The following details are for regular tree weekly dates: see main listings lor one- otl shows. Gigs are listed by city, then by day. Residencies will be listed, provided that up-to-date details are supplied to us. Jazz Residencies listings are compiled by Kenny Mathieson.


I Graham lless Yes. West Nile Street. 221 8044. 8pm. Free to diners. Piano.

I Jan Piano Baby Grand. 3/7 Iilmbank Gardens. 248 4‘)42. 10pm. Lounge pianist.

I Violet leighton Inn on the Green. 23 Greerrhead Street. Bridgetotr. 9pm. Singer.


I George Penman’s Jazzmen The Lemon Tree. 142 St Vincent Street. 226 3833. 2.30—5.30pm. 'I‘raditional.

I MU Blowing Band Lauder's. Sauchielrall Street. 2—5pm. Informal big band.

I Bill Fanning’s Big Band The Iron l'lorse, 115 West Nile Street. 2—5pm. Big band.

I llarry Margolis Big Band I.‘ Attache. 27 Waterloo Street. 221 3210. 2—‘5pm. Big band.

I Dissen Tango’d Brewery Tap. 1055 Sauclrielrall Street. 33‘) 8866. ‘)pm. Jazz funk.

I Graham lless Yes (see Fri). Piano.

I Jazz Piano Baby Grand (see Fri). Lounge pianist.

I Violet Leighton Inn on the Green tsce Fri). Singer.


I George McGowan Big Band The Parade. Meadowpark Street. 2.30-4pm. Big band jazz.

I live Music Brel. 3‘) Ashton Lane. 342 4066. 3pm. Artists vary. not always jazz. I Blacklriars Collective Blackl'riars. 36 Bell Street. 552 5924. ‘)pm. Modern jazz. I Hermitage Boswell Hotel. 27 h'lansionhouse Road. Langside. ‘)pm. Fusion.


I Fionna Duncan And Friends McChuill‘s. 40 High Street. 552 2135. 8pm. Traditional and mainstream singer. I Jan Piano Baby Grand (see Fri). ‘).3()pm. Lounge pianist.


I Alan McPike and Pat lteating Alpen Lodge. 25a Hope Street. 221 4648. 8pm. Hammond organ and vocals.

I Jazz Piano Baby Grand (see Fri). ‘)pm. Lounge pianist.

I live Jazz Inn on the Green (see Fri). Artists vary. usually traditional.


I live Jan Inn on the Green (see Fri). Artists vary. usually traditional.

I Stephen Mcuuli Yes (see Fri). Jazz singer.

I Smith And Blackwood Bar Miro. 30 Kelvingrove Street. 353 0475. ‘)pm. Songs ol'qualrty and distinction.

I Jazz Piano Baby Grand (see Fri). ‘)pm. Lounge pianist.


I Tap Quartet Brewery Tap (see Sat). Modern jazz.

I Chang Blackl‘r'iars (see Sun). ‘).30pm. Jazz-funk.

I Stephen Mcouil Yes (see Fri). Jan.


I Jan Piano Baby Grand (see Fri). ‘)pm. Lounge pianist.

I Bette Mairs Inn on the Green (see Fri). Singer.


I liz McEwan And Friends Point Hotel. 34 Bread Street. 221 9919. 8pm. Mainstream singer.


I Alex Shaw Trio Drum and Monkey. 80 Queen Street. 538 8111. 1—3pm. Mainstream to bop.

FOLK & WORLD matrice-

Gigs are listed by date, then by city. Performances will be listed, provided that details reach our ottices at least one week before publication. Folk and World listings compiled by ltonnan

I liz MacEwan with Toto And The Chalmers-

Dexters Harry‘s Bar. Randolph Place. 53‘) _ 8100. 3.30—5.30pm. Mainstream.

I Edith Budge Nobles. 44a Constitution G'asgow

Street. Leith. 554 2024. ‘).30pnr. Singer. I Bill ltyle's Jazz Pool Cellar Bar. Chambers Street. 220 4298. 10.30pm. Modern jazz.


I Diplomats Di Jazz Royal Iittrick Hotel. 13 Ettrick Road. 228 6413. 2.30—-5pm. Traditional.

I Jack on" And Friends with Wendy Weatherby Braidburn Itrn. 200 Mayfield Road. 667 3867. 3—5pm. Mainstream. I The Peristalsis Brothers Khublai Khan‘s Mongolian Restaurant. 43 Asserrrbly Street. 555 0005. 34mm. Swing.

