Bangor Celtic Crossroads

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Ireland’s HighTime Bangor Arts Exchange 193 Exchange Street June 7, 2019 7:00 pm

May 13th, 2019

This fresh new trio from the heart of Connemara, Ireland combines Irish music and an intriguing blend of modern folk influences to produce a rich sound and exciting experience to delight listeners. Featuring an unusual line-up of flute, whistles, harp, bodhrán, guitar and vocals (with some Irish dancing steps thrown in!), HighTime make a youthful […]

Mac Morin and Wendy MacIsaac concert! April 9, 2019 at 7 PM, Jeff’s Catering, Brewer

April 4th, 2019

Mac Morin Mac has recorded and toured with Beolach, Natalie MacMaster, Buddy MacMaster, Ian MacDougall, YoYo Ma, the Rankin Family, Ashley MacIsaac, Allison Krauss, Dianne Krall, the Chieftains, and Art Garfunkel. Wendy MacIsaac Wendy is a fiddler/piano player/stepdancer from Creignish, Cape Breton, Canada. Since the early 1990’s, she has toured the world in support of […]

Scotland’s Heron Valley at Bangor Arts Exchange, March 9

February 28th, 2019

Heron Valley is an exciting group of very talented young musicians who hail from various parts of Scotland’s Argyll region. The band name derives from their local area, Strachur, meaning “Valley of the Herons,” said band member Arlene Mackechnie. You can expect to hear a lot of original tunes from their debut album, “ROAM.” Band […]

Heron Valley — an energy fueled band deeply rooted in Scotland, March 9, 8pm

February 1st, 2019

Heron Valley are an energetic, young folk band from Scotland who have serious enthusiasm for the music they play. Their roots lie in Scottish and Irish traditional music, while taking influence from various Folk, Country and Bluegrass styles. Their style sees traditional Scottish pipe tunes played with a modern twist, along with a varied set […]

Second Annual Robert Burns Night

December 19th, 2018

Come join us at our second celebration of the birthday of Scottish bard Robbie Burns (25 January 1759 – 21 July 1796).  When: January 26, 2019 6-9 pm Where: Bangor Masonic Center 294 Union Street (ample parking!) Tickets: $15 for the event purchased online, or $18 at the door We will begin the evening with […]

Richard Wood & Gordon Belsher live at the BAE Ballroom

December 4th, 2018

For the last decade, Richard and Gordon have been performing and touring as a duo. Enthusiastic audiences have been taken on a roller coaster ride of exhilarating – even exhausting – jigs and reels, strathspeys and hornpipes, and beautiful airs, many composed by Richard himself. This is complimented by Gordon’s engaging songs, some humorous and […]

Bangor Celtic Crossroads Festival September 27-30, 2018

September 12th, 2018

From Scotland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Cornwall, Cape Breton and the U.S. Concerts, workshops, film, lectures, exhibits, genealogy, parade! View the full schedule of events.

The Gothard Sisters – Review

June 21st, 2018

Their entertaining flair and delightful combination of musical instruments engaged an ever changing combination of sound and song. It was a wondrous sight to see siblings so given to their art and each other and it was very evident in their selections for the evening. — The Write Exchange  

The Gothard Sisters Irish Music and Dance

May 29th, 2018

Coming up June 14 at 7 pm. Bangor Arts Exchange an exciting program of Irish American music and step dancing. If you’ve seen them before you know what a great show the Gothard Sisters put on. If you haven’t, well here is your chance! [ Buy Tickets ] “The Gothard Sisters’ grasp of style and […]

Review: Irish Harper Grainne Hambly and Scottish Harper William Jackson at The Bangor Arts Exchange

April 17th, 2018

Written by John D’Alessandro The evening was a well anticipated one. The chatter about the Harpers grew as some of the crowd wondered if they would play together or separately. Would it have been a case of dueling harps so to speak or could the cultures be intertwined and joined at the strings? There were […]

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