The followin details are for regular free weekly ates: see main listings for one-off or ticketed shows. Gigs are listed b city, then by da . Residencies will be isted, providedt at up-to-date details are supplied to us. Jazz Residencies listings are compiled by Abigail Bremner.

. I Tom Urie/Shona Fraser Corinthiati (see : Thu). 10pm—2am. Jazz piano, from easy


I Dave Anderson Entertains Pizza Express. 151 Queen Street. 221 3333. 8.30pm. Free. Standards and original songs over dinner from this bluesman.

I Live Jazz Ad Lib, 111 Hope Street. 24s 6645. 9pm. A changing selection of regulars on the scene.

I Paul Gallacher (.‘orinthian. 191 lngram Street, 552 1101. 10pm—2ani. Piano classics. from Broadway to Beethoven.

I Danny Thompson Baby Grand. 3—7 Elmbank Gardens, 248 4942. 10.30pm. A wide selection from this lounge pianist.


I Shona Fraser & Paul Gallacher Corinthian (see Thu). 6pm—2ani. Requests on piano.

I Bobby Wishart 8: Band Borders Books. Music and Cafe. 98 Buchanan Street, 222 7700. 7.30—9.30pm. Mellow.

I Danny Thompson Baby Grand (see 'Ihu). 10.30pm. Lounge pianist.


I Harry Margolis' Miller Band L’Attache, 27 Waterloo Street. 221 3210. 2—5pm. Big hand in the Glenn Miller vein. I Lauder's Big Band Lauder‘s. Sauchiehall Street, 331 5180. 2—5pm. The big band sound, with vocals from lleaiher Whiteford.

I George McGowan Orchestra [Eat Drink Man Woman, 34 King Street, 552 9227. 2.3(L—6pm. Eighteen-piece big hand. I Live Jazz Brel, 39 Ashton Lane. 342 4966. 3—6pm. Free. Sat 13 May Lachran McCall Quartet. Sat 20 May Peter Uhlhaas Quartet.

I Jazz Evening Art Lovers’ Cafe. House for an Art Lover, Bellahouston Park, Dumbreck Road, 353 4779. 7pm. linjoy jazz over dinner at this Rennie Mackintosh-inspired cafe due to the possiblity of private functions, phone to confirm.

I Live Jazz Millars, 515 Sauchiehall Street, 248 2016. 8.30pm. Various bands. I Sam Corry & Trio Cafe Rouge, John Street, 552 4433. 8.30—10.30pm. Former River Detectives frontman.

I Shelagh Buchanan Sizzlcrs‘ Steakhouse, 79 Albion Street, 552 4200. 9pm. Enjoy jazz guitar and vocals over dinner - hooking on the number above.

I Live Jazz Brewery Tap, 1055 Sauchiehall Street, 339 0643. 9.30pm. Jazz funk.

I Danny Thompson Baby Grand (see Thu). 10.30pm. Lounge pianist.


I Button-Up Corinthian (see Thu).

1-4 m. Jazz, lounge and soundtracks.

I Live Jazz Bar 10, 10 Mitchell Lane, 572 1446. 3—5pm. Sun 14 May laid back Sunday jazz.

I Michael Deans Jazz Quartet Cottiers Bar, 93 Hyndland Street, 357 5825. 4—7pm. Traditional jazz.

I Violet Leighton Trio Polo Lounge, Wilson Street, 553 1221. 4—6pm. Singer and band.

I Live Jazz Blackfriars, 36 Bell Street, 552 5924. 9pm. Sun 14 May ~— Ruth Lambert Quartet. Sun 21 May Morph.

I Kerry Tracey Corinthian (sec Thu). 10pm—2am. Jazz funk followed by classic jazz piano in the Ella Fitzgerald mould.

I Jazz DJ Baby Grand (see Thu). 10.30pm.


I Fionna Duncan with The Ronnie Rae Trio McChuill‘s, 40 High Street, 552 2135. 9pm. Mainstream jazz tunes with this renowned singer.


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

I Hermie Longalong 8r Hermitage/Caprice Trio Caprice Brasserie, 48 New Market Street, Ayr, 01292 610916. 9.30pm. Rotating residency. I Tom Urie And Guests Polo Lounge (see Sun). 9.30pm. Pianist arid singer.

I Paul Gallacher Corinthian (see Thu). 10pm—2am. Hot R& B on piano.


' listening throuin to contemporary . y

I Danny Thompson Baby (irand (see

. Thu). 10.30pm. l.ounge pianist. l


I John Burgess & Tom Finlay Cafe j

Metro. Subway \Vest lind. 23 l.othian Road. | 229 919.7. l-—3pm. Contemporary jazz.

I Live Jazz Henderson‘s. 25 Thistle Street.

I The Third Men .‘vlaison Hector, 47

225 2605. 8pm. Artists vary.

Deanhaugh Street. 332 5328. 9pm. Blues

guitar duo.

(Sec Thu). lilpm-lam. Modern jazz.

I Blue Nun/David Patrick Trio Cellar .\'o. 1. 1 (‘hambers Street. 220 4298.

10pm--lam. Fortnightly rotation, with Latin- jazz sounds from the David Patrick Trio.


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

I Montuna 1)i.\-.\'cut. 9.7 Hanover Street. 225 S619. Spin. Jazz trio.

I Live Jazz & Blues The Sotlptlragoit, 27—31 West Port. 221 1099. 9 rm. I Bill Kyle’s Backbeat Banrl Cellar No. l.

I Toto And The Dexters Harry's Bar, Randolph Place. 539 8100. 3.30—6pm.

