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Just Kidding: Joanie Leeds and the Nightlights - March 29th 2014
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This project is funded by the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, through the generous support of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.




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This program was recorded 03/29/2014 at Symphony Space.

Joanie Leeds has one of those big, beautiful rock 'n roll sopranos that can go full-out or soft and tender, and she uses both to full effect. Her tuneful melodies and rich, funny and thoughtful child-respecting lyrics give depth and irresistible zip to songs about sunglasses at the beach, goodnight hugs, popcorn popping and creative blame-shifting.

 

"Electric guitars and Leeds's belting vocals make this rock-and-roll you won't be able to resist the urge to sing along to...a great way to free your inner rock star." -The Washington Post

 

"Shine a light: There’s nothing better than a rock band for kids that can make grown-ups laugh, and with tunes like “The Tofurky Song” and “Mosquitoes,” Joanie Leeds and the Nightlights pull it off." - NY Post

 

PROGRAM

 

Blast Off

Bandwagon

Are We There Yet?

The Tofurky Song

Freeze Dance

Dino on the Upper West Side

Food Fight

Ice Cream

More Cowbell

I Wanna Be Green

Happy As A Clam

Hound Dog

Bed

Give Me A Hug

The Nightlights

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