You’ll swear they’re baking gingerbread backstage as Vi Wickam’s Christmas music dances in your ears. Vi, and his band of merry music makers will delight you and spark your holiday cheer. With special guests Paul Chet and Amy Madden, you will be smiling and singing along to your Christmas favorites. This Holiday Showcase features local Loveland resident and Nationally recognized fiddle player and vocalist, Vi Wickam. Classically trained, raised in a family with a long musical history, Vi’s music spans from classical to blues, and jazz to old-time fiddle. He has been featured on dozens of CD recordings and on stage throughout the United States.
For the 4th year, Vi welcomes back his friends, Paul Chet and Amy Madden to join his band featuring local favorites, Jim Abraham – Bass, Bob Montgomery – Keyboard, Franklin Taggart – Guitar, Jephta Bernstein and her daughter Naomi on Violin. For the last 3 years, this group has entertained full houses in Fort Collins and Loveland, playing your Christmas favorites, including songs from Vi’s Christmas CD entitled “Twas the Night Before Christmas.” Together, Paul Chet, a well-known country singer in both Colorado and Nashville, and Amy Madden, a local singing and acting sensation bring their amazing and unique vocal styles to the stage alongside some of Northern Colorado’s finest instrumental musicians.