Boston Celtic Music Festival

First Round

January 16, 17 and 18, 2020

Boston Celtic Music Festival

  • Celtic
  • Fiddle
  • Folk
  • Guitar
  • Instrumental

The 17th annual Boston Celtic Music Festival, known as BCMFest, returns to Harvard Square January 16-19, 2020. Presented by Passim, the 2020 festival will showcase Greater Boston’s deep tradition of music, song and dance from Irish, Scottish, Cape Breton and other Celtic communities.

MUSIC SCHEDULE
Thursday, January 16th, 7pm-9pm. $25 / Members $22
 
First Round @ Club Passim: A Cape Breton Trip Through Time; The Ivy Leaf; and the Hanneke Cassel Trio feat. Keith Murphy & Jenna Moynihan
 
Thursday, January 16th, 10pm-midnight.  $10 / Members $5 (or $5 add-on if you come to early show)
 
Festival Club @ Club Passim: Sarah Collins & Eamon Sefton; Corner House; and Wilma
 
Friday, January 17th, 7pm-9pm.  $25 / Members $22
 
Roots & Branches @ Club Passim: Yaniv Yacoby & Eric Boodman; Christine Hedden, Rebecca McGowan, & Lindsay Straw; and Louise Bichan
 
Friday, January 17th, 7:30pm-10pm. $20
 
Urban Ceilidh @ The Atrium: The Treaty Trio w/ dancer caller Hannah DeRusha; A Cape Breton Trip Through Time w/ dance caller Abbie MacQuarrie; and Laura Cortese & Friends w/ dance caller Hanneke Cassel
 
Friday, January 17th, 10pm-midnight.  $10 / Members $5 (or $5 add-on if you come to early show or Urban Ceilidh)
 
Festival Club @ Club Passim: Calico; McKinley James & Lily Honigberg; and Scottish Fish
 
Saturday, January 18th, 10am-5:30pm.  $25 (includes both venues)
 
Dayfest @ Club Passim & The Sinclair
 
Saturday, January 18th, 4pm-6pm.  free admission
 
Sessions @ Harvard Smith Center: Scottish Session led by Barbara McOwen; Irish Session led by Dan Accardi & Lindsay Straw
 
Saturday, January 18th, 7pm-10pm.  $25
 
Nightcap Finale Concert @ The Sinclair: The Treaty Trio; Kevin Doyle & Friends; Laura Cortese & Friends; and Wendy MacIsaac & Mary Jane Lamond
 
Sunday, January 19th, 10am-2pm.  free admission
 
BCMFest Brunch @ Club Passim: live music brunch featuring Eamon Sefton & friends

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