MUSIC LIST *
FRIDAY 20 Glasgow
0 Old Hickory The Trading Post, Carlton Place, 429 3445. 9pm. Free. American bar and steakhouse. Bluegrass and country band.
0 Naltan Tolbooth Bar, Glasgow Cross. Evening. Session with fiddle and accordion.
0 Steam Jenny Scott‘s Corner, Derby Street. 334 4891. Evening. Folk entertainment.
0 North Sea Gas Platform 1, Rutland Street. Evening. Singalong folk entertainers.
0 Tim and Steve Royal Oak, Infirmary Street. 557 2976. Evening. Late night folk music pub.
SATURDAY 21 Glasgow
0 Furious Fiddlers Halt Bar, Woodlands Road. Afternoon. A very large number of Scottish musicians. not all with violins, keep playing all afternoon.
0 Kells Scott‘s Corner. Derby Street, 334 4891. Evening. Keltic semi-electric.
0 Scottree La Taniere. Fox Street (offClyde Street). l—3pm. Fiddle and guitars.
0 Steep the Feet Tolbooth Bar. Glasgow Cross. 552 4149. Evening. Music from Glasgow.
0 Ceilidh Riverside Club. Fox Street. off Clyde Street. 10pm—2am. Late Bar. £2.
0 Royal Oak Inﬁrmary Street. 557 2976. Late bar and late sessions downstairs.
O This 'n' That Central Hotel, Royal Terrace. Folk and singalong country.
0 McCalmans, Ian Hardie, lain MacDonald Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 8pm. £3 (£1.50). See panel.
SUNDAY 22 -
0 Singers Night Paisley Folk Club, Ardgowan Hotel. Blackhall Road, Paisley. 8.30pm. £1.50. Proceeds to local charity.
0 Zydeco Ceilidh Band Black Bull Hotel Folk Club. Milngavie. 8pm. Caledonian/Cajun folk/rock.
O Schlehallion Scott‘s Corner. Derby Street, 334 4891. Folky trio.
0 Martin Sinclair Youngs Hotel. Leamington Terrace. Evening.
0 Royal Oak Infirmary Street, 557 2976. Evening. Music, mainly guitar/songs every night in basement bar.
MONDAY 23 Glasgow 0 Country Cousins The Trading Post.
Glasgow’s Maytest and Edinburgh (21 Mar) are the venues tor two concerts presented by Scotland's newest record lable Greentrax. The logical extension at lolk enthusiast and ex-Inspector ot Constabulary Ian Green’s mail order record business is into production and marketing. So he has splashed ott with a goodly slice of all that comes under the ‘tolk’ tag. The McCalmans' new album Peace And Plenty is doing very well and the three vocalists are just back from their lirst ever tour at Ireland in a score at years. One night they sang
Carlton Place, 429 3445. Evening. Country music in American steakhouse and bar.
0 Shades Tolbooth Bar. Glasgow Cross. 5524149. Evening. Folk/pop. 0 Irish Session Stage Door Bar. Gorbals Street. next to Citizens‘ Theatre. 429 0922. Evening. Top Glasgow Irish players.
0 Bopcats Wintersgills. Great Western Road. Evening. Old pop. busking and sort of folk music. well played.
0 Miro The Green Tree, Cowgate. Evening. Bartill 1am. Irish and other music.
0 Nobody’s Business Bannermans Bar. Cowgate. Evening. Acoustic music that swings.
O Fiddlers Arms Grassmarket. Evening. Regular Scottish music session with fiddle and accordion, whistle etc.
0 Gill Hewitt Royal Oak, Infirmary Street. 5572976. Evening. Songs with banjo. Late bar.
E ESDAY 24
0 Steep The Feet Tolbooth Bar, Glasgow Cross, 552 4149. Evening. Scottish songs and tunes.
0 Naltan Victoria Bar. Stockwell Street. Evening. Glasgow’s folk bar has fiddle and accordion duo with friends.
0 Bannermans Bar Cowgate. Evening. Session in the back room, mostly Irish music. Busy.
0 Kenny Grier Royal Oak. Infirmary Street. 557 2976. Evening. Songs with guitar.
at a boxing match, and had to tight oil a promoter who saw a great iuture in grooming them as the new Bachelors! With a line right-handed iab on the bow, tiddler lan Hardie-ex the late Jock Tamson's Bairns, will give a selection from his album A Breath 0t Fresh Airs- all sell-penned and in traditional style—well, almost. Dssian’s Tony Cutie will accompany on guitar. Rod Patterson, whose lirst solo album, with some gems and tilted Two Hats, is the latest Greentrax release, cannot make the Edinburgh concert,
0 Nailan Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. Evening. Big session with fiddle and accordion in the middle somewhere. songs too.
