The prices given are for tickets alone. In many instances there will be an additional booking fee. Some venues charge a booking fee even when tickets are bough on the
.mkets for most mediumllarge Foncerts can be bought from the following:
Virgin, Argyle Street. 204 5151 Credit card bookings from: .Trcket Link: 227 5511.
rgin Princes Street. 220 3234.
. ipping Records South Bridge. 226 7010.
Assembly Rooms George Street, 220 4349
I Garbage s‘tir‘e. (ilttsgow. 287 7777. Sat 23 Jan.
I Robbie Williams, Supernaturals SECC'. Glasgow. 287 7777. Thu 11 Feb. I Neil Diamond SEC‘C‘. (ilasgow, 287 7777. Thu 19/Fri 20/Sun 22 Feb.
I Catatonia Barrowland. Glasgow. 552 4601. Sun 14 Mar.
I Orbital Barrowland. (ilasgow. 552 4601. Sun 21 Mar.
I Beautiful South Slir‘t". (ilasgow. 287 7777. Thu 22 Apr.
I Gary Barlow SEC'C'. (ilasgow. 287 7777. Sat 24 Apr.
I All Saints SECC, Glasgow. 287 7777. Tue 15 Jun; Edinburgh.
Pla house. 557 2590. Sun 18 Apr.
I eline Dion Murraylield Stadium. Edinburgh. 54” 8383. Wed 7.1111.
,The dates listed below are for one- 'off or 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 eight days before
publication. Jazz listings compiled y Abigail Bremner.
' THURSDAY 7
I Johnny Hooper Hotttbon Street. 108 George Street. 552 0141. ‘1pm. £7. An evening with this jazz sasophonist.
I Grits 'n' Gravy Trio Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 221 I288. l()pm-- 3am (band on stage around 11pm). £-1(£3). The chromatic tones of Paul Harrison‘s keyboard combine with Paddy Flaherty's drumsand Kenny lillis’s bass to create a sound popular with jazz u/it'iunut/m . [)1 support cotnes frorn Kulu and the Lizzard Lounge l).ls.
I Glasgow Jazz Record Club Unitarian (‘hurch Centre. 72 Berkeley Street. 221 3154. 7.30 )111. The club open their 190‘) calendar with a review of the half year. Further details are available from Ernie Speirs. 14 (.ilendec Road. chft‘cw. I’A411AI). ()1-11 886 2‘1-1‘).
Edinburgh I Midnight Blue (‘afe (iraffitt.
Mansfield Place Church. Broughton
50 THE llST .771. Jan 1’13“)
Street. 557 8003. Midnight Blue takes a New Year break — back on Fri 22 Jan. I Hub Central Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm—3am (band on stage around midnight). £5 (£4). (‘ool funk meets breakbeat chemistry in a combination which is earning the group deserved popularity. Soulful vocals from Tony King add the finishing touch. Dcck wizardry from DJs Sly Si and Kulti.
Mario Caribe's Carnaube Brel.
3‘) Ashton Lane. 342 4966. 3--6pm. Free. This outfit also features the talents of Scottish Young Musician of the Year. Paul Harrison.
I Lizzard Lounge (‘afe Cirafliti. Mansfield Place Church. Broughton Street. 557 8003. Lizzard Lounge takes a break — back on Sat 16 Jan.
I Yumbambe Jazz Joint.
8 Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm—3am (band on stage around midnight). £5 (£4). ’l’oe-tapping Latin- jazz frotn this new collective. featuring Paul Harrison on keyboards. Paddy Flaherty on drums. plus horns and percussion. The Big Beat l).ls man the decks.
I Tasty & Jazz Incident Jazz Joint.
8 Morrison Street. 221 I288. 8pm~3am (first band on stage 9pm. second at
1 1.30pm). £3. A new double bill for Sundays with an earlier starting time. Tasty are the regrouped Urban Soul Ensemble who. with vocalist Alice McLaughlin. bassist Ben Schogler. plus percussion. create an acoustic sound. Jazz Incident play contemporary jazz with big beat influences on saxophones. keys. bass and drum and are a favourite source of samples for hip hop artists. Beatz Related and Kulu arm the decks.
I George Anderson And Friends Tron Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 226 0931. Qplll—lllltllllglll. Free. A veteran musician. Anderson will be
joined by a number of Edinburgh blues
musicians for this performance. and open spots will be available.
I Altered Beatz 99 Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 221 I288. 10pm--3am (band on stage around 1 1pm). £3. What started in an experiment in jazz and drum & bass has turned into a band featuring Richie Rufftone and Vital Signs on decks. vocalist Alice McLaughlan. saxophonist Nick .\lc(‘allum and keyboardist Francaise. The outfit are currently preparing material for a spring visit to the London circuit.
