THURSDAY 24 Glasgow

0 Tony Bose Star Folk Club. Calton Place. 8pm. £1. Superb English singer/guitarist and concertina player.

0 Bosketeers Wintersgills, Great 7 Western Road. Evening. Folk ‘n’ Roll.

. Edinburgh O Stramash Balerno Folk Club, ' Kestrel Hotel, Harlaw Road. 8pm.

Authority in Scots song. Approx half ~ a dozen of the Best from the West.

0 Salt ‘n’ Sauce Pirie’s Hotel, Coates Gardens. Evening. Squeeze, pick and blow.

0 Jim Knight Royal Oak. Infirmary

Street. Evening. Singing till 2am. o Shetland Fiddle Society West End Hotel, Palmerston Place. Evening.

All welcome.


' Glasgow

0 Isaac Guiliory Supported by The Flatsharps. Third Eye Centre,

Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. £2.50

(£2). See panel.

: 0 Tolbooth Bar Glasgow Cross. 2 Evening. Scottish and Irish, mainly f tunes.


0 Royal Oak Infirmary Street, 557

f 2976 Singaround downstairs till the

early hours. 0 Billy Jones Central Bar, Leith. Alternate weeks. Evening.

3 0 North Sea Gas Platform One,

3 Rutland Street. Evening. Singalong duo.

? 0 There is a Happy Land Church Hill

' Theatre. Morningside Road.

7.30pm. £3 (£2). Ossian joins forces

with 7:84 Scotland Theatre Co. (See Theatre).

; SATURDAY 26 i Glasgow 0 Sarah Gray and Ellie Ellis Glasgow

Arts Centre. 7.30pm. £1.50. Supported by Old Hickory. Banjo,

' Guitar.dulcimer and psaltry are joined with traditional songs and ballads of North America and the

British Isles. Their career together

spans twenty years of performances.

recording and broadcasts. Old Hickory supply the bluegrass.

O Fiddlers Rally Paisley Town Hall. For the Dykebar Hospital Guild.

. 7.30pm. £2. 0 Tolbooth Bar Glasgow Cross.

Evening. Acoustic traditional.

. Edinburgh

, 0 Paul Brady Queen‘s Hall. Clerk

Street. 7.30pm. Electric songer/songwriter with his roots in

Folk. See panel. 0 Liz and Maggie Royal Oak, Infirmary Street. 557 2976. Late

night Singaround.

2 0 There is a Happy Land As above.

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0 Cruachan Paisley Folk Club. Ardgowan Hotel. Blackhall Road, 887 2196. £1.50. 8.30pm. Popular and long lived folk trio.

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Edinburgh 0 Children oi the Flame Celtic poetry and music. 3pm. £1.50.

Theosophical Society. 28 Great King


3 O ideal Band Glenelg Hotel.

Leamington Terrace. 229 6481. Evening. I can‘t say too much about this bunch or the place will be too crowded to enjoy it.

o Nobody’s Business Bannerman's

Bar, Cowgate. Evening. Go and

hear where they‘re coming from.

' Glasgow

0 Irish Music Stage Door Bar. Gorbals Street. 429 0922. Evening. 0 Buskeleers Wintersgills Bar. Great Western Road. Evening. Four pavement hustlers. Folk/Pop.


0 Traditional Dancing 14 Buccleuch Place. 7.30—9.30pm. With Live Music.

0 Session Fiddlers Arms. Grassmarket. 229 2655. Evening. Go early if you want a seat.

0 Gill Hewitt Royal Oak. Infirmary Street. 557 2976. Evening. Banjo and voice.


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0 Crown Folk Club 48a The Pleasance. 8.30pm. Instrumental workshops for folk instruments. All welcome.

0 Billy Jones Chez Fred. Spittal Street. Evening. Pop/Folk.


§ Glasgow

, 0 Naiian IIalt Bar. Woodlands Road. ; Evening. Fiddle and Box and people i sittingin withotherinstruments.

0 Tolbooth Bar Glasgow Cross.

' Evening. Blues night. Edinburgh

. 0 Chuck Fleming and Gerry Kaley

Edinburgh Folk Club. Osbourne Hotel. York Place. 8pm. Brilliant fiddler. long exiled in the North East

of England returns home. Soon to be

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a trio when Kathryn 'I‘ickell joins them on second fiddle and Northumbrian pipes. An evening of accomplished and wayward music and song.

