Cowgate. 8pm. Tickets at door. An American choir visiting Scotland with a programme including some jazzy numbers.
SUNDAY 10 '- Edinburgh
0 Garleton Singers Brunton Hall, Musselburgh. Tickets: 665 3711 or 228 1155 (Usher Hall) or James Orr Newsagent. Haddington. 7.30pm. £3 (£1). Fauré‘s Requiem and Puccini‘s Messa di Gloria conducted by Catherine Welsh.
0 Linn Choir City Hall, Candleriggs. 7.30pm. Tickets: 552 5961 (Ticket Centre). £2. A Goodwill Concert with the Madrigal Choir of Illinois State University.
0 Lunchtime Concert Reid Concert Hall, Teviot Row, Bristo Square. Free at door. 1.10pm. Edward Harper and Colin Kingsley, both lecturers in music at Edinburgh University. play Messiaen‘s two-piano masterpiece Visions de l‘Amen. It can also be heard in Glasgow as part of the Xenakis Festival at the end of May (see next issue).
0 Leonard Friedman (violin)/Alan Schiller (piano) Queen’s Hall, Clerk Street. Tickets: 228 1 155 (Usher Hall) or Ticket Centre. Waverley Bridge. 8pm. £4.50 (£2) — series discount available. Founder ofthe Scottish Baroque Ensemble, this colourful violinist now goes solo in a series of three programmes of classics from the 20th century for violin and piano. Hindemith. Walton. Edward Harper and Copland are this evening‘s selection. (See Guestlist).
I EDNESDAY 13 Glasgow
0 Concert Hall, Glasgow University. Free at door. 7.30pm. Schubert’s Octet and the first periormance oithls year’s McEwen Commission, the Octet by Robert Crawford. Edwin Paling and John Cushing ofthe SNO direct.
0 Glasgow Youth Choir City Hall. Candleriggs. Tickets: 552 5961 (Ticket Centre). 7.30pm. £1 .50/£2. See Fri 8 for full description.
0 Lunch and Listen Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 331 1234 (on day only). 1pm. £1.50. Opera singerJohn Tomlinson talks about his life of music. to the accompaniment of lunch.
0 Allander Ensemble Concert Hall. Glasgow University. Free at door. 7.30pm. Schubert‘s Octet and the first performance of this year‘s McEwen Commission. the Octet by Robert Crawford. Edwin Paling and John Cushing of the SNO direct.
0 Opera Video Italian Institute. 2a Melville Crescent. 226 3173. 7.30pm. Another television programme by G. Guarnera. this time showing Fiorenza Cossotto in arias from Macbeth. Don Carlos. Un Ballo in Maschera and Il Trovatore.
0 Friends oi Scottish Opera Venue to be confirmed — phone 248 4567 to check. Tickets: 248 4567 (ext 138). 7.30pm. £5 (inc buffet supper). AGM and concert with artists to include Patricia Hay, Clare Shearer and Norman White.
0 Student Recital Concert Hall, Glasgow University. Free at door. 1.15pm. A recital by students preparing for exams in performance.
0 An Evening of Chamber Music Reid Concert Hall, Teviot Row. Bristo Square. Tickets at door. 7.30pm. £1.50 (£1). Students ofthe music department of Napier College display to the public the fruits of their labours. Mozart, Mendelssohn and Prokofiev plus some music for small choir.
0 East of Eden The Trading Post. Carlton Place. 4293445. 9pm. Free. American bar and steakhouse. Bluegrass and country band.
0 Nailan Tolbooth Bar. Glasgow Cross. Evening. Session with fiddle and accordion.
0 Steam Jenny Scott’s Corner. Derby Street. 334 4891. Evening. Folk entertainment.
0 Jimmy Blue Scottish Dance Band with Ian Powrie Louis Nite Spot 1073 ArgyllStreet. l()pm—2am. Bar. Regular Friday (‘eilidh dances. Scottish music also on records.
0 John Renbourne and Duck Baker Pleasance Theatre Bar. The I’leasance. 8pm. Promoted by Acoustic Routes. Very smart acoustic guitarists. Sec panel.
0 North Sea Gas Platform 1. Rutland Street. Evening. Singalong folk entertainers.
0 Tim and Steve Royal Oak. Infirtnary Street. 557 2976. Evening. Late night folk music pub.
SATURDAY 2 Glasgow
0 Furious Fiddlers Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. Afternoon. A very large number of Scottish musicans. not all violinists. keep playing all afternoon.
0 Scottree La 'I'aniere. Fox Street (offClyde Street). lptn. Fiddle and guitars.
O Kells Scott's (‘orner. Derby Street. 334 4891. Evening. Keltic semi-electric.
o Steep the Feet'l‘olhooth Bar. Glasgow Cross. 552 4149. Evening. Music from Glasgow.
