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Summer Shows in Full Swing!

Posted on: July 1st, 2016 by David Chicken No Comments

Galloint friends!

Happy summer! I hope yours is getting off to a fantastic start. Mine has been very busy! Lots of library and school shows this time of year. Super Diego has been doing a great job with his doggy tricks. I am so thankful that Super Joanie was able to help train him. It really was a turning point. Since then Super Diego has gone on to entertain thousands of kids, and he’s getting better with each show!

My good friends Diane Whiting and Brian Busch have been joining me at the shows. Diane helps with the kids on stage and leads the audience through hand signs on “Under the Willow Tree”, just like Mama Chicken used to do. Brian plays his accordion at the shows and wow, it adds a lot! Who knew an accordion would fit so well with my songs? I sure didn’t! I am very thankful to have Brian, Diane and Super Diego at the shows to help make them better. I hope you can catch one soon! Check here for a list of upcoming events.

Don’t forget to book now for fall and winter events! Call toll-free 866-FUN-SONG (866-386-7664) or email info@davidchicken.com

Your friend,
David

DC Summer 2016 Collage

 

Lots of shows coming up!

Posted on: February 3rd, 2015 by David Chicken No Comments

Galloint friends!

We had a super fun show today at Happy House in Red Oak, Texas. It got me excited about all the shows that are coming this spring and summer. I’ve included a few photos from today’s event, featuring the one-and-only Super Joanie! Be sure to check out some of her amazing tricks here!

This is a great time to book school and library shows. We do a lot of summer reading program shows around the state. My song “Book a Trip” is a natural fit!

Book your show today!

Dingle Burbis,
David

David Chicken, Super Joanie and friends!

David Chicken, Super Joanie and friends!

Super Joanie about to do some amazing tricks!

Super Joanie about to do some amazing tricks!

Everyone loves Super Joanie!

Everyone loves Super Joanie!

David Chicken at Farmers Branch Liberty Fest this Saturday!

Posted on: May 22nd, 2013 by David Chicken No Comments

Galloint friends!

Join us for a super fun show at the FREE and SPECTACULAR Farmers Branch Liberty Fest! Located at the beautiful Farmers Branch Historic Park. It’s going to be a beautiful day for it. 

Saturday, May 25
2540 Farmers Branch Lane
Farmers Branch, Texas
Show time: 12:30 pm

Hope to see you there! 
-David

World Tour 2012 Highlights (photos included)

Posted on: December 1st, 2012 by David Chicken No Comments

Galloint friends!

Wow, what a magnificent journey I had traveling all the way around the world! The tour lasted for three weeks and it was something I will never forget. In Italy I performed in Naples and Sigonella (Close to Sicily). In Spain I performed in Rota. In Japan I performed at Atsugi, Yokosuka, Sasebo, and Okinawa. And I had two shows in Guam. All of the shows were for U.S. Navy families except for one of the shows in Guam, which was for the Air Force.

Everyone I encountered was so friendly and helpful. They went out of their way to help with the performances and show me around each town to get some local flavor. Special thanks to Kelly, Staci and Antonio. The local flavor was amazing — we ate some really fun and delicious food! (My favorite was Italian bruschetta with fresh mozzarella & pizza and … well, I’m not too sure what all I ate in Japan, but I liked it 🙂

The shows went over very much like shows in the States: Families getting up and having a good time, singing and dancing along to the music. “Funky Fish Party” and “Recycle Bin” were big hits. People seemed to really appreciate the shows. I considered it an honor and a privilege to be able to perform for them.

Some of the non-show highlights of the trip:
-Going to Caserta Palace in Naples, Italy. They filmed some of the Star Wars prequels there and I was very excited to visit. You’ll see in one of the photos that I even had my own light saber!

-Walking the streets of Sicily. My favorite parts were eating at a little Italian deli (delicious pastries!) and photographing the amphitheater ruins in downtown. Sicily has been destroyed seven times by the volcano that overlooks it — Mt. Etna.

-Exploring Japan. I was struck by all of the natural beauty. Nagasaki was especially beautiful. The people were so friendly. It was fun to be considered “exotic”. Note the photo of me with the soccer team. They were especially fun.

-Discovering Guam. I had no idea it was so beautiful there. I went snorkeling and found Nemo! We had a funky fish party! It was an incredible experience. I love snorkeling and plan on doing more.

-Getting reunited with my guitar. My guitar went around more of the world than I did! It was lost by an Italian airline (note to parents) and ended up in Heathrow Airport in London! Note the photo where I am happily reunited with my guitar in the Okinawa airport.

The whole point of the trip was the kids, and I met a bunch of fantastic kids and parents. I am thankful for the opportunity and hope to be able to do it again someday. Thank you for going along on the adventure with me!

-David

David Chicken starting world tour to entertain U.S. troops‘ families

Posted on: November 1st, 2012 by David Chicken No Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

David Chicken, three-time Emmy® Winner (2008, 2009, 2010 Lone Star NATAS), is about to bring some homemade fun to American families stationed overseas.

Dallas, TX, October 30, 2012: On November 2, David Chicken will begin a journey that will take him around the world. Playing at Navy bases for American families, David will be performing his Live Show Spectacular in Italy, Spain, Japan and Guam throughout the month of November. The show has been a hit stateside for the past decade, with interactive fun and positive messages for kids, including:
• Reading
• Exercise
• Artistry & Imagination
• Recycling
• Good hygiene

The tour coincides with the release of David Chicken’s new app “Brusha Yo Teeth with David Chicken” and the eBook David Chicken Goes to the Dentist, which are available on iTunes and Amazon. David will be performing “Brusha Yo Teeth” on the tour, along with all of his interactive songs that get kids and parents up singing and dancing.

Said David: “I love performing for families. After getting such tremendous reaction to my music in the States, it’s nice to be able to take that music to our troops’ families stationed overseas. Hopefully we can help bring a little piece of home to them.” David will be back in the States just in time for a show at NorthPark Center on November 24 at 2pm.

Nasher show

Posted on: September 17th, 2012 by David Chicken No Comments

Galloint friends! Be sure to check out our FREE show at the beautiful Nasher Sculpture Center. October 6, 1pm. See you there!

http://www.nashersculpturecenter.org

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