Jim Brickman brings A Joyful Christmas to Omaha on Friday, December 28, 2018 at the Holland Performing Arts Center

Jul 16, 2018, 15:54 PM by Kelly Bartnick

Christmas sparkles with new life as Grammy-nominated songwriter and piano sensation Jim Brickman brings his beautiful music and charm to his 30-city holiday tour A Joyful Christmas.  In honor of this 22nd annual holiday tour, Jim will debut original songs, along with the sounds and stories of the season.  Hailed by Nashville Music News as a “holiday classic” and “not to be missed,” Jim brings his favorites, the hits and classics and exciting new sounds in a concert experience like a Christmas card come to life.


WHAT:             Jim Brickman A Joyful Christmas
WHEN:             Friday, December 28, 2018 – 7:30pm
WHERE:           Holland Performing Arts Center
PRICES:           $58.00, $48.00, $38.00, $28.00    
(Tickets on sale Wednesday, July 25, 2018)

As he marks this 22nd year tradition from coast to coast, Jim will showcase new music, along with holiday favorites and the hits that made him the most charted Billboard® Adult Contemporary artist, earning him two Grammy® nods and four gold albums.  With featured musical guests, feelings of comfort and joy are fused together with Jim's most beloved hits like “The Gift," “Angel Eyes,” and "Sending You A Little Christmas.”  Whether you need to escape the hustle and bustle or keep your spirit bright, you’ll be reminded of what we cherish during the most wonderful time of the year. . . Togetherness.

“Brickman’s charm makes for an ingeniously imaginative holiday celebration,” said the New York Daily Gazette.  Be prepared for “a warm and wonderful, winter’s night” while enjoying a concert that is “brimming with emotion…a Christmas tradition!” hailed the Dallas Morning News.

“I love to perform live more than anything and I think the tone of my shows is such a familial and inviting type of experience that it's really become a tradition for a lot of people, which I'm thankful for,” says Brickman. A Joyful Christmas will kickoff the Friday after Thanksgiving (November 23) in Derry, NH. For a full list of tour stops, visit 

• Holland Performing Arts Center
• 1200 Douglas Street
• Omaha, NE 68102
• 402.345.0606 (ticket office)


Jim Brickman’s distinctive piano style and captivating live performances, have revolutionized the popularity of instrumental music, making him a driving force behind modern American music. 

The hit-making songwriter is the best-selling solo pianist of our time earning 21 Number One albums and 32 Top 20 Radio Singles in the industry bible, “Billboard Magazine.” He’s garnered two Grammy nominations, gospel music’s Dove Award, two SESAC Songwriter of the Year Awards, and the Canadian Country Music Award. 

Brickman is one of pop-music’s most fascinating success stories.  He jumped from a career as a jingle writer of famous tunes for advertising, to reviving the romantic standard of the popular song.  

His first album release was 1995’s “No Words,” and he’s gone on to sell eight million albums worldwide. His and star-studded vocal collaborations, have crossed genres to feature luminaries like, Martina McBride, Carly Simon, Lady Antebellum, Michael W. Smith, Herb Alpert, Michael Bolton, Donny Osmond, Kenny Rogers, Olivia Newton-John, Johnny Mathis, Kenny Loggins, Jane Krakowski, and a host of country, Broadway, pop, and jazz musicians.

Brickman is in the 20th season of hosting the popular syndicated radio show: “The Jim Brickman Show.”

“Hope,” “Faith” and “Peace” are truly at the heart of Jim Brickman’s passionate songwriting. “I write music to be shared — to soothe, to inspire, to celebrate, to love. To me, music is the pure and simple soundtrack to life’s most memorable moments.”

*Ticket Omaha is the official retail ticket outlet for all performances at the Orpheum Theater and the Holland Performing Arts Center. Tickets purchased from other ticket retailers such as secondary ticket agencies or brokers may be more expensive and may not be valid. Due to the nature of live entertainment, all programs, performers, prices, dates and times are subject to change.