Celtic Connections 2023

Celtic Connections, the home of world-class music, one-off collaborations, and genre-defying spectacles, is set to celebrate its 30th anniversary this January. The internationally renowned festival will mark this milestone with an ambitious and eclectic programme of music that will be showcased between Thursday 19th January – Sunday 5th February 2023.

For the 30th anniversary festival we are delighted to host 13 concerts at Mackintosh Queen’s Cross.  

The star-studded line-up includes;   
20/1/2023 Fergus McCreadie with Maeve Gilchrist & Mr McFalls String Quartet
21/1/2023 Saltfishforty with Basco & Guests
22/1/2023 Schenectady Calling featuring Martin Taylor with Norman Willmore & Dave Milligan and Bryan Gear & Violet Tulloch
24/1/2023 Judy Collins & Support
25/1/2023 Claire Hastings
26/1/2023 Siobhan Wilson and Support
27/1/2023 Ida Mae and Stephen Wilson Jr
28/1/2023 Emily Scott Robinson with Ailsa Amador & Violet Bell
29/1/2023 Roddy Woomble & Support
01/2/2023 Rachel Walker & Aaron Jones: Despite the Wind and Rain with Gillebride MacMillan
02/2/2023 Lisa O’Neill & Cormac Begley
03/2/2023 CARA & guests with Grainne Brady
04/2/2023 Nae Plans  

Tickets for Celtic Connections 2023 are available at