Today A HIT announced multiple GRAMMY Award-nominated and Dove Award-winning artists, Isaacs, will perform their first official worldwide live streaming concert “Christmas with The Isaacs”. The concert will be streamed on Tuesday, December 13th at 6:00 PM (PST) / 9:00 PM (EST) exclusively on HITKOR.com and will be available in over 30 countries live and on demand. Special guests “Ugly Sweater Trio” featuring Gary Chapman, Regie Hamm and Kevin Pauls will perform as part of the pre-show.
Celebrating their 50th anniversary in 2021, The Isaacs became official members of the Grand Ole Opry and Gospel Music Hall of Fame, continuing to build on the legacy the family first began in 1971. Master vocalists, instrumentalists and songwriters, they are known for their ability to connect and mix genres. Their sound led to invitations from notable contemporaries – including Dolly Parton, Vince Gill, Alison Krauss, Paul Simon and many others – to sing on numerous albums and share stages across the country. In 2023, he will go on tour with country superstar Reba McEntire.
“We are grateful for the invitation from the incredible team at HITKOR to share ‘Christmas with The Isaacs’ with our friends around the world. This is one of our favorite times of the year and we look forward to celebrating the spirit of Christmas with this special holiday show,” says band member Sonya Isaacs.
“The Isaacs are musical treasures and the perfect band to help us kick off the holidays. We are fortunate to partner with them and welcome their family and unforgettable voices to the HITKOR stage,” says Russ Miller, CEO of HITKOR. “We look forward to providing The Isaacs and their audiences with a world-class viewing experience.”
The HITKOR team of over 50 crew members work with each performer to ensure a high quality pre-show experience and performance for audiences around the world. Multiple cameras show all the action and the set is customized for each performance. All audio passes through HITKOR’s professional recording studio, ensuring sound quality unmatched by traditional broadcast television and live social media channels.
Lily Isaacs is the singer and matriarch of the group. She began as an off-Broadway actress at the Woodstock Playhouse and recorded for Columbia Records as a folk singer. She wrote two autobiographies about her life story. Rounding out the band are her three children: Ben, Sonya and Becky. Ben is a bass player and singer. He has been nominated for more than 13 GRAMMY Awards, has been voted Producer of the Year at the Absolutely Gospel Awards multiple times, and has produced many Dove Award-winning albums. Sonya plays the mandolin and is also a singer. After a solo country stint with Lyric Street Records, Sonya focused on songwriting and has recorded many songs with Trisha Yearwood, Leann Rimes, Martina McBride, Vince Gill and many others. She has won several Dove Awards for her songs and also enjoys singing backing vocals for such artists as Reba McEntire, Brad Paisley, Dierks Bentley, Trisha Yearwood, Vince Gill and more. Becky plays guitar and is also the band’s lead singer. She began writing songs as a teenager and achieved her first number one hit with “Stand Still”. She has sung backing vocals for various artists including Paul Simon, Alabama, Dolly Parton, Don Williams and Merle Haggard to name a few. She has also been nominated and awarded as singer and songwriter of the year in several programs.
Tickets for ‘Christmas With The Isaacs’ are on sale now and are only available at HITKOR.com. LIVE tickets are $17.99 (streaming live and on-demand) and ALL ACCESS tickets are $19.99 and include a bonus, behind-the-scenes content, as well as a performance by the “Ugly Sweater Trio” before the main show.
Ticket buyers can customize their experience via multicam KORplayer and will also have extended access to concert recordings for a minimum of one year, allowing access not only for the LIVE event, but whenever they want. Fans can watch their favorite artists in high-definition video while immersed in HEAR360 surround sound using their favorite headphones or earbuds. Additionally, fans become the “directors” of the show by selecting different camera angles and customizing what they want to see while watching an Encore performance (programming is available on Encore 72 hours after the LIVE stream). Using their mobile device, they can explore the stage in dynamic 180-degree virtual reality.