The followin details are for regular free weekl ates: see main listings for one-o or ticketed shows. Gigs are listed by cit . then by day. Residencies wil be listed, provided that up-to-date details are supplied to us. Jazz Residencies listings are compiled by Abigail Bremner.


I Jazz Piano Baby Grand. 3—7 Elmbank Gardens. 248 4942. I0.30pm. Lounge pianist.

Fridays .

I Bobby Wishart Borders Books. 98 Buchanan Street. 222 7700. 7.30—9.30pm. Mellow.

I Chris Clark Quartet Kelvinpark Lorne Hotel. 923 Sauchiehall Street. 334 489i. 9.30pm. Mainstream and Latin. with various guests.

I Jazz Piano Baby Grand (see Thu). l().30pin. Lounge pianist.


I George Penman Jazzmen Bourbon Street. I08 George Street. 552 GM 1. 2—5pin. Traditional.

I Harry Margolis’ Miller Band L'Attache. 27 Waterloo Street. 22l 32 IO. 2-5pm. Big band.

I Lauder's Big Band Lauder's. Sauchiehall Street. 33| 5I80. 2—5pm. The big band sound. with vocals from Heather Whiteford. ~

I Westend Jazztet 8r Bette Mairs Fitter & Firkin. Diimbarton Road. 339 574I. 2—4.30pm. Mainstream and Latin jazz with vocals from Ms Mairs.

I Live Jazz Art Lovers' Cafe. House for an Art Lover. Bellaliouston Park. l0 Diimbrech Road. 353 4779. 8pm. Sat l2 Jun Steve Coutts Duo; Sat I9 .luii - Loi'ne C owieson.

I Jazz Blues Millars. 5 I5 Sauchiehall Street. 8.30pm. ()ii saxophone and keyboard.

I Kenny Paterson Trio Cafe Rouge. John Street. 552 4433. 8.30—l0.30pm. Jazz and swing standards with vocals from this threesome.

I Shelagh Buchanan Sizzlei's' Steakhouse. 79 Albion Street. 552 4200. 9pm. Jazz guitar and vocals.

I Live Jazz Brewery Tap. I055 Sauchiehall Street. 339 8866. 9.30pm. Jazz funk.

I Jazz Piano Baby Grand (see Thu). l0.30pm. Lounge pianist.


I Ruth Lambert Duo Bonne Auberge. Holiday Inn. West Nile Street. 332

0| l0. l—4pm. linjoy jazz vocals over lunch.

I Chris Clark Jazz Trio Drum & Monkey. 93 St Vincent Street. 22| 6636. 3.30-6.30pm. Mainstream antl Latin with various guests.

I Violet Leighton Trio Polo Lounge. Wilson Street. 4—6pm. Singer and band. I Blackfriars Collective Blackl'riars. 36 Bell Street. 552 5924. 9pm. Modern



I Fionna Duncan with The Ronnie Rae Trio MeChuiII‘s. 40 High Street. 552

2l35. 9pm. Mainstream jazz tunes with this renowned singer.


I Bobby Wishart Russell’s Bar Cafe. 77 Byres Road. 334 4973. 8—l lpm. Mainstream and modern.

I Hermie Longalong 8r Hermitage/Caprice Trio Caprice Brasserie. 48 New Market Street. Ayr. (“292 6l09l6. 9.30pm. Rotating residency. i

I Tom Urie And Guests Polo Lounge (see Sun). 9.30pm. Pianist and singer.


Jazz Piano Yes Restaurant (see Thu).

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8J)m. Artists vary.

Nimbus Cottier's Bar. 93 Hyndland Street. 357 5827. 9pm. Jazz/funk. alternatin between band and DJs.

I Jazz P ano Baby Grand (see Thu). l0.30pm. Lounge pianist.

EDINBURGH Thursdays I Live Jazz Henderson‘s. 25 Thistle Street. 225 2605. 8pm. Artists vary. I Live Blues Maison Hector. 47 Deanhaugh Street. 332 5328. I0pm—lain. Blues guitar duo. I John Trigg's Blue Nun Cellar No. I. Chambers Street. 220 4298. I0pm— I am. Contemporary jazz with occasional guests.


