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1:27 PM Sat, Sept. 22nd

Winter Solstice Concert features holiday music and aerial dance

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Musician-aerialist Ty Eaton.

Courtesy photo<br> Musician-aerialist Ty Eaton.

COTTONWOOD - The 3rd annual Old Town Center for the Arts 'Winter Solstice Concert' will feature some of the world's favorite Christmas melodies, an aerial dance performance, and a special visual, musical tribute to the last existing tribes on earth, in observation of the ancient winter solstice ritual.

For this special event, OTCA co-director William Eaton will be joined by electric violinist Carrie Caruso, bass-harp guitarist Bart Applewhite and musician-aerialist Ty Eaton.

The trio of Caruso, Applewhite and Eaton will present their eclectic instrumental arrangements of iconic holiday classics, including: Carol of the Bells, Joy to the World, Little Drummer Boy, I Saw Three Ships, We Three Kings, and Silent Night, along with some of their original 'shape shifting' improvs. The trio will also accompany Ty Eaton who will perform and sing a new original song, along with new arrangements of Christmas favorites: God Rest Ye Merry Gentleman, What Child Is This and O Come O Come Emanuel.

This evening of holiday music and aerial dance is at the Old Town Center for the Arts on Saturday, Dec. 20 at 7 p.m.

Tickets are $18 in advance, $20 at the door, and $25 for priority seating. Tickets are available online at www.showtix4u.com and are also available in Cottonwood at: Desert Dancer, and Mt. Hope Foods in Cottonwood and in Sedona at: Crystal Magic. Old Town Center for the Arts is located at 633 N. 5th Street (5th Street & Main) in Old Town Cottonwood. Call 928-634-0940.