Dates listed below are for one-off and ticketed shows. Gigs are listed by date, then by city. Performances will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least ten da 5 before publication. Folk 8: Worl listings compiled by Norman

Chalmers. THURSDAY 24 Glasgow

I Ian Davison and Carol Sweeney New Dawn loll; ('lul). Riverside ('lub. I'm. Street. 2-18 ‘sl-lJ. 8 30pm. £3 £5. Songs against Injustice. the arms race anti the \'lCll|ll\ ol capitalism llll‘.t‘tl \\ itlr a lighter tortc‘ll.

I Fiddle Workshop Kelv inside llilllreatl (lunch. ( )l‘\t'l\;lltll_\ Road. H‘) 3.865.

7 9pm l_ i ‘30 lnlorttrrttton ltont (‘onruntr Ira (iaitlltllg. ii” .‘llfl. I‘m! of Mr lli'vl /'.'IIt/ / (WI/ll/l.


I Fast Forward Positive Lifestyles Ceilidh ('aletlouran Brewery. Slatelord Road. 8pm. £6 (£2 50) Music lronr the Tartan (itrssers. l).l Slruggs and tlte Shoe Shine Ho) \.


I Zuba 'l‘lre ll}\l. (’ressvv ell Street. ByrtW Roatl. ii" ISBN. 9 30pm £~l (£3 l. llc‘kt‘ls ZR.“ i<ll (ilavjtm l‘;t\t‘tl world— music band I'M/t «If I/It’ lli'L’ Ii/It/ l‘t’\lIl'(I/.

I Ceilidh Dance Riverside ('ltrlt. l‘ov Street. 2-18 ll-ll lloots open 7.30pm. £5. live bands.

I Ceilidh Dance The ferry. ('l_\tle

Place ‘lptn, ‘5 l rckets at the venue or in advance front the Ticket ('entte. (Hurdlertggs. 33‘ ‘5 l l.


I Club Latino Bongo ( 'Itrl). New Street. 558 760i, l0. 30pm 3am. £6 (£5). Return vrsn Irv Vertexuelan singer (‘arlos Pena Y Sus Mttcltat‘lros. w rtlr an earlier" dance class led by Alba Higgins and the Salsa Angles.

I Guid Crack Club \\'a\ vile} l'pstaus. St Mar) \ Street 7 lem £3.50 Storytelling club presents Weird} Welclr. with stories ltont ‘Seotlantl to Appalaclua'



I Ropka Festival The 'l'ryst. ('r'essw ell Street. lines Road. ii” ISBN 7. illpltl. £3.50. lrltetau celebration \\ rtlt music. liddles. tlttlgerrtloos and African drummers. singers. storytellers and dance. I’tn'l u] I/rt “CU /./l(/ / t'vlit (l/

I Rhythm Rogues Senna ntu Stockvvell Street. *5." 8684 3pm. l tee I Ceilidh Dance Rn er \ltlL‘ ( 'lult. l'o\ Street. 2-l8 ‘\l H l‘oots open " itlpnt. £5. l.l\L' l‘.tlltl\.


I Lizzard Lounge All Stars Ifwuttl Lounge. ('ate (irafl'ttr. Mansfield Church. liast |.otrtlon Street. ltlprtr 2am 'l'ickets £6 (£5). lnl'ormattorr 550 37l6.

I Ceilidh Dance (‘aledoman Brewery. Slttlt‘l‘tntl Road. 4-1") SJ ll lltltils open 7pm. £6



I Black Umfolosi Parsley .-\rts Centre. New Street. Parsley. 887 mm. 8pm. £8 (£4). Mum—costumed traditiotral dance and song frorn dynamic. entertaining grotrp lrotrr Bulawayo. /lllll‘;ll‘\\c‘.


I Eden Cafe Graffiti. Broughton Street. 557 8003. 9 30pm. The roots trance- tlance. .tcttlctolt clul‘ presents the Sons of

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Men at work: Black Umfolosi raise the temperature at Paisley Arts Centre, Paisley, Sun 2/ Jun

Arqa--east/west. analogue/digital. ancient/modern. Tickets £8 itr advartce frortr Coda on the Mound. 622 7246.

I In Flagrant Delicht Traverse Theatre. 328 l40l. 8pm. £l0. Songwriter Michael Marra and poet/dramatist Liz Lochhead in a wry. witty. warm and wordy delight.



» I Rizwan-Muazam Paisley Arts Centre.

New Street. Paisley. 887 mm. 7.30pm. £8 (£4). Traditiotral Qwaali song. music and dance based on Sufi and Islamic religiotrs texts.



