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 2014 2015 U.S.
Celtic Woman has 80 concerts concerts scheduled in U.S. in 2014, playing cities like Lynn, Worcester, Philadelphia, Schenectady, Rochester, Vienna, Dayton, East Lansing, Lincoln, Omaha, Salt Lake City, Idaho Falls, Great Falls, Bozeman, Missoula, Everett, Sacramento, Reno, Fresno, Tempe, Midland, Grand Prairie, Austin, Hidalgo, San Antonio, Houston, New Orleans, Biloxi, Birmingham, Tupelo, Augusta, Atlanta, Knoxville, Nashville, Memphis, Tallahassee, Tampa, Sarasota, MELBOURNE, Miami, Fort Myers, West Palm Beach, Jacksonville, Panama, Pensacola, Huntsville, Columbus, Dothan, Chattanooga, Fayetteville, Charlotte, Durham, Richmond, Norfolk, Baltimore, West Point, Portland, Providence, Wallingford, Brookville, Newark, Manchester, Indiana, Wilkes-Barre, Cleveland, Erie, Pittsburgh, Lancaster, Syracuse, South Bend, Naperville, Mulvane, Denver, Costa Mesa, Indio, Los Angeles, San Diego, Santa Rosa, Anchorage, Airway Heights. The last time Celtic Woman played a show in U.S. was 2014, in Syracuse. Overall, Celtic Woman have played a total of 606 gigs in the country. If you’re a Celtic Woman fan, there are similar bands with concerts coming up like Celtic Thunder.
Other Celtic Woman concerts
|Nov 23, 2014||Theatre Royal Drury Lane||London, GB|
|Nov 25, 2014||Symphony Hall||Birmingham, GB|
|Nov 27, 2014||Glasgow Royal Concert Hall||Glasgow, GB|
|Nov 28, 2014||Bridgewater Hall||Manchester, GB|
|Jan 24, 2015||The O2 Dublin||Dublin, IE|
|Jan 25, 2015||Odyssey Arena||Belfast, GB|
|Feb 03, 2015||Mitsubishi Electric Halle||Düsseldorf, DE|
|Feb 09, 2015||Meistersingerhalle||Nürnberg, DE|
|Feb 13, 2015||Alte Oper Frankfurt||Frankfurt am Main, DE|
|Feb 17, 2015||Stadthalle Bielefeld||Bielefeld, DE|
|Feb 19, 2015||Geneva Arena||Genève, CH|
|Mar 24, 2015||Hamilton Place Theatre||Hamilton, CA|
|Mar 25, 2015||Budweiser Gardens||London, CA|
|Mar 26, 2015||St. Denis Theatre||Montreal, CA|
|Jun 21, 2015||Wicomico Civic Center||Salisbury, GB|
Past Celtic Woman gigs in U.S.
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