Street. 248 3144. 1.30—5.30pm. Glasgow Irish with Pat MacNulty and others.
I Zul! La Chute Wintersgills‘. Great Western Road. Evening. ()ld timey acoustic American.
I Absent Friends L'Attache. Basement of Rutland Hotel. West End of Princes Street. 9pm. Scottish electric folk band whose members have been around a bit. I Youngs Music Club l.eamington Terrace. 9.30pm. 50p. Tonight Paul Metser.
I Seannachie Green Tree. (ow-gate. Evening. Scottish songs and nimble instrumentals from resident band.
I Jim Knight/Denny Swanson/Graham McGirk Ensign Ewart. Lawnmarket. 225 7440. Evening. Three singer guitarists.
I North Sea Gas Rutland l lotel. Rutland Street. 229 3042. 9pm. Singalong.
I Tex Fillet Five The Trading Post. 32 The Shore. l.eith. 553 7164.8—11pm. (‘ompletely loonie country and western. I The Full Shilling Ryries Bar. llaymarket. 8—1 1pm. Fiddle. guitar and banjo proclaim themselves spicy Seottish.
I Travelling Folk BBC Radio Scotland. 8—9.25pm. Archie Fisher presents records. news and a live recording ole'le
Einahill Weavers. asgow
I Scotia Folk Night Scotia Bar. Stockwell Street. 552 8681. Live groups.
I Victoria Bar Bridgegate. 552 6040. 9pm. Weekly session.
I lan Foster St James Oyster Bar. (‘alton Road. 9pm. Blues and Ragtime.
I Fiddlers Arms Grassmarket.9—11pm. Monday night is Scottish music.
I Miro The Green Tree. (‘owgate Evening. Session till 1am.
TUESDAY 11 Glasgow
I Paisley Arts Folk Paisley Arts Centre. New Street. 887 1010. 8pm. Free. Check for details.
I Sileas Navaar Ilotel. Penicuik. 8pm. Penicuik Folk (‘lub presentsthe celebrated harp duo.
I Starbank Session Starbank 'nn. Starbank Road. Newhaven. 8—11pm. Live music. fiddles and squeeze boxes in the
I Acoustic Music Nights .‘vtilnes Bar. Hanover Street. 830—] lpm. Admission free. Guest Sheena Wellington.
I Los Supremos St James Oyster Bar. (‘alton Road. 9pm. Bluesish country’rock. I Barrie Band Banncrmans Bar. (Towgate. 5563254. Evening. Fiddle. ﬂute. mandocello and vocals. Traditional music from the Celtic countries.
I Miro Ensign Ewart. Lawnmarket. topof the High Street. 225 7440. Evening. Acoustic (‘eltic music.
I Scotia Folk Night Scotia Bar. Stockwell Street. .552 8681.
I Folk Session lialt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. Evening. Instrumental music on fiddle. accordion etc.
I Edinburgh Folk Club Osbourne Hotel. York Place. 556 5577. 8pm. £2.50 (£1 .50). Tonight Lowland Folk.
I Rod Paterson St James Oyster Bar. (‘alton Road. 9pm. Unamplified guitar and voice. traditional and selfpenned songs.
I North Sea Gas Platform 1.Rutland Street. Evening. Resident singalong pub folk band.
At Edinburgh's recent Folk Festival the participants and spectators at the concertlna workshop were taken aback by local lad Simon Thoumire, who has developed a wild technique on the little squeeze box, mixing blues with the barn dances. He plays the Glasgow Star Club on the 20th in Seannachie, a group that has kept a high standard of Scottish music through the years and the line-up changes.
Over beyond the Pentland Hills, two harps beat as one in Sileas. Mary Macmaster and Patsy Seddon are the up-to-the-minute clarsach duo, sometimes with an electro-liarp, who sing and play on the 11th.
Edinburgh has the regular and popular Latin American based evening of classical, contemporary and lolk music with Carlos Arredondo and iriends, on the 7th, when guests include a cappella singers Witches Tuesday, and viola playerAngela Tickle.
The Calton Studios is the venue, on the 14th, ior Alan Johnstone’s promotion, wetting the head 01 his new album, North Of The Border, in company with a number at musician friends and local bands, in whatwlll be as much a party as a concert— see Listings.
One of the few successiul prolesslonal lolk musicians to have lasted the pace since the beginning at the 70s, Pete Coe (see photo), is a major representative at the English lolk revival. A multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, dance teacher and lecturer in the history at songs and traditional lore, he has released numerous albums, solo or in groups
such as Red Shift or in his latest A Right Song And Dance, with English smallpipes player Dave Shaw, a cellist, a choir and a dance band. His songs have been recorded by discriminating singers like Leon Rosselson and June Tabor, and even those ever more commercially orientated Chieftains. One of the most accomplished club performers, his variety of talents might include a set of English dance tunes on the melodeon, followed by a 19th century street song, then a banjo air, all delivered with an iniormed wry humour. He plays the Edinburgh Folk Club solo on the 19th and the Glasgow Arts Centre on the 21st, sharing the bill with Canada‘s hottest new-wave Rocky Mountain Celts, Spirit 01 The West.
THURSDAY 13 Glasgow
I Star Folk Club Glasgow Society Of Musicians. Berkeley Street. beside MitchellTheatre. 8pm. £1.50. Zydeco‘s singer. guitarist. songwriter and squeeze box player. Alasdair Robertson.
I Kate Kramer and Wattle MacDonald Tolbooth Bar. Glasgow Cross. Evening.
