Winter officially arrives Friday afternoon December 21, at 4:23 p.m.

The Winter Solstice is, for many a deeply spiritual moment and deserves it's observation in the lives of its fans through the music of Mannheim Steamroller.

In fact many fans feel special for Cedar Rapids to be the chosen location for a Friday night, December 21 premier performance date.

The holiday seasonal music is the creation of Chip Davis that started 43 years ago in 1975 with the release of the new age jazz album "Fresh Aire". It was 100% unique.

The Steamroller's library of albums now hold as part of holiday tradition and ritual with millions of fans.

KDAT is giving you the chance to win a Mannheim Steamroller Prize Pack to mark the exact moment of the official start of Winter. We'll announce our winners on Facebook around 12 noon December 17.

Thanks to our sponsor, Bills Bros. Furniture for hosting this special opportunity - the Mannheim Steamroller Prize Pack includes 2 concert tickets, Special Edition Holiday CD's, tree ornaments, and a can of their famous Hot Chocolate.