ROCK & BLUES MUSIC
by \ eteran bluesman Jimmy Rogers. from Mississippi originally . who cut some classic sides in (‘hicago in the 40s and 50s Will] the likes of Muddy Waters. l lowlin' Wolf and Sonny Boy Williamson.
I Bite The Wax and Earlhbeat live Debating Hall. Fringe ('Iub. Teyiot Row . 7—10pm. Tickets free from Fringe ()ffice. BB(' Edinburgh reception or by applying tothe indiyidual shows. The first of twoweekly samples of Fringe fare. with highlights being broadcast on BB(' Radio Scotland's hurl/rhea! tomorrow and on Bite The War on Fri 23. lleadlining the Bite The ll'ux section. which starts at abotit 7pm and is presented by Mark Perciy al. are 'I'w ist. with y arious musicians atid comedians drawn from the Fringe also appearing. hurt/their! w ill feature Aw atinas and ()utback. Anotlter double hill on Wed 28. I Richie Henderson Four Beats 'l‘o'l'he Bar. ()blontoy's. .\'orth Batik Street. The .Mound. 2200054. 10pm. £1 . The second ofthree weekly ey ents in this sympathetic yenue showcasing lidinburgh‘s leading singer-songwriters. l-jaere .\'ilssen. Rob Daru and Kaz play separate sets each at all three shows. Tonight‘s headliner. Richie Henderson. is well known to lidinburgh audiences from The Dan Blocker Iixperience and The liberties. and we also , think we spotted him in The lost
I Elephant Noise Pelican. 'l‘lte (’owgatc. 225 5413. lfyou hay en‘t sought out acopy of this local bands debtit liP far from perfect. btit still good enough to quicken the pulse then it's abottt time you did.
I The Vasily Rats Subway . ('ow gate.
I The Tex Fillet Five \egociants.1.othian Street. 225 6313. 9.30pm. Free. Tongue in cltcek country.
I Ruthless Blues Presery ation l lall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9.30pm. Free.
I Live music Music Box. Victoria Street. 9pm.
THURSDAY 22 i Glasgow '
I The Beltanes ( 'otton (Tub. Scott Street. 3320712. 9pm. £2.50.
I Rhythm Hill 'l‘raders. (ilassford Street. 552 6246. 10pm. Free. A period of much actiy ity for Rhythm 1 lill with asingle release in the autumn and a track on the Yorkhill (‘hildren's Fund contpilation. rubbing shoulders with eyeryone from The Proclaimers to Teenage Fanclub.
I There Goes The World Fixx ll. Miller Street. 221 1568. 10pm. Free. Heayy rock. I Wish Drum and Monkey. Hope Street. Free. See Stilt 18.
I The Bronx ()uthouse. ('athcart Road. 6490184. 9pm. Free.
I Big George and the Business Time Warp Music (Tub. Joanna‘s. Southgate. Fast Kilbride. 03552 47534. 9pm. £2. Accomplished bluesman (ieorge Ross Watt and cohorts deal out sortie heavy blues noise.
I The Deadlies Stork Club. (‘1ydebank. See Stilt 18.
I Hideous Thing ('lubhousc. ()ld Sneddon Street. Paisley. 8894706. 8.30pm. £1 .50 (adyance). £2'(door).
I Red Green Blues Band 'l’wa (‘orbies. ('umbernauld. 0236 727473. 9pm. Free. I MrJones'i‘udor Lodge Hotel. Bttrnbank Road. Hamilton. 0698 457277. 9pm. £1.
I The Hamsters Preservation Hall.
Victoria Street. 226 3810. If you want to find out what the early Jimi l lendrix Experience might haye sounded like in a small club. cry those in the know. then check out The llatnsters. However.
there's more to this blues trio than
Hendrix coy ers (despite their lilcclric Hamster/and LP). as the punters who‘ve attended their numerous gigs will attest. l I Bluelinger Platform ()ne. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9pm. £1. See Sat 17. l I Rainman Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9.30pm. Free.
ROCK & BLUES
The following details are for regularweekly dates: see main listings for one-oil shows. Gigs are listed by city. then by day. Residencies will be listed. provided that up-to-date details are supplied to us. All events are free unless otherwise stated. Rock and Blues Residencies Listings compiled by Alastair Mabbott and Fiona Shepherd.
GLASGOW Q Fridays
I The Hideaway Blues Band MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free.
Blues and soul.
I Splash Legend‘s. Thorn Brae. Johnstone.0505 35818. 9pm. Free. Paisley pop hand. 1
I Peter Goes to Particlt MacSorlcys. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 4.30pm. Free. I Jamie Barnes and Cochise MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free. Blues rock.
I Snakeskin Shimmy Johnny Scobie‘s. London Road. 553 3204. 8.30pm. Free. i (iood-time blues and folk. I Splash Legend's. Thorn Brae. .lohnstone.0505 35818. 8pm. Free. Paisley pop band.
I The Hideaway Blues Band Curlers. Byres Road. 334 1284. 8pm. Free. Bluesand i sottl. I Rollin' Joe and the Jets The Fixx Ii. Miller Street. 221 1568. 9pm. Free. Fifties roek‘n'roll.
I Glasgow Songwriters Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free.
I Jam Session Richard's Basement. West Regent Street. 221 01 16. 8pm. Free. Musicians wishing to play must register by 7.15pm. Ampsand drums supplied. Drummers should bring sticks and cymbals.
I Rollin' Joe and the Jets Curlers. Byres Road. 334 1284. 8pm. Free. Fifties rock'n’roll.
I The Amazing Jimmy Brock Experience Johnny Scobie's. London Road. 334 1284. 8.30pm. Free.
