Gardens, Charing Cross. 248 1942. Piano bar music from 9pm.
I George Penman's Jazzrnen Curlers, Byres Road. 334 1284. Dixieland from 8.30—10.50pm.
I Ternplehail Stampers Temple Hotel. Esplanade. Joppa. 669 4264. Evening. Trad and Dixie residents.
I Beroda Swing Maxies Bistro. West Nicolson Street. 9pm. Female vocalist in a trio with violin, guitar and percussion. 305 and 405 classics with some modern soul jazz.
I Cellar Ho 1 1 Chambers Street. 2204298. Flamenco guitar from Freddie Triay with Adela providing the dancing.
I Stealing the Blues Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9.30pm. Free. Local outfit do their blues thang.
I The Jan Ellect St James Oyster Bar. 557 2925. 9pm. Free.
I Shore Music Shore Bar. The Shore . Leith. 9pm. 553 5080. Live jazz.chcck venue for details.
FRIDAY 16 Glasgow
I Linda Fletcher Quartet Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street. Merchant City. 5525924. 9pm. Free. Mainstream jazz vocals.
I Charlie Proppa Baby Grand. Elmbank Gardens. Charing Cross. 248 1942. Piano bar music from 8.30pm.
I Glasgow Rhythm Club Unitarian Church . 72 Berkeley Street. 7.45pm. New members and visitors welcome. Talks and discussions with records.
I Martin Taylor's Sarabanda a Melanie O’Reilly's Watch What Happens Queen‘s Hall. Edinburgh. 668 2019. 8.30pm. £6.50 (£5). The popular Ayr-based guitarist now has a permanent working group and a new contract with Island Records. Singer Melanie O‘Reilly also has a new band. and. judging by their self-produced tape Taste The Rain. a good one. too. See Preview.
I Peace Festival Jazz Night Assembly Rooms. George Street. 556 1083. £2.50 (£1.50). 4th Edinburgh Peace Festival benefit by Sue Robertson and Dave Thomson plus guests. It‘s all in a good cause so check it out.
I Big George and the Business Preservation Hall. Victoria Street, 226 3816. 9.30pm. Free. Stompin‘ blues all the way from Glasgow.
I Platform 1 Caledonian Hotel. Rutland Street. 225 2433. North Sea Gas in regular evening spot.
I Alpha Jazz Ouartet Elle rslcy House Hotel, Ellersley Road. Corstorphine. 337 6888. 8—11pm.
SATURDAY 17 Glasgow
I The Shelter 7 Renfrew Court. off Renfrew Street. 332 6231 . 8pm-round midnight. Concessions. New regular venue. cafe/bar/theatre. hopes to cater for the younger set. Tonight the Stewart Forbes Band provide an evening of Charlie Parker. plus support. Admission as per performance.
I George Penman's Jazzrnan Carnegie‘s. 142 Vincent Street. Afternoon session.
I George McGowan Orchestra Chubby Chesters. 178 Ingram Street. 5520876. 2—5pm. Free. The Big Band repertoire.
I Charlie Proppa Baby Grand, Elmbank Gardens. Charing Cross, 248 1942. Piano bar music from 8.30pm.
I Gave McLellan's Jazz Ouintel Curlers. Byres Road, 334 1284. Trad in the afternoon.
I Bill Fanning Orchestra Society of Musicians. Berkeley Street. 221 61 12. 2.00pm. Glenn Miller sounds from resident band. Non-members£l.
I Bolivar Assembly Rooms. George Street. 556 1083. Sensational hot salsa from this Latin American combo. plus support. Another event in the 4th Edinburgh Peace Festival (see Friday 16). so roll on up and shake out.
I Platform 1 Caledonian Hotel, Rutland Street. 225 2433. 12.30—2pm. No Alex
‘ Shaw this week. but Blueiinger provide
R‘n‘B in the evening.
I Dr MacJazz Basin Street. Haymarket. 8.30pm. Free. Popular trad six-piece residency.
