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Sweep away your September blues with a little holiday dreaming, music fans, because the annual Christmas 4 Kids benefit concert arrived Friday. 

"Just Another Day in Paradise" hitmaker Phil Vassar headlines the nonprofit fundraising event, with Matt Ramsey of Old Dominion, Lonestar, Eddie Montgomery, Craig Wiseman, Jeffrey Steele and more set to appear. 

The show takes place Nov. 25 at the Ryman Auditorium. 

Tickets benefit a local nonprofit that provides roughly 400 underserved Middle Tennessee children a holiday season shopping spree.  

"Christmas 4 Kids is an event that year after year I look forward to participating in," Vassar said in a news release. "I am thrilled to be carrying on this great tradition with some of my dear friends and songwriters. The holidays are a special time, especially for kids, and I love that this organization benefits kids in Middle Tennessee." 

Tickets start at $38.50 before fees and are on sale now at Ticketmaster.com

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Following fans' overwhelming demand, Phil Vassar and Lonestar will co-headline a Christmas tour for the second year, announcing the 'Holiday & Hits' tour. The 13-city tour will kick off the first week of December and take the country hitmakers coast to coast (full list of dates available below). Tickets go on sale Friday, September 13 at PhilVassar.com and LonestarNow.com. Throughout each show, audiences will have the chance to hear Christmas standards as well as the artists' hits, including their original Christmas single "Not So Silent Night."  Prior to this years' tour, Vassar and Lonestar will re-record their single with the help of some friends, donating all the proceeds to the Salvation Army. Lonestar, comprised of Richie McDonald, Michael Britt, Keech Rainwater and Dean Sams, released their first Christmas album, This Christmas Time, in 2000. The ACM and CMA award-winning group recorded 11 songs for the Dan Huff produced project, which featured new material such as the title track co-written by Sams and the touching “Reason For The Season” co-written by McDonald.  Vassar, who has headlined Christmas tours since 2009, released his first Christmas album, Noel, in 2011. The ten-track collection, co-produced by Vassar and Dane Bryant, showcases four of the ACM award-winning and ASCAP Songwriter of the Year’s original songs, including the humorous “Santa’s Gone Hollywood” and “Big Ol’ Texas Christmas,” a duet with Asleep at the Wheel’s Ray Benson. Previously, Vassar and Kellie Pickler headlined a sold-out holiday tour. 

HOLIDAY & HITS TOUR DATES
Dec. 4 Angel of the Winds Casino Resort - Arlington, WA
Dec. 5 Admiral Theatre - Bremerton WA
Dec. 6 Chinook Winds Casino Resort - Lincoln City, OR
Dec. 7 Chinook Winds Casino Resort - Lincoln City, OR
Dec. 9 Bankhead Theater, - Livermore CA
Dec. 10 The Cascade Theatre - Redding, CA
Dec. 12 Pikes Peak Center - Colorado Springs, CO
Dec. 13 Isleta Resort & Casino - Albuquerque, NM
Dec. 14 Emporia Granada Theatre - Emporia, Kan.
Dec. 15 Paramount Theatre - Denver, CO
Dec. 19 Oxford Performing Arts Center - Oxford, AL
Dec. 20 Brown County Music Center - Nashville, IN
Dec. 21 Niswonger Performing Arts Center - Van Wert, OH
Dec. 22 Community Center Auditorium - Punxsutawney, PA

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pv1220Phil Vassar continues spreading holiday cheer with a SiriusXM special on Country Christmas, Channel 58, premiering this Friday at 9 p.m. EST and re-airing throughout the weekend. The piano-pounding hitmaker will also perform on "Fox & Friends" Christmas Day, click HERE for local listings.  

During his SiriusXM special, Vassar shares his favorite Christmas memories and traditions with host Storme Warren and performs Holiday hits including, "Santa's Gone Hollywood," "Let's Make a Little Christmas Tonight" and "The Christmas Song." 

Fans can spend Christmas morning with Vassar as he performs "Please Come Home for Christmas" to audiences nationwide on "Fox & Friends." Earlier this month, Vassar performed "Not So Silent Night, his new holiday collaboration with Lonestar. Click HERE to watch.

