Danny Weinkauf and His Red Pants Band – DANNY WEINKAUF and HIS RED PANTS BAND have won multiple awards for kids’ music that captures a wide range of styles and topics making it fun for the whole family! Accolades for the albums No School Today and Red Pants Band include an International Songwriting Competition win, 2016 Family Choice Award, a 2014 NAPPA, Parents’ Choice honor, CoolMomPicks Pick of the Year Awards in 2014 & 2016, and Fids and Kamily top albums of the yr for 2014 and 2016. Danny is best known as bassist for the multi-Grammy winning/platinum selling band THEY MIGHT BE GIANTS.
The band is comprised of Tina Kenny Jones on bass and vocals and Steve Plesnarski on drums and vocals. Red Pants Band shows feature radio favorites like “My Magic Helicopter”, “Champion of the Spelling Bee”, and “The Moon is made of Cheese” as well as hits from Danny’s work with TMBG such as “I am a Paleontologist”, “Elephants,” and many others!
Achievements & Awards
Danny’s albums have won Parents’ Choice, NAPPA, Family Choice, and International Songwriting Competition awards. The songs “My Magic Helicopter”,
“Only One You”, “Picky Eaters”, “I’m a Girl”, “It’s Your Birthday”, “Super Powered Mindy”, “Sunshine Sunny Sun Sunshine Day”, “Put Down That Smartphone”, and “Transportation”, have all been hits on kids radio including Sirius XM Kids Place Live.