0 Reverend Brothers Shore Bar. Leith. Evening. Paddy’son the shore.

0 Robin Turner Royal Oak. Infirmary Street. 557 2976. Evening. Irish banjo and guitar. Dylan and traditional.


TUESDAY 29 Glasgow


0 Barrie Band Bannerman‘s Bar. Cowgate. 556 3254. Evening.

Indefinite number oftraditional

musicians. Lightly amplified.

I 0 Jim Knight’s Night Royal Oak.

Infirmary Street. Evening. Folk Songs ofBritain.

0 Chuck Fleming and Gerry Kaley Star

i Folk Club. (‘alton Place. 8pm. £1. Brilliant players. See Edinburgh 30th.

0 Gerry Airlie Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. Evening. Described as ‘contemporary folk‘.

0 Busketeers Wintersgills Bar. Great

Western Road. Evening.


‘Briliiant’ —The Guardian; ‘Virtuoso’ - The Times; ‘Genius’ - Melody Maker- This guy gets tolerable reviews! Being guest guitar tutor at the Guildhall School of Music shows that he’s not just playing at playing. Mick Jagger, Joan Baez, Elkie Brooks and Frankie’s eminence grise Trevor Horn all call on this American’s awesome versatility,

f irom Blues to Brazilian music. ; Instruments are mixed with songs and

his live performance is best suited to i the size oi audience in the Third Eye Centre.

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trod the country’s top rock stages as a bass player and pianist and his recording career follows his evolution through rock, jazz fusion, session work and alter a spell as guitarist and musical director ior Barbara Dickson a just re-released album ‘Solo’. Isaac Guillory is supported by three guys and three dolls who harmonise songs written beiore they were born and do it all with no recourse to instrumental assistance. Called the Flatsharps they

complete the line-up at home in 5 Glasgow on the 25th. (Norman Alter music school in The States he 1


; traditional jazz band. 0 George Roy Jazz Band Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. Lunchtime.


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0 Billy Jones Lord Darnley‘s. Bread Street. Evening. R ‘n‘ B and R ‘n‘ R. o Shetland Fiddlers Society Meets every week to play and learn tunes.

? Welcome to all. S—l 1pm.

0 Jim Knight Royal Oak. Infirmary

5 Street. 557 2976. Evening.

Please note that evening sessions begin at approx 8.30pm unless otherwise stated.

: Glasgow

i 0 Jazz iorJobs! Jazz on the platform

' beside the ‘lfinterprise I'ZXpress‘.

(‘entral Station. l2 noon. Free.

41 Music supplied by the (iraeme

Duffin Group. a keyboard-based band. Banish the BR muzak.

0 Jazz on Record (ilasgow Rhythm Club. Berkeley Street. 7.45pm. Come and listen. informal talks on Ragtime. New Orleans. Swing. Bebop. Avant (iarde.

; Edinburgh

0 Dutch Swing College Band Queen‘s

E Hall. (‘lerk Street. 10pm. £4.50

(£3.50). Dixieland delights. See panel. 0 Gooseberries Henderson‘s Wine Bar. Ilanover Street. Evening.

I Cabaret standards. vocalist and pianist. in the wine bar restaurant.



0 George McGowan Orchestra Daniel Brown‘s. St Vincent Street. l.3(L-4.30pm. Swinging Big Band.

0 Bill Fanning Big Band Shadows. Bath Street. 3320532. Swing music. Lunchtime and all afternoon. '30‘s and '40's style.

o Cumbernauld Theatre lunchtime. 'I'om McGrath and others. Modern jazz. 'l’om at the piano. others sitting


1 0 Bobby Wishart Quintet Society of

Musicians. Berkeley Street.

Lunchtime. 'l'op Bopper.

0 George Penman Jazzman 'l‘he Midas. St. Vincent Street. Lunchtime. Solid. long-lived trad band.

0 Jimmy Feighan Quintet with Shelagh

Buchanan Lorne llotel. Sauchiehall Street. Lunchtime.


0 Alex Shaw Trio Platform One. Rutland Street. Lunchtime. New cassette available soon. modern jazz. musicians sitting in.

0 Mike Hart’s Selection Basin Street. liaymarket. Evening. Small

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