Whistlebinkie's Highland and Lowland piper. Robert Wallace. and Vents D'Duest. a quartet of French musicologists and instrument makers witlt accordion and various unusual Gallic bagpipes. I Tweed Journey Debating Hall. 7-9pm. £3.50 (£3). Savouma Stevenson's commissioned suite tor small harp and rock jazz group. Each movement adds a musician as it tlows to its resolution. With Neil Hay, Mike Travis. Foss Paterson. Dick Lee. Jim Sutherland and Graham Muir.

I Dueens Hall Concert Queen‘s Hall. (‘lerk Street. 8.30—1 1.30pm. £6.5(l(reserved); £5 (unreserved) available irt advance. £4.50 concessions available on the door. Doors opert 7.30pm. Bar and Restaurant. Louisiana. Country and Cajun Night. First time in Britain for legendary cajun singer and guitarist D.L. Menard. He joins cajun accordion player and singer Eddie Le Jeune and the Whitstein Brothers. on guitar. mandolin and smooth vocal harmonies.

I Dance Ceilidh Debating Hall. 10pm—lam.£2.50. Dalriada Dancers and guests.

I Festival Cabaret Park

Roont. 10.30pm-1am. £4 (£3.50). Singer guitarists Allan Taylor. Mike Silver and Gill Bowman.

Non Folk Festival IWest End Hotel

Palmerston Place. 9pm. West Highlanders' favourite. Accordion and guitar in the bar.

I Royal Oak Infirmary Street. 9pm till late. Alan Hunter.

I Kevin Tait (‘andlemakers Artns. (irassmarket.

0.30— 13.30am. Folk singer and entertainer.


Two ot Scotland's most popularsingers openthis year’s Festival. At the loretront ot tolk music tor the past 15 years. Dick Gaughan sings with a passion and commitment to the old-tashioned but never out-ot-date beliel in treedom and justice. He is also a superb interpreter ol

, ballads and older Scots . songs, and a supremely


I Gordon Simpson Guitar Masterclass Sportsman's Bar. 10am-2pm. £12.50— please book in advance. With Gordon Giltrap and Isaac Guillory.

I Uillean Piping Masterclass Park Room. llam-lpm. £7.50-- please book in advance. Presented by Liam O' Flynn.

I Evening News Children's Concert (ieorgc Square Theatre. llant- 12.30pm. Adult £2; (‘hild £1.50 available irt advance. Down in the Jungle isthe new show from (‘illa Fisher. Artie Trezise and (iary (‘oupland collectively known as the ever popular Singing

accomplished acoustic guitarist. 0n the Friday night bill with Dick isthe sweet. somewhat shallower

water ol Dougie MacLean's solo singing. then the cheerlul spate ol the Dougie MacLean band with pipes. tiddle and all.


I Younger‘s Tartan Special Lunchtime Concert Teviot Bar. 1—2pm. HappyHour 1—2pm. Free. Fife

singer songwriter Matt Armourhas ()pen Stage witlt guest singer arid piper front lreland Tomas Lynch.

I Dance Course Ballroom. (‘hambers Street linion. 11am—1pm. Traditional Scottish folk dancing. Third day of four-day

course with James

MacDonald Reid. £10 (£8) :ove rs whole four days.

I Younger's Tartan Special Lunchtime Concert Teviot Bar. 1—2pm. Happy Hour

1—2pm. Free. Ace fiddler

George Faux and fine :onecrtina player Steve Turner. Banjo. guitar and :nandolin are added to warm vocals and relaxed dehvery.

I International Piping Session Dining Room. 2.30-5pm. £1. Hosted by piping enthusiasts. the Goodacre Brothers.

I Dance Workshop Ballroom. Chambers Street Union. 3-5pm. £1. Scottish country dancing with the Dalriada Dancers. I Younger's Tartan Special Teatime Concert Teviot Bar. 5.30—6.30pm. Happy Hour 5.3(l—b.3(lpm. Free. lain MacDonald. rootsy Scottish songsmith.

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21 days for delivery and 60p per ticket booking fee. personal application from Just The Ticket, Lost in Music

Glasgow, Virgin and Ripping Records Edinburgh, Grouchos Dundee, One Up Aberdeen (All subject to a booking fee).

Teatime Concert Sportsman‘s Bar. 5.30~6.30pm. Happy Hour 5.30—6.30pm. Free. Glasgow‘s old timey. country and cajun outfit Zut! La Chute.

I In Concert Park Room. 7—9pm. £3.50 (£3). Leading Irish singer Sean Cannon with Craobh Hua. the top Belfast band playing acoustic traditional music and song.

I Piping Festival Concert Reid Hall. Bristo Square. 7—9.30pm. £4 (£3.50). Lowland or border pipes in the hands otGordon Mooney. Highland pipes played by one of the world‘s greats. Pipe Major Gavin Stoddart. and pipes.

percussion and more from England's Blowzabella.

