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Lismore Folk Sessions

Traditional Scottish and Irish folk sessions led by local musicians Grainne Brady and Tina Jordan-Rees.

The Lismore, Glasgow

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 0141 576 0103

Tue 4 Nov

Free / 0141 576 0103

Tue 11 Nov

Free / 0141 576 0103

…and 6 more dates until 23 Dec

Interactive Music Workshop

Interactive African music workshop with Moroccan musician Omar Afif.

Glasgow Film Theatre

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 0141 332 6535

Part of Africa in Motion.

The Tatties Ceilidh Band

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

The Corinthian Club, Glasgow

Fri 14 Nov

Free / 0141 552 1101

Fri 21 Nov

Free / 0141 552 1101

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 0141 552 1101

Cafe Ceilidh

Relaxed daytime traditional music session hosted by traditional music group Linten Adie.

St Bride's Centre, Edinburgh

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 0131 346 1405

Tue 11 Nov

Free / 0131 346 1405

Tue 25 Nov

Free / 0131 346 1405

Dalriada

Traditional Irish music.

Fibber Magees: Robinson's Bar, Belfast

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 028 9024 7447

  • 22:00 Dalriada 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
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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

The Lobster Pot, West Malling

Sat 6 Dec

Free

  • 20:00 – 23:00 Fiddlefit The Lobster Pot, West Malling

Old Endeavour, Dover

Sat 13 Dec

Free

  • 20:30 – 23:00 Fiddlefit Old Endeavour, Dover

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Gillywolfe

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

Captains Bar, Edinburgh

Sun 26 Oct

Free

The Mercurials

Blues, flamenco and folk by the London-located outfit, plus specially arranged covers.

Ypres Castle Inn, Rye

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 01797 223248

Acoustic Sundays

A daytime arts event, showcasing a range of talented musicians of different genres and screening six short films. Accompanied by homemade food and local drinks.

St Peter's Church Crypt, London N1

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 020 7254 1668

Gunpowder, Treason and Mulled Cider

James Ross hosts an open mic session as well as acoustic guitarist Tim Fulker, blues singer Dan Tredgold, Mario Lottari, Aman Doktor and Nelson & Friends

Film screening is The Lady In Number 6 and there are stalls from second hand projects and a swap shop so bring clothes, books, toys, etc (nothing electrical)

Alastair Savage Trio

Traditional and contemporary fiddle music from Savage and his collaborators Euan Drysdale (guitar/piano) and Iain Crawford (double bass).

Glasgow University Concert Hall

Thu 20 Nov

Free / 0141 330 4092

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Andre Luz

Andre Luz will be performing his usual beautiful mix of Samba, Bossa Nova and MPB. Andre's silky smooth voice and excellent mix of samba jive have been delighting audiences all over London and Brazil.

Made In Brasil, London NW1

Thu 30 Oct

Free / 020 7482 0777

  • 20:00 – 22:00 Andre Luz Made In Brasil, London

Made In Brasil, London NW1

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 020 7267 4868

  • 20:00 – 22:00 Andre Luz Made In Brasil, London

Under Ground Theatre, Below Eastbourne Central Library

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 01323 737677

  • 10:00 – 12:00 Andy & Marilyn Under Ground Theatre, Below Eastbourne Central Library

Atlantic Currants

Multi-instrumental Maidstone-based four-piece band.

The Elephant, Faversham

Sat 29 Nov

Free

The First and Last, Maidstone

Sat 8 Nov

Free

Good Intent, Rochester

Tue 11 Nov

Free / 01634 843111

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Dingwalls, London NW1

Wed 29 Oct

Free / 020 7428 0010

Barluath

A modern take on folk from the Glasgow-based six-piece featuring pipes, flute, fiddle, mandolin, whistle and vocals.

Orpington Folk Club

Thu 5 Feb 2015

Free / 01959 532754

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Bob Taylor

Guitar and vocals duo, Bob Taylor and Adela Ryle will provide the coffee morning entertainment from their repertoire which features songs by Bob Dylan, Hoagy Carmichael and Van Morrison.

Under Ground Theatre, Below Eastbourne Central Library

Sat 20 Dec

Free / 01323 737677

  • 10:00 – 12:00 Bob Taylor Under Ground Theatre, Below Eastbourne Central Library

The John Hewitt, Belfast

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 028 9023 3768

  • 21:00 Brouge The John Hewitt, Belfast

The Caves Of Cong: Josie Nugent & Brian Stafford

Arrangements of Irish airs and tunes, with accompaniment from Alan Burke, Edel McLaughlin and special guests.

Culturlann Ui Chanain, Londonderry

Fri 7 Nov

Free

Celtic Session Lead By Alastair Caplin

Celtic, Scottish & Irish tunes that have been passed down for 100's of years warming the soul and inflaming a throng of stomping feet, bringing friends old and new together in our musical hub that is Jamboree.

Jamboree, London E1W

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 07713 867881

Celtic Session With Alastaire Caplain

Celtic, Scottish & Irish tunes that have been passed down for 100's of years warming the soul and inflaming a throng of stomping feet, bringing friends old and new together in our musical hub that is Jamboree.

Jamboree, London E1W

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 07713 867881

Tue 4 Nov

Free / 07713 867881

Tue 11 Nov

Free / 07713 867881

Tue 18 Nov

Free / 07713 867881

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Coco & The Butterfields

Folk with a little difference

Southbank Centre, London SE1

Fri 7 Nov

Front Room with Queen Elizabeth Hall

Free / 0844 875 0073

The Company Of Fools

A showcase of local performers and musicians.

Globe at Hay, Hay-on-Wye

Fri 12 Dec

Free / 01497 821762

Cous

Acoustic folk curated and headlined by Cous.

The Monarch, London NW1

Mon 17 Nov

Free / 020 7482 2054

  • 19:30 Cous The Monarch, London

Dan Bettridge, Climbing Trees And Chloe Foy

A duo of hot Welsh talents in Dan Bettridge and Climbing Trees are joined by seasoned performer Chloe Foy for the ever-reliable session at Strongroom, where past performers include Kyla La Grange, Sivu, Daughter, Douglas Dare, and Annie Eve.

Strongroom, London EC2A

Wed 29 Oct

Free / 020 7426 5103

Dunfermline Folk Club Session

Informal folk session. Share a story or a song, play a tune or just kick back and listen to the home grown talent.

Thistle Tavern, Dunfermline

Wed 29 Oct

Free / 01383 729673

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