Jim Brickman: A Joyful Christmas


Friday, December 1


Ford Family Recital Hall

Event Start

7:30 PM

Doors Open

6:30 PM


On Sale Friday, May 12

Online ticket sales will close two hours prior to doors opening on the event date.

Event Information

Be part of the holiday concert tradition of the season with Grammy nominated songwriter and piano sensation Jim Brickman as he celebrates A Joyful Christmas at DeYor Performing Arts Center.

Jim Brickman delivers the sound and spirit of the season with carols, classics and original songs on his 21st holiday tour. Holiday music brings yuletide memories to life as Brickman helps you escape from the holiday hustle-bustle and keeps your days merry and bright. Bring your family, friends or that special someone and make Jim Brickman your new holiday tradition. Celebrate the faith, love and togetherness that we value most this time of year and share in the celebration of A Joyful Christmas.

Jim Brickman’s latest holiday release, Comfort and Joy, celebrates the warm feelings of the holiday season with a collection of Christmas classics and brand new original songs. Featured performers include Anne Cochran, Tracy Silverman, Leslie Odom Jr., Sandi Patty, John Oates and the legendary Johnny Mathis. Brickman’s best-known compositions include the chart-toppers “Valentine”, “The Gift”, “Love of My Life”, “Simple Things” and “Peace.” He has established a reputation for his collaborations with many gifted musical artists that include: Martina McBride, Gerald Levert, Lady Antebellum, Michael W. Smith, Kenny Loggins, Carly Simon, Herb Alpert, Collin Raye, Michael Bolton, Sara Evans, Donny Osmond, and Olivia Newton-John.

A native of Cleveland, Ohio Brickman began playing piano at the age of five and studied at the prestigious Cleveland Institute of Music where a scholarship has been established in his honor. He founded his own advertising music company in 1980. Brickman has received worldwide acclaim as a performer. His concerts have been enjoyed internationally and in over 125 cities across the U.S, including shows at Carnegie Hall and the White House.