Monica Vasconcelos plays as part of Big Big World at the Renfrew Ferry,

I Kerry Tracey Corinthian (see Thu). 10pm—3am. Classic, laid-back jazz.


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

I Live Jazz The Clockwork Beer Co., 1153—1155 Cathcart Road, 649 0184. 8.30pm. Tue 24 Oct sees the Ian Jenkins Combo providing the sounds and the Linda Fletcher Trio play on Tue 31 Oct.

I Tom And Guests Polo Lounge, 84 Wilson Street, 553 1221. 9.30pm. Pianist and sin er.

I Paul Gallac er Corinthian (see Thu). 10pm-3am. Hot R&B on piano.


I Lynne O'Neill And Friends Havana Restaurant (see Sat). 8—10pm. Enjoy bossas, sambas and Latin jazz over dinner. Reservations taken.

I Hermie Longalong 8: Hermitage Caprice Brasserie, 48 New Market Street, Ayr, 01292 610916. 9.30pm. Wed Nov 1 only.

I Tom Urie/Shona Fraser Corinthian (see Thu). 10pm—3am. Jazz piano, from easy listening through to contemporary. I Danny 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. 1—3pm. Contemporary jazz.

I 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 Blue Nun/David Patrick Trio Cellar No. 1, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. lOpm—lam. Fortnightly rotation, with Latin jazz sounds from the David Patrick Trio.


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

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

I Live Jazz 8: BluesWJ. Christies, 27—31 West Port, 221 1099. 9 m.

I Bill Kyle's Backbeat BanJCellar No. 1, (See Thu). 10pm—1am. Hot, funky, electric jazz.

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

I Live Jazz The Timberbush Bar & Bistro, 28 Bernard Street, Leith, 476 8080. 9pm. Various bands. Sat 21 Oct has Jafala, a jazz, funk and Latin sextet with Jess Abrams on vocals. With very special guests the Brian Kellock Trio joined by John Webber (New York) on guitar and Gary Finister on bass, Sat 28 Oct.

I Blues Inc. Dix-Neuf(see Fri). 10pm. Up- tem electric blues.

I T e Jazz Incident/Underground Cellar No. 1 (see Thu). 10pm—lam. On fortnightly rotation contemporary tunes from quintet The Jazz Incident.


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 Live Jazz The Dome Bar and Grill, 14 George Street, 624 8624. l—5pm. Various artists.

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

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

I Edinburgh Blues Collective Old Fire Station, 52 Westport, 228 4543. 8.30pm. Sun 22 Oct only. A collective of blues stalwarts and guests.

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

I Sexmo Cellar No. 1, (See Thu). 10pm—lam. Classic jazz with piano and vocalist.


I John Burgess 8: Tom Finlay Cafe Metro (see Thu). l—3pm. Contemporary jazz.

I Swing 2000 Malt Shovel, Cockbum Street, 225 6843. 9pm. Swing at the longest residency in Edinburgh.

I Bill Kyle's Mystery Jazz Night Cellar No. 1, (sec Fri). 9.30pm—1am. An eclectic selection from an ever-changing line-up of musicrans.

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


I Fat Sam's Band Fat Sam’s, 56—58 Fountainbridge, 228 3111. 8pm. Swing and jum 11%.

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

I Son De Rhumba Cellar No. 1 (See Fri). 10pm—1am. Latinjazz.

fo|k& 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 5 before publication. Folk 8: Worl listings compiled by Norman Chalmers.

THURSDAY 19 Glasgow

I Linton Kwesi Johnson Renfrew Ferry, Clyde Place, 287 5511. 8pm. £10 (£8). Producing his unique, politicised reggae poetry from the mid-70’s, Johnson continues his critique of contemporary Britain. Part ofBig Big World

I Vijay Kangutkar Ramshom Theatre, Ingram Street, 287 5511. 8pm. £7 (£5). A leading performer in the Indian classical music tradition, tabla master Kangutkar has lived in Glasgow for more than a decade. Here he is joined by a trio on sarod, santoor and percussion. Part of Big Big World

I Maurice Dickson The Star Club, Riverside Club, Fox Street, 569 7287. 7.30pm. £6 (£4).

FRIDAY 20 Glasgow

I Lama Gyurme and Jean-Philippe Rykiel Adelaide’s, Bath Street, 248 4970. 8pm. £10 (£8). Blind French composer/pianist Rykiel (he also arranges for Salif Keita and Leonard Cohen)joins Tibetan Buddhist Lama Gyurme to recreate the sounds of their Real World CD Rain of Blessings, popular as a post- club chill-out, but serious, spiritual work in spite of that. Part of Big Big World

I lain Matthews Renfrew Ferry, Clyde Place, 287 5511. 8pm. £10(£8). Founder member of Fairport Convention and Matthews Southern Comfort, songwriter Matthews has a career spanning three decades (including a UK number one with Joni Mitchell’s Woodstock). For Big Big World he is joined by guitarist Ad Vanderveen.

