YO GABBA GABBA! Announces 60 City North American Tour and Solidifies YO GABBA
GABBA! LIVE!: THERE'S A PARTY IN MY CITY! Partnership With Habitat for
Humanity


    
    Advance Tickets For American Express® Cardmembers Go On-Sale Thursday, May
    20

    $1 From Every Ticket Sold To Benefit Habitat for Humanity Local Affiliate
    In Each Tour City





    
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<p><span class="xn-location">MIAMI</span>, <span class="xn-chron">May 19</span> /CNW/ -- Fresh off a triumphant sold-out tour debut, a headlining performance at The White House, a critically-acclaimed, chart-topping album, and an appearance at Coachella that garnered rave reviews from spectators and media alike, DJ <span class="xn-person">Lance Rock</span> and the cast of YO GABBA GABBA! are heading back on the road with YO GABBA GABBA! LIVE!: THERE'S A PARTY IN MY CITY! to play to enthusiastic fans on a 60-city tour across <span class="xn-location">North America</span>.  Today's hottest live show for families will make stops at top theaters, arenas and amphitheaters throughout <span class="xn-location">North America</span>, starting <span class="xn-chron">August 27</span> in Bethel, NY and ending in <span class="xn-location">Dallas</span>, TX on <span class="xn-chron">December 12</span>.  YO GABBA GABBA! LIVE!: THERE'S A PARTY IN MY CITY! is produced by S2BN Entertainment in association with Wildbrain Entertainment and The Magic Store.</p>
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<p>Champions on the stage and in the community, the Gabba Gang will participate in various service projects aimed at building homes and hope in the cities they visit during their four month journey across <span class="xn-location">North America</span>.  In addition, <span class="xn-money">$1</span> from every ticket sold during the 2010 YO GABBA GABBA! LIVE!: THERE'S A PARTY IN MY CITY North American tour will be donated to the Habitat for Humanity local affiliate in each tour city to further their homebuilding efforts.</p>
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<p>Pre-sale tickets are available to American Express Cardmembers starting <span class="xn-chron">Thursday, May 20</span>.  A special GabbaTix pre-sale offer for members of the Gabba community will begin on <span class="xn-chron">Wednesday, May 26</span> at <span class="xn-chron">10 a.m.</span>  VIP packages with premium tickets and meet and greets will also be available.   For complete tour, ticket, and VIP package information, visit <a href="http://www.yogabbagabbalive.com">www.yogabbagabbalive.com</a>.   Children under one year of age will be admitted free to sit on a parent's lap.</p>
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<p>To celebrate the North American tour and partnership, DJ <span class="xn-person">Lance Rock</span> and friends are inviting fans and Habitat for Humanity families to a dance party at Brooklyn Bowl on Thursday May, 20.</p>
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<p>The state-of-the-art production features music, singing, dancing and animation.  The show is an interactive experience that offers audience members of all ages the opportunity to witness their favorite characters come to life.  Joining the characters on stage will be hip-hop legend Biz Markie to teach kids how to beat box with "Biz's Beat of the Day".  Special guests will join the party on stage for the Super Music Friends Show and Dancey Dance segments.</p>
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<p>Released in October, 2009, YO GABBA GABBA!: MUSIC IS AWESOME Volume 1 topped kids and overall music charts at iTunes (#1 kids album), Amazon (top 5 kids album) and Target sales, which reached more than 40,000 copies in only 6 months since its release. YO GABBA GABBA!: MUSIC IS AWESOME was picked as one of 2009's top holiday gifts for toddlers by both PARENTS magazine and the popular Mom web destination MomLogic.com.  YO GABBA GABBA!: MUSIC IS AWESOME Volume 2 will be released on iTunes and will hit shelves nationwide this September.</p>
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         DATE          CITY                   VENUE                ON SALE
       Friday,
      August 27,
         2010       Bethel, NY            Bethel Woods          May 22, 2010
      Saturday,
      August 28,
         2010       Bristow, VA          Jiffy Lube Live        June 4, 2010
       Sunday,
      August 29,   Philadelphia,       Mann Center for the
         2010            PA              Performing Arts        June 4, 2010
       Tuesday,
      August 31,                     Meadowbrook US Cellular
         2010       Gilford, NH              Pavilion           May 28, 2010
      Thursday,
       September
       02, 2010     Albany, NY         Times Union Center       June 5, 2010
       Friday,
       September
       03, 2010     Buffalo, NY              Artpark            June 5, 2010
      Saturday,
       September
       04, 2010     Toronto, ON   Molson Canadian Amphitheatre  May 27, 2010
       Sunday,
       September
       05, 2010    Montreal, QC          Place des Arts         June 5, 2010
      Wednesday,
       September
       08, 2010    Edmonton, AL         Northern Jubilee        June 5, 2010
      Thursday,
       September
       09, 2010     Calgary, AL         Southern Jubilee        June 5, 2010
      Saturday,
       September
       11, 2010   Vancouver, BC      Queen Elizabeth Theatre    June 5, 2010
       Sunday,
       September
       12, 2010   Vancouver, BC      Queen Elizabeth Theatre    June 5, 2010
       Tuesday,
       September
       14, 2010     Regina, SK            Brandt Centre         June 5, 2010
      Wednesday,
       September
       15, 2010    Winnipeg, MB        MTS Centre Theatre       June 5, 2010
      Saturday,
       September
       18, 2010     London, ON         John Labatt Centre       May 27, 2010
       Sunday,
       September
       19, 2010     Ottawa, ON          Scotiabank Place        May 27, 2010
       Tuesday,
       September
       21, 2010   Rochester, NY        Auditorium Theatre       June 5, 2010
