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WIZARDS OF WINTER Release New Single "A Christmas Dream"

By Larry Petro, News Monkey
Monday, November 13, 2017 @ 12:33 AM


Holiday Tour Kicks Off Next Week

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Holiday rock ensemble the WIZARDS OF WINTER - featuring former members of the TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA, RAINBOW and the bands of ALICE COOPER and TED NUGENT - are set to kick off their annual U.S. holiday tour next Thursday, November 16 in Clearwater, FL.

Each night, the ensemble will evoke the spirit of Christmas, weaving a story entirely based on their latest album, The Magic Of Winter, and new music. Each WIZARDS OF WINTER performance showcases soaring vocal harmonies, precision string instrumentation, outstanding guitar leads, powerful percussion and stunning keyboard work - taking the listener on a musical "sleigh ride", covering many genres from pop to progressive rock.

In celebration of next week's kick off, the WIZARDS OF WINTER have released a brand new, magical holiday track, "A Christmas Dream" - an enchanting medley featuring segments of the classic holiday tunes "My Favorite Things" and "Carol Of The Bells". Listen to the new single below.

The WIZARDS OF WINTER musical director and keyboardist Scott Kelly says about the track: "The arrangement for "A Christmas Dream" has been something that I've played during Christmas time for about 20 years; my kids grew up hearing me play it on the piano. It is wonderful to have been able to get together with the band and create a full dynamic orchestration that really brings the song to life. Everyone worked to make it just perfect. We hope it becomes a new holiday anthem."

As with their most recent album, The Magic Of Winter, "A Christmas Dream" is produced by Eric Rachel (in tandem with WIZARDS OF WINTER's music director/keyboardist Scott Kelly) at Traxeast (SYMPHONY X, SKID ROW, STYX). The track can be purchased via www.thewizardsofwinter.com.

Currently Confirmed WIZARDS OF WINTER Tour Dates:

  • 11/16 - Clearwater, FL @ Capitol Theatre
  • 11/17 - Melbourne, FL @ King Center for the Performing Arts
  • 11/24 - Vineland, NJ @ Landis Theater
  • 11/25 - Red Bank, NJ @ Count Basie Theatre
  • 12/2 - Fairmont, MN @ Fairmont Opera House
  • 12/3 - Mitchell, SD @ Corn Palace Theatre
  • 12/8 - Bremerton, WA @ Admiral Theatre
  • 12/9 - Longview, WA @ Columbia Theatre
  • 12/10 - Portland, OR @ Revolution Hall
  • 12/14 - Warrendale, PA @ Jergels
  • 12/15 - Derry, NH @ Tupelo Hall
  • 12/16 - Englewood, NJ @ Bergen PAC
  • 12/17 - Easton, PA @ Easton State Theatre
  • 12/21 - Traverse City, MI @ City Opera House
  • 12/22 - Adrian, MI @ Crosswell Opera House
  • 12/23 - Canton, OH @ Canton Place Theatre
+ More TBA

Previous tours have seen the WIZARDS OF WINTER performing their brand of theatrical yuletide rock to tens of thousands of attendees and has grabbed the attention of mainstream media such as Entertainment Weekly and Yahoo Music. Check back for more performance confirmations and ticket links via www.wizardsofwinter.com/tour-dates/.


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