0 Diminished Fifths Gloucester Hotel. Gloucester Road. 8.30pm. Free. 30's and 40’s swing.

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

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

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

0 Live Jazz 1 landsel‘s Wine Bar. 22 Stafford Sheet. 225 5221. Evening. 0 Peristalsis Brothers with Brass Negociants. Bristo Square. Evening

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

0 Brown Blues ’l‘hird Eye Centre. Sauchiehall Street. 9.30pm. £3.50 (£3). Arnold Brown. comedian in conjunction with .lungr and Parker. vocals. guitar and harmonica. Sec panel.

0 Gill Scott Heron Louis Nite Spot. 1073 Argyle Street. 8pm. £5. With a great talent and background in

jazz fttnk. his songs and rapping can get a bit tacky. See (iuestlist.

0 Duncan Finlay Six Pack ( iillespies. Cheapside Street. 221 770-1. Evening. £2.

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0 Charlie McNair‘s Band Presertttion Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. Evening. Longest lasting Edinburgh band.

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

0 Take Three Maxies Bistro. West Nicolson Street. 667 0845. Evening. Modern jazz in bar‘restaurant.

O Celsius Negociants. Bristo Square. Evening. Loose improvisational music.



0 Bobby Wishart Quintet Blackfriars. Bell Street. Merchant City. Evening. First outing fora new band. See panel.

0 Jimmy Feighan/Shelagh Buchanan (iillespies. Cheapside Street. 221 7704. Evening. £2.


0 Jimmy Wood Trio Le (‘tii‘e Noir. Waverley Market. Princes Street. 8.30—12pm.

0 That Swing Thang Cafe Biarritz. Frederick Street. 930—] 1.30pm. Songs from the 30s and ~10s.

o Templehall Stompers 'I‘emple Hotel. Esplanade. Joppa. Evening 'I'rad hand.

0 Spirits of Rhythm Basin Street. llaymarket. Evening. Dixieland.



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Tickets: £2 (£1 concessions) Available in advance from the Usher Hall Box Office, Lothian Road, Edinburgh Tel:0312281155 Mon-Sat 10am-5pm

Friday 31 stJuly at 7.30pm ADZIDO Pan African Dance Ensemble Admission Free

Further Information available from the Recreation and Marketing Unit Tel: 031 557 2480






0 Deal Heights Cajun Aces Bar Luxembourg. Pitt Street. 9pm. Free. Scotland‘s best cajun band - although the competition is not intense. who recently released an album on the Temple folk label. A good night out. I would imagine.

0 Restless Rooftops. 92 Sauchiehall Street. 332 5883. 10.30pm. Although lam not certain. the name and the venue would make it a pretty safe bet that Restless are goths following in the wake of the Cult. and so on. Limited interest value.

0 The Cretins Weavers. Maxwellton Road. Paisley. 8pm. 887 5143. Much more fun. from a band who are only slightly influenced by the Ramones. The Wigs are worth the money to see.

O The Straight Men Riverside 'l'avern. Waddcll Court. (iorbals. 9pm. Free. Hard working and reasonably proficient pub rock band. who have a cassette album available.

0 George McGowan Trio & Linda Fletcher Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street. 552 592-1. Free. 9pm. Doesn't that make it a quartet'.’.


0 Ransom, Strategy and Lothian Calton Studios. Calton Road. 556 7066. 9pm. £2.50 (£2 after 11.30pm). A brace of local heavy metal bands. 0 Silent Shores Clowns. High Street. 9pm. Free. Raunchy and commercial pop.

0 Nicki Sudden and Rowland Howard (To Be Confirmed). The Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. Doors open 7.30pm. A couple of the more recent brand of rock legends. Nicki Sudden being a former Swell Map and Rowland Howard formerly thrashing the strings for the never-to-be forgotten Birthday Party. Black spiky tops should abound. but will they still keep the faith when Sudden and Howard guest on Iggy albums twenty years hence‘.’.

0 Wasted Days Rolling Stone. (ireenside Place. 558 1270. 9.30pm. Appearance depends on availability of ventte.

0 Juke Box Ewan Lord Darnley. West Port. 22‘) 43-11. 10pm. Free.

oThe Blues Brothers Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. £1 after‘).30pm. Blues-rock.

SATURDAY 25 Glasgow

0 Norwegian Blues Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9pm. Free. The diverisity of the Halt‘s programme always makes for some interesting events. and a Norwegian blues band is certainly one of those. Whether it will be as good as it is intersting remains to be seen.

0 Jamie Barnes & Cochise Viva‘s. Union Street. 1pm. A move for Jatnie Barnes. Glasgow‘s finest geriatric rocker. from Montego Bay to Vivas.

o Precious Wilson Tin Pan Alley. Mitchell St. 10.30pm. Only a pa. by the ex-Eruption singer. who is now signed to Jive records. Hardly likely to make a visit worth the money unless you were going to the club anyway.

0 Naitan and Friends Blackfriars. Bell Street. 2pm. Free.

0 About Time Blackfriars. Bell Street. 9pm. Free. Young. jazzish band.

0 Mary Kianni Baby Grand. Elmbank Gardens. 8pm. Free. Residency for accomplished singer.


0 Nico and Eric Random and The Bedlamites The Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. Doors open 7.30pm. Eric and chums are old cronies of Pete Shelley and therefore a cttlt. For info on Nico see panel.

0 Bald Cormorant Lord 1)arnely. West Port. 22943-11. 3pm. Free. 60s Ré’LB. country-rock. jam atmosphere.

0 Lothian Clowns. High Street. 9pm Free. Local heavy rock band.

0 Tam White and The Dexters

. Platform 1. Rutland Street. 8.30pm.

Edinburgh’s premier bluesman leads his top-rank rhythm'n‘blues band. plus brass section. through their paces. '1'am did Big Jazza‘s vocals on BBC's 'l'utti Fruiti.

0 After Eight Mince Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9pm. Free. Pleasant and proficient jazz-funk group.

0 Toto and The Bostons Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 2pm. Free.

0 Rootsie Tootsie Band and Special Guests Preservation Hall. Victoria St. 8.30pm. £2 (£1.50). The special guests are the winners and runners-up of last weeks blues'RtStB beats for the grand band contest that’s being spread over the three weeks and organised by Random Promotions. Sound Control and The Cut. There should be about six bands appearing. and a good time is guaranteed.

SUNDAY 26 Glasgow

0 Nico Daddy Warbucks. -16 West (ieorge Street. 10.30pm. A rare Scottish appearance by the woman billed on the posters as The Velvet‘s chanteuse. Should be good. and will no doubt make a special night out for the members and fans of all the local bands who have ripped the Velvets off over the years.

0 Nickki Sudden & Roland Howard Rooftops. Sattchiehall Street. 10.30pm.

o The Proclaimers \t'ickys. Kilmarnock. 9pm. Not to be missed but be sure to wear your blue and white striped shirt and your very best N1 1S frames.

0 Scheme McKinlays Place. Annick Street. Shettleston. 2pm. Part of a residency for one of (ilasgow‘s oldest bands who are quite big in Barlanark.

0 The Straight Men Briggs Bar. f Bishopbriggs. 9pm. Free. Another residency.


0 Ransom and Sheer Greed

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