Saturdays I Harry Margolis' Big Band

L’Attache, 27 Waterloo Street, 221 3210.

2-5pm. Big band 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 Heather Whiteford.

I George McGowan Orchestra Eat Drink Man Woman (see Thu). 2.30—5.30pm. Mainstream jazz from this eighteen piece band.

I Live Jazz BreI, 39 Ashton Lane, 342 4966. 3—6pm. Free. Various contemporary Latin and jazz sounds with regular visitors the Peter Uhlhaas Quartet on Sat 4 Nov, and special guests The Hung Drawn Quartet on Sat 11 Nov. I Bobby Campbell Quartet Chambers Bar, George Square, 552 1740. 3—6pm. A new residency from saxophonist Bobby Campbell with Eddie Toals providing the vocals for easy listening and mainstream standards.

I Shona Fraser 8: Paul Gallacher Corinthian (see Thu). 6pm-3am. Requests on piano.

I Lynne O'Neill And Friends Havana Restaurant, 50 Hope Street, 248 4466. 8—10pm. Enjoy bossas, sambas and Latin Jazz over dinner. Reservations taken.

I The Blue Notes Cafe Rouge, John Street, 552 4433. 8.30—10.30pm. The blues and other jazz sounds.

I Live Jazz Blackfriars, 36 Bell Street, 552 5924. 9pm. Modern jazz from Graham Scott. Sat 4 Nov only.

I Shelagh Buchanan Sizzlers’ Steakhouse, 79 Albion Street, 552 4200. 9pm. Enjoy jazz guitar and vocals over dinner - booking on the number above. I Live Jazz Brewery Tap, 1055 Sauchiehall Street, 339 0643. 9.30pm. Jazz funk.

I Kurt Wylie Baby Grand (see Thu). 10.30pm. Lounge pianist.


I Button-Up Corinthian (see Thu). 1—4pm. Jazz, lounge and soundtracks. I Michael Deans Jazz Quartet Cottiers Bar, 93 Hyndland Street, 357 5825. 4.30pm. Traditional jazz.

I Descargarana at Havana (see Sat). 8pm-late. Latin-jazz from Che Guevara Five, plus DJ.

I Live Jazz Blackfriars (See Sat). 9pm. Sun 5 Nov sees The Jazz Incident in action, while Ruth Lambert and Graham Thompson play more jazz sounds on Sun 12 Nov.

I Kerry Tracey Corinthian (see Thu). 10pm-3am. Classic jazz piano in the Ella Fitzgerald mould.

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


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

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


I Bobby Wishart & 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. On Tue 7 Nov The George Ogilvie Trio provide the jazz sounds, with The Bob Dale Sound on Tue 14 Nov.

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.

60 THE LIST 2-16 Nov 2000

I Tom UrielShona 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 8: Tom Finlay Cafe Metro, Subway West End, 23 Lothian Road, 229 9197. l—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 guharduo.

I Blue Nun/David Patrick Trio Cellar No. 1, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 10pm-1am. 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. Jan trio.

I Live Jazz 8: BluesW. J. Christies, 27—31 West Port, 221 1099. 9pm.

I Pablo Brothers Bar Fez, 16a Queen Street, 226 2530. 9pm. A Cajun Latin mix from the Pablo Brothers at this new weekly residency.

I Bill Kyle's Backbeat Band Cellar No. 1 (see Thu). lOpm-lam. Hot, funky, electric jazz.


I Toto And The Dexters Harry’s Bar, Randolph Place, 539 8100. 3.30—6pm. Mainstream, with vocals from Fay Levy. I Fez Bar Fez (see Fri). 9pm. Jazz funk with Arabic influences.

I Live Jazz The Timberbush Bar & Bistro, 28 Bernard Street, Leith, 476 8080. 9pm. Sat 4 Nov has the David Patrick Trio with guest vocalist Jess Abrams. Sat Nov 11 has Jafala, a jazz, funk and Latin sextet with vocals.

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

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


I The Badge 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. 1-5pm. Various artists.

I Dominic Spencer Trio Cafe Metro (see Thu). 2-5pm.

I Live Jazz Maison Hector (see Thu). 5-8pm. Mainstream.

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

I Rowena Bar Fez, 16a Queen Street, 226 2530. 9pm. Jazz, funk, soul and folk from one time Blacka‘nized collaborator. I Sexmo Cellar No. 1 (see Thu). 10pm—1am. Classic jazz with piano and vocahsL


I John Burgess 81 Tom Finlay Cafe Metro (see Thu). l—3pm. Contemporary jazz.

I Rowena Bar Fez (see Fri). 9pm.

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

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


I Fat Sam's Band Fat Sam’s. 56—58 Fountainbridge, 228 3111. 8pm. Swing and 'ump-jive.

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

I Tierre Verde Bar Fez (see Fri). 9pm. Latin jazz guitar sounds.

I Son De Rhumba Cellar No. I (see Fri). 10pm-1am. Latinjazz.



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.

