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621031. 8pm. £22.00. The final gig of the festival will see the festival legend joined by some rather talented contemporaries. Part of Perthshire Amber. Sunday 2
Pitlochry ■ Farewell Bash Edradour Distillery, Edradour Distillery, 01796 472095. 2pm. £15. See the Perthshire Amber festival out in style with this grand farewell bash. Part of Perthshire Amber.
Glasgow ■ Pauline Alexander & Edwin Gallacher The Admiral, 72a Waterloo Street, 221 7705. 7.30pm. £8. Original material and interpretations from the folk and easy listening duo. Edinburgh ■ Robyn Stapleton Victoria Park Hotel, 221 Ferry Road, 454 2060. 7.30pm. £7. Folk singer who won BBC Radio Scotland’s Young Traditional Musician of the Year award in 2014. ■ Nordic Fiddlers Bloc The Queen’s Hall, 87–89 Clerk Street, 668 2019. 8pm. £15 (£12). See Wed 29.
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This celebration of design, music and film will take over all five floors of the Lighthouse. Glasgow-based Ella the Bird (pictured), formerly known as Siobhan Wilson, and Scottish folk-singer James Yorkston will provide live music. There will be DJ sets from Scott Paterson of Sons and Daughters and Admiral Fallow’s Joe Rattray, a film screening of God Help the Girl (written and directed by Belle and Sebastian’s Stuart Murdoch) and talks from leading British designers. ■ The Lighthouse, Glasgow, Fri 24 Oct.
Edinburgh ■ Maurice Dickson Edinburgh Folk Club, Cabaret Bar, 60 The Pleasance, 650 2458. 8pm. £10 (£9; members £7). Traditional folk and blues guitar picking from this musician and singer-songwriter from Northern Ireland. Part of Carrying Stream Festival.
Thursday 6 Glasgow ■ John Langan Band Mono, 12 Kings Court, King Street, 553 2400. 7.30pm. £10.50. Contemporary folk mixed with gypsy swing and Balkan influences from this singer/songwriter and band.
■ National Youth Pipe Band of Scotland Gardyne Theatre, Gardyne Road, 01382 434940. 7.30pm. £8. Trad Scottish music as The National Youth Pipe Band of Scotland take to the stage.
Edinburgh ■ The Delines The Voodoo Rooms, 19a West Register Street, 556 7060. 8pm. £13.38–£15.75. The Oregon-based five- piece perform country soul. Isle of Mull ■ Nordic Fiddlers Bloc An Tobar Arts Centre, Argyll Terrace, Tobermory, 01688 302211. 8.30pm. £10 (£8). See Wed 29.
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Edinburgh ■ Bruce Molsky Edinburgh Folk Club, Cabaret Bar, 60 The Pleasance, 650 2458. 8pm. £10 (£9; members £7). One of the most influential fiddlers of his generation, Molsky is also a remarkable guitarist, banjoist and singer. Part of Carrying Stream Festival. Glasgow ■ Clive Gregson The Old Hairdressers, Opposite Stereo, Renfield Lane, 222 2254. 7pm. £12. Folky veteran who is a member of Nanci Griffith’s band, and has four decades of solo songwriting and collaboration behind him.
Dunfermline ■ Nordic Fiddlers Bloc Carnegie Hall, East Port, 01383 602302. 7.30pm. £12 (children £10). See Wed 29. Saturday 8
Edinburgh FREE Annual Hamish Henderson Lecture Edinburgh City Chambers, High Street, 529 4003. 12.30pm. Dolina McLennan presents this year’s folk music lecture. Part of Carrying Stream Festival. ■ James Keelaghan Edinburgh Folk Club, Cabaret Bar, 60 The Pleasance, 650 2458. 8pm. £10 (£9; members £7). See Mon 27. ■ Ken’s Ceilidh Lauriston Hall, 28 Lauriston Street, 339 5374. 8–11pm. £6–£8. See Sat 18. Dundee ■ Alastair Savage St Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral, 1 High Street, alastairsavage. co.uk 1–2pm. £4 (students £3; children free). Traditional and contemporary Scots fiddle music.
Edinburgh ■ Songs of World War I – Old and New Edinburgh Folk Club, Cabaret Bar, 60 The Pleasance, 650 2458. 3–5pm. £tbc. Workshop looking at the folk music to come out of WWI, hosted by Scott Murray. Part of Carrying Stream Festival. ■ The Wolfe Tones Malone’s Irish Bar, 14 Forrest Road, 226 5954. 7pm. £20. Folk veterans with a strong political slant to their lyrics. ■ Margaret Bennett Edinburgh Folk Club, Cabaret Bar, 60 The Pleasance, 650 2458. 8pm. £10 (£9; members £7). Eminent folklorist, storyteller and fabulous singer of Gaelic and Scots songs. Part of Carrying Stream Festival. ■ Roots Showcase The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 8pm. £5 (£4). Roots, R&B and blues from Toby of Black Diamond Express and friends.
