Music, Folk, free events

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Belter Skelter

Ceilidh Party Band 'Belter Skelter' are a great sounding stylish new 2-piece band from Glasgow. Using guitar, violin and vocals to play a riot of rock/folk covers and sizzling fiddle tunes. They get a warm reception wherever they play.

Burrell Collection, Glasgow

Fri 23 May

Free / 0141 287 2550

Part of Southside Fringe.

  • 20:30

The Waverley Tea Room, Glasgow

Fri 9 May

Free / 0141 616 6818

Part of Southside Fringe.

  • 21:30 – 00:00

The O'Cajunals

Folk, Rock & Blues with a Cajun twist! Rod and Joe provide a wide repertoire of great old time favourites and new folk music influenced by a wealth of different cultures. Enthusiastic about real ale? Clockwork Beer Company is a must for you.

Burrell Collection, Glasgow

Sun 18 May

Free / 0141 287 2550

Part of Southside Fringe.

  • 17:00 – 19:00

Clockwork Beer Co, Glasgow

Fri 16 May

Free / 0141 649 0184

Part of Southside Fringe.

  • 21:00 – 00:00

Sweeney's on the Park, Glasgow

Sat 10 May

Free / 0141 632 6741

Part of Southside Fringe.

  • 21:00 – 00:00

50 Shades of Blue

50 Shades Of Blue are Mark & L.J, a very hard working and positive acoustic duo from East Kilbride. Playing an uplifting mix of original and well known folk, bluegrass and blues. Foot tapping music for everyone to enjoy!

Burrell Collection, Glasgow

Fri 16 May

Free / 0141 287 2550

Part of Southside Fringe.

  • 20:30

String Driven Thing

String Driven Thing are a folk rock band from Scotland, originally formed in the 1960s and led by husband and wife Chris Adams and Pauline Adams and featuring the electric violin of Graham Smith. This is a rare chance to see them up close & personal!

Burrell Collection, Glasgow

Sun 11 May

Free / 0141 287 2550

Part of Southside Fringe.

  • 17:00 – 19:00

Sun 25 May

Free / 0141 287 2550

Part of Southside Fringe.

  • 17:00 – 19:00

Salsa Sabrosa

Salsa dancing with live percussion and tapas to start your evening off in suitably hot and spicy style.

La Bodega Tapas Bar, Glasgow

Fri 25 Apr

Times to be confirmed / Free / 0141 581 3401

Fri 2 May

Times to be confirmed / Free / 0141 581 3401

Fri 9 May

Times to be confirmed / Free / 0141 581 3401

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Futtocks

Martin Boland and Eddy Hanson play folk songs on fiddle and guitar.

Captains Bar, Edinburgh

Sun 27 Apr

Free

  • 15:30

Sun 4 May

Free

  • 15:30

Sun 11 May

Free

  • 15:30
…and 2 more dates until 25 May

Neil Thomson

Traditional folk singing.

Captains Bar, Edinburgh

Tue 29 Apr

Free

  • 20:30

Tue 6 May

Free

  • 20:30

Tue 13 May

Free

  • 20:30
…and 2 more dates until 27 May

Gillywolfe

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

Captains Bar, Edinburgh

Sun 27 Apr

Free

  • 20:30

Sun 4 May

Free

  • 20:30

Sun 11 May

Free

  • 20:30
…and 2 more dates until 25 May

Gwener Gwerin \ Folk Fridays: Natty German

Along with guest instrumentalists, join local singer-songwriter, Natty German, for an evening of modern folk music

Wales Millennium Centre / Canolfan Mileniwm Cymru, Cardiff

Fri 25 Apr

Glanfa Stage

Free / 029 2063 6464

  • 18:15

Natty German

The folk singer-songwriter is based in Wales.

Wales Millennium Centre / Canolfan Mileniwm Cymru, Cardiff

Fri 25 Apr

Glanfa Stage

Free / 029 2063 6464

  • 18:15
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Split Second

Duo playing Eastern European and klezmer music.

Bloc+, Glasgow

Mon 19 May

Free / 0141 574 6066

  • 21:00

Tia McGraff

Canadian country singer-songwriter first spotted by Johnny Cash and June Carter.

