International singing sensation Celtic Thunder will visit Sarasota’s Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on November 20 as part of its just-launched North American Tour

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CELTIC THUNDER’S FIRST EVER

SYMPHONY TOUR IN THE US IS ON SALE NOW

 

BARITONE EMMETT O’HANLON TO JOIN CELTIC THUNDER

FOR SYMPHONY TOUR IN FALL 2014

 

CELTIC THUNDER CRUISE 2104 JUST ANNOUNCED

PREMIER IRISH ENTERTAINMENT CRUISE WITH TOP-CLASS LINE UP

 

(New York)— Tickets for international singing sensation Celtic Thunder’s upcoming North American Symphony Tour are on sale now. The show’s 8th US tour kicks off at the Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater, FL on November 14th, following the 2nd annual Celtic Thunder Cruise (sailing on November 8th -12th 2104). The Symphony Tour will introduce the show’s newest member, Emmett O’Hanlon, an Irish American baritone who will be joining the show in the US this fall. Emmett O’Hanlon was born and raised in New York to Irish parents and is currently finishing his Master Degree in Voice at Julliard School of Music.

 

The tour will remain on the road through December 14th, touring the East Coast and Midwest in the US, playing major venues such as the Symphony Hall in Atlanta (11/21), The Chicago Theatre, Chicago (11/30), MGM Grand Theater at Foxwoods (12/5), Heinz Center for the Performing Arts, Pittsburgh (12/9), The State Theater in Minneapolis (11/28), NYCB Theatre at Westbury (12/7), Morristown PAC (12/6).

 

This will be the first ever Symphony Tour for Celtic Thunder, who will depart from their traditional and critically-acclaimed large set productions to perform songs from their new album Holiday Symphony in a dynamic live music experience accentuated by the instrumentals of a full symphony orchestra. Featuring holiday favorites ranging from traditional carols Away in A Manger, and O Holy Night to the more contemporary Mary Did You Know and Fairytale of New York, Celtic Thunder’s five male soloists Keith Harkin, Ryan Kelly, Neil Byrne, Colm Keegan and Emmett O’Hanlon will also perform solo and ensemble numbers, signature Celtic Thunder hit songs Ireland’s Call and band favorites Cal/Local Hero.

 

The Celtic Thunder Symphony Tour will be the show’s 8th tour of the USA since it was launched in 2008. The airing of their first Public Television special came that same year and Celtic Thunder has consistently remained one of the most popular musical shows for stations throughout the US.  Tickets for the Celtic Thunder Symphony Tour are available on the Celtic Thunder website http://www.celticthunder.com/tour. The Very Best of Celtic Thunder Spring 2015 Tour of USA and Canada Tour has also been announced and information on this tour is also on the Celtic Thunder website.

 

Thrice hailed as BILLBOARD’s Top World Music Artist and Top World Imprint (2008, 2009 and 2011), the phenomenon that is Celtic Thunder has achieved sales of over 2 million copies to date. Celtic Thunder also continues to extensively tour the USA, Canada and Australia, performing to more than 700,000 fans over the past seven years. Their mass appeal and devoted fan base continues to grow with impressive statistics to prove it. Celtic Thunder’s official YouTube channel, “Thunder Tube” has seen over 28 million-upload views since the channel’s inception in 2008. Celtic Thunder has performed at the White House for President and Mrs. Obama, at the Pentagon for the Chairman of the Joint Chefs of Staff as well as on the CBS Saturday Show’s Second Cup Café, the Today Show, and Fox and Friends.

 

For information about the Celtic Thunder – Symphony Tour of North America in fall 2014 please see www.celticthunder.com/tour For information on the 2nd Annual Celtic Thunder Cruise please see www.celticthundercruise.com for full details and reservation information.

 

For more, please see www.celticthunder.ie, www.facebook.com/celticthunder, vimeo.com/user12988579, www.myspace.com/celticthundershow, twitter.com/CelticThunder and www.youtube.com/user/TheThunderTube

 

Celtic Thunder US Symphony Tour 2014

 

FRI 11/14/2014 Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater, FL
SAT 11/15/2014 Florida Theatre, Jacksonville, FL
SUN 11/16/2014 Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville, TN
TUE 11/18/2014 Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, Charlotte, NC
THU 11/20/2014 Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, Sarasota, FL
FRI 11/21/2014 Symphony Hall – Woodruff Arts Center, Atlanta, GA
SUN 11/23/2014 Sands Bethlehem Event Center, Bethlehem, PA
TUE 11/25/2014 Fabulous Fox Theatre, Detroit, MI
WED 11/26/2014 The Palladium, Carmel, IN
FRI 11/28/2014 State Theater, Minneapolis, MN
SAT 11/29/2014 Civic Center, Des Moines, IA
SUN 11/30/2014 Chicago Theatre, Chicago, IL
WED 12/3/2014 Luhrs PAC – Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, PA
THU 12/4/2014 Luhrs PAC – Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, PA
FRI 12/5/2014 MGM Grand Theater at Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket, CT
SAT 12/6/2014 Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown, NJ
SUN 12/7/2014 NYCB Theatre at Westbury, Westbury, NY
TUE 12/9/2014 Heinz Hall, Pittsburgh, PA
SUN 12/10/2014 Kleinhan’s Music Hall, Buffalo, NY
TUE 12/12/2014 Horseshoe Bluesville Casino, Robinsonville, MS
SUN 12/14/2014 Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie, Grand Prairie, TX

 

 

 

 

 

Noreen Heron

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