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 76 concerts concerts scheduled in U.S. in 2016, playing cities like Red Bank, Newark, Lowell, Erie, Brooklyn, Rochester, Schenectady, Warren, Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids, Milwaukee, La Crosse, Bemidji, Grand Forks, Bismarck, Rapid City, Denver, Colorado Springs, Greeley, Casper, Salt Lake City, Boise, Portland, Yakima, Eugene, Bakersfield, Tempe, Tucson, El Paso, Grand Prairie, San Antonio, Houston, New Orleans, Jackson, Birmingham, Mobile, Niceville, Sarasota, St Petersburg, Fort Lauderdale, Daytona Beach, Gainesville, Atlanta, Macon, Athens, Columbia, Charlotte, Durham, Winston-Salem, Spartanburg, Asheville, Salem, Baltimore, Wheeling, Norfolk, Richmond, Lancaster, Williamsport, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton, Cincinnati, Bowling Green, Indianapolis, South Bend, Wabash, Fort Wayne, Detroit, Rosemont, Rockford, Peoria, Paducah, Louisville, Owensboro, Memphis, Nashville. The last time Celtic Woman played a show in U.S. was 2015, in Atlanta. Overall, Celtic Woman have played a total of 739 gigs in the country. If you’re a Celtic Woman fan, there are similar bands with concerts coming up like Loreena McKennitt, Altan.
Other Celtic Woman concerts
|Feb 11, 2016||Haus Auensee||Leipzig, DE|
|Feb 13, 2016||Rosengarten Mozartsaal||Mannheim, DE|
|Feb 14, 2016||Meistersingerhalle||Nürnberg, DE|
|Feb 16, 2016||Liederhalle||Stuttgart, DE|
|Feb 19, 2016||Hallenstadion||Zürich, CH|
|Jun 24, 2016||Casino Rama||Orillia, CA|
|Jun 25, 2016||Casino Rama||Orillia, CA|
Past Celtic Woman gigs
|Feb 10, 2016||Theater am Aegi||Hannover|
|Feb 09, 2016||Koninklijk Theater CarrÃ©||Amsterdam|
|Feb 07, 2016||LE KURSAAL - GRANDE SALLE||Dunkirk|
|Feb 06, 2016||Palladium||Köln|
|Feb 05, 2016||Musicaltheater||Bremen|
|Feb 04, 2016||Großmarkt||Hamburg|
|Feb 03, 2016||Friedrichstadtpalast||Berlin|
|Dec 20, 2015||Symphony Hall Atlanta||Atlanta|
|Dec 18, 2015||Kravis Center||West Palm Beach|
|Dec 17, 2015||Barbara B. Mann Hall||Fort Myers|
|Dec 16, 2015||Progress Energy Center's Mahaffey Theater||St Petersburg|
|Dec 13, 2015||Sands Bethlehem Events Center||Bethlehem|
|Dec 12, 2015||Kuss Auditorium||Springfield|
|Dec 11, 2015||Riverside Theatre||Milwaukee|
|Dec 10, 2015||The Colosseum||Windsor|
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