Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Comfort and Joy Tour: December 9, 2016: Kansas City, MO

Comfort and Joy Tour
December 9, 2016
Helzburg Hall
Kansas City, MO
7:30 PM CST

Kris now travels with the Comfort and Joy Tour to Kansas City, Missouri. He will also make an appearance at local radio station 99.7 the Point; see below for details!

Updated 12/15/2016: I heard this was a lovely show, with a bonus performance from the Kansas City Symphony. There is some audio and I've found a few pictures and a nice review (below)!

Pre-Show/Event Press and Publicity:
Set List; Videos of performance (if any) will be linked after song

Thank you @HartNurseDeb. Photo by KAL
(Photo is of a set list (shown above; click on photo to enlarge) forwarded to KAL from Jim's website - tweaks are noted below. Kris' songs are in red.)

First Half:
  1. Celebration (piano) - Jim Brickman 
  2. Joy to the World (piano) - Jim Brickman
  3. Thanksgiving (piano) - Jim Brickman
  4. That Silent Night -Jim Brickman, joined by Tracy Silverman on electric violin
  5. Holiday Medley Mashup - What Child is This/God Rest Ye Merry Gentleman/Here Come the Bells - Jim Brickman on piano and Tracy Silverman on electric violin (in Sarasota, they added improv Led Zeppelin/Smoke on the Water (Deep Purple) and Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer)
  6. The Gift - Anne Cochran on vocals, accompanied by Jim on piano
  7. The Moment You Were Mine - Anne Cochran on vocals, accompanied by Jim on piano
  8. Fly (piano) - Jim Brickman
  9. Relax (piano) - Jim Brickman
  10. A Little Bit of Christmas - Kris with Jim on piano and Tracy on electric violin 
  11. Simple Things - Kris and Anne on vocals, accompanied by Jim on piano

Second Half: Somewhere in all this Kris got into I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas again.
  1. Mommy Is There More Than Just One Santa Claus - Kris accompanied by Tracy on violin
  2. - This and "Stump the Band" was replaced in Kansas City by a performance by the Kansas City Symphony
  3. Christmas Mashup on electric violin - Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas/Little Drummer Boy/Santa Claus is Coming to Town - Tracy Silverman
  4. Do You Hear What I Hear - Anne Cochran on vocals accompanied by Tracy on violin; Kris & Jim join.
  5. Angel Eyes (piano) - Jim Brickman
  6. Charlie Brown Medley: Christmastime is Here/Hark the Herald Angels Sing/O Christmas Tree (piano) - Jim Brickman 
  7. Inspiration Medley - It Ain't Easy Being Green/Sing (Carpenters)/Over the Rainbow/Rainbow Connection - Jim Brickman
  8. Sending You a Little Christmas - Anne, Jim and Kris 
  9. FaLaLa - Jim, Anne, Tracy and Kris
  10. Coming Home for Christmas - Jim, Anne, Tracy and Kris
  11. Peace Where the Heart Is - Jim, Anne, Tracy and Kris [YouTube]
Encore: First Noel/Little Drummer Boy (piano) - Jim Brickman.

The Show:
Photoset by garygressel on IG

Photo by @krismicklin

Want to see Kris live?
Check my calendar on the web version of this blog
 for full schedule; visit or
event/venue's website for tickets

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