Saturday 15 October IZA
from Romania Doors Open 8.30 £7.50 8t £5 cons
Wednesday 19 October BADEJO ARTS “Living Circle” contemporary dance from Nigeria Doors open 7.30 £7.50 8t £5 cons
Friday 28 October NIOMENKA BI AND THE N’DIAXAS
from Senegal/France Doors open 8.30 £7.50 at £5 cons
Saturday 19 November STELLA CHIWESHE and THE FOUR BROTHERS
Zimbabwe Doors open 7.30 £8.50 & £6 cons
Thursday 15 December
Bhangra Doors Open 8.30 £7.50 & £5 cons
TICKETLINE 031 220 4349
AT THE ASSEMBLY ROOMS
I Alex Shaw Trio Platform 1. Caledonian Hotel. Rutland Street. 225 2433. l—3pm. Mainstream.
I lit MacEwan Trio Harry’s Bar. Randolph Place. l—3pm. Singer.
I Toto and the Dexters Harry's Bar. Randolph Place. 3.30—5.30pm. Mainstream.
I New Orleans Jazz Express Pullman Platform (Haymarket Bar). Haymarket. 337 1006. 8.30—11pm. Traditional jazz. I live Jazz Bank Hotel. 1/3 South Bridge. 556 9043. 8.30—11.30pm. Traditional.
I Edith Budge Nobles. 44a Constitution Street. Leith. 554 2024. 9.30pm. Singer. I Bill Kyle’s JazzBase Cellar No 1. Chambers Street. 10.30pm. Modem jazz and fusion.
I Capital Jazz Band Holiday Inn. Queensferry Road. 339 1144. 2—5pm. Traditional.
I Diplomats of Jan Royal Ettrick Hotel. 13 Ettrick Road. 228 6413. 2.30—5pm. Traditional.
I Derek Lithgow Seeds. 51—53 West
j Nicolson Street. 6—8pm. Guitarist.
I lunchtime Jazz Nobles. 44a Constitution Street. Leith. 554 2024. l—3pm. Various.
I liz MacEwan Trio Ship On The Shore. The Shore. Leith. 2—4pm. Singer.
I Stu Richie Jazz Session Blind Poet. West Nicolson Street. 9.30pm—l2.30am. Modern.
I Swing ’94 Malt Shovel. Cockburn Street. 225 6843. 9pm. Swing.
I live Jazz Fat Sam's Diner. 56—58 Fountainbridgc. 228 3111. 7.30—10.30pm. Various.
I Live Jazz Milne's Bar. 35 Hanover
‘Street. 225 6738. 8—1 1pm. Mainstream.
I Stu Richie Jazz Session Blind Poet. West Nicolson Street. 9.30pm—l2.30am. Modern.
I Alpha Jazz Guartet Ferry Tap Bar. 36 High Street. South Queensferry. 331 2000. 8.30pm. Traditional.
I Beat Dis Jan Nights Cellar No 1. Chambers Street. 10.30pm. Modern.
I Diplomats of Jazz The Golden Rule. 30 Yeaman Place. 8.30pm. Dixieland.
I New 0rleans Jazz Express Pullman Platform (Haymarket Bar). Haymarket. 337 1006. 8.30—11pm. Traditional jazz.
I Fat Sam’s Band Fat Sam's Diner. 56—58 Fountainbridgc. 228 3111. 8.30—11pm. Swing and jump-jive.
I Mike Hart and Wendy Weatherby Nobles. 44a Constitution Street. 554 2024. 9.30pm. Traditional.
I St Stephen Street Stampers Bluebell Inn. Portobello High Street. 8.30pm. Dixieland.
I New Orleans Jazz Express Pullman Platform (Haymarket Bar). Haymarket. 8.30—I 1pm. Traditional jazz.
I live Jazz Fat Sam‘s Diner. 56—58 Fountainbridgc. 228 3111. 7.30—10.30pm. Various.
I live Jazz Bank Hotel. 1/3 South Bridge. 556 9043. 8.30-11.30pm. Traditional.
I Mike Hart’s liagtimers The Merlin. 168 Morningside Road. 447 4329. 9pm. Traditional.
I Stu iiichle Jazz Session Blind Poet. West Nicolson Street. 9.30pm—12.30am. Modern.
I xnu - Kevin Dorrlan Duartet N B's Bar. Balmoral Hotel. 1 Princes Street. 8—1 1pm. Mainstream and Latin.
I live Jazz Nobles. 44a Constitution Street. Leith. 554 2024. 8.30—11.30pm. Traditional.
FOLK & WORLD -
Dates listed below are for one-oft shows: see separate section for residencies. Gigs are listed by date, then by city. Perionnances will be listed, provided that details reach our oiiices art least one week beiore publication. Folk and World listings compiled by Norman Chalmers.
FRIDAY 7 .
I Motherwell Beer Festival Civic Centre. Windmill Street. Motherwell. 5—l 1pm. £1. Over 18s only. 34 different beers. and live music including folk and traditional music from Stephen Duigg. Whisky Fingers. Woodside Now and Latin/jazzjstreet band sounds from the Grasshoppers. See Sat 8. I Weekly Ceilidh Dance The Ferry. Clyde Place. 10pm. £6 (£4). Tickets at the venue or in advance from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511.
