Megan Bugg Concert Series Presents: Street Corner Symphony ft. Gabe Dixon
The Megan Bugg Concert Series is excited to be bringing Street Corner Symphony & Gabe Dixon as they present their Christmas Show at the Coal City Performing Arts Center on December 1, 2017 at 7 p.m.
Street Corner Symphony, the Nashville-based a cappella group that shot to stardom on NBCs The Sing-Off, joins hit singer/songwriter and keyboardist Gabe Dixon for an evening of holiday music, Christmas cheer and special collaborations with local high school acapella groups.
The two groups are coming together for a family-friendly show of original and popular Christmas music!
Street Corner Symphony will perform a variety of holiday classics, original Christmas music, classic rock, R&B/Soul, with some improv elements, including a special collaboration with Dixon and his band. Dixon will perform a spirited set of Christmas tunes and originals inspired by the season, including songs from his Christmas EP on Spotify, including Dont Want to Let Christmas Go, Drivin Around Town, and Christmas Time is Here.
About Street Corner Symphony:
Street Corner Symphony is a contemporary a cappella group based in Nashville, Tennessee, founded on May 28, 2010, to compete in NBCs all-vocal competition, The Sing-Off. The Southern gents quickly won over judges Ben Folds (Ben Folds Five), Shawn Stockman (Boyz II Men) and Nicole Scherzinger (The Pussycat Dolls) and most importantly millions of primetime viewers after demonstrating their unique, laid-back-yet-dynamic style of a cappella.
Since then, Street Corner Symphony has made their mark on the music world, recording albums, providing clinics for schools, giving benefits for cancer, performing across the country and around the world and even working with major artists including Ben Folds, Alison Krauss and Take 6s Claude McKnight. Street Corner Symphony moves seamlessly between most styles of music, feeling at home in all of them. Their repertoire covers a wide range, from gospel and barbershop to rock and pop, appealing to the young and old alike.
About Gabe Dixon:
Gabe Dixon released his sophomore solo album, Turns To Gold, on April 8, 2016. Produced by Paul Moak (Mat Kearney, Third Day), engineered by Devin Vaughan (Marc Broussard), and mastered by Brad Blackwood at Euphonics Mastering (Allison Krauss & Union Station, Luther Dickinson), the LP marks Gabes first official collection as an independent artist.
Throughout his career, many other notable artists have taken note of and supported Gabes immense talents. Hes opened for and toured with the likes of Loggins & Messina, Gavin DeGraw and Delta Rae, as well as held side-gigs as the keyboardist and vocalist for Paul McCartney, Alison Krauss & Union Station, O.A.R. and Supertramp. His songs have received placements on major television shows including Parks and Recreation, Greys Anatomy, and Vampire Diaries, and his song Find My Way served as the title for the box office hit The Proposal starring Sandra Bullock. Fans have seen him perform twice on Jimmy Kimmel LIVE!, as well as The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, and on festival stages everywhere from Bonnaroo to High Sierra Music Festival. However, its with Turns To Gold that listeners will hear Gabe Dixon as he always meant.
Coal City Performing Arts Center (View)
655 W Division St
Coal City, IL 60416
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