3/16/2016 - High Point Market
High Point Market's Stars Under the Stars to Feature Donny Osmond and Christopher Cross
High Point, NC, March 16, 2016 — Stars Under the Stars, the legendary series of events at the High Point Market, is offering two unique nights of entertainment at Spring Market, April 16 - 20, 2016.
On Saturday, April 16, Christopher Cross will take Center Stage to delight Market guests with a repertoire of hits that have virtually defined adult contemporary music. A winner of five Grammy awards and one Oscar, Cross first burst onto the scene in 1980 with the song of the year, “Sailing.” As the decade unfolded, Cross continued to top the charts with tunes such as “Ride Like the Wind,” “Say You’ll Be Mine,” “Never Be the Same,” “All Right,” “No Time for Talk,” and “Think of Laura.” Plus, his collaboration with Burt Bacharach, “Arthur’s Theme (Best That You can Do)” earned an Academy Award in 1982 as Best Song from a Film. Through the years, Cross has remained a unique artist whose nine albums comprise a body of work that reveals a sophisticated sensitivity, and a steady, focused dedication to artistic growth. A performer who truly enjoys connecting with his audience, Cross currently plays close to 100 live shows per year.
On Sunday, April 17, Donny Osmond steps up to deliver an evening of exceptional entertainment. Starting as the original teen idol in a boy band with his brothers, Osmond has enjoyed a 50-plus year career as a singer, actor, television series host, best-selling author, motivational speaker, and Season 9 champion of Dancing with the Stars. He has earned 33 gold records and sold over 100 million albums. Today, Donny performs at the Flamingo Las Vegas with his sister, Marie. Their show is so popular that its venue was recently renamed “The Donny & Marie Showroom.” Plus, they have enjoyed a five year run in “Best of Las Vegas,” by the Las Vegas Journal Review. Donny and wife, Debbie, recently launched Donny Osmond Home with the brand message, “Making Home and Family #1.” Sponsors of this event include Donny Osmond Home Brand, Coaster Fine Furniture, Sagebrook Home and Kas Rugs.
Doors open for all events at 7:00 p.m. at Center Stage, between the Transportation Terminal and Showplace, and the concerts will begin at 7:30 p.m. Please note, doors will open at 6:45 pm for market-goers who have been issued a Buyer pass. Food and drinks are provided to all market-goers with a current Spring Market pass and photo ID*. No one under the age of 15 will be admitted. Details can also be found at http://www.highpointmarket.org/event/stars-under-the-stars.
*Open only to Spring 2016 High Point Market attendees
About the High Point Market Authority
The High Point Market Authority, www.highpointmarket.org, is the official sponsor and organizer of the High Point Market in High Point, N.C. Featuring an extensive selection of exhibitors spanning every category, style, and price point, and attracting tens of thousands of visitors from more than 100 countries twice each year, the High Point Market is the driving force of the home furnishings industry. Find the High Point Market anywhere online, and follow on social media using the hashtag #hpmkt.
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