I Andy Neate Common Grounds. 2/3 North Batik Street. 226 l4l6. 7.30pm. Free. I Grits 'n’ Gravy Trio Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 221 1288. l0pm—3am. £4 (£3). See Thur 4.

I The LA Doors The Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 8pm. £7. Now the Australian Doors are no more. their Los Angelean brethren look set to clean up.

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Ticket information

Tickets for most medium/large concerts can he bought from the following:

Virgin. Argyle Street. 204 5 ISI Tower Records Argyle Street. 204 2500.

Credit card bookings from: Ticket Link: 287 551 l.


Virgin Princes Street. 220 3234. Ripping Records South Bridge.

226 7010. Assembly Rooms George Street. 220 4349

I Underworld Bart'ow'land. Glasgow. Thu 4 Mar. S()1.1)()1.'T.

I Catatonia Barrowlaiid. Glasgow. Sun 14 Mar. S()1.1) ()1.’T.

I Orbital Barrow land. Glasgow. Sun 21 Mar. S()1.1)()1'T.

I Meatloaf Sli(‘(‘. Glasgow. :87 7777. Stiri 4 Apr.

I Stereophonics Barrowland. Glasgow. Thu 15 tk Fri 16 A ir. SOLD OUT.

I Beautiful Sout SECC. Glasgow. 287 7777. Thu 22 Apr.

I Happy Mondays SECC. Glasgow. 287 7777. Sat 24 & Stilt 25 Apr.

I Super Furry Animals Bar'rowlaiid. Glasgow. Fri 30 Apr.

I Beastie Boys Sl-LCC‘. Glasgow. 287 7777. Mon 3 May.

I Tony Bennett Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 287 551 1. Tue 4 May.

I Jewel Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 287 55l 1. Sat 8 May.

I All Saints SECC. Glasgow. 287 7777. Tue 15 Jun: Edinburgh. Playhouse. 557 2590. Sun l8 Apr.

I Blondie SECC‘. Glasgow. 287 7777. Sat 19 .liiri.

I Celine Dion Murrayfield Stadium. Edinburgh. 5498383. Wed 7 Jul.

I REM Stirling Castle. 0870 73 ()0 247. 0141287 551 I. 01786 47.3 5440141339 8383. (11224 ()41 122.310!) 19 8: Tue 20 Jul. S()1.D()UT. Wed 2| Jul.

I James Taylor Summer Nights. Lennoxlove. Haddington. 0|3| 225 7888. Sat 7 Atig.

i I Glasgow Jazz Record Club Unitarian ' Church Centre. 72 Berkeley Street. 22l

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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 by Abigail Bremner.



I High Heel Sneakers Basement Jazz. Blackfriars Underground. 36 Bell Street. 552 5924. 9pm. £2. This funky jazz six- piece kick off Basement Jazz's I999 season with some hard bop classics as well as a few original compositions.


I Caroline Taylor Quintet Tron Jazz Cellar. Hunter Square. 554 45 It). 8.30pm. £7 (£5). US drummer Taylor fronts this quintet of Guildhall graduates. which also features the talents of Denys Baptiste on tenor sax. The rave reviews that have followed the totrr suggest that their Afro-Latin sound is hitting the spot. I Grits 'n' Gravy Trio Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 22! 1288. 10pm—3am. £4 (£3). The chromatic tones of Paul Harrison's keyboard combine with Paddy Flaherty's drums and Mario Car'ribe's bass. DJ support comes from Kulu and the Lizzai'd Lounge DJs.


3154. 7.30pm. ‘Trumpet Leaders' with John Pai'kes. Further details are available from Ernie Speirs. l4 Glendee Road. Renfrew. PA4 0A1). 0141 886 2949.


I Midnight Blue Cafe Graffiti. Mansfield Place Church. Brotrghton Street. 557 8003. 9.30pm—2am. £6 (£5). Soulful stuff featuring the resident talents of the MB Players and DJ Tiriku.

I Groove Diggas Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm—3am. £5 (£4). A new. fortnightly residency at the Jazz Joint from this seriously heavyweight soul-funk group. Tony King provides the vocals. Sly Si plays bass. Ronnie Rae Jr. tiiikles the ivories and Martin Kershaw and Tom McNiven do the horns. Sly Si and Kulu man the decks.

I Club Latino Bongo Club. New Street. 556 5204. l0.3me—3am. £6 (£5). Edinburgh's original Latin cltrb now features a residency from London-based Venezuelan singer Carlos Pena. who has performed with salsa giants like Oscar D’l.eon.

