Music folk 8 world listings
Folk 8. world listings continued
I Celebrity Singers Concert The Star Club. Riverside Club. Fox Street. 569 7287. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). Jimmy Hutchison. David Craig and Jim Bainbridge. Ballads and songs frotn the whole of the British Isles by some great traditional
I Scotsoun Makars Netherbow Arts Centre. High Street. 556 9579/2647. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). A poetry reading launches the last audio-tape in the Scots- Makars series. Live tnusic from Louise Timney and singer Tony McManus. Poets performing are Tom Hubbard. David Purves. David Purdie and William Hershaw.
I Choro Escoses Henry's Jazz Bar. Morrison Street. 538 7385. 8.30pm. £5 (£4). See Thu 15.
I Crawfordjohn Spring Fling Crawfordjohn Hall. Crawfordjohn Village. ()1555 851187. See Wed 21.
I Mandolinquents Adatn Smith Theatre. Bennochy Road. 01592 4 I 2929. 7.30pm. £8 (£5). Simon Mayor leads a posse of mandolin-family players. including Hilary James. Gerald Garcia and Richard Collins. in an evening of world music featuring Scottish reels. Irish airs. Brazilian tangos. Chinese folk melodies attd Hot (‘1th swing.
I Robin Laing Crail Folk Club. Golf Hotel. High Street. ()1333 340494. 8pm. £4. Traditional songs and original compositions from the songwriting guitarist.
Kirkcaldy I Stuart Bell Betty Nicol‘s. High Street. ()1592 200282. 8.30pm. Free.
I The Kitchen Band Falkirk Folk Club. Arnot Street. ()1324 613395. 8.30pm. £5 (£4.50 members).
OLasair Dhe Glasgow Cathedral. Cathedral Street. 552 8198. 7.30pm. Tickets available from Comunn na Gaidhlig. Mansfield Street. Partick. 339 2022. Credit cards ()1478 612990. A major concert. including six new com- missions. of Gaelic spiritual song with Highland-based band Cliar; soloists Kenna Campbell and Donnie Murdo Macleod; Inverness. Dingwall and Nairn Gaelic Choirs and members of Glasgow. Glasgow Islay. Glasgow Hebridean and
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Glasgow Gaelic School Choirs. See Edinburgh. Sat 24. and Music preview and Hitlist.
I Highland Ceilidh Dance Henry Wood Hall. Claremont Street. I 1pm—2am. £5. Late bar. Tickets at the door or in advance frotn the Islay Inn or Park Bar. Tiree-based Skippinish supply the music. led by accordion and pipes. with guest Bruce MacGregor from Blazin’ Fiddles. I Ceilidh Dance Riverside (‘lub. Fox Street. 248 3144. 7.30pm. £6. Music from the Black Rose Ceilidh Battd.
I Mongolian Overtone Singing Studio 3. Roseneath Place. 8.30pm. £5. Michael ()rmiston has visited Mongolia four times to study Khoomii or throat singing. He's here with traditional instruments attd Tibetan singing bowls. Richard Manning plays didgeritloo. and they‘ll be joined by some friends. There is a day workshop on Sat 24. Information 467 2208.
I Spring Fling Ceilidh Crawfordjohn Hall. Crawfordjohn Village. 01555 665383. 8pm. £6 including supper. The McRobert Brothers take top billing at one of the highlights of the Crawfordjohn Spring Fling. Information ()1555 851 187. See Wed 21.
OSéan Keane Cottier Theatre. Hyndland Street. 357 3868. 7.30pm. £10. Tickets frotn Way Ahead 0141 339 8383 or Cottier‘s Bar 0141 357 5825. Brother of Dolores. from Galway's great musical family. all Keane's albunts have been platinum—sellers in Ireland. and his new Portrait of Sean Keane C I) has just been released. He‘s here with his eclectic tnix of traditional and original songs. and a band comprising his own little. whistle and uillean pipes. Maurice Lennon‘s fid- dle. a guitarist and an acoustic bass play- er. Also Edinburgh. Sun 24. See Hitlist. I Ceilidh Dance Riverside Club. Fox Street. 248 3144. 7.30pm. £6. See Fri 23.
