Celtic Woman is an all-Irish female musical ensemble that was founded by Sharon Browne and David Downes. Celtic Woman was made up of five vocalists who had never performed together (Chloe Agnew, Orla Fallon, Lisa Kelly and Meav Ni Mhaolchatha. There was even a fiddler named Mairead Nesbitt. Like any other group, the lineup of Celtic Woman changed. By 2009 the group consisted of Chloe Agnew, Lynn Hilary, Lisa Kelly, Alex Sharpe and fiddler Mairead Nesbitt. Since the group was created, Celtic Woman was able to release 8 albums, take on various world tours while accomplishing sales that exceeded 6 million records worldwide.
On September 15, 2004 the musical ensemble recorded their first album, Celtic Women, for PBS television at The Helix, Dublin, Ireland. After taping their first album, it reached #1 on Billboard’s World Music chart. Celtic Women, the album, broke Andera Bocelli’s long-standing record of chart-topping longevity on July 22 2006 by staying #1 for 81 weeks.
Their second album, Celtic Woman: A Christmas Celebration was released on October 19, 2006. This album knocked their first album to number 2 on the World music Chart. After releasing their third album on January 30, 2007 it instantly hit the Billboard 200 at number 4 and the Billboard World Music chart at #1. As a result, their third album bumped their previous two down a notch.
Celtic Woman tour dates 2017 U.S.
Celtic Woman has 11 concerts concerts scheduled in U.S. in 2017, playing cities like Red Bank, Newark, Providence, Lowell, Erie, Brooklyn, Rochester, Schenectady, Reading, University Park, Warren. The last time Celtic Woman played a show in U.S. was 2016, in Kalamazoo. Overall, Celtic Woman have played a total of 813 gigs in the country. If you’re a Celtic Woman fan, there are similar bands with concerts coming up like Loreena McKennitt, Celtic Thunder, Altan.
Other Celtic Woman concerts
|Apr 04, 2017||Centre in the Square||Kitchener, CA|
|Sep 12, 2017||Orchard Hall||Tokyo, JP|
|Sep 13, 2017||Orchard Hall||Tokyo, JP|
|Oct 27, 2017||London Palladium||London, GB|
|Oct 28, 2017||The Auditorium Liverpool||Liverpool, GB|
|Oct 29, 2017||The Sage Gateshead||Gateshead, GB|
|Oct 30, 2017||Symphony Hall||Birmingham, GB|
|Oct 31, 2017||Bridgewater Hall||Manchester, GB|
|Nov 01, 2017||Theatre Royal Concert Hall||Nottingham, GB|
|Nov 02, 2017||Glasgow Royal Concert Hall||Glasgow, GB|
Past Celtic Woman gigs
|Mar 26, 2017||Bell Auditorium||Augusta|
|Mar 25, 2017||Roanoke Performing Arts Center||Roanoke|
|Mar 24, 2017||France-Merrick Performing Arts Center||Baltimore|
|Mar 23, 2017||Durham Performing Arts Center||Durham|
|Mar 22, 2017||Thomas Wolfe Auditorium||Asheville|
|Mar 21, 2017||Wicomico Civic Center||Salisbury|
|Mar 19, 2017||Belk Theatre||Charlotte|
|Mar 18, 2017||Bell Auditorium||Augusta|
|Mar 17, 2017||Peace Center||Greenville|
|Mar 14, 2017||Johnny Mercer Theatre||Savannah|
|Mar 12, 2017||Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre||Atlanta|
|Mar 11, 2017||Gaillard Auditorium||Charleston|
|Mar 10, 2017||Times Union Ctr Perf Arts Terry Theater||Jacksonville|
|Mar 09, 2017||Curtis M Phillips Center for Performing Arts||Gainesville|
|Mar 08, 2017||King Center for the Performing Arts||MELBOURNE|
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