I live Jazz Maison Hector. 47 I)eanhaugh Street. 332 5328. 4.30pm. Mainstream.


I Swing ’96 Malt Shovel. Cockburn Street. 225 6843. 9pm. Swing.

I louisiana Bagtime Band Navaar House Hotel. 12 Mayfield Gardens. 667 2828. 8.30pm. 'l‘raditional.

I Freebooters Jock Tarnson's. Renlield Street. 9pm. Free. Scots. lrislr and American songs from this new tour-piece. I Ceilidh Dance The Ferry. Clyde Place. ‘)pnr. £5. Tickets at the venue or in advance from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 55 I I.


I St Andrew’s Eve Ceilidh Dance Si Bride's Centre. ()rwell Terrace. Dalry Road. 8pm. £6 (£4). Music from the lladdington Fiddles. Tickets and information from the Amnesty Shop. 557 2957. Presented by Amnesty International.

I Celtic Ceilidh Caledorriarr Brewery. Slatel'ord Road. 8pm. £5 (£4). Tickets from Celtic Art and Travel Centre. Iligh Street. 226 3133. Music from Bobbie Shepherd’s Nightmare.

I Ceilidh Dance Ballroom. Assembly Rooms. George Street. 8pm-- lam. £6 (£3). Tickets 220 434‘). Music by the Robert

I live Jazz Whistle Binkies. 4—6 Sotrth F's" 83"“

Bridge. 557 5114. l0.30pm. Modern.

artists vary. K s n womeflam! Wednesdays ., 9 x

I Charlie Mcltair’s Hokum Band H arry's Bar (see Sat). ‘)pm. 'l‘raditional.

I Diplomats Dt Jazz Khublai Khan‘s ll Mongolian Restaurant (see Sun). 8.30pm. Traditional. l I live Jazz Henderson's. 25 Thistle Street. 225 2605. 8pm. Artists vary.

I live Jazz Cellar Bar (see Sat). 10pm. Artists vary.


I Spirits Di Rhythm Braidburn Inn (see Sun). 8.30pm. Traditional.

I Bill ltyle’s Decoy Walkers Bar. Shandwick Place. 10.30pm. Jazz-fusion. I live Jazz Henderson's (see Wed). Artists vary.

I Templehall Stompers Templehall I Hotel. 77 Prorrrenade. 66‘) 4264. 8.30pm. Traditional.

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I Egyptian oance llatla Supper Room. Assembly Rooms. George Street. 8pm. £6 (£4). Tickets 220 434‘). Bar. Arabic snacks. Watch or join in the traditional Egyptian dance form of ltaqs Sharqi.

I Mutineers ()‘Nerl's. South Bridge. 9.30pm. New album from Graeme Pearson‘s folk rock outfit.

I Guid Crack Club Waverley Bar Upstairs. St Mary‘s Street. 7.30pm. £2. Storytelling club presents singing fiddler

ltaren Boyd.



I Jim Bainbridge Scotia Bar. Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 3.30pm. Free. Blues.


I St Andrew’s ltight Concert Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 201‘). 7.30pm. £12 (1‘ 10). Edinburgh Folk Festival presents Aberdeen's Dld Blind Dogs (see preview): the jany acoustic duo Bachue Cate; singer. songwriter. guitarist and rnoothie player James Malcolm and the veteran singing siblings of the Fisher Family. namely Archie, Cilla and Bay.

I Tron Folk Club Tron Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 220 1550. 8.30pm. £3. Great guitar and flute playing. and original songs from l.iverpooI/Ireland duo Steve Tilston and Maggie Boyle.

I John lienbourne Canon's Gait. Canongate. 556 0481. 8.30pm. £5. Legendry accoustic guitarist.


I The Occasionals Glen Pavilion. spin. £5. Tickets from Carnegie Ilall Box Office. 01383 314127. or at the door. Ceilidh dance led by accordion nraestro Freeland Barbour.



Book Early for Christmas!

Carol Laula

Wed 4th December £7/£5

Martin Stephenson

Sun 8th December £7/£5

Fred MacAulay

Tue IOth December £6/£3

Pitch Perfect

Sun 15th December. 7pm £5/£2

Craig McMurdo

Sun 22nd December £7/£S


Mon 30th December £1 1

All Shows 8pm Unless stated



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