Mannheim Steamroller Christmas Will Perform at Kent State Tuscarawas | Kent State University

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas Will Perform at Kent State Tuscarawas

Mannheim Steamroller will present the best the holiday has to offer this season. The group will perform live for two performances at the Kent State University at Tuscarawas Performing Arts Center at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Dec. 15

Tickets start at $43 and can be purchased at the Performing Arts Center Box Office, online at www.kent.edu/tusc/pac or by calling 330-308-6400.The box office is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

This year marks the 32nd anniversary of the Christmas tour and release of “Mannheim Steamroller Christmas,” an album that revolutionized the holiday season music category.

Grammy Award® winner Chip Davis will direct and co-produce tour performances with MagicSpace Entertainment. The show features Mannheim Steamroller Christmas classics along with a selection of compositions from his groundbreaking Fresh Aire series, which introduced the distinctive Mannheim sound to all of America, along with dazzling multimedia effects in an intimate setting. The spirit of the season comes alive with the signature sound of Mannheim Steamroller. 

In addition to being a holiday tradition for many families, the Mannheim Steamroller Christmas Tour regularly attracts repeat attendance from multigenerational guests and is one of the longest-running tours in the music industry. This year’s tour includes many of the performances in a PBS special broadcast airing this year, “Mannheim Steamroller 30/40 Live” featuring the group’s legendary concert.

Mannheim Steamroller has sold more than 40 million albums, 28 million in the Christmas genre.  Their holiday albums have become synonymous with Christmas and consistently occupy top spots on Billboard’s Seasonal Charts every year.

With 19 gold, eight multi-platinum and four platinum-certified records, Davis is among an elite group of artists with such certifications that includes U2, Jay-Z and The Beach Boys.

The Performing Arts Center’s 2016-2017 Season is sponsored by Michael Taylor Insurance and Financial Incorporated, an Allstate Agency. 

Free parking is available for all shows. Kent State Tuscarawas is located at 330 University Dr. N.E. in New Philadelphia.