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Grammy Nominee Celtic Woman Brings New Live Show 'HomeComing Tour' To Kimmel Center Cultural Campus March 22, 2018

Posted on January 16, 2018

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Philadelphia, PA, January 17, 2018) – Celtic Woman (, the multi-platinum international music sensation, is returning to the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts’ Academy of Music on Thursday, March 22, 2018 with a brand new live show. The much-anticipated concert, Homecoming Tour, will feature 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.


“The Kimmel Center strives to present music from around the globe, showcasing a wide variety of cultures and traditions,” said Anne Ewers, President and CEO of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts.  “We welcome the return of Celtic Woman – a breathtaking ensemble that brings us a new and worldly experience every time they visit.”


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. From the debut, Celtic Woman has touched the hearts of a huge global audience. Now, with Homecoming, Celtic Woman brings the next chapter of an extraordinary musical journey. It’s a universal celebration of life. It’s traditional and  contemporary.


Other featured upcoming performances at the Kimmel Center Cultural Campus include: Deepak Chopra (March 15, 2018, Merriam Theater), Rain – A Tribute to the Beatles (March 23-25, 2018, Academy of Music), Patti LaBelle (April 5, 2018, Academy of Music), Brit Floyd Eclipse World Tour 2018 (April 6, 2018, Academy of Music), and Jerry Seinfeld (April 7, 2018, Academy of Music).



Academy of Music

March 22, 2018, 7:30 p.m.



Tickets are on sale now and start at $44.00. Tickets can be purchased by calling 215-893-1999, online at, or at the Kimmel Center Box Office. Group sales are available for groups of 10 or more and can be purchased by calling 215-790-5883. See for more information.


About Celtic Woman

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 #1 on Billboard's World Albums chart. The group has been named Billboard Magazine’s #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.


The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

Located in the heart of Center City, Philadelphia, the Kimmel Center’s mission is to operate a world-class performing arts center that engages and serves a broad audience through diverse programming, arts education, and community outreach. The Kimmel Center Campus is comprised of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts (Verizon Hall, Perelman Theater, SEI Innovation Studio, and the Merck Arts Education Center), the Academy of Music (owned by the Philadelphia Orchestra Association), and the Merriam Theater. The Kimmel Center is also home to eight Resident Companies: The Philadelphia Orchestra, Opera Philadelphia, The Pennsylvania Ballet, The Philly POPS, PHILADANCO, The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, The Philadelphia Chamber Music Society and Curtis Institute of Music. With nearly 9,000 seats per night, The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts is the region’s most impactful performing arts center, and the second largest in the country. TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank, is the season sponsor of the Kimmel Center’s 2017-2018 Season. American Airlines is the official airline of Broadway Philadelphia. For additional information, visit


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