by the Born llote Ceilidh Band.

I Ceilidh Dance Moir Hall. Mitchell Theatre. Granville Street. 8pm. £5. Bar. With music from the ctrrrie Brothers. I Scotia Folk Scotia Bar. Stockwell Street, 552 8681. 3.30pm. Free. llot Tamales.

I Ceilidh Dance Riverside. Fox Street, off Clyde Street, 248 3144. Doors open 8pm. music at 9pm. £5.

I labi Sillre Stepping Stones. 112 West Bow, Box office 226 4413. 8pm. £6 (£5). lnfonnation from 332 7067. Talented songwriter. poet and musician, Labi’s last hit was ‘So Strong’ which went to number four in the charts in 1989. but everyone remembers ‘lt Must Be Love'. a world wide hit both for him and the band Madness.

I Tron Folk Club Tron Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 220 1550. 8.30pm. £3. Songwriter and squeeze box player llancy llicholson with banjo and accompaniment from Sara .

I Women's Ceilidh Cafe Royal. 17 West Register Street. 9pm-2am. £3 (£1.50). Pay at the door. lnforrnation. Mon—Thurs Edinburgh Lesbian Line 353 1550.

I Caledonian Ceilidh Caledonian Brewery. Slateford Road. 7.30pm-midnight. £4.50. Bar. Food. Weekly dance to live bands. Tickets in advance from Tron Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 220 1550.

I live Music Scruffy Murphy’s. George [V Bridge, 225 1681. 9pm. Free.


I labl Siffre Tron Theatre. 63 Trongate. 552 4267. 8pm. £7. Songwriter and poet has many fans in Scotland. See Edinburgh. Sat 19.


u I I Inner Sense Percussion Orchestra La Belle Angele. Hastie’s Close. COWgate (behind the Pelican). 9pm. £6.50 (£5). Tickets from Queens Hall Box Office 668 2019. Streetwise salsa and brassy. reedy Latin licks from Manchester band. I live Group Scruffy Murphy’s. George [V Bridge. 225 1681. 9pm. Free.



I linlithgow Folk Club Black Bitch lnn. West Port. Linlithgow. 8.30pm. Ian llanlrin. Well known songwriter returned after years of North American exile.



I Ceilidh Dance Workshops Woodside Halls. St George's Cross. 6. 15—8. 15pm. £3 per evening or £15 for seven weeks. For beginners and experienced dancers. With dance caller Bob Blair and multi- squeeze box player Steve Sutclirre. Presented by Glasgow Folk and Traditional Arts Trust. 123 High Street. Bookings 812 2064.

I Edinburgh Songwriters Showcase Tron

. Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 8pm. The

first ten songwriters who show up play during the evening. with the headlining artist playing from about 10.30pm. This week John lllclts plays a session of non-standards.

I Penicqu Folk Club Navaar House Hotel. Bog Road. Penicuik. 8pm. Singaround.


I Weekly Fiddle Workshop Strathclyde Arts Centre. Washington Street. 7.30—9.30pm. £4. lnfonnation 636 1450. Tutor lain Fraser leads a single-group workshop on Scots and Cape Breton fiddle styles, for players who have at least a basic command of the instrument. Not for absolute beginners.

I Scotia Folk Scotia Bar. Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 9pm. Free. Alive and Pickln.


I Edinburgh Folk Club Cafe Royal Upstairs. West Register Street. 557 4792. 8pm. £3.50 (£2.50). Performing songs from his recently released album Candy Philosophy, pianist and keyboard player Michael Marra is the finest songwriter in Scotland.

I Just the Ticket Scruffy Murphy‘s. George 1V Bridge. 225 1681. 9pm. Free.


I lieu Dawn Folk Club Glasgow Press Club. 94 West Regent Street, 332 1674. 8pm. £3 (£2). Successor to the late Star Folk Club. presenting tonight the blues edge of Eric Cuthbertson.


concerts are listed by date, then by city. classical 5 Opera listings compiled by carol flail.


I Midday Concert Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 1pm. £2.50 (£1.50). Academy Now! presents a programme of music by James MacMillan. Steve Martland and Louis Andriessen with MacMillan conducting. Also first performance of the winning composition of the Dinah Wolfe Memorial Award 1994. I Glasgow University Concert Bute Hall. Glasgow University. 8pm. The Choral Society and Orchestra give what is unbelievably the Scottish premiere of the Messe Solennelle by Berlioz. Marjorie Rycroft conducts. I Recitation with Music Kilmardinny House. 50 Kilmardinny Avenue. 8pm. T.S. Eliot’s Four Quarters read by Brian Hayward and Deirdre Murray. Each Quartet will be preceded by a prelude. specially composed and performed by pianist Anne Charaud. I Scottish Early Music Consort Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 8pm. £9 (£5). Rants and Reels. a programme of Scots songs and fiddle tunes of around 1800 and Schubert’s Ossian songs which sit alongside period music from Scotland and the continent.

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