Thursday, September 8, 2011

Memorex Celebrates 50 Years Yo Gabba Gabba Style...

Memorex® Presents the Yo Gabba Gabba! It’s Time to Dance!

Virtual Birthday Party on Sept. 9, 2011
“Tune in” to Ustream to groove with your favorite characters for Memorex’s 50th birthday

"Here’s your chance to chat, dance, sing and “Gabba it up” with Yo Gabba Gabba! characters Brobee, Foofa, Muno, Toodee and Plex! You and your family are invited to attend a rockin’ birthday celebration with Memorex and Yo Gabba Gabba! live on Ustream at noon CDT on Friday, Sept. 9, as Yo Gabba Gabba!, created by Christian Jacobs and Scott Schultz and produced by The Magic Store and W!LDBRAIN Entertainment, will join Memorex in hosting a very special Memorex virtual 50th birthday party celebration.

“As part of celebrating 50 years of inspiring fun family moments with music, Memorex is thrilled to share quality WeTime with our family, friends and Yo Gabba Gabba! during this exciting virtual birthday party event,” said Jessica Walton, global brand director for Memorex. “As one of the most popular children’s television series and cast of characters today, Yo Gabba Gabba! is sure to bring a level of fun and party excitement worthy of a milestone birthday bash of this nature.”

Hundreds participated in Memorex’s Dancey Dance video contest on Facebook leading up to the event. One groovy family, the Reas from Columbia, Pa., was chosen to swing, spin, shimmy and strut with the cast during the live virtual birthday party event Sept. 9. Other friends of Yo Gabba Gabba! will be tuning in across the country, including 16 bloggers exclusively chosen to boogie along with party kits provided by Memorex.

Leslie Hall, one of Yo Gabba Gabba!’s best buds and a frequent guest on the show, will host the bash, bringing you live red carpet coverage and offering a behind-the-scenes look at all of the festivities! Log on to at noon CDT on Friday, Sept. 9, 2011 to make sure you don’t miss a second of the fun.

Event highlights include opportunities to:
· Chat live with Leslie and all of your Yo Gabba Gabba! friends
· Dance along to your favorite Yo Gabba Gabba! songs
· Win cool Memorex products
· Watch clips of the Yo Gabba Gabba! Live! Tour
· Help Memorex celebrate its 50th birthday

Would your family like to meet Muno? Do you have a burning question for Brobee? Throughout the party, Yo Gabba Gabba! characters will take turns at the computer, chatting with viewers and answering your questions.

The party will wrap up with the birthday Dancey Dance and giant cake-cutting ceremony! Party-goers will blow out Memorex birthday candles and will share a piece of birthday cake from

“Yo Gabba Gabba! can’t wait to sing and dance at Memorex’s 50th birthday live with our friends,” Yo Gabba Gabba! co-creator Christian Jacobs said.

“Sharing the party on Ustream means families from across the country can join in the fun,” said Yo Gabba Gabba! co-creator Scott Schultz.

The stream will last 20 minutes, and then continue on a loop at Ustream’s site until noon CDT on Friday, Sept. 16, 2011. Kids can tune in at any time they feel like bustin’ a move – just visit"

We will be tuning in for the party and will be posting pics of our own celebration on Monday...Stay Tuned!

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