SESSION AT THE STAR
Come along and play, sing or just listen and enjoy. Space available both indoors and outdoors.
Venue: Star & Garter Hotel, 1 High Street, EH49 7AB
MUSICAL CRUISE WITH LINLITHGOW UNION CANAL SOCIETY (LUCS)
Always hugely popular, a cruise on the Union Canal, with live music from Cockleroy.Bring your own food for a canal-side barbecue afterwards, prepared by our good friends from LUCS.
Venue: Canal Centre, Manse Road, EH49 6AJ
Cost: All tickets £8 in advance from ‘Far From the Madding Crowd’, 20 High Street, Linlithgow EH49 7AE, or turn up and pay on the night.
BLUES NIGHT WITH BLUE DUBH
Back by popular demand after last year’s debut appearance in Linlithgow. Blue Dubh have performed all over Scotland and been regular visitors to top music festivals. Their sound occupies foot-tapping territory, somewhere between the Mississippi Delta and Chicago, with great vocals, top class harp playing, tasty guitar work and some soulful sax. Frontman Sandy Black (Blackout, Smokehouse Blues Band, Itchy feet, etc.) is a wellknown face on the Scottish Blues scene.
Supported by our very own Tom Adams, who sings and plays acoustic material from the masters of the golden age of 20th century blues. Listen to the many styles, including hypnotic delta, soulful country, intricate ragtime and driving Chicago blues.
Venue: Linlithgow Bowling Club
Time: From 8.00pm
Cost: Cost: £6 on the door. Tickets online at www.linlithgowfolk.yapsody.com – check Facebook for updates.
BLUEGRASS CONCERT WITH THE DADDY NAGGINS
The Daddy Naggins are a Glasgow-based bluegrass band that play rip roaring bluegrass and folk classics , as well as modern pop and rock songs. Formed in 2010 by Darren Young and Garry McFadden, on guitar and banjo respectively, the band also feature Hazel Finlay on bass fiddle and Laura-Beth Salter on mandolin, with occasional guest appearances from some of Glasgow’s finest traditional and bluegrass musicians.
The Daddy Naggins play music in an upbeat and enthusiastic manner and always try to get the audience’s feet tapping! They have played all over the UK and can usually be seen on a weekly basis around Scotland’s central belt. Please check them out and tell your friends the bluegrass train is coming to town!
Venue: Queen Margaret Hall, Blackness Road, Linlithgow, EH49 7JA
Cost: Admission £10 on the door or online at www.linlithgowfolk.yapsody.com. Also available from Norman Cummings Textiles, 75 The Vennel, EH49 7ET (tel: 01506 842013)
THE SESSION SCENE
All sessions from 8pm at the Black Bitch Tavern and other venues displaying the Festival logo.
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