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Henry’s Cellar Bar, Edinburgh. Time 7pm, Tickets £5. 30 JUNE

SHARON KING and the RECKLESS ANGELS, JENNY VEGAS! It'll be a fabulous night HILL AND ROWAN RHEINGANS: The 'Edinburgh of swing & sophistication, based singer /songwriter with a decadence and debauchery, hedonism & hi-jinks, roulette & talent for spinning yarns...’ (LIST) continues to romance, cocktails and build a reputation for vibrant, carousing, finger poppin' & lindy-hoppin', showgirls & style funny, relaxed and intimate live shows. Her astute observations with Frankie Sumatra, Bugsy Seagull, Sam Jose, Nuno Endo, on Scottish life are carried in contemporary song writing, Nikki Nevada & The Vegas Showgirls. The Voodoo Rooms, delivered wrapped in laughter. Her songs and banter are 19a West Register Street, Edinburgh. From 8.30pm - 1am peppered with tales of her in The Voodoo Rooms. Advance travels: colours and textures are artfully woven through the tickets £6 stbf available from narratives by the instruments Ticketweb, Ripping Records, and voices of The Reckless Tickets Scotland (Edinburgh). Angels. Pathhead hall, Pathhead, Buy online here. Over 18 only. Midlothian. Tickets are free to under 14’s, however they must GED HANLEY TRIO Playing be accompanied by an adult. Time: 5.00pm - 6.00pm. Party Tickets are available through the Cover Songs. Blues band Playing Time: 7.00pm - 8.30pm. website or on the door on the night. Genre, blues. Bad Boogaloo, www.sharonkingmusic.co.uk Playing Time: 9.45pm 11.45pm. Genre: Alternative, THE STATIC / THE Bluegrass, Rockabilly. DEFENESTRATORS tbc. Playing Red2Red, Playing Time: Time: 9.30pm - 11.30pm. 12.45am - 2.45am. Genre: Genre, ska punk. GT Boos Reggae, Rock, Ska. Whistle Band. 12.30am – 2.30am. Binkies, 4-6 South Bridge, Whistle Binkies, 4-6 South Edinburgh. Bridge, Edinburgh. 29 JUNE

DEAD SEA SOULS / PEOPLE, PLACES, MAPS: Cabaret Voltaire, 36 –38 Blair Street, Edinburgh. Time 7.00pm – 10.00pm, 14+ show. £6 from Tickets Scotland. Doors at 6:45pm MAD NURSE / SWALLOWS FLY LOW / WOZNIAK: Mad Nurse are a Post-rock three piece,. They’ve recently completed their EP ‘The Rip’ . check it out here: http:// soundcloud.com/mad-nurse. Swallows Fly Low is a solo electronica project producing beautiful and sometime bleak soundscapes: http://soundcloud.com/swallowsflylow

Following up on their successful debut last month, Wozniak, are continuing to spread their shoe/doom/kraut/

ROSS COUPER & TOM OAKES: Ross Couper from Shetland (Glasgow) and Tom Oakes from Devon (Edinburgh) are a fiddle and guitar duo deeply rooted in the traditions of Scotland and Ireland but with a vital modernity that chronicles their many musical journeys so far. Expect a highly dynamic mixture of power and fragility with a warmth and humour that leaves audiences exhilarated and entertained. Victoria Park House Hotel, 221 Ferry Road, Edinburgh. Doors Open 7.30pm. Tickets £9 from www.leithfolkclub.com Email leithfolkclubtickets@hotmail.co.uk

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SONGWRITERS’ CELLAR: THE JELLYMAN’S DAUGHTER / MIKE MACFARLANE / LEE PATTERSON / DAVESNEWBIKE: Henry’s Cellar Bar, 16a Morrison Street, Edinburgh. Time 7.00pm. Tickets Free. 3 JULY

SHARON KING and the RECKLESS ANGELS, JENNY HILL AND ROWAN RHEINGANS: The 'Edinburgh based singer /songwriter with a talent for spinning yarns...’ (LIST) continues to build a reputation for vibrant, funny, relaxed and intimate live shows. Her astute observations on Scottish life are carried in contemporary song writing, delivered wrapped in laughter. Her songs and banter are FAKE FROWN ACOUSTIC peppered with tales of her SESSSIONS featuring The Last travels: colours and textures are September+ Kat Healy+ Chris artfully woven through the Yendell+ Douglas Kay. The narratives by the instruments Voodoo Rooms, 19a West and voices of The Reckless Register Street, Edinburgh. Angels. The Cannons Gait, 232 From 7.30pm in The Ballroom. Cannon Gate, Edinburgh. Tickets Admission £6. Over 18 only. are free to under 14’s, however they must be accompanied by HARVEY LANES / ERRANT an adult. Tickets are available BOY / more tbc: Henry’s Cellar through the website or on the Bar, 16a Morrison Street, door on the night. Edinburgh. Time 7.30pm. www.sharonkingmusic.co.uk Tickets £4.

LACH’S ANTIHOOT OPEN STAGE: Henry’s Cellar Bar, 16a Morrison Street, Edinburgh. Time 7.00pm. Tickets Free.

