Stoneman talks with Joel Hoekstra from Trans-Siberian Orchestra

October 30, 2018

•  Joel is TSO’s lead guitarist and has been a member dating since 2010.

 •  2018 marks the 20th Anniversary of Trans-Siberian Orchestra ON TOUR.  Since that time they have performed 2,000+ shows.

•  This holiday season TSO will be perform 106 concerts in 65 cities.  The tour is presented nationally by The Hallmark Channel.

 •  TSO’s 2018 Winter Tour will find them performing “THE GHOSTS OF CHRISTMAS EVE” ROCK OPERA which is based on the group’s multi-platinum DVD and long running PBS fundraiser.

 •  This year’s tour will feature new production, new songs and a new take on what's become a tradition for so many people nationwide

 •  The show will include enduring fan favorites such as "Christmas Eve Sarajevo 12/24," "O’ Come All Ye Faithful," "Good King Joy," "Christmas Canon," "Music Box Blues," "Promises To Keep," and "This Christmas Day” among others.

 •  “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve” follows the journey of a young runaway who, on Christmas Eve, breaks into an abandoned vaudeville theater seeking shelter from the cold, and the ghostly visions she experiences from that concert hall’s past. 

•  To celebrate the tour's big year, TSO and Rhino Entertainment will release a new 20th-anniversary edition of their 1998 album "The Christmas Attic," available on CD and digitally Sept. 28, and vinyl on Nov. 23.  The new edition of the album features "Christmas Jam (Live),” a bonus track previously unreleased on CD and vinyl.

 •  As they have in the past, TSO will donate  $1 - $2 from every ticket sold to charity.  To date, they have distributed MORE THAN 15 MILLION DOLLARS to worthy charities throughout North America.

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