Music folk & world listings

Monday 5 continued

0 Alsion Kinnaird Iidinburgh Harp I-‘estiyal. Merchiston ('astle School. (‘olinton Road. 478 8446. 7 8.15pm. £7. A leading figure in the Scottish Harp reyiyal. awarded an MBIi in 1997 for her seryices to music. Kinnaird talks about her chosen instrument and giyes a recital. 'I‘he Iidinburgh Harp I’estiyal. part of ('eiliilli ('iilrim'.

I Me Suena Tu Cara 'I’he I)oric 'I'ayern. Market Street. 335 1084. ‘)pm. Free. .-\fro/Spanish/Bra/ilian quartet.

Tuesday 6

Glasgow I Alan Emslie Ramshorn 'I‘heatre. Ingram Street. 553 348‘). 1.15 3pm. £3.50.

Music from around the world. played on mixed percussion with accompanying backing tracks.


0 Isobel Mieras and Friends Iidinburgh Harp Iiestiyal. Merchiston ('astle School. ('oliiitoii Road. 478 8446. 3 4pm. £7. Afternoon tea concert. Part of ('ei/itl/i (ii/lure.

I Folk’n’Friends The (’anons' (iait. (‘anongate. 556 4481. ‘)pm. I‘ree. Informal weekly folk club.

G Park Stickney and Rudiger Oppermann Iidinburgh Harp I"c'sti\;il. Merchiston ('astle School. (‘olintoii Road. 478 8446. 10pm. £10 i£8i. Harp duo where jal/ meets celtic. Part of ('eilit/li (ii/lure.

Wednesday 7


I St Andrew’s in the Square Ceilidh St Andrew 's in the Square. off Saltmarket. St Andrew 's Street. 548 6030. 7.30 10.30pm. £5. All welcome. tuition giyen.

I Song Session (’afe Source. St Andrews in the Square. St Andrews Square. off Saltmarket. 548 6030. 8.30pm. I‘ree. Singers and listeners welcome.


0 Kike Pedersen and Karen Marshalsay Iidinburgh Harp Festival.

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Merchiston (’astle School. ('olinton Road. 478 8446. 3 4pm. £‘) (£7). Paraguayan harp styles and techniques from formidable players. Part of ('ei/ii/h ('ii/Iim'.

I Joy Lynn White and Duane Jarvis Queen's Hall. (’Ierk Street. 668 301‘). 7.30pm. £8. (‘ountry and .\'asli\ille sass with soul from the dim. accompanied by Jary is‘ guitar.

0 Tommy Sands lidinburgh l-‘olk ('lub. (‘abaret Bar. The I’leasaiice. 650 334‘). 8pm. £6 (£5). Northern Irish songwriter recently won Best Original Song at the BBC Radio3 l‘olk Awards. Part of (i'i'litlli ('ii/liu‘i'.

0 Farewell Harp Festival Ceilidh with Thunderdog Ceilidh Band Met‘chiston (izislle School. ('olinton Road. 478 8446. 8.30pm. £5. Part of ('i'i/ii/li ('ii/lim’.


I Ivan Drever and Duncan Chisholm 'I‘olbooth. Jail \Vyiid. 01786 374000. 7.30pm. £10 (£6501. ('clcbrated tliio c‘olltl)l'lses \Volfstoiies' \ocalist/ guitarist l)re\ er and fiddler ('hisholm.

Thursday 8


I Tommy Sands MW at the Star. St Andrew ‘s in the Square. off Saltmarket. St Andrew 's Street. 548 6030. 8pm. £7 (£51. See Iidinburgh. Wed 7.

I Jonathan Richman l‘erry. (’lydc Place. 43‘) 8676. Doors 8pm. £13.50. ('ult I'S soiigwriter/giiitarist.


0 Northern Streams Icy lot RU“ I'nioii. Bi'isto Square. 650 4673. 7pm. £7 i£5i. Miisiciaiis from across Scandiiiay la and Scotland come together from the I‘orth to the Words. 'I‘ore Bi'uyoll and .lon Anders Halyorsen redefine Norwegian songs. l)itte :\lttIL‘l'\solt and l.otta l-‘ran/en play Swedish key ed and 'normal' fiddle. Iidinburgh-based Althing fuse iiiusical styles from six nations. Part of ('t'i/iil/i (ii/lure.

I Big Bill Morganfield and Slidin Delta Bongo (‘1ub. IIolyrood Road. 338 1155. 8pm. £‘).50 (£8). I'S blues star who

is the son of McKinley Morganlield aka Muddy Waters.


I Ceilidh Dance Riycrside ('lub. I’ox Street. 348 3144. 8pm. £6. Music from Mhairi (’outts.

Saturday 1 0


I Evening of Inspiration Royal ('oiicert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 35.3 8000. 6pm. £10 ifamily ticket £401. Islamic relief presents a benefit concert in aid of children across the world.

I Ceilidh Dance Riyerside ('lub. I-‘ox Street. 348 3144. 8pm. £6. See l‘ri ‘).


0 Lowland and Border Pipers’ Society Annual Competition St Ann’s ('ommunity (’eiiti'e. South (iray‘s ('lose. (‘owgate. 557 046‘). 10am. £3 £3. Friendly. informal competition for players of all Scottish bellow s-blow ii pipes. Workshops. Talks. Part of ('i'iliilli (ii/lure.


