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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