LACH’S ANTIHOOT RADIO NIGHT: LACH / CALVIN SCOTT AND THE EARLS OF GREY: Henry’s Cellar Bar, 16a Morrison Street, Edinburgh. Time 7.30pm. Tickets £5.

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ABANDONED STARS / Time 7.30pm. Tickets £5. ALPHASKY / MORE TBC: Henry’s Cellar Bar, 16a Morrison 9 JULY Street, Edinburgh. Time 7.30pm. LACH’S ANTIHOOT OPEN Tickets £5 / £4 concessions. STAGE: Henry’s Cellar Bar, 16a Morrison Street, Edinburgh. 6 JULY Time 7.30pm. Tickets free. CANAL FEST: Line up, 12.15pm - Little Love And The SONGWRITERS’ CELLAR: Friendly Vibes. 12.45pm - Spells GREG DODGSON / RAURI Tower, 1.30pm - The Ringos, KERR / PAUL GILBODY / THE 2.15pm, They will be playing IRRESISTIBLE URGES: Henry’s their trademark rocked up Cellar Bar, 16a Morrison Street, interpretations of 80s pop Edinburgh. Time 7.30pm. Tickets classics (eg Blue Monday, Love free. Action, etc). Matthew T Hicks, 3.15pm - Wounded Knee, 9 JULY 4.00pm - The Gorms. Edinburgh KILMARNOCK EDITION: is a Quay, Fountainbridge, unique 6 piece singer/songwriter Edinburgh. band, whose members hail from all over Scotland- and Italy. MEET THE BLUES: MEET MR Performing all totally original CALLAGHAN / BAZ “THE material the group were initially WOLF” SIMPSON: Henry’s Cellar Bar, 16a Morrison Street, brought together as individual Edinburgh. Time 7.00pm. Tickets winners of the ‘Burnsong International Songhouse’ of £5. 2009. Since then the group have developed a unique and exciting 7 JULY sound with elements of Scots ULTRA DÉMON / DENGHIS and Gaelic folk song, sauted with (SOLO) / BENN WILLIAM / world rhythms and sprinkled MORE TBC: Henry’s Cellar Bar, with jazz dust, gentle folky 16a Morrison Street, Edinburgh. acoustic sounds and topped off

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LACH’S ANTIHOOT OPEN STAGE: Henry’s Cellar Bar, 16a Morrison Street, Edinburgh. Time 7.00pm. Tickets free.

LACH’S ANTIHOOT RADIO NIGHT: LACH / ELYSSA VULPES: Henry’s Cellar Bar, 16a Morrison Street, Edinburgh. 16 JULY Time 7.30pm. Tickets £5. FRASER FIFIELD & GRAEME 12 JULY STEPHENS: are prolific and award winning instrumentalists ROTHSCHILDE / more tbc: who have worked and developed Henry’s Cellar Bar, 16a Morrison as musicians together for some Street, Edinburgh. Time 7.00pm. 15 years exploring the interface Tickets £5 / £4. of the Scottish tradition and jazz music, ancient and new, acoustic IN THE ATTIC / more tbc: and electronic. Guitarist Graeme Henry’s Cellar Bar, 16a Morrison Stephen provides the perfect foil Street, Edinburgh. Time 11pm. for Fifield’s innovative pipes/sax/ Tickets £5 / £4. whistle/ kaval/ Cajon/electronics and compositions. Together they 13 JULY make a truly original sound, rooted in the Scottish folk MAIN STREET BLUES: Chase tradition but exploratory by Inn, Bonnyrigg. 9.30pm. See nature, which has consistently website for details and tickets. drawn critical acclaim. Victoria www.mainstreetblues.co.uk Park House Hotel, 221 Ferry

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programme of young musicians playing older styles of jazz. The Festival celebrates Muddy leithfolkclubtickets@hotmail.co.uk Water’s Centenary with a special Phone – 07502024852 concert by his eldest son, Mud Morganfield. Tickets are SONGWRITERS’ CELLAR: available from: EUAN WEDDELL / ACTS TBC: www.edinburghjazzfestival.com Henry’s Cellar Bar, 16a Morrison The Hub: 0131 473 2000 or in Street, Edinburgh. Time 7.00pm. person from Castlehill, Tickets free. Edinburgh.

