Celtic Connections 2008 line-up and rumours

Wednesday 16th January to Sunday 3rd February 2008
various venues, Glasgow, Scotland, Scotland MAP
various - from FREE to £20
last updated: Fri 18th Jan 2008

(C)=officially confirmed, (TBC)=to be confirmed, (SR)=strong rumour, (R)=rumour
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Wed 16th Jan 2008
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall: Auditorium
    (C) John McCusker
    (C) Sharon Shannon
    (C) Kris Drever
    (C) Luka Bloom
    (C) Damien Dempsey
    (C) Karan Casey
    (C) Michael McGoldrick
    (C) Karine Polwart
    (C) Mike Scott
    (C) Julie Fowlis
    (C) James Mackintosh
    (C) Ewen Vernal
    (C) Chris Thile
    (C) Jim Murray
    (C) Iain MacDonald
    (C) Aiden O'Rourke
    (C) Lauren MacColl
    (C) Kate Rusby
Thu 17th Jan 2008
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall: Auditorium
    (C) Steve Earle
    (C) Allison Moorer
  • City Halls: Recital Room
    (C) Flying Fiddles
    (C) Iain MacDonald
    (C) Anna-Wendy Stevenson
    (C) Will Lamb
  • Fruitmarket
    (C) Liam Clancy
    (C) Danu
    (C) Archie Fisher
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall: Exhibition Hall
    (C) Gibb Todd
    (C) Liz Clark
    (C) The Rooney Family
    (C) Lazy Boy Chair
    (C) TNT - The New Tradition
    (C) Harriet Earis
    (C) Ryan Young
    (C) Wingin' It
  • The ABC
    (C) Flook
    (C) Damien Dempsey
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall: Strathclyde Suite
    (C) Luke Daniels
    (C) Donald Grant
    (C) The Shee
  • St Andrews in the Square
    (C) Chris While and Julie Matthews
    (C) Edwina Hayes
Fri 18th Jan 2008
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall: Auditorium
    (C) Cherish The Ladies
    (C) Lazy Boy Chair
  • City Halls: Recital Room
    (C) The Cast
    (C) Theresa Kavanagh
  • Fruitmarket
    (C) Chris Thile
    (C) The Bills
  • The Classic Grand
    (C) Daimh
    (C) Anxo Lorenzo
    (C) TNT - The New Tradition
  • The ABC
    (C) Bellowhead
    (C) Lisa Knapp
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall: Strathclyde Suite
    (C) Margaret Stewart
    (C) Christine Primrose
    (C) Donnie Murdo MacLeod
    (C) Jenna Cumming
    (C) Teine
    (C) Ian Angus MacLeod
    (C) Iain Morrison
  • St Andrews in the Square
    (C) Lauren MacColl
    (C) Maeve Mackinnon
  • Central Hotel
    (C) Josh White Jnr
    (C) Spencer Bohren
Sat 19th Jan 2008
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall: Auditorium
    (C) Fiddlers' Bid
    (C) Aly Bain
    (C) Chris Stout
    (C) Jenna Reid
    (C) Filska
    (C) Alex Cluness
    (C) The Cullivoe Fiddlers
    (C) Jim Halcrow Band
    (C) Horn Bru
    (C) Brian Gear
  • City Halls: Recital Room
    (C) Spencer Bohren
  • Fruitmarket
    (C) Xose Manuel Budino
    (C) Mercedes Peon
    (C) Anxo Lorenzo
  • The Classic Grand
    (C) Diana Jones
    (C) Paul Burch
  • The ABC
    (C) Kevin McDermott
    (C) Colin Hay
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall: Strathclyde Suite
    (C) Lau
    (C) Uiscedwr
  • ran Mr
    (C) Old Blind Dogs
    (C) Alan Kelly
    (C) Arty McGlynn
    (C) Tola Custy
    (C) John Kelly
  • City Halls: Grand Hall
    (C) BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Sun 20th Jan 2008
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall: Auditorium
    (C) Altan
    (C) The Orchestra of Scottish Opera
    (C) Liam O'Flynn
    (C) David Brophy
  • City Halls: Recital Room
    (C) Sophie Bancroft
    (C) Christine Hanson
  • Fruitmarket
    (C) Solas
    (C) Antje Duvekot
  • The Classic Grand
    (C) The Pearl Fishers
    (C) Finniston
  • The ABC
    (C) Julie Fowlis
    (C) Chris Wood
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall: Strathclyde Suite
    (C) Gavin Marwick
  • St Andrews in the Square
    (C) Laura McGhee
    (C) Jim Lauderdale
    (C) Josh White Jnr
    (C) Kevin Welch
    (C) Fats Kaplin
Mon 21st Jan 2008
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall: Auditorium
    (C) Baaba Maal
    (C) Jenna Cumming
  • The ABC
    (C) Teddy Thompson
  • City Halls: Grand Hall
    (C) Tom Paxton
    (C) Karan Casey
Tue 22nd Jan 2008
