November 3, 2016
by Charles
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Hello to Zoe!

TheDadBeatsA very big Thank You! to Zoe Guigueno who will be filling in on standup bass* with us for the next couple of weeks. She played her first show with The Dad Beats! today at LARK and it was amazing! Zoe will return next week and then join us for our show at the High Line Park 14th Street NYC on Saturday, November 12! More details to follow soon about that 🙂

Come by next week and say hello!

*Dan is currently on tour with the Wee Trio and clearing off a space on his mantelpiece for the Best Jazz Instrumental Album Grammy they hope to win in February. Wish them luck!

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October 13, 2016
by Charles
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All four Dad Beats! at Lark

14718600_1214576058592634_4286968506627137265_nIf you came to the show today at Lark you got the full complement of Dad Beats! Yes, it doesn’t happen often (but hopefully more frequently in the future) so it’s a real treat to have us all together (now)!

If you missed it – no problem! We are playing at the South Brooklyn Children’s Garden this Saturday for the annual Fall Festival. It is in partnered with #RootedinNYC and is from 12 to 4pm. The Dad Beats! will play at 1:15! See you there!

South Brooklyn Children’s Garden

October 15, 12-4pm

From the Site:

Join TD Bank in Brooklyn to celebrate the South Brooklyn Children’s Garden on Saturday, October 15, from 12-4 PM with a day full of fun activities. A DJ will be playing music throughout the day. Also, chef and wellness expert An Vo will be preparing fresh fruit and vegetables and sharing samples of environmentally inspired recipes.
Grab a drink from the horticultural tea stand and enjoy a line-up of fun and educational family activities. Guests will have the chance to hear from key community green leaders as they speak out about the importance of green spaces in New York City. Come together with your community and celebrate a greener future.

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February 25, 2016
by The Dad Beats
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Brooklyn Kids Rock Fundraiser for The Maple Street School

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Come join The Dad Beats! and other fabulous bands at The Bell House for the Maple Street School Fundraiser!

Drop your winter doldrums at the door and hit the dance floor for a rockin’, glow-in-the-dark afternoon with some of young Brooklyn’s favorite live tunes. Brooklyn Kids Rock is a fun-filled dance party with live music, a pop-up tattoo parlor, photo booth, face painting, touch-an-instrument, tasty treats and more.

What: Brooklyn Kids Rock
When: Sunday, March 13th from 12pm – 4pm
Where: The Bell House / 147 7th Street / Brooklyn, NY 11215 / By Subway: Take R to 9th Street or F/G to 4th Avenue
How: Individual tickets are $15 online through March 4th or $18 at the door / Family 4 pack is $50 online
Why: Brooklyn Kids Rock is a fundraiser! Every penny you spend turns into need-based tuition assistance for a child attending Maple Street School.

The Fine Print: Activity Bands are $10 for 1 child / $15 for 2 children / $20 for 3 or more children – Food and bar service is not included in ticket price or activity bands.

January 20, 2016
by The Dad Beats
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The Dad Beats! in NJ!

We had our first NJ show last Friday and it was fantastic! Thanks so much to Maureen Hurd Hausse, St Cloud School and the St Cloud PTA for inviting us out to play.

Although we were down a Dad due to Andrew being stricken suddenly by the flu…  we pulled together and worked out some solid performances for grades K through 5.

We played two sets – combining Dad Beats originals and several tasty covers – including “Space Oddity” as a tribute to the late David Bowie.

It was a great time and we hope we can return full force sometime in the near future!

The Dad Beats! perform in West Orange (TapInto.Net)

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October 21, 2015
by The Dad Beats
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And the Grammy might go to…

Us!?! We hope so! At least we are in the running!

Yes, The Dad Beats! are entered into the 58th Annual Grammy awards and are on the ballot for Best Children’s Album. We worked hard on our album “Child Support” and we think it came out really well. Hopefully enough voters feel the same way!

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October 6, 2015
by The Dad Beats
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The Dad Beats! Play Harvest Fest at the South Brooklyn Children’s Garden

C’mon out for this year’s Harvest Fest at the South Brooklyn Children’s Garden!


www.southbrooklynchildrensgarden.org

204 Columbia St, Brooklyn, NY 11231

Second Annual SBCG Pie Contest. Last year’s pie contest was such fun, we are doing it again! The winner will get to choose between a photography session with the amazing Erin Silber Photography or a watering-shift-free year at SBCG. The first and second runners up will also get amazing prizes thanks to our wonderful supporters. Representatives from Green Thumb and Food Bank For New York will be judging, along with (we hope) a politically well connected third judge.

Pumpkin patch where we will again sell and decorate pumpkins.

Amazing Arts & Crafts projects run by Creatively Wild Art Studio, Crafty Kids and Arts*Cetera.

Face Painting by the world (or at least Brooklyn famous) Sharon Enlow of Fantasy Art

Live music by the Dad Beats, featuring SBCG’s own fabulous and talented Yuri Weber.

Food generously provided by House of Pizza & Calzone as well as other local eateries. Please bring goodies to sell at the food table – savory or sweet.

April 23, 2015
by The Dad Beats
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Dad Beats! live today at BPL in Clinton Hill!

Come out for the Dad Beats show today, April 23rd, at 4:00!

Clinton Hill Library
380 Washington Ave. at Lafayette Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11238
718.398.8713