10th — 19th April
For 64-page programme detailing 150 events, send 24p stamp to Shillinghill, Temple, Mid/othian EH23 48H
ALLOA BREWERY FESTIVAL CLUB
‘THE HEART OF THE FEST/VAL' TEVIOT ROW STUDENT UNION Open every day 9.303m—2.30am BARS * FOOD * CONCERTS * LECTURES * COURSES * FOLK CLUB NIGHTS it DANCES
FREE LUNCH AND TEA CONCERTS (1.00—2.30pm/5.30—7pm) featuring Steve Turner * Bram Taylor * Tich Frier it Iain MacDonald * Spirit of the West * Rita McNeil * Matt Armour * Sid Hausman * Raparigos 1: Armagh Rhymers at Ben Wyvis and the Last Resort LATE NIGHT CONCERTS With Swan Arcade t Pyewackett * Capercaillie 1: Whippersnappers * Easy Club 1» Fox and Luckley * Maxie and Mitch EUROPEAN PIPING FESTIVAL 17, 18, 19 April Demonstrations, Concerts, Workshops with pipers from Scotland, Ireland, England, Spain, France, Turkey and Hungary
' APRIL 15 7.30PM
CALICHE AND ROLAND ORTIZ Latin-American Music — Sponsor Armitage & Norton
APRIL 16 7.30PM ST CECILIA’S HALL. THE ITALIAN ALPINE CHOIR Sponsor Campari in assocation with Italian Institute
iAPRIL16.17,18 7.30PM FESTIVAL CLUB
1 Theatre Alba presents THE WARLD'S WONDER by Alexander Reid
APRIL 17 7.30PM BRISTO ST STUDENT CENRE CONCERT OF FIDDLES AND PIPES
; APRIL 17 9PM WILKIE HOUSE CAJUN DANCE with DEAF HEIGHTS CAJUN ACES and ZYDECO CEILIDH BAND Presented by Acoustic Routes
APRIL 17 10.30PM BRISTO ST STUDENT CENTRE. JIM JOHNSTONE AND HIS BAND Late Night Ceilidh Dance — Late Bar
8PM GEORGE SQUARE THEATRE INTERNATIONAL MUSIC and DANCE From Spain, Turkey, France, Hungary and Scotland
APRIL19 7.30PM USHER HALL ‘FEED THE FOLK’
Kate and Anna McGarrigle 0 Paul Brady 0 Loudon Wainwright III 0 Martin Carthy 0 Maddy Prior and Rick Kemp 0 Duncan MacGiIIivray 0 and others Proceeds to ‘Save the Children’
Tickets for all events available from Usher Hall Box Office;
Ticket Centre, Waverley Bridge; Canongate Music, Blackfrlars Street; Folk Festival Club Box Office.
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Bar. Festiva Club. l—2.30pm. Happy Hour l—2pm. FREE. Folk songwriter from Fife shares the stage with bluegrass banjo-wielding singer from the States.
0 Alloa Brewery Teatime Concerts: Armagh Rhymers Teviot Bar. Festival Club. 5.30—7pm. Happy Hour 5.30—6.30pm. FREE. Great Irish troupe of reciters. singers. musicians. puppeteers. dancers and tale tellers.
o Campari Concert: Associazione Nazionale Coro Alpini - Sezione de Milano St Cecilia‘s I-lall. Cowgate. 7.30—9.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50) available in advance. Internationally renowned Italian male voice choir. Arrangementsof folk songs.
0 Theatre Alba presents The Warld’s Wonder Debating Hall. Festival Club. 7.30—9.30pm. £3 (£2.50) available in advance. This Scottish theatre company fuse myth and mystery with music and mischief.See Theatre Listings.
0 Festival Folk Club: Iain Mackintosh and guests Dining Room. Festival Club. 8— l0.30pm. £2 available in advance. Scottish folk club singer travels the world pleasing audiences with his low key delivery and simple songs.
