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April 4-6, 2025

Word of South

Pickle Pie

Educator and musician Seth Warden started his career as a children’s recording artist in the summer of 2011 with the release of “Hi, Hello, How do you do?.” Seth and his wife, Tanika teamed up with local artist and illustrator Kara Kniffen to create a picture book based on their song, “Pickle Pie.” They released their second children’s book Little Lady Bug in 2013. Seth teamed up with local violinist Doug Moody and percussionist Brian Melick to start performing “Hi, Hello, How Do You Do?,” at local festivals, libraries and community events and soon thereafter the album was on the shelves of local bookstores. In 2014, Seth released “Instrumental Lullabies,” geared towards infants and young children and a third book release, Playful Poems. In addition to writing and recording music for the band, Seth has combined his music and educational background to develop enrichment and character education programs to bring to local school districts.