Grammy-nominated kid-hop artist Secret Agent 23 Skidoo has been regularly making the trip back to LEAF from his new home base in California. Here, he talks about the festival, plans for his own musical trajectory, and his special equation for LEAF maximization.
Kid-hop artist Secret Agent 23 Skidoo — formerly of Asheville and now based in California — recently topped various worst dressed lists compiled from red carpet looks at the 2015 Grammys ceremony. Skidoo was nominated for a Grammy in the Best Children’s Album category for his record, The perfect Quirk, which was recorded at Echo […]
Whether you’re celebrating Solstice, Yuletide, Christmas, Saturnalia or nothing at all (Humbug Day is Dec. 21), we’ve got a song for you. Actually, local musicians have a song for you. From new releases, recorded just for the holidays, to old favorites (remember the Yo, Humbug! album from 2000, featuring Tyler Ramsey among other WNC-based artists?), […]
When Secret Agent 23 Skidoo hits the stage, kids hit the dance floor. The California-based “kid-hop” artist serves a potent combination of kid-friendly lyrics, parent-friendly wordplays and crowd-friendly beats. 23 Skidoo’s music has been praised by NPR and Time magazine, and his latest single, “Unwind,” went straight to the top of Sirius/XM’s family music channel. […]
In the Chinese zodiac, 2014 is the Year of the Horse. For the United Nations, it’s the Year of Family Farming and Crystallography. And, as designated by Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation, it’s the Year of the Salamander. No stranger to celebrating diversity and creative thinking for all ages, Secret Agent 23 Skidoo honors […]
The All Go West music festival returns to West Asheville today (Saturday, June 7), with music on three stage from 11 a.m.-Sunday at 2 a.m. Read more about the festival and its lineup here. With that in mind, this week’s playlist is for those who can’t make it to All Go West and want to […]
After 16 years, kid-hop artist 23 Skidoo says goodbye to Asheville.
While it’s no surprise that the third album by kid-hop artist Secret Agent 23 Skidoo is eleven tracks of awesome, the sheer number of genres and local artists represented is a marvel.
Secret Agent 23 Skidoo releases a new video, packed with local talent and a message about being your own best friend. Click through to watch it now.
This weekend brings the spoken and written word, vaudeville and hip-hop for kids, free rock ‘n’ roll and plenty to do outdoors. So enjoy the comfort of cooling temperatures while your wallet rests safely at home. Know of other budget-friendly events this weekend? Share them in the comments section at the bottom of the page.
This weekend brings art, music, poetry and fashion, all for a nominal fee. So get out of the house and take in the diverse and wonderful entertainment Asheville has to offer. And while you’re here, check out Clubland for a complete music schedule.
Please join us for the third annual Best of Bash at the Orange Peel, Wednesday Nov. 17! The benefit party for Manna FoodBank will celebrate our Best Of WNC winners and feature performances by Josh Phillips Folk Festival, Sons of Ralph, Asheville Vaudeville and Secret Agent 23 Skidoo, as well as a wide variety of tasty treats from participating Best of WNC restaurants. We’ll also be raffling off another Apple iPad. This post includes a video of our first Best Of 2010 iPad winner, Beth Yager Eckstein. Congrats!
Kids like music too! Secret Agent 23 Skidoo performs family-friendly hip-hop tunes at the Orange Peel, on Saturday, June 5 at 11:30 a.m. Plus, special performances by The Runaway Circus and 40 Fingers and a Missing Tooth.