WUMB January Program Guide

Two Virtual Celtic Festivals this Month

Here are two Celtic festivals to chase away the January doldrums.

Passim’s Boston Celtic Music or BCM fest is back, celebrating it’s 18th year. Streaming performances and workshops run from Jan 14 to Jan 18, 2021. This year’s line up includes performances by Irish singer Karan Casey, Scottish fiddler Alasdair Fraser and cellist Natalie Haas as well as many others from the local Boston Irish music scene. www.passim.org

Celtic Connections is Europe’s largest winter music festival now in it’s 28th year. It is held in Glasgow, Scotland and annually welcomes over 200 artists to take part in over 300 events. This year the festival runs from Jan 14 to Jan 31st, 2021. A few of the artists performing virtually this year include: Breabach, Cherish the Ladies, Eddi Reader, Fara, Imar, Le Vent du Nord and Rhiannon Giddens. www.celticconnections.com

~ Gail

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