Michael W. Smith to perform Christmas concert in Abbotsford

Stop at Abbotsford Centre the lone British Columbia date

Michael W. Smith is shown here at his 2012 Christmas concert at what was then the Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre.

Michael W. Smith is shown here at his 2012 Christmas concert at what was then the Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre.

Musical artist Michael W. Smith is returning to Abbotsford for a Christmas concert at the Abbotsford Centre.

Tickets for the Dec. 21 show go on sale Friday, July 11 at 10 a.m.

“Christmas with Michael W. Smith” will feature a full symphony orchestra, and the local show is the popular artist’s only stop in British Columbia.

Smith previously performed in Abbotsford in 2010 and 2012, also for Christmas concerts.

With 44 GMA Dove Awards, three Grammys and more than 15 million in sales to his credit, Smith is a draw no matter where he goes. Throughout his entire career, he has earned one double platinum, seven platinum and 16 Gold RIAA certifications.

Tickets range from $35 to $75, plus service charges. An additional $5 will be charged for all day-of and door-purchased tickets.

Tickets are available at abbotsfordcentre.ca, at the venue box office, all Ticketmaster outlets, and by phone at 1-855-985-5000.