MONDAY 6 Glasgow
I Acoustic Jam Nice ’n’ Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 9pm.
I Live Music Scatter, The 13th Note Cafe, King Street, 553 1638. 8pm.
I Live Music The Darkroom, Strathclyde University Union, John Street, 567 5023. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.
I Jonathan Kemp Common Grounds, 2/3 North Bank Street, 226 1416. 7.30pm. Free. See Mon 30.
I The Snorkels and The Johnny 7 Stylophone, The 13th Note Cafe, King Street, 553 1638. 8pm. £2.
I Blue Orbit The Darkroom, Strathclyde University Union, John Street, 567 5023. 9pm. Free. Students and uests.
I G asgow Songwriters Blackfriars, Bell Street, 552 5924. 9.15pm. Free. Plus open mic guest spot.
I My Ruin The Venue, Calton Road, 557 3073. 8pm. £7.50. See preview for this American heavy metal outﬁt featuring Tairrie B, ex of Tura Satura, and various personnel once in Human Waste Project. I Colin Campbell Common Grounds, 2/3 North Bank Street, 226 1416. 7.30pm. Free. See Tue 31.
WEDNESDAY 8 Glasgow
I My Ruin The Cathouse, Union Street, 248 6606. 8pm. £7.50 plus booking fee. No age restriction. See preview for Tairrie B’s goth rockers.
I Quasi and Eugene Kelly 8: The Oalelts The 13th Note Club, Clyde Street, 243 2177. 9pm. £4. Janet Weiss, drummer with Sleater-Kinney returns with her other combo Quasi, who also form Elliott Smith’s backing band. With support from local guitar hero Kelly.
I Signal To Noise Nice ’n’ Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 9pm.
I Jimson Trance The 13th Note Cafe, Kin Street, 553 1638. 8pm.
I T e Messiahs, Fenster and Crescendo Strawberry Fields, Oswald Street, 221 7871. 9pm. £3.
I Cactus Green and Fred The Darkroom, Strathclyde University Union, John Street, 567 5023. 9pm. Free. Students and uests.
I Wig Wam amz Flares, Bath Street, 331 5160. 9pm. Free.
I Jonny Logue Brel, Ashton Lane, 342 4966. 8pm. Free. Weekly acoustic spot. I Open Stage The Halt Bar, Woodlands Road, 564 1527. 9pm. Free.
I Immune, Calvin and Angulus The Venue, Calton Road, 557 3073. 8pm. £3. Local new talent night. Three bands for three quid ’til three in the morning.
I Norman Lamont Common Grounds, 2/3 North Bank Street, 226 1416. 7.30pm. Free.
Sleater Kinney give it both barrells at the 13th Note Club, Glasgow, Tue 31 Aug
I The Music Club 232 Cannon’s Gait, Canongate, 556 4481. 9pm. Free. See Wed 1.
I Schwermut Forest. Couch and Tarwater CCA, Sauchiehall Street, 332 0522. 7.30pm. £10 (£8). Tickets from CCA and Ticketlink. Part of the Baustelle season of German electronica.
I Hill Street Hum The Temple, Pitt Street, 332 7522. 9.30pm. £5. Tickets from the Temple and 23rd Precinct Records, Bath Street. Soul, hip-hop and R&B night featuring Radio 1’s R&B afficionado Trevor Nelson and chi from the Young Disciples.
I Stapleton, Laeto and Empire Builder King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50 (advance), £4 (door).
I Toaster Nice ’n’ Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 9pm.
I Lunar Page The Cathouse, Union Street, 248 6606. 8pm. £3. Plus other unsigned bands.
I Pop Off Tuesday and Bablicon The 13th Note Cafe, King Street, 553 1638. 8pm. £3.
I Donut, Staring Kobi and Genius Strawberry Fields, Oswald Street, 221 7871. 9pm. £3.
I Dynamo Hum The Darkroom, Strathclyde University Union, John Street, 567 5023. 9pm. Free. Students and uests.
I latn David Kilkcnnys, John Street, 552 3505. 9pm. Free.
I Jam Session Samuel Dow’s, Nithsdale Road, 423 0107. 8.30pm. Free.
I Andy Neate Common Grounds, 2/3 North Bank Street. 226 1416. 7.30pm. Free.
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 West End Jazz Band Linlithgow Jazz Club, Linlithgow Masonic Hall, 01506 848821. 8pm. The resident band play you through the best of early New Orleans to Chicagojazz — Brian Robertson is the guest this fortnight.
I Strathclyde Youth Jazz Orchestra RSAMD, 100 Renfrew Street, 332 5057.
7.30pm. Bobby Wishart conducts the SYJO in this Festival of British Youth Orchestras performance. The programme features a selection of pieces from the jazz hall of fame — from the work of Count Basie, through to tunes by Dizzy Gillespie and Hoagey Carmichael.
WEDNESDAY 1 Glasgow
I Fife Youth Jazz Orchestra RSAMD, 100 Renfrew Street, 332 5057. 1pm. Richard Michael conducts the orchestra in a Special performance of his own composition as part of the Festival of British Youth Orchestras. Entitled A Young Person Is Guide To The Jazz Orchestra, it allows for interaction with the audience.
