singers, mainstay of Kilmarnock’s long running folk club, in the company of three other musicians. An evening of traditional and some contemporary song.


0 Royal Oak Infirmary Street, 557 2976. Late bar and late sessions.

0 This 'n' That Central Hotel, Royal Terrace. Folk and singalong country.

SUNDAY 29 Glasgow

0 Spindle Scott‘s Corner. Derby Street. 334 4891. Folky duo.

0 Bill Hill Paisley Folk Club, Ardgowan Hotel, Blackhall Road. 8.30pm. £1.50. The Man from the East, one guitar, a voice no better than Sidney Devine’s, causes uproar in a folk club in minutes. Guaranteed laughter.


0 Royal Oak Infirmary Street, 557 2976. Evening. Music, mainly guitar/songs every night in basement bar.

0 Julie Hennigan Youngs Hotel, Leamington Terrace. 9pm. Weekly acoustic music allsorts. Fine traditional singer all the way from North Carolina.

MONDAY 30 o Glasgow

0 Carmel and Kentucky The Trading Post, Carlton Place. 429 3445. Evening. Country music in American steakhouse and bar.

0 Shades Tolbooth Bar. Glasgow Cross, 552 4149. Evening. Folk/pop. 0 Irish Session Stage Door Bar, Gorbals Street, next to Citizens’ Theatre, 4290922. Evening. Top Glasgow Irish players.

0 Bopcats Wintersgills. Great Western Road. Evening. Old pop, busking and sort of folk music. well played.


0 Miro The Green Tree. Cowgate. Evening. Bar till 1am. Irish and other music.

0 Nobody’s Business Bannermans Bar, Cowgate. Evening. Acoustic music that swings.

O Fiddlers Arms Grassmarket. Evening. Regular Scottish music session with fiddle and accordion.

whistle etc.

0 Gill Hewitt Royal Oak, Infirmary Street, 5572976. Evening. Songs with banjo. Late bar.



0 Sleep The Feet Tolbooth Bar, Glasgow Cross, 552 4149. Evening. Scottish songs and tunes.

0 Naitan Victoria Bar, Stockwell Street. Evening. Glasgow‘s folk bar has fiddle and accordion duo with friends.


0 Bannermans Bar Cowgate. Evening. Session in the back room, mostly Irish music. Busy.

0 Kenny Grier Royal Oak, Infirmary Street, 5572976. Evening. Songs with guitar.


0 Naiian Halt Bar, Woodlands Road. Evening.

0 Limited Edition Tolbooth Bar, Glasgow Cross, 552 4149. Evening. Country blues sound.


0 Ray Fisher Edinburgh Folk Club, Osbourne Hotel, York Place. 8pm. £1.50. Archie’s sister, and another great interpreter ofScots song.

0 Bob Hownslow and Friends Green Tree, Cowgate. Evening. Singer/guitarist.

THURSDAY 2 Glasgow

0 Cathy Fink and Marci Marxer Star Folk Club, Calton Place. 8pm. £1. Banjo champion. first visit back since 1983. See panel.

0 Red Neck Mothers Tolbooth Bar, Glasgow Cross, 552 4179. Evening. Country blues.

0 Bopcats Wintersgills, Great Western Road. Evening. Indoor buskers.


0 Shetland Fiddlers West End Hotel, Palmerston Place. Evening. Regular fiddle-in.

0 Royal Oak Infirmary Street. 557 2976. Evening. Late night folk sessions. Bar till at least 1.30am.

0 Session Green Tree, Cowgate. Evening.


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

FRIDAY 20 Glasgow

0 Late Jazz Riverside Club. Fox Street (offClyde Street). 10.30pm-2am. Late bar. £2. Details: 248 3144. Top groups in great venue. check for details nearer the night.

0 Carol Kidd and The Trio Glasgow Arts Centre. Washington Street. 8pm. Bar. £3 (£2). Scotland‘s, and Britain‘s great jazz singer with her long term trio. Alex Moore. Murray Smith and Sandy Taylor. Top quality music.


0 Masqualero and Sheila Jordan/Harvie Swartz Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 9.30pm. £3.50. New Wayne Shorter title for the ‘Arild Anderson Ouintet'. Jordan/Swartz combine vocals/bass to an unbelievable standard. See panel.