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NORMAN SILVER & THE GOLD / FATALISTS / COW LACH’S ANTIHOOT RADIO COW BOOGIE: Henry’s Cellar NIGHT: LACH / GUEST TBC: Bar, 16a Morrison Street, workshops on traditional fiddle Henry’s Cellar Bar, 16a Morrison Edinburgh. Time 7.00pm. Tickets playing. Victoria Park House Street, Edinburgh. Time 7.30pm. £5. Hotel, 221 Ferry Road, Tickets £5. Edinburgh. Doors Open 20 JULY 7.30pm. Tickets from £7 18 JULY www.leithfolkclub.com Email leithfolkclubtickets@hotmail.co.uk BLANK CANVAS/ TAFFY/ WE CLICK CLACK CLUB: BEDTIME CAME FROM THE NORTH/ Phone – 07502024852 FOR BEES / DOMINIC WOZNIAK: Eclectic evening of WAXING LYRICAL / STEVE music from stylish post-punkers SONGWRITERS’ CELLAR KETTLEY’S ODD TIMES: Blank Canvas, the poppy sound acts tbc: Henry’s Cellar Bar, Henry’s Cellar Bar, 16a Morrison of Tokyo's own Taffy promoting 16a Morrison Street, Edinburgh. Street, Edinburgh. Time 7.30pm. the release of their second Time 7.30pm. Tickets free. Tickets £5 / £3 students album 'Lixivate', epic ear24 JUL blasting from We Came From 19 JULY The North and feedback fury from the mighty Wozniak. Time LACH’S ANTIHOOT RADIO 35TH EDINBURGH JAZZ & 7pm, Sneaky Pete's, Edinburgh, NIGHT: LACH / GUEST TBC: BLUES FESTIVAL, Friday Henry’s Cellar Bar, 16a Morrison £4 adv/ £7 on door. 19th - Sunday 28th July Street, Edinburgh. Time 7.30pm. venues across the capital. THE LORELEI / DIRTY SHOES Tickets £5. Headline acts include: Jools AND CRAIG JOHN Holland, Eric Burdon, Pharoah DAVIDSON: Bannermans, 212 27 JULY Sanders, Tia Fuller, Champian Cowgate, Edinburgh. Tel 0131 Fulton, Snarky Puppy, Mud THE STARK PALACE / WHITE 556 3254 Show. 8pm, Tickets Morganfield, Ghostpoet, Duke LIGHTNIN’ / ONE TBC: £6 Ellington’s Sacred Concert, The Henry’s Cellar Bar, 16a Morrison Three Bs (Chris Barber, Acker Street, Edinburgh. Time 7.00pm. BODIES / THE I-MAN-I Bilk and Keith Ball) and many Tickets £5 / £4. EXPERIENCE / DAPITZ: more. Expect unique artistic Henry’s Cellar Bar, 16a Morrison collaborations, cutting edge Street, Edinburgh. Time 7.00pm. 29 JULY performers, funk and danceTickets £5. fused sounds, timeless jazz LACH’S ANTIHOOT OPEN favourites, intense art, total STAGE: Henry’s Cellar Bar, 16a 22 JULY relaxation and a good time for Morrison Street, Edinburgh. all! There’ll be fun-packed Time 7.00pm. Tickets free. LACH’S ANTIHOOT OPEN nights at Festival Theatre, a STAGE: Henry’s Cellar Bar, 16a party atmosphere at the 30 JULY Morrison Street, Edinburgh. Spiegeltent and show-stopping Time 7.00pm. Tickets free. MICHELLE BURKE: Michelle has performances at the Queen’s recently worked for the Scots Hall. The Festival will also be 23 JULY Music Group Inspire project setting up a cool, modern jazz whose aims were to encourage club at 3 Bristo Place. Brand new MAIN STREET BLUES: Festival elements this year Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival. participation and involvement of include Cross the Tracks, a fresh The Tron, 8pm. See website for socially excluded and vulnerable participants in folk music and strand that throws the spotlight details and tickets. singing. Initiated by her work on contemporary, underground www.mainstreetblues.co.uk with the Inspire project and a music influenced by jazz. new desire to create her own Participating artists include MALCOLM BUSHBY: Born in songs, Michelle has spent time Hidden Orchestra, Submotion Tasmania, Australia with a Orchestra and Ghostpoet. Plus strong Scottish heritage Malcolm focusing on developing her songwriting potential in the Tron Kirk will transform into grew up listening to the a new ‘Festival hub’ - a club that traditional music of Scotland and Nashville’s dynamic songwriting culture while collaborating with will open at 10am and run Ireland through his parents songwriters and attending through to late evening with a playing and recordings. Since workshops. Victoria Park House grand array of performers from arriving in the UK Malcolm has Hotel, 221 Ferry Road, contemporary jazz via Edinburgh worked and studied with Aidan heroes to vintage jazz. The O’Rourke, Catriona MacDonald, Edinburgh. Doors Open Edinburgh Jazz Festival Shona Mooney, Sophy Ball and 7.30pm. Tickets £7 from Orchestra presents the has studied with Stewart Hardy www.leithfolkclub.com Email inspirational Sacred Concert by ( ex John Wright Band). leithfolkclubtickets@hotmail.co.uk Duke Ellington. Great American Malcolm has taught fiddle at Phone - 07502024852 singer Champian Fulton makes Core Music Shop in Hexham, her festival debut, headlining a Northumberland and ran