I Radiotones, Mud In Your Ear 8: Al Hughes Rothes Halls, Rothes Square, 01592 611101. 8pm. £6. A triple bill of Scottish blues favourites as part of the Fife Jazz & Blues Festival — expect rocky American blues from The Radiotones, classic blues from Mud In Your Ear and an acoustic set from Lights Out By Nine frontman Hughes.
I Dogcatchers Trio Rothes Halls, Rothes Square, 01592 611101. 8pm. £6. Swinging jazz from the cream of the underground scene in London as this trio return. Fronted by ex-pat saxophonist Jamie Anderson, the line-up also features Gene Caldarazzo on drums and Arnie Somogyi on bass.
THURSDAY 9 Motherwell
I The Syd Lawrence Orchestra Motherwell Theatre, Civic Centre, Windmillhill Street, 01698 267515. 8pm. £10 (£8). Swinging tunes from this world-travelled big band.
The following 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 Angus Richards Pizza Express, 152 Queen Street, 221 3333. 8pm. Piano and vocals.
I Jazz Piano Baby Grand, 3—7 Elmbank Gardens, 248 4942. 10.30pm. Lounge pianist.
I Bobby Wishart Borders Books, Music and Cafe, 98 Buchanan Street, 222 7700. 7.30—9.30pm. Mellow.
I Jazz Piano Baby Grand (see Thu). 10.30pm. Jazz DJ.
I George Penman Jazzmen Bourbon Street, 108 George Street, 552 0141. 2—5pm. Traditional.
I Harry Margolis’ Miller Band L’Attache, 27 Waterloo Street, 221 3210. 2—5pm. Bi band.
I Lauder s Big Band Lauder’s, Sauchiehall Street. 331 5180. 2-5pm. The big band sound, with vocals from Heather Whiteford.
I Westend Jazztet 8r Bette Mairs Fitter & Firkin, Dumbarton Road, 339 5741. 2—4.30pm. Mainstream and Latin
folk & world MUSIC
I Live Jazz Brel, 39 Ashton Lane, 342 4966. 3—6pm. Free. Contemporary jazz sounds from the Michael Deans Quartet on Sat 28 Aug and the Linda Fletcher Trio on Sat 4 Sep.
I Jazz Evening Art Lovers’ Cafe, House for an Art Lover, Bellahouston Park, Dumbreck Road, 353 4779. 7pm. Enjoy jazz over dinner at this Rennie Mackintosh-inspired cafe - Sat 28 Aug sees a performance from the Sandy Taylor Duo.
I Jazz Blues Millars, 515 Sauchiehall Street. 8.30pm. On saxophone and keyboard.
I Kenny Paterson Trio Cafe Rouge, John Street, 552 4433. 8.30-10.30pm. Jazz and swing standards with vocals. I Shelagh Buchanan Sizzlers’ Steakhouse, 79 Albion Street, 552 4200. 9pm. Jazz guitar and vocals.
I Live Jazz Brewery Tap, 1055 Sauchiehall Street, 339 8866. 9.30pm. Jazz funk.
I Jazz Piano Baby Grand (see Thu). 10.30pm. Lounge pianist.
I Karen Bloomer 8: Ewan Kilpatrick Tron Theatre Bar and Restaurant, 63 Trongate, 552 8587. Noon—4pm. Saxophone jazz over brunch.
I The Rhythm Kings Corinthian, 191 Ingram Street, 552 1101. Noon—4pm. Enjoy Dixieland jazz over brunch.
I Chris Clark Jazz Trio Drum & Monkey, 93 St Vincent Street, 221 6636. 3.30—6.30pm. Mainstream and Latin with various guests.
I Violet Leighton Trio Polo Lounge, Wilson Street. 4—6 m. Singer and band. I Blackfriars Col ective Blackfriars, 36 Bell Street, 552 5924. 9pm. Modern jazz.
I Fionna Duncan with The Ronnie Rae Trio McChuill’s, 40 High Street, 552 2135. 9pm. Mainstream jazz tunes with this renowned singer.
I Bobby Wishart Russell’s Bar Cafe, 77 Byres Road, 334 4973. 8—11pm. Mainstream and modern.
I Hermie Longalong 8: Hermitage/Caprice Trio Caprice Brasserie, 48 New Market Street, Ayr, 01292 610916. 9.30pm. Rotating residency.
I Tom Urie And Guests Polo Lounge (see Sun). 9.30pm. Pianist and singer.
I Nimbus Cottier’s Bar, 93 Hyndland Street, 357 5827. 9pm. Jazzjfunk, alternating between band and DJs.
I Jazz Piano Baby Grand (see Thu). 10.30pm. Lounge pianist.
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 8: World isttngs compiled by Norman Chalmers.
I Maurice Dickson New Dawn Folk Club, Riverside Club, Fox Street, 248 3144. 8.30pm. £3—£5. Singer, songwriter and guitarist from Northern Ireland, back by popular demand.
I The Brambles Borders Bookshop Cafe, Buchanan Street, 222 7700. 7pm. Free. Spiky, original songs.
Edinburgh I Edinburgh Festival and Fringe See separate section.
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