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 2015 2016 U.S.
Celtic Woman has 30 concerts concerts scheduled in U.S. in 2015, playing cities like St Petersburg, New Brunswick, Shippensburg, Newport News, Savannah, Orlando, Pensacola, Montgomery, Shreveport, Lafayette, Monroe, Jonesboro, Kansas City, Enid, Tulsa, St Louis, Davenport, Cedar Rapids, Green Bay, Madison, Akron, Toledo, Saginaw, Bloomington, Lexington, Champaign, West Lafayette, Muncie, Indianapolis, Evansville. The last time Celtic Woman played a show in U.S. was 2015, in Lynn. Overall, Celtic Woman have played a total of 702 gigs in the country. If you’re a Celtic Woman fan, there are similar bands with concerts coming up like Celtic Thunder, Loreena McKennitt.
Other Celtic Woman concerts
|Sep 11, 2015||Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre||Gold Coast, AU|
|Sep 12, 2015||Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre||Brisbane, AU|
|Sep 13, 2015||Brolga Theatre and Convention Centre||Maryborough, AU|
|Sep 15, 2015||Tamworth Regional Entertainment and Conference Centre||Tamworth, AU|
|Sep 16, 2015||Civic Theatre||Newcastle, AU|
|Sep 18, 2015||Sydney Entertainment Centre||Darling Harbour, AU|
|Sep 19, 2015||Royal Theatre Canberra - National Convention Centre||Canberra, AU|
|Sep 20, 2015||Margaret Court Arena||Melbourne, AU|
|Sep 22, 2015||Adelaide Entertainment Centre||Adelaide, AU|
|Sep 25, 2015||Perth Arena||Perth, AU|
|Nov 07, 2015||Fairfields Hall||London, GB|
|Nov 08, 2015||Ipswich Regent Theatre||Ipswich, GB|
|Nov 09, 2015||Bournemouth pavilion||Bournemouth, GB|
|Nov 11, 2015||The Sage Gateshead||Gateshead, GB|
|Nov 12, 2015||Usher Hall||Edinburgh, GB|
|Nov 13, 2015||Glasgow Royal Concert Hall||Glasgow, GB|
|Nov 14, 2015||Harrogate International Centre||Harrogate, GB|
|Nov 16, 2015||Southend Cliffs Pavilion||Southend, GB|
|Nov 17, 2015||De Montfort Hall||Leicester, GB|
|Nov 18, 2015||Bridgewater Hall||Manchester, GB|
|Nov 20, 2015||Philhamonic Hall||Liverpool, GB|
|Nov 21, 2015||Symphony Hall||Birmingham, GB|
|Nov 22, 2015||The Royal Centre Nottingham||Nottingham, GB|
|Nov 23, 2015||Hammersmith Apollo||London, GB|
Past Celtic Woman gigs
|Jun 28, 2015||Lynn Memorial Auditorium||Lynn|
|Jun 27, 2015||The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts||Worcester|
|Jun 26, 2015||Academy of Music||Philadelphia|
|Jun 24, 2015||Proctors Theatre||Schenectady|
|Jun 23, 2015||Rochester Auditorium Theatre||Rochester|
|Jun 21, 2015||Wicomico Civic Center||Salisbury|
|Jun 20, 2015||Wolf Trap Filene Center||Vienna|
|Jun 18, 2015||Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center||Dayton|
|Jun 17, 2015||Wharton Center||East Lansing|
|Jun 16, 2015||Rosemont Theatre||Rosemont|
|Jun 14, 2015||Lied Center Lincoln||Lincoln|
|Jun 13, 2015||Orpheum Theater Omaha||Omaha|
|Jun 12, 2015||Red Rocks Amphitheatre||Morrison|
|Jun 10, 2015||Maverik Center||Salt Lake City|
|Jun 09, 2015||Idaho Falls Civic Auditorium||Idaho Falls|
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