JAZZ LISTINGS: SAT 25 MAR continued
I Melting Pot Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £5. Trumpeter Steele (Midnight Blue Band) leads his six-piece through a bop and soul selection with distinct Cannonball Adderley overtones. The Joint’s resident DJ Andy B minds the decks.
I Liuard Lounge La Belle Angele, Hastie’s Close, 225 7536. 10pm—3am. £7 (£6). A DJ showdown as residents Joseph and Eh? Wun! battle it out with Glasgow’s DJ Sace.
I The Mandolinquents Adam Smith Theatre, Bennochy Road, 01592 412929. 8pm. £8 (£5). Britain’s ﬁrst modern mandolin ensemble present a programme of works ranging from swing and ragtime tunes to works by Handel and Mozart.
I Quintet East Negociants, 45—47 Lothian Street, 225 6313. 8.30pm. £5 (£4). A local outﬁt, whose members are time-served jazz musicians, on a cool laid-back jazz tip.
I Nikki King And Marcus Ford Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 9pm—3am. £4. Local diva King, of Basic Collective fame, gives a pared down Sunday performance, accompanied on guitar by ﬁnger-picker Ford. Tinku and Frosty take it in turns on the decks.
I The Hot Club MacRobert, University
of Stirling, 01786 461081. 8pm. £6 (£3).
Django jazz after Stephan Grappelli from
this acoustic quartet, featuring Nigel Clark on guitar.
MONDAY 27 Edinburgh I DJ Night Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison
Street, 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £3. See Mon 20.
TUESDAY 28 Glasgow
I Kenny Paterson And The Ronnie Rae Trio Eat, Drink, Man, Woman, 34—36 King Street, 552 9227. 8pm. Free. Expect a special guest at this gig, featuring vocalist Paterson and the well respected Ronnie Rae Trio.
I DJ Night Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £3. See Tue 21.
WEDNESDAY 29 Edinburgh I Jazz Singers' Night Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 9pm—3am. £4 (£3). See Wed 22.
THURSDAY 30 Glasgow
I Loz Speyer Quartet The Tall Ship At Glasgow Harbour, 100 Stobcross Road, 400 9856. 9pm. £8. A selection of bebop and contemporary jazz numbers from trumpeter and composer Speyer, who has chosen an interesting instrumental line-up for his quartet - guitarist Richard Bolton, drummer Tony Bianco and, on contrabass, Richard Jeffries. Pre-show suppers are available from The Pumphousc restaurant — to book, call 248 2884.
I Warchild Beneﬁt Night Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 9pm-3am. Price tbc. A fundraising night for the Warchild charity, featuring The All New Jazz Joint Collective and a host of familiarjazz vocalist faces. DJ support comes from Andy B (Swirler), Tinku (Big Beat) and Unkle Fawaz (Lizzard Lounge), plus some surprises on the night.
58 THE “ST 16—30 Mar 2000
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 before publication. Folk 8 World istings compiled by Norman Chalmers & Louisa Pearson .
I Foster And Allan Royal Concert Hall, Sauchiehall Street, 287 5511. 8pm. £10.50—£12.50. Populist, sentimental entertainment from the Irish balladeers. I Open Stage New Dawn Folk Club, Riverside Club, Fox Street, 445 6271. 8.15pm. £4 (£2). A chance to perform.
I Ladysmith Black Mambazo Playhouse, Greenside Place, 0870 6063424. 7.30pm. £15—£22.50. The African group perform church-based vocal harmony and dance.
I Come All Ye Howden Park Centre, Howden, 01506 433634. 8pm. Open session for local musicians and singers.
I Ceilidh Dance Riverside Club, Fox Street, 248 3144. 7.30pm. £6. Music from Last Tram to Auchenshuggle.
I Rock. Salt And Nails Rothes Halls, Rothes Square, 01592 611101. 8pm. £6. Shetland rock ‘n’ roll, ﬁddle fever and home-knit songs.
SATURDAY 18 Glasgow
I Ceilidh Dance Riverside Club, Fox Street, 248 3144. 7.30pm. £6. See Fri 17.
I Ceilidhs At The Caley Caledonian Brewery, Slateford Road, 623 8066. 7pm. £6. Dance the night away.
I The Handsome Family Riverside Club, Fox Street, 248 3144. 8pm. £7. lnforrnation 942 6041. It’s country music, Jim, but not as we know it. Cult husband~ and-wife duo Brett and Rennie Sparks have a new album Down In The Valley but the same fractured take on American traditions. Music for grown-ups, and there ain’t no sanity clause.
I Gorgie Gajjic Cafe Cossachok, Russian Cultural Centre, King Street, 553 0733. 8.30pm. £3. Accordionist Gajjic plays Piazzolla to Bach.
I Andy White Tron Theatre, 63 Trongate, 552 4267. 9pm. £6 (£4). The Belfast-born singer-songwriter performs from his latest album.
Edinburgh I Eileen Penman Wee Folk Club, Royal ﬂ \‘m‘ in .
Oak, Inﬁrmary Street, 557 2976. 8pm. £3. Singer Eileen Penman and friends perform in this intimate (30 seat) venue.
MONDAY 20 Stirling I St Patrick's Night Celebration Stirling Folk Club, Terraces Hotel, Melville Terrace, 01259 218521. 8pm. £4.50 (£4). Ulster songs, ﬁddle, hammered dulcimer and concertina from Colin McAllister and Setanta.