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall: Auditorium
    (C) The Unusual Suspects
    (C) Alyth McCormack
    (C) Corrina Hewat
    (C) David Milligan
  • The ABC
    (C) Steve Forbert
    (C) Jim Lauderdale
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall: Strathclyde Suite
    (C) Rod Paterson
    (C) Tich Frier
    (C) Nick Keir
    (C) Steve Byrne
    (C) John Morran
    (C) Emily Smith
    (C) Sandy Brechin
    (C) Aaron Jones
    (C) Stevie Lawrence
    (C) Marc Duff
Wed 23rd Jan 2008
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall: Auditorium
    (C) Bert Jansch
    (C) Eliza Carthy
    (C) Espers
  • Fruitmarket
    (C) Dougie MacLean
  • The ABC
    (C) Balkanopolis
    (C) Martin Swan's Madband
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall: Strathclyde Suite
    (C) Martin Simpson
    (C) Mike Harding
  • St Andrews in the Square
    (C) Heidi Talbot
    (C) Lissa Schneckenburger
Thu 24th Jan 2008
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall: Auditorium
    (C) Moving Hearts
    (C) Bodega
  • Fruitmarket
    (C) Fanfare Ciocarlia
    (C) Nuala Kennedy
  • The Classic Grand
    (C) Bricolage
    (C) Wake the President
    (C) Santa Dog
    (C) Zoey Van Goey
  • The National Piping Centre
    (C) Margaret Stewart
    (C) Róisín Elsafty
  • The ABC
    (C) Shooglenifty
    (C) Daimh
    (C) Stereocanto
    (C) Emily Smith
    (C) Anna Massie
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall: Strathclyde Suite
    (C) Fred Morrison
    (C) Djärv
  • St Andrews in the Square
    (C) Duncan Chisholm
    (C) Lori Watson & Rule of Three
  • The Tron Theatre
    (C) Keiran Kane
    (C) Kevin Welch
    (C) Fats Kaplin
    (C) Lissa Schneckenburger
Fri 25th Jan 2008
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall: Auditorium
    (C) Blazin' Fiddles
  • Fruitmarket
    (C) The Michael McGoldrick Band
    (C) Kris Drever
  • The Classic Grand
    (C) Moishe's Bagel
    (C) Den Fule
  • The ABC
    (C) King Creosote
    (C) James Yorkston
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall: Strathclyde Suite
    (C) Karine Polwart
    (C) Corrina Hewat
    (C) Annie Grace
    (C) Maria Dunn Trio
  • Central Hotel
    (C) Geoff Muldaur
  • ran Mr
    (C) Packway Handle Band
    (C) Harem Scarem
Sat 26th Jan 2008
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall: Auditorium
    (C) La Banda Europa
    (C) Jim Sutherland
  • City Halls: Recital Room
    (C) The Laurels
  • Fruitmarket
    (C) Teenage Fanclub
    (C) Yvonne Lyon
  • The Classic Grand
    (C) Emma Pollock
    (C) Brendan Campbell
  • The National Piping Centre
    (C) Sylvia Barnes
    (C) Nordik Tree
  • The ABC
    (C) Peatbog Faeries
    (C) Breabach
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall: Strathclyde Suite
    (C) Vasen
    (C) Jenna Reid
  • ran Mr
    (C) Mindy Smith
    (C) Grant Campbell
  • City Halls: Grand Hall
    (C) Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas
    (C) Tony McManus
    (C) Oleman
  • The Tron Theatre
    (C) Griogair Labhruidh
    (C) Calum Stewart
    (C) Lauren MacColl
    (C) Andy May
Sun 27th Jan 2008
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall: Auditorium
    (C) Fred Morrison
    (C) Julie Fowlis
    (C) Bagdad Kemper
  • Fruitmarket
    (C) Balfa Toujours
    (C) Dirk Powell Band
  • The Classic Grand
    (C) Le Vent du Nord
    (C) Beoga
  • The National Piping Centre
    (C) La Banda Europa Pipers
  • The ABC
    (C) Camera Obscura
    (C) The Twilight Sad
    (C) Shutter
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall: Strathclyde Suite
    (C) Catriona McKay
    (C) Chris Stout
    (C) Emily Smith
  • St Andrews in the Square
    (C) Comas
  • The Tron Theatre
    (C) Maggie MacInnes
    (C) Hemållt
Mon 28th Jan 2008
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall: Auditorium
    (C) The Donnie Munro Band
    (C) Giveway
  • The National Piping Centre
    (C) Findlay Napier & The Bar Room Mountaineers
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall: Strathclyde Suite
    (C) Dick Gaughan
Tue 29th Jan 2008
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall: Auditorium
    (C) K.D. Lang
