Sauchiehall Street. 12.30pm. Free. Live folk music.
I Neilan Jessie's 374 Gallowgate. Evening. Free. Live acousticelectric band.
I Scotia Folk Scotia B’ar. Stockwell Street.
552 8681. 2.30—5.30pm and 8.30pm. Free. Live music.
I Arches Ceilidh Arches Cafe Bar. Glasgow's Glasgow. Midland Street. 204 3993. 10pm. £3. With caller Bob Blair. ceilidh dance band and guests.
I Traquair FairTraquair House. lnnerleithan. Peebles. £5 (£2.50). 11am—6pm. Entertainment from 12.30pm. After a lapse. the 'I'raquair event has started up again as a new organisation. The music has Bel Canto -- (Madrigals). Northumbrian pipers. Grand Union. street Orchestra and workshops. and the electric zither and other instruments of Andrew Cronshaw. I Gaudi Shore Bar. The Shore. Leith. 9pm. Free. Organic music on fiddle and mandolin from a piece ofMiro. I West End Hotel Palmerston Place. 9pm. Free. Highlanders' bar. Accordion guitar in the bar. I Royal Oak Infirmary Street. 9pm till late. Free. Basement bar has acoustic guitar and singalong with Alan Hunter. I Kevin Tait Candlemakers Arms. Grassmarket. 9.30pm—l2.30am. Free. Folk-singing guitarist.
SUNDAY 5 Glasgow
I Singaround Riverside. Fox Street.off Clyde Street. 248 3144. Free. 2—4pm. Free. Regular Sunday afternoon ofmusic. I Parlt Bar Argyll Street. near Kelvin Park. 9pm. Free. Session in Highlanders' pub.
I Vermenton Plage IHuellas RossTheatre. Princes Street Gardens. 1pm. Free. Organised by Edinburgh District Council and WOMAD. The French—based music of Cajun Louisiana from Vermenton Plage. and the mountain music ofthe Andes from Ecuador‘s Nuellas.
I Traquair FairTraquair I louse. lnnerleithan. Peebles. See Saturday 4th. I Youngs Music Club Leamington Terrace. 9pm. £1.50. 1nfo:447 6187. Drummerand percussionist Mike Travis leads his band ER 15.
I L'Odeon George I\' Bridge. 8.30pm. Free. American, Scottish banjo and fiddle. mandolin and guitar.
I Royal Oak Infirmary Street. 9pm till late. Free. Traditional songs and contemporary social comment from melodeon player Nancy Nicholson.
I Absent Friends Fairmile Inn. Fairmilehead. 8.30pm. Free. Twosingers in this electric folk band.
I Folk at L'Attache L'Attache. basement of
Rutland Ilotel. West Iind. Free. Muckle Ado.
I Travelling Folk BBC Radio Scotland. 8.30—9.25pm. Archie Fisher and Danny Kyle present reCords. news and live recordings.
I Porters Music Porters Lounge Bar. 292 Sauchiehall Street. 8pm—midnight. Free. Music ceilidh with CIach-na Cudden.
I Linlithgow Folk Club Black Bitch. West Port. Linlithgow. 8.30pm. Songwriterof the new Scottish folk. roots scene Iain MacDonald.
I Rod Paterson St James Oyster Bar. Calton Road. 9pm. Free. Traditional and modern songs with guitar from leading singer. And it‘sfree.
I Session Night The Green Tree. Cowgate. Evening. Free. Bar till 1am.
I Folk AI L'Attache L‘Attache. basement of Rutland Hotel. West End of Princes Street. 9pm. Free. Eat the Seats. electric folk band.
I Fiddlers Arms Grassmarket. 9pm. Free. Scottish music on squeeze boxes and fiddle.
TUESDAY 7 Glasgow
I Paisley Arts Folk Paisley Arts Centre. New Street. 887 1010. 8pm.
