Here's What the Critics are Saying About Laurie Berkner:
"A kind of sippy-cup Sheryl Crow, Berkner inhabits a kid's curious perspective in her lyrics and pens folk-pop melodies that bear repeated-- very repeated--listenings.”
“Groovy, folksy tunes that appeal to the whole family.”
“The undisputed queen of kindie rock.”
“Laurie Berkner’s ‘Victor Vito’ video rocks hard. Minivan hard.”
"The queen of children’s music."
“Her voice is so rich, so textured, so full of flavor . . . you can almost see and taste everything as she delivers it.”
"Some fans bring cigarette lighters to concerts . . . At Laurie Berkner concerts, her fans bring stuffed animals and put them on their heads . ...Families pack her concerts."
The New York Times
"Laurie Berkner does what Fred Rogers did: respect, validate and reassure young children."
Los Angeles Times
"Her music is distinctive because it speaks to kids without talking down to them, charming youngsters without boring grown ups.”
The Wall St. Journal
"Jimmy Buffett has his Parrotheads. The Grateful Dead have their legendary Deadheads. Laurie Berkner has, um, Dino-heads?"
The Washington Post
“Laurie Berkner is like a goddess to these children. And there’s a reason. Laurie Berkner is like the coolest mom there ever was.”
“All Things Considered,” National Public Radio
"Our editors (and their kids) can’t get enough of Laurie Berkner’s wonderful children’s music.”
"The Pied Piper of preschool.”
“One of the hippest children's artists . . . a free spirit with a wacky wit . . . Berkner's a blast."
“Leader of the ‘kindie rock’ movement.”
New York Magazine
"Without a doubt the brightest female star in kids music (and quite possibly the biggest star, period). . .‘We Are the Dinosaurs’ is a stone-cold kids' classic."