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 Blll Kyle's Backbeat Band Cellar No. I (see Thu). IOpin-Iain. Modern jazz from this outfit.


I Toto And The Dexters Harry’s Bar. Randolph Place. 539 8 l00. 3.30—5.30pm. Mainstream.

I 4th Dimension Cai‘t‘e Sardi. I8 Forrest Road. 220 5553. 7.30pm- midnight. Guitar and piano duo.

I Alex Shaw Trio Restaurant. Hilton National Hotel (see Fri). 8pm. Mainstream.

I Jazz Incident/Four with Subie Coleman Cellar No. I (see Thu). I0pm—Iam. Alternating fortnightly residency featuring these two contemporary bands.


I The Badge Jazz Band The Raj Restaurant on The Shore. Henderson Street. Leith. 553 3980. Noon-3pm. On this occasion. it isn't all in the name ~- enjoy mellow jazz over lunch.

I Recovery Cellar Bar (see Thu). I2.30pm. Various jazz sounds to get you over that fuzzy head. plus a free Bloody Mary with brunch.

I Edith Budge The Dome Bar and Grill. )4 George Street. 624 8624. I—5pm. Singer.

I Dave Keir JazztetlJim Jammers Rose and Crown. Rose Street. 225 4039. l.30pm. Altemating fortnightly traditional/modern.

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


I 2/4 Blues Session Tron Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 226 (I93 I. 8pm. Fortnightly.

I Jazz Loungin' with Tim King and Keatsafarian Cellar No. I (See Thu). l0pm- lam. Contemporaryjazz with vocals.


I Louisiana Ragtime Band Navaai' House Hotel. l2 Maytield Gardens. 667 2828. 8.30pm. Traditional.

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

I Swing 99 Malt Shovel. Cockburn Street. 225 6843. 9pm. Swing at the

Ion est residency in Edinburgh.

I uban Brothers Cellar No. I (See Thu). l0pm—lam. Busy underground scene.

I Live Jazz Whistle Binkies. 4—6 South Bridge. 557 5| I4. I0.30pm. Modern. artists vary.


I Fat Sam's Band/The Dreamliners Fat Sam's. 56—58 Fountainbridge. 228

3l l I. 8pm. Swing and jump- jive/mainstream at this alternating residency.

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

I Son De Rhumba Cellar No. I (See Thu). l0pm-Iam. Latin jazz.

folk& world


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 & Worl listings compiled by Norman Chalmers.



I Alma Flamenca Collier Theatre. Hyndland Street. 357 3868. 8pm. £I I (£9). Ticketlink 287 55| I. Song. guitars and dance from celebrated Spanish troupe Pena Flamenca El Pele. First of three-night residency. Part a] the West End Festival

I Handsel New Dawn Folk Cltib. Riverside Club. Fox Street. 248 3 I44. 8.30pm. £3—£5. Strong Scots songs and instrumental music from quartet led by Brian Miller and Gavin Livingstone.


I John Herald Canon's Gait Bar. High Street. 8pm. £4. Support from the Radio Sweethearts and Home Made Jam. Legendary country/folk guitarist and songwriter from the States has recorded with Bette Midler. Bonnie Raitt and Doc Watson. picked with Raiiihlin' .lack Elliot and has a wonderful voice - according to Dylan ‘he's the country Stevie Wonder.‘


I Alma Flamenca Cotiier Theatre. Hyndland Street. 3573868. 8pm. £Il (£9). Ticketlink 287 55I I. See Thu I0. I Ceilidh Dance Riverside Club. Fox Street. 248 3 I44. 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 55l I.


I Maddy Prior Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 20I9. 8pm. £9—£l I. The queen of England's 70's folk rock outfit Steeleye Span tours her new album Raveiichild - her 35th. With Nick Holland on keyboard and vocals. and Troy Doiinockley. uilleaii pipes. whistle. guitar and vocals.



