Late night events, Music, Folk

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Live at The Loft

Live music from the city's talented songwriters.

The Outhouse, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Free / 0131 557 6668

  • 21:00 – 00:30

Ken's Ceilidh

Ken Gourlay calls this regular evening of traditional Scottish dancing, with different ceilidh bands each night. Soft drinks are £1 and alcoholic drinks £3, and you're requested not to wear stilettos or high heels.

Lauriston Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

£8 advance; £10 on the door / 0131 339 5374

  • 21:00

Sat 2 Aug

£8 advance; £10 on the door / 0131 339 5374

  • 21:00

Mon 4 Aug

£8 advance; £10 on the door / 0131 339 5374

  • 21:00
…and 17 more dates until 23 Aug

Tuesday Jamnastics with Lewis Gibson

An open but orchestrated jam night hosted by Lewis Gibson of The Mighty Midas Touch.

Nobles Bar, Edinburgh

Tue 5 Aug

Free / 0131 629 7215

  • 21:30 – 01:00

Tue 12 Aug

Free / 0131 629 7215

  • 21:30 – 01:00

Tue 19 Aug

Free / 0131 629 7215

  • 21:30 – 01:00
…and 58 more dates until 29 Sep 2015

Albert Lee & Hogan's Heroes

Guitarist Albert Lee is joined by Gerry Hogan (guitar), Pete Wingfield (piano), Brian Hodgson (bass) and Peter Baron (drums) for an evening of rockabilly/country rock.

The Flower Pot, Derby

Sat 18 Oct

£19.80

Hell Is Where the Heart Is

Elyssa Vulpes and The Bêtes Noires / Free Festival Dreams and firelight, shadows and rock'n'roll. Late night tales of witchcraft, mystery and desire from battle-scarred survivors of the Love Wars. Under 18s cannot attend this show due to licensing restrictions at the venue. Age category: 16+

Laughing Horse @ The Counting House, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

The Ballroom

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Ballroom

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Ballroom

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Jamie MacDowell and Tom Thum

The Melbourne-based duo performs hip hop and beatbox.

Southbank Centre, London SE1

Tue 2 Sep

London Wonderground

£15.50–£20.50 (£14) / 0844 875 0073

  • 21:30

Phillip Henry & Hannah Martin

Roots folk, blues and world music twosome.

Square & Compass Inn, Swanage

Tue 5 Aug

Phone for prices / 01929 439229

  • 21:00

The Smugglers, Sunderland

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 0191 514 3844

  • 21:00

Sun 10 Aug

Free / 0191 514 3844

  • 21:00

Sun 17 Aug

Free / 0191 514 3844

  • 21:00
…and 6 more dates until 28 Sep

Africa Live!

Samba Sene and Rise Kagona A whistle-stop tour of some of the best African music at the Fringe, headlined by popular Fringe performers Samba Sene and Diwan (Senegal) and Rise Kagona, original member of the legendary Bhundu Boys, and his Jit Jive Trio (Zimbabwe). A different lineup of special guests each night.

New Town Theatre, Edinburgh

Fri 15 Aug

Mysterious

£12 (£8) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Mysterious

£12 (£8) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Albatronics

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

Studio 24, Edinburgh

Sat 30 Aug

£7–£9 / 0131 558 3758

  • 22:00 – 05:00
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Amy Duncan: Undercurrents

Part of Made in Scotland showcase. Edinburgh based singer/songwriter Amy Duncan showcases a new body of songs with string trio, harp, bass, and percussion. Undercurrents is about going below the surface to connect with the deep and hidden emotions, engaging fully with life, rather than observing from the edge. It is…

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Fri 15 Aug

Demonstration Room

£12 (£10) / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 16 Aug

Demonstration Room

£12 (£10) / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 17 Aug

Demonstration Room

£12 (£10) / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Andrew Forrest

Great Bands Great Music Great Beer

The Vigo Inn, Sevenoaks

Sat 9 Aug

Free / 01732 822465

  • 21:00 – 23:30

Sat 16 Aug

Free / 01732 822465

  • 21:00 – 23:30

Andrew Mill

Trad folk on bagpipes, guitar and vox.

