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Boston Celtic Music Festival

January 16 @ 6:00 pm - January 19 @ 1:00 pm

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 SCHEDULEThursday, 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

Sunday, January 19th, 11am-1pm. $45 Workshop @ the Passim School of Music: Togaibh Fonn! Worksongs in the Cape Breton Scottish Gaelic Traditions with Mary Jane Lamond Workshop @ the Passim School of Music: Putting Cape Breton Sets Together with Wendy MacIsaac


January 16 @ 6:00 pm
January 19 @ 1:00 pm


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