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Jim Brickman supports McCain Auditorium with virtual 'Comfort & Joy at Home 2020'

Friday, Oct. 9, 2020

Jim Brickman

Jim Brickman's "Comfort & Joy at Home" live virtual concert will benefit McCain Auditorium at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 22. Tickets are available at jimbrickman.com. | Download this photo.



MANHATTAN — Grammy-nominated songwriter and piano sensation Jim Brickman is spreading holiday joy and helping McCain Auditorium at Kansas State University with his "Comfort & Joy at Home 2020" Virtual Tour.

Brickman's uplifting, family-friendly, holiday concert at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 22, can be enjoyed live online with a portion of each ticket purchased benefiting McCain Auditorium. Tickets are $125, $75 and $40. Select tickets include an interactive Zoom room, meet and greets, and Christmas gifts delivered to your door. Tickets are available exclusively at www.jimbrickman.com.

Brickman will bring the live concert experience up close and personal by blending yuletide memories and holiday carols with his own hit songs such as "The Gift," "Sending You A Little Christmas," "Angel Eyes" and "If You Believe." Brickman's sounds of faith and love will make spirits bright, bringing family and friends together for anything but a silent night.

"Fans and their families can enjoy this unique virtual concert experience from the comfort of home while supporting McCain Auditorium during this challenging time," said Todd Holmberg, McCain executive director.

Brickman is a best-selling solo pianist, earning 22 No. 1 albums and 33 Top 20 radio singles from the industry bible, Billboard magazine. He's garnered two Grammy nominations, gospel music's Dove Award, two SESAC Songwriter of the Year Awards and the Canadian Country Music Award. He also has a music scholarship named for him by his alma mater, the prestigious Cleveland Institute of Music. Brickman is one of pop music's most fascinating success stories. He jumped from a career as a jingle writer of famous tunes for advertising to reviving the romantic standard of the popular song. His first album release was 1995's "No Words" and he's gone on to sell 8 million albums worldwide.

His star-studded vocal collaborations have crossed genres to feature luminaries like Lady A, Carly Simon, Michael W. Smith, Herb Alpert, Michael Bolton, Donny Osmond, Kenny Rogers, Olivia Newton-John, Johnny Mathis, Kenny Loggins, John Oates, Martina McBride, Wayne Brady, Jane Krakowski and countless country, Broadway, pop and jazz musicians. He's written three best-selling books, starred in five TV concert specials, and is in the 22nd season of hosting the popular syndicated radio show, "The Jim Brickman Show." New in 2020, the "Brickman Bedtime Story" podcast every Tuesday night can be seen on Facebook LIVE and heard on Pandora, Apple Spotify and iheart podcasts.

For more information, visit www.jimbrickman.com.


Todd Holmberg


McCain Auditorium

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