9pm—midnight. Resident trad band.
I Le Jazz Hot Maxies Bistro. West Nicolson Street. 667 0845. 9pm—midnight. l930s-style small swing band in regular spot.
TUESDAY 1 Glasgow
I Bobby Wishart Group llalt 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 Hight Boswell llotel. Mansion House Road. Langsidc. 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 Makin' Waves Oblomov‘s. Bank Street 2200054. 9pm. Free. Saxman Bill Simpson leads five-piece trad outfit.
I Swing ’90 Malt Shovel. Cockburn Street. 9pm. Ilot Club foursome.
I Louisiana Ragtime Band Navaar l louse llotel. Mayfield Gardens. 667 2828. Evening.
I Roolsie Tootsie Blues Band Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9.30pm. Free. Rockin' blues from regulars.
WEDNESDAY 2 Glasgow
I Sandy Taylor/Alex Moore Duo Society of Musicians. Berkeley Street. 221 61 12. 8.30pm. 50p. Bar. Mainstream pianoand guitar residency.
I Charlie Propoa Baby Grand. Elmbank Gardens. Charing Cross. 248 1942. Piano bar music from 8.30pm.
I Al Fairweather and The Sundowners Youngs Ilotel. Leamington Terrace. 229 6481 . 8.30pm. Veteran trumpet star‘s weekly blow.
I Charlie MoNair'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 3 Glasgow
I Bill Finlayson Baby Grand. Elmbank Gardens. Charing Cross. 248 1942. Music from 9pm.
I George Penman's Jazzmen Curlers. Byres Road. 334 1284. Dixieland from 8.30—10.50pm.
I George McKay Band J oe‘s Garage Restaurant. Bank Street. 339 5407. 8—10pm. Free. Acoustic modern jazz duo ofdoublc-bass and guitar in regularspot.
I The Jazz Masters Westbury Hotel. St John‘s Road. 3164166. Trad five-piece led by bassist Graham Blamire.
I Wendy Wetherby Northern Bar. Iloward Place. Canonmills. 9pm. Free. Spike‘s away in California for a while. but the band soldiers on.
I Templehall Stompers Temple Hotel. Esplanade. Joppa. 669 4264. Evening. Trad and Dixie residents.
I Deroda Swing Maxies Bistro. West Nicolson Street. 9pm. Trio plus singer play 30s and 405 classics with some modern soul jazz.
I Cellar H01 1 Chambers Street. 2204298. Jazz Therapy fronted by singer Annie MeNichol.
I Shore Music Shore Bar. The Shore. Leith. 9pm. 553 5080. Live jazz. check venue for details.
FRIDAY 20 Glasgow
I Rowantree Folk Club Rowantree Inn. By Uddingston Cross. Uddingston.
9L1 1.45pm. £1.50. Singaround.
I Ceilidh Dance Riverside. Fox Street. off Clyde Street. 248 3144. 9pm- lam. £3. Always busy.
I West End Hotel Palmerston Place. 9pm. West Ilighlander‘s favourite. Accordion and guitar in the bar.
I Royal Oak Infirmary Street. 9pm till late. Alan Hunter.
SATURDAY 21 Glasgow
I West Coast Band Blackfriars. 45 Albion Street. Merchant City. 552 5924. Session. mainly Irish instrumental traditional music in the bar. Afternoon.
I Scotia Folk Scotia Bar. 112 Stockwell Street. 552 8681 . 8.30pm. Live music.
I Porters Music Porters Lounge Bar. 292 Sauchiehall Street. 12.30pm. Folk song and guitar duo.
I Heilan Jessie's 374 Gallowgate. Evening. Live band.
I Ceilidh Dance Riverside. Fox Street. off Clyde Street. 248 3144. 9.30pm. £3. Busy thrice-weekly dance.
I West End Hotel Palmerston Place. 9pm. Accordion/fiddle/guitar in the bar.
I Royal Oak lnfirmary Street. 9pm till late. Alan Hunter.
SUNDAY 22 Glasgow
I Black Bull Folk Black Bull 1 iotel. Milngavie. 8pm. Membership £3.50. Tonight Leith‘s other famous left winger chlt Gaughan.
I Singaround Riverside. Fox Street. off Clyde Street. 248 3144. 2—4pm. Free. Regular session.
I Park Bar Argyll Street. near Kelvin Park. Informal session in Iiighlanders' pub.
