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MONDAY 4th February

ACCORDION AND FIDDLE CLUBS
Thurso – Pentland Hotel – Jock Fraser – 7.30pm

FITNESS CLASS
Edinburgh –Pentland Community Centre, Oxgangs Brae – Tartan Trainers Exercise class – 6pm

FOLK CLUB
Glenfarg –Glenfarg Hotel – Graham Carter

TUESDAY 5th February

ACCORDION AND FIDDLE CLUBS
Campsie – Glazert Country House Hotel – Andy Kain Trio – 7.30pm
Islesteps – Locharbriggs Social Club – Jim Gold Trio – 7.30pm
Keith – Royal British Legion – Jock Fraser – 7.30pm

CLASS
Aberdeen – South St Nicholas Church Hall, Kincorth – Ceilidh Dancing, aimed at summer weddings – 7.30pm
Dundee, Wighton Centre, Dundee Central Library - Scots Song – suitable for beginners – 2pm

WEDNESDAY 6th February

ACCORDION AND FIDDLE CLUBS
Dingwall – National Hotel – Michael Phillip Band – 7.30pm
Stonehouse – Violet Social Club – Janet Graham Band – 7.15pm

CLASS
Fife – Kenoway Community School – Accordion Class – George Lawrie – 7-9pm - *Tickets £5.60/half price first lesson*
Midlem – Village Hall – Live Music – Old Time Class (GB Scott) – 8-10pm - *Tickets £2*

CONCERT
Dundee – Wighton Centre, Dundee Central Library – Robyn Stapleton – 1.15pm

THURSDAY 7th February

ACCORDION AND FIDDLE CLUBS
Crieff – Crieff Hotel – clappy Doo Scottish Dance Band – 7.30pm
Galashiels – Clovenfords Hotel – Gary Sutherland
Isle of Skye – Royal Hotel, Portree – Gordon Pattullo and Gemma Donald – 7.30pm
Stornoway – Sea Angling Club – Alasdair White – 8pm
Oban – Argyllshire Gathering Hall – Susan MacFadyen Trio – 7.30pm
Rothbury – Queen’s Head Hotel Judith Linton Trio – 7.30pl
Lerwick – Shetland Hotel – Local Night – 7.30pm
Turriff – Commercial Hotel – Kevin Cheyne Scottish Dance Band – 7.30pm

CLASS
Glasgow – Maryhill community Halls, Maryhill Road – Ceilidh Dance Class – 7pm
Penicuick – Town Hall – Ceilidh Class – 8-9:30pm - *Tickets £2.90/£1.50*

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  • Comment number 1. Posted by Daniel Mcphee

    on 14 Feb 2013 11:17

    Take the floor has been a big part of the traditional scottish music scene, I do sometimes feel however a lot of the dance music seems the same quality,eg, heavy second boxes, heavy articulated drumming. I always liked the bands you could easily recognise by the first set if tunes , John Ellis , the occasionals , the cream of sdb world...

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