Chip Davis, founder and creator of Mannheim Steamroller and the industry’s largest independent record label, American Gramaphone, announced that his annual Christmas concert tour will begin on November 14th, 2018. Two traveling ensembles will hold performances in cities across the country.
Grammy Award® winner Davis will direct and co-produce Tour performances with MagicSpace Entertainment. The show features classic Christmas hits as well as a selection of Fresh Aire compositions from Mannheim Steamroller along with and multimedia effects in an intimate setting.
In addition to being a holiday tradition for many families, the Mannheim Steamroller Christmas Tour regularly attracts repeat attendance from multi-generational guests and is one of the longest running tours in the music industry.
PBS stations nationwide will be broadcasting “Mannheim Steamroller 30/40 Live” this year. The milestone special was filmed to mark the group’s 30 year anniversary of musical holiday magic and 40 years of groundbreaking Fresh Aire compositions. This year’s tour includes many of the songs heard in the PBS special broadcast.
Mannheim Steamroller has sold more than 40 million albums, 29 million in the Christmas genre. Their holiday CD’s have become synonymous with Christmas and occupy top positions on Billboard’s Seasonal Chart every year.
Having 19 gold, 8 multi-platinum and 4 platinum-certified records, Davis is among an elite group of artists that include U2, Jay-Z, and The Beach Boys with such certifications.
Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis is produced by MagicSpace Entertainment. The company is headed by Lee D. Marshall, Joe Marsh, John Ballard, and Steve Boulay and has been producing and presenting national tours, Broadway shows, concerts and museum exhibits worldwide for over 35 years.