Celtic Thunder Announced Upcoming North American Symphony Tour
International singing sensation Celtic Thunder announced dates for their upcoming North American Symphony Tour which includes a stop at Ruth Eckerd Hall on Friday, November 17 at 7:30 pm. Tickets go on sale Friday, June 16 at noon. For more information and a complete list of tour dates, please visit: www.celticthunder.com.
This will be the second Symphony Tour for Celtic Thunder, who will depart from their traditional and critically-acclaimed large set productions to perform hit songs from their Legacy, Mythology, Voyage, The Show & It’s Entertainment Shows along with songs from their chart-topping albums Christmas & Classic Christmas and their upcoming Celtic Thunder Inspirational album due Fall 2017 in a dynamic live music experience accentuated by the instrumentals of full symphony orchestras. Celtic Thunder’s five male soloists Damian McGinty, Ryan Kelly, Emmet Cahill, Neil Byrne and Michael O’Dwyer will perform solo and ensemble numbers.
The Celtic Thunder Symphony Tour will be the show’s 10th tour of the U.S. since it was launched in 2008. The airing of their first public television special came that same year and since, Celtic Thunder has consistently remained one of the most popular musical shows for stations throughout the U.S.
Twice hailed as BILLBOARD ’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 U.S., Canada and Australia, performing to more than 1,000,000 fans over the past nine years. Celtic Thunder has performed at the White House for President and Mrs. Obama, at the Pentagon for the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff as well as on the CBS Saturday Show’s Second Cup Café, the Today Show, and Fox and Friends.
Tickets are available at the Ruth Eckerd Hall Ticket Office, by calling 727.791.7400 or visiting www.RuthEckerdHall.com. Pre-show dining is also available. The Ruth Eckerd Hall Ticket Office is open Monday through Saturday, 10 am to 6 pm and one hour prior to show time.