"Walton Arts Center is proud to welcome six-time Grammy Award-winning Irish folk group The Chieftains to Walton Arts Center’s Baum Walker Hall Sunday, February 27 at 7pm. This performance is part of The Chieftains’ 2011 U.S. tour, which will feature an array of surprise guests and local musicians and marks the band’s first return to the states following last year’s release of their critically acclaimed album San Patricio. Tickets range from $46 to $72 and can be purchased by calling the Walton Arts Center Box Office at 479.443.5600 or by visiting waltonartscenter.org.
“In 2011, The Chieftains’ performances could be better described as a Big Show or a Spectacular rather than a concert,” says frontman Paddy Moloney. “There will be upwards of 12 people on stage at all times, with additions of local musicians, special guests I’m not allowed to divulge, anywhere from 6 to 20 local dancers on a couple of pieces, and the Scottish pipe bands performing the “March to Battle,” which was narrated by Liam Neeson for San Patricio.”"
Wednesday, 2 February 2011
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