I New Voices: Rory Campbell Tron Theatre. lprn. £7 (£5). Piper arid whistle player Campbell. of Deaf Shepherd arid the ()1d Blind [)ogs. reprises his New \‘oices commission for four low whistles. I Alan Kelly Band Strathelyde Stiite. lprii. £7.50 (£5.50). The support duo of Nollaig Casey and Arty McGlynn are worth a concert of their own r- Casey‘s fiddling and vocals (in Irish and linglish) are spellbinding. She's a mainstay of the Donald Lunny Band. Mc(ilynn is every acottstic guitarist's hero; a veteran of all the great lrish bands. including years with Van Morrison -. he remains one of the giants of contemporarv traditional inusie. I Annual Piping Concert Main Auditorium. 1pm. £7.50. The Shotts and 1)yke1iead World Champion Pipe Band perform. witlt BBC Radio's lairt Anderson acting as master of ceremonies. I Song Cycle: The Keekin' Gless The Piping Centre. 2pm. £6 (£4). Perthshit'e. in story and song. described and performed by the Keekin' (iless.

I Danny Kyle's Open Stage lixhibition Hall. 5~-7pm. Free. See Thu 18.

I Finlandia Vodka Nordic Nights The Arches. 8pm. £12 (£10). Continuing the celebration of Scandinavian music. Scotland‘s Bla/in' Fiddles are joined by Finland‘s fiddling equivalent JPP. with Sweden's (iarmarna and Denmark‘s Serras.

I New Voices: Phamie Gow Tron Theatre. 8pm. £7 (£5 ). RSAMl) student. and accomplished ltarpist and pianist Phamie (iow gives a repeat of last year's commission for the New Voices series commission.

I Concert By Candlelight (ilasgow Cathedral. Cathedral Street. 287 5511.8pm.£10(£8). Performers at this atmospheric event include Ireland's fleet- fingered aeeordionist Sharon Shannon. arid Lewis (laelic singer lshbel MacAskill.

I Susanna Seviane and The Bumblebees Strathelyde Suite. 8pm. £ 10 (£8). Young (ialieian bagpipe star Susanna Seviane with her contemporary hand shares the bill with the cheerful all-female lrish quartet. including harper-par-excellence Laoise Kelly.

I Vertical Records Showcase Barrowland. (iallowgale. 552 4601. 8 (it. £12.50. See panel.

I Blac Eyed Biddy The Piping Centre. 8pm. £7 (£5). Multi- instrumental. entertaining duo. veterans of the Scottish folk music scene.

I Battlefield Band Main Auditorium. 8.15pm. £12.50 (£10.50). The veteran Scottish battd has keyboard player and songwriter Alan Reid from the original 70s line-up. John McCusker fiddles. Mike Kat/ pipes. and new girl Karine Polwart is on guitar and lead vocals.

I The Delgados The Old Fruitmarket. 9pm. £12.50

10.50). Stalwarts of Glasgow’s indie scene. The Delgados play music front their latest album The Great Eastern. Support from Arab Strap.

I Ceilidh Dance Exhibition Hall. 10pm. £3.50. See Fri 1‘).

I Festival Club The Quality Central Hotel. Gordon Street. 221 9680. 10.30pm. £1—£3.50. See Thu 18.

26 THE LIST (8 Jan—f Feb 2001

I New Voices: Wendy Weatherby Strathelyde Suite. 1pm. £6 (£4). Poems by the late Perth poet William Souter set to music for a cello quartet. Vocalists include Rod Paterson.

I Song Cycle: The Gaelhaldach The Piping Centre. 2pm. £6 (£4). lshbel MaeAskill hosts this concert of male singers in the authentic (iaelic tradition. A chance to hear the real thing.

I Danny Kyle's Open Stage lixhibition Hall. 5—7pm. Free. See Tliti 18.

I Scots Women Main Auditorium. 7.30pm. £13 (£1 1 ). See panel.

I Finlandia Vodka Nordic Nights The Arches. 8pm. £12 (£10). Scottish band l)eaf Shepherd host the final night in this concert series, with superb guests \'asen from Sweden. Norwegian fiddler Susanna Lttndeng and the great Anglo- vaedish group SWAP with lan Carr and Karen Tweed.

I Alasdair Fraser and Tony McManus The Piping Centre. 8pm. £7 (£5). Scots fiddler Fraser is joined by regular collaborator McManus on guitar.

I Kath n Tickell Ensemble Mystica Strathclyde Suite. 8pm. £10 (£8). Ati interesting grottp formed round Tickell's Northumbrian piping and fiddling. Willi cellist Ron Shaw from the Cauld Blast ()rchestra. harpist and singer Mary MaeMaster from the Poo/.ies. and accordion. trombone and the ancient Pictish war-horn. the carnyx played by John Kenny.

