Tickets for most mediumllarge concerts can be bought from the following:
Virgin. Argyle Street. 204 5151
Ticket Link: 227 5511.
Virgin Princes Street, 220 3234. Ripping Records South Bridge, 226 7010.
Assembly Rooms George Street,
I Arab Strap Liquid Rooms, Edinburgh, Tue 28 Sep; Mitchell Theatre, Glasgow, Wed 29 Sep.
I Catatonia SECC, Glasgow, Sun 5 Dec. I Charlatans Barrowland, Glasgow, Thu 21 & Fri 22 Oct.
I James/Cast SECC, Glasgow, Thu 9 Dec.
I Ocean Colour Scene SECC, Glasgow, Fri 29 Oct.
I Pet Shop Boys Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow, Sat 4 Dec.
I Fun Lovin' Criminals Barrowland, Glasgow, Thu 2 & Fri 3 Dec.
I Skunk Anansie Barrowland, Glasgow, Wed 13 Oct.
I Stereophonics SECC, Glasgow, Fri 3 Dec.
I Suede Barrowland, Glasgow, Wed 3 Nov.
I Super Furry Animals Barrowland, Glasgow, Thu 16 Oct.
I CSupergrass Barrowland, Glasgow, Sat 2 ct.
I Texas SECC, Glasgow, Sat 30 & Sun 31 Oct.
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 Philly 8: His Band Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 221 1288. 10pm-3am. £5 (£4). A special one-off gig from the Edinburgh groovester, who airs compositions from his forthcoming album, accompanied by a brand new backing line-up. DJ Eh? Wun! makes the vinyl selection.
I The Syd lawrence Orchestra Motherwell Theatre, Civic Centre, Windmillhill Street, 01698 267515. 8pm. £10 (£8). Swinging tunes from this world-travelled big band.
I Glasgow Jazz Record Club Unitarian Church Centre, 72 Berkeley Street, 221 3154. 7.30pm. ’Kenny Baker’ by Dick Bluer. Further details from Ernie Speirs, 14 Glendee Road, Renfrew, PA4 OAD. 0141 886 2949.
I Groove Diggaz Jazz Joint, 8
Morrison Street, 221 1288. lOpm—3am.
£5 (£4). The city’s fortnightly slot of seriously heavyweight soul~funk courtesy of vocalist Tony ’Edinburgh’s answer to James Brown’ King and the gang, including Martin Kershaw on sax. Decks effects come from Sly Sy.
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I Jazz & Blues Festival No. 10 Bar.
Baker Street, 01450 373644. Jazz and blues action featuring Blind Hope (Fri). Blue Hyenas (Sun) and an open session on Saturday night.
I Trevor Watt's Moire Music Group Cowane Centre. Cowane Street, 01786 473544. 8pm. £7 (£5). Saxophonist Trevor Watts brings his critically acclaimed group to Stirling.
I SisterSoul Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street, 221 1288. 10pm—3am. £6 (£5). Cathie Rae, Nicola King (Basic Collective) and Subie Coleman (Midnight Blue) are backed by a five-piece band for this soul extravaganza, featuring favourites from the school ofAretha Franklin and Stevie Wonder. DJ Tinku provides a vinyl soul selection.
Hawiok I Jazz 8: Blues Festival No. 10 Bar, Baker Street, 01450 373644. See Fri 10.
Cumbernauld I Craig McMurdo - Singin' 8: Swingln' Cumbernauld Theatre, Kildrum, 01236 732887. 7.45pm.
£8 (£5). A pared-down performance from the top crooner, backed by the Swing Kings Trio, featuring hits from the likes of Sammy Davis Jnr. and Tony Bennett.
I Saxaquatre Smith Art Gallery and Museum, Dumbarton Road, 01786 471917. 7.30pm. £3. From Stirling’s twin town, Villeneuve d’Ascq, this five-piece saxophone quartet present a varied repertoire, from jazz to classical.
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