I No U Turn The Trading Post. 32 The Shore. Leith. 553 7164. 8.30 till late. Free. Bluegrass band.
I Dave Robb St James Oyster Bar. Calton Road. 9pm. Contemporary acoustic singer/songwriter.
I Kevin Tait Candlemakers Arms. Grassmarket. 9pm—12.3()am. Folksinging entertainer.
I Jim Knight/Denny Swanson/Jerry Bell Ensign Ewart. Lawnmarket. 225 7440.
I Rowantree Folk Club Rowantree Inn. By Uddingston Cross. Uddingston.
9—1 1 .45pm. £1. Informal music. Occasional booked performers.
I Ceilidh Riverside. Fox Street. off Clyde Street. 248 3144. 10pm. £3. Very popular. with a live band. Get there early.
I North Di The Border Calton Studios, Calton Road. 8pm till late. £2. Bar. Album launch by Alan Johnstone and
Friends. who include one of the Boys of the Lough and other fine musicians ofthat calibre. Other bands taking part in this dance/folk night are Absent Friends. (‘lach Na (‘udden. The Other Band. and Ged and the Geriatrics.
I The Humppt Family The Trading Post. 32 The Shore. Leith. 553 7164. 10pm till late. Free. Resident weekend band. (‘lever spoof country and western.
I North Sea Gas Platform 1.Rutland Street. Evening. Resident pub folk band. I Kevin Tait Candlemakers Arms. Grassmarket. 9pm—12.30am. Folksinging entertainer.
SATURDAY 15 . . Glasgow
I Kells Scott's Corner. Derby Street. 334 4891. Evening. Saturday residency. (‘heerful Irish/Scots singalong band.
I Ceilidh Riverside. Fox Street. offClyde Street. 2483144. 10pm. £3.
I The Humppi Family The Trading Post. 32 The Shore. Leith. 553 7164. 10pm till late. Free. Resident weekend band. Clever spoofcountry and western.
I Kevin Tait Candlemakers Arms. Grassmarket. 9pm—12.30am. Folksinging entertainer. "
I West End Hotel Palmerston Place. 9pm. Aceordiom’guitar in the bar.
E NDAY 16
I Fraser and lan Bruce Black Bull lolk Club. Black Bull Ilotel. Milngavie.
8.30pm. Enduring folk duo.
I Paisley Folk Club Brabloch I lotel. Renfrew Road. Junction 27. .\l8. 8.30pm. I Session Riverside. Eos Street. off(‘1_\de Street. 248 3144. 1.30 5.30pm. (ilasgow lrish with Pat MacNulty aiidotliers.
I Zut! La Chute \Viiitersgills. ( ireat Western Road. 11v ening ()ld tinicy . American and caiun.
I Tex Fillet Five The Trading Post . 32Tlie Shore. l.eith. 553 7164. 8 1 1pm. ('oniplete spool country and western.
I Youngs Music Club l.eaiiiington ’l‘errace. 9.30pm. Sop. ‘l’omghi Alan Johnstone's friends. together for his new album. and known L‘tillL‘L‘tH ely as l .llitlc‘.
I Seannachietireen 'l‘ree.(‘owgate. Evening. Scottiin group making quite a name for tlicniselv es.
I Jim Knight/Denny Swanson/Graham McGirk Ensign Ewart. 1.;iwniiiai'ket.225 7440. Evening. l’ub full o1 singing guitarists.
I North Sea Gas Rutland 1 lotel. Rutland Street. 229 3042. 9pm. Singalong.
ITravelling Folk lilit‘ RadioScotland. 8 9.25pm. Archie l-‘islier presents records. news and live recording by Rory hafLeod.
asgow I Scotia Folk Music Scotia liar.Stockwc11 Street. Evening l.ivetraditionalmusic.
I Victoria Bar liridgegatc. 552 61 141 l. 9pm. Regular session.
I Session Night The Green Tree. (‘owgate Evening. liar till 1am.
I Fiddlers Arms ( irassmarket. Evening. Scottish music on squeeze boxes and fiddle.
I lan Foster St James ( )_v ster liar. (‘alton Road. 9pm. Ragtime and Blues.
I Paisley Arts Folk Paisley Arts ( ’entre. New Street. 887 1010. 8pm. Free. Regular weekly guests.
I Acoustic Music Nights Miliies Bar. Hanover Street. 8.30 1 1pm. Admission free. Songs and tunes from regulars. visiting musicians and special guest Iain MacDonald.
I Starbank Session Starbank inn. Starbank Road. Newhaven. 8-1 1pm. Live music. fiddles and squeeze boxes” in the
I Miro Ensign Ewart. 1.awnniarket . 225 7440. Evening. Acoustic ( ~eltic music. I Los Supremos St James ( )y‘ster Bar. (‘alton Road. 9pm.
I FOlk session llalt Bar. \N'oodlands Road. 332 1210. Evening. Instrumental music on fiddle. accordion etc.
I Scotia Folk Night Scotia Bar. Stockwcll Street. 552 8681.
I Edinburgh Folk Club ( )sboiirne I lotel. York Place. 5565577. 8pm. £2.50(£l .50). Tonight. one of England's finest multi-instrumentalists and songstcrs. Pete Coe.
I Rod Paterson St James ( )y'stcr Bar. (‘alton Road. 9pm.
I North Sea Gas Platform I.Rut|and Street. Evening. Resident pub folk band.
I Star Folk Club (ilasgow Society ()1 Musicians. Berkeley Street. beside
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