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Events2020-09-11T18:57:36-06:00

Celtic Folk Calgary Events

Events hosted by Celtic Folk Calgary. Celtic Folk supports Celtic and East Coast folk music and traditions. We tap into primarily local talent. Occasionally we will promote other performances around town.

Upcoming Events

Due to COVID all planned events have been cancelled or are on hold. We hope to bring back live Celtic music as soon as possible and conserve our energy until then.

Past Events

4Apr 2020

Concert – Whiskey in the Jar (Cancelled)

NOTICE TO TICKET HOLDERS: See our COVID-19 update on the Celtic Folk Home Page. The event is cancelled as the bands, venues, and organizers put everyone’s safety at the forefront due to COVID-19 concerns.  We might be able to re-book at a later date. Make sure you sign-up for email updates (click the button) so we can keep you up to date on our Celtic and East Coast themed events. I’ve seen fiddler Scott Duncan around Calgary over the years. When we re-launched Celtic Folk, I knew we would have to have him out in some configuration for a show. When Delta Whiskey launched, I knew that was a perfect mix. Well, two years later, we have them slotted as our closing band.

29Mar 2020

Concert – Rum Ragged (Cancelled)

NOTICE TO TICKET HOLDERS: See our COVID-19 update on the Celtic Folk Home Page. NOTICE: The event is cancelled as the bands, venues, and organizers put everyone’s safety at the forefront due to COVID-19 concerns.  We might be able to re-book at a later date. Make sure you sign-up for email updates (click the button) so we can keep you up to date on our Celtic and East Coast themed events. When we heard Rum Ragged is going to be in town and had a free night, we just had to get the lads in for a Calgary show. They will be joined by guests Dave Whitty and Morrissey’s Private Stock. You won’t want to miss this special event.

16Nov 2019

Concert – 10:30 in Newfoundland

Tune in on November 16th, at 7 pm in Calgary – 10:30 in Newfoundland. We are bringing back one of the bands that helped us launch the new Celtic Folk concert series back in April of 2018. The evening includes other wonderful musicians as well as (checks notes) some cello. It will be another great show.

5Oct 2019

Concert – From Cork to Calgary

The event is SOLD OUT! You don’t want to miss the launch of our 2019/20 Celtic Folk season. Irish folk singer, Pat Kelleher, is joining us on his Western Canadian tour. For the closing set, we welcome back On Irish Street – who will be joined by Émile Hooper. Check out the full descriptions below.

13Apr 2019

Concert – With Spring Coming On

Spring is always a mixed bag in Calgary so join us for another exciting mashup of talented Celtic musicians. The evening will explore a variety of music from the haunting airs of the Celtic harp, some old Irish favourites, a taste of the Maritimes, and end with a heaping of new takes on Celtic and popular music. Check out the full line-up below.

24Nov 2018

Concert – Folks Near The Bow

Join us for an exciting musical journey of Celtic Folk influences from around the world and across the nation presented by some of the folks near the Bow. Our guests, Bow Folk recently played the Canmore Folk Music Festival and we are excited to have them join us. Check out the full line-up below.

2Jun 2018

Concert – Driving the Celtic Trail

Fasten your seatbelts and enjoy the musical journey while we drive along Alberta’s Celtic Trail. The performers for the night will be sharing songs and tunes from Scotland, Ireland, and Canada’s East Coast. This show is an excellent warm-up for the Water Valley Celtic Festival on June 23rd. As a bonus, we’ll get you back to Calgary right afterward.

Older Events

Events from 2002-2018 can be seen in pictorial form through our photo gallery.