Tickets for most medium/large concerts can be bought from the following:
Virgin. Buchanan Galleries, 332 4400 Credit card bookings from:
Ticket Link: 287 5511.
Way Ahead: 339 8383.
Virgin Princes Street, 220 3234. Ripping Records South Bridge, 226 7010.
Assembly Rooms George Street, 220 4349
Way Ahead 0141 339 8383
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I The The Barrowland, Glasgow, 31 Mar. I Shelb Lynne Old Fruitmarket, 1 Apr. I Prefa Sprout Concert Hall, Glasgow, 3 Apr.
I Mo wai Venue, Edinburgh, 4 Apr.
I Vio ent Femmes Garage, Glasgow, 7
IpSouls Of Mischief Arches, Glasgow, 9 Apr.
I Primal Scream Barrowland, Glasgow, 13/14 Apr.
I Bjorn Again Corn Exchange, Edinburgh, 22 Apr.
I Country Music Festival SECC, Glasgow, 23 Apr.
I LA Doors Garage, Glasgow, 29 Apr.
I Blues 2000 Corn Exchange, 30 Apr.
I Raissa Garage, Glasgow, 30 Apr.
I The Crocketts The Cathouse, Glasgow, 4 May.
I Youssou N'Dour Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, 5 May.
I Steps SECC, Glasgow, 5/6 May.
I The Delgados Liquid Room, Edinburgh,
I The Flaming Lips Garage, Glasgow, 10 May.
I Paul Weller Barrowland, Glasgow, 12/13 May.
I Paul Weller Playhouse, Edinburgh, 14 May.
I Ian Hunter Liquid Room, Edinburgh, 16 May.
I Lou Reed Playhouse, Edinburgh, 17 May.
I The Wolf Tones Barrowland, Glasgow, 20 May.
I Mike Scott Greenock Arts Centre, 20
May. I Mike Scott Lyceum, Edinburgh, 21 May. I Shirley Bassey SECC, Glasgow, 21
I Vonda Shepard Concert Hall, Glasgow, 30 May.
I Alice Cooper Barrowland, Glasgow, 1 Jun.
I Nancy Griffith 8: The Blue Moon Orchestra Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, 1 Jun.
I Muse Garage, Glasgow, 2 Jun.
I Homelands Straid Farm, Dalleagles, 3 Jun.
I Pearl Jam SECC, Glasgow, 3 Jun.
I Gabrielle Cottier Theatre, 12/13 Jun.
I Tina Turner Hampden, Glasgow. 7 Jul. I Oasis Murrayﬁeld, Edinburgh, 29 Jul. I Chris Rea Concert Hall, Glasgow, 21 Oct.
I Tom Jones SECC, Glasgow, 17 Nov.
The dates listed below are for one- off or ticketed shows; see below 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 0.5. Murray Quartet Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £4 (£3). A funky, freestyle jazz and hip hop selection from these movers and shakers on the Glasgow scene. Their national profile is on the up as well, thanks to last year’s album release, Home Movies. Decks effects come from a pool of DJs Lewis, Sly Si and Unkle Fawaz.
I Rob Hall New Quartet Adam Smith Theatre, Bennochy Road, 01592 412929. 8pm. £6 (£3—£4). Berklee graduate Hall takes up saxophones and clarinet in this innovative new quartet, which also features Kevin MacKenzie on guitar, Brian Shiels on bass and Alyn Cosker on drums.
I Glasgow Jazz Record Club Unitarian Church Centre, 72 Berkeley Street, 221 3154. 7.30pm. ‘They get A.S.C.A.P.’ with Jim Henderson. Visitors welcome. Further details from Ernie Speirs, 14 Glendee Road, Renfrew, PA4 0AD. 0141 886 2949.
I Harry Connick Jr Royal Concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall Street, 287 5511. 8pm. £22.50—£25. The Grammy award- winning crooner visits Britain on a whistle-stop tour to promote his latest album, Come By Me.
Edinburgh I High Heel Sneakers Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 10pm—3am.
