Mannheim Steamroller to play Christmas concert at Miller Auditorium

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Mannheim Steamroller

KALAMAZOO, Mich.—Award-winning musical group Mannheim Steamroller will bring its popular Christmas program to Western Michigan University's Miller Auditorium for one performance only at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26. Tickets go on sale July 25.

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The show features classic Christmas hits from Mannheim Steamroller and dazzling multimedia effects in an intimate setting. The spirit of the season comes alive with the signature sound of Mannheim Steamroller. This year marks the 32nd anniversary of the Christmas Tour and release of "Mannheim Steamroller Christmas," an album that revolutionized the holiday season music category.

In addition to being a holiday tradition for many families, the Mannheim Steamroller Christmas tour regularly attracts repeat attendance from multi-generational guests and is one of the longest running tours in the music industry. Many of the performances in this year's tour will be included in a PBS special broadcast airing this year, titled "Mannheim Steamroller 30/40 Live."

Mannheim Steamroller

Mannheim Steamroller has sold more than 40 million albums, 28 million in the Christmas genre. Their holiday albums have become synonymous with Christmas and consistently occupy top spots on Billboard’s seasonal charts each year. With 19 gold, 8 multi-platinum and 4 platinum-certified records, Mannheim Steamroller founder Chip Davis is among an elite group of artists that hold such awards, including U2, Jay-Z and The Beach Boys.

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Tickets for "Mannheim Steamroller Christmas" at Miller Auditorium go on sale Monday, July 25. They can be purchased online at, by calling (269) 387-2300 or (800) 228-9858, or in person at the Miller Auditorium Ticket Office.

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