Forthcoming Dates

September 22, 2013 by


Welcome
to our Site

Want to contact us?  See https://scratchynoises.wordpress.com/committee/

See the links to the right to get the music.

VIRTUAL PRACTICE MONDAY 730-910 VIA ZOOM. 

ONE SESSION PER MONTH OPEN TO ALL.  DETAILS  OF TUNES, MUSIC FILES ETC ARE POSTED IN THE BLOG ENTRIES BELOW IN ADVANCE. 

OTHER SESSIONS MEMBERS ONLY –  SOME ARE SHY ABOUT PLAYING LIVE TO A CAST OF FRIENDS THEY HAVE NOT MET YET. 

AN EMAIL IS SENT TO MEMBERS WITH LINKS TO THE SESSION 

Mondays

When the college term is on we meet at Glasgow Kelvin College Monday’s c730-930pm (there is a slow session c645-730pm)

https://www.gfw.scot/membership

When college holidays are on we meet at Babbity Bowster http://babbitybowster.com/ Monday nights  7-9pm.  Next dates to be confirmed.

Thursdays

Once a month at Carol’s brother’s house West End. Next practice TBC 7-9pm. Please contact carolarmour3@hotmail.com for address if you don’t know where it is and to let her know if you will be going along.

Sign up for a Performance or Event

2021 – more workshops being planned – some virtual –  to work on our tunes.   These are usually open to anyone to join in as you can’t hear us playing 😉

29th August 2021 – Possible outside gig at Men’s 10k pending confirmation of restrictions nearer time

November 2021 – Ceilidhfest  https://www.ceilidhfestglasgow.com/

We have been asked to join in.  We have some time to decide on our offerings.

If you want to organise another practice or event and advertise it here let us know.

 


Scratchy Playalongs

April 21, 2021 by

We had a great playalong on Monday 19th April.

Next open session Monday 24th May. Details will be added here a week or two in advance. All welcome any instrument.

Scratch@Home 19th April 2021

April 11, 2021 by

Another session kindly hosted by Allan MacDougall. 730-910pm.

Focussing on newer tunes this time. All welcome any instrument.

Sheet music available here: https://scratchynoises.wordpress.com/tunes-we-play-2016/

Backing tracks here https://scratchynoises.wordpress.com/tunes-backing-tracks/

82 Sweet Maid of Glendaruel

84 Gordon Duncan Set

86 Farley Bridge

87 Kenny Gillies

88 Mary Scott

89 Road to Banff

90 Douce Pluie

91 Blarney Pilgrim

94 Muntanyes

96 Russian Tea

97 Radetzky March

98 Love o’ da Isles

99 Nameless Lassie

103 Patie’s Mill

104 Birks o’ Aberfeldy

105 My Cape Breton Home

Zoom Link

MeetingTime: Apr 19, 2021 07:30 PM London


Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7380387469?pwd=VnZEOWRwdUlsbFZnK1A1SFV5VmdCdz09


Meeting ID: 738 038 7469

Passcode: 350916

We are still scratching

March 30, 2021 by

Wonderful play along last night hosted by Allan. Lots of old favourite tunes. We were joined by some friends who we look forward to seeing again.

Hold the date – next open session 19th April 730pm.  Details will be posted on this blog soon.

Scratch@Home 29th March

March 19, 2021 by

Another session kindly hosted by Allan MacDougall. 730-910pm.

Lots of old favourites this time. All welcome any instrument.

Image – Ian Powrie band.

Sheet music in books 1 and 2 available here: https://scratchynoises.wordpress.com/tunes-we-play-2016/

Backing tracks here https://scratchynoises.wordpress.com/tunes-backing-tracks/


2 Barnyards of Delgaty

6 Spootiskerry

7 Boys of Blue Hill

8 Flowers of Edinburgh

9 Thistle of Scotland/Stronsay Wedding

11 Midnight on the Water

16 Whistle o’er the Lave O’t

17 A Man’s a Man/Tullochgorm

19 Ian Powrie’s Compliments

21 Duke of Fife’s Welcome/Staten Island

22 Leaving Lismore/Rope Waltz

26 The High Drive/Jenny Dang

27 Farquahar and Hettie’s/Elsey’s

28 Fairy Dance/De’il Amang the Tailors

31 Fr Angus MacDonnell/Dunvegan

35 Salt Fish/Mrs MacLeod

Join on Monday 29th March at 730pm via link:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7380387469?pwd=VnZEOWRwdUlsbFZnK1A1SFV5VmdCdz09


Meeting ID: 738 038 7469Passcode: 350916

Scratch@Home 22nd February

February 16, 2021 by

Another of our monthly sessions to which all are welcome. Kindly hosted by our friend Allan MacDougall.

