A hand-picked house band celebrate the music of Renaissance man Ewan MacColl.
Internationally acclaimed as one of Scotland’s most exciting and accomplished folk acts.
The virtuoso New York five-piece perform songs from their new album
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Enjoy vibrant traditional songs alongside original material from the brilliant Québécois quartet.
The master Galician piper returns with a brand new commission.
Celebrating their 10th anniversary and the release of new album Chasing the Sun.
A spectacular fusion of traditional Irish music, song and dance with aerial circus, theatre, narrative and film.
Her first headline Celtic Connections show in 6 years.
Michelle Burke presents a quirky mix of music-hall songs, family stories and antiquated household hints.
An Atlantic-spanning collaboration featuring students, tutors and alumni from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and Boston’s Berklee College.
The father of Afrobeat brings new album Film of Life to Celtic Connections.
A hearty celebration of Gaelic drinking songs, traditions and stories.
Our Artistic Director’s take on the festival
Celtic Connections is the
largest annual winter music festival of its kind and the UK's premier
celebration of Celtic music.
2,100 artists 300 events
20 venues 1 brilliant festival
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