SATURDAY 14 Glasgow

I Castlemilk Folk Festival Castlemilk Community Centre. 121 Castlemilk Drive. 631 1166. See Thursday 12th for ticket prices and information. Lesser Hall. 2-4pm. Zany Skullcrusher Show (for kids): Main Hall. 7.30pm. Bar. major concert with legendary ex-Pentangle guitarist John Renboume; ex-lncredible String Bandsman. guitarist. songwriter. harpcr and storyteller Robin Williamson; and the remarkable singing/songwriting talents of Glasgow‘s own Carol Laula.

I Scotia Folk Scotia Bar. Stockwell Street. 5528681. 3.30pm. Free. McKenzie and Fnend.

I Ceilidh Dance Riverside. Fox Street. off Clyde Street. 248 3144. Doors open 8pm. music at 9pm. £4.


I Somalia Benetit Assembly Rooms. George Street. 8pm. £6 (£4). Tickets at the door or in advance from Assembly Romms box office. 220 4349. Songs Scottish and otherwise by Rod Paterson. songs with instrumental accompaniment from Seannachie featuring the jazzy concertina of Simon Thoumire: and Cajun song and dance licks from the electric Deal Heights Cajun Aces.

I Scottish Blend Walpole Hall. Chester Street. £2 before 8pm. £3 after 8pm. Performers Free. Ceilidh Dance. bring your own drink. and please don't smoke.

SUNDAY 15 Glasgow

I Sloans Ceilidh Sloans Bar Restaurant. 62 Argyll Arcade. Argyle Street. 221 8917. 7—11.30pm. £5. Bar. Food. Live bands.

I Black Bull Folk Club Black Bull Hotel. Miingavie. 8.30pm. £2.50 (£1 .75). Passionate performer. songwriter and scourge of the Right Roy Bailey always pulls a crowd. so tickets only. available at the door.

I Scotia Blues Scotia Bar. Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 3.30pm. Free. The Blues Poets.


I Holy Island Beneiit St Brides. Orwell Terrace. Dalry Road. 7.30pm. Bar. £6 (£4). Tickets at the door on the night and from all TOCTA outlets. Ex-lncredible String Band founder. bard. troubadour. storyteller. singer and multi-instrumentalist Robin Williamson in a concert/performance. Off Lamlash on the Clyde estuary island of Arran. Holy lsle has been acquired by aTibetan

drums and sax. Defiantly British multi-cultural dance music.

I Star Folk Club Glasgow Society of Musicians. 73 Berkeley Street. beside Mitchell Theatre. 8pm. £2. Agit prop and witty humour. committed. passionate and powerful songs/guitar from Roy Bailey.


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I Blo Na Gael Scotia Bar. Stockwell Street. 552 8681 . 8.30pm. Free. Folk and roots songs and instrumentals from energetic all-women trio.


I Edinburgh Folk Club Cafe Royale Upstairs. West Register Street. 557 4792. 8pm. £3 (£2). Roy Bailey Sec Glasgow 19th.



I Wollstone East Kilbride Village Theatre. East Kilbride. 8.30pm. Celtic trad rock and roll from the popular lnverness band.

I Edward 11 Centre for Contemporary Arts. 346 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521. 9pm. £5. Contemporary English roots dance music; that is reggae. ska and black vocals with English melodeon and bass.

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The tollowing details are for regularweekly dates: see main listings for one-oft shows. Gigs are listed by city. then by day. Residencies will be listed. provided that up-to-date details are supplied to us. Folk and World Residencies Listings compiled by Norman Chalmers.


I Cottiers Hyndland Street. 9pm. Free. Live groups.

I Nebridean Bar Dumbarton Road. Partick. 9pm. Free. Folk music.

I Heilan Jessies Galiowgate. 8.30pm. Session.


I Traders Glassford Street. 9pm. Free. Resident band The Pierlights.

I Cottiers Hyndland Street. 9pm. Free. Live groups.

I Hebridean Dumbarton Road. Partick. 9pm. Free. Folk music.


I Babbity Bowster Blackfriars Street. Merchant City. 9pm. Free. Session. I Park Bar Argyll Street. near Kelvin Park. 339 1715. 9pm. Free. Session in Highlanders pub.


I Travelling Party Wardhead Hotel. Kilmaurs Road. Stewarton. 0560 82462. 9pm. Free. Country/folk.

I Paisley Arts Folk Paisley Arts Centre. New Street. 887 1010. Free. Live soloists. occasional groups. 8pm.


I Halt Bar Woodlands Road. 9pm. Free. Irish/Scots instrumental session.

I Hebridean Bar Dumbarton Road. Partick. Scottish/Irish.


I Sandy Bells Forrest Hill Bar. Forrest Road. 9pm. Free. Scots/Irish session.

I Harvest and Friends Thistle Hotel. Manor Place. 225 6144. 9pm.—midnight. Free. Songs and accordion.

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

Accordion and guitar in the bar.

I North Sea Gas Platform One. Caledonian Hotel. Rotund Street. Free. Popular Scots entertainers.


I Shore Music The Shore Bar. Shore. Leith. 9pm. Free. Folk instrumental music.

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


I Sandy Bell’s Forrest Hill Bar. Forrest Road. Afternoon from 1pm. Free. Session at the back of the famous folk pub.

I Tron Ceilidh House Hunter Square. High Street. lnformal live acoustic music most nights.

I Full Shilling Band Ryrie‘s Bar. Haymarket. junction of Dairy Road. 9pm. Free. Alternate weeks. songs and tunes. I Nancy Nicholson Royal Oak. Infirmary Street. 557 2976. 9pm till late. Free. Singer and melodeon player.


