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Dates listed below are for one-on and ticketed shows. Gigs are listed by date, then by city. Pertormances will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least ten days before publication. Folk & World listings compiled by Norman Chalmers.


I Alison McMorland and Geordie Maclntyre The Star Club. Riverside Club. I‘ox Street. 56‘) 7287. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). ()ne of the very linest singers of Scots song. McMorland is joined by partner Maclntyre and daughter Kirsty in a night of traditional ballads. songs and original compositions.

I Jimmy Webb (irand ()le ()pry. (iovan Road. 42‘) 53‘)6. 7.30pm. This shovv has been cancelled due to compromised travel arrangements. Refunds available at point of purchase. I Al Stewart ferry. Clyde Place. 42‘) 8676. 8pm. £12.50. 70s star acoustic guitarist/songvvriter.


I ALP Music Group Open Night Bruntslield School. Montpelier.

7.30 ‘).3()pm. Ages over 16. Chat to tutors and meet other learners. Bar. Informal music session. Information ()131 337 5442. See lidinburgh. Tue 25.


I Oh Susanna King Tut’s Wah Wah Ilut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £7. A solo acoustic shovv from the Canadian singer/songvvriter. vvho vvon a (ienie Avvard for her single ‘Blue River".


I Graeme E. Pearson ’I‘lie Mitre. 13.3 High Street. 524 0071.

‘)pm midnight. liree. Playing a ntix of folk and jokes.


I Mugenkyo Rothes Ilalls. Rothes Square. ()15‘)2 6| 1 10]. 8pm. £8

(£6 £7). Ritual drumming in the Japanese tradition by Iiurope's first and only Taiko drum group.

Castle Douglas

I Knockengorrech Festival Knockengorrech I‘arm. Carsphairn. 01644 460662. £5~£2‘). Celtic cross— pollination from Iilephant Talk. 'l‘arantism and Mactimba vvho provide the soundtrack to this. the lirst day of this three-day music festival.


I Ensemble Tozai l)unblane Cathedral. ()1786 461081. 8pm. £17.50 (£6 £14.50). Presented as part of the Japan 2001 festival. this concert vvill shovvcase the musical heritage of both Japan and the 1K. including vvork commissioned by both Japanese and British composers.


I Chris Wood Counting House. West Nicolson Street. 667 0876. 8pm. £6 (£4). Iinglish liddler vvith a love of lirench traditional music. Chris Wood has played with Martin Carthy. Karen 'I‘vveed. Andy Cutting and others. For details contact ALI) Scots .VItIsic (irotlp. ()131 337 5442.

I Ceilidhs At The Caley Caledonian Brevvery. Slateford Road. 623 8066. 7pm. £6 (£5). Scottiin ceilidh dance in a Victorian hrevvery. Live band.

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East Kilbride

I East Kilbride Pipe Band East Kilbride Arts Centre. ()ld Coach Road. ()1355 261000. 11am lptn. l-‘ree. An outdoor performance by the avvard- vvinning band.

I The Kilbryde Singers and East Kilbride Gaelic Choir Iiast Kilbride Arts Centre. ()ld Coach Road. ()1355 261000. 2.30--4pm. Free. The tvvo local choral groups present an afternoon of songs from musicals. in addition to solos. duets and readings.


I String Jam Club Salmon Inn. Batik Street. 7.30pm. £4/£3. ‘Musicians of the Year' contest. (iuitarist/songvvriter Allie Fox comperes and sings a l‘evv songs.


I Family Ceilidh Albert lIalls. Dumbarton Road. ()1786 473544. 7.30pm. £2. An Comunn (iaidhealach ceilidh dance. Live band.


I Gaberlunzie Cumbernauld 'I'heatre. Kildrum. 01236 732887. 7.45pm. £8 (£5). I-‘olk entertainers.

Castle Douglas

I Knockengorrech Festival Knockengorrech I’arm. Carsphairn. 01644 460662. £5 £29. Celtic cross— pollination from Drop The Box. Stilts ()f Arqa and 1)aimh vvho provide the soundtrack to this. the second day of this three-day music festival.


I Steve James Tron 'l‘lieatre. 'I’rongate. 552 4267. 8pm. £7.50. Acoustic roots and blues and guitar from the Texas legend. Presented by Big Big Country.


I Fraser Nimmo Wee liolk Club. Royal Oak. Infirmary Street. 557 2‘)76. 8.30pm. £3.

East Kilbride

I Lanarkshire Songwriters Group liast Kilbride Arts Centre. ()ld (‘oacli Road. 01355 261000. 8pm. £6 (£4). An evening of folk and traditional milsic from artists such as Clova. 1)ave (Iibb. Chris Rogers and Andy McKean.

Castle Douglas

I Knockengorrech Festival Knockengorrech liarm. Carsphairn. 01644 460662. £5 £2‘). Celtic cross- pollination from Sanskrit Sound System. Beneche. Altar Native and Weird Attractors vvho provide the soundtrack to linal day of this three—day tnusic festival.

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East Kilbride

I Chumble Iiast Kilbride Arts Centre. ()ld Coach Road. ()1355 261000.

Noon 12.30pm. liree. This energetic youth hand me imaginatively recycled materials to create their ovvn distinctive sound.


I Mugenkyo llovvden Park Centre. Ilovvdcn. 01506433634. 7.30pm. £5 (£3.50); family ticket £13.50. See liri 21.

