Grammy award-winning country band to perform Christmas show in Peoria

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PEORIA, Ill. – A Grammy award-winning group and Country Music Hall of Fame members The Oak Ridge Boys are bringing holiday cheer to the River City this winter.

The country group will play the Peoria Civic Center on Nov. 22, as part of their Downhome Christmas show.

A mixture of traditional and contemporary songs make up the set list, which includes songs from the Oaks’ seven bestselling Christmas CDs.

Oaks’ lead singer, Duane Allen, says,

“Christmas is my favorite time of year,” lead singer Duane Allen said. “Every year I look forward to taking our Christmas tour all over the USA. I hope everyone will come out this year and celebrate Christmas with The Oak Ridge Boys.”

Known for their iconic and multi-platinum selling hit “Elvira,” along with other chart-toppers like “Bobbie Sue,” “Thank God For Kids,” and “Leaving Louisiana In The Broad Daylight,” The Oak Ridge Boys have achieved a decorated career, winning five GRAMMY® Awards, and multiple CMA, ACM and Dove Awards for their cross-over brand of pop, country and gospel music that spans multiple generations.

Tickets start at $26.50 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Aug. 2. They can be purchased at the Toyota Box Office and

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