I Royal Oi Infirmary Street. 557 2976. 9.30pm. Free. lnforrnal music downstairs.
I UM Gypsies Tolbooth Bar. High Street. 9pm. Free. Irish/Scottish.
I Store 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 Royal Oi Infirmary Street. 557 2976. 9pm till late. Free. Informal music.
I Rubbish Bannerman‘s Bar . Cowgate. 9pm. Free.
I The Ceilidh House Hunter Square. High Street. Informal. live acoustic music most nights.
I Sandy Bell’s Forrest Hill Bar. Forrest Road. Afternoon from lpm. Free. Session at the back of the famous folk pub.
I Flll Shilling Baud Ryrie's Bar. Haymarket. junction of Dalry Road. 9pm. Free. Alternate weeks.
I Fire in The Glen L'Attache. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 8pm.
I live Music Ensign Ewan. Lawnmarket. top of High Street. 9pm. Free. Wally Allen.
I Nancy Nicholson Royal Oak. Inﬁrmary Street. 557 2976. 9pm till late. Free. Singer and melodeon player.
I Christies West Port. Grassmarket. 9.30pm. Folk/funk session.
I Bridge ear Session Bridge Bar. George IV Brid e. 9pm. Free. Fiddle session.
I Tron Eellldh House Hunter Square. High Street. Informal live acoustic music most nights.
I Flddlers’ 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 live Music Royal Oak. Infirmary Street. 557 2976. 9pm till late. Free.
I Nobles Rar Constitution Street. Leith. 8.30pm. Free. Folk session.
I International Bar Tarvit Street. 9pm. Session.
I Raeburn Renters Holyrood Tavern. Holyrood Road. 9pm. Free.
I Open Session Thistle Hotel. Manor Place. 225 6144. 8.30pm—midnight. Free. Singers and instrumentalists.
I Patsy Mack Bannerrnans Bar. Cowgate.
I The Ceilidh House Hunter Square. High Street. Informal .live acoustic music most nights.
I North Sea Gas L'Attache. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 8pm.
I Partisan Rat High Street. 9pm. Free. Acoustic Irish session.
I West End Hotel Palmerston Place. 9pm. Free. Jam session.
I The Ceilidh House Hunter Square. High Street. Informal live acoustic music most nights.
I Sbooglenltty La Belle Angele. Hastie‘s Close. behind 369 Gallery. Cowgate. Folk fusion band.
I Nell Tim Royal Oak. Inﬁrmary Street. 557 2976. 9pm till late. Free.
I About Friends L‘Attache. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 8pm.
I Tron Ceilidh House Hunter Square. High Street. 9pm. Free. Informal sessions.
I Riptide Scotsman Bar. Cockbum Street.
I Patsy Mack Holyrood Tavern. Holyrood Road. 9pm. Free.
She It Big Queen’s Arms. Frederick Street. 9pm. Free.
CLASSICAL & OPERA
Concerts are listed by date, then by city. Classical 3. Opera listings compiled by Carol Main.
WEDNESDAY 7 Edinburgh
I Organ Recital St Stephen‘s Church. Howe Street. Tickets at door. 7.30pm. £3.75. David Liddle. organist ofSt Barnabas‘ Pimlico. London and curator of the Alexandra Palace organ. plays as the guest of the Scottish Historic Organs Trust.
I lamp ot lothian Concert St Mary's Parish Church. Haddington. Tickets: 668 2019 (Queen’s Hall Box Office). 8pm. £7 (£5/£2.50). The young. prize-winning pianist Sarah Briggs joins the SCO in a programme of Mozart and Beethoven.
I Merchants’ Music Merchants' Hall. 7 West George Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 12.45pm. £3.50 (£3). Harpist Eluned Pierce teams up with flautist David Nicholson for a lunchtime recital of music by Handel. Spohr. Fauré and Debussy.
I National Youth Brass Band of Scotland Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £3 (£1.50). With conductor Richard Evans.
SUNDAY 11 Edinburgh
I london Chamber Orchestra Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £8 (£4). Quick visit north by Christopher Warren-Green and his band brings Mozart‘s Divertimenm K136. the Violin Concerto in If minor by Bach. Elgar’s Serenade for Strings and the Holherg Suite by Grieg.
I Rochester Oratorio Society Renﬁeld St Stephen‘s Church. Free at door (Retiring Collection). 12.30pm. Eighty-strong group from the USA on British tour visit Glasgow for their only Scottish date.
I LPO Youth Orchestra Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £5 (£2.50). Russian programme ochhaikovsky‘s Romeo and Juliet. Stravinsky‘s Firehird in its 1919 version and Scheherazade by Rimsky-Korsakov.
WEDNESAY 14 Edinburgh
I Organ Recital St Giles‘ Cathedral. High Street. Tickets: Cathedral Shop. 8pm. £5 (£3). Thomas Trotter of Birmingham Town Hall gives this month‘s Wednesday recital on St Giles’ recently installed Rieger organ from Austria.
SUNDAY 11 Edinburgh
I St Giles’ at Six St Giles‘ Cathedral. High Street. Free at door. 6pm. An hour long recital by Edinburgh organist Michael Bonaventure.