SUNDAY 18 Glasgow
I Paisley Arts Jazz Paisley Arts Centre . New Street. 887 1010. 12.30pm. Free. Ah Umm Latin-tinged five piece fusion outfit. I Strathclyde Youth Jan Orchestra Society of Musicians. Berkeley Street. 2216112. 2pm. Non-members £1. Afternoon session under the distinguished guidance of Bobby Wishart, followed at 8pm by trad from Tommy Hulcup’s Happy Jazznten.
I Ah Umm Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street. Merchant City. 552 5924. 9pm. Second gig of the day for this fusion quintet.
I George Penman’s Jazznten Curlers. Byres Road. 334 1284. Dixieland from 8.30—10.50pm.
I Capital Jazz Band Crest Hotel. Queensferry Road. 332 2442. 2—5pm.
I Barony Jazz Barony Bar. Broughton Street. 557 0546. 8.30—11pm. Songs from Melanie O’Rellly with guitarist Francis Gowan.
I Toto and the Jazz Bostons Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9.30pm. Free.
MONDAY19 ' Glasgow ‘
I Gillespie’s 26 Cheapside Street.off Broomielaw. 221 7704. 9pm. Kitcarey's Jazz Band serve up trad/New Orleans/mainstream.
I Bobby Dean’s Jazz Quartet Curle rs, Byres Road. 334 1284. Mostly trad from 8.30—10.50pm.
I East Coast Jazz Band Blue Lagoon. Angle Park Terrace, 337 9922. Evening. 9pm-midnight. Resident trad band.
I Le Jazz Hot Maxies Bistro, West Nicolson Street. 667 0845. 9pm-midnight. 1930$'-style small swing band in regular
TUESDAY 20 ' ' Glasgow
I Bobby Wishart Group Halt Bar. 160 Woodlands Road, 332 1210. 9pm. Free. Top ﬂight bop and fusion saxman.
I Bill Finlayson Baby Grand. Elmbank Gardens. Charing Cross, 248 1942. Piano bar music from 8.30pm.
I Jazz Night Boswell Hotel. Mansion House Road. Langside. 632 9674. 8pm. Trumpeter George Ogilvie leads Trad and Dixieland night.
I Hideaway Blues Band Curlers. Byres Road, 334 1284. Blues/soul band in regular spot.
I Swing '90 Malt Shovel. Cockburn Street. 9pm. Dick Lee on reeds in Hot
I Louisiana Ragtime Band Navaar House Hotel. Mayfield Gardens. 667 2828. Evening.
I Rootsie Tootsie Blues Band Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9.30pm. Free. Rockin‘ blues from regulars.
I Making Waves Oblomov‘s, North Bank Street. The Mound. 220 0054. 9pm. Free.
WEDNESDAY 21 Glasgow
I Sandy Taylor/Alex Moore Duo Society of Musicians. Berkeley Street. 2216112. 8.30pm. 50p. Bar. Mainstream piano/guitar residency.
I Charlie Proppa Baby Grand. Elmbank Gardens. Charing Cross, 248 1942. Piano bar music from 8.30pm.
I Al Fairweather and Friends Youngs Hotel. Leamington Terrace. 229 6481 . 8.30pm. Trumpet star‘s weekly blow.
I Charlie McHair's Band Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. Evening. Edinburgh band leader and trumpeter. I Shore Music Shore Bar. The Shore. Leith. 9pm. 553 5080. Live jazz. check venue for details.
THURSDAY 22 Glasgow
I Larry and Angie Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street, Merchant City. 552 5924. 9pm. Light jazz piano and vocal duo.
I Bill Finlayson Baby Grand, Elmbank Gardens. Charing Cross. 248 1942. Music from 9pm.
I George Penman’s Jazznten Curlers. Byres Road. 334 1284. Dixieland from 8.30—10.50pm.
