I Johnny Gator And The Bourtree Hillbillies The State Bar. Holland Street. 332 2159. 9.30pm. Free. Cajun and zydeco.

I Big Rain Kilkenny’s. John Street. 552 3505. 9.30pm. Free.

I Jinx MacSorley‘s. Jamaica Street. 572 0199. 9pm. Free.

I Hot Buddah Harley’s. Quarry Street. Hamilton. 01698 458174. 9pm. Free.


I Digital Theme Park The Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 10pm. Price the. A two-floored event which promises a mix of live music and DJs. together with added lnternet/lSDN-type link ups. Check this one out for a whole new night out. Astrosimian. who combine dub. reggae. funk and rock. are confirmed to


I Jazz Joint Henry‘s Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm. £4 (£3). Livelyjazz. soul and funk frotn Kulu’s Tigers who can count drummer John Rae. singer Livvy and Brian Kellock in their number. DJ Eh? Wun! supports.

I David Dickson Common Grounds. 2/3 North Bank Street. 226 1416. 7.30pm. Free. Acoustic guitar.

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Ticket information

Ticketsfor most mediutnllarge concerts can be bought from the :YOUPWQ:

yirginLArgyle Street. 204 5151 {rower Records Argyle Street,

204 2500. .

Credit card bookings from: Ticket Link: 227 551 1.


Virgin Princes Street, 220 3234. "Ripping Records South Bridge. 2267010.

Assembly-Rooms George Street. .220 4349

I The Corrs Royal Concert Hall. Glasgow. 287 5511. Fri 20 Mar.

I Jimmy Webb Queen‘s Hall. Edinburgh. 667 7776. Fri 20 Mar.

I Jimmy Nail Playhouse Theatre. Edinburgh. 557 2590. Sun 22 Mar.

I Travis. Catatonia 8r Idlewild Barrowland. Glasgow. 226 4679. Tue 24 Mar.

I 911 SECC. Glasgow. 287 7777. Wed 25 Mar.

I Echo And The Bunnymen Barrowland. Glasgow. 226 4679. Thu 26 Mar.

I Gary Barlow 8r Kinane Playhouse Theatre. Edinburgh. 557 2590. Thu 26 Mar.

I Space Jaffa Cake. Edinburgh. 229 7986. Sat 28 Mar.

I Ray Davies Pavilion Theatre. Glasgow. 332 1846. Fri 10 Apr.

I The Bellamy Brothers Pavilion Theatre. Glasgow. 332 1846. Sat 11 Apr. I James Barrowland. Glasgow. 226 4676. Mon 13 Apr.

I Super Furry Animals Barrowland. Glasgow. 226 4679. Thu 14 May.

I Joe Satriani 8: Michael Schenker Group Clyde Auditorium. Glasgow. 287 7777. Fri 15 May.

I Shirley Bassey Clyde Auditorium. Glasgow. 287 7777. Sun 24 & Mon 25


I Elton John 8: Billy Joel lbrox Stadium. Glasgow. 427 8877. Tue 2 Jun. I Janet Jackson SECC. Glasgow. 287 7777. Wed 3 Jun.

I Thunder Barrowland. Glasgow. 226 4679. Sat 6 Jun.

I The Rolling Stones Murrayfield Stadium. Edinburgh. 0990 321321. Mon 24 Aug.



Dates listed below are for one-off and ticketed shows: see separate section for free residencies. Gigs are listed by date, then by city. Performances will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least ten days before ublication. Jazz listings compile by Kenny

Mathteson. FRIDAY 6 Glasgow

I Planet Wave Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £8.50 (£7). The Scottish Composer's Jazz Ensemble performed the multi-authored The Solar Suite last time out. but the focus tonight is on the Scottish premiere of Tommy Smith‘s most ambitiousjazz composition to date.PIanet Wave. with poems by Edwin Morgan. The work had its only previous performance at the Cheltenham Jazz Festival last year. and will provide the band with a testing but rewarding outing. I Glasgow Jazz Record Club Unitarian Church Centre. 72 Berkeley Street. 221 3154. Membership details frotn Ernie Speirs. l4 Glendee Road. Renfrew. PA4 OAD. 886 2949. 7.30pm. Records and discussion.


I Randy Brecker-Billy Cobham Quintet Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 667 7776. 8.30pm. £8.50. £10.50 (£5). A new band which brings together two heavyweight fusion artists for the first time. Brecker's trumpet will feature in a band propelled by the twin percussion ol’ Cobham and Gary Husband. plus guitar and electric bass. The excellent Nigel Clark Quintet provide support.

