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Ticket information

Tickets for most medium/large concerts can be bought from the following:

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 Eels Concert Hall, Glasgow, 21 Jul.

I Saw Doctors Corn Exchange, Edinbur’h. 21 Jul.

I Lione Ritchie Edinburgh Castle, 28 Jul. I Oasis Murrayfield, Edinburgh, 29 Jul. I Elton John Edinburgh Castle, 30 Jul.

I Billy Bragg The Garage, Glasgow, 26 Jul.

I Lee ‘Scratch' Perry Barrowland, Glasgow, 29 Jul.

I David Gray Liquid Room, Edinburgh, 7 Aug.

I Rae 8: Christian Liquid Room, Edinburgh, 8 Aug.

I Glenn filbrook Liquid Room, Edinburgh, 10 Aug.

I Martyn Bennett Liquid Room, Edinburgh, 11 Aug.

I Creeping Bent presents Liquid Room, Edinburgh, 12 Aug.

I Bab I Loc Up and Decapitated The Cathouse, Glasgow, 17 Aug.

I Toploader Liquid Room, Edinburgh, 18 Aug.

I The Dirty Three Liquid Room, Edinbur h, 19 Aug.

I The FTing feat. Hothouse Flowers and Mary Black Lennoxlove House, Haddington. 19/20 Aug. CANCELLED I Semlsonic Corn Exchange, Edinburgh, 21 Aug.

I Doves Liquid Room, Edinburgh, 21 Aug.

I Sigur Ros Liquid Room, Edinburgh, 22 Aug. I Pulp Corn Exchange, Edinburgh, 24 Aug.

I Idlewild Liquid Room, Edinburgh, 24 Aug.

I Lo Fidelity Allstars Liquid Room, Edinburgh, 25 Aug.

I Ian Brown Corn Exchange, Edinburgh, 25 Aug.

I Glasgow Green feat. Oasis and Stereophonics 25/26 Aug.

I Grandaddy and Hobotalk Liquid Room, Edinburgh, 29 Aug.

I Steely Dan SECC, Glasgow, 6 Sep.

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

I Kathy Mattea Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, 11 Sep. I Bob Dylan SECC, Glasgow, 17 Sep.

I Pitdtshlfter The Venue, Edinburgh, 22 Sep.

I Radiohead Glasgow Green, 28 Sep. I Radiohead Glasgow Green, 29 Sep. SOLD OUT

I Camel The Garage, Glasgow, 9 Oct. I k.d. Iang Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow, 10 Oct.

I Jeff Healey Band Garage, Glasgow, 10 Oct. I Status Quo SECC, Glasgow, 11 Oct. I Dream Theater Barrowland, Glasgow, 18 Oct.

I Chris Rea Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, 21 Oct.

I Smashing Pumpkins SECC, 30 Oct. I Gabrielle Caird Hall, Dundee, 5 Nov. I Gabrielle Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow, 6 Nov.

I Ronan Keating SECC, Glasgow, 10 Nov.

I Tom Jones SECC. Glasgow, 17/18 Nov.

I Marti Pellow Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow, 20/21 Nov.

I Sive SECC, Glasgow, 7 Dec.

I Chris De Burgh Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow, 8 Dec.

ird Liquid Room, Edinburgh, 17 Aug.



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.



I 2 ToTal Merchant Square, Bell Street, 552 3552. 5pm. Free. This jazz guitar duo features the talents of Halfor Medboe and electric bassist Andy Mitchell.

I Terence Blanchard Jazz In Film Glasgow Film Theatre, 12 Rose Street, 332 8128. 6pm. £4.75 (£3.25). Jazz composer Blanchard will be talking about his latest movie-inspired arrangements, Jazz In Film, when he introduces Spike Lee’s Summer OfSam.

I Rostov Children's Quartet Princes Square, 48 Buchanan Street, 221 0324. 6.30pm. Free. A foursome of youngjazz musicians (aged 10—16), who are prodigies of the world’s first experimental jazz school in Glasgow’s twin city of Rostov-On-Don.

I Regina Carter Quintet The Old Fruitmarket, Albion Street, 287 5511. 7.30pm. £10 (£5—£8). Following in the Grappelli tradition, violinist Carter fuses elements of classical, R&B and international music in herjazz

com ositions.

I A Hughes The Fire Station, 33 Ingram Street, 552 2929. 8pm. Free. Blues guitar and vocals from the Lights Out By Nine frontman.

I Ken Colyer Trust New Orleans Jazz Band The Tall Ship At Glasgow Harbour, 100 Stobcross Road, 287 5511. 8pm. £12 (£10). This outfit are dedicated to the memory of Norfolk-born trumpeter Colyer, who is credited with importing the New Orleans all sound to Europe. I Cathie Rae Trlo Cafe Rouge, 15 John Street, 552 4433. 8.30pm. Free. Jazz standards from the Edinburgh-based vocalist, who is accompanied by keyboardist Paul Harrison and bassist Mario Caribe.

