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The WEE Folk CLUB  Sunday nights at 8pm in the Lounge  Tickets £8

2 October – Graham Carter      Graham Carter is a Traditional Singer and Guitarist from Dorset who now lives in South Lanarkshire, he is well known around Scottish Folk Clubs as an organiser and a musician used to performing in his own right and also supporting major artists.  He has a wide repertoire of songs including sea shanties, travellers songs, bothy ballads, bawdy songs and more from throughout the British Isles.  Come along and enjoy……


9 October – Tony Mitchell  with Maureen Brack      Tony Mitchell in a rare gig with Maureen Brack is an evening of songs and self-compositions in a variety of acoustic guitar styles. Tony has been performing and teaching guitar for over 40 years, garnering many accolades for his playing….. ‘The most melodic guitarist I have ever heard’ (Dick Gaughan). ‘When Mitchell played he got inside his guitar’ (Melody Maker). Tony was in Rankin File, a trio led by Canadian songwriter Ian Rankin touring Britain and Europe and is a central part of the popular acoustic group Brack’n’File.  Maureen is also an integral part of Brack’n’File. She has the voice of an angel and can easily move an audience almost to tears, think of her as a mature version of Eva Cassidy singing James Taylor and John Denver.


16 October – George Murphy & Frank Cassidy     George Murphy is a singer songwriter, whose own songs feature a witty style and a well observed commentary on life in Ireland and beyond. He also collects songs from Ulster and all over Ireland and especially favours those who tell stories of the 'craic' of rural Irish life. He is a real gentleman who brings the Irish tradition of community singing to us. George is on this occasion, accompanied by Frank Cassidy an accomplished bouzouki player who is much in demand as a session musician with singers and traditional instrumentalists If you're in the mood for gorgeous musicality and sheer craftsmanship in performance, get your tickets booked and get on down here good and early.


23 October - George Machray      Whether it’s quirky and funny ditties or poignant ballads, George Machray is your man. Hailing from east Lothian, singer-songwriter George Machray is best kent for his comedy and parody songs like ‘Hawkeye the Noo’ and ‘Grubby Thoughts’ – or, fiddlers beware, ‘No Fiddlers Like Folk Fiddlers’. He has a way with words…George has won the audience cup at Edinburgh Folk Club’s annual song writing competition twice - with the hilarious ‘Swinging in Dunbar’ and showing his breadth and depth of appeal  with the thoughtful ballad ‘The Quays of Cockenny’. Recently, he added the prize for the funniest song at Glenfarg Folk Club’s song writing competition to his trophy cabinet.   An evening to take away your cares and laugh!!...…


30 October – Jim & Susie Malcolm     Jim & Susie present a concert with an extra dose of spooky songs for Halloween. Jim Malcolm is the ultimate Scots troubadour and has been travelling the world with his guitar, harmonicas, and engaging wit for more than 30 years.  He was lead singer of the multi award winning band Old Blind Dogs and now largely performs solo or in a duo with his wife Susie, an award-winning traditional singer, she sings songs from the North East and has a penchant for ballads. Jim sings the traditional songs of Scotland and his own masterfully crafted songs in a style which is modern and accessible, yet utterly authentic. Together they will offer harmonies and humour, with some spooky songs for the night before all hallows eve….. An evening not to be missed, come along if you dare… Witch hats welcome!!..