Filmed at Casino Rama in Ontario in March 2015, Legacy, Volume 1 is a definitive review of Celtic Thunder’s most popular songs to-date. The Legacy television special will premiere on Public Television stations across the US and Canada in March 2016.
Celtic Thunder's Legacy presents many of the best-loved numbers from the group's nine standing-room-only world tours to-date. Song selections include "Heartland," the group's big opening number, along with crowd-pleasing favorites like "Raggle Taggle Gypsy," "Galway Girl," and "A Place in the Choir" alongside rousing anthems "Caledonia" and "Ireland's Call."
Legacy finds Celtic Thunder soloists Colm Keegan, Keith Harkin, Ryan Kelly, Emmett O’Hanlon and Neil Byrne reunited with guest artist Damian McGinty, an original member of Celtic Thunder who went on to win Fox’s "The Glee Project before landing a recurring role (as "Rory Flanagan") in the hit series "Glee!".
Legacy offers music lovers a wide variety of solo selections and fan favorites including Damian’s “Buachaille On Eirne,” Ryan’s “Ride On,” Keith’s “The Mountains of Mourne,” Neil’s “Noreen,” and Emmett’s “Danny Boy" alongside contemporary hits like “Falling Slowly” and “Black Velvet Band”. The Celtic Thunder vocalists are backed by the eight-piece Celtic Thunder Band on strings, guitars, percussion, whistles, pipes and more, led by musical director is David Munro, who also plays keyboards in the show.