photo by Lotus Carroll of Lotus Carroll
Welcome to the The 2014 Blogger Christmahanukwanzaakah Online Holiday Concert! It is my honor to be with you here for the eighth year of this concert. Thank you for keeping this blogging tradition alive. May we all be happy, healthy, and creatively productive in 2015!
Ang Pasko Ay Sumapit (Christmas Has Arrived) performed by Nenette Alejandria Mayor of Life Candy and her daughter, Miranda.
Joy the the World performed by Kristen Howerton from Rage Against the Minivan, Chad Markley from California Loves Culture and Lauren Francis from Beer and Hymns Orange County singing Joy To The World.
Snow Day performed by Mary Long of Marty Suttle Long and Kevin Long
photo by Veronica McCabe Deschambault
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen and The First Noel performed by Laurie LaGrone of Foolery and Mac Caywood of the Orland Federated Church Jubilee Bell Choir
Happy Christmahanukakwanzaakah performed by Leah, the daughter of Louise Gleeson of Late Night Plays
Santa Baby performed by Anne Riotto
White Winter Hymnal performed by Jenny of Oh Jenny Mae and her daughter Molly.
photo by Jennifer Gosden
Petit Papa Noel performed by Oscar and Posey, the children of Bon Stewart of The Theory Blog
Hanukkah at Christmas performed by Tamar Jacobson of Mined Nuggets
Interrupting Jingle Bells performed by Dresden Julia Shumaker of Creating Motherhood and her son
Saint Nuit (Silent Night in French) performed Natalie Helene LeBlanc
photo by Jana Anthoine of Jana’s Thinking Place
O Holy Night performed by Elizabeth Flora Ross of The Writer Revived
Oh Come All Ye Faithful performed by Paula Kiger of Green Big Pen
Rock of Ages performed by Elisa Camahort Page of BlogHer
I’ll Be Home for Christmas performed by Doreen Oliver
photo by Martin Karaffa of Deutschland uber Elvis
Tom Lehrer’s A Christmas Carol performed by Celeste Lindell of Average Jane
Dona Nobis Pacem performed by Lori Holden of Lavender Luz and her sisters
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer performed by Jenn Mattern of Jennifer Mattern, her mother Elaine, and her daughters Hattie and Sophie
Maoz Tzur played on the accordian by Sister Becky Swanson
photo by Ellen Bloom of LA is My Beat
Christmas in O’Hare performed by Tom Carrozza, music and lyrics by Tom Carrozza and Noel Katz of There’s Gotta Be a Song
Good King Wenceslas performed by Alejna of Collecting Tokens and her daughter Phoebe
You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch performed by Karl Erikson of Secondhand Tryptophan
Joy to the World performed by Elizabeth “Kizz” Robinson of 117 Hudson and friends
photo by Kathy Gottbert of SmartLiving365
The Latke That Couldn’t Stop Screaming, a Reading by Lisa Rae Page Rosenberg of Smacksy and her son Bob
photo by Annette Kiesow
Jingle Bells performed by the children of Deborah Grinter of Bright and Precious
Jingle Bells performed by The String Bean, age 5, the daughter of Elizabeth Flora Ross of The Writer Revived
photo by Chrissy Wojdyla of Quirky Chrissy
Hark the Herald Angels Sing performed by Jenny Gaskell of Tranquila Mama
Don’t Be Fooled performed by Tara Livesay of Livesay Haiti and the Livesay family
The Twelve Days of Christmas performed by Michelle Kosboth of Midlyfe Mama and her son Cooper
O Holy Night performed by The DramaGeek.com team (Kristen Howerton, Austin Rivers, and Andre Goddard)
Photo by Carol Zwick of Buttercup Counts Her Blessings
Elf… You Better Go Back Home, an original song performed by Linda Roy of Elleroy was Here
It’s Hanukkah Time in the USA performed by Neil Kramer of Citizen of the Month
Skating by Vince Guaraldi performed by Angela Reiner Downing of Fluid Pudding
photo by Karen Delaney Dino of Journey Back to Self
Thank you for another year of online friendship, debate, following, unfollowing, laughs, and tears.
Nine years! Can you believe it?
Here are the past blockbuster concerts —
photo by Melissa McLaughlin Tingley