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16th Annual Boston Celtic Music Festival
January 18 @ 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
The 16th annual Boston Celtic Music Festival, known as BCMFest, returns to Harvard Square January 17-20, 2019. Presented by Passim, a Cambridge-based non-profit that supports a vibrant music community through Club Passim, the Passim School of Music, artist grants and outreach initiatives, the 2019 festival will showcase Greater Boston’s deep tradition of music, song and dance from Irish, Scottish, Cape Breton and other Celtic communities.
All BCMFest 2019 performances will take place in Harvard Square, at Club Passim, located at 47 Palmer Street, The Sinclair, located at 52 Church, and The Atrium, located at 50 Church Street. Highlights of the festival include:
The Roots and Branches Concert on Friday, January 18, presenting a taste of the dynamic sounds and different styles to be heard in Boston’s Celtic music community.
The Boston Urban Ceilidh, Friday, January 18 at The Atrium. This perennially popular Celtic dance party features social dances from Celtic traditions, all with live music. No prior dance experience is necessary!
The late-night Festival Club on Friday and Saturday bringing together festival artists in special collaborations.
All festival details, including individual performances and ticket information, can be bought at https://www.passim.org/bcmfest/.