I Ceilidh Dance Riverside. Fox Street. off Clyde Street. 248 3144. Doors open 8pm. music at 9pm. £5. Music from the
I Penicuik Folk Festival Navaar House Hotel. Bog Road. Penicuik. Information ()968 678153 or 678610. Weekend festival kicks off with the 10th Anniversary Ceilidh Dance. 7.30pm. £3. £2 (50p). Music supplied by the Bill Richardson Band. See Sat 8. Sun 9.
I Jaleo Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. credit cards 667 7776. 7.30pm. £10. £7 (£5). From Seville. a singer. tnale and female dancers and two guitarists in authentic flamenco tradition. Tremendous technique. talent and spontaneous combustion. Also Sat 8.
I ilorloch Marco‘s Leisure Centre. Grove Street. Bar. 8pm. £3.50 (£3). Ceilidh dance band.
I Finnegan’s Awake Scruffy M urphy‘s. George IV Bridge. 225 1681. 9pm. Free. Three from Fire in the GIen/Tannas.
I Occasionals Howden Park Centre. Livingston. 0506 433634. 8pm. £4.50 (£3). Freeland Barbour‘s accordion leads one of the top ceilidh dance bands.
I Portobello Ceilidh Band Leith Assembly Rootns. Constitution Street. 7.30pm—lam. Tickets £7.50 including buffet. Tickets available from 225 1453. Ceilidh dance in aid of Alzheimer Scotland and Action on Dementia.
I Motherwell Beer Festival Civic Centre. Windmill Street. Motherwell.
l lam—11pm. £1. ()ver 18s only. 34 different beers. ()ver the afternoon music from. among others. Biggar Pipe Band and the Black Star Steel Band. In the evening the Deaf Heights Cajun Aces and eclectic folk fun frotn the Deighton Family. See Fri 7.
I Sad Eyed Drilter Scotia Bar. Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 3pm. Free.
I Ceilidh Dance Riverside. Fox Street. off Clyde Street. 248 3144. Doors open 8pm. music at 9pm. £5. Music by the Cutting Edge.
I Penicuik Folk Festival Navaar House Hotel. Bog Road. Penicuik. Information 0968 678153 or 678610. Weekend festival hosts TMSA Singing Competition at
1.30pm. Fiddlers’ Workshop at 3pm. The Belhaven Best Concert. 7.30pm. £5 (£4), features peerless singer Dick Gaughan. instrumental prowess from the three-piece House Band. a youthful expression of England’s folk culture in Eliza Carthy and Nancy kerr; and compere. singer and humorist Adam McNaughton.
I iioy Harper Assembly Rooms. George Street. 8.30pm. £8.50 (£7.50). Tickets frotn Assembly Rooms Box. Kings Theatre and The Music Shop. West Bow. Grassmarket. Credit cards 220 4349. Presented by Open House Music. Sixties survivor and legendary songwriter is back in town. now in a duo with his son Nick. See Music preview and Rock listings.
I Jaleo Queen’s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. credit cards 667 7776. 7.30pm. £10. £7 (£5). See Edinburgh. Fri 7.
I Tron Folk Club Tron Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 220 1550. 8.30pm. £3. La Cucina bash out exhilarating. acoustic Latin roots/rock from the deep south — of England.
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 Urban Gypsies Scruffy M urphy‘s. George IV Bridge. 225 1681. 9pm. Free. Four-strong Irish music group.
I Roy Harper King Tut's. 8.30pm. £7. See Rock listings and Music preview.
I Deighton Family Riverside. Fox Street. offCIyde Street. 248 3144. 8pm. £5. Tickets in advance from Real Music. Parnie Street. and the Scotia Bar. Stockwell Street. Hugely popular Yorkshire/South Moluccan family band: ‘probably the best tropical Anglo-Hillbilly band on the planet'
I Penicuik Folk Festival N avaar House Hotel. Bog Road. Penicuik. Information 0968 678153 or 678610. Weekend festival ends with an informal session from 12.30pm. Free.
I Iona The Venue. Calton Road. 9pm. Celtic Rock/New Age vibes. See Rock listings.
I Drop The Box Scruffy Murphy‘s. George IV Bridge. 225 I681. 9pm. Free. Shetland folk thrash.
I Moxy Fruvous Upper Circle Bar. Festival Theatre. Nicolson Street. 529 6000. 9pm. £6 (£5). (.‘anadian foursome who have opened for Bryan Adams and Dylan. and whose album went platinum. wowed Edinburgh audiences earlier this year with their startling harmony singing. witty theatrical style and non-stop humour.
I Celtic Dance St Ann's Centre. Cowgate. 7.30pm. Irish and Breton dance group. Infortnalion 7167 8744.
I Weekly Fiddle Workshop Strathclyde Arts Centre. Washington Street. 7.30—9.30pm. £4. Information 636 I450. Tutor lain Fraser leads workshops on Scots and Cape Breton fiddle styles. for beginners and more advanced players. I llootchie Cootchie Band Scotia Bar. Stockwell Street. 552 8681.9pm. Free.
I Wollstone Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. Postponed to Nov 27. I Wizz Jones Edinburgh Folk Club. Cafe
45 The List 7—20 October 1994