Gigs are listed by date, then by cit . Performances Will be listed, provi ed that details reach our offices at least ten days before publication. Folk and World Listings compiled by Norman Chalmers
I Ceilidh Dance Henry Wood Hall. Clareniont Street. 2263868. £5. ()plll. ;\ill\lc lioiii the Black Rose Ceili'lli Band. l’rll‘l (II .i/(Ir/(‘i'r
I Ceilidh Dance Riverside Club. l‘os Street. 248 3l41 Doors open 7. 30pm. £5. l he baiitls
I Ceilidh Dance 'l he it'll}. Clyde
Place 9pm. £5. 'l ickets at the name or iii atlvaiice from the Ticket Centre. Caitdleiiggs. 22" 551 l.
I The Saltire Gaelic Choir (‘eltic lodge. Brodies Close. l.awiitiiarket. 7.30pm. £4 (includes refreshments). The sitlﬁlt'l'S l‘l'cst‘itl '.-\ Sc‘tilltslt liiitei‘iainnient'
I Little Green Monkeys (‘aiioii's (iait. ('anongate. 5564481. ‘lpin. Free.
I Riverdance Playhouse 'l‘licati‘e. (iieenside Place. 7.30pm. Booking 557 ll‘l‘)/8444/25‘)0. 'l‘iekets £l0 £30.50. (.tlllL‘CSSlUllS lt‘\\ Cl.5ll 322.5”. The li'is‘lt traditionbased dance estra\ agan/a with live ititisic.
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I Sinaig Scotia Bar. Siockw ell Street. 552 868l. 3.30pm. Free
I Ceilidh Dance Ri\ei'si(le Club. l-‘o\ .Slt'c‘t‘l. 24b illl l)(ltil\ open 7.30pm. £5. l.l\ e bands
I Afro-Brazil Souihsitle Community Centre. 662 4 I40. £6. ‘inn 2.30am. l‘l'L‘L‘ -\lio Saiiiba dance class at Upiti. l (\c music and dance with .-\;'ritlonia :iiitl Batida ('achaca.
I Tron Folk Club Tron ('eilitih (louse. Hunter Square. 220 I550. 8.30pm. £3. 'l‘abache are an lll‘li‘ttl'lt.‘illt‘(l traditional music tiio. using award-wiiiiiiiig flute. titltlle and Vocals
I Dance (lilt‘iltiiitaii Brew t‘tjv'. Slalt'liittl Rtiatl. l)()()i‘s UPC” 7 illpltt. £5 liiloiniation (Hosts 38525 l. l.l‘.t' bands. I Riverdance l’lay lili'JSC illicitll‘c‘. (iieciisiile Place. 7 30pm. See litliiiburgh. lit 2. (or ticket intoiiiiation.
I John Martyn (it‘lllt‘l‘ ll lk‘tlll’t‘. llyndlantl Street. 357 3868 8pm. £l5. Tickets also from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 55 l l. \lai‘tyiiK roots .ue 60s (iibson Street acoustic blues c't‘llitt's, Ni)“ lllt‘ t‘c'lt‘c'ltc‘. t'lt‘c‘ll'lc‘ songwriter is bettei than ever. l'ispect a sellout. l’rirr of .lliii‘lutl.
I The Humpff Family The l-erry. (‘lytle Place. 552 0.588 .S. 30pm L" (L6 in
adv ancei. 'l'ickets in advance from (ilasgow ’l‘icket Centre.( andleriggs. 227 55l l. The raucous (ilasc‘ow good time rootscrs play the fun ‘s Big l‘llllL‘t‘. l’rirr I’f 5 3
I The Angel's Share 'l ion (‘eilidli House. lltiiitei' Square. 220 l55l). 7.45pm. £8.50. Two drains ol (ileninoiangie single malt. prov ided by the sponsor. \\ ill get you in the mood for this weekly. \ isitor-orieiiteti show in song. poeiii .lllil prose. celebrating Scots \‘~lll\ls_\. Devised and peitoiinetl by Robin laing.
I Open House ( ‘auou's (iaii. ('aiiongate. 556 4481 “pin. l'ice. folk song .llltl insia’iiiiiental iiiiisic iii in intoiiiial st'sslt‘ll
I Ceilidh Dance Class Riverside Club. Fox Street. off Clyde Street. 248 3 I44. 730 l0pni. Doors open 7pm. £3.50. Bar. New season with regular caller Karin Ingram and piano-accordionist Freeland Barbour.
I Jim Knight Canon's (iait. Canongate. 556 448 1. 9pm. Free. Folk singer and pals.