I Ladysmith Black Mambazo Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sattchiehall Street. 332 6633. 7.30pm. £l8 (£16). Box office 287 SSI 1. South African singing star's—you‘ve heard them on those Heinz

TV ads—in their rescheduled concert.

Support from the classical/township grooves of the Soweto String Quartet. See Music preview.

I Weekly Scots Fiddle Workshops Kinning Park Complex. Cornwall Street. Krnning 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 Concert For Kosovo Playhouse. Greenside Place. 0870 6063424. 7.30pm. £ l-l. Live music. with food and drink available. at the free after-show party on Calton Hill. Benefit concert. promoted by Amnesty lnterrrational. Connect. atrd Edinburgh Direct Aid. with guest Albanian singer Besa Berberi. Capercaillie. Peatbog Faeries. Salsa Celtica. Horse. James Grant. Swelling Meg. Valentina. arid the Edinburgh Breakers.

I The Transporter Bongo Club. New Street. 558 9408. llpm. £4 (£3). The legendary Transporter Roorrr returns for one night only in conjunction with the Concert for Kosovo (above). The usual open mics and decks will be joined by live band Yoyo Killili. playing eclectic dance music from the Muslim world.

I Susie Allan Edinburgh Folk Club. Pleasance Theatre Bar. The Pleasance. 650 2349. 8pm. £4 (£3). Children free. Married to .lirn Malcolm. who'll assist itt accompaniment. and daughter of Charlie Allan. one of the best-known botlry singers in the North East. Susie is a strong singer in her own right. and ltas a new album to prove it.



I Tomas Lynch New Dawn Folk Club. Riverside Club. Fox Street. 248 3 I44. 8.30pm. £5. Stylish singer (June Tabor adds her voice to his album). trilleatr piper. whistle player and guitarist.



I Ceilidh Noz Cafe Royal. West Register Street. 8pm. £6 (£4). Dance to Snap. a Breton/Scots ceilidh band with members of Tapsalteerie. Robert Fish. Dahooley and others. Information from Adult Learning Project. 337 5442.

I Yele Bongo Club. New Street. 558 9408. lOpm. £6 (£5). Monthly world music club with an African feel presents Timeline and Ashley Maher playing live jazz. whilst DJs Fawaz and Tom bring some African dancing tunes to the floor".



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


I Reconstruction Ceilidh Dance Southside Community Centre. Nicolson Street. 8pm. £6. (£4.50). Benefit to raise funds for Indian villages. Music by Hatrd Yer Wheesht. lnformations and tickets

3 I3 3099.



I Carlos Arredondo Cafe Habana. Greenside Place. 3—6pm. Free. Edinburgh's great Chilean singer/guitarist live in this new Cuban bar which has DJ‘s playing latin music Thu—Sat. till lam.

Glasgow I Weekly Scots Fiddle Workshops

Kinning l’atk ('otnj‘lt-x. t ‘ottw. (H Street

Kinning l’arl. ill " 2llpnr f ‘. 9.7 "no Workshops on Scots .tttlt .tl‘1‘lllt'lt :. fiddle styles. lot .l\l\.lllt c l rtltv ct s beginners and llllt'llllt’tl2.'.l" lL".‘.'l Yorttts' beginners cla~ es Corinna: ".rlil ‘: lit the evening. lnlo! lll.tllt)!l '7") "t ‘1


I Lorraine Jordan t-tlnthunvh t on. Club. l’leasance 'l‘lteatrt' (‘.tl‘~.tret lint. l’leasance. 8pm £4 t .‘j i -. L lllltll. it try- There's a Welsh and lllsil ltt~ttt.t-' Ill tin music of this litlrnbtnglt l. ‘.‘~','ti songwriter. gtntartd anti l tut/wilt pin ~r here w itlr Irer ttto_



Glasgow I Fraser Fifield and Ian Stephen Dawn l-olk ('lub. Rivetssfe ( 'Tnl‘ l to.

Sll‘c‘t'l. 243 3 ill 8 Interesting contemporary toll. 'lk'll\'.'vl music front evil )ld lllrntl lit'5'\ pip 'l .trtl saxophonist in a new duo,


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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 will be listed, provided that up-to-date details are supplied to us. Jazz Residencies listings are compiled by Abigail Bremner.


I O'Neills Kilntat'nock Road. Shithitntls, 9pm l‘lL'C lll\ll (Ian; l‘.!l l.ive bands.

I Finnegan’s Wake St \'tn.'-'ut Street. 348 498‘). Upnr l-rt-e. lllsll tltenze pub. l.tve bands.

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