singer (he has recorded over twenty albums) performs songs from the seminal I798 United lrishmen uprising. It is family history. Fotir of his ancestors. two Catholics and two Protestants died. Graham now describes himself as an Iriin democratic agnostic of Protestant stock. and here he intersperses the songs with the complex history of the roots of the Irish struggle for self-determination. Tickets in advance from 663 7647.
I Tamarack Tron Folk Cltib. Tron Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 226 093I. 9pm. £4.50 (£3). A threesome from Canada sing of the old Dominion's pioneer history.
I Ceilidh Dance Caledonian Brewery. Slateford Road. 449 54 I4. Doors open 7pm. £6.
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I Weekly Scots Fiddle Workshops Kinning Park Complex. Cornwall Street. Kinning Park. 7.30—9.30pm. £4 (£1.50). Workshops on Scots and Cape Breton fiddle styles. for advanced players. beginners and intermediate levels. Young beginners classes commence earlier in the evening. Information 779 9047.
I Urban Gypsies Scotia Bar. Stockwell Street. 552 8681.9pm. Free.
I Iron Horse Edinburgh Folk Club. Pleasance Theatre (not the usual Theatre Bar). The Pleasance. 8pm. £6. £5. (£3). Gavin Marwick and Annie Grace lead the fiery frontline of the youthful Scots band mixing new songs. trad reels and a contemporary kick.
I Singer’s Night New Dawn Folk Club. Queen's Club. Queen Street. 22I 6381. 8.30pm. £3 £5.
I Vagabonds Scotiti Hat". Stockwell Street. 552 868 I. 9pm. Free.
I Ceilidh Dance Ri\ erside Cltib. l‘os Street. 248 3 I44. Doors open 7.30pm. £5. live bands.
I Ceilidh Dance The Ferry. Clyde Place. 552 0588. 9pm. £5. Tickets at the venue or in advance front the Ticket Centre. Candlei'iggs. 227 55] l.
I Waterson1Carthyt‘or-n li\cliange. Biggar. 8pm. £8 (£6). Tickets front Atkinson l’l') ce Bookshop. 0|899 221225. In top t]tl1|lll} concert ('l}tlcsdale Folk Club presents the legendary King. Queen and Princess of English folk music: Martin ('artli}. Norma Watersoii and Eli/a Cai‘tli}:
I Hunky Dory Scotia Bar. Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 3.30pm. Free. Blues.
I Ceilidh Dance Riverside Club. Fox Street. 248 3144. Doors open 7.30pm. £5. l.ive bands.
I Mae Shaw And Tony Mitchell Tron Folk Club. Tron Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 226 093 I. 9pm. £4 (£3). Songs with bite from the thoughtful Scots- domiciled lrish'w'oman. with fluent guitar support from Mitchell.
I Ceilidh Dance Caledonian Brewery. Slatcford Road. 449 54 I4. Doors open 7pm. £6.
I Russian Folk Songs Bar Kalinka. Henderson Street. l.eith. 1.3(L4pm. Free. Russian singer Elena in the only Russian bar in Scotland. with a range of vodkas and authentic food available all day. Information 33l 2502.
I Songs and Ballads The Tass. High Street. 2--5pm. Free. Singing session in the afternoon. instrumental music into the evening.
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I Aly Bain And Phil Cunningham Howden Park Centre. 7.30pm. £8 (£6). Get your tickets early for the annual mirthful tour of Scotland‘s box and fiddle favourites.
I Weekly Scots Fiddle Workshops
Kinning Park Complex. Cornwall Street. Kiiiiiiiig Park. 7.30 9.30pm. £4 (£ l .50) Workshops on Scots and Cape Breton fiddle styles. for advanced players. beginners and intermediate levels. Young beginners classes commence earlier in the evening. Information 779 9047.
I Moonshiners Scoiia Bar. Stoekwell
Street. 5.52 8681. 9pm. l'i'ee.
i I Fiona Forbes and Sandy Stanage
lidinburgli Folk Cltib. Pleasance Theatre Cabaret Bar. The Pleasance. 8pm. £4 (£3 i. Top vocalist joins with guitar craftsman to perform songs frae a' the airts.
I Eddy Walker New Dawn liolk Club. Queen‘s Club. Queen Street. 22l 638 l. 8.30pm. £3 £5. Blues and acoustic from a cltib favourite
I Vagabonds Scotia Har. Stoekvvell Street. 552 868 l. 9pm. Free.
The following details are for regular free weekl dates: see main listings for one-o or ticketed shows. Gigs are listed by city then by day. Residencies wil be listed, provided that up-to-date details are supplied to us at least eight da 5 before publication. Jazz Resi encies listings are compiled by Abigail Bremner.
I Tolbooth Bar Saltmarket. 8pm. Free. lrish/Scots session.
I O'Neills Kilmarnock Road. Shawlands. 9pm. Free. lrish theme bar. l.ive bands.
I Finnegan's Wake St Vincent Street. 248 4989. 9pm. Free. In’sh theme pub. l.ive bands.
I Park Bar Arger Street. 339 I7 IS. 9 im. Free. Martin Pottinger and Co.
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I Pewter Pot North Woodside Road. Kelvinbridge. 9pm. Free. Live music. I Helen Reeves Bar Lautrac‘s. Woodlands Terrace. 9pm. Free.
I lock Tamson’s Byres Road. 8pm. Free. Live Celtic bands.
I O'Neill's Queen Street. 8pm. Free. lrish theme pub with live music.
I Finnegan's Wake St Vincent Street. 248 4989. 9pm. Free. lrish theme pub. Live bands.
I Park Bar Argyle Street. near Kelvin Park. 339 1715.9pm. Free. Highland bar with live music.
I Molly Malone's Hope Street. 8pm. Free. lrish theme pub. Live music.
I Session Babbity Bowsters. Blackfriars Street. 4.30 m. Free.
I Tolboot Saltmarket. 8.30pm. Free. Live singers.
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