16 Jan - 2 Feb 2025

Spectacular 30th edition of Celtic Connections draws to a close

Europe’s premier folk, roots and world music festival Celtic Connections drew to a close last night after 18 days of spectacular concerts, unique and powerful collaborations and captivating screenings. Performances from some of the world’s most celebrated artists were showcased across the festival’s unforgettable 30th edition.

The world-renowned event, which ran from Thursday 19th January to Sunday 5th February, was held without restrictions for the first time since 2020, staging more than 300 events with more than 100,000 attendances at 25 venues across Glasgow, from the famous Glasgow Royal Concert Hall to the Mackintosh Church in the west end and Tramway in the southside. For 2023 there was also over 10,000 attendances at an array of free events across the 18 days.

See the full press release at glasgowlife.org.uk.

Next year's festival will take place from Thursday 18 January - Sunday 4 February 2024.