Celtic Connections 2016 line-up and rumours

Thursday 14th January to Monday 1st February 2016
various venues, Glasgow, City of Glasgow, G2 3NY, Scotland MAP
various - from FREE to around £35
daily capacity: 25000
last updated: Mon 11th Jan 2016

(C)=officially confirmed, (TBC)=to be confirmed, (SR)=strong rumour, (R)=rumour
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Wed 13th Jan 2016
  • CCA
    (C) Edith Bowman
Thu 14th Jan 2016
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
    (C) The Carrying Stream
    (C) Arthur Johnstone
    (C) Sheena Wellington
    (C) Barbara Dickson
    (C) Jimmy Hutchison
    (C) Kris Drever
    (C) Adam McNaughton
    (C) Malinky
    (C) Sam Lee
    (C) Thomas McCarthy
    (C) Rayna Gellert
  • CCA
    (C) Janice Forsyth
Fri 15th Jan 2016
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
    (C) The Chieftains
  • Strathclyde Suite (Glasgow Royal Concert Hall)
    (C) Daimh
    (C) Les Poules a Colin
  • Oran Mor
    (C) 9 Bach
    (C) Iain Morrison
  • O2 ABC Glasgow
    (C) Sturgill Simpson
    (C) Lera Lynn
  • Tron Theatre
    (C) Sam Lee & Friends
  • Old Fruitmarket
    (C) Skerryvore
    (C) We Banjo 3
  • The Mackintosh Church
    (C) Admiral Fallow
Sat 16th Jan 2016
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
    (C) Pilgrimer
    (C) Dick Gaughan
    (C) Karine Polwart
    (C) Julie Fowlis
    (C) Annie Grace
  • Oran Mor
    (C) Scott Wood Band
    (C) Mec Lir
  • Tron Theatre
    (C) Cam Penner & Jon Wood
    (C) Rayna Gellert
  • Drygate Brewery
    (C) This Is The Kit
    (C) Aidan O'Rourke
  • The Mackintosh Church
    (C) Boys of the Lough
    (C) Buttons & Bows
  • St Andrew's in the Square
    (C) Riksscenen Project
    (C) Calum Stewart
  • CCA
    (C) Tional
  • The Glasgow Art Club
    (C) Chris Wood
  • City Halls
    (C) Dean Owens
    (C) Patty Griffin
Sun 17th Jan 2016
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
    (C) Toumani Diabate
    (C) The Royal Scottish National Orchestra
    (C) Trio Da Kali
  • Strathclyde Suite (Glasgow Royal Concert Hall)
    (C) Larry Carlton
    (C) Hamish Napier
  • Oran Mor
    (C) Trembling Bells
  • O2 ABC Glasgow
    (C) Ron Pope
  • Tron Theatre
    (C) Oysters3
    (C) Granny Green
  • Old Fruitmarket
    (C) Mike & Ruthy
    (C) The Karrnnel Sawitsky Trio
  • St Andrew's in the Square
    (C) Siobhan Wilson
  • The Glasgow Art Club
    (C) Olivia Chaney
Mon 18th Jan 2016
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
    (C) Rickie Lee Jones
  • CCA
    (C) Vic Galloway
Tue 19th Jan 2016
  • Strathclyde Suite (Glasgow Royal Concert Hall)
    (C) Kathleen MacInnes
    (C) Brian Finnegan
    (C) Dermot Byrne
    (C) Mike Vass
  • Oran Mor
    (C) Nahko and Medicine for the People
  • CCA
    (C) Ricky Ross
Wed 20th Jan 2016
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
    (C) Lucinda Williams
  • Oran Mor
    (C) Gavin James
    (C) Noah Gundersen
  • St Andrew's in the Square
    (C) Iain MacFarlane
    (C) Margaret Stewart
  • City Halls
    (C) Aly Bain & Phil Cunningham
  • The National Piping Centre
    (C) Greg Trooper
    (C) The James Brothers
Thu 21st Jan 2016
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
    (C) Solas
    (C) Dallahan
