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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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 […]

All Spring Concerts Cancelled

March 18th, 2020

All of our Spring concerts have been cancelled. We will reschedule at a later date.

Máire Ní Chathasaigh and Chris Newman, March 27

February 17th, 2020

Due to CDC guidance against gatherings of 50 or more people, this show has been canceled. All ticket holders have been refunded. Next Generation Theatre, 39 Center St, Brewer, 7PM “This celebrated duo took the place by storm. Stately Carolan tunes, jazzy Django-ish numbers, dazzling Doc Watson style flat picking fliers, driving Irish dance tunes […]

Robert Burns Night/Supper with music by the Napper Tandies, Feb 1

January 10th, 2020

Join us for a fun night of celebration of Scotland’s bard Robert (Robbie) Burns (25 January 1759 – 21 July 1796). Featuring Pipe major Scott Heney with musical entertainment by the Napper Tandies. The Burns night program includes: Piping in the Guests, Chairperson’s Welcome, The Selkirk Grace, Piping in the Haggis, Address to the Haggis, […]

Fall Concert Series: Mac Mac Morin and Wendy MacIsaac, November 15

November 6th, 2019

Wendy MacIsaac is a fiddler/piano player/stepdancer from Creignish, Cape Breton, Canada. Since the early 1990’s, she has toured the world in support of her solo recordings as well as a member of Beolach, and with Mary Jane Lamond. Pianist Mac Morin has recorded and toured with Beolach, Natalie MacMaster, Buddy MacMaster, Ian MacDougall, YoYo Ma, […]

Fall Concert Series starts with Gillian Boucher and Bob McNeill on Sunday!

October 23rd, 2019

Cathy Segee and I just returned from Celtic Colours in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia where we witnessed some outstanding performers. We are very excited to bring two of them– Gillian Boucher and Bob McNeill— to you coming up this coming Sunday, October 27 at 6 pm in Brewer at the Next Generation Theater 39 Center […]

Gaelic Athletic Games – Schedule Change

September 25th, 2019

Note: The Gaelic Athletic Games demonstration scheduled for Sunday on Union Street has been changed to Bangor Public Library grounds on Saturday from 12-2.

Irish Fiddler Gerry O’Connor heads the 2019 Bangor Celtic Crossroads Festival

September 19th, 2019

The festival kicks off Friday night with a concert at the Bangor Arts Exchange (189 Exchange St) ballroom at 7 pm with Gerry O’Connor and Kevin McElroy. Gerry O’Connor and Kevin McElroy in Concert Celebrated Irish fiddler Gerry OConnor (Skylark, Lá Lugh) will be joined by Freeport, ME-based guitarist and singer, Kevin McElroy. Gerry grew […]

Announcing the 2019 Bangor Celtic Crossroads Festival September 27-29

August 12th, 2019

Featuring the great Gerry O’Connor, one of the great fiddle players of his generation. From County Lough, Ireland, Gerry is a fourth generation fiddler who has toured with Planxty, the Bothy Band, DeDannan, Boys of the Lough, the Chieftains, and the Irish Baroque Orchestra. Gerry’s own recordings include music of the Orial region of South […]


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

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