The Old Fruitmarket

The Old Fruitmarket
Candleriggs, Glasgow, G1 1NQ

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The Old Fruitmarket

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The Adventures Of Prince Achmed

  • 1926
  • Germany
  • 65 min
  • U
  • Directed by: Lotte Reiniger
  • Written by: Lotte Reiniger

The world's first feature-length animated film takes a story from '1001 Arabian Nights'. A rare screening of a film that almost disappeared forever, before a new negative was made from the one remaining print in the 1970s.

Sun 1 Mar 2015

£14; £5 under 26s (£12) / 0141 353 8000

French bass player Renaud Garcia-Fons and his band perform a live score drawing on the musical traditions of the Mediterranean, taking sounds and ideas from Spain, Turkey, Morocco and Southern France. Part of Glasgow Film Festival.

Big Vern 'n' the Shootahs

Big Vern 'n' the Shootahs return with their rhythm'n'blues party grooves.

Mon 22 Dec

£18 / 0141 353 8000

Breabach

Blending double bagpipes, whistle, fiddle, song and Scottish stepdance with Celtic flair and frenzy.

Thu 22 Jan 2015

Times vary / £16.50 / 0141 353 8000

With Waiora and Alan Kelly Gang. Part of Celtic Connections.

Buster Keaton Night with Paul Merton and Neil Brand

Comedian Paul Merton and renowned silent film pianist Neil Brand present an evening of classic comedy, fascinating insights and live music in celebration of Buster Keaton, the legendary silent-era clown, stuntman, director and actor who greatly influenced Merton.

Mon 23 Feb 2015

£14; £5 for under 26s (£12) / 0141 353 8000

Part of Glasgow Film Festival.

Calexico and BC Camplight

Approaching their 20th year, Tucson-based collective Calexico – centred on the founding partnership of Joey Burns and John Convertino – emerged at the forefront of contemporary US acts straddling vintage roots and alternative cool. In mapping their eponymous musical and psychic geography – they’re named for a small…

Sun 1 Feb 2015

£20 / 0141 353 8000

Part of Celtic Connections.

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California Feetwarmers and The Bevvy Sisters

Jazz, ragtime and swing from the eight-piece Californian group.

Sun 18 Jan 2015

£16.50 / 0141 353 8000

Part of Celtic Connections.

The Chair and Fara

It’s another Orkney invasion at Celtic Connections tonight as those islands’ favourite musical sons, eight-piece party juggernaut The Chair, return to the festival after another highly successful year, including headline festival appearances at WOMAD, Wickerman, Shrewsbury and Edinburgh. While centred firmly on Orcadian…

Sun 25 Jan 2015

£16.50 / 0141 353 8000

Part of Celtic Connections.

Danú 20th Anniversary Celebration with Special Guests

Over the last two decades, Danú have secured their reputation as one of Ireland’s finest traditional bands, gradually maturing from youthful firebrands to today’s richly seasoned ensemble, while losing none of their passion for making music together. Originating in Co. Waterford, and named for the ancient Celtic…

Thu 29 Jan 2015

Glasvegas

Sweeping and ethereal guitar-driven indie rock by the platinum-selling four-piece from Glasgow to promote the album Later … When The TV Turns To Static.

Sun 21 Dec

£18.50 / 0141 353 8000

Horizons

A new partnership project promoting music from the UK and Ireland in the international market. The performance features Kate Rusby, Declan O'Rourke, Karine Polwart, Lewis & Leigh and Damien O'Kane.

Fri 16 Jan 2015

£18 / 0141 353 8000

Part of Celtic Connections.

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Lambchop with Maggie Björklund

Simultaneously invoking and subverting the musical heritage of their Nashville hometown, in a mercurially evolving melange of country, soul, jazz, R&B, vintage pop and avant-garde noise, Lambchop continue to elude classification while rewarding their fiercely loyal fanbase with blissfully beautiful, wilfully warped…

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£20 / 0141 353 8000

Part of Celtic Connections.