OLasair Dhe Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 7pm. £8 (£6). Note change of venue from Central Halls. Tickets frotn Queen‘s Hall Box Office 668 2019. Highland-based group Cliar are the cor- nerstone of this exceptional night of Gaelic spiritual-based music. including six new commissioned pieces by some excellent composers. which features members of the Inverness. Nairn and Dingwall Gaelic Choirs. augmented by the Saltire. Edinburgh. George Watson‘s. Lothian and Tollcross Primary School Gaelic Choirs. and soloist singers Kenna Campbell and Donnie Murdo Macl.eod. Originally a great success at the Highland Festival. the same concert takes place in Glasgow. Fri 23. with local choirs. See Music preview and Hitlist.
I Ceilidh Dance Glen Pavilion. 8pm. £6. Tickets ()1383 739387. Music frotn Freeland Barbour and the ()ccasionals.
I A Showcase Of Songs
C rawfordjohn Hall. C rawfordjobn Village. ()1555 665383. 3pm. The Lanarkshire Songwriters give a concert. Information ()1555 851 187. See Wed 21. Kirkcaldy
I Jack Stuart Memorial Song Writing Competition Kirkcaldy Folk
Club. Path Tavern. Mid Street. 01592 200282. 8pm. Hear the entries.
Edinburgh OSéan Keane The Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 8pm. £7—£8. Star Irish
singer with his acoustic band. See (ilasgow. Sat 24. See Hitlist.
I Wiliam Lee Ellis and Tony Ellis Queen Charlotte Rooms. Leith. 8.30pm. £6 (£5 ). Tickets attd information 554 4510. [Edinburgh Jazz Project presents. from the ['SA. the dazzling father-antl- son stars of guitar and banjo. Ilere the ex-Bill Monroe five-string maestro takes a back seat. supportittg his son's classically trained but magnificent country-blues/ delta/jug band guitar technique and songwriting skills.
I None Of The Above Bongo Club. New Street. 558 7604. 8.30—midnight. £7 (£5). Montth eclecticism. this week presenting original acoustic/electric guitar music from David Allison. songs front Andy White. and United Creations.
I Gibb Todd Wee Folk Club. Royal Oak. Infirmary Street. 557 2976. 8.30pm. £3. Songs from Celtic Connections performer-in-residence.
I Tony McManus Stirling Folk Club. Terraces Hotel. Melville Terrace. ()1259 218521. 8pm. £5 (£4). Classy acoustic folk guitar from Paisley‘s finest - and even the occasional song.
I Jock Tamson’s Bairns with Billy Kay The Burns Room. Mitchell Library. North Street. Charing Cross. 7pm. Free. Information 287 2838. Presented by Glasgow City Libraries. The second half is a set by the band — the first half is a performance of Fergusson's Auld Reekie. the absorbing poetry-song-
and-music depiction of Robert
Fergusson's (he was Burns’ inspiration to
' write itt Scots) 18th century Edinburgh.
originally presented as a radio programme. then as a C1) by Billy and
Isle of Mull
I Anne Martin and lngrid
Henderson Art Tobar. Argyll Terrace. Tobermory. 01688 30221 1. 8pm. £6 (£4).
Gaelic songs from their recent album.
with clarsach and piano accompaniment — and occasional soprano sax from Rob Hall.
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Edinburgh I Bill Jones Edinburgh Folk Club.
Cabaret Bar. The Pleasance. 650 2349.
8pm. £6 (£5). Belinda to her mum. this young English singer was voted Best Newcomer at this year‘s BBC Folk Awards.
