Celtic Woman “Isle Of Hope” Tour Live at Mohegan Sun


Show is Friday, October 30th, tickets on sale September 12th
The international Irish music phenomenon, Celtic Woman, returns to U.S. shores this fall for the second leg of their “Isle of Hope” tour, which will be making a stop at Mohegan Sun Arena on Friday, October 30th at 8:00pm.
Tickets for the event are $55.00 and $40.00 and go on sale Saturday, September 12th at 10:00am through Ticketmaster.  Ticketmaster customers may log on to ticketmaster.com; call Ticketmaster’s national toll free Charge by Phone number 1.800.745.3000; or visit any Ticketmaster outlet.  Tickets will also be available at the Mohegan Sun Box Office starting Sunday, September 13th, subject to availability.
The multi-platinum group appeared on several national television shows including Dancing With The Stars, the Today Show and Good Morning America while wrapping up its five month U.S. tour in July.  Celtic Woman returned home to Ireland in August and was awarded “Best Celtic Group” at the 2009 Ireland Music Awards.
Now, the enchanting four vocalists Chloë, Lisa, Lynn and Alex along with Celtic violinist Máiréad return to perform their heavenly renditions of Irish standards, classical favorites and contemporary hits. 
During the 2009 “Isle of Hope” tour, fans have the opportunity to experience Celtic Woman’s most magical production yet, featuring renditions of “Fields of Gold” and “Have I Told You Lately That I Love You” as well as the patriotic song “O, America!” written exclusively for Celtic Woman by Brendan Graham (renowned for his inspirational song “You Raise Me Up”), along with William Joseph.  Musical Director David Downes has composed stunning new music for the 19-member ensemble featuring the wonderful voices of Celtic Woman and the energetic musical inventiveness of Celtic violinist, Máiréad.
The show will also feature cornerstone favorites such as “The Sky and the Dawn and the Sun,” “Danny Boy,” and “Spanish Lady,” among others that are featured on their latest release Greatest Journey: Essential Collection CD/DVD.
Celtic Woman has been winning over audiences of all ages and captivating millions with inspiring songs of hope and love.   In just four short years, the group has played eight U.S. tours, released four CDs and four DVDS totaling more than 3 million in sales and performed for more than 800,000 people.  Meanwhile, the four Celtic Woman PBS specials have aired more than 13,658 times on 685 PBS stations across the country, covering 97% of U.S. television households.
Named the “#1 Top World Music Artist” by Billboard Magazine, Celtic Woman albums (Celtic Woman, A Christmas Celebration and A New Journey) have held the #1 position on the magazine’s World Music chart for 90 consecutive weeks.  Their 2008 album, The Greatest Journey Essential Collection, debuted at #1.  Celtic Woman’s Musical Director is David Downes, Producer Scott Porter and Executive Producer Dave Kavanagh.
Mohegan Sun Arena is ranked the 4th best venue by Billboard Magazine and was the 2008 recipient of a Country Music Award for “Casino of The Year.” For more information on concerts and other great events at Mohegan Sun, visit mohegansun.com.  For information on this week’s schedule, call the Entertainment and Special Events hotline at 1.888.226.7711, ext. 27163.