Performing live, Jim Brickman’s The Love Tour arrives in Abilene at the Abilene Civic Center on Thursday, February 20th at 7:30pm. Ticket prices range from $50 - $20 and are available by calling (800) 869-1451, online at MyTicketOffice.com or at the Abilene Civic Center Auditorium located at 1101 North 6th.
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Brickman's engaging stage presence seamlessly blends mood and music to touch the heart in a special way, letting fan's imaginations take them wherever they want to go. With dazzling solo piano and star-studded vocal collaborations, Brickman will wow audience members with his hits including “Valentine,” “If You Believe,” “Love of My Life” and more. The Love Tour strikes the perfect balance between musical intimacy, compelling storytelling and audience interaction.
About Jim Brickman
Jim Brickman amassed 27 Top 40 singles on the adult contemporary charts, including 14 Top 10 smashes. His collaboration with country songstress Martina McBride, “Valentine,” scored a number 1 hit on Billboard's Adult Contemporary Chart and a top 10 country hit in 1998. Other Brickman staples include “Peace” and “The Gift,” both with Collin Raye, “Simple Things” with Rebecca Lynn Howard, “Never Alone” with Lady Antebellum, and “Love of My Life” with Michael W. Smith.
Throughout his long career, Brickman has also shared his artistry with luminaries such as Kenny Loggins, Carly Simon, Herb Alpert, Michael Bolton, Donny Osmond, Richie McDonald (country's Lonestar), smooth jazz sax star Dave Koz, Olivia Newton-John, Wayne Brady, Blind Boys of Alabama, Broadway's Jane Krakowski and more. Along the way he’s been rewarded for his melodically sublime style with two Grammy Award nominations, a couple of SESAC “Songwriter of the Year” Awards, a Canadian Country Music Award and a Dove Award presented by the Gospel Music Association. He’s also the author of two best-selling books, 2001’s Simple Things and 2005’s Love Notes, co-written with Cindy Pearlman.
A native of Cleveland, Brickman began playing piano at the age of five and studied music at the prestigious Cleveland Institute of Music where he was honored with a scholarship in his name in 2011. Founding his own advertising music company in 1980, Brickman began writing commercial jingles for such advertisers as McDonald’s, Pontiac and Kellogg’s.
Brickman has been a strong supporter of PBS, filming four TV specials for the revered television network – 2000’s My Romance: An Evening with Jim Brickman, 2002’s Love Songs and Lullabies, 2005’s Jim Brickman Live from Disney’s Magic Kingdom, and 2009’s Beautiful World. In March 2013, Brickman brought together the stars of the 70’s with Jim Brickman Presents Celebration of the 70’s. Filmed live for Comcast On Demand, this special will be released to the public later this year.
Brickman is also the host of a syndicated radio show, Your Weekend with Jim Brickman, airing on 80+ radio stations across North America in cities such as Milwaukee, Hartford, Portland, Honolulu, Buffalo, Cincinnati, Providence, and Nashville. Brickman has had the good fortune of sharing his music through some of his biggest partners like Celestial Seasonings, John Q Hammons Hotels and Resorts, Audio-Technica, Whole Foods and American Greetings, just to name a few. Also lending his hand to many charitable foundations, Brickman currently works with Autism Speaks and the Horatio Alger Association.
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