Yo Gabba Gabba! Live!, Featuring Hip Hop Legend Biz Markie and Leslie Hall, Coming to UB Oct. 4

By David Wedekindt

Release Date: September 13, 2011

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The Center for the Arts at the University at Buffalo welcomes Yo Gabba Gabba! Live! on Tuesday, Oct. 4 at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. in the Mainstage Theatre in the Center for the Arts, UB North Campus.

On the heels of receiving two Daytime Emmy nominations, a season 4 pickup from Nickelodeon and phenomenal ticket sales for their live tour of Australia, Yo Gabba Gabba! announced they will rock the preschool and young adult set in more than 50 cities across North America this fall. Enthusiastic fans of all ages have the opportunity to see the characters come to life on stage for a live show experience like no other. Kia Motors America will reprise their role as presenting sponsor of the tour.

Yo Gabba Gabba! Live!: It's Time to Dance! promises to be a memorable experience, featuring a mix of classic Yo Gabba Gabba! favorites, as well as new songs and new performances. The state-of-the-art, high-energy production features DJ Lance Rock and a cast of colorful characters, including: Brobee, the little green one, Foofa, the pink flower bubble, Muno, the red Cyclops, Toodee, the blue cat-dragon, and Plex, the yellow robot, as well as a mix of music, animation, games, singing and dancing.

Yo Gabba Gabba! is one of the most popular series on television worldwide and on stage, with broad appeal among preschoolers, their indie-rock loving parents, teens and young adults. Yo Gabba Gabba!'s use of retro-style and beat-driven music to teach simple life lessons has proven to have a wide appeal and has struck a chord with viewers of all ages.

Tickets for Yo Gabba Gabba! Live! are $40.75, $35.75 and $26.75. Tickets are available at the Center for the Arts Box Office (Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.) and all Ticketmaster locations, including ticketmaster.com. To charge tickets, call 1-800-745-3000; in Canada, call 416-870-8000. For more information, call 716-645-2787.