FOLK & WW
I Big Big World Ramshom Theatre. Ingram Street. 8pm. £6 (£5). Tickets 227 5511. Eduardo lllebla and Adel Salameh are master musicians from North Africa and Spain. playing and improvising superbly on oud (Arabic lute) and guitar. Festival oi World Music.
I Big Big World The Ferry. Clyde Place. 8pm. £6 (£5). Tickets 227 5511. Eddie leJeune and the Morse Playboys. Authentic Cajun from the master singer/accordionist and his band. See Music preview.
I New Dawn Folk Club Glasgow Press Club. West Regent Street. 332 1674. 8.30pm. £3-£5. New Country sounds front the John llinshelwood Band.
I Eden Wilkie House. Cowgate. 10.30pm—3am. £5 (£4). information (day) 650 4218. Monthly club features lights. masks. face paint and live band in tribal/ Celtic dance groove with supporting DJ.
I Big Big World Ramshorn Theatre. Ingram Street. 8pm. £6 (£5). Tickets 227 551 I. Sitar and tabla frotn two great exponents Gerry Farrell and Viiay Kangutkar. Glasgow International Festival of World Music.
I Ceilidh Dance The Ferry. Clyde Place. 10.30. £5. Tickets at the venue or in advance frotn the Ticket Centre. Candlet'iggs. 227 5511.
I Tony Cutie/Billy Ross and Stuart Morison Macdonald Road Library. 7.30pm. Free. Burns songs from the two ex-Ossian singer/guitarists with Small Talk's ﬁddler. Presented by Dr Fred Freeman.
I Grand Ceilidh Dance Navaar House Hotel. Bog Road. 01968 672683. 7.30pm. £3—£I. Music from Bill Richardson’s Band. Penicuik Folk Festival.
I Big Big World Ramshorn Theatre. Ingram Street. 8pm. £6 (£5). Tickets 227 551 1. Gun Yue and Joii llirota perform wonders on Chinese ﬂute and oriental percussion. bttt with a background that includes playing with everyone from David Byrne to the Chieftains. Glasgow International Festival of World Music.
I Big Big World The Ferry. Clyde Place. 7.30pm. £7.50 (£6). Tickets 227 5511. Francis Fuster played with Masakela. Mick Jagger and Simply Red. and leads the funkiest percussion around. Here he brings vocalist and goje player Captain Yaba for an evening ofdeep African grooves. Glasgow International Festival of World Music.
I Big Big World The Ferry. Clyde Place. 10pm. £7.50 (£6). Tickets 227 55 I I. Dance the rest of the night away to the hypnofolkadelic Shooglenilty. Scotland’s contribution to the Glasgow International Festival of World Music.
I Crawdad Scotia Bar. Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 3pm. Free. Blues.
I Ceilidh Dance Riverside. Fox Street. off Clyde Street. 248 3144. Doors open 8pm. music at 9pm. £5.
I Alro Celt Sound System La Belle Angele. Cowgate. 225 2774. 7—10pm. £6. Based on the music on the magniﬁcent Real World issue of the same name. recorded last year at Peter Gabriel‘s
Eduardo lllebla, Ramshorn, Glasgow, Thurs to
studios near Bath. this is a six-strong mix of African and Cell. leads by guitarist/multi-instrumentalist Simon Emerson with keyboards. whistles. koras. percussion and drums. Heavy dance grooves.
I Tron Folk Club Tron Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 220 1550. 8.30pm. £3. The usual entertaining mix of ragtime. country. early rock~‘n‘-roll and blues from
Eddie Walker. Penicuik
I Traditional Singing Competition 2pm. Fiddler’s Workshop 3pm. Both at the Navaar House Hotel. Bog Road. ()1968 672683. Penicuik Folk Festival.
I All Star Concert Navaar House Hotel. Bog Road. ()1968 672683. 7.30pm. £7 (£5). Davey Steele compet'es. Sileas sing and play harps. Dave Goulder sings songs from a life drystanedyking and closely observing trains. and the Stars Band has guitarist and singer Brian Miller with ﬁddler Charlie Soane and the big. big voice of Arthur Johnston. Penicuik Folk Festival.
I Big Big World Ramshorn Theatre. Ingram Street. 8pm. £6 (£5). Tickets 227 55l l. ll’Faly Kouyate is a griot — the hereditary caste of consummate musicians froin West Africa. A sophisticated performer on the international stage. he is a master of the kora. or harp-gourd. Glasgow International Festival of World Music.
I Big Big World The Fen'y. Clyde Place. 8pm. £7.50 (£6). Tickets 227 551 I. The Justin Vali Trio have heavenly vocals and exotic guitar-like instruments. incessant. infectious rhythm attd an accessible. highly melodic style from lyiadagascar. Glasgow International Festival of World Music.
I Kieran Goss Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. Tickets 287 5511. 8pm. £7.50. Information 0181 296 9778. Popular. unpretentious Irish guitar- playing songwriter/entertainer.