0 Limited Edition Tolbooth Bar. Glasgow Cross. 552 4149. Evening. Country blues sound.
0 Brian Miller and Charlie Soane Edinburgh Folk Club. Osbourne Hotel. York Place. 8pm. £1.50. Brian Miller is an accomplished guitarist. also plays mandolin and is one of the best known singers on the folk scene. Charlie Soane is an expert Scottish fiddler. plays often for country dancing. and has been touring with Brian for years.
0 Bob Hownslow and Friends Green Tree, Cowgate. Evening. Singer/guitarist.
THURSDAY 26 Glasgow
0 Iain McGillvray Star Folk Club. Calton Place. 8pm. £1.
0 Red Neck Mothers Tolbooth Bar. Glasgow Cross. 55?. 4179. Evening. Country Blues.
0 Bopcats Wintersgills. Great Western Road. Evening. Indoor buskers.
0 Knowe o' Deil Band Balerno Folk Club. Kestrel Hotel. Harlaw Road. 8pm. £1.50.
0 Shetland Fiddlers West End Hotel. Palmerston Place. Evening.
0 Royal Oak Infirmary Street. 557 2976. Evening. Late night folk sessions. Bar till at least 1.30am.
— CATHY FINK
but will play in Glasgow. The other singer-songwriter on the table is lain MacDonald. Dick Gaughan produced the album and regards him as the best new singer to emerge in many years. The album has been making waves in the talk world as has the man who tor years has been quietly maturing up north in a peaty glen. Tickets tor the Edinburgh concert from the Ticket Centre, Waverley Bridge or Virgin. Back over in Glasgow, those two happy laces (see photo) belong to Marcy Marxer; guitar, mandolin, hammered dulcimer, and Cathy Fink; vocalist and champion banjo player. In the States Marcy once belonged to an all-women string band aptly called The Bosom Buddies and she is a long term
associate at his Fink, having played on most at her six albums. The latest is The Leading Role, dedicated to women in country music. In concert together (2 Apr) they present a collage ot songs and accomplished intstrumental sets in American traditional, country and contemporary acoustic styles. They locus, but not obsessively, on songs at women, children and work, and the Glasgow concert is the only one in Scotland. (Norman Chalmers)
0 Session Green Tree. Cowgate. Evening.
FRIDAY 27 Glasgow
0 Sanna Scott‘s Corner. Derby Street. 3344891. Evening. Folk band.
0 Naitan Tolbooth Bar. Glasgow Cross. Evening. Session with fiddle and accordion.
0 Did Hickory'l‘he Trading Post. (‘arlton Place. 4293445. 9pm. Free. American bar and steakhouse. Bluegrass and country band.
0 North Sea Gas Platform 1.Rutland Street. Evening. Singalong folk entertainers.
0 Tim and Steve Royal Oak. Infirmary Street. 557 2976. Evening. Late night folk music pub.
SATURDAY 28 Glasgow
0 Furious Fiddlers Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. Afternoon. A very large number ofScottish musicians. not all with violins. keep playing all afternoon.
0 Kells Scott‘s Corner. Derby Street. 334 4891. Evening. Keltic semi-electric.
O Scotiree La Taniere. Fox Street (offClyde Street). l—3pm. Fiddle and guitars.
0 Steep the Feet 'I‘olbooth Bar. Glasgow Cross. 552 4149.1;‘vening. Music from Glasgow.
0 Ceilidh Riverside Club. Fox Street, off Clyde Street. illpm-Zam. Late Bar. £2. Good music. go early or it will be full up.
0 Heather Heywood Glasgow Arts Centre. 8pm. £2.50 (£1). Fine Scots
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