I Bobby Wishart Halt Bar. 160 Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9pm. Modern.

I Tom Torrance Junkanoo Tapas Bar. 1 1 I Hope Street. 248 7102. 8pm. Acoustic guitar.


I Bobby Wishart Grand Central Bar. Oswald Street. 221 4583. 9pm. Modern. I Tom Torrance Junkanoo Tapas Bar. 111 Hope Street. 248 7102. 8pm. Acoustic guitar.


I Jeannie Maxwell and The Jazzwegians Curlers. 256 Byres Road. 334 1284. 7.30pm. Traditional.

I George Penman’s Jazzmen Newberry's Bar. Kelvin Park Lome Hotel. 923 Sauchiehall Street. 334 4891. 9pm. Traditional.

I lllgel Clark and Dominic Ashworth Brewery Tap. 1055 Sauchiehall Street. 339 8866. 8pm. Guitar duo.

I James Flynn and Alan McPlke Trader Joe's. Hope Street. 332 ()905. 8.30pm. Mainstream and modern.


I Spirits of Rhythm Haymarket Bar. Haymarket. 8.30pm. Traditional.

I Diminished 5th Bank Hotel. 1/3 South Bridge. 556 9043. 9.30pm. Swing and mainstream. with singer. Every other week.

I kenny Ellis and Robert Pettigrew Shore Bar. 3 The Shore. Leith. 553 5080. 9pm. Modern.

I Fianna Duncan Noble‘s Bar. Constitution Street. Leith. 554 2024. 9.30pm. Traditional.

I The Trl-Tones Henderson‘s. Hanover




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Street. 225 7464. 8pm. Mainstream.


I Alex Shaw Trio Platform 1. Caledonian Hotel. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 1—3pm. Mainstream.

I Toto and the Jan Dostons Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 2-4pm. Mainstream.

I Dr Mch Young's Hotel. Leamington Terrace. 229 6481. 8.30pm. Traditional. I St Stephen Street Stampers Cavern Bar. 7 Bernard Street. Leith. 554 7515. l2.30—2.30pm. Traditional.

I Jan Swanson Noble's Bar. Constitution Street. Leith. 554 2024. 9.30pm. Singer.


I Le Jan llot Orchestra Barnton Hotel. Queensferry Road. 339 1144. 1—4pm. Swing.

I Capital Jazz Band Holiday inn. Queensferry Road. 339 1 144. 2—5pm. Traditional.

I Diplomats of Jazz Royal Ettrick Hotel. 13 Ettrick Road. 228 6413. 2.30—5pm. Traditional.

I Le Jazz Cool Noble‘s Bar. Constitution Street. Leith. 554 2024. 1—3pm. Traditional.

I Climax Jazz Band Royal Circus Hotel. 19-21 Royal Circus. 225 5218. 5.30—7.30pm. Traditional.


I Free Improvisation at The Tran Tron Cellar Bar. 9 Hunter Square. High Street. 220 1550. 9pm. Free. First Monday of month only. Musicians and listeners equally welcome to Scotland's only regular free improvised music gig.

I East Coast Jazz Band Blue Lagoon. Angle Park Terrace. 337 9922. 9pm. Traditional.

I Jan Therapy Fat Sam‘s. 56 Fountainbridge. 228 3111. 8.30pm. Traditional.

I EUSA Bar. 60 The Pleasance. 557 0984. 8pm. University term only. Open to non- students.


I Swing '92 Malt Shovel. Cockburn Street. 225 6843. 9pm. Swing.

I Mike Hart and Wendy Weatherby Noble's Bar. Constitution Street. Leith. 554 2024. 8.30pm. Traditional.

I kevian Dorrian Duartet Milne’s Bar. 35 Hanover Street. 225 6738. 8-11pm. Bop to modern.

I Eddie Severn ouartet Royal Archer. 1 High Street. 556 6338. 8pm. Bop to modern.


I Charlie Mcllair’s Jazz Band Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9.30pm. Traditional.

I Diplomats of Jan The Golden Rule. 30 Yeaman Place. 8.30pm. Dixieland.

I Fat Sam’s Band Fat Sam‘s. 56 Fountainbridge. 228 3111. 8.30pm. Big band.

I St Stephen Street Stampers Earl of Lothian. 161 Lothian Road. 229 5745. 8.30pm. Traditional.

I Annie Mcllichol and Jazz Therapy Noble‘s Bar. Constitution Street. Leith. 554 2024. 8.30—11.30pm. Traditional.


I Freddie king and Bill kyle Trlo Madogs. 38a George Street. 225 3408. 8.30pm. A change of venue for this popular singer. plusjazz trio.

I Mike Hart’s Louisiana Ragtimers Osbourne Hotel. 53—59 York Place. 556 2345. 8.30pm. Traditional.

I Henderson’s Hanover Street. 225 7464. 8pm. Various.

I llorthern Bar 1 Howard Place. 556 1558. 8.30pm. Various.

I Spirits of Rhythm Noble‘s Bar. Constitution Street. Leith. 554 2024. 8.30—11.30pm. Traditional.


Dates listed below are for one-on shows: see separate section for residencies. Gigs are listed by date, then by city. Perlonnances will be listed, provided that details reach our offices art least one week before publication. Folk and World listings compiled by Norman Chalmers.



I Battlefield Band City Halls. Candleriggs. 227 5511. 8pm. The famous four on a British tour with their latest album Duiet Days.

I Rowantree Folk Club Rowantree Inn. ()ld Mill Road. Uddingston. 9pm. £2 concerts. other nights £1. Singers Right. I Ceilidh Dance Riverside. Fox Street. off Clyde Street. 248 3144. Doors open 8pm. music at 9pm. £5.