Light Music is listed by date. then by city. Performances will be listed, subject to space. provided that details reach ourollices at least one week before publication. Light Music Listings compiled by Alastair Mabbott and Fiona Shepherd.
MONDAY 19 Glasgow
I Storm Over Glasgow Glasgow Royal (‘oncert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 332 3123. 6.30pm. £15. £12.50. £10. Rebecca Storm returns to run through sortie popular hits from contemporary musicals.
I Classic Rock (ilasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 332 3123. 6.30pm. £1 1 .50. £10.50. £9.50.£8.5(). £7.50. The (‘ity of Glasgow Philharmonic Orchestra proy ide art eyening ofclassic pop and rock songs by the likes ofThe Beatles arid The Rolling Stonesrilu Hooked ()n Classics. It would be interesting to see them tackle ‘2000 Light Years From Home'.
Oates listed below are for one-oil shows: see separate section lor residencies. Gigs are listed by date. then by city. Performances will be listed. provided that details reach our offices at least one week before publication. Jazz Listings compiled by Kenny Mathieson.
FRIDAY 16 Glasgow
I Mike Travis's EH 15 The Basement Club. Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street. Merchant City. 552 5924. 10pmw lam (no admission after 11.30pm). £3.50 ( £2.50). Drummer Mike Trayis's eclectic band from downtown Portobello combine liyely modern jazz with influences drawn from fusion and ethnic sources. Fellow (‘auld Blast ()rchestra member Steye Kettley ison saxophone. with (iraham Muir on guitar and Stuart Smith on bass.
I Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies King‘s Theatre. 294 Bath Street. 227 5511. 7.30pm; Matinees: Wed 2.30pm. Sat 3pm. Hammy Broadway musical tribute to the genius of Duke lillington finishes tomorrow.
I Trad Jazz Cruise Maid of the Forth.
l lawes Pier. South ()ueensferry. 331 1454. 8pm. £5.50(£4.25). A summer night cruise on the Forth with the RiverBoat Stompers. Runs eyery Fridayuntil September.
SUNDAY 18 Edinburgh
I Bruce Turner ( iuildford Arms. West Register Street. 556 4312. 8-1 1pm. Free. The (iuildford Arms run their second Jazz Week of the year. and lime secured the ex-l lttmphrey Lyttelton Band star Bruce Turner for the first three nights. Turner caused a sensation when he joined Humph's rather traditional outfit on saxophone in the early 1950s. causingone irate fan to turn tip at a gig sportinga banner which read ‘(io 1 lome. Dirty Bopper'. 'l'urner gleefully called a subsequent album of his The Dirty Hopper. Always worth hearing. Turner will play with the resident section. the Ken Ramage 'l'rio.
MONDAY 19 Glasgow
I Strathclyde Youth Jazz Orchestra RSAMD. 100 Renfield Street. 332 5(157. 7.30pm. £4 (£2). SYJO have established themsely es as one of the best-disciplined and tnost imaginatiye big bands on the Scottish scene. despite an ineyitably high turnoyer in players. Director Bobby Wishart has built up a book of unusualand highly atlractiye charts. lrotn Basic and lillington through to Zawinul and (‘orea. Part of the 4th (ilasgow Festival of British Youth ( )rchestras.
I Bruce Turner Guildford Arms. West Register Street. 556 4312. 9pm—lam. Free. See Sun 18.
TUESDAY 20 Glasgow
I John Taylor Trio Pasta Jazz. Strathclyde Suite. Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 332 3123. Doors open 7.30pm: Performance begins 8.30pm. £8.50. John Taylor remains among the top few British improvisers. although his style can be a little romantic and ornate for those who prefer something rather spikier. In the context ofthis rather mainstream series. though. he stands out as a daring and exciting choice to round out proceedings. Taylor will be accompanied by Tommy Smith‘s current bass player. Mick Hutton. and Loose Tubes drummer Steve Arguelles. As usual. The Strathclyde Suite will be turned into a jazz club for the occasion. and food is available from 7.30pm onwards.
I Bruce Turner Guildford Arms. West Register Street. 556 4312. 9pm—1am. Free. See Sun 18
WEDNESDAY 21 Glasgow
I John Taylor Trio Pasta Jazz. Strathclyde Suite. Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 332 3123. Doors open 7.30pm; Performance begins 8.30pm. £8.50. See Tue 20
I Al Gibson a Wendy WeatherbyGuildiord Arms. West Register Street. 5564312.
8—1 1pm. Free. The Jazz Week continues with trumpeter Al Gibson and singer Wendy Weatherby. backed by the Ken Ramage Trio.
I The Henry Newman Trio Black Bull. Leith Street. 557 5121. 9.30pm. Free.
THURSDAY 22 Glasgow
I John Taylor Trio Pasta Jazz. Strathclyde Suite. Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 332 3123. Doorsopen 7.30pm: Performance begins 8.30pm. £8.50. See Tue 20.
I Jimmy Woods and Liz McEwan Guildford Arms. West Register Street. 5564312.
8—1 1pm. Free. Saxophonist Jimmy Woods and singer Liz McEwan with the Ken Ramage Trio.
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The following details are for regular weekly dates: see main listings for one-oil shows. Gigs are listed by city. then by day. Residencies will be listed. providedthat up-to-date details are supplied to us. Jazz Residencies Listings compiled by Kenny Mathieson.
GLASGOW ' Fridays
I Blackiriars Jazz Blackfriars. 36 Bell
Street. Merchant City. 552 5924. 9pm.
The Basement (‘lub now operates downstairs (see Jazz listing above). but ,' music also continues in the upstairs bar. featuring a variety of performers. and may include some blues as w ell asjazz.
I Cale Dui John Street. 552 (row.
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