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- Fellow Oklahomans singer Kristin Chenoweth, singer-songwriter Toby Keith also appear in the special.
- Farmer’s 18-city “Fresh Out of the Box Tour” kicks off Feb. 15, 2019.
- Farmer will feature four of her famous puppets.
“America’s Got Talent” season 12 winner and audience favorite Darci Lynne Farmer is celebrating the holidays Oklahoma style in her first original TV special on NBC. It’s called “Darci Lynne: My Hometown Christmas.”
The one-hour show will feature musical performances and sketches from the talented young singer-ventriloquist, along with her lively puppets. There are also several feature performances from such notable guests as multi-award-winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth, singer-songwriter Toby Keith, country music superstar Hunter Hayes, three-time Grammy Award-winning and multi-platinum selling artist Pentatonix and two-time Billboard Music Award-winning electronic violinist Lindsey Stirling.
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The special will also include surprise guest appearances from “America’s Got Talent” judges Simon Cowell, Howie Mandel, Heidi Klum and Mel B.
“I’m going to be singing by myself a little bit without my puppets so that’s going to be fun” Farmer said.
Farmer will bring viewers home for the holidays to show off all of Oklahoma’s beauty and warmth. The Emmy and Tony Award-winning Chenoweth, also an Oklahoma native, will perform “What a Wonderful World.” In addition, Farmer will perform with Keith as the two pay visit to the OK Kids Korral, a home for children battling cancer.
Additional performances with Pentatonix and Stirling – as well as puppets Petunia, Oscar, Edna and Katie – will feature many familiar holiday tunes such as “Santa Baby,” “Mary Did You Know” and “Santa Claus Is Coming to Town.” Hayes will debut his new song,
Farmer’s 18-city “Fresh Out of the Box Tour” kicks off Feb. 15, 2019. Additional information and tickets for both shows are available now at www.darcilynne.com. And you can see “Darci Lynne: My Hometown Christmas,” airing Tuesday, December 11th at 9 p.m. ET/PT.