Passimís Boston Celtic Music Festival (BCMFest)
Passimís Boston Celtic Music Festival (BCMFest) is back and moving online January 14-18, 2021.
BCMFest will include performances by some of the best Celtic musicians across New England and will feature Irish singer-songwriter Karan Casey and the fiddle-cello duo Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas.
The festival celebrates the Greater Boston areaís rich trove of music, song and dance from Irish, Scottish, Cape Breton and other related traditions.
Thursday, January 14
BCMFest 2021 will kick off on Thursday, January 14, 7:00PM with the First Round Concert featuring Scottish Fish; Martin, Beaton & Brillhart; Joey Abarta; and Hanneke Cassel & Yann Falquet.
Friday, January 15
The festival continues with the Roots & Branches Concert on Friday, January 15 from 7:00PM with Jenna Moynihan; the Atlantic Folk Trio; The Quartet of Irish Musicians with Laura Feddersen, Nathan Gourley, Cara Frankowicz & Alan Murray; and Katie McNally & Neil Pearlman.
Saturday, January 16
A full slate of performances is on tap for Saturday, January 16, with Dayfest (2:00-7:00 PM) with Molly Pinto Madigan; Elizabeth & Ben Anderson; Niamh McGillycuddy, Seamus Noonan & Yuriy and Misha Bane; The Treaty Trio; Will Woodson & Caitlin Finley; Rakish; Corner House; Yaniv Yacoby & Eric Boodman; Matt & Shannon Heaton; a screening of From the Floor, a ďvisual albumĒ of Irish dance, and a showcase of young Boston-area Irish musicians (Niamh McGillycuddy, Seamus Noonan, and Yuriy and Misha Bane).
The festival continues Saturday evening at 8:00 PM with the Nightcap concert with Irish singer-songwriter Karan Casey and the fiddle-cello duo Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas. Karen Casey is an Irish native with a background that includes classical and jazz as well as traditional Irish music.
In addition to the music, there will be workshops such as Karan Caseyís The Performance of Social Justice where participants will join her in looking at the performance of social justice, orality and providing meaning through performativity.
Suggested donation $15 per session. Donate Here!
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