International singing sensation Celtic Thunder have scheduled a downtown Chicago performance as part of their upcoming North American Symphony Tour. On Thursday, December 7 the group will perform in concert at The Chicago Theatre.
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.
Twice hailed as BILLBOARD’s Top World Music Artist and Top World Imprint (2009 and 2011& 2015), 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 1,000,000 fans over the past nine 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 77 million-upload views since the channel’s inception in 2008 and has over 100,000 subscribers. Their Facebook page has over 350,000 followers and their newzine www.theceltictimes.com has had over 500,000 visitors. 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 2017 please see www.celticthunder.com/tour. For information on the 10th Anniversary Celtic Thunder Cruise please see www.celticthundercruise.com for full details and reservation information.