Eddi Reader Tickets are getting scarce for her two West End Festival shows in Glasgow‘s Cottier Theatre. the venue she opened in 1993. Scott MacDonald supports. playing tracks from his new album. New Heart. Colt/"er Theatre, Glasgow. Thu 27 <2 Fri 22 Jun.

Frankie Gavin The Irish fiddle legend. founder of De Dannan. makes a rare appearance in Scotland. with accompanist Brian McGrath. Hear him up close and dangerous. Folk Club. Edinburgh. Wed 4 Jul.

Rab Noakes The veteran songwriter and great singer. is taking his quality blues and country/pop to the Border‘s haven of acoustic music. String Jam Club, Galas/Nels. Sat 30 Jun.

Wednesday 27


I Duck Baker lidinburgh Folk Cltib. Cabaret Bar. The Pleasance. 650 234‘). 8pm. £6 (£5). (iuitar star. See Fri 22 and prey iew.


I Session Dunfermline Folk Club. Thistle 'l‘ayern. Baldridgeburn. ()1383 729673.8pnr

Thursday 28


I Duck Baker The Star Cltib. Riyerside Club. Fox Street. 56‘) 7287. £6 (£4). Magic on the guitar. See Fri 22 and Music prey'iew.

I Open Stage Rent’rew Ferry. Clyde Place. 287 5511. 8pm. £4. See Thu 21.


I Sexteto Caliente lil Barrio. West Port. 22‘) 8805. l0pm- 2am. Free. Resident band with singer Lino Rocha play salsa. rumba and son.


I Bushberry’s Falkirk Folk Club. Arnot Street. ()1324 6| 3395. 8.30pm. £5 (£4.50 members).


I Piping Centre Recital by RSAMD Students The Piping Centre. Mel’hater Street. (‘oyy caddens. 28" 551 l. 7 10_3()pm. £6 (£4). RS.-\.\ll)‘s BA Scottish Music students Ross Cowati. Margaret Houlihan. 1)onal Brown and Liam Brown giye a recital ()l contemporary and traditional Scottish intisic.

I Ceilidh Dance Renl'reyy Ferry. Clyde Place. 287 551 |.‘)pm. £5. Ceilidh dance teaturing (iary Blair.


I Guid Crack Club \y‘ayerley l'pstairs. St Mary 's Street. 7.30pm. £2.50. Monthly storytelling eyent has guest Sheila Douglas telling traditional tales about Brothers (lllr/ Sisters.

I Ceilidh Dance Royal ()yer-Seas House. Princes Street. 339 5374. 3pm. £5. The ideal introduction for beginners. all dances called. \\ ith 1i\ e Scottish band.

Saturday 30


I The Black Star Steel Band Merchant Square. Bell Street. 632 1950. l 1.30am. Caribbean seven-piece l‘eaturing traditional steel pans. drums and sax.


0 Rab Noakes String Jam Club. Salmon Inn. Bank Street. 01750 20538. 8pm. £5. Blues and country/pop ot' quali- ty' from respected yeleran songwriter.

Edinburgh I Andy Gowan Wee Folk Club. Royal ()ak. Inlirmary Street. 557 2976. 8pm.

I Felicidade lil Barrio. West Port. 22‘) 8805. 10pm 2am. Free. Resident 6 7 piece |.atin band with guests.

East Kilbride

I Croft N0. 5 liast Kilbt'ide :\t'ts Centre. ()ld Coach Road. ()1 35.5 261000. 8pm. £6 (£4). Fusing Scots trad with dance and funk grooves. these lads use liddle. whistle. accordion. a rhythm section. elit'ects attd samples.

Wednesday 4


0 Frankie Gavin and Brian McGrath lidinburgh Folk Club. Cabaret Bar. 60 The Pleasance. 650 234‘). 7.30pm. £6 (£5). (lenius tiddler from Ireland. leader of De Damian. here for a Visit. Support l'rom l'i‘etted-lil‘ths player Keyin .\1acl.eod and pals.


I Singing Competition The Star Club. Riy'ersidc Club. Fox Street. 569 7287. Too late to enter. but the annual eyent is good crack. Plus. a musical tribute to the late Danny Kyle.


I Sexteto Caliente lil Barrio. West Port. 229 8805. 10pm-- 2am. Free. Resident band with singer |.ino Rocha play salsa. rumba and son.

A hellis modern-day cowboy nOir Sam Peckinpah-style.

Paul Dale on The Wa Of

The Gun, see Video/ VD, page 107.



Performances will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least eight days before publication. Classical listings compiled by Kelly Apter.


0 Royal Scottish National Orchestra Proms Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 28" 5511. 7.30pm. £10.25 £22.50 (£8.25 £9.50). The gallop- ing glamour ol 19th century Vienna is back in \ogtie at the Concert Hall. as the RS.\'() pertorm popular yyalt/es and polkas by .lohann. liduard and lose) Strauss. including the inlamotis Illiir Ihmu/u' Hit/1.“.

I From The Lowlands To The Highlands l’ollok House.1’o11ok Country Park. 20601’o11okshaws Road. 6166410. 7.30pm. £9 ( £8). 1)utch me//o- soprano .-\nneke Freeland and liarpist 1.uc \Valpot perl'orm works l'rom their homeland. interspersed w ith pieces lrom the Hebrides. Many ot' the works commemorate the 11\ ely trade between Scotland and Holland during the 16th. 17th and 18th centuries. and linglisli translations w ill be proy ided.

I The Fitzwilliam String Quartet St Brides Church. Hy tidlaiid Road. 341 ()844. 7.30pm. £8 (£6). The quartet play a selection (it works including Haydn's ()ptis 77 .\'o. 2.

