Celtic Connections 2017 line-up and rumours

Thursday 19th January to Sunday 5th February 2017
various venues, Glasgow, City of Glasgow, G2 3NY, Scotland MAP
various - from FREE to around £35
daily capacity: 25000
last updated: Thu 27th Oct 2016

(C)=officially confirmed, (TBC)=to be confirmed, (SR)=strong rumour, (R)=rumour
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Thu 19th Jan 2017
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
    (C) Laura Marling
    (C) BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Fri 20th Jan 2017
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
    (C) Calexico
    (C) Brian O'hEadhra
    (C) Claire Hastings
    (C) Fiona Hunter
    (C) John Morran
    (C) Rod Paterson
    (C) Ross Kennedy
    (C) Wendy Weatherby
  • O2 ABC Glasgow
    (C) Joanne Shaw Taylor
    (C) Broken Witt Rebels
  • The Barrowlands Ballroom
    (C) Manran
    (C) Blazin' Fiddles
    (C) Lindsay Lou & The Flatbellys
  • Oran Mor
    (C) Pictish Trail
    (C) Night Moves
  • Tron Theatre
    (C) Pierce Turner and Charly Houston
  • The Mackintosh Church
    (C) Tom Russell
    (C) Cera Impala
  • Platform
    (C) Gaelic Psalm Singers
    (C) Rayon
  • The Glad Cafe
    (C) The Glad Community Choir
  • Drygate Brewery
    (C) Hurray For The Riff Raff
  • The Art School
    (C) Celtic Connections Festival Club
Sat 21st Jan 2017
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
    (C) Shooglenifty
    (C) Tryst
    (C) A Night for Angus
    (C) Connla
    (C) Lindsay Lou & The Flatbellys
    (C) Louise Bichan
    (C) RANT: 4/4 - A Project For Projection
  • O2 ABC Glasgow
    (C) The Felice Brothers
  • Old Fruitmarket
    (C) Dervish
  • Mitchell Theatre
    (C) Ivan Drever's Orkney Gathering
  • City Halls
    (C) Koshka
    (C) Lula Pena
  • Saint Luke's
    (C) Roddy Hart & The Lonesome Fire
    (C) The Anchoress
  • Tron Theatre
    (C) Compton & Newberry
  • Platform
    (C) Aidan O'Rourke
    (C) Alasdair Roberts
    (C) Alex Neilson
    (C) Stephanie Hladowksi
  • Drygate Brewery
    (C) Aziza Brahim
  • The Art School
    (C) Celtic Connections Festival Club
  • CCA
    (C) Gaels Le Cheile
Sun 22nd Jan 2017
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
    (C) Seth Lakeman
    (C) Wildwood Kin
    (C) Phil Cunningham
    (C) Sean Gray
  • Old Fruitmarket
    (C) Aidan Moffat
  • Oran Mor
    (C) Suns of Arqa
  • City Halls
    (C) Sarah Jarosz
    (C) Blue Rose Code
  • Tron Theatre
    (C) She Moved Through the Fair – The Legend of Margaret Barry
  • Drygate Brewery
    (C) NeWt Trio
Mon 23rd Jan 2017
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
    (C) Derek Gripper
    (C) Martin Hayes & David Power
    (C) Tommy Emmanuel
  • The Art School
    (C) Celtic Connections Festival Club
Tue 24th Jan 2017
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
    (C) Amy Sky
    (C) Beth Nielsen Chapman
    (C) John McCusker Band
    (C) Olivia Newton-John
  • O2 ABC Glasgow
    (C) The White Buffalo
  • Old Fruitmarket
    (C) Fairport Convention
    (C) Steve Tilston
    (C) Jez Lowe
  • Oran Mor
    (C) Margo Price
Wed 25th Jan 2017
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
    (C) Carlos Malta
    (C) The Transports – A Tale of Exile and Migration
  • O2 ABC Glasgow
    (C) Mexrrissey
    (C) Los Pacaminos
  • Old Fruitmarket
    (C) Bemis
  • Oran Mor
    (C) Aaron Watson
  • Mitchell Theatre
    (C) Tom Paxton
    (C) Cathy & Marcy
  • St Andrew's in the Square
    (C) Robyn Stapleton Trio
  • Tron Theatre
    (C) Karine Polwart
Thu 26th Jan 2017
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
    (C) Cherish The Ladies
    (C) Fara
  • O2 ABC Glasgow
    (C) Baby do Brasil
    (C) Basco
    (C) Talisk
  • Old Fruitmarket
    (C) Billy Bragg
    (C) Joe Henry
  • Mitchell Theatre
    (C) Siobhan Miller
  • Saint Luke's
    (C) C Duncan
    (C) Man of Moon
  • St Andrew's in the Square
    (C) Angus Nicolson Trio
    (C) Calum Alex Macmillan
  • Tron Theatre
    (C) Karine Polwart
  • The Mackintosh Church
    (C) Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas
    (C) Galen Fraser
  • The Glad Cafe
    (C) Modern Studies
    (C) Tisso Lake
  • Drygate Brewery
    (C) Jeremy Kittel
    (C) Nae Plans
  • The Art School
    (C) Celtic Connections Festival Club
Fri 27th Jan 2017
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
    (C) Four Men & A Dog
    (C) Imar
    (C) De Temps
    (C) Le Vent du Nord
  • O2 ABC Glasgow
    (C) Balkanopolis
    (C) Slobodan Trkulja
  • Old Fruitmarket
    (C) Charlie Cunningham