Events are listed alphabetically by sport, then by day. Sport listings compiled by Tom lappin.
ATHLETICS Friday 2 TSR CHALLENGE I Great Britain V USA Meadowbank Stadium. Edinburgh. Top of the range track and ﬁeld events as the best of the Brits take on the Americans in a seriously competitive meeting. The British team should include Olympic gold stars Linford Christie and Sally Gunnell. with high- grade back-up from the likes of hurdler Colin Jackson. The Americans will include Olympic heptathlon champion Jackie Joyner-Kersee and tormer 100m world record holder Calvin Smith. Plenty to look out for. but the highlight should be the mens’ relays where there’s a healthy rivalry between the two countries.
CRICKET Saturday 3
SCOTTISH COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIP
I Ayrshire v Aberdeenshire The Oval. Prestwick. lpm.
I Clackmannan County v Stirling County The Ams. Alloa. 1pm.
HALL WESTERN UNION
I Greenoclt v Kelburne Glenpark. Brisbane Street. Greenock. lpm.
I Clydesdale v Uddingston Titwood. Beaton Road. Glasgow. lpm.
I Ferguslie v Kilmamock Meikleriggs. Paisley. lpm.
I Ayr v West Of Scotland Cambusdoon. Alloway. lpm.
I Drumpellier v Poloc Langloan. Coatbridge. lpm.
RYDEN EAST lEAGlIE
I Carlton v Freuchie The Pavilion. Grange Loan. Edinburgh. lpm.
I Heriots F? v Grange Goldenacre. lnverleith Row. Edinburgh. 1pm.
I Watsonians v Edinburgh Acads Myreside. Colinton Road. Edinburgh.
I Royal High 1: Corstorphine Jock‘s Lodge. Edinburgh. lpm.
I Kirkcaldy v Stenhousemuir Bennochy. Kirkcaldy. 1pm.
SCOTTISH COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIP
I Stirling County v Arbroath County Williamﬁeld. Stirling. lpm.
I West lothian v Strathmore County Boghall. Linlithgow. lpm.
I Fileshire V Ayrshire McKane Park. Dunfermline. 1pm.
HALL WESTERN UNION
I Oddlngston v Greenoclt Bothwell Castle Policies. Uddingston. lpm.
I West of Scotland v Drumpelller Hamilton Crescent. Peel Street. Glasgow. lpm.
I Poloc v Ferguslle Shawholm. Pollokshaws. Glasgow. lpm.
I Itelburne v Ayr Whitehaugh. Paisley. 1pm.
I Kilmamock v Clydesdale Kirkstyle. Kilmarnock. lpm.
RYDEN EAST LEAGUE
I Freuchle v Klrttcaldy Public Park. Freuchie. lpm.
I Stenhousemuir v Grange The Tryst.
I Corstorphine 1! Edinburgh Acads Union Park. Carrick Knowe Parkway. Edinburgh. lpm.
I Heriots FF 1! Royal High Goldenacre. lnverleith Row. Edinburgh. lpm.
I Watsonians v Carlton M yreside. Colinton Road. Edinburgh. lpm.
I Race Days Tuesday. Thursday and Saturday. Shawlield Stadium. Rutherglen Road. Glasgow. There are ten races in each meeting. starting at 7.45pm. £2.
I Race Days Tuesday. Thursday and Saturday. Powderhall Stadium. Beaverhall Road. Edinburgh. Each meeting includes ten races. starting at 7.30pm. £2.50 Stand. Race programme free with admission.
Elm}— Monday 5
I Edinburgh Musselburgh Racecourse. Musselburgh. Club £10. paddock £6. First race 2.15pm. Flat racing from the twisting coastal course.
I Edinburgh Musselburgh Racecourse. Musselburgh. Club £10. paddock £6. First race 2.15pm. Another Monday aftemoon‘s competitive ﬂat racing.
I Harnllton Park Races Hamilton Park Racecourse. Bothwell Road. Hamilton. Club £10. Paddock £5 (£3). First race 6.30pm. Evening flat racing featuring the pick of the northern circuit trainers and jockeys at Hamilton.
I Edinburgh Gull Oil Monarchs v Newcastle Diamonds Powderhall Stadium. Edinburgh. 7.15pm. These sides have met on plenty ofoccasions already this season. but the Division 2 encounter should be another enjoyable tussle. with Paul Thorp leading a fast-imprm'ing Diamonds learn.
I Glasgow Alired McAlpine Tigers v Oxford Cheetahs. Shawlield Stadium. Glasgow. 6.30pm. Division 2 newcomers Oxford feature star Aussie Tony Langdon and young Dane Rene Madsen.
I Edinburgh Gull Oil Monarchs v Glasgow Tigers Powderhall Stadium. Edinburgh. 7.15pm. Glasgow lead the table but winning at Powderhall is a hefty ' task.
I Glasgow Altred McAlpine Tigers v Sheffield Tigers Shawﬁeld Stadium. Glasgow. 6.30pm. Clash of the Tigers with Shefﬁeld‘s resident Russian Rene Aas knocking up the big scores. and English international veteran Chris
Morton making a comeback. I
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