Walton Arts Center announces the newest addition on the 2015-16 Popcorn Indiana’s American Music Series. Five-time Grammy® Award winner Michael McDonald presents This Christmas – An Evening of Holiday and Hits on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015. Tickets go on sale Friday, Aug. 28 at 10am. Ticket prices range from $42 to $72 and can be purchased by calling Walton Arts Center’s Box Office at 479.443.5600 or by visiting waltonartscenter.org.

Michael McDonald is best known for his soulful tenor and baritone, and the richness of his voice. Formerly of The Doobie Brothers and Steely Dan, McDonald’s unmistakable sound has made him one of the world’s most sought-after session singers of our time. Add formidable songwriting and keyboard skills, and you have an artist who has been a singular musical presence for over four decades. During this special concert, McDonald will combine yuletide favorites and modern Motown classics with a few of his signature hits like “I Keep Forgettin” and ‘70s-era Doobie Brothers classics, such as “What A Fool Believes.” His stirring baritone will infuse popular Christmas songs with a unique vocal styling, adding the perfect blend of hope and cheer to your holiday season.

Walton Arts Center’s 2015-16 Popcorn Indiana American Music Series has a number of exciting concerts, including:

Michael McDonald This Christmas – An Evening of Holiday and Hits
Dec. 1, 2015 | Tickets $42 to 72

Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn
Feb. 19, 2016 | Tickets $25 to 45

Mavis Staples & Nick Lowe
March 12, 2016 | Tickets $23 to 53

A Night with Janis Joplin
April 17-18, 2016 | Tickets $30 to 70