An independent show guide not a venue or show. All tickets 100% guaranteed, some are resale, prices may be above face value. We're an independent show guide not a venue or show. We sell primary, discount and resale tickets, all 100% guaranteed prices may be above face value. We are an independent show guide not a venue or show. We sell primary, discount and resale tickets, all 100% guaranteed and they may be priced above or below face value.

Mannheim Steamroller Reviews

Holiday & Christmas ShowsClassicalConcerts

Average customer review: 1.5 star rating (1.4 Stars)

Number of reviews: 47



1.0 star rating Alice Jones from Charlottesville, Virginia


Terrible Very disappointed with the entire production. The videos were terrible and the musicians were not engaged with the show. I would not recommend this to anyone. Save your money.

1.0 star rating TCP from Birmingham, Michigan


Like watching HD? Me too - apparently 1985 called and wanted SD back for the entire show! Plus - the music fine - what the hell was everything else? The Christmas Day dinner from the 1400’s of people gorging and getting wasted and what - like you think your family is annoying at Christmas - I was happy it was over. Tremendously disappointing because I took my daughter to the Fox for the first time and we were so excited and then….

1.0 star rating Dennis Johnson from St Louis


Paid to see a live show, not videos! On one song, the performer was on tape from Omaha. Did they use avatars? From the reviews above, Mannheim Steamroller left a trail of waste all across the US with this show. And, they can’t blame the pandemic for this.

1.0 star rating Mona from Jacksonville, Florida


Terrible show with David Foster in Jacksonville, FL SAD... pride brings about a great fall ...

1.0 star rating Susan W from Durham, North Carolina


This was a disappointing waste of time and money. I was looking forward to getting into the holiday spirit. Instead I had to view poor quality videos that looked like they were produced in the '80s that had no relation to the music they were background for. What do whales, dolphins (and their sounds) and Greek ruins (poor video quality) have to do Christmas music? What does a pirate or cloaked horse rider, riding frantically through the woods, with shots of the ocean and the coast, and then a Scottish castle with Santa & Mrs. Claus and to do with Christmas music? Chip Davis marketing (hawking) his products on video during the concert, including suggesting using the QR code in our program to make purchases, was over the top. Watching women in leotard in silhouette walk like an Egyptian across the screen, then see lips move across the screen to Carol of the Bells was the finale. Some of the music was very good. Some was mediocre. Not worth your time-or keep your eyes shut.

1.0 star rating Minsos from Palm Desert


Too few moments of great sound, too much repetitive percussion, too many similar faces, too much self congratulation, too much sell, too much “jingle-type piano,” too much money for too little enjoyment.

1.0 star rating Neil from Morristown, NJ


We expected a live Xmas show 12/3/22 full of Xmas music. I guess the whole audience were too. But it seems that Mannheim doesn't care about it's audience and are going to educated us about chip, chip's daughter and the history of Mannheim steamroller and chip's other hit. And so we got: - no live singers - chip's daugher was pre-recorded on video and the band played along - some Xmas music, 1 baroque tune, mostly non xmas - a video of chip's other hit "convoy" with the band thrashing along to the record - chip talking to us from a diner in Nebraska - weird dated vhs quality videos of dolphins, a medieval enactment, ghostly angels, tropical sunsets - all in 640x480 blurry vision. I struggled to look away, but it was in your face - chip on video inviting us to shop for Mannheim steamroller merch from our seat (not tempted) - some self promotional video with the band playing on late night TV and to different ex-presidents (but different musicians) I wonder how this show got so lost


What you thought

Seen Mannheim Steamroller? Loved it? Hated it?

Help your fellow Roanoke Theater visitors by leaving the first review. Everyone will love you for it, we promise!

Write a review now


Venue home

Venue home





Additional Information

seating chart
SeatingSeating map

Spread the word

Sound good to you? Share this page on social media and let your friends know about Mannheim Steamroller at Berglund Center Coliseum.

Keep up to date

I want email news and updates for events in my area! Read how we protect your data.

Please note: The term Berglund Center Coliseum and/or Mannheim Steamroller as well as all associated graphics, logos, and/or other trademarks, tradenames or copyrights are the property of the Berglund Center Coliseum and/or Mannheim Steamroller and are used herein for factual descriptive purposes only. We are in no way associated with or authorized by the Berglund Center Coliseum and/or Mannheim Steamroller and neither that entity nor any of its affiliates have licensed or endorsed us to sell tickets, goods and or services in conjunction with their events.