0 Melanie D'Reilly and Francis Cowan Gloucester Hotel. Gloucester Place. Evening. Fine vocalist, guitar accompaniment.

o Spirits of Rhythm Basin Street. Haymarket Terrace. Evening. Trad. 0 Ronnie Rae Trio and Fiona Duncan L‘Attache. Rutland Street. Evening. Mainstream songs.

SATURDAY 21 Glasgow

0 George McGowan Orchestra Daniel Brown‘s. St Vincent Street. l.30—4.30pm. Brassy and loud.

0 Star Big Band Star Club. Calton Place. 2—5pm. Free. Music from 40s and 505.

0 Bill Fanning Big Band Shadows. Bath Street, 3320352. Lunchtime. 0 George Penman Jazzmen The Midas, St. Vincent Street. Lunchtime. Trad Band.

0 Mary Kiani Baby Grand, Elmbank Gardens. Evening. Piano bar.

0 Shelagh Buchanan Duo Glasgow Society of Musicians. Berkeley Street. 3—5.30pm.


0 IDJ The Venue. (‘alton Road. Evening. Jazz dancers from London, frequently on your screens (The Tube, Absolute Beginners).

0 Alec Shaw Trio Platform 1. Rutland Street. Lunchtime.

O Toto's Jazz Band Preservation Hall, Victoria Street. 2-4pm. Trad and swing.

O Basin Street Haymarket. Evening. Trad. Dixieland and New Orleans. Usually Mike Hart‘s Jazz Band.

0 Festival City Jazz Band Clarendon Hotel. Grosvenor Street. Evening. 0 Fiona Duncan L‘Attache.

Shandwick Place. Evening. Old jazz standards, with trio.

0 Tam White and The Dexters Platform 1. Rutland Street. Evening. Brassy soul band and vocalist.

SUNDAY 22 . Glasgow

0 Dave Wilson And The Uptown Shuttlers Bonhams Wine Bar. Byres Road. Lunchtime. Trad and Dixieland in the West End.

0 Jazz Cocktail Tolbooth Bar. Glasgow Cross. Evening.

0 Kit Carey’s Jazz Band Duke of Tourainnc. Ingram Street. 5520140. Evening.

0 Ricki Fernandez and Friends The Tron Bar. Tron Theatre. Parnie Street. 5524267. Lunchtime.


0 The Jazz Co The Green Tree. Cowgate. Evening.

0 Mike Hart’s Society Syncopators, Learmonth Hotel. Learmonth Terrace. 12.30—3pm. Legendsin their own lunchtime.

O Celsius Bannerman‘s Bar, Cowgate. Evening. Improvising with clarinet. guitar and bass.

0 Tam White and the Dexters Preservation Hall. Victoria Street, 226 3816. Evening. Brass and rock/soul band.

0 Basin Street Stampers Basin Street. Haymarket Terrace. Evening. Trad. 0 Ronnie Rae Trio Platform 1. Rutland Street. Lunchtime.

0 Alexander's Big Band Grosvenor Hotel. Evening. £2. Music to dance to.

0 Capital City Jazz Band Crest Hotel. Oueensferry Road. Lunchtime. Trad.

0 Jean Mundell and the Embers Haymarket Bar. Haymarket. Evening.

0 Driving Sideways Traverse Bar. Glassmarket. 11pm—1.30am.

MONDAY 23 Glasgow

0 Shelagh Buchanan Duo Duke of Tourraine. Ingram Street. One of Glasgow‘s great vocalists. Evening.


0 Jim Petrie Jazz Band Starbank Inn, Newhaven. Evening. Old-fashioned jazz in appealing little seaside pub. 0 Sophie Bancroft Trio Malt Shovel. Cockburn Street. Evening. Mainstream singer.

0 East Coast Jazz Band Blue Lagoon. Angle Park Terrace. 331 9922. Evening. Stompers.

0 St Stephen Street Stampers Basin Street. Haymarket Terrace. Evening. Riverboat. New Orleans. 0 Driving Sideways The Canny Man's. Morningside. Evening. Blues/jazz and rock ‘n' roll.



0 Avon Jazz Quartet King‘s Park Hotel, Rutherglen. Evening. Mainstream. MOR. Jamming in the second half.

0 Ron Finlay Trio Partick Tavern. Dumbarton Road. Evening.

0 Bobby Wishart Duartet Halt Bar.

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