Warren Haynes Presents: The 24th Annual Christmas Jam – String Cheese Incident, Blind Boys, Sheryl Crow, Warren Haynes Band
A yearly tradition will continue for the 24th time this December when Warren Haynes hosts another Christmas Jam in Asheville, North Carolina on December 15th. The multi-band event will take place at The U.S. Cellular Center Asheville (formerly The Asheville Civic Center) with all net proceeds from the concert and all Xmas Jam weekend event set to benefit Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity. The initial lineup has been announced and features a few Xmas Jam newcomers as well as some vets.
Recently reunited jam act The String Cheese Incident will make their first Xmas Jam appearance nine years after SCI mandolin player Michael Kang made his Xmas Jam debut in 2003. Superstar singer Sheryl Crow will also make her Xmas Jam debut. Haynes will appear with his Warren Haynes Band outfit and with Blind Boys of Alabama. Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue will bring the funk to the event, while Mike Barnes, Kevn Kinney and Anders Osborne are aboard as the first special guests to be announced.
A few different VIP packages are available and expected to sell out. A pre-sale will be available through Christmas Jam Ticketing starting on Thursday, October 11th at Noon ET and will run until Friday, October 12th at 5PM ET or until the allotment sells out if that happens before that time. A public on-sale will start at Noon ET on Friday, October 19th via Ticketmaster & The Civic Center Box Office.