Experience the authentic textures of Ireland and Scotland at our annual
Celtic Celebration. High energy jigs and lyrical ballads weave an enchantment. Step dancers bring fire and energy to the stage. Haunting pipes and drums inspire images of lonely cliffs and brilliant green fields. Come celebrate the Irish in you and throw back a cold one in the theater. Sure to please everyone in the family.
One of the longest-running music groups in the Intermountain region, having performed together for almost 20 years, Shanahy (SHAWN-uh-hee) is a band that hails from Salt Lake City and performs traditional songs and tunes from the British Isles - primarily Scotland and Ireland. The special Shanahy sound features fiddles, highland pipes, cauldwind pipes, uilleann (Irish) pipes, whistle, flute, bodhran, guitars, and both female and male vocals. Shanahy performs traditional jigs, slip-jigs, reels, strathspeys, waltzes, airs and songs, along with a few contemporary and original pieces within the Celtic style. http://www.katemacleod.com/#!shanahy/cvqi
Wasatch & District Pipe Band
Established in 2004, WDPB is a competitive and performing Bagpipe Band based out of Bountiful, Utah. Wearing the MacTavish tartan, our band performs all over Northern Utah, and competes in the Western US, Canada, the United Kingdom, and we have attended the World Pipe Band Championships held in Glasgow Scotland. We also frequently perform with many local music groups such as the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. This past year we also completed our first CD for our tenth anniversary. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YU7cJgk4x88
Celtic Beat Irish Dancers are a group of trained dancers from Layton, Utah under the direction of LaRae R. Thackeray. Celtic Beat was formed in 1998 to promote Irish culture and to provide performing opportunities to young dancers. The group ranges in age from 8 through 18 years of age. Celtic Beat performs in the tradition of "Riverdance" to jig and reel music in softshoe and hardshoe. The dancers have received training from Marty Dowd and Joann Evans of "Riverdance", Jack McCardle of the McCardle Irish School in Connecticut, and Molly Bennet from Denver. They have attended workshops with the Trinity Irish Dance Company. http://youtu.be/nLtFhBnINfA or http://youtu.be/PTh9x9tqDOE
Seating is Reserved.
Tickets are Adults $14 ($12.50 plus $1.50 Facility Fee); Children, Student, Senior, or Military $12 ($10.50 plus $1.50 Facility Fee). Order your tickets online 24/7 through Smithstix, by phone at 801-689-8700 or in person at the Box Office M-F 10 am - 6pm