Marsha and The Positrons
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• Smoothie, juice, acai bowl, and coffee menu available
Marsha and the Positrons play fun, positive songs about science and how the world works! Led by former cognitive neuroscientist, Marsha Goodman-Wood, they play clever original songs mixing science facts with positive messages about kindness and friendship. It's an interactive show where audiences can sing & dance along and make fun memories experiencing the joy of live music!
The Washington Post calls Marsha and the Positrons "...among the Washington area's most creative and distinctive" children's musicians. According to the Baltimore Fishbowl, "talented/celebrated/scientifically astute yet adorably warm and amusing...Goodman-Wood has a reputation for getting kids up and dancing.”
Their recent album, Positronic, won a prestigious Parents' Choice Foundation Gold Award, as well as a 2019 National Parenting Products Award, and a Gold Award in the Mid-Atlantic Song Contest. Marsha and the Positrons shows are playful, educational, and entertaining for kids and grown-ups!
Besides getting audiences singing along and dancing to songs that inspire curiosity about science, the band plays kid-appropriate pop covers, parodies, and traditional favorites. They send families home with smiles on their faces and plant the seeds for good conversations!
With songs described by the School Library Journal as “a unique blend of science and positive social messages encompassed within toe tapping melodies and sing-along worthy lyrics,” the show’s been a Washington Post Going Out Guide Editor’s Pick.
Kids Can Groove music blog calls lead singer, songwriter and guitar player, Marsha Goodman-Wood, ”…a ninja in disguise. She is a DC-based singer/songwriter who makes music for clever kids with sharp imaginations and active minds brimming with curiosity…As a songwriter, Marsha brings her educational background and combines it with her experience as a music and drama teacher as well as her role as a mom of three."
Marsha and the Positrons feature accomplished bass player Wardell Howell; drummer and vocalist, Kristen Arant; multi-instrumentalist and vocalist, Ayanna Gallant, and fiddler Chelle Fulk. Whether playing as a duo, trio, or full band, Marsha and the Positrons always bring their positive energy and playfulness to the stage!
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