The ANDY KIM CHRISTMAS will be held at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre on December 4th. Tickets are available here.
Going into its 15th year, The Andy Kim Christmas Show has been gathering friends and fans together to celebrate the spirit and generosity of the musical community in Toronto with all proceeds going to charity. The concert event is the brainchild of music legend and newly inducted into the Canadian Music Hall Of Fame, and the evening’s host and performer, Andy Kim.
“It is with heartfelt thanks, that after all these years, we continue to unite as a musical community. To donate our time to help those who are in need is one of our greatest gifts as musicians.
This is our 15th year together and I want to thank everyone who has come to visit our show and shared precious moments with me.”
During this one-of-a-kind charity event, patrons will be treated to a classic variety entertainment show that includes holiday performances by some of the country’s most sought-after singer/songwriters and performers. Past guests include Russell Peters, Sean Cullen, The Sheepdogs, Nelly Furtado, The Strumbellas, Sloan, Tom Cochrane, Cowboy Junkies, Barenaked Ladies, The Trews, Feist, Amy Milan, Sam Roberts, Lights, Maestro, Alex Lifeson from Rush, James Black & Rick Jackett from Finger Eleven, Serena Ryder, Colin James, Sarah Harmer, Jacksoul, BUCK65, Honeymoon Suite, Arkells, K-os, Tom Wilson, Tomi Swick, Beverley Mahood, Bobby Bazini, and many more. Join us for a magical evening jam-packed with Canadian talent and Christmas music.
Born in Montreal, Andy Kim was inspired by the Beatles, Hank Williams, Frank Sinatra, Elvis, Buddy Holly, and Bob Dylan. He found fame in New York City at just 16 years old when he wrote How’d We Ever Get This Way?, the first of nine Billboard Top 40 hits, including #1 songs Rock Me Gently and Sugar, Sugar, one of Billboard’s “Greatest Songs of All Time.” A true Canadian son, Andy has been awarded the country’s top industry honor twice, the JUNO Award for outstanding achievements in the record industry, as well as the Indie Award for Favorite Solo Artist in 2005. Andy is a member of Songwriters Hall of Fame and was inducted into Billboard’s Hit Parade Hall of Fame in 2010. Over his epic career, Andy has sold over 30 million records, with songs covered by music history’s greats, including Wilson Pickett, Tom Jones, Ike & Tina Turner, and Bob Marley. His latest album, It’s Decided, was released in April, 2015 on Arts & Crafts to critical acclaim. In May, 2016, Andy was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall Of Fame. Andy Kim’s music can be heard in hit series such as Showcase’s Ray Donovan and Netflix’s Mindhunters. Pizza Pizza used their own version of Sugar, Sugar in their campaigns to celebrate their 50th Anniversary throughout 2017 and into 2018 in time for his induction into the Canada’s Walk Of Fame. In 2019, he will be inducted into the Canadian Music Hall Of Fame.