A new year is underway, and that can only mean one thing; Scotlandâ€™s premier winter music festival is just about here. Running fromÂ 14 – 31 January, if you’ve not already got your tickets sorted itâ€™s now time to pour over the programme andÂ circle your must-see gigs and concerts.
Now in its 22ndÂ year, this Glasgow festival blends traditional and distinctive Scottish sounds with a huge variety of music from across the globe, with folk, roots and world-music genres featuring heavily.Hailing fromÂ the length and breadth of Scotland to asÂ far afield as Inner Mongolia, the 2,100 acts performing at this year’s festival make Celtic Connections a truly internationalÂ showcase.
ExpectÂ a typically eclecticÂ line up of exceptional talents including the legendaryÂ Robert Plant, Rickie Lee Jones, The Chieftains, Lau, The Unthanks, BĂ©la Fleck, Moving Hearts, , Lucinda Williams, Admiral Fallow, Toumani DiabatĂ©, Karine Polwart, Boys of the Lough, and Larry Carlton.
BringingÂ togetherÂ some of the biggest names in the businessÂ alongside acts you’ve never heard before,Â itâ€™s the perfect festival toÂ broaden your musical horizons
Get planning and find out more about the Celtic Connections programme and tickets. And when in the city, why not check out Glasgow’s many great attractions, restaurants and bars?
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