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.
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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
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 […]
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 […]
MASTERS OF THE CELTIC HARP Gráinne Hambly and William Jackson. Coming up March 31, 2018 at 7 pm at Bangor Arts Exchange Ballroom. 193 Exchange St. Bangor, ME. [ Tickets $20 ] Gráinne Hambly and William Jackson are two of the foremost harpers of Ireland and Scotland. Combining their extraordinary talents on harp as well as concertina, […]
Come join us at our first ever celebration of the birthday of Scottish bard Robbie Burns (25 January 1759 – 21 July 1796). When: January 26, 2018 6-9 pm Where: Bangor Masonic Center 294 Union Street (ample parking!) Tickets: $15 for the event. We will begin the evening with introductory remarks, followed by piping by […]
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