Posted 08 Apr 2011
Tickets to Celtic Woman: Songs from the Heart Tour Wednesday, May 11, at 7:30 p.m. at the Robinson Center Music Hall in Little Rock are now available exclusively through the Arkansas PBS (AETN) Foundation.
Celtic Woman is currently on tour with a new live show performing songs from their critically-acclaimed CD and Emmy-nominated DVD Songs From the Heart.
During the 2011 tour, vocalists Lisa Kelly, Chloë Agnew and newest member Lisa Lambe, along with violinist Máiréad Nesbitt, capture the hearts of fans with what critics are calling an uplifting, breathlessly dramatic and beyond captivating concert experience.
Songs From the Heart moves between Irish classics, contemporary covers and original compositions featuring renditions of Jimmy Webb's "The Moon's a Harsh Mistress," Billy Joel's "Goodnight My Angel" and "Amazing Grace," as well as Irish classics "My Lagan Love," "Galway Bay" and a new favorite "Níl Sé'n Lá.
Since their March 2005 debut, this unique all-female ensemble continues to have mainstream success with over 6 million CDs/DVDs sold worldwide; two Top 10 album debuts on the Billboard Top 200; three Gold and Platinum albums; four Top 5 releases on the Billboard Top Video chart; and more than 1.2 million concert tickets sold. They have succeeded by connecting directly to fans via their public television specials and their frequent touring.
The Arkansas PBS Foundaion is the only outlet for these tickets, which range from $35 to $150. Tickets are available on a first come, first serve basis. Additional information and ticket reservations are available by visiting www.aetnfoundation.org or calling 1-800-662-2386. Tickets are available for postal delivery through May 1. After May 1 tickets may be picked up at Will Call. Tickets will also be available for purchase at the door on the day of show.
All proceeds will help support public television programming in Arkansas.
The Arkansas PBS Foundaion exists to raise the funds necessary to support AETNs mission of enhancing lives through trusted public television programs and educational services. The Foundation provides Arkansans opportunities to connect with the only statewide public media outlet by becoming a financial donor, corporate or foundation partner, volunteer, or by other means of giving. The Arkansas PBS Foundaion builds relationships between AETN, donors and viewers and is committed to being a transparent and accountable steward of private financial support.
The Arkansas PBS (AETN) is Arkansass statewide public television network that enhances lives by providing lifelong learning opportunities for people from all walks of life. AETN delivers local, award-winning productions and classic, trusted PBS programs aimed at sharing Arkansas and the world with viewers. AETN depends on the generosity of Arkansans and the State of Arkansas to continue offering quality programming. For more information, visit www.aetn.org, or follow the AETN blog at www.aetn.org/engage. AETN is broadcast on KETS (Little Rock), KEMV (Mountain View), KETG (Arkadelphia), KAFT (Fayetteville), KTEJ (Jonesboro), and KETZ (El Dorado).