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Sleazy, 421 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow. Time 8.30pm. Tickets EASY! TIGER / BIG HOGG / + Free. 7 AUGUST guests Easy! Tiger are by far one of our favourite bands. For 3 JULY MAIN STREET BLUES: Fringe those that need to know more, MINDY SMITH plus Mattew by the Sea, North Berwick they hit a kind of post-twee Perryman Jones: A Fallen Masonic Hall, 8pm. See website groove... shaking loose the Angels Club promotion. St for details and tickets. coconuts from the 60's french Andrew's In The Square. Tickets www.mainstreetblues.co.uk pop tree (twee-tree?) and 0141 204 5151 or having a jolly lovely time with www.ticketweb.co.uk TWANGDOGS: Performing at the creamy milk from inside. www.fallenangelsclub.com the Edinburgh Fringe. Possibly for fans of Belle and www.facebook.com/twangdogs Seb, Pastels, Tenniscoats, The Feelies, Gainsbourg, the Clean, HOUNDS OF HATE (USA) / VIOLENT REACTION / MAKE 24 AUGUST fiery furnaces etc Expect extra THE EFFORT [last ever special guests! This'll be MAIN STREET BLUES: Bell rammed so get down early. You show] / THE PACT / NO Rock Blues Festival, Arbroath. St might get a lolly pop! 13th Note, ISLAND "HOUNDS OF HATE - The Thomas Bar, 3pm. See website 50 –60 King Street, Glasgow. pennsylvania-based straight for details and tickets. Time 8pm, Tickets £5 edge band, Hounds of Hate www.mainstreetblues.co.uk play rough, abrasive and BROTHERS / TWO TOWNS aggressive hardcore. If you're MAIN STREET BLUES: Bell APART / JAKE BEVERIDGE: into real deal 80s boston Rock Blues Festival, Arbroath. Nice N Sleazy, 421 Sauchiehall Station Bar, 8pm. See website Street, Glasgow. Time 7.30pm. hardcore vibes then this will be right down your street for sure. for details and tickets. Tickets £4. This is one of only five dates in www.mainstreetblues.co.uk the UK and their only scottish 30 JUNE date. Violent Reaction:-No strings attached hardcore from WHERE THE FOLKS AT: Liverpool's best on Static Shock Weekly live folk sessions in the Records. No doubt one of the cosy Kitchen Bar. The Flying best hardcore bands in the UK Duck, 142 Renfield street, Glasgow. Tickets £5 (£3). Time going right now with their sound standing out from the rest. / Send us all your gig dates for 6pm- 8pm. Make The Effort, last ever www.flyingduckclub.com Glasgow and West Coast. show. Local youth crew Email them to Carol carol.musicnewsscotland@gmail.com FROM RUSSIA WITH LEV: enthusiasts doing what they love. on Struggletown Records Glasgow's one and only Lev JUNE 28 Atlas (violin) in a programme of featuring members of Bear Arms and The Sinking Feeling. The classical, folk and jazz all time DAMAJ, JOKERFACE, THE favourites. Russian Café-Gallery Pact, Familiar faces from down 38TH PARALLEL, FREE in sheffield playing hardcore Cossachok, 10 King Street, SPEECH, BLANCO AND JIM that's incredibly good to run Merchant City, Glasgow. Starts 'N' THE CRICKETS: EP launch 9pm. from one side of the room to the by Damaj @ Classic Grand, other to. 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many more await you in our celebration of our roots. King Tut's Wah Wah Hut 2010. 272a St Vincent Street, Glasgow. Doors 8.30pm, Tickets £10.

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JOHNNY & THE BOMB, MELTED MESSIAH, HYDRA'S CRY, GAREEDA, INECYTE: Prog, Desert Rock. Buff Club 142 Bath Lane, Glasgow. 18+, Doors 7.15pm, Tickets £5. HALO TORA / ATLAS: EMPIRE / PALEFIRE: Nice N Sleazy, 421 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow. Time 7.30pm. Tickets £5. YES! is Glasgow's first and only gay indie club, held on the first Friday of every month at The Flying Duck. Classic and cutting edge indie/alternative tunes to get your feet dancing and your heart racing. Where everyone can get together to drink and dance without the pretence. Guest DJ Gerry Lyons (abc Saturdays + Nice 'N' Sleazys). The Flying Duck, 142 Renfiels St, Glasgow. 11pm-3am. Tickets £5 (£3)

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Free. 10 JULY ADVANCE BASE (CASIOTONE FOR THE PAINFULLY ALONE) / MACHINES IN HEAVEN: Nice N Sleazy, 421 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow. Time 8pm. Tickets £7.

BLACK DIAMOND EXPRESS: Kelburn Garden Party, near Largs. www.kelburngardenparty. com 11 JULY FREAKBEATS: A 60’s mod happening. Jamo and guests playing a load of 45’s for your dancing pleasure. The Flying Duck, 142 Renfiels St, Glasgow. 11pm-3am. Tickets £5 (£3)

JAZZ KITCHEN: Live (and lively) Jazz sessions. Different musicians each week. The Flying Duck, 142 Renfiels St, Glasgow. 8pm-11am. Tickets Free. 12 JULY

THE WEEKS / Feet of Clay / The Last of The Free: King Tut's Wah Wah Hut 2010. 272a St Vincent Street, Glasgow. Doors 8.30pm, Tickets £7.00. THE UKRAINIANS: Nice N Sleazy, 421 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow. Time 7.30pm. Tickets £9 advance. 7 JULY

THE WYNNTOWN MARSHALS plus guests: A Fallen Angels Club promotion. At Broadcast, Glasgow. Tickets 0141 204 5151 or www.ticketweb.co.uk www.fallenangelsclub.com THE METHOD ONE, DELTA MAINLINE, PAPER CROWNS, STEADY STATE REGIME: Hard rock/Indie. Buff Club 142 Bath Lane, Glasgow. 18+, Doors 7.15pm, Tickets £5.

