FOLK & WORLD MUSIC
Moxy Fruvous. Festival Theatre
Royale Upstairs. West Register Street. 557 4792. 8pm. £4 (£3). Legendary and relaxed acoustic guitarist is an enthusiast for the blues.
Ceilidh Dance every week. I Two Pats Scruffy Murphy‘s. George IV
Bridge. 225 1681. 9pm. Free. Liverpool
THURSDAY 13 SATURDAY 15
I New Dawn Folk Club Glasgow Press Club. 94 West Regent Street. 332 1674. 8pm. £3 (£2). Tribute to Hank Williams titled Cowboys Don’t Cry has some weel- kent faces.
I Dance workshop Assembly Rooms. George Street. 2204349. 7-—9pm. £4 (£2). The Romanian band lza lead a session to teach their own folk dances. prior to their Fiddle workshop and gig on Sat 15. I Callanish Scruffy Murphy‘s. George IV ; Bridge. 225 1681. 9pm. Free. Scottish music. ancient and self-penned.
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I The Tip of the Iceberg Glasgow University Student Union. IIniversity Avenue. 339 8697. 8pm. ()ur nearest neighbours across the Atlantic. the majority of whom are of Scots/Irish descent. are the Newfoundlanders. here showcased in one of two Scottish gigs
(the other is Aberdeen Alternative Music Festival). Great Big Sea are a fast and furious youthful foursome: the Plankerdown Band have riddles. accordion and a rhythm section in a big line-up; Anita Best and Pamela Morgan are a vocal harmony duo. and like some of the Plankerdown. ex-members of the legendary Figgy Duff. Country Rock rather than Celtic is the strain of music produced by the Ron Hynes Band. but of a very high quality. his song ‘Sonny's Dream' having been covered by Mary Black. limmylou Harris and thirty others. I Weekly Ceilidh Dance The Ferry. Clyde 1 Place. 9pm. £5 (£4). Tickets at the venue or in advance from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511. l I Ceilidh Dance Riverside. Fox Street. off Clyde Street. 248 3144. £5. Doors open 8pm. i
I Ceilidh Dance Assembly Rooms. George Street. 8.30pm—lam. Bar. £6 ’ (£4.50). Tickets 220 4349. Thrash ceilidh and Latin loupin' to the Tartan'Amoebas. l l
I Scottish Blend Marco's Leisure Centre. Grove Street. Bar. 8pm. £3.50 (£3).
i Glasgow I Travelling Party 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.
I lza Assembly Rooms. George Street.
9 9pm. £7.50 (£5). Tickets from Assembly Rooms and Kings Theatre. Credit cards 2204349. Heartbeat World Music in
i conjunction with Edinburgh District
Council's Assembly Rooms opens the autumn season with the Romanian band. who also give a Fiddle workshop. 2—4pm. £4 (£2). See Music preview.
I Jackie Leven Southside Community
Centre. Clerk Street. 8.30pm. £5 (£4). The '
.ll.\‘.\'i('l'_\‘ (If/.ul‘t' is (Il't'rlit'l‘ l/lrlll I/It’ .Ilvsn'rv (if/hull: is his latest album on Cooking Vinyl. with poetic contributions from Robert (Iron .lohn) Bly and Waterboy Mike Scott. lle's given tip heroin for whisky and bottles and markets his own! Tonight he sings his own compositions and plays guitar.
I Tron Folk Club Tron Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 220 1550. 8.30pm. £3. Caithness band Mirk have re—formed. Fiddler lain with his wife and singer
Margie Sinclair arejoined by guitarist.
mandolin player and singer Brian Miller and fiddler/instrumentalist Gavin Livingstone.
I Ceilidh Dance Caledonian Brewery. Slateford Road. 8pm—midnight. £4.50.
1 Bar. Food. Weekly dance to live bands. Tickets in advance from Tron Ceilidh : House. Hunter Square. 220 1550.
I Two Pats Scruffy Murphy‘s. George IV Bridge. 225 1681. 9pm. Free. Liverpool
i SUNDAY 16 1 Edinburgh
I TWO Pats Scruffy Murphy's. George [V
Bridge. 225 1681. 9pm. Free.
I Celtic Dance St Ann’s Centre. Cowgate. 7.30pm. Irish and Breton dance group. Information 7167 8744.
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I Weekly Fiddle Workshop Strathclyde Arts Centre. Washington Street. 7.30—9.30pm. £4. Information 636 1450. Tutor lain Fraser leads workshops on Scots and Cape Breton fiddle styles. for beginners and more advanced players. I Rhiannon’s Dream Scotia Bar. Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 9pm. Free.
I The living Circle Assembly Rooms. George Street. 8pm. £7.50 (£5). Tickets from Assembly Box Office and Kings Theatre Box Ofﬁce. Credit cards 220 4349. Heartbeat World Music presents Nigerian choreographer Peter Badejo‘s British—African dance and drum company in a new piece based on the cyclical nature of life and work on the ancient connnent
I Edinburgh Folk Club Cafe Royale Upstairs. West Register Street. 557 4792. 8pm. £4 (£3). Accomplished player of the melodeon and anglo-concertina. also a ﬁne singer and guitarist. Brian Peters is one of the best of the younger generation of traditional-based performers from south of the border.
I Tommy Makem Cumbernauld Theatre. Kildrum. Cumbernauld. 0236 732 887. 7.45pm. £8 (£4). Now based in the USA. the original Irish folk singing star makes a rare Scottish visit.
I New Dawn Folk Club Glasgow Press Club. 94 West Regent Street. 332 1674. 8pm. £4 (£3). Singaround.
I John Renbourn Assembly Rooms.
George Street. 2204349. 8.30pm. £7 (£5).- Tickets from Assembly Rooms. Kings Theatre and The Music Shop. West Bow. Grassmarket. Credit Cards 220 4349. Presented by Open House Music. Pentangle‘s original guitar star stole the .show performing here as a duo with Robin Williamson recently. Acoustic eloquence with six metal strings and a spruce top.
I Streams of Whisky Scruffy Murphy‘s. George 1V Bridge. 225 1681. 9pm. Free. Glasgow Irish duo.
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The lollowing details are tor regular weekly dates: see main listings for one- oit shows. Gigs are listed by city, then by day. Residencies will be listed, provided that up-to-date details are supplied to us. Folk and World Residencies Listings compiled by Norman Chalmers.
I Sharkey’s Bar 51 ()Id Rutherglen Road. behind the Citizens' Theatre. 9pm. Free. Irish traditional and country.
I Victoria Bar Stockwell Street/Bridgegate. 552 6040. 9pm. Free. Scottish and Irish session with Roger the Folkie.
I Brazen Head 1 Cathcart Road. 9pm.
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