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Boston’s Celtic Music Festival Returns to Harvard Square

Bonston Celtic Music FestCambridge, MA -- Passim’s BCMFest (Boston’s Celtic Music Festival), an annual showcase for the Greater Boston area’s rich trove of Celtic music and dance, returns to Harvard Square January 13-14, 2017 for a weekend of performances and interactive events. Specially priced Early Bird full festival passes are available from November 16 – 30.

Passim to Host 2nd Annual Summer BCMFest July 3rd

Bonston Celtic Music FestCambridge, MA -- Club Passim will once again bring Celtic music to Harvard Square in Cambridge, MA. For the second year, Club Passim will host Summer BCMFest, Boston’s Celtic Music Fest, during Boston’s Independence Day weekend on Sunday, July 3. This year’s Summer BCMFest will include a free afternoon outdoor concert on Palmer Street at 2:30 P.M. followed by a ticketed concert at night in the club.

Boston’s Celtic Music Fest Coming up Jan 8 & Jan 9

Bonston Celtic Music FestBoston, MA -- The Boston area’s annual homegrown celebration of Celtic music and dance, BCMFest marks 13 years on January 8th and 9th, 2016 at Club Passim and other locations in Harvard Square. The family-friendly festival draws performers of all ages from around Greater Boston, presenting music, song and dance from Irish, Scottish, Cape Breton and other Celtic-related traditions.

RUNA to Touch the Bluegrass in Their June 20th Release

RUNAThe Celtic Roots group RUNA is wildly excited to celebrate the release of their 4th album Current Affairs on June 20th at the Sellersville Theatre at 24 West Temple Ave, Sellersville PA. Current Affairs guest features three of their dear friends, Grammy award-winning artists, Ron Block (Alison Krauss & Union Station), Jeff Taylor (Paul Simon, Elvis Costello), and Buddy Greene (Kentucky Thunder).

Classic Celtic Music from Smithsonian Folkways

Smithsonian Folkways Classic SeriesClassic Celtic Music from Smithsonian Folkways, the 20th album in the popular Classic Series, is now available in CD and digital download format. Few genres carry such a rich and deep history as Celtic music, which reflects centuries of culture of Ireland and the British Isles, as well as their North American inheritors.

Classic Celtic Music from Smithsonian Folkways Available Feb 26

Smithsonian Folkways Classic SeriesFew genres carry such a rich and deep history as Celtic music, which reflects centuries of culture of the British Isles and Ireland as well as their North American inheritors. On February 26, Smithsonian Folkways will release the 20th compilation in its Classic series, Classic Celtic Music from Smithsonian Folkways. Compiled by music historian and folklorist Richard Carlin, Classic Celtic Music delves into this diverse world of musical traditions, and is sure to delight both longtime fans of the genre and newcomers alike.

Boston's Celtic Music Fest - January 11-12, 2013

Boston Celtic Music FestBCMFest (Boston’s Celtic Music Fest) showcases Greater Boston’s best musicians, singers, and dancers from Irish, Scottish, Cape Breton, and other Celtic traditions. BCMFest hosts an annual weekend-long festival in January that features more than 100 performers. All of the profits from BCMFest are used to fund the next festival.

“Dunrobin Place” Due for Release November 19

Dunrobin PlaceRecently described as “A Musical Phenomenon…Passion and Flair That Belies His Tender Years” (Travelling Folk, BBC Scotland), twenty two year old Matheu Watson’s eagerly awaited second solo album Dunrobin Place will be released on the 19th of November 2012. Having recently contributed as key soloist to the soundtrack of the Disney/Pixar smash-hit “Brave”, Matheu has had an incredible couple years since the release of his critically acclaimed debut album.

A Special Bluegrass Music Showcase Comes to Life at Milwaukee Irish Fest

Milwaukee Irish FestMilwaukee, WI -- Milwaukee Irish Fest 2012 promises to deliver all the fan- favorites and traditional fun that guests have come to expect. But what are some of the new and exciting things visitors can expect to see and experience at this year’s festival? Let’s take an inside look at what’s new and ‘must-do’ for 2012.

Celtic Group, The Gothard Sisters, Release 'Story Girl' November 1st

 Story GirlSeattle, WA -- Three young women - dancers and musicians from Seattle, are set to release their exciting new original and Celtic-inspired album, Story Girl on November 1st. Greta Gothard (24), Willow Gothard (22) and Solana Gothard (16), all three sisters who live in Edmonds, WA, are preparing to release their 6th independent album later this month, marking a new stage in the careers of these rising Celtic dance and music stars from the Pacific Northwest.

Celtic Colours International Festival Announces Line-up for 2011

Celtic Colours 2011The line-up for 2011 Celtic Colours International Festival was announced on Monday and organizers are excited about what's in store for their 15th Anniversary. Celtic Colours will be exploring our Cajun and Appalachian connections in 2011 with this year's Artists in Residence: songwriter Ron Bourgeois from Cheticamp and Old Time Appalachian fiddler and singer Bruce Molsky from the US.

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