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Celtic Woman brings ‘Homecoming’ tour to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 25

Celtic Woman brings ‘Homecoming’ tour to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 25
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From a press release:

Celtic Woman, the multi-platinum international music sensation, is returning with a brand new live show for an extensive North American tour this spring, which stops at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sunday, March 25, 2018 at 3 p.m. The “Homecoming” concert will play in more than 90 U.S. and Canadian cities from coast-to-coast.

Tickets, which are $39, $49, $69, and $99, plus fees, are on sale now and can be purchased at the Kirby Center box office (71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre), online at, and by phone at 570-826-1100.

Celebrating Ireland’s rich musical and cultural heritage, Celtic Woman combines the finest musical talent with epic stage productions to present a unique, inspiring live experience. Celtic Woman has touched the hearts of a huge global audience for over a decade. Now, with Homecoming, Celtic Woman brings the next chapter of an extraordinary musical journey. It’s a universal celebration of life. It is traditional, it is contemporary. It is yesterday, today, and tomorrow.

Continuing its remarkable legacy of introducing some of Ireland’s most talented singers and musicians onto the world stage, the Grammy-winning group Celtic Woman – featuring the angelic voices of Susan McFadden, Mairéad Carlin, Éabha McMahon, and the breathtaking Celtic violinist Tara McNeill, accompanied by a full ensemble of musicians and dancers – will embark on a four-month tour. The 90-city trek will take Celtic Woman across the country before wrapping on June 17 in Rosemont, Illinois.

Following its debut on PBS in 2005, Celtic Woman has achieved massive success encompassing 12 chart-topping albums, nine DVDs, and nine public television specials, leading to sales of over 10 million albums, with platinum success in nine countries. Each of the 12 CDs, including 2016’s “Voices of Angels,” has reached No. 1 on Billboard’s World Albums chart.

The group has been named Billboard Magazine’s No. 1 World Albums Artist six times. Celtic Woman received its first-ever Grammy nomination in the World Music category for its 2016 release “Destiny.” As a touring powerhouse, the group has performed for over four million fans across 24 countries and six continents, with an especially devoted following in America. With a repertoire that encompasses traditional Irish classics, contemporary songs, classical favorites, and originals, their shows are renowned as high-quality entertainment with exceptional musical performances and stunning visual productions, enthralling audiences of all ages.