The McCrary Sisters with The Campbell Brothers

As the daughters of the late Rev. Samuel McCrary, co-founder of the legendary Fairfield Four, the McCrary Sisters - Regina, Ann, Alfreda and Deborah – have spent their lives surrounded by gospel music, while over the years they worked individually with the likes of Johnny Cash, Bob Dylan, Buddy Miller, Patty Griffin…

Wed 28 Jan 2015

£16.50 / 0141 353 8000

Part of Celtic Connections.

Michelle Burke

Former lead vocalist with Irish/American supergroup Cherish the Ladies performs his show 'Step Into My Parlour', a mix of music-hall songs and family stories.

Wed 21 Jan 2015

£16.50 / 0141 353 8000

Part of Celtic Connections.

Nick Mulvey

London-based indie singer-songwriter.

Tue 24 Mar 2015

£15 / 0141 353 8000

Scott Bradlee & Postmodern Jukebox

Making new things old pianist Scott Bradlee became a viral pop sensation after creating a series of clips for YouTube with ad hoc group Postmodern Jukebox reworking 21st century pop hits in a variety of vintage styles.

Tue 10 Feb 2015

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Scottish Ensemble: SE Songbook – A JM 10 Celebration

The Scottish Ensemble celebrates ten years of Jonathan Morton as artistic director with an evening of specially-arranged dance hall music from the 20s to the 60s, featuring much-loved standards from the American songbook. The evening concludes with a party until late. Drinks and canapés are served on arrival.

Shooglenifty 25th Anniversary Concert with Motu: Oiléain and Dhol Drummers of Rajasthan

It’s hard to credit that Edinburgh sextet Shooglenifty have been at the forefront of contemporary Celtic dance music for a full quarter-century – but that’s how long it is since their official debut gig, at the 1990 Orkney Folk Festival. Still unrivalled in their skill at welding beautiful melodies to wickedly potent…

Skerryvore and DàimhMor - The Big Band

Given the road-miles that Skerryvore clock up, touring extensively each year throughout the UK, Europe and North America, it’s a wonder how this fervently-loved Scottish folk-rock seven-piece find time to write and record new material – but somehow they do, with the latest fruits of their studio labours, Chasing the Sun…

Fri 30 Jan 2015

Times vary / £15 / 0141 353 8000

Part of Celtic Connections.

Taraf de Haïdouks

Taraf de Haidouks are the original international Roma band, having spawned a clutch of musical progeny who have in their turn been responsible for the huge surge in popularity of Balkan music over the last decade. Live performances from this 'band of brigands' are a phenomenon unto themselves.

Sat 24 Jan 2015

£16.50 / 0141 353 8000

Part of Celtic Connections.

Tom Paxton

US singer-songwriter who has been honoured with two Lifetime Achievement Awards – from the North American Folk Music Alliance and the Radio 2 Folk Awards.

Tue 12 May 2015

£26.50 / 0141 353 8000

Usher's Island and Ewan McLennan

Named after one of the medieval quays along the River Liffey in Dublin, Usher’s Island is a brand-new supergroup uniting two generations of trailblazing Irish musicians, performing here together for the very first time. The revered figures of Donal Lunny, Andy Irvine and Paddy Glackin link the band’s heritage right…

Tue 27 Jan 2015

£18 / 0141 353 8000

Part of Celtic Connections.

Le Vent du Nord

A lively performance from this quintessentially Quebecois band, combining excellent musicianship with an engaging stage presence.

Sat 17 Jan 2015

£16.50 / 0141 353 8000

With special guests Part of Celtic Connections.

Reviews & features

SNJO plays Coltrane

3 Jul 20074 stars

JAZZ John Coltrane is the most iconic of modern jazz giants, and it was inevitable that the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra would get round to honouring the master. Tommy Smith chose the 40th anniversary of his death, and celebrated Trane’s own…

Comments & ratings

3. sheshe21 Oct 2012, 10:17pm Report

want to be able to get previews to what will be on in Glasgow

2. sheshe21 Oct 2012, 10:16pm Report

looking forward to future musicals etc

1. Maggie5028 Feb 2010, 11:35am Report

Looking for tickets for MartinTaylor @The old fruitemarket on 24 June 2010

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