Bangor Celtic Crossroads

Our mission. To promote, support, and connect a variety of Celtic Arts and Traditions, while highlighting Bangor’s position as a hub of Celtic Heritage.

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Proof of Covid Vaccination REQURED: Please Note, proof of Covid vaccination is required for admission. The Vacationland Ceili Band is Portland Maine’s own traditional Irish ensemble. Masters of the uilleann pipes, Irish flute, fiddle, guitar and tenor banjo, these top-notch instrumentalists enliven any stage or gathering. Tom Rota – Pipes Tom started playing the Irish […]

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An evening of Irish music with the Vacationland Ceili Band; January 29

December 3rd, 2021

Proof of Covid Vaccination REQURED: Please Note, proof of Covid vaccination is required for admission. [Buy Tickets] The Vacationland Ceili Band is Portland Maine’s own traditional Irish ensemble. Masters of the uilleann pipes, Irish flute, fiddle, guitar and tenor banjo, these top-notch instrumentalists enliven any stage or gathering. [Buy Tickets]

Coming up on July 30, Katie McNally & Neil Pearlman

June 21st, 2021

The vibrant musical traditions of Scotland and Cape Breton take on new life in the hands of Katie McNally (“Exhilarating musicianship…electrifying” – Songlines) and Neil Pearlman (“a tremendous pianist” -BBC Radio Scotland). Based in Portland, ME, this young musical couple is making waves internationally with their fresh approaches to traditional forms. Katie McNally has already […]

An evening of Songs and Stories with Castlebay

April 19th, 2021

Castlebay’s concerts treat an audience to a musical journey through time and across the Atlantic singing ancient ballads inspired by the rich heritage of Maine. Both exuberant and haunting vocals are supported with Julia Lane’s award-winning Celtic harp style, and Fred Gosbee’s expertise on 12-string guitar, fiddle and woodwinds. Frequently touring down the US east […]

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Shows and Workshop Canceled, Lecture still on

September 30th, 2020

Unfortunately ticket sales have not been what we hoped for our previously announced 2020 Bangor Celtic Crossroads Festival. Therefore we have canceled the shows and workshops. The lecture, Transatlantic Subversive? Irish Nationalist and Feminist Hanna Sheehy Skeffington’s American Lecture Tours: 1916-1923 is still on. We hope to offer our planned concert and workshops in 2021.

Announcing the 2020 Bangor Celtic Crossroads Festival—From Your Home

September 17th, 2020

When the Bangor Celtic Crossroads Festival committee began planning the 2020 festival, we had no idea that our plans would be upended by a pandemic—borders closed, gatherings discouraged, people fearful of gathering. But here we are. So, we regrouped. We are bringing you a virtual festival. Know that, as soon as it is safe, BCCF […]

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The following companies and organizations help make Bangor Celtic Crossroads possible.

National Folk Organization – Member
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Maine Arts Commission
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Maine Humanities Council
WERU Community Radio
Bangor Public Library