I Ceilidh Dance Renfrew Ferry, Clyde Place, 287 5511. 9pm. £5. Music from Fraser McLelland, with Radio Clyde 2 DJ Alan Todd.


I Traditional Scottish Song Weekend House Of Falkland, Falkland Estate, Falkland. Information 01337 858367. Song seminars, workshops, concerts and singarounds.

SATURDAY 21 Glasgow

I Monica Vasconcelos Renfrew Ferry, Clyde Place, 287 5511. 8pm. £8.50 (£6.50). Brazilian-born singer of classically cool jazz-samba, with world- class band. Part of Big Big World

I Lucie Skeaping and Burning Bush Adelaide’s, Bath Street, 248 4970. 8pm. £10 (£8). An unusual combination of Eastern European Jewish klezmer and Arab-influenced Sephardic traditions of the Mediterranean. Virtuoso singing, clarinet and fiddle. Part of Big Big World I Omar Puente and Raices Cubanas Renfrew Ferry, Clyde Place, 287 5511. 10.30pm. £8.50 (£6.50). Star Cuban violinist Omar Puente conjures the ancient yet contemporary spirit of Havana. Part of Big Big World


I Iain Matthews St Bride’s Centre, Orwell Terrace, 346 1405. 8pm. £9 (£6). See Fri 20.

I Ceilidhs At The Caley Caledonian Brewery, Slateford Road, 623 8066. 7pm—0.30am. £6 (£5). Music from Sandy Legget and The Carseloch Ceilidh Band.


I Traditional Scottish Song Weekend House Of Falkland, Falkland Estate, Falkland, ()1337 858367. See Fri 20.

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SUNDAY 22 Glasgow

I Aisling Gheal Princes Square, Buchanan Street, 221 0324. 2—4pm. Free. Scottish and Irish jigs, reels and ballads.


I Bloco Vomit Bongo Club, New Street, 558 7604. 9pm—3am. £5.50 (£3.50). Edinburgh punk sambistas Bloco Vomit return from Brazil and join forces with the Sufri Drummers in a noisy benefit gig for Trident Plou hshares.

I Wee Folk (In The Royal Oak, Infirmary Street, 557 2976. 8.30pm. £3. Accoustic blues from Ewan Forfar and Stretch.

Fife I Traditional Scottish Song Weekend House Of Falkland, Falkland Estate, Falkland, 01337 858367. See Fri 20.


I The Moonshiners The Attic, Dyer’s Close, Cowgate, 225 8382. 7.30pm. £3. Guitarist Jimmy Moon leads this Glasgow-based bluegrass band perform around a single, central mic. Guests. Part of this Star Club event.

I Krakatit Bongo Club, New Street, 558 7604. 9pm-lam. £3. Music, dance and performance inspired by German, Basque and Celtic traditions.

TUESDAY 24 Glasgow

I Cross Culture Princes Square, Buchanan Street, 221 0324. 2—4pm. Free. Guitar duo perform Spanish, Brazilian, Latin American and original compositions, promoting their new CD C rossing the Boundaries.

I Alan Skidmore Quartet Renfrew Ferry, Clyde Place, 287 5511. 8pm. £10 (£8). Members of South African dance and percussion ensemble Amampondo join saxophonist Skidmore.


I Befriending Network Showcase St Paul’s and St George’s Church, York Place. 7.45pm. £6 (£4). Information 01786 451155. Songwriter Steve Butler, folk/jazz singer Julie Keen and her band, poet Ronnie Kerr, and a Welsh male voice choir.


I Kelly Joe Phelps Renfrew Ferry, Clyde Place, 287 5511. 8pm. £10(£8). See Music preview for this brilliant slide and acoustic guitarist/singer redefines the blues. Part of Big Big World.

I Alex Wilson's Anglo-Cubana Octet Adelaide’s, Bath Street, 248 4970. 8pm. £8.50 (£6.50). Salsa, Caribbean and Afro- Cuban rhythms from pianist Alex Wilson.


I Dave Peabody and Brendan Power Edinburgh Folk Club, Cabaret Bar, The Pleasance, 650 2349. 8pm. £6 (£5). The folk club goes bluesy, as two well-kent faces get together, reflecting the album Peabody has just recorded with mouth- harp maestro Power.

I Absolute Beginners Ceilidh Dance Little Marcos, Marco’s Leisure Centre, Grove Street, 337 5442. 8—9.30pm. £2.50 (£1.50). Learn ceilidh dances in a fun way.



I Sharon Shannon Renfrew Ferry, Clyde Place, 287 5511. 8pm. £11.50 (£9.50). Star Irish accordionist with her band and a new album (with John Prine and Steve Earle among others!) Diamond Mountain. Part of Big Big World

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