The Wiggles to Visit The VETS in Providence, 9/25
After years of captivating children from around the globe, the number one children's entertainment group, The Wiggles, are bringing their "catchy brand of preschool pop" (Chicago Tribune) back to North American audiences. This fall, "the band that rocks the cradle" (The New York Times) will delight families across the country in support of their new CD and DVD, Apples and Bananas (available August 26), as well as a new season of their hit television show airing on Sprout.
The Wiggles will be at The VETS in Providence on Thursday, September 25th at 6:30pm. Tickets are $29.50-$49.50 and go on sale Friday June 20th. Tickets can be purchased online at www.TheVetsRI.com, by calling 401.421.ARTS (2787), or in person at the PPAC/The VETS box office located at 220 Weybosset St, Providence. Summer Box Office Hours: M-Th, 10A - 3P; open two hours prior to curtain time on performance dates. The VETS is located at One Avenue of the Arts. The VETS will be closed for renovation until September.
Founding member Anthony Field (Blue Wiggle) along with Emma Watkins (Yellow Wiggle), Simon Pryce (Red Wiggle) and Lachlan Gillespie (Purple Wiggle) will be joined on stage by the lovable Dorothy the Dinosaur, Captain Feathersword, Wags the Dog and Henry the Octopus for a wiggly good time! The Aussie Fab Four will treat North American audiences to new music from Apples and Bananas, a collection of classic nursery rhymes such as "This Old Man" and "The Wheels on the Bus," as well as old favorites including "Hot Potato", "Rock-A-Bye Your Bear", "Do The Propeller" and "Get Ready to Wiggle."
Don't miss your chance to see the "forever-young" (Detroit Free Press) quartet enchant legions of fans with a Wiggly dose of singing and dancing designed to educate and inspire healthy choices in children.
Children can have even more wiggly fun while they wait for the show by visiting www.WiggleTime.com, The Wiggles' very own virtual world created specifically for preschoolers and their parents. Parents can monitor their child's progress and have access to premium promotional offers, contests, merchandise discounts and presale Wiggles tickets!
About The Wiggles
After more than 24 years of performing, The Wiggles are the world's #1 Children's entertainment group. With 7 million albums, 23 million DVDs and 8 million books sold, The Wiggles have performed to millions of fans across the globe. Since releasing their self-titled album in 1991 the group has wiggled its way to worldwide fame. More than 50 CD and DVD releases later, they have earned 17 x gold, 12 x platinum, 3 x double-platinum, 10 x multi-platinum awards for their music and DVD sales and winning 11 x ARIA Awards (Australian Recording Industry Association) for Best Children's Album (making ARIA history as the most awarded ARIA winner in the one category.) North American fans can catch The Wiggles daily on Sprout in the U.S and Treehouse in Canada. You can also follow the gang on Twitter via Twitter.com/TheWiggles or become a fan of their official Facebook page Facebook.com/TheWiggles.
A new Wiggles era has begun and wiggly history is being made!
About the VETS
The Veterans Memorial Auditorium (The VETS) is a 1,900 seat theatre located in downtown Providence. The VETS is managed by Professional Facilities Management (PFM) and is part of the Rhode Island Convention and Entertainment Complex. The building is on the National Register of Historic Places. The VETS is currently undergoing extensive renovations to make it a state of the art performance facility.