Berkner Plans Halloween Concert; 23 Skidoo Wakes Up the Dream

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Laurie Berkner preps for Halloween

The Queen of Children’s Music, Laurie Berkner, has a new Halloween-themed song, leading into the season of spirits. “What Am I Gonna Be (for Halloween)?” debates the ponderous preteen topic of proper costume etiquette. Once you’re done listening to the song and your kids are properly in the mood for All Saints Eve, it’s time for a pair of livestreamed family concert on Saturday, October 31. And family tickets allow you entrance into one or both of the events, held at 12:00 PM and 5:00 PM ET.

In-person trick or treating is being discouraged in some states, and even banned in more strict communities. Laurie is promoting decorations, pumpkin carving, and a virtual experience where she and her band (Susie Lampert, Bobby Golden, and Brady Rymer) will deck the haunted halls with their spooky apparel. 

Laurie had been hosting Halloween concerts in the New York area for the past few years. A minuscule upside to the pandemic is the ability to perform in a virtual setting to potentially thousands of homes at the same time on that special day. Virtual tickets are available at Laurie Berkner’s website. And here’s the new single, “What Am I Gonna Be (for Halloween)?”

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Nobody feels safe using the term “post-pandemic.” But there’s a lot of new music coming out that was recorded or filmed pre-pandemic and just making it into the marketplace. A shining example of that is Grammy winning children’s music performer Secret Agent 23 Skidoo releasing a new song and video, “Wake Up the Dream.”

Now more than ever, dreaming has importance for children. Skidoo and his brand spanking new Secret Agency meant to debut the song pre-pandemic. We all know how that turned out.  With his eyes on the future and a whole crew dancing and breaking rhymes, “Wake Up the Dream” espouses relevant values and doubles down on fun with family (and sometimes friends, if they’re in your pod).
Here is the video for “Wake Up the Dream”:
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1 thought on “Berkner Plans Halloween Concert; 23 Skidoo Wakes Up the Dream

  1. Hi Guys, Here is the info on my kids’ radio show AND my Halloween TV show. I’m not sure if this is how to contact you, but fingers crossed. Thanks!

    Hello all you spooky Weekends R 4 Kidz listeners!
    This Saturday and Sunday will be our most popular broadcast of the year: our Halloween-only playlist. After it’s over, let me know what you think of the list. Did I forget something? Did I surprise you by actually digging some gem out of the cobwebs of Halloween history? Let me know. I go from the Addams Family to the Jackson family (the famous one). It’s full of action, humor, musical notes, spooky sounds, spooky sights, spooky memories and Mookie Betts (No, not really. Sorry. I wish!) The big plus, like an extra treat, is that I don’t talk a lot. It’s mostly a whole bunch of songs. So you might want to have a blank cassette handy to make a wicked recording of it so you can play it in your car later!!
    Also, check out my Halloween TV show on YouTube. My channel is Makapuubob and the show is titled “Bob Harrison’s Halloween Time Zone”. Yeh! I do a bunch of songs that I use in the classroom or at Halloween shows. It’s a mini concert. So, I’ve given you all some great Halloween weekend bonuses. Hey, they’re like treats (with no wrapping paper). I hope you gobble them up.

    Tune in Saturday and/or Sunday online, 9:03 a.m. or 2:03 p.m. to KLDL/Los Angeles at Or tune in to these other locations at their times for the show. Thanks!

    Here are the other locations:
    KKUL/Las Vegas  8:03 a.m. or 1:03 p.m., their local time
    WNVV/New York   8:03 a.m. their local time
    WNHE/Nashville, TN  8:03 a.m. their local time

    Please also look up Mark Beckwith’s “Start With Heart” videos on YouTube. They are character builders without the preachiness. Entertaining and positive.

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