The Whistlebinkies return to Edinburgh Folk Club,Wednesday 20th January 2009
You can't get much better than this. There will be some "rare tunes" indeed!
From the last time...
Folk club concert. Reviewed in the Edinburgh Evening News by Martin Lenon 11 January 2007:
“Binkies keep traditional flame alive
TRADITIONAL music might have become a dying form, if it weren’t for bands like the Whistlebinkies. Wherever possible, they play acoustically, using only authentic Scottish instruments, and last night, the always eclectic Edinburgh Folk Club played host to the bands’ first gig in the Pleasance Cabaret Bar in two years. .
Formed around 1967 under the name The Jacobites, they became the Whistlebinkies two years later. The line-up may have changed over the years, but their raison d’etre always remained constant: To play Celtic music without gimmicks. ......... "
Pleasance Cabaret Bar at 20.00 hours
£8, £7(conc), Members £5