The Ennis Sisters and Bella Gaffney

Celtic Connections: The Ennis Sisters explore songs inspired by their roots, and the resilience of Canadian islanders!

When, Where & How Much...

Date(s): 27 January 2017
Time(s): 7.30pm
Where: The National Piping Centre, Glasgow City Centre
Price: £13

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The Ennis Sisters and Bella Gaffney
About The Ennis Sisters and Bella Gaffney

The Ennis Sisters have weathered a lifetime of phases, and a series of musical explorations together. Their latest album, Stages, is a return to the music they were raised on – contemporary folk songs with a traditional Irish Newfoundland twist. After performing on stages around the globe, the sisters explore songs inspired by their roots, and the resilience of Canadian islanders.

Opening the show with her distinctive guitar playing is Danny Award winner and Bradford-based folk singer Bella Gaffney.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for The Ennis Sisters and Bella Gaffney are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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‘Dirt Road’ featuring Dirk Powell & Special Guests with Jon Cleary Trio

29 January 2017
Celtic Connections: Dirk Powell is joined by some special guests for ‘Dirt Road’ at the Old Fruitmarket!
Made in Perthshire

Made in Perthshire

29 January 2017
Celtic Connections: Enjoy a wonderful night of music courtesy of Ross Ainslie and Patsy Reid at Made in Perthshire!
In the Shadows of Steam and UrbanFarmHand

In the Shadows of Steam and UrbanFarmHand

29 January 2017
Celtic Connections: Enjoy a powerfully immersive performance from In the Shadows of Steam at Drygate on January 29th!
Stand and Stare

Stand and Stare

29 January 2017
Celtic Connections: Leading writers and musicians come together to celebrate Welsh author W.H. Davies.
New Voices: Hannah Fisher

New Voices: Hannah Fisher

29 January 2017
Celtic Connections: Hannah Fisher steps fully into the spotlight with her New Voices song cycle Around this View.
The Mark O’Connor Band & Graham Mackenzie: Crossing Borders

The Mark O’Connor Band & Graham Mackenzie: Crossing Borders

29 January 2017
Celtic Connections: Don't miss Mark O’Connor, one of the most restless and rewarding talents in American music!
Law Holt

Law Holt

29 January 2017
Celtic Connections: Edinburgh vocalist and songwriter Law Holt will perform at The Hug and Pint on January 29th!
The Lions of Lisbon

The Lions of Lisbon

29 January 2017
Celtic Connections: Willy Maley and Ian Auld’s hit play The Lions of Lisbon is revived as a rehearsed reading!
La Banda Europa and Xabier Diaz

La Banda Europa and Xabier Diaz

29 January 2017
Celtic Connections: La Banda Europa will showcase home-grown talent including Simon Thoumire and Fraser Fifield!
Auld Hat New Heids and Angela Paterson

Auld Hat New Heids and Angela Paterson

29 January 2017
Celtic Connections: Join Auld Hat New Heids and Angela Paterson at St Andrew's in the Square on January 29th!
Aidan O’Rourke & Kit Downes

Aidan O’Rourke & Kit Downes

30 January 2017
Celtic Connections: Catch exciting new duo Aidan O'Rourke & Kit Downes perform music from their upcoming release!
Mary Chapin Carpenter with Altan and Julie Fowlis

Mary Chapin Carpenter with Altan and Julie Fowlis

30 January 2017
Celtic Connections: Catch Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter Mary Chapin Carpenter at the Royal Concert Hall!
Southern Tenant Folk Union

Southern Tenant Folk Union

30 January 2017
Celtic Connections: Award winning Edinburgh based collective, Southern Tenant Folk Union, play The Hug and Pint!
Special Consensus and Quick

Special Consensus and Quick

30 January 2017
Celtic Connections: Chicago’s Special Consensus are joined by Ayrshire trio Quick at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall!
The Macmath Collective and Kirsty Law ‘Young Night Thought’

The Macmath Collective and Kirsty Law ‘Young Night Thought’

