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January 17th  – February 3rd, 2013

Celtic Connections 2013 runs from Thursday January 17th – Sunday February 3rd and comprises a wealth of concerts, ceilidhs, talks, workshops, free events and late night sessions taking place over 18 days in various venues across Glasgow.

Various venues across Glasgow are utilised for Celtic Connections 2013 such as the Main Auditorium in the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, O2 ABC, The Tron, Òran Mór, The Arches, The Mitchell Theatre, City Halls, Kelvingrove, The Barrowland Ballroom, St Andrews in the Square and festival fans’ favourite the Old Fruitmarket will all play host to Celtic Connections events.

Ireland’s, Cara Dillon will give a beautiful performance with the consistently world class BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. The rich local traditions and beautiful landscapes of the Dingle peninsula, in Ireland’s County Kerry, have long been a magnet for musicians. The Heart of Dingle is the culmination of a sharing of styles and repertoire between Scottish and Irish musicians including several specially–written tunes and an extended suite composed by Edinburgh fiddler Marie Fielding.

The star-studded performance also features guitarist Donogh Hennessy, bassist, Trevor Hutchison, singer, Pauline Scanlon, accordionist, Tom Orr, pianist, Gordon Midler, singer and multi– instrumentalist, Méabh Begley, fiddler Jeremy Spencer and accordionist, Damien Mullane.

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