I Wendy Wetherby and Spike Wright Northern Bar. Howard Place. Canonmills. 9pm. Free. Vocals and guitar duo.
I Templehall Stornpers Temple Hotel, Esplanade. Joppa. 669 4264. Evening. Trad and Dixie residents.
I Beroda Swing Maxies Bistro, West Nicolson Street. 9pm. Trio plus singer play 305 and 405 classics with some modern soul jazz.
I Cellar H01 1 Chambers Street. 2204298. Jazz Therapy fronted by singer Annie McNichol.
I The Jazz Eltect St James Oyster Bar. 557 2925. 9pm. Free.
I Shore Music Shore Bar. The Shore, Leith. 9pm. 553 5080. Live jazz.check venue for details.
FRIDAY 9 Glasgow
I The Shelter 7 Renfrew Court. off Renfrew Street. 332 6231.8pm—round midnight. £2.50. Concessions. Tonight Carol Laula with support from Paris Match and Brooks.
I Paul Metzers and the ltipper Family Glasgow Arts Centre. Washington Street, 221 4526. 8pm. £3 (£1.50). Spoof stories. comedy and fine singing on the second night of the Arts Centre‘s folk series.
I Clach Ha Cudden Masonic Hall. Gilmore Street. Alexandria. 7.30pm. Supporting smgers.
I Rowantree Folk Club Rowantree Inn. by Uddingston Cross. Uddingston.
9—1 1.45pm. £1.50.
I Scotia Folk Scotia Bar. 1 12 Stockwell Street. 8pm—late. Free. Live Music.
I Ceilidh Dance Riverside. Fox Street. off Clyde Street. 248 3144. 9.30pm. Doors open 8pm. £3. Live band. Always busy.
I North Sea Gas Platform 1. Rutland Street. 225 2433. Evening. Scottish singalong group.
I Kevin Tait Candlemakers Arms. Grassmarket. 9.30pm. Folksingingcntertainer.
SATURDAY 10 Glasgow
I Paisley Arts Cajun Paisley Arts Centre. New Street. 887 1010. 8pm. £4 (£2).
Tonight. one of the most energetic of the new folk crossover bands from England.
the Buttermountain Boys play a sort of urban skiffle cajun with songs ofrclevance to the Bragg generation.
I West Coast Band Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street. 552 5924. 1-5pm. Free. Accordion. fiddle and instrumental sounds.
I Scotia Bar 112 Stockwell Street. Evening. Free. Live music from Wray Gun and the Rockets.
I Ceilidh Dance Riverside Club. Fox Street. off Clyde Street. 2483144. 9pm—2am. £3. Regular busy weekend dances.
I Sandy Bell's Forrest Hill Bar. Forrest Road. Famous traditional music pub has music at the end of the bar.
I West End Hotel Palmerston Place. 9pm. Highlanders‘ home from home. Accordion/guitar.
I Kevin Tait Candlcmakers Arms. Grassmarket. 9.30pm.
SUNDAY 11 Glasgow
I Black Bull Folk Black Bull Hotel. Milngavie. 8pm. £2 (Members£l .25). Membership £3.50. Jack Beck.
I Paisley Folk Club Whitehouse Hotel. Lonend. Paisley. 8.30pm. Singers Night. I Victoria Bar Bridgegate. 552 6040. 9pm. Session.
I Scotia Folk Scotia Bar. Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 8.30pm. Live music.
I Singaround Riverside. Fox Street. off Clyde Street. 248 3144. 2—4pm.
Friday 23 February, Assembly Rooms, 8pm
Also at Sat 24 Feb, Lochgelly Centre Theatre. Fife; Sun 25 Feb, Aberdeen Arts Centre, King Street; Mon 26 Feb, Bonar Hall. Dundee; Thurs 1 Mar. Moir Hall. Granville Street, Glasgow; Fri 2 Mar, Arts Centre, New Street, Paisley; Sat 3 Mar, St Andrews School Theatre. Clydebank.
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