THURSDAY 2 Glasgow I Yat-Kha Renfrew Ferry, Clyde Place, 287 5511. 7.30pm. £10 (£8). Change of date for the contemporary roots band from Tuva, the heart of former Soviet Asia. Shamanistic indie-rock, punk throat-singing outfit with rock guitar and wild indigenous strings and percussion. Booked for the second year running for Big Bi World. I Ma Inky The Star Club, Riverside Club, Fox Street, 569 7287. 7.30pm. Karine Polwart, now also performing with the Battlefield Band, is one of two fine singers in the dynamic young Edinburgh-based band.

FRIDAY 3 Glasgow

I Paul Brady The Old Fruitmarket, Albion Street, 287 5511. 9.30pm. £14.50 (£12.50). Ex-Johnstons, ex-Planxty, Brady has established himself as one of the giants of Irish songwriting, his compositions covered by the likes of Bonnie Raitt, Cher and Carlos Santana. Dylan calls him a ‘secret hero’. Support from singer Christine Collister. Part of Big Big World


I Edinburgh Clarsach Society Harry Miller Hall, The Pleasance, 332 2758. 7.30pm. £70 (£35). Drawing-room Scots song with harp accompaniment from veteran teacher and performer Isobel Mieras.


I Ceilidh Howden Park Centre, Howden, 01506 433634. 8pm. £6 (£4, family ticket £16). Dance to a live band; and let a caller take you through the steps.


I Sangsters Manor Park Hotel, 48 Kilmamock Road, 01292 313205. 8—11.15pm. £5 (£4). Fine, close harmony Scots song from an established Fife-based trio.


I Ceilidh Dance Howden Park Centre, Howden, 01506 433634. 8pm. £6 (£4). Music from the Reel Thing Ceilidh Band.


I Wolfstone Rothes Halls, Rothes Square, 01592 611101. 8pm. £8 (£6—£7). Famous sextet of Highland musicians give traditional music their rousing rock treatment.



I Taj Mahal The Old Fruitmarket, Albion Street, 287 5511. 9.30pm. £14 (£12). One of the West ’5 great musicians, multi-instrumentai, multilingual and an eclectic sponge of musical idioms from around the globe, here with his Phantom Blues Band. Par! ofBig Big World.

I Glasgow Greenpeace Ceilidh Sloan’s, Argyle Arcade, 583 1407. 8pm—lam. £6 (£5). Music from the Niall MacMillan Band. £1 off tickets booked in advance.


I Ceilidhs At The Caley Caledonian Brewery, 42 Slateford Road, 623 8066. 7pm—12 30am. £6 (£5). Music from Tapsalteerie.


I Wolfstone MacRobert, University of Stirling, 01786 461081. 7.30pm. £7 (£3.50). See Fri 3.

Livingston I Carol Laula Howden Park Centre, Howden, 01506 433634. 8pm. £7 (£4.50).

Celebrated vocals from the renowned Glasgow songwriter and her band.

SUNDAY 5 Glasgow I There's Life After. . . Tron Theatre, 63 Trongatc, 552 4267. 7.30pm. £10. Gala Concert in aid of Breast Cancer Care by some who have fought the illness and won: Gaelic singer lshbel MacAskill, harp player Isobel Mieras, and Scots sangster Sheena Wellington. Peggy O’Keefe plays piano. I Alfredo De La Fe The Old Fruitmarket, Albion Street, 287 5511. 8pm. £10 (£8.50). Here backed by a top-notch band, the violinist has been a star of the Cuban music scene for three decades.


I Wee Folk Club Royal Oak, Infirmary Street, 557 2976. 8.30pm. £3. Irishman Tomas Lynch writes songs, sings traditional ones, plays guitar and tin whistle and is a dab hand on the uillean pipes.

WEDNESDAY 8 Edinburgh I The Wrigley Sisters Edinburgh Folk Club, Cabaret Bar, 60 The Pleasance, 650 2349. 8pm. £6 (£5). Da peedie twins frae Orkney will blow you away with their skill, and fun, on fiddle, guitar and keyboard. I Absolute Beginners Ceilidh Dance Little Marcos, Marco’s Leisure Centre, 55 Grove Street, 337 5442. 8—9.30pm. £2.50 (£1.50). Learn ceilidh dancing the fun way. Live band.

THURSDAY 9 Glasgow

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


I Oyster Band and Yat Kha Carnegie Hall, East Port, 01383 314127. 8pm. £8 (£6—£7). Big in England, the Oyster’s take on dancey folk/rock traditions has yet to to take them to the top of the Scottish tree. Huge in Central Asia, Yat Kha make one of the wildest sounds on the planet. See Glasgow, Thu 2.



I My Precipitous City Netherbow Arts Centre, 43-45 High Street, 556 9579/2647. 7.30pm. £5 (£3.50). The Merchants O’ Renoun celebrate the 150th anniversary of Robert Louis Stevenson’s birth and his relationship with his native city, through poetry, prose, music and song. With Robin Laing, Nancy Nicolson, and Tommy Clelland.

I Dinner with Hoolachan Cafe Hub, Castlehill, Royal Mile, 473 2067. 7.30pm. £25 (£22 in advance). First in a series of musical meals: Scottish music with an entertaining slant, on soprano sax, fiddle and guitar. Price includes three-course


I Ceilidh Dance Royal Over~Seas House, 100 Princes Street, 339 5374. 8pm. £5