Late night events, Music, Folk

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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

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

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'.

Princes Street, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Dec

£20 / 0844 573 8455

Cauldstane Slap

Accordion led folk session

Captains Bar, Edinburgh

Sat 17 Jan 2015

Free

Homecoming Scotland Session

Traditional music and song session. Bring along your instruments, songs or just kick back and listen.

Captains Bar, Edinburgh

Thu 1 Jan 2015

Free

Part of Homecoming Scotland.

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The Keilidh

Big ol' traditional knees up with the best in live traditional tunes from Jimi Shandrix Experience, Hugh MacDiarmid's Haircut and The Smashers. You also get a cracking view of the fireworks when 2015 comes.

The Mound Precinct, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Dec

£40 / 0844 573 8455

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

Atlantic Currants

Folk and Americana from the quintet.

The Tartar Frigate, Broadstairs

Fri 2 Jan 2015

Free / 01843 862013

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 6 Jan 2015

Free / 020 8778 4109

  • 21:00 Beggars The Grape & Grain, London

Tue 13 Jan 2015

Free / 020 8778 4109

  • 21:00 Beggars The Grape & Grain, London

Tue 20 Jan 2015

Free / 020 8778 4109

  • 21:00 Beggars The Grape & Grain, London

Tue 27 Jan 2015

Free / 020 8778 4109

  • 21:00 Beggars The Grape & Grain, London
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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

The Carny Villains

The band plays raucous swing, ska and Balkan-style folk.

The Fleece, Bristol

Wed 31 Dec

£20; £15 early bird / 0117 945 0996

Celtic Connections: Beat Bothy

A mix of dance beats and Celtic sounds as part of Celtic Connections.

The Arches, Glasgow

Fri 16 Jan 2015

£14 / 0141 565 1000

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.

The Horns, Watford

Sat 24 Jan 2015

Free / 01923 225020

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Ewen Forfar

Blues and country.

Captains Bar, Edinburgh

Mon 22 Dec

Free

Mon 29 Dec

Free

Mon 5 Jan 2015

Free

…and 3 more dates until 26 Jan 2015

Flight Brigade

Stadium style indie tunes with a hint o'folk thrown in.

The Bell Inn, Bath

Mon 22 Dec

Free / 01225 460 426

Folk Session

Local folk singer-songwriters and groups perform.

The Gregson Centre, Lancaster

Thu 25 Dec

Olive Bar

Free / 01524 849 959

  • 21:00 – 23:00 Folk Session The Gregson Centre, Lancaster

The Furrow Collective

The foursome comprising Lucy Farrell, Emily Portman, Alasdair Roberts and Rachel Newton performs a range of traditional folk songs.

The Stables, Milton Keynes

Sun 29 Mar 2015

Jim Marshall Auditorium

£14.50 / 01908 280800

Hogmanay Party

Folk from Henry Ibbs and James Stewart to bring into 2015.

Captains Bar, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Dec

Free

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The Lancashire Hotpots

Comedy folk band from St Helens.

The Flower Pot, Derby

Sat 28 Mar 2015

£12

The Last Pedestrians

A performance by the respected country folk band.

The Lion, Nottingham

Sat 27 Dec

Free / 0115 960 3450

Left Hand Drive

Contemporary folk by the three-piece group who come from Matlock.

The Fish Pond, Matlock

Sat 28 Feb 2015

Free / 01629 760 240

Metric Acorn

A showcase of rock, blues and folk.

The Blues Kitchen, London NW1

Tue 20 Jan 2015

Free / 020 7387 5277

Pack O'Rogues

Trad folk session from Sean Paul and Kaz.

Captains Bar, Edinburgh

Fri 16 Jan 2015

Free

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