552 2135. 9pm. Mainstream jazz tunes with this renowned singer.


I Bobby Wishart and Band Russell’s Bar Cafe, 77 Byres Road, 334 4973. 8—11pm. Mainstream and modern.

I Hermie Longalon and IlermitagelCaprice rio Caprice Brasserie, 48 New Market Street, Ayr, 01292 610916. 9.30pm. Rotating residency.

I Tom Urie And Guests Polo Lounge (see Sun). 9.3 m. Pianist and singer. I Paul Galla er Corinthian (see Thu). 10pm-2am. Hot R&B on piano.


I Tom UrielShona Fraser Corinthian (see Thu). 10pm-2am. Jazz piano, from eas listening through to contemporary . I anny Thompson Baby Grand (see Thu). 10.30pm. Lounge pianist.



I John Burgess and Tom Finlay Cafe Metro, Subway West End, 23 Lothian Road, 229 9197. l—3pm. Contemporary azz.

JI Live Jazz Henderson’s, 25 Thistle Street, 225 2605. 8pm. Artists vary.

I The Third Men Maison Hector, 47 Deanhaugh Street, 332 5328. 9pm. Blues guitar duo.


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

I Montuna Dix-Neuf, 97 Hanover Street, 225 8619. 8 m. Jazz trio.

I Live Jazz and B uesThe Soupdragon, 27-31 West Port, 221 1099. m.

I Bill Kyle's Backbeat Ban Cellar No. 1 (see Thu). 10.30pm-1am. Modern jazz.


I Toto And The Dexters Harry’s Bar, Randolph Place, 539 8100. 3.30—6pm. Mainstream, with vocals from Fay

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I Biues Inc. Dix-Neuf (see Fri). 10pm. Up-tempo electric blues.

I Blue Nun/Underground Cellar No. 1 (see Thu). 10pm—1am. On fortnightly rotation.


I The Radge Jazz Band The Raj Restaurant on The Shore, Henderson Street, Leith, 553 3980. 12.30—3pm. Enjoy mellow jazz over lunch.

I ith Budge The Dome Bar and Grill, 14 George Street, 624 8624. 1-5pm. Singer.

I Dominic Spencer Trio Cafe Metro (See Thu). 2—5pm.

I Live Jazz Maison Hector (See Thu). 5—8pm. Mainstream.

I Dos Por Tres Dioneuf (See Fri). 9pm. Latin jazz from this trio.


I Jam Session Negociants (downstairs), 45—47 Lothian Street, 225 6313. 8pm. Live jazz.


I John Burgess and Tom Finlay Cafe Metro (see Thu). 1—3pm. Contemporary jazz.

I Swing 00 Malt Shovel, Cockburn Street, 225 6843. 9pm. Swing at the longest residency in Edinburgh.

I Rowena Bar Fez, 16a Queen Street, 226 2530. 10pm. Jazz, blues and folk vocals.

I Surprise Jazz Party Night Cellar No. 1, Chambers Street, 220 4298. 10.30pm—1am. An eclectic selection from an ever-changing line-up of musicians.


I Fat Sam's Band Fat Sam’s, 56-58 Fountainbridge, 228 3111. 8pm. Swing and jum -jive.

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

I Son De Rhumba Cellar No. 1 (See Thu). 10pm—lam. Latin jazz.

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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 8. World istings compiled by Norman Chalmers and Louisa Pearson.



I The John Wright Band New Dawn Folk Club, Riverside Club, Fox Street, 445 6271. 8.15pm. £7 (£4). Appealing vocals in a popular, middle-of-the-road, country-tinged three-piece, with guitar and fiddle.

FRIDAY 28 Glasgow

I Ceilidh Dance Riverside Club, Fox Street, 248 3144. 7.30pm. £6. Music from Last Tram to Auchenshuggle.

I Carol Laula King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £8.50. The limpid vocals of renowned Glasgow songstress, set in her own band. I Ceilidh Dance Renfrew Ferry, Clyde Place, 287 5511. 9pm. £5. Fraser McLelland provides the tunes, disco by Radio Clyde 2’s Alan Todd.


I Ceilidh Dance Assembly Rooms, George Street, 220 4349. 8pm. £8 (£5). With the Robert Fish Band.


Glasgow I Ceilidh Dance Riverside Club, Fox Street, 248 3144. 7.30pm. £6. See Fri 28.


I Ceilidhs At The Caley Caledonian Brewery, Slateford Road, 623 8066. 7pm. £6. Live band.


I Jim Malcolm Howden Park Centre, Howden, 01506 433634. 8pm. £5 (£3). Old Blind Dogs’ vocalist, Malcolm picks the guitar, blows the moothie, and has a fine line in Scots song. He also writes his own.


I The Sangsters McLintock Hall, Dunmore Street, 01360 440210. 8pm. £5. Close harmony Scots song. Support from clarsach player Lesley Monk.



I In the Rhythm Of Waltz Cafe Cossachok, Russian Cultural Centre, 10 King Street, 553 0733. 8.30pm. £3. Waltzes from around the world by accordionist Georgie Gajjic.