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£5. This six-piece, fronted by west coast trumpeter Lorne Cowieson, dip into the Blue Note vault for a selection of funk and roove numbers.
I C ub Latino Bongo Club, 14 New Street, 558 7604. 10.30pm—3am. £4—£6. Swingin’ salsa tunes courtesy of DJ Simon, with free dance classes if you get there early, plus Capoeira dancing in the backroom and a tasty selection of Latin American food for sale.
I The Song Stylists Paisley Arts Centre, New Street, 887 1010. 7.30pm. £8 (£4). The music of such greats as Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin is brought to life by James Flynn and The Alan McPike Trio.
SATURDAY 18 Glasgow
I Ralph Laing Allstars The Tall Ship At Glasgow Harbour, 100 Stobcross Road, 400 9856. 8pm. £6.50. A trad and mainstream selection from well-known pianist Ralph Laing and his band. Pre-show suppers are available at The Pumphouse restaurant — to book, call 248 2884.
I Groove Diggaz Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £5. A dose of the funk from Edinburgh’s premiere heavyweight soul outﬁt, featuring vocalist Tony King and the talents of Martin Kershaw on sax.
I Jonzi D's Apricot Jam Show Futuristica, La Belle Angele, Hastie’s Close, 225 7536. 11pm—3am. £8. A return visit from this live hip hop cabaret show, featuring Jonzi D of La Scala in London.
I Bobby Wishart Sextet Negociants, 45—47 Lothian Street, 225 6313. 8.30pm. £6 (£4). Kicking off a series of gigs for Edinburgh Jazz Projects at their new home, saxophonist Wishart appears in one of his many guises. His sextet play a jazz, rock and blues fusion in the Weather Report vein.
9 at the Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, Fri 17 Mar
I John Trig Trio Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 9pm—3am. £4. A new addition at the Jazz Joint, featuring the mellow, guitar-led sounds of Trig and co.
MONDAY 20 Edinburgh I DJ Night Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 10pm-3am. £3. The Jazz Joint turns to DJ only nights, with Mondays on a drum & bass tip.
TUESDAY 21 Glasgow I Strathclyde University Big Band Lord Todd Bar, Campus Village, University of Strathclyde, 548 3720. 8pm. Free. Big band standards and swinging contemporary numbers from this twenty-piece orchestra.
I DJ Night Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. lOpm—3am. £3. Tonight’s decks effects have a jazz, funk and soul feel.
I Jazz Singers' Night Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 9pm—3am. £4 (£3). Hosted on fortnightly rotation by Cathie Rae and Subie Coleman, this night sees both established singers and newcomers take to the stage in an open mic session. Frosty J and Tinku alternate on decks.
THURSDAY 23 Edinburgh
I Jazz Joint Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 10pm—3am. To be confirmed — phone venue for further details.
I Funk Junkies La Belle Angele, Hastie’s Close, 225 7536. 11pm—3am. £4 (£3). This new funk event returns, featuring DJs and a resident band made up of the pick of players from the likes of Elemental and Ugly Groove Movement. On the music front, expect serious funk, past, present and future, plus soul and groove.
I Glasgow Jazz Record Club Unitarian Church Centre, 72 Berkeley Street, 221 3154. 7.30pm. ‘Out for the Count’ with Tom Moulds. Visitors welcome. Further details from Ernie Speirs, 14 Glendee Road, Renfrew, PA4 OAD. 0141 886 2949.
I Head Quarters Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £5. HQ gets all grown-up and starts using its proper name. Still the same storming hip hop line-up though, with turntable technicians Extra and Kimo Cutz and a floorshow of freestyle rapping, rhythm, moves and grooves courtesy of the Scotland Yard coHecdve.
I 0.5. Murray Quartet MacRobert, University of Stirling, 01786 461081. 10.30pm. £6 (£3). See Thu 16.
I Violet Leighton Quartet The Tall Ship At Glasgow Harbour, 100 Stobcross Road, 400 9856. 9pm. £7. Local diva Leighton sings her way through a movingjazz selection at this Harbour Jazz event. Pre-show suppers are available at The Pumphouse restaurant — to book, call 248 2884.
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