"Laurie Berkner does what Fred Rogers did: respect, validate and reassure young children."

— Los Angeles Times

“The Queen of kids' music”

— People Magazine

“Kids’-music alchemy at its finest”

— Entertainment Weekly

“Laurie Berkner is like a goddess to these children. And there’s a reason. Laurie Berkner is like the coolest mom there ever was.”

— NPR's "All Things Considered"

“The Adele of the preschool crowd”

— The New York Times

The best music, videos, and books for kids – that grownups love, too!

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Concerts & Events

See Laurie LIVE!

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Give your child an unforgettable experience that will inspire a lifelong love of music and create lasting memories with the whole F-A-M-I-L-Y! Laurie Berkner Solo and Laurie Berkner Band concerts are a special way to give your child a chance to experience music they love, performed live. The shows are highly acclaimed, and we welcome fans of all ages and abilities! We partner with Twinkle Arts for Good to raise money for local charities for every concert!

Aug

03

2024

Highland Park, IL (Show 2 of 2)

Ravinia Festival Directions »
Saturday  |   4:30 PM  |   Doors open at 3:00 PM
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Laurie Berkner LIVE! The Greatest Hits Solo Tour

The annual Ravinia Festival live solo concert performance by Laurie Berkner! Laurie’s solo show features beloved hits like, “We Are The Dinosaurs,” “Victor Vito” and “Waiting For The Elevator” as well as other classics like “The Goldfish (Let’s Go Swimming),”“Pig On Her Head,”  and  “Rocketship Run.” Plus popular newer songs, including a couple of brand new singles that were released just this year! And – as a special treat for fans – some well-loved Laurie Berkner songs that are not often heard at Laurie’s full-band concerts! Kids should plan to bring their dancing shoes and a stuffed animal (for their heads). Show runs approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes.

Want Laurie Berkner music at your birthday party? Learn more about birthday packages from our friends at Jam With Jamie

THERE IS ALSO A PERFORMANCE AT 11a!

Ticket Sales

Sale Date April 24, 2024  |  10:00 am
Pavilion Tickets
$20

Assigned seating in the Pavilion

Lawn Reserved Blocks: $20*
$20

*Price per person, space must be reserved for two, four, or six

Lawn Tickets
$20

Lawn seating in the park.

Aug

03

2024

Highland Park, IL (Show 1 of 2)

Ravinia Festival Directions »
Saturday  |   11:00 AM  |   Doors open at 9:30 AM
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Laurie Berkner LIVE! The Greatest Hits Solo Tour

The annual Ravinia Festival live solo concert performance by Laurie Berkner! Laurie’s solo show features beloved hits like, “We Are The Dinosaurs,” “Victor Vito” and “Waiting For The Elevator” as well as other classics like “The Goldfish (Let’s Go Swimming),”“Pig On Her Head,”  and  “Rocketship Run.” Plus popular newer songs, including a couple of brand new singles that were released just this year! And – as a special treat for fans – some well-loved Laurie Berkner songs that are not often heard at Laurie’s full-band concerts! Kids should plan to bring their dancing shoes and a stuffed animal (for their heads). Show runs approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes.

Want Laurie Berkner music at your birthday party? Learn more about birthday packages from our friends at Jam With Jamie

THERE IS ALSO A SECOND PERFORMANCE AT 4:30p!

Ticket Sales

Sale Date April 24, 2024  |  10:00 am
Pavilion Tickets
$20

Assigned seating in the Pavilion

Lawn Reserved Blocks: $20*
$20

*Price per person, space must be reserved for two, four, or six

Lawn Tickets
$20

Lawn seating in the park.

Aug

25

2024

Boulder, CO (Show 1 of 2)

Boulder Theater Directions »
Sunday  |   11:00 AM  |   Doors open at 10:00 AM
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Laurie Berkner LIVE!

2nd show added at 3p due to high demand! A live solo performance by Laurie Berkner and sponsored by tonies®! Join us one hour before showtime for Toniepalooza featuring activities, giveaways, Tonie trading, and more!

