FOLK & WORLD MUSIC
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 Cafe Royale Upstairs. West Register Street. 557 4792. 8pm. £2.50(£l .50). For twenty yearsa talented singer. songwriter and guitarist. Alan Taylor has few peers.
I L'Aitache Basement of Rutland Hotel. West End of Princes Street.9.30pm—1am. Free. Live band.
I Boys from Brazil Shore Bar. The Shore. Leith. 9pm. Free. Duo on guitarand squeeze box.
I Leith Oyster Bar The Shore. Leith.554 6294. 9pm. Free. Mainly lrishtraditional tunes from Miro.
I Bannermans ear Cowgatc. 9pm. Little Green Monkeys.
I Earthbeat: BBC Radio Scotland. Tao-8.30pm. Presented by Jan Falriey. World music programme.
I Dave White and Davey Tulloch Star Folk Club, Glasgow Society Of Musicians. 73 Berkeley Street. beside Mitchell Theatre. 8pm. £2. Formerly singer with Ceol Beg. Dave teams up with Shetland fiddling genius Davey.
I Alasdair Robertson Scotia Bar. 112 Stockwell Street. 552 8681 . 8.30pm. Free. Glasgow songwriter plays guitar and rocking accordion. Glasgow Tryst.
I L'Attache Basement of Rutland Hotel. West End of Princes Street. 9.30pm—1am. Free. Folk entertainment from North Sea Gas trio.
I Blues at Haymaritei Ryries Bar. Haymarket. 337 7582. 9pm. Rootsies Duo. I Number One Music Cellar No 1. Chambers Street. 220 4298. Free. Basement wine bar has ﬂamenco guitar from Freddie Trlay with friends and dancers.
FRIDAY 14 Glasgow
I Whistlebinltles/Glasgow Festival Strings Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Kelvingrove. info: 946 1772. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). Tickets from Ticket Centre Candleriggs. and venue. Subtitled Music and Mulled Wine. a Christmas mix of artful traditional Scottish music from the Whistlcbinkics. and a programme of Vivaldi and Correlli from the Strings.
I Folk Concert Glasgow Arts Centre. Washington Street. 221 4526. Bar. 8pm. £3 (£2). Last of this year‘s series offolk music nights swings with the Easy Club. the four piece Rhythm and Scottish outfit. and support slot from fiddler John Martin in company with singer Billy Ross.
I Tron Christmas Ceilidh Tron Theatre Bar, 63 Trongate. 552 4267. 10.30pm. Free. Music from Clydebullt Ceilidh Band. I Weekly Ceilidh Riverside, Fox Street. off Clyde Street, 248 3144. 8pm. £3. Live bands. Busy.
I Scotia Folk Scotia Bar, 112 Stockwell Street, 552 8681. 8.30pm. Free. Check for details.
I Rowantree Folk Club Rowantree Inn. By Uddingston Cross, Uddingston. 9—11.45pm. £1.50. lnfo: 0698429744. Singaround.
I West End ilotet Palmerston Place. 225 3656. 9pm. Free. Accordion and guitar in the bar.
I Royal Oak lnfirmary Street. 557 2976. Evening. Upstairs bar with piano. informal music. Free.
I Platform One Rutland Street. West End. 9pm. Free. Folk entertainment with Muckle Ado.
SATURDAY 15 Glasgow
I Scotia Folk Scotia Bar, 1 12 Stockwell Street. 552 8681. Evening. Free.
3 I Ceilidh Dance Riverside. Fox Street. off
‘ Clyde Street. 248 3144. 9pm £3.
I West Coast Band Blackfriars. 45 Albion Street. Merchant City. 552 5924. 12.30pm. Free. Informal, mainly instrumental traditional music in the bar.
I Heilan Jessie’s 374 Gailowgate. Evening. Free. Live acoustic/electric
band. g I Porters Music Porters Lounge Bar. 292 Sauchiehall Street. 332 4374. 12.30pm.
Free. Guitar duo.
' I Gaudi Shore Bar, The Shore. Leith.
3 9pm. Free. 1 I West End Hotel Palmerston Place. 225
3656. 9pm. Free. Highlanders‘ favourite. Accordioni guitar in the bar. I Royal Oak lnfirmary Street. 557 2976.
