Grammy Nominee The Battersby Duo, is a touring band for Children and Families. They tour 250 days a year performing to Children and Families between the ages of Stroller and 10. Winners of 3 Parents Choice Awards and an Emmy, they've performed 6 times at The White House for the President of the United States, and are considered to be one of the finest Musical Comedy Teams for Children and Families in the USA today. They perform in Theaters, Schools, Libraries and Festivals and have appeared at The Kennedy Center, The Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, The Filene Center, Wolf Trap's Theater in the Woods, The Fairfax Fair, The Herndon Festival, The Marcus Center, The Piccolo Spoleto Festival, and Sesame Street PEP and The Savannah Music Festival
In 2013 they received the coveted "Totally Awesome Award" from Red Tricycle Parents Magazine, and also the Preferred Choice Award from Creative Child Magazine and also produced, wrote and recorded, HIDE AND SEEK their latest Children's album.
The Battersby Duo has also appeared on the Today Show on NBC, and were hosts of the popular Children's TV series "Kid's Place" in the 1980's and early 1990's. They have also appeared on TV shows on PBS, CBS, ABC, UPN, Fox and NBC and have influenced millions of Children over the past 3 decades with their wacky wisdom and innovative music.
The Battersby's have just released their first adult CD in 25 years under their adult band name Cross Creek called A Storm is Coming.
The Battersby Duo are endorsed by Taylor Guitars and this year are celebrating their very first GRAMMY nomination for Sunny Days.
"A Top Notch Duo." Sesame Street PEP
"A Banquet of silliness designed to please the most refined of juvenile palates." The American Library Association
"We will remember with pleasure that The Battersby's are a part of our neighborhood." Mr. Rogers Neighborhood
"A thousand happy Kids had the best time of their lives." Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center
"Goofy, wacky and whimsical, The Battersby Duo's music shines." School Library Journal
"Battersby Duo songs effervesce with off-the-wall humor, unexpected lyrics and a dash of British quirkiness." Parents Choice
"The Battersby Duo is a National Treasure." Senator Bob Graham
"The Battersby’s are naturals for our audiences.” Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts
"Taking zaniness to new levels." St Pete Times
“Rarely do our marble walls and chandeliers witness such levels of silliness, as The Battersby’s inspire in their audiences of Children and Parents.” The Kennedy Center
"When Mr. Tim and Ms Laura go on stage, it's Kiddie Vaudeville, complete with songs, sight gags and one liners. Kids go bananas for The Battersby Duo." The Tampa Tribune
“Hip Folk-Rock from the Dynamic Duo.” John Wood kidzmusic.com
"Though disguised as goofy frivolous fun, The Battersby Duo's antics and songs simmer with serious themes. The Battersby Duo's songs offer honest non-threatening glimpses into a Childs world of understanding and imagination. Their beautiful voices and pleasing music shine." School Library Journal
The Battersby Duo are always a huge hit with the Kids and their Parents.” Hillary Clinton.
"The Battersby Duo provides a wonderful mix of Melody, Energy, Sweetness and Humor." Kimbo Ed.
“A thousand happy Kids had the best time of their lives." Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center
"Goofy wacky and whimsical are all adjectives to describe the musical antics of The Battersby Duo. Their beautiful voices shine. School Library Journal
Kids go bananas for The Battersby Duo." The Tampa Tribune
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