Over 18,000 LED bulbs will light up the World’s Tallest Live-Cut Tree (115 ft.) on Saturday, Nov. 11 during the grand finale of Citadel Outlet’s 16th Annual Tree Lighting Concert. The free concert is a family-friendly holiday tradition and will include a mix of original pop songs and holiday favorites.
This year’s concert will run from 5PM-8PM and kick-off with a high-energy performance by John Lindahl followed by the headline act, Forever In Your Mind. At 7 PM, Santa Claus will join the performers on stage for the tree lighting and carols by world-acclaimed music and performing arts ensemble, The All-American Boys Chorus. The 30-person chorus will treat the crowd to classic holiday favorites (sing-a-longs encouraged). Attendees are encouraged to bring new, unwrapped toys to be donated to a local children’s charity.
The concert will also celebrate the Grand Opening of the new, two-story retail building in Citadel Outlets’ center court. The luxury, 65,000-square-foot building will take holiday shopping to a whole new level and will be the new location for four world-class brands: COACH, HUGO BOSS, GUESS and Tommy Hilfiger.
21-year-old singer, dancer, writer, and producer John Lindahl is one of the most dynamic young talents in the music industry. A former contestant on “X-Factor” Season 1, Lindahl’s résumé spans far into the high ranks of popular music, having worked with A-list songwriters and producers including Justin Timberlake, Timbaland, and many more. In his young career, Lindahl had performed live at the Grammy’s and as of recently, he signed to chart-topping rapper Logic’s record label, Elysium Records. Lindahl is featured on multiple tracks from the rapper’s chart-topping third album, Everybody and is currently preparing to his release his Elysium debut album, Changes.
This LA-based trio is well on their way to lighting up the pop music universe. First discovered by Simon Cowell in the preliminary stages of “X Factor” Season 3, Forever In Your Mind’s Emery Kelly, Ricky Garcia and Liam Attridge are quickly becoming familiar faces to all music fans. Their self-titled debut EP was released in July, 2016 and since, the band has toured extensively with popular acts such as Demi Lovato and Jesse McCartney. Ricky Garcia has also starred in the Disney Channel show “Best Friends Whenever” and Emery Kelly has starred himself in “Dog With A Blog.”
The All-American Boys Chorus is a world-acclaimed music and performing arts ensemble that travels the world performing and entertaining millions. The Chorus provides boys ages 8-15 with comprehensive musical training and touring opportunities. They are widely known for their beautiful and uplifting harmonies, and have performed with celebrities including Pentatonix, Sarah McLachlan, Josh Groban, John Williams, Bob Hope and many more.