I Midnight Blue Cafe Graffiti. East London Street (Mansfield Church). 557 8003. 10pm—2atn. band on-stage around 1 1.30pm. £5 (£4). Solid 60s soul-jazz grooves from singer Soubie Coleman and trumpeter Colin Steele. plus DJs.

I Basic Collective Kulu's Jazz Joint. Henry’s Cellar Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm—3am. £5 (£3). Very popular soul-jazz band. featuring singer Nikki King and some of the coolest grooves in town.


I The Jazz Syndicate Mac Robert Arts Centre. University of Stirling. 01786 461081. 10.30pm. £5 (£2.50). Classic Blue Note-style soul-jazz and funk vibes.



I Randy Brecker-Billy Cobham Quintet Mitchell Theatre. Granville Street. 287 5511. 8pm. £9 (£5). See Fri 6. I Carnauba Brel. 39—43 Ashton Lane. 342 4966. 3—6pm. Free. Brazilian bass player Mario Caribe leads this Latin-jazz outfit.


I Lizzard Lounge Cafe Graffiti. East London Street (Mansfield Church). 557 8003. Club starts 9.30pm. band on-stage midnight. £10 (£7). A real extravaganza this week as the Lounge celebrates its 1st birthday with a club on 2 floors. with Metropolis and Salsa Celtica starring upstairs in the church. and the Lizzard Lounge All-Stars holding court in the downstairs bar. Tickets are on sale in advance for this event. which is likely to be busy - try Underground Solu‘shn (226 2242). Fopp (220 0133). Professor Plastic (622 7168). or Yo Yo (622 7352).

An thing left will be sold on the door.

I Swirler Kulu‘s Jazz Joint. Henry's Cellar Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 221 1288. lOpm-3am. £5 (£3). Kevin MacKenzie‘s powerful electric outfit fill the Saturday night residence. featuring the guitarist with the Bancroft twins. pianist David Milligan. and bassist John Spiers.

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Edinburgh Edinburgh

I Jabba Kulu‘s Jazz Joint. Henry's I Cathie Rae's Singers Night Kulu's Cellar Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 221 1288. Jazz Joint. Henry‘s Cellar Bar. 8 10pm-3am. £3. Ten piece band with a Morrison Street. 221 1288. 9pm-3am. progressive approach tojazz-hip hop £3 (£2). Cathie Rae sings with the

fusion. Brian Kellock Trio. and also encourages other jazz singers to MONDAY 9 partICtpate. DJ Ritchie Rufftone takes . over the late session. Edinburgh

I Altered Beats 98 Preview Phase 1 Kulu's Jazz Joint. Henry's Cellar Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm—3ant. £3 (£2). Drum 'n' Bass The Jazz Element.

THURSDAY 12 Edinburgh . I Planet Wave Queen's Hall. Clerk

1 Street. am 7776. 8pm. £8.50 (£7). See TUESDAY 10 .

Fri 6. Edinburgh

I The Hot Club Tron Jazz Cellar. Tron Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 226

I Altered Beats 98 Preview Phase 2

Kulu's Jazz Joint. Henry's Cellar Bar. 8

(1931. 8.30pm. £4 (£3). Hot Club- Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm-3am.

inspired quartet. £2. Hip Hop The Freestyle Element.

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Links Hotel Montrose 9.15pm

01674 671000

15 Lemon Tree Aberdeen 7.30pm 01224 642230

16 iron Theatre Glasgow 8.00pm

0141 652 4207

18 Tolbooth Stirling 8.00pm 01/86 473544

19 iron Tavern Edinburgh 8.30pm 01.11554 4510

20 Rothes Halls Glenrothes 8.00pm 01592 611101

22 Paisley Arts Centre Paisley 7.30pm

0141 887 1010



HAMILTON PLACE Tel: 0131 226 5425

2pm AAB Trio 3pm Paul Harrison 4pm Reisiger+Bancroft+Nobl 1 5pm Derek Bailey+Han Bennink . 6pm Bill Wells Octet +Michael Moore

7.30pm Tom Bancroft - Hearing Voices 8.40pm Clusone 3

Tickets (226 5425):

All day: £12.50 (56) Evening: £9 (£5) _ _ . _ _ Presented by Afternoon: £7.50 (£4) ”" “"23 “Sum” Assembly Direct

Check out some free jazz at the Central Music Library - George IV Bridge For a FREE prOgramme call 0131 553 4000

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