Celtic Connections, Glasgow

Breabach 2018 Pic 1 landscape

16th January – 2nd February

Celtic Connections is Glasgow’s annual folk, roots and world music festival, celebrating Celtic music and its connections with cultures across the globe. This year sees 2,100 musicians from around the world gather in venues around the city for 300 events, spanning 18 days of concerts, ceilidhs, talks, art exhibitions, workshops, and free events.

Programmed by Artistic Director Donald Shaw (founding member of Celtic supergroup Capercaillie), the festival is renowned for its strong spirit of collaboration between musicians and one-night-only collaborative shows, with the camaraderie between musicians continuing into the wee small hours at its Festival Club – home of legendary musical collaborations and spontaneous sessions.

Over the years the Festival has vastly extended its reach both in Scotland and across the globe, garnering awards and attracting top names in the world of music.

Venues across Glasgow.

www.celticconnections.com

Image: Breabach @ 15 with Seamus Egan Project: Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, 17th January, courtesy Celtic Connections.

 

Share this page

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on pinterest
Share on email

You may also like

Song of the Ice. Uncredited image.
Performing Arts News

St Margaret’s Braemar: The Song of the Ice

22 Apr

St Margaret’s centre in Braemar is marking Earth Day with a video event on April 22nd launching a collaborative work incorporating new music, science, animation and images telling the story of the Antarctic Ice Sheet.

Read More »