7.00pm till midnight. Bar. £3 (£2). With the Robert Fish Band. Part of the Spring Fling.

I Cajun Blue Royal Archer. I High Street. 556 6388. 8.30pm.

I The Humppl Family The Trading Post . 32 The Shore. Leith. 553 7164. lllpm till late. Free. Resident vveckcnd band. Spoof country and vvestern.

I Kevin Tate (‘andlemakers Arms. Grassmarket. Evening.

SUNDAY 4 Glasgow

I Scotia Folk Night Scotia Bar. Stockvvell Street. 552 8681 . 8.30pm. Live music. Tonight Rab and Fonie.

I Paisley Folk Club Brablocli I Iotcl. Renfrevv Road. Junction 2". M8. 8.30pm. I Session Riverside. I-ox Street. off(‘lydc Street. 248 31-14. l.3ll--5.3(lpm. Players welcome.

I Zut! La Chute Wintersgills. (ireat Western Road. Evening. ()ld tirney acoustic American.


I Meadows Festival The Meadows. Annual two-day event. Stalls. Fun-Fair. Events. On the open air stage from about 1.30pm. the live music today includes (ilasgovv folk based band Dick Broad and the Fallen Goals; from Fife. electric blues band The Elevators; solo songstressand songwriter Feet. and jump jive and vocal jazzersThat Swing Thang.

I Youngs Music Club Leamington Terrace. 9.30pm. 5(lp.

I Jim knight/Denny Swanson/Graham McGirk Iinsign Iivvart. Lavvnmarket. 225 7440. Evening. Singer guitarists.

I Tex Fillet Five The Trading Post. 32 The Shore. I.eith. 553 7104. 8--l Ipm. (‘ & W fun.


I Travelling Folk B BC Radio Scotland. 8--9.25pm. Archie Fisher presents

' )rds. nevvs and live recordings. Glasgow

I Irish Ballad Session St MungoClub. Great Western Road. 8pm. £2.5(lincludes food. Part of Strathclyde Irish Festival.

I Victoria Bar Bridgegate. 55260-10. 9pm. Weekly session.

I Scotia Folk Night Scotia Bar. Stockvvell Street. 552 8681. 8.30pm. Live music. Tonight Martin Karter.


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

I Fiddlers Arms (irassmarket. ‘)-- I 1pm. Monday night is Scottish music.

I The Green Tree (‘ovvgate Evening. Session till lam.

I Folk At L'Attaclie L'Attachc. basement of Rutland Hotel. West End of Princes Street. 9pm. Free.



I Bob Dylan SIi('(‘. Finnieston. 8pm. See feature.

I Paisley Arts Folk Paisley ArtsCentrc. New Street. 887 1010. 8pm. Free.


I Seannachie Iinsign Iivvart. Lawnmarket. near the Castle. ‘)-- 12pm. Free. Well known Scots hand plays weekly residency.

I Acoustic Music Nights Milnes Bar. Hanover Street. 8.3(l--l 1pm. Admission free.

I Miro L'Attacbe. basement of Rutland Hotel. West End. Resident folk band. flutes fiddles and all.


I Scotia Folk Night Scotia Bar. Stockvvell



Arran has always been a great island Iorlolk music. Banjos appear out at rucksacs in the Corrie Hotel, impromptu sessions jam into phone boxes while the rain lashes down, groups sing and swelter in the suntrap ol the Ormidale’s conservatory-bar. There is even a concertina in a watery grave, nudged by the sea trout swimming up the river Rosa, but that is another story.

This year sees the first Arran Folk Festival, spread overthe whole island and the week of 5th—11th. School

Street. 552 8681 . 8.30pm. Live tnusie. Tonight Zut Le Chute. play old—timey and American.

I Merchant City Folk Club Blackfriars Bar. Albion Street. 552 5924. Basement club presents Kay NicLeoid.

I lnverclyde Folk Club Baxters. to: Roxburgh Street. (ireenock. 8pm. ()ccasional guest performers.

I Folk Session I Ialt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. Evening. Instrumental music on fiddle. accordion etc.


I Edinburgh Folk Club ()sbourne I Iotel. York Place. 556 5577. 8pm. £2.5(l(£ I .50). Brian Peters plays melodeon and concertina. guitar and vocals. and making a name for himselfdovvn south. Second album just released.

I Rod Paterson St James Oyster Bar. (’alton Road. 9pm. Iiasy ('lub‘s vocalist. solo.

I Guizer Platform 1. Rutland Street. 225 2433. Evening.



I Star Folk Club (ilasgovv Society ( )f Musicians. Berkeley Street. beside Mitchell Theatre. 8pm. £1 .50. Silver tongued Irishman Gerry Cairns is a fine singer and guitarist long resident in Scotland.