    (C) Dustin O'Halloran
Wed 30th Jan 2008
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall: Auditorium
    (C) Lialia Shishkova Band
    (C) The Hoose Band
    (C) Paul Brady
    (C) Andy Irvine
  • City Halls: Recital Room
    (C) Shona Kipling & Damien O'Kane
  • Fruitmarket
    (C) Aly Bain & Phil Cunningham
    (C) Björn Stabi
    (C) Bengan Janson
    (C) The Savoy-Doucet Cajun Band
  • The ABC
    (C) Michelle Shocked
    (C) Darrell Scott
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall: Strathclyde Suite
    (C) June Tabor
    (C) The Harriet Earis Trio
  • St Andrews in the Square
    (C) Skippinish
    (C) Skerryvore
    (C) Rachel Walker
    (C) James Graham
    (C) Calum Alex Macmillan
    (C) Archie MacAllister
  • City Halls: Grand Hall
    (C) Shona Kipling & Damien O'Kane
Thu 31st Jan 2008
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall: Auditorium
    (C) Coro delle Mondine di Novi
    (C) Fiamma Fumana
    (C) The Bulgarian Voices Angelite
    (C) Corrina Hewat
    (C) Annie Grace
    (C) Karine Polwart
    (C) Aberfeldy Gaelic Choir
    (C) Margaret Bennett
    (C) Mairi Smith
  • City Halls: Recital Room
    (C) Alyth McCormack
    (C) Savourna Stevenson
  • Fruitmarket
    (C) Luka Bloom
    (C) Cara Dillon
  • The Classic Grand
    (C) Malcolm Jones
    (C) Blair Douglas
    (C) Fraser Fifield
    (C) Isobel Ann Martin
    (C) Arvel Bird
  • The ABC
    (C) The Duhks
    (C) Tim O'Brien
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall: Strathclyde Suite
    (C) Bruce Molsky
    (C) Mary Ann Kennedy
    (C) Gerry O'Connor
    (C) Gilles le Bigot
    (C) Mike & Ali Vass
  • St Andrews in the Square
    (C) Allan MacDonald
Fri 1st Feb 2008
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall: Auditorium
    (C) Joan Osbourne
    (C) Tim O'Brien
    (C) Mindy Smith
    (C) Darrell Scott
    (C) Eddi Reader
    (C) Karen Matheson
    (C) Aly Bain
    (C) Jerry Douglas
    (C) Russ Barenberg
    (C) Gary West
    (C) Alison Brown
    (C) Phil Cunningham
    (C) James Mackintosh
    (C) Donald Shaw
    (C) Michael McGoldrick
    (C) John Doyle
  • City Halls: Recital Room
    (C) Fiona Mackenzie
  • Fruitmarket
    (C) Stok an Dañs
    (C) Empreintes
    (C) Hamon-Martin Quintet
  • The Classic Grand
    (C) Box Club
    (C) Fribo
  • The ABC
    (C) Session A9
    (C) Michael Marra
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall: Strathclyde Suite
    (C) Jock Tamson's Bairns
  • St Andrews in the Square
    (C) Zoe Conway
    (C) Cran
  • Central Hotel
    (C) William Lee Ellis
    (C) Guy Davis
  • ran Mr
    (C) Catherine Feeney
    (C) Kaela Rowan
Sat 2nd Feb 2008
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall: Auditorium
    (C) Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings
    (C) Jeff Lang
  • City Halls: Recital Room
    (C) Angus Grant
  • Fruitmarket
    (C) Capercaillie
    (C) Kirsty McGee
  • The ABC
    (C) Alison Brown
    (C) The Greencards
    (C) John Doyle
    (C) Joe Craven
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall: Strathclyde Suite
    (C) Fraser Fifield
    (C) Cora Smyth
    (C) Nedyalko Nedyalkov Quartet
  • St Andrews in the Square
    (C) Russ Barenberg
    (C) Bryan Sutton
  • ran Mr
    (C) Colin MacIntyre (Mull Historical Society)
    (C) Devon Sproule
  • City Halls: Grand Hall
    (C) Koshka
    (C) Lialia Shishkova Band
Sun 3rd Feb 2008
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall: Auditorium
    (C) Joan Osbourne
    (C) Tim O'Brien
    (C) Mindy Smith
    (C) Darrell Scott
    (C) Eddi Reader
    (C) Aly Bain
    (C) Karen Matheson
    (C) Jerry Douglas
    (C) Gary West
    (C) Russ Barenberg
    (C) Alison Brown
    (C) Phil Cunningham
    (C) James Mackintosh
    (C) Donald Shaw
    (C) Michael McGoldrick
    (C) John Doyle
    (C) Bruce Molsky
  • Fruitmarket
    (C) Trilok Gurtu
    (C) Arke String Quartet
    (C) India Alba
  • The Classic Grand
    (C) Malinky
    (C) David Francey
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall: Strathclyde Suite
    (C) Na Seòid
  • St Andrews in the Square
    (C) Shona Donaldson
    (C) Paul Anderson

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