Laurie will perform some of her greatest hits (many of which can also be heard on her Tonie!) that encourage kids and grownups alike to get up, sing along and move, including “Victor Vito,” “We Are The Dinosaurs,” “Pig On Her Head,” “Waiting for the Elevator,” and “Chipmunk at the Gas Pump,” plus some new hits! Bring a stuffed animal (for your head) and your dancing shoes!

A $1 donation will be added to tickets to benefit the local nonprofit, Garden To Table. Garden To Table provides gardens, curriculum and support to schools in Boulder County and surrounding areas. Currently serving 15 schools in Boulder Valley School District and one in Golden, their program touches 308 teachers and more than 6,000 students. Thank you for helping us support this local charity through our friends at Twinkle Arts for Good!

tonies® is the world’s largest interactive audio platform for children with more than 5.7 million Tonieboxes and 72 million Tonies sold worldwide. The intuitive and award-winning audio system has changed the way young children play and learn independently with its child-safe, and screen-free approach.

There is another show at 3p.

Ticket Sales

Pre-Sale April 11, 2024  |  10:00 am
Sale Date April 12, 2024  |  10:00 am
Regular Tickets
$26-36*

*Plus applicable fees. Children under 1 sitting on a lap are free.

Meet and Greet
$76*

Meet-and-greet tickets include an after-show meet-and-greet opportunity and preferred seating

*Plus applicable fees. Children under 1 sitting on a lap are free.

Aug

25

2024

Boulder, CO (Show 2 of 2)

Boulder Theater Directions »
Sunday  |   3:00 PM  |   Doors open at 2:00 PM
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Laurie Berkner LIVE!

2nd show added due to high demand! A live solo performance by Laurie Berkner and sponsored by tonies®! Join us one hour before showtime for Toniepalooza featuring activities, giveaways, Tonie trading, and more!

Laurie will perform some of her greatest hits (many of which can also be heard on her Tonie!) that encourage kids and grownups alike to get up, sing along and move, including “Victor Vito,” “We Are The Dinosaurs,” “Pig On Her Head,” “Waiting for the Elevator,” and “Chipmunk at the Gas Pump,” plus some new hits! Bring a stuffed animal (for your head) and your dancing shoes!

A $1 donation will be added to tickets to benefit the local nonprofit, Garden To Table. Garden To Table provides gardens, curriculum and support to schools in Boulder County and surrounding areas. Currently serving 15 schools in Boulder Valley School District and one in Golden, their program touches 308 teachers and more than 6,000 students. Thank you for helping us support this local charity through our friends at Twinkle Arts for Good!

tonies® is the world’s largest interactive audio platform for children with more than 5.7 million Tonieboxes and 72 million Tonies sold worldwide. The intuitive and award-winning audio system has changed the way young children play and learn independently with its child-safe, and screen-free approach.

There is another show at 11am

Ticket Sales

Sale Date April 26, 2024  |  10:00 am
Regular Tickets
$26-36*

*Plus applicable fees. Children under 1 sitting on a lap are free.

Meet and Greet
$76*

Meet-and-greet tickets include an after-show meet-and-greet opportunity and preferred seating

*Plus applicable fees. Children under 1 sitting on a lap are free.

Sep

07

2024

Overland Park, KS

KU Edwards Campus Directions »
Saturday  |   3:00 PM  |   Doors open at 2:00 PM
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Laurie Berkner LIVE!

A live solo performance by Laurie Berkner

Laurie Berkner will be at the KU Edwards Campus to perform a solo family concert. Laurie will perform some of her greatest hits that encourage kids and grownups alike to get up, sing along, and move such as “Victor Vito,” “We Are The Dinosaurs,” “Pig On Her Head,” “Waiting For The Elevator,” and “Chipmunk At The Gas Pump,” plus some new hits!

Bring a stuffed animal (for your head) and your dancing shoes! Show runs approximately 75 min.

Get registered to attend this fantastical, fun-filled and free family event.

  • KU Edwards Campus outdoors on the Quad
  • Saturday, Sept. 7, 2024
  • 3:00 p.m.

Open seating will be in the Quad. Bring a blanket or chair and picnic snacks! Registrations are limited to the first 400 people. Please register the total number of people you will bring. There is a maximum of 6 per registration. You will only need a ticket if the event is moved indoors due to inclement weather.