100 percent of proceeds from "Not So Silent Night" benefit The Salvation Army, which assists more than 4.5 million people during the Thanksgiving and Christmas time periods. The country music hitmakers are wrapping up "The Not So Silent Night Tour" in Frederick, Md. this weekend (tour dates below). 

Vassar and Lonestar want to thank Seinnheiser for their support of wireless technology throughout the multi-city tour.

unnamedPiano-pounding powerhouse Phil Vassar will bring holiday cheer to national morning television program, "Fox & Friends," Tuesday, Dec. 4 when he performs "Not So Silent Night." 100 percent of the proceeds from "Not So Silent Night" benefit The Salvation Army, which assists more than 4.5 million people during the Thanksgiving and Christmas time periods.

Currently, Vassar is on "The Not So Silent Night Tour" with Lonestar (tour dates below). The Salvation Army red kettle bells, a 127-year-old Christmas tradition, are present at all venues.

Throughout each stop on the multi-city tour, audiences will have the chance to hear Christmas standards as well as the artists' hits. The Salvation Army will be selecting one person from their volunteer community to join the men on stage for a special Christmas collaboration. 

Vassar and Lonestar want to thank Seinnheiser for their support of wireless technology throughout the multi-city tour. 

The stars are shining bright this holiday season as country music hitmakers Phil Vassar and Lonestar support The Salvation Army with their “Not So Silent Night” single and “The Not So Silent Night Tour.” 100 percent of the proceeds from the single will benefit The Salvation Army, which assists more than 4.5 million people during the Thanksgiving and Christmas time periods. The Salvation Army red kettle bells, a 127-year-old Christmas tradition, will be present at venues throughout "The Not So Silent Night Tour." To purchase “Not Silent Night,” click HERE. For tour dates and tickets, visit PhilVassar.com and LonestarNow.com.

Parade.com exclusively announced “The Not So Silent Night Tour,” which kicks off in Biloxi, Miss. on Nov. 30 (full list of dates available below). Throughout each stop on the multi-city tour, audiences will have the chance to hear Christmas standards, non-traditional holiday tunes as well as the artists' hits. The Salvation Army will be selecting one person from their volunteer community to join the men on stage for a special Christmas collaboration (details to follow). Fans can also purchase a VIP experience add-on that includes a meet and greet with Vassar and Lonestar, signed poster and special keepsake.

Taste of Country exclusively premiered a first listen to “Not So Silent Night,” which "finds the musicians getting their retro groove on with a swinging jazz vibe, with Vassar and Lonestar singer Richie McDonald trading vocals to describe a fun holiday party" (Sterling Whitaker). Fans can look forward to the forthcoming music video starring Vassar and Lonestar.

“After years of being friends with Phil and being a fan of his talent as well, we are truly excited to go on this Christmas tour and share the stage with him," expressed Lonestar. "Fans should get ready for a lot of laughs, great music and of course a 'Not So Silent Night!'"

Lonestar, comprised of Richie McDonald, Michael Britt, Keech Rainwater and Dean Sams, released their first Christmas album, This Christmas Time, in 2000. The ACM and CMA award-winning group recorded 11 songs for the Dan Huff produced project, which featured new material such as the title track co-written by Sams and the touching “Reason For The Season” co-written by McDonald.

"I've known these guys forever, and we're going to have a blast on the road performing for our fans. It's even more meaningful that we're getting into the Christmas spirit and giving back to The Salvation Army - that's what it's all about," shared Vassar.

Vassar, who has headlined Christmas tours since 2009, released his first Christmas album, Noel, in 2011. The ten-track collection, co-produced by Vassar and Dane Bryan, showcases four of the ACM award-winning and ASCAP Songwriter of the Year’s original songs, including the humorous “Santa’s Gone Hollywood” and “Big Ol’ Texas Christmas,” a duet with Asleep at the Wheel’s Ray Benson. Last Christmas season, he and Kellie Pickler headlined a sold-out holiday tour.

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