I Javanese Gamelan Sessions Music Suite. Chessel's Land. Moray House. 6.30—8.30pm. Information Neil Houston. 558 6007.
I Riverdance Playhouse '( lieatre. (ireenside Place. 7.30pm. See lidinburgh. Fri 2. for ticket information.
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I Edinburgh Songwriter’s Showcase Tron Ceilidh House Cellar Bar. 8.30pm. £l (performers free). anuiries 228 8245. I Javanese Gamelan Sessions Music Suite. Cliessel‘s Land. Moray House. 6.30 8.30pm. Information Neil Houston. 558 6007.
I Riverdance Playhouse Theatre. (ireenside Place. 7.30pm. See lidinburgh. Fri 3. for ticket information.
I Carol Laula The t-‘erry. Clyde Place. 552 0588. £11 (£l0 in advance). Tickets in advance from (ilasgow Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 55l l. Choir—girl vocal abilities lit a leather jacket. ('ull songwriter returns home from increasing l'S success l’trrl of .lliiv/r'ii'.
I Weekly Scots Fiddle Workshops (iovan Parish School. Cornwall Street. Kinning Park. 7.30 9. 30pm. £4 (£1.50) lntorinatioii 636 I450. lain l~raser leads the season of workshops on Scots and Cape Breton fiddle st_\ les for more advanced players; other tutors lead the beginners and intermediate levels.
I Eddie Walker Scotia Bar. Stockw ell
Street. 552 868l. 9pm. l‘l'c‘c‘.
I Kristina Olsen Fdinburgh Folk Club. Pleasatice Cabaret Bar. 60 The Pleasaiice. 8pm. £4 (£3). .-\ niulti-instruniental talent from :\lllt'!'lC;t. this songwriter and superb. bluesy guitarist has wowed the club on previous (K‘C‘tlSIth.
I Riverdance Playhouse Theatre. (ireenside Place. 7.30pm See Fdinburgh. l-ri 3. lot ticlset inl'oriitation
I The Whistlebinkies (‘otiier 'l'heatre. Hyiitlland Street. 357 3868. 8pm. £l0 (£6). The traditional music and song of Scotland. both Highland and Lowland iii artful aiiaiigenients by the veteran band With poetiy and prose front A. l.. Kennedy and Donny t). Rourke. Tickets also from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 55l l. l’rirt or .lIm/t'vl.
I The llc'lll'} \Vmitl littll. (.‘Iai'eiiioiit Street. 226 3868. 8pm. £7 50 (£5 l. Tickets in advance 227 55l l. Instrumental music from the TMSA 90s Collection. very well performed on pipes. accordion. liddle. guitar and keyboard by some weel kent folk faces. Support by songwriters Shanks and Russell. Presented by Northbeat. l’tirr of .ilrii/r'vl. I New Dawn Folk Club (ilasgovv Press Club. \VLWI Regent Sit‘t‘t'l. i3: l()7~l.
8. 30pm. £3 £5. Sincere songs from veteran folkie lan MacKintosli.
I James Malcolm Canon's (iait. Canongate. 556 448]. 0pm. Free. Songwriter. guitarist and iiioothie player with an easy. original style.
I Riverdance Playhouse Theatre. (ii'censitle Place. 7 30pm. See lidnibuigli. l'll 3. tor ticket inloiniation.
I Irish Fiddle RSAMD. Renfrew Street. Information 332 5057. 2.30pm. Free. Workshop with Lil. Doherty.
I Dougie MacLean Cottier Theatre. Hyndland Street. 357 3868. 8pm. £12 plus booking fee. Tickets also from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511. Two nights for Caledonia's favourite songwriter. See also Sat 10. Part of ﬂirty/(’31.
I The Tartan Amoebas The Ferry. Clyde Place. 5520588. 9pm. £8 (£7 in advance). Electric roots from Edinburgh- based ceilidh rockers. Tickets in advance from Glasgow Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 551 I. Part oj'i‘vluvji'xt. I Allison, Melrose and MacKay Cottier Theatre. Hyndland Street. 357 3868. llpin. £6 (£4). Scots guitarists Dav id Allison and Ian Melrose (of Clannad) in a late night show mixing song. poetry and acoustic/electric music. with Sandra MacKay. of new wave (iaclic outfit Tannas. Tickets also from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227
55l I. Part o/illuvlt'sl.
