comprising an American and a German who met in Liverpool and now live and work in Los Angeles. Part oft/1e West 15nd Festi t 'al .

FREE Glasgow Calling McChuills. High Street. 552 2135. 8pm. Roots. reggae. dub and Jamaican soul from Neil Bryson. All Things ()uternational and DJ Michael Rooney. Part ()le’fllgPe W 'ek. I Neil Wilson Ilillhead Baptist Church. Cresswell Street. 33‘) 1588. 9pm. £9 (£7). See Fri 12.

I Mugdock International Music Festival Mugdock Country Park. Craigallian Road. Milngavie. 9566100. Times vary. A world music festival with the emphasis on cultural diversity. Tonight. 7.30pm. £8. Bellevuc Rendezvous play Scottish music with a European twist using exotic instruments.


I Canongate Cadjers Ceilidh Band The Merlin. Morningside Road. 447 432‘). 8pm. £6. Live ceilidh music. Scots tunes and dancing.

I Ceilidh Dance Night Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 201‘). 8pm. £8—£|0 (children £6). Friday night dance with the John Stuart Band. and caller Ken Gourlay.


I Midsummer Night Live with Dougie Maclean Paisley Abbey. Abbey Place. 88‘) 7654. 7.30pm. £17 (£15). The popular Scottish guitarist/songwriter (‘Caledonia') performs in the historic Abbey.


I Burns Meets Mozart Kelvin Stevenson Memorial Church. Belmont Street. near Kelvingrove. 33‘) 1750 . 3pm & 8pm. £8 (£6). The ()rpheus Club presents a fictional correspondence between the two celebrities with selections from Mozart‘s operas and Burns' songs. Part oft/1e new [ind festival.

I Home from Home Tron Theatre. Trongate. 552 4267. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). An evening of world music presented by Paragon Kaleidoscope Ensemble and Pan Africa Arts Scotland group Akaya. Part of Refugee Week.

FREE Ceilidhs at Lauries Lauries Bar. King Street. 552 7123. 8pm. See Sat 13

I Family Ceilidh Dance Glasgow University Union. University Avenue. 33‘) 8697. 8pm. £7 (£5; under 12s free). Dancing and traditional music for the whole family. Part oft/1e West [ind Festival .

I Scotch Broth Queen’s Cross Church. Garscube Road. 946 6600. 8pm. £9 (£8). Auld Scots sangs with Anne Diack. Greig WW Hill with A1 Moore on piano joined by multi-award-winning fiddler Dougie Lawrence to celebrate this Year of Homecoming. Part of the Best 15ml festival.

I Mugdock International Music Festival Mugdock Country Park. Craigallian Road. Milngavie. 956 6100. Times vary. A world mUsic festival with the emphasis on cultural diversity. In the afternon between l2-6pm. a Walled Garden Marquee concert features JaIeo Pena Flamenca. the Wild Myrtles. Cross Border Band and Friends. Mirage Bellydancers. McCusker. Woomble and Drever. and the Shawlands Academy Dancers. £8 (£3). Later at 7.30. £10. Dundee songwriter and Scottish conscience Michael Marra is in concert.


I Roger McGuinn Queen's Ilall. Clerk Street. 668 201‘). 7.30pm. £24.50. Legendary guitarist. former Judy Collins accompanist. Byrds frontman and founding member. McGuinn returns for a hotly anticipated solo L'K tour. The Bryds' era defining songs like ‘Mr Tambourine Man'. ‘Turn. Turn. Turn‘ and ‘All I Really Wanna Do' became classics of the 6()s.70s folk/rock sound.


FREE Jinty McGuinty’s Acoustic Session Jinty McGintys. Ashton Lane. 33‘) ()747. 4pm. Acoustic rock and contemporary folk hosted by Alexander Murray with guests Jim Byrne and Jill Leighton. Part of the W’s! 15ml festival. I The Glasgow Gospel Choir ()ran Mor. Great Western Road. 357 6200. 8pm. Jerry Boweh leads the 25-strong choir as they tackle everything from traditional gospel and African folk songs to modern classics with a gospel twist. In aid of the African Youth Development Action Project. Tickets on the door. I’arl ()f'llte West 15nd I'es‘lii'ul.

