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Posted 11.17.22

Harry Announces New Holiday Album 'Make It Merry' & Debuts Original Title Track

November 18, 2022 – Harry Connick, Jr. announces new holiday album Make It Merry, and debuts brand new original title track “Make It Merry”! Listen here and watch the music video here.

Make It Merry will be released November 26, available to stream exclusively on Apple Music in spatial audio and iTunes. To Pre-add on Apple Music click here.

GRAMMY and Emmy Award-winning musician, singer, composer, legendary live performer, and multi-platinum best-selling artist, Harry Connick, Jr., is set to release a brand-new holiday album, Make It Merry, on November 26, available exclusively on Apple Music in Spatial Audio and iTunes. Pre-Add Make It Merry on Apple Music here.

Long regarded as one of America’s finest vocalists and pianists, Harry has continued to establish himself as one of the most beloved artists performing holiday music to date. The 12-track album, which marks his fourth holiday album, features Harry’s definitive take on Christmas classics including “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas” and “Jingle Bells,” as well as newly-recorded versions of his own originals and fan favorites like “(It Must've Been Ol') Santa Claus” and “When My Heart Finds Christmas,” alongside two brand-new, original songs that are sure to become instant holiday classics. “Make It Merry” is the first of the original songs, along with “On This Christmas Morning,” set to be featured on the album.

Coinciding with the album announcement, Harry is unveiling the first single and title track “Make It Merry” – listen here – and its accompanying music video – watch here.

Tonight, Harry kicks off his “A Holiday Celebration 2022 Tour” in Hershey, PA at Hershey Theatre. The tour will make stops across the U.S. including Washington, DC’s famed Kennedy Center (November 21st), back-to-back nights at DPAC in Durham, NC (November 22nd and 23rd) and at New York City’s esteemed David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center (November 27th & 28th); along with two nights in Mesa, AZ at Mesa Arts Center (December 12th & 13th), a three-night stand at Hollywood Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles (December 15th, 16th, & 17th), and two nights at Seattle’s Benaroya Hall (December 19th & 20th) before concluding on Christmas Eve in San Francisco at Davies Symphony Hall. Full tour routing can be found below, and information on where to purchase tickets can be found at

Harry Connick, Jr. has exemplified excellence in every aspect of the entertainment world. He has received recognition with multiple GRAMMY and Emmy Awards as well as Tony nominations for his live and recorded musical performances, his achievements on screens large and small, and his appearances on Broadway as both an actor and a composer. He has sold millions of holiday albums, which have become the soundtrack to Christmas for fans around the world.


Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

Make It Merry

Papa Noel

The Christmas Song

I Pray On Christmas

(It Must’ve Been Ol’) Santa Claus

It Came Upon The Midnight Clear

Christmas Time Is Here

On This Christmas Morning

When My Heat Finds Christmas

Christmas Day

Go Tell It On The Mountain


Date City Venue
Fri, 11/18/2022 Hershey, PA Hershey Theatre
Sat, 11/19/2022 Philadelphia, PA Academy of Music
Sun, 11/20/2022 Richmond, VA Altria Theater
Mon, 11/21/2022 Washington, DC Kennedy Center
Tue, 11/22/2022 Durham, NC DPAC
Wed, 11/23/2022 Durham, NC DPAC
Fri, 11/25/2022 Cleveland, OH KeyBank State Theatre
Sat, 11/26/2022 Rochester, NY Auditorium Theatre
Sun, 11/27/2022 New York, NY David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center
Mon, 11/28/2022 New York, NY David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center
Tue, 11/29/2022 Pittsburgh, PA Benedum Center
Wed, 11/30/2022 East Lansing, MI Wharton Center
Thu, 12/1/2022 Milwaukee, WI Riverside Theater
Sat, 12/3/2022 Peoria, IL Civic Center Theater
Sun, 12/4/2022 St Louis, MO Stifel Theatre
Tue, 12/6/2022 Denver, CO Buell Theatre
Wed, 12/7/2022 Albuquereque, NM Kiva Auditorium
Fri, 12/9/2022 Tucson, AZ Centennial Hall
Sat, 12/10/2022 Rancho Mirage, CA The Show at Agua Center
Sun, 12/11/2022 San Diego, CA Civic Theatre
Mon, 12/12/2022 Mesa, AZ Mesa Arts Center
Tue, 12/13/2022 Mesa, AZ Mesa Arts Center
Thu, 12/15/2022 Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Pantages Theatre
Fri, 12/16/2022 Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Pantages Theatre
Mon, 12/19/2022 Seattle, WA Benaroya Hall
Tue, 12/20/2022 Seattle, WA Benaroya Hall
Thu, 12/22/2022 Portland, OR Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Fri, 12/24/2022 San Francisco, CA Davies Symphony Hall

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