Glenelg Hotel, Leamington Terrace, 229 6481.

MONDAY Glasgow


O lrish Music Session Jimmy McCue and other Glasgow Paddys in the

Stage Door Bar. Gorbals Stree 0922.


t, 429

0 Scottish Session Fiddlers Arms,

Grassmarket. Always music in


bar on Monday nights. If you are

bored. look at the collection of fiddles on the wall.

0 Gill Hewitt Royal Oak, Infirm Street. 557 2976. Gill leads the


singing until one in the morning.



0 Vicky Bar Session Depends on is in. Victoria Bar. Bridgegate.


0 Brian Miller and Charlie Soane



Penicuik Folk Club. Brian takes his

large repertoire of songs round


corner and Charlie brings his fiddle out from Edinburgh for a good night

of Scottish music. 0 Ian McNair Waverley Bar. St

Mary‘s Street. Do go along: he gets

lonely. 0 Crown Folk Club Drummond S


Workshops in tin whistle, fiddle. singing and guitar. 7.30pm. lfyou want to learn folk music, get along.

0 The Barrie Band Bannerman‘s


Cowgate. 556 3254. Anything from 3

to 8 musicians. Till midnight. 0 Jim Knight the Royal Oak.

Infirmary Street. Music here every night of the week. Bar open until 1am. Check 557 2976. Very informal



0 BBC Radio Scotland ‘Tide and


Island’ 1.40—2pm. Music from the

Celtic countries.


0 Edinburgh Folk Club— ‘Come all

ye' Anybody that fancies it. visi and member. to sing or play. Osborne Hotel. York Place.


0 Andy Munro Fresh from successes North ofthe Highland Fault Line takes his guitar and drolleries to

Henderson‘s Wine Bar, Hanov Street.


o The Reverend Brothers At prayer in

the Shore Bar, Leith. The serm


will be played on a holy bodhran.

flute and strings.

0 Alan Johnson Waverley Bar. St

Mary‘s Street. An experienced singer.




0 BBC Radio Scotland - ‘Travelling Folk' 8.20—10pm. Hosted by Archie

Fisher. Glasgow

0 Stramash Adam McNaughton others ex-Clutha and beyond wi

and II

provide an absorbing evening of Scots song, verse, ballad. stories and

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humour. One of the best groupings in Scottish Traditional music. Star

Folk Club, Carlton Place. 8.30pm. £1.


0 Ian McNair with Ronnie McDonald make up Highland Line and they are up the Junction at Clancy‘s in Dundee Street. 9-12 performing mainly contemporary songs on guitar but will throw out some good Scots songs if you ask.

0 Shetland Fiddle Society The West end Hotel. Palmerston Place, 225 3656.

0 Left Turns Sessions Trades Council, Broughton Street Lane. All welcome with or without instruments. Reverend Brothers will be in attendance.



0 Thistle and Shamrock Ceilidh Band Wilkie House. Cowgate. 8pm—1am. Bar. £2 & £1 .50. Following on the success oflast month. Willie Haines ofCanongate Music is putting the word out to all players of Irish and Scots music to help form the biggest Ceilidh band in the world. Music, song and dancing until late.

0 North Sea Gas Platform 1,Rutland Street, 225 2433. ‘I hae spent all my money on whisky and beer’.

0 Alan Johnstone Waverley Bar, St Mary‘s Street.


0 BBC Radio Scotland Take the Floor. 6.05—7.30pm. 0 BBC Radio 2 Folk on Two. 6—7pm.


0 Dave Goulder Very well known singer/songwriter from the far North West makes a rare visit South. Dave moved North in the 605 from England and has made his home among the mountains. His songs have been recorded innumerable times and ‘January Man‘ is regarded by Mike Harding as the most perfect song he has ever heard. Judge for yourselves at The Glasgow Arts Centre. 8pm. £1.50& £1.

0 Radio Clyde Gordon Hotchkiss’ Folk Programme. 8—9pm.


0 Liz and Maggie Cruickshank The indefatigable singing sisters hold court at the Royal Oak, Infirmary Street, 557 2976.

o Probable session in Sandy Bells Take a chance. Forrest Hill Bar, Forrest Road.



0 Discussion and public meeting on plans for the 1986 Glasgow Folk Festival. All welcome. The Dolphin Arts Centre beside Glasgow Green, 554 4943.


