2017 brought The Caroling Connection (an offering of With A Voice Like This) the opportunity and privilege to appear on Festival Lane for the second year running. An additional honor was to be featured in the national broadcast of the Festival of Lights Parade.
(ELGIN, IL; October 23 2017) The Caroling Connection, carolers who make holiday memories, is returning to Festival Lane for the 2017 BMO Harris Magnificent Mile Festivals of Lights, November 18th from 1 – 3 PM. New this year, they will also be featured on the Live Broadcast of the Festival of Lights on ABC 7 in Chicago and 108 markets around the United States and Canada.
“We’re honored to participate in such a great tradition in Chicago, not only by performing in Festival Lane again, but also by appearing on the broadcast of Saturday’s events.” said Jim Goodrich, Founder and Head Voice at The Caroling Connection. “Working with everyone involved at The Magnificent Mile Association, Tamar Productions and ABC 7 in Chicago has been a wonderful experience and a great opportunity.”
This is the second appearance in Festival Lane by The Caroling Connection, which is celebrating its second year. What makes The Caroling Connection so special?
“It’s a combination of experience, professionalism, and vision,” said Goodrich, who’s been singing professionally for the past 30 years and caroling professionally for the past 24 years. “While the group may be new to the Chicago scene, I’ve been around awhile and have had the privilege to work with some amazing musicians. What truly makes The Caroling Connection special is combining the talent of experienced and highly trained singers with a vision of providing a memorable and magical experience. We help people feel that childlike wonder while they’re celebrating with family and friends. We want you to fall in love with the music all over again and feel the joy it brings. ”
The Caroling Connection will be strolling in Festival Lane on Saturday, November 18th from 1 – 3 PM, caroling to all the attendees of the Lights Festival. These four a cappella singers, festively dressed in 19th Century Dickensian costumes, will sing classic songs of the holidays, such as ‘Deck the Halls’, ‘Holly Jolly Christmas, ‘Silent Night’, ‘O Christmas Tree’ and more.
What: The Caroling Connection in Festival Lane and on ABC 7’s broadcast of The 26th BMO Harris Bank Magnificent Mile Lights Festival
Where: Pioneer Court 401 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611
When: November 18 from 1-3 PM in Festival Lane: Live broadcast begins at 6:00 PM
About The Caroling Connection: https://TheCarolingConnection.com
The Caroling Connection books through With A Voice Like This. For additional information, call Jim Goodrich at 630.492.0487
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From the Chicago Tribune:
“Jim Goodrich, right, and members of the Caroling Connection singing group, perform Christmas carols during the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival on Nov. 19, 2016, in Chicago.
(Alyssa Pointer / Chicago Tribune)”