Monday 10 Edinburgh ■ Ian Siegal & Jimbo Mathus The Voodoo Rooms, 19a West Register
Street, 556 7060. 7.30pm. £14.30. The twosome perform a selection of blues and Americana. ■ Stornoway The Pleasance, 60 Pleasance, 650 4673. 8pm. £16.20. Up- and-coming indie-folkers Stornoway, an Oxford band with a nice line in roof- raising, majestic folkedelia. Tuesday 11
Glasgow ■ Bellowhead Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall Street, 353 8000. 6.30pm. £22.50–£24.50. Vibrant, chaotic and upbeat international folk on a variety of instruments. ■ Bruce Molsky The Admiral, 72a Waterloo Street, 221 7705. 7.30pm. £10. See Fri 7. ■ Cathryn Craig & Brian Willoughby The Admiral, 72a Waterloo Street, 221 7705. 8pm. £9. A mix of Appalachian country and folk from the duo comprising the American singer and the ex-member of veteran band, The Strawbs. Edinburgh FREE Cafe Ceilidh St Bride’s Centre, 10 Orwell Terrace, 346 1405. 1.30– 3.30pm. See Tue 28. ■ Tom Clelland Victoria Park Hotel, 221 Ferry Road, 454 2060. 7.30pm. £7. Excellent storytelling and country/folksy finger picking.
Glasgow ■ Sam Baker Lansdowne Church (Websters Theatre), 416 Great Western Road, 337 2311. 7.30pm. £15. Poetic singer-songwriter from Austin, who had to relearn how to play guitar after his hand was injured in a bomb blast. Edinburgh ■ Anthony John Clarke & Dave Pegg Edinburgh Folk Club, Cabaret Bar, 60 The Pleasance, 650 2458. 8pm. £10 (£9; members £7). The singer
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and bassist collaborate to perform contemporary and traditional folk. Part of Carrying Stream Festival. Dundee ■ Gavin Marwick Dundee Rep, Tay Square, 01382 223530. 7.30pm. £16 (£14). One of Scotland’s most prominent fiddlers.
Glasgow ■ The Wolfe Tones Malone’s Irish Bar, 57–59 Sauchiehall Lane, 332 8899. 7pm. £20. See Sun 9. ■ Frazey Ford Òran Mór, 731–735 Great Western Road, 357 6200. 7.45pm. £14.34–£16.87. One third of Canada’s Begood Tanyas performs tracks from her third album Indian Ocean.
Edinburgh ■ Café Voices Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43–45 High Street, 556 9579. 7–9pm. £5. A relaxed session of oral storytelling, poetry by memory, music and song. Today it’s ‘Stevenson Stories’ with storyteller Peter Snow. Milngavie ■ Anthony John Clarke & Dave Pegg Milngavie Folk Club, The Fraser Centre, Douglas Street, 07743 885991. 7.30–10.30pm. £14. See Wed 12.
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Glasgow Andrew McTaggart Merchants House of Glasgow, 7 West George Street, 221 1876. 12.45pm. £8 (£7; students & children £4). Emerging baritone sings pieces by Quilter, Gurney and others. FREE Edinburgh Quartet Glasgow University Concert Hall, University Avenue, 330 4092. 1.10pm. Schumann’s Quartet No 3 and excerpts from Bach’s The Art of Fugue. Edinburgh FREE Joanna Nicholson and Matthew Whiteside Scottish National Gallery, The Mound, 624 6200. 6–6.40pm. New music for clarinet and electronics.
Glasgow Professor Fali Pavri: Reflections on India Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, 100 Renfrew Street, 332 5057. 1pm. £8.50–£11.00. Works for piano by Bach, Beethoven and the Anglo-Indian composer John Mayer. With guest cellist Naomi Boole-Masterson. Scottish Opera: La Cenerentola Theatre Royal, 282 Hope Street, 0844 871 7647. 7.15pm. £10–£76. Rossini’s non-supernatural take on the Cinderella story. Russian soprano Victoria Yarovava is the title character; Nico Darmanin is Ramiro. See preview, page 94. Scottish Chamber Orchestra: Haydn and Mahler City Halls, Candleriggs, 353 8000. 7.30pm. £14.50– £28.50. Works by Hosokawa and Mahler, and Haydn’s swansong Symphony No 104. Robin Ticciati conducts, with guest soloist Karen Cargill. Edinburgh FREE Ian Watt Reid Concert Hall, University of Edinburgh, Bristo Square, 651 4336. 1.10pm. Watt (guitar) plays works by Sor, John McLeod and Albeniz.
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