MUSIC folk & world

Celtic Connections 1998 Concerts

all year round on Radio Scotland PM 92-95 MWBTO

Travelling Folk with Archie Fisher

Alasdair Fraser’s Skyedance Cherish the Ladies


Kieran Goss


26tb February I9tb Marcb

28tb May 2 5tb june

Chantan 30tb july Na Keen Affair 27tb August Bert Jansch 24tb September

Christy 8c Tim O’Leary 29tb October

Every Thursday 7pm to 9pm, repeated Saturday 8pm to 10pm

Celtic Connections with

Catriona Macdonald

3rd Marcb I Otb Marc/7 315t Marc/7

Peat Bog Faeries Eleanor Shanley Richard Thompson Natalie MacMaster Green


James Grant 8c Friends Christine Collister Trio Maria Kalaniemi with Aldargaz Old Blind Dogs Barachois

Every Tuesday 7pm to 9pm, repeated Saturday 10pm to midnight.

Rediscover tbe power of tbe musical note!


30tb April

7 tb April 14tb April 215t April

5tb May I2tb May I9tb May

2ndjune 9tb fune

54TIIELIST 20 Feb—S Mar 1998



I Jazz Piano Baby Grand (see Fri). 9pm. Lounge pianist.


I Steven McDuff Quartet Yes Bar and Brasserie. 22 West Nile Street. 221 8044. 8—l lptn. Singer.

I Jazz Ronnie RG’s. 73 Queen Street. 221 2200. 8 tn. Funk all. I George enman till-Stars Bourbon Street. George Street. 552 0141. 8.30pm. Traditional.

I Live Jazz Blackfriars (see Sun). 9.30pm. Artists vary.

I Jazz Piano Baby Grand (see Fri). 10pm. Lounge pianist.



I Bill Kyle's Jazz Pool Cellar Bar. Chambers Street. 220 4298. 10.30pm. Modern jazz.

I Live Jazz Henderson's. 25 Thistle Street. 225 2605. 8pm.

I live Jazz Suruchi Restaurant. Nicolson Street. 556 6583. 8.30pm.


I Alex Shaw Trio Drum and Monkey. 80 Queen Street. 538 8111. 1—3pm. Mainstream to hop.

I Toto and the Dexters Harry's Bar. Randolph Place. 539 8 [00. 3.30—5.30ptn. Mainstream.

I Liz McEwan Point Hotel. 34—50 Bread Street. 221 9919. 8.30pm. Singer.

I Live Jazz Nobles. 44a Constitution Street. Leith. 554 2024. 9.30pm.

I Four Cellar Bar (see Fri). 10.30pm. Guitar jazz.


I Edith Budge The Dome Bar and Grill. 14 George Street. 624 8624. 1—4pm. Singer.

I Diplomats 0f Jazz Royal Ettrick Hotel. l3 Ettrick Road. 228 6413. 2.30—5pm. Traditional.

I Jack Duff and Friends with Wendy Weatherby Braidburn lttn. 200 Mayfield Road. 667 3867. 3—5.30pm. Mainstream.

I Live Jazz Maison Hector. 47 Deanhaugh Street. 332 5328. 4.30-7pm. Mainstream.


I Live Jazz Henderson's (see Fri). 8pm. Pianist.


I Swing 98 Malt Shovel. Cockburn Street. 225 6843. 9pm. Swin v.

I Louisiana Ragtime Ban Navaar House Hotel. 12 Mayfteld Gardens. 667 2828. 8.30pm. Traditional.

I Spirits 0f Rhythm Caley Sample Room. 58 Angle Park Terrace. 337 7204. 8.30pm. Traditional.

I Live Jazz Whistle Binkies. 4—6 South Bridge. 557 5114. 10.30pm. Modern. artists vary.

I Acoustic Jazz Duo Daniel's Bistro. 88 Commercial Street. Leith. 553 5933. 8pm. Latin and mainstream.


I Fat Sam's Band Fat Sam‘s. 56—58 Fountainbridge. 228 31 I I. 8pm. Swing andjum -jive.

I Live azz Henderson's (see Fri). 8pm. Artists vary.

I Live Jazz Suruchi Restaurant (see Fn'). 8.30pm.

I Cellar Jazz Trio Cellar Bar (see Fri). 10pm. Mainstream.


I Diplomats 0t Jazz Malmaison. Tower Place. Leith. 7.30pm. Traditional.

I Live Jazz Henderson's (see Fri). 8pm. Artists va .

I Templeriiall Stampers Templehall Hotel. 77 Promenade. Portobello. 669 4264. 8.30pm. Traditional.

I Live Jazz Cellar Bar (see Fri). 10.30pm. Artists vary.



Dates listed below are for one-off and ticketed shows: see separate section for free residencies. Gigs are listed by date, then by city. Performances will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least ten days before publication. Folk 8. world istings compiled by Norman Chalmers.



I Ceilidh Dance Riverside Club. Fox Street. 248 3144. Doors open 7.30pm. £5. Live bands.

I Ceilidh Dance The Ferry. Clyde Place. 9pm. £5. Tickets at the venue or in advance from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511.


I Friends Of The Earth Ceilidh Dance Ballrootn. Assembly Rooms. George Street. 8pm~midnight £6 (£3.50). Tickets 220 4349. Music from the Belle Star Band.


I The Time Flies, Bagdaddies and Ride The Camel Traquair Village Hall. near lnnerleithen. 8pm. £4.50 (£3.50). Information 01896 831637. No bar. BYOB. Latest event in the regular series of dancey events presents roots): Eastern-tinged. and even 'l’rickv-stvle rap in a classic rural setting.


I Cutting Edge Ceilidh Band Rothes Halls. Kingdom Centre. 8pm. £6. Tickets and information 01592 61 1 101. New- wave traditional dance outfit brings in l.atin.jazz and funk.


I Tapsalteerie The Institute. Shore Road. 01383 860 544. 8pm. £5. Ceilidh dance presented by Aberdour Folk Club. lnformatiott 01383 821 911.



I Sinaig Scotia Bar. Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 3.30pm. Free.

I Ceilidh Dance Riverside Club. Fm Street. 248 3 I44. Doors open 7.30pm. £5. Live bands.

I Poetry And Music Tron Theatre. Trongate. 552 4267. 8pm. £8 (£4). Gaelic singer Christine Primrose. George Gallacher. laed singer with 60s band The Poets. with ex—band members. and James Kelman. writer and Tom Leonard. poet.


I Gill Bowman Tron Folk Club. Tron Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 226 0931. 9pm. £3.50. This local lass. who's taken her Burns show round the world. sings from the hard. the tradition and her own pen.

I Ceilidh Dance Caledonian Brewery. Slateford Road. Doors open 8pm. £5. Live bands.


I The Poozies St Bride's Centre. ()rwell Terrace. Dalry Road. 346 1405. 8pm. £8 (£6). The feisty female foursome and their original melange of Gaelic songs. country. cajun. English folk. and acoustic pop entertainineg performed on harps. accordion. fiddle and guitar by Mary MacMaster and Patsy Seddon (aka Sileas) Karen Tweed and relative new girl Kate Rusby.

I None Of The Above Bongo Club. New Street. 558 7604. 8.30pm—midnight. £6 (£4). Live acoustic-based alternative music featuring eccentric string quartet Mr McFall's Chamber with Dave Brady. reeds and skins in Bag 0' Cats. and Harry Horse with R00.