Berry announces 20th Xmas tour
Friday, September 9, 2016
– John Berry will launch his 20th Annual "O' Holy Night" Christmas Tour in November.
The 19-city tour kicks off in Marietta, Ga. on Nov.18 and wraps on Dec. 21 in Dothan, Ala.
"I am so blessed to be celebrating 20 years of our Christmas tour," said Berry, who released his latest CD, "What I Love the Most," in June. "I have come to know and love so many people, venues and towns across America through this tour, and I am grateful to have the opportunity to share the message of Christmas through music that means so very much to me."
Tour dates are:
Nov. 18 - Marietta, GA - Marietta Performing Arts Center
Nov. 19 - Calhoun, GA - GEM Theatre
Nov. 20 - Jackson, MO - St. Paul Lutheran Church
Nov. 28 - Davenport, IA - Adler Theatre
Nov. 29 - Clive, IA - 7 Flags Event Center
Dec. 1 - Jeffersonville, IN - Jeffersonville Plaza Hall
Dec. 2 - Chillicothe, OH - The Majestic Theatre
Dec. 3 - Greenville, MI - Greenville High School Performing Arts Center
Dec. 7 - Jacksonville, IL - MacMurray College / Annie Merner Chapel
Dec. 9 - Sumter, S.C. - Sumter Opera House
Dec. 11 - Corning, N.Y. - The Corning Museum of Glass
Dec. 12 - Carlisle, PA - Carlisle Theatre
Dec. 15 - Gainesville, GA - Riverside Military Academy Performing Arts Center
Dec. 16 - Macon, GA - The Grand Opera House
Dec. 17 - Breman, GA - The Music Mill
Dec. 18 - Augusta, GA - The Imperial Theatre
Dec. 19 - Watkinsville, GA - The Oconee County Civic Center
Dec. 20 - Tifton, GA - The Historic Tift Theatre
Dec. 21- Dothan, AL - The Dothan Opera House
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