FREE Glasgow Mela Kelvingrove Park. ()tago Street. 287 9808. For ten years this huge outdoor festival has been celebrating the traditions of the south- east Asian sub-continent with a mix of international music. dance. activities and stalls of every sort.

I Mugdock International Music Festival Mugdock Country Park. Craigallian Road. Milngavie. 9566100. Times vary. Afternoon in the Walled Garden features Ayawarra. Battlefield Band. cello and harp from Seylan Baxter and Cheyenne Brown. Glasgow ()riental Dance Association and the Sighthill Music project. See Sat 20.

Edinburgh FREE La Féte de la Musique lnstitut Francais d‘licosse. Randolph Crescent. 225 5366. 3~8pin. ()ver 20 short concerts featuring classical. acoustic and jazz. FREE Dagda Folk Session Dagda Bar. Bticcleuch Street. 667 9773. 7.30pm. See Sun 14.



I Music on Mondays RSAMI). Renfrew Street. 332 5057. lpiii. £5. liric Rice is joined by students of the BA in Scottish Music to perform a collection of his own traditional tunes entitled The Maaker Spit/rs ("I‘hc Composer Speaks‘ ).


I Andy Irvine Stirling Folk Club. Stirling County Rugby Football Club. Bridgehaugh Park. Causewayhead Road. ()125‘) 218521. 7.30pm. A solo show from the legendary Irish singer and mandolin player who co-founded acclaimed Irish bands. including Sweeney's Men and Planxty. Superb musicianship and storytelling in song.


I Voyage de Nuit Perth Theatre. 185 High Street. 01738 621031. 8pm. £10 (£8). See Fri 12.



I Acoustic Archery Ferry. Andersion Quay. 01698 360085. With Johnny Dickinson and Tony McManus. 6pm dinner £27.50 (plus booking fee) With Andy McKee. 8pm. £14 (plus booking



I Drew Nelson Leith Folk Club. The Village. South Fort Street. 07502 024852. 7.30pm. £8. A dose of Americana from the emerging 17S singer- songwriter/guitarist.

I Ceilidh Club The Lot. Grassmarket. 225 9922. 8pm. £6. Ceilidh dance with callers to lead you through the steps. featuring live music from The Jimi Shandrix lixperience.


I Andy Irvine and Dick Gaughan Arts Gtiild Theatre. Campbell Street. 01475 723038. 8pm. £12.50. Multi- instrumentalist Irvine is joined by his contemporary - Scottish folk icon Dick Gaughan.



I An Evening of Gaelic Drama & Music College of Piping. ()tago Street. 334 3587. 8pm. £4 (£3). Glasgow's new Gaelic drama group Tog-I. led by Artair Donald. unearths some of Hector MacDonald's material for a funny and thought-provoking showcase. with Gaelic music from a variety of artists. Part of tlte West End festival.


I Andy Irvine Iidinburgh Folk Club.

Cabaret Bar. The Pleasance. 650 2458.

8pm. £7 (£6). ()ne of the greats of Irish music. See Mon 22.

FREE MacPolvo The White Ilart Inn. Grassmarket. 622 71 18. 9pm. See Wed



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I Andy Irvine St Andrew‘s in the Square. St Andrew's Square. 55‘) 5902. 8pm. £10 (£8). ()ne of the greats of Irish music. See Mon 22.

Edinburgh Stramash The Augustine Church. George IV Bridge. 668 2019. 6.45pm 8; 8pm. £7 (£6: under 12s £5). See Thu 18.


I BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra: Our Planet City Halls. (‘andleriggs. 353 8000. 10.15am 8.: 1.15pm. £5. (‘BBC’s Kirsten O‘Brien and BBC Scotland‘s Heather Reid Iiost a musical trip around liarth in a fun mish- mash of fantastic music. science. geography and awe-inspiring visuals for the whole family. Stephen Bell conducts. Advance booking recommended.

FREE Kelvingrove Organ Recitals Kelvingrove Art Gallery 8: Museum. Argyle Street. 276 959‘). 1pm. Free lunchtime organ recitals every day by different organists.

I Opera Scenes RSAMI). 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5()57. 7.15pm. £12 (£8). Postgraduate students perform scenes from a selection of operas. Always popular. so please book early.

I Piano Festival Evening Concert RSAMI). 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5()57. 7.30pm. £9 (£6). With world premieres by Michael Alec Rose and Vera Stanojevic. With a pre-concert talk at 6.45pm.

