Jazz Joint. Henry‘s Cellar Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 221 1288. 9pm—3am. £3 (£2). See Wed 11.

I Mike Walker Sextet Tolbooth Theatre. Broad Street. 01786 473544. 8pm. £6 (£4). See Mon 16.



I Mike Walker Sextet Tron Jazz Cellar. Tron Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 220 1550. 8.30pm. £7 (£5). The JTC add two new venues for this tour. the Rothes Halls. Glenrothes (Fri 20, 01592 612121. 8pm. £6). and Paisley Arts Centre (Sat 21. 887 1010. 7.30pm. £6 (£2)).

I Kulu's Tigers Kulu‘s Jazz Joint. Henry’s Cellar Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 221



1288. lOpm—3am. £4 (£3). See Thu 12. Gigs are listed b city. then by day. Residencies will e listed, provided that up-to-date details are supplied to us. Jazz Residencies listings are compiled by Kenny Mathieson.



I Chris Clark Quartet Kelvinpark Lorne Hotel. 923 Sauchiehall Street. 334 4891. 8.15pm. Mainstream and Latin.

I Jazz Piano Baby Grand. 3/7 Elmbank Gardens. 248 4942. 10pm. Lounge pianist.


I George Penman's Jazzmen Cellar Bar. lngrarn Hotel. Ingram Street. 248 4401. 2—5pm. Traditional.

I Lauder's Big Band Lauder‘s. Sauchiehall Street. 2—5pm. lnformal big band.

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

I Live Jazz Brel. 39 Ashton Lane. 3—6pm. Youngjazz musicians.

I Live Jazz Brewery Tap. 1055 Sauchiehall Street. 339 8866. 9pm. Jazz funk.

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


I George McGowan Big Band Fitter and Firking. 59 Dumbarton Road. 2.30—5.30pm. Big band jazz.

I Violet Leighton Polo Lounge. Wilson Street. 4—6 m. Singer.

I Blackfriars Co lective Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street. 552 5924. 9pm. Modern Jazz.


I Fionna Duncan and Friends McChuill‘s. 40 High Street. 552 2135. 9pm. Sin er.

I Jazz Plano Baby Grand (see Fri). 9.30pm. Lounge pianist.


I Alan McPike and Pat Keating Alpen Lodge. 25a Hope Street. 221 4648. 8.30pm. Hammond organ and vocals.

I Tom Urie Polo Lounge (see Sun). 9.30pm. Pianist.

I Jazz Piano Baby Grand (see Fri). 9pm. Lounge pianist.

Wednesdays I Jazz Piano Baby Grand (see Fri). 9pm. Lounge pianist.


I Steven McDuff Quartet Yes Bar and Brasserie. 22 West Nile Street. 221 8044. 8—1 1pm. Singer:

I Jazz Ronnie RG's. 73 Queen Street. 221 2200. 8pm. Funky 'azz.

I George Penman Al -Stars Bourbon Street. George Street. 552 0141. 8.30pm. Traditional.

I Live Jazz Blackfriars (see Sun). 9.30pm. Artists vary.

I Jazz Piano Baby Grand (see Fri). 10pm. Lounge pianist.



I Bill Kyle's Jazz Pool Cellar Bar. Chambers Street. 220 4298. 10.30pm. Modernjazz.

I Live Jazz Henderson‘s. 25 Thistle Street. 225 2605. 8pm.

I Live Jazz Suruchi Restaurant. Nicolson Street. 5566583. 8.30pm.


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

I Toto And The Dexters Harry‘s Bar. Randolph Place. 539 8100.

3.30—5.30 m. Mainstream.

I Liz Mc wan Point Hotel. 34-50 Bread Street. 221 9919. 8.30pm. Singer. I Live Jazz Nobles, 44a Constitution Street. Leith. 554 2024. 9.30pm.

I Four Cellar Bar (see Fri). 10.30pm. Guitarjazz.


