night kicks off with this New York collective who combine bomba, salsa and latin jazz styles. Cepeda himself has played with the legendary likes of Dizzy Gillespie and Donald Byrd.
I Shooglenifty and The Asian Celt Sound System Roots To The Future, The Temple, Pitt Street, 248 9969. £8. Tickets from the Ticket Centre, Candleriggs. 287 5511. Plus DJ sets from DJ Mal and Alex Kasiek of'I'ransglobal Underground. See preview.
I Quickspace The l3ih Note Club, Clyde Street, 243 2177. 8pm. London band from the same family tree as Stereolab but with a slightly rockier sound.
I Muddy Pedals The Wha‘.’, The 13th Note Club, Clyde Street. 243 2177. 11pm. House band of The Wha'.’ club night
I Sweep The Leg Johnny and Red Monkey The 13th Note Cafe. King Street. 553 1638. 8pm. £3. Sweep The Leg Johnny do a rhythmic Krautrock type thing. while Red Monkey have been compared to post-punk favourites Gang Of Four.
I Stylus Automatic Nice 'n‘ Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Local band recently featured on an [ix-S documentary about last year‘s T in the Park.
I Jynx, Cartel and Huxley King Tut’s Wah \‘v'ah Hut, St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.311pm. £3.51) (advance). £4 (door). Local band triple bill.
I Soul Collective Bourbon Street, George Street. 55211141. 7pm. £5.
I Barberstar, Frisbee and Columbia Strawberry Fields, Oswald Street. 221 7871. 9pm. £3. Soft rock, pop and funk with celtic vocals from six-piece Barberstar who cite REM and Fleetwood Mac as influences.
I The Goldenhour Rico's, Ann Street. Greenock, 111475 783 7115. 9pm. A mixture of 60s garage, pop, psychedelic and mod sounds inﬂuences this Hammond-toting band.
I The Vagabonds The Scotia, Stockwell Street, 552 8681. 8.311pm. Free. Residency for this covers band.
I Jam Session Samuel Dow’s, Nithsdale Road, 423 (1107. 8.30pm. Free. I Live Music Eat Drink Man Woman, King Street. 552 9261). 9pm. Free.
I Live Music The Cathouse, Union Street, 248 66116. 8pm. £3. Unsigned band night.
I Average White Band The Liquid Room, 9c Victoria Street, 225 2564. £12.51). The Scottish band who caused a funk sensation in the 711s are still going strong.
I Unique Freak and Taste My Silence The Attic, Dyer's Close, 71 Cowgate, 225 8382. 7.311pm. £4 (£2). Two up-and- coming bands share their sounds with the world (or The Attic audience at least). Purl ufJ/f.1IS .1lusic Festival.
I Hobotalk The Venue, 17—21 Calton Road, 557 31173. 8pm. Country musings from these good ole boys from Dunbar. Codeine Road fill the support slot.
I Edinburgh University Untapped Talent Competition Potterow, Bristo Square, 668 1765. Time the. £4. A battle of the bands linal, pitting some of the capital's freshest talent against one another.
I Fionna Duncan Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 9.30pm. £12 with dinner (£4). Renowned Glaswegian vocalist Duncan kicks off the Jazz Joint‘s new monthly dinner jazz events, with accompaniment from Ronnie Rae on bass and Tom l-"indlay on piano. Joseph Malik provides DJ support after midnight. The Noodle Shack are laying on a special two-course menu from 8.3llpm, with the band on stage at 9.311pm. To book, call 11131 538 7385.
I Scott MacDonald Common Grounds, 2/3 North Batik Street, 226 1416. 7.311pm. Free.
I Hooper Brannigans, Dundee Street, 228 5885. First band on 9pm. Free.
I Live Music Whistle Binkies, Niddry Street, 557 5114. 11pm. free.
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Tickets for most medium/large concerts can be bought from the followmg:
1 .mm— ! 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
I Average White Band Liquid Room, Edinburgh, 25/26 May.
I One Minute Silence Garage, Glasgow, 28 May.
I Vonda Shepard Concert Hall, Glasgow, 31) May.
I Big Country Barrowland, Glasgow, 21 Mav.
I J] Burnel Cottier Theatre, Glasgow, 1 Jun.
I Nancy Griffith 81 The Blue Moon Orchestra Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, 1 Jun.
I Muse Garage. Glasgow, 2 Jun.
I Homelands Straid I‘arm. Dalleagles, 3
I Bentley Rhythm Ace Garage, Glasgow, 3 Jun.
