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Hailing from Dublin, Celtic Woman is a five-piece female vocal group that banded together in 2004. Though members have come and gone, the band has molded seamlessly between different lineups and with additional touring members by focusing on its repertoire of traditional and modern tunes. Though the concept of five women singing traditional folk music while dressed in ballgowns sounds a bit over-the-top, Celtic Woman is centered on talent without gimmicks. The group has reached audiences beyond Ireland and earned critical acclaim for its world music in entertainment juggernauts like the US.
The country music duo Steel magnolia is composed of Meghan Linsey and her fiance, Joshua Scott Jones. After becoming the top winner on the television talent show Can You Duet, the pair signed a recording contract with Big Machine Records who released its debut single "Keep On Lovin' You" in 2009. Steel Magnolia has since continued to write and perform music together across the US.
Based on the smash-hit 1980 movie of the same name, 9 to 5 opened on Broadway in 2009 for a whole new generation of audiences looking to relive the film on stage. The story follows the lives of three working women who wage a war against the often chauvinistic and sexist company management they work for. The music and lyrics were composed by the original diva of country music herself, Dolly Parton, who manages to deftly capture the spirit of the film in this brand new musical production that has already garnered several Tony Award nominations.