31 January 2017
Celtic Connections: The Macmath Collective are joined by Kirsty Law for an evening at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall!
Dallahan with Vishten

Dallahan with Vishten

01 February 2017
Celtic Connections: Award-winning Edinburgh four-piece Dallahan are joined by Canadian trio Vishtèn on February 1st!
Celtic Guitar Journeys and support

Celtic Guitar Journeys and support

01 February 2017
Celtic Connections: Soig Sibéril, Ian Melrose and Dylan Fowler come together as Celtic Guitar Journeys!
Brahms in Budapest - BBC SSO with Budapest Bar

Brahms in Budapest - BBC SSO with Budapest Bar

01 February 2017
Celtic Connections: Enjoy a night of true Magyar passions features Brahms’s Hungarian Dances at City Halls!
Barry Hyde & Tom Rogerson

Barry Hyde & Tom Rogerson

01 February 2017
Celtic Connections: Catch Barry Hyde (The Futureheads) + Tom Rogerson (Three Trapped Tigers) at The Hug and Pint!
Damien Dempsey and Hermitage Green

Damien Dempsey and Hermitage Green

01 February 2017
Celtic Connections: Damien Dempsey is joined by Hermitage Green for this gig at O2 ABC Glasgow on February 1st!
Trilok Gurtu and Evelyn Glennie

Trilok Gurtu and Evelyn Glennie

01 February 2017
Celtic Connections: Two of the planet’s most innovative percussionists premiere their collaboration, The Rhythm in Me!
The Light Comes Back: Liz Lochhead with The Hazey Janes + Steve Kettley

The Light Comes Back: Liz Lochhead with The Hazey Janes + Steve Kettley

01 February 2017
Celtic Connections: The Light Comes Back is a warm-hearted hybrid of lyrical monologue and evocative folk/jazz!
John Paul White and Callaghan

John Paul White and Callaghan

01 February 2017
Celtic Connections: John Paul White is joined by Callaghan for an evening at The Mackintosh Church on February 1st!
Celtic Connections Festival Club

Celtic Connections Festival Club

02 February 2017
The Celtic Connections Festival Club ensures that there is even more music to enjoy after all the gigs are over!
Merchant City Trad Trail

Merchant City Trad Trail

02 February 2017
Celtic Connections: Glasgow Music City Tours are back with more entertaining walking tours!
Guitar Journey Duet: Giorgio Serci & Jonny Phillips

Guitar Journey Duet: Giorgio Serci & Jonny Phillips

02 February 2017
Celtic Connections: Don't miss Guitar Journey Duet featuring Giorgio Serci and Jonny Phillips at City Halls
James McMurtry with Nathan Bell and Alice Drinks The Kool Aid

James McMurtry with Nathan Bell and Alice Drinks The Kool Aid

02 February 2017
Celtic Connections: Catch James McMurtry with Nathan Bell and Alice Drinks The Kool Aid at Oran Mor on February 2nd!
Eliza Carthy & the Wayward Band and The Eskies

Eliza Carthy & the Wayward Band and The Eskies

02 February 2017
Celtic Connections: Eliza Carthy & the Wayward Band are joined by The Eskies for a gig at the O2 ABC Glasgow!
Martin Green’s FLIT

Martin Green’s FLIT

02 February 2017 - 03 February 2017
Celtic Connections: Premièred to huge acclaim Martin Green’s Flit is a haunting, moving, visually rich production!
Folklub with Atlas and Guests

Folklub with Atlas and Guests

02 February 2017
Celtic Connections: Cillian Doheny & Cillian King also known as ATLAS play The Hug and Pint on February 2nd!
The Alyn Cosker Group with Dinosaur

The Alyn Cosker Group with Dinosaur

02 February 2017
Celtic Connections: The Alyn Cosker Group is joined by Dinosaur at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall on February 2nd!
FEDERATION OF THE DISCO PIMP (ft. Scope) with FAT-SUIT

FEDERATION OF THE DISCO PIMP (ft. Scope) with FAT-SUIT

02 February 2017
Celtic Connections: Don't miss a thrilling and electric one-off show from Federation of the Disco Pimp and Fat Suit!
Orchestra Baobab and support

