Trace Adkins is getting his holiday season started this weekend.
The country star is kicking off "The Christmas Show" tour in Effingham, Illinois Friday night. The trek was inspired by Disney World’s Candlelight Processional, which Trace hosts each year.
Adkins' tour features theatrical shows in which the singer tells both historical and personal stories and performs classic holiday songs backed by a 12-piece ensemble.
With the trek Trace is also supporting his latest album, The King's Gift, a ten-track set of Celtic Christmas songs. However, he says he's hoping "The Christmas Show" tour will become an annual event.
Trace Adkins "The Christmas Show" Tour Dates
November 15 - Effingham, Illinois, at the Effingham Performance Center
November 16 - Van Wert, Ohio, at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center
November 17 - Greensburg, Pennsylvania, at the Palace Theater
November 19 - Red Bank, New Jersey, at the Count Basie Theater
November 21 - Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, at the H. Rick Luhrs Performing Arts Center at Shippensburg University
November 22 - Utica, New York, at the Stanley Center for the Performing Arts
November 23 - Sewell, New Jersey, at the TD Banks Arts Center
November 29 - Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center
November 30 - Wallingford, Connecticut, at the Toyota Presents the Oakdale Theater
December 1 - Westbury, New York, at the Theater at Westbury
December 3 - Troy, Ohio, at the Hobart Arena
December 4 - Youngstown, Ohio, at the Coveli Center
December 5 - Waukegan, Illinois, at the Genesee Theater
December 13 - Rochester, Minnesota, at the May Civic Center Arena
December 14 - Onamia, Minnesota, at the Grand Casino Mille Lacs
December 15 - Carmel, Indiana, at the Palladium at Carmel Center
December 17 - Hollywood, Florida, at the Hard Rock Live at Seminole
December 18 - Clearwater, Florida, at Ruth Eckerd Hall
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