  • O2 ABC Glasgow
    (C) King Charles
    (C) Eliza Shaddad
  • Tron Theatre
    (C) Noah Gundersen
    (C) Angaleena Presley
  • Drygate Brewery
    (C) Jason Singh
    (C) Inni-K
  • The Mackintosh Church
    (C) The Bathers
  • CCA
    (C) Edith Bowman
  • The Glasgow Art Club
    (C) Tim Dalling
Fri 22nd Jan 2016
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
    (C) Baaba Maal
  • Strathclyde Suite (Glasgow Royal Concert Hall)
    (C) Kornog
    (C) Pennou Skoulm
  • Oran Mor
    (C) Lindi Ortega
  • O2 ABC Glasgow
    (C) Frazey Ford
    (C) Ola Onabule
  • Mitchell Theatre
    (C) Jenny Ritter
    (C) Sarah Hayes
  • Tron Theatre
    (C) The Wee Red Songbook
  • Drygate Brewery
    (C) The Big Music Society
  • Old Fruitmarket
    (C) Moving Hearts
  • The Mackintosh Church
    (C) Anne Lorne Gillies
  • CCA
    (C) Mary Ann Kennedy
  • The Glasgow Art Club
    (C) Linsey Aitken & Ken Campbell
Sat 23rd Jan 2016
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
    (C) Honeyblood
    (C) Matthew E. White
    (C) Strathspey
    (C) Frazey Ford
    (C) Surreal
    (C) Anderson East
    (C) This Is The Kit
    (C) Justin Currie
    (C) Blue Rose Code
    (C) Iain Morrison
    (C) Roddy Hart & The Lonesome Fire
  • Oran Mor
    (C) The Lone Bellow
    (C) The Small Glories
  • Mitchell Theatre
    (C) Feis Rois
  • Drygate Brewery
    (C) Addictive TV
    (C) Broken Back
  • Old Fruitmarket
    (C) Bwani Junction
  • The Mackintosh Church
    (C) Jyotsna Srikanth
    (C) Dr Dhananjay Daithanker
  • St Andrew's in the Square
    (C) Gathering Stream
    (C) Talisk
  • City Halls
    (C) BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
    (C) Liam O'Flynn
Sun 24th Jan 2016
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
    (C) Just for Gordon
    (C) Tannahill Weavers
    (C) Susana Seivane
    (C) Ross Ainslie
    (C) Ali Hutton
    (C) Jarlath Henderson
    (C) Angus McColl
    (C) Allan MacDonald
    (C) Stewart Liddell
    (C) Duncan Chisholm
    (C) Julie Fowlis
    (C) The National Youth Pipe Band of Scotland
  • Strathclyde Suite (Glasgow Royal Concert Hall)
    (C) Ewan Robertson
  • O2 ABC Glasgow
    (C) Jason Isbell
  • Tron Theatre
    (C) Gillebride MacMillan & Kyle Carey
  • Old Fruitmarket
    (C) Béla Fleck
    (C) Abigail Washburn
    (C) Kris Drever
  • The Mackintosh Church
    (C) Kathryn Joseph
    (C) Gareth Dickson
  • St Andrew's in the Square
    (C) Men of Words
    (C) Shelagh McKay Jones
  • CCA
    (C) Jamie MacDougall
  • The National Piping Centre
    (C) Mairearad Green and Anna Massie
    (C) Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas
    (C) Robyn Stapleton & Claire Hastings
    (C) George Duff
    (C) Kevin Macleod
    (C) John Martin
Mon 25th Jan 2016
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
    (C) Eddi Reader
    (C) Scottish National Jazz Orchestra
    (C) Grainne Holland
  • Strathclyde Suite (Glasgow Royal Concert Hall)
    (C) Kimmie Rhodes
    (C) Rod Picott
  • Old Fruitmarket
    (C) Reem Kelani
  • City Halls
    (C) The Wainwright Sisters
    (C) Ethan Johns & Black Eyed Dogs
Tue 26th Jan 2016
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
    (C) John Grant
    (C) Rachel Sermanni
Wed 27th Jan 2016