I The Govan Spoonful Cumbernauld Theatre. Kildruni. Cumbernauld. (H236 732887. 7.45pm. £7 (£4). Concert and dance by the seven-strong ceilidh band. I Scottish Country Dance Henry Wood Hall. Claremont Street, 226 3868. £5. 8pm. Music from the. Colin Dewar Scottish Dance Band. I’urr ofMuv/i'st. I Ceilidh Dance Riverside Club. Fox Street. 248 3 I44. Doors open 7.30pm. £5. lave bands.
I Ceilidh Dance The Ferry. Clyde Place. 552 0588. 9pm. £5. Tickets at the venue or in advance from the Ticket Centre. (.‘andleriggs. 227 55] l.
I Chris Smither Canon's Ciait. (‘anongate 556 4481. 8.30pm. £5. Open House Music presents the legendary singer/guitarist from the States on a rare visit. Dr John and John Mayall are among his admirers: Bonnie Raitt dubbed him ‘niy Fric Clapton‘. He's a superb singer iii a bluesy. Dylanesque country-tinged style. and he writes great songs and performs them brilliantly. Support from Bob Bingham. a fingerpicking country blues singer from Phoenix. Arizona. making this a night of exceptional American acoustic music. I Ceilidh Dance Assembly Rooms. (ieorge Street. 220 434‘). 8.30pm. £6 (£3 ).
I Riverdance Playhouse Theatre. (ireenside Place. 7.30pm. See Fdinburgh. Fri 3. for ticket information.
I Dave Whyte/Donny 0’ Rourke Cottier Theatre. Hyiidlaiid Street. 357 3868. l.30pni. £4 (£3). Tickets also from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227
55l l. lax-Ceolbeg guitarist sets poet and producer ()‘Rourke‘s words to music in a combined reading and song cycle.
I Dougie MacLean (‘ottier Theatre. Hyndland Street. 357 3868. 8pm. £12 plus booking fee. Tickets also from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 55l 1. Two nights for Caledonia’s favourite songwriter. See also Fri 9. Part of Martial.
I Salsa Celtica The Ferry. Clyde Place. 5520588. l0pni. £9 (£8 in advance). Cltib Rumba presents the leading Scots (‘ai‘ibbeaii/l.atin dance outfit. with DJ Simon Hodge. Tickets in advance from Glasgow Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 55l l. l’urt u/Qiluvlmi.
I Highland Dance Night Henry Wood Hall. Claremont Street. 226 3868. £5. 9pm. (.ireat Acharacle box player Fergie MacDonald agus na Mtiideartaich. Part of .i/tli'ft'sl.
I Ceilidh Dance Riverside Club. Fox Street. 248 3 I44. Doors open 7.30pm. £5. live bands.
I Bannovitch and MacKenzie Scotia Bar. Stockwell Street. 552 868]. 3.30pm. Free. Blues duo.
folk & world MUSIC
Fingerpickin' Good. Recently released, Small Revelations is Chris Smither's eighth album. His huge talent on guitar is equelled by his songwriting skills. A US master. Edinburgh's Canon's Gait, Fri 9 May.
I Tron Folk Club Tron Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 220 l550. 8.30pm. £3. Frotn Kentucky. Jim and Stephanie Webb play the old songs and tunes. and throw in some new ones.
I Direct Aid To Bosnia Benefit Walpole Hall. Chester Street. 7.30pm. £5. Tickets 557 8513. Music from the Belle Star Ceilidh Band and Guests.
I Charity Ceilidh Dance St Bride's Centre. ()rwell Terrace. Dalry Road. 8pm. £4 (£3). On behalf of the Sustainable Village Charitable Trust. Music from Lorraine Marshall and Royzown. Information and tickets 558 8762.
I Riverdance Playhouse Theatre. Greenside Place. 7.30pm. See Edinburgh. Fri 3. for ticket information.
I Michael Marra Cottier Theatre. Hyndland Street. 357 3868. 8pm. £l0 plus booking fee. Tickets also from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511. Dundee's piano and song genius. Probable sell-out. Part ()fill’IU‘ij’Sf.
I Finn McChuill ()‘Neill's. Sauchiehall Street. 353 0436. 9pm. Free.
I Dougie MacLean Royal Lyceum Theatre. Grindlay Street. 229 9697. 8pm. £ l 2. Caledonia‘s songwriter in a show with his own band. Rootsy. accessible popular ‘folk' by one of Scotland's favourite practitioners. now internationally famous.
I Open House Canon‘s Gait. Canongate. 556 448 1. 9pm. Free. Folk song and instrumental music.
I Ceilidh Dance Class Riverside Club. Fox Street. offClyde Street. 248 3 l44. 7.30—10pni. Doors open 7pm. £3.50. Bar. Regular caller Karin lngram atid piano- accordionist Freeland Barbour.
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