Upcoming Events

SFU Pipe Band Pipe Up for Cancer Fundraiser for Brain Cancer Research

The SFU Pipe Band’s Pipe Up For Cancer Concert and Ceilidh, to benefit cancer research and to demonstrate the band’s and community’s moral support to long time band piper Andrew Bonar who is fighting cancer, are now sold out.  But if you missed your chance to get tickets, you will still be able to watch online.  More information on this event, as it is released, can be found on the SFU Pipe Band’s Website: http://www.sfupb.com and Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/sfupipeband

Although the concert and ceilidh tickets are sold out, you can support the Pipe Up For Cancer initiative by donating at the following designated BC Cancer Foundation page:


Based on reaching certain donation thresholds, senior leaders of the band will have their heads shaved to support the “Balding For Boney” cause. More information is contained at the “Balding For Boney” Facebook page at



ALTAN ~ Iconic Irish band coming to North VANCOUVER to mark CeltFest Vancouver Island’s 15TH Anniversary

BCPA Members have the opportunity to claim discounted tickets for the upcoming Altan Concert on March 19 at the Centennial Theatre. Call the box office at (604) 984-4484 or CeltFest at (250) 758-0208/ 1-866-CELT (2358) or by email at . Be sure to provide your membership number as your “code”.

Event:  ALTAN ~ Direct from Ireland!

Date:  Thursday, March 19, 2015 – 8:00pm 

Location:  Centennial Theatre, 2300 Lonsdale Ave, North Vancouver, BC  

With founding member Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh at the helm for nearly 30 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. From sensitive and touching old Irish songs to stirring jigs,reels, and strathspeys, the Boston Globe describes them aptly as “The hottest group in the Celtic realm!”

TICKETS:  $37.75 reg. adult|  $34 student/group/CeltFest alum*/Rogue Folk members/BC PIPERS!*|   $19 child (under 12) plus tax.

BUY tickets through the Centennial Theatre Box Office: call (6049844484 to order  or  BUY online  (note: group rate tickets n/a online)

Discounted rate for adult tickets In-person:  Prussin Music3607 W. Broadway, Vancouver, BC Phone (604) 736-3036

*GROUP DISCOUNTS for CeltFest/Rogue/BC PIPERS/ScotDance Canada members have 3 options: Phone: call the box office to claim discount. (604) 984-4484  or CeltFest: call (250) 758-0208/ 1-866-CELT (2358)  or email:  info@celticperformingarts.com. Be sure to provide your membership number as your “code”.

WATCH ALTAN VIDEO            more info: www.celticperformingarts.com