Celtic Connections

It’s not Celtic Connections, but it’s the next best thing

The BBC’s long-running show Music Planet managed to create a flavour of Celtic Connections live in its Glasgow studios, with an eclectic selection of performers from Scotland, Canada, Brittany and Scandinavia. Read more →


Celtic Connections: the curtain comes down with Bonny Light Horseman and dreams of Elvis

Salut! Live is immensely grateful to Andrew Curry for his series of outstanding reports from the Celtic Connections festival in Glasgow. See all instalments by clicking that link. It has clearly been a tremendous event and Andrew has found some... Read more →


Celtic Connections: young blood and lesser-spotted folk talent

For the fourth part in his superb series looking back at the Celtic Connections festival in Glasgow, Andrew Curry considers the important role played by performers whose names and music may be less familiar than the event's headliners …. Herkja:... Read more →


Celtic Connections: Transatlantic Sessions on the road again

Celtic Connections, a really absorbing Glasgow festival, is over for another year. But Andrew Curry is still feeding on recent memory. For his second look at the 2023 event, he offers his thoughts on Transatlantic Sessions ... The Transatlantic Sessions... Read more →


Celtic Connections: Duncan Chisholm gives musical life to Scottish hills

Andrew Curry is a neglectful music website editor's dream. He comes up with ideas for which gigs he should review, pays his own way there and into the venue and files his articles as promptly, cleanly and engagingly as if... Read more →