Celtic Connections 2022, a festival like no other.

Celtic Connections 2022, a festival like no other.

The Celtic Connections festival returns to the city of Glasgow this year in-person. Not since 2019, did our city vibrate with the sounds of more than 1000 musicians, all gathered to celebrate the sounds of our Celtic ancestors. The festival takes places from January 20th to February 6th, 2022.

Festivalgoers are in for a treat as they enjoy and experience an eclectic programme of events and extraordinary variety of artists to enjoy. Every and any genre of music will feature from traditional folk, Roots, Soul to Americana, all giving a nod to their Celtic origins. 

Celtic Connections as a festival has grown and evolved into something special over the years, and this year expect to immerse yourself in talks, film screenings, late night sessions and a limited number of free events to attend. It is impossible to state the wide reach that this festival has, and how it has become one of the most sought-after festivals for both audiences and artists to participate in. Celtic Connections as a festival is one of Europe’s largest festivals, and loyal audiences return year after year to experience Celtic music and traditions at its absolute best.

There will be a big international presence at the festival this year with bands, singers and musicians coming from destinations such as Mali, Ukraine, Denmark, and North America.

Big names from the Irish Traditional music circuit will also be in attendance including Sharon Shannon, and Mairtín O’Connor. 

Of course, Scottish favourites feature prominently in the line-up including Gnoss and FARA and RURA will perform at Glasgow’s Royal Concert Hall on the last weekend of the festival.

If you are attending any of the events or concerts taking place around Celtic Connections, please do make sure to call the Acorn Hotel, Glasgow in advance to make sure we can accommodate you and we promise to be part of making sure that this year’s Celtic Connections Festival will be an experience worth waiting for.

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