New Live Christmas CD & DVD Released
KEITH & KRISTYN GETTY RELEASE LIVE ALBUM RECORDED ON COUPLE’S JOY- AN IRISH CHRISTMAS TOUR -- A Mix Of Carols, Original And Favorite Hymns, And Irish Folk Music, Joy-An Irish Christmas Live Complements Upcoming Public Television Special And Annual Christmas Tour --
One of America’s favorite holiday concert performers, Keith & Kristyn Getty are releasing, Joy-An Irish Christmas Live, an album of live recordings from their 2014 tour.
Right in time for the holidays, Joy-An Irish Christmas Live is truly a unique album comprising a lively mix of traditional carols, original and favorite hymns, bluegrass, and Irish folk music. Joy-An Irish Christmas Live captures the true spirit of the holiday, given the songs were performed live before an audience, while many holiday albums are studio recordings.
The album’s 18 songs were recorded on the Getty’s Joy-An Irish Christmas annual tour, where the couple performed before many sold-out houses. Indeed, Keith & Kristyn Getty, along with their band of virtuoso musicians from North America and Ireland, and often with a multi-generational choir, played at such prestigious venues as New York’s Carnegie Hall, Dallas’ Winspear Opera House, Cleveland’s Connor Palace Theater, and Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center.
Songs on the Joy-An Irish Christmas Live album include holiday favorites such as “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen” and “Deck the Halls,” along with new and original hymns such as “Joy Has Dawned” and “O Children Come,” and the original Getty hymn sung all over the world, “In Christ Alone.”
The album’s release coincides with a special airing throughout the holiday season on Public Television stations across the United States (check local listings) of the Getty’s Joy-An Irish Christmas tour.
The album also complements the Getty’s 2015 Christmas tour. Now in its 4th year, Joy–An Irish Christmas tour began in 2010, with a brief hiatus in 2013 as the couple awaited the arrival of their second child. By the end of 2015, more than 200,000 people throughout North America will have seen The Getty’s annual Christmas tour. 2015 tour dates are listed below, and additional information regarding each concert is available at: https://www.gettymusic.com/Christmas
A DVD and CD of the television special are available for sale at retailers and online outlets, including a special MFiT version for iTunes.