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Wynonna gets in the holiday spirit with tour

Wednesday, August 15, 2007 – Wynonna is taking her holiday album, "A Classic Christmas," on the road this fal in a series of holiday concerts featuring Christmas music along with her hits. Wynonna's "A Classic Christmas" tour kicks-off with an appearance in the 81st annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Nov. 22, where she will perform her upcoming single, "Winter Wonderland," before her first show on Nov. 24 in Melbourne, Fla.

"I have always loved the season of Christmas and am thrilled that this holiday season I get to share these wonderful songs with my fans," Wynonna said. "This music reminds me of everything that I loved as a kid and continue to love about the timeless, classic music of the most wonderful time of the year."

Wynonna also will appear on ABC's "A Holiday Celebration at Ford's Theater," with an air date to be set. She will be honored by NBC/Disson Skating in this year's "Tribute on Ice" scheduled to air on NBC Dec. 23. The "Wynonna Tribute on Ice" will feature world-class skating champions skating along with Wynonna's many hits and will include a special appearance by Naomi Judd in a rare performance by The Judds.

Tour dates are:
Nov. 24 - Melbourne, FL: King Center
Nov. 26 - Hollywood, FL: Hard Rock Live
Nov. 27 - Naples, FL: Philharmonic Center for the Arts
Nov. 28 - Clearwater, FL: Ruth Eckerd Hall
Nov. 30 - Jacksonville, FL: Florida Theatre
Dec. 1 - Biloxi, MS: Beau Rivage Resort
Dec. 2 - Panama City, FL: Marina Civic Center
Dec. 4 - York, PA: Strand Capitol Performing Arts Center
Dec. 6 - Waterbury, CT: The Palace Theater
Dec. 7 - Morristown, NJ: The Community Theatre
Dec. 8 - Mashantucket, CT: Foxwoods Resort & Casino
Dec. 9 - Glenside, PA: Keswick Theatre
Dec. 11 - Cleveland, OH: State Theatre
Dec. 13 - Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Assembly Hall Star Theatre
Dec. 14 - Paducah, KY: The Carson Center
Dec. 16 - Wabash, IN: Honeywell Center
Dec. 18 - Ashland, KY: Paramount Arts Center

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Sing CD review - Sing
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A Classic Christmas CD review - A Classic Christmas
Wynonna's first Christmas album as a solo singer is a truly great album with great music from start to finish. She does a fine job with the upbeat songs. She approaches "Winter Wonderland" and "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town" with a jazzy vocal that complements the light-hearted lyrics. But she really shines on the ballads. "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" is one highlight. The production is unobtrusive, and Wynonna's deep, rich voice is perfectly »»»
What The World Needs Now Is Love
Wynonna has a readymade prescription for the planet's ills with her latest, but hers is not that old Bacharach/David pain killer of a pop song, but a new track by Lamar/James. This timely composition may have a completely different melody and also a little overt banjo running through it, but its lyrical wish for, "Love and only love," and "A little help from above," preaches pretty much the same sentiment as old, albeit in a different package. Love of the heavenly kind is a theme that runs from »»»
Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: Kristofferson gives insight, but no easy answers – When they say music gets better with age, they're not always just talking about songs alone; sometimes they're also referring to the listener. When Kris Kristofferson sings, "Well, I woke up Sunday morning/With no way to hold my head that didn't hurt," to smartly open "Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down," he... »»»
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