Brasenose Arms, Banbury

Sun 25 May

Free / 01295 750244

  • 21:30

The Tonkerers

Six-piece band playing old and new folk songs with punk, pop and country flavours.

The Butterfly and the Pig West, Glasgow

Sat 3 May

Over-18s only

Free / 0141 337 1200

  • 21:30 – 23:30

Tuesday Jamnastics with Lewis Gibson

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

Nobles Bar, Edinburgh

Tue 29 Apr

Free / 0131 629 7215

  • 21:30 – 01:00

Tue 6 May

Free / 0131 629 7215

  • 21:30 – 01:00

Tue 13 May

Free / 0131 629 7215

  • 21:30 – 01:00
…and 72 more dates until 29 Sep 2015

Ty Cerdd

A performance presented by the centre's resident company who work to support, develop and promote Welsh music.

Wales Millennium Centre / Canolfan Mileniwm Cymru, Cardiff

Sun 27 Apr

Glanfa Stage

Free / 029 2063 6464

  • 13:00
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Acoustic Open Session

An evening of relaxed acoustic music hosted by singer/songwriter Tom Clelland. Players of all styles and standards are welcome to join in or just sit back and enjoy.

Howden Park Centre, Livingston

Mon 28 Apr

Free / 01506 777666

  • 19:30 – 22:00

Mon 26 May

Free / 01506 777666

  • 19:30 – 22:00

Andrew Mill

Trad folk on bagpipes, guitar and vox.

Captains Bar, Edinburgh

Sat 3 May

Free

  • 21:00

Fri 30 May

Free

  • 21:00

Antihoot Open Stage

Anti-folk hero Lach hosts this open mic free-for-all featuring music, comedy, poetry, stories, magic and more.

Henry's Cellar Bar, Edinburgh

Mon 28 Apr

Free / 0131 629 4101

  • 19:30

Mon 5 May

Free / 0131 629 4101

  • 19:30

Mon 12 May

Free / 0131 629 4101

  • 19:30
…and 27 more dates until 17 Nov

Atlantic Currants

Americana, Celtic and English Folk.

The Louis Armstrong, Dover

Sat 26 Apr

Free

  • 09:00 – 23:00

The Cahoots

Top Quality folk, country, blues and beyond with this very well known acoustic band. Perfect for spending a relaxing Saturday afternoon with like-minded music lovers.

Sweeney's on the Park, Glasgow

Sat 10 May

Free / 0141 632 6741

Part of Southside Fringe.

  • 16:00 – 19:00

Sat 17 May

Free / 0141 632 6741

Part of Southside Fringe.

  • 16:00 – 19:00

Sat 24 May

Free / 0141 632 6741

Part of Southside Fringe.

  • 16:00 – 19:00
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Ciaran McGhee

Folk music and songs.

Captains Bar, Edinburgh

Sat 26 Apr

Free

  • 15:30

Dave And Nicole

The twosome performs contemporary and traditional folk.

The Priory, North Shields

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 0191 257 8302

  • 21:00

Edinburgh Unlimited

Bands and music showcase.

Pivo Caffè, Edinburgh

Wed 7 May

Free / 0131 557 2925

  • 20:00 – 23:00

Wed 4 Jun

Free / 0131 557 2925

  • 20:00 – 23:00

Wed 2 Jul

Free / 0131 557 2925

  • 20:00 – 23:00

Wed 6 Aug

Free / 0131 557 2925

  • 20:00 – 23:00

Ian Campbell

The singer-songwriter sings folk.

The Priory, North Shields

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 0191 257 8302

  • 20:30

Informal Jam Session

An acoustic jam session in relaxed surroundings. Come along and join in with the session or just soak up the good vibrations! All musicians and music lovers welcome.

Sweeney's on the Park, Glasgow

Mon 12 May

Free / 0141 632 6741

Part of Southside Fringe.

  • 20:30 – 00:00

Mon 19 May

Free / 0141 632 6741

Part of Southside Fringe.

  • 20:30 – 00:00
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