Celtic Thunder - The Show - DVD
Celtic Thunder has become a global musical phenomenon, and it has now reached South Africa’s shores and TV channels. Celtic Thunder comprises of 6 talented, dashing, esteemed male singers who perform both solo and ensemble numbers of hits from the past and present.
Celtic Thunder debuted in August 2007 at the Helix in Dublin, Ireland when they accompanied the Celtic Concert Orchestra under the direction of Phil Coulter, the musical director of the group.
Tracks sung include those previously made famous by such legends as The Eagles, Wings, Foreigner and The Moody Blues. The group’s youngest, Damian McGinty, wins the heart’s of his audiences with his youthful charm. 22 year old blonde Irish heartthrob, Keith Harkin, will have all the ladies enveloped in his talent and his good looks. Ryan Kelly, Paul Byrom and George Donaldson add the powerful sound of the all male group, and Neil Bryne, who was originally one of the band’s guitarists, joins the group to complete the 6 piece act.
Since the group's formation, Celtic Thunder has released four albums: Celtic Thunder, Act Two, Take Me Home, It's Entertainment as well as three live performances on DVD entitled Celtic Thunder: The Show , Take Me Home, and It's Entertainment! In December 2009 Billboard magazine named Celtic Thunder Top World Album Artist. Their first three albums also placed in the Top 10 for World Albums, including this release, “Celtic Thunder – The Show”.
Celtic Thunder is known for its eclectic style with songs ranging from a soloist to an ensemble focus. The group is backed by the Celtic Thunder Band on their concert tours, and their live shows are known for the use of dramatic effects via lighting and choreography as well as a stage set resembling an ancient stone pathway suggestive of those referenced in Celtic lore. In March 2009, Celtic Thunder opened the Saint Patrick's Day Parade in New York City, and later that day performed for President Obama and his First Lady, Michelle Obama at the White House.
On December 17, 2008, Celtic Thunder completed their 2008 US tour of fifty cities. They also toured the United States extensively in the fall of 2009, and plan to perform across the US in the fall of 2010. For spring 2009 they focused on touring Canada, while also playing some concerts in the north-eastern US. During their 2008 fall tour, Celtic Thunder sold over 125,000 tickets in forty-nine shows and placed twentieth in the poll Star Tour Poll.
Release Date : 13 Sep 2010