Venue Details

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The Hanover Theatre
at Main St 2 Southbridge Street Worcester, MA 01608
877-571-7469
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There's a parking garage right across the street, but you have to do a u-turn to get there.
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Park at the outdoor lot behind the Hanover Theater, easy in, easy out, $10.
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Reviews & Ratings

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11 events
9 reviews
9 stars
attended Feb 16 2011

The show was fantastic. All are talented musicians. The dancers were fantastic and the singers were wonderful.
Overall a fun time was had by all!

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attended Feb 16 2011

Excellent musicians and dancers. Very upbeat and enjoyable! Hanover Theater is beautiful!

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2 reviews
2 stars
attended Feb 16 2011

Variety of Irish music along with a variety of talent. The band was very entertaining and engaging.

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Website

http://www.thehanovertheatre.org/shows/showDetail.php?showID=287

Quotes & Highlights

Check out Celtic Crossroadswebsite for videos, song clips, tour news and more.

Description

Celtic Crossroads is critically acclaimed as ‘the most exhilarating and authentic show to come from Ireland in decades – not to be missed’. It is an explosion of youthful energy and dazzling musicianship.

Celtic Crossroads abounds with fusions of traditional Irish music, bluegrass, gypsy and jazz whilst pulsating with the rhythms of exciting Irish dance percussion. Spontaneous mid-show ovations are the norm, and enraptured Celtic Crossroads audiences are always compelled to shout, and shout for more.

The show itself, incorporating seven world-class musicians, playing over twenty instruments on stage, is a fantastic spectacle. From start to finish you are captivated by a wonderful fusion of musical genres in the Irish music family, such as eastern European Gypsy, North American Bluegrass, world Classical and Jazz, and the various forms of Celtic music from around Europe and the rest of the world.   Magical interludes from the haunting uilleann pipes, whistles, low whistles and of course the Irish harp along with some of Irelands finest exponents of traditional song transport the listener to that crossroads in Ireland. Tempestuous fiddle playing competes with explosive banjo, intricate mandolin, accordion, mandola and bouzouki and awe-inspiring guitar riffs, while silky flute playing remind the audience that these fiercely traditional musicians are also classically trained. Throw in thunderous bodhran rhythms, drumkit, and cajon and the audience finds themselves recklessly and ecstatically stomping along. As the thunder starts to take hold, rhythms beating, Irish dancers defying laws of speed and gravity, musicians swopping instruments before your eyes, building and rising from a slow groove to a climactic, epic and all encompassing wildness of unadulterated genius, audiences are unable to prevent themselves from jumping to their feet in thunderous ovation. The show’s success is rapidly gathering momentum as it leaves a trail of enthralled audiences behind it.

About the Ticket Supplier: The Hanover Theatre

The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts seeks to create a vibrant cultural destination, bringing world-class theater, music and entertainment events to central Massachusetts.