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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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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