THURSDAY 24 Glasgow
I Mayiest. See separate Listings.
I Carol Laula Arches Theatre, Glasgow‘s Glasgow, Midland Street. Enter via Jamaica Street. 204 3993. 8pm. Glasgow's latest songwriting discovery.
I Star Folk Club Glasgow Society Of Musicians, 73 Berkeley Street, beside MitchellThcatre. 8pm. £2. Marilyn Middleton Pollock has a big bluesy voice and stage presence.
I Music at eonharns 194 Byres Road.337 3424. 9pm. Acoustic set from Michael Keenan.
I Ceilidh Dance Riverside. Fox Street. off Clyde Street, 248 3144. 9pm. £3. Live dance music.
I L'Attache Basement of Rutland Hotel. West End of Princes Street. 9.30pm-lam. Free. New songs and sounds from Dave Christopher and Muscovado.
I Blues at Haymariret Ryries Bar, Haymarkct. 9pm. Rootsies Duo in famous corner pub.
I Number One Music Cellar No 1, Chambers Street, 220 4298. Basement wine bar has ﬂamenco guitar from Freddie Tday.
I Green Tree Cowgate. 9pm. lrish and Scottish instrumental players in the corner by the piano.
FRIDAY 25 Glasgow
I Maytest. See separate Listings.
I Rowantree Folk Club Rowantree Inn. By Uddingston Cross. Uddingston.
9-1 1.45pm. £1.50. information 0698 429744. All welcome. bring an instrument and a voice.
I Ceilidh Dance Riverside, Fox Street. off Clyde Street, 248 3144. 9.30pm. £3. Every week. Live bands. Very popular.
I Ceilidh Netherbow. 45 High Street, 556 9579/2647. 7.15pm. £3 (£2). Storyteller Duncan Williamson hosts an evening of songs, music and tales from a variety of guests. in support of the School of Scottish Studies Appeal.
I West End Hotel Palmerston Place. 9pm. West Highlanders' favourite. Accordion and guitar in the bar.
I Royal Oak lnfirmary Street. 9pm till late. Alan Hunter.
SATURDAY 26 Glasgow
I Last Day at Mayiest. See separate Listings.
I Porters Music Porters Lounge Bar, 292 Sauchiehall Street. 12.30pm. Live folk music.
I llellan Jessie's 374 Gallowgate. Evening. Live acoustic/electric band.
I West Coast Band Blackfriars, 45 Albion Street, Merchant City. 552 5924. 12.30pm. Informal, mainly instrumental traditional music in the bar.
I Scotia Folk Scotia Bar. Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 2.30—5.30pm and 8.30pm. Live music.
I Ceilidh Dance Riverside, Fox Street. off Clyde Street, 248 3144. 9.30pm. £3. Regular weekly dance.
I An Comunn Gaidheaiach Mod Cramond College, formerly Dunfermline College of Education, Cramond. 2—5pm. 50p. Annual Edinburgh Gaelic get-together. Competitions for solo singing and choirs. Prizewinners‘ ceilidh at night, 7.30pm. £1.50.
I Norman Stewart Queen Street Oyster Bar, corner of Queen Street and Hanover Street. 9pm. Scots songs with guitar and
ﬁne mouth organ playing.
I Alan Johnston Band/lain MacDonald Pleasance Theatre Bar. The Pleasance. 8.30pm—12.30am. Singing compere Jim Knight introduces two Scottish songwriters, in the contemporary acoustic/electric folk idiom.
I West End Hotel Palmerston Place. 9pm. Highlanders' haunt. Accordion/guitar in the bar.
I Royal Oak Infirmary Street. 9pm till late. Alan Hunter.
SUNDAY 27 Glasgow
I Black Bull Folk Black Bull Hotel. Milngavie. 8pm. £2 (Members£l .25). Membership £3.50.
I Singaround Riverside. Fox Street. off Clyde Street. 248 3144. 2—4pm. Free. Regular Sunday afternoon ofmusic.
I Part Dar Argyll Street. near Kelvin Park. Session in Highlanders‘ pub.
I Youngs Music Club Leamington Terrace. 9pm. £1.50 info 447 6187. Live acoustic music. Bluesy electric band Just the Very Donkeys.
I L'Ddeon George [V Bridge. 8.30pm. American/Scottish banjo and fiddle. mandolin and guitar.
I Royal Oak Infirmary Street. 9pm till late. Traditional songs and contemporary social comment from melodeon player Nancy Nicholson.
