CHAMPAIGN — Popular Christmas music performer Mannheim Steamroller will perform live at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 21 at the University of Illinois Assembly Hall in Champaign.
Tickets range from to $32 to $65 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at the Assembly Hall Box Office, all Ticketmaster outlets including ticketmaster.com or charge by phone at 333-5000.
Grammy Award winner and mastermind behind the group, Chip Davis, will direct and co-produce the performances.
There are now two tour ensembles of Mannheim Steamroller to meet the continued and increasing demand for the annual holiday celebration. The shows will feature the favorite Christmas music of Mannheim Steamroller along with state-of-the-art multimedia effects in an intimate setting.
In 1984, Mannheim Steamroller released “Mannheim Steamroller Christmas,” an album that changed the entire music industry. It was a runaway hit and not only propelled Mannheim Steamroller to become the biggest selling Christmas music artist in history, but also one of the top 50 biggest selling musical acts ever — the group has sold almost 40 million albums.
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