Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center Celebrates Legendary Nat King Cole With All-Star Vacation Performance
A City Springs vacation is a magical time of year, and what better way to kick it off than a tribute to âThe Kingâ of âThe Christmas Songâ, Nat King Cole!
Nat King Cole Christmas is a festive holiday concert celebrating one of America’s most beloved musical legends. This program will feature some of the greatest songs ever written, performed by a star-studded lineup led by Music Director Terri Lyne Carrington, GRAMMY Award-winning three-time drummer.
Two shows are scheduled on Saturday, November 20: a morning performance at 2 p.m. and an evening performance at 8 p.m.
Performances at the Byers Theater will feature special guest singers Lisa Fischer, Tony Lindsay and Chris Walker; tap icon and singer Jared Grimes; and musicians Christian Sands on piano, Ben Williams on bass and Dan Wilson on guitar. Collectively, this group holds 14 GRAMMY Awards, three Latin GRAMMY Awards and 21 GRAMMY nominations. To learn more about the featured artists, visit https://citysprings.com/events/nat-king-cole-christmas.
âWe are delighted to bring such a talented team to Sandy Springs,â said Mayor Rusty Paul. âNat King Cole is the quintessential holiday artist and we are honored to celebrate him on our stage. As the holiday season approaches, we look forward to continuing established traditions and starting new ones right here. in Sandy Springs. “
From famed producer Nat King Cole to 100 Centennial Concerts with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center, this tribute to Cole’s legacy is both a sound and visual experience celebrating him as an inspiring icon.
Tickets for these shows can be purchased at citysprings.com, or by calling the box office at 770-206-2022.