I Edith Budge The Dome Bar and Grill, 14 George Street. 624 8624. 1—4pm. Singer.

I Diplomats 0f Jazz Royal lirtrick Hotel. 13 Ettrick Road. 228 6413. 2.30—5pm. Traditional.

I Jack Duff And Friends with Wendy Weatherby Braidburn lnn. 2(10 Mayfield Road. 667 3867. 3—5.3()pm. Mainstream.

I Live Jazz Maison Hector. 47 Deanhaugh Street. 332 5328. 4.30—7pm. Mainstream.


I Live Jazz Henderson‘s (see Fri). 8pm. Pianist.

I 2/4 Blues Session Tron Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 226 (1931. 8pm. Fortnightly.


I Swing 98 Malt Shovel. Cockburn Street. 225 6843. 9pm. Swin t.

I Louisiana Ragtime Ban Navaar House Hotel. 12 Mayfield Gardens. 667 2828. 8.30pm. Traditional.

I Spirits 0f Rhythm Caley Sample Room. 58 Angle Park Terrace. 337 7204. 8.30pm. Traditional.

I Live Jazz Whistle Binkies. 4-—6 South Bridge. 557 5114. 10.30pm. Modern. artists vary.

I Acoustic Jazz Duo Daniel‘s Bistro. 88 Commercial Street. Leith. 553 5933. 8pm. Latin and mainstream.


I Fat Sam's Band Fat Sam‘s. 56—58 Fountainbridge. 228 3111. 8pm. Swing andjump-jive.

I Jeannie Maxwell and The Jazzwegians Westbury Hotel. 92—98 St John's Road. Corstorphine. 316 4466. 7.30—11.3()pm. Fortnightly. Traditional.

I Live Jazz Henderson‘s (see Fri). 8pm. Artists vary.

I Live Jazz Suruchi Restaurant (see Fri). 8.30pm.

I Cellar Jazz Trio Cellar Bar (see Fri). 10pm. Mainstream.


I Diplomats Of Jazz Malmaison. Tower Place. Leith. 7.30pm. Traditional.

I Live Jazz Henderson‘s (see Fri). 8pm. Artists var .

I Templehall Sytompers Templehall Hotel. 77 Promenade. Portobello. 669 4264. 8.30pm. Traditional.

I Live Jazz Cellar Bar (see Fri). 10.30pm. Artists vary.

folk & world


Dates listed below are for one-off and ticketed shows: see separate section for free residencies. Gigs are listed by city. then by dacy. Residencies will be 1 ste . provided that u -to-date details are supplied to us. olk 8 World listings are compiled by Norman Chalmers.



I Battlefield Band C umbemauld Theatre. Kildrum. Cumbemauld. 7.45pm. £9 (£6). Box office 01236 732887. Davy Steele. Mike Katz. John McCusker and Alan Reid in the latest line-up ofthe veteran Scots band.

I Ceilidh Dance Riverside Club. Fox Street. 248 3144. Doors open 7.30pm. £5. Live bands.

I Ceilidh Dance The Ferry. Clyde Place. 9pm. £5. Tickets at the venue or in advance from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511.


I Storytelling At The Netherbow Netherbow. High Street. 556 9579. 7.30pm. £5 (£3.50). Launch of a collection of oral tales from Glendale and other crofting communities. with George MacPherson.


I Martyn Bennett Band Rothes Halls. Kingdom Centre. 8pm. £6. Tickets and information 01592 611101. Dance to pipes. whistles. keyboards and frddles. all in sequenced club grooves.

SATURDAY 7 Glasgow I Ceilidh Dance Riverside Club. Fox Street. 248 3144. Doors open 7.30pm. £5. Live bands.


