One of Scotland's most predominant mid-winter music festivals, which attracts the Celtic and World music talent from around the globe, with more than 150 acts performing around the city of Glasgow. Celtic Connections takes place from Thursday 19th January until Sunday 5th February 2012.
2100 artists will take part in 300 events in 20 venues across Glasgow.
Programme highlights include Béla Fleck and the original Flecktones, The Aaron Neville Band, Bruce Hornsby and guests, Jack Bruce (Cream) with Lau, a Woody Guthrie Centennial, Orchestra Baobab, The Spirit of Scotland Pipe Band, Song for Ireland, a one-off reunion gig with GlasgowÂÂÂs The Big Dish, and Floating Palace featuring KT Tunstall.
For the musical programme announced so far in an easy to read format, click here.
For the full programme and to buy tickets please see the Celtic Connections website.
Ticket prices vary from FREE to around £30. To buy tickets please see the Celtic Connections website..
Most of the festival concerts take place at Glasgow's Royal Concert Hall but other venues include the City Halls, the Old Fruitmarket, The Classic Grand, and The National Piping Centre. Many events sell out very quickly and as well as the predictably popular artists, there are also many specialist events.
Other highlights to expect include the nightly Celtic Connections Festival Club (for season ticket holders), the free Open Stage Sessions at Glasgow's Royal Concert Hall Exhibition Hall, workshops every weekend, talks, films and dance.
More information will be here when available.
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