The one that started it all 22 years ago!
2001 was the 10 year anniversary of the festival. Among the lineup for the weekend was a model making workshop with Linda Garden (2001 Celtic Connections artist in residence), a concert with Paddy Glackin & Michael O’Domhnaill and workshops with Leo McCann (Accordion), John Doyle (Guitar – of Solas Fame) & others.
The poster from 1999. Among those playing were Tommy & Siobhan Peoples, Paul Kelly & Frankie Lane, Kila and Altan. Some lineup!
The poster from 1997’s festival