I Bobby Wishart Russell's Bar Cafe (see Sun). 8—l lptn. Mainstream and modern.
I Alan McPike and Pat Keating Alpen Lodge. 25a Hope Street. 221 4648. 8.30pm. Hammond organ and vocals. I Tom Urie Polo Lounge (see Sun). 9.30pm. Pianist.
I Jazz Piano Baby Grand (see Fri). 9pm. Lounge pianist.
Wednesdays I Jazz Piano Baby Grand (see Fri). 9pm. Lounge pianist.
I Steven McDuft Quartet Yes Bar and Brasserie. 22 West Nile Street. 221 8044. 8—1 lprn. Singer.
I Jazz Ronnie RG's. 73 Queen Street. 221 2200. 8pm. Funky an.
I George Penman Al -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.
EDINBURGH Fridays 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. 538 811 I. l—3pm. Mainstream to bop.
I Toto And The Dexters Harry's Bar. Randolph Place. 539 8100. 3.30—5.30pm. 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. l—4pm. Singer. I Diplomats of Jazz Royal Fttrick Hotel. 13 Ettrick Road. 228 6413. 2.30—5pm. Traditional.
I Jack Duff and Friends with Wendy Weatherby Braidburn Inn. 200 Mayﬁeld Road. 667 3867. 3—5.30pm. Mainstream. I Live Jazz Maison Hector. 47 Deanhaugh Street. 332 5328. 4.30—7pm. Mainstream.
I 214 Blues Session Tron Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 226 093 1. 8pm. Fortnightly.
I Live Jazz Henderson's (see Fri). 8pm. Pianist.
I Brian Kellock Trio The Tass. I High Street. 8pm. Modern.
I Swing 98 Malt Shovel. Cockbum Street. 225 6843. 9pm. Swing.
Loylro tear up the Caledonian Brewery. Fri 10 Apr.
' I Louisiana Ragtime Band Navaar
House Hotel. 12 Mayfield Gardens. 667 2828. 8.30 m. Traditional.
I Spirits 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 Fat Sam's Band Fat Sam‘s. 56—58 Fountainbridge. 228 3111. 8pm. Swing andjump-jive.
I Jeannie Maxwell and The Jazzwegians Westbury Hotel. 92—98 St John‘s Road. Corstorphine. 316 4466. 730—1 1.30pm. Fortnightly. Traditional.
I Live Jazz Henderson‘s (see Fri). 8pm. Artists vary.
I Live Jazz Suruchi Restaurant (see Fri). 8.30pm.
I Cellar Jazz Trio Cellar Bar (see Fri). 10pm. Mainstream.
I Diplomats 0f Jazz Malrnaison. Tower Place. Leith. 7.30pm. Traditional.
I Live Jazz Henderson's (see Fri). 8pm. Artists var .
I Templeiiall Stompers Tetnplehall Hotel. 77 Promenade. Portobello. 669 4264. 8.30pm. Traditional.
I Live Jazz Cellar Bar (see Fri). 10.30pm. Artists vary.
folk & world
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
listings are compiled by Norman Chalmers.
I Frank MacLaughlan and Gillian MacDonald New Dawn Folk Club. Queen‘s Club. Queen Street. 221 6381. 8.30pm. £3—£5. Multi-instrumental (including srnallpipes) and song duo.
I Stockton’s Wing Golden Lion Hotel. 01786 475351. 8pm. £7 (£5). One of Ireland's great instrumental bands - the original songs can get tedious.
I Gerry Hallom Aberdour Folk Club. Forester's Arms. High Street. 8.30pm. £3. Aussie banjo. guitar and original songs
Glasgow 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 Rito Pedersen and The Whistlebinkies Pleasance Theatre. The Pleasance. 7.30pm. £6 (£5). Bar. Tickets from Pleasance Box Office. Message service available ()40 251 3234. First concert of this year's Edinburgh Harp Festival contrasts the virtuoso music of Paraguay's top harpist with music performed by Scotland's mini-Chieftains. including harpist Judith Peacock. For the full list of festival workshops and classes see the free 40-page programme. available at the Pleasance. Harp makers exhibition and stalls open all weekend. l’ar! aft/iv Ifr/irthurg/r Harp Festival.
I Refugee Councrl Benefit Ceilidh Dance Leith Assembly Rooms. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Information 557 8083. Music from the Lismore Ceilidh Dance Band.
SATURDAY 4 Glasgow
I Rough Justice Scotia Bar. Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 3.30pm. Free.
I Ceilidh Dance Riverside Club. Fox Street. 248 3144. Doors open 7.30pm. £5. Live bands.
I Penceirddiaid Cambria Pleasance Theatre. The Pleasance. 7pm. £6 (£5). Virtuoso music from Wales played by three harps. including Robin Huw Bowen's triple-course harp. two fiddles and a flute — and the old Welsh hornpipe or stock-and-horn. Tickets from Pleasance Box Office. Message service available 040 251 3234. Part aft/re Edinburgh Harp Festival. See Fri 3.
I Jez Lowe And The Bad Pennies Tron Folk Club. Tron Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 226 0931. 9pm. £4.50 (£3) Assertive contemporary roots from Richard 'I'liompson's favourite songwriter
folk & world MUSIC
promoting new Green Linnet album The Paris/I .Vutir‘r'sﬁ
I leuan Jones Pleasance Theatre. The Pleasance. 1.45pm. £6 (£5). Tickets from Pleasance Box Office. Message service available 040 251 3234. Professor of the Harp at the Royal College of Music. Jones has been described by as ‘outstandingly gifted'. Part of Illr’ Edinburgh Harp Festival. See Fri 3.
I The Harp Consort Pleasance Theatre. The Pleasance. 8pm. £6 (£5). Tickets frotn Pleasance Box Office. Message service available ()40 251 3234. Improvisation within the fields of Baroque. Medieval and Renaissance music. Musicians include Andrew I.awrenc<_‘- King and Steven Player. l’art (if f/lt’ lir/iIi/mr‘q/t Harp I'mrii‘al. See Hi 3
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The no Edinburgh Harp Festival
3rd to 8th April I998
CONCERTS BY . — RITO PEDERSEN and THE WHISTLEBINKIES - — ROBIN HUW BOWEN — IEUAN JONES - — ANDREW LAWRENCE KING 8: STEPHEN PLAYER —
— WENDY STEWART —
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— CATRIONA MACKAY and CHRIS STOUT — — NO SPRING CHICKENS! — — MAIRE NI CHATHASAIGH and CHRIS NEWMAN —
CLASSES, WORKSHOPS 8t CEILIDHS ° HARP MAKERS' EXHIBITION SALES OF MUSIC. CDs. TAPES. ACCESSORIES DAILY WITHIN EUSA. PLEASANCE
The 1998 Edinburgh Harp Festival Programme and Dlary ot Events will be available in December. It will include tull programme details. ticket application torm and details at booking arrangements.
To receive y0ur copy please send your name and address to:
SHARON. QUINN [Festival Administrator] 1 7th Edinburgh Harp Festival. 74 Learmonth Court. Edinburgh EH4 IPD
SUhSKIISC’d by Comunn na Clarsaich Web address http; www.5cotweb.co.uk‘music harptest,‘
2—16 Apr 1998 THE UST55