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The Chieftains are looking forward to returning to the US in 2019!  Starting in Seattle on February 19 and ending in Tyler, TX on March 16!   Hope ...

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NEXT SHOWS

Date City Venue
Tour: USA 2019
02/19/19 Seattle, WA Benaroya Hall Buy Tickets
Time: 7:30pm.
02/20/19 Portland, OR Newmark Theatre Buy Tickets
Time: 7:30pm.
02/22/19 Modesto, CA Mary Stuart Rogers Theater Buy Tickets
Time: 8:00pm.
02/23/19 Rohnert Park, CA Green Music Center, Weill Hall Buy Tickets
Time: 7:30pm.
02/26/19 Princeton, NJ McCarter Theatre Center – Matthews Theatre Buy Tickets
Time: 7:30pm.

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Cultural ambassadors, The Chieftains started their journey in Ireland in 1962. Since then they have won six Grammy Awards and are highly recognized for reinventing traditional Irish music on a contemporary and international scale. Their ability to transcend musical boundaries to blend tradition with modern music has hailed them as one of the most renowned and revered musical groups to this day.

They can claim some unique and sometimes ‘firsts’ as they were the first Western musicians to perform on the Great Wall of China, participate in Roger Water’s “The Wall’ performance in Berlin in 1990 and were the first ensemble to perform a concert in the Capitol Building in Washington, DC. In 2010, their experimental collaborations extended to out of this world, when Paddy Moloney’s whistle and Matt Molloy’s flute traveled with NASA astronaut, Cady Coleman, to the international space station. Their Journey continues….