MUSIC folk & world
only UK date
plus support Alasdair Fraser & Tony McManus
A celebratory concert to launch Celtic Connections 2000.
Tuesday 26 October @ 8.00pm
Old Fruitmarket, Albion Street
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MUSIC EXHIBITIONS CEILIDHS TALKS DEBATES WORKSHOPS
Celebrating Celtic Culture Past, Present and Future
0141 287 5511
(subject to service charge)
“THE LIST 21 Oct-4 Nov 1999
folk & world
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 s before publication. Folk 8. World istings compiled by Norman Chalmers.
I Bob Neuwirth And The Willard Grant Conspiracy The Ferry, Clyde Quay. 8pm. £8.50 (£6.50). Ticket Centre box ofﬁce 287 5511. Eclectic blues/country/folk from one of the legendary forces in the US roots scene, here allied to the young turks of New Country. Part of Big Big World 1999. See Music preview.
I Black Eyed Biddy New Dawn Folk Club, Riverside Club, Fox Street, 248 3144. 8.30pm. £3—£5. Multi-instrumental, highly entertaining and eclectic duo.
I Trevor Watts Moire Music Quartet CCA, Sauchiehall Street. 9pm. £10 (£8). Ticket Centre box ofﬁce 287 5511. Hugely accomplished saxophonist ’5 latest African- orientated musical odyssey. See Jazz listings. Part of Big Big World 1999. See Music preview.
I Come All Ye Howden Park Centre, 01506 433634. 8pm. Free, bring your voice or an instrument.
I Joan Baez Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Sauchiehall Street, 287 5511. 7.30pm. £18.50, £15, £12.50. High, clear vocals from the doyenne of 605 US folk and protest singers, supported by new kids on the block Eliza Carthy and Saul Rose. I Robin Williamson and Clive Palmer Old Fruitmarket, Candleriggs. 10pm. £14 (£12). Ticket Centre box ofﬁce 287 5511. Two members of the original Incredible String Band back together again for the ﬁrst time in a third of a century! A nostalgic wallow in 605 acoustic eclectica. Pan of Big Big World 1999.
I Sexteto Cafe The Ferry, Clyde Quay. 8pm. £10 (£8). Ticket Centre box ofﬁce 287 5511. Hot salsa from Colombian danceband maestro Dorance Lorza and his all-star, high-energy outﬁt. Part of Big Big World 1999.
I Ceilidh Dance The Ferry, Clyde Place, 287 2000. 9pm. £5.50. Tickets at the venue or in advance from the Ticket Centre, Candleri gs, 227 5511.
I Ceilid Dance Riverside Club, Fox Street, 248 3144. Doors open 7.30pm. £5. Live bands.
I Ceilidh Dance St Bride’s Centre, Orwell Terrace, Dalry Road. 8pm. £9 (£5). Presented by Edinburgh Folk Festival Productions. Tickets from Coda on the Mound, 557 4694. Music by Tapsalteerie.
SATURDAY 23 Glasgow
I Bruce Cockburn Old Fruitmarket, Candleriggs. 8pm. £14 (£12). Ticket Centre box ofﬁce 287 5511. Hugely admired, and highly effective composer in the ’protest’ genre, this Canadian songwriter and guitarist has two-score gold and platinum albums to his credit but remains a cult artist on this side of the Atlantic. Part of Big Big World 1999.
I Salsa Night Borders Books Music Cafe, Buchanan Street. 7pm. Free.
I Ceilidh Dance Riverside Club, Fox Street, 248 3144. Doors open 7.30pm. £5. Live bands.
SUNDAY 24 Glasgow
I Tom Paxton Cottier’s Theatre, Hyndland Street, 357 3868. 8pm. £11. The ramblin’ singer/songwriter and
Horn blower: Trevor Watts
guitarist from the 605 remains a consummate performer. He’s accompanied by multi-instrumentalist Jez Luton.
I Christine Collister The Ferry, Clyde Quay. 8pm. £8.50 (£6.50). Ticket Centre box ofﬁce 287 5511. A solo show, accompanying herself on guitar, from the little lady with the powerful voice, wide- ranging repertoire, and her roots in the blues. Part of Big Big World 1999.
I Viram Jasani, Prakashqamar and Vijay Kangutkar Henry Wood Hall. Claremont Street. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Ticket Centre box ofﬁce 287 5511. An evening of Indian classical music on sitar, shehnai (shawm) and tabla (hand drums). Tabla- playing Vijay is well known on the Scottish jazz and folk scenes as a member of Looking East and other bands. Presented by the Scottish Academy of Asian Arts. Part of Big Big World 1999.
I Martin Simpson Riverside Club, Fox Street, 248 3144. 8.30pm. New series of acoustic folk at the Riverside kicks off with the English guitar star.
I Eden Cafe Graffiti, Broughton Street, 557 8003. Information 662 0038. Doors open 9.30pm. Band on stage 10pm. £8 in advance. Eden DJs until 2am. Global fusion, roots trance dance club with special live show by Asian Underground guests .lOI - vocals, tablas, sitar, sequencer, dancer and DJs.
I Yat-Kha CCA, Sauchiehall Street. 9pm. £9 (£7). Ticket Centre box office 287 5511. An alternative take on Tuvan throat-singing. The band’s album Yenesei Punk climbed Europe’s World Music Charts. Shamanistic indie-rock roots from the heart ofAsia. Part of Big Big World 1999.
I Concerto Caledonia The Ferry, Clyde Quay. 8pm. £9 (£7). Ticket Centre box office 287 5511. Brogue baroque from Scotland’s early music ensemble with fluent North American ﬁautist Chris Norman (Skyedance) and tenor Jamie MacDougal. Music from Oswald to Bach. Part of Bi Big World 1999.
I Ralph McTeIfGlasgow Royal Concert Hall, Sauchiehall Street, 287 5511. 8pm. £10. The Streets Of London man has a new double album in the shops. Soft focus folk.
I Altan Old Fruitmarket, Candleriggs. 8pm. £12.50 (£10.50). Ticket Centre box ofﬁce 287 5511. Arguably the ﬁnest current Irish group. Arresting tunes, beautiful songs, reﬁned musicianship. Part of Big Big World 1999.
I Doudou Cissoko and Jean Plante CCA, Sauchiehall Street. 9pm. £8 (£6). Ticket Centre box ofﬁce 287 5511. Master Senegalese kora (West African harp-gourd) player and French bassist