PLEASE NOTE: In case of inclement weather, the event will be held in the KU Edwards Campus Conference Center in the BEST Building, 12604 Quivira. Entrance will be limited to those who have registered. Everyone in your group must have a ticket.

Brought to you by The Stages @ KU Edwards and The Lied Center.

Location:
The Quad at the KU Edwards Campus
12600 Quivira
Overland Park, KS 66213 US

Ticket Sales

Sale Date May 2, 2024  |  10:00 am
Open Seating
FREE

Open seating will be in the Quad. Bring a blanket or chair and picnic snacks!

PLEASE NOTE: In case of inclement weather, the event will be held in the KU Edwards Campus Conference Center in the BEST Building, 12604 Quivira. Entrance will be limited to those who have registered. Everyone in your group must have a ticket. Registrations are limited to the first 400 people. Please register the total number of people you will bring. There is a maximum of 6 per registration.

If the weather is nice and the event is held on the quad, you do not need to have a ticket to attend this concert!

Sep

15

2024

Cary, NC

Koka Booth Amphitheatre Directions »
Sunday  |   3:00 PM  |   Doors open at 1:30 PM
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LAURIE BERKNER LIVE – A Solo Concert!

Pack your picnics and get ready to sing and dance with the “queen of kids music” at Laurie Berkner’s “Greatest Hits” solo show. You’ll hear classic songs like “Bumblebee (Buzz Buzz),” “The Goldfish (Let’s Go Swimming),” “We Are The Dinosaurs,” as well as newer hits like “Waiting for the Elevator,” “My Bunny Goes Hop,” and “Chipmunk at the Gas Pump”.  Plus – as a special treat for fans – a few well-loved Laurie Berkner songs that are not often heard at Laurie’s full-band concerts! Kids should plan to bring their dancing shoes and a stuffed animal (for their heads). Show runs approximately 60 – 75 minutes. Picnics Welcome!

A $1 donation will be added to every ticket to benefit WakeMed!

Gates open at 1:30Pm |  Show Starts 3:00Pm
SEATING INFORMATION:
All Seating is General Admission for this event.  

  • Ages 2 & older require a ticket for this event.
  • “4 Pack” of tickets will cut off 7 days before the event or when inventory sells out! Best Deal, Buy now and save.
  • PRICES WILL INCREASE ON THE DAY OF THE EVENT (If Available)

A portion of proceeds will be donated to the WakeMed Foundation to benefit WakeMed Children’s services.

Please visit our website for detailed information on our ADA options and services:  Accessibility at Koka Booth Amphitheatre

For a full list of Items allowed/prohibited please go to the specific event page at www.boothamphitheatre.com.

Please Note:
Tickets for Booth Amphitheatre events are subject to applicable taxes and fees. Taxes will be added to the posted ticket prices.
ALL EVENTS ARE RAIN OR SHINE: Please call our weather hotline for weather updates at 919-459-8332.
All dates, times, acts & prices are subject to change without notice.

Charge by phone: 1-800-514-3849

Ticket Sales

Pre-Sale May 15, 2024  |  10:00 am
Sale Date May 17, 2024  |  10:00 am
Regular Tickets
$21

Plus applicable fees.

Children under 2 are free

$1 from this ticket will be donated to WakeMed – THANK YOU!

Family 4 Pack
$16/ticket, must buy 4

Plus applicable fees.

Limited quantities! Ends 1 week before show or while supplies last.

$1 from this ticket will be donated to WakeMed – THANK YOU!

VIP Tickets
$71

Plus applicable fees.

MEET & GREET PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • A ticket to the event in the General Admission VIP seating area in front of the stage.
  • Private Post Show Meet & Greet with Laurie Berkner
  • Meet & Greet Laminate available for an autograph during the meet and greet.

$1 from this ticket will be donated to WakeMed – THANK YOU!

Sep

22

2024

Minneapolis, MN

Step Up For Down Syndrome Directions »
Sunday  |   10:00 AM  |   Doors open at 9:00 AM
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Laurie Berkner LIVE Step Up For Down Syndrome Walk!

A live solo performance by Laurie Berkner at the Down Syndrome Association of Minnesota’s Step Up For Down Syndrome Walk!

