Show Preview & Interview: Byrne and Kelly @ Ballard Homestead, Fri. 8/21

Irish duo Byrne and Kelly return to the States this August with a 26-date tour, and Seattle, a city that loves its Irish music, gets them when they appear at Ballard Homestead this Friday, August 21st. Comprised of Celtic Thunder‘s Neil Byrne and Ryan Kelly, Byrne and Kelly’s debut, Acoustically Irish, charted number 1 on […]

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Photos: Celtic Thunder @ the Paramount Theatre

Ireland’s Celtic Thunder, an all-male vocal band, headlined the Paramount Theatre on March 8th. Naturally, I was there, as I am pretty into Irish things; however, I was not so familiar with this group’s PBS specials. Celtic Thunder’s PBS shows have created a huge following of the singers, who bring string, bagpipe and harp instruments […]

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Show Preview & Interview: Celtic Thunder’s Damian McGinty (Celtic Thunder Plays the Paramount on Sun. 3/8)

Irish vocal group Celtic Thunder‘s career has spanned fifteen years. The band, comprised of all Irish singers (okay, one is Irish-American), performs a variety of tunes, including Irish folk songs and other covers. They’ve had several PBS specials devoted to them. They’ve played venues worldwide; they’ve even played at the Pentagon. Although the lineup of […]

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