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Elephants!!

So excited to share this cool new song by Uncle Dox—-ELEPHANTS!! I was fortunate enough to be able to add some back-up vocals along with a great crew of our Kindie music friends including Jason from Jason Didner and the Jungle Gym Jam, Lucy Kalantari, and Vivi Melody. I really love this song…it’s so fun! You can buy or stream it now!! Enjoy!!

–Heather ūüôā

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Singing Through The Storm!

We are so proud to announce that our song “The Hams in the Deep Blue Sea” is included in the wonderful new compilation album “Singing Through the Storm”.

With all of the news happening with the election, you may have forgotten that just a little over a month ago, Hurricane Matthew devastated Haiti. Sadly, hundreds were killed. Over 200,000 homes were destroyed. Many are without food and proper shelter…but, we can help!!!

Introducing “Singing Through the Storm”, a collection of 29 (!) songs from some of the coolest kid groups around, like¬†Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band,¬†Chibi Kodama,¬†Sonshine and Broccoli,¬†Sugar Free Allstars, and us!! This whole album can be yours for $12!! A bargain!! The best part— 100% of all profits will be sent to the HAITIAN PEOPLE’S SUPPORT PROJECT, and will directly go towards helping the Haitian people recover and rebuild.

Please click below, and download your copy today–great music for a great cause!!

https://singthroughthestorm.bandcamp.com/album/sing-through-the-storm

“I Wanna Be Healthy”!!

Excited to share this great new song/video from¬†Jumpin’ Jamie–“I Wanna Be Healthy”. We had the opportunity to meet Jamie back in April at KindieComm, and he asked us to be a part of the song, along with a whole bunch of other great Kindie artists and even¬†The REAL Peter Tork (Official)from The Monkees, one of our favorite bands growing up!!!! It’s a catchy song with an important message, and a really fun video as well. We hope you enjoy!!

 

The Green Orbs on Radio Active Kids

So excited to have been included in this week’s Radio Active Kids program down in Asheville, NC on¬†Asheville FM! Give it a listen….with new music from¬†Recess Monkey¬†and¬†Secret Agent 23 Skidoo,plus a trio of tunes from The Green Orbs, your kids will be dancing for days!

http://www.ashevillefm.org/radio-active-kids

 

Green Orbs Gig Alert!!

We are so excited to be included in the line-up of the First Roots Children’s Music Festival on 4/4 at 4 (pm, that is!)!! If you are in the area, come on out and say HELLO!!!!!

Click the link for more details……

https://first-roots.ticketleap.com/first-roots/dates/Apr-04-2016_at_0400PM

KindieComm 2016 Industry Showcase!!!!!

We are so excited to announce that The Green Orbs have been chosen to perform in the 2016 KindieComm Industry Showcase!!!!!! We cannot wait to share our music with other members of the Kindie music community.  Thank you KindieComm for the invitation to perform!!!

 

http://kindiecomm.org/2015/12/01/2016-kindiecomm-industry-showcase/

Thoughts and Musings on KindieComm 2014

Hi Everyone! Heather here ūüôā

This past Saturday I spent the day in Philadelphia, PA at KindieComm 2014, a great gathering of musicians and other creative folk who are all somehow¬†involved with¬†the awesome world of Kid’s Music. ¬†I have to admit that I was a little nervous and apprehensive about going…..it is one thing to tell your family and friends that you are writing kid’s music and stories, but it is a whole different ballgame to be in a room with a vast¬†group¬†of people who all do the same thing! Just a little intimidating! I am so glad that my sister Emily agreed to be an honorary “Orb”¬†for the day, since Eddie was away at a friend’s wedding. I definitely needed a “wingman”!

When we walked in, we received our badges for the event.  There is no better feeling than feeling that you belong somewhere, and after seeing my name on that badge, with The Green Orbs under my name, I knew that I was exactly where I was supposed to be, no matter how scared or nervous I was.

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The whole day seems like a big blur. There were presentations by Kathy O’Connell-the wonderful lady who made KindieComm happen- and Dan Zanes, plus¬†I attended several break-out sessions that I found very informative and relative to everything that we have been doing. The real magic of the whole day, though, was getting to meet fellow Kindie movers and shakers. ¬†I was definitely shy about meeting new people, but I did manage to introduce myself to quite a few people and hear stories about their place in the Kindie universe. Everyone I met was unbelievably kind and very interested in hearing what The Green Orbs were all about just as much as I was interested in hearing about them. ¬†I loved that everyone there seemed to be supportive of one another. ¬†It really made me feel happy to be a part of this group!

All in all, it was a wonderful day! I’m sad I did not get to go to the evening showcase….but it was my anniversary so I had to spend some time with my husband! (Happy 16th, honey!) I am really looking forward to next year’s event (Is it March yet??), and I am definitely going to be looking into¬†if there are any other gatherings of Kindie artists throughout the year…anyone out there know????