‘An Hour of Robert Burns’ – Captain’s Bar, South College Street, Edinburgh
13.00 Friday 17th August and 13.00 Saturday 18th August
Festival Folk at The Oak – Royal Oak, Infirmary Street, Edinburgh
Gilly Hewitt accompanied by Mike Slessor on fiddle and Ian Hewitt on percussion
Saturday 25th August beginning at 8.30pm – a folk club evening with 2 sets of 45 minutes
Gilly hosts afternoon sessions in the Captain’s Bar usually on 4th Saturday of the month and also some Tuesdays. These are open sessions that anyone can come along to and join in with a song or tunes, or listen and have a drink. She will be hosting sessions in July on 3rd, 24th, 28th and 31st. In August she will be hosting sessions on 14th, 21st and 28th. Tuesday sessions begin at 3pm and Saturday sessions begin at 3.30pm. She will also be hosting on Saturday 1st September.
Also on Friday 17th and Saturday 18th August she is presenting ‘An hour of Robert Burns’ between 1pm and 2pm in the Captain’s Bar as part of the Edinburgh Fringe.
As part of the Festival Folk at The Oak Gilly Hewitt is giving a concert on Saturday 25th August 2018 beginning at 8.30pm. Mike Slessor is accompanying on fiddle and Ian Hewitt on percussion and guitar.
The Royal Oak, Infirmary Street, Edinburgh.
On the fourth Saturday of every month Gilly is hosting an afternoon session from 3.30pm till 7pm in the Captain’s Bar
Gilly will be hosting Tuesday afternoon sessions in the Captain’s Bar between 3pm and 6pm from 25th April until 6th June 2017. Come along and sing, play, listen or drink.
Wednesday 24th August 2016 starting at 8.30pm – Festival Folk at the Oak – Gilly Hewitt and Roddy Neilson will play and sing Irish and Scottish songs, including songs by Robert Burns, accompanied by fiddle and banjo.
Gilly is hosting the afternoon sessions in the Captain’s Bar, Edinburgh, on Tuesday 7th, 14th and 21st June 2016. Musicians, singers and listeners welcome.
Gilly Hewitt and Roddy Neilson will be back playing at the Festival Folk at the Oak on Wednesday 24th August. We had a great time playing here last summer and are looking forward to another night at The Oak.
On Tuesday 26th January Gilly will be appearing with the band at The Victoria Park House Hotel, Ferry Road, Edinburgh. This is the home of the Leith Folk Club which meets here every Tuesday at 8pm. Tickets are £8 and can be collected at the door. It is possible to book tickets in advance by visiting the Leith Folk Club website.
Murray McLeod will be on guitar and Mike Slessor on fiddle, with Ian Hewitt playing percussion. As it is at the time of Robert Burns’ birthday we will be celebrating that by performing a selection of Robert Burns’ songs.