Christmas Cheer is in the Air
This Christmas season, enjoy some extra holiday joy with Evergreen’s special Cheer Episodes!
Cheer is our own special way of celebrating the holidays with all of our listeners.
Join us year-round as we celebrate the magic of the holidays! From St. Patrick's Day to Christmas, from Flag Day to Halloween, we bring to life the magic of the holidays. Instead of a stale greeting card every season, we give you enchanting narratives, iconic music, and silly interviews that the whole family can enjoy.
Here is a list of all of our Christmas themed episodes, perfect for listening with the family!
Tolkien's Letters to Father Christmas
This year’s brand new episode Tolkien's Letter's to Father Christmas is out now!
In this episode, Production Director Brigid Coyne shares some of her favorite excerpts of “Tolkien’s Letters from Father Christmas,” featuring special appearances from Father Christmas (Michael DeAloia), Ilbereth the Elf (Declan Rohrs), and the North Polar Bear (Julie Fink).
This podcast captures holiday magic the whole family can enjoy!
Friendly Beasts is a super adorable episode that features a Christmas pageant. This episode is sure to inspire kids to perform their own renditions.
For this episode, Brigid Coyne worked with the Kindergarten students from Padre Pio Academy to record their Christmas pageant performance.
With this adorable rendition of "Friendly Beasts" by Charlie and Ira Louvin, the students will melt your heart.
Burn the Goats
Every December, in a small city in Sweden, a pair of giant straw goats goes up in the city square and the rest of the world waits to see when and how they will be destroyed. This is the story of the Gävle Goat, told by Producer, Isabel Robertson.
Listen to Burn the Goats now!
Producer, Julie Fink (a.k.a. Big Jingles) conducts a live broadcast from the North Pole with two of Santa’s top Christmas elves (Audio Director, Dave Douglas & Production Director, Brigid Coyne) as they read some colorful, imaginative (and often hostile) letters to Santa Claus written by real children from all over the world.
Let's get frosty!
The Legend of the Christmas Tree
In this cheer episode producer Leah Longbrake reads "The Legend of the Christmas Tree," a heartwarming story about how showing kindness to a stranger led to one of the most beloved Christmas traditions.
Do you love Christmas themed stories?
Sarah Willgrube, Producer for Evergreen Podcasts reads the children's story "Santa's Stuck." Enjoy this offbeat Christmas tale that will soon be one of your favorites!
How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Yet another classic themed episode, this one features a story that has been told over and over again.
Dave Douglas, Producer & Audio Engineer for Evergreen Podcasts, reads "How The Grinch Stole Christmas."The story is as good as you remember, enhanced with festive songs and sound design!
The Gift of the Magi
Evergreen Podcasts Producer, Julie Fink, presents "The Gift of the Magi."
Julie breathes new life into Christmas classic with the help of a few Evergreen guests
This is the perfect episode to listen to with a fresh and steaming cup of hot chocolate!
The Polar Express
This episode of Cheer features a special reading of "The Polar Express" by Evergreen Podcasts' Production Director, Brigid Coyne.
You'll love the festive music and sound effects that enhance this Christmas classic.
Let us know if you can hear the bell ring!
Olive, the Other Reindeer
Enjoy our gift to you this holiday season! This episode features a heart-warming reading of "Olive, The Other Reindeer" by our Chief Creative Officer, David Allen Moss.
You'll love the festive music and fun sound effects in this story!
The Night Before Christmas
Listen in for a holiday surprise from your favorite podcast network!
This episode of Cheer features Michael DeAloia, our CEO, reading "The Night Before Christmas."
Happy listening to all...and to all a good night!
Featuring some iconic songs, new renditions, and hilarious lyrics, here are the Cheer episodes that are all things music.
Little Drummer Boy
Behold this larger-than-life rendition of “The Little Drummer Boy”, featuring the bass and vocal performance of David Allen Moss, Evergreen’s Chief Creative Officer.
Moss is joined by bandmate and bombastic drummer, Russ Herbert – both members of Cleveland’s iconoclastic post-rock duo, MOSSOM.
The arrangement captures the spirit of believing and a story of personal pilgrimage, in a tribute befitting of the journeys we each take in our own quest for peace.
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas (Song)
Account Manager, Conor Standish, brings us a beautiful rendition of “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” accompanied by his very own band, Front Porch Lights.
The song was originally written by Hugh Martin and Ralph Blane, and first performed by Judy Garland.
The Snow and Heat Miser Song
From the 1974 stop motion animated television special, The Year Without a Santa Claus, comes this dazzling rendition of “The Snow Miser & Heat Miser” song.
CEO, Michael DeAloia (Heat Miser) teams up with Chief Creative Officer, David Moss (Snow Miser) and are joined by Audio Director, Dave Douglas and Account Manager, Conor Standish for a sprightly background vocal performance... luckily three-fourths of this Christmas quartet happen to be professional musicians!
Winter Wonderland (Song)
This musical episode features a song that is now remade into a brand new style.
Koltnow, Audio Engineer for Evergreen Podcasts, performs the classic Christmas song "Winter Wonderland." This Christmas favorite gets a spunky twist in this synth version!
The Chanukah Song
With so many musically inclined employees in our Evergreen family, it’s easy to see why many of these podcasts feature holiday songs.
In this episode of Cheer, Doug Trostler sings The Chanukah Song by Adam Sandler.
If you thought the original was funny, wait until you hear this special performance featuring Conor Standish on guitar.
Our very own Conor Standish, Account Manager at Evergreen Podcasts, covers Dave Matthews Band's "Christmas Song."Featuring Conor on guitar and vocals, this acoustic version brings the same meaningful spirit as the original.
We at Evergreen hope you will enjoy listening to these holiday-themed Cheer episodes.
Have a Joyous Holiday, Merry Christmas, and Happy Hanukkah!
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