Celtic Connections 2015 – festival highlights last few days

Festival highlights from the final few days

Celtic Connections Events

blazing fiddlesBlazin’ Fiddles

Strings Attached ‘The Next Generation’: a landmark Celtic Connections performance featuring the Highland fiddle supergroup performing with top singer-songwriters including Rachel Sermanni, Adam Holmes and Aoife O’Donovan.

sstor mo chroiA Stor Mo Chroi

Featuring the best in Irish talent including Karan Casey, Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh, John Spillane, Pauline Scanlon and Éilís Kennedy, together with top-drawer instrumentalists Ed Boyd, John McSherry and Dónal O’Connor.

Alistair Hulett Tribute: After four consecutive sellouts at Celtic Connections, this musical tribute to the late singer-songwriter and activist Alistair Hulett features Del Amitri’s Justin Currie, Paul Simmonds, Naomi Bedford, James Fagan and Nancy Kerr.

1st February – St Andrews in the Square

François & the Atlas Mountains

The band create a lush, dreamy, multilingual melange of romantic indie-pop, French chanson and Afro-funk.
Horse: one of Scotland’s all-time great vocalists, known for her sophisticated songcraft, Horse McDonald presents the première of her latest ambitious project, resurrecting the words of lost or neglected Scottish women poets in newly-composed musical settings.

Danny Kyle Open Stage Finalists

This year’s finalists of Danny Kyle’s Open Stage take to the stage for a showcase concert celebrating this year’s competition.

Sunday 1 February.

Celtic Connections Events

The Punch Brothers, Celtic Connection 2015, review Pauline Keightley
Alex Harvey Day, Audio, Sunday 7 February, 2015

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