18 Jan - 4 Feb 2024

Red Clydeside: John Maclean Centenary Concert


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19th Jan 2024
Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
Age restrictions
Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.
Seating Type
Celtic Connections 2024

Marking 100 years since the death of Scotland’s greatest revolutionary, Celtic Connections produces a night in tribute to the life and legacy of John Maclean and the movement that he stood for. ‘Red Clydeside’ – The John Maclean Centenary Concert features several special guests, including Billy BraggKarine Polwart, Eddi Reader, Paul McKenna, Siobhan Miller, and writer Henry Bell. 

Maclean’s story, and the tragedy of his martyrdom, has inspired Scotland’s greatest poets and songwriters over the years. Featuring new work alongside the classic songs and poems of Hamish Henderson, Hugh MacDiarmid, Mary Brooksbank, Alistair Hulett, Matt McGinn, and Sorley Maclean, The Centenary Concert is an evening of music in tribute to a man loved by the people of Glasgow and feared by those in power.

Venue details

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
2 Sauchiehall Street
G2 3NY
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