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Summer Skies Tour Complete 

The Summer Skies tour, the Gothard Sisters' Summer tour, has been completed and the band is back in the Northwest for some time off before their Christmas Tour begins in December. 

This year the band visited 2 continents and 8 states, including Washington, Oregon, Michigan, Ohio, Virginia, Iowa, South Carolina and Montana.  They also performed for eight weeks on a cruise ship, Stopping daily in European ports in England, Scotland, the Netherlands, Germany, Portugal, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Russia, Estonia, Iceland, Italy and Spain. 

Over 200 concerts included festivals, schools, concert series, cruises, fundraisers and special events.  The band is excited to be back home so they can begin new creative projects and learn some new songs to take on the road next year.

Bound for the Waves Tour Complete 

The Bound for the Waves Summer tour, the Gothard Sisters' Summer tour named after one of the songs on their most recent album Mountain Rose, has been completed and the band is back in the Northwest for some time off before their Christmas Tour begins in December.

This year the band visited 2 continents and 15 states, including New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Maryland, Maine, North Carolina, Florida, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming, Montana, Iowa, Michigan, Ohio and Washington DC.  They performed 200 shows and traveled a total of 70,000 miles by road, boat and plane.

The concerts included festivals, schools, concert series, cruises, orchestral collaborations and special events.  The band is excited to be back home so they can begin new creative projects and learn some new songs to take on the road next year.

Disney Magic: Northern Europe 

The Gothard Sisters were special entertainers on several of Disney's European cruises this Spring, playing Celtic music in Disney's Irish-themed pub, O'Gills, nightly while sailing between destinations in Northern Europe.  The band enjoyed playing their music for the guests in the evenings, performing full shows in the nightclub Fathoms, and presenting dance classes and ceilidh dancing as afternoon activities for adults and families on board.  The cruise ports included stops in England, Ireland, Scotland, France, Russia, Estonia, Iceland, Finland, Sweden, Norway and other beautiful places.

Photo:  Disney Magic spending the day in Geiranger Fjord, Norway

Performing nightly, the sisters were pleased to be among the world-class entertainment offered by Disney Cruise Line to their guests.  Disney Cruise Line is the highest-rated cruise line in the world, and also ranks as the #1 cruise line for families. 

Gothard Sisters To Play at the Kennedy Center in DC  

Special Announcement!!
The Gothard Sisters will be included in 2016's Irish 100 Festival concerts at the Kennedy Center in DC on the millennium stage, celebrating 100 years of Irish music.  The entire month is full of world-class programming, including many wonderful musicians and concerts, artists, poets, authors, playwrights and actors. 
Here is all the information:
John F. Kennedy Center
2700 F Street
Washington, DC
Monday, May 23rd @ 6:00 PM
Admission is FREE!

A full length concert at the beautiful John F. Kennedy Center as part of their centennial celebration - enjoy Irish dance, music, and stories in this evening performance with The Gothard Sisters in DC!

Update:  The video from the live stream is up now, so you can watch the whole show right here:
WATCH NOW:  The Gothard Sisters LIVE @ The Kennedy Center, Washington DC