World-renowned Irish super-group Celtic Thunder returns to Boise this weekend, Sunday, December 1, at the Morrison Center. Celtic Thunder is ready to head into its seventh year and in celebration they are
performing “Mythology” live this winter, as part of their Fall 2013 62-city Canada and USA Tour.
Released February 19th of this year the seventh Celtic Thunder CD debuted at #1 on Billboard's World Music Chart and is the group’s 8th release to hit the #1 spot. Both CD and DVD continue to dominate the charts weeks after release. All six male soloists—twice named Billboard’s Top World Music Artist—Emmet Cahill, Keith Harkin, Ryan Kelly, George Donaldson, Neil Byrne and Colm Keegan--perform both solo and ensemble numbers.
Celtic Thunder are known for performing an eclectic mix of songs, ranging from traditional Irish fare to international hits such as "The Boys are Back in Town" and "The Sound of Silence," as well as original compositions including “Voices” and “Hunter’s Moon.” In addition to the six main vocalists, the tour will also feature strings, guitars, percussion, whistles, pipes and more in the eight-piece Celtic Thunder band. The tour’s musical director is David Munro, who also plays keyboards in the show.
Created by Celtic Thunder Producer Sharon Browne, “Mythology” bears all the hallmarks of a Celtic Thunder live show; An impressive and imposing stage resembling an ancient stone pathway drawn from Celtic lore and dramatic effects via lighting and choreography. Celtic Thunder’s signature brand of emotive and dramatic storytelling through traditional and contemporary music is found throughout the show. “Mythology” presents the audience with the perfect blend of entertainment, ideology and Gaelic spirituality, providing a modern twist on Celtic folklore.
To purchase tickets to see Celtic Thunder live go to Celtic Thunder Morrison Center Tickets or go to mc.boisestate.edu or call 208-426-1110. For information about the Mythology Tour 2013 please visit www.celticthunder.com/tour
For information on the inaugural Celtic Thunder Cruise please visit www.celticthundercruise.com/2013 for full details and reservation information.
CELTIC THUNDER- MYTHOLOGY
MORRISON CENTER - BOISE,
SUNDAY DECEMBER 1ST 2013
Doors: 4.00PM Show: 5.00PM