Itís a night of big band music at the Coleman Theatre, downtown Miami, as the Tulsa Praise Orchestra performs Big Band Christmas, Saturday, December 13th at 7:30pm.†

Featuring world renowned gospel singer and Oklahoma treasure Ernestine Dillard, this show is guaranteed to get you into the holiday spirit.† Now in its 14th season, the Tulsa Praise Orchestra has performed over 350 concerts throughout Oklahoma, Texas, Missouri, Kansas, Arkansas, and New Mexico.† The band has performed at such venues as the Grand Palace in Branson and the Red Gold Heritage Center at Silver Dollar City.† Other notable concerts include a performance with the famed Dukes of Dixieland, Steinway recording artist Larry Dalton, Grammy Award winner Phil Driscoll, and famed composer/arranger Ralph Carmichael.†††

Proceeds to benefit the ballroom restoration project at the Coleman Theatre.† This $1.8 million project will restore the 5,000 square feet upstairs to include seating for 500 at receptions and conventions. Ticket prices are $25 for premium seating, $20 adults, $16 Seniors, and $12 for students 18 and younger.† To purchase tickets or for more information about the Tulsa Praise Orchestra Big Band Christmas performance to be held Saturday, December 13th at 7:30pm, call the Coleman Theatre at 918-540-2425, visit the website at colemantheatrea.org, or stop by the box office window at 103 North Main in Miami.† Mastercard, Visa and Discover are accepted.†