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Ricros and Lavergne

o Piping Workshop: Andre Ricros and Jacques Lavergne Sportsman‘s Bar. Festival Club. 1.30—2. 15pm. £1 at door only. Don‘t miss this one. The cabrette is one of France’s beautiful bagpipes, played here by one of its foremost exponents and performed mainly in duet with a super French style Accordion Diatonique.

o Gaelic Ceilidh: Margaret Bennett, Martyn Bennett, Roddy Campbell, Gleus, Christine Primrose, Sileas Debating Hall, Festival Club. 2.30—4pm. £2 (£1.50) available in advance. Song. harping and piping. Christine has just completed her long-awaited second album.

0 Dance Workshop: Hans Deibel Bristo Street Student Centre. 3.30—5.30pm. FREE. German dance.

0 Concert of Piping: Peter Brown (Uillean Pipes), Eugene Lamb (Uillean Pipes), Pipe Major Robert Mathieson (Highland Bagpipe), Chris Miller (Northumbrian Pipes), Hamish Moore (Lowland Pipes), Pipers and Drummers from Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band Debating Hall. Festival Club. 4.30—6pm. £2 (£1.50) available in advance. Feast for pipers with mainly the smaller bellows-blown variety.

0 Alloa Brewery Teatime Concerts: Setanta Sportsman’s Bar. Festival Club. 5.30—7pm. Happy Hour 5.30—630pm. £2 available in

' advance. Glasgow-based group of traditional singers and players who reflect the Irish influence in the ‘Dear Green Place‘.

0 ‘Doon in the Wee Boom’: The Clutha, Gordeanna McCulloch, Kevin Mitchell Sportsman‘s Bar, Festival Club. 7.30—10pm. £2 available in advance. Long respected Glasgow combination of traditional Scots singers and musicians with the Linnet from Ulster. Kevin Mitchell, traditional singer.

0 Theatre Alba: The Warid’s Wonder Debating Hall, Festival Club. 7.30—9.30pm. £3 (£2) available in advance. See previous days.

0 The Beltord Travel Concert of international Music and Dance: Baiiaores del Norte, Dalriada Dancers, Foyak, Helen Henderson, Makvirag, lsobel Mieras, Raparigos, Andre Ricros and Jacques Lavergne and other


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Scotland, Spain. Turkey, Hungary.

0 Bridgend Printers Late Night Concert: Bob Fox and Stu Luckley, Maxie and Mitch Debating Hall, Festival Club. 10.30pm—midnight. £3 (£2.50) available in advance. Top favourites from some years back in the folk clubs.

0 Dance Workshop: James MacDonald Reid Debating Hall, Festival Club. 10.30am—12.30pm. £1.50 at door only. Traditional folk dances, from a Scottish perspective.

0 Piping Festival Lecture: Hugh Cheape Sportsman’s Bar. Festival Club. 11—11.45am. £1 at door only. The National Museum’s piping expert. Title - ‘The piping tradition and its roots in Scotland and beyond.‘

0 Piping Festival Lecture: Peter Brown and Eugene Lamb Sportsman's Bar, Festival Club. 12noon—12.45pm. £1 at door only. Uillean (Irish) pipes and their music.

0 Easter Egg Rolling Princes Street Gardens. 12noon—2.30pm. FREE. Eggs supplied! Children‘s show. with Marvin the Monkey; slapstick from Tony and Derek; Major Mustard‘s Travelling Show; Magic Bob, and the Armagh Rhymers.

o Piping Festival Lecture: Hamish Moore Sportsman‘s Bar, Festival Club. 1-l.45pm. £1 atdoor only. The small bellows blown pipes of Scotland.

0 Alloa Brewery Lunchtime Concert Tich Frier and his guests Teviot Bar. Festival Club. 1—2.30pm. Happy Hour 1—2pm. FREE. Humour and song.

0 Dance Workshop: Lothians Morris Men Debating Hall. Festival Club. l-3pm. FREE. Not all bells and hankies.

o Piping Festival Lecture: Raparigos Sportsman's Bar, Festival Club. 2—2.45pm. £1 at door only. The pipes ofGalicia in North Spain.

