Saturday, December 4, 2010

Music is Awesome!

Our excitement for today's surprise began in May, when we were in Philadelphia. It was Emmy's birthday and we purchased her Yo Gabba Gabba Live tickets for the Phoenix show. Today was Emmy's big day; she got to meet her favorite characters. For lunch, she wanted macaroni and cheese so we headed to Red Robin. After lunch we cruised downtown for the big show. I'd told her she was going to meet Brobee, Toodie, Muno, Foofa, Plex and DJ Lance Rock earlier in the day, but it didn't quite click until she saw their trailer.

Daddy went all out for the big surprise and got Emmy front row seats and backstage, VIP treatment.

(Waiting for the show to start...)

Emerson LOVED being front and center. She danced and sang to her favorite songs (so did mommy.) Mommy's favorite is "Balloons."

During the show, Emmy got a hug from DJ Lance who came down to meet some of the kiddos.

She was in shock meeting DJ Lance, but that was nothing compared to what happened next! Biz Markie (a regular on Yo Gabba Gabba) came out on stage to sing his "Biz's Beat of the Day." Emmy was one of a few lucky kids to get to sit on Biz's lap and beatbox. Granted, Emmy didn't do so hot, but mommy snapped some great photos!

Emmy wore her DJ Lance glasses and Foofa headband the entire show. I haven't seen her this excited in awhile. It was so wonderful to get her out of the house, since she hasn't been able to do much with us since Zoe's birth and surgeries.

After the show, we went backstage for a photo with the cast. Biz made a second appearance. This time, daddy jumped in with Emmy. I think Daddy was way more excited to meet Biz than Emerson. In fact, I'm sure of it - just look at his face.

Emmy kicked balloons and danced like a mad woman while waiting in line to meet the cast. I was surprised, when it was our turn, to see her book it towards Toodee. She put her arms up in the air, asking Toodee to pick her up. Toodee gave her two high fives instead. Emmy couldn't believe she was meeting them all. We got a family photo, but will have to post it once we receive it. For now, enjoy Emmy giving Plex a hug. (It was dark and no flash allowed...)

Emmy had so much fun at the show and after party. This smile pretty much sums it up.

Mommy had fun too!

By the end of the backstage party, Emmy was pooped.

Thanks Grandma and Grandpa for watching Zoe. She obviously had fun too and was tuckered out by the time we got home.


  1. Awesome to see Emerson having some fun with mom and dad! And thank goodness for grandmas and grandpas!!

  2. How neat!!! Logan enjoyed your pictures!!