I Piping Masterclass 10am—4pm. £15 by advance booking only. The Cauld Wind or bellows-blown pipes of Scotland with llamlsh Moore. Edinburgh Folk Festival I see Radio Scotland Piping Concert BBC. 5 Queen Street. 8pm. Tickets free from the BBC at Queen Street or Teviot Box Office. Live programme recording by 1992 Glenfiddich Champions Roderick MacLeod and Willie Morrison. Edinburgh Folk Festival

I Moebius Club Stage. Park Room. 9.30—10.30pm. Exotic pipes of all species and sizes played in imaginative arrangements of traditional European and original material by a talented trio including John Swayne. founder of Blowzabella and doyen of piping nouveau. Edinburgh Folk Festival

I Toss the Feathers Debating Hall. 7.30—9.30pm. £5 (£4). Wild Manchester Irish rock dance band includes flute. fiddle and uillean pipes. Edinburgh Folk Festival

I Ceilidh Dance Debating Hall. 10.30pm—1.00am. £5 (£4). The highly skilled musicians in The Occasionals are led by accordionist Freeland Barbour. Edinburgh Folk Festival

I Palaver Tron Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 8pm. Fine unaccompanied song by all-women band.


I Do the Level Scotia Bar. Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 3.30—5.30pm. Free. I Ceilidh Dance Riverside. Fox Street. off Clyde Street. 248 3144. Doors open 8pm. music at 9pm. £5.


I Scots Music Courses 10am—5pm. Edinburgh Folk Festival

I lshbel Macaskill/The Wrigleys/Tony Curie Debating Hall. 2~~4pm. £5 (£4). lshbel Macaskill has a stunning. mesmerising way with Gaelic song. Jennifer and Hazel Wrigley are Orkney teenagers with tremendous style on fiddle. piano and guitar. and singer Tony Cuffe. now resident in Boston. is one of the innovative guitar stylists of the Scottish folk revival and a member of Ossian. Edinburgh Folk Festival

I Piping Competition St Anne's Community Centre. Cowgate. 2—5pm. 50p admission. Lowland and Borders Pipers’ Society annual competition and get- together of the bellows-blown Scottish

pipes. Edinburgh Folk Festival

I Ceolbeglnal‘tery Debating Hall. 7.30—9.30pm. £5 (£4). Popular. established band with vocalist Davey Steele. shares a concert with Edinburgh newcomers Raftery. comprising piper and singer Christy (Boys of the Lough) O‘ Leary and his brother Tim on fiddle. guitar. whistle. bouzouki and vocals. with flautist Rebbeca Knorr. Edinburgh Folk Festival

I kate Garfield and katherine Deroux Club Stage. Park Room. 9.30—10.30pm. Fiddle and accordion from the Boat Band. see below. Edinburgh Folk Festival

I Celtic Cajun Dance Debating Hall. 10.30pm—l.00am. £5 (£4). Frantlk Zimmer wield didgeridoo in their line up. and the Boat Band are one of the finest of the new-wave British cajun bands. Edinburgh Folk Festival

I Urban Gypsies Tolbooth Bar.

C anongate. 9pm. Free.



I Black Bull Folk Club Black Bull Hotel. Milngavie. 8.30pm. £2.50 (£1.75). Irish woman singer Phil Campbell.

I Blues Poets Scotia Bar. Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 3.30—5.30pm. Free.

I Attic Folk Club Paisley Arts Centre. New Street. Paisley. 8pm. £3 (£2). information 889 8309.


I Piping Festival Debating Hall. 10.30mn—6.30pm. Free. Pipemakers exhibition. Live music. Edinburgh Folk Festival

I lnchcolm/Michael Marra Teviot Bar. 2—4pm. £5 (£4). Reedsman and extemporiser Dick Lee‘s new band features chromatic piper and bouzouki player lligel Richard. ilautist Anne Evans and cellist Wendy Wetherby. Pianist and singer Michael Marra is one of Scotland's greatest songwriters. An absolute must. Edinburgh Folk Festival

I Storytellers Ceilidh Teviot Bar. 2—4pm. £3.50 (£2.50). Hosted by llamlsh Henderson and Willie MacPhee. Two of the most compelling voices in the country. Edinburgh Folk Festival

I Common Ground Debating Hall. 2.30—5pm. £2 at door. Relaxed concert of varied piping styles and instruments hosted by the famous Goodacre Brothers. Edinburgh Folk Festival

I Altan/Cathy-Ann MacPhee with Billy Jackson, John Martin and Tony Cutie oi Deslan Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 8pm. £6.50 (£5). Originally from Donegal. and with songs in Irish by fiddler Mairead Ni Mhaonaigh. Altan are currently the most successful Irish band. living proof that traditional music and song. played well. is as rich and exciting as any. Cathy-Ann. from Barra. sings beautifully in Scots Gaelic and is accompanied here by members of Ossian. Edinburgh Folk Festival

I Farewell Ceilidh Debating Hall. 10.30pm—I .00am. £5 (£4). End the festival with guests. performers. and general mayhem. overseen by the Robert

Fish Band. Edinburgh Folk Festival



I Linlithgow Folk Club Black Bitch inn. West Port. Linlithgow. 8.30pm. Members £2. non-members £2.50. concessions £2.

Fresh from the Edinburgh Folk Festival.

guitarist and singer Melanie llarrold with bassist partner DIIIe elanchflower.

TUESDAY 13 Edinburgh

I Peniculk Folk Club Navaar Hotel. Penicuik. 8.15pm. Guest this week Greylag. Information on 0968 678 610.

38 The List 9—22 April 1993