MUSIC rock & pop


I Knee-High Productions Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £3. A new night of international beats fusion on a general drum & bass tip, with DJs. poets, tloorsliow and live music from Grasshopper.

I Charley Brannigans, Dundee Street 228 5885. First band on 9pm. Free.


I Action Spectacular and Terra Diablo King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4 plus booking fee.

I Whatever, Donut and Soul Fuel Nice’n‘Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 9pm. Final heat of the Battle of the Bands.

I The Originals Flares. Bath Street, 331 5160. 8.30pm. Free.

I Acoustic Open Stage The Hall Bar, Woodlands Road. 564 1527. 8.30pm. Free. Weekly unplugged session.


I Kangaroo Moon Bongo Club, 14 New Street. 558 7604. 9pm—lam. £5 (£4). This Celtic-Australian dance band fuse global influences over a rock-steady, funky rhythm selection.

I Singers' Night Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 9pm—3am. £4 (£3). Tonight is the date for the now monthly open mic session, featuring aspiring vocal talent.

I No Regrets A Robbie Williams Tribute Brannigans, Dundee Street 228 5885. First band on 9pm. Free.

THURSDAY!) Glasgow

I Cousteau and Casa King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5 plus booking fee. Classy, considered alternative pop combo with an atmospheric sound which is a little like Tindersticks without the strings.

I Chicken Shack Bourbon Street. George Street, 5520141. 7pm. £7.50. Veteran R&B combo who were fronted in the 60s by Christine Perfect, later better known as Fleetwood Mac’s Christine McVie.

I Ramsay Midwood Blackfriars, Bell Street, 552 5924. £6. Alt-country blues performer.

I Firefly The Halt Bar, Woodlands Road, 564 1527. 8.30pm. Free.

I The Vagabonds The Scotia, Stockwell Street, 552 8681. 8.30pm. Free. Residency for this covers band.

I Jam Session Samuel Dow’s, Nithsdale Road, 423 0107. 8.30pm. Free.

I Live Music Nice’n'Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 9pm.


I Sempiternal Hoon, Solaris and Eliot The Venue, 17—21 Calton Road, 557 3073. 8pm. £4. Triple bill of local bands makin an impact on the live scene.

I Action Spectacular, The Silver Pill and Singleskin Cas Rock, 104 West Port, 229 4341. 9.30pm. £3. Rock and punk sounds from three popular bands; Action Spectacular will be promoting their second single, ‘General Lee’, before preparing for summer gigs at the Reading and Leeds Festivals.

I La Honda Bongo Club. 14 New Street, 558 7604. 10pm-3am. £4. Free popcorn isjust one of the perks at La Honda where visual wizards Kohoutek show some live scratching before heading off on a European tour, and DJs Dutch Schultz, Trystero Sound System and Ritchie Rufftonc get down to some serious jamming.

I Brian Kellock Trio Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 9pm—3am. £4 (£3). Band on stage 9.30pm. Tunes from The Brian Kellock Trio, fronted by internationally respected pianist Kellock, with John Rae on drums and Kenny Ellis on bass. Decks effects from Joseph Malik. I Splash! Brannigans, Dundee Street 228 5885. First band on 9pm. Free.

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Ticket Link: 287 5511.

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Virgin Princes Street, 220 3234. Ripping Records South Bridge, 226 7010.

Assembly Rooms George Street, 220 4349

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I Gabrielle Cottier Theatre, Glasgow, 1213 Jun.

I The Fall Liquid Room, Edinburgh, 16 Jun.

I Nick Harper Pleasance Cabaret Bar, Edinburgh, 16Jun.

I Elliot Smith Garage, Glasgow, 18 Jun. I Utah Saints Liquid Room, Edinburgh, 19 Jun.

I Eric Bibb Queens Hall, Edinburgh, 20 Jun.

I Cypress Hill Barrowland, Glasgow, 22 Jun.

I The Beta Band Garage. Glasgow, 23 Jun.

I Leatherface Cathouse, 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 Hampden, Glasgow, 7 Jul.

I T in the Park Balado, Kinross, 8 9 Jul.

I Alice Cooper Barrowland, Glasgow, 16 Jul.

I Oasis Murrayfield. Edinburgh, 29 Jul. I The Fling feat.Hothouse Flowers and Mary Black Lennoxlove House. lladdington, 1920 Aug.

; I Glasgow Green feat. Oasis and ' Stereophonics 2526 Aug.

I Mel C Royal Concert Hall. Glasgow, 9 Sep.

I Dream Theater Barrowland. Glasgow, 18 Oct.

I Chris Rea Concert Hall, Glasgow, 21 Oct.

I Gabrielle Caird Hall, Dundee. 5 Nov. I Gabrielle Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow, 6 Nov.

I Tom Jones SECC, Glasgow, 17 Nov. I Marti Pellow Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow, 20 Nov.

Utah Saints play Edinburgh's Liquid Room 19 Jun.



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.

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I Soul Collective Bourbon Street, 108 George Street, 5520141. 7.30pm. £5. A ten-piece band with jazz, funk and soul influences.

I Strathclyde University Big Band Lord Todd Bar, Campus Village, University of Strathclyde. 548 2435. 8pm. Free. Big band standards and swinging contemporary numbers from this twenty-piece orchestra.

I William Cepeda The Arches, 30 Midland Street, 221 4001. 9pm. £8. Native to Puerto Rico, Cepeda has taken the West African-rooted rhythms of his homeland and fused them with bebop, jazz and R&B. His music has led to work with some of the greats of both jazz and Latin, including Dizzy Gillespie and Tito Puente. He appears tonight with an eight- piece band. including three horns and three percussionists, to promote his latest release My Roots And Beyond. See preview.


