I Jazz Jam Session Rio Cafe. 27 llyndland Street. 334 ‘)‘)0‘). 8pm. Free. See Thu 16.
I Jayne C Wright Trio Sygn. 15 Charlotte Lane. 225 6060. 8.30 10.30pm. Free. See Thu 16.
I Alex Yellowlees’ Hot Club Jan. Centre. The Lot. 4/6 (irassmarket. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £8. Violinist Alex Yellow-lees' and band serve up swing in the classic Reinhardt-(irappelli style.
I Edinburgh University Jazz Orchestra The Jan Bar. 1 Chambers Street. 220 42‘)(). ‘)pm. Free. Ja// classics from this 18-piece band.
Events are listed by date, then city. Submit listings at least 14 days before publication to email@example.com. Listings are compiled by Henry Northmore and Norman Chalmers.
I CrossCurrent St Andrew's iii the Square. St Andrew's Square. 55‘) 5902. 8pm. £8 (£6). Yotiiig graduates from the New castle trad music course perform an eclectic mix of acoustic. traditional and contemporary music and song from all around the Britiin lsles.
I Rodrigo y Gabriela and James Yorkston ABC. Sauchiehall Street. 332 2232. 7pm. £12.50. ()ver- 14s show. Mexican act combining jau standards with rock. folk. tlamenco and Latin rhythms. supported by the spectral doom-folk of Mr Yorkston.
I Dale Watson and his Lone Stars The Arches. Argyle Street. 0870 240 7528. 8pm. £12.50. Willie Nelson loves him. the 'honky tonk purist’ and country star soon to be seen starring in a feature film directed by [alman King of ‘) 1/2 Weeks fame.
I Dominic Kirwan Pavilion Theatre. Renfield Street. 332 1846. 7.30pm. £17.50 (£15). ()ne of Ireland's most popular singers. covering ballads. love songs. Irish and country music in his show.
I Heat the Hoose Assembly Rooms. (ieorge Street. 228 1155. 8pm. £15 (£10): family ticket £32. ()peiiiiig concert for I-‘i'rlrllt' 2006. with The Funky String Band. alongside Poland’s Joanna Slowinska and Shona Mooney (2006 BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the Year). See preview. page 65.
I Tim Easton and Angie Palmer Cabaret Voltaire. Blair Street. 2206176. 7.30pm. £8tbc. A night o1 alt.country from Athens (RliM’s town in (ieorgia) songwriter liaston with support from one of Bob llai‘ris' ‘Best of British'
I Teannaich Pollock Halls. llolyrood Park Road. 7.30pm. £7 (£5). Ceilidh Dance.
13 Fiddle 2006 Friday Late Event Assembly Rooms. (ieorge Street. 228
1 155. ‘)pm. £8 (£6). Ceilidh dance with The International Ceilidh Collective. and liskmills ()pen Stage with a gtiest appearance by Catherine Fraser and ()1d Timey and liastern liuropean fusionistas ()ne (ilass liye. Part of I'f(l(ll(’ 2006.
I Dominic Kirwan Pavilion Theatre. Rentield Street. 332 1846. 7.30pm. £17.50 (£15). See Fri 17.
Fiddle 2006 Day Event Assembly Rooms. George Street. 228 1 155. £11 (£7). Continuous programme of recitals. talks and sessions. Mitsic stalls. instrument sales. food. bars. and record stalls.
Fiddle 2006 Grand Concert Assembly Rooms. (ieorge Street. 228 1155. 7.30pm. £15 (£10. family ticket £32). Packed programme of fiddle-based music from John McCusker. Ian Carr. Phil Cunningham. Pete Clark. Wendy Weatherby. Jim l.eighton and Sarah .\'aylor. Part of Fiddle 2006
:Is" The Be Good Tanyas t'sher llall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 8pm. £16.50 (£14.50). The three Vancouver women continue to charm the public and critics alike with their take on old-time country. mountain ballads and back porch blues. :3: Fiddle 2006 Saturday Late Event Assembly Rooms. (ieorge Street. 228 1155. 10pm. £8 (£6). Ceilidh dance with the 1.ismore Ceilidh Band and liskniills ()pen Stage. and guest appearances by Joanna Slowinska. lieeliegoleei'ie and Jamie Smith.
I Phil Alexander and Catriona McKay Cafe Cossachok. Russian Cultural Centre. King Street. 5530733. ‘)pm. £6. Phil Alexander (piano and accordion) and Catriona McKay (harp) join inn and world music.
