A corruption of the French 'Acadian‘. referring tothe Canadian Province 01 Nova Scotia from where the settlers moved to Louisiana. cajun is used to describe the culture oftheir descendants. Theirfiddle- and accordion-based folk music became popular through groups in Scotland like Deaf Heights Cajun Aces. Friday 13 is good newslor caiun musicians.
whenthe Dueen‘s Hall is the venue fora whole evening ofsongs bythe legendary D.L. Menard and the Whitstein Brothers. Expect some great guitar playing by Menard. and of course. the distinctive sawing sound of the Cajun accordion. which in Scotland we would call the melodeon. inthe hands at Eddie LeJeune.
OIAIhDII Quartet area subset oI IIIL‘
competition winningpipe band.
I International Ceilidh Dance Debating I lall.
S 11.30pm. £2.5ll available in advance. With the Dunedin Dancers. caller John Nuttall and gtlc‘sis
I Milnes BarSongwriter Series \IIInes Bar. Hanover Street. I) I Iptn. I'r'cc. Irish singer and piper Tomas Lynch.
I Festival Cabaret I’ark Room. 10.30pm lam. £4 (£3.50). Izcologically sottltd guitarist. singer. tin whistler and wag. Vin
Non Folk Festival
I L‘Attache Basement oI Rtitland l lotel. \Vcst Iznd (II l’l‘lltc'cs SIIL'L‘I.
‘) 30pm Iain, l'ree.
I Dance Course Ballroom. (‘hambcrs Street I 'nion.
I Iain 1pm Traditional Scottish Ittlls dancing. Tour-day course with
3 James MacDonald Reid.
LIIIILS l coy crs whole I'our
IYounger's Tartan Special Lunchtime Concert 'I'eviot Bar. I 3pm. Happy Ilottr I 2pm. I-rce. I‘I‘om trad Scots to swing tau accordion with Black Eyed Biddy.
I Dance Workshop Ballroom. ( 'hambcrs Street I'nion. 1 3pm. 9.1.5”. I‘tom the CS. Ilte Fiddle Puppets are spectacular show men and
I Younger's Tartan Special Teatime Concert'l‘ev lot Bar. 530 (i..‘~llprn. Ilappy
Ilour 5.311 ofsllpm. I‘ree. Mike Silver. songwriter and singer. long a club favourite.
I Take The Floor I )ebating Hall. 7.30 llpm. I‘ree. Tickets from I-‘olk I‘estival box oI'lice. by post or to callers. No admission after 7.30pm. [.ive recording l'or BBC Radio oI‘Ilteir weekly country dance music programme. This week Robbie Shepherd
introduces two Scottish
9pm. mm and Scottish instrumental playersin the corner by the piano. I L‘Attache Basement oi Rutland Hotel. West Iind oi Princes Street. 9.30pm lam. I-‘ree. Acoustic entertainment from North Sea Gas.
I Numberone Music (‘eIIar No l.('hambers Street. 2204298. Basement wine bar has ﬂamenco guitar from
I Dance Course Ballroom. ('hambers Street [him].
I lam» Ipm. 'I’raditional Scottiin folk dancing. Second day of tour-day course with James MacDonald Reid. L'IIIIL'S’) covers whole four days.
I Evening News Children's Concert ( ieorge Square
i Theatre. IIam- I2.3tlpm.
Adult £2; (’hild £1 .50 available in advance. Down in the Jungle istltc new show from (‘illa I’isher. Artie 'I'rezise and (iary ('oupland. collectively known as the ever popular Singing Kettle.
I Dance Workshop Ballroom. (‘hambers Street l'nion. l--3pm. £1.50. The Fiddle Puppets. I Piping Festival Lecture Library. 3—4pm. £1.5tlat door only. David Murrayon
The Army's Inﬂuence on
the Development of
Piping. ; IYounger‘sTartanSpecial
Dance Bands. those oI‘Jim
Lindsay and Alastair Wood. I Fiddle Puppets Showcase Concert Ballroom. ('hambers Street L'nion. 7.3a (mtipm. £1.5n. Spectacular musicians and dancers from Maryland. back this year with their flashy footwork.
I Musician‘s Union Concert (ieorge Square Theatre. (ieorge Square.
7.30- Illpm. £5 (£4). Bar. Dick Lee's ChamberJazz. a dozen mixed classical and improvising players. with Hamish Moore on various bagpipes. in concert. Includes the first pcrlormance oI Dick's (‘oncerto I‘or Bagpipes and ('harnber Jazz Orchestra.
I Milnes BarSongwriter Series Milnes Bar. IlanoverStreet.‘) llpm. l’rec. Young songstres‘sol the moment. Carol Laula. The pub is not too spacious. so go early.
