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Olivia Holt And MAX Performing As special Guests In Colgate Skating And Gymnastics Spectacular On ABC

By Fabiola Antunes
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October 5, 2015

 Olivia HoltActress and recording artist Olivia Holt.     







Tickets for Colgate Skating & Gymnastics Spectacular are on-sale now

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October 5, 2015 – The Northern Illinois University Convocation Center, Disson Skating and Radio Disney are pleased to announce Hollywood Records recording artist and popular actress Olivia Holt and MAX as the special guest artists who will perform in the “Colgate Skating & Gymnastics Spectacular” coming to DeKalb on Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.  This previously announced event will showcase the most decorated dance team in U.S. figure skating history, 2014 Olympic champions and two-time World champions Meryl Davis and Charlie White in addition to World and National gymnastics champions.

Southern belle Olivia Holt, born in Tennessee and raised in Mississippi, stars as the high-spirited and ambitious best friend ‘Lindy Watson’ in the Disney Channel comedy, I Didn’t Do It.  Previously, Holt starred as the confident, butt-kicking, independent karate expert ‘Kim’ on the hit Disney XD series Kickin’ It and as fearless monster hunter Skylar Lewis, in the Disney Channel Original Movie Girl vs. Monster. Holt will make her film debut in the Paramount feature Same Kind of Different as Me, opposite Renée Zellweger and Greg Kinnear, due out Spring 2016. 

Prior to signing to Hollywood Records, Holt performed three of the hit singles on the Girl vs. Monster soundtrack: “Nothing’s Going to Stop Me,” “Fearless,” and “Had Me at Hello.” “Fearless” and “Had Me at Hello” quickly became fan favorites and climbed the charts, with “Had Me at Hello” reaching #1 and charting for nineteen consecutive weeks on Radio Disney’s ‘Top 30’ countdown. Holt was the recipient of a 2013 Radio Disney Music Awards (RDMA) Ardy for “XOXO: Best Crush Song.” Holt sang the theme song of DisneyNature’s film BEARS in 2015. She is currently working on her debut album, which will be released sometime in 2016.

MAXNew York City native singer, actor and dancer MAX. 

MAX is a New York City born singer, actor & dancer on the rise. With a devoted & loyal fan base, MAX has a strong social media presence with more than 2 million followers across YouTube, Twitter and Facebook.

“Gibberish” (feat. Hoodie Allen), MAX’s new single on DCD2 Records, was one of the selected tracks featured by YouTube for the 2015 YouTube Music Awards alongside songs by Ed Sheeran & Charli XCX. The groundbreaking music video for “Gibberish” accumulated over 4.5 million views in just one week (currently at 6.8 M), is climbing the Radio Disney ‘Top 30’ charts for 15 weeks – currently at #17, and the song has racked up over 6.9 million plays on Spotify to date. MAX was featured on the “Boys of Zummer” tour this summer alongside Fall Out Boy, Wiz Khalifa, and Hoodie Allen. Additionally, he is currently in MTV’s 2015 Artists to Watch Summer Class list, named Elvis Duran’s Artist of the Month (June), KISS-FM’s Artist of the Week, recently performed on NBC’s TODAY show, and has been nominated for Best Breakthrough Artist and Original Song for the 2015 Streamy Awards.

A lifelong entertainer, music is not his only talent – MAX stars in the Beach Boys biopic, “Love & Mercy,” as Van Dyke Parks.

In addition, an Olympic dream team will host the show in DeKalb and includes: Olympic figure skating Champion Kristi Yamaguchi, three-time U.S. Champion Michael Weiss, and Olympic gymnastics Champions Nadia Comaneci and Bart Conner.

Tickets are available at the Convocation Center box office, all Ticketmaster outlets, Ticketmaster.com or by phone at 800-745-3000. Ticket prices range from $28.00 to $78.00. NIU Students/faculty get a $10.00 discount with NIU OneCard (Limit 2) at the box office.

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