I The Clachies Bar 185. Buchanan Hotel. Buchanan Street. 333 7384. 5pm. Free. See Sun 4.


I Gerry Cairns Wee t-‘olk ('lub. Royal Oak. Infirmary Street. 557 3076. 8.30pm. £3. Songs from the Iimerald Isle from the yeteran ex-pat Irish guitarist and stylish singer.


I Me Suena Tu Cara 'l‘he Doric 'I‘ayern. Market Street. 335 1084. ‘)pm. Free. See Mon 5.

Tuesday 13


I Folk’n’Friends 'l‘lie ('anons' (iaii. ('anongate. 556 4481. ‘)pm. I’rec. See Tue 6.

Wednesday 14


I St Andrew’s in the Square Ceilidh Dance St Andrew ‘s in the Square. off Saltmarket. St Andrew 's Street. 548 6030. 7.30 10.30pm. [5. Sec Wed 7.

I Song Session (‘afe Source. St Andrews in the Square. St Andrew s Square. off Saltiiiarket. 548 6030. 8.30pm. I-‘ree. See Wed 7.


0 Mike Whellans Iidinburgh liolk (’lub. ('abai'et Bar. The I’leasance. 650 334‘). 8pm. £6 i£5i. Singer. songwriter. guitarist. harmonica player and drummer the tliterally i one—iiian-baiid returns to Scotland for a night of the blues. Part of (‘i’i/irlli ('u/Iurr'.


I Cloudstreet l,i\ e at the Star. St Andrew ‘s in the Square. off Saltmarket. St Andrew 's Street. 548 6030. 8pm. £6 l£4i. Aussie duo with tight yocal harmony and instrumental work.


0 Kila Queen's Hall. (‘lerk Street. 663 301‘). 8pm. £14 t£l3l. Seyeii-stroiig band from Dublin oyerlay tribal rhythms with soaring fiddle. pipes and shamanic \ocals. Part of (‘eilii/li (ii/lure. See preyiew.

I Shooglenifty The Venue. ('altoii Road. 557 3073. 7.30pm. £8.50. Acid crofters at work.

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I Rosalind Sutherland and Julia Lynch Merchants House. 7 West (ieorge Street. 334 ‘)757. 13.45pm. £5 (£3 £4.50). (ilasgow-born soprano Rosalind Sutherland performs with pianist Julia Lynch in a performance of Spanish and Iinglish song with a touch of (iershwiii. I The Dunedin Consort (ilasgow I'niyersity (‘hapeL I’niyersny .-\yenue. 330 4003. 7pm. £6 £10. Ben l’arry conducts the acclaimed yocal ensemble in their annual performance of Bach's Si Mull/ten" Passion. an extraordinary work of genius that makes Mel (iibsonis I’ussion efforts look feeble. The consort perform one to a part. with the outstanding tenor James (iilchrist as Iiyaiigelist and bass Matthew Brook as the best ('hristus you'll eyer hear. Repeated tomorrow in Iidinburgh lsee Friday 3).

I Annual Concert for Flat Pavan and Glasgow Schools Recorder Consort 'I‘raiiiway. 35 Albert Driye. 0845 330 3501. 7.30pm. £4 t£3l. A joint concert between Iilat I’ayan. who will be performing a yariety of early and Renaissance music. and school children playing a range of recorders.

I Royal National Scottish Orchestra Royal ('oncert Hall. 3 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £13.50 £36. Walter \Veller conducts a herforiiiance of Brahms‘ I’i'ono ('oni't'rio no /. featuring the great soloist John [.01. and I)\’ot‘ak\ Symphony no ‘lfrom Ilii' .Vi'ii’ World tthe one from the Iloyis (id). Standard works. but what the RSNO does best.


I Scottish Chamber Orchestra I'sher Hall. l.othian Road. 338 1155. 7.45pm. £7 £33. Joseph Swensen directs the S('() in a performance of three works from 30111 century Britain. Vaughan Williams' spiritually uplifting Symphony .\'o 5; Iilgar's rousing Introduction and .rll/i'cro; and Iilg;ii"s (‘e/lo (‘om‘ernn made so famous by Jaqueline du I’re. pei'foriiied here with distinguished Iilgar interpreter Ralph Is'irschbaum as soloist.


I BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra MacRobert. l'iiiyersity of Stirling. 0I7S6 466666. 8pm. £14.50 £17 (under 35s £61. Iili/abeth Layton directs the BB(' SSO in Haydn's .S’ymp/iony no. 6’3: The Bear. Bach‘s exquisite I'io/in ('om't'rro in :1 minor and Strayinsky 's wonderful ballet score. :l/m/lon .llimiei'n'.


I Scottish Chamber Orchestra Royal (’oiicert Hall. 3 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £6.50 £l‘). See Thu 1.


I The Dunedin Consort Queen's Hall. (‘lerk Street. 668 301‘). 6pm.

£6 £13. See Thu 1.

I Crasdant Merchiston ('astle School. 3‘)4 ('olintoii Road. 478 8446.

7.30 8.30pm. £0 i£7i. I’oreiiiost instrumental band in Wales mixing triple harp with flutes. fiddle. accordion. guitar and pibgorii.

I William Jackson and Mairi Maclnnes Mei‘chiston (‘asile School. 3‘)4 ('oliiiton Road. 478 8446.

7.30 8.30pm. £9 t£7l. Songs in (iaelic and Iinglish with gut and wire harp.