I Chip Taylor and Carrie Rodriguez Cabaret Voltaire. Blair Street. 220 6176. 7pm. £12. Country star (and former professional gambler) Chip Taylor wrote the legendary ‘Wild Thing‘ as well as ‘Angel of the Morning'. ‘1 Can't l.et (io‘ and ‘Try (Just a Little Bit llarder)’.
3%: Fiddle 2006 Day Event Assembly Rooms. (ieot‘ge Street. 228 l 155. £1 1 (£7). See Sat 18.
I David Vivanco and Friends Wee Folk Club. Royal Oak. lnliriiiary Street. 557 2976. 8.30pm. £3. Folk songs from both sides of the Atlantic.
I Folk It! The Mixing Rooms. West Regent Street. 221 736‘). 8.30pm. Free. Scottish/Irish session with Fiona Young.
I David Milligan and Simon Thoumire l.eith Folk Club. The Village. South Fort Street. 478 7810. 7.30pm. £5. Fluent. imaginative folk/jazz and traditional music on the concertina and piano by two superb players.
I Ceilidh Club The Lot. (irassmarket. 225 22‘)‘). 8pm. £6. Live music and callers to lead you through the steps. Music from lleeliegoleei'ie.
I The Resentments The Arches. Argyle Street. 0870 240 7528. 7.30pm. £10 £12. (iuitarist and songwriter Stephen Bruton. with John Dee (iraliam. Scrappy John Newcomb. Bruce Hughes and John Chipman. bring the authentic sound of Austin's famous live music scene in a quintet of musos who‘ve played with everyone from Willie Nelson to Dr John. Johnny Cash to Bob Dylan. Barbara Streisand to Bonnie Raitt.
I Michael Simons Tchai ()vna. Deanston Drive. 64‘) 7258. 8pm. £2. Glasgow-based guitarist playing folk/blues.
I John Wright Band lidinburgh Folk Club. Cabaret Bar. The Pleasance. 650 2458. 8pm. £6 (£4 £5). Popular Border's singer and his band.
I Brian McNeill Live at the Star. St Andrew’s in the Square. St Andrew‘s Square. 55‘) 5902. 8pm. £8 (£6). Fiddle music and self-penned songs from the former Battlefield Bandsinan.
I Al Start Sala Cafe Bar. Broughton Street. 478 706‘). The otit and protid indie-acoustic songwriter tours her new album. (;(). mixing anecdote. unusual tales. aitd special guests. Support front Lorna Thomas and (iill llunter.
I Chris Stout Quintet Platform. The Bridge. Westerhouse Road. liasterhouse. 276 9696. 7.30pm. £11) (£5). ('lassy contemporary folk-based music from Fiddler's Bid man Chris Stout with piper/saxman Fraser Fifield. harp and keys player Catriona MacKay. guitar/botiIouki player Malcolm Stitt and bassist Neil Harland.
I Guid Crack Club Waverley Bar. St Mary’s Street. 556 ‘)57‘). 7.30pm. £3 by donation. lidinburgh‘s monthly storytelling club welcomes all to listen or contribute.
I Ceilidh with Robert Fish Band St Bride's Centre. ()rwell 'l'errace. 346 1405. 7.30pm. £8 (£5). Celidh dance.
I Assembly Rooms Ceilidh Assembly Rooms. (ieot'ge Street. 33‘) 5374. 8pm. £8 £10. Ceilidh band 111.1 and caller Ken (iourlay lead the festivities.
I The Drams The Bongo Club. Moray House. llolyrood Road. 558 7604. 7.30pm. £‘). Country rock from Texas outfit formerly known as Slobberbone.
I St Andrews Day Post-Rally Gathering Thomas Morton llall. Ferry Road. l.eith. 554 1408. 7pm. £11). Post- parade celebrations. with live music from West Lothian baiid Fiery Jack and the veteran duo (iaberlun/ie. Visit www.standrewsdayrally.com for tickets. I Fundraising Ceilidh St Bride‘s Centre. ()rwell 'l‘errace. 346 1405.
8pm midnight. £8 (£6). Am Buachaille provide the music. in support of St Mark's Amnesty International (iroup. Call 0131 444 1855 for further information.
