Mon, Dec 3rd -
ACCLAIMED SINGER-SONGWRITER PETER MAYER RINGS IN THE CHRISTMAS SEASON
Musical artist Peter Mayer launches ‘Stars and Promises: A Junkman's Christmas Eve tour for the 2018 holiday season
Guitarist and singer Peter Mayer ( Peter Mayer Group, Jimmy Buffett Coral Reefers ) brings his 19th annual ‘Stars and Promises’ Christmas Tour, A Junkman's Christmas Eve tour, to Barter Theatre on Monday, December 3rd. The seasonal performance features imaginative arrangements of traditional and original carols, composed and led by Mayer and his ensemble of versatile musicians.
“Christmas is celebrated around the world in song. From concert halls and shopping malls, street corner choirs and carols ‘round the fire, we hear the songs old and new that have made our yuletide tradition,” said Peter Mayer, guitarist and singer for the Peter Mayer Group. “We are excited to bring back ‘Stars and Promises’ for the 19th year and a new holiday season of music dedicated to the angels among us.”
Mayer is joined by a world class ensemble of musicians, featuring Chris Walters (Bela Fleck, Alabama, J.D. Souther) on piano, Mark Holland (Autumn’s Child, Oregon) on native flute, singer-songwriter Brendan Mayer (Getaway Car, Mailboat Records Recording Artist), Zeb Briskovich (Clark Terry, Grady Tate, The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra) on bass and Miles Vandiver (The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, Tom Kennedy, Director of Music Business and Coordinator of Recording Activities at Southern Illinois University) on percussion. This world-class music is accompanied by a beautiful stage production, lighting and pristine sound. Stars and Promises is a celebration of story and song that will rings in the Christmas spirit.
The Peter Mayer Group has helped to raise thousands of dollars for communities throughout the United States that make a significant impact to local charities. In addition a portion of the product sales are given back to the charity or cause of choice.
Peter Mayer has released 18 albums to date and tours year round with the Peter Mayer Group. He is the lead guitarist in Jimmy Buffett’s Coral Reefer Band and has shared the stage with a variety of artists such as James Taylor, Don Henley, Joe Walsh and Ringo Starr.
Cast & Credits Featured Musicians:
Chris Walters (Bela Fleck, Alabama, J.D. Souther) on piano
Mark Holland (Autumn’s Child, Oregon) on native flute
Barrage, singer-songwriter Brendan Mayer (Getaway Car,MailboatRecords Recording Artist)
Zeb Briskovich (Clark Terry, Grady Tate, The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra) on bass
Miles Vandiver (The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, Tom Kennedy, Director of Music Business and Coordinator of Recording Activities at Southern Illinois University) on percussion
Carter Trent and Scott County Funeral Homes
Nutralic Consulting: Michele and David Hodge