Laurie Berkner coming to the Riv

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Laurie Berkner solo_photo credit Jayme Thornton


North Tonawanda, NY – The Historic Riviera Theatre and Performing Arts Center is proud to announce children’s musical artist Laurie Berkner will perform live with “The You and Me Solo Tour – A live Solo Concert Performance” Saturday December 6, 2014 at 1:00 PM.  Doors open at 12:00 PM.

Berkner regularly appeared on Nick Jr. (with Lampert and Bernstein), a television network aimed at children, in music videos played between programs and on the program Jack’s Big Music Show. Berkner has also appeared in Jamarama Live!, a touring music festival for children sponsored by Noggin, and in the 2006 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. In 2009, she was featured on Ziggy Marley’s children’s album Family Time in a song called “Future Man, Future Lady”.

Berkner has written two children’s books: Victor Vito and Freddie Vasco, based on her song “Victor Vito”, and Story of My Feelings. She has also put out a two DVDs, “We Are…The Laurie Berkner Band” and “Party Day!”. We Are…The Laurie Berkner Band has sold more than 400,000 copies since its 2006 release.  Laurie has also authored two e-books, “Party Day” and “Candy Cane Jane.”

In March, 2013, a new short-form animated musical preschool series, Sing It, Laurie!, debuted on 24-hour preschool television channel Sprout. The series stars Laurie’s voice and features her original music written for the series. Later that spring, “Wanda’s Monster The Musical” debuted Off-Broadway. Laurie wrote the music and lyrics for the musical, produced by Making Books Sing and based on the children’s book by Eileen Spinelli. The music was released on the original cast recording in the summer of 2013.


Ticket Info: Laurie Berkner – “The You and Me Solo Tour – A live Solo Concert Performance”:  

  • 1:00 PM Saturday, December 6, 2014.  Doors open at 12:00 PM
  • Reserved Seating $29.00, VIP $54.00 (Ticket prices include facility fee)

Online: or Phone:  716-692-2413

Box Office: 67 Webster Street, North Tonawanda, NY  14120


General Public:  On-sale Friday August 8, 2014 at 10:00 AM at Riviera Theatre box office, by phone 716-692-2413 or

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Built in 1926 and listed on the National and State registers of historic places, the Riviera Theatre is a registered 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Our mission is to preserve and maintain the Historic Riviera Theatre and the Mighty WurliTzer Organ and to promote the performing arts.

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