I The Dynamic Duo Show
Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 221 I288. 10pm~—3arn (band on stage around midnight). £3. The duo. aka DJ Extra and DJ Plus ()ne (the winner of this year‘s Scottish I).‘v1(‘ Mixing Championships). are joined by rappers and breakdancers for old and nu skool hip hop vibes.
i WEDNESDAY 15
I Cathie Rae's Jazz Singers’ Night Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm- 3am (band on stage around 11pm). £4 (£3). Both established singers and newcomers drop in for this traditional jazz night with music from the Brian Kcllock Trio - DJs Kulu and 1am spin jazz records in support.
THURSDAY 14 Edinburgh I The Caber Music Launch Café Grafﬁti. Mansfield Place Church. Broughton Street. 557 8003. 8pm. £6 (£3. available on the door only). advance tickets from Fopp. Cockburn Street. Caber. who aim to tap into thejazz and creative music scenes in Scotland. officially launch their record label. as well as two new CDs. from the Phil Bancroft Trio and Swirler. ()n the bill tonight are AAB. John Rae‘s Celtic Feet. Chick Lyall. the Brian Kelloek Trio and Swirler. so get down and support their endeavours. I Grits 'n' Gravy Trio Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 221 1288. lOpm—3am (band on stage around 1 lpm). £4 (£3). See Thu 7.
I Glasgow Jazz Record Club Unitarian Church Centre. 72 Berkeley Street. 221 3154. 7.30pm. With guest musician Ken Mathieson. Further details are available from Ernie Speirs. 14 Glendee Road. Renfrew. PA4 0A1). 0141 886 2949.
I Midnight Blue Cate Grafﬁti. Mansfield Place Church. Broughton Street. 557 8003. Midnight Blue takes a New Year break — back on Fri 22 Jan. I Basic Collective Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm—3am. £5 (£4). Soulful underground grooves as the Basic Collective return to the Jazz Joint. Singer Nicola King was spotted sharing the stage with funkster Maceo Parker at his recent Liquid Rooms gig.
I Bill Kettle Trio Brel. 39 Ashton Lane. 342 .1966. 3-—6pm. Free. With Kettle on drums. (‘hick Lyall on keyboards and Ewan Vernal on bass. the trio play modern jazz. including improvised pieces.
I Lizzard Lounge Cafe Graffiti. Mansfield Place Church. Broughton Street. 557 8003. I()pm—2am. £6 (£5). A "three the hard way' l)J night featuring the talents ofJoseph Malik. Unkle Fawaz and Eh'.’ Wun!
I Elemental Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm—3am (band on stage around midnight). £5 (£4). A new. fortnightly residency for this mellow six- piece jazz-funk outfit peddling smooth dancelloor grooves — with DJ support frotn Kulu. plus guests.
I Tasty 8: Jazz Incident Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 221 1288.8pm—3am £3. See Stilt 10.
MONDAY 18 Edinburgh I Altered Beatz 99 Jazz. Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm—3am. £3. See Mon 11.
Boys Of The Lough play their only Scottish date at the Edinburgh Festival Theatre,
TUESDAY 19 Edinburgh I The Dynamic Duo Show Jazz Joint. 8
Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm—3am. £3. See Tue 12.
WEDNESDAY 20 Edinburgh
I Cathie Rae's Jazz Singers' Night Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm—3am. £4 (£3). See Wed 13.
THURSDAY 21 Edinburgh I Grits 'n' Gravy Trio Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 22l I288. 10pm-3am. £4 (£3). See Thu 7.
Dates listed below are for one-off and ticketed shows. Gigs are listed by date, then by city: Performances will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least ten da s before publication. Folk 8t World istings compiled by Norman Chalmers.
I Keep It Up and The Gary Donaldson Band St Brides Centre. ()rwell Terrace. 8pm. £10. Tickets froin Ticketline 220 4349 or on the door. Banish January blues with a kick—ass ceilidh and it's all in aid of the Global Cancer Concern charity. Entrance includes a free beer. a buffet and there‘s a cheap bar.
I Spider McKenzie and Dick Banovitch Scotia Bar. Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 3.30pm. Free. Acoustic blues. I Ceilidh Dance Riverside Club. Fox Street. 248 314-1. Doors open 7.30pm. £5. Live bands.
I Jez Lowe Penicuik Folk Club. Navaar House Hotel. Bog Road. 8.15pm. £4 (£3). Information 01968 678153. Here without his Bad Pennies band. the charming songwriter from the North East of England is a club favourite.
I Celtic Connections See separate listings and preview. page 24.
I Cochranes Scotia Bar. Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 9pm. Free. Scots music group from the Borders.
Edinburgh I John Wright Band Edinburgh Folk Club. Pleasancc Theatre Bar. The
Pleasance. 650 234‘). 8pm. £6/£-l (£3) children free. Up-and-coming. mature Glasgow trio. strong on vocals.
Sat 16 Jan