Celtic rock group Gaelic Storm to perform Jan. 21 in Ponte Vedra

Celtic band Gaelic Storm will perform Jan. 21, 2015 at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall. Contributed image

Celtic band Gaelic Storm will perform Jan. 21, 2015 at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall. Contributed image

From the St. Johns County Cultural Events Division

Celtic rock group Gaelic Storm returns to perform Jan. 21, 2015 at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, 1050 A1A North, in Ponte Vedra Beach. Gaelic Storm performed previously to a packed house at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall in January 2014.

Over the course of 10 albums and nearly 3,000 live shows, Gaelic Storm, the chart-topping, multi-national Celtic band, is dishing up a hearty serving of Full Irish – ‘The Best of Gaelic Storm.” The greatest-hits album spans the bulk of the band’s career, mixing crowd favorites and concert staples with three previously unreleased recordings, including “Whiskey in the Jar” and “Irish Party in Third Class” from Titanic. The album features sea shanties and drinking songs, traditional tunes and Gaelic Storm originals, instrumental workouts and vocal showcases.

Regularly playing more than 120 shows a year, Gaelic Storm has built a loyal following as diverse as the band’s own music. Fans of traditional Irish music have championed the group for years, as have fans of harder-edged Celtic rock. On tour, Gaelic Storm is just as likely to play a large rock club as a plush theater.

The band makes regular appearances on cruises, too, joining artists like the Barenaked Ladies and Michael Franti. Gaelic Storm has straddled the line between tradition and innovation for nearly two decades, infusing traditional Celtic music with modern influences, and updating the genre for a new generation of fans raised on rock, country and folk. Along the way, the group has topped the Billboard World Chart four times and earned a reputation as a hard-touring, genre-bending band.

Tickets for this reserved seating show will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 3. Tickets are $32 in advance, $36 day of show. Tickets will be available for purchase at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall and St. Augustine Amphitheatre Box Offices, ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster outlets and by phone at (800) 745-3000. Go to pvconcerthall.com for more details.

IF YOU GO

  • SHOW: Gaelic Storm
  • DATE: Wednesday, January 21, 2015
  • TIME: Doors 7:00pm / Show 8:00pm
  • TICKET PRICE: Reserved Seating – $32.00 In Advance; $36.00 Day of Show
  • WEBSITES: www.gaelicstorm.com, www.pvconcerthall.com

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