MONDAY 28 Glasgow
I St Mungo and Weilparit Suite Henry Wood Hall. Clarcmont Street. Tickets: Ticket Centre 227 551 1. 8pm. £5 (£2.50). A Celtic Suite for Glasgow performed by The Scottish Orchestra of New Music, composed by William Jackson ofOssian and augmented by members ofthe group and other wrell-known musicians. Commissioned by Tennent's.
I Travelling Folk BBC Radio Scotland. &9.25pm. Archie Fisher and Danny Kyle present records. news and live recordings.
I Linlllhgow Folk Club Black Bitch, West Port, Linlithgow. 8pm. Newcastle‘s fast, funny and very capable folk/bluegrass trio Did Rope String Band.
I The Retugees Negociants. Bristo Square. 9pm. Polished acoustic rock from original female songwriter in guitar duo. I Norman Stewart St James Oyster Bar, Calton Road. 9pm. Scots songs with guitar and fine mouth organ playing.
I Folk At L’Attache L‘Attache, basement of Rutland Hotel, West End of Princes Street. 9pm. Absent Friends. semi—electric folk band.
TUESDAY 29 _ Glasgow
I Paisley Arts Folk Paisley Arts Centre, New Street. 887 1010. 8pm. Free.
I Famous Dther Band Bannerman's Bar, Cowgate. 9pm.
I Penlculit Folk Club Navaar Hotel . Bog Road. 8pm. Singers night.
I Folk Music Nights Milnes Bar. Hanover Street. 8.30—11pm. Admission free. Songs and tunes from regulars. visiting musicians and special guests.
I Folk At L'Attache L'Attache. basement of Rutland Hotel, West End of Princes Street. 9 om. Wait: and Strays.
WEE] ESDAY 30 Glasgow
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 Dow's Music Club Dow's Bar. Dundas Street, beside Queen Street Station. 8.30pm. Live music.
I Scotia Folk Scotia Bar. Stockwell Street. 552 8681 . 8.30pm. Live music.
I Edinburgh Folk Club Osbourne Hotel. York Place. 556 5577. 8pm. £2.50(£i .50). From Planxty and Patrick Street. one of Ireland‘s leading musicians and singers Andy Irvine.
I Folk At L'Atiache L‘Attache. basement of Rutland Hotel, West End of Princes Street. 9.30pm-lam. Free. Electric blues and cajun from Zydeco.
THURSDAY 31 Glasgow
I Star Folk Club Glasgow Society Of Musicians. 73 Berkeley Street.beside Mitchell Theatre. 8pm. £2. Out ofPlanxty by way of Patrick Street, Andy lrvine is back again with his mix of lrish traditional tunes and songs, with the occasional Eastern European instrumental thrown
I Music at Donhams 194 Byres Road. 337 3424. 9pm. Acoustic set from Michael Keenan.
I Ceilidh Dance Riverside. Fox Street. off Clyde Street. 248 3144. 9pm. £3. Now three nights a week.
I Folk At L'Aitache L'Attache. basement of Rutland Hotel. West End of Princes Street. 9pm. lrish and Scottish vocal and instrumental talent in Maiin Head.
I Blues at Haymariret Ryrics Bar. Haymarket. 9pm. Hootsies Duo in famous corner pub.
I Green Tree Cow gate. Evening. Folk
scene session. Late bar.
I Call That Singing Art Gallery and Museum. Kelvingrove. Further information: 227 5558. 7.30pm. Singalong a Telethon with hundreds of new bom singing stars from all over Strathclyde. Tonight‘s performance is a fundraiser for Scottish Television to be screened over the Telethon weekend on 27128 May. See Music Preview.
I Beethoven : The Piano Sonatas Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. Extra date: Tue 22. Edinburgh. £5 (£2.50). Second last concert in Gusztav Fenyo‘s complete cycle — ()p 49 No 1. ()p 22. Op 31 No 2(7'he Tempest). Op 14 No l and Op 110.
I HMS Plnalore and Trial by Jury King's Theatre. Leven Street.2291201.7.30pm. Extra date: Sat 19 at 2.30pm and 7.30pm. £5-£12.50. More Gilbert and Sullivan fun and frolics as the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company come to the end of their annual week in Edinburgh.
I Competitions Guinness Room. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street, 332 5057. 2.30pm. Free at door. The Gilbert lnnes Prize Competitions for piano and woodwind.
I HMS Plnalore and Trial by Jury King‘s Theatre. Leven Street, 229 1201. 2.30pm and 7.30pm. £5~£12.50. Sec Fri 18.
I Edinburgh University Renaissance
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