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 2016 U.S.
Celtic Woman has 38 concerts concerts scheduled in U.S. in 2016, playing cities like Red Bank, Newark, Providence, Lowell, Erie, Brooklyn, Rochester, Schenectady, Reading, Warren, Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids, Milwaukee, Prior Lake, La Crosse, Bemidji, Grand Forks, Bismarck, Rapid City, Denver, Colorado Springs, Greeley, Casper, Salt Lake City, Boise, Portland, Yakima, Eugene, San Luis Obispo, Bakersfield, Tempe, Tucson, El Paso, Grand Prairie, San Antonio, Houston, New Orleans, Jackson. The last time Celtic Woman played a show in U.S. was 2016, in Birmingham. Overall, Celtic Woman have played a total of 784 gigs in the country. If you’re a Celtic Woman fan, there are similar bands with concerts coming up like Lisa Kelly, Celtic Thunder, Altan.
Other Celtic Woman concerts
|Jun 24, 2016||Casino Rama||Orillia, CA|
|Jun 25, 2016||Casino Rama||Orillia, CA|
Past Celtic Woman gigs
|May 05, 2016||BJCC Concert Hall||Birmingham|
|May 03, 2016||Mobile Civic Center Theater||Mobile|
|May 01, 2016||Mattie Kelly Arts Center||Niceville|
|Apr 30, 2016||Van Wezel Performing Arts Center||Sarasota|
|Apr 29, 2016||Progress Energy Center's Mahaffey Theater||St Petersburg|
|Apr 28, 2016||Broward Center Au Rene||Fort Lauderdale|
|Apr 27, 2016||Daytona Beach Peabody Auditorium||Daytona Beach|
|Apr 24, 2016||Curtis M Phillips Center for Performing Arts||Gainesville|
|Apr 23, 2016||Fabulous Fox Theatre Atlanta||Atlanta|
|Apr 22, 2016||Macon City Auditorium||Macon|
|Apr 21, 2016||Classic Center Theatre||Athens|
|Apr 19, 2016||Koger Center For the Arts||Columbia|
|Apr 17, 2016||Ovens Auditorium||Charlotte|
|Apr 16, 2016||Durham Performing Arts Center||Durham|
|Apr 15, 2016||Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum||Winston-Salem|
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