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John “Turbo” Shatesky

01/25/1980 – 07/28/2023

Holiday Music Sensation THE WIZARDS OF WINTER Announces First of Several 2016 Holiday Season Performances

Holiday rock opera ensemble the WIZARDS OF WINTER truly thrived during the yuletide season of 2015, putting smiles on the faces of tens of thousands of performance attendees and amassing the attention of mainstream media – such as Entertainment Weekly and Yahoo Music – with their infectious festive sound.
The WIZARDS OF WINTER are pleased to announce the first of many planned performances of the 2016 holiday season! The ensemble, which features original members of the Trans-Siberian Orchestra, will perform in Syracuse, NY, Red Bank, NJ and Tarrytown, NY during the months of November and December 2016. This year’s event promises to bring even bigger production and some new musical surprises! See below for a full listing of dates.
11/23 – Syracuse, NY @ Crouse Hinds Theater – tickets on sale soon!
11/26 – Red Bank, NJ @ Count Basie Theatre – TICKETS
12/8 – Tarrytown, NY @ Music Hall – tickets on sale soon!
Music director/keyboardist Scott Kelly states, “The WIZARDS OF WINTER are beyond thrilled to announce our first shows of the holiday season! We cannot wait to once again share our passion of holiday rock music with families all over the northeast. We hope to see many familiar faces and make new friends at these shows. Also, we’re excited to be launching the tour with our return to the Count Basie Theater. The venue and the fans who attended last year’s performance were just fantastic. We can’t wait to present our even bigger production and some fun musical surprises to our fans. After all, it is the most magical time of year!”
Check back for more performance confirmations and ticket links coming soon via www.wizardsofwinter.com/tour-dates/.
The WIZARDS OF WINTER released their latest original holiday music album, The Magic of Winter, in late 2015. The Magic of Winter is produced by Eric Rachel at Traxeast (Symphony X, Skid Row, Styx) and can be ordered in physical format here or purchased digitally via iTunes. The album features the infectious single “The Spirit of Christmas”, which you can watch the enchanting music video for below.


Justen Bieber