The multi-platinum Irish group Celtic Thunder will embark on a 75-city tour this summer and fall, including a stop at Mayo Performing Arts Center on September 20. A full list of performances can be found at www.celticthunder.com.
The CELTIC THUNDER X Deluxe Double CD, Deluxe Double DVD packages were released earlier this month and celebrate the international supergroup’s 10th Anniversary. CELTIC THUNDER X reached # 1 on the Amazon, iTunes and Billboard World Music Charts. The brand new music from the set will be performed on the CELTIC THUNDER X tour. CELTIC THUNDER X is also a public television special that airs on PBS during the month of March. Check local listings for air dates/times of the CELTIC THUNDER X special.
Backed by the amazing Celtic Thunder Band, the singers (Damian McGinty, Ryan Kelly, Michael O’Dwyer, Emmet Cahill & Neil Byrne) will perform ensemble numbers including “Sons of Light”, “Toora, Loora, Lay”, “The Wild Rover”, “Right all right”, and “Castle on the Hill” in addition to nostalgic fun songs like “Celebration”, “I’m a Believer”, “Seasons in the Sun” and “Rise Again”. No Celtic Thunder show would be complete without an encore of their rousing anthem “Ireland’s Call”, the only song in CELTIC THUNDER X that isn’t a new song but which never fails to bring the audience to its feet.
Celtic Thunder have sold over 2.5 million albums in the US, and toured the U.S. and Canada, coast to coast, 12 times, and Australia 4 times performing almost 1,000 shows to date, selling well over 1 million tickets. Celtic Thunder has been hailed as BILLBOARD’s “Top World Music Artist,” along with “Top World Music Imprint” and “Top World Album” of in 2008, 2009, 2011, 2015 and again in 2016. The Celtic Thunder official YouTube channel, “Thunder Tube” has received over 100 million views since 2008 and has more than 140,000 subscribers. The Celtic Thunder website www.celticthunder.com reached over 5.3 million users last year. Their Facebook www.facebook.com/celticthunder has nearly 500,000 followers and over 42,000 on Twitter https://twitter.com/CelticThunder.www.theceltictimes.com, Celtic Thunder’s monthly newzine has a readership of 1.2 million and 100,000 subscribers. Celtic Thunder has appeared on multiple national TV programs including The Today Show, CBS Early Show Saturday, Fox & Friends, QVC, and numerous regional shows in major cities.