I Alex Shaw Cocktail Bar. Hilton National Hotel. 69 Belford Road. 332 2545. 8pm. Pianist.

I Live Jazz Henderson's (see Thu). 8pm. Artists vary.

I Bill Kyle's Backbeat Band Cellar No.

I (see Thu). l0pm- lam. Modern jazz.


I Toto And The Dexters Harry's Bar. Randolph Place. 539 Sl00. 3.30 -5.30pm. Mainstream.

I Alex Shaw Trio Restaurant. Hilton National Hotel (see Fri). 8pm. Mainstream. I Jazz Incident/Four with Subie Coleman Cellar No. i (see Thu). l0pm--latn. Alternating fortnightly ~ contemporary.


I Recovery Cellar Bar (see Thu). l2.30pm. Various jazz sounds. plus a free Bloody Mary with brunch.

I Edith Budge The Dome Bar and Grill. l4 George Street. 62-1 862-1. l--5pnt. Singer.

I Dave Keir Jazztet/Jim Jammers Rose and Crown. Rose Street. 225

4039. l.30pm. Alternating fortnightly -~ traditional/modern.

I Live Jazz Maison Hector (See Thu). 4.30—7pm. Mainstream.


I 2/4 Blues Session ’l‘mii Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 226 093l. 8pm. Fortnightly.

I Jazz Loungin' with Tim King and Keatsafarian (‘ellai- No. I (See Thu). l0pm--—lam. Contemporary.


I Louisiana Ragtime Band Nat aar House Hotel. l2 \laylield Gardens. 667 2838. 3.30pm. 'l‘raditional.

I Spirits Of Rhythm Caley Sample Room. 58 Angle Park Terrace. 337 720-1. X.30pm.'l‘ratlittonal.

I Swing 99 Malt Shovel. thkburn Street. 325 68-13. 9pm. Swing at the longest residency lll Fdinburgh.

I Cuban Brothers (‘ellai- No, I (See Thu). l0pm—lam. Busy underground scene.

I Live Jazz Whistle Binkies. 4—1) South Bridge. 557 5 l 14. lll.3(lplll. Modern. artists vary.


I Fat Sam's Band/The Dreamliners Fat Sam's. 56-58 Fountainbridge. 22t

3| l 1. 8pm. Swing and jump- jive/maitistreatn.

I Live Jazz Henderson's (see Thu). 8pm. Artists vary.

I Son De Rhumba (‘ellai- No. I (See Thu). l0pm-— lam. l.atin tau.



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 5 before publication. Folk & Worl listings compiled by Norman Chalmers.



I Alexander Brothers High Carntyne Parish Church. 7.30pm. £5. Tickets 778 4186.

I Michael Marra New Dawn l-olk Club. Riverside Cltib. Fox Street. 248 314-1. 8.30pm. £3—£5. The legendary. funny. Dundee songwriter/pianist is also no slouch on the guitar.



I Cancer Research Hafla Night The Tryst. Cresswell Street. Hillhead. £5. Arabic party night with Moroccan drum band ()ru. dance music and performance artists. Authentic food. Sahara Trek fund- raiser.

I Ceilidh Dance Riverside Club. Fox Street. 248 314-1. Doors open 7.30pm. £5. Live bands.

I Ceilidh Dance The Ferry. Clyde Place. 9pm. £5. Tickets at the \enue or in advance from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 55l l.


I Stories Stand-Up Netlterbow Theatre. High St. 556 9579. 7.30pm. £5 (£3.50). Storytelling/stand-up comedy cross-over with Brian Hennigan and Michael Kerrins.


I Taiko Drum Performance Howden Park Centre. Information and hooking. 0l506 43363-1. 7.30pm. £5 (£3.50). liurope‘s first professional. Japanese- trained ritual drumming group

M ugenkyo. SATURDAY 6 ' Glasgow

I Jubilee 2000 Ceilidh Dance The Ferry. Clyde Place. 8pm. £5 (£3). Tickets and information 423 9285. Music from




I One World Edinburgh St Andrew's Hall. St James Place. 6—l0pm. Adult ticket £2 (acts as food sampling voucher). Children free. Music. dance and food prepared by Edinburgh’s Black/ethnic minority communities. Buffet meals at reasonable prices frotn China. Middle East. Caribbean. Thailand. West Africa and Scotland. Part of Edinburgh One World Festival.

I ALP Women's Ceilidh (ioigie Memorial Hall. Westfield Road. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). Accompanied children £ l. Women only. Belle Star Band. Egyptian Belly Dancers. Stepping-Out Dancers. Tap Dancers. singers. performers and lots. lots more. Tickets 337 5442.

I Keep It Up Tron Folk Club. The Tron. Hunter Square. 226 ()93 l. 9pm. £5 (£4). Accomplished. youthful lidinburglt foursome playing Scots tunes on concertina (Simon Thoumire). guitar (Kevin MacKenzie) and bouzouki (Malcolm Stittl. with the occasional song from fiddler Eilidh Shaw.

I Pipping Concert St Cecilia‘s Hall. Cowgate. 7.30pm. £7. Highland pipers Donald MacPherson. Roderick Macl.eod and Gordon Duncan.


I El Cometa Allstars Cottier Theatre. l-lyndland Street. 357 3868. 8pm. £10. lidinburgh's high-energy Latin/Salsa groovers play for dancing.


I Royal Oak Charity Concert Pleasance Cabaret Bar. The Pleasanee. 7.30pm. £5. Tickets front the Royal Oak Bar. Infirmary Street. 557 2976. In aid of the Bone Marrow Fund. Bobby liaglesham. Chuck Fleming. Paddie Bell. Malinky. Billy Craib. (iuy Heath. and lilspeth Cowie with Ronnie l.arig -- plus R()PF.. present Flann ()' Brian‘s The Brother. Compere Jim Fleming. I None Of The Above Bongo Club. New Street.8.30pm. £6 (£4). Mr McFall's Chamber and Carlos Arrendondo.



I Harp and Soul Royal Concert Hall. Strathclyde Suite. 287 55l l. 8pm. £8.50 (£6.50). Presented by Folkworks. and with Corrina Hewat. l.aoise Kelly. Kristen Nogues. Mary Macl‘vlzister. l.lio thydderch and Cui Jun Zhi. this is a major international (Ireland. Scotland. Brittany. Wales and China) festival of the folk harp. ()nly Scottish concert. See preview page 40.

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