St James Hall, 3214 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver
$35 ($31 RFC & PBHS members)
BUY ONLINE (NO service charges)
Advance tickets also available at:
HIGHLIFE RECORDS 1317 Commercial Drive
TAPESTRY MUSIC 3607 West Broadway
With founding member Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh at the helm for over 35 years, Altan continues to be one of the most important live acts to play traditional Irish music in Ireland and on the World stage. Altan have toured all over North America and Europe. They also enjoy popularity in Japan where they frequently tour and have hosted Altan festivals in the middle of Tokyo to thousands of enthusiastic fans.
Altan’s international status and success found a very practical recognition when they were signed in 1996 to Virgin Records, the first Irish band of their kind to be signed by a major label. The band released gold and platinum albums in that period.
In spite of a hectic touring and recording schedule, Altan continue fresh in their vision of bringing the beauty and joy of traditional music to audiences everywhere, and have always promised themselves to continue as long as it’s fun – fortunately, it still is!
Altan shows no signs of slowing down. In recent years, this Donegal band has been exploring and experimenting with their music using orchestral arrangements of their most popular pieces. In fact, Altan celebrated their 25th Anniversary with a symphonic best-of album release and tour of Europe with the RTE Concert Orchestra in 2010.
Billy Bishop Legion
1407 Laburnum Street, Vancouver BC
Tickets: Free Admission!
All Musicians Welcome
The Beating Heart of the Festival featuring some of Vancouver’s Finest Celtic Performers!
Scottish Cultural Centre, 8886 Hudson St, Vancouver, BC
Tickets: $25 at the door and at: www.EventBrite.ca
Join Blackthorn and friends for a full night of Music, Dance and Craic!
Arts Centre Maple Ridge, 11944 Haney Place, Maple Ridge, BC
Tickets: $34 Adults / $32 Seniors / $15 Students
Christ Church Cathedral, 690 Burrard Street
Tickets: $30 General Admission / $40 Premium Seating / $27 Seniors and Students w valid ID