Gaelic Storm Tickets
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Gaelic Storm tickets at Bijou Theatre - Knoxville,Knoxville,TN on 1/30 8:00PM
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Gaelic Storm tickets at Mill City Nights (formerly The Brick),Minneapolis,MN on 2/12 8:00PM
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Gaelic Storm tickets at The Pageant,Saint Louis,MO on 2/17 8:00PM
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Gaelic Storm tickets at Stage AE,Pittsburgh,PA on 2/19 7:30PM
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Gaelic Storm tickets at Newport Music Hall,Columbus,OH on 2/20 7:30PM
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Gaelic Storm is a Celtic band. The band is renowned all around the globe for their unique talent and has achieved alot of success and appreciation. The band was formed in 1996.
The members of the band are Patrick Murphy (accordion, spoons, bodhin, lead vocals), Ellery Klein (fiddle, vocals), Peter Purvis (whistle, Uillean pipes, Deger pipes,Highland bagpipes), Steve Twigger (guitar, bouzouki, lead vocals) and Ryan Lacey ( surdo, djembe, doumbek, and various other percussion).
Gaelic Storm also includes: Ryan Lacey on drums and world percussion (graduated twice from the Los Angeles Music Academy, once for hands and once for sticks), Pete Purvis of Merrickville, Ontario on uilleann pipes, tin whistle, deger pipes and highland pipes (a Grade 1 piper who toured with award winning pipe bands including the Braemar Pipe Band and played at 2000 Sydney Olympics) and the newest member of the band Jessie Burns on fiddle (originally from Suffolk, England, now living in Colorado).
The Origin of Gaelic Storm
Gaelic Storm's origins can be traced back to 1996, when Patrick Murphy and Steve Wehmeyer joined with Steve Twigger and Uillean piper Brian Walsh to perform at O'Brien's Irish Pub and Restaurant in Santa Monica, California. This led to a number of pub performances in the coming year.
Appearance in Titanic
In 1997, Gaelic Storm appeared in the film Titanic as the steerage band. This opened great avenues and opportunities for the band. They have toured throughout the United States and Canada, United Kingdom, France, and Japan.
To this date, Gaelic Storm tours throughout the world quite often and plays over 125 dates a year. They have launched six albums, including the compilation album Special Reserve. The band is notable for its high energies in traditional Irish music and Scottish traditional music. Their albums have repeatedly topped the Billboard world music charts.
Gaelic Storm's album Bring Yer Wellies was released on July 25, 2006 and debuted at #2 on the Billboard World Chart, #16 on the Internet Sales Chart and #31 on the Independent Album Chart.
Their fifth album, How Are We Getting Home?, was released in August 2004 and debuted at #3 on the Billboard World Music Charts, #10 on the Billboard Heatseekers Chart and re-entered the September 2005 World Albums Chart at #3.
The next album of Gaelic Storm was released in July 8, 2008, titled What's the Rumpus? released by their own label, Lost Again Records. It reached #1 on the Billboard World Chart.The album Gaelic Storm was launched in 1998.
The album Herding cats came out in 1999 album. The album Tree was released in 2001.What's the Rumpus? is the seventh album by Celtic band Gaelic Storm. It was released on July 8, 2008 and reached #177 on the Billboard 200.
Change in Members
During its history, the band has replaced its fiddle player a few times, its drummer once, and added Highland, Uilleann, and Deger (electronic) bagpipes to its instrumentation.
Gaelic Storm: Live In Chicago
In January 2006 the band released its first DVD titled Gaelic Storm: Live In Chicago. The show was filmed live at the House of Blues in Chicago.
A Simlish version of the song, Scalliwag, from the album Bring Yer Wellies was recorded and featured on the World music channel in the expansion pack, The Sims 2: Bon Voyage, for the popular PC Game, The Sims 2.
Where Celtic music has the power to create a profound effect on the listener, such as the recognizable Enya numbers, it is not usually considered to arouse elation and merriment. Yet the band Gaelic Storm has been doing just that with their feel-good Irish and Scottish traditional music since the mid-nineties.
After a playing a string of gigs at O'Brien's Tavern in Santa Monica during 1995, the quartet of Patrick Murphy, Steve Wehmeyer, Twigger and Uillean pipe playing Brian Walsh found their bearings as the Celtic party band in the ship's steerage aboard James Cameron's Titanic. This iconic gig unleashed Gaelic Storm that has not come to pass ever since.
Ejecting some album releases in the 1990s such as a self-titled debut album, Herding Cats and Tree, Gaelic Storm's quest for How Are We Getting Home? concluded in the album peaking at number 3 on Billboard's World Music Charts in 2004 and then found its way back again the following year at the third spot on the World Albums Chart. Gaelic Storm's 2008 studio album What's The Rumpus? upped the ante by shooting to the top the World Music Chart.
With their energy enthusing raucous music causing a major stir amongst Celtic music lovers, Gaelic Storm charted their successive performances across the United States and the European expanse. Wehmeyer's doctorate in folklore and mythology from UCLA served as a major boon for the band's artistic direction and served to further refine their distinct identity.
Gaelic Storm is a mind blowing band, a band referred to as a Celtic band playing fantastic traditional Scottish music and Irish music in a manner that even mainstream pop fans all over America have fallen in love with. As a Celtic band, Gaelic Storm also plays original Celtic rock and Celtic songs and have a discography that includes several phenomenal albums. Today, Gaelic Storm has a lineup that includes Patrick Murphy, Steve Twigger, Ryan Lacey, Jessie Burns and Peter Purvis, an assortment of very talented and popular artists. The latest Gaelic Storm release was 2010's studio album, Cabbage, a release that was met with much acclaim and became an instant hit in the Celtic and folk music genres within the UK and in the US. Gaelic Storm first began performing live back in 1996 at Santa Monica in the state of California. Their first show was at a local Irish restaurant and pub.
One thing led to another and with hardly a year from their debut, Gaelic Storm starred in and performed in one of the greatest movies ever, the legendary Titanic. Gaelic Storm performed the song, An Irish Party in Third Class, and from then onwards this band became fabulously popular. Successful tours took this band as far as Japan with tours in the US, Canada, France and the UK. This band is one of the most incredible live performers today and performs around one hundred and twenty five shows each and every year. Gaelic Storm has released eight studio albums and one compilation album not to mention topped the Billboard charts many times with their breathtaking songs. This band's album, How Are We Getting Home?, topped the Billboard World Music Charts at number three and also ranked tenth on the Billboard Heatseekers Chart. Thus, for some stunning Celtic, Irish and Scottish music, all you have to do is simply catch Gaelic Storm live in action through Gaelic Storm Tickets.
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