Christmas show is set to stream into homes on December 27

Michael McGoldrick, John McCusker and John Doyle have recorded a very special Christmas show to be streamed into the homes of people the length and breadth of the UK.

By John A. MacInnes
Friday, 27th November 2020, 8:42 am
The concert will be streamed live on December 27.
The concert will be streamed live on December 27.

Linking with venues and festivals across the UK, the trio will bring Christmas cheer directly to audiences in their own homes with a show for the HebCelt audience set for December 27.

The trio are delighted to present their inaugural Christmas concert featuring a diverse mix of classic Christmas melodies, traditional and contemporary songs and tunes. Whether performing material such as the medieval based song Curoo Curoo, John Shehan’s hauntingly beautiful melody Christchurch or the majestic O Holy Night, their decades of renowned musical expertise creates a magical and lasting impression.

Best known for their work with Bob Dylan, Mark Knopfler and BBC Transatlantic Sessions as well as artists including Solas, Capercaillie and Kate Rusby, the multi award winning trio have recorded a 45 minute set full of Christmas tunes as well as some firm favourites.

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Each show is different and at the end, questions submitted from the audiences of each venue and festival make for some unique moments. All ticket buyers will be given the opportunity to submit a question for their own unique event.

Michael McGoldrick explained: “We felt we wanted to connect with people at this time of year and had been looking for a way to do this. This November we were supposed to be performing in Switzerland and the Czech Republic and John Doyle had flown over from his home in the US. The tour was cancelled at short notice and so we thought, this is our chance to use the time to record something special”

Caroline Maclennan, from HebCelt, said: “We are delighted to be able to bring this fabulous Christmas show to our audience ‘at home’. This benefits the musicians as well as HebCelt and we know our loyal audience will support as much as they can.”

Ticket sales will be split between the artists and HebCelt, so you can be confident that your purchase will not only support McGoldrick, McCusker and Doyle at Christmas, but also your favourite festival.

What happens now:

Go to and sign up, then select the ticket for HebCelt’s show on December 27. Other dates are available. Once you have purchased your ticket you will receive an email with information about how to watch the show in the comfort of your own home.

All concerts will begin at 7.30pm or 8pm, depending on the venue, on the date you purchase your ticket for. Each ticket will allow one more screening within a seven day period.

Tickets are only valid for one device at a time and cannot be shared.