January 2014 Festival Lineup

The 11th annual BCMFest will be held January 10-11, 2014.

Updated 1/2/14.

 

BCMFest - January 10-11, 2014

 

BCMFest Overview
(see below for more details)

FRIDAY, January 10 SATURDAY, January 11
7pm: Roots & Branches at Club Passim
8pm: Boston Urban Ceilidh at The Atrium

10am-5:30pm: Dayfest
7:30-9:30pm: BCMFest Nightcap

*Buy combo tickets

Friday, January 10, 7PM
Club Passim, 47 Palmer Street
The 11th Annual BCMFest Roots & Branches Concert

Spotlighting new directions in Celtic music with
a focus on the area's young, innovative musical talent

$28/$25

 

Friday, January 10, 8PM
The Atrium, 50 Church Street, 4th Floor
The Boston Urban Ceilidh 

dance party

Always one of BCMFest's most popular events
featuring performance and instruction.
No experience necessary -- all dances will be taught.

$15/$13

 

Saturday, January 11, 10AM - 5:30PM (full schedule below)
Club Passim and First Parish Church, 3 Church Street
BCMFest's "Dayfest"

Songs, storytelling and other children's and family entertainment in the morning
and four stages of performances, participatory dance and jam sessions throughout the day.

$15/$13

 

CLUB PASSIM

PARLOR

(First Parish Church)

ATTIC

(First Parish Church)

SANCTUARY

(First Parish Church)


10:00AM
Matt Heaton

 

10:55AM
Sean Smith


11:15AM
Realta Gaela

12:00PM
Skylark

 

12:45PM
Joey Abarta


1:30PM
Liz Simmons

2:15PM
Pluck It Like You Mean It

3:00PM
Scottish Fish

 

3:30PM
Diane Taraz


4:15PM
Matt & Shannon Heaton


11:40AM

Wisp of Thistle

 

12:20PM

Sound Shapes
(Sean Clohessy and Kieran Jordan)

 

1:00PM

Owen Marshall and Lindsay Straw

 

1:40PM

Stepping Back: Old Irish Dance

 

2:20PM

Fresh Haggis

 

3:00PM

Lindsay Adler

 

3:40PM

Jenna Moynihan

 

4:20PM

Flynn Cohen and the Deadstring Ensemble

 

5:00PM

Celtic Elvis

12:00PM
Royal Scottish Country Dance Society

 12:45PM

Irish Session

1:45PM
Elizabeth and Ben Anderson

2:15PM
Oran Mor

 

3:00pm

Kick-off Redux
(Mark Kilianski, Bronwyn Keith-Hynes, and BB Bowness, NØÍR, Cat and Moon)


4:00PM
In the Tradition

4:45PM

Scottish Session with Jig and Saws

12:00PM

Raising the Rafters

 

12:50
Alba's Edge

 

1:30PM

That Blows!

 

2:20PM

Step About Boston

 

3:00PM

Sparrow's Joy

 

3:40PM

Highland Dance Boston

 

4:20PM

Soulsha Afro-Celtic Funk

w/ guests Step About Boston

Saturday, January 11, 7:30PM
First Parish Church, 3 Church Street
The 2014 BCMFest Nightcap Concert

Hosted by Brian O'Donovan, host of WGBH-FM's "A Celtic Sojourn"

The BCMFest Nightcap serves as the festival's grand finale each year, featuring some of the best local Irish, Scottish and Cape Breton performers. The concert honors the Celtic
traditions, and those who have kept them going in the Boston area, while enthusiastically looking ahead to what the future holds for the music.

$20/$15

 

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BCMFest is forever grateful to all the talented and creative performers who have appeared at the festival since it began. Each year's list is an overview of the various individuals, bands or special acts that have graced the BCMFest stages. If we left anyone out, please let us know!

 

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