I Blues Inc. 1)i.\-.\'ettf(sec Fri). 10pm.

Mainstream. with vocals from Fay Levy.

L'p-tctiipo electric blues. I The Jazz Incident/Underground Cellar No. 1 (see Thu). lllpm*lltlil. ()n fortnightly

, rotation contemporary tunes from quintet

The Jazz Incident.

§ Sundays I The Radge Jazz Band The Raj

_ Lcith. 553 3980. 12.30—3pm. linjoy mellow

I Dominic Spencer Trio Cafe Metro (See

I Live Jazz Maison Hector (See Thu).

Restaurant on The Shore. Henderson Street. jazz over lunch.

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

Thu). 2--5pm. ;

5—8piii. Mainstream. j I Edinburgh Blues Collective ()ld i-‘ire (

Station. 52 \Vesiport. 228 4543. 8.30pm. Sun 14 May. Fortnightly. A collective of

hlues stalwartss.

. 45-47 l.othian Street. 225 6313. 8pm. Live

3 TUesdays I John Burgess & Tom Finlay Cate .‘vletro

2530. 10pm. Jazz. blues and tolk vocals.

I Surprise Jazz Party Night Cellar No. l from an ever-changing line-up o1 musicians.


I Fat Sam's Band l-at Sam‘s, 56 -58

l-‘ountainbridge. 228 31 l 1. 8pm. Swing and juin l-leL‘. '

Artists vary. ' I Son De Rhumba Celiar No. 1 (See Fri).


I Dos Por Tres Dix-Netti (See Fri). 9pm. Latin jazz from this trio. ; I Sexmo Cellar No.1 (See 'lliu). lllpm—lam. Classicjazz with piano and vocalist.

I Jam Session Negociants (downstairs).


(See Thu). 1—3pm. Contemporary jazz.

I Swing 2000 .\1alt Shovel, (‘ockhurn Street. 225 6843. 9pm. Swing at the longest residency in lidinhurgh.

I Rowena Bar l5ez. 16a Queen Street. 226

(Sec l‘ri). lllptll » 1am. All eclectic selection

I lee Jazz Henderson‘s (See Thu). 8pm.

10pm» lam. Latin jazz. .

folk& world


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 Brian Peters New Dawn Folk Club, Riverside Club, Fox Street, 445 6271. 8.15pm. £5 (£3). Traditional singer and songwriter Peters uses melodeon, coneertina and guitar to great effect. One of [England's finest.

3 Edinburgh

I Mystery Juice, The Silverpill and Pollen Bongo Club, 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.


' I Ceilidh Dance The Piping Centre, .‘vlcPhater Street. 287 5511. 8pm. £5

(£3.50). Music by Clootie and the


i I Ceilidh

Dance Riverside Club, Fox Street. 248 3144. 7.30pm. £6. Music

from the Black Rose Band.

I Ceilidh Dance With Gary Blair -

Rentrew l-‘erry. Clyde Place, 287 5511. 9pm. £5. Music by Gary Blair, followed ' by a disco with Radio Clydc’s Alan Todd.

1 Saturdays !


Glasgow I Ceilidh Dance Riverside Club, Fox Street, 248 3144. 7.30pm. £6. See Fri 12.

Edinburgh I Ceilidhs At The Caley Caledonian

Brewery. Slateford Road, 623 8066. 7pm.

£6. Live band. Livingston

I Michael Marra Howden Park Centre, llovvdcn, (11506 433634. 8pm. £6 (£4). Songs at the piano, humour and humanity from Scotland‘s finest songwriter.

folk & world MUSIC


I Dave Swarbrick and Alistair Hulett Wynd Theatre, Buccleuch Street, 01896 823854. 8.30pm. £8 (£5). Ex-Fairport bowman also handles mandolin, and songs with a political and social edge from the guitarist who spent decades in Australia but is now back home in Scotland.

SUNDAY 14 Edinburgh

I Alastair McDonald Wee Folk Club, Royal Oak, Infirmary Street, 557 2976. 8.30pm. £3. The first anniversary of the Wee Folk Club, presenting a weel-kent entertainer.



I Donald Black and Malcolm Jones Acoustic Room, Princes Square. 9pm. £8. Tickets 287 5511. Top Scots moothie player accompanied by Runrig guitarist/accordionist.


I Rab Noakes with Fraser Speirs Edinburgh Folk Club, Cabaret Bar, The Pleasance, 650 2349. 8pm. £6 (£4—£5). Acclaimed vocalist and superb songwriter Noakes with the top man in Scotland on the blues harp (harmonica).

THURSDAY 18 Glasgow

I Iona Cottier Theatre, Hyndland Street, 357 3868. 8pm. £13.50 (£11). Iona bring their own brand of Celtic-inspired rock- influenced music and a new album.

I Kagan New Dawn Folk Club, Riverside Club, Fox Street, 445 6271. 8.15pm. £5 (£3). Strong vocal harmonies and a contemporary acoustic blend.

I Radio Sweethearts Acoustic Room, Princes Square. 9pm. £8. Tickets 287 5511. Young Scots country stars.

FRIDAY 19 Glasgow

I Ceilidh Dance Riverside Club, Fox Street, 248 3144. 7.30pm. £6. Music from Ta salteerie.

I Ceilidh Dance With Gary Blair Renfrew Ferry, Clyde Place, 287 5511. 9pm. £5. See Fri 12.

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Two heroes of American music - hallucinogenic country star Peter Rowan. and exquisitely lyrical five-string banjo picker Tony Ellis - headline a very pleasant night at Edinburgh's Pleasance on the 21st

11-25 May 2000 THE usr es