MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER CHRISTMAS to Return to the Orpheum Theatre, 12/7
Holiday classic Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis returns to Minneapolis to perform live for one night only at Hennepin Theatre Trust's Orpheum Theatre at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the spectacular and beloved Christmas tour and the release of "Mannheim Steamroller Christmas," an album that revolutionized the holiday season music category. It's also the 40th anniversary of Davis' first album in the Fresh Aire series, which pioneered the New Age music category. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 25, 2014. Tickets may be purchased in person (no service fees) at the State Theatre Box Office, online at HennepinTheatreTrust.org, by calling 1.800.982.2787 or visiting a Ticketmaster Center.
The show features classic Christmas hits from Mannheim Steamroller and multimedia effects in an intimate setting. In addition to being a holiday tradition for many families, the Mannheim Steamroller Christmas tour regularly attracts repeat attendance from multi-generational guests and is one of the longest running tours in the music industry. Grammy Award-winner Davis will direct and co-produce the tour with MagicSpace Entertainment.
Davis plans to release a new album, "Mannheim Steamroller 30/40," this fall. In celebration of the 30th Anniversary Christmas Tour, tracks will include Christmas fan favorites while selections from Davis' iconic Fresh Aire series and recordings by his daughter, Elyse, will celebrate 40 years of ground-breaking sound. Mannheim Steamroller has sold more than 40 million albums, 28 million in the Christmas genre. With a total of 12 holiday CDs, an average of eight Mannheim Steamroller Christmas albums occupy Billboard's Top Seasonal Chart every year.
With 19 gold, eight multi-platinum and four platinum-certified records, Davis is among an elite group of artists that include U2, Jay-Z, and The Beach Boys with such certifications.
TICKET INFORMATION: Mannheim Streamroller Christmas by Chip Davis will perform at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014 at Hennepin Theatre Trust's Orpheum Theatre (910 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis). Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 25 and range from $48.50 to $68.50 depending on seating preference. All prices include facility fees. Additional charges may apply. Buy in person (no service fees) at the State Theatre Box Office (805 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis), online at HennepinTheatreTrust.org, by calling 1.800.982.2787 or visiting a Ticketmaster Center.