C a l e n d a r o f E ve n t s
Mondays Caledonia Chorale 7 pm Church of the Holy Communion, Walnut Grove at Perkins, 272-7159
Thursdays Sgt.W.K.Singleton Pipes & Drums 6:30-8:30 at Bethel Pentecostal Church, Stage Road in Bartlett; call 386-2052 for info. Wolf River Pipes & Drums, 6:30-9:30 at St. Luke’s Lutheran; Germantown Parkway. 753-9494
Fridays Dancing: 7:30-10 pm, Idlewild Presbyterian; 1750 Union Ave, West Entrance 1st, 3rd & 5th Friday Scottish Country Dancing. 274-1889
Saturday, May 3 CSWT - May Ceilidh See page 5
Monday, May 12 Monthly Meeting Jason’s Deli Poplar and Highland. For directions call 757-4200 or go to
memphisscots.com. 6:00 pm Dinner 7:00 pm Program: “Bluegrass Music’s Scottish Connection”
Saturday, May 17 MSSI Picnic Sellmansberger Home
Sat. - Sun, May 24 - 25 Memphis Feis Whispering Woods Conference Center Olive Branch, MS Thursday, May 29 Board Meeting: Perkins at
Sundays, 6-7 p.m. “The Thistle and Shamrock” WKNO-FM 91.1
Saturdays, 10 a.m. -1 p.m. “Strands of the Celtic Knot” Robert Campbell, host WEVL–FM 89.9 Sun and Mon 6 p.m. and
May 1: Raise Your Voice Solo singing is revered in tradi- tional circles, but layers of har- mony and massed voices create stunning arrangements of tradition- al and folk song. Add your voice to the choruses with choirs from Scotland and Brittany and some of your favorite bands in fuller voice.
May 8: Welsh Roots Check out some of the emerg- ing roots music from Wales with established and emerging artists, including master of the Welsh triple harp Robin Huw Bowen and singer songwriter Meic Stevens.
May 15 Words and Music Uncover musical connections with Stevenson, Yeats, Scott and other literary figures, in the company of Bonnie Rideout, Loreena McK- ennitt, Battlefield Band and Jean Redpath.
May 22 Passing the Torch Glimpse the future of Celtic music in recordings from some fine artists paired with a few of the masters who have inspired them, such as North Carolina native An- drew Magill and the great Chicago fiddler Liz Carroll. She described Andrew’s first album as “an awe- some debut.”
Fridays, 7 p.m. “The Thistle & Shamrock,” WMAV–FM 90.3
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