I Club Mhor Merlin. 168 Morningside Road. 447 4329. 8pm. Tickets on the door. Acoustic music venue has weekly concert with support performers. The Scottish band Ceolbeg have just released their album Not The Bunny Hop. blending pipes. harp. ﬂute. keyboards and frets with Davey Steele‘s vocals.
I Famous Other Band Bannerman's Bar. Cowgate. 9pm. Free.
I Folk Music Nights Milnes Bar. Hanover Street. 8.30—1 1pm. Admission free. Songs and tunes from regulars. visiting musicians and special guests.
I FolkAt L'Attache L'Attache. basement of Rutland Hotel. West End of Princes Street. 9pm. Free. Miro.
I Kevin Tait Rose Street Brewery. Rose Street. 830—] 1.30pm. Free. Folk singing guitarist.
WEDNESDAY 8 Glasgow
I lnverclyde Peace Festival Baxters. Roxburgh Street. 9pm. Folk Night with a number of special guest artists. Info:0475 81724.
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. Free. Live music.
I Edinburgh Folk Club Osbourne Hotel. York Place. 556 5577. 8pm. £2.50(£1.50). Escaping from the endlessly on-the-boil Singing Kettle. the adult personas offine Scots singing partnership. Cilla Fisher and Artie Trezise.
I Folk At L‘Attache I.'Attache. basementof Rutland Hotel. West find of Princes Street. 9.30pm-—lam. Free. Electric blues and cajun from Zydeco.
I Miro Shore ()yster Bar. The Shore. Leith. 9pm. Free. The pub was formerly the Malt Shovel on the Shore.
I Earthbeat BBC Radio Scotland. 7.30—8.30pm. Presented by Jan Fairley. Stimulating roots music from round the world.
I Star Folk Club Glasgow Society of Musicians. Berkeley Street. Behind Mitchell Theatre. 8pm. £2. Andy Laing and Mhairi O' Neil.
I Music at Bonhams 194 Byres Road.337 3424. 9pm. Free. Acoustic set from Michael Keenan.
I Kevin Tail Candlemakers Arms. (irassmarket. 9.30pm—12.30am. Free. Folk-singing guitarist.
I Blues at l‘laymarkel Ryries Bar. Haymarket. 9pm. Rootsies Duo
I Folk At L'Attache L‘Attache. basement of Rutland Hotel. West End of Princes Street. 9pm. Free. Folk entertainment from North Sea Gas.
I Green Tree Cowgate. 9pm—12.30am. Free. Instrumental folk session.
FRIDAY 27 Glasgow
I BBC SSO Concert Hall. Broadcasting House. BBC. Queen Margaret Drive. Tickets: Room 209. BBC. Queen Margaret Drive. 7.30pm. Free. Recording for broadcast on Radio 3. Takuo Yuasa conducts Glinka. Stravinsky. Poulenc‘s Piano Concerto with Philip Martin as soloist and Schubert‘s Symphony No 4.
SATURDAY 2 Edinburgh
I Edinburgh New Town Choir/Legrenzi Consort St Mary‘s Parish Church. Bellevue Crescent. Tickets: at door. 7.30pm. £3. A concert of music for the service of Vespers by the 17th century Italian composer. Giovanni Legrenzi. maestro di cappella at St Mark‘s in Venice.
SUNDAY 29 Edinburgh
I Pops at the Philharmonic Ross Theatre. Princes Street Gardens. 2.30pm. Free at door. Classics of Italian Open: with Peter
Morrison and the City of Glasgow Philharmonic Orchestra. Excerpts from Carmen. Barber of Seville and (Tavalleria Rusrieana.
I Inaugural Organ Recital Greyfriars Tolbooth and Highland Kirk. Candlemaker Row. Admission: at door. 5pm. Michael Chibbett gives the first recital on the new Peter Collinsorgan.
MONDAY 30 Glasgow
I Music In Architecture Glasgow Cathedral. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 7.30pm. £12.50 (incl supper and wine). Crispin Steele-Perkins and The King‘s Trumpeters and Choir in Concert.