      Wednesday,
       September
       22, 2010   Burlington, VT          Flynn Theatre         May 28, 2010
       Friday,
       September
       24, 2010    Portland, ME        Merrill Auditorium       June 4, 2010
      Saturday,
       September
       25, 2010     Boston, MA            Wang Theatre          June 4, 2010
       Sunday,
       September
       26, 2010     Boston, MA            Wang Theatre          June 4, 2010
       Tuesday,
       September
       28, 2010   Providence, RI         Providence PAC         June 5, 2010
      Wednesday,
       September   Wallingford,
       29, 2010          CT              Oakdale Theatre        June 4, 2010
      Thursday,
       September                      Benedum Center for the
       30, 2010   Pittsburgh, PA         Performing Arts        June 4, 2010
      Saturday,
     October 02,
         2010      New York, NY       Radio City Music Hall     June 4, 2010
       Sunday,
     October 03,
         2010      New York, NY       Radio City Music Hall     June 4, 2010
       Tuesday,
     October 05,
         2010       Hershey, PA          Hershey Theater        June 4, 2010
      Wednesday,
     October 06,                         State Theatre at
         2010     Cleveland, OH          PlayhouseSquare        June 4, 2010
       Friday,
     October 08,
         2010       Detroit, MI            Fox Theatre          June 4, 2010
      Saturday,
     October 09,
         2010       Chicago, IL          Chicago Theatre        June 4, 2010
       Sunday,
     October 10,
         2010       Chicago, IL          Chicago Theatre        June 4, 2010
       Monday,
     October 11,
         2010     Louisville, KY       The Palace Theatre       June 9, 2010
      Wednesday,
     October 13,   Indianapolis,
         2010            IN               Murat Theatre         June 5, 2010
       Friday,
     October 15,
         2010      Richmond, VA         Landmark Theater        June 4, 2010
      Saturday,
     October 16,
         2010     Greensboro, NC     War Memorial Auditorium    June 4, 2010
       Sunday,
     October 17,
         2010     Charlotte, NC         Ovens Auditorium        June 4, 2010
       Tuesday,
     October 19,   Chattanooga,    Soldiers & Sailors Memorial
         2010            TN                 Auditorium          June 4, 2010
      Wednesday,
     October 20,
         2010     Huntsville, AL        Von Braun Center        June 4, 2010
      Thursday,
     October 21,
         2010     Nashville, TN   Jackson Hall - Tennessee PAC  June 4, 2010
      Saturday,
     October 23,                                                   June 18,
         2010       Atlanta, GA            Fox Theatre               2010
       Sunday,
     October 24,                                                   June 18,
         2010       Atlanta, GA            Fox Theatre               2010
      Wednesday,
     October 27,   Jacksonville,   Moran Theatre at Times Union
         2010            FL                   Center            June 4, 2010
       Friday,
     October 29,
         2010     Kissimmee, FL        Silver Spurs Arena       June 7, 2010
      Saturday,
     October 30,
         2010        Tampa, FL        St. Pete Times Forum      June 5, 2010
       Sunday,
     October 31,                                                   June 18,
         2010        Miami, FL       AmericanAirlines Arena          2010
       Tuesday,
     November 02,
         2010      Columbia, SC        Township Auditorium      June 4, 2010
      Wednesday,
     November 03,
         2010     Knoxville, TN         Tennessee Theatre       June 4, 2010
       Friday,
     November 05,                                                  June 26,
         2010        Tulsa, OK             BOK Center                2010
      Saturday,
     November 06,  Kansas City,
         2010            MO                The Midland          June 4, 2010
       Sunday,
     November 07,
         2010       Denver, CO           1st Bank Center        June 5, 2010
       Tuesday,
     November 09,    Salt Lake
         2010         City, UT            The E Center          June 5, 2010
       Friday,
     November 12,
         2010       Spokane, WA    INB Performing Arts Center   June 5, 2010
      Saturday,
     November 13,
         2010       Seattle, WA            Tacoma Dome          June 5, 2010
       Sunday,
     November 14,
         2010      Portland, OR         Memorial Coliseum       June 5, 2010
       Monday,
     November 15,
         2010       Eugene, OR             Hult Center          June 5, 2010
      Thursday,
     November 18,
         2010     Sacramento, CA       Memorial Auditorium      June 4, 2010
      Saturday,
     November 20,  San Francisco,
         2010            CA       Bill Graham Civic Auditorium  June 4, 2010
       Sunday,
     November 21,  San Francisco,
         2010            CA       Bill Graham Civic Auditorium  June 4, 2010
       Friday,
     November 26,  Los Angeles,
         2010            CA               Nokia Theater         June 4, 2010
      Saturday,
     November 27,  Los Angeles,
         2010            CA               Nokia Theater         June 4, 2010
       Sunday,
     November 28,
         2010     San Diego, CA      San Diego Sports Arena     June 4, 2010
      Saturday,
     December 04,
         2010       Phoenix, AZ           Dodge Theater         June 7, 2010
       Sunday,
     December 05,
         2010       Phoenix, AZ           Dodge Theater         June 7, 2010
       Tuesday,
     December 07,
         2010       El Paso, TX      Abraham Chavez Theater     June 4, 2010
      Thursday,
     December 09,  San Antonio,
         2010            TX             Freeman Coliseum        June 4, 2010
       Friday,
     December 10,
         2010       Houston, TX           Hobby Center          June 4, 2010
      Saturday,
     December 11,
         2010       Austin, TX          Cedar Park Center       June 4, 2010
       Sunday,
     December 12,
         2010       Dallas, TX           Dr Pepper Arena        June 4, 2010


