Monthly Archives: May 2011

From Presidents to Pants: Rocker reinvents sound for kids

Check out my recent article with Presidents of the United States of America frontman Chris Ballew, who is now rocking out for kids with his new band Caspar Babypants! Read below or click here to read it on The Issaquah Press’ website.


After almost 15 years of rock ‘n’ roll, Grammy-nominated Seattle musician Chris Ballew decided to turn down the gain on his amplifier. In

2009, The Presidents of the United States of America front man formed the children’s band Caspar Babypants, playing shows for parents and toddlers across Western Washington.

The group will make a stop in Issaquah May 7 for a 10:30 a.m. performance at Blakely Hall as part of a literacy event sponsored by a Community Action Grant from the Foundation for Early Learning.

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