Celtic Nights at the Marin Center / Friday, January 31



Friday, January 31, 8 pm


Direct from Ireland come the exhilarating CELTIC NIGHTS: THE EMIGRANTS BRIDGE, with a rousing story of Irish emigration across the Atlantic that traces the Celtic roots of North American music. Performing a combination of Appalachian folk and bluegrass music, their compelling story is told by sixteen of Ireland’s most accomplished singers, dancers and musicians. "Celtic Nights have brought our distinctive and evolving music and dance tradition to the world stage and showcased our tradition in spectacular fashion." - Enda Kenny, prime minister of Ireland. CELTIC NIGHTS performs FRIDAY, January 31, 8 pm at the Marin Veterans’ Memorial Auditorium, 10 Avenue of the Flags at Civic Center Drive in San Rafael, CA 94903. Tickets are $40, $30, $25, Students 20 and under $20, Bargain seats (rows 25-34) $20; and can be ordered through the Marin Center Box Office at 415-473-6800 or visit www.marincenter.org


A stirring tale of a people’s struggle to find their place in the world, Celtic Nights: The Emigrants Bridge effortlessly intertwines beautiful ballads, striking choreography, and a compelling storyline to form a vivid link with Celtic heritage. A dazzling production, Ireland’s most accomplished dancers mirror its finest voices to present a spell-binding and exhilarating picture of proud Celtic people, their passion, and their hopes and dreams.


This show is the story of the lives and loves of the Celtic exiles who dared to dream big and who were determined to carve out a home in the New World. Their stories live large in the power and majesty of their music and hypnotic fury of dancing Irish feet.


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