I Travelling Folk BBC Radio Scotland. 8—9.25pm. Archie Fisher and Danny Kyle present records, news and live recordings.


I Aly Gain and Phil Cunningham Riverside, 33 Fox Street, off Clyde Street, 2483144. 7.30pm. £4. Second of a two—night stand by the famous fiddle and box duo.


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

I Session Night The Green Tree. Cowgate. Evening. Bar till lam.

I Folk At L'Attache L‘Attache, basement of Rutland Hotel, West End of Princes Street. 9pm. Absent Friends.

I The Refugees Negociants, Bristo Square. 9pm. Singer writes good original and contemporary sounding songs with acoustic and electric guitar backing.

I Fiddlers Arms Grassmarket. Evening. Scottish music on squeeze boxes and fiddle.

TUESDAY 3 Glasgow

I Paisley Arts Folk Paisley Arts Centre, New Street, 887 1010. 8pm. Free. Live performers.


I Penicuilt Folk Club Navaar Hotel, Bog Road. 8pm. American singer and ban joist Sara Grey with Tony Gubbins.

I Folk Music Nights Milnes Bar, Hanover Street. 8.30—11pm. Admission free. Songs and tunes from regulars, visiting musicians and special guests. Tonight the ex-Bivvy Band duo, Scotch films.

I Folk At L’Attache L’Attache, basement of Rutland Hotel, West End of Princes Street. 9pm. Miro are fiddle, flute, hand drums, guitar and mandolin with songs from Christine Kydd.



I Dow's Music Club Dow‘s Bar, Dundas Street, beside Queen Street Station. 8.30pm. Tonight singer/guitarist Ian Bruce. I 20th Century Music Club City Lights, Clyde Street, 204 3329. Singer/songwriter club. All welcome. Pass-the-hat admission. Free drinks to performers. Must be own material.

I Scotia Folk Scotia Bar, Stockwell Street, 552 8681. 8.30pm. Live Country and Western from Honest Sam and the Dealers.


I Edinburgh Folk Club Osbourne Hotel,

York Place, 556 5577. 8pm. £2.50(£1.50).

Dutch blues maestro Hans Theesinlt.

I Folk AI L'Attache L‘Attache, basement of

Rutland Hotel, West End of Princes

:treet. 9.30pm—12.30am. Famous Other and.

THURSDAY 5 Glasgow

I Star Folk Club Glasgow Society Of Musicians, 73 Berkeley Street, beside Mitchell Theatre. 8pm. £1.50. Great musician from the North East of England, Torn McConvllle.

I Ceilidh Dance Riverside , Fox Street, off Clyde Street, 248 3144. 9pm. £3. Now three nights a week.


I Battlefield Band Galashiels Volunteer Hall, Galashiels. 8pm. Next week they play Edinburgh and Glasgow.

I Folk AI L'Attache L‘Attache, basement of Rutland Hotel, West End of Princes Street. 9pm. North Sea Gas.

I Green Tree Cowgate. Evening. Folk scene session. Late bar.


FRIDAY 23 Glasgow

I Midday Concert Stevenson Hall , RSAMD, 100 Renfrew Street, 332 5057. 1pm. Admission free by ticket. Mezzo soprano Sarah Walker teams up with pianist Graham Johnson for songs by Mozart and Ravel and settings of Shakespeare by Parry, Grainger, Britten, Poulenc to name but a few.

I Staltls Masterclass Stevenson Hall, RSAMD, 100 Renfrew Street, 332 5057. 2.30pm. Free at door. Masterclass for singers directed by Sarah Walker.

I Beethoven Piano Sonatas Stevenson Hall, RSAMD, 100 Renfrew Street, 332 5057. 7.30pm. Extra date: Tuesday 27. £5 (£2.50). Gusztav Fenyo continues his Beethoven series with Op 26 Funeral March, Op 10 No 1, Op 54, Op 2 No 3and Op 81a, LesAdieux.

I Lodz Choir St Andrews RC Cathedral, Dunlop Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre, Candleriggs). 8pm. Extra date: Saturday 24, Edinburgh. £4 (£2.50). Guests of Strathclyde University, this Polish choir sings music from their own country with choral adaptations of melodies based on Polish folk dances and works by Western composers.


I suo Usher Hall, Lothian Road, 228 1155. 7.30pm. Extra date: Saturday 24, Glasgow. £2.95—£12.70 (standby £2.50). All Russian programme conducted by Bryden Thomson opens with Prokofiev‘s Classical Symphony and the Piano Concerto No 3, with Dmitri Alexeev as soloist. Rimsky-Korsakov’s Russian Easter Festival Overture and Borodin‘s Second Symphony to follow.

I ilerodlade King’s Theatre, Leven Street. 229 1201. 7.30pm. Extra date: Saturday 24. £2.50—£8. Edinburgh Grand Opera in Massenet‘s rarely performed opera of the story of Salome. ChristOpher Bell is in charge of the music and Michael Richardson is stage director.

SATURDAY 24 Glasgow

I Still City Hall, Candleriggs, 227 5511. 7.30pm. £3.50—£12.70 (standby £2.50). See Friday 23, Edinburgh, for full description.

I Milngavie Choir Milngavie Town Hall. Further information: 956 1572 (Milngavie Music Club). 7.30pm. Annual concert. I Stamlc Guartet Victoria Hall, Helensburgh. Tickets: at door. 7.45pm. £5. String quartet from Prague playing Mozart, Martino and Dvorak at the invitation of Helensburgh Music Society. See also Sunday 1.


I Ilerodiade King‘s Theatre, Leven Street, 2291201.7.30pm.£2.50-£8.See Friday 23 for full description ,

I Lodz Choir St Columba‘s Church by the Castle , Johnstone Terrace. 7.30pm. See Friday 23, Glasgow, for full description. I 8C0 Queen‘s Hail, Clerk Street, 668 2019. 7.45pm. £2.20—£9.90. Sir Peter

Maxwell Davies conducts his Symphony No 4, Mozart’s Bassoon Concerto with SCO principal bassoonist Ursula Leveaux as soloist and Haydn‘s Mercury Symphony.

SUNDAY 25 Glasgow

I Music in Architecture Western Baths, Cranworth Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre, Candleriggs). 7pm. £12.50 (includes supper with wine). The question is, whatever do you wear? Don‘t worry, leave your water wings at home and turn up in Victorian dress (but black tie is acceptable) for Vivaldi‘s Four Seasons and Walton‘s Facade, performed by Linda Onniston, Donald Maxwell , Edwin and Elizabeth Paling and members of the SNO.


I Royal Bank oi Scotland Choir Queen’s Hall, Clerk Street, 668 2019. 7.45pm. £4 (£3). Notes of a different kind forthis polished amateur choir in the Fauré Requiem , 1893 version. (soloists Jenni Bern and Colin Heggie) and Elegy by Kenneth Leighton. Robert Marshall conducts. In aid of the Parkinson '3 Disease Society.



I Beethoven Piano Sonatas Queen‘s Hall, Clerk Street, 668 2019. 7.45pm. ££5/£6.50 (£4/£5.50). See Friday 23, Glasgow, for full description.

WEDNESDAY 28 Glasgow

I BBC 880 Studio 1, BBC, Broadcasting House, Queen Margaret Drive. Tickets: 330 2353/ Room 209, BBC. 1pm. Free by ticket. Works by Rutland Boughton and

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