Dave Koz to Celebrate the Holiday Season at Christmas Tree Lighting in LA
Fri, 19 Nov 2010 11:07:33
Six-time GRAMMY® nominee Dave Koz will celebrate the holiday season in style and in many, many ways! He will embark on festivities with three special performances in his hometown of Los Angeles: the annual Christmas Tree Lighting event at The Grove; the Hollywood Christmas parade; and a concert at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live. Happy holidays from Dave Koz.
On November 26, Koz'll kick off the 13th anniversary edition of the Dave Koz and Friends "A Smooth Jazz Christmas tour with special guests South African singer/guitarist Jonathan Butler, keyboardist Brian Culbertson and Dutch saxophone star Candy Dulfer.
On Sunday, November 21, the gifted saxophonist will perform at the annual Christmas Tree Lighting event at The Grove, which will be hosted by Mario Lopez of the nationally syndicated magazine series Extra. Dave Koz and Friends - tourmates Jonathan Butler, Brian Culbertson and Candy Dulfer - will open and close the festivities with an assortment of holiday songs. Dave will also play a selection from Hello Tomorrow. Extra will air highlights from the Grove Christmas Tree Lighting throughout the week of November 29 - December 5. Extra's weekend edition, airing December 4 and 5, will give fans a more extensive look at the event.
Koz, who recently received the "Entertainer of the Year" award at the 1st Annual American Smooth Jazz Awards, will perform on the telecast of the Hollywood Christmas Parade, airing in Los Angeles on KTLA the CW Channel 5 on Friday, December 17, from 8-10 PM PST. It will also air on the Hallmark Channel on Friday, December 10, from 8-10 AM PST/EST and again on the Hallmark Movie Channel on Friday, December 10, from 8-10 PM PST/EST. The show will also be syndicated nationally throughout December with varying airdates across the country. The parade has been a beloved American tradition for more than 80 years.
With Special Guests Jonathan Butler, Brian Culbertson and Candy Dulfer
11/26 Ft. Pierce, FL Sunrise Theatre
11/27 Atlanta, GA Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre
11/28 Sarasota, FL Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
11/29 Ft. Lauderdale, FL Au-Rene Theater
11/30 Naples, FL Philharmonic Center for the Arts
12/1 Clearwater, FL Ruth Eckerd Hall
12/3 Cleveland, OH Playhouse Square/Palace Theatre
12/4 Chicago, IL Chicago Theatre
12/5 Columbus, OH Palace Theatre
12/6 Bethesda, MD Strathmore Music Center
12/7 Newport News, VA Ferguson Center for the Arts
12/9 El Paso, TX Plaza Theatre Performing Arts Center
12/10 San Diego, CA Balboa Theatre
12/11 San Francisco, CA Nob Hill Masonic Center
12/12 Palm Desert, CA McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts
12/14 Santa Rosa, CA Wells Fargo Center for the Arts
12/15 Sacramento, CA Radisson Hotel
12/16 Mesa, AZ Mesa Arts Center/Ikeda Theater
12/17 Cerritos, CA Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts
12/18 Cerritos, CA Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts
12/19 Los Angeles, CA Nokia Theatre L.A. Live
12/20 Modesto, CA Gallo Center for the Arts
What are you doing to celebrate the holiday season?