door. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1 .50). Summer evening programme of Schubert’s Overture in the Italian Style. Haydn‘s Clock Symphony. Petite S ymphont'e for wind by Gounod and Holst‘s St Paul's Suite. SNO cellist Timothy Walden is the soloist in Shostakovich‘s lst Cello Concert.


I St Giles' at Six St Giles‘ Cathedral. High Street. Free at door. 6pm. The Baroque (‘hamber Group of Napier College perform music by Telemann. Marcello. Corelli and Quantz.

I Violin/Harpsichord Recital St Cecilia‘s IIaII.Cowgate. Tickets: 667 1011 ext4577 (Miss Donaldson). 8pm. £3.50 (£2.50). Christopher Field (baroque violin) with John Kitchen (harpsichord) play sonatas by J. S. Bach and Mondonvillc.

TUESDAY 7 Edinburgh

I SNO Proms Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 I 155. 7.30pm. £2.90—£9. How could there possibly be a Tchaikovsky Night without Romeo utthttliet and the I812? In the middle comes the B flat minor Piano Concerto with Craig Sheppard. followed after the interval by Francesco do Rt'mt'nt'.


I SCO City Hall. Candleriggs. 2275511. 7.3(lpm-9pm. £4 (£2/Family £10). Lots of popular American music in American Pie - West Side Story. Rhapsody in Blue and the Adagio and Cello Concerto by Samuel Barber.

I Lunchtime Concert Trades Hall. Glassford Street. Tickets: at door. 12.45pm. £2 (£1 ). New group oftop Scottish students of music play Bach‘s Brandenburg Concertos Nos 3 and 4 with Britten 's Simple Symphony inbetween. conducted by guest director Philip Ledger.


I Friends of the SRO National Portrait Gallery, Queen Street. Free at door. Further details: 041 332 7244. 12.45pm. A lunch hour concert of Viennese melodies from members of the SNO.

I SRO Proms Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 2281155. 7.30pm.£2.90—£9. More Proms music from the SNO tonight is Beethoven night. Graeme McNaught. winner of the first Scottish Piano Competition. is soloist in the Emperor Concerto and there‘s also the Overture to Ruins of A (hens and Symphony No 7.

THURSDAY 9 Edinburgh

I SRO Proms Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 l 155. 7.30pm. £2.90—£9. Aftera Choral Night. a Tchaik0vsky Night and last night. whatever can be next? Viennese Night.of course. Neil Mantle conducts an evening of music by the Strauss family- waltzes. polkas and marches played by something enticingly called the SNO Viennese Orchestra with the SNO Youth and Junior Choruses.

I Edinburgh Ouartet St Bernard's Church. Saxe Coburg Street. Stockbridge. Tickets: 668 2019 (Queen‘s Hall) or 2281155 (Usher Hall) or 332 8691 (E0). 7.45pm. £6 (incl wine and savouries). New summer series of concerts in the beautiful Georgian setting ofSt Bernard‘s (rather like a smaller version ofthe Queen‘s Hall) starts off with Mendelssohn's Caprt'eet'o. Borodin‘s Quartet No 2. the one with the haunting slow movement. and Op 59 No I. the first Rasumovsky Quartet by Beethoven.

I Organ Recital Church of St Andrew and St George. George Street. Admission at door. 12.30pm. Half-hour recital by Morley Whitehead. assistant organist at St Giles‘ Cathedral. as part ofweekly summer series. Light lunches available in the Undercroft.

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I Howanttee Folk Club Rowantree Inn. By Uddingston Cross. Uddingston.

9—1 1.45pm. £1. Old coaching Inn isthe regular meet for keen singers/players. All welcome. money goes towards occasional 'booked‘ performers.

I Open Circle Basement Cafe. 14 Otago Street. 8pm. £1.5()(£1). Poetry and music. Radical Night with Dominic Behan. Alex Cathcart. Jack Withers and Ian McKechnie.

I Folk Concert Riverside Club. Fox Street. 2483144. 7.30—10pm. £2 approx. Bar. Top performers every Friday. Phone for details.

I The Covers Johnny Scobies. 26 London Road. Glasgow Cross. 552 6863.

lllpm— I am. 50s‘ and 6(ls‘ songs.

I Schiehallion Scotts Corner. Derby Street. 334 4891 . Evening Song and guitar Um.

I Ceilidh Dance Riverside Club. Fox Street. 248 3144. 10pm. £3. Bar till late.


I Concert/Cabaret/Ceilidh Assembly Rooms. George Street. Bars and food till late. Concert. Music Hall. 7.30—10pm. £4 (£3). Cabaret. Supper Room. 9—l 1pm. £3.50 (£3). Ceilidh. Music I IaIl. llpm—lam. £3 (£2.50). A Big Benefit in aid of Group Osteoporosis. Concert features the flute and voice of the Boys ()f The Lough's Cathal McConnell teamed with cello expert Ron Shaw; Glasgow band Setanta; solo singer/guitarists Davey Steele and Andy Munro. and piper Hamish Moore. The Cabaret has The Misfits. supported by local bands. and compered by Malcolm Stewart. The Ceilidh is managed by the international music ofthe Travel Agents. Alsotaking part in the evening's doings will be members of STV‘s Take The I ligh Road. which company is. I believe. to run a ‘Telethon‘ appeal for the same charity.

