Late night events, Music, Folk

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The Tatties Ceilidh Band

A mix of modern and traditional music for a unique ceilidh experience.

The Corinthian Club, Glasgow

Fri 21 Nov

Free / 0141 552 1101

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 0141 552 1101

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

This unique event draws crowds (and performers) from all over the world with massed pipes and drums, massed military bands, display teams, dancers and the haunting lament of the Lone Piper set against the magnificent backcloth of Edinburgh Castle.

Castle Esplanade, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Aug 2015

£25–£63 / 0131 225 1188

Sat 8 Aug 2015

£25–£63 / 0131 225 1188

Mon 10 Aug 2015

£25–£63 / 0131 225 1188

…and 17 more dates until 29 Aug 2015

Albatronics

Bridging the gap between clubbing and folk music as Celtic music meets dance beats from resident DJ Dolphin Boy.

Studio 24, Edinburgh

Sat 22 Nov

Free before midnight; £7 after / 0131 558 3758

Joined by Yoko Pwno and DJ Keltek.

Festival Club

The music continues into the night with relaxed sessions, up-and-coming acts and unbilled appearances.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Fri 21 Nov

Dissection Room

£4 / 0131 560 1581

Part of The Scots Fiddle Festival.

Sat 22 Nov

Dissection Room

£4 / 0131 560 1581

Part of The Scots Fiddle Festival.

Scots Fiddle Festival Session

Lively late night folk session.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Fri 21 Nov

Free / 0131 560 1581

Part of The Scots Fiddle Festival.

Sat 22 Nov

Free / 0131 560 1581

Part of The Scots Fiddle Festival.

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Edinburgh's Hogmanay Street Party

Famed as one of the best New Year celebrations in the world, thousands of revellers bring in the New Year in the centre of Edinburgh with a mix of live music, DJs and varying knowledge of the lyrics to 'Auld Lang Syne'. This year's line up includes Twin Atlantic, Young Fathers and The Twilight Sad on the Waverly Stage.

Princes Street, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Dec

£20 / 0844 573 8455

Hogmanay Ceilidh

Ceilidh into the new year with live music from Willie Fraser with caller Ken Gourlay. No stilettos or high heels, please!

Lauriston Hall, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Dec

£25 / 0131 339 5374

Ceilidh at Christmas

Traditional Scots ceilidh dance with live music form the Robert Fish Band.

The Famous Spiegeltent, Edinburgh

Fri 28 Nov

Over-18s only

£13.50 / 0844 693 3008

Fri 5 Dec

£13.50 / 0844 693 3008

Dalriada

Traditional Irish music.

Fibber Magees: Robinson's Bar, Belfast

Sat 22 Nov

Free / 028 9024 7447

  • 22:00 Dalriada Fibber Magees: Robinson's Bar, Belfast

Tue 25 Nov

Free / 028 9024 7447

  • 22:00 Dalriada Fibber Magees: Robinson's Bar, Belfast

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 028 9024 7447

  • 22:00 Dalriada Fibber Magees: Robinson's Bar, Belfast

John Smith

The well-travelled, Devon-born artist plays music of unashamed romanticism and warm lyricism on the acoustic guitar. Just don't try to Google him.

Trades Club, Hebden Bridge

Sat 29 Nov

£14 (£12) / 01422 845265

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Live Music

Mixed line-up of live acts from punk to folk to indie.

The Phoenix Bar, Edinburgh

Fri 21 Nov

Free / 0131 557 0234

  • 21:00 – 00:00 Live Music The Phoenix Bar, Edinburgh

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 0131 557 0234

  • 21:00 – 00:00 Live Music The Phoenix Bar, Edinburgh

Fri 5 Dec

Free / 0131 557 0234

  • 21:00 – 00:00 Live Music The Phoenix Bar, Edinburgh
…and 2 more dates until 19 Dec

Afore the Bells

A traditional Hogmanay knees up as Heeliegoleerie provide the live music at this ceilidh night plus a piper to bring in 2015, includes haggis, neeps, tatties, a wee dram and champagne on arrival.

The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Dec

£40 before 14 Nov; £45 after (under 16s £5) / 0131 668 2019

Bap Kennedy

A mixture of Bap classics and country roots favourites.

Atlantic Bar, Portrush

Sat 27 Dec

£12 / 02870 822991

Beggars

Irish folk group.

The Grape & Grain, London SE19

Tue 25 Nov

Free / 020 8778 4109

  • 21:00 Beggars The Grape & Grain, London

Tue 2 Dec

Free / 020 8778 4109

  • 21:00 Beggars The Grape & Grain, London

Tue 9 Dec

Free / 020 8778 4109

  • 21:00 Beggars The Grape & Grain, London
…and 5 more dates until 27 Jan 2015

Billy McLaughlin

The artist performs Irish folk music.

The Oakwood Tavern, London N14

Fri 21 Nov

Phone for prices

Fri 28 Nov

Phone for prices

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Blackheart

Musical boy/girl duo deliver wit, charm and a unique crossbreed of folk, country and rock.

The Railway, Bolton

Sat 20 Dec

£5 / 01204 306450

Caddy Cooper

Acoustic Blues, Country and Folk singer songwriter, Caddy Cooper is a travelling soul.

Elephant & Castle, Amersham

Fri 16 Jan 2015

Free / 01494 726 410

Ceile House

Traditional Irish music.

Fibber Magees: Robinson's Bar, Belfast

Sun 23 Nov

Phone for prices / 028 9024 7447

  • 22:30 Ceile House Fibber Magees: Robinson's Bar, Belfast

Thu 27 Nov

Phone for prices / 028 9024 7447

  • 22:30 Ceile House Fibber Magees: Robinson's Bar, Belfast

The Dublin Legends: Cannon, Campbell, Watchorn & O'Connor

These four members of the Dubliners keep the act going strong, following the death of founding member 'Banjo' Barney McKenna in 2012. Expect all the classic songs from the Dubliners' 50-year career.

Concorde Club, Eastleigh

Thu 19 Feb 2015

£35 ( £22) / 023 8061 3989

Evil Puppies

Live music.

White Swan, St. Albans

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 01727 830998

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Fiddlefit

Great up tempo good pub music as it used to be! Songs and tunes from all genres for all to enjoy!

The Bell & Crown, Canterbury

Wed 17 Dec

Free / 01227 784639

  • 21:00 – 23:00 Fiddlefit The Bell & Crown, Canterbury

Folk Session

Local folk singer-songwriters and groups perform.

The Gregson Centre, Lancaster

Thu 27 Nov

Olive Bar

Phone for prices / 01524 849 959

Gerard And The Watchmen

Contemporary and traditional folk music by the singer-songwriter from London and his accompanying musicians.

Gulbenkian, Canterbury

Sat 6 Dec

£7 ( £5) / 01227 769075

Gillywolfe

Folk on fiddle, guitar and vocals from Becka Wolfe and Sam Gillespie.

Captains Bar, Edinburgh

Sat 22 Nov

Free

Sat 29 Nov

Free

Hyland Paddy

Traditional Irish folk music.

Fibber Magees: Robinson's Bar, Belfast

Fri 21 Nov

Free / 028 9024 7447

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 028 9024 7447

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