Yes, You Can See The Ghosts of Christmas Eve for Free!

The latest Christmas tour for the Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) will hit Minnesota on December 23 for two shows and you can go for free! Keep reading to find out how!

Trans-Siberian Orchestra Changed Christmas Music

Multi-platinum, progressive rock group Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) is presenting their highly anticipated 2022 winter tour, "The Ghosts of Christmas Eve – the Best of TSO & More" at the Xcel Energy Center on December 23rd at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and every morning this week at you can win a pair of tickets!

Presented by the Hallmark Channel, "TSO brings a completely updated presentation of the unforgettable, multi-generational holiday tradition, "The Ghosts of Christmas Eve," to 60 cities across the nation. (source)

60 cities...we're lucky one of 'em is just a short drive from Rochester, Minnesota.

How Do I Win Tickets to See TSO in St Paul, Minnesota?

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It's so easy to win!

  • Set a reminder to listen to Y-105FM's Early Morning Show at 9 a.m. (on the Y-105FM app, at, or on your radio at 105.3 and 104.9 in Rochester) for the Cold Christmas Movie Clip
  • Call 507-292-1053 (James will start with caller #5)
  • Correctly identify the movie and you win two tickets to the 7:30 p.m. TSO show on December 23rd at the Excel Energy Center!

That's it...Listen, call, and win! Click play to hear how Mel did it Monday morning!


Excel Energy Center - Google
Excel Energy Center - Google

So you don't end up walking back to the ramp, here's the bag policy.

For enhanced safety and speed of entry, we encourage guests not to bring bags of any kind. Bags, purses and backpacks are not allowed. Clutch, wristlet and wallets sized 4" x 6" x 1.5" or smaller are allowed and subject to inspection. Medical bags and diaper bags are allowed, however, they are required to pass through x-ray screening prior to entry. Guests with medical and diaper bags must enter the arena at Gate 1. Please allow extra time for entry.

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