CELTIC THUNDER Returns To The Fox Theatre 12/2


In response to their third hugely successful Public Television special- It's Entertainment- the acclaimed supergroup Celtic Thunder will hit the road this Fall with a performance at Detroit's Fox Theatre on Thursday, December 2 at 7:30 p.m.

Since the airing of their first Public Television special in 2008, Celtic Thunder consistently remains one of the most popular musical acts for stations throughout the country.

Hailed as BILLBOARD's Top world music artist and Top World Imprint of 2009, the phenomenon that is Celtic Thunder has achieved sales of over 600,000 copies to date. 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 6 million upload views and 368,000 channel views since the channel's inception in summer 2008. The New York Times described the group as "a Fab Five peddling Celtic stylings...steadfast George, sensitive Keith, bruising Paul, caddish Ryan and angelic Damian." Most recently Celtic Thunder performed on The CBS Saturday Show's Second Cup Café, and wowed thousands of fans with an all day stint on QVC in honor of St. Patrick's Day.

To view highlights from their various TV appearances, click here: http://decca.edgeboss.net/wmedia/decca/celticthunder/celticthunder_tvsizzlereel_800.wvx

Following the tradition of their previous releases (Celtic Thunder: The Show, Act Two and, Take Me Home) Irishmen Damian McGinty, Keith Harkin, Paul Byrom, Ryan Kelly and Scotsman George Donaldson deliver an amazing and thrilling live performance throughout the concert while showcasing a broader range of diverse musical styles. Filmed in front of a live audience in Toronto, It's Entertainment spans six musical decades including unique interpretations of classic songs such as "Standing on the Corner" along with pop hits including U2's "Still Haven't Found (What I'm Looking For)," The Proclaimers' "My Life Without You" and the timeless "Hallelujah" by Leonard Cohen.

9/21 Halifax, NS Halifax Metro Centre 7:30PM
9/23 Hamilton, ON Hamilton Place Theatre 7:30PM
9/24 Orillia, ON Casino Rama 7:30PM
9/25 Buffalo, NY Shea's Performing Arts Center 7:30PM
9/28 Baltimore, MD Hippodrome Theatre TBD
9/29 Pittsburgh, PA Benedum Center 7:30PM
10/1 New York, NY Radio City Music Hall 8:00PM
10/2 Philadelphia, PA Tower Theatre 7:30PM
10/3 Hartford, CT The Bushnell 2:30PM and 8:00PM
10/4 Manchester, NH Verizon Wireless Arena 7:30PM
10/6 Springfield, MA Springfield Symphony Hall 7:30PM
10/8 West Point, NY West Point Academy 8PM
10/9 Boston, MA Wang Theater 2:30PM and 8:00PM
10/10 Reading, PA Sovereign Performing Arts Cntr 2:30PM and 8:00PM
10/13 Hershey, PA The Hershey Theatre 7:30PM
10/14 Wilkes Barre, PA Kirby Theatre 7:30PM
10/16 Norfolk, VA Chrysler Hall 7:30PM
10/17 Roanoke, VA Roanoke Civic Center 2:30PM and 8:00PM
10/19 Indianapolis, IN Murat Centre 7:30PM
10/21 Kansas City, MO Independence Events Center 7:30PM
10/22 St. Louis, MO Fabulous Fox Theater 7:30PM
10/23 Chicago, IL Chicago Theatre 2:30PM and 8:00PM
10/24 Minneapolis, MN State Theater 2:30PM and 8:00PM
10/26 Denver, CO First Bank Center 7:30PM
10/28 San Francisco, CA Warfield Theatre 7:30PM
10/29 Eugene, OR Hult Center For Perf Arts 7:30PM
10/30 Everett, WA Comcast Arena 7:30PM
11/1 Portland, OR Theatre of the Clouds 7:30PM
11/2 Spokane, WA INB Performing Arts Center 7:30PM
11/4 Sacramento, CA Memorial Auditorium 7:30PM
11/5 San Diego, CA San Diego Civic Theatre 7:30PM
11/6 Anaheim, CA The Grove of Anaheim 8PM
11/7 Anaheim, CA The Grove of Anaheim 2:30PM and 8:00PM
11/8 Thousand Oaks, CA Fred Kavli Theatre 7:30PM
11/10 Phoenix, AZ Dodge Theatre 7:30PM
11/12 Dallas, TX Nokia Theatre-Grand Prairie 7:30PM
11/13 Houston, TX Verizon Wireless Theater 7:30PM
11/14 Fort Smith, AR Arkansas Best Perf. Arts Center 6:00PM
11/16 Charleston, SC North Charleston PAC 7:30PM
11/17 Durham, NC Durham PAC 7:30PM
11/19 Pensacola, FL Saenger Theatre 7:30PM
11/20 Atlanta, GA Fox Theatre 2:30PM and 8:00PM
11/21 Jacksonville, FL Time Union Center 7PM
11/22 & 11/23 Clearwater, FL Ruth Eckerd Hall 7PM
11/26 Melbourne, FL King Center 7:30PM
11/28 Louisville, KY Brown Theatre 7:30PM
12/1 Grand Rapids, MI Van Andel Arena 7:30PM
12/2 Detroit, MI Fox Theatre 7:30PM
12/3 Columbus, OH Palace Theater 7:30PM
12/4 Atlantic City, NJ Trump Taj Mahal 7:30PM
12/5 Montclair, NJ Wellmont Theatre 7:30PM
12/7 Providence, RI VETS Memorial 7:30PM
12/8 Rochester, NY Auditorium Theater 7:30PM
12/10 Binghamton, NY Broome County Arena TBD
12/12 Utica, NY Stanley PAC 7:30PM

Tickets ($37.50, $47.50 and $57.50) go on sale this Saturday, Aug. 14 at 10:00 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. For additional information, call (313) 471-6611.

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