I ScotIa Folk Scotia Bar. Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 9pm. Free. Valhalla.


I lileran Iiaipin Tron Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 9pm. Tickets £3 (£2) at the door. Weekly concert of Irish and contemporary acoustic music and song. I Edinburgh Folk Club Cafe Royal Upstairs. West Register Street. 557 4792. 8pm. £3.50 (£2.50). Small Talk is the modest title for three very skilled traditional musicians. piper IaIn Mclnnes. fiddler Stuart Morrison. and singer and guitarist Billy Ross.


| ndTh F .Cldev . . Mmakh' Mb" l M e eny y j Street/Bridgegate. 552 6040. 9pm. Free.

Place. 9pm. £8 (£6). Tickets at the venue or in advance from the Ticket Centre.

Soweto singer/dancer/songwriter with his dynamic township band.

I Star Folk Club Glasgow Society of Musicians. 73 Berkeley Street. beside Mitchell Theatre. 8pm. £2. Superb hammered dulcimer playing from American singer and folk song collector Jim Gouza.

I Jiveass Clutha Vaults. Stockwell Street. 552 7520. 8.30pm. Free. Blues.


behind the Citizens' Theatre. 9pm. Free. Irish Traditional with alternate weeks of

3 Four Provinces and olach na oudden.


I Jinty McGInty’s Ashton Lane. 9pm. Free. Sllp Jlg. I Session Victoria Bar Stockwell

§ Street/Bridgegate. 552 6040. 9pm. Free. ; I Clutha Vaults 167 Stockwell Street. 552 7520. 8.30pm. Free. Music and song


I Wednesdays

f I Jinty McGinty's Ashton Lane. 9pm. T Free. lrish Session. 3 I Ilalt ear Woodlands Road. 9pm. Free.

lrish/Scots instrumental session.

I Victoria Bar Stockwell


* Thursdays

Street/Bridgegate. 552 6040. 9pm. Free. Live music.

I The Wooliniclts Victoria Bar. Stockwell

Young session band. Candleriggs. 227 5511. Tremendously tall ?


? Fridays

I Sandy Bells Forrest Hill Bar. Forrest

Road. 9pm. Free. Scots/lrish session.

I Tron Ceilidh Iiouse Hunter Square. High Street. Live music.

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

I Royal Oak infirmary Street. 557 2976. 9.30pm. Free. informal music downstairs.


I Not the Full Shilling Gold Tankard. Houden Street. East Crosscauseway. 9pm. Free. Popular local three piece.


I Partisan Bar High Street. 9pm. Free. Acoustic lrish session.

I West End iiotel Palmerston Place. 9pm. Free. Jam session.

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


I Shooglenirty La Belle Angele. Hastie’s Close. behind 369 Gallery. Cowgate. Folk

3 fusion band. j I lIeiI Thompson Royal Oak. infinnary



Street. 557 2976. 9pm till late. Free.


Concerts are listed by date, then by city. Classical & Opera listings compiled by Carol Main.

I Glasgow

I Tosca Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 332

= 9000. 7.15pm. £5—£40. Extra dates: Wed

29 Sept. Sat 2 Oct (matinee). Thurs 7 Oct.

f Sat 9 Oct. Wed 3 Nov Glasgow; Wed 10 Nov. Sat 13 Nov Edinburgh. A revival

of Puccini’s grand melodramatic tragedy. with Sir Alexander Gibson conducting. and Eva Zseller in the leading role as the cruelly deceived singer. Designer Peter

Rice's sets evoke Rome in the Fascist era. I Darryl Rosenberg The Tramway. Albert

Street. 332 9000. 7.15pm. £5—£40. Extra dates: Fri 29 Oct. Sat 6 Nov (matinee) Glasgow; Tue 9 Nov Edinburgh. This new production of an early Verdi opera based on a play by Byron continues its run. with Chinese tenor Deng as Jacopo Foscari.

I Darryl Rosenberg The Tramway. Albert Drive. 227 5511. 8pm. £7 (£4). The pianist‘s second concert (see Fri 24) features George C rumb's Makm/msmos, Volume I and Morton Feidman‘s Palm's rle Mari.


I Edinburgh Early Music Weekend Royal Museum of Scotland. Chambers Street. 225 7534. 10.30am—4.30pm. An extravaganza of early music and dance organised by the Early Music Forum of Scotland. with eight different groups from around Scotland playing a variety of Renaissance music on period instruments. A treat for converts. but should also provide an excellent introduction for those who have not yet ventured into this strange sound world.

I Danish Wind Guintet Danish Cultural institute. Carlsberg House. 3 Doune Terrace. 225 7189. £3.50. Music by Mozart. Beethoven and. on a patriotic note. Nielsen.


I Gwmbach Male Voice obolr Dunfermiine Abbey. Dunfermiine. 0383

: 720108. 7.30pm. £8 (£6). A celebrated

Welsh choir brings a varied repertoire to

the Abbey.

i l



I 880 Scottish Symphony Orchestra The Tramway. Albert Drive. 227 5511. 8pm.

Drive. 227 5511. 8pm. £7 (£4). The ; Centre Cage season continues with the

I Shore Music The Shore Bar. Shore.

