The Wiggles: Introducing Three New Members, Including the First Female

The WigglesThe Australian music group, The Wiggles, has been entertaining millions of children around the world for over 20 years. This year, they’re announcing three new cast members, including the first female Wiggle.  Emma Watkins joins as the Yellow Wiggle, Lachlan Gillespie as the Purple Wiggle, and Simon Pryce as the Red Wiggle.  Anthony Field, the founder of the The Wiggles, remains as the Blue Wiggle.

To introduce the new Wiggles, the quartet is on an international tour called “Taking Off!” and they will visit 35 U.S. cities starting in August. In addition to the tour, the group has also released a new CD and DVD.  (To find a concert in your local area, click after the jump for confirmed tour dates.)

Watch a video of the new Wiggles performing “Do the Propeller!”, a song from their CD:

Follow The Wiggles on Twitter (@thewiggles) and Facebook (facebook.com/thewiggles).

Confirmed Tour Dates in the United States

AUGUST

Sat. 8/17 – Phildelphia, PA / Tower Theatre
Sun. 8/18 – Hershey, PA / Hershey TH
Wed. 8/21 – Hyannis, MA / Cape Cod Melody Tent
Thurs. 8/22 – Cohasset, MA / South Shore Music Circus
Sun. 8/25 – Madison, WI / Capitol Theater

SEPTEMBER

Wed. 9/4 – Portland, OR / Newmark Theatre
Thurs. 9/5 – Santa Rosa, CA / Wells Fargo Theatre
Fri. 9/6 – San Jose, CA / Civic Theatre
Sat. 9/7 – Thousand Oaks, CA / Fred Kavli Theatre
Sun. 9/8 – Los Angeles, CA / Wiltern Theatre
Tues. 9/10 – Anaheim, CA / The Grove of Anaheim
Wed. 9/11 – Phoenix, AZ / Comerica Theatre
Fri. 9/13 – Houston, TX / Bayou Music Theatre
Sat. 9/14 – Dallas, TX / Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie
Sun. 9/15 – Austin, TX / Austin City Limits Live at the Moody Theater
Mon. 9/16 – Oklahoma City, OK / Rose State Performing Arts Center
Wed. 9/18 – St. Louis MO / Peabody Music Hall
Thurs. 9/19 – Nashville, TN / Ryman Auditorium
Fri. 9/20 – Indianapolis, IN / Murat Theatre
Sat. 9/21 – Rosemont, IL Rosemont Theatre
Sun. 9/22 – Detroit, MI Fox Theatre

OCTOBER

Tues. 10/1 – New York, NY / Best Buy Theatre
Wed. 10/2 – Wallingford, CT / Toyota Presents Oakdale Theatre
Fri. 10/4 - Westbury, NY / Westbury Theatre
Sat. 10/5 – Rahway, NJ / Union County PAC
Sun. 10/6 – Washington, D.C. / Warner Theatre

Check the Tours and Events page on The Wiggles’ website to purchase tickets.

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