Orchestra Baobab and support

02 February 2017
Celtic Connections: Orchestra Baobab return to the festival after a highlight appearance in 2012!
Gary Innes and Vishten

Gary Innes and Vishten

02 February 2017
Celtic Connections: Spean Bridge accordionist Gary Innes performs his new material at Drygate Brewery on February 2nd!
Atlantic Arc Orchestra with Karan Casey

Atlantic Arc Orchestra with Karan Casey

02 February 2017
Celtic Connections: Featuring several celebrated folk innovators, The Atlantic Arc Orchestra perform at City Halls!
Rab Noakes, 70/50 in 2017

Rab Noakes, 70/50 in 2017

02 February 2017
Celtic Connections: Join Scottish troubadour Rab Noakes as he celebrates his 70th birthday and his 50th anniversary!
Rachel Walker: Seudan

Rachel Walker: Seudan

02 February 2017
Celtic Connections: Gaelic Singer of the Year 2013, Rachel Walker reprises her 2015 work at the Tron Theatre!
David Francey & Guests

David Francey & Guests

03 February 2017
Celtic Connections: Scots-born Canadian David Francey is joined by some special guests at City Halls - Recital Room!
Breabach and Beoga

Breabach and Beoga

03 February 2017
Celtic Connections: Scotland’s Breabach and Ireland’s Beoga both perform at Glasgow's City Halls on February 3rd!
The Pipes, The Pipes + support

The Pipes, The Pipes + support

03 February 2017
Celtic Connections: The Pipes, The Pipes is a magical homage to the uilleann pipes by Donal Dineen at the Tron Theatre
Mull Historical Society and Martha Ffion

Mull Historical Society and Martha Ffion

03 February 2017
Celtic Connections: Multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Colin MacIntyre celebrates his latest album Dear Satellite!
George Monbiot and Ewan McLennan: Breaking The Spell of Loneliness

George Monbiot and Ewan McLennan: Breaking The Spell of Loneliness

03 February 2017
Celtic Connections: Enjoy a unique and one-off interplay of songs and stories from George Monbiot and Ewan McLennan!
Merchant City Trad Trail

Merchant City Trad Trail

03 February 2017
Celtic Connections: Glasgow Music City Tours are back with more entertaining walking tours!
Martha Wainwright with Ed Harcourt

Martha Wainwright with Ed Harcourt

03 February 2017
Celtic Connections: Catch compelling singer-songwriter Martha Wainwright with support from Ed Harcourt at the O2 ABC!
Cathy Ann MacPhee and Canach

Cathy Ann MacPhee and Canach

03 February 2017
Celtic Connections: Don't miss one of Scotland’s finest Gaelic singers, Cathy Ann MacPhee at The Piping Centre!
Pronto Mama and The Vegan Leather

Pronto Mama and The Vegan Leather

03 February 2017
Celtic Connections: BBC Introducing favourites, Pronto Mama and The Vegan Leather play Oran Mòr on February 3rd!
Meursault

Meursault

03 February 2017
Celtic Connections: Scottish indie rock band from Edinburgh, Meursault play The Hug and Pint on February 3rd!
Celtic Connections Festival Club

Celtic Connections Festival Club

03 February 2017
The Celtic Connections Festival Club ensures that there is even more music to enjoy after all the gigs are over!
Old Roots New Shoots

Old Roots New Shoots

03 February 2017
Celtic Connections: A diverse array of artists from Scotland’s North-East perform as part of Old Roots New Shoots!
Lewis & Leigh and Bella and the Bear

Lewis & Leigh and Bella and the Bear

03 February 2017
Celtic Connections: Lewis & Leigh are joined by Bella and the Bear on February 3rd at St Andrew's in the Square!
Ezza and support

Ezza and support

03 February 2017
Celtic Connections: Join Ezza as they combine classic desert rock with intricate rhythms at Drygate Brewery!
Craig Armstrong & Calum Martin present Salm Music: New Works

