George Street. 8pm. £2.50 (£1.50). Arunthathy Rajah. veena: Himangshu Gowshami. singer. harmonium; Alien Arts. dance.

0 The Clumsy Lovers Youngs Bar. Leamington Terrace. Evening. Weekly acoustic music allsorts. Two-thirds of Rua. tunes and songs for mandolin and guitar.

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

MONDAY 8 Glasgow

0 Old Hickory The Trading Post. Carlton Place. 429 3445. Evening. Country music in American steakhouse and bar.

0 Shades Tolbooth Bar, Glasgow Cross. 552 4149. Evening.

0 Irish Session Stage Door Bar. Gorbals Street. next to Citizens’ Theatre. 429 0922. Evening. Top Glasgow Irish players.

0 Furious Fiddlers Wintersgills. Great Western Road. Evening.


0 Miro The Green Tree. Cowgate. Evening. Bartill lam. Irish and other music.

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

0 Fiddlers Arms Grassmarket. Evening. Regular Scottish music session with fiddle and accordion, whistle etc.

0 Gill Hewitt Royal Oak. Infirmary Street. 557 2976. Evening. Songs with banjo. Late bar.

TUESDAY 9 Glasgow

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

0 Naiian Victoria Bar. Stockwell Street. Evening. Glasgow's folk bar has fiddle and accordion duo with friends.


0 Miro Ensign Ewart. Top ofthe High Street. Evening. Multi-cultural folk fun.

0 Bannermans BarCowgate. Evening. Session in the back room. 0 Kenny Grier Royal Oak. Infirmary Street. 557 2976. Evening. Songs with guitar.

WEDNESDAY 10' Glasgow

0 Naiian Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. Evening. Session. accordion. fiddles. flute. bodhrans and occasional songs.

0 Limited Edition Tolbooth Bar. Glasgow Cross. 552 4149. Evening. String band country blues.


0 Dougie McLean Edinburgh Folk Club. Osbourne Hotel. York Place. 8pm. £1.50. Singer ofcontemporary. self-penned and traditional songs and a fiery fiddler. Well recorded and travelled.

0 Gavin Anderson Bannermans Bar, Cowgate. Evening. Traditional and contemporary songs.

THURSDAY 11 Glasgow

0 Clach Na Cudden Star Club. 42 Carlton Place 429 9558. With Martin McCue. fiddle; Billy McGuire. accordion and Fossy. guitar. Essentially Irish.

0 Red Neck Mothers Tolbooth Bar. Glasgow Cross. 552 4179. Evening. Blues and country.


0 Session Green Tree. Cowgate. 9.30pm—1am. Instrumental players. all sorts of flutes. fiddles. pipes and squeeze boxes.

0 Royal Oak Infirmary Street. 557 2976. Evening. Late night music in the basement. Very informal.

o Shetland Fiddlers West End Hotel. Palmerston Place. Evening. Not just Shetland music. and even some instruments other than the fiddle.

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

FRIDAY 29 ' Glasgow

0 Late Jazz Riverside Club. Fox Street (off Clyde Street). 10.30pm—2am. Late bar. £2. Details: 248 3144. Regular Friday jazz night. 0 Jeannette Burns and Andy Alston

Baby Grand. Elmbank Gardens. 552 6027. Evening. Piano bar with lady vocalist.

0 Tea Dance with Swing ’87 Paisley Town Hall. 3pm.


0 New Voices Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 9.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). Ferocious sax-led Quartet ofJon Burgess: Sophie Bancroft sings mainstream with her own trio, and the superb broad-based piano technique of Dave Newton's trio make up Platform‘s focus on the talent forcing its way through in Scotland.

0 Melanie D’Reilly and Francis Cowan Gloucester Hotel. Gloucester Place. Evening. Fine vocals/guitar.

o Spirits 01 Rhythm Basin Street. Haymarket Terrace. Evening. Trad and New Orleans in Riverboat-style venue.

