The classical violinist has long been planning to visit markets up and down the Eastern seaboard. It was only recently, though, that the shows have been turned into holiday-themed extravaganzas.
Rieu is bringing along his 60-piece Johann Strauss orchestra and Stradivarius, as planned. But, now, the song selections and theme will presumably have more of a winter flair.
The North American dates kick off in Washington, D.C., Nov. 19 and wrap in Wallingford, Conn., Nov. 30. Ottawa and Montreal are included.