I Liveliest Night Of The Year Kelvingrove Art Galleries and Museum. 8pm—late. £l7.50 (includes liiigei'food and free margaritas). Ticketlink 287

55| l. Dress-up prize. Ral'lle prizes include New York nights. Live music from Cuba's Sonora La Calle. Groove Diggers. plus latin and salsa DJs. Purl at [he ll’t'vl [Ll/It, l'it’xlll'tl/

I Alma Flamenca Cotiier Theatre. Hyndland Street. 357 3868. 8pm. £l I (£9). Ticketlink 287 55l I. See Thti I0. I Carol Laula King Tut's Wah Wah Htit. 8pm. £8.50. Glasgow singer/songwriter. See Rock listings.

I Eddie Felson Trio Scotta Bar. Stockwell Street. 552 868|. 3pm. Free. I Ceilidh Dance Riverside Club. Fox Street. 248 3 I44. Doors open 7.30pm. £5. l.ive hands.


I Son 14 Lizzard Lounge. Cafe Graffiti. Mansfield Church. East London Street. l0pm—2ani. Tickets £8. Information 550 37 I 6. Powerhouse Cuban legends. masters of son and salsa. with star vocalist El Tiberon (The Shark). on first-ever Scottish visit. See preview.

I Ceilidh Dance Caledonian Brewery. Slatel'ord Road. 449 54I4. Doors open 7pm. £6.

SUNDAY 13 Edinburgh

I Carol Laula La Belle Angele. Cowgate. 7pm. £8.50. See Sat l2.



I Gaelic Singing Workshop Kelvinside Hillhead Church. Observatory Road. 339 2865. 7—9pm. £3.50. Information from Comunn na Gaidhlig. 339 2022. Part of the West End Festival



I Weekly Scots Fiddle Workshops Kinning Park Complex. Cornwall Street. Kinning Park. 7.30—9.30pm. £4 (£l.50). Workshops on Scots and Cape Breton fiddle styles. for advanced players. beginners and intermediate levels. Young beginners classes commence earlier in the evening. Information 779 9047.


I Drain Edinburgh Folk Club. Pleasance Theatre Bar. The Pleasance. 650 2349. 8pm. £4. (£3). children free. Vocal and guitar duo.


I Natalie MacMaster Band Carnegie Hall. Dunfermline. 0I383 3 I4127. 7.30pm. £7 & £6 (£5). Simultaneous step-dance and fast fiddle from the young Cape Breton star.


I Samba Workshops Howden Park Centre. Information and booking. 0I506 433634. 7.30pm. £ I0 (£7) for four sessions. Led by the Edinburgh Samba Band.



I Si Khan, Roy Bailey, Alistair llulett New Dawn Folk Club. Riverside Club. Fox Street. 248 3 I44. 8.30pm. £7.50 (£5). Only Scottish date for the great American socialist singer/songwriter. union activist and troubador in the tradition of Woody Guthrie. He shares the stage with celebrated English singer Roy Bailey (who often collaborates with Tony Benn in live shows) and. returned

from Australian exile. Scots singer

Alistair Hulett. in a quality concert of humour and commitment.

I Mr McFall's Chamber Cotiier Theatre. Hyndland Street. 357 3868. 8pm. £ I0 (£6). Ticketlink 287 55I I. Edinburgh's cult classical iconoclasts reconfigure Pink Floyd. latin dance. serial music and pop themes. Part aft/re

Il’esl Iitit/ Festival

I Step Dance Workshop Kelvinside Hillhead Church. Observatory Road. 339 2865. 7—9pm. £3.50. Information from Comunn na Gaidhlig. 339 2022. Part of the West [End Festival



I Eduardo Niebla Duo Cotiier Theatre. Hyndland Street. 357 3868. 8pm. £8 (£6). Ticketlink 287 55! I. With Giorgio Serci. Latin/jazz fusion. improvisation. lyricism and humour from two stunning guitarists. Part a] the West End Festival



I Eduardo Niebla Duo Cotiier Theatre. Hyndland Street. 357 3868. 8pm. £8 (£6). Ticketlink 287 55! I. With Giorgio Serci. See Fri l8. Part aft/re West End Festival I The Broads Scoiia Bar. Stockwell Street. 552 868l. 3pm. Free.

I Ceilidh Dance RiversideClub. Fox Street. 248 3 I44. Doors open 7.30pm. £5. l.ive bands.


I Fete De La Musique French Institute.

Randolph Crescent. 225 5366. . (mill—midnight. Free. French midsummer