State Theatre and AM Productions present the 30th Anniversary tour of
Christmas & Hits
With Special Guests Billy Dean
And the East Brunswick High School Concert Choir
Monday, December 19, 2011, 8pm; $150, $78, $68, $48, $28
Ticket Office: 732-246-SHOW (7469)
New Brunswick, NJ (December 9, 2011)—State Theatre and AM Productions present Grammy® Award-winning music legend Kenny Rogers in a special 30th anniversary concert of his Christmas & Hits tour on Monday, December 19, 2011 at 8pm. Joining Rogers for this festive show, which features holiday classics and Kenny’s biggest hits, is special guest singer-songwriter Billy Dean. This performance is underwritten by Warren and Wendy Zimmerman. Tickets range from $28-150.
Kenny Rogers is known for creating an inviting atmosphere with his critically acclaimed Christmas & Hits Tour, which has become a holiday tradition in its own right since its start 30 years ago. He will deliver heartfelt performances of traditional and original holiday songs such as “White Christmas,” “Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let it Snow!,” “The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire),” “Joy To The World,” “O Holy Night,” and “’Til The Season Comes ‘Round Again.” Joining Rogers for a couple of holiday songs will be the East Brunswick High School Concert Choir. Rogers’ will also sing many of the classics from his overflowing catalog of hits including “The Gambler,” “Lady,” “She Believes In Me,” “Islands In The Stream,” “Ruby, Don’t Take Your Love To Town,” “Lucille,” “Through The Years,” and many others.
“Thirty years is a long time to do anything, but a Christmas show seems to get easier every year, especially when I get a chance to work with friends like Billy Dean,” says Rogers. He always brings a great energy and beautiful music to the event.”
A beloved, universally known icon of American entertainment, Kenny Rogers, with his unique storytelling ability and soulful voice, has thrived as a singer, musician, and showman for over 50 years. He has recorded more than 65 albums, which have sold more than 120 million units worldwide. Rogers is the only artist to chart a record in each of the last six decades. He has received countless honors, including three Grammy® Awards, five Country Music Association Awards, 18 American Music Awards, eight Academy of Country Music Awards, and eleven People’s Choice Awards. He’s ranked #8 on the R.I.A.A.’s list of Top Selling Male Artists of all time. Rogers’ critically acclaimed new album The Love of God, was released in 2011 and became his 21st Top 10 Country album. The timeless project is available exclusively at Cracker Barrel Old Country Stores & www.crackerbarrel.com. Rogers has said of the record, “It’s one of the best things I’ve ever done.”
For tickets or more information, call the State Theatre ticket office at 732-246-SHOW (7469), or visit us online at www.StateTheatreNJ.org. The State Theatre ticket office, located at 15 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick NJ, is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 10am to 6pm; Wednesday 11am to 7pm; Saturday 1pm to 5pm; and at least one hour prior to curtain on performance dates. For information on group outings and discounts, call 732-247-7200, ext. 517. Some additional ticket and transaction fees may apply.
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Kenny Rogers Christmas & Hits
Mon, December 19 at 8pm
$150, $78, $68, $48, $28
15 Livingston Ave
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Ticket Office – 732-246-SHOW (7469)
Online – www.StateTheatreNJ.org
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