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Thursday, December 14th, 2017
TICKETS ON-SALE FRIDAY, JULY 14TH at 10AM
GA Tickets $49.50 - VIP GA Tickets $85 (includes prime seating and a meet/greet)
This two-night engagement is a spin-off of Emmanuel’s 2016 release, Christmas Memories and his 2011 release All I Want For Christmas. The albums feature new arrangements for Yuletide classics such as "I'll Be Home for Christmas," "Jingle Bells," and "Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer" and new original Christmas songs such as “Let’s Make A Christmas Memory” and “Artificial Christmas Tree”.
Each show will feature two sets of music: the first will be solo, and will consist of Emmanuel playing fan favorite material, along with selections from his brand new album, Live! At The Ryman. In the second set, Emmanuel will be performing Christmas classics with his friends Pat Bergeson, John Knowles CGP, and Annie Sellick. A noted finger-style guitarist, Emmanuel frequently threads three different parts simultaneously into his material, operating as a one-man band who handles the melody, the supporting chords, and the bass all at once. His talents, which translate in any language, carry him to the far corners of the globe, but Emmanuel never plays the same show twice as he improvises big chunks of every show.
About Tommy Emmanuel: A master technician, Emmanuel started professionally at age six, rising through the ranks as a studio player and member of several Australian rock bands before he set off on a solo career. One of only five musicians handpicked by his mentor, Chet Atkins, as a Certified Guitar Player (CGP), Emmanuel has piled up numerous accolades, including two Grammy nominations, and two ARIA Awards from the Australian Recording Industry Association. He’s been voted Favorite Acoustic Guitarist in both Guitar Player Magazine and Acoustic Guitar Magazine’s reader polls, and is a YouTube sensation. His videos have over 30,000,000 views with over 330,3000 subscribers. Tommy has also been seen in his Public Television pledge specials Center Stage, Tommy Emmanuel & Friends, Live & Solo in Pensacola, and Music Gone Public.