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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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 […]

Cape Breton’s Kitchen Party with Andrea Beaton and Troy MacGillivray and Sabra MacGillivray

June 17th, 2019

Hi, Friends, This is our last show for the season, so I hope you will turn out and support these wonderful artists from the Maritimes. Andrea Beaton comes from a long line of Beaton and MacMaster musicians, which explains why her music is her own and deeply rooted in the Cape Breton tradition. Like her […]

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 […]


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

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