WEDNESDAY 1 Glasgow
I The Complete Harpsichord Art Gallery and Museum. Kelvingrove. Tickets: 882 6127 (Glasgow Harpsichord Society). 7.30pm. £5. First concert in a seriesto complement the Gallery‘s current exhibition of harpsichords is given by Lars Erik Mortensen. See also Friday 3 and Tuesday 7.
I Unity/Flat Pavan Guinness Room. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £2 (£1). Teenage choral group from Rostov on Don teams up with Glasgow‘s youth early music group just back from the USSR.
I Summer Organ Recital St Mary's Episcopal Church. Palmerston Place. Admission: at door. 8pm. £2. James Lancelot of Durham Cathedral gives the final recital in the current series at St Mary‘s.
THURSDAY 2 Glasgow
I Merchants' Music Merchants' Hall. 7 West George Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 12.45pm. £2 (£1 .50). The Argondizza Duo ofeello and guitar in a varied lunchtime programme.
) FRIDAY 3
I Mlada Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 7pm. Extra
dates: Saturday 4. Sunday 5. Monday 6. £10—£75. The Bolshoi comes to Glasgow with the first oftheir two gigantic productions. Rimsky-Korsakov‘s Mlada. See Feature.
I The Complete Harpsichord Art Gallery and Museum. Kelvingrove. Tickets: 882 6127 (Glasgow Harpsichord Society). 7.30pm. £5. Malcolm Proud isthis evening‘s soloist in a concert to coincide with the Gallery‘s exhibition ofearly keyboard instruments. See also Wednesday I andTuesday7.
I Rachalta Guinness Room. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Quartet of piano. cello. percussion and vocals in a blend of different musical styles from 'fast and rhythmic to the ambient and lyrical. from modern jazzto Eastern folk. African and Indian rhythms to baroque counterpoint‘.
SATURDAY 4 Glasgow
I Glasgow International Early Music Festival New Athenaeum Theatre. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 3325057. 12.45pm. £4 (£2). First concert. in this busy week ofearly music. featuresthe London Oboe Band.
I Mlada Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 7pm. Extra dates: Sunday 5. Monday 6. £10—£75. See Friday 3 and Feature.
I Glasgow International Early Music Festival City Hall. Candleriggs. 227 5511. 7.30pm. £5—£10 (£4). France's internationally acclaimed baroque specialists. La Grande Ecurie et la Chambre du Roy. with a concert performance of Rameau's last opera. Les Paladins.
I National Youth Brass Band Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street.332 5057. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2). Geoffrey Brand conducts and Nigel Boddice is soloiston trumpet and cornet in a mixed programme of music for brass.
SUNDAY 5 Glasgow
I Glasgow International Early Music Festival Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 12.45pm. £4 (£2). La Grande Ecurie et la Chambre du Roy in the cantata cycle Les Saisonsof 1724 by Joseph Bodin de Boismortier.
I Paisley International Organ Festival Paisley Abbey. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 4pm. Free. Festival Evensong with choir of Paisley Abbey directed by George McPhee.
I Mlada Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 7pm. Extra date: Monday 6. £1(L—£75. See Friday 3
I Paisley International Organ Festival Paisley Abbey. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 7.45pm. £4 (£2.50). To fanfare the opening ofthe Festival the BBC Scottish Brass Ensemble with organist John Langdon play works by Byrd. Gabrieli. Pachelbel andJohn Maxwell (ieddes.
I Glasgow International Early Music Festival Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 8pm. £6(£4). Gothic Voices. directed by Christopher Page on medieval harp. perform Music From the Time of the ( 'rusades.
MONDAY 6 Glasgow
I Paisley International Organ Festival Paisley Museum and Art Galleries. Tickets: 227 551 1 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 10.30pm. Free. ()rkistra. the resident group of lidtnburgh liarly Music Centre in a specially devised programme to introduce l2 16-year olds to Renaissance instruments.
I Glasgow International Early Music
Festival Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100
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