Singing and Guitar. 7.30pm. If you want to learn, go along. 0 Ian Mcilalr The Waverley Bar, St Mary’s Street. Scots and Irish songs and as the night progresses anything from Tim Hardin to The Beatles! 0 The Barrie Band Bannerman’s Bar, Cowgate, 556 3254. This band has a ﬂoating population. Fiddle, small pipes, strings, ﬂutes etc. 0 Jim Knight The Royal Oak, Inﬁrmary Street, 557 2976. Big singer. O Ceilidh Folk The West End Hotel, Palmerston Place, 225 3656. Box, fiddle and whistle and perhaps more.
0 BBC Radio Scotland ‘Tide and Island’. 1.40—2pm. Old and recent recorded music from the Celtic countries.
0 Golden Bough Osbourne Hotel, York Place. 8.15pm. £2 (£1.50 members). Acoustic Routes with Edinburgh Folk Club present this Californian foursome (see panel). 0 Reverend Brothers Shore Bar, The Shore, Leith. Makes for a wild evening.
0 Alan Johnstone The Waverley Bar, St Mary’s Street. Good Scots and contemporary singer.
0 Sennachie Bannerman’s Bar, Cowgate, 552 3254. A new album out soon.
0 BBC Radio Scotland ‘Travelling Folk’. 8.20—10pm. Hosted by Archie Fisher.
0 Jim Couza Star Folk Club, Carlton Place. 8.30pm. £1 (OAP 25p). Despite a recent sponsored slim, this transatlantic hammered dulcimer virtuoso is still pretty plump.
0 Shetland Fiddlers Society The West End Hotel, Palmerston Place, 225 3656.
0 Iain McRair The Waverley Bar, St Mary’s Street.
0 Leli Turns Session Trades Council, Broughton Street Lane. All welcome with or without instruments. Reverend Bros will be in attendance.
FRIDAY 8 Edinburgh 0 Radio Forth Scottish Dance Bands. 8—2pm.
0 North Sea Gas Platform l,Rutland Street, 225 2433. ‘I hae been a wild rover. . .’
O Ewan Fortar The Royal Oak, Inﬁrmary Street, 557 2976. Blues.
0 Alan Johnstone The Waverley Bar, St Mary’s Street.
0 Radio Clyde - Gordon Hotchkiss' Folk Programme 8—9pm.-
0 BBC Radio Scotland -Take the Floor 6.05—7.30pm.
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0 BBC Radio 2 - Folk on Two 6—7pm.
O Seannachie Glasgow Arts Centre. £1.50 (£1). 8pm. Scottish group taking further afield (earlier this year in Brittany) their traditional based music. A five piece with lovely songs from Penny Johnston. An album on the way.
0 Steve Young in Concert Pleasance Theatre Bar. 8pm. £3 (£2). Tickets from Canongate Music, Blackfriars Street or at the door. Very highly regarded American singer/songwriter brought to you by Acoustic Routes (they brought over Flaco Jimenez and Pete Rowan). Bluegrass and folk rock. The thinking man’s country music.
0 Liz and Maggie The Royal Oak, Infirmary Street, 557 2976. Edinburgh’s singing sisters.
0 Jim KnightThe Waverley Bar, St Mary‘s Street.
0 Deal Heights Cajun Aces Rainbow Rocks, Stirling. I know this isn’t Glasgow but . . . Punchy Louisiana swamp rock, never mind the unintelligible lyrics, jump about to
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0 Cool Beg Glenelg Hotel, Leamington Terrace. 229 6481. Great band from the North East, recently re-formed with different hneup.
O Nobody’s Business Bannerman’s Bar, Cowgate, 556 3254. Nigel, Dick and Donald having a good time.
0 Irish Music Session The Stage Door Bar. Gorbals Street, 429 0922.
0 Session in The Fiddler’s Arms Grassmarket.
O Gill Hewitt The Royal Oak, Infirmary Street, 557 2976.
0 Session in Vicky Bar Victoria Bar, Bridgegate. 552 6040.
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Workshops in Tin Whistle, Fiddle, Singing and Guitar. 7.30pm.
0 The Barrie Band Bannerman’s Bar, Cowgate , 556 3254. Lots of music in the back room.
0 BBC Radio Scotland ‘Tide and Island' 1.40—2pm. Old and recent recorded music from the Celtic countries.
0 Dave Walters Edinburgh Folk Club, Osbourne Hotel, York Place. 8.15pm. £2 (£1.50 members). Accomplished singer/songwriter on one of his regular visits to the Scottish folk scene.
0 Reverend Bros The Shore Bar, The Shore , Leith. Lots of tunes and ﬁne singing.
0 Alan Johnstone The Waverley Bar, St Mary’s Street.
0 Seannachie Bannerman’s Bar, Cowgate, 556 3254.
0 Dave Waiters Star Folk Club, Carlton Place. 8pm. £1 (OAP 25p). Take four grannies for£l and they’ll really enjoy Dave Walters way with a song.
0 Reverend Bros Trades Council, Broughton Street Lane. Session — all welcome.
0 Shetland Fiddlers Society The West End Hotel, Palmerston Place.
0 Bo Diddley Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre, 552 5961. 7.30pm. £12.50, £10, £7.50. Rock ‘n’ Blues extravaganza. The great blues showman with the square guitar, in a package with Rick Nelson, Del Shannon, Bobby Vee, Frankie Ford and the Marvelettes.
0 Red Rodney, Alex Shaw Trio and Aladar Page Queen’s Hall, Clerk Street,6682117. 10.30pm. Alittle jazz festival in its own right (see panel).
0 Spirits oi Rhythm Basin Street, Haymarket Terrace. Interesting Trad band.
0 Jan Machine Eglinton Hotel, Eglinton Crescent, 337 2641. Melanie O’Reilly and Francis Cowan, Carlton Hotel, North Bridge. Mainstream vocal and guitar duo.