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The Oak Ridge Boys’ Annual Christmas Tour Stops at Ridgefield Playhouse December 20

 

It’s a Country Christmas with The Oak Ridge Boys’ Annual Christmas Tour on December 20 at The Ridgefield Playhouse

Fresh from their memorable Grand Ole Opry performance with Blake Shelton, The Oak Ridge Boys are bringing some Country Christmas Cheer to The Ridgefield Playhouse with their Annual Christmas Tour!   The Country Music Hall of Famers will get you into the holiday spirit with their timeless hits “Elvira,” “Bobbie Sue” and “American Made” along with Christmas favorites from their six bestselling Christmas CDs – including “Silver Bells,” “White Christmas,” “Oh Holy Night” and many more! 

Mountain Dew Country and Bluegrass Series presents The Oak Ridge Boys Christmas Celebration on Wednesday, December 20 at 8pm.  With one of the most distinctive and recognizable sounds in country music,  the Oak Ridge Boys have also scored twelve gold, three platinum, and one double platinum album—plus one double platinum single—and had more than a dozen national Number One singles and more than 30 Top Ten hits!  Every time they step before an audience, the Oaks bring four decades of charted singles, over and 50 years of tradition to their high-energy stage show.  In addition singing hits and holiday tunes, The Oak Ridge Boys also take turns speaking about what Christmas means to them in what they call their "rocking chair" segment.  Make it a great night out with dinner and a show - visit Washington Prime in Georgetown (19 Main Street, Georgetown) the night of the show & get a free glass of wine or beer with your entreé when you show your ticket!  Media sponsor for the show is WGNY Fox Oldies 98.9fm.

Few Country groups have had the enduring popularity or crossover success of The Oak Ridge Boys. The original formation of the gospel group began around the mid-50’s in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, by the early 70’s the four-member group as we know it today was formed and by 1977 they took the country music scene by storm. In October 2015, The Oak Ridge Boys were inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. Made up of lead singer Duane Allen, tenor Joe Bonsall, baritone William Lee Golden, and bass Richard Sterben their four separate voices combine to create that unmistakable signature harmony referred to as the “Fifth Voice”. The Oak Ridge Boys have one of the most distinct and recognizable sounds in the music industry.

Today they are one of the most successful touring groups still performing more than 150 dates each year. In addition to their busy touring schedule, they are also strong advocates for numerous charitable and civic causes.

For tickets ($85), call the box office at 203-438-5795, or visit ridgefieldplayhouse.org.  The Ridgefield Playhouse is a non-profit performing arts center located at 80 East Ridge, parallel to Main Street, Ridgefield, CT. 

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