FOLK JAM SESSIONS: Traditional folk music with the odd surprise or two thrown in! It can get pretty busy so turn up 13 JULY early to get a seat! Starts 7pm. Dram, 232-246 Woodlands ELECTROBUDDHA: Walkabout, Road, Glasgow. Renfrew Street at7pm. Fresh from the launch of their new WHERE THE FOLKS AT: album 'Evolution', Electrobuddha Weekly live folk sessions in the are described as The Stones cosy Kitchen Bar. The Flying meets The Beta Band with Duck, 142 Renfiels St, Glasgow. Hendrix on decks, Electrobuddha 6pm-8pm. Tickets Free. is Scottish rock at it's finest. THE DAY MAN LOST / www.electrobuddha.co.uk GUNFINGER: 13th Note, 50 –60 DINOSAUR PILE-UP: King Tut's Wah Wah Hut 2010. 272a MAXMILLION DUNBAR King Street, Glasgow. Doors St Vincent Street, Glasgow. 8pm, Tickets £5 (BEAUTIFUL SWIMMERS / Doors 8.30pm, Tickets £7.50. FUTURE TIMES / RVNG BLACK WIDOW BURLESQUE: INTL. / L.I.E.S.): Nice N THE ROSY CRUCIFIXION / Black Widow Burlesque pay Sleazy, 421 Sauchiehall Street, homage to traditional burlesque THE WHARVES / AGGI Glasgow. Time 11.30pm. Tickets DOOM / SMACK WIZARDS: styles in the Classic’s Unlaced. £4. Nice N Sleazy, 421 Sauchiehall We’re shaking out of the Street, Glasgow. Time 7.30pm. 14 JULY shadows in style with feathers, Tickets £5. sparkles and sequins ready to FOLK JAM SESSIONS: warm up your summer! We have 8 JULY Traditional folk music with the some classic songs for you, an odd surprise or two thrown in! enchanting feather fan ACOUSTIC OPEN MIC NIGHT It can get pretty busy so turn up performance, a bouncy balloon WITH GERRY LYONS: Nice N early to get a seat! Starts 7pm. pop and a classic bump and Sleazy, 421 Sauchiehall Street, Dram, 232-246 Woodlands grind that will shimmy your Glasgow. Time 8.30pm. Tickets Road, Glasgow. mind. These fabulous acts and

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SORDID LITTLE SECRETS / THE SLEAZE BROTHERS / THE TWISTED MELONS: Nice N 27 JULY Sleazy, 421 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow. Time 7.30pm. Tickets SOS / The Little Illusions / The Moon Kids / Mono Six: WHERE THE FOLKS AT: £7. King Tut's Wah Wah Hut 2010. Weekly live folk sessions in the 272a St Vincent Street, cosy Kitchen Bar. The Flying 25 JULY Glasgow. Doors 8.30pm, Tickets Duck, 142 Renfiels St, Glasgow. £6.00 6pm-8pm. Tickets Free. JAZZ KITCHEN: Live (and lively) Jazz sessions. Different ALARM BELLS /Axes / Vasa / musicians each week. The Flying 28 JULY Bellow Below: King Tut's Wah Duck, 142 Renfiels St, Glasgow. THE HOT SEATS: The Hot Seats Wah Hut 2010. 272a St Vincent 8pm-midnight Tickets Free. play stringband music with Street, Glasgow. Doors 8.30pm, simple intentions: to keep the Tickets £7.00. MICHAEL CASSIDY / Sam role of traditional musician as Fender / Little Fire / Ryan 22 JULY Joseph Burns: King Tut's Wah entertainer and commentator Wah Hut 2010. 272a St Vincent alive and kicking. At Harbour TAFFY / The Modests / The Street, Glasgow. Doors 8.30pm, Arts, Irvine. Clock: King Tut's Wah Wah Hut Tickets £6.00. www.facebook.com/thehotseats 2010. 272a St Vincent Street, Glasgow. Doors 8.30pm, Tickets 26 JULY FOLK JAM SESSIONS: £6.00. Traditional folk music with the odd surprise or two thrown in! PACIFIC BLUES, RUSSIAN ACOUSTIC OPEN MIC NIGHT BRIDE + SUPPORT: Buff Club It can get pretty busy so turn up WITH GERRY LYONS; Nice N 142 Bath Lane, Glasgow. 18+, early to get a seat! Starts 7pm. Sleazy, 421 Sauchiehall Street, Dram, 232-246 Woodlands Doors, 7.15pm, Tickets £5. Glasgow. Time 8.30pm. Tickets Road, Glasgow. Free. Bippp: Everybody loves a good WHERE THE FOLKS AT: bit of synth, bippp. is all about 23 JULY the mighty synthesisers. Expect Weekly live folk sessions in the cosy Kitchen Bar. The Flying any and every genre of music SIENNA / The Youth and the (that has synth in it anyway). Duck, 142 Renfiels St, Glasgow. Young / Critters: King Tut's Cold/New/No Wave, Classic Pop, 6pm-8pm. Tickets Free. Wah Wah Hut 2010. 272a St Electro...you get the idea... Vincent Street, Glasgow. Doors anything from The Cure to DEPARTURES / Departures / 8.30pm, Tickets £6.00. Chvrches, Devo to Daft Punk and Salo / Owls In Antarctica: King Tut's Wah Wah Hut 2010. Lord Sovereign Gary Numan. 24 JULY 272a St Vincent Street, Residents Steev Livingstone Glasgow. Doors 8.30pm, Tickets (Errors) + Lewis Cook (Mother THE HOT SEATS: The Hot Seats Ganga), regular guest DJs. The £7.00. play stringband music with Flying Duck, 142 Renfiels St, simple intentions: to keep the Glasgow. 11pm-3am. Tickets £5. FIFTEEN DEAD / role of traditional musician as SUFFERINFUCK / SHEER entertainer and commentator IGNORANCE / BURT WARD: THE OK SOCIAL CLUB / A alive and kicking. At Carradale Nice N Sleazy, 421 Sauchiehall Plastic Rose / Model Jet Village Hall. Pilot / Huevo and the Giant: Street, Glasgow. Time 7.30pm. www.facebook.com/thehotseats King Tut's Wah Wah Hut 2010. Tickets £5. 272a St Vincent Street,

