North American Symphony Tour
International singing sensation Celtic Thunder announced dates for their upcoming North American Symphony Tour including a performance at The Chicago Theatre on Sunday, November 30.
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 2013 chart-topping album Christmas Voices 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’s Boy Child and Fairytale of New York, Celtic Thunder’s five male soloists Keith Harkin, Ryan Kelly, George Donaldson, Neil Byrne and Colm Keegan will also perform solo and ensemble numbers, signature Celtic Thunder hit songs Ireland’s Call and Turning Away and traditional Irish numbers such as Dulaman and My Land.
Twice hailed as Billboard Magazine’s Top World Music Artist and Top World Imprint, 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 six 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.