Instrumental finesse and l‘un from the lids and liddle line-up of the mandolin. bouzouki. banjo and tenor guitar tnan ‘- with side-kicks (ieorge Dull. Jack Iivatts and John Martin.

0 Julian Marley 8. the Uprising and Farquhar MacDonald The Liquid Room. 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564. 7pm. £16.50. See Sat 26 Jun.


I Lomond Folk Club The llighlander. Stnollet Place. 01389 57561. 8.30 l lptn. liree. Regulars and gttests.


I Paul Downes St Andrew's in the Sqttare. oil Saltmarket. St Andrew’s Street. 548 6020. 8pm. £6 (£41. Downes is one ol‘ the tttost respected artists on the British acoustic folk guitar scene.


I Battlefield Band Brunton Theatre. l.ad_\'\\'ell Wa). .\1usselhurgh. 665 2240. 7.30pm. £12 (£9). Talented foursome. “eel-Rent as one of tile most-tras‘elled of veteran Scots hands.


I Donnie Munro 'l‘olhooth. Jail Wyatt. 01786 274000. 7.30pm. £15. He left Runrig to follow a career itt politics. and is now back on the music scene.


I Ceilidh Dance Riverside ('1uh. Fox Street. 248 3144. 8pm. Music from the .\1hairi (’outts Band.


I Donnie Munro 'I‘olbootlt. Jail Wynd. 01786 274000. 7.30pm. £15. See Thu 1.

Glasgow I Ceilidh Dance Riverside (‘luh l-‘ox Street. 248 3144. 8pm. See Hi 2.


I The Spikedrivers 'l‘olhooth. Jail \\'}'tttl. 01786 274000. 12.30pm. l-‘ree. ln \ocal harmonies and unique instrumentation. the l)I'l\‘Ci'.\ take their inspiration from American roots and the countr} 's heritage.


I The Clachies Bar 185. Buchanan llotel. Buchanan Street. 332 7284. 5pm. l‘ree. See Sun 27.


0 Bonnie Raitt and Eric Bibb l‘shet' llall. l.othian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. £28. Star l'S singer/songwriter and guitarist supported by veteran blues

I Kate Burke and Ruth Hazleton Wee liolls' (‘luh. Royal Oak. lnlirmar} Street. 557 2976. 8.30pm. £3. Australian duo rentm ned for their meal harmonies and expressive instrumental arrangements.


I Me Suena Tu Cara 'l‘he Dorie 'l‘as'ern. Market Street. 225 1084. 9pm. l'l'L‘L‘. SCL‘ Mon 2“.


I Stirling Folk Club Best Bar None. l'ppet‘ (’raigs, 01786 471951. 8 llptn. \arious. See Mon 28.

Tuesday 6


I Folk’n’Friends 'l’hc (‘anons‘ (iait. ('anongate. 556 4481. 9pm. liree. See Tue 2‘).

' The Incredible String Band Bringing a new take on an old repertoire anchored by the two original frontmen Mike Heron and Clive Palmer. Here they play as part of Glasgow's West End Festival. See preview. Colt/er Theatre, Glasgow, Fri 25 Jun.

Julian Marley A rare appearance from this. Bob's progeny (pictured), as he makes up for lost time with three dates of his roots reggae that takes the mantle his father pioneered and runs with it. Skeabost Country House, Skye, 26 Jun; Fienfrew Ferry, Glasgow, Tue 29 Jun; Liquid Room, Edinburgh, Wed 30 Jun.

Bonnie Raitt Country music is but a part of Bonnie Raitt's classy. sophisticated Americana. Her take on the genre is wrapped in warm vocals and littered with intricate guitar lines that set her a band apart and illustrate why her music has aged so well. Usher Hall, Edinburgh, Sun 4 Jul.

Wednesday 7


I St Andrew’s in the Square Ceilidh Dance St Andrew's- in the Square. off Saltmarket. St Andrew's Street. 548 6020. 7.30 10.30pm. £5. See Wed 30.

I Song Session St Andrews in the Square. St Andrews Square. oil Saltmarket. 548 6020. 8.30pm. Free. See \Ved 30.


I Colcannon lidinhurgh l-‘olk (‘luh. (‘aharet Bar. the l’leasance. 650 234‘). 8.30pm. £7 (£6). Scots-horn songwriter John .\lunro leads one of Australia‘s most popular hands on a return tour.

East Kilbride

I Fine Friday Iiast Kilhride Arts (‘entre. ()ld (‘oach Road. 01355 261000. 8pm. £7 (£5 :. 'l'remendous lidinhurgh- based trio consisting of Anna Wendy Stevenson tliddlel. .\'ua1a Kennedy lllutel and Kris l)re\'er (vocals and guitar). limphatic. empathetic music- making. sessions.

Thursday 8


I Kate Burke and Ruth Hazleton St Andrew's in the Square. off Saltmarket. St Andrew‘s Street. 548 6020. 8pm. £6 (£4). See Sun 4.

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