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way of delivering a song that makes listeners feel it’s just for them, whether the subject is intimate, corrective or a bit of chit-chat, the singer’s only got you in mind. It’s all about communication and that’s what Angie does. HM Unicorn, Dundee, Tickets: £8/£6.00 concession. Bar Open: 7.15pm Music: 8.15pm. Tel: 01382 200900 e-mail: mail@frigateunicorn.org www.frigateunicorn.org

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12 JULY TUNNA: The Twa Tams, 79 Scott St, Perth. Tickets free. Time 8pm. ANGIE KING: In a unique venue on board HM Unicorn. Angie King’s got that

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and percussion. Opening the evening is Jeana Leslie and Siobhan Miller, who will be joined by guitarist Jenn Butterworth. Critics and audiences alike have responded warmly to the duo's fresh approach to vocal arrangements and to their open, communicative personalities onstage, not to mention their two acclaimed albums! Tolbooth, Jail Wynd, Stirling. Time 8pm, Tickets £13 / £11

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BREABACH: One of the most celebrated and successful Scottish folk bands in recent times, Breabach command the stage with flare, charisma and a sound that is as expansive as it is distinct. Aros, Viewfield Road, Portree, Isle of Skye. Time 7.30pm.

DENZEL'S CAT, Eagle Tavern, 3-5 The Cross, Prestwick. 9.00pm. Free admission.

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TAMBO & THE SPITFIRES: Harley's, 145B High Street, Ayr, Free Admission. Time 9pm 4 JULY

King Of Love" European Tour. Support from Hamish Roberts and The David Latto Band. Beath Masonic Hall, Ayrshire 25 JULY

however they must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets are available through the website or on the door on the night. www.sharonkingmusic.co.uk

JAM SESSION HOSTED BY TAMBO & THE SPITFIRES PLU GUEST. Eagle Tavern, 3-5 The Cross, Prestwick. 9.30pm. For further information contact Bill 07967 503027

RIDDELL FIDDLES will be playing in the Market Square, Melrose. Time 1.30 p.m. to 3.30 p.m. Come along and enjoy some free music in this lovely setting.