0 Ceilidh Riverside ('lub. Fox Street. off(‘lyde Street. 10pm—2am. Late Bar. £2.
0 Royal Oak Infirmary Street. 557
2976. Music and session downstairs till late.
0 This 'n’ That Central Hotel, Royal Terrace. Folk and singalong country.
SUNDAY 3 Glasgow
0 Schiehalllon Scott's Corner. Derby Street. 334 4891. Folk guitar duo.
O Singers Night Paisley Folk Club. Ardgowan Hotel, Blackhall Road. Paisley. 8.30pm. £1.50.
0 Hamish Moore and Ken Campbell Youngs Bar, Leamington Terrace. Evening. Weekly acoustic music allsorts. Smallpipers and other treats.
0 Royal Oak Infirmary Street. 557 2976. Evening. Music, mainly guitar/songs every night in basement late bar.
0 First of May Bookshop 10th Birthday Beneilt Venue change to Assembly Rooms. George Street. Cajun Aces. Furious Fiddlers and assorted reggae bands. cabaret etc. 8pm—lam. £3 (£1.50).
MONDAY 4 Glasgow
0 Old Hickory The Trading Post. Carlton Place. 429 3445. Evening. Country music in American steakhouse and bar.
0 Shades Tolbooth Bar. Glasgow Cross. 552 4149. Evening. Folk/pop. 0 Irish Session Stage Door Bar. Gorbals Street, 429 092". Evening. Top Glasgow Irish players. Edinburgh
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. 0 Gill Hewitt Royal Oak. Infirmary Street. 557 2976. Evening. Songs with banjo. Late bar.
TUESDAY 5 Glasgow
0 Steep The Feet Tolbooth Bar. Glasgow Cross. 552 4149. Evening. Scottish songs and tunes.
0 Nailan Victoria Bar. Stockwell Street. Evening. Glasgow‘s folk bar has fiddle and accordion duo with friends.
0 Workshop/Singing Session Penicuik Folk Club. Navaar Hotel. 8pm.
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.
WEDNESDAY 6 Glasgow 0 Nailan Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. Evening. Session. accordions, fiddles. ﬂute. bodhrans and occasional songs.
0 Limited Edition Tolbooth Bar. Glasgow Cross. 552 4149. Evening. String band country blues.
0 Billy Ross and Billy Jackson Edinburgh Folk Club. Osbourne Hotel. York Place. 8pm. £1.50. Two of the Ossian founders play as a duo. See panel.
0 Bob Hownslow and Friends Green Tree, Cowgate. Evening. Singer of popular folk songs.
0 Gavin Anderson Bannermans Bar. Cowgate. Evening. Traditional and contemporary songs.
THURSDAY 7 .Glasgow
0 Red Neck Mothers Tolbooth Bar. Glasgow Cross. 552 4179. Evening. Blues and country.
0 Bopcats Wintersgills. Great Western Road. Evening. Busking indoors. Clever old pop songs.
0 Session Green Tree. Cowgate. 9.3(lpm—lam. Instrumental players. all sorts of ﬂutes. fiddles. pipes and squeeze boxes.
0 Royal Oak Infirmary Street. 557 2976. Evening. Late night music in the basement. Very informal.
0 Shetland Fiddlers West End Hotel. Palmerston Place. Evening. Not just Shetland music. and even some instruments other than the fiddle.
FRIDAY 8 Glasgow 0 Ceildih Night People‘s Palace. Glasgow Green. See Maylest Diary. 0 Ken Perlman and Old Hickory Star Folk Club. Calton Place. 8pm. £1 . American music to the fore. O Nailan Tolbooth Bar. Glasgow Cross. Evening. Session with fiddle and accordion. O Sanna Scott’s Corner. Derby Street. 3344891. Evening. Folk entertainment. 0 Colin Dewar Scottish Dance Band Louis Nite Spot 1073 Argyll Street. 10pm—2am. Regular Ceilidh Night.
0 North Sea Gas Platform l.Rutland Street. Evening. Singalong folk entertainers.
0 Tim and Steve Royal Oak. Infirmary Street. 557 2976. Evening. Late night folk music pub.
0 Ceilidh Merlin. Morningside Road. 8pm. With the International Footloose Dancers.
SATURDAY 9 Glasgow
0 Furious Fiddlers Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. Afternoon.
0 Scottree La Taniere. Fox Street (off(‘|yde Street). lptn. Fiddle and guitars.
0 Kells Scott‘s Corner. Derby Street. 334 4891. Evening. Keltic semi-electric.
o Steep the Feet Tolbooth Bar. Glasgow Cross. 552 4149. Ev ening. Music from Glasgow.
0 Ceilidh Riverside Club. Fox Street. offClyde Street. 10pm—2am. Late Bar. £2.
0 Ken Perlman Star ('iub. (‘alton
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