A MULTI-STATE TOUR BRINGING THE CHRISTMAS SEASON TO LIFE
The 2023 Medora Christmas Memories Tour
This award-winning show has proven to be a popular Christmas tradition for thousands of people across the region. The tour visits 26 communities in North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana and Minnesota beginning November 25 and will conclude on December 23.
Bill Sorensen, producer and host of A Magical Medora Christmas tour, has assembled a multi- talented cast for the 2023 version of the tour. The popular Christmas variety show will perform 30 shows in 26 communities in four states.
Returning to the tour are Emily Walter, Travis Smith, Misti Koop, Taylor Leet-Vogel, Adam Vogel, Colin Zasadny. New this year are Tom Brosseau, Michael Cartwright and Damon Fichter.
From the twinkling of lights in Billings to the snow-kissed streets of Grand Forks, from the festive energy of Fergus Falls to the holiday warmth in Bismarck, we are bringing the Christmas magic directly to your town!
Walter, Bismarck, ND, is the host and featured vocalist of the popular Medora Gospel Brunch. She returns for her 8th Christmas tour.
Misti Koop, Grand Forks, ND, vocals and saxophone, Koop has performed several seasons in the Medora Musical. She also directs and performs in the Frost Fire summer productions at Pembina Gorge, ND.
Vogel, Bismarck, ND, lead guitar, has performed as lead guitarist in the Coal Diggers band in the Medora Musical.
First time to the tour Brousseau, Grand Forks, ND, guitar and vocals, is not new to Medora. As host and producer of the Great American Folk Show on Prairie Public radio, the show has originated from Medora during its summer season.
Fichter, Nashville, TN, vocals and trombone, is originally from Dickinson, ND. He performed several seasons as a member of the Burning Hills Singers in the Medora Musical.
Smith, Columbus, OH, serves as the tour’s musical director, plays keyboard, guitar and vocals. He has served as musical director in Medora and performed in the Medora Musical and Gospel Bunch.
Taylor Leet-Vogel, Bismarck, ND, vocals, has performed several seasons as a member of the Burning Hill Singers in the Medora Musical.
Zasadny, Gainesville, FL, magician, has his own summer season magic show in Medora at the Old Town Theater.
Cartwright, New York, NY, vocalist and trumpet virtuoso also has ties to North Dakota through his Grandparents and visiting for a time in Center, ND.
Sorensen, Bismarck, ND, host, comedian and magician, has performed in Medora for 47 years and produces this 9th tour of A Magical Medora Christmas.