I Fraser and Ian Bruce Centre I. Stewartﬁeld. East Kilbride. 8.30pm. £3. See Glasgow. Sun 6.
I Traditional Songs Concert Navaar House Hotel. Bog Road. 01968 672683. 2pm. £4 (£2). Limpid Irish beauty from Kevin Mitchell. rare Scots intensity from Jimmy llutchison and authentic bothy ballads from Jock Duncan. Penicuik Folk Festival.
I Informal Session Navaar House Hotel. Bog Road. ()1968 672683. 4pm. Free. Penicuik Folk Festival.
I Ceilidh Dance Class Riverside Club. Fox Street. off Clyde Street. 248 3 I44. 7.30—10pm. Doors open 7pm. £3.50. Bar. Regular caller Karin Ingram and piano- accordionist Freeland Barbour.
I Penicuik Folk Club Navaar Hotel. Bog Road. Penicuik. 8.30pm. £4 (£3). Singaround.
I Ceilidh Dance Class Baldridgc Burn Institute. Baldridge Burn. Informatitm 01383 739387. 7--9.45. £3.50. Music front Freeland Barbour. dance calling from llaren Ingram. .
Glasgow l Weekly Scots Fiddle Workshops Govan
Parish School. Cornwall Street. Kinning Park. 7.30 -9.30pm. £4 (£1.50) Information 636 I450. Iain Fraser leads the season of workshops on Scots anti Cape Breton ﬁddle styles. for more advanced players; other tutors lead the beginners and intermediate levels.
I Ian Bruce Scotia Bar. Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 8.30pm. Free. See Glasgow, Sun 6.
I Rock Salt and Nails/Mystery Juice La Belle Angele. Cowgate. 225 2774. 9pm. £6. Leap atttl groove to roots/rock from Shetland and Edinburgh. Black leather fiddlcs. guitars with shades.
I Edinburgh Folk Club Pleasance Cabaret Bar. The Pleasance. 332 7067. 8pm. £4 (£3). lorraine Jordan. guitarist and bouzouki player. songwriter and singer. with roots itt Ireland. Wales and Scotland. with her band.
I Celtic Fiddle Festival Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sattchiehall Street. 332 6633. Telephone bookings 287 5511. 8pm. £8.50. Three great ﬁddlers lead this Irish/Scottislt/Bretort feast. Fix-Bothy Band genius llevin Burke meets with ex- Silly Wizard Johnny Cunningham and Brittany's peerless Christian Le Maitre. A tnust for ﬁddlers and lovers of traditional instrumental music. Also in Moffat on the 22 ()ct and Pitlocltry on 18 ()ct.
I New Dawn Folk Club Glasgow Press Club. West Regent Street. 332 1674. 8pm. £3—£5. Boston-exiled. L‘X-Ussiiili guitarist and singer Tony Cutie also is handy on whistle and harp.
CLASSICAL & OPERA mars-
Concerts are listed by date, then by city. Classical 8. Opera listings compiled by Alan Morrison.
I Vocal llecital Stevenson Hall.
RSA MD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. lptn. £2.50 (£1.50). Patricia Rozario (soprano) and Mark Troop (piano) present ‘The Lure ()f The liast'. which features sottgs by Schubert. Schumann. Falla. Roussel. Ravel. Bizet and others.
I The Aretology Gt Kyme Tramway. 25 Albert Drive. 8pm. £6 (£3) from 287 5511. A fusion of digital and live opera, video attd performance art rooted in Iigyptian texts concerned with the goddess Isis. The collaborators feature '/.oe Alambicutn. mezzo-soprano Emily Sheard. director Ken Davidson. composer Cluny Strachan and video artist Timothy Copsey.
I Australian Youth Choir St George's West Church. Shandwick Place. 7.30pm. Free (retiring collection). The choir comes to Edinburgh as part of an international concert tour that also takes in Notre Dame Cathedral and Westminster Abbey.
I Royal Scottish llational Orchestra Usher I-lall. I.othian Road. 7.30pm.
£7-~£ 19.50 (concessions available) from 228 I 155 or 220 4349. Alexander Lazarev conducts the RSNO in an all Tchaikovsky programme —— excerpts from Sleeping Beauty. Piano Concerto No I (with soloist Nikolai Lugansky. winner of the 1994 'I‘chaikovsky Piano Competition) and .4 fort/red .S'yntp/iony.
I Children’s Classic Concert Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 2pm. £7 (£3.50) from 287 5511. Atarah Ben-Tovint MBli presents the ﬁrst in a new series ofclassical concerts aimed at a younger audience. Today. the Orchestra of Scottish Opera plays Richard Strauss's Also Sprur/t XUI‘UIIIHSII'U. excerpts from Gershwin's Porgy/1m] Bess and a host of other works by Delibes. Dvorak. Offenbach. Mozart and Tchaikovsky. Graeme McNaught is at the piano. Robert Dean conducts.
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