Craig Armstrong & Calum Martin present Salm Music: New Works

03 February 2017
Celtic Connections: Composers Craig Armstrong and Calum Martin present their new collaboration Salm Music: New Works!
Late Night Sessions

Late Night Sessions

03 February 2017
Spend a relaxed evening away from the hustle and bustle of the Festival Club at the Late Night Sessions!
Sharon Shannon Band & Special Guests and Aurelio

Sharon Shannon Band & Special Guests and Aurelio

03 February 2017
Celtic Connections: Sharon Shannon, one of Ireland’s most gifted and popular artists, plays the Old Fruitmarket!
Issho Drummers from Taiko to Txalaparta

Issho Drummers from Taiko to Txalaparta

04 February 2017
Celtic Connections: The Issho Drummers are joined by vocalist Nerea Bello for a special performance at The Glad Cafe!
Celtic Connections Festival Club

Celtic Connections Festival Club

04 February 2017
The Celtic Connections Festival Club ensures that there is even more music to enjoy after all the gigs are over!
Feis Rois & Lauren MacColl: The Seer with TMSA Young Trad Tour

Feis Rois & Lauren MacColl: The Seer with TMSA Young Trad Tour

04 February 2017
Celtic Connections: Feis Rois & Lauren MacColl: The Seer with TMSA Young Trad Tour at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall!
3hattrio and Lizabett Russo

3hattrio and Lizabett Russo

04 February 2017
Celtic Connections: 3hattrio bring their 'haunting melodies and lyrics' to The Mackintosh Church on February 4th!
Celtic Connections Ceilidhs hosted by Black Rose Ceilidh Band

Celtic Connections Ceilidhs hosted by Black Rose Ceilidh Band

04 February 2017
Celtic Connections: Limber up and get your dancing shoes on at the last of the festival's ceilidhs on February 4th!
Heidi Talbot with John Smith

Heidi Talbot with John Smith

04 February 2017
Celtic Connections: Irish singer Heidi Talbot is joined by guitarist John Smith at Mitchell Theatre on February 4th!
Alice Marra & The Gaels Blue Orchestra and support

Alice Marra & The Gaels Blue Orchestra and support

04 February 2017
Celtic Connections: Join Alice Marra as she launches her new solo collection Chain Up the Swings on February 4th!
Late Night Sessions

Late Night Sessions

04 February 2017
Spend a relaxed evening away from the hustle and bustle of the Festival Club at the Late Night Sessions!
Treacherous Orchestra and Ezza

Treacherous Orchestra and Ezza

04 February 2017
Celtic Connections: Don't miss Glasgow's own, 11-man instrumental behemoth, Treacherous Orchestra at the O2 ABC!
Merchant City Trad Trail

Merchant City Trad Trail

04 February 2017
Celtic Connections: Glasgow Music City Tours are back with more entertaining walking tours!
Russell deCarle with Denis Keldie + Steve Briggs + David Francey

Russell deCarle with Denis Keldie + Steve Briggs + David Francey

04 February 2017
Celtic Connections: Ahead of a new studio album, deCarle, Keldie and Briggs return to Glasgow!
Shovels & Rope and JOHNNYSWIM

Shovels & Rope and JOHNNYSWIM

04 February 2017
Celtic Connections: Catch South Carolina's Shovels & Rope and Nashville's JOHNNYSWIM at Drygate Brewery!
Hazy Recollections

Hazy Recollections

05 February 2017
Celtic Connections: Assuage the aftermath of your Celtic Saturday night with Hazy Recollections at the O2 ABC!
Celtic Connections Festival Club

Celtic Connections Festival Club

05 February 2017
The Celtic Connections Festival Club ensures that there is even more music to enjoy after all the gigs are over!
Merchant City Trad Trail

Merchant City Trad Trail

05 February 2017
Celtic Connections: Glasgow Music City Tours are back with more entertaining walking tours!
Late Night Sessions

Late Night Sessions

05 February 2017
Spend a relaxed evening away from the hustle and bustle of the Festival Club at the Late Night Sessions!

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