    Dates, venues and ticket prices are subject to change.

    
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<p>S2BN Entertainment is a diversified international family show and event entertainment company specializing in the acquisition, development and production of high caliber touring exhibitions, unique live music tours and events, theatrical performances, and consumer and multimedia product offerings. Our experienced management team executes activities across all types of global venues - from stadiums to theaters.  S2BN Entertainment delivers extraordinary experiences for our clients and our customers.</p>
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    About Wildbrain Entertainment:
    
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<p>Wildbrain Entertainment is an award-winning entertainment company and one of the world's foremost producers of animation.  The studio develops and produces television, motion pictures, short-form programming, commercial content and licensed merchandise. Wildbrain has produced an exceptional slate of programming, including the critically acclaimed television series Yo Gabba Gabba! (Nick Jr.) and live touring show, Yo Gabba Gabba!: There's A Party in My City, which is produced by S2BN, Wildbrain Entertainment and The Magic Store; The <span class="xn-person">Ricky Gervais</span> Show (HBO) and the hit Disney series, Higglytown Heroes.  Wildbrain and its creative team have won top industry awards.  In film, the studio won an Annie for its computer graphics short film, Hubert's Brain.  Wildbrain has received Clios, Addys, BDA Awards and Annies for their commercial work, reinvigorating classic brands for leading companies including The Coca-Cola Company, Honda, Kraft and Nike and has gained national attention for their animation work on behalf of Esurance, Ubisoft and Virgin America. Some upcoming television and short-form projects include Bubble Guppies, an animated series for Nick Jr., The Hard Times of RJ Berger, a series for MTV and Team Smithereen, the short-form stunt puppet show from <span class="xn-person">Dan Clark</span>.  Wildbrain's sister company, Kidrobot, creates limited edition toys, clothing, artwork and books, with stores in <span class="xn-location">New York City</span>, <span class="xn-location">Los Angeles</span>, <span class="xn-location">San Francisco</span> and <span class="xn-location">Miami</span>. Wildbrain is based in <span class="xn-location">Los Angeles</span>, CA.</p>
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    YO GABBA GABBA! LIVE!: THERE'S A PARTY IN MY CITY!:
    