SATURDAY 6 Edinburgh

I Yumbambe Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison


The Lanterns

Thursday 11th March

The Bongo Club, Edinburgh

Tickets £5 adv from Virgin Records Edinburgh

80 0141339 8383

Street. 221 I288. l0prn-3am. £5 (£4). Toe-tapping Latin-jazz from this new collective. featuring Paul Harrison on keyboards. Paddy Flaherty on drums. plus horns and percussion in fact. altogether too much talent in ones so young. The Theloiiious DJs man the decks.



I Three's Company MCleslc‘t's. 321 Park Terrace. 353 6l3 I. 4pm. Free. This trio lead a session open to all young jazz musicians brin 7 your instrument.

I El Corneta AI -Stars Cottier Theatre. 93 Hyrrdland Street. 357 3868. 8pm. £l0 (£6). Scotland's current Latin-jazz sensation. made tip from members of Salsa Cellica. the East Coast Jazz Project and Freshly Squeezed. bear down with heavy urban Latin rhythms.


I Brian Kellock Trio & Tasty Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 221 1288. 8pm—3am. £3. The Brian Kellock are fronted by one of Scotland's foremost jazz pianists: the group also features Kenny Ellis on bass and Paddy Flaherty on drums. Tasty are the i‘egrotrped Urban Soul Ensemble who. with vocalist Alice McLaughlin and Jabba‘s bassist Ben Schogler create an acoustic sound. DJ action from Kttlti and Soundz Related.


Edinburgh I Altered Beatz 99 Jazz Joint. 8

Morrison Street. 221 1288. l0pm—3am.

£3. What started in an experiment in jazz and drum 'n' bass has turned iriio a band featuring Richie Rufftone and Vital Signs on decks. vocalist Alice McLaughlari. keyboardist Paul Harrison plus Stuart Brown on drum machine.



I Linda Fletcher 81 The Billy Kettles Trio Tron Theatre Restaurant. 63 Trongate. 287 551 l. 7pm. £l7.95. Smooth jazz to launch the spring season ofThe Tron's highly successful ‘Jazz Dinner" events. Versatile vocalist Fletcher

joins Billy Kettles's Trio. which also

features the talents of Patti Harrison and Mario Caribe. The performance starts at 9pm and advanced booking is recommended.


I The Dynamic Duo Show Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 221 I288. l0pm—3am. £3. The duo. aka DJ Extra arid DJ Plus One (the winner of this year‘s Scottish DMC Mixing Championships) are joined by rappers and breakdaiicers for old and mi skool hip hop vibes.


Edinburgh I Cathie Rae's Jazz Singers' Night

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Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 22l l288. l0pm—3am. £4 (£3). Botli established singers and newcomers drop in for this traditional jazz night with music from the Brian Kellock Trio DJ Kulu spinsjazz records in support.



I Bill Kyle’s Backbeat Band Basement Jazz. Blackfriars Underground. 36 Bell Street. 552 5924. 9pm. £2. Modern jazz from this group. who also fill the Friday night residency slot at Edinburgh's Cellar No. I.


I Bill Simpson Quartet The Tron. Hunter Square. 226 093 l. 9pm. £4 (£3). Saxophonist Simpson leads this Edinburgh-based mainstream and bop outfit.

I Grits 'n’ Gravy Quintet Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 221 l288. l0pm—3ani. £4 (£3). The chromatic sounds of the core trio of Paul Harrison on keyboard. Paddy Flalieny on drutns and Mario Carribe on bass are augmented by trumpeter Colin Steele and one of Russell Cowiesori or Rob Hall on saxophone. With Kulu and the Lizzard Lounge DJs.



I Glasgow Jazz Record Club Unitarian Church Centre. 72 Berkeley Street. 221 3154. 7.30pm. The club celebrates its birthday. led by Ernest Speirs. Further details are available from Ernie Speirs. l4 Glendee Road. Renfrew. PA4 OAD. 0141 886 2949.


I Midnight Blue Cafe Graffiti. Mansfield Place Church. Broughton Street. 557 8003. 9.30pm—2am. £6 (£5). See Fri 5.

I Basic Collective Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 22l l288. I0pm—3am. £5 (£4). Soulful underground grooves with local talent Nicola King on vocals. Sly Si on bass and Guy Nicholson taking control of the percussion. Kulu mans the decks.


I Shoshana MacRobert Arts Centre. University of Stirling. 01786 461081. 10.30pm. £6 (£3). This group specialise in daricetioorjazz grooves. from Herbie Hancock to Wes Montgomery.



I Elemental Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 221 1288. lOpm—3am. £5 (£4). This mellow six-piece jazz-funk outfit. featuring vocals. bass. sax and drums. peddle smooth dancefloor grooves with DJ support from Kulu. plus guests.

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Friday 12th March

King Tuts Wah Wah Hut,



Tickets £5 adv trom Virgin Records the Venue

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