Making Music Happen



I Michael Marra Bellshill Cultural Centre. Tickets from the venue or Motherwell Theatre. 0698 267515. 8pm. £4 (£3). Superb. touching and funny original compositions from Dundonian songwriter and pianist.

I Weekly Ceilidh Dance The Ferry. Clyde Place. 9pm. £5 (£4). Tickets at the venue or in advance from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 551 I.

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


I Guid Crack Club The Waverley Upstairs. 3 St Mary‘s Street. 7.30pm. £2. Edinburgh's Storytelling Club presents Michael kerlns. a quirky. amusing tale- teller from the West of Scotland.

I Ceilidh Dance Assembly Rooms. George Street. 8.30pm—1am. Bar. £6 (£3). Tickets 220 4349. Monthly hop to the Robert Fish Band.

I Finnegan’s Awake Scruffy Murphy's. George [V Bridge. 225 1681. 9pm. Free. Edinburgh band with frontline fiddle.

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I Capercaillie Btlrrowland. 8pm. Polished roots rock and Gaelic vocals frotn Karen Matheson and the boys. See Rock listings

I Sidney Devine with legend Motherwell Concert Hall. 0698 267515. Scottish country‘s Rhinestone Ploughboy is back. I Scotia Folk Scotia Bar. Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 3.30pm. Free. Eddie Walker.

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


I Wild Clgarillos Queen’s Hall. Clerk Street. Box Office 668 2019. Credit Card Hotline 667 7776. 8pm. £5 (£2.50). Dance music from this eclectic band. Scottish/Latin/country/blues and special guests. Proceeds to the Sarah Percy Fund at the Western General Hospital.

I Tron Folk Club Tron Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 220 1550. 8.30pm. £3. To be confirmed.

I Ceilidh Dance Caledonian Brewery. Slateford Road. 8pm—midnight. £4.50. Bar. Food. Weekly dance to live bands. Tickets in advance from Tron Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 220 1550.

I live Irish Music Scruffy Murphy's. George 1V Bridge. 225 1681. 9pm. Free. I Lothian Gaelic Choir Walpole Hall. Chester Street. 7.30pm. £4. Free before 8pm. Prc-Mod concert and ceilidh dance with young choir and Pentland Ceilidh Band.


I Billy Joe Spears Motherwell Concert Ha11.0698 267515. 8pm. £10. £9 (£8.50). Legendary country music star with special guests Kenny Johnstone and llorthwind.


I Whisky and Water Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. Box Office 668 2019. Credit Card Hotline 667 7776. 7pm. £10. Benefit for Scottish European Aid in Bosnia and Romania. Bar and restaurant from 6pm. The Duchess of York is in the audience for comedy and music from iionnie Corbett. Malcolm Jones and Iain eayne of Runrig. accordionist Freeland Barbour. harp player Savouma Stevenson and Scottish ‘azzjfolk from reedsman Dick lee and the auncey Brothers Band.

Tennents Live!

Evergreen Tyneside folk-tinged rock band

, 8pm. £4 (£3). From the States. acoustic



I Talitha Mackenzie Motherwell Theatre. Civic Centre. 0698 267515. 7.30pm. £5 (£4). Rootsy. rhythmic electric/acoustic Gaelic song from Scots- resident American with her band.

I Scotia Folk Scotia Bar. Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 9pm. Free. Top Scots multi-instrumental and song duo Blackeyed Biddy.

I Weekly Fiddle Workshop Strathclyde Arts Centre. Washington Street. 7.30-9.30pm. £4. Information 636 1450. Tutor Iain Fraser leads workshops on Scots and Cape Breton fiddle styles. for beginners and more advanced players.


I Women’s Drumming Workshop The Centre. 103 Broughton Street. 4.30-6.30pm. £4 (£2). Free creche. Organised by Shebang. Information 557 0718.

I Edinburgh Folk Club Cafe Royal Upstairs. West Register Street. 557 4792. 8pm. £4 (£3). Duck Baker and Molly Andrews. See Glasgow. Thurs 6.



I Lindistarne Motherwell Concert Hall. 0698 267515. 8pm. £7.50. £6.50 (£6).

on rare visit.

I Sid Kipper Greenock Arts Guild. Campbell Street. Greenock. 0475 723038. 8pm. Spoofed English rural song tradition

a la Copper Family. Warm. well sung and will .

I New Dawn Folk Club Glasgow Press Club. 94 West Regent Street. 332 1674.

guitar virtuoso Duck Baker on tour with instrumentalist/s1nger Molly Andrews.


I Live Irish Music Scruffy Murphy's. George 1V Bridge. 225 1681. 9pm. Free.


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Ensemble Tramway. Albert Drive. 227 5511. 8pm. £6/£9. Closing the mouthmusicke choral festival is Les ! llltuninatimts by Britten and MacMillan's j The Seven Last Words ofC/trt'st. James

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I The Organist Entertains Series Art i Gallery and Museum. Kelvingrove. 331 1854. 2.30pm. Free. David Shepherd runs through a light-hearted repertoire.


I Ebbw Vale Male Voice Choir Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. credit card hot-line 667 7776. 7.45pm. £6—£8 (£5).

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City of Glasgow Philharmonic Orchestra

1994/95 Season


Concerts introduced and conducted by IAIN SUTHERLAND



with the City of Glasgow Chorus Sunday 9 October 7.30 pm

Transatlantic Melody with Phi/lip Dyson (piano) Sunday 13 November 7.30 pm

Classical Sensations with the City of Glasgow Chorus and Glasgow Wind Band Sunday 4 December 7.30 pm

Pops at the Phil 's Christmas Cracker with the City of Glasgow Chorus and Special Guests Sunday 18 December 3.00 pm & 7.30 pm

The Happy Hogmanay Matinee Saturday 31 December 3.00 pm

Melodies for You

Special Guest: Peter Morrison Sunday 5 February 7.30 pm

The Classic Musicals

Ann MacKay (soprano) and Geoffrey Davidson (baritone) Sunday 12 March 7.30 pm

Vienna, City of Dreams Vernon and Maryetta Midg/ey Sunday 26 March 7.30 pm

Last Night of the Pops -

The Friends Gala Sunday 9 April 7.30 pm


TicketsAIl Concerts £7.50 - £16 Book first 5 concerts save 25% Rover Series (5) £28.12 - £60

Concessions for students, OAPs and Friends of the Ph/l Tickets available from the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. The Ticket Centre and all Ticket Link Outlets

041-227 5511 n W a Seats:



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