0 That Swing Thang Négociants, Bristo Square. Evening. Swungjazz as it is sung.

SATURDAY 30 Glasgow

0 Bill Fanning Big Band Shadows, Bath Street, 332 0552. Lunchtime. 0 George Penman Jazzmen The Midas, St. Vincent Street. Lunchtime. Famous trad band.

0 George McGowan Orchestra Black

Jacks, Hope Street. 2-5pm.

0 Jazz At Squires West George Street. 2-5pm. Resident Duncan Whyte and his Jazz Band.


0 Toto’s Jazz Band Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 2-4pm. Trad and swmg.

0 Basin Street Haymarket. Evening. Bar with regular Trad jazz. usually Mike Hart‘s Selection.

0 Festival City Jazz Band Clarendon Hotel, Grosvenor Street. Evening. 0 Tam White and The Dexters Platform 1, Rutland Street. Evening. R&B and a brass section.

SUNDAY 31 Glasgow

0 Bill Fanning Big Band Cotton Club. Lonsdale Road, Paisley. 2.30—6pm. £1 .

0 Dave Wilson And The Uptown Shulllers Bonhams Wine Bar. Byres Road. Lunchtime.

0 Jazz Cocktail Tolbooth Bar. Glasgow Cross. Evening.

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


0 Mike Hart's Society Syncopators. Learmonth Hotel. Learmonth Terrace. 12.30—3pm. Classic trad band.

0 Tam White and the Dexters Preservation Hall, Victoria Street. 2263816. Evening. Rock/Soul band with brass. £1.

0 Basin Street Stampers Basin Street. Haymarket Terrace. Evening. The Trad venue.

0 Capital City Jazz Band Crest Hotel. Oueensferry Road. 2—4.45pm. Trad. 0 Driving Sideways Traverse Theatre Bar, Grassmarket. 11pm—1.30am. Bluesy/rock.

MONDAY 1 Edinburgh

0 Tommy Sampson Big Band Fat Sam‘s, Fountainbridge. Evening.

0 Sophie Bancroft Trio Malt Shovel, Cockburn Street. Evening. Fresh from singing at the Queen‘s Hall ‘New Voices’ concert.

0 East CoastJazz Band Blue Lagoon, Angle Park Terrace. 331 9922. Evening.

0 St Stephen Street Stampers Basin Street, Haymarket. Evening. Trad.

TUESDAY 2 Glasgow

0 Avon Jazz Quartet King‘s Park Hotel. Rutherglen. Evening. Mainstream and modern. Players join in during second half.

0 Bobby Wishart Duartet Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. Evening. Great saxophonist and band.


0 Louisiana Ragtime Band Navaar House Hotel. Mayfield Gardens. 667 2828. Evening.

0 Swing ’87 Malt Shovel. Cockburn Street. 225 6843. Evening. Hot club with reeds.

0 West End Jazz Band Basin Street. Haymarket. Evening. Solid trad band.

0 Delta Devils Shore Bar, Shore. Leith. Evening. Boogie and blues piano/guitar.


0 Ted Hawkins Pavilion Theatre. 8pm. £4. Blues man. cult following. See panel.

0 Sandy Taylor/Alec Moore Society of Musicians. Berkeley Street. Evening.


0 Tea Dance with the Tommy Mitchell Trio Assembly Rooms, George Street. 3pm. 50p includes refreshments. Tango, samba or even waltz. Very popular.

0 Charlie McNair's Band Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. Evening. Edinburgh‘s original jazz band.

0 Louisiana Ragtime Band Basin Street. Haymarket Terrace. Evening. New Orleans.

0 Take Three Maxies Bistro, West Nicolson Street. 6670845. Evening. Modern jazz in bar/restaurant.

0 Giant Jazz Party Good Time Emporium. Abbeyhill. 8pm—1am. Dixieland bash with a number of bands. For children’s charity.

THURSDAY 4 Glasgow

0 Jazz Night Halt Bar, Woodlands Road. Evening.

0 Dave Wilson and the Uptown Shultlers Pitz Recreation Centre, Blackhall Road, Paisley.


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