Fiddler Tom McConville set for Penicuik Folk Club

Tom McConville. Pic: Comp
Tom McConville. Pic: Comp
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PENICUIK Folk Club head into the autumn with a special appearance by one of the leading fiddle players of our time.

Tom McConville, will appear at the club in the Roadhouse, John Street, Penicuik, on Tuesday.

Highly regarded entertainer as well as a top class musician and singer, McConville has been heard on hundreds of albums, including those of Barbara Dixon and Lindisfarne.

He has also shared stages with the legendary Stephan Grappelli and The Chieftains,

A world class act then, McConville remains never more at home than performing in the intimate atmosphere of a small folk club. Don’t miss him. Tickets are £8 on the door on the night.

The Club’s second concert this month is on Friday, 27 Septempber with Fiona Hunter and Band In Concert .

This time the venue is The Hub, Belman’s Road, Penicuik, at which Hunter will launch her debut solo album.

Best known for fronting Malinky, the singer’s support on the evening will come from her duo partner Mike Vass, Gillian Frame, Innes Watson and Euan Burton.

The Penicuik Folk Club has a long and impressive history. Having existed as an ad hoc group of enthusiasts, the club was formally constituted in 1986, with local artist John Cullen drafted in to design the logo the club uses to this day.

For full details of Penicuik Folk Club visit www.penicuikfolk.org.uk/