The Laurie Berkner Band
The Laurie Berkner Band

The Laurie Berkner Band

About The Laurie Berkner Band

While Laurie Berkner began her career playing in rock bands, she says children’s music “opened up creativity in me that I never knew I had.”

∙ Early in her career as a children’s musician, she played birthday parties for $125 a performance.
∙ Berkner launched her own label, Two Tomatoes Records, in 1998 and has remained an independent artist ever since.
∙ “The queen of kids’ music,” according to People magazine, Berkner is considered a “kindie rock” pioneer on par with Dan Zanes and They Might Be Giants.
∙ In 2013, she wrote music for the TV series Sing It, Laurie! and the off-Broadway children’s book adaptation Wanda’s Monster The Musical.
∙ The Laurie Berkner Band has appeared on such TV programs as Today, Jack's Big Music Show, and the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
∙ Laurie Berkner Band members include Grammy nominee Brady Rymer of the jam band From Good Homes.

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