Kathy Mattea- Songs and the Season

Staff Writer

Kathy Mattea, country music superstar-turned-rootsy folk singer, brings intelligence and conviction to everything she does. Both of her Christmas albums (including the GRAMMY® award–winning Good News) have featured new or little-known songs. Some of those have become modern-day classics, including "Mary, Did You Know?" So Mattea's Christmas show will deliver a deeply personal mix of holiday songs as well as 1980s and '90s hits (such as "Eighteen Wheels and a Dozen Roses," "Come from the Heart," and "Walking Away a Winner") and highlights from her recent explorations of Celtic and American folk music. It all comes wrapped in her gorgeous alto voice and delivered with her trademark sincerity and charm,