0 Music is listed as diary: by day, then by city. then by event.




0 A Day of Choral Singing Salisbury Centre. 2 Salisbury Road. Details: 667 5438 (3—8pm weekdays). 10am onwards. £16 (£12). Workshop for singers at all levels with John Button Maybe party and performance in evening. so finishing time uncertain. Price includes lunch.

SUNDAY 12 Edinburgh 0 St Giles‘ at Six St Giles’ Cathedral. High Street. 6pm. Free at door. Songs by Purcell and Chausson in this regular series ofearly Sunday evening recitals.

o The Edinburgh New Town Choir 31 Royal 'I’er'race. Spm. Tickets at door £5 (£1.50). .-\n evening of modern French music including works by Debussy. Poulenc. Ravel and Durufle. in aid of Wellspring.

TUESDAY 14 Edinburgh

0 Lunch and Listen Church of St Andrew and St George. George Street. Admission at door. 12.30—lpm. Gordon Peterson. organ scholar at St Mary‘s Episcopal Cathedral. gives this week‘s half—hour organ recital on the new Wells Kennedy organ. Light lunches available in Undercroft.

SATURDAY 18 Edinburgh

0 ll Cam“ Wi' a Lass Brunton Theatre. Musselburgh. 665 2240. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). Strathallan Early Music Group in a light musical documentary on the life and times of Mary Queen of Scots.

SUNDAY 19 Edinburgh

0 St Giles' at Six St Giles‘ Cathedral. High Street. 6pm. Free at door. Music for soprano. cello and piano. 0 Choral Concert Churchhill Theatre. Morningside. Tickets: 22s 1155 (Usher Hall) or ARC. 29 Forth Street. 7.30pm. £1.50 (75p). The Monmouth Civic Chorus from New Jersey in a mixed programme. Proceeds to Arthritis and Rheumatism Research.

0 Piano Recital Canongate Kirk. Canongate. Tickets: Iladdington 3738 (Lamp of Lothian Concerts. Haddington Ilouse). 8pm. Louis Lortie. winner of the 198-1 Busoni

International Competition in Italy. gives a recital of music by Chopin.

TUESDAY 21 Edinburgh

0 Lunch and Listen Church of St Andrew and St George. George Street. Admission at door. 12.30pm-lpm. Philip Sawyer. formerly organist at this church. returns to give a half-hour recital on the new Wells Kennedy organ. Light lunches available in Undercroft.

WEDNESDAY 22 Edinburgh

0 Scottish Independent Schools Orchestra Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. Tickets at door. 4pm. £1.50 (50p). Afternoon concert conducted by Hilary Davan-Wetton.

THURSDAY 23 Edinburgh

0 Moby Dick Ross Theatre. Princes Street Gardens. 12.15and 1.30pm. £1 (50p). Operaction. a wacky street-opera group present their musical version of Melville’s famous whale story (40 mins long).

FRIDAY 10 Glasgow

0 Worker‘s Song with Tommy and Colum Sands Glasgow Society of Musicians Club. 73 Berkeley Street. 8pm~2am. £3. Bar. Ireland‘s brothers in social protest song: Pete Castle is a radio folk presenter and songwriter; Patti ()‘Doors are a group based in England but playing Irish and Scots-based music. and the concert includes the songs and melodeon of Nancy Nicholson.

0 The Festival Ceilidh with the Electric Ceilidh Band, Mabsant and Rapper Dancers People's Palace Wintergarden. 8pm—2am. £3 (£1.50). Bar. Top folk/rock band from the North East of England. their equal to The Desperate Danz Band; and one of Wales' best singing folk bands. Rapper dancing involves knotting pliable short swordfsticks at high speed while whirling in a jig step and attempting to get in and out of it with the same number oflimbs and organs.

0 Nailan Tolbooth Bar. Glasgow Cross. Evening. Session with nucleus of fiddle and box.

0 Schiehallion Scotts Corner. Derby Street. 33-1 4891. Folk entertainment in the bar. Guitar duo.

0 Scottish Dance Night Louis Nite Spot. 1073 Argyle Street. 10pm—2am. Bar. With the Simon Howie Scottish Dance Band and records.


0 Chilean Pena Cornerstone. Lothian Road. Poetry. music. dance and song. 7.30pm. Bring instruments and BYOB.

0 North Sea Gas Platform 1.Rutland Street. Evening. Corrie-style pub folkies.

0 Royal Oak Infirmary Street. 557 2976. Evening. Guitars and songs. Very late bar.

SATURDAY 11 Glasgow

0 The Festival Morris Tour Merchant City Pubs and Precincts. Noon—5pm. Male fertility ritual undergoes slow brewer‘s droop over the afternoon. Exciting sword and rapper dances. o Larissa Folk Dancers Babbity Bowsters. Blackfriars Street. Noon. Free. Fifty Greek musicians. dancers and singers.

