“America’s Got Talent” season 12 winner Darci Lynne Farmer is celebrating the holidays Oklahoma style in her first original TV special, “Darci Lynne: My Hometown Christmas,” and has released her version of “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree”.
The one-hour TV special will feature musical performances and sketches from the talented young singer-ventriloquist, along with her lively puppets. There are also several feature performances from guests multi-award-winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth, singer-songwriter Toby Keith, country music superstar Hunter Hayes, three-time Grammy Award-winning and multi-platinum selling artist Pentatonix and two-time Billboard Music Award-winning electronic violinist Lindsey Stirling.
The special will also include surprise guest appearances from “America’s Got Talent” judges Simon Cowell, Howie Mandel, Heidi Klum and Mel B.
Darci will take viewers home for the holidays to show off all of Oklahoma’s beauty and warmth. The Emmy and Tony Award-winning Chenoweth, also an Oklahoma native, will perform “What a Wonderful World.” In addition, Farmer will perform with Keith as the two pay visit to the OK Kids Korral, a home for children battling cancer.
Darci gained national attention when she won NBC’s hit series “America’s Got Talent” in 2017. She captivated audiences with her incredible performances alongside puppets Oscar and Petunia, earning the most votes ever for a winning act. Farmer’s national tour has played in over 50 markets this past year to sell-out crowds, including at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. Farmer also marked an important milestone with her stage debut at the Grand Ole Opry.
Her first-ever holiday tour, “Rocking Around the Christmas Tree with Darci Lynne and Friends,” gets underway Nov. 24. In addition, her 18-city “Fresh Out of the Box Tour” kicks off Feb. 15, 2019. Additional information and tickets for both shows are available now at www.darcilynne.com.
Darci Lynne: My Hometown Christmas,” airs Tuesday, Dec. 11 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
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