Captains Bar, Edinburgh

Fri 29 Aug

Free

  • 21:00

Arnie

This group that comprises Arnie Cottrell, Graham Bushell and Rick Foot, performs its contemporary folk material.

The Platform, Southampton

Thu 31 Jul

Free / 023 8033 7232

With Graham & Rick.

  • 21:00

Belfast City Of Rhythms Show 2014

An all-singing, all-dancing production of modern and traditional Northern Irish story-telling, music and dance.

Europa Hotel, Belfast

Fri 1 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 02890 271066

Sat 2 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 02890 271066

Sun 3 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 02890 271066

…and 21 more dates until 8 Sep back to top

Ben Smith

Birmingham-born singer-songwriter and musician who blends American and English folk styles.

Boisdales Of Canary Wharf, London E14

Thu 31 Jul

£7.50–£30 / 020 7715 5818

The Flower Pot, Derby

Wed 6 Aug

Free

  • 21:30

The Black Diamond Express

The nine-piece collective, based in Edinburgh, performs lively Celtic folk-rock.

The Mash House, Edinburgh

Thu 14 Aug

The Cask Room

£12 (£10) / 0131 220 2987

Part of Made in Scotland showcase. Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe; Made in Scotland.

Fri 15 Aug

The Cask Room

£12 (£10) / 0131 220 2987

Part of Made in Scotland showcase. Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe; Made in Scotland.

Sat 16 Aug

The Cask Room

£12 (£10) / 0131 220 2987

Part of Made in Scotland showcase. Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe; Made in Scotland.

Blue Rose Code

Blue Rose Code is not folk music. Or so he's been told. The Edinburgh-born songwriter discovered British traditional music whilst in exile down south and fell in love with what he heard. Indeed, his new album The Ballads Of Peckham Rye features an all star cast from the Folk world - Karine Polwart, Aidan O'Rourke and…

Acoustic Music Centre @ St Brides, Edinburgh

Thu 7 Aug

Back Room

£12 (£10) / 0131 668 2019

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 14 Aug

Back Room

£12 (£10) / 0131 668 2019

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 21 Aug

Back Room

£12 (£10) / 0131 668 2019

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The John Hewitt, Belfast

Tue 5 Aug

Free / 028 9023 3768

  • 21:00

Tue 12 Aug

Free / 028 9023 3768

  • 21:00

Tue 19 Aug

Free / 028 9023 3768

  • 21:00

Tue 26 Aug

Free / 028 9023 3768

  • 21:00

Cauldstane Slap

Accordion led folk session

Captains Bar, Edinburgh

Sat 16 Aug

Free

  • 21:00
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Ceile House

Traditional Irish music.

Fibber Magees: Robinson's Bar, Belfast

Thu 31 Jul

Phone for prices / 028 9024 7447

  • 22:30

Sun 3 Aug

Phone for prices / 028 9024 7447

  • 22:30

Thu 7 Aug

Phone for prices / 028 9024 7447

  • 22:30
…and 15 more dates until 28 Sep

Cut A Shine

The London-based group performs folk-dance originals and traditional music.

Kings Place, London N1

Fri 12 Sep

Box Office Stage

Free / 020 7520 1490

  • 21:15

Dalriada

Traditional Irish music.

Fibber Magees: Robinson's Bar, Belfast

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 028 9024 7447

  • 22:00

Tue 5 Aug

Free / 028 9024 7447

  • 22:00

Sat 9 Aug

Free / 028 9024 7447

  • 22:00
…and 14 more dates until 27 Sep

David Okumu / Shingai Shoniwa

The Invisible frontman Okumu and Noisettes frontwoman Shoniwa explore their African heritage in performance with SoundSational.

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Fri 1 Aug

Main Auditorium

Free / 0141 353 8000

Part of New Music Biennial.

  • 21:30

Edd Donovan And The Wandering Moles

Edd Donovan is a highly distinctive contemporary folk, singer-songwriter with a rare, original talent.

The Convent, Stroud

Fri 29 Aug

£15 / 01453 835 138

  • 21:00 – 23:00
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