£10 (£7). The Centre Cage series reaches Leith. 9pm. Free. Folk instrumental

t a spectacular conclusion with this concert

music, first of two concerts by pianist Darryl i The iollowin details are tor re ular unda I Rosenberg. m which he plays Cagc's ; weekly date: see main listingsgior one- s B "n vs ,8 B C 9 F I greatest Plano Work. The Salim-8' and , @PEN 9%)ng [MUSIC all shows. Gigs are listed by city, then by Livcagrgg‘a“ 3' Owgale- Pm. m (gig/6W” Prepared thw of PRESENTS

day. Residencies will be listed, provided that up-to-date details are supplied to us. Folk and World Residencies Listings compiled by lionnan Chalmers.


I Sharkey's Dar Old Rutherglen Road. behind the Citizens‘ Theatre. 9pm. Free. lrish Traditional Night with the Michael Coleman Branch of Comhaltas.

I Iiebrldean Bar Dumbarton Road. Partick. 9pm. Free. Folk music from Rannoch.

I Victoria Bar Stockwell Street/Bridgegate. 552 6040. 9pm. Free. Scottish and lrish session with The Snouts.


I Urban Gypsies Tolbooth Bar. Glasgow Cross. 9pm. Free. Energetic Scots/lrish

son 5.

I Vgictoria Bar Stockwell ' on squeeze boxes and fiddles. r Street/Bridgegate. 552 6040. 9pm. Free. l W10 Gm" Monkeys Bannerman‘s ' Edinburgh Penetrating Tasmania. T Bar. Cowgate. 9pm Free.

I Iiebrldean Dumbarton Road. Partick. 9pm. Free. Bill Bryce and leslle McGoll.

Sundays i Tuesdays : t 7 30 9. Wiztengzlilaz'zgfiisat \iéesAtem Raozad. I Auld Toll ear Tollcross. 8pm. Free. a ' pm pm. ree. I D an rran D 0. Session, ; I Vlctorla Bar Stockwell ? I International Bar Tarvit Street. 9 m. 1 SatireetilBridgegate. 552 6040. 9pm. Free. session, p i A '“Vlcl lIIi bu lint - I Clutha Vault: 167 Stockwell Street. ' a m a '" “Olymd Tavem' ! featuring

552 7520. 8.30pm. Free. Music and song session with the iiot Tamales.

I Parit Bar Argyll Street. near Kelvin Park. 339 1715. 9pm. Free. Occasional informal Highland music.


I Sharkey’s ear Old Rutherglen Road.

I Tron Ceilidh liouse Hunter Square. High Street. informal live acoustic music

most ni hts. I Full billing Band Ryrie's Bar.


. I live Music Ensign Ewart. Lawnmarket.

Haymarket.junction of Dairy Road. 9pm. Free. Alternate weeks.

top of High Street. 9pm. Free. Wally


I liancy liichoison Royal Oak. Infirmary

Street. 557 2976. 9pm till late. Free.

: Singer and melodeon player.


I W. J. Christie’s West Port. Grassmarket. 9.30pm. Folk funk session. I Bridge Bar Session Bridge Bar. George

I W Bridge. 9pm. Free. Fiddle session.

I Tron ellidh llouse Hunter Square. High Street. informal live acoustic music

: most nights.

I Fiddlers Anna Grassmarket. Evening. 229 2665. Free. Traditional Scottish music

I I Live Music Royal Oak. infirmary

Street. 557 2976. 9pm till late. Free.

3 Holyrood Road. 9pm. Free.

: I Open Session Thistle Hotel. Manor

1 Place. 225 6144. 8.30pm-midnight. Free. ; Singers and instrumentalists.

; I Patsy Mack Bannermans Bar. Cowgate.

i 9.30pm. Free.

I I Tlon Ceilidh iiouse Hunter Square.

1 High Street. informal live acoustic music f most nights.

1 Dunfermiine

_ I SCO Dunfermiine Abbey. Dunfermiine. i 0383 720108. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). The Scottish Chamber Orchestra open the Dunfermiine Dis Arts Festival with one of their celel (1 special projects. involving the ba omposer Alistair Nicholson. artist nny McGuinness. and over 25010cai st 1 children. For full

1 information on I stival and its

f associated even »und the region.

7 contact the Festival Booking Office.

. Music institute. East Port. Dunfermiine .'(O383 720108).


Glasgow 3. l due Foscarl Theatre Royal. Hope


HENRY WOOD HALL Claremont Street, Glasgow FRI 8 OCTOBER 8pm

OLD ST. PAUL'S HALL Jeffrey Street, Edinburgh SAT 9 OCT 8pm

TICKETS ON THE DOOR £6/£4 (concs)

iNFO: 031 447 6187

FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY Thursday 14th October 1993

1 The Band of Her Majesty's Royal Marines and The Gilbert and Sullivan Society of Edinburgh IN AID OF KING GEORGE 'S FUND FOR SAIL OHS

! i Registered Charity No. 226446

Tickets from The Usher Hall Box Office £8. £6, £5, £3 I Phone 031 228 1155 for Access and Visa Bookings only

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