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In Memory of Stuart Adamson

 

    1974

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Summary:

Folk At The KB became simply The Folk Club in April with Monolug providing regular support duties until the end of regular folk events at the Ballroom in October.

Though several bands appeared frequently throughout 1974, Air (formerly The Change or Dillinger as they became in April) were the main Ballroom support residents until May.

 

Highlights this year included:

The Bay City Rollers
Billy Connolly
Archie Fisher
Hamish Imlach
Marmalade
Watt Nicoll
The Tannahill Weavers
John Watt
Silly Wizard
 

January 1974

DateDayHeadline ActSupport ActRemarks
01/01/1974TuesdayThe Bay City RollersMickey Finn
04/01/1974FridayMarmaladeAir
05/01/1974SaturdayHighway

08/01/1974TuesdayThe WaverleysMonolug / RazFolk At The KB
11/01/1974FridayBulldog

15/01/1974TuesdayThe BuskersWitches Promise / Monolug / RazFolk At The KB
18/01/1974FridayJohn Wayne BandAir'Bad Company' were formed on this day!
22/01/1974TuesdayIain MacKintosh MonolugFolk At The KB
25/01/1974FridayBubblesAir
29/01/1974TuesdaySilly WizardMonolugFolk At The KB

February 1974

DateDayHeadline ActSupport ActRemarks
01/02/1974FridayFrenzyAir
05/02/1974TuesdayMike WhellansMonolugFolk At The KB
08/02/1974FridayCapricornAir
09/02/1974SaturdayLegacy

12/02/1974TuesdayThe SkerriesMonolugFolk At The KB
15/02/1974FridayKatamasAir
19/02/1974TuesdayArchie FisherMonolugFolk At The KB
22/02/1974FridayBulldogAir
26/02/1974TuesdayCarterbarMonolugFolk At The KB

March 1974

DateDayHeadline ActSupport ActRemarks
01/03/1974FridayThe Bay City RollersAir
05/03/1974TuesdayFriendly Folk
Folk At The KB
08/03/1974FridaySparrie

09/03/1974SaturdayMatrix

12/03/1974TuesdayWatt Nicoll
Folk At The KB
15/03/1974FridayFrenzy

19/03/1974TuesdayTinker's LoanMonolugFolk At The KB
22/03/1974FridayHeidiAir
23/03/1974SaturdayPendulum

26/03/1974TuesdayHamish ImlachMonolugFolk At The KB
29/03/1974FridayBulldogAir
31/03/1974SundayStag
'Television' debut at CBGB's New York

April 1974

DateDayHeadline ActSupport ActRemarks
02/04/1974TuesdayJohn WattDavey Stewart / MonolugFolk At The KB
05/04/1974FridayCanyonSpiders
09/04/1974TuesdayThe LagganMonolugThe Folk Club
12/04/1974FridayPendulumAir
16/04/1974TuesdayNick ElliotWitches Promise / MonolugThe Folk Club
19/04/1974FridaySparrieAir
23/04/1974TuesdayHigh Speed GrassMonolugThe Folk Club
26/04/1974FridayCirkusAir
30/04/1974TuesdayBill BarclayMonolugThe Folk Club

May 1974

DateDayHeadline ActSupport ActRemarks
03/05/1974FridayDillinger
Dillinger were formerly 'Air'
07/05/1974TuesdayTom Lister (aka Tam Lister)Watt Nicoll / Iain Mackintosh / Josh MacCrae / John Watt / High Speed Grass / Pat Kelly / Causeway Folk / MonolugThe Folk Club
10/05/1974FridayDillinger
Dillinger were formerly 'Air'
14/05/1974TuesdayGaberlunzieMonolug / East Coast Juke BandThe Folk Club
17/05/1974FridayThe Bully Wee BandMonolug
24/05/1974FridayBeef

25/05/1974SaturdayThe Bay City Rollers

29/05/1974WednesdayBilly ConnollyThe Waverleys / MonolugThe Folk Club
31/05/1974FridayBilbo Baggins

June 1974

DateDayHeadline ActSupport ActRemarks
02/06/1974SundayMickey FinnBulldogShakin' Stevens & The Sunsets cancelled
04/06/1974TuesdayGreenmantleMonolugThe Folk Club
07/06/1974FridayStag

11/06/1974TuesdayJosh MacCraeMonolugThe Folk Club
14/06/1974FridayMerlin

18/06/1974TuesdayBobby EagleshamThe Allisons / MonolugThe Folk Club
21/06/1974FridayFlying Haggis

22/06/1974SaturdayBlue

25/06/1974TuesdayMike WhellansMonolugThe Folk Club
26/06/1974WednesdayAlex Sinclair's Band

28/06/1974FridayArgus
 

July 1974

DateDayHeadline ActSupport ActRemarks
05/07/1974FridayNevada

12/07/1974FridayBulldog

13/07/1974SaturdayOverdrive

14/07/1974SundayThe Chris McClure Section

19/07/1974FridayStag

26/07/1974FridayArgus

August 1974

DateDayHeadline ActSupport ActRemarks
02/08/1974FridayFagin

09/08/1974FridaySponge

13/08/1974Tuesday*
The Folk Club * Unknown artiste(s) - 
16/08/1974FridayFlying Haggis

20/08/1974TuesdayThe BushwhackersMonolugThe Folk Club
23/08/1974FridaySkin Deep

27/08/1974TuesdayWatt NicollThe Bushwhackers / MonolugThe Folk Club
30/08/1974FridayMoll's Myre
Scotland's Glitter Band

September 1974

DateDayHeadline ActSupport ActRemarks
03/09/1974TuesdayHamish ImlachLesley Hale / MonolugThe Folk Club
06/09/1974FridaySilver

10/09/1974TuesdayThe Tannahill WeaversMonolugThe Folk Club
13/09/1974FridayFlying Haggis

17/09/1974TuesdayDavey StewartJohn Watt / MonolugThe Folk Club
20/09/1974FridayCapricorn

24/09/1974TuesdayNoel MurphyMonolugThe Folk Club
27/09/1974FridaySouth Bound

October 1974

DateDayHeadline ActSupport ActRemarks
04/10/1974FridayFagin

07/10/1974MondayJimmy Lindsay
Dunfermline & District Accordion & Fiddle Club
08/10/1974TuesdayTinker's LoanMonolugThe Folk Club
11/10/1974FridaySkin Deep

15/10/1974TuesdayThe Phoenix Trio

18/10/1974FridayRyan Express

22/10/1974TuesdayThe Phoenix Trio

25/10/1974FridayStag

29/10/1974TuesdayThe Phoenix Trio

November 1974

DateDayHeadline ActSupport ActRemarks
01/11/1974FridayBulldog

04/11/1974MondayBert Shorthouse
Dunfermline & District Accordion & Fiddle Club
05/11/1974TuesdayThe Phoenix 3

08/11/1974FridayTivvy

12/11/1974TuesdayThe Melody Makers

15/11/1974FridayFagin

19/11/1974TuesdayThe Melody Makers

22/11/1974FridayMoll's Myre

26/11/1974TuesdayThe Melody Makers

29/11/1974FridayIron Virgin

December 1974

DateDayHeadline ActSupport ActRemarks
02/12/1974Monday*
* Unknown artiste(s) - Dunfermline & District Accordion & Fiddle Club
06/12/1974FridayFagin

10/12/1974TuesdayThe Melody Makers

13/12/1974FridayDowntown Flyers

17/12/1974TuesdayThe Melody Makers

20/12/1974FridayMoll's Myre

24/12/1974TuesdayFrenzy 
27/12/1974FridaySilver


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