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
|Sep 02, 2017||The O2 Dublin||Dublin, IE|
|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
|Apr 25, 2017||Stranahan Theater||Toledo|
|Apr 23, 2017||State Theatre-Playhouse Square Center||Cleveland|
|Apr 22, 2017||Palace Theatre Columbus||Columbus|
|Apr 21, 2017||Mead Theatre Schuster Performing Arts Center||Dayton|
|Apr 20, 2017||Procter and Gamble Hall||Cincinnati|
|Apr 19, 2017||Warner Theatre||Erie|
|Apr 18, 2017||Sheas Performing Arts Center||Buffalo|
|Apr 15, 2017||Rochester Auditorium Theatre||Rochester|
|Apr 14, 2017||Academy of Music||Philadelphia|
|Apr 13, 2017||Verizon Wireless Arena - Manchester||Manchester|
|Apr 12, 2017||Collins Center for the Arts||Orono|
|Apr 11, 2017||The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts||Worcester|
|Apr 09, 2017||Merrill Auditorium||Portland|
|Apr 08, 2017||Tilles Center||Brookville|
|Apr 07, 2017||Bushnell||Hartford|
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