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Subject: Re: Sessions in Edinburgh (was: Treat in Edinburgh)
From: Glen Clark <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Irish Traditional Music List <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Mon, 6 Aug 2001 08:16:47 -0700
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EXCELLENT POST!!!

I will be in Scotland at the end of the month (san Manodlin I'm sorry to say).
But I will definitely drop in for a listen!!!

Cheers .... Glenc

At 09:37 AM 8/4/2001 +0100, Nigel Gatherer wrote:
>Nigel Gatherer wrote:
>
> > I run a slow session in a bar in Edinburgh...
>
>Since I wrote this I have had several requests for more information. I
>have started two slow sessions in Edinburgh for people who are learning
>their instrument (perhaps they've had a year or two), but are wanting
>the experience of playing music with other people. The first one is a
>couple of years old now, and as it grew, people got more confident, and
>as they got to know a repertoire, the pace quickened. I'd say it's now
>an intermediate session. [The TASS BAR]
>
>So I started another one for those newbies coming up, for whom the
>first session was too fast. It's in its infancy, but the participants
>love it. The owners of the pub welcomed us, but have now said they're
>selling up, so that venue has a limited validity. [The CASTLE ARMS].
>
>There are loads of sessions in Edinburgh, many of them mostly Irish. I
>have moved away from the city so I can't give an up-to-date list -
>perhaps if people went to http://www.albafolk.freeserve.co.uk/sessions
>there would be a recent list.
>
>Sorry I can't be of more help.
>
>--
>Nigel Gatherer, Crieff  <[log in to unmask]>
>The Music of Ireland:   www.argonet.co.uk/users/gatherer/scottish/mfi.html
>CRE Index:   www.argonet.co.uk/users/gatherer/scottish/cre/index.html

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