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by Rolf Hochhuth

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25 October - 17 November 7.30pm

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Thursday 8


I Calasaig The Star Club. Riverside Club. I-‘ox Street. 5697287. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). ()ne of the best of the new Scottish groups. Calasaig are a live-piece playing traditional Scottish. and some contemporary milsic and song. on most instruments..

Friday 9 ..


I Salsa In The Square Merchant Square. Candleriggs. 287 4422. 7.3()-—9.30pm. Free. The opening concert of the festival. featuring Rumba (‘aliente with Lino Rocha on vocals. playing classic salsa. son and soul. Part of Si ('ulm.’ See Music preview.

I Snowboy & The Latin Section The ()ld liruitmarket. Albion Street. 287 55! 1. 9.30pm. £8.50 (£5). Stalwarts of the Latin jazz. scene featuring acclaimed percussionist Snowboy. upping the dance temperature with a salsa mix of mambos and cha-chas. Part of Si ('uhu.’ See Music preview.

I Fundraising Ceilidh Henry Wood Hall. Claremont Street. 420 4073. 8pm--midnight. £10. Organised by ‘Bridging The (iap' in aid of Asylum Seeker Families.

I Inspiration Workshop Performance The Arches. Argyle Street. 287 5522. 3.30pm. £1. Participants in Scottish Ballet’s Troy (iame Performance Project and the Hands-()n Drumming workshop show the fruits of their hard work. Part of Inspiration.


I Jim (Mitch) Mitchell Memorial Celebration Concert Rothes' Halls. Rothes Square. ()1592 61 l 101. 7.30pm. £7 (£5). Kinrick. Sangsters. Al Hughes. Ian Davidson and more pay tribute to the late folk music enthusiast. Proceeds to charity.

Saturday 1 0


I Cuban Tasters Merchant Square. (‘andleriggs. 2-4pm. I’ree. Bands front Si (‘ulml festival perform blends of jazz and salsa and tempt you along to the evening concerts. Performers include Rumba Caliente (Sat 10 & l7). Ilot (‘harangua Sauce (Sun I 1 ) and La Sonera Calaveras (Sun 18). Part of Si ('ulm.’ See Music preview.

I Ibrahim Ferrer Royal Concert Hall. Sauchichall Street. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £27 (£24). I‘ainotis since Wim chders' Biu'nu Vislu Social Club. singer I‘errer makes his second Scottish appearance this year. Part of .Si ('ulm.’ See Music preview.


I The Power Of Song I)alry Honse. ()rwell Place. 337 5442. Creche from 9.45am. All-day song workshops and sessions for all in (iaelic. Scots. harmony. protest songs and tnore.


I Tarras Carnegie Hall. [fast Port. ()1383 314000. 8pm. £8 (£4 £6). Shortlisted for the Mercury Music Prize. the young Borders-based outfit are taking a cool line through the contemporary Iinglish and Celtic mtisic


I Rab Noakes Bellshill Cultural Centre. John Street. 01698 267515. 8pm. £6 (£4). Acoustic guitar and a legendary vocal style. (iood songs. too.

Glasgow I Cuban Tasters Merchant Square. Candlcriggs. 2 4pm. I-‘rec. See Sat l().

I From Russia With Lev Cafe Cossachok. Russian Cultural Centre. King Street. 5530733. 8.30pm. Russian. Armenian and gypsy folk melodies from violinist Lev Atlas.


I Mike Silver Wee Folk Club. Royal ()ak. Infirmary Street. 557 2976. 8.30pm. £3. Silver is regarded as among Iingland's fittest singer-songwriters.


I Cathryn Craig and Brian Willoughby Tron Theatre. Trongate. 552 4267. 8pm. £7.50 (£4). Acoustic roots and vocals with ex-Strawbs guitarist Willoughby.


I Alex Wilson’s Anglo-Cubano Octet Tron Theatre. Trongate. 552 4267. 8pm. £8.50 (£5). Courtney Pine‘s fave pianist and his band have just recorded a new album in Havana. Part of Si ('uhu.’ See Music preview.


I Kieran Halpln Penicuik Folk Club. Navaar House Hotel. Bog Road. ()1967 678153. 8.15pm. £5 (£4). I‘ileven albums so far from this Irish troubadour. under his belt.

Wednesday 14


I Bob Fox Edinburgh Folk Club. Cabaret Bar. The Pleasance. 650 2349. 8pm. £6 (£5). Hailing from Iingland's .\'li. Fox performs traditional music with guitar and a warm vocal style.

I Absolute Beginners Ceilidh Dance Marco‘s Leisure Centre. (irove Street. 337 5442. 8—9.30pm. £2.50 (£1.50). See Wed 7.


I Peter Griggs Carnegie Hall. East Port. ()1383 314000. 8pm. Free. New York guitarist Peter (iriggs combines jazz. classical and Brazilian music. He has recently-released a (‘1) Children Of Tllt’ Amman.


I Open Session Loinond Folk Club. Argle Bar. Main Street. 01389 757561. 9pm. Free. See Wed 7.


I Addys d’Mercedes Renfrew Perry. Clyde Place. 287 551 1. 8pm. £7.50 (£5). Scottish six-piece La Sonera Calaveras support the Cuban jazz. performer. mixing Latin grooves with African roots. Part of Si (‘uhul See Music preview.

I Andy Irvine The Star Club. Riverside Club. I‘ox Street. 569 7287. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). See Wed 7.

I Kesha Tron Theatre. Trongate. 552 4267. 8pm. £8 (£6). Tremendous gypsy-jazz fusion from violinists Lev Atlas and ex-I.oyko ()leg Ponomarev. with guitarist Nigel Clark.


I Peter Griggs National Portrait (iallery. Queen Street. 624 6200. 12.45pm. Free. See Wed 14.

I La Boum! and Talitha McKenzie Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £7.50 (£5). African guitar chimes through La Boum's big. sunny and danceable global village sound. Members of the Iidinburgh band derive from Shooglenilt)‘. Pooxies. Mystery Juice and many more. More celtic from ex- Mouth Music vocalist McKenzie and her trademark ethnic songs-to- contcmporary beats.