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0 Matt Armour Star Folk Club, Calton Place. 8pm. £1. Singer and songwriter from Fife, whose compositions, in the traditional idiom, are firmly established in the repertoire of many of Scotland’s folk singers.

0 Bed heck Mother Tolbooth Bar, Glasgow Cross. Evening.

0 Busiteteers Wintersgills, Great Western Road. Evening. Packed back room to hear streetwise entertainers.


0 Salt ’n’ Sauce Piries Hotel. Coates Crescent, Haymarket. Evening. Songs, tunes and crack.

0 Jim Knight Royal Oak, Infirmary Street. Evening. Singing till 2am.

o Shetland Fiddle Society West End Hotel, Palmerston Place. Evening.

Please note that evening sessions begin at approx 8.30pm unless otherwise stated.



0 Glasgow Rhythm Club Berkeley Street. 7.45pm. Listen to jazz on records, and informal discussion and chat on the different forms, from Ragtime through Be Bop to the present day.


0 Bobby Wishart Group Queen‘s Hall, Clerk Street. 10pm. £3 (£2 members). Presented by Platform Jazz. Saxes and flute used to great effect in energetic and imaginative post-bop. Huge talent and always rewarding.

SATURDAY 26 Glasgow

0 George McGowan Orchestra Daniel Brown‘s, St Vincent Street. 1.30-4.30pm. Big Band nostalgia and imaginative settings.

0 Bill Fanning Big Band Shadows. Bath Street, 332 0532. Swing music. Lunchtime and all afternoon, 30’s and 40’s style.

0 Gumbernauld Theatre Lunchtime. Tom McGrath and others. Writer/pianist holds court, popular sessron.

0 Bobby Wishart Ouintet Society of Musicians. Berkeley Street. Lunchtime. Hard driving saxophone.

0 George Penman Jazzman The Midas, St. Vincent Street. Lunchtime. Solid, long-lived trad band. .

0 Jimmy Feighan Quintet with Shelagh Buchanan Lorne Hotel, Sauchiehall Street. Lunchtime. Leading on sax

and vibes, mainstream music from long established players.


0 Delta Devils Blues Band Gladstones Pub, High Street. Evening. Boogie and Swing songs and guitar.

0 Alex Shaw Trio Platform One, Rutland Street. Lunchtime. Piano-based. Musicians sitting in.

0 Mike Hart’s Selection Basin Street, Haymarket. Evening. Small traditional jazz band.

0 Tam White and the Oexters Platform One, Rutland Street. Evening. Soul/Jazz with brass and powerhouse vocals.

SUNDAY 27 Glasgow

0 Kit Carey’s Jazz Band Duke of Tourainne, Ingram Street. Evening. 0 Bourbon Jazz Band Beacon Hotel, Park Terrace. Lunchtime. Dixieland band.

0 Biclti Fernandez and Friends The Tron Bar, Tron Theatre, Parnie Street. Lunchtime.

0 T-Zone Nico’s, Sauchiehall Street. 332 5736. Lunchtime. Alternate weeks. Modern, post-Bop.


0 Fionna Duncan and Her Fellas plus Support Learmonth Hotel, Learmonth Terrace. 1pm. £1.50. Robin Hall’s favourite singer, polished and brassy.

0 Melanie O”Beilly and Francis Cowan Windsor Buffet, Elm Row, Leith Walk, Evening. Mainstream vocals/guitar.

0 Capital Jazz Band Crest Hotel, Queensferry Road. Lunchtime. Trad jazz band.

0 Tam White and the Oexters Preservation Hall, Victoria Street, 226 3816. Evenings. Soul/Rock band with brass.

o Basin Street Stampers Basin Street, Haymarket Terrace. Evening. Trad and New Orleans venue.

0 Delta Devils Maxies Bistro, West Nicolson Street, 667 0845. Evenings. Blues and Boogie while you eat or drink.

0 Dave Newton Trio Royal British Hotel, Princes Street. Evening. Brilliant keyboard jazz.



0 Iain Mcliaitie Trio Kelvin Park Lorne Hotel, Sauchiehall Street, 334 4891. Evening. Jazz on the guitar. The West End jazz scene on a Monday.