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Mystery Juice mix blues, rap and funk at the Bongo Club, Edinburgh on Thu 11 May


I MacAlias Wee Folk Club, Royal Oak, Infirmary Street, 557 2976. 8.30pm. £3. Back from Down Under, Gill Bowman and Karine Polwart harmonise Scots song, ancient and modem.

I Beltane Festival Bongo Club, 14 New Street, 558 7604. 11pm. £5 (£4). Anonymi present this noisy fundraising party for the Beltane Festival. After the procession from Calton Hill at 9pm, head on down to the Bongo Club where KaKaTsiTsi, master drummers from Ghana, will perform along with DJ Convalent and the Red Beastie

Drummers. TUESDAY 2 . Glasgow

I Sean Keane Cottier Theatre, Hyndland Street, 357 3868. 8pm. £12. Blessed with quality vocals like his sister Dolores, and with new album The Man That I Am, the Galway lad returns with his six-piece band and music that moves ever-further from his traditional roots to soft rock/country/pop/easy listening.



I lshbel MacAskiIl and Alison McMorland Edinburgh Folk Club, Cabaret Bar, The Pleasance, 650 2349. 8pm. £6 (£4—£5). The first of an occasional series at Edinburgh Folk Club focusing on Scotland’s traditional songs kicks off with two of the finest in Scots and Gaelic. See Music preview.



I Singer's Night New Dawn Folk Club, Riverside Club, Fox Street, 445 6271. 8.15pm. £3 (£2). The club’s core singing crew, including Ian Davison, Jim King and Ann Alison, get together for a semi- formal session. All welcome.

FRIDAY 5 Glasgow

I Youssou N'Dour The Old Fruitmarket, Albion Street, 287 5511. 7.30pm. £16.50—£18.50. African superstar with his similary titled band Super Etoile, Senegalese musician N’Dour has recorded with, among others, Peter Gabriel and Paul Simon. He melds Western pop/rock with traditional Senegalese percussion in a big, vibrant, colourful, dancey sound.

I Ceilidh Dance Renfrew Ferry, Clyde Place, 287 5511. 9pm. £5. Gary Blair provides the tunes, disco by Radio Clyde’s Alan Todd.


I Guid Crack Club The Waverley, St Mary’s Street, 556 9579. 7.30pm. £3 donation. Lowland And Northland: an evening of story and song stretching from Shetland to Tayside and the Central Lowlands.

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I Ceilidh Dance St Bride’s Centre, Orwell Terrace, 346 1405. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Royzone play for a Beltane night dance in aid of Special Needs Information Point and Edinburgh Sitters.



I Caledonian Fiddle Orchestra Royal Concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall Street, 287 5511. 7.30pm. £7.50. Popular massed fiddles.


I The Spring Fling St Martins Church Hall, Dalry Road, 11am—3pm. £8 (£2.50). Get your ceilidh dancing up to scratch with performances and workshops on the history of Scots dance. Bring comfortable clothing and a packed lunch.


I Aberdour Festival Barn Dance Starley Hall School, By Aberdour, 01383 860262. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Scottish dance music from the Gallivanters.

SUNDAY 7 Glasgow

I Celebration Tron Theatre, Trongate, 287 5511. 8pm. £6.95 (£3.50). A musical cornucopia hosted by Scots songstress Sheena Wellington with the Iestyn Evans Quintet representing jazz; harpist Phamie Gow, folk; Catherine Baker classical and cabaret and Philippa Vafadari putting on a show which involves both circus and acting skills.


I Chuck Fleming Wee Folk Club, Royal Oak, Infirmary Street, 557 2976. 8.30pm. £3. Ex-the 70’s folk rocking JSD Band and still an occasional duo with singer Bobby Eaglesham, fiddler Fleming returns home to Scotland to give a solo, and always amusing, show.

MONDAY 8 Stirling I Pierre Shryer Band Stirling Folk Club, Terraces Hotel, 4 Melville Terrace, 01259 218521. 8pm. £5 (£4). Inventive, highly musical fiddler - known here from his visits with Vancouver band Mad Pudding here with his mix of self- penned and traditional tunes from the ‘Valley’ tradition, rooted in Scots/Irish.



I Martin Carthy Penicuik Folk Club, Navaar House Hotel, Bog Road, 01968 678153. 8.15pm. £6 (£5). Legendary influence - he’s mentioned on Dylan’s first album and arguably England’s finest interpreter of traditional song, Carthy was awarded an MBE for ‘services to traditional music’ in 1998.



I Brian Peters Edinburgh Folk Club,

Cabaret Bar, The Pleasance, 650 2349.

8pm. £5 (£4). Singer/songwriter Peters

uses melodeon, concertina and guitar to great effect. One of England’s finest.

THURSDAY 11 Glasgow

I Brian Peters New Dawn Folk Club, Riverside Club, Fox Street, 445 6271. 8.15pm. £5 (£3). See Wed 10.


I Mystery Juice, The Silverpill and Pollen Bongo Club, 14 New Street, 558 7604. 10-3am. £4 (£3). Blues, rap, off- the-wall folk fiddle and a pick ‘n’ mix of musical genres goes into the Juice, with support from punk-popsters The Silverpill and the soulfully hypnotic Pollen.

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