Opening and Closing Bell on Wall Street
The Fresh Beat Band, a popular preschool music group and stars of the hit TV show of the same name, visits the NYSE. In honor of the occasion, The Fresh Beat Band rings The Opening BellSM along with children participating in NYSE Kids Day.
About The Fresh Beat Band:
The Fresh Beat Band is Nickelodeon's popular preschool music group and stars of the hit TV series of the same name. The Fresh Beat Band, which debuted in 2009 on Nickelodeon, centers on four best friends – Kiki (Yvette Gonzalez-Nacer), Shout (Thomas Hobson), Marina (Tara Perry) and Twist (Jon Beavers) – in a band who love to sing and dance. Each episode teaches preschoolers about music appreciation and how to express their feelings through movement, song and instrumental music. The band will hit the road in February 2012 for the first time ever on a 15-week, 50-city nationwide concert tour performing The Fresh Beat Band hits from seasons one, two and three. In addition, the band’s new music video and single “Just Like A Rockstar,” will premiere on Nickelodeon and be available on iTunes on Tuesday, Nov. 29. The song will be featured on the first The Fresh Beat Band soundtrack, which spans all three seasons of the TV series and will be available in January. Both the soundtrack and the tour will showcase the Fresh Beats catchy preschool-friendly tracks including “Here We Go” and “Stomp the House.” The Fresh Beats recently released singles, “Here We Go” and “A Friend Like You,” have been mainstays at the top of the iTunes children's music chart since their debut. Nick Jr. is currently rolling out new episodes of The Fresh Beat Band every Friday through Dec. 9. Check out their new website for live show information -- http://www.freshbeatbandlive.com, and for more Fresh Beat activities and fun go to http://www.nickjr.com/the-fresh-beat-band/