I Session Band I.‘Attache. basement of Rutland Hotel. West find. Informal instrumental traditional music.

I No U Turn The Trading Post. 32 The Shore. Leith. 553 7164. 8.3(ltill late. Free. Bluegrass band.

I Dave Robb St James Oyster Bar. ('alton Road. 9pm. (‘ontemporay acoustic singer songwriter.


sessrons and evening concerts move from Lochranza to Corrie, Lamlash and Whiting Bay during the week, with The McCalmans, Black Eyed Biddy, Danny Kyle, Fabulous Salami Brothers, Marilyn Middleton-Pollock and others. and at the weekend the Whistlebinkies, An Teallach, and Dougie MacLean arrive to help with the concerts, ceilidhs. dances and sessions in Brodick and Lamlash. Fiddle and harp workshops are being arranged lorthe Saturday morning, and a children's event lorthe afternoon. 0n the Sunday, what is billed as a Survivor's Concert is set for the grounds of the Kingsley Hotel in Brodick, while about a mile or so away the Whistlebinkies perform their artful arrangements of Scots and Gaelic music on the manicured lawns ol Brodick Castle.

At least ball a dozen lerries a day connect this West Highlands-in-miniature to the Ayrshire coast, so get out your walking boots, why stay in the town?

One reason for the devout and curious might be Bob Dylan's SECC concert on the 6th, see feature.

Edinburgh residents have the annual 2-day Meadows Festival, 3rd and 4th, which includes lolk, roots and blues on the Sunday. Among those appearing are female solo songwriter Feet, Glasgow's folk-based Dick Broad and the Fallen Goats, Edinburgh's jive iazzers That Swing Thang, and Rhythm and Blues from File‘s Elevators. (Norman Chalmers).

I Jim Knight/Denny Swanson/Jerry Bell Ensign Iivvart. I.avv nmarket. 225 74-10. Iivening. Allguitarist singers.

I Kevin Tale (‘andlemakers Arms. (irassmarkct. Iivenitig.

FRIDAY 9 Glasgow

I Rowanlree Folk Club Rovvantree Inn. By I'ddingston (’ross. ITddingston.

‘)--1 1.45pm. £1. Informal music. ()ccasional booked performers.

I Ceilidh Riverside. Fox Street. off(‘lyde Street. 248 31-14. lllpm. £3. \'ery popular. I Kevin Tate ('andlemakers Arms. (irassmarket. Iivening.


I Chapman Ceilidh/Reading West Iind Hotel. Palmerston Place. 7.3llpm. £3 (£2). Poetry . song. music and stories. organised by the Scottish literary magazine.

I Cajun Blue Royal Archer. I Iligh Street. 556 (1388. 8.30pm.

I The Humppl Family The Trading Post. 32 The Shore. I.eith. 553 7164. lllpm till late. Free. Resident vveekcnd band. Spoof country and vvestern.

I Steam Jenny Platform l.Rutland Street. 225 2433. Evening. Pub folk band.

I Kevin Tait ('andlemakers Arms. (iras‘smarket.()pm--12.3(lam. Folksinging entertainer.

SATURDAY 10 Glasgow

I Irish Set Dance Workshop (ilada Social ('lub. Westmoreland. (iovanhill. Instruction from visiting (‘ounty Dublin teachers. Ill.3l)am. Part ofStrathclyde Irish Festival.

I Glasgow Music Club Scotia Bar. Stockvvell Street. 552 8681. 8.30pm. TMSA night.



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Friday 2 June at 8pm THE CASTALIAN BAND LORNA ANDERSON soprano LUCY CAROLAN harpsichord

RICHARD GWILT barot llt’ violin M usic by Handel and 18! t-(‘entary'

Scottish composers

Sunday 4 June at 8pm PETER WILLIAMS harpsichord

Saturday 10 June at 8pm COLIN KINGSLEYfortt’piano A recital of music by Beethoven and (‘hopin

Sunday 18 June at 8pm ALISON CRUM viola da gamba CHRISTOPHER FIELD baroque violin JOHN KITCHEN harpsichord Works by Ratneau. Forqueray. Marais. Buxtehude. Handel andJS. Bach

REID CONCERT HALL Bristo Square, 'l‘eviot Place

Saturday 24 June at 7.30pm A performance of Handel’s Oratorio ‘Susanna’ directed

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Tickets: £3.50 Concessions: £2.50 from Edinburgh University Faculty ofMusic. Alison House. 12 Nicolson Square and the Queen’s Hall Box Office. Clerk Street.

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