I Sharon Shannon and The Woodchoppers The Old Fruitmarket. 9pm. £12.50 (£10.50). Special guests Spanish piper Carlos Nune/ and Hothouse Flowers' singer Liam ()‘Maonlai

join ace aeeordionist Shannon and

her band.

I Festival Club The Quality Central Hotel. 10.30pm. £1—£3.50. See Thu 18.

I Danny Kyle's Open Stage lixhibition Hall. 5—7pm. Free. See Thu 18.

I Liam O’Flynn with the Piper's Call Main Auditorium. 7.30pm. £12.50 (£10.50). See paneL

I Kieran Goss Strathelyde Suite. 8pm. £10 (£8). Irish singer- songwriter (ioss delivers some songs from his new album.

I Michael McGoldrick and Dezi Donnelly The Piping Centre. McPhater Street. 287 551 1. 8pm. £7 (£5). Flute and ttillean pipes maestro McGoIdrick of Capercaillie isjoined by fiddler [)onnelly. Support from Scots singer Doris Rottgvie.

I Festival Club The Quality Central Hotel. (iordon Street. 221 9680. 10.30pm. £l—£3.5(). See Thu 18.

I Danny Kyle's Open Stage [Exhibition Hall. 5—7pm. Free. See Thu 18.

I James Grant The Arches. 8pm. £12 (£10). The former Love & Money frontman returns with tracks from his new solo album. My TIU'UH'H Glory.

I Tony McManus, Soig Siberil, Alain Genty and Skolvan Strathelyde Suite. 8pm. £10 (£8). See panel.

I Great Acoustic Roadshow The Piping Centre. 8pm. £7 (£5). From lingland's north-east. the mttsie of Northumbrian piper Pauline Cato. fiddler Tom McConville and singer Maggie Boyle.

I Festival Club The Quality Central Hotel. 10.30pm. £1~£3.50. See Thu 18.


I Danny Kyle's Open Stage lishibition Hall. 5—7pm. Free. See Thu 18.

I Ricki Lee Jones Main Auditorium. 7.30pm. £12—£18.50. Weaving in and ottt of musical genres since her eponymous debut album in 197*). Jones continues to write and perform distinctive songs in a roek/popfjau-tinged idiom.

I The Wrigley Sisters The Piping Centre. 8pm. £7 (£5). Bright piano-and-guitat' accompanied fiddle tunes performed with flair by these astonishingly talented ()rkney twins.

I Colin Reid And Friends Strathelyde Suite. 8pm. £10 (£8). Lauded young Belfast acoustic guitarist Reid is joined by (he likes of liddi Reader. Boo Hewerdine. Shooglenifty‘s drummer James MacKintosh. l.oyko fiddler ()leg Pomonarev and others.

I Festival Club The Quality Central Hotel. 10.30pm. £1—£3.50. See Thu 18.


I Robert Burns’ Celtic Complex The Arches. 7.15pm. £7 (£5). ‘lt’s no easy being a Scottish icon these days!‘ so says the bard. Written and performed by Stewart linnis. Rab shares his views on everything from the Scottish Parliament to Clause 28 with live music from Allan Tall.

I Kila The Arches. 8pm. Returning for the second time. Dublin's Kila are a big sound and a powerhouse of energy. fusing trad roots with global beats. Kila aim to fill the dancefloor with their tribal lrish sound.

I (MC The Piping Centre. 8pm. £7 (£5). Fiddlers Clare McLaughlin and Marianne Campbell. the melodic heart of Deaf Shepherd. have their own album in the shops.

I Bert Jansch and Dick Gaughan Strathelyde Suite. 8pm. £14 (£12). Two of the most influential guitar and vocal talents to have emerged in Scotland over the last 30-odd years.

I Eddi Reader The Old Fruitmarket. 9pm. £13.50

(£1 1.50). The former Fairground Attraction vocalist with her own band.

I Festival Club The Quality Central Hotel. 11pm. £1—£3.50. See Thu 18.


I Danny Kyle's Open Stage lixhibition Hall. 5-7ptn. Free. See Thu 18.

I Brian Kennedy Main Auditorium. 7.30pm. £16 (£14). The amazing voice from Belfast. now increasingly a middle-of—the- musical-road entertainer. Songs. mainly from his new ‘(ireatest Hits‘ albttm. Support from the unique vocals of Scotland's 'Horse' .\1acl)onald.

I Aileen Carr Band The Piping Centre. 8pm. £7 (£5). Scottiin singer Carr delves into rarely heard traditional songs at this concert. along with material from her new album.

