MUSIC listings





I Hira Meka Hi-fi and Laconic The 13th Note Cafe. King Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £2. Despite the oriental name. Hira Meka Hi-fi hail from the slightly less exotic Norwich.

I Valderrama. Dying Sun and My legendary Girlfriend (‘avern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895. 9pm. Free. Students and 'uests.

I G asgow Songwriters featuring Andy Rees Blackl‘riars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.15pm. Free. Plus open mic guest spot. Arrive early to book your place: priority will be given to first-time perforiiiei's.


I Sage/Dinga Attic. Dyers (lose. ('owgale. 225 8382. 7.30pm. £4. Tickets in advance from Rippitig Recotds. Hip-hop meets beatnik in a New York slylee. See preview iii Festival 8 10pm section.

I Smiler Attic. Dyers ('Iose. (itiwgate. 225 8382. latii. £I. Quids iii.

I Hub Central Kulti's Jazz Joiiil. Henry‘s (‘ellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm 3am. £3. Funky mix of live band and platter spiiitiiiig.

I Adventures in Stereo/The Secret Goldfish/Policecat Platiel Pop. (‘as- Rock. West Port. 2294341. 9pm. £3. (‘recpttig Beiil night.



I The Alf Stewart Combo Kilkennys. John Street. 553 3505. 9pm. Free. Blues. I Jonny togue Brel. Ashton Lane. 342 4966. 8pm. Free. Napoleon 4 froiitiiiaii with his weekly acoustic solo spot.

I live Music (‘averti Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street 552 1895. 9pm. Free. Students atid guests.


I Sage/Dinga Attic. l)yers (lose. (‘owgale. 225 8382. 7.30pm. £4. Tickets in advance from Ripping Records. See 'l‘tiesday I8.

I Cathie Rae’s Singer's Night Kulu‘s Ja/l Joint. Iletiry 's ('ellat' Bar. Morrison Street. 221 I288. 10pm 3am. £4 (£3). (‘atliie Rae holds court with the Brian Kellock Trio. encouraging other tip-and- coming jazz singers to participate.

I Magoo/HiramekalHi-FilRed 2 Plattel Pop. (‘as Rock. West Port. 229 4341. 9pm. £4. Left-field guitar noise.

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Huckleberry tell their Hard Luck Stories at the Cas Rock. Edinburgh. Thu 13 Aug.

THURSDAY 20 Glasgow I Headswim and Trent The (‘atliouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £6. No age restriction. Headswim ltave moved on a little from the sub-metal llirtatiotis and with the likes of recent hit "l‘ourniquet' seem to be staking a claim in Radiohead’s portentous angst territory. Oh dear. More hopeful sounds from Coatbridge fourpiece Trent. I The Nectarine No.9, Magoo and Snow Patrol Nice 'n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 8.30pm. £4. The next slice of the 10 Day Weekend underground music festival begins witli this cool bill of fractious sounds. lidiiiburgh's Nectarine No.9 continue to weld beguiling melodies to ear-splitting guitars on their l-‘ri'er/ I-‘ur Blur Material album. Norwicli's Magoo continue to build their profile as Chemikal Underground‘s hidden treasure and Snow Patrol promote their debut album Songs- For Polar Bears. containing bolsliy guitar pop to get under your skin. I The Third Way, The Room and Hypermellow King Tut‘s Wan Walt Hui. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50. I Grover The 13th Note (‘afe. King Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £2. I Perfectly Legal, Planet Fuse, Free For All arid Superhero Strawberry Fields. ()swald Street. 221 7871. 9pm. £3. I Transaudio. High Flats attd Lecher Fury Mun'ys. Maxwell Street. 221 6511. 9pm. £3 (advance). £4 (door). including entry to the post-gig club. I Crazy Forests and Starsky ('avern Bar. Strathclyde University I’nion. John Street. 552 1895. 9pm. Free. Students and guests. I Live Music The Hall Bar. Woodlands Road. 564 1527. 9pm. Free. I Live Music Kilkeiinys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.


I Mr WiSh Attic. Dyers ('lose. ('ovvgate. 225 8382. 7.30pm. £1.

I Tim Amann Jazz Quartet Nn's Bar. BaIniot'al Hotel. Princes Street. 556 2414. 9.30pm. Soulful ja/z.

I El Cometa 10 Kulti's Jazz Joint. Henry's Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm -3am. £4. Afro Latino funk jazz.

I Annie Christian/Motor Life Co/ Mayonnaise Platiel Pop. (‘as Rock. West Port. 229 4341. 9pm. £4. Local

. headliners rock the ('asbali with their '. ever improving drama rock.



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 (publication. Jazz listings compile by Kenny Mathieson.



I Basement Jazz Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street. 552 5924. 9pm. £2. Modern jazz and funk. artists vary.



I Hue and Cry Collier Theatre. 935 Hyiidland Street. 467 5200. 8pm. £12. This could be aii interesting taster of the new material Pat and Greg Kane have written for the second album in their projected jazz-flavoured trilogy. Ja:: Nu! Ju::: The Net! Ste/i. which they will record this month. Despite a fair degree of scepticism surrounding the project at its inception a couple of years ago. the intial phase produced good results bolIi on disc and on stage. The Kane brothers are joined by saxophonist 'l'oiiiiiiy Smith. bassist Laurence (‘ollle and drummer Ian Thomas iii this special one-off preview gig.


Glasgow I Basement Jazz Blackl't‘iat's. 36 Bell

1 Street. 552 5924. 9pm. £2. See Thu 13.



The following details are for regular free weekl dates: see main listings for one-o or ticketed 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 Chris Clark Quartet Kelvinpark Lorne Hotel. 923 Sauchiehall Street. 334 4891. 8.15pm. Mainstream and Latin.

Hue and Cry give an appetiser for their forthcoming Jazz Not Jazz: The Next Step

I Jazz Piano Baby Grand. 3—7 Eliiibatik Gardens. 248 4942. 10pm. Lounge pianist.


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

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

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

I Live Jazz Brel. 39 Ashton Lane. 342 4966. 2—5pm. Modern. artists vary.

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 Filter and Firkin. 59 Dumbarton Road. 2.30—5.30pm. Big band jazz.

I West End Jazztet Russell's Bar Cafe. 77 Bytes Road. 334 4973. 3—6pm. Swing and Latin jazz.

I Violet Leighton Polo Lounge. Wilson Street. 4—6pm. Siti vet.

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



I Fionna Duncan and Friends McChuill's. 40 High Street. 552 2135. 9pm. Sinner.

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


I Bobby Wishart Russell's Bar Cafe. 77 Byres Road. 334 4973. 8-I Ipm. Mainstream and modern.

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—Ilpm. Singer.

I Jazz Ronnie RG‘s. 73 Queen Street. 221 2200. 8pm. Funky 'azz. I George Penman All-Stars Bourbon

Street (see Sat). 8.30pm. Traditional. I Jazz Piano Baby Grand (see Fri). 10pm. Lounge pianist.

album at Cottier Theatre, Glasgow, Fri 14 Aug.