1.40-2pm. Music from the Celtic countries.

l Glasgow

0 Folk Night Club Cumbernauld Theatre. 8.30pm. 50p members. 75p non-members. Regular session in

j bar.

; Edinburgh

§ 0 Edinburgh Folk Club Come All Ye. Open night to all singers and musicians. Osborne Hotel. York


- Haddington Folk Club Mercat Hotel.

Small. friendly and very informal.

Do call in.

g 0 The Reverend Brothers Shore Bar.

j Leith. Good band in one of

Edinburgh‘s best pubs.

; 0 Alan Johnson Waverley Bar. St

i Mary's Street. Scottish traditional and contemporary songs.

; THURSDAY . 16 Q Radio ? - Travelling Folk R Scotland

8.20-10pm. Hosted by Archie Fisher and his mate Danny Kyle.



3 O Ceol Beg Star Folk Club. Calton

Place. £1. New line up for the

: Dundee group includes very accomplished vocalist. Aileen Carr. An absorbing evening of Scots song I and tight instrumentals.

! Edlnburgh

0 Ian McNair and Ronnie McDonald At 1 Clancy‘s in Dundee Street. 9—12pm. : As Highland Line they perform a

i mixture of contemporary 60s and traditional material on vocals and


: o The Shetland Fiddlers' Society West - End Hotel. Palmerston Place. 225

3656. Allwelcome.

i 0 Left Turns Session Trades Council. ; Broughton Street Lane. Non members welcome to join in the

f music. Bartill lam.


: Radio

0 Scottish Dance Bands R Forth


= Edinburgh

0 Leon Rosselson Trades Council

Social Club. Broughton Street Lane. 8pm. Brilliant songwriter in concert. See panel.

0 North Sea Gas Platform One,

g Rutland Street. 225 2433. Popular folk band. Wild rovers.


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

0 Take the Floor R Scotland 6.05—7.3(lpm. 0 Folk on Two R2 6—7pm.

l Glasgow

0 Session in Babbity Bowsters Blackfriars Street.


0 Lute Music For all lovers ofstringed Bridgegate. If there’s no musiC. just

instruments. A programme of English. French and Italian court

18 The List 10— 23 January

Wordsmith, playwright and troubadour totheanti-nuclearlobby,thewomen's i movement, civil rights campaign, the greens and the broad left, Leon


singer-songwriter, if not an



Rosselson has worked his way from the sixties to the eighties, from songs performed on ‘That Was The Week That 1 Was’, to plays produced by the BBC and f in the Traverse, and entries in the ' Oxford Book of Traditional English

The socio-poliiically committed

endangered species, has become distinctly unfashionable and although Rosselson has recorded widely and has three albums currently available, he remains relatively little known. His beautifully crafted songs, serious yet funny, have drawn praise lrom the Morning Star and The Daily Telegraph and his live performances are wrapped - round with a lacerating laserwit. .4; " Left Turns are bringing him to the " Trades Council, Broughton Street Lane l (next to Real Foods), Edinburgh on 17 at 8pm. (Norman Chalmers). i .

masques and dances. St Cecilia's . '

hall. (Iowgate. 7.30pm.

0 Liz and Maggie cruickshank The 3 0 Penlculk Folk Club Navaar House I Hotel. Residents evening. All

singing sisters hold court at The . Royal Oak. Infirmarv Street. 557 welcome to help Harry out With the

2976. songs. O The Barrie Band Bannerman‘s Bar. SUNDAY 19 : Cowgate.sso3254. Slightly depleted - bv the excursion ofsome ofthe Radlo '

- members tothe Antipodes.butstilla good mix of musicians and instruments.


0 Reel Blend R Scotland 1().()5pm—l 1.02am.

o A Story, A Song and A Poem R Scotland 5.05—5.20pm.


0 Ian Walker (ilenelg Hotel. Leamington Terrace.

0 Nobody’s Business Bannerman‘s Bar. Cowgate. Recently returned from clowning around in Aviemore.



0 Irish Music The Stage Door Bar. Gorbals Street.429()922. All instrumental and of the highest standard.


0 Traditional Dancing with Live Music 14 Buccleuch Place. 7.30—9.3(lpm. See Mon 13.

O Fiddlers” Arms Grassmarket. Session in the corner. Go early ifyou want a seat.

0 Gill Hewitt Royal Oak. Infirmary Street. 557 2976. Lady with a big voice in a basement bar.



0 Tide and Island R Scotland 1.4(l—2pm. Recorded music from Ireland. Scotland. Wales. Brittany and Galicia.


0 Folk Club Night Cumbernauld Theatre. 8.30pm. 5(lp members. 75p non-members. Regular session in


1 Edinburgh

0 Edinburgh Folk Club A Burns'

Supper with songs and music from the EFC residents and friends. Osborne llotel. York Place. 8pm.

o The Reverend Brothers Shore Bar. Leith. Niall will sing you any Burns'

- song you ask for!

0 Alan Johnson Waverley Bar. St

I Mary‘s Street. Scottish traditional

and contemporary songs in parlour

sized upstairs bar.


f - Travelling Folk R Scotland 8.20—10pm. Hosted by Archie Fisher

Radio with What's On details from Dannv o Hunky Dory (Folk Programme) R Kyla s

Forth 6—8pm. With Bill Torrance. I Glasgow

. Glas ow l g 0 Marilyn Pollock Star Folk Club.

- . Vic“ 33' sess'on V'Cmna 3"" Calton Plaqce. A young lady from Chicago. Greatsinger and

accompanies herselfon guitar. American Blues and some




: have a pint and study the old folk l posters on the wall.

Scots/Irish. 8pm. £1. Edinburgh

0 Balerno Folk Club Kestrel Hotel. Harwell Road. Not a Burns Supper but a Burns theme. An evening of song and music associated with Rabbie.

0 Ian McNairwith Ronnie McDonald At Clancy‘s in Dundee Street. 9L12pm. See Thurs lo.

o The Shetland Fiddlers’ Society West 2

End Hotel. Palmerston Place. 225 3656. All welcome.

0 Left Turns Session Trades Council. Broughton Street Lane.



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 Melanie D’Reilly and Francis Cowan Carlton Hotel. North Bridge. Mainstream vocals. guitar accompanist.

0 Spirits of Rhythm Basin Street. llaymarket. 'l‘rad/Swing foottappers.

o The String Vests The Kilderkin. Constitution Street. Leith. Blues/Swing duo.



0 George McGowan Orchestra Daniel Brown‘s. St Vincent Street. 1.30—4.3(1pm. Jazz from the Big Band era.

0 Frank Pantrini Duintet Curlers.


; Byres Road. 334 (I352. Swing Music.


0 Bill Fanning Big Band Shadows. Bath Street. 332 ()532. Swing Music. Lunchtime.

0 Margaret Murphy Alternate weeks in Metropolitan Bistro. Ruthven Lane. Lunchtime.


0 Tam White and The Dexters Platform One. Rutland Street. Tam with the 9 piece band.

0 Alex Shaw Trio Platform One. Rutland Street. Lunchtime.

0 Mike Hart’s Selection Basin Street. llaymarket. Small traditional jazz band. Wonderful selection ol‘jazz


posters on the stairs.

SUNDAY Glasgow

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

o Ricki Fernandez and Friends The

Tron Bar. Tron Theatre. Parnie '