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Monday, February 29, 2016

KIDZ BOP Celebrates Its 15th Birthday With The Life Of The Party Tour

KIDZ BOP Celebrates Its 15th Birthday With The Life Of The Party Tour

The #1 Music Brand For Kids Returns To The Stage For An All-New U.S. Tour Hitting 50+ Cities in 2016; Tickets On Sale Starting Friday, March 4th

Friendly's® Ice Cream Announced As Official Tour Partner For Northeast Dates

NEW YORK, Feb. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Happy birthday, KIDZ BOP! The best-selling children's music brand is taking its 15th birthday celebration on the road with the ALL-NEW "Life Of The Party" tour. The brand-new, national live tour will hit over 50+ cities in 2016, including Boston, Minneapolis and Nashville. Tickets for spring and summer dates will officially go on sale to the public on Friday, March 4th. Special VIP tickets, which include premium seating and a meet-and-greet with The KIDZ BOP Kids, will also be available. Additional tour dates will be announced shortly. For tour dates and ticket information, visit

The launch of the Life Of The Party tour kicks off KIDZ BOP's year-long birthday celebration. Fans will enjoy the ultimate pop star party experience at this family-friendly live concert, which will feature the biggest songs of the year, brand new choreography, and more fun surprises. The tour will be headlined by The KIDZ BOP Kids, who have been named Billboard Magazine's "#1 Kids' Artist" for six consecutive years. Artist Group International (AGI) is representing the Life Of The Party tour.

The Life Of The Party tour marks KIDZ BOP's third annual live tour. Victor Zaraya, President of KIDZ BOP said, "We're looking forward to hitting the road again in 2016 and bringing our birthday celebration to the hometowns of families who listen to our music every day. For tens of thousands of kids each year, KIDZ BOP Live is their first concert experience. Our all-new show will be an exciting and special experience for fans everywhere."

Friendly's Ice Cream is joining KIDZ BOP's birthday celebration as an official partner of the Life Of The Party tour, and will sponsor all dates in the Northeast. The partnership will also feature a retail promotion with a special on-pack offer and national sweepstakes. Consumers who purchase specially marked packages of Friendly's ice cream cakes can receive a free KIDZ BOP song download and enter to win prizes from KIDZ BOP & Friendly's. One lucky grand prize winner will receive a trip for a family of four to Los Angeles for a VIP KIDZ BOP experience.

KIDZ BOP's "Life Of The Party" 2016 Tour Dates

Initial Spring and Summer Tour Dates

More Dates To Be Announced Shortly

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Apr-23 Austin, TX The Moody Theater
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Apr-24 San Antonio, TX Tobin Center for the
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Apr-29 Rockford, IL Coronado Performing Arts
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Apr-30 Milwaukee, WI Riverside Theater
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May-1 Madison, WI Capitol Theater
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May-6 Minneapolis, MN Pantages Theatre
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May-8 Ralston, NE Ralston Arena
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May-13 Freehold, NJ iPlay America
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May-14 Williamsburg, VA Busch Gardens
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May-20 Englewood, NJ Bergen Performing Arts Center
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May-21 Concord, NH Capitol Center for the Arts
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May-22 Northampton, MA Calvin Theatre
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Jun-4 Langhorne, PA Sesame Place
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Jun-5 Langhorne, PA Sesame Place
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Jun-10 Clearwater, FL Capitol Theatre
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Jun-11 Orlando, FL Plaza LIVE
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Jun-12 Ft. Lauderdale, FL Parker Playhouse
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Jun-17 Melbourne, FL King Center for the Performing
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Jun-19 Jacksonville, FL The Florida Theatre
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Jun-23 Liverpool, NY Leon Festival
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Jun-24 Morristown, NJ Mayo Performing Arts Center
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Jun-25 Providence, RI Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel
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Jun-26 Boston, MA The Wilbur Theatre
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Jul-9 Clarksburg, WV Veterans Park
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Jul-24 Bethel, NY Bethel Woods Center for the
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Aug-17 Harrisonburg, VA Rockingham County Fair
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Sep-9 Louisville, KY The Louisville Palace Theater
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Sep-10 Huntsville, AL VBC Mark C. Smith Concert Hall
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Sep-11 Nashville, TN Ryman Auditorium
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Sep-23 Virginia Beach, VA Sandler Center for the
Performing Arts
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Sep-25 Charleston, SC Charleston Music Hall
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KIDZ BOP is the #1 music brand for kids, featuring today's biggest hits "sung by kids for kids." Over 16 million KIDZ BOP albums have sold since the family-friendly audio collection debuted in 2001. The latest album in the series, KIDZ BOP 31, was released in January and marked the brand's 23rd Top 10 debut on the Billboard 200 Chart. Only three artists in history--The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, and Barbra Streisand--have had more Top 10 albums. KIDZ BOP connects with kids and families through its best-selling music, popular KIDZ BOP Radio channel on SiriusXM, TV commercials, music videos, consumer products, and live tours. For more information, visit

About Friendly's Ice Cream, LLC
Friendly's Manufacturing and Retail, LLC distributes and sells ice cream cartons; cakes; sundae cups; rolls and novelties in over 8,000 retail locations throughout all 50 states and select international locations. Our creamery in Wilbraham, Massachusetts produces over 27 million gallons of ice cream annually. Through innovative flavors and strategic partnerships with national partners like Hershey; Crayola; and Mondelez, our retail division is poised for further growth and success in 2016 and beyond. For additional information please visit In July 2015, ABC's 'Made In America' series celebrated Friendly's 80(th) birthday by highlighting the brand's Creamery in Wilbraham, Massachusetts during a broadcast of 'World News Tonight with David Muir.'


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