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- Roscoe Boy Scout Troop’s tree stand at new location
- Tips for selecting safe toys for kids this holiday season
- Prayer service for World AIDS Day Nov. 30
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Jim Brickman brings holiday show to Coronado Dec. 31
Jim Brickman’s A New Year’s Celebration (www.JimBrickman.com) hits the road for the holiday season with an evening of dazzling solo piano, vibrant vocals, and the warmth and humor that has made this concert a seasonal tradition for the past 15 years.
The five-time Platinum-selling pianist and songwriter, with his special guests, will perform in Rockford Saturday, Dec. 31, at the Coronado Performing Arts Center.
Ticket prices are $65 (includes an after-concert meet-and-greet), $45, $35 and $25. Tickets are available at coronadopac.org or by calling (815) 968-0595.
Once again, sold-out audiences will experience the romance and spirit of the holidays in an unforgettable evening of music, laughter and memories. The concert will include dazzling solo piano, vibrant vocals with special musical guests, music from Brickman’s newest albums All is Calm and Romanza, and all the warmth and humor of the season.
Brickman and his special guests, singers Anne Cochran and Benjamin Utecht, plus electric violinist Tracy Silverman, will blend fan favorites and seasonal classics with brand-new Brickman compositions.
For more about Brickman’s national tour, visit www.jimbrickman.com.
From the Dec. 21-27, 2011, issue