Piano Sensation and Ohio Native Jim Brickman Brings His “A Joyful Christmas” Tour to the Southern Theatre December 23
Posted: November 19, 2018
Be part of the holiday concert tradition of the season with Grammy-nominated songwriter and piano sensation Jim Brickman. His 22nd annual holiday tour, A Joyful Christmas, delivers the sounds and spirit of the season with carols, classics, and original songs, bringing yuletide memories to life and keeping days merry and bright. Celebrate the faith, love, and togetherness of the season, and share in the celebration of A Joyful Christmas.
CAPA presents Jim Brickman: A Joyful Christmas at the Southern Theatre (21 E. Main St.) on Sunday, December 23, at 2 pm. Tickets are $33.50-$68.50 and can be purchased in-person at the CAPA Ticket Center (39 E. State St.), online at www.capa.com, or by phone at (614) 469-0939 or (800) 745-3000.
Brickman’s blends yuletide memories and traditional carols with his popular songs like “The Gift,” “Sending You a Little Christmas,” “Angel Eyes,” and “If You Believe.” From Thanksgiving through New Year’s Eve, the ever-popular pianist will fill theatres with laughter, joy, and musical holiday spirit.
Jim Brickman’s live concerts have become an annual holiday tradition. The gathering of family and friends, with a beautiful holiday backdrop of musical warmth and nostalgia.
About Jim Brickman
Jim Brickman’s distinctive piano style and captivating live performances have revolutionized the popularity of instrumental music, making him a driving force behind modern American music. The hit-making songwriter is the best-selling solo pianist of our time, earning 21 No. 1 albums and 32 Top 20 radio singles in the industry bible, Billboard Magazine. He’s garnered two Grammy nominations, gospel music’s Dove Award, two SESAC Songwriter of the Year Awards, and the Canadian Country Music Award. He also has a music scholarship named for him by his alma mater, the prestigious Cleveland Institute of Music.
Born and raised in Shaker Heights, Ohio, Brickman is one of pop music’s most fascinating success stories. He jumped from a career writing famous advertising jingles to reviving the romantic standard of the popular song. His first album, No Words, was released in 1995, and he’s gone on to sell eight million albums worldwide.
His and star-studded vocal collaborations have crossed genres to feature luminaries like Martina McBride, Carly Simon, Lady Antebellum, Michael W. Smith, Herb Alpert, Michael Bolton, Donny Osmond, Kenny Rogers, Olivia Newton-John, Johnny Mathis, Kenny Loggins, Jane Krakowski, and a host of country, Broadway, pop, and jazz musicians.
He’s written three best-selling books, starred in four TV concert specials, and is in the 21st season of hosting the popular syndicated radio program, “The Jim Brickman Show.”