Just Kiddin'

Just Kiddin'

 Winnipeg, Manitoba, CAN
BandPopChildren's Music

Just Kiddin' is high energy family/childrens entertainment combining music and comedy with audience participation, on and off stage, to make children laugh and adults think their children again.

Biography

High Energy is Just Kiddin', Winnipeg’s Children/Family Entertainers. The response to their first album, “Plugged Up”, spurred the group onto a second CD Imagination and garnished the Prairie Music Award for Outstanding Children’s Album. Just Kiddin' was re-nominated for the PMA with “Never Grow Up” and earned runner up.
Just Kiddin' has released their 3rd CD Just Kiddin' Out in Our Field Standing.

Just Kiddin' consists of guitarists and vocalists, Garth Nosworthy, Mike Przednowek and percussionist, Paul Cerilli.

Banding together in 1995, just for fun, the Winnipeg group has been captivating audiences by combining the music and comedy with audience participation, both on and off the stage.

Just Kiddin's beginnings were intimate and exclusive concerts. Their reputation for original music and zany antics spread throughout the Province of Manitoba. Their intimate audiences grew to as many as 40,000 at Winnipeg’s Teddy Bears’ Picnic.

Just Kiddin's trait for including the audience in their shows has become its trademark for good fun and great entertainment.

Just Kiddin' is featured at major local and rural festivals including the Winnipeg International Children’s Festival, the Winnipeg Folk Festival, and the Dauphin Country Festival.

As their reputation grew, so did their travels. JK has traveled into Ontario for Kenora’s Harbour Festival, Thunder Bay’s Children’s Festival, as well as appearances in Dryden. The group has traveled north in Manitoba to Flin Flon and Thompson and showcased for the Organization of the Saskatchewan Arts in Yorkton. This showcase resulted in a tour of the Province of Saskatchewan.

While Just Kiddin' has expanded its reach, the group has not forgotten its roots. They routinely perform for the Children’s Hospital, and most recently for St. Amant Center.

The backbeat of Just Kiddin' is provided by Mike (alphabet) Przednowek on bass and Paul Cerilli, the dynamic and witty drummer. These fine musicians add a great dimension to Just Kiddin's creativity.

Just Kiddin's CD “Imagination” focuses on the limitless possibilities of the child’s mind; Imagination to be what you want, when you want; Fly, set your sights high; you, as a child, have no boundaries to your dreams; Hole in the Fence, ever been home sick or grounded when the whole word can escape but you?

The tricks that the mind can play on you will now be captured in song and visually as Just Kiddin' expands into the children’s book market with the release of “Something Creepy”, based on their original song from the CD Imagination.

Peaked your imagination?

Just Kiddin's second CD Never Grow Up takes a retrospective look at a child’s day-to-day life, from a grownup’s perspective. Going to school: Kindergarten Blues; Heck of a Fix, looks at the trouble that can happen when you talk to strangers, in this case a floppy eared dog; peer pressure and desire: Black and White Nikes, the family outing, Moo at the Cows; to that carefree summer feeling, Funny Day.

Just Kiddin's latest CD “Out Standing in Our Field” reflects the Family aspect of the group. While all the songs revolve around the child in us all the songs touch on Rock, Jazz, Folk and Country. Yes there CD has two “Out Standing in Our Fields” reflecting the concepts of two songwriters.

All of Just Kiddin's projects to date have been independent ventures by Just Kiddin' Inc. and Just Kiddin' Music and Publishing.

The group is managed by Just Kiddin' Inc.

The winking logo is a nationally registered trademark and is sported on Just Kiddin' t-shirts, sweatshirts and hats.

Just Kiddin'
102 Matlock Crescent
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R3R 3R4
(204) 896-6667

justkiddininc@shaw.ca
http://www.justkiddininc.com

Discography

Plugged Up
Imagination (Prairie Music Award Winner-Outstanding Children's Album)
Never Grow Up
Out Standing in our Field
Yes, we have streaming at
http://www.justkiddininc.co

Set List

A typical set is 45 minutes to 1 hour and consists of
our original material, plus some covers. These would include songs from all three of our CDs, and vary with each venue. Current set list:
1. Just Kiddin' intro
2. Imagination
3. Fly
4. Ghost Riders
5. Something Creepy
6. Right Field
7. Love of the Game
8. Kindergarten Blues
9. Come Along
10. All Gone Green (new)
11. Back into Trees (new)
12. Never Grow Up