(Pic – The Birks O Aberfeldy)

Dots available here:

https://scratchynoises.wordpress.com/tunes-we-play-2016/

Soundsfiles can be found here:

https://scratchynoises.wordpress.com/tunes-backing-tracks/

***= new set

2 Barnyards of Delgaty

6 Spootiskerry

7 Boys of Blue Hill

8 Flowers of Edinburgh

11 Midnight on the Water

23 John Clifford’s

29 Father John MacMillan

41 Stan Chapman’s

71 Polkas

75 Miller o’ Dervil

82 Sweet Maid of Glendaruel

86 Farley Bridge

94 Montanyes del Canigo

96 Russian Tea

104 Birks o’ Aberfeldy Set***

105 My Cape Breton Home***

Zoom link for the whole session:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7380387469?pwd=VnZEOWRwdUlsbFZnK1A1SFV5VmdCdz09

Fun Day at Uddingston Folkfest

February 13, 2021 by

Had a great chat and session at the Uddingston Folkfest today. Lovely to see the fiddles/gtars/whistles/mandolins/smallpipes and more.

Thomas Tunnock Uddingston Folkfest 13th February 2021

January 16, 2021 by
Boyd Tunnock enjoying a previous Scratchy Noises Session

As part of the Thomas Tunnock Uddingston Folkfest we will be holding a playalong on Zoom 2-4pm on Saturday 13th February. It is free, no need to book, just join the Zoom link below at 2pm on 13th February.

Any questions contact valeriemcc@hotmail.co.uk

Tune sets listed here in numerical order but will be played in a different order.

Dots are here: https://scratchynoises.wordpress.com/tunes-we-play-2016/

Sound files are here https://scratchynoises.wordpress.com/tunes-backing-tracks/

25 Highland Brigade at Magersfontein

35 Salt fish and Dumplings

40 Arran Boat Set

42 Biskerka

47 Jig of Slurs

50 The Diel’s Awa

54 Rakes of Glasgow

55 Time for a Tunnocks

77 March, Strathspey and Reel

78 Sine Bhan

87 Kenny Gilles

88 Mary Scott

89 Road to Banff

98 Love o Da Isles

99 Nameless Lassie

103 Slow Air and Rag (this is a new set)

Zoom link (please don’t try this before 2pm on 13th Feb as Allan may have another meeting running)

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7380387469?pwd=VnZEOWRwdUlsbFZnK1A1SFV5VmdCdz09

Lorna has set up a fund for local charities if anyone wants to donate online instead of the usual pudding bowl we put out at the session:

There is also a wee informal chat session 1-130pm 13th Feb. Drop in and say hello. If there are just a few of us we can chat freely. If more I will mute all and ask folk to raise hands/speak, or divide into chat rooms. Topic: Thomas Tunnock Uddingston Folk Festival ChatTime: Feb 13, 2021 01:00 PM LondonJoin the Zoom Meeting:

https://us04web.zoom.us/j/71752741231?pwd=TWFKUFVjTUJNZTNYb0NsQ3VQYXFPUT09

Meeting ID: 717 5274 1231

Passcode: Glenside1

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Scratch at Home 11th January

December 29, 2020 by

Another of our monthly sessions to which all are welcome. Kindly hosted by our friend Allan MacDougall.

Dots available here:

https://scratchynoises.wordpress.com/tunes-we-play-2016/

and here https://scratchynoises.wordpress.com/scratchy-noises-tunes/

Soundsfiles can be found here:

https://scratchynoises.wordpress.com/tunes-backing-tracks/

Playlist    (**  =  new soundfiles and dots)


27    Farquhar and Hettie

39    Milltimber Jig Set

56    Old Time Set  (NB other groups playing a version which repeats Frosty Morning without repeats twice round at the end of the set and we will do that too for this session – finish with a wee extra high A if you want)

68    Alexander Park Set

87    Kenny Gilles

89    Road to Banff

95    Circassian Circle

96    Russian Tea

97    Radetzky March  **

98    Love o’ da Isles  **

99    Nameless Lassie  **

100  Ceud Mile Failte  **

101  Vienna, City of my Dreams  **

102  Rachael Young **       

Auld Lang Syne  (a new version on single tunes page marked January 2020) **

Zoom link for part 1  (7.30)
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7380387469?pwd=VnZEOWRwdUlsbFZnK1A1SFV5VmdCdz09

Zoom link for part 2 (8.30)
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7380387469?pwd=VnZEOWRwdUlsbFZnK1A1SFV5VmdCdz09

Charity Donation

December 4, 2020 by

In recognition of Allan MacDougall’s contribution to recording sound files for us and running monthly playalongs during the pandemic we have sent £100 to North Ayrshire Cancer Care. Allan insists we cannot pay him so donation made to charity.

Scratch at Home 16th November

November 11, 2020 by

All welcome.

We will be having a play along with Allan.

Zoom Links:

730pm-810pm

https://us04web.zoom.us/j/77292989364?pwd=dkdlUXVrOVRoTkRjMlcrOFYwTkwwZz09

830pm-910pm

https://us04web.zoom.us/j/79775146777?pwd=Rk9EWEpoYzZIa3kwemRiME1Tdmtodz09

Dots – https://scratchynoises.wordpress.com/tunes-we-play-2016/

Sound files – https://scratchynoises.wordpress.com/tunes-backing-tracks/

*** new tunes not played by Scratchy Noises before

26 High Drive

30 Tongadale

36 Eavesdropper

78 Sine Bhan

81 Mill Burn

86 Farley Bridge

90 Douce Pluie

93 Lord Lovat

94 Muntanyes del Canigo

***95 Circassian Circle

***96 Russian Tea