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O-pa announces holiday show on-sale

Oct 29, 2020, 16:52 PM by Dara Hogan

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OMAHA, Neb. (October 22, 2020) – Omaha Performing Arts announces the on-sale of holiday shows in December at the Holland Performing Arts Center. From holiday classics to yuletide favorites with a jazz flair and contemporary holiday tunes, this year’s performers promise an exciting kick off into the holiday season beginning December 5, 2020.    

The line-up features Joyful Noise: A Gospel Christmas, “Holiday Stomp” with The Hot Sardines and David Benoit Christmas Tribute to Charlie Brown.  Tickets, starting at $20, go on sale at 10:00 AM Thursday, October 22 on TicketOmaha.com.  

Joyful Noise: A Gospel Christmas   
December 5, 2020 | 7:30 PM 
Holland Performing Arts Center | Peter Kiewit Concert Hall  

Enjoy the harmonious sounds of Omaha’s nationally recognized Salem Baptist Concert Choir! This Christmas tradition returns to the Holland Center with a combination of holiday classics and new music.  

“Holiday Stomp” with The Hot Sardines
December 10, 2020 | 7:30 PM
Holland Performing Arts Center | Peter Kiewit Concert Hall 

Full of brass and dazzle, “Holiday Stomp” with The Hot Sardines infuses yuletide classics with their unique and swinging sound. Fun arrangements of holiday tunes include: “White Christmas," “Santa Claus Got Stuck in My Chimney" and “Please Come Home for Christmas.” The Hot Sardines have released two albums on Universal Music Classics to rave reviews and a No. 1 slot on the iTunes Jazz chart in the U.S. and internationally. These mischief-makers of hot jazz have been described as “one of the best jazz bands in NY today" by Forbes. 

David Benoit Christmas Tribute to Charlie Brown with special guest James Tormé December 11, 2020 | 7:30 PM
Holland Performing Arts Center | Peter Kiewit Concert Hall 

“A Charlie Brown Christmas” is a tradition enjoyed around the world by fans of all ages. Now, over 50 years later, contemporary jazz piano legend, David Benoit, along with acclaimed vocalist, James Tormé, is paying tribute to this incredible piece of entertainment history.