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2015 CelticFest Vancouver Program


CelticFest Tickets on Sale Now 

For the 11th Annual CelticFest Vancouver

March 6 – 17

Welcome to 12 days and dozens of extraordinary free and ticketed shows, with music,

dance,theatre, spectacle and more coming your way this March.

Some of Celtic music’s best and brightest are coming to perform!

Check out for festival concerts and other do-not-miss events.

Click the tabs above for information on free Celtic Village events March 14 & 15,

and the St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Sunday, March 15 at 11am!

Festival at a Glance


ALAN DOYLE - Tickets

Friday, March : Vogue Theatre

The leader of Newfoundland’s beloved Great Big Sea in solo concert.

Presented by LIVE Nation and CelticFest Vancouver



Saturday, March 7 : Imperial

Some of Vancouver’s finest musicians perform the songs of one of the world’s best-loved bands! Featuring:  C.R. Avery, Dustin Bentall, Pat Chessell, Babe Gurr, Rockland Moran, Natalye Vivian (Whiskey Jane), Shane’s Teeth, Vagabonds, and The Whiskeydicks

MC: Aaron Chapman (The Town Pants)



Wednesday, March 11: The Belmont 6:30 or 8:30

Whether you’re a scotch & whisky neophyte, or a seasoned spirits veteran, the Belmont Whisky Tastings has a session for you.



with special guests, De Danaan Irish Dancers

Friday, March 13 : Christ Church Cathedral

With glorious voices steeped in the rich Welsh vocal tradition, the Vancouver Welsh Men’s Choir present a repertoire of folk songs, spirituals, show tunes and Canadiana in the stellar acoustics of Christ Church Cathedral.



Saturday, March 14 : Imperial

Welcome to the beating heart of CelticFest – a reeling, rollicking good time with a lineup of Celtic gold, featuring The Paperboys, Fásta, and Mark Sullivan & Andy Hillhouse


DELHI 2 DUBLIN - Tickets

with special guests, Troy MacGillivray and Kimberly Fraser

Sunday, March 15 : Imperial

Delhi 2 Dublin’s ground-breaking blend of bhangra, Celtic, beats, and global sounds has made them a global phenomenon. Come to their 8th birthday – and celebrate!



with special guests, Elsay 

Monday, March 16 : Annex

The Ottawa Valley’s April Verch has forged a foot-stomping, open-hearted musical fusion of Irish, Scottish, French, and other  influences, sprinkled with the tangy spices of American country.


THE WEIR - Tickets

March 7 – 15

Standing Room Only Theatre proudly present Conor McPherson’s award winning Irish play, “The Weir”.  Set in a rural Irish pub the production will be staged in two fully licensed Vancouver pubs.

From March 7 – 15, 2015, concert halls, pubs, clubs and the streets of downtown Vancouver will come alive with the sights, sounds and tastes of Celtic culture. The 11th Annual CelticFest Vancouver promises a wealth of music and dance, free and ticketed events and shows, the weekend-long Celtic Village, the wildly popular St. Patrick’s Day Parade and so much more!

Celtic peoples of all nations come together to share their vibrant heritage.

Folks of all ages and backgrounds discover their inner Celt – and join in the celebration.


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