Image courtesy of photos.tamucc.edu/TAMU-CC MAR COM Michael Martin Murphey performs during his 2016 Cowboy Christmas Concert in the PAC.

Michael Martin Murphey’s Cowboy Christmas Concert

December 2, 2018

The 25th Anniversary of Michael Martin Murphey’s Cowboy Christmas Concert returns to Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi to deliver good cheer for the holidays on Sunday, Dec. 2, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., as part of the Furgason Bravo! Series at the Performing Arts Center. Michael Murphy’s Cowboy Christmas is a 13-year tradition at TAMU-CC and is known to sell out year after year.

Legendary Texan Michael Murphey is a multiple Grammy award nominee American singer-songwriter with six gold albums. Best known for his 70’s chart-topping pop hits “Wildfire” and genre-bending “Geronimo’s Cadillac,” Murphey’s talented compositions blend elements of country, blues, folk and jazz. Michael Murphey’s Cowboy Christmas performance contains a twist on western holiday classics such as, “Joy to the World” and country holiday hits like “The Cowboy Christmas Ball.” Murphey’s inspirational holiday spectacle appeals to all ages.

Image courtesy of photos.tamucc.edu/TAMU-CC MAR COM
Michael Martin Murphey performs during his 2016 Cowboy Christmas Concert in the PAC.

According to The Heights Theater Newsletter in Houston, Texas, “Murphey’s treasured Cowboy Christmas concerts explore the humanity and spirituality of the season. Stripping down the highly commercial holiday to its bare essentials in an effort to present a richer more rewarding experience for the audience.”

Tickets sell out early every year. To grab yours, go online to, http://tamucc.tix.com, or by phone at 361-825-2787. Tickets cost $25 to $35 for general admission and $7 for children and Islander Students with a valid SandDollar ID.

The Furgason Bravo! Series will continue on Jan. 12 at 7:30 p.m. with the Westminster Choir. Recognized as one of the finest choral ensembles in the United States. The ensemble performs regularly with the New York Philharmonic and The Philadelphia Orchestra as well as visiting orchestras such as the Berlin Philharmonic and the Vienna Philharmonic.

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