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HOLIDAY: Nat King Cole Christmas

Wednesday, December 20, 2023 7:30pm

Event Description

Step back in time and relive the golden era of music with “Nat King Cole Christmas” presented by Magic 101.3. This special concert, set to take place at The Louisville Palace Theatre on December 20, 2023, at 7:30 PM, is a tribute to the legendary Nat King Cole. Conducted by Gabriel Lefkowitz and featuring Terri Lyne Carrington on drums as the Music Director, the evening promises a mix of holiday and iconic songs performed by a stellar array of Grammy-honored musicians and all-stars from the music and theater worlds. With historical images, TV footage, and Nat’s most memorable hits, this concert is both an aural and visual homage to a musical icon.

Gabriel Lefkowitz, Conductor

Music Director/Drummer:
Terri Lyne Carrington (Four-time GRAMMY Award winner)

Rhythm Section:
Piano: Anthony Wonsey
Bass: Ben Williams (GRAMMY Award-winner)
Guitar: Dan Wilson

Ryan Shaw (Three-time GRAMMY nominated artist)
Chris Walker
Christie Dashiell

Tap Dancer/Vocalist:
Jared Grimes (TONY Award-nominated dancer/actor/choreographer)


Exclusive Offer for LO Subscribers:

Louisville Orchestra subscribers receive exclusive access to the Louisville Palace Marquee Lounge when you purchase a ticket to the Nat King Cole Christmas Concert. The Louisville Palace Marquee Lounge provides a range of exclusive amenities, making you feel like a VIP:

  • A private entrance for a quick and hassle-free entry.
  • Two full-service cash bars staffed by dedicated bartenders, offering premium liquors, wines, and signature cocktails.
  • Catch live stage feed on TVs while relaxing in various sitting areas before the show.
  • Private restrooms
  • On-site Experience Hosts
  • And more!

LO subscribers who purchase a ticket to Nat King Cole Christmas via Ticketmaster will automatically be added to the Marquee Lounge Guest List. Instructions on how to redeem your Marquee Lounge Pass will be provided to subscribers via email before the concert.


Carol of the Bells
Deck the Halls
Orange Colored Sky
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
The First Noel
Let There Be Love
O Tannenbaum
Nature Boy
Joy To The World
Just One of Those Things


Bop Kick
Jingle Bells
A Cradle in Bethlehem
Just in Time
Mona Lisa
Silent Night
(Get Your Kicks on) Route 66 /Straighten Up & Fly Right
The Christmas Song
O Holy Night

*Program subject to change.

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Nat King Cole Christmas presented by Magic 101.3


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Event Venue

The Louisville Palace
625 S 4th St
Louisville, 40202 United States

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