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<p>Yo Gabba Gabba! currently ranks as one of the most popular series on television and stage, with a broad appeal among preschoolers, parents, teens and adults.  W!LDBRAIN Entertainment, The Magic Store and S2BN Entertainment brought the groundbreaking series to the stage with the launch of YO GABBA GABBA! LIVE!: THERE'S A PARTY IN MY CITY  in November, 2009 to sold-out shows in major cities. <span class="xn-person">Christian Jacobs</span> and <span class="xn-person">Scott Schultz</span> are the co-creators of YO GABBA GABBA!  Yo Gabba Gabba!, now in its third season in the U.S., is produced by W!LDBRAIN Entertainment and The Magic Store.  Yo Gabba Gabba! airs 7 days a week on Nick Jr. and in several major international territories, including <span class="xn-location">Australia</span>, <span class="xn-location">Canada</span>, <span class="xn-location">Israel</span>, Latin America, <span class="xn-location">New Zealand</span>, <span class="xn-location">South Africa</span> and the U.K.  YO GABBA GABBA! infuses retro-style and beat-driven music to teach simple life lessons through music.  The series and the live show star DJ <span class="xn-person">Lance Rock</span> and a cast of colorful characters, including Brobee, the little green one, Foofa, the pink flower bubble, Muno, the red Cyclops, Toodee, the blue cat-dragon and Plex, the yellow robot. Today's most popular names in movies, television, music and sports flock to YO GABBA GABBA!. Fred Armisen, Erykah Badu, <span class="xn-person">Jack Black</span>, Anthony Bourdain, Devo, <span class="xn-person">Rachel Dratch</span>, Rob Dyrdek, Flaming Lips, Melora Hardin, <span class="xn-person">Tony Hawk</span>, The Killers, <span class="xn-person">Angela Kinsey</span>, <span class="xn-person">Solange Knowles</span>, Biz Markie, Jack McBrayer, MGMT, Mos Def, Mark Mothersbaugh, The Roots, <span class="xn-person">Andy Samberg</span>, Amy Sedaris, The Shins, <span class="xn-person">Sarah Silverman</span>, Amare Stoudemire, The Ting Tings, Weezer, Jimmy Eat World, <span class="xn-person">Elijah Wood</span> and Weird Al Yankovic, among others, guest star.  Celebrity guests who performed during the live tour kick-off shows include Devenda Banhart, Cold War Kids, <span class="xn-person">Matt Costa</span>, DMC (Run DMC), Snoop Dogg, Jon Heder, Talib Kweli, Mix Master Mike, Kid Sister, <span class="xn-person">Keri Russell</span> and more, while <span class="xn-person">Christina Aguilera</span>, <span class="xn-person">Jason Bateman</span>, <span class="xn-person">Travis Barker</span>, <span class="xn-person">Brendan Fraser</span>, Heidi Klum, <span class="xn-person">Chris Noth</span>, <span class="xn-person">Brooke Shields</span> and <span class="xn-person">Dennis Quaid</span> attended the live shows with their families.  Visit <a href="http://www.yogabbagabba.com">www.yogabbagabba.com</a> and <a href="http://www.yogabbagabbalive.com">www.yogabbagabbalive.com</a>.</p>
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    About Habitat for Humanity:
    
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<p>Habitat for Humanity seeks to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness from the world, and to make decent shelter a matter of conscience and action.  Habitat welcomes to its work people of all backgrounds, races and religions to build houses in partnership with families in need.  Since its founding in 1976, Habitat has built, rehabilitated, repaired or improved more than 350,000 houses worldwide, providing simple, decent and affordable shelter for more than 1.75 million people.</p>
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    About Hollywood for Habitat for Humanity (HFHFH):
    
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<p>HFHFH is the entertainment industry partnership with Habitat for Humanity that encourages the creative community to support Habitat for Humanity's goal of eliminating substandard housing worldwide.  HFHFH works with talent and industry leaders who support the organization through donations, volunteer hours and advocacy.  Thousands of volunteers from the entertainment industry have helped build homes in the <span class="xn-location">United States</span> and around the world.</p>
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    Contact:
    S2BN Entertainment: Caren Bell 305-604-8071 / cbell@s2bnent.com

    Rogers & Cowan: Caitlin McNamara: 212-445-8232 /
cmcnamara@rogersandcowan.com

    W!LDBRAIN Entertainment: Kelly Kimball 310-271-1400 /
kkimball@wildbrain.com




    

For further information: For further information: S2BN Entertainment: Caren Bell, +1-305-604-8071, cbell@s2bnent.com; Rogers & Cowan: Caitlin McNamara, +1-212-445-8232, cmcnamara@rogersandcowan.com; W!LDBRAIN Entertainment: Kelly Kimball, +1-310-271-1400, kkimball@wildbrain.com Web Site: http://www.yogabbagabba.com

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