The kids were thrilled.
Not many schools in the country could say they had the SpongeBob band play at their school for free, with the voices from the show live.
It's like the episode in SpongeBob where Pearl wants this famous band to play at her birthday, but her dad Mr. Krabs is too cheap. Remember that one?
Well, the voice of SpongeBob, Tom Kenny, was quizzing his young audience at Carpenter Community Charter School in much the same way Friday night, asking trivia about the popular cartoon to the elementary students. The SpongeBob band plays a lot of the popular songs from the show.
But that wasn't all the entertainment. It was Rocker Night for the annual Music/Movies Night that the principal has for the school. It's not a fundraiser, it's all free, and it's just to have a good time.
dressed as Bono, and he was on stage with parent volunteer i.
A lot of the performers were so-and-so's dad, and such-and-such's mom, but the talent was priceless. Kinney, who has a second grader in the school, told Studio City Patch he just bought the cape and SpongeBob hat earlier in the day, but he quickly abandoned it and jumped and danced into the crowd.
"Remember the one where Gary the Snail gets lost and this creepy old lady takes him in?" Kinney said. "Well, that was the voice of Amy Poehler."
(Poehler does at the nearby CBS Studios Radford lot.)
Did you know that he also does the voice of Gary, who mostly says, "Meow."
Scott Mellis, the first performer of the night, said, "This is going to be the most eclectic group of performers you'll see ever!"
That's true. The night included Beth-Ami, Tomi Rae Brown, Doyle Bramhall II and more.
Among the attendees were Sarah and Andrew Barrett, Susan McMartin from , and many more.
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