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Gill, Grant bring Xmas to the Ryman

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 – Vince Gill and Amy Grant will be back in Nashville in December for a series of holiday shows - Christmas at the Ryman - at the Ryman, they announced today.

The shows will be held from Dec. 11-23. For the first time, there will be matinees. Three are slated for Dec. 15, 22 and 23.

Openers for all Christmas at the Ryman shows will be announced at a later date.

"Vince and I are thrilled to be able to return to the Ryman Auditorium for the holidays again this year," Grant said. "We look forward to these shows because they are a great time to connect with family and friends and continue a Nashville tradition."

Shows are:
Dec. 11 - 7:30 p.m.
Dec. 12 - 7:30 p.m.
Dec. 15 - 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Dec. 16 - 7:30 p.m.
Dec. 17 - 7:30 p.m.
Dec. 18 - 7:30 p.m.
Dec. 19 - 7:30 p.m.
Dec. 22 - 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Dec. 23 - p.m. and 730 p.m.

Tickets for the 12-concert run are set to go on sale April 5. Tickets will be available via ryman.com, ticketmaster.com or by phone 800-745-3000.

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