    (C) King Creosote
  • Oran Mor
    (C) Dosca
    (C) The Elephant Sessions
  • Mitchell Theatre
    (C) Starless
  • St Andrew's in the Square
    (C) Gillian Frame
    (C) Anna Lindblad Trio
  • Tron Theatre
    (C) Karine Polwart
  • Drygate Brewery
    (C) Roberta Sa
  • The Art School
    (C) Celtic Connections Festival Club
Sat 28th Jan 2017
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
    (C) Inveraray and District Pipe Band
    (C) Bagad Kemper: Melezour
    (C) Far Flung Corners
    (C) Fuaran
    (C) Roaming Roots Revue
  • Old Fruitmarket
    (C) World Beat Bothy
    (C) Niteworks
    (C) Inyal
    (C) Hamilton de Holanda
  • Oran Mor
    (C) Darlingside
    (C) Adam Holmes and the Embers
  • City Halls
    (C) Duncan Chisholm
    (C) Renata Rose
  • Tron Theatre
    (C) Karine Polwart
    (C) Karine Polwart
  • The Glad Cafe
    (C) Scottish Clarinet Quintet
    (C) Ros Dunlop
  • Drygate Brewery
    (C) Ginkgoa
Sun 29th Jan 2017
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
    (C) Hannah Fisher
    (C) La Banda Europa
    (C) Stand and Stare
    (C) Xabier Diaz
  • O2 ABC Glasgow
    (C) St Paul and The Broken Bones
  • Old Fruitmarket
    (C) Dirk Powell & Jon Cleary
  • City Halls
    (C) Mark O'Connor
    (C) Graham Mackenzie
  • St Andrew's in the Square
    (C) Auld Hat New Heids
  • Tron Theatre
    (C) The Lions of Lisbon
  • The Glad Cafe
    (C) Celtic Connections Festival Club
Mon 30th Jan 2017
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
    (C) Quick
    (C) The Special Consensus
  • The Art School
    (C) Celtic Connections Festival Club
Tue 31st Jan 2017
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
    (C) The Macmath Collective
Wed 1st Feb 2017
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
    (C) Dallahan
    (C) Evelyn Glennie
    (C) Jarlath Henderson
    (C) Trilok Gurtu
    (C) Vishten
  • O2 ABC Glasgow
    (C) Damien Dempsey
    (C) Hermitage Green
  • City Halls
    (C) BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
    (C) Budapest Bar
  • Tron Theatre
    (C) Liz Lochhead
    (C) The Hazey Janes
    (C) Steve Kettley
  • The Mackintosh Church
    (C) John Paul White
    (C) Callaghan
Thu 2nd Feb 2017
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
    (C) Orchestra Baobab
  • O2 ABC Glasgow
    (C) Eliza Carthy and The Wayward Band
    (C) The Eskies
    (C) Ed Harcourt
    (C) Martha Wainwright
  • Old Fruitmarket
    (C) Rab Noakes
  • Oran Mor
    (C) James McMurtry
    (C) Nathan Bell
    (C) Alice Drinks the Kookaid
  • Mitchell Theatre
    (C) FLIT
  • City Halls
    (C) Atlantic Arc Orchestra
    (C) Karan Casey
  • Saint Luke's
    (C) Fat Suit
    (C) Federation of The Disco Pimp
  • Tron Theatre
    (C) Rachel Walker
  • The Glad Cafe
    (C) Alasdair Roberts
    (C) Neil McDermott
    (C) Tartine de Clous
Fri 3rd Feb 2017
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
    (C) Craig Armstrong
    (C) Calum Martin
    (C) Old Roots New Shoots
    (C) Transatlantic Sessions
  • Old Fruitmarket
    (C) Sharon Shannon
  • Mitchell Theatre
    (C) FLIT
  • City Halls
    (C) Breabach
    (C) Beoga
  • St Andrew's in the Square
    (C) Lewis & Leigh
    (C) Bella and the Bear
  • Tron Theatre
    (C) The Pipes, The Pipes
  • The Mackintosh Church
    (C) George Monbiot
    (C) Ewan McLennan
  • Drygate Brewery
    (C) Ezza
  • The Art School
    (C) Celtic Connections Festival Club
Sat 4th Feb 2017
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
    (C) Feis Rois
    (C) Lauren MacColl
    (C) Strife and Success
  • O2 ABC Glasgow
    (C) Treacherous Orchestra
    (C) Ezza
  • Old Fruitmarket
    (C) Strathspey
    (C) Surreal Society
  • Mitchell Theatre
    (C) Heidi Talbot
    (C) John Smith
  • City Halls
    (C) Shirley Collins
  • St Andrew's in the Square
    (C) Alice Marra
    (C) The Gaels Blue Orchestra
  • Tron Theatre
    (C) Russell deCarle
    (C) Denis Keldie & Steve Briggs
    (C) David Francey
  • The Glad Cafe
    (C) Issho Drummers
  • Drygate Brewery
    (C) Shovels & Rope
  • The Art School
    (C) Celtic Connections Festival Club
  • CCA
    (C) Anna Meredith
Sun 5th Feb 2017
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
    (C) Transatlantic Sessions
    (C) Fraya Thomsen
  • City Halls
    (C) BBC Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the Year Final
  • The Mackintosh Church
    (C) 3hattrio
    (C) Lizabett Russo
  • The Art School
    (C) Celtic Connections Festival Club

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