Celtic Connections

Every January, Celtic Connections brings Glasgow to life for 18 days of concerts, ceilidhs, talks, art exhibitions and free events!

Celtic Connections

About Celtic Connections

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More than 2,500 musicians from around the world will gather in Glasgow for Celtic Connections.

The largest annual winter music festival of its kind and the UK's premier celebration of Celtic music, Celtic Connections features concerts, ceilidhs, talks, art exhibitions, workshops, free events, late night sessions and a host of special one-off musical collaborations.

More than 20 venues across the city stage shows to hugely enthusiastic audiences – we welcomed more than 100,000 attendances to 300 events in 2018.

Details of the stars of world, folk and roots music and the exciting emerging talent who will be appearing at Celtic Connections 2019 will be announced later this year.

Upcoming Events at Celtic Connections

Charles Esten

Charles Esten

20th January 2019
Charles 'Chip' Esten will play Glasgow's Old Fruitmarket on Sunday 20th January as part of Celtic Connections with special guests The Adelaides!
John Grant & Support

John Grant & Support

1st February 2019
With the new album Love Is Magic due out 12th October, John Grant has announced a UK tour for 2019 including a date at Glasgow's Celtic Connections Festival on February 1st!

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