I Israel Philharmonic Orchestra String Quartet Bute Hall. l'niyersity ol-(ilasgoyy. l'niyersity :\\ entte. 551) 2001. 6.45pm. £150 per double ticket. The t'niy'ersity ()l'(ilasgow and Scottish Friends ()t‘The lsrael Philharmonic Orchestra host an intimate recital by the acclaimed quartet. lolloyy ed by a banquet in the Hunter Halls. More inlormation at wwwglasgoyy2001.g1a.ac.uk


I Scottish Opera - ll Trovatore Festival Theatre. 13 2‘) \leolson Street. 52‘) 6000. 7.15pm. £950 £46 (£7.50 £43). With a story line spanning twenty years. Verdi's monumental tale ot kidnap. murder. reyenge and low is an emotional rollercoaster. Richard '/.e|1er. \\ ho yyon himsell no small amount (it praise (or his portrayal or Macbeth last season. takes on the role ol Count di |.una and Bulgarian soprano [yetelina Vassileya sings the apple of his eye. Leonora.


0 Royal Scottish National Orchestra Proms Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 287 551 1. 7.30pm. £10.25 £22.50 (£8.25 £9.50). Rumon (iamba conducts the orchestra in yy hat's bound to he one ol the most popular Proms concerts this year. '2001 A Film ()d}\\e_\' leatures themes from .S'r/iiiirllrr's List. 'Iitunii‘. ()Ill olxllriru aitd Slur lliirs amongst others. Please note that the preyi- ously ady'ertised themes (iron) The .llissimt and Cinema l’unirliw hay e been replaced with liirla'priir/mrr l)u'\' am! The .llueni/irmt Sewn.

I Glasgow Festival Strings (iilltiot'ehi|1(i12.9 t’niyersity .-\\enue. 330 5522. 8pm. £12 (£10). The orchestra do their bit for the West lind Festiy‘al with this ‘Cocktail Concert' featuring Barber's .vlrlrieio/or Sir/"Hey. \‘iyaldi's (‘mir'rrtn for 4 Tin/iris. lilgar's .Sr'l'r'ltrltlt’. lidward .\lc(}uire's l'irlrl/rrx l‘tll't’ll't’l/ and plenty ol complimentary drinks sery ed from 7pm.


0 Royal Scottish National Orchestra Proms Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 287 55| l.

1 lam. £8 (£4). (iarry Walker conducts

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and Paul Rissman presents. as the RS\() once again go e an entertaining alternoon ot classical music for ages 7 12 (though those as young as three hay e been known to enioy themselyes). The programme includes John \Villiains' theme trom Situ- liars. plus works by Saint~Saens. l’rokotiey and .-\lec Roth.

I Dunbartonshire Concert Band Museum ()1 Transport. Kelyin Hall. 1 Burnhouse Road. 28'~ 2720. 2pm. Free. .-\ mi\ed repertoire ot music from classics to popular hits play ed by this woodyy ind and brass community band.

I Junior Academy Orchestra Concert RSAMI). 100Ren|reyy Street. 332 5057. 3pm. £7 (£4). .lames Durrant conducts work by Brahms. lilgat and

C) The Rake’s Progress RS‘AMI). l()() Renlreyy Street. 332 5057. 7.15pm. £ 10 (£7 ). ()ne oi Stray insky 's most tamous operas. inspired by the prints oi artist William Hogarth and esploring issues ol morality. one and madness.


I Scottish Opera - ll Trovatore Festiyal Theatre. 13 2‘) Nicolson Street. 52‘) 0000. 7.1.5pm. £9.50 £46

(£7.50 £43). See Thu 2|.


I An Evening With Oscar Wilde Falkland l’alace. Falkland. 0| 337 857397. 8pm. £8. .-\ costumed performance detailitig the dark and \\ itty' sides to Oscar Wilde's lite and works through parlour songs. lieder and opera of that period.


I Sunday Afternoon Recital House For An Art |.oyer. Bellahouston Park. 10 |)umbreck Road. 353 4773. 2.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). The Mtisic Room at the Home is tised just as Mackintosh intended. with art alternoon concert from RSAMI) students.


I Lomond String Quartet Falkland Palace. Falkland. 0| 337 857397.

1.30 4pm. Normal admission prices apply. The quartet play a varied programme of works iii the palace gardens.


I Summer Music In Balquhidder Balquhidder Church. Balquhidder. 01877 384202. 7 9pm. £6 on door (£5). RSAMT) students perform a programme of songs and arias as part of the Balquhidder summer season ol music.

Glasgow I Summerfest One RSAMI). l()() Renl'rew Street. 332 5057. 1pm. Free.

RS:\.\||) students and stall start their week of summer concerts with work from .I‘srensky and Schumann. See preview.

0 The Rake’s Progress RSAMI). 100 Renl'rew Street. 332 5057. 7.15pm. £10 (£7). See Sat 23.


I St Mary’s Music School Summer Concert Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 201‘). 7.45pm. £7 (£5). Former pupil (iarry Walker currently working with the RSNt) (or this year's Proms conducts the mtisic school's choir and orchestra in their annual summer concert. Compositions from Bach. Mozart. Finzi and Shostakoyich.

Tuesday 26


I Melissa Forshaw And U-Jung Jung Adelaide's. 209 Bath Street. 248 4970. [2.30pm. £5 (£3). Glasgow violinist Forshaw and pianist Jung temporarily leave behind their studies at New York‘s Julliard Music School to serve up a diyerse selection of popular works.

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