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Wee Folk Club  

Sunday Nights 8.30 pm   Tickets £5

1 Oct  O’Rourke & McGuire

Sean was a founder member of Scotland’s first Folk Rock outfit, the JSD Band, formed in Glasgow in 1969.

They backed artistes like The Humblebums (Billy Connelly and Gerry Rafferty), Barbara Dickson, Status

Quo, Lindersfarne and the Average White Band, appeared on John Peel and the Old Grey Whistle Test and

 opened for David Bowie on the UK leg of his Ziggy Stardust tour.

Frank is a multi instrumentalist and founder member of Lyra Celtica, a band that also included two former  

JSD band members including O’Rourke. He has played with a number of world class musicians including

Ivan Drever, Martin Hayes, Denis Cahill and Carlos Nunyez.

8 Oct    Carrie Martin

Carrie Martin, singer/songwriter/guitarist from Hull, returned to music after a 20yr break encouraged by                    none other than the noted acoustic guitarist Gordon Giltrap. She cites her meeting him as the most important                      thing that has happened to her in her musical career. Her guitar playing attracted sufficient attention for her to be            recruited as an endorsee by Vintage guitars. Influenced by Eva Cassidy and Ann Wilson from Heart, her writing and            performing style nevertheless defies categorisation. Her album, "What If" featured guest  appearances from Gordon            Giltrap, Oliver Wakeman and Ric Sanders and had glowing reviews from all quarters, including Acoustic mag,

Rock n’ Reel and Classic Rock Society, and a double page feature in The Journal.

                      15 Oct   Haggerdash   

Alan Jones - Concertina, Bouzouki, Guitar, 5-String Banjo as well as taking lead vocals on many well known

and self penned songs. Alan is well known in Folk Music having previously played with Three's a Crowd, The

Govan Spoonful and Hot Toddy.

Jack Bethel - Hammered Dulcimer, Fiddle, Whistle, Concertina. Jack was a former member of the hugely

popular band Setanta. Billy Stewart - Bouzouki, Guitar,5-String Banjo, Harmonica, Bodhran . Billy takes lead vocals on quite a few well known songs as well as performing his own compositions. He is also a founder member of Haggerdash.

                  22 Oct    Graham Carter

           Born in Poole, Dorset in 1970, Graham grew up in a musical household as his mother is an accomplished                       Pianist. He began to play Acoustic guitar in 1987, taking up the Harmonica soon afterwards. Early influences                        included the likes of Bob Dylan, Paul Simon, Lennon/McCartney and The Dubliners

29 Oct     Gary Anderson aka Kinnaber Junction

Kinnaber Junction is a singer/songwriter on the Angus music circuit. Having grown up in Montrose he has

played with various bands around the area since he was 16. He has gained a wealth of experience covering a

wide range of instruments and genres during this time.

He gigs all over Scotland and has also performed in Norway and Ireland. Notable gigs have included Montrose Folk Club, Montrose Music Festival, Edinburgh Folk Club, The Ugie Folk Festival, Dougie MacLean’s Perthshire Amber Festival