Join the Down Syndrome Association of Minnesota as we unite for a common cause and raise funds at the 2024 Step Up for Down Syndrome. Whether you have Down syndrome, know someone who does, or just want to show your support, take the first step and donate or register today! Help us spread the word; all are welcome for our day of celebration! You can register for the walk (join a team or start a team) and help raise money for DSAM OR just come for the show. See options below.

  • Doors open at 9:00
  • Concert at 10:00
  • Walk at 11:00
  • Dance Party at 12:00

Laurie will perform some of her greatest hits that encourage kids and grownups alike to get up, sing along and move, including “Victor Vito,” “We Are The Dinosaurs,” “Pig On Her Head,” “Waiting for the Elevator,” and “Chipmunk at the Gas Pump,” plus some new hits! Bring a stuffed animal (for your head) and your dancing shoes!

Registration Fees:
Entertainment Only  (no t-shirts) – $25/family: Entertainment donation.
Walk Registration – $7/person:
includes free t-shirt if registered by 9/15/24.
Walk Registration – with t-shirt shipping included – $10/person:  Walk registration with t-shirt that is shipped. Must select all shirts on same order with shipping for shirts to be mailed. The last day to register with shipping is September 9th.

Ticket Sales

Sale Date May 2, 2024  |  10:00 am
Entertainment Only
$25

Price is per family.

No t-shirts included in this package.

Register For Walk
$7

Per person. Includes free t-shirt if registered by 9/15/24.

Register For Walk + t-shirt shipping
$10

Per person. Walk registration with t-shirt that is shipped. Must select all shirts on same order with shipping for shirts to be mailed. The last day to register with shipping is September 9th.

Oct

26

2024

Concord, NH (Show 1 of 2)

Capitol Center For The Arts Directions »
Saturday  |   11:00 AM  |   Doors open at 10:30 AM
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Laurie Berkner LIVE! a halloween party concert

A live, solo concert performance by Laurie Berkner!
Wear your costumes and monster-boogie your way to the show! Laurie’s Halloween concerts are a mix of Halloween songs and Laurie Berkner hits – plus some well-loved songs rarely played in concert and songs from her new album, “A Laurie Berkner Halloween”, releasing this fall. Bring a stuffed animal for your head and wear a costume! Shows run approximately 75 minutes.

A $1 donation from the sale of every ticket will be made to the New Hampshire Children’s Trust. Learn more about this charity and the work they do here

There will also be a 3p show due to popular demand!

Box office: https://ccanh.com or 603-225-1111

Ticket Sales

Pre-Sale May 22, 2024  |  10:00 am
Sale Date May 24, 2024  |  10:00 am
Regular Tickets
$26-$36

Assigned seating.

Children under 1 y/o sitting on laps are free.

VIP Tickets
$75

VIP tickets include a meet and greet/photo opportunity with Laurie Berkner.

Children under 1 y/o sitting on laps are free.

Oct

26

2024

Concord, NH (Show 2 of 2)

Capitol Center For The Arts Directions »
Saturday  |   3:00 PM  |   Doors open at 2:30 PM
Buy Tickets
More Info

Laurie Berkner LIVE! a halloween party concert

A live, solo concert performance by Laurie Berkner!
Wear your costumes and monster-boogie your way to the show! Laurie’s Halloween concerts are a mix of Halloween songs and Laurie Berkner hits – plus some well-loved songs rarely played in concert and songs from her new album, “A Laurie Berkner Halloween”, releasing this fall. Bring a stuffed animal for your head and wear a costume! Shows run approximately 75 minutes.

There will also be an 11a show due to popular demand!

A $1 donation from the sale of every ticket will be made to the New Hampshire Children’s Trust. Learn more about this charity and the work they do here

Box office: https://ccanh.com or 603-225-1111

Ticket Sales

Pre-Sale May 22, 2024  |  10:00 am
Sale Date May 24, 2024  |  10:00 am
Regular Tickets
$26-$36

Assigned seating.

Children under 1 y/o sitting on laps are free.

VIP Tickets
$76

VIP tickets include a meet and greet/photo opportunity with Laurie Berkner.

Children under 1 y/o sitting on laps are free.

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