I Puccini: Turandot King's Theatre. 297 Bath Street. 0870 060 6648. 7.30pm. £13—£39. Iillen Kent and Amphitheatre Productions present Puccini‘s last great operatic masterpiece about a cold-hearted princess who discovers love. Featuring international soloists and the full Chisinau National Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus. Sung in Italian with linglish surtitles.


I Lunchtime Concert St (iiles' Cathedral. Royal Mile. 226 0673. 12.15pm. Retiring collection. The Heritage Singers of North Dakota visit St Giles‘ for a performance.

FREE Live Music Now National Gallery Complex. The Mound. 624 6200. 6-~6.3()pm. Clarsach player Jennifer Port performs works on a theme of travel. FREE Leith Community Concert Band St Margaret's lipiscopal Church. Iiaster Road. 7.30pm. The group returns for its 23rd annual concert with a

Folk Music

~ programme of popular favourites and the

not so well known. For all musical tastes. Part of the Leith festival.

, Glasgow

I BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra: Our Planet City Halls.

Candleriggs. 353 8000. 10.15am. £5. See Thu 11.

I Piano Festival: Friday Lunchtime

Concert RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street.

332 5()57. 1pm. £9 (£6). Ivari Ilja. Head of Keyboard at Estonia‘s Tallinn

, Conservatory. performs Beethoven's

much loved Piano Sonata No [4

('Moonligltt') alongside Tubin's Ballade

and Chopin's Andante .S'pi'anato et Gram/e Polonaise [it‘ll/lame and the fantastic Sonata in Bflat minor.

I Piano Festival: Chamber Recital RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 4.30pm. £9 (£6). Internationally acclaimed cellist Alexander Baillie joins RSAMD pianist John Thwaites in a recital of 20th century works. James MacMillan's Sonata No 2 marks the composer‘s 5()th birthday. and is followed by music by Poulenc. Schmidt-Kowalski

and Frank Bridge. I Praise Gathering Royal Concert

Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £14 (£10). An evening of inspiring music with a 400-strong choir that takes its singers from about 125 Scottish churches.

I Verdi: Aida King's Theatre. 297 Bath Street. 0870 ()60 6648. 7.30pm. £13.50—£39. Ellen Kent and Amphitheatre Productions recreate an Ancient Egypt dripping in wealth and power in Verdi‘s epic tale of war. jealousy and revenge. With the Chisinau National Philharmonic ()rchestra and Chorus. Sung in Italian with English surtitles.

I Victoria’s Requiem by

Candlelight St Peter‘s RC Church. 46

Hyndland Street. 9—10.15pm. £8 (£4—£6). An atmospheric performance of this intensely passionate masterpiece of the Spanish Renaissance by Strathclyde L'niversity Chamber Choir in collaboration with the Scottish Plainsong Choir. Alan Tavener and Edward Caswell conduct. Part of the West End Festival.

I Neil Wilson Hillhead Baptist Church. Cresswell Street. 33‘) 1588. 9pm. £9 (£7).

The acclaimed classical guitarist performs

some popular classics and world music. including works by Bach. Albeniz. de Falla. Piazzolla and more. Part of the West [ind festival.

Edinburgh I Lunchtime Concert St Giles‘

' Cathedral. Royal Mile. 2260673.

12.15pm. Retiring collection. Musicians from Brighton College give a lunchtime recital.


FREE Colloquium on the Anatomy of Listening University of Glasgow (Sir Charles Wilson Building). 1 University Avenue. 10am—5pm. Something to zone

j out to. something cerebral to be listened

to carefully or a moving and spiritual

experience. listening to music can be

many things. Musicians and scholars meet for an informal discussion on the subject. The public is welcome. Part of the West [and l-estt'i'al.

FREE Plano Festival: Lieder Workshops RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5()57. 2pm. Richard Stokes and Clara Taylor lead a workshop on the once popular German genre. whose

heyday stretched from Schubert to Wolf 5 and Mahler in the early 20th century. FREE The Edinburgh Quartet with Jessica Beeston Glasgow University

Concert Hall. University Avenue. 330

I 4092. 6pm. The viola player joins the ensemble for works by Edward McGuire.

Drew Mulholland. Beethoven and Mendelssohn. Part of the New Glasgow Harmonies Festival.

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