PRINCETON, W.Va. — An ongoing pandemic has forced Americans to modify many holiday traditions this year, so a nationally-known singer who calls West Virginia home is doing a virtual live concert this year for people who are marooned at home.
Landau Eugene Murphy Jr., a winner on the television show “America’s Got Talent,” will be performing a virtual concert on Dec. 23, according to Dreama Denver of the Denver Foundation. The virtual Christmas concert, which will be presented live, is scheduled to start at 7 p.m.
“He always does Home for the Holidays in West Virginia,” Denver said. “He always does a tour on Christmas, and obviously this year we can’t do that, so we decided on a virtual concert; which I think is really going to be a lot of fun. It’s going to be different. We can’t go out and see anybody live now, so this is a way, I think, to bring Christmas cheer into your home, your living room, like we’ve been doing for nine months.”
The virtual concert, which is a fundraiser for the Denver Foundation, will have a theme inspired by the castaways on the classic television show “Gilligan’s Island,” which starred the late Bob Denver, Dreama Denver’s husband…