0 International Dance Ceilidh:
Dairiada Dancers (Scotland), Foyak (Turkey) Bristo Street Student Centre. Spm—midnight. £2 available in advance. Scottish country dance group resplendent in tartan but outshone by exotic and flamboyant young'l‘urks.
0 Late Night Concert: The Easy Club Debating Hall. Festival Club. 10.30pm—midnight. £3 (£2.50) available in advance. Skirliebeat is the new album from the Edinburgh band. Folk based and original music. jazz chordings and pop licks.
o Piping Festival Workshops: Meet the Pipemalters Debating Hall. Festival Club. l2noon—5pm. FREE. Displays. demonstrations and talks. 0 The Temple Lectures: Boy Palmer Library. Festival Club. l2.45—1.~I5pm. £1 at dooronly. Street Ballads and the ()ral Tradition.
0 Alioa Brewery Lunchtime Concerts: Raparigos(Gaiicia)'1‘eviot Bar. Festival Club. 1—2.30pm. Happy Hour l—2pm. FREE. Sweet and exciting music from one of the Celtic heartlands. Bagpipes ((iaita) bass drums et ul.
0 Alloa Brewery Teatime Concerts: Bod Paterson and Friends Sportsman‘s Bar. Festival Club. 5.30—7pm. £2 available in advance. Singer from Jock Tamson's Bairns and Easy Club with a mix ofsong from Rabbie Burns to Cole Porter. A remarkable voice and guitar style.
0 Theatre Alba present The Warld's Wonder Debating Hall. Festival Club. 7.30—‘).30pm. £3 (£2.50) available in advance. The alchemists of Scottish theatre. See Theatre listings.
0 Concert at Fiddle and Pipe Music: Trevor Hunter and Eileen Hunter
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(Shetland), Czabab Sziiiarto and Zoltan Katai oI Makvirag (Hungary), Peter Brown and Eugene Lamb (Ireland), Xan B. Silvar oi Raparigos (Gaiicia), Andre Bicros and Jacques Lavergne (Auvergne) Bristo Street Student Centre. 7.30—9.30pm. £3 (£2.50) available in advance. A great concert for lovers of traditional piping with bags and chanters from all over Europe and fiddling from two rich traditions. Ilungary and Shetland.
0 Cajun Dance: ‘Dn the Bayou' Deal Heights Caiun Aces, Zydeco Ceilidh Band Wilkie House. Cowgate. 9pm—lam. £3 (£2.50) available in advance. Two homegrown roots/rock bands steeped in the Cajun sound from the Lousiana swamps. Dance or listen then dance. 0 Late Night Concert: ‘EastMeets West‘, Makvirag (Hungary), Spirit oI the West (Canada) Debating l Iall. Festival Club. 10.30pm-midnight. £3 (£2.50) available in advance. ‘Spirit‘ are quite a wild bunch but Makvirag conjure up a storm on their unusual. to our eyes. instrumentation. A concert of surprises and musical skill.
0 Late Night Ceilidh Dance: Jim Johnstone and his Band Bristo Street Student Centre. 10.30pm—l .30am. £3 (£2.50) available in advance. Hooch!
o Piping Festival Workshops: Meet the Pipemakers Debating Hall. Festival Club. 10.30am—1pm. FREE. Reeds. Bags. Bellows. Chanters and Chat. 0 Dance Workshop: James MacDonald Reid Bristo Street Student Centre. 10.30am—12.30pm. £1 .50at door only. I’re Country Dance.
0 Piping Tattoo: Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band Bristo Square. 12.30—1 . 15pm. FREE. Top band.
0 Armagh Rhymers Festival Club. 12.30—2pm. FREE. Multi Media folk show.
0 Alloa Brewery Lunchtime Concerts: Tich Frier and his Guests Teviot Bar. Festival Club. 1—2.30pm. Happy Hour 1—2pm. FREE. Singer and
Caliche (see Wed 15 Listings)
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