0 Visiting Arts Workshop: Makvirag Sportsman‘s Bar. Festival Club. 3—4pm. £1 at door only. Music and

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songs from Hungary.

0 Dance Workshop: Dalriada Dancers (Scotland), Foyak (Turkey) Sportsman‘s Bar. Festival Club. 3.30—5.30pm. FREE.

0 Visiting Arts Workshop: Spirit of the West Sportsman‘s Bar. Festival Club. 4.30-5.30pm. £1 at door only. New songs from Canada.

0 Alloa Brewery Teatime Concerts: Ben Wyvis and The Last Resort Teviot Bar. Festival Club. 5.30—7pm. Happy Hour 5.30—6.3()pm. FREE. Ex-Battlefield and part of Black Donald with some early rock and roll. This group have descended from up beyond Inverness and are intent on having a good time. Join them.

0 One Man Band Competition: organised by The Lunatic Fringe Park Bar. Festival Club. 5.30-7pm. FREE. Should read One Person Band.

0 ‘Feed The Folk' Concert: Paul Brady, Martin Carthy, Kate and Anna McGarrigle, Duncan MacGillivray, Maddy Prior and Rick Kemp, Loudon Wainwright Ill and other guest artistes Usher Hall, Lothian Road. 7.30—10pm. £3.50. £4. £4.50. £5, £6 available in advance. The major concert of the Festival with all proceeds going to charity. Main artists are Paul Brady. Irish singer/songwriter; the McGarrigles, fantastic harmony sisters from North America; Steeleye Span’s Maddy Prior and Rick Kemp: Martin Carthy a legend in the English folk song revival; Loudon Wainwright. troubadour and prolific songwriter; and the Great Highland Bagpipes of Duncan McGillivray, ex-piper to the Battlefield Band. And more.

0 Alloa Brewery Farewell Ceilidh: Ben Wyvis and The Last Resort Debating Hall. Festival Club. 1 1pm—2am. FREE to club members. Duncan McGillivray hot foots it back to play guitar and moothie in this farewell stramash. all sorts of mayhem tends to result. Dancing, singing, guests on stage, impromptu duets. a song from Robin Morton if you are unlucky two songs from Robin speeches. drink, more music, more drink and an eventual ceilidh outside the closed doors of'I‘eviot Row, in the early hours of the morning.

Loudon Wainwright Ill


FRIDAY 3 Glasgow

0 Old Hickory The Trading Post, Carlton Place, 429 3445. 9pm. Free. American bar and steakhouse. Bluegrass and country band.

0 Naitan Tolbooth Bar, Glasgow Cross. Evening. Session with fiddle and accordion.

O Sanna Scott’s Corner. Derby Street. 334 4891. Evening. Folk 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.

o Ceilidh with Hopscotch Merlin. Morningside Road. 8.30pm-12.30am. Late bar. £2 on the door. Regular well attended ceilidh, band with fiddle. concertina. melodeon etc and some songs.



0 Eclipse First with Guests Third Eye Centre. Sauchichall Street. 8pm. £2. New Glasgow folk based band with quite a line-up ofsupport. Harp, accordion. guitar and bombarde come together in a stimulating combination of tradition-based material. With Ian Kirkpatrick, John Hughes. Les Sang and Maggie Mclnnes. Maggie’s mother, Flora McNeill will sing songs in Gaelic; Chris Miller plays the fiddle and John Carmichael MCs.

0 Furious Fiddlers Halt Bar, Woodlands Road. Big session. All afternoon.

0 Kelis Scott’s Corner, Derby Street, 334 4891. Evening. Music from Glasgow.

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. Good music. Go early or it will be full up.


0 Cathy Fink and Marcy Marker and support Pleasance Theatre Bar. 8pm. £3.50 (£2.50). A great night of American banjo. fiddle and guitar music. And a load ofgood songs from two ofthe most sought-after women in acoustic music. See panel. 0 Royal Oak Infirmary Street. 557 2976. Music and session downstairs till late.

0 International Ceilidh Merlin. Morningside Road. 8pm. £2. With the Footloose Dancers.

ELEME— Glasgow

0 Graham Gass Paisley Folk Club. Ardgowan Hotel. Blackhall Road. Paisley. 8.30pm. £1.50. New face on the scene, singer and guitarist.

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