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Each holiday season, we're bombarded with new Christmas albums. There's the country guy you forgot about, that one singer from the '80s your mom likes, and a Broadway person that no one really knows. The songs probably include a heartfelt "White Christmas" and an uninspired "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree."

For her upcoming holiday album Snow Waltz (out Oct. 7), Lindsey Stirling wanted something different. The lead single, "Ice Storm," is an intense instrumental with hard rock drums, the original "Magic" featuring David Archuleta is a tribute to her beloved late father, and for her version of "The Little Drummer Boy," she let the drummer actually drum.

From her home studio, Stirling covers all things Christmas music with Jordan Edwards. Watch the full interview below.

It's Real with Jordan and Demi | Lindsey Stirling www.youtube.com


Lindsey Stirling Tour Dates

Nov 17 - Grand Prairie, TX - Texas Trust CU Theatre at Grand Prairie

Nov 18 - Lubbock, TX - Buddy Holly Hall of Performing Arts

Nov 19 - Amarillo, TX - Amarillo Civic Center Complex

Nov 21 - Midland, TX - Wagner Noël Performing Arts Center

Nov 22 - San Antonio, TX - Tobin Center for the Performing Arts

Nov 25 - Savannah, GA - Johnny Mercer Theater

Nov 26 - Jacksonville, FL - Jacksonville Center for the Performing Arts - Moran Theater

Nov 28 - Fort Myers, FL - Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall

Nov 29 - Clearwater, FL - Ruth Eckerd Hall

Nov 30 - Orlando, FL - Walt Disney Theatre at Dr. Phillips Center for Performing Arts

Dec 2 - North Charleston, SC - North Charleston Coliseum & Performing Arts Center

Dec 3 - Asheville, NC - Thomas Wolfe Auditorium

Dec 5 - Hersey, PA - Hershey Theatre

Dec 6 - Albany, NY - The Palace Theatre

Dec 7 - Newark, NJ - NJPAC

Dec 9 - Mashantucket, CT - Premier Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino

Dec 10 - Waterloo, NY - Del Lago Resort & Casino

Dec 12 - Ft Wayne, IN - Embassy Theatre

Dec 13 - Milwaukee, WI - The Riverside Theater

Dec 15 - Loveland, CO - Budweiser Events Center

Dec 16 - West Valley City, UT - Maverik Center

Dec 17 - Idaho Falls, ID - Mountain America Center

Dec 19 - Wheatland, CA - Hard Rock Live

Dec 20 - San Jose, CA - San Jose Civic

Dec 22 - Mesa, AZ - Ikeda Theater

Dec 23 - Los Angeles, CA - Pantages Theatre

Lindsey Stirling - Ice Storm (Official Music Video) www.youtube.com

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