The Real St. Patrick show featuring "The Reel Celts" Band;
Including Popular Former Fergus/Guelph Musician Nonie Thompson!
Now in its tenth season, The Real St. Patrick show is thrilled to return to Reel Celts bandmember Nonie Thompson's former hometown of Fergus on Sunday March 17th at 9pm at the Fergus Grand Theatre. The band “The Celts” features: Anne Lederman – fiddle, Paul Gribbon – uilleann pipes and whistles, Tom Leighton – accordion and keyboards, Nonie Thompson – vocals, guitar and harmonica, and, Eugene Rea – banjo, bouzouki, mandolin, guitar, cittern, whistles and vocals.
The Real St. Patrick is a 2-hour musical, visual and dance show which brings the audience through the life and influences of St. Patrick with songs, humour and spectacle.
The show features over 500 images of Ireland, from coastlines to castles, while The Celts provide the musical underpinning to the story with songs, instrumental sets, house-party sessions (ceilis) and high-energy dances.
Travel back to Ireland with The Celts as they celebrate our ancient Irish history. Enjoy some of the best-loved music in the world, performed by an exceptional group of musicians made up of some of the most sought-after players anywhere – together they are a power-house!
Tickets: Adult - $28; Under age 18 - $15 (* plus fees & taxes). Appropriate for all ages.
Order Tickets Online From Fergus Grand Theatre at http://www.centrewellington.ca/beactive/Pages/Fergus-Grand-Theatre.aspx
or purchase at the door at Fergus Grand Theatre, 244 St Andrew St West, Fergus N1M 1N7
or Phone the Box Office at (519) 787-1981
Visit The Celts at: www.facebook.com/TheReelCelts/
Rave reviews from audience members:
“Music and dance to beat anything”
“The classiest St. Patrick’s show I’ve EVER experienced”
“At last a show that elevates the culture of Ireland”
“I’ve been to the Real St. Patrick every year – it just gets better – musicianship, dance, story-line – and even funny at times!”
The Real St. Patrick - Written, produced and arranged by Eugene Rea
The Real St. Patrick, The Real Robbie Burns, A Reel Celtic Christmas, and St. Patrick’s Kitchen Party, and similar shows concept and format are copyrighted since 2007 Celtic Canada and the series “Here Come the Irish/Scottish/English – songs and artist that made it abroad” copyrighted since 2017.
* PLSE NOTE: Map on event location is incorrect; event IS in Fergus.