The Irish singing sensation known as Celtic Thunder storm into Hard Rock Live at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on October 12 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, August 12 at noon.
Celtic Thunder is made up of individual vocalist and musicians Ryan Kelly, George Donaldson, Keith Harkin, Damian McGinty, Neil Byrne and Emmet Cahill. From rousing ensemble numbers to solos showcasing each member’s vocal style and personality, Celtic Thunder performs powerful ballads popular hits and heartwarming songs of love and loss from across the Celtic music spectrum.
The group debuted in August 2007 at The Helix in Dublin. Accompanied by the Celtic Concert Orchestra under the musical direction of the legendary Phil Coulter, Celtic Thunder has become a household name around the world. Since the group’s formation, Celtic Thunder has released six albums and five accompanying live DVD performances including The Show, Act II, Take Me Home, It’s Entertainment, Celtic Thunder Christmas and Heritage.
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 one million units 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 20 million upload views and 920,000 channels.
Their live shows incorporate the use of dramatic lighting, stage settings and choreography set to the theme of the show. Celtic Thunder has performed on the CBS Saturday Show’s Second Cup Café, the Today Show, Fox Network, as well as at the White House for President and Mrs. Obama at their St. Patrick’s Day celebration. They have also performed for Irish Premier Brian Cowen, NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg, UN Commissioner for Human Rights Mary Robinson, the US troops of the 69th Regiment, and at the opening of a Boston Celtics in TD North Bank Garden game by singing the American national anthem.
Tickets cost $79, $61.50 and $44*; all seats are available at the Hard Rock Live Box Office, Tuesday – Saturday from noon – 6 p.m. and Sunday – Monday only open on event days at noon. Tickets also are available at all Ticketmaster outlets online at www.ticketmaster.com or charge by phone: 1-800-745-3000. Doors open one-hour prior to show start time. *Additional fees may apply.
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