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Manheim Steamroller--to go or not to go.....?

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Old 11-30-2006, 01:57 PM   #1
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Question Manheim Steamroller--to go or not to go.....?

OK. You people over in the Christmas thread(s) have peaked my interested. I'd never even heard of Manheim Steamroller until I started reading y'all's posts but now I see that they're going to be in Branson at the same time I'm there.

My mom and I both love Christmas music--I think she even more than I!!

Would the show be worth it?
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Old 11-30-2006, 02:36 PM   #2
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I would recommend it. They've been around for ever (since before I was in high school) and their music is great. I'm not sure how they would rate against TSO (I've been listening to their stuff since Gary (EZMONEY) introduced me). But a concert is ALWAYS good fun!
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Old 11-30-2006, 02:55 PM   #3
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I'd probably buy a CD or download their music first. Then, if you like it, book the tickets! Downloading a couple songs costs few dollars, and then if you don't care for their music for whatever reason, you'll know before buying the tickets.

A concert is ALWAYS good fun, though, and especially at the holidays! So festive!
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I download my music using LimeWire, their downloads are FREE! Give that a try if you want to check them out before spending your money!
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My husband is listening to them right now. He wants to go see them in St.Louis. They were on PBS the other night and looked really good.
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Of course they are definitely worth seeing! I think even if you listened a CD first you don't quite get the whole effect. The show is AWESOME! And if they ever come here again I WILL be going!
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Meinheim Steamroller is AWESOME! I would certainly not pass up a chance to see them in concert!

Also, I highly recommend Trans-Siberian Orchestra! - They do "stories" through their music; each CD comes with it's own little story book (plus words to all the songs). And the music itself is truly magnificent. It's kinda a cross between rock, blues & jazz - and if I ever get the chance to see THEM in concert - I'm goin' baby!
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My dh and I went and saw them a couple of years ago for a combination Christmas and Anniversary present. They are absolutely fantastic and the money is definitely well spent. Go, you won't regret it.
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I like both and have been a fan of Manheim Steamroller for ages and ages. They are a bit different in their style of music but you are sure to enjoy the concert. Go and have fun! Wish I could see them too.
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