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 16th January until Sunday 2nd February 2014.
More than 2100 artists will take part in 300 events in over 20 venues across Glasgow including Bobby Womack, Suzanne Vega, Lloyd Cole, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Seth Lakeman, Tim Finn, Julie Fowlis, Barbara Dickson, Amadou & Mariam, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Boban & Marko Markovic Gypsy Orkestar, Caladh Nua, Caoimhin O Raghallaigh, Capercaillie, Elephant Revival, Geordie MacKeeman And His Rhythm Boys, Habadekuk, Iain Anderson, Vincent McMorrow, Jazzateers, Karine Polwart, Kathleen MacInnes, Lau, Luke Daniels, Mairi MacInnes, Roddy Hart & The Lonesome Fire, Roy Harper, Sadie And The Hotheads, Salsa Celtica, Samantha Crain, Sangsters, Seth Lakeman, Sharon Shannon, Siobhan Miller, Soopna, Stephen Quigg, Stevie Palmer, Sturgill Simpson, Su-a Lee, Elysian Quartet, The Milk Carton Kids, The Mountain Firework Company, The Outside Track, The Staves, Thomas Bartlett, Tim Finn, Tim O'Brien, Tom Ward, Treacherous Orchestra, Vasen, Del Amitri, The Big Dish, Mogwai, Bill Callahan, and the International Burns Concert.
For the line-up details as available please click here.
Ticket prices vary from FREE to around £35.
Various venues across Glasgow are utilised for Celtic Connections 2014 such as the Main Auditorium in the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, O2 ABC, The Tron, Òran Mór, The Mitchell Theatre, City Halls, Kelvingrove, St Andrews in the Square and the Old Fruitmarket will all play host to Celtic Connections events. Celtic Connections 2014 will also use the brand new SSE Hydro, Scotland's biggest ever music venue.
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), free schools concerts in the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, the free Open Stage Sessions at Glasgow's Royal Concert Hall Exhibition Hall, workshops every weekend, ceilidhs, late night sessions, talks, films and dance.
More information will be here when available.
latest on this festival
festival home page
line-ups & rumours
line-ups & rumours