' 9pm till late. Free. Informal music inthc
SUNDAY 16 Glasgow
I Black Bull Folk Club Black Bull Hotel. Milngavie. 8pm. Fortnightly club. info 776 3289. £2 non members. Christmas party. but The McCalmans have cancelled. so now it‘s that fine English singer and instrumentalist Jez Lowe.
I Singaround Riverside. Fox Street. off Clyde Street. 248 3144. 2-4pm. Free. Regular Sunday afternoon ofmusic.
I Park Bar Argyll Street. near Kelvin Park. 339 1715. 9pm. Free. Session in Highland pub.
I Youngs Music Club Leamington Terrace. 9pm. £1.50. info 447 6187. Christmas party night. guests to be confirmed.
I Royal Oak lnfirmary Street. 557 2976. 9pm till late. Free. Old and new songs from melodeon player Nancy Nicholson.
I Folk at L'Attache L'Attache. basement of Rutland Hotel. West End. 9pm. Free. Muckie Ado.
I Bannermans Bar Cowgate. 9pm. Live fiddling in the vaults.
I Travelling Folk BBC Radio Scotland. 8—9.25pm. Archie Fisher and Danny Kyle present records. news and live recordings.
I Irish Session Sharkey‘s Bar. beside (,‘itizens‘ Theatre. Gorbals. 429 3944. 9pm. Free. The McCues and other top Glasgow lrish musicians from Comhattas. I Porters Music Porters Lounge Bar. 292 Sauchiehall Street. 332 4374. 8pm—midnight. Free. Musiclceilidh with Clach-na Cudden.
I Linlithgow Folk Club Black Bitch Tavern. West Port, Linlithgow. 8.30pm. Tonight. visitors from the Edinburgh suburbs for the eaierno Roadshow and Christmas Party. I Folk At L'Attache L‘Attache. basement of Rutland Hotel, West End ofPrinces Street. 9pm. Free.
I Fiddlers Arms Grassmarket. Evening. 229 2665. Free. Scottish music on squeeze boxes and fiddle.
TUESDAY 18 Edinburgh
I L’Attache Basement of Rutland Hotel. West End. 9pm. Free. Miro.
I Famous Other Band Bannerman‘s Bar. Cowgate. 556 3254. 9pm. Free.
WEDNESDAY 19 Glasgow
I Scotia Folk Scotia Bar. Stockwell Street. 5528681. 8.30pm. Free. Live music.
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 Edinburgh Folk Club Cafe Royale Upstairs. West Register Street, 5574792. 8pm. £2.50 (£1 .50). Closed for Christmas. open on the January 9.
I Folk At L'Aitache L‘Attache. basement of Rutland Hotel, West End of Princes Street. 9.30pm—1am. Free. Live blues band.
I Boys from Brazil Shore Bar, The Shore. Leith. 9pm. Free. Eclectic duo on guitar and squeeze box. _ I Leith Oyster Bar The Shore. Leith. 9pm. Free. Irish/Scottish traditional tunes from Miro.
I eannermans ear Cowgate. 9pm. thtle Green Monkeys.
I Earthbeat: BBC Radio Scotland. 7.30-e.30pm. Presented by Jan Falrtey. World Music programme.
I Star Folk Club Glasgow Society Of Musicians, 73 Berkeley Street, beside Mitchell Theatre. 8pm. £2. Danny Kyle hosts the annual Christmas Party. Club closes until 17 January.
I Heartbeat Christmas PartyCalton Studios, Calton Road. 8pm—2am. £4. Food in the bar. Scotland’s World Music promoters have a Yule bash with roots rockers Klth and Kin and blues/folk outfit Eatthe Seats. Also Surprise Comedy Acts. I FolkAt L'Attache L‘Attache. basement of Rutland Hotel. West End of Princes Street. 9pm. Free. Singalong trio, North Sea Gas.
I Blues at Raymaritet Ryries Bar. Haymarket, 337 7582. 9pm. Rootsles Duo.
FRIDAY 7 Glasgow
I Stakis Masterclass Stevenson Hall, RSAMD, 100 Renfrew Street, 332 5057. 11am. Free at door. A workshop in which short pieces by RSAMD students of composition will be rehearsed by members ofthe SCO.
