable Dorothy the Dinosaur, Captain Feathersword, Wags the Dog and Henry the Octopus for a wiggly good time!
"This will be the biggest and brightest wiggly show this year," said Emma. "We'll play our wiggly favorites from 'Hot Potato' and 'Rock-a-Bye your Bear' to the new hits, 'Do the Propeller!' and 'Emma (with the bow in her hair),' added Anthony. Simon chimed in, "There will be lots of surprises on stage - stay tuned to hear more" "We also can't wait to see the mini Emma army at every show - pint sized girls dressed in yellow with bows in their hair," mentioned Lachy.
"The Ready Steady Wiggle!" Tour will also include new music from Apples and Bananas. This charming collection includes classic nursery rhymes such as "This Old Man," "The Wheels on the Bus" and "This Little Piggy Went To Market" featuring Lee Hawkins, recording artist and nationally renowned journalist, who lends his voice to this time-honored ditty.
After more than 24 years of performing, The Wiggles are the world's #1 Children's entertainment group. With 7 million albums, 23 million DVDs and 8 million books sold, The Wiggles have performed to millions of fans across the globe. Major celebrities such as Johnny Depp, Robert De Niro, Sarah Jessica Parker and Chris Martin are among their many fans.
Other major partnerships affiliated with the Wiggles brand include Wicked Cool Toys, video and music partners N Circle and Razor & Tie and entertainment partners, Sprout TV, Treehouse TV, SiriusXM Radio and Corus Entertainment in Canada. For a complete list of tour dates and ticket information for the "Ready, Steady, Wiggle!" tour, please visit: www.thewiggles.com.
North American Tour Dates:
Friday, 9/5 Coral Springs, FL Coral Springs Center for the Arts Saturday, 9/6 Jacksonville, FL Florida Theatre Sunday, 9/7 St. Petersburg, FL Tropicana Field Tuesday, 9/9 Fayetteville, NC Crown Theatre Wednesday, 9/10 Indianapolis, IN Murat Theatre (On Sale - 6/27) Thursday, 9/11 Buffalo, NY Riviera Theatre Friday, 9/12 Ottawa, ON Ottawa Folk Festival- Raven Law Stage Saturday, 9/13 Toronto, ON Treehouse "Big Day Out" Festival Sunday, 9/14 Toronto, ON Treehouse "Big Day Out" Festival Wednesday, 9/17 Saint John, NB Harbour Station Thursday, 9/18 Summerside, PEI Credit Union Place Friday, 9/19 Fredericton, NB UNB - Aitken University Centre Saturday, 9/20 Moncton, NB Moncton Coliseum Complex Sunday, 9/21 Halifax, NS Halifax Metro Centre - Concert Bowl Wednesday, 9/24 Worcester, MA The Hanover Theatre Thursday, 9/25 Providence, RI Veterans Memorial Auditorium Friday, 9/26 Poughkeepsie, NY Mid Hudson Civic Center Saturday, 9/27 Montclair, NJ The Wellmont Theater Sunday, 9/28 Englewood, NJ Bergen PAC Tuesday, 9/30 Pittsburgh, PA Benedum Centre Wednesday, 10/1 Akron, OH Akron Civic Theatre Thursday, 10/2 Reading, PA Sovereign PAC Friday, 10/3 Norfolk, VA Chrysler Hall Saturday, 10/4 New Brunswick, NJ State Theatre of New Jersey Sunday, 10/5 Westbury, NY Theater at Westbury Tuesday, 10/7 Kitchener, ON Centre in the Square Wednesday, 10/8 Brampton, ON Rose Theatre Thursday, 10/9 Hamilton, ON Hamilton Place Friday, 10/10 Chatham, ON St. Clair College Capitol Theatre Saturday, 10/11 Windsor, ON Chrysler Theatre Sunday, 10/12 Ames, IA Stephens Auditorium At Iowa State University Tuesday, 10/14 Edmonton, AB Edmonton Expo Centre - Hall D Wednesday, 10/15 Calgary, AB The Stampede Corral Thursday, 10/16 Medicine Hat, AB Esplanade Arts & Heritage Centre Saturday, 10/18 Surrey, BC Bell Performing Arts Centre (On Sale - 6/27) Sunday, 10/19 North Vancouver, BC Centennial Theatre (On Sale - 6/27)
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SOURCE The Wiggles