JAM SESSION HOSTED BY TAMBO & THE SPITFIRES PLU THE TANNAHILL WEAVERS GUEST. Eagle Tavern, 3-5 The 27 JULY diverse repertoire reflects the Cross, Prestwick. 9.30pm. For duality of Scotland’s musical further information contact Bill THE SEXX GODZ: Eagle Tavern, heritage. It embraces both the 07967 503027 3-5 The Cross, Prestwick. mystical quality of the 9.00pm. Free admission. Highlander’s Celtic music, and 5 JULY the rollicking, sometimes even 31 JULY brawling qualities of the ROCK ON THE RIVER CRUISE: Lowlander’s Anglo-Scots tunes. Tambo & the Spitfires, Big Licks, THE HOT SEATS: The Hot Seats The Tannahill Weavers’ Little Fire, Alan Frew plus more. play stringband music with arrangements blend the beauty on The Waverley. This is for the simple intentions: to keep the of the traditional melodies with Prince & Princess of Wales role of traditional musician as the power of modern rhythms. Hospice. Time 7pm Glasgow entertainer and commentator The penetrating sound of the Science Centre, Tickets 0845 alive and kicking. At CatStrand, Highland bagpipes is a thread of 130 4647. New Galloway. ancient memory running through www.facebook.com/thehotseats it all. Aros, Viewfield Road, 6 JULY Portree, Isle of Skye. Time PHIL LEE on his "Fall and 7.30pm. THE SHOTGUNS: Eagle Tavern, Further Decline of the Mighty 3-5 The Cross, Prestwick. King Of Love" European Tour. 23 JULY 9.00pm. Free admission. Support from Hamish Roberts and The David Latto Band. THE HOT SEATS: The Hot Seats TAMBO & THE SPITFIRES, The The New Folk Club, 73 S Beach, play stringband music with Twa Dugs, Ayr, 9.00pm. Free Troon, Ayrshire. simple intentions: to keep the admission. role of traditional musician as entertainer and commentator 11 JULY alive and kicking. At AnTobar, Tobermory. JAM SESSION HOSTED BY www.facebook.com/thehotseats TAMBO & THE SPITFIRES PLU GUEST. Eagle Tavern, 3-5 The 25 JULY Cross, Prestwick. 9.30pm. For Send us all your gig dates for further information contact Bill Scottish Borders and THE HOT SEATS; Virginian 07967 503027 Northumberland. Email them to Carol livewires ‘The Hot Seats’ have carol.musicnewsscotland@gmail.com wowed the crowds at big events 13 JULY such as Celtic Connections, Shetland Folk Festival, LIVE BAND TBC: Eagle Tavern, 29 JUNE Didmarton Bluegrass Festival, 3-5 The Cross, Prestwick. SHARON KING and the Maverick Festival, Speyfest and 9.00pm. Free admission. RECKLESS ANGELS, JENNY Edinburgh Festival Fringe. HILL AND ROWAN Guaranteed to put smiles on 18 JULY RHEINGANS: The 'Edinburgh every face. Aros, Viewfield Road, based singer /songwriter with a Portree, Isle of Skye. Time JAM SESSION HOSTED BY 7.30pm. TAMBO & THE SPITFIRES PLU talent for spinning yarns...’ (LIST) continues to www.facebook.com/thehotseats GUEST. Eagle Tavern, 3-5 The build a reputation for vibrant, Cross, Prestwick. 9.30pm. For funny, relaxed and intimate live further information contact Bill shows. Her astute observations 07967 503027 on Scottish life are carried in contemporary song writing, 20 JULY delivered wrapped in laughter. MILESTONE: Eagle Tavern, 3-5 Her songs and banter are peppered with tales of her The Cross, Prestwick. 9.00pm. Send us all your gig dates travels: colours and textures are Free admission. for Dumfriesshire, artfully woven through the South West and Cumbria. narratives by the instruments Email them to Carol 21 JULY and voices of The Reckless carol.musicnewsscotland@gmail.com Angels. Traquair Hall, PHIL LEE on his "Fall and Further Decline of the Mighty Innerleithen, Peeblesshire. Tickets are free to under 14’s,

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5 JULY SCOCHA in Concert. Marquee, Ealrston Rugby Club, Earlston. Time 7:30pm. Phone 01750 725480. Tickets £12.50 + bf 6 JULY HANK, CASH & CLINE: Country music’s first superstar Hank Williams, 90 million record selling Johnny Cash, and Patsy Cline whose Greatest Hits album held number one slot in the US charts for an amazing 251 weeks. Three legends of country music are celebrated in one wild show. From Hank’s classics Jambalaya, and Hey Good Lookin’ through Johnny’s Get Rhythm, Walk the Line and Ring of Fire to the velvet voice of Patsy with Sweet Dreams, I Fall to Pieces and Crazy, this is a tribute to the best of southern, soulful country. Eastgate Theatre & Arts Centre, Eastgate, Peebles. Time 7.30pm. Tickets £15 (children under 16 £5) 13 JULY THE MELTING POT with Angus Gunn & friends: At The String Jam Club, Galashiels. The String Jam Club meets on the second Saturday of every month (except December) at The Salmon Inn, Bank Street, Galashiels, Scottish Borders TD1 1EP and is sponsored by Vixen Records, Sound Station Studio, Merlin Music and BCCA. Music starts at 8, and doors usually open at 7.30, depending on sound check. www.facebook.com/ stringjamclub 27 JULY THE HOT SEATS: The Hot Seats play stringband music with simple intentions: to keep the role of traditional musician as entertainer and commentator alive and kicking. At Eastgate, Peebles. www.facebook.com/thehotseats

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Mendelssohn made a life changing journey through Scotland to Mull where he found inspiration to write one of his most famous pieces – Glasgow Jazz Festival The Hebrides Overture, Fingal’s Glasgow Cave. Each year the Mendelssohn June 26-30 on Mull festival, under the artistic directorship of Levon Chilingirian inJazz comprises of a whole range of vites a small group of young musistyles, from trad and Dixie to free cians at the start of their profesjazz, and the GIJF, now in its 27th sional careers to take part in an exyear, always has had a rich and traordinary week of discovery and varied programme. We’ve also performance. They are mentored reached out to encompass world by highly experienced players of music, blues and hiphop crossovers, chamber music, and perform to auaiming to provide something for diences in such diverse venues as everyone. The Late Night Jam Ses- the tiny Creich Church, which seats sions are also a well established about 50 people, and the imposing regular, and though the venue has grandeur of Duart Castle’s Great changed over the years the excite- Hall. ment of seeing top names jamming This year - The Mendelssohn on into the early hours hasn’t! Mull Festival is celebrating 25 years of incredible music making. www.jazzfest.co.uk www.mendelssohnonmull.com