I Midday Concert Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 1pm. Admission free by ticket. David Nicholson, flute, and the SCO Chamber Ensemble play Mozart‘s Flute Quartet K285, the Sonataforﬂute, viola andharp by Debussy and a new work by GP. Cribari.
I Lorenzo the Magnlticent Stevenson Hall, RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street, 3325057. 8pm. Extra date: Saturday 8. Edinburgh. £6 (£4). Music from Florence dating from the late 15th century. the time of Lorenzo the M, one of the greatest patrons ofthe arts. Carnival songs. soldiers‘ songs, chansons, motets and instrumental music. including some by the great man himself. I BBC SSO Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall Street, 332 3123. 8pm. £3—£13.50. Edinburgh Festival Chorus joins the orchestra for Mahler's Resurrection Symphony. Soloists are Yvonne Kenny and Sarah Walker. Leopold Hager conducts.
I The Lighttlngered Gentry Kilmardinny House, Kilmardinny Avenue, 943 0312.
7.45pm. £4 (£2). Martin Feinstein, ﬂute, and Richard Hand, guitar. in Dubois. Bach, Piazolla. Beaser and Duarte.
I SNO Usher Hall, Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. £3—£15 (£3). Extradate: Saturday 8. Glasgow. The Japanese violinist Mayumi Fujikawa replaces Salvatore Accardo (who is under doctor's orders to rest or else) as soloist in Beethoven‘s Violin Concerto . Walter Weller conducts and Strauss's Ein Heldenleben completes the programme.
SATURDAY 8 Glasgow
I SNO Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street, 332 3123. 7.30pm. £3.50—£15 (£3). See Friday 7. Edinburgh. I Rachatta Stevenson Hall. RSAMD, 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.45pm. £5 (£3). Percussion. cello. piano and voice in a programme of contemporary music with a classical approach. Should appeal to jazz fans too.
I Milngavie Choir Milngavie Town Hall. Further info: 956 4635. 7.30pm. Mendelssohn‘s Elijah with soloists and orchestra.
I Piano Recital Church of St Andrew and St George. George Street. Tickets: at door. 2.30pm. £4.50 (£2). Heli Ignatius-Fleet gives a recital promoted by the Scottish-Finnish Society in association with the European Piano Teachers‘ Association to mark the 125th anniversary ofthe birth ofJean Sibelius, Finland‘s best known composer.
I Annual Carol Party Debating Hall. Teviot Row. Tickets: Alison House, Nicolson Square. 7.30pm. Edinburgh University Musical Society‘s annual Christmas ﬂing complete with carols. mince pies, mulled wine and a ceilidh to follow. All welcome. I Lorenzo the Magnltlcent Queen‘s Hall, Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £5/£6.50 (£3). See Friday 7. Glasgow.
SUNDAY 9 Glasgow
I Organ Concert Art Gallery and Museum, Kelvingrove. Free. 2.30pm. Fortnightly promenade series.
I eearsden Burgh Choir City Hall. Candleriggs. 227 5511. 7.30pm. First performance of The Lamb. a specially commissioned work by Edward Harper plus Christmas music from The Messiah. I John Currie Singers Paisley Abbey, Paisley. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre, Candleriggs). 7.30pm. £7.50 (£3/£5). The Messiah with Paisley Abbey Choir and the Virtuosi of Scotland conducted by John Pryce-J ones.
I Glasgow University Choral Socieiyand Orchestra University Chapel. 7.30pm. Conductor - Stuart Campbell.
I La Vie Glaswegiennel Princes Square, Buchanan Street. Tickets: 3329000 (Theatre Royal Box Ofﬁce). £18/£25/£600 for 10. Scottish Opera leads the way ina night of sparkle and merriment in a fundraising ball that transforms Glasgow into Glaswegienne.
I Pops at the Phllharmonlc's Christmas Cracker Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall Street. 332 3123. 7.30pm. £3.50-£12.50. Conductor lain Sutherland, with special guest Bill McCue and some more surprise guests on the night.
I Meadows Chamber Orchestra Queen's Hall, Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £3.50 (£2.50). A young soloists‘ concert featuring Helen Fairer, piano. Esther Geldard, viola and Nerys Jones soprano in works by Falla (Nights in the Gardens of Spain), Britten (Lachrymae) and Mozart
46 The List 7 — 20 December 1990