ﬁckled Carmen and the first appearance of John Mauceri since being appointed the company’s Guest Conductor. Director is SO’s own controversial Graham Vick. The American soprano Emily Golden takes the title role.
0 Plano Recital Queen’s Hall, Clerk
- Street. Tickets: Ticket Centre, 31/33 Waverley Bridge. 7.45pm. £3.50 and
‘ £2.50 (concs £2 and £1.50). The
Austrian pianist Seta Tanyel visits
‘ Edinburgh before making her Queen Elizabeth Hall debut in London.
- 0 Lunch and Listen Theatre Royal, Hope Street. Tickets: 331 1234. 1pm. £2 (£1.50 Friends of Scottish Opera) - includes lunch. Members of the cast of Carmen speak about the production.
0 Please note that evening sessions begin at approx 8.30pm unless otherwise stated.
FRIDAY 19 Glasgow
0 Tolbooth Bar Glasgow Cross. Evening. Fiddle and melodeon in the hands ofNaifan.
0 North Sea Gas Platform 1, Rutland
Street. Evening. Cabaret folk singers
0 Colin Ramage Royal Oak, Infirmary Street. Evening. Bartill 2am. Join in the sessions.
SATURDAY 20 Glasgow
0 Jean Redpath Milngavie Town Hall. 7.30pm. £2. The great Scottish folk singer for one night.
. o Cilia Fisher and Artie Trezise with
1 Gary Coupland Glasgow Arts Centre.
Washington Street. 221 4526. 8pm.
£2 (£1). The well loved Scots singing
and marital partnership ofCilla and Artie are now a menage a trois, if only on stage, with accordionist and keyboard player Gary.
0 Ceilidh Riverside. Fox Street, off Clyde Street. 10pm—2am. Late Bar. Ceilidh band for dancing, and guest Singers.
0 Zydeco Ceilidh Band plus Ian Walker Third Eye Centre,
Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£2). Funky folk fusion music from keyboard man Alasdair Robertson‘s
g new group after the dissolution of
the Ideal Band.
0 Fozzie and Friends Tolbooth Bar.
Glasgow Cross. Evening.
0 Kells Kelvin Park Lorne Hotel,
Sauchiehall Street. Evening.
Regulars with sizeable following,
Electric Scots/Irish. Bar till 12.30am.
12 19 Sept — 2 Oct
o Ceilidh tor the Mod ‘Harris and Lewis’
i l l l
Walpole Hall, Chester Street.
8pm. £2.60. Bar. Usual quiet, teetotal affair.
0 Royal Oak Inﬁrmary Street, 557 2976. Evening. The late night folk pub has Liz and Maggie Cruikshank alternating on Sat nights with A.N. Other.
SUNDAY 21 Glasgow
0 The New House Band The Riverside, Fox Street, off Clyde Street. 7.30pm. £2.50. One ofthe best new groups around.
0 The Runnaway String Band Young’s Hotel formerly the Glenelg. Leamington Terrace. Evening.
0 Nancy Nicholson Royal Oak, Inﬁrmary Street, 557 2976. Evening. Singer and melodeon player with own anti-nuke and green songs.
0 Salt ’n' Sauce Thistle Hotel, Manor Place. Evening. Instrumentals and songs on traditional instruments.
MONDAY 22 Glasgow
0 Limited Edition Wintersgills Bar. Great Western Road. Evening.
0 Covers Tolbooth Bar, Glasgow Cross. Evening. Cover versions of anything from Buddy Holly to Madonna.
0 Irish Music Stage Door Bar, Gorbals Street, 429 0022. Evening. The Glasgow Irish Players with champion fiddler Jimmy McCue.
0 Nobody’s Business Bannerman‘s Bar, Cowgate. Evenings.
0 Gill Hewitt Royal Oak, Infirmary Street, 5572976. Evening. Bar till 2am. Songs with banjo, and singaround.
o Fiddlers Arms Grassmarket. 229 2655. Evening. Session.
TUESDAY 23 Glasgow
0 Steep the Feet Tolbooth Bar. Glasgow Cross. Evening. Between six and ten of them in the band — feet that is — and their patter’s like watter: songs and stories from the Dear Green Place.
0 Barrie Band Bannerman‘s Bar. Cowgate. 556 3254. Evening. Music in the vaults. mainly Irish.
0 Jim Knight’s Night Royal Oak. Infirmary Street. Evening.
0 The Corries Cumbernauld Theatre. 7.30pm. £5—£3. For two nights Roy and Ronnie will be packing them in. O Naiian Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. Evening. Meiodeon and fiddle.
0 Limited Edition Tolbooth Bar. Glasgow Cross. Evening. String band. folk and country.
0 Edinburgh Folk Club Osbourne
Hotel. York Place. 8pm. Annual General Meeting. The club is
earnestly seeking new members, passive or active, and would dearly like any musicians or singers of any standard and anyone interested in any music that could loosely be called ‘folk’ to come along and inject some new blood into one of the longest running folk clubs in Scotland.