TUESDAY 21 Edinburgh I Music and the Celtic Otherworld James Thin, George Street. 6.30pm. Free. A book launch with wire-strung harp, replica Highland pipes, Irish and Scots tunes and a good dose of ‘celtic’ from author Karen Ralls-MacLeod and piping iconoclast Barnaby Brown. I Drake Music Project Queen’s Hall, Clerk Street, 668 2019. 1.15pm. £3.50 (£1—£1.50). The Drake Music Project presents this showcase featuring children from Graysmill School, alongside Queen’s Hall musician-in-residence Clare McLaughlin (Deaf Shepherd ﬁddler).
I Itchy Fingers The Piping Centre, McPhater Street, 287 5511. 8.30pm. £6 (£4). New Scottish band, incorporating African rhythm with Scots instrumental traditions and versatile vocals.
I cMc Edinburgh Folk Club, Pleasance Cabaret Bar, The Pleasance, 650 2349. 8pm. £6 (£4—£5). Fiddlers Clare McLaughlin and Marianne Campbell (Deaf Shepherd) with Dublin guitarist Gavin Ralston.
THURSDAY 23 Glasgow
I Davy Gibb New Dawn Folk Club, Riverside Club, Fox Street, 445 6271. 8.15pm. £5 (£3). Humorous songs from guitarist Davy Gibb.
I The Milton Fiddlers With Peter Morrison MacRobert, University of Stirling, 01786 461081. 7.30pm. £6.50 (£5). Massed ﬁddles and Scotch songs.
I Savourna Stevenson Cumbernauld Theatre, Kildrum, 01236 732887. 7.45pm. £7 (£4). The leading expressionist on the Scottish small harp, Stevenson draws from folk, jazz/rock, classical and often African music.
I Ceilidh Dance Riverside Club, Fox Street, 248 3144. 7.30pm. £6. Music from Ta salteerie.
I Ceili h Dance With Fraser McLelland Renfrew Ferry, Clyde Place, 287 5511. 9pm. £5. Dance music from the Fraser McLelland Band, later disco by Radio Clyde 2’s Alan Todd.
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Andy White returns with the Celtic Ono band in tow at the Tron Theatre, Glasgow. Sun 19 Mar
! here teams up with brilliant young Scots ' ﬁddle player O’Rourke.
, Dunfarmlina I Brian O'Headhra Dunfermline Folk
I Prevert et Compagnte French Institute, 13 Randolph Crescent, 225 5685. 7.30pm. £12 (£8). Les Melimelodies present an evening of songs and poetry, with cheese and wine (BYOB) adding to the ambience.
I The Jolly Beggars Cumbemauld Theatre, Kildrum, 01236 732887. 7.45pm. £7 (£5). Cumbemauld Burns Club present Robert Burns’ cantata, full of song, humour and verse.
SATURDAY 25 Glasgow
I Ceilidh Dance Riverside Club, Fox Street, 248 3144. 7.30pm. £6. See Fri 24.
I Celebration of Gaelic Song Central Halls, Tollcross. 7pm. £7.50 (£5). Tickets from the Queen’s Hall Box Ofﬁce, 668 2019. Edinburgh, Saltire and Lothian Gaelic Choirs with guests Aberfeldy GC, solo singer Lyle Kennedy, the choir from Tollcross Primary School Gaelic Unit, the harps of Na Clarsairean, Penicuik High School Fiddle Orchestra and entertainment from Macshoogs.
I Prevert et Compagnte French Institute, 13 Randolph Crescent, 225 5685. 7.30pm. £12 (£8). See Fri 24.
I A Terr In The Terraces Terraces Hotel, Melville Terrace. Information 01259 218521. 1pm—1am. £8 (£7). A day of song and ﬁddle workshops with evening concert from Ceolbeg and The John Wright Band. Day events are free and the evening concert kicks off at 8pm.
I Ceilidh Dance Glen Pavilion, 8pm. £6. Information 01383 739387. Dance to Scotland’s ﬁnest - Freeland Barbour and the Occasionals.
I Lev Atlas Cafe Cossachok, Russian Cultural Centre, 10 King Street, 553 0733. 8.30pm. £3. Russian Gypsy ﬁddle music performed solo.
I Arthur Johnston and Brian Miller Wee Folk Club, Royal Oak, Inﬁrmary Street, 557 2976. 8pm. £3. Two of the big voices from the Glasgow perform traditional and political song.
TUESDAY 28 . Glasgow
I Godspeed You Black Emperor! The Garage, 490 Sauchiehall Street, 332 1120. 8pm. This Canadian nine-piece have found success with their unique musical experimentation, blending electronics with violin, cello and percussion.
I Alistair Hulett And Aidan O‘Rourke Edinburgh Folk Club, Cabaret Bar, The Pleasance, 650 2349. 8pm. £6 (£4—£5). Scottish singer, guitarist and socialist songwriter Hulett usually tours with veteran bowman Dave Swarbrick, but
Club, Thistle Tavern, Baldridgeburn, 01383 756654. 8pm. Anam‘s Irish songwriter in a solo show.
. THURSDAY so '
I Alistair Hulett And Aidan O'Rourke New Dawn Folk Club, Riverside Club, Fox Street, 445 6271. 8.15pm. £5 (£3) See Wed 29. l