I Festival Cabaret l’ark Room. Ittﬁllprn— lam. £4 (£3.50). Two singing I‘isltcr sisters Ray and Cilia. and two of Ireland's Sands l-"amily. Colum and Tommy in a piece oI‘sibling programming.
5 Non Folk Festival
I Green Tree ('owgate.
Lunchtime Concert Teviot Bar. 1 2pm. HappyIIour I —2prn. Free. File songwriter M811 Armour‘s
I Songwriting Forum Dining Room. 2— 4.30pm. £2 (£1 .50). With Allan Taylorand other guests.
f I Evening News Children's Concert ( ieorgc Squarc
Theatre. 2.31L—4pm. Adult f2; (‘hild £ 1 .50 available in advance. SeCond show of" the day by ('illa Fisher. Artie 'I'rezise and (iary
(‘oupland The Singing
, Kettle Down in the Jungle. ; I Younger's Tartan Special Teatime Concert ’I‘eyiot
Bar. 5.3(L-(r3llpm. Happy Hour 5.3ll—(i.31)prn. I-‘ree. Ace fiddler George Faux. used to live in Edinburgh and now returns with mtisicaI partner and fine concertina player Steve Turner. Banjo. guitar and mandolin are added to warm vocals and urbane delivery.
I Younger’s Tartan Special Teatime Concert Sportsman‘s Bar.
5.30 (rallpm. Happy Hour 53” (iatlpm. I'ree. Dave Christopher with Mucovado put Dave's lyrical songwriting giIIs in a group context.
I Piping Festival Concert Reid I la”. Bristo Square. 7 9.3llpin.£~t(£3.5lll. I’lansty 's Liam D'Flynn on uiIIean pipes. the
F E 8 T l VA L 5—15 APRIL 1990
YOUNGER'S TARTAN SPECIAL
FESTIVAL CLUB Teviot Bar Happy Hours Lunchtime 1-2meeatime 5.30-6.30pm
Sat 7th OLD ROPE STRING BAND
Sun 8 DANNY KYLE'S OPEN STAGE
Mon 9 ANDY LAING 8 MHAIRI O'NEILL
Tues 10 CAROLINA SHOUT
Wed I 1 LORRAINE JORDAN 8 JOHNNY CRADDEN
Thurs 12 BLACK EYED BIDDY
Fri 13 MATT ARMOUR'S OPEN STAGE
Sat 14 MATT ARMOUR 8 TOMAS LYNCH
Sun 15 HUW 8 TONY WILLAMS
Fri 6th BLACK EYED BIDDY
LOST T-SHIRTS OF ATLANTIS
TOM McCONVILLE TICH ERIE R
GEORGE FAUX 8 STEVE TURNER
IAIN MacDONALD CRAOBH RUA
SPORTSMAN'S BAR WEEKEND EXTRAS
Sat 7 5.30 TOMAS LYNCH .Sun 8 1.00
5.30 Fri 13 5.30 Sat 14 1.00
LOST T-SHIRTS OF ATLANTIS
DANNY KYLE'S OPEN STAGE
DAVID CHRISTOPHER 8 MUSCOVADO GEORGE FAUK 8 STEVE TURNER ZUT! LA CHUTE
PARK ROOM CABARETS
10.30 STRING BAND 10.30
JEZ LOWE 8 THE BAD PENNIES/OLD ROPE
GUY CLARK/ROBERT EARL KEEN Jnr.
In association with Acoustic Routes
Mev Taylor's BIues-athon Part I - BOB HALL 8- DAVE PEABODY/JOHN
DONKEYS Mon9 10.30 Tueto 10.30 Wed 11 10.30 Thur1210.30 Fri13 10.30 Sat14 7.00 10.30
Sun 14 8.00
Part II - JO ANN KELLY/ JUST THE VERY
SALLY BARKER/STEVE TILSTON
VIN GARBUTT - magnificently alone!
RAY 8. CILLA FISHER/COLUM & TOMMY SANDS GILL BOWMAN/MIKE SILVER/ALLAN TAYLOR Sponsored by Milne's Bar
SEAN CANNON/CRAOBH RUA
IAIN MACKINTOSH/HUW 8- TONY WILLIAMS
Special Concert ZUMZEAUX
RECORD and CRAFTS FAIR CHILDREN'S EVENTS BAGPIPE MAKERS EXPO SONGWRITERS FORUM WEEKEND CRECHE Tickets available from Blackfriars Music, Q.H.B.O., U.H.B.O., Festival Club 80.
For on-air information tune to:
1485 kHz AM FOLK FESTIVAL RADIO 202m MW Forfurther details.contact:
EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL FOLK FESTIVAL BOX L2.16a Fleshmarket Close
Edinburgh EH1 18X Tel: 031 220 0464
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