Tuesday 25


I ALP Scots Music Group Classes Boroughmuir School. Vievvforth. 7 ‘)pm. Accordion. liddle. guitar. mandolin. highland pipes. small pipes. vvhistle. mixed instrument groups. song. Scots step dance. Also daytime classes in liddle. song and mixed instrument. Classes from absolute beginners to experienced levels. l’riendly'

and non-competitive. Information ()131 337 5442. Also Wed 26 and Thu 27.


I Jim Crowley Penicuik I‘olk Club. Nav'aar House Hotel. Bog Road. 01968 678153. 8.15pm. £5 (£4). Irish songs and humour frotn this Cork-based entertainer.

Wednesday 26


I Glasgow Fiddle Workshop Kinning Park Complex. Cornvvall Street. 77‘) ‘)047. 7.30 ‘).3()pm. Weekly. £6/£3 non members. £5/£2.5() members. Iiiddle classes for all ages and abilities. Children's and Absolute Beginner's class 6.30pm.


I Magpie Iidinburgh Folk Club. Cabaret Bar. The Pleasance. 650 234‘). 7.30pm. £6 (£5). American duo sing of civil rights. vvork. and social justice. I‘amous for their distinctive vocal harmonies. (ireg Art/.ner and Terry l.eonino play harmonica. guitar. mandolin and dulcimer.

I ALP Scots Music Group Classes Boroughmuir School. Vievvforth. 7 ‘)pm. See Tue 25.


I Open Session I.oniond I‘olk Club. Argy'll Bar. Main Street. 0138‘) 757561. ‘)pm. l‘ree. Musicians. singers and visitors vv'elcome.


0 Old Blind Dogs The smi- Club. Riverside Club. I-‘ox Street. 56‘) 7287. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). Popular contemporary Scots folk outlit: bagpipes. congas. elec- tric bass and featuring lead singer/moothie player and guitarist Jim Malcolm.

I The Pearlfishers King 'l‘ut’s Walt Wah Hut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £5. The soulful. melodic collective play songs from their latest album. :lt‘rnvv‘ 'I'lit' .lli/klv' ll’uv.


I ALP Scots Music Group Classes Borouglunuir School. Vievvforth. 7-‘)pm. See Tue 25.


I Bannal Wy'nd Theatre. Buccleuch Street. 018‘)6 823854. 8pm. £5. Ilebridean vvaulkiug songs front this (iaelic all-vvomen singing group.

Friday 28


I Horse Barrovvland. 244 (iallovvgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £12. Stirring vocals from this acclaimed Scottish singer accompanied by a full band and quartet. I Ceilidh Dance lieri'y. Clyde Place. 42‘) 8676. ‘)pm. £5. Mttsic from the liraser McI.ellan Ceilidh Band.


I Guid Crack Club Waverley Bar l'pstairs. St Marys Street. 7.30pm. £2.50. Monthlystorytelling club vvith guest Paraig MacNeil.


I Belhaven Best Music Festival Various Venues. 01368 863301. Aeoustic- based dance and folk nuisic in various ptihs and venues.


I Rock, Salt And Nails Rothes Ilalls. Rothes Square. 015‘)2 61 1 101. 8pm. £8 (£6 £7). l’olky Iiddlc and songs vvith attitude from the popular Shetland band.


I Graeme E. Pearson the Cedar Inn. 20 Shore Road. 01383 860310. ‘)pm. l‘ree. See Hi 2 I.


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Old Blind Dogs The Dogs (pictured) bring their pedigree instrumental skills, and mongrel mix of influences to bear on Scottish music: electric bass and bongos. wild pipes and fiddle. and reflective songs from guitarist, mouth organ player and keen fly-fisherman Jim Malcolm. Star Club, Glasgow, Thu 27 Sep.

The Irish-Scottish Evening Fear not, this has nothing to do with shamrocks. heather, kilts or cliches. This is what you won't find in the ubiquitous Irish Pub authentic high—quality traditional music and song from both cultures. with poets. young and old. celebrating the language of the Garden of Eden. And for those of us who don't have the Gaelic. there will be English translations. See preview. Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre, Edinburgh, Sat 29 Sep. Music For Folk The classical and folk traditions of violin and fiddle are brought together in an afternoon concert in the beautifully renovated St Andrew's Church and an evening concert by Peggy Seeger the veteran American singer, collector. songwriter. instrumentalist and seminal figure of the post-war folk revival. St Andrew '3 In The Square, Glasgow, Sun 30 Sep.

Saturday 29


0 The Irish-Scottish Evening Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre. Castlehill. The Royal Mile. 220 0441. 8pm. £5 (£2). This annual reciprocating tour of the kin (iaelic cultures of Ireland and Scotland vvas initiated in 1971 and brings singers. poets and musicians together for a series of concerts in the Highlands. Western Isles and Central Belt. lirom Ireland comes outspoken poet (iearoid Mac1.ochlainn. poet Celia de I‘reine. traditional accordion player Johnny Connolly and rising singing star Sorcha Ni Cheilleachair. Scotland is rep- resented by scholar and poet Donald MaeAulay. poet Tony I)ilvvorth and North I'ist singer Margaret Callan. See previevv.

I Cajun Night Spider's \Vcb Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 477 3471.

8pm lam. £5. Ilead dovvn to the bayou for some live music at this episode of the (irea/ed Ilp Rockin' Club.

I Pinguin Ceilidh Queen‘s Ilall. Clerk Street. 668 201‘). 8pm lam. Mitsic from the Capital Ceilidh Band. Student~ oriented get-together.

Galashiels I String Jam Club Salmon Inn.