Gigha Music Festival Southern Hebrides June 28-30

The East Neuk Festival Fife July 3-7

A bijou festival on the tiny Isle of Gigha in the southern Hebrides. Mu- The award-winning and criticallysic from with Heuch! Fred Morrison, acclaimed East Neuk Festival preKarine Polwart and Lau sents world-class arts events in the East Neuk of Fife. The festival fowww.gigha.org.uk cuses on classical chamber music but has also presented world, jazz, folk and electronica and developed from an annual short summer series Dundonald Music of concerts given in the area by the Festival Scottish Chamber Orchestra. Dundonald, Ayrshire June 28-30 www.eastneukfestival.com

in a unique Highland setting? Join us in Cromarty in July for the third Black Isle Fiddle Weekend from 5th7th July. Intensive tuition in a small class setting, top-notch concerts, informal sessions and of course, great Highland hospitality! www.fiddleweekend.co.uk

Kelburn Garden Party Largs July 6-7

Cromarty July 5-7

Mull July 1-6 As a young man, the composer Felix

Do you want to learn from some of the finest fiddle players in Scotland

T in the Park Fife July 12-14

www.kelburngardenparty.com

Stornoway July 17-20

Ceolas

Fantastic four-day festival set against the rich cultural backdrop of the Outer Hebrides, featuring top quality music from around the Celtic nations and beyond. Stornoway and throughout Lewis and Harris.

South Uist July 7-12

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Mendelssohn on Mull Festival

www.stonehavenfolkfestival.co.uk

Entertainment is spread across numerous intimate stages, nooks and crannies, just waiting to be discovered at your leisure: The Viewpoint Stage overlooking the burn to Kelburn Castle, The Village Square, at the hub of it all, The Pyramid Stage secluded in the trees, the dance area in The Tall Trees, the Secret Forest with its many hidden delights, the Late Night Ceilidh Tent, The Formal Gardens, and much more besides.

Welcome to Ceòlas! A place full of music, song and dance in the Gaelic Community of South Uist. The main focus of Ceòlas is a music and dance summer school featuring expert tuition in piping, fiddling, singing, Scotch reels and Quadrilles, From a small Ayrshire village with step dancing and the Gaelic lanhistoric attractions comes a weekguage. It is set within the Gaelicend of great music and great bands Newcastleton Tradispeaking community of South Uist from their open stage as well as tional Music Festival and explores the vital connections sessions in the gazebo and competi- Scottish Borders between Scottish traditional music, tions though out the day. A family July 5-7 Gaelic song and dance while allowfriendly weekend of entertainment from a small Ayrshire village with The Newcastleton Traditional Music ing ample opportunity for particihistoric attractions. Festival is probably the longest con- pants to enjoy all these art forms in Cèilidhs and in homes, the places tinuously running music festival in www.dundonaldmusicfest.org.uk Scotland. Founded in 1970, the fes- which fostered them. tival revolves around a series of competitions (mainly on Saturday), Fàilte gu Ceòlas! Tha sinn toilichte loosely linked by dances, organised gu bheil sibh uile air tadhal air an ceilidhs and singarounds on the Fri- làrach-lìn againn, is tha sinn an dòchas fàilte a chur oirbh gu seachday, Saturday and Sunday nights. Non-combatants create ad-hoc ses- dain air leth. Seachdain làn ceòl, Big Tent Festival dannsa, càirdeas is barrachd spòrs sions in all possible locations and Fife na tha ri fhaighinn an àite eile air visitors are more than welcome at July every venue. One of the most popu- feadh Alba fad an t-samhraidh. lar events is the Grand Winners' Taking a break this year and Concert on Saturday night, featur- www.ceolas.co.uk back in 2014! ing the best of the day's competitors interspersed with passing musiA unique green festival, music festiStonehaven cians who failed to escape the val, arts festival, family festival press-gang! Folk Festival all-in-one. Stonehaven www.newcastleton.com July 11-14 www.bigtentfestival.co.uk

Black Isle Fiddle Festival

25th Festival and we are hoping to make it just a little bit better than last year. Festival line up is now confirmed and includes Dougie MacLean, Ken Clark, Rura, Mairearad Green and Anna Massie, The Occasionals Ceilidh Band, Arthur Johnstone & Danny Cooper, the North east Folk Collective, Kristina Olsen, Breabach, Zoe Bestel, Bella Hardy and Paul Brady.

What a busy year we have had. In – 2012 the festival was nominated as “Best Event” at the MG Alba Scots Trad Awards. Unfortunately we didn'’t win but the nomination was a great endorsement to what we have been doing to develop the festival over the years. 2013 will be our

What more can we say! Scotland’s most widely known and respected festival, which always attracts the biggest names. www.tinthepark.com

Hebridean Celtic Festival

www.hebceltfest.com

Southern Fried Festival Perth Concert Hall and Perth Theatre July 19-21 July Southern Fried Festival, Scotland's biggest and best festival of American Roots music returns to Perth. Covering all the American Roots music bases including blues, country, cajun, gospel, swing and soul, this little nugget of Americana in the rolling Scottish countryside is a rich vein of international stars and home grown talent just waiting to be prospected! Taking place in Perth Concert Hall, Perth Theatre and other venues within easy strolling distance, Southern Fried is a super-sized serving of the best in American Roots music topped with a warm slice of Scottish hospitality. www.southernfriedfestival.co.uk

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