I Crown Folk Club Celebration Pleasance Bar. 60 The Pleasance. 229 7297 for details. 8pm. £2.50 (£2). All proceedsto Save The Children. Special guest Hamish Henderson leads a night of music and song to celebrate 30 years ofthis University based society. with a host ofmusicians from the Club‘s past and present.

I Tonight At Noon Preservation I IaII. Victoria Street. 226 3816. Evening. Electric Scottishness. Great stuff.

I Larry and Friends Meadows Bar. Buccleuch St. 667 3669. Evening. Guitar based folksy blues and swing.

I North Sea Gas Platform l.RutIand Street. Evening. Resident pub folk band. I Simpson Perrie/Btian Mulligan Shore Bar. The Shore. Leith. Evening. Violin and guitar play anything from Hungarian rhapsody to Highland fling.

I Royal Oak Infirmary Street. 557 2976. Eveningtill 1.30am. Late barwith informal songs and music.

I Muckle Ado Kitty O'Sheas. 5()George IV Bridge. 225 1681. Evening.



I Naiian Blackfriars. Bell Street. Merchant City. 552 5924. Afternoon. Instrumental session.

I Limited Edition Johnny Scobies. 26 London Road. Glasgow Cross. 552 6863. 9pm-midnight. Bluegrass.

I Ceilidh/Dance Riverside Club. Fox Street. 248 3144. 10pm. £3. Bartilllatc. I Kells Scott‘s Corner. Derby Street. 334 4891. Evening. Saturday residency.

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I Caledonian Ceilidh Band Walpole Hall. Chester Street. £2 after 8pm (£1 .50 before). Dance. Please don‘t smoke. they

I Larry and Friends Southern Bar. South Clerk Street. 667 2289. Evening. Guitar based folksy blues and swing.

I Royal Oak Infirmary Street. 557 2976. Eveningtill 1.30am. Late bar. folk basement.

I Kevin Tait Burke And Hare. West Port. Evening. Pub folk.

I Denny Swanson Kitty O‘Sheas. 50 George IV Bridge. 225 1681. Evening.

SUNDAY 29 Glasgow

I Paisley Folk Club Brabloch Hotel. Renfrew Road. Paisley. 8pm. Tonight Black eyed Biddy.

I Session with Pat McNulty Riverside Club. Fox Street. 248 3144. From 1pm. Free. Informal songs and tunes. Pat plays the Irish pipes.

I Park Bar Argyle Street. near Kelvin Park. Evening. Session. Fast young

I Buddies Wintersgills. Great Western Road. Evening. Old time American songs and fiddle tunes. regular West End crowd. I Schiehallion Scott's Corner. Derby Street. Evening. 334 4891.


I Ellie Buchanan Glenelg Sessions. Youngs Hotel. Leamington Terrace. 9pm—12midnight. Free. Be nice tothe Scotsman's singing rock reviewer. it‘s her birthday. She celebrates with some musician friends.

I Larry and Friends Antiquary. St Stephen Street. Evening. Guitar based folksy blues and swing.

I Raeburn Ranters Milnes Bar. Hanover Street. Evening.

I Seannachie Green Tree. Cowgate. Evening. Scottish songs and instrumentals from resident band.

I Jim Knight/Colin Ramage/Robin Laing Ensign Ewart. Lawnmarket. Evening. Three singer guitarists entertain.

I North Sea Gas Rutland Hotel. Rutland Street. 229 3042. 9pm. Singalong.

MONDAY 30 Glasgow

I Merchant City Folk BIackfriars. 45 Albion Street. 552 5924. 8pm. Weekly folk in the bar. This week Kramer/Macdonald

I Irish Session Stage Door Bar. Gorbals Street. 4290922. Evening.


I Linlithgow Folk Club Black Bitch Tavern. West Port. Linlithgow. 8pm.

I Nobody’s Business Bannermans Bar. Cowgate. Evening. Pagan blues.

I Miro The Green Tree. Cowgate. Evening. Bar till lam. Instrumental thrash

I Happy Daze Malt Shovel. Cockburn Street. 225 6843. Evening. Pub guitar folk duo.

I Fiddlers Arms Grassmarket. Evening. Scottish music session. Bar closes at I 1pm. I Gill Hewitt Royal Oak. Infirmary Street. 557 2976. Evening. Song session with Gill on the banjo. .

I Dougie McO Kitty O'Sheas. SUGeorge IV Bridge. 225 1681. Evening.

TUESDAY 31 Glasgow

I Paisley Arts Folk Paisley Arts Centre. New Street. 887 1010. 8pm. Live bands.


I Barrie Band Bannermans Bar. Cowgate. 556 3254. Evening. The Barrie Band.

28 The List 27 May 9 June 1988