Through the sponsorship of Chase, FSCJ Artist Series presents the best that the holiday has to offer this season – Chip Davis’ Mannheim Steamroller! 2014 marks the 30th anniversary of the Christmas Tour and 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 his Fresh Aire series, which pioneered the new-age music category.
The Mannheim Steamroller Christmas Tour regularly attracts repeat attendance both from the young and mature-at-heart. The show features classic Christmas hits from Mannheim Steamroller in an intimate setting. It is one of the longest running tours with dazzling multimedia effects and is considered a holiday traditional hotspot for many families.
Mannheim Steamroller has sold more than 40 million albums, 28 million of which is in the Christmas genre. With a total of 12 holiday CDs, an average of 8 Mannheim Steamroller Christmas albums occupy Billboard’s top seasonal charts every year. Mannheim Steamroller has racked up 19 gold, 8 multi-platinum and 4 platinum-certified records, it is among an elite group of artists such as Bruce Springsteen, Bon Jovi and Billy Joel.
Davis has released a new album entitled Mannheim Steamroller 30/40. In celebration of the 30th Anniversary Christmas Tour, tracks will include Christmas fan favorites while selections from Davis’ iconic Fresh Aire series and a brand new recording of “Greensleeves” featuring his daughter, Elyse on vocals; will celebrate 40 years of ground-breaking sound with 16 songs on the album. Grammy Award® winner Chip Davis will direct and co-produce tour performances with MagicSpace Entertainment.
Mannheim Steamroller Christmas
DATE: Saturday, November 15, 2014
TIME: 8:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Times Union Center Performing Arts
300 West Water St.
Jacksonville, FL 32202
TICKETS: Start at $52.50 Tickets are on sale NOW!!! and may be purchased online at FSCJ Artist Series, sponsored by Chase the official presenter of the Jacksonville show, or by calling (904) 442-BWAY (2929) between 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday. Discounts are available for groups of 10 + by calling (904) 442-2947 or emailing Group Sales.