I Youngs Music Club Leamington Terrace. 9pm. £1.50. Info 447 6187. Live acoustic music. Clean guitar. vocals and ﬂute in a swingy cabaret mood from two Scotch ﬁlms.
I Muckle Ado L'Attache. basement of Rutland Hotel. West End ofPrinces Street. 9.30pm— 12.30am. Free. Cheerful three-piece folkie entertainers.
I L'Odeon George IV Bridge. 8.30pm. Duclling banjo and fiddle. mandolin and guitar.
I Absent Friends Fairmile Inn. Fairmilehcad. 8.30pm. Two singers in this electric folk band.
I Royal Oak lnfirmary Street. 9pm till late. Singer and melodeon player Nancy Nicholson.
I Travelling Folk BBC Radio Scotland. 8—9.25pm. Archie Fisher and Danny Kyle present records. news and live recordings.
I Victoria Bar Bridgegate. 552 6040. 9pm. Weekly session.
I Linlithgow Folk Club Black Bitch Tavern.
West Port. Linlithgow. 8pm. The Famous Other Band.
I The Relugees Negociants. Bristo Square. 9pm. Polished acoustic rock from original female songwriter in guitar duo. I Fiddlers Arms Grassmarket. 9—1 1pm. Scottish tunes on accordion. whistle and fiddle.
I The Green Tree Cowgate. Evening. Busy session. usually fiddles. guitar. flutes. pipes and too many bodhrans till 12.30am. I Folk At L'Attache L'Attache. basement of Rutland Hotel. West End of Princes Street. 9pm. Free. Absent Friends. electric folk band.
TUESDAY 24 Glasgow
I Paisley Arts out of Atrica Paisley Arts Centre. New Street. 887 1010. 8pm. £2 (£1 ) Family £5. Saaba are a host ofyoung dancers. mime artists. singers and musicians from Burkina Faso. See Music Preview.
I Miro L‘Attache. basement of Rutland Ilotel. West End. Resident fast folk band. flutes. fiddles and occasional songs.
I The Refugees Negociants. Bristo Square. 9pm. Strikingoriginal. contemporary sounding songs with acoustic and electric guitar backing.
I Milnes Dar Music Hanover Street. 830—] 1pm. Free.
WEDNESDAY 25 Glasgow
I Paris—Africa Club Tramway. 25 Albert Drive. 8pm. £6 (£3). Any three concerts ticket £12 (£8). Season ticket £21 (£15). Tickets from Ticket Centre. Candleriggs 227 551 l . Tickets from Box Office at Tramway 1 hour before each performance. Paris is a centre of the new African music. With its origins mainly in the Francophone countries. derived from folk traditions and fused with modern electric instruments. it's becomingthe world‘s dance music. And for a week. Glasgow‘s temperature rises. First off. from Algeria. the doyenne of rai singers. blending the sensual and the spiritual. Chaba Fadela. See Music Preview.
I Notting Hillbillies Pavilion Theatre. Steve Phillips. Brendan Crolter, Guy Fletcher and that man Knopller. See Rock Listings. I Dow's Music Club Dow‘s Bar. Dundas Street. beside Queen Street Station. 8.30pm. Glasgow singer and songwriter Eric Cuthberlson.
I 20th Century Music Club City Lights. Clyde Street. 204 3329. Singer/songwriter club. All welcome. Pass-the-hat admission. Free drinks to performers. Must be own material.
I Follt Session Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. Evening. Instrumental music on fiddle. accordion etc.
I Scotia Folk Scotia Bar. Stockwell Street. 552 8681 . 8.30pm. Live music.
I Notting Hillbillies Playhouse Theatre. Steve Phillips, Brendan Crolter. Guy Fletcher and dire guitarist Mark Knopller. See Rock Listings.
I Edinburgh Folk Club ()sbourne I lotel. York Place. 556 5577. 8pm. £2.50(£l .50). Billy Ross. original singer and guitarist with Ossian. joined by the group‘s fiddler John Martin.
I L‘Attache Basement of Rutland l lotcl. West End of Princes Street. 9.30pm—lam. Free. Alan Johnston‘s band from his album North ofthe Border.
I Paris-Africa Club 'I’ramway. 25 Albert Drive. 8pm. £6 (£3). Any three concerts ticket£12 (£8). Season ticket £21 (£15).
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