Sep 1, 2017

TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA’S WINTER TOUR 2017 ‘THE GHOSTS OF CHRISTMAS EVE’

TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA’S WINTER TOUR 2017

‘THE GHOSTS OF CHRISTMAS EVE’ LAUNCHES NOVEMBER 16

CITIZENS BUSINESS BANK ARENA – SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2ND 3:30PM & 7:30PM

Ontario, CA – September 1, 2017 – The Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) today announced its highly-anticipated Winter Tour 2017. Over the past 20-plus years, Trans-Siberian Orchestra has become a critically-acclaimed, multi-platinum, musical powerhouse, and its annual winter tours a beloved, multi-generational holiday tradition. 2017’s tour, a completely updated presentation of TSO’s unforgettable “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve,” is set to begin on November 16th and will visit more than 60 cities, for 100-plus performances, before concluding on December 30th.

KOLA 99.9 and 96-7 KCAL ROCKS! are proud to welcome TSO when they return to Ontario for their 2017 North American tour! Citizens Business Bank Arena will host two spectacular shows on Saturday, December 2nd at 3:30pm & 7:30pm. Tickets for both shows go on sale Friday, September 15th at 10am with a portion of the proceeds benefitting Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital courtesy of TSO, KOLA 99.9 and KCAL 96.7.

TSO’s tour will be a celebration of the art and accomplishments of the lauded group’s late creator/composer/lyricist, Paul O’Neill, and his inimitable creation, which he dubbed “Rock Theater.” Prior to his untimely passing, O’Neill worked tirelessly with his close-knit team preparing an exciting new take on “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve” for the 2017 tour. Beginning November 16th, fans will experience this exciting stage spectacle, including new awe-inspiring effects, and staging, certain to make the story even more engaging for fans.

Based on TSO’s multi-platinum DVD and long running PBS fundraiser, “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve,” the rock opera features such enduring fan-favorites as "Christmas Eve/Sarajevo 12/24," "O’ Come All Ye Faithful," "Good King Joy," "Christmas Canon," "Music Box Blues," "Promises To Keep," and "This Christmas Day." 2017’s tour will also boast a rousing second set containing more of TSO’s greatest hits and fan-pleasers.

As in all previous years, a portion of every ticket sold benefits select local charities. To date, more than $13 million has been distributed from TSO to worthy charities all across North America.

Visit www.trans-siberian.com for more details.

Reserved Tickets start at $35.00!

Tickets go on sale Friday, September 15th at 10am at Ticketmaster.com

ABOUT CITIZENS BUSINESS BANK ARENA:

Citizens Business Bank Arena, built and owned by the City of Ontario, operated by SMG, can accommodate over 11,000 guests. The 225,000 square foot venue features 36 luxury suites located on two levels and a continuous concourse hosting a variety of concession and refreshment stands, merchandise kiosks, the San Manuel VIP Club and other fan amenities. Citizens Business Bank Arena hosts over 125 events annually including concerts, family shows, and sporting competitions. The Arena is home to several sport teams including: Ontario Reign (American Hockey League), Ontario Fury (Major Arena Soccer League), Aqua Caliente Clippers of Ontario (G League Basketball), and LA Temptation (Legends Football League).

Since opening in 2008, Citizens Business Bank Arena is the biggest and most modern arena within the Inland Empire, an area with over 4.3 million people. It is located in Southern California, in the City of Ontario, on a 37-acre parcel located between Haven Avenue and Milliken Avenue, Fourth Street and the Interstate 10. For more information and future updates please visit: CBBankArena.com

ABOUT SMG:

SMG turns 40 in 2017! Celebrating its 40th anniversary and founded in 1977, SMG provides management services to 233 public assembly facilities including convention and exhibition centers, arenas, stadiums, theaters, performing arts centers, amphitheaters, equestrian facilities, science centers and a variety of other venues. With facilities across the globe, SMG manages more than 15 million square feet of exhibition space and more than 1.5 million sports and entertainment seats. As the recognized global industry leader, SMG provides venue management, sales, marketing, event booking and programming, construction and design consulting, and pre-opening services for such landmark facilities as McCormick Place & Soldier Field in Chicago, Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, Houston’s NRG Park and the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. SMG also offers food and beverage operations through its concessions and catering companies, currently serving more than 140 accounts worldwide. For more information visit www.smgworld.com.

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For photos, video, music, bio, and more information on the 2017 Winter Tour, visit: http://nc-management.com/tso/press/winter/index.html

Visit http://www.trans-siberian.com/news/title/paul-oneill/ for more information on Paul O’Neill.

 

CONTACT:

Scoop Marketing for Trans-Siberian Orchestra

Erik Stein, [email protected]

Shaunelle Gowen, [email protected]

Vanessa Sahawi, [email protected]

818-761-6100

Local Marketing Contact

Laura McGrath / [email protected]

323-930-7156

Citizens Business Bank Arena

Sue Oxarart / [email protected]

909-937-3058