I Absolute Beginners Ceilidh ‘ Dance Marco‘s Leisure Centre. Grove f Street. 228 2141. 8—9.30pm. £2.50
(£1.50). See Wed 21.
I Gaberlunzie The Star Club.
Riverside Club. Fox Street. 569 7287. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). Long established as a
duo. they’re the elder statesmen of folk-
I Celtic Wah Wah Princes Square.
Buchanan Street. 221 0324. 7—9pm. Free. Fiddles. vocals. percussion and dance rhythms from this on-the—up band. Kirkcaldy
I Shanks And Russell Betty
Nicol‘s. High Street. ()1592 200282. 8.30pm. Free. Interesting arrangements
of contemporary acoustic songs.
I Ian Bruce Falkirk Folk Club. Arnot
Street. 01324 613395. 8.30pm. £5 (£4.50 members). Distinctiver powerful vocals from this always-popular club singer.
The following details are for regular free weekly dates: see main listings for one-off 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. Folk 8. World Residencies listings are compiled by Norman Chalmers.
I Jinty McGinty’s Ashton Lane. 9pm. Free. Live mllsIL‘.
I Finnegan’s Wake St Vincent Street. 243 493‘). 9pm. Free. Il‘IsIl theme pub. Live bands.
I 0’ Neills Sauchieltall Street. 9pm. Free. Irish theme pub with live band. I Park Bar Arger Street. 339 I7 I 5. 9pm. Free.
I Tolbooth Saltmarket. 8pm. Free.
I Clutha Vaults Stockwell Street. 8.30pm. Free. Kingston Bridge 'I't'io.
I Finnegan’s Wake St Vincent Street. 248 4989. 9pm. Free. Irish theme pub. Live bands.
I Molly Malones Hope Street. 332 2757. 9pm. Free. Irish theme pttb. Live bands.
I 0’ Neills Sauchieltall Street. Iriin theme pub with live band.
I Park Bar Argyle Street. near Kelvin Park. 339 1715. 9pm. Free. Highland bar with live music.
I Riverside Club Ceilidh Dances Fox Street. 8pm. £6 (last entry 9.30pm). Live dance bands.
Saturdays I Scotia Bar Stockwell Street.
3.30pm. Live folk/acoustic groups.
I Babbity Bowsters Blackfriars Street. 4.30pm. Free. Session.
I Brazen Head (‘athcat't Road. 9pm. Free. Live band.
I Finnegan’s Wake 79 St Vincent Street. 248 4989. 9pm. Free. Irish theme pub.
I McNeills 'I‘ot‘ristlale Street. 9pm. Free. Irish music.
I Molly Malones Hope Street. 332 2757. 9pm. Free. Irish theme pub. Live bands.
I O’ Neills Sauchiehall Street. 9pm. Free. Irish theme pub with live band.
I Park Bar Argyle Street. near Kelvin Park. 339 1715. 9pm. Free. Famous I’lighlander‘s bar. Live groups.
I Blues Band Scotia Bar. Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 3.30—5.30ptti. Free.
I Brazen Head (‘athcart Road. Live music at 2.30pm and 8.30pm. Free.
I Finnegan’s Wake 79 St Vincent Street. 248 4989. 9pm. Free. Irish theme pub. Live bands.
I Jinty McGinty’s Ashton Lane. Live music 4pm and 7pm.
I Molly Malones Hope Street. 332 2757. 9pm. Free. Live bands.
I 0’ Neills Sauchiehall Street. 9pm. Free. Irish theme pub with live bands.
I Park Bar Argyle Street. near Kelvin Park. 339 1715. 9pm. Free. Informal Highland music.
I Molly Malones Hope Street. 332 2757. 9pm. Free. Irish theme pub. Live bands.
I Dolphin Bar Dumbarton Road. Partick. 9pm. Free. Live tnusic.
I Finnegan’s Wake St Vincent Street. 9pm. Free. Irish theme bar with live music.