0 Robin Turner Royal Oak, Infirmary Street, 5572976. Evening. Bar till 1.30am. Trad and contemporary on guitar.
0 Reverend Brothers Shore Bar, Leith, 553 5080. Evening. New Irish music and funky Scots.
THURSDAY 25 Glasgow
0 The Corrles Cumbernauld Theatre. £5—£3. 7.30pm. Weel kent duo, the acceptable face ofScottish music as entertainment.
0 Setanta Star Folk Club. Calton Place. 8pm. £1. Five-piece Scots Irish band.
0 Red Neck Mothers Tolbooth Bar. Glasgow Cross. Evening. Mean country pickin‘.
0 Jim Knight Royal Oak, Infirmary
Street. Big singer and guitarist. Bar and music till 2am.
o Shetland Fiddle Society West End
Hotel, Palmerston Place. Evening.
FRIDAY 26 .
0 Steam Jenny Kelvin Park Lorne Hotel, Sauchiehall Street, 334 4891. Evening. Folksy trio.
0 Naiian Tolbooth Bar, Glasgow Cross. Evening. Good Scots/Irish instrumental sessions.
0 North Sea Gas Platform 1. Rutland Street. Evening. Singalong folk songs and matching shirts.
0 Royal Oak Infirmary Street, 557 2976. Singaround downstairs with Robin Laing. Bar till 2am.
0 Ceilidh Riverside, Fox Street, off Clyde Street. 10pm—2am. Late bar. Singers welcome. Irene Conway Duo, Briggait Centre. 11am—2pm. Free. With David McLeish on keyboards. Folksy pop/jazz.
o Fozzy and Friends Tolbooth Bar, Glasgow Cross. Evening.
0 Kells Kelvin Lorne Park Hotel. Sauchiehall Street. Evening.
0 Royal Oak Infirmary Street. Evning. Bar till 2am. Music and song downstairs from various artists.
SUNDAY 28 Glasgow
0 Kelvin Park Lorne Hotel, Sauchiehall Street. Evening. Folk performers inthe bar.
0 Folk Night Riverside, Fox Street. off Clyde Street. 7.30—1 1pm.
0 Janet Russell and Christine Kydd Youngs Hotel. Leamington Terrace. Evening. Beautiful harmony singing.
0 Nancy Nicolson Royal Oak, Inﬁrmary Street, 557 2976. Evening. Singer and songwriter and performer on the melodeon. Bar open very late. 0 Salt 'n' Sauce Thistle Hotel, Manor Place. Evening.
0 Children at the Flame St Andrews Parish Church, Clermiston Road. 7.30pm. £2 (£1). ‘The Harmony of the Deuas‘ in a grail faerie tale. A
mix of poetry, songs and music on Celtic themes.
0 Limited Edition Wintersgills, Great Western Road. Evening.
0 Covers Tolbooth Bar, Glasgow Cross. Evening. Busking re-arrangement of many good songs.
0 Irish Music Stage Door Bar, Gorbals Street, 429 0922. Evening.
0 Session Fiddlers Arms, Grassmarket. Evening. Scottish music in the corner.
0 Gill Hewitt Royal Oak, Infirmary Street. Evening. Bar till 1.30am. o Nobody’s Business Bannerman’s Bar. Evening.
0 Steep the Feet Tolbooth Bar, Glasgow Cross. Evening. ‘Doon the watter songs’ from approx five persons.
0 Naiian Victoria Bar, Bridgegate. Gutsy melodeon/fiddle music.
0 Barrie Band Bannerman’s Bar, Cowgate, 556 3254. Evening.
0 Naiian Halt Bar, Woodlands Road. Evening. Meiodeon, fiddle,
0 Limited Edition Tolbooth Bar, Glasgow Cross. Evening. Blues and Country.
0 Callenig Edinburgh Folk Club, Osbourne Hotel, York Place. 8pm. £1.50. Welsh outfit making a name for themselves on the English circuit 0 Reverend Brothers Shore Bar, Leith. Evening. Crazy Horse meets Father O’Flynn.
0 Robin Turner Royal Oak, Infirmary Street. 557 2976. Evening. Singer and guitarist.
THURSDAY 2 Glasgow
0 Red Neck MotherTolbooth Bar, Glasgow Cross. Evening. Casual country and blues.
0 Dave Walters Star Folk Club, Calton Place. 8pm. £1. Solo singer guitarist from south of the border
0 Vin Garbutt Portobello Town Hall. 8pm. £2 (£1). A very funny man who is also a fine singer, guitar player and solo finger popping tin whistler.
0 Salt 'n’ Sauce Pirie’s Hotel, Coates Crescent, Haymarket. Evening.
0 Jim Knight Royal Oak, Infirmary Street. Evening. Singing till 2am.