I Georgie and Andrea Cafe ('ossachok. Russian Cultural Centre. King Street. 5530733. ‘)pm. £5 (£3). Classical and folk iiitisic from liastern liurope and beyond by the husband and wife duo on accordion and violin.
I Ian Main and Andrew Lyons Wee Folk Club. Royal Oak. Infirmary Street. 228 l 155. 8.30pm. £3. Iidinburgh singer and songwriter. rock scientist by day. folkie by night.
I Salsa Sunday The Merlin. Morningside Road. 447 432‘).
4pm midnight. Bumper Sunday session of Latin American dance tracks. with a salsa workshop for all from 4 5.30pm (£5). Rueda Club runs from 6.30 8pm. with Nick. Sagi and Lorna. and James C and Keith 1) spin four hours of salsa from 8pm-midnight.
I Whispers of Love Queen‘s llall. Clerk Street. 668 201‘). 7pm. £15. Whirling dervishes and the Sufi music of Anatolia in an intense exploration of music and movement as prayer.
I Folk It! The Mixing Rooms. West Regent Street. 221 736‘). 8.30pm. Free. See Tue 21.
I Rachel Unthank and The Winterset l.eith Folk Club. The Village. South Fort Street. 478 7810. 7.30pm. £5. Raved-about Tyneside all- girl quartet sing traditional music.
I Kevin McDermott The Jam House. 5 Queen Street. 226 4380. 8pm. £8. Local favourite serves tip roots-llavoui‘cd rock and pop.
I Ceilidh Club The Lot. (irassitiai‘ket. 225 22‘)‘). 8pm. £6. Music from Norman Mackay's Ceilidh lixperience. See Tue 21.
I Rachel Unthank and The Winterset ()ran Mor. (ireat Western Road. 357 6200. 7.30pm. £7. See Tue 28.
I Michael Simons Tcliai ()v na. Deanston Drive. 64‘) 7258. 8pm. £2. See \Ved 22.
I Nuala Kennedy tidinburgh Folk Club. Cabaret Bar. The Pleasance. 650 2458. 8pm. £6 (£4 £5). (ii‘eat tlute playing and the occasional song from the CNN musician and guests.
I Catriona McKay and Chris Stout (ilasgow l'niversity Concert Hall. l'nivcrsity Avenue. 478 8446. 1.10 2pm. 'l‘i'aditional ttiiies and modern compositions from l-‘iddler‘s Bid band- mates McKay (harp) and Stout (fiddle). I Kelly Joe Phelps and Sarah l-lammer ABC2. Saucliichall Street. 332 2232. 7pm. £12. Virtuoso l'S acoustic blues picker and singer w ith support. See preview. page 64
I One Scotland Ceilidh on Ice (ieorge Square. 7 10pm. Free: ticketed. Scotland's first ever ceilidh on ice. to celebrate St Andrew ‘s Day. Skate. or learn to ceilidh dance with (ilasgow 's best musicians. Performing are The Reel Thing. Last Tram to .-\usheiisliuggle. Samba Y Bamba. Punjabi .\'o 1. Right 2 Dance and Amy McDonald. Tickets available from the rink box office in (ieorge Square.
I BBC Radio Scotland Travelling Folk St Andrew 's in the Square. St Andrew's Square. 55‘) 5‘)02. 8pm. Archie Fisher hosts a live concert recording with music and chat from some of the best on the lt‘ish and Scottish scene. Tickets free. but limited in number.
I Live Music Now: Angus Lyon and Ruaridh Campbell National Gallery of Scotland. The Mound. 624 620(). 6 6.30pm. Free. Powerful. innovative Scottish music for St Andrew's Day. from Angus Lyon on accordion and Ruaridh Campbell on fiddle.
I One Scotland Ceilidh The
Law nmarket. Royal Mile. 7.30 10.45pm. Free. Celebration of Scotland's many cultures. with live music from Scotland and beyond. Phil Cunningham and Aly Bain introduce Shooglenifty. Doclias and Moishe‘s Bagel on the open-air stage. and inside The Hub. Watei‘gaw and the Maverick Angels rule the ceilidh.
I St Andrew’s Night Celebration l.eith Dockers Club. Academy Street. 467 787‘). 7.30pm. £15. l.eith Festival Association fuiidraising event. with (irand Buffet Supper. tombola. raflle. and intisic from the Crowdie llouse Ceilidh Batid. Dress informal. Scottish. fun. Tickets at the door. the Port of l.eith Bar. or The Village.
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