I Gordon Simpson Guitar Music Concert Debating Hall. 7.30—l0pm. £4 (£3.50). With ace acoustic players Gordon Giltrap and Isaac Guillory.

I Festival Cabaret Park Room. 10.30pm—lam. £4 (£3.50). Gentle entertainment and amusement from lain Mackintosh and How and Tony Williams.

I Delta Music Dance Debating Hall. llpm—lam. £3.50(£3). Riotous spoot‘eountry rock ‘n' reelin' from the ten member Humptt

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Family. and the (’eltie Ra B of Alias Ron Kavana.

sax. clarinet. httrdy gurdy.

Non Folk Festival IWest End Hotel

Palmerston Place. 9pm. l lighlanders‘ home from home. Accordionguitar in the bar.

I Royal Oak lnfirntary Street. 9pm till late. Alan Hunter.

I Kevin Tait (‘andlemakers Arms. (irassmarket.

and entertainer.

Chambers Street l'nion. l Iam-~ lpm. 'l‘raditional

day of course with James MacDonald Reid. £10(£8)

covers whole four davs.

i IEasterDutdoorJamboree

u (iatherat the Ross

Bandstand. Princes Street

i (iardens. USU—2.30pm.

l Tiggrollingwith Free hard-boiled eggs. Fun and

1 music stipplied by Magic

t Dob.MrBoom.Crooked

; Jack and the Man Machine.

, and Penicuik Punchand


E I Younger's Tartan Special

Lunchtime CODcertchiot

Bar. 1—2pm. Happy Hottr 1—2pm. Free. Variety time

with How and Tony Williams. I Younger‘s Tartan Special Teatime Concert chiot Bar. 5.30—6.30pm. Happy Hour 5.30—6.30pm. Free. Top Belfast traditional band Craobh nua.

, I Special Concert Park

lRoom. H—lllpnt. £3.50

i (£3). Four-piece and jazzy

gZumzeaux play intelligent

music-sans-frontieres. on

3 mainly acoustic instruments.

I Farewell Concert

‘Oueensllall. (‘lerk

I Street. 7.30-10. 15pm.

j £7.50 reserved. £6

unreserved (concessions available on night at door). The Brendan Voyage and Granuaile. Two works by Irish composer Shaun Davey. With the Scottish Chamber Orchestra led by John Doig and conducted by Gearoid Grant. With Liam D‘Flynn. uillean pipes; Helen Davis. harp; Des Moore. guitars and

bass; Noel Eccles. percussion: Paul McAteer. drums; and featuring the vocals of Hita Connolly. See Music preview. I Younger's Tartan Special Closing Ceilidh Debating Hall. 10.30pm—2am. Free

to Club Members. The

ttsualcnd-of-Festival excesses. orchestrated by Freeland Barbour and the

boys in The Dccasionals.

3 Non Folk Festival

' I Youngs Music Club

Learnington Terrace.

9pm. £l .50. info 4476187.

Live acoustic music. Bram Taylor.

I L‘Ddeon (ieorge lV'

f Bridge. s.3tipni. l)uelling

banjo and fiddle.

9.30—12.3llant. Folk singer


I Dance Course Ballroom.

Scottish folk dancing. Last

i mandolin and guitar.

, I Royal Oak lnfirntary Street. 9pm till late.

' Singer and melodeon

player Nancy Nicholson.

I Folk at L'Attache

L’Attache. basement of

Rutland Hotel. West End.

Muckle Ado.


I Travelling Folk BBC

l Radio Scotland.

8—9.25pm. Archie Fisher and Danny Kyle present records. news and live recordings.

I Linlithgow Folk Club Black Bitch. West Port. Linlithgow. 8pm. Respected English singer Bram Taylor on short Scottish tour.

I Session Night The Green Tree. (‘owgate Evening. Bartill lam.

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

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

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


I Penicuik Folk Club Navaar Hotel. Bog Road. 8pm. Bram Taylorand harmony from the US with Talitha Mackenzie and Anne Goodwin.

I Folk Music Nights Milnes Bar. Hanover Street. 830—] lpm. Admission free. Songs and tunes from regulars. visiting

musiciansandspccial guests.

I Folk At L’Attache

L‘Attache. basement of Rutland Hotel. West End of Princes Street. 9pm.

Miro are fiddle. flute. hand 3 drums.guitarand

mandolin with songs front 5 (‘hristine Kydd.


I Edinburgh Folk Club ()sbourne Hotel. York Place. 556 5577. 8pm. £2.50(£1.50).

I FolkAtL'Attactte L‘Attache. basement of Rutland Hotel. West End of Princes Street. 9.30pm— 12.30am. Traditional sounding contemporary songs with an electric edge from The Allan Johnston Band.


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

I Green Tree ('owgate. Evening. Folk scene session. Late bar.