Tony Orlando is leaving Branson

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Tony Orlando is already thinking about Christmas, and he's decided he won't do his Christmas shows in Branson, Missouri, after this year.

Orlando has been performing in Branson for 20 years. The Welk Resort Theatre has announced the 2013 "Tony Orlando's Great American Christmas" in November will be his last there series of shows there.

The Springfield News-Leader reports Orlando wants to take his Christmas show on the road.

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