Celtic Thunder is a group of Irish singers who perform live in concert with the Celtic Thunder Band. They are known for their eclectic stage shows and theatrical performances. Their sets include pieces that invoke symbols associated with ancient Celtic myths, as well as choreography and visual effects.
The group debuted at The Helix in Dublin, Ireland, in August 2007. They performed with the Celtic Concert Orchestra, which was directed by Phil Coulter.
Celtic Thunder has released 12 albums, as well as DVDs of 10 live performances. Their first three albums, Celtic Thunder, Act Two, and Take Me Home, ranked among the Top 10 World Albums. Billboard magazine named Celtic Thunder Top World Album Artist in 2008, 2009, and 2011.
Celtic Thunder consists of Neil Byrne, who started out as a guitarist and backup singer and is now a featured soloist; Keith Harkin, who plays guitar and piano and has written several songs for the group; Ryan Kelly, who has also released two solo albums and a collaboration with Byrne; Damian McGinty, who began recording with Celtic Thunder when he was just 14 years old; and Emmett O’Hanlon, who began touring with the group in 2014.
Celtic Thunder Concert Dates
August 19 – Red Bank, New Jersey at Count Basie Theatre
August 20 – Morristown, New Jersey at Community Theatre at Mayo Center for the Performing Arts
August 21 – Hershey, Pennsylvania at Hershey Theatre
August 23 – Albany, New York at Palace Theatre Albany
August 24 – Burlington, Vermont at Flynn Center for the Performing Arts
August 26 – Concord, New Hampshire at Capitol Center for the Arts
August 27 – Portland, Maine at Merrill Auditorium
August 28 – Wallingford, Connecticut at Toyota Oakdale Theatre
August 30 – Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania at Kirby Center for the Performing Arts
August 31 – Cleveland, Ohio at State Theatre
September 2 – Rama, Ontario at Casino Rama Entertainment Center
September 3 – Kitchener, Ontario at Centre in the Square
September 4 – London, Ontario at Centennial Hall
September 7 – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania at Benedum Center
September 9 – Westbury, New York at NYCB Theatre at Westbury
September 10 – Bethlehem, Pennsylvania at Sands Bethlehem Event Center
September 11 – Virginia Beach, Virginia at Sandler Center for the Performing Arts
September 13 – Charlotte, North Carolina at Belk Theatre at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center
September 14 – Baltimore, Maryland at Hippodrome Theatre at the France-Merrick PAC
September 16 – Washington, DC at Warner Theatre
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