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Kid favorite The Fresh Beat Band returns to Akron Civic Theatre in November

By Malcolm Abram Published: August 6, 2014

Yeah, I don't know much about The Fresh Beat Band as I am neither a child nor guardian of a child..But I guess the kid's like 'em.

From the digital desk(s) of the Akron Civic Theatre:


The Fresh Beat Band Greatest Hits Live Presented by Nickelodeon Will Feature New Songs Plus Fan Favorites and Travel To Cities Across the U.S. Including New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas and More; Tickets On Sale Starting Friday, Aug. 8


Nick’s New Animated Preschool Series, Fresh Beat Band of Spies, Stars Yvette Gonzalez-Nacer (Kiki), Tara Perry (Marina), Jon Beavers (Twist) and Thomas Hobson (Shout)


NEW YORK, Aug. 5, 2014 The Fresh Beat Band,Nickelodeon’s preschool music group and stars of the Emmy Award-winning TV series of the same name, head back on the road for a brand-new nationwide concert tour will be at the Akron Civic Theatre on Friday, November 14, 2014 at 6:30 PM.  The show will feature Kiki, Marina, Twist and Shout performing the band’s greatest hits including “Bananas,” “Here We Go” and a remixed version of “Great Day,” plus new songs including the pop classic, “Walk Like An Egyptian.” 


The Fresh Beat Band willbe on Friday, Novemeber 14 at 6:30 PM . Ticket prices are $48.50, $44.50, $36.50 and $29.50. Tickets are available at the Akron Civic Theatre Box Office (330) 253-2488 or online at, or TicketMaster (1-800-745-3000). Pre-sale tickets along with Fresh Beat Band VIP packages with meet and greets will be available at and beginning Tuesday, Aug. 5.  Citi® card members through Citi’s Private Pass Program at will also have access to pre-sale tickets beginning Aug. 5.  The general public on-sale will begin Friday, Aug. 8 and Saturday, Aug. 9.


“The Fresh Beat Band is back on the road to give kids a chance to see their favorite rock stars live in concert,” says Doug Cohn, SVP, Music, Nickelodeon. “This reimagined, high-energy production features the band’s biggest hits, never-before-performed songs, and fun surprises that will deliver an unforgettable experience for families.”


Nickelodeon is currently in production onFresh Beat Band of Spies, a brand-new animated preschool series based on the hit live-action show, The Fresh Beat Band.  In the new series, Kiki (Yvette Gonzalez-Nacer), Marina (Tara Perry), Twist (Jon Beavers) and Shout (Thomas Hobson) are bandmates and also undercover spies.  The pop band uses their individual talents and the coolest transforming spy gadgets to outwit a goofy cast of bad guys and solve wild and wacky mysteries.  The series, which teaches problem-solving to preschoolers, is created by Nadine van der Velde and Scott Kraft (The Fresh Beat Band).  Fresh Beat Band of Spies will premiere in 2015.   


The Fresh Beat Bandsoundtracks – The Fresh Beat Band: Music From The Hit TV Show and The Fresh Beat Band: More Music From The Hit TV Show Vol 2.0 – are currentlyavailable on iTunes and in stores everywhere.  For more information, visit the tour website at http://www.freshbeatbandlive.comand for Fresh Beat activities and fun go to


In each episode of The Fresh Beat Band preschoolers sing and dance along as they help The Fresh Beat Band solve everyday challenges.  Preschoolers learn the fundamentals of music such as melody, rhythm, tempo and performance styles and the importance of friendship, working together, and respecting each other’s differences.  Ne-Yo, Justin Bieber, Jason Mraz, Wayne Brady and Sarah Chalke have all hung out with the Fresh Beats and the group is beloved by many celebrity parents.





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