I Average White Band The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120. 7pm. £10 pIus booking fee. Scotland‘s best-known and possibly only successful funk band pick up the pieces and groove on down. I Charlie landsborough Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 227 5511. 7.45pm. £12/£lO/£8. Country giant. legend and other lofty descriptions. as are most country and western stars.
I The Platters Bourbon Street. George Street. 5520141. 8.30pm. £12.50 with a drink. £29.50 with dinner. See Wed 27. I llothing and leon King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50. Nothing are a new dance- orientated live band who have been formed from the remnants of The Fugue. I The Egg Vic Bar. Glasgow School Of Art. Renfrew Street. 332 0691. 9pm. £4. Students and guests. Dance crew who recently played a benefit for their namesake. the island of Eigg.
I X, Shrinking Violets and The Berries Nice 'n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637.9an
I Miss love The Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free.
I Second Motion, Fastlayne and Blackstone The Rat Trap. Brown Street. 221 7233. 8pm. £3.
I The Core and The Hepburns The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 9.30pm. Free.
I Venus lvlacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free.
I Seattle Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.
I Vest, Body llammer and Absynth Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 7.30pm. £3. Death metal package. Yum!
light Music is listed by date, then by city. Performances will be listed, subject to space, provided that details reach our ottices at least one week before publication. light Music listings compiled by Fiona Shepherd and Jim Byers.
I Dominic Kirwan Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 227 5511. 7.30pm. £I3/£I l.50()/£10. The lovely twinkly-eyed. Fair Isle sweatered Irish man with his charming folky songs beloved of Celtic mums everywhere.
I Daniel D’Donnell Usher hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155.7.30pm. £13.50/£l4.50. Every mother's favourite son pops tip for his annual appearance to the faithful. Easy listening and big smiles all round.
I Daniel D’Donnell Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. £13.5()/£14.50. See Sun I7.
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I Daniel D’Donnell Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. £13.50/£ 14.50. See Sttn l7.
Dates listed below are for one-oft shows: see separate section tor 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.
I Glasgow Jazz Record Club Unitarian Church. 72 Berkeley Street. 7.30pm. Contact Ernie Spiers. l4 Glendee Road. Renfrew (886 2949) for membership details. Bill Newman on ‘Russian Jazz‘. I illgel Clark Duintet Paisley Arts Centre. New Street. 887 1010. 8pm. £6 (£1). The guitarist’s imaginative variation on jazz-rock fusion continues to develop with this excellent band. which remains one of the best on the current Scottish (and. for that matter. UK)jazz scene.
I Bra’trica Pizza Express. 151 Queen Street. 221 3333. 9pm. £3. A fusion. as the name suggests. of Brazilian and African grooves. led by South African harmonica player Adam Glasser. with Dominic Alldis switching from his customary keyboards (see Sat 16) to guitar.
I Carmen lundy Queen’s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 8.30pm. £9.50. £8 (£5). A Scottish debut for this sophisticated American singer. Her highly personal .S'elj'l’ortmi/ album marked a new level of recognition for her work on its release earlier this year. mixing her own writing with unconventional arrangements of jazz standards. She is joined for this Teacher's Jazz Directions appearance by New York pianist ()naje Allan Gurnbs. and a top-notch London rhythm duo of Dave Green (bass) and Winston Clifford (drums).
I Jesus Alemany’s Dubanismo! Assembly Rooms. 54 George Street. 220 4349. 8pm. £7.50 (£5). See preview.
I Altered Beats Henry‘s Cellar Bar. Morrison Street (opp ABC cinema). 221 I288. IOpm-3am. £4 (£3). Altered Beats. formerly Bad X Samples. are out to prove that jazz and jungle can meet over the beat. Paul Harrison supplies‘the keyboards (plus computer and sampling). DJ Eh'.’Wun! throws in the scratch beats. Guy Nicolson adds tablas and percussion. while Doug Duncan (trumpet) and Steve Meeker (saxes) are the front-line horns. Rappers. sound- systern and guest musicians are also featured.
I Madeleine MacDonald sings the Ella Fitzgerald Songbook Bourbon Street. 108 George Street. 552 0141. 8.30pm. Free. A tribute to both the late Ella and the great American songbook.
I Dominic Alldis Duartet Pizza Express. 151 Queen Street. 221 3333. 9pm. £5. Back on keyboards (see Fri 15). Alldis pays tribute to the music of Bill Evans. with Adam Glasser (jazz harmonica). Marco Caribe (bass). and Tristan Maillot (drums). See preview in issue 292.
I East Coast Project Henry‘s Cellar Bar. Morrison Street (opp ABC cinema). 221 1288. 1 Ipm—3am. £4 (£3). A fusion of soul and jazz from this Edinburgh-based outfit. featuring a core band of Steve Christie (keylmards). Nicola King. Roseanne Erskine and Joseph Malik (voices). Kevin MacKenzie (guitar). David Donnelly (bass guitar). John Rae (drums). and DJs Eh'.’\\'un!. Joseph and Uncle Fawaz. A jazz jam session begins around 2am.
I Kit Carey Band Bourbon Street. 108
George Street. 5520141. 8.30pm. Free. Dixieland jazz. with Maggie Mercer on vocals.
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