I Glasgow Jazz Becord Club Unitarian Church. 72 Berkeley Street. 7.30pm. Contact Frnie Spiers. l4 Glendee Road. Renfrew (886 2949) for membership details. Composer Bill Sweeney is the gttest recilalist.



I The Two Georges t’mtt Express. 151 Queen Street. 221 3333. 9pm. £4. includitig aperitif. call for reservations. .\lessrs l’enman - on piatto rather than his customary bass ~ attd Kidd (on trombone) of that ilk team tip witlt Ronnie Rae (bass) attd Murray Smith (drums) fora traditional attd mainstream prograntme. I Fat Sam’s Band l’aisley .-\rts Centre. New Street. 887 1010 8pm. £6 1, £1 1. This l{dittbtirgh-based swing and tttntp-itve big band ltop along the Mb to l’aisley. where they are always popular visitors.

MONDAY 18 Edinburgh

I Kings of the Wild Frontier l'al saints- Down 'l'own Diner. 56 58 Fountainbridge. 228 3111. 8pm. .\'o cover charge. call for reservations. Blttes.

W Edinburgh

I Picante l‘at Sam‘s l)o\\ n 'l'own Diner. 56 58 liottntainbridgt. 228 3111. 7.30pm. .\'o cov er charge. call for reservations. Latin and hop quintet.

WEDNESDAY 20 Edinburgh

I Fat Sam’s Band l’at Sam's Down Toth Diner. 56 581*tiuntainbridge.228 3111. 8pm. .\'o cov er charge. call for reservations. Swing and jumpitve.

I Russell Cowieson Quartet Henry's Basement Bat. Morrison Street (opp .\l(i.\l cinema), 9pm lam. £2. See Wed 13.

I Bachue Cafe lidinl‘urglt l‘olk Club. l’leasance Cabaret Bar. The l’leasance. £4 (£3 ) on door. This battd. tointly led by pianist Dav td \lilligan attd ltarpist ('orrina llevvatt. are the latest players 111 the tan. ttteets folk game 111 Scottish music. .-\s their debut album testifies. the promising blend of Milligan's astute. ltarntonically adventurous pianisnt with Hewatt’s delicate harp still needs a little dcvelopittg. bttt is already a long way down that road. When 1 last heard them live. drummer 'l‘om Bancroft tttade up the group.

Glasgow I George McGowan Trio l’i/za lixpress. 9pm. £2.50.

lSl ()llL‘Cll Sll'c‘c‘l. :21 555.5. including aperitif. call for reservations. The drummer steps ottt from beltittd his big band to show off his considerable small cotnbo chops iii the corttpatty of .littt Clellattd (keyboards) attd .lolttt Hendrv (bass). '


I John Goldie Trio Trott Jan. Cellar. Tron Tavern and Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 220 1550. 8.30pm. £3 (£2). Guitarist John Goldie has been attracting considerable plaudits for his rhythm guitar work with Martin Taylor itt Spirit of Django. but there is a lot more to his playing than is revealed iii the format of that band. The trio setting should allow hittt to stretch ottt as a soloist in his own right. in the company of Brian Sltiels (bass) attd Stewart Ritchie (druttts).

I Peristalsls Brothers Fat Sam's Down Town Diner. 56—58 Fountainbridge. 228 3111. 7.30pm. No cover charge. call for reservations. Swing.


Gigs are listed by date, then by city. Performances will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least one week before publication. Folk and World Listings compiled by Norman Chalmers.

FRIDAY 8 Glasgow

I Goats Don’t Shave The Garage. 8pm. lrish Celtic rockers. See Rock listings.

I Ceilidh Dance The Ferry. Clyde Place. 9pm. £6 (£4). Tickets at the venue or in advance from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511.

I Ceilidh Dance Riverside. Fox Street. off Clyde Street. 248 3144. Doors open 8pm. music at 9pm. £5.

I Prodigal Sons Finnegan‘s Wake. 79 St Vincent Street. 248 4989. 9pm. Free.


I Shooglenitty/Sophie Bancroft and Gina Rae St Bride's Centre. ()rwell Terrace. Dalry Road. 8pm. £7. A great evening promised by Scotland's favourite trance dance folkies. with gentle jazzy harmony vocals. guitar and whistle from two great musical talents.

I Moray House Ceilidh/Disco Moray House. Holyrood Road. Ceilidh battd and disco. £1 before 11. £2 after.

I The McCalmans Penicuik High School. l’enicuik. 8pm. £4. Bar. With the High School Fiddle Group.

SATURDAY 9 Glasgow

I Fair Company Scotia Bar. Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 3.30pm. Free.

I Ceilidh Dance Riverside. Fox Street. off Clyde Street. 248 3144. Doors open 8pm. music at 9pm. £5.

I Urban Gypsies Finnegan‘s Wake. 79 St Vincent Street. 248 4989. 9pm. Free.


I Goats Don’t Shave Venue. Caltott Road. 7.30pm. £7 (£5). Wild Celtic rockers from Ireland. See Rock listings.

I Edinburgh Fiddlers Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. £7.50—£4.50. 7pm. The Fdinburglt Highland Reel and Strathspey Society itt concert with choral Scots songs frottt St Margaret‘s School. attd art Army solo piper.

I Ceilidh Dance Debating Hall. Teviot Row Union. Teviot Square. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Information and tickets 225 2070. Music by Scottish Blend.

I Amnesty International Ceilidh Assembly Rooms. George Street. 220 4349. 8pm. £6 (£4). With the all-women Belle Star Ceilidh Band and world music vocal outfit Sedenlta.

I ALP Women’s Gathering St Bride's Centre. Orwell Terrace. Dairy Road. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Music. song attd dance front Lorna Brooks. Bengali Singers and Dancers. Drummers. Ceilidh Band and ntore. Free Creche. Women only. Information 337 5442.

I Scottish Labour Party Conference Ceilidh Edinburgh International Conference Centre. Morrison Street. 8.30pm—lam. £6 (£4). Information 668 1828. Music from the Robert Fish Band. I Tron Folk Club Tron Ceilidh House. Huttter Square. 220 1550. 8.30pm. £3. Fiddler and multi-instrumentalist Peter

3.- - 0 3-1; 8?

Livingstone has (1 new partner in Nina Kareis for a musical potpourri of squeeze box. cabaret swing jazz. sweet vocals and showmanship.

I flair of the Dog Scruffy Murphy's. George 1V Bridge. 225 1681. 9pm. Free.


I Mitre Folk Club Brunswick Street. off Argyle Street. 3—6pm. Free. lttformal.

I Macushla (4pttt) and Emerald Country _ (9pm) Finnegan‘s Wake. 79 St Vincent Street. 248 4989. Free.


I Slnalg Finnegan‘s Wake. Victoria

As clean-shaven as you llke: Goats Don't Shave, Frl 8, Edlnburglt, Sat 9


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Street. 226 3816. 9pm—2am. Free. lrish pub folk.



I The Footsteps of Bonnie Prince Charlie Cumbemauld Theatre. Kildrum. Cumbemauld. 7.45pm. £6 (£3). Jimmy MacGregor‘s slide show and talk. Slalotel Cumbemauld Celtic Festival

I Ceilidh Dance Class Riverside Club. Fox Street. off Clyde Street. 248 3144. 7.30pm—10pm. Doors open 7pm. £3.50. Bar. Regular caller Karin Ingram and piano-accordionist Freeland Barbour.

I Hair of the Dog Finnegan’s Wake. 79 St Vincent Street. 248 4989. 9pm. Free.


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