more acts announced for next month's Celtic Connections

Jarvis Cocker, Grant-Lee Phillips, Howe Gelb, Rachel Sermanni, & more

published: Fri 19th Dec 2014

Jarvis Cocker

Thursday 15th January to Sunday 1st February 2015
various venues, Glasgow, City of Glasgow, G2 3NY, Scotland MAP
various - from FREE to around £35
daily capacity: 25000
last updated: Wed 7th Jan 2015

There have been more additions to the line-up for next month's Celtic Connections happening in numerous venues around Glasgow from Thursday 15th January until Sunday 1st February 2015.

Added to the line-up are Jarvis Cocker, Grant-Lee Phillips, Howe Gelb, Rachel Sermanni, Kate St John, Southern, BC Camplight, Aaron Fyfe, The Riptide Movement, Dick Gaughan, Martin Carthy, Eliza Carthy, Karine Polwart, Chango Spasiuk, Emily Smith, Julie Fowlis, Sharon Shannon, Patsy Reid, Megan Henderson, Christine Hanson, Colin Macleod, The Pierces, The Lost Brothers, The Rails, Ruth Moody, The Parkington Sisters, Dawn Landes, Tiny Ruins, Roddy Hart & The Lonesome Fire, Angus MacDonald, Iain MacDonald, Aidan O'Rourke, Lori Watson, Innes Watson, Christine Hanson, Fraser Fifield, Dick Lee, Duncan Lyall, Mary Macmaster, Donald Hay, Daniel Thorpe, Griogair Labhruidh, Kathleen MacInnes, and Rod Paterson.

More than 2100 artists will take part in 300 events in over 20 venues across Glasgow. Plus the nightly Celtic Connections Festival Club, and Late Night Sessions at The Concert Hall.

The acts previously announced include Frances Black, and Kieran Goss reuntied for the first time in more than two decades, Van Morrison, Kate Rusby, Damien O'Kane, Al Lewis, Alva Leigh, Declan O'Rourke, Tony Allen, Ibibio Sound Machine, Band of Friends, Andy Fairweather-Low, The Pictish Trail, Sweet Baboo, Jamie Smith's Mabon, Kathryn Roberts And Sean Lakeman, Konono No1, Bombino, The Chaplins, Ross Ainslie & Jarlath Henderson, Eddi Reader, Kris Drever, Fairport Convention, Angelique Kidjo, The Royal Scottish National Orchestra, King Creosote, Tiny Ruins, Treacherous Orchestra, Michael McGoldrick, Francois & The Atlas Mountains, Lambchop, Ella the Bird, Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita, Calexico, Leo Blanco, Maggie Bjorklund, Ian Carr & The Various Artists, Manran, Hudson Taylor, Arthur Johnstone, Bronwynne Brent, Hayseed Dixie, Kathryn Tickell & The Side, The Rambling Boys of Pleasure, The Pearlfishers, Sam Sweeney, World Beat Bothy, Justin Townes Earle, The Rails, Mike Vass, Shooglenifty, Motu : Oileain, Dhol Drummers of Rajasthan, Findlay Napier, Ruth Moody, and Martin Simpson.

Also confirmed are Nancy Kerr, Bella Hardy, Jim Moray, John Smith, Hannah James, Rachel Newton, Emily Askew, Carlos Nunez, RuRa, Dick Gaughan, Lynched, Luka Bloom, Angus Nicolson Trio, Sam Amidon, The Orchestra of Scottish Opera, Oh Susanna, Dennis Ellsworth, Trio Konogan, New Road, Erlend Viken Trio, The Sea Road Sessions, Mr McFalls Chamber, Punch Brothers, Inge Thomson, Maisey Rika, Californian Feetwarmers, Orlando Julius and The Heliocentrics, Trinity Roots, Llan de Cubel, JD McPherson, The Nordic Fiddlers Bloc, Dallaghan, The Barr Brothers, Fish & Bird, Sorren Maclean, Calum and Neill MacColl, Lahore Ceol Mor, Songhoy Blues, ALDOC, Nathaniel Rateliff, Louis Baker Le Vent du Nord, Wayfaring Strangers, Breabach, The Alan Kelly Gang , Horomona Horo, Nils Lofgren, The Chair, Fara, The McCrary Sisters, The Campbell Brothers, Danu, Skerryvore, and A Stor Mo Chroi.

Plus Siobhan Miller, Tommy Emmanuel, Chico Cesar, Andy White, Little Rach, Adam Sutherland, Moxie, Jimmie Macgregor, Blue Rose Code, Merrymouth, Southern Tenant Folk Union, Criolo, Withered Hand, The Lost Brothers, Field Report, The Mountain Firework Company, Federation of The Disco Pimp, Dumb Instrument, New Road, and Erlend Viken Trio, Lindsey Black, Chastity Brown, Dean Owens, The Whisky Hearts, Michelle Burke, Coco Mbassi, Shake Shake Go, Mary Hampton, Mike Heron with Georgia Seddon, Louis Baker, Thomas Oliver, Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino, Complete, Pauline Alexander & Edwin Gallacher, The Second Coming , Wayfaring Strangers, Mairearad Green and Anna Massie, Miorbhail nam Beann, Preston Reed, Shine, Gaels Le Cheile, Maisey Rika, Usman Riaz, The Gospel According to Mr Niz, Adam Holmes and the Ember, Wingin' It, Corran Raa, Taraf De Haidouks, The WIll Pound Band, and many more.

For an easy-to-read breakdown of the acts confirmed and who is playing where, click here.

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Ticket prices vary from FREE to around £35.

Celtic Connections 2015 has an adventurous programme embracing Celtic music's connections with musical genres and cultural traditions from across the globe. The festival brings more than 2100 artists to Glasgow to perform to more than 100,000 concertgoers over 18 days at 300 events in over 20 venues. Plus the nightly Celtic Connections Festival Club, and Late Night Sessions at The Concert Hall.



Thursday 15th January to Sunday 1st February 2015
various venues, Glasgow, City of Glasgow, G2 3NY, Scotland MAP
various - from FREE to around £35
daily capacity: 25000
last updated: Wed 7th Jan 2015


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