Bobs and Lolo

Bobs and Lolo

 Vancouver, British Columbia, CAN
BandPop

Bobs & Lolo are dedicated to connecting kids to the natural world with music, movement and make-believe. Sharing musical stories that engage, inspire and educate, they teach kids to care about themselves, their neighbours and the planet.

Biography

May 1, 2009: Bobs & Lolo bring GOLD to Vancouver! Action Packed is the latest album from critically acclaimed children’s performers, Bobs & Lolo, to fall under the international spotlight. Bobs & Lolo are currently celebrating a 2009 Parents’ Choice Gold Award that follows closely on the heels of a 2008 Children’s Music Web Award and a 2009 Canadian Indie Award nomination for Favourite Children’s Artist. Momentum is definitely strong for this Vancouver-based duo!

February 6, 2009: Bobs & Lolo are now appearing on Treehouse TV! The national Canadian network is currently broadcasting a rotation of the music videos featured on their award-winning DVD, On Your Feet. Congratulations to Bobs & Lolo on this exciting new relationship with Treehouse (Corus Entertainment)!

Bobs & Lolo are dedicated to connecting kids to the natural world with music, movement and make-believe. Sharing musical stories that engage, inspire and educate, they teach kids to care about themselves, their neighbours and the planet. Since debuting in 2003, Bobs & Lolo have been capturing the hearts and minds of children, parents and educators alike. They regularly perform at schools, children's festivals and performing arts centres throughout North America.

Growing up on Vancouver Island, Robyn Hardy (Bobs) and Lorraine Pond (Lolo) have always shared a love of the natural world and a passion for working with children. Creating the dynamic duo Bobs & Lolo has allowed them to combine their diverse academic backgrounds with a mutual love of teaching and the arts.

Robyn Hardy - Bobs
With a background in teaching and linguistics, Robyn is an enthusiastic and caring individual with a passion for conservation education. On stage she loves to sing, dance, clap, snap and tap!

Lorraine Pond - Lolo
As an environmental educator and kinesiology major, Lorraine is an energetic performer with a flare for creating connections between young audiences and the natural world. On stage she loves to sing, dance, wiggle, slide and glide!

Awards and Recognition
2009 Parents' Choice GOLD Award - Action Packed CD
2008 Children's Music Web Award
2008 Parents' Choice Award - On Your Feet DVD
2007 Parents' Choice Silver Honors Award - Musical Adventures CD
2007 Western Canadian Music Awards Nominees - Outstanding Children's Recording of the Year

"Ridiculously catchy hooks, memorable lyrics, as sense of fun and wild abandonment: All are key to making great music. Vancouver-based Bobs & Lolo meet all these criteria...professionalism and an appealing image can't hurt either."
- Stuart Derdeyn, The Province

“Bobs & Lolo are the best family performers out there today. With full harmonies, great melodies and a positive message everyone can get behind, these girls are going to the top.”
- Mario Vaira, Five Fathom Studios

For more information, please visit www.bobsandlolo.com.

Discography

Action Packed CD (2008)
Bobs & Lolo deliver action packed fun for families with the relese of their highly-anticipated third album, Action Packed. This new release features 12-original songs geared at connecting children to behaviours that positively impact themselves, their friends and the world around them.

On Your Feet DVD (2007)
From up in the trees to down in the seas, get on your feet with Bobs & Lolo! This musical DVD features 10 great songs and full-length videos that will get kids dancing, singing and playing along in an exciting world filled with bikes, gardens, rocket ships and more!

Musical Adventures CD (2006)
Critically acclaimed for insiring lyrics and engaging melodies, Musical Adventures features songs about healthy living, conserving wildlife and going green - a perfect soundtrack for active kids everywhere!

Sea Notes CD (2004)
Sharing a love of marine life through rich harmonies, story-telling and imaginative play, Sea Notes is guaranteed to get children floating like jellyfish, diving like otters and dancing like dolphins!

Set List

Bobs & Lolo concerts feature a selection of original songs from their first three albums: Action Packed, Musical Adventures and Sea Notes. Shows are generally 50-minutes in length, although Bobs & Lolo will perform a series of shorter sets (i.e. 30-minutes) or longer programs with intermissions, as required.