0 Okefenokee Wild sounding American string band music at The Glenelg Hotel, Leamington Terrace, 229 6481.




o Amdy Munro and Friends Traverse Theatre Bar, Grassmarket. Hooray! the Traverse is having music again. 0 Nobody’s Business Bannerman's Bar, Cowgate. 556 3254. Dick, Donald and Nigel are joined by Dave on electric bass, giving each of them more time to go to the bar. A lovely Sunday night.




0 Irish Music Session The Stage Door Bar, Gorbals Street, 429 0932. From the heart of Glasgow’s old Irish community.


0 Session in The Fiddlers Arms Grassmarket.




0 Session in Vicky Bar Victoria Bar, Bridgegate, 552 6040.


0 Crown Folk CItlhDrummond Street. Workshops in Tin Whistle, Fiddle, Singing and Guitar. 7.30pm.

0 The Barrie Band Bannerman‘s Bar, Cowgate, 556 3254. Big instrumental session in the back room.

0 Ian McNair Waverley Bar, St Mary‘s Street.


0 BBC Radio Scotland - ‘Tlde and Island’ 1.40—2pm. Old and recent recorded music from the Celtic countries.


0 Pioneer Edinburgh Folk Club, Osborne Hotel, York Place. Sean O’Rourke and Alan McKay comprise the band; acoustic/electric the sound and the duo has toured extensively Scotland and Europe over the last six months. Sean’s experience playing flute and bouzouki in Alba and the JSD Band is married to Alan’s fretwork for rock bands Airtight and Refugee. An album is expected early in the new year.

0 The Reverend Brothers The Shore Bar, Shore, Leith. Exciting Irish music and song.

0 Alan JohnsonWaverley Bar, St Mary‘s Street.



0 Robin Dranstield Star Folk Club, Carlton Place. With his brother on fiddle and vocals and Robin on vocals/guitar, their first album was once voted Folk Record of the Year by the Melody Maker. Tonight, a solo performance, six albums and fifteen years later.

0 Jock Street Jug Band Alternate Thursdays. Curlers, Byres Road. Last remaining jug band in Scotland. Very entertaining.

0 Highland Line Clancy’s, Dundee Street. 2 guitars, 2 voices. Everything from the Beatles to Robbie Burns.



0 Cllla Fisher and Artie Trezise The internationally renowned singing couple from Kingskettle in Fife. Balerno Folk Club. Kestrel Hotel. Balerno. 449 5014. 8pm.

0 Shetland Flddlers’ Society West End Hotel, Palmerston Place.

0 The Reverend Brothers Trades Council, Broughton Street Lane. 0 Music in the bar of the Trades Council organised by Left Turns. All welcome to join in or just to have a drink.




0 Jazz on Record Glasgow Rhythm Club. Berkeley Street. 7.45pm. Come and listen. informal talks on Ragtime, New Orleans, Swing. Bebop, Avant Garde.


0 Ralph Towner and John Abercrombie Queens Hall, Clerk Street. 10pm. Superb guitar tn'o presented by Platform Jazz. (See Panel).


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0 Ralph Towner and John Abercrombie Moir Hall, Mitchell Theatre. 8pm. ; Presented by Platform Jazz. (See panel). 0 Frank Pantrini Quartet Curlers. i Byres Road, 334 1284. Lunchtime. i 0 Bill Fanning Big Band Shadows. ! Bath Street, 332 0352. Swing Music. i 0 Margaret Murphy Alternate weeks in Metropolitan Bistro, Ruthven I Lane. Lunchtime. 1 Edinburgh : o Tam White and The Dexters . Platform 1, Rutland Street. Tam 3 with 9 piece band. I 0 Alex Shaw Trio Platform 1, Rutland ii Street. Lunchtime. Piano-based band. ; 0 Melanie O’Reilly and Francis Cowan ; Carlton Hotel. North Bridge. ; 0 Mike Hart’s Selection Basin Street. Haymarket.



0 Bourbon Jazz Band Beacon Hotel, Park Terrace. Lunchtime. Dixieland Band.

0 Ricki Fernandez and Friends The Tron Bar, Tron Theatre, Parnie Street. Lunchtime.

O T Zone Nico’s, Sauchiehall Street, 332 1585. Cool jazz among the chrome. Lunchtime.


0 Luddy Sam's and the Dellverers 60s

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Blues/Soul band. One stop on a