I Konrad Wiszniewski Quartet Waxy O’Connor’s, 46 West George Street, 354 5154. 8.30pm. Free. Award-winning tenor saxophonist Wiszniewski fronts this young outfit, which also features keyboard, bass and drums.

I George McGowan Quintet Eat Drink Man Woman, 24—36 King Street, 552 9227. 8.30pm. Free. Drummer McGowan, who’s more usually seen leading his big band, takes this fivesome through a modern jazz selection.

I 2 ToTaI Loop, 64 Ingram Street, 572 1472. 9pm. Free. See Thu 6.

I Kudu McChuill’s, 40 High Street, 552 2135. 9.30pm. Free. Jazz DJ set.

I Lorna Brown Quartet Blackfriars, 36 Bell Street, 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. This foursome, featuring guitar, bass and drums, is fronted by on-the-up saxophonist Brown.

I Terence Blanchard Sextet The Old Fruitmarket, Albion Street, 287 5511. 10.30pm. £12 (£6—£10). Trumpeter Blanchard is best known for his soundtrack work with Spike Lee, which was the starting block for his movie- inspired arrangement project Jazz On Film.

I The Festival Club Glasgow Marriott Hotel, 500 Argyle Street, 226 5577. 11pm—3am. £2 (free with a ticket from one of today’s jazz festival events). Local vocalist Fionna Duncan and her trio host this event, with many a guesting musician expected to drop in for a jam.


I Big Bang Big Band The Ark, 3 Semple Street, 229 7733. 8pm—midnight. £5 (£3). A monthly residency from this big band in conjunction with the Fly Right Dance Company, who provide swing dance tuition at the beginning of

each session. No partner necessary.

I Brian Kellock Trio Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 9.30pm. £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.


I Hung Drawn Quartet Glasgow Airport, Abbotsinch, 887 1111. 5pm. Free. This saxophone quartet present jazz fused with Celtic, Latin and African influences.

FRIDAY 7 Glasgow

I Kenny Paterson And His Trio Merchant Square, Bell Street, 552 3552. 5pm. Free. Smooth soul and swing vocals from Paterson, who will sing songs from his new record.

I Morph 8: Ed Macfarlane Oblomov, 24 Candleriggs, 552 4251. 5pm. Free. Jazz fusion from guitarist Morph and electric bassist Macfarlane.

I Lorna Brown Quartet Princes Square, 48 Buchanan Street, 221 0324. 5pm. Free. See Thu 6.

I Step Right Up Cottier Theatre, 93—95 Hyndland Street, 357 3868. 6pm. £2. Jazz Art UK presents the talent ofjazz dancers for their end of course performance of the Glasgow Jazz Expo


I Peter Uhlhaas Quartet Brel, 39—43 Ashton Lane, 342 4966. 7pm. Free. Fronted by young German saxophonist Uhlhaas, this contemporary jazz group also features George Lyle and Chick Lvle.

I Riverboat Shufer Renfrew Ferry, Clyde Place, 287 5511. 7.30pm. £17, including Cajun barbecue. Hot trad, Dixieland and swing tunes from Jeannie Maxwell And The Jazzwegians plus Dave Wilson And The Uptown Shufflers.

I Martin Taylor The Old Fruitmarket,

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Albion Street, 287 5511. 7.30pm. £12 (£6—£10). Scotland’s own virtuoso guitarist has continued to build his international reputation since his early collaboration with the legendary Stephane Grappelli.

I Hung Drawn Quartet The Fire Station, 33 Ingram Street, 552 2929. 8pm. Free. See Thu 6.

I Pauline Copeland 8: Ronnie Findlay Cafe Rouge, 15 John Street, 552 4433. 8.30pm. Free. Jazz vocalist Copeland joins forces with renowned keyboardist Findlay.

I 0.5. Murray Quartet Bar 91, 91 Candleriggs, 552 5211. 9pm. Free. A funky, original take on the jazz idiom from this outfit, fronted by guitarist/composer David Murray. He’s joined by trumpeter Alan Wylie, drummer Tassos Babos and bassist Rick Standley.

I Drunk A Funk McChuill’s, 40 High Street, 552 2135. 9.30pm. Free. Jazz- funk tunes from the band with one of the best names around.

I Nils Petter Molvaer - Khmer The Old Fruitmarket, Albion Street, 287 5511. 10.30pm. £13. Norwegian trumpeter Molvaer was the driving force behind ECM’s acclaimed 1998 release Khmer, which fused freestyle jazz and ambient drum & bass. DJ Nick Peacock will be on hand later on to supply the jazzed-up vinyl.

I The Festival Club Glasgow Marriott Hotel, 500 Argyle Street, 226 5577. 11pm—3am. £2 (free with a ticket from one of today’s jazz festival events). See Thu 6.


I The Jazz Incident Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. lOpm-3am. £5. Band on stage midnight. Graeme Oakland and friends present a jazz~funk and breakbeat selection.

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