I Gaelic Music Workshops Tollcross Community Centre. Fountainbridge. 1.304;)m. £6. lnfonnation 554 2829. Gaelic song with Morag Macleod and Allan MacDonald; Stepdance with Jenny Dunbar. I Lizzard Lounge 1st Birthday Party Cafe Graffiti. Mansfield Church. bottom of Broughton Street. 9.30pm—2am. Tickets £10 (£7) from Underground Solu‘shn 226 2242; Fopp 220 0133; Professor Plastics 662 7168 and Yo Yo 622 7352. Upstairs. Metropolis. Salsa Celtica and Big Beat DJ Simon Hodge; downstairs. Lizzard Lounge All-Stars. DJs Malik. Unkle Fawaz and Eh? Wun!

I Amnesty International Ceilidh Dance Assembly Rooms. George Street. 8pm—midnight. £6 (£4). Tickets 220 4349. Both sexes celebrate International Women‘s Day with dance music supplied by the Belle Star Band and the Commotion Drummers.

I Gilly Hewitt Tron Folk Club. Tron Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 226 0931. 9pm. £3.50. From Irish/Ayrshire origins. but long settled in Edinburgh. Hewitt. accompanying herselfon guitar. concentrates on traditional songs.

I Ceilidh Dance Caledonian Brewery. Slateford Road. Doors open 8pm. £5. Live bands.



I Fiddler’s Bid Cafe Royal Bistro Bar. West Register Place. 8pm. £6 (£4). ALP members £4. Tickets from Coda Music on the Mound. 622 7246. and at the door. Powerful young Shetland septet driven by bass. piano/clarsach and guitar. with four fiddles up front. Their drive and commitment has elicited rave reviews from critics and musicians visiting Shetland's annual folk festival and this is the band‘s first Scottish mainland tour. Edinburgh‘s Folk Festival launches its scaled-down Easter 98 weekend programme in a pre-concert presentation at 7.30pm. See Music preview.

folk & world MUSIG

I Songs and Ballads The Tass. High Street. 2—-5pm. Free. Singing session in the afternoon, instrumental music into the evening.

I Russian Folk Songs Bar Kalinka. Henderson Street. Leith. 1.30—4pm. Free. Russian singer Elena in the only Russian bar in Scotland. with a range of vodkas and authentic food available all day. information 331 2502.



I Ceilidh Dance Classes Riverside Club. Fox Street. 248 3144. 7.30—10pm. £3.50. All ages. no experience necessary. Caller Karin Ingram and accordion played by Freeland Barbour or Alasdair MacCuish.


I Jimmy Crowley and Eddie Walker Penicuik Folk Club. Navaar Hotel. Bog Road. 8.15pm. £4 (£3). lnfonnation 01968 678153. ‘Mad March' double bill brings full-strength Irish traditional. and self- penned song from legendary Cork singer. guitarist and bouzouki player Crowley. counterpointed by Walker's picked ragtime guitar and eclectically entertaining songs.

WEDNESDAY 11 Glasgow I Weekly Scots Fiddle Workshops Kinning Park Complex. Comwall Street. Kinning Park. 7.30—9.30pm. £4 (£1.50) Workshops on Scots and Cape Breton fiddle styles. for beginners. intermediate and advanced players. Young beginners classes commence earlier in the evening. lnfonnation 636 1450. Also Cape Breton Step Dance class. 6—7.15pm. £3. Information 946 1087. Edl'lbtl‘gh I The McCalmans Edinburgh Folk Club. Pleasance Theatre Cabaret Bar. The Pleasance. 8pm. £4 (£3). Vintage Scots trio use minimal instrumental accompaniment. but are long on laughs and corpuscle-rich

vocal hamiony. Not for nothing are they dubbed ‘masters of the good night out‘.


I Fiddler's Bid Wynd Theatre. 8pm. lnfonnation and tickets 01896 823854. Powerful young seven-strong line up from Shetland includes clarsach/piano. guitar and bass. See Sun 8.



I Fiona Forbes and Sandy Stanage New Dawn Folk Club. Glasgow Press Club. West Regent Street. 332 1674. 8.30pm. £4.


I Ceilidh Dance Riverside Club. Fox Street. 248 3144. Doors open 7.30pm. £5. Live bands.

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