LOGAN, W.Va. — Landau Eugene Murphy Jr., Logan County’s dreadlocked classic crooner vocalist who won America’s hearts and season six of NBC Television’s America’s Got Talent, a one million dollar grand prize, and a Columbia Records contract, is bringing his 2016 Home for the Holidays Tour to the Larry Joe Harless Community Center at Gilbert this Friday and the Madison Civic Center at Madison this Saturday. For tickets to the Gilbert show visit www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2717621. For tickets to the Madison show visit www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2717635.
Landau’s special guest on the 2016 Home For The Holidays tour is singer Maiya Sykes from NBC TV’s “The Voice” and the worldwide YouTube sensation and best-selling touring cast of Postmodern Jukebox. Landau and Maiya will perform their biggest hits from their respective television shows, cuts from Landau’s new self-titled CD and your all-time favorite holiday classics for a festive evening of music sure to please music fans of all ages. At many tour stops, Landau will be joined on stage by local children’s choirs and will be collecting toys and non-perishable food items for local charities.
Followers of the America’s Got Talent winner will be treated to live debut performances of songs from LANDAU, his just-released brand new album that includes Great American Songbook classics like “Come Fly With Me”, “The Way You Look Tonight”, “For Sentimental Reasons”, Landau’s unique twist on pop classics like “The Way It Is”, “Try A Little Tenderness” and “Wake Up Everybody” plus his first ever original songs, co-written with Grammy award winning songwriters who have worked with John Legend, Whitney Houston, Justin Bieber and dozens more hitmakers. Concertgoers will also hear tunes from Landau’s Billboard No. 1 ranked Columbia Records debut CD “That’s Life” and his holiday release “Christmas Made For Two” from Landau and his Big Band.
Landau’s 6th annual Christmas tour is a fan and media favorite; the always humble and smiling singer has performed holiday hits on national outlets including “CNN,” “Fox and Friends,” “The Wendy Williams Show,” and live telecasts of the “Macy’s Holiday Parade” and the “Hollywood Christmas Parade.” His dozens of concert appearances have included Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas, the Apollo Theater in New York City, The Mercedes Benz Arena in Shanghai China, The Grove in Hollywood and performing for US troops stationed in Europe. This year’s holiday tour wraps up with Landau fronting the legendary Boston Pops at Symphony Hall on December 31st to ring in the New Year!
Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. and Maiya Sykes will also be available after every show to meet with fans and friends, pose for selfies, autograph memorabilia, and spread holiday cheer.