I Pearl Jam SECC, Glasgow, 3 Jun. SOLD OUT.
I Gabrielle Cottier Theatre, Glasgow, 12/13 Jun.
I The Exploited Liquid Room, Edinburgh, 13 Jun.
I The Fall Liquid Room, Edinburgh, 16 Jun.
I Nick Harper Pleasance Cabaret Bar, Edinburgh, 16 Jun.
I Elliot Smith Garage, Glasgow, 18 Jun. I Utah Saints Liquid Room, Edinburgh, 19 Jun.
I Eric Bibb Queen‘s Hall, Edinburgh, 20 Jun.
I The Beta Band Garage, Glasgow, 23 Jun.
I Leatherface ('athouse, Glasgow, 23 Jun.
I Bloodhound Gang Barrowland, Glasgow, 25 Jun.
I Tony Bennett Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh, 1 Jul.
I Slayer Barrowland, Glasgow, 3 Jul.
I Tina Turner llampden, Glasgow, 7 Jul. I T in the Park Balado, Kinross, 8;") Jul. I Alice Cooper Barrowland, Glasgow, 16 Jul.
I Oasis Murrayfield. Edinburgh. 29 Jul. I The Fling feat. Hothouse Flowers and Mary BlackLennoxlove House, Haddington, 19/21) Aug.
I Glasgow Green feat. Oasis and Stereophonics 2526 Aug.
| I Mel C Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, 9 Sep.
', I Dream Theater Barrowland, Glasgow, '5 18 ()ct.
i (I Chris Rea Concert Hall, Glasgow, 21
: I Gabrielle Caird Hall, Dundee, 5 Nov.
1 I Gabrielle Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow, 6
Nov. 1 I Tom Jones SISCC, Glasgow, 17 Nov. I Marti Pellow Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow, 21) Nov.
Muse play Glasgow's Garage, 2 Jun
The dates listed below are for one- off or ticketed shows; seae 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 Brian Kellock Trio Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 9pm—3arn. £4 (£3). Band on stage 9.30pm. The Brian Kellock Trio, fronted by one of Scotland’s foremost jazz pianists, supply the tunes, with decks effects from new Thu night resident Joseph Malik.
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I Melting Pot Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 111pm—3am. £5. Band on stage midnight. Trumpeter Colin Steele (Midnight Blue Band) leads his six-piece through a dancclloor-minded jazz set, with the emphasis on the funk. Andv B minds the decks.
I Big Beat Bongo Club. 14 New Street, 558 76114. 111.311pm—3am. £2.5(1—£7. Big Beat welcomes The Soul Providers, fronted by renowned funkster Lee Fields, whose raw vocals can be spotted on many a classic soul disc including the much sought after Lets 7211k It Over. As always. expect the best dancefloor jazz DJ action from the resident Big Beat team of Simon, Stuart and Tinku.
Glasgow I George’s Candlelit Club The Tall Ship At Glasgow Harbour, 11111 Stobcross
Road, 401) 9856. 9pm. £6 (£5). Stalwart jazzman George Penman takes us through a vintage and Dixieland jazz selection. Prc—show suppers are available from The Pumphouse restaurant — to book, call 248 2884.
I Tom McNiven's Neural Interface Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 111pm—3am. £5. Band on stage midnight. A vibrant and polyrhythmic future jazz exploration from this live-piece, taking in soul, hip hop and funk along the way. DJ Lewis su ports.
I Futurlstica La Belle Angele, Hastie’s Close, 225 7536. 111.30pm—3am. £8. Tonight‘s event sees Futuristica getting together with the Nu Spirit DJs: on the line-up are Bob Cairns, Mikey Stirton, SCott Rapson, li‘uturistica resident Joseph Malik and Mexico’s Salman Monterio.
I Jazz At Five-Past-Nine Adam Smith Theatre, Bennochy Road, (11592 412929. 9pm. £4. Featuring two of the original stars of the Glasgow jazz scene — Graham Robb on bass and Bill Kyle on drums.
I The Blues Buddahs 8: Cahoots Tron Theatre, 63 Trongate, 287 5511. 9.30pm. £5. Classic British blues from The Blues Buddahs, with a more roots and country inspired set from Cahoots.
I Benn Clatworthy Queen Charlotte Rooms, 56a Queen Charlotte Street, Leith, 554 4511). 8.311pm. £6 (£5). An Edinburgh Jazz Projects event.
I DJ Night Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 1(1pm—3am. £2. A smooth Sun selection of vinyl from your
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