Celtic Thunder to Bring SYMPHONY TOUR to Fox Theatre, 11/25
International singing sensation Celtic Thunder announced dates for their upcoming North American "Symphony Tour" which includes a performance at the Fox Theatre on Tuesday, November 25 at 7:30 p.m. The "Symphony Tour" announcement arrives as Celtic Thunder are making preparations for their upcoming tour of Australia in May / June 2014.
Tickets ($20, $35 and $60) go on sale Friday, May 2 at 10 a.m. and can be purchased at OlympiaEntertainment.com, the Fox Theatre and Joe Louis Arena box offices, Hockeytown Authentics in Troy (without service charge) at all Ticketmaster locations and Ticketmaster.com. To charge tickets by phone, call (800) 745-3000. Group discounts are available by calling 313-471-3099. For additional information, call (313) 471-6611.
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 four male soloists Keith Harkin, Ryan Kelly, 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".
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. Check out http://www.celticthunder.com/tour for tour details and Public TV listings. A spring 2015 USA and Canada Tour is also in the works and will be announced shortly.
Thrice hailed as Billboards'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 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. 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 inaugural Celtic Thunder Cruise please see www.celticthundercruise.com for full details and reservation information.