I the Maple leat Connection Highland Village Hall. George Square. 8pm. £l0.50. (£7.50 standing). Tickets 227
55l l. Born in Paisley but raised in Canada. Murray McLauchlan is a major star over there. Musically more Nashville than Nova Scotia. he is a household name for his TV showcases. and is the recipient of the Order of Canada for his services to music. This is his ﬁrst return to Scotland. Support from compatriots the Calgary Fiddlers. Country leanings are also evident in the re-formed late 60s‘ Scottish folk rockers the JSD Band. hugely popular in their day. In a zany piece of programming there is also Mexican mariachi music from Orchestra de Gabeza. Glasgow International Folk Festival.
I Sinaig Scotia Bar. Stockwell Street. 552 868i. 3pm. Free.
I Ceilidh Dance Riverside. Fox Street. off Clyde Street. 248 3 I44. Doors open 8pm. music at 9pm. £5.
I Festival Club Copthorne Hotel. George Square. l lpm—3am. Free. See Fri 16. Glasgow International Folk Festival.
I Festival Farewell Highland Village Hall. George Square. 8pm. £l2.50. (£9.50 standing). Tickets 227 55 l l. The most popular Scots songwriter in the contemporary ‘folk‘ idiom — his ‘Caledonia‘ was suggested as a national anthem - Oougie Maclean is also a ﬁne guitarist and a brilliant ﬁddler. He brings his band to the ﬁnal concert and is supported by youthful. but already established new-wave Gaels Tannas who blend vocals in Gaelic with the currently fashionable Scottish group sound of keyboards. percussion. pipes. guitar and ﬁddle. Glasgow International Folk Festival.
I Festival Club Copthorne Hotel. George Square. llpm—3am. Free. See Fri l6. The end of the I996 Glasgow International Folk Festival.
I la Bottlne Souriante Adelaide‘s. Bath Street. 248 4970. 8pm. £7 (£5). The Living Tradition Series brings this stunningly great traditional-based band from French Canada. The huge sound of this nine-piece throws vocals. boot- tapping. accordions. ﬁddles. even a brass section in with a tremendous rhythm section. One of the most infectious sounds you'll ever hear.
I Tomas lynch Scotia Bar. Stockwell Street. 552 868l. 8.30pm. Free.
THURSDAY 22 -
I llew Oawn Folk Glob Glasgow Press Club. West Regent Street. 332 l674. 8pm. £3—£5. Singers’ lllght.
-‘.. £1. .v ._ F Caledonia dreainln': Dougie lactose plays at Festival Farewell on Son is
CLASSICAL & OPERA
Concerts are listed by date, then by city. classical a Opera listings compiled by Alan Morrison. For details oi all events in Edinburgh see Festival coverage on pages 3-93.
I leicestershire Arts Symphonic Wind Band and leicestershire Arts Youth Dance Stevenson Hall. RSAM D. IOO Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £6 (OAPs £3/children. students. unemployed. disabled free). Tonight sees the premiere of William Sweeney‘s Sireenev Asrruv for concert wind band and dancers. Other pieces are by Reich. Bernstein. Janacek. Poulenc and Django Bates.
I Fabiana Galante Collier Theatre. 93 Hyndland Road. 357 3868. 8.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50)/£4 for both concerts from box ofﬁce or on the door. The Argentianian- born pianist. studying in Scotland at the RSAM D. presents the first of two concerts this evening. This programme consists of music by innovative composers from the ﬁrst half of the 20th century - Cage. Satie. Schoenberg. Webern and Cowell.
I Fabiana Galante Cottier Theatre. 93 Hyndland Road. 357 3868. IOpm. £3.50 (£2.50)/£4 for both concerts from box ofﬁce or on the door. Galante‘s second concert features traditional tangos from her native Argentina. most of which have been arranged by composer and pianist Horacio Salgan.
I Oundee Schools Symphony Orchestra Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. IOO Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £6 (OAPs £3/children. students. unemployed. disabled free). Mozart's Overture: The Marriage 01' F igum gets things underway before Bach's Branden/mm Concerto No 4 and Dvorak’s St'mp/rmrv N0 9 ( 'anl The New War/(I ').
I Glasgow School String Orchestra Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. IOO Renl'rew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £6 (OAPs £3/children. students. unemployed. disabled free). The orchestra — formerly known as Hillhead Strings - plays two pieces by Gordon Jacob. Mahler's Arlugielln from Simplimir Nu 5. Torke's December and two works by John Maxwell Geddes. including Past/rule Fur Strings; a new commission.
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Theatre is listed alphabetically by venue. Shows will be listed, provided that details reach our otllces at least ten days before publication. Theatre listings compiled by Ellie Gan.
For details oi all events in Edinburgh, see Festival coverage on pages 3—02. DISABLED ACCESS KEY
Access: P = Parking Facilities, PPA = Parking to be Pre-arranged. L = Level Access. R = Ramped Access. ST = Steps to negotiate.
Facilities: WC = Adapted Toilet(s). WS = Wheelchair Spaces. AS = Adjacent Seats. H = Induction Loop System. G = Guide Dogs Allowed. R = Restaurant Accessible. C = Catering Accessible. T = Adapted Telephone.
llelp: A = Assistance Available. AA = Advise Venue in Advance.
TICKET LINK ,
Tickets for major venues in Glasgow are available from the Ticket Centre, Candleriggs. Mon—Sat 10.30am until 6.30pm in person or until 9pm by phone on 0141 287 5511. Sunday opening is noon-5pm. Any Ticket Link box ofﬁce can sell tickets for other venues.
I KIK’S THEATRE Bath Street. Phone bookings. Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. see Ticket Link details above. [Accessz PPA.
L. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G, C. Help: A,
High Society Until Sat 17 Aug. 7.30pm;
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Sat mat 3pm. £5—£20. Top-notch production of Cole Porter's classic musical starring Tracey Childs. Michael Howe. Martin Fisher. Jackie Trent and of course, how could it not — ﬁne renditions , of all-together-now Who Wants To Be A Milqugqire? and Let's Do It. Splendid.
I PAVILION TREA 121 Renﬁeld Street. 332 1846. [Access: ST. Facilities: WS, G. Help: AA]
the [ex hlclean Story Until Sat 24 Aug. 7.30pm; Wed/Sat mat 2pm. £5-£8.50. The laughter, thetears, the music . . . and the
Monster and Frog Mind The Baby
A show for children aged 3 to 6 Open Hand
Fn' 23Aug 1.30 & Wit Sat 24 Aug
11am & 1pm £4/£1
(Fri 1.30pm all seats £2)
Sat 31 August 11am 8: 1pm 0/11
NEW STREET, PAISLEY
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