Folk Blues and Beyond 2011

22nd May - 29th May, 2011

Partick Folk Festival - 27th - 29th May, 2011

Photo: folk blues and beyond. 'Folk, Blues and Beyond' acoustic fringe festival returns for a third year. This year helping to Keep Partick Weird and celebrate a diverse range of musical talent in conjunction with Partick Folk Festivsl

Attractions will include: Celine Donohue, Findlay Napier's Barroom Mountaineers, The Doghouse Roses , Jim Byrne and The Blackwoods, The Nearly Men, The Blas Collective, The Dolly Partick Band - and much more......

Participating Venues

The Criterion - Grand Saloon, The Lismore, The Rio Cafe, Hyndland Street and St Peter's Hall, Chancellor Street,

Once again Celtic Music Radio will be lending its support to the Festival:

Mary Kathleen Burke's show (15th May Jim Byrne and 22nd May, The Nearly Men and Paul Ross from The Rio Cafe)
on Ciaran Dorris's show on Sunday 22nd May, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. Chris Rodger
Listen in at 1530AM or online at

Photo: celine donohue.Partick Folk Festival

Friday 27th May - Sunday 29th May, 2011

St Peter's Hall, Chancellor Street, off Hyndland Street

Mick West and other well kent folkies will play host. No doubt the audience will get to hear Mick's amazing voice.

Guests include:

Friday 27th:
With Celine Donohue
Heather Heywood
Saturday 28th: Findlay Napier's Barroom Mountaineers (listen on YouTube plus Ciaran Dorris
The Ideal Band
Sunday 29th: John Faulkner support by The Friel Sisters - performing at St Patrick's Day Concert, Glasgow, March, 2011

Full Programme for Partick Folk Festival

Photo: jim byrne. The Criterion - Folk, Blues and Beyond

568 Dumbarton Road, Partick

Some of Glasgow's Finest Roots and Americana

Sunday 22nd May: The Doghouse Roses

Monday 23rd May: Chris Barrett and Craig Ralston RESCHEDULED SUNDAY 29TH 7PM


Tuesday 24th May: Chris Rodger - joining Chris will be Meggan Reid on violin and Alan Train on pedal steel

Wednesday 25th May: Larry Guild - 'Bus to Boston'

Thursday 26th May: The Moonshiners
Friday 27th May: David Belcher - DJ

Saturday 28th May: Jim Byrne and The Blackwoods

Sunday 29th May: Sunday May 29 Bussy and Dave's Ironic Shambolic Monthly Pub Quiz Maytime Mind-boggler! With actor/musician Ian Bustard and withered poltroon David Belcher with the questions that count. Singular posers; tip-top prizes; amusement guaranteed.

Photo: the rio cafe. The Rio Cafe

27 Hyndland Street, Partick

Listings: Folk, Blues and Beyond - acoustic music festival

  • Monday 23rd May - The Nearly Men(featuring George Gallacher of 60s Scots band, The Poets) - 9pm
  • Tuesday 24th - The Blas Collective - 8.30pm
  • Wednesday 25th - The Rio Open Mic hosted by Paul Mclaughlin -8.30pm
  • Thursday 26th - Teatime Music with Alex Maclean - 5.30pm - 6.45pm
  • Thursday 26th - Real Live Jazz - 9pm

The Lismore at Folk, Blues and Beyond - Partick Folk Festival

The Limore Bar, 1206 Dumbarton Road, Partick.

Tuesday 24th May

The Lazy Days open mic at the Lismore

with Mike and Ewan
8.30pm to 11pm

Wednesday 25th May

The Dolly Partick Band - americana style.

7pm to 10pm 

Thursday 26th May

Blackbird Studios at The Lismore

presents the acoustic sessions
5pm to 10pm

Joseph Latimer Scott Mcwatt Dixie Lang
Becky Wallace

Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th May

'Come All Ye Session' hosted by Partick Folk Festival musicians
1pm to 5pm

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