THE SUMMIT NEWS RELEASE – The Summit has just announced that the former “The Voice” contestant, Whitney Myer, will sing in a 30-minute performance including a few holiday classics at the eighth annual “Lights Up” celebration Saturday, November 23, at 6:00 p.m.
The outdoor fashion center kicks-off the holiday season with this highly anticipated event, sponsored by Renown Children’s Hospital. Activities include the official lighting of The Summit’s holiday decorations and tree, a fireworks show, giveaways, complimentary hot cocoa, festive music performed by Galena High School Choir local musicians and Whitney Myer, concluding with the arrival of Santa in a horse-drawn trolley.
Whitney Myer jetted on to the scene after wowing Christina Aguilera, Adam Levine, Cee Lo Green, and Blake Shelton on NBC’s singing competition “The Voice” in 2012, earning a rarely seen four invitations from all four judges to join their teams and participate on the national show. Following the competition, Whitney released her first solo EP “The Articles of Luminous Nature” which highlights not only her soulful voice but also her focused musical prowess as a songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, experimenting for the first time with electronic elements that could be recreated for live performances. She has shared the stage with acts such as DEV, Fitz And The Tantrums and Allen Stone, and whether she is performing solo or with her full band, Whitney Myer is a powerhouse musician who has stunned audiences up and down the west-coast of the United States and Canada including appearances at The Bounce Festival and SXSW, leaving everyone who hears her wanting more.
Following Myer’s performance and the celebration, activities continue into the night, including photos with Santa inside Old Navy and horse-drawn trolley rides around the shopping center.
The celebration will take place in the Holiday Plaza next to Vans and Tilly’s. Summit Blvd. will be closed for the event from Verizon Wireless to Tangerine Aveda beginning at 3:00 p.m.
The Summit is located at the intersection of I-580 and Mt. Rose Highway. The Summit presents a compelling retail experience that gives today’s shopper new merchandise, restaurants and entertainment choices. Anchored by Dillard’s, Orvis, and Old Navy, The Summit offers retail favorites Pottery Barn, Apple, Williams-Sonoma, Sephora and Charming Charlie among others. The Summit’s outdoor elements include patios, fountains, fire pits, sitting areas and extensive landscaping, intended to provide a community gathering place. Center hours are Monday-Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Sunday 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. For more information on The Summit, visit www.thesummitonline.com.