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 dinnerjazz events. with

accompaniment from Ronnie Rae on bass and Tom Findlay on piano. Joseph Malik

provides DJ support after midnight. The : Noodle Shack are laying on a special ' two-course menu from 8.30pm, with the

band on stage at 9.30pm. To book. call 0131 538 7385.

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T I The Duke Ellington Orchestra Pavilion Theatre, 121 Renlield Street, 332 1846. 7.30pm.£l5—£16.50. Paul

Mercer Ellington. grandson to the Duke

himself. leads this big band orchestra in

an evening ofjazz classics.

I Button-Up The Buff Club. 14 Fitzroy

; Place. 01236 605003. 9.30pm. £4.

Mellow jazz vibes in a loungey. instrumental vein, with the occasional

. soundtrack cover creeping in.

; Edinburgh

I William Cepeda Queen's Hall, Clerk Street, 668 2019. 9pm. £5~£ 10. See Thu ' 25. Port of BBC .llusic Live.

I Melting Pot Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison

Street. 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £5. Band on stage at midnight. Trumpeter Colin

1 Steele (Midnight Blue Band) leads his

six-piece through a dancefloor-minded

- jazz set. with the emphasis on the funk.

The Joint's resident DJ Andy B minds the



I Bill Wells Trio (‘owane Centre. (‘owane Street. 01786 473544. 9pm. £9

- (£6). Bill Wells isjoincd by Robert Henderson and Belle and Sebastian's

guitarist Stevie Jackson to create moody clectro-jazz. Port of [.e ll'eekend.


Glasgow I International Day Of Jazz The Tall

, Ship At Glasgow Harbour. 100 Stobcross - Road. 4009856. Noon—4pm. £3.50

(£2.95). An afternoon event to celebrate

' BBC Music 1.1\ c. with The Tall Ship's

own ()ompah Band (noon—«2pml and the Jordanltill Campus BA, Jazz ()uintet (2-~lpm). featuring students from Strathclyde L'niversity alongside special

: guests Jim Mullen (guitar) and Bruce

Adams (trumpet). Gigs take place on board the ship.

I Sierra Maestra The Old Fruitmarket, Albion Street, 287 5511. 8pm. £12.50 (£10.50). With 30 years at the top of the Cuban music scene behind them. Havana’s Sierra Maestra show the energy and passion which has made their salsa sound so popular. Parr ofBig Big Country.

I Dominic Alldis Entertains The Tall Ship At Glasgow Harbour, 100 Stobcross Road, 400 9856. 9pm. £6 (£4). The second instalment of BBC Music Live’s alloday jazz event, featuring classic songs from around the world, touching on the music of Gershwin, Porter, Kern, Jobin and the like. Alldis is on piano and vocals, with Brain Shiels on bass. This gig takes place in The Pumphouse restaurant.


I The Waterfront Weekend Various Venues, Leith, 557 3990. 1—9.30pm. Free. A weekend of music including Tam White, Roberto Fla and his Latin Ensemble on Sat, and The Felsons and the Peatbog Faeries on Sun (Malmaison Plaza). There will also be lots of free gigs in Leith‘s pubs and arts and crafts market along The Shore.

I Urban Frequency Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 9.30pm-3am. £5 (£4). Band on stage at midnight. Some new faces down at The Jazz Joint. DJ support.

I Futuristica La Belle Angele, Hastie’s Close, 225 7536. 10.30pm—3am. £7. David Hill, who is bossman down at Nuphonic records as well as being a member of the Ballistic Brothers, joins resident DJs Joseph Malik and Daryl G for a guest set.


I Jazz Dance & Dine Falkirk Town Hall, West Bridge Street. 01324 506850. 8pm. £10. The Jumpin‘ Pumpkins help the International Day of Jazz go with a swing, with music from the 30s and 405 right through to the present day. Ticket price includes buffet.



I Grupo Klimax The Old Fruitmarket, Albion Street. 287 5511. 8pm. £12 (£10). Experience the new sound of Cuba as Grupo Klimax brew up the ‘timba' a heady mix of salsa, funk, rock and rap. Part of Big B lg Country.


I The Waterfront Weekend Various \"enUes. Leith, 557 3990. 11am—7pm. Free. See Sat 27.

I Burt McDonald Quartet Queen Charlotte Rooms. 56a Queen Charlotte Street. 554 4510. 8.30pm. £5 (£4). The

; quartet who proclaim themselves to be 1 cooler than Sinatra, if not quite as good

as Beethoven Raymond MacDonald and George Burt front, on saxopltones

and guitar respectively. I DJ nght Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street. 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £2. A

broad~ranging mix from across the jazz- dance spectrum from new resident DJ

j Dcmus (Paralax Records).

' Edinburgh

- I The Monday Social Jazz Joint. 8

: Morrison Street. 538 7385. 10pm—3am.

£2. Laid-back tunes with the king of

musical eclecticism. Joseph Malik

(Lizzard Lounge).

seven-piece also features the talents of

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3 I Bobtet Navy Club. 1 Broughton

Road. 556 2973. 8.30pm. £1.50. Fronled by tenor saxophonist Bob Peter, this 1

trumpeters Ricky Abbott and Alex McKie 1 for their standard and modern selection.

I Goddard Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 9pm—3am. £3. Band on