1 No Club - Happy New Year!
8 New Year Session - Sing a song, play a tune, tell us a story or listen and celebrate in style. Collection for the club.
15 BrÒg - a brand-new band featuring legendary piper Gary West on pipes, whistles, vocals and guitar; virtuoso fiddler Greg Borland on fiddle and bass, and the sensational Sandy Brechin on accordion. Jigs, reels, airs and Scottish songs. Gary West is one of the country’s top pipers, presenter of BBC Radio Scotland's 'Pipeline' and Professor of Scottish Ethnology at Edinburgh University, currently with Glasgow City Police Pipe Band and the famous Atholl Highlanders, ex Ceolbeg, Caledon and Clan Alba. Greg Borland plays with Other Roads, Burach, ex Caledon and the Kathryn Tickell Band. Sandy Brechin plays with The Jimi Shandrix Experience, The Sandy Brechin Band, Burach, ex-Seelyhoo and a host of other bands.For more information http://www.brechin-all-records.com/brog/ Club performer Bernie Hewitt. Entry £8 (£6 for members)
22 Angela Paterson - A very talented singer-songwriter from Islay See her on Facebook Club singer Neil Fox. Entry £8 (£6 for members)
29 Session - Sing a song, play a tune, tell us a story or listen and celebrate in style. Theme : Winter. Collection for the club.
5 Wayward Jane - The music is an innovative ‘transatlantic’ interpretation of American folk and Old Time traditions, blending roots material with fresh arrangements and original compositions. Their rich sound features fiddle, clawhammer banjo, double bass, guitar, wooden flute and close vocal harmonies. See them on Youtube Club singer Isobel Watson. Entry £8 (£6 for members)
12 Barry Nisbet - A Shetland musician - fiddle player, songwriter and guitarist. His set includes mostly self penned songs - some poignant, some humorous; some based on historic events, some right up to date and fiddle tunes from the island of Yell, where he grew up. See https://barrynisbet.com/home Club performer Lindsay Porteous. Entry £8 (£6 for members)
19 Forgaitherin - A Fife-based folk group, Forgaitherin have a reputation for their wide range of songs, four-part harmonies and sympathetic instrumentation with guitar, accordion, keyboard and whistle. They are: Hamish Grant, Hugh and Lesley Toner and John Reid. see them on facebook. Club singer Margaret Gillan. Entry £8 (£6 for members)
26 Session. Sing a song, play a tune, tell us a story or sit back and enjoy. Theme: Love. There will be a collection for the club.
4 Ian Bruce Ian Bruce is one of the best known faces on the Scottish folk scene and a wonderful ambassador for the Scottish singer/songwriter genre, all over Europe and beyond. Club singer Susan Kirkwood Entry £8 (£6 for members)
11 David Hershaw and Sandie Forbes - A groung-breaking acoustic roots duo from Fife. Their music combines elements of the Scottish folk tradition with modern song writing, infusing familiar melodies with fresh arrangements and sensibilities. Club Singer Jeannie Gardiner Entry £8 (£6 for members).
18 CANCELLED Shian Steve, Joss, Amy and Mel sing many well known folk songs, involving intricate harmonies, in their own wonderful style. All Shian band members are multi instrumentalists. see https://www.shianfolk.com/ A club night was suggested... and then more Coronavirus precautions came into play so only a handful of members came along and joined members of the committee for a last sing-song for a while.
25 We suggested some Irish videos to view/sing along to/play along to on YouTube.