0 Traditional Singers Competition Festival Centre. YMCA Steel Street. Noon. £1 (entries). For traditional Scots Song. Run on TMSA lines.

0 Chorus Cup Scotia Bar. Stockwell Street. 2.30pm. £1 (entries). Sing anything with a chorus. Judged on your ability to get the audience to join in. Bribing ofjudges encouraged. ()ne girl in Australia stripped off and won. ()fcourse it's a different climate.

0 Mental Musicians The Tolbooth. Glasgow Cross. 2.30pm. Free. Play anything. preferably preposterous. 0 Festival Concert People’s Palace Wintergarden. 8pm. £2. Bar. See Fri. Eclipse First are Glasgow‘s latest folk band with Maggie Mclnnes singing in English and Gaelic and playing the harp. and accordion. pipes. flutes. guitar and synth.

0 Club Concert and Ceilidh The Festival Centre. YMCA Steel Street. 8pm—2am. £2. Bar. Get your tickets early or you will not get in. Dancing and music for six hours.

0 St Enochs Folk Club St Enochs Folk Club. Howard Street. Spin—2am. £2. Bar. Jim Brown. singer guitarist.

0 Late Night Ceilidh with the Hot Punch Band The Riverside Club. Fox Street. 10pm—2am. £2. Bar. The musicians from Kirkburton rapper. with a wealth oftalent from the floor. Festival Concert Ticket Holders only.

0 Furious Fiddles Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. Afternoon.

0 Nailan and Friends Blackfriars. Bell Street. Merchant City. 552 592-1.

0 Kells Scotts Corner. Derby Street. 334 4891. Evening. Semi-electric celtic music.

0 Steep the Feet'l‘olhoorh Bar. Glasgow Cross. Evening.

0 George Tucker/Danny Carrol Blackfriars. Bell Street. Merchant City. Original acoustic guitar/songs.


0 The Wes McGhee Band with The Prairie Dogs St Brides Community Centre. Orwell Terrace. Dalry

Road. 8pm. £3.50 (£2.50). Hot Tex Mex Swing Country Rock. See paneL

0 Royal Oak Infirmary Street. 557 2976. Late session. Bar till 1.30am. 0 This 'n' That Central Hotel. Royal Terrace. Singalong folk and country. 0 The Real Sounds ol Africa Ross Theatre. Princes St. Gardens. lprn. £2 (£1). Exuberant band from Zimbabwe whose record about their local football team was a wild hit back home.

SUNDAY 12 Glasgow

0 Singaround Victoria Bar. Br‘idgegate. Noon. Free. Broadsheet Editor at prayer.

0 The Hot Punch Band Heilan Jessie's. 374 Gallowgate. Noon. Free. Yorkshire musicians in a great wee pub.

o Larissa Folk Dancers The Briggait. Noon. Free. The Greeks and the Vikings take apart the famous old folk music bar.

0 But Bergen The Scotia Bar. Stockwell Street. Noon. Free. From Bergen. two-score top class folk dancers and fiddlers.

0 Free International Folkdance Festival People's Palace Wintergarden. 2pm. Free. Cafe. The perfect family event. Stalls. food. bar. cafe.

0 Farewell Concert and Ceilidh People's Palace Wintergarden. Rpm—lam. £3 (£1.50). Bar. Major event of the week with superb Gaelic singer Christine Primrose. folk groups Setanta from Glasgow and Patti ()‘Doors from Leeds. a master dtrlcimer player from Kashmir and the bouncy ceilidh band the Gallivanters.

0 Steam Jenny Scotts Corner. Derby Street. Evening. Singing Trio.

o The Buddies Wintersgills. Great Western Road. Evening. ()ld time American fiddling and country songs.


0 Rod Paterson Youngs l lotel. Leamington Terrace. 9.30pm. Free. I Iasty return visit for the singer and guitarist who has a unique way with a lyric.

0 Royal Oak Infirmary Street. 557 2976. Evening. Music. mainly

guitar songs every night in basement late bar.

MONDAY 13 . Glasgow

0 Irish Session Stage Door Bar. Gorbals Street. 429 0922. Evening. Edinburgh

0 Miro The Green Tree. Cowgate. Evening till 12pm. Big session.

0 Nobody's Business Bannermans Bar. Cowgate. Evening. Acoustic celtic blues.

0 Session Fiddlers Arms. Grassmarket. Evening. Long running Scottish music night.

0 Bill Hewit Royal ()ak. lnfirrnary Street. Evening. Ladysingerand banjo player.

TUESDAY 14 1 Glasgow

0 Naitan Victoria Bar. Stockwell

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