Late night events, Music, Folk

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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

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

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

Gothic Ball At The Glassworks

Glassworks Gothic Ball will see the haunting 19th Century church transformed for one night only into a cavern of gothic horror.

Culturlann Ui Chanain, Londonderry

Fri 31 Oct

£12

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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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

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.

Atlantic Currants

Multi-instrumental Maidstone-based four-piece band.

The First and Last, Maidstone

Sat 8 Nov

Free

The Tartar Frigate, Broadstairs

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 01843 862013

Bap Kennedy

A mixture of Bap classics and country roots favourites.

Atlantic Bar, Portrush

Sat 27 Dec

£12 / 02870 822991

Beck Sian & Jonathan Kershaw

The two-piece performs its contemporary folk material.

The Railway, Bolton

Wed 12 Nov

£5 / 01204 306450

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Billy McLaughlin

The artist performs Irish folk music.

The Oakwood Tavern, London N14

Fri 31 Oct

Phone for prices

Fri 7 Nov

Phone for prices

Fri 14 Nov

Phone for prices

…and 2 more dates until 28 Nov

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

Ceile House

Traditional Irish music.

Fibber Magees: Robinson's Bar, Belfast

Thu 30 Oct

Phone for prices / 028 9024 7447

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

Sun 2 Nov

Phone for prices / 028 9024 7447

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

Thu 6 Nov

Phone for prices / 028 9024 7447

  • 22:30 Ceile House Fibber Magees: Robinson's Bar, Belfast
…and 6 more dates until 27 Nov

Dalriada

Traditional Irish music.

Fibber Magees: Robinson's Bar, Belfast

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 028 9024 7447

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

Tue 4 Nov

Free / 028 9024 7447

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

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 028 9024 7447

  • 22:00 Dalriada Fibber Magees: Robinson's Bar, Belfast
…and 6 more dates until 29 Nov

The Dandy Horses

A folky five-piece who take delight in swapping banjo, whistles, and guitars; with mandolin, bouzouki and fiddle

Atlantic Bar, Portrush

Sat 15 Nov

Free / 02870 822991

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Dizraeli And The Small Gods

Hip hop. With support from Three Kings High.

The Garage Venue, Swansea

Sat 1 Nov

£10 / 01792 475147

Ed Muirhead

Singer-songwriter and pianist straight out of Dundee, with songs about love, life and all that jazz.

BrewDog Dundee

Sun 16 Nov

Free / 01382 221738

Eddy Morton

Folk-rock singer-songwriter performs his latest pieces.

The Flower Pot, Derby

Wed 12 Nov

Free

White Swan, St. Albans

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 01727 830998

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.

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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 30 Oct

Olive Bar

Phone for prices / 01524 849 959

Thu 6 Nov

Olive Bar

Phone for prices / 01524 849 959

Thu 13 Nov

Olive Bar

Phone for prices / 01524 849 959

…and 2 more dates until 27 Nov

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

Hyland Paddy

Traditional Irish folk music.

Fibber Magees: Robinson's Bar, Belfast

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 028 9024 7447

Fri 7 Nov

Free / 028 9024 7447

Fri 14 Nov

Free / 028 9024 7447

…and 2 more dates until 28 Nov

Ian Britt

Indie-folk by the singer-songwriter from Sheffield.

The Fish Pond, Matlock

Thu 27 Nov

The Bar

Free / 01629 760 240

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