One of East Tennessee’s favorite holiday traditions will continue in 2021 when the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra presents the 35th Annual Clayton Holiday Concert on Dec. 17-19.

The performances, sponsored by Clayton Homes, Clayton Volvo, Clayton Foundation and FirstBank, will be held at the Knoxville Civic Auditorium.

“I’m very excited to conduct this year’s annual Clayton Holiday Concert,” KSO Resident Conductor James Fellenbaum said. “This year’s show will be full of wonderful music that everyone will enjoy, and it will be a fantastic way to celebrate the holidays!”

Performances will be held on Friday, Dec. 17, at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 18, at 3 and 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday, Dec. 19, at 3 p.m. Tickets range from $18-$49, and children’s tickets start at $10.

Tickets are available online at Groups of 10 or more can purchase tickets at a discounted rate by calling 865-521-2300.

The KSO will partner with the Knoxville Choral Society, Webb School of Knoxville Select Ensembles, GO! Contemporary Dance Works and featured vocalists Jennifer D’Agostino and Michael Roemer to bring holiday favorites to the stage, including “Santa Claus is Coming to Town,” “It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas” and “You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch.”

“It is such a tradition for GO! and for all of Knoxville, and it is one of our favorite performances,” said Lisa Hall McKee, Artistic Director of GO! Contemporary Dance Works. “It is such a wholesome, family-friendly performance that embodies the season in every way.”

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