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
    (C) Teddy Thompson
    (C) Holly Macve
  • Oran Mor
    (C) Linden
    (C) JJ Gilmour
  • O2 ABC Glasgow
    (C) Turin Brakes
    (C) Hannah Fisher
  • Tron Theatre
    (C) Mairi Campbell
  • Old Fruitmarket
    (C) Rhiannon Giddens
    (C) Jarlath Henderson
  • St Andrew's in the Square
    (C) Vincent Peirani & Emile Parisien
    (C) Tony McManus & Beppe Gambetta
  • The Glasgow Art Club
    (C) Lauren MacColl
    (C) Tim Edey
Thu 28th Jan 2016
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
    (C) Lau
    (C) The Unthanks
    (C) Chris Stout
    (C) Finlay MacDonald
  • Strathclyde Suite (Glasgow Royal Concert Hall)
    (C) Nuala Kennedy
    (C) Himmerland
  • Oran Mor
    (C) The Nectarine No9
    (C) The Secret Goldfish
    (C) The Leopards
  • O2 ABC Glasgow
    (C) Flavia Coelho
    (C) Cheikh Lo
  • Mitchell Theatre
    (C) James Yorkston
    (C) The Pictish Trail
    (C) Withered Hand
  • Tron Theatre
    (C) Mairi Campbell
  • Old Fruitmarket
    (C) The John Langan Band
    (C) Zoufris Maracas
Fri 29th Jan 2016
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
    (C) Transatlantic Sessions
  • Oran Mor
    (C) Emma Pollock
    (C) Mo Kenney
  • O2 ABC Glasgow
    (C) Afro Celt Sound System
  • Mitchell Theatre
    (C) Blue Rose Code
    (C) Blick Bassy
  • Tron Theatre
    (C) Seckou Keita Quartet
  • Old Fruitmarket
    (C) RuRa
    (C) The John Langan Band
    (C) Aoife O'Donovan
    (C) Zoufris Maracas
    (C) The East Pointers
  • The Mackintosh Church
    (C) AnDa Union
    (C) RANT
  • St Andrew's in the Square
    (C) Jimmie Macgregor
    (C) Annie Grace
  • City Halls
    (C) Altan
Sat 30th Jan 2016
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
    (C) 78th Fraser Highlanders Pipe Band & Guests
    (C) Skipinnish
    (C) Leo & Anto
  • O2 ABC Glasgow
    (C) Blazin' Fiddles
    (C) The Elephant Sessions
  • Mitchell Theatre
    (C) Milk Carton Kids
    (C) James Hill
  • Tron Theatre
    (C) Lynched
    (C) Clype
  • Drygate Brewery
    (C) Bixiga 70
  • Old Fruitmarket
    (C) Admiral Fallow
    (C) Hannah Lou Clark
  • St Andrew's in the Square
    (C) The Alt
    (C) Boreas
Sun 31st Jan 2016
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
    (C) Transatlantic Sessions
  • Strathclyde Suite (Glasgow Royal Concert Hall)
    (C) Kate Young
  • O2 ABC Glasgow
    (C) They Might Be Giants
  • Mitchell Theatre
    (C) Vieux Farka Toure
  • Drygate Brewery
    (C) Chassol
    (C) Orchestra of Samples
    (C) Soumik Datta & Bernhard Schimpelsberger
  • Old Fruitmarket
    (C) A Concert for Bert Jansch
    (C) Bernard Butler
    (C) Jacqui McShee's Pentangle
    (C) Robert Plant
  • The Mackintosh Church
    (C) Gretchen Peters
    (C) Fraser Anderson
Mon 1st Feb 2016
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
    (C) A Concert for Bert Jansch
    (C) Bernard Butler
    (C) Jacqui McShee's Pentangle
    (C) Robert Plant
    (C) Ben Watt
Unknown Day
  • O2 ABC Glasgow
    (C) Bella and the Bear
    (C) Findlay Napier
    (C) Have Mercy Las Vegas
    (C) Teen Canteen
  • The Mackintosh Church
    (C) Bella Hardy
  • unknown stage
    (C) Maya Youssef

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