I Steve Riley And The Mamou Playboys The Arches. 8pm. £12 (£10). The two-night Cajun Special starts off with these l.ottisiana boys and their exeitingly modern approach to their own tradition.

I Llan De Cubel and Danu Strathelyde Suite. 8pm. £10(£8). See panel.

I Ceilidh Dance Exhibition Hall. 10pm. £3.50. The Mcllttglt lrish Dancers Ceilidh Band.

I The Incredible String Band The Old Fruitmarket. 10pm. £15 (£13). After the Stones. Beatles. Who and Led Zepplin they sold more albums than anyone else iii the 70s. Having reformed last year after two decades apart. the Incredible String Band are now joined by Bina Williattison and Lawson Dando. Peace. love and tie-dyes.

I Festival Club The Quality Central Hotel. 11pm. £l—£3.50. See Thu 18.


I Liz Doherty and Friends Stratltclyde Suite. 1pm. £7.50 (£5.50). The fiery [)onegal fiddler (ex-Nomos) and her pals. Support from [)ochas.

I Song Cycle: Ayrshire Afternoon The Piping Centre. 2pm. £6 (£4). Sheena Wellington hosts this event. focusing on the songs of Robert Burns.

I Danny Kyle's Open Stage Exhibition Hall. 5—7pm. Free. See Thu 18.

I The Dubliners Main Auditorium. 7.30pm. £15 (£12.50). The Mother of all Folk Bands veterans of four decades of touring and boo/.ing. they still pill on an entertaining show. lnstrumentally no great shakes. these motherfolkers can sing with the best of them.

I Christine Primrose and Alison Kinnaird The Piping Centre. 8pm. £7 (£5). A great Lewis Gaelic singer. Primrose is joined by her long-term associate. gut-strung harp and wire-strung elarsach player Kinnaird in one of the few traditional Gaelic concerts of the Festival.

Mystery Juice play Barrowland, Sat 20 Jan

I Ralph McTell, Alan Taylor and Jackie Leven Strathelyde Suite. 8pm. £10(£8).'1‘hreeof the most distinctive British singer songwriters.

I Sean Ardoin and Zydecool The Arches. 8pm. £12 (£10). See panel.

I Kepa Junkera The tilt) Fruitmarket. ‘lpni. £12.50 (£10.50). Basque master aeeordionist Kepa Junkera and his great band perform traditional music from the nation vv ithtn Spain. Support comes from Skye (iaelic singer Anne Martin with Ingrid Henderson on piano and harp. .

I Ceilidh Dance lishibition Hall. 10pm. £3.50. See Fri 2o.

I Festival Club The Quality Central Hotel. (iot'tloli Street. 221 9681). 1 1pm. £1 £3.50. See ’1 hit 18.


I New Voices: Fraser Fifield Strathelyde Suite. 1pm. £(i (£4). Young bagpiper (Salsa ('eltica) and saxophonist Fificltl's New Voices commission is \\ t‘itlctt for a quartet of saxophones.

I Song Cycle: Songs From The Kingdom Of Fife The Piping Centre. 2pm. £(i (£4). The New Makars Trust host this concert of the songs of Fife,

I Danny Kyle’s Open Stage Final lishihition Hall. 5 7pm. Free. The finalists are announced on the final day of this show case for up-and-coming talent.

I Iris DeMent, Janis lan, Suzzy Roche and Laura Cantrell Main Auditorium. 7.30pm. £12 £18.50. Fitiish the Festival with four famous females 111 a fabulous final concert if sitiger/songwriting guitarists are your thing. They'll perform solo. and iii various combinations.

I Jock Tamson's Bairns Strathclyde Suite. 8pm. £10(£8). See panel.

I Four Men And A Dog The Arches. 8pm. £12 (£10). Re- formed for the occasion. Four Men And A Dog headline a top line-up of Irish talent. The all- women Bumblebees are already festival favourites. and 1)anu are simply the fittest Irish traditional band to have emerged for years. I Song Cycle: North East Ceilidh The Piping Centre. 8pm. £7 (£5). 'l‘raditional ceilidh featuring Joe Aitken. Jock Duncan. Anne Reid and others. I Alan Stivell Band The Old Fruitmarket. 9pm. £12.50 (£10.50). Breton singer. piper and harpist Alan Stivell's 70s fusion of rock and folk music was one of the pointers to the contetnporary 'celtic' nutsie scene. Support from the harp. piano and vocals in the Bachue Bity Band.

I FestivalClub The Quality Central Hotel. 11pm. £1~£3.50. See Thu 18. Final farewell bash.