First there was Riverdance, then Celtic Woman, now the popular PBS Pledge show Christmas with The Celts which is touring across the U.S. The show presents the perfect combination of ancient Irish Carols, contemporary Christmas standards, spontaneous humor and thrilling Irish dancing giving audiences a most memorable Christmas experience. The national PBS show Christmas with The Celts aired on 222 PBS channels across the U.S., Canada and on the BBC in Ireland. Visit TheCeltsMusic.com for more information.
There’s an old saying, “If you want someone’s attention, whisper.” Bill Anderson has been using that philosophy for over fifty years to capture the attention of millions of country music fans around the world, en route to becoming a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame and one of the most popular, most enduring entertainers of our time. “Whispering Bill,” a nickname hung on him years ago as a result of his breathy voice and his warm, soft approach to singing a country song. His credentials, however, shout his prominence: One of the most awarded songwriters in the history of country music, a million-selling recording artist many times over, television game show host, network soap opera star, spokesman for a nationwide restaurant chain, and a consummate onstage performer. Sponsored by Paul K. & Marlene V. Rudisill. Tickets: $30 Orchestra/Balcony, $35 Preferred, $45 Meet & Greet.
The Country Jamboree – Live In Concert – taking you back to when country music really was Country Music! Featuring an incredibly talented cast who have performed with some of country music‘s most popular artists, this outstanding performance features the music of Hank Williams, Patsy Cline, Johnny Cash, Tammy Wynette, Willie Nelson, Loretta Lynn, Merle Haggard and more. Like spending an evening at The Grand Ole Opry, The Country Jamboree takes you from all out hoedown to poignant love song – and everything in between – all in one show! Across the nation and beyond, The Country Jamboree has brought many a thrilled audience to their feet. If you’ve ever wanted to take a trip back in time and spend a magical evening revisiting the glory days of country music, The Country Jamboree will take you there.
This band’s flair for capturing the true likeness of the original artist will make you want to rock the night away. With sounds of Doo-Wop, Country, Motown, Group Harmony, Rockabilly, Classic Rock, The Hubcaps will take you on a ride you won’t forget. Inducted into the Southern Legends Performing Arts Hall of Fame, and most recently, into the Maryland Entertainment Hall of Fame, Hubcaps performances are legendary for wowing audiences all over the country. So, buckle up and get ready to have a blast traveling through the decades with The Fabulous Hubcaps.
Celebrating their cherished heritage through Irish dance, music, and song is something these entertainers take very seriously. You’ll be enthralled from the moment the lights dim as the sweet and stirring songs of Ireland, rigorously precise dances, and traditional musicianship carry you to Ireland on wings of music.
Through their shared zeal and passion for Ireland’s musical traditions, this troupe enables their audiences to experience the Real Ireland for the price of a concert ticket.
Some of the sweetest voices under heaven make up the Celtic Angels: Victoria Kenny, Emily Carroll, Tammy Browne, Amy Penston, and Ellie Mullane – Irish to the core and seasoned entertainers all. These ladies cut their teeth in such musicals as West Side Story, Grease, and in Jury’s Irish Cabaret.
The Celtic Knight Dancers, featuring two former lead dancers of Riverdance, perform with athletic precision in routines that leave audiences breathless. Their rhythm and artistry are astonishing.
The Trinity Band Ensemble of Dublin round out the show with flawless interpretations of authentic Irish Trad instrumentals, and their backing of both singers and dancers is perfection.
Critics and public alike have enthusiastically praised the appealing diversity of repertoire, technical virtuosity, humorous and informative educational programs, and superb musicality of the ensemble. Their playing has been praised as “artistry of the highest caliber” and “dazzling technique” by presenters. One of the unique strengths of Philadelphia Brass is the palpable sense of respect, affection and musical enjoyment among its members, enhancing the ensemble’s appeal to audiences of all ages.
One of country music’s most respected female vocalist. She’s an artist at the top of her game with multiple Grammy nominations, 5 Consecutive Entertainer of the Year Awards and 7 consecutive Female Vocalist of the Year Awards. Rhonda Vincent & The Rage are the most awarded Band in Bluegrass Music.
Ted Vigil has stunned audiences across the country as he recreates the original concert experience in his tribute to John Denver. With the uncanny resemblance and sound of the late John Denver, Ted Vigil performs many of Denver’s hits, including “Rocky Mountain High,” “Annie’s Song,” “Sunshine on My Shoulder,” and “Thank God I’m a Country Boy.”
Emmy Award-winning television comedienne Vicki Lawrence is one of the most beloved television personalities of her generation. Best known for her eleven years with The Carol Burnett Show and her role as Mama in the sitcom Mama’s Family, this very funny show is a mixture of stand-up comedy, music and observations about real life. This two woman show is one half with Vicki Lawrence and the second half with Mama.
“Vocalist Joanna Pascale has an enviable commodity: a durable and pliant alto voice over which she has perfect control. – C. Michael Bailey, All About Jazz.” Joanna Pascale isn’t the sort of jazz vocalist who draws attention to herself at the expense of a lyric. She also doesn’t settle for songs whose words don’t deserve the attention… Her real gift is storytelling, not improvisation, and she puts that talent to splendid use…”- Mike Joyce, Washington Post