0 Western Australia Youth Jazz Orchestra and Midlands Youth Jazz Orchestra. See Commonwealth Arts Festival.

0 Swing ’86 Malt Shovel, Cockburn Street, 225 6843. Evening. Hot club guitars. Peripatetic sax and clarinet. 0 East CoastJazz Band Blue Lagoon, Angle Park Terrace. Evening. Straight early tunes and arrangements.

0 Basin Street Stompers Basin Street Bar, Haymarket Terrace. Evening. Early Dixieland, in riverboat style bar.


0 Delta Devils. Shore Bar, Leith. Evening. Piano boogie, guitar and vocals. Saloon Bar music.

TUESDAY 29 Glasgow '

o Batchelors oi Jazz Saints and Sinners, St Vincent Street. 8.30pm—midnight. High quality trad, : occasionally Fionna Duncan’s vocals, sometimes jazz harmonica.

0 Bobby Wishart Ouartet Halt Bar, Woodlands Road. Evening. Sax lead on electric band. Bobby blows up a storm on flute and all the saxes, with electric keyboards, bass and drums. Inspirational.


0 Swing '86 Malt Shovel, Cockburn Street, 225 6843. Evening. Hot club sound clarinet, sax, guitars and bass and spectacles.

0 Melanie O"lieilly and Francis Bowen ; Shore Bar, Leith. Evening.

0 west End Jazz Band Basin Street, Haymarket. Evening. Solid trad band in Edinburgh’s main venue for i the early form of jazz.

WE D N ES DAY 30 Glasgow 0 Sandy Taylor/Alex Moore Duo plus 1 Friends Glasgow Society of Musicians, Berkeley Street, 221 6112. 8.30pm.

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0 John Burgess Ouintet Gladstones, Royal Mile. 8pm. Good Be-Bop, j newish venue.

0 Charlie Mciisir’s Band Preservation

Hall, Victoria Street, 226 3816. Evening. Trad/swing band.

0 Louisiana Ragtime Band Basin

Street, Haymarket Terrace.

Evening. Dixieland music. !

THURSDAY 31 : Glasgow O Pistiorm Jazz Club Sloan’s Bar,

- Argyle Arcade,Argyle Street.8pm.

£1.50. Tonight a younger band from Ayrshire with a mix of Latin and

! funk. With Tony Gorman on sax and

Sarah Frater on vocals among the talent.

0 Bootsy Tootsy Blues Band Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. Evenings. R & B.

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0 Delta Devils Blues Band Gladstones Pub, High Street. Evening. Piano guitar and some fiddle in the songs. 0 Vlmioo Stompers Glenelg Hotel,

; Leamington Terrace. Evening.

More like Korma. O Spirits oi Rhythm Basin Street, Haymarket Terrace. Evening.

; Edinburgh’s main trad jazz venue. i Groups every night.

0 west End Jazz Band Ailsa Craig Hotel. Evening. Mainly mainstream standards.


0 Jan on Becord Glasgow Rhythm ; Club, Berkeley Street, 7.45 pm. 5 Come and listen, informal talks on

all aspects of the music, the players !

and the instruments.

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Open for Lunch 12.15 - 2pm Monday to Friday Fully Licensed

Come to The Queen’s Hall for lunch and enjoy a light snack or a three course meal in spacious and sunny surroundings. There is always an exhibition on the walls, and information on future events on display. The food is home-cooked and imaginative, using wholefoods with a vegetarian bias. A full bar service is available to complement your meal.

Homemade Soup of the Day A Selection of freshly mixed Salads Homemade Pdtés, Quiches and Cold Meats Hot Vegetarian Dish of the Day Mouth watering Mousses, Flans and Gdteaux' Fresh Fruit Salads and Cheeses Espresso Coffee Wine by the Glass or Carafe Real Ales and Beers on Draught

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