Celtic Woman 'Songs from the Heart Tour'
12.2.10- CELTIC WOMAN ‘SONGS FROM THE HEART’ TOUR at DPAC March 6, 2011. Tickets on sale Friday, December 10th at 10am.
“Breathlessly Dramatic!” - Boston Globe
Durham, NC- Celtic Woman, a smash hit around the globe, comes to DPAC, Durham Performing Arts Center, with their newest live show, March 6, 2011 for 2 shows only at 2pm & 7pm. The awe-inspiring vocalists and mesmerizing Celtic violinist continue to capture the hearts of fans across the country with what critics are calling an “uplifting” and “beyond captivating” concert experience. Their critically-acclaimed CD/DVD and Emmy-nominated television special, Celtic Woman – Songs from the Heart, filmed live from Powerscourt House and Gardens in Ireland, is a blockbuster on PBS.
Now they bring Songs From The Heart to DPAC. Tickets on sale December 10, 2010.
Tickets start at $38.00 plus service charges. Friends of DPAC members may place their orders on Wednesday, December 8th and tickets go on sale Friday, December 10th at 10am, through Ticketmaster outlets at Crabtree Valley Mall, online at DPACnc.com and charge by phone at 800-745-3000. Joining the Friends of DPAC is free, and you can register at www.DPACnc.com/friendofdpac.
During the 2011 tour, fans have the opportunity to experience Celtic Woman’s most dazzling production yet, moving seamlessly between Irish classics, contemporary covers and original compositions featuring renditions of Jimmy Webb’s "The Moon’s a Harsh Mistress," Billy Joel’s "Goodnight My Angel," Andrew Lloyd Weber’s “Pie Jesu,” "Amazing Grace," and Irish classics "My Lagan Love," "Galway Bay," as well as a new favorite "Níl Sé’n Lá." The tour also includes an original composition, “Songs from the Heart” written specifically for this tour and has not yet been recorded.
In just five short years, this unique all-female ensemble continues to have mainstream success without the aid of traditional sales drivers such as radio or video airplay. No other group of this particular adult contemporary genre can claim over 6 million CDs/DVDs sold worldwide, two Top 10 album debuts on the Billboard Top 200, 3 Gold and Platinum albums, 4 Top 5 releases on the Billboard Top Video chart and over 1.2 million concert tickets sold. They have succeeded by connecting directly to fans via their Public Television specials, their frequent touring and then having those fans share the experience with friends and loved ones.
A true celebration of Ireland with an unforgettable signature style, come see Celtic Woman with their 6 piece band and the Aontas Choir perform unique renditions of Irish standards, classical favorites and contemporary hits. Celtic Woman – Songs from the Heart promises to be a live concert event that you and your entire family will never forget!
National press contact: Renee Pfefer, On Tour PR, 914-273-0007; [email protected]