The Twelve Days of Christmas~ Amy Grant and Vince Gill

Posted on: November 7th, 2011 by admin 14 Comments

NASHVILLE, TN — When the holiday season comes around, music superstars Amy Grant and Vince Gill will embark on their sixth Christmas tour. The Twelve Days Of Christmas – Amy Grant & Vince Gill kicks off Dec. 7 in Baltimore, MD and wraps with 2 shows in Nashville at the Ryman Auditorium. “Christmas audiences are special,” explains Grant. “They tend to involve the whole family, and their emotions are a wonderful mix of anticipation and reverence. It’s a thrilling experience for both of us.” “These holiday tours have become our favorites,” Gill agrees.

In their two hour program, the Grammy-winning husband-and-wife team will present cherished standards and as well as newer seasonal fare.

Amy Grant’s career spans over 25 years and stretches from her roots in gospel into an iconic pop star, songwriter, television personality, and philanthropist. Grant has sold more than 30 million albums and won six GRAMMY® Awards in multiple categories, beginning with the platinum selling Age to Age in 1982. She also has six #1 hits, including “Baby, Baby,” and “Every Heartbeat” and is one of only two Christian artists to be awarded a star on the legendary Walk of Fame in Hollywood. Grant released her first live recording in 25 years with Time Again…Amy Grant Live in September 2006, and then announced her first ever label shift to EMI Music Group where her entire music catalog was re-mastered and released via a GREATEST HITS CD and made available for the first time digitally. In the fall of 2008 she released her first new Christmas music in 9 years, THE CHRISTMAS COLLECTION, and this past March released her first new music in 6 years, with SOMEWHERE DOWN THE ROAD featuring the Grammy nominated song “Better Than A Hallelujah.”

One of the most popular singers in modern country music, Vince Gill has a love for country music, top-notch songwriting, and world-class guitar playing, all wrapped in a warm tenor and a quick and easy wit. Gill achieved his big breakthrough with “When I Call Your Name,” which won the Country Music Association’s Single of the Year award. Since then, he has won 17 more CMA honors, including Song of the Year four times – making him the most awarded artist in that category in CMA history. Since 1990, Gill has walked away with 20 Grammy Awards and has racked up sales in excess of 26 million. Gill co-hosted the CMA Awards for 12 consecutive years. He was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2007. After a long and musically productive spell of writing, touring and recording with other artists, he roars back on his own with “Threaten Me With Heaven,” his first single in four years. The song is the opening salvo from his MCA Records album, Guitar Slinger, released Oct. 24. Gill boasts three best-selling Christmas albums of his own: Let There Be Peace On Earth, Breath Of Heaven and Christmas Collection.

Complete list of dates:
December 7 Baltimore, MD Lyric Opera House
December 8 Norfolk, VA Constant Convocation Center
December 9 Richmond, VA Richmond Landmark Theater
December 10 Augusta, GA Bell Auditorium
December 11 Savannah, GA Johnny Mercer Theater
December 12 Roanoke, VA Roanoke Civic Center
December 15 Louisville, KY Palace Theatre
December 16 Evansville, IN The Centre
December 17 Muncie, IN Emens Auditorium – Ball State
December 19 Atlanta, GA Fox Theatre
December 20-21 Nashville, TN Ryman Auditorium

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  • brad parham

    You are Christmas! Can’t wait to see you again in Atlanta this year. I love that we are your last road show before going “Home for the Holidays” ;) I’ll celebrate my 42nd as you celebrate your 51st (although i think you look younger than me) on Black Friday! Hoping you have a wonderful Thanksgiving and Christmas!

    brad

  • Bat1434

    Wish you were coming to Phoenix, AZ!

  • Anne

    Counting down the days to Louisville. Nice article in Good Housekeeping. Photos were too sweet. Got pretty excited when I saw the cover, rushed home, doled out the snacks and drinks to the kids, and snuck away to read it without interruption. Made me wish that December was already here. Like one fan said…”You are Christmas”.

  • Kdhull57

    excellent show with Micheal W Smith….BUT….neeeds! to come back to Fort Wayne with Vince!!!!

  • Elway0007

    You both have not toured with the Christmas Show in the philadelphia area in Years..3 Shows in Virginia???? Not one in Philly??Atlantic City??????
    Have not seen the tour in Years…

  • Foresteram

    We loved seeing you last year in Ft. Myers Florida. We would come again! Love you guys.

  • Johanna Weathers

    hi amy grant there are so many beautiful things i can say about you your music brings to tears you are a beautiful writer with your music i never bing to any of your concert but i love to one day see and concert i love you amy grant

  • Pcowan

    Cannot wait for the Christmas concert! Hoping that we will hear “Breath of Heaven” — my favorite Christmas song of all time.

  • Kljoecken

    Hello Amy and Vince,

    Looking forward to your Christmas show in Muncie, IN on the 17th of December…praying for safe travels for you both & the whole crew and for my party that will be traveling from Cincinnati, OH.

    Much love,
    Karen Joecken

  • sam

    Great start to the tour last nighy in Baltimore. Fantastic!

  • Hl_tyler

    I just saw y’all last night! It was beautiful and it really put me in the Christmas mood! Y’all are special people and don’t mind crazy fans waiting to tell you so! Merry Christmas to your family. Amy I know you’ll miss your mama this Christmas but keep her memories alive in your heart! She is in such a better place now! God Bless You and Vince this Christmas! Love, Nell(crazy lady with the Christmas sweater)

  • Timothyamcilvoy

    Just seen your and Vince’s show last night in Louisville was great. Would have love to bring ny 16 year old there but not handicapped very good. He has spinal bifida his feet has never walked on GOD earth. Show was very inspiring,

  • Gt093006

    Awesome show in Atlanta!!! Love you both, have seen Amy several times, never Vince. Together – AMAZING!!

  • Gricky, Hendersonville

    We were at the 12.19.12 show at the Ryman…..wonderful show!…We attend every year in Nashville!….The appearance of CeCe Winans was a special treat!….We were a little disappointed with the number of songs Amy and Vince same together at this performance….They are both wonderful, and their faith shows in every performance!

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