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 21 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. The last time Celtic Woman played a show in U.S. was 2016, in Greeley. Overall, Celtic Woman have played a total of 801 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
|Jun 24, 2016||Casino Rama||Orillia, CA|
|Jun 25, 2016||Casino Rama||Orillia, CA|
Past Celtic Woman gigs
|May 28, 2016||Pikes Peak Center||Colorado Springs|
|May 27, 2016||Union Colony Civic Theatre||Greeley|
|May 26, 2016||Casper Events Center||Casper|
|May 25, 2016||Maverik Center||Salt Lake City|
|May 24, 2016||Morrison Center||Boise|
|May 22, 2016||Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall||Portland|
|May 21, 2016||Yakima Valley Sundome||Yakima|
|May 20, 2016||Silva Concert Hall||Eugene|
|May 18, 2016||Christopher Cohan Performing Arts Center||San Luis Obispo|
|May 17, 2016||Rabobank Arena Theater and Convention Center||Bakersfield|
|May 15, 2016||ASU Gammage||Tempe|
|May 14, 2016||TUCSON MUSIC HALL||Tucson|
|May 13, 2016||The Plaza Theatre Performing Arts Center||El Paso|
|May 11, 2016||Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie||Grand Prairie|
|May 10, 2016||Majestic Theatre San Antonio||San Antonio|
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