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Posted By: Kenny B (inactive)
22-Nov-04 - 06:48 PM
Thread Name: Dunfermline & Folk in Fife
Subject: RE: Dunfermline & Folk in Fife
DUNFERMLINE FOLK CLUB
THE THISTLE TAVERN, BALDRIDGEBURN, DUNFERMLINE
8.00pm for 8.30 start EVERY WEDNESDAY NIGHT
1st Micheal Marra One of Scotland's most talented and original songwriters and performers. See http://marra.me.uk/ £7.00, £6.00 membs. Tickets from Jeanie.
8th Harriet Bartlett The lass from Shropshire who won a Danny at last year's Celtic Connections, and a BBC Radio 2 traditional music award. She's also appeared regularly with Phil Cunningham and Ally Bain. Accordian and song at it's best. See http://www.harrietbartlett.com/ £5.00, £4.00 members.
15th Emily Smith Band Emily has become best known for her singing of traditional song, developed through attending the RSAMD traditional music course. 2002 winner of the BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician Award. See http://www.footstompin.com/artists/emily_smith. £6.00, £5.00 membs. Tickets from Jeanie
22nd Christmas Session Escape the X factor - the Xmas rush and all that. A Dunfermline Folk Club session with fun, stovies, songs and stories and special guests. Stovies available from 7.30pm. All welcome. Free.
29th Auld Year Session Reflect on the last year with a song. Another Dunfermline Folk Club session with fun, stovies, songs and stories and special guests. Stovies available from 7.30pm. All welcome. Free.
5th New Year Session Bring your first feet, and all those musical instruments out the cupboard. Get your Guid New Year aff to a Guid start. Fun, stovies, songs and stories and special guests. Stovies available from 7.30pm. All welcome. Free.
12th Amy Geddes and Sandy Wright One of Scotland's foremost contemporary fiddlers plays with guitarist and singer Sandy Wright. £5.00, £4.00 membs
19th Magna Carta Pioneers of contemporary folk, Chris and Linda Simpson achieved prominence in the 1970's, and have been touring internationally ever since. See http://www.magnac.com/ . They contacted the club because they are keen to take their music back "to its roots", and Dunfermline is as near to its roots as you can get. Don't miss this one. £6.00, £5.00 members
26th Session Sing a song, play a tune, or listen. Free.
2nd Adam McNaughton Another unforgettable night with Adam, Glasgow's creator and singer of songs that keep the tradition going. £5.00, £4.00 members.
9th Tarneybackle One of Perthshire's finest folk groups performing mostly Scottish folk songs. 'Close harmonies blended with guitar, mandolin, bouzouki, octave mandola, flute, whistles and percussion are Tarneybackle's hallmark.' See www.tarneybackle.co.uk £6.00, £5.00 members.
16th Ian Davison from Glasgow is established as one of Scotland's finest creators of songs. Ian comes to the club to introduce a new album of songs which will be well worth hearing. Come along and buy one. £5.00, £4.00 members.
23rd Session Sing a song, play a tune, or listen. Free.
To get news of Dunfermline Folk Club events by E Mail, request a copy from firstname.lastname@example.org
For further information contact Gifford Lind on 01383 729673 or Jeanie Gardiner on 01383 725872