Leslie’s Bar is the location for a notation friendly traditional music Slow Session on a Wednesday evening running from 8.30ish – 11pm.
This is an inviting evening for players who are new to playing in traditional music sessions. It’s an encouraging space to come and try out playing in a session environment. During term times the session is led by Nigel Gatherer, who has been an immensely popular tutor with the Scots Music Group for many years.
It started as a follow-on to the Scots Music Group Wednesday evening Slow Session class, but now has a life of its own. Many who attend, but not all, are past or current SMG members.
Repertoire is mostly from the session books produced by the SMG and Nigel: