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Sounds Like: Enya, Celtic Woman North American Tour, Anuna, Altan
Label: Credo Records
Manager: Katie McMahon
Bio: Katie McMahon is probably best known for her exquisite soaring soprano solo in the original Riverdance single, which topped the charts in Ireland for three months. Her voice was described by the Irish Times as "poetry, perfection and purity". Before her work in Riverdance Katie, a born and bred D... See Full BioMore Info
Dubbed Minnesota’s own “Celtic Woman,” Katie McMahon is best known as the original voice of Riverdance. Katie has graced the stage of The O’Shaughnessy for over 10 years, becoming one of the theater’s liveliest holiday traditions. Her ode to the holidays, Celtic Christmas celebrates the season through a family-friendly program of traditional Christmas carols, stories and lively Irish dance. Along with the best Celtic Christmas music, Katie performs other beautiful carols from all over the world, making her shows a melting pot of different cultures, much like her adopted American home. New selections this year will feature music from Ireland, Italy and Spain. Katie is pleased to welcome her original fiddler Tom Schaefer back to the show. The full line-up includes Katie (Voice & Irish Harp), McKnight award-winning musician Karen Mueller (Band Leader, Autoharp, Guitar & Bouzouki), Tom Schaefer (fiddle), Marc Anderson (percussion), Dave Draeger (bodhran) with backing singers Jenny Russ, David Moore and Eric Pratt, plus the fabulous talents of the Corda Mor Irish Dance Troupe. Come join us this year and make Katie McMahon’s Celtic Christmas a part of your Christmas tradition!
Katie will be playing the wonderful FREE Irish Fair @ Harriet Island along with her band and the O'Shea Irish dancers. Come on down to this fun free family friendly festival.
Katie, will be playing a concert to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and the coming of spring. Joined by her band, singers and Irish dancers, they will perform songs and dances from Ireland. This is a free show with no reservations needed. 797 Summit Ave., St. Paul, MN 55105 (Summit & Avon)
Katie McMahon rose to fame with Riverdance. Having sung all over the world for kings, presidents and movie stars, Katie would like to bring the carols from around the world here to you in Minnesota. Make this part of your family's annual Christmas tradition and enjoy an evening full of traditional carols, beautiful singing, masterful playing and lively Irish dancing
For over a decade now we have been performing Katie McMahon's Celtic Christmas to sold out shows at the Mitchell Auditorium. Please join us again, to for the first time with your friends and family for an evening of traditional carols from all over the world featuring the original lead singer from Riverdance, her band, singers and troupe of Irish dancers.