Music For Elders and More

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Music For All Ages

  • Elder  Care and Rehab Facilities, Special Events, Celebrations, Birthday Parties,  Retail Environments, Restaurants, Hospitals, Schools, Showrooms, Trade Shows and more


I have performed over 75 shows in Nursing Homes as of early 2019. 

Of all the entertainment 

 work I do, it is truly my favorite environment.  


SEE SAMPLE VIDEOS AND TESTIMONIALS BELOW

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I'll get them dancing!

I have seen toddlers take off like Mexican jumping beans and seniors  stand up out of wheelchairs and start to dance - to the very same  song. I witnessed both, at separate parties one weekend while playing  Elvis Presley's Jailhouse Rock. Age range: 3 to 93.

What do they love? Fun lyrics, enduring melodies and a BEAT!

I  believe that music provides a much needed SHARED experience at parties  and celebrations. We have enough targeted and specialized entertainment  for our given demographic.

It is my experience, from years of  playing in rock clubs, bars, singer-songwriter venues, private parties,  weddings, hospitals, nursing homes and children's events that people  respond to the same great music at all ages. Seniors  don't need to endlessly hear the same tired standards. Kid's don't need  only the patronizing silly songs. We all want to hear well written,  upbeat, timeless popular music- that we can enjoy together!

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Musicians On Call

Caption:  Daniel O'Dowd seems tickled by Bibi Farber, who sports a bright pink wig and eyelashes on her musical rounds.


The New York Post did a story on "Musicians On Call", an organization that connects musicians with hospitals. 

Bibi volunteered for 10 years, singing at patients bedsides. 



Bibi Sings La Bamba With Residents

At the Norwegian Christian Home In Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, NY

"Downtown"

At the Norwegian Christian Home In Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, NY

Blue Skies

Irving Berlin's Classic

"Bye Bye Love" Everly Brothers

Get's them going every time!


"Rum and Coca Cola" with Patti Rothberg

Andrew Sisters Classic!

"I Only Want To Be With You"

Dusty Springfield is my FAVORITE!


"What A Wonderful World"

Partial Set List

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Gentler Pop, '60's and '70's 


Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head
I’ll Never Fall In Love Again

Rock The Boat
Summer In the City
Darling Be Home Soon
Do You Believe In Magic?

This Little Light Of Mine

Locomotion
Summer Breeze
Son of Preacher Man
I Only Want To Be With You
Downtown
Wild World
Both Sides Now

I Will Survive
I Can See Clearly Now
Tie a Yellow Ribbon
Top of the World
Leaving on a Jet Plane
It’s Too Late
Those Were The Days
Boots Are Made For Walking
Here Comes The Sun
Waterloo
House Of The Rising Sun
Daniel
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
Rocket Man
Honky Cat
Heart Of Gold
Give Me Love
I’m A Believer     And many more!

Spanish:

Guantanamera   

La Bamba

Besame Mucho


Classic Rock

Peace, Love and Understanding
Get Off My Cloud
Beast of Burden
Last Time
Behind Blue Eyes
I Can’t Explain
Pinball Wizard
Substitute
I’m One
Waterloo Sunset
Wonderwall
London Calling
You’re My Best Friend
Ziggy Stardust
Suffragette City
Your Time Is Gonna Come
Good Times/ Bad Times
Going To California
Don’t Bring Me Down
And many more!
 

Older Classics

Blue Skies

Dream a Little Dream of Me

What a Wonderful World

Moon River

I Was A Little Too Lonely

Paper Moon

Rum and Coca Cola

Cuando Cuando

Que Sera Sera

Motown, Soul, R&B, Reggae

Heard it Through The Grapevine

Everlasting Love

Could It Be I'm Falling In Love?

The Love You Save

My Cherie Amour

I Just Called to Say I Love you

Ain't Too Proud To Beg

My Girl

September

Three Little Birds

One Love

Knock On Wood

Hit The Road Jack

Off The Wall


From Jamaica: 

Long Time Gal Me Neva See Ya

Jump In The Line


'50's Rock and Roll & Country

Hey Good Looking 

Jambalaya 

Jailhouse Rock

Bye Bye Love

That'll Be The Day

Dream Baby

King Of The Road

Why Don't You Love Me Like You Used To Do?

Everybody's Trying To Be My Baby

Walking After Midnight

Seven Lonely Days

Act Naturally

Lets Twist Again

It'll Be Me

Hound Dog

Holiday Classics

Winter Wonderland
Rudolf The Red Nosed Reindeer
The Little Drummer Boy
Most Wonderful Time Of The Year
Blue Christmas
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
All I Want For Christmas
Silent Night
Let It Snow
Good King Wenceslas
Jingle Bells
We Wish You A Merry Christmas
Do You Hear What I Hear?
Feliz Navidad
Joy To The World
Frosty The Snowman
Oh Holy Night
Oh Hannukah
Deck The Halls
Sankta Lucia  and more!

Testimonials / Satisfied Clients

Bibi Has Performed in These Hospitals, Rehab and Elder Care Facilities

Brooklyn Gardens Nursing Rehab Center

Crown Heights Nursing & Rehab, BK

Brooklyn Center for Rehab & Nursing

New Jewish Home 

Norwegian Christian Home

Upper East Side Rehab & Nursing Center

Beth Israel Hospital

Mary Manning Walsh Home

Sheepshead Nursing and Rehab Center

Lenox Hill Hospital

Ditmas Park Care

Children's Hospital at Montefiore

Memorial Sloan- Kettering Cancer  Ctr.

Mount Sinai Medical Center

NYU Langone Medical Center 

Rivington House, 

Mount Sinai St Lukes Hospital

Village Nursing Home
Woodland Pond, New Paltz ,NY

River Valley Care Center, Poughkeepsie, 

North Westchester Restorative Therapy and Nursing Center,  Mohegan Lake NY, Schnurmacher-Beth Israel Nursing Home, White Plains    NY,  

Kings Harbor Manor Care Center, Bronx NY and more.


Karin Karlander, store manager at Gudrun Sjöden in Soho New York

"Bibi Farber is a wonderful entertainer and person. She is very  talented and professional with a very broad repertoire. She is an  absolute joy to work with, friendly and dependable. She is always my  first choice when we need Live Music at our store!"

Sheryl Larsen, Activities Director at The Norwegian Christian Home, Bay Ridge, NY

"What a joy it was for us at the Norwegian Christian Home &  Health Center this past July when Bibi Farber performed for us at a  Resident Barbecue in our outdoor Courtyard.  The selection of songs she  chose was perfect for our Short-term Rehab population and she played  loud enough to be heard and soft enough so our residents could  socialize.  Although she met them for the first time at the event, she  intuitively knew how to please our crowd.  She received great  compliments from those that reside here as well as from Employees and  Volunteers. Bibi made it easy for us by bringing and setting up her own  equipment so we could tend to other things. She fit right in and even  though this was our first experience with her and her music, we weren't  disappointed.  She proved talented, professional and friendly.  It was a  delight to work with her. We took a chance on new entertainment and she  exceeded our expectations.  We would like her to come back to our  Facility in Brooklyn for other programs to include working with our  Skilled Nursing and Assisted Living Residents.  At the end of the day, I  could say with confidence that a good time was had by all."

Tim Dewald / Friends of Stryker Park who hired Bibi for a block party event in June of 2016

  

"Bibi is talented, that's a given, but it's her flexibility that I really appreciated and made our event special. It says a lot when an artist  has the skill to effortlessly switch from '70's rock to children's music when the audience dictates."