In January 2016, Glasgow will once again provide the backdrop for Celtic Connections, one of the world’s largest and most prominent winter music festivals.
Taking place over 18 days from the 20th until the 28th of January 2016, the UK’s premiere celebration of celtic & folk music will provide several tons of entertainment that will make sure Scotland’s first city is bustling, buzzing and back to life after the festive period!
Celtic Connections, a major event in the folk and world music calendar, returns in 2016 for it’s 23rd year!
This years line-up looks to be better than ever, with acts including Flavia Coelho, Eddi Reader, Bela Fleck, Patty Griffin, Karine Polwart, Blazin’ Fiddles, Hudson Taylor, The Lone Bellow and The Small Glories, Fara with The Outside Track, They Might Be Giants and Skipinnish.
Each year, the very best in homegrown Scottish talent is joined by visitors from around the globe. 2015 will see more than 1,500 artists from every continent performing in 300 events in 14 venues across the city, all within 18 days!
You can look forward to more than 300 concerts, ceilidhs, talks, free events, workshops and late-night sessions in venues throughout Glasgow.
More information about this fantastic festival can be found on the official Celtic Connections website. Tickets can be obtained at individual venues (online or in person).