I Cordwalners St James Oyster Bar. Calton Road. 9pm. Free.

I Christies West Port. Grassmarket. 9.30pm. Session.

I Tron Ceilidh House Hunter Square. High Street. informal live acoustic music most nights.

I Fiddlers Arms Grassmarket. Evening. 229 2665. Free. Traditional Scottish music on squeeze boxes and fiddles.

I Little Green Monkeys Bannerman‘s Bar. Cowgate. 9pm. Free.


I Famous Other Band Bannermans Bar. Cowgate. 9pm. free.

I Tron Ceilidh House Hunter Square. High Street. Informal live acoustic music most nights.


I Tron Ceilidh House Hunter Square. High Street. Informal live acoustic music most nights.

I Big Eyed Beans Bannerman’s Bar. Cowgate. 9pm. Free.


I Neil Thompson Royal Oak. Infirmary Street, 557 2976. 9pm till late. Free. Singer and melodeon player.

I Riptide Scotsman Bar. Cockburn Street. 9pm. Free.


Concerts are listed by date. then by city. Classical Listings compiled by Carol Main.

FRIDAY 6 Glasgow

I Midday Concert Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 1pm. £2 (£1). A recital by staffand students of the St Petersburg Conservatoire as part ofthe RSAMD‘s exchange programme.

I BBC 880 Studio One. BBC. Broadcasting House. Queen Margaret Drive. Tickets: Room 107. BBC. 7.30pm. Free. An all Britten programme ofthe Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge and the Piano Concerto with Kathryn Stott as soloist. Martyn Brabbins conducts.

. I Scottish Early Music Consort Stevenson

T Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street.332

5057. 8pm. Extra date: Sat 7. £8(£5). Staged 17th century cantatas with instrumental accompaniment. Directed by Kate Brown and Lucy Russell. violin.


I Edinburgh University Concert McEwan Hall. Bristo Square. 1.10pm. Free at door. Organ recital of Leighton. lnncss. Mussorgsky and Saint-Saens by Dennis Townhill.

I Cappella Nova Greyfriars Kirk. Candlemaker Row. Tickets: 668 2019 (Queen‘s Hall Box Office). 7.30pm. Extra date: Sat 7. Glasgow. £7.50 (£4). Premiere of new work by Thomas Wilson based on early Scottish medieval plainchant. paired with the Requiem by Durufle.

I Scottish Brewers Silver Band St George's West Church. Shandwick Place. Tickets: at door. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). A concert of popular music to raise funds for the invaluable work undertaken by this city centre church.


I BSD Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. Extra date: Sat 7. Glasgow. £4.25—£18.50 (£3.50). Great stuff tonight. Neeme Jarvi conducts Mahler's Symphony No 6.

SATURDAY 7 Glasgow

I Cappella Nova Glasgow University Chapel. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 7.30pm. £7.50 (£4). See Fri 6. Edinburgh.

I Scottish Early Music Consort Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 8pm. £8 (£5). See Fri 6.

I HSO Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 7.30pm. £4.25—£18.50(£3.50). Sec Fri6. Edinburgh.

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I SCD Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £3.50—£15. Oboist Heinz

- Holliger turns conductor for Schubert.

Mahler. Hartmann and Haydn‘s Hen Symphony.

SUNDAY 8 Glasgow

I Music at the Burrell Burrell Collection. Pollok Park. Pollokshaws Road. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 3pm. £3 (£2). The Telemann Ensemble continue their exploration ofbaroque chamber repertoire.

I Organ Concert Art Gallery and Museum. Kelvingrove. 2.30pm—3pm and 3.30pm—4pm. Free. William Hutcheson of Broomhill Church. Glasgow.

I Paragon Ensemble Guinness Room. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.45pm. Extra date: Mon 9. Edinburgh. £6.50 (£3). Bagpipers' String Trio - with no bagpipes in sight by Judith Weir precedes Strauss‘s Till Ifulenspiegel— with no orchestra in sight in an arrangement for only 5 instruments. Spohr‘s Grand None! to finish.


I Friends oi Scottish Opera Queen’s Hall, Clerk Street. 668 2019. Tickets: at door. 3pm. £2. A talk on the company‘s new production of Julius Caesar.

I Edinburgh Concert Band Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.30pm. £5 (£2.50). Neville Garden is master of ceremonies in a programme ofArnold, Gregson. Sparke and John Barnes Chance. With Caledonia Brass and cellists Kevin McCrae and Neil Johnstone.

I Organ Recital Greyfriars Church. Candlemaker Row. Tickets: 6682019 (Queen‘s Hall Box Office). 4.30pm. £4 (£2). Anthony Lomberg of Kimberley Cathedral in South Africa plays Bach. Howells. Franck and Langlais.

I Edinburgh New Town Choir St Mary‘s Cathedral. Broughton Street (behind St James‘s Centre). Free at door. 6pm—7pm. A programme of choral and organ music on Remembrance Sunday including Howells‘ Requiem and Vaughan Williams‘

; Lord. thou has! been our refuge

I Music in St Mary's Cathedral St Mary‘s

: Cathedral. Palmerston Place. Free at door. 3.30pm. Faure‘s Requiem with the

cathedral choir. conductor Timothy

f Byram-Wigfield.



I Paragon Ensemble Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 6682019. 7.45pm. £6.50(£3). See Sun 8. Glasgow.



I Lunchtime Concert iiutehesons‘ Hall. 2 ; John Street. Tickets: at door. I

j 1.15pm—2pm. £1.50. The Edinburgh

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