Dannan—offshoot Arcady. and now a member of Four Men and a Dog. Cathal 3 Hayden is an All-Ireland fiddle and banjo ; champion. and is regarded by many as the greatest fiddler from a land filled with

great players. llis tremendous drive and subtlety is complemented by the most sought after guitarist in lreland. Arty McGlynn has performed in .Moving

Hearts. Pianxty. Patrick Street and with Van Morrison. Mary Black and many others. This duo‘s too short appearance on television's ervilims‘ ofthe World was one

, ofthe high points of that excellent series.

Canto Vivo. see photo. from Turin. Glasgow‘s twin city. are a powerful traditional group noth as much fortheir vocal ability as their skilled instrumental work. and have been together forover

seventeen years. releasing a clutch of

important and award—winning albums.


Linlithgow I Davey Tulloch Black Bitch Inn. West

Port. Linlithgow. 8.30pm. Linlithgow Folk Club presents excellent Shetland fiddler.

WEDNESDAY 26 ; Glasgow

I The Attic The Studio. Shuttle Street. Paisley. 8pm. £2 members and

concessions. £2.50everyone else. Information from organiser Danny Kyle. ; 887 9991 . Tonight. East Coast all-women quartet Bio Na Gael.

Edinburgh :

I Will Jones Cafe Royale Upstairs. West Register Street. 557 4792. 8pm. £3 (£2). Edinburgh Folk Club presents one ofthe great guitar stylists who emerged in Britain during the 605. ;

THURSDAY 27 i Glasgow

I Star Folk Club Glasgow Society Of Musicians. 73 Berkeley Street. beside Mitchell Theatre. 8pm. £2. Tonight. the big voice of local singer Kay Thompson.


Now based in London, where he recorded his innovative album ‘Shoull’, Siddi Siddiki's sell-penned songs are born oi his Islamic Moroccan background, the rhythms oi Chaabi music, and contemporary Western styles and studiotechnology. His strongly melodic music is built over a layer oi percussion, and he swaps from guitar to percussion to keyboards and even banjo!

Siddi Siddiki, Glasgow Folk Festival, 1 Tron Theatre on Sat 22 and Ross Theatre, Edinburgh on Sun 23.



The lollowing details are lor regularweelily dates: see main listings ior one-oil shows. Gigs are listed by city, then by day. Residencies will be listed, provided that up-lo-date details are supplied to us. Folk

and World Residencies Listings compiled by f Norman Chalmers.

GLASGOW Fridays '

I Johnny Scobies London Road. Glasgow Cross. 552 3204. 8pm. Free. Live music. I Victoria Bar Stockwell StreetrBridgegate. Evening. Free. ' Informal lrish Scottish instrumental session.

I Scotia Folk Scotia Bar. 112 Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 8.30pm. Free. Live groups.

Saturdays l

I Pier Lights and Guests Traders. Glassford Street. 8.30pm. Free. Folk and rock. I Victoria Bar Stockwell Street’Bridgegate. Evening. Free. Irish/Scottish instrumental session. IScotia FoikScotia Bar. 112Stockwell I Street. 552 8681. 8.30pm. Free. Live 1 music.


I Session Riverside. Fox Street. offClyde i Street. 24831-14. 2—4pm. Free. Regular 9 afternoon of songs and music. I IPark BarArgyllStreet.near Kelvin 1 Park. 339 1715. 9pm. Free. Session in Highlanders' pub.


I Johnny Scobies London Road. Glasgow Cross. 552 320-1. 8pm. Free. Live music. I Travelling Folk BBC Radio Scotland. 8.30—9.25pm.

I Irish Session Sharkey's Bar. beside (‘itizens' Theatre. Gorbals. 429 39-1-1. 8.30pm. Free. The Mc('ues and other top Glasgow Irish musicians.


I Johnny Scobies London Road. ( ilasgow (‘ross. 552 320-1. S’pm. Free. l.i\e music. I Paisley Arts Folk Paisley Arts ( ‘ent re. New Street. SS? 1010. Free. in e soloists.

, occasional groups. S’pm.

I Glasgow Songwriters lilaekii-iai-s. He‘ll Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. Singer songwriters take the floor.


I Scotia Folk Club Sc‘olia liar. Slockw ell Street. 8.30pm. Free. l.i\esiiigci‘s groups. I Johnny Scobies London Road. ( ilasgow (’ross. 552 320-1. Spin. Free. Live music. I Halt Bar Woodlands Road. 9pm. l'l'L’L‘. Fiddles. flutes. accordions. baiiios etc.


I Earthbeai BBC Radio Scotland. 7.30—8.30pm. Presented by Jan Fairley. World Mtisic programme.

I Glasgow Songwriters 'l‘raders. (iiasslord Street. 9pm. Free. Singer songwriters night.


I West End Hotel Palmerston Place. 225 3656. 9pm. Free. Accordion and guitarin

' topof 1 liin Street. 9pm. Free.

the bar. i I North Sea Gas Platform ()ne.

(‘aledonian ilotel. Rutland Street. Free. Popular Scots entertainers.

I Mhairi O'Reilly Ensign Ewart. Lawnmarket. top of 1 liin Street. 9pm. Free.

I Royal Oak lnfirmary Street. 557 2976. Evening. Free.


I Gaudi Shore Bar. The Shore. Leitli. 9pm. Free. (‘eltic music on guitar. mandolin and fiddle.

I West End Hotel Palmerston Place. 225 3656. 9pm. Free. llighlanders' haunt. Accordion guitar in the bar.

I Live Music Ensign Ewart. Lawnmarket.




I Royal Oak lnfirrnary Street. 557 2976. 9pm till late. Free. informal music w ith Sam Wltalem.


I The Red Gum Pelican. Cowgate. 9—1 1pm. Free. Some friends. ex—Swamptrash. in a hoedown. ISandy Bells Forrest llill Bar. Forrest 1 Road. Afternoon from 1pm. Free. Session at the back of the famous folk pub.

I Fjaere Nilssen Bridges Bar. formerly L‘ l Odeon. George [V Bridge. 9pm. Minnesotan lass with guitar.

I Absent Friends Fairmiie lnn. Fairmilehead. 8.30pm. Free.

Acoustic electric trio. vocals from lain MacNair.

I Muckle Ado L'Attache. basement of Rutland Hotel. West End ofPrinces Street. 9.30pm—12.30am. Free. Singalong Scottish folkies.

I Full Shilling Band Ryrie's Bar. Haymarkel. junction of Dairy Road. 9pm. Free. Alternate weeks. songs and tunes. I Live Music Ensign Ewart. Lawnmarket. top of High Street. 9pm. Free.

I Bannerman's Music Bannermai.'s Bar.

The voice that issued from Robbie Coltrane's mouth when he sang in ‘Tutti Frutti' belonged to Tam White. From jazz/rock to country, Tam can deliver a I poweriulgeriormance,buthisgranite ! growl suits the blues, and he kicks oil I the Glasgow Folk Festival‘s week-long i late-night blues club in the company at ' ace harmonica player Fraser Spiers. Tam White/Fraser Spiers, Blacklriars Basement Baron Mon 17.

(‘owgate 9pm. Free. Fiddle music with Sophie and Robin.

I Nancy Nicholson Royal Oak. lnfirmary Street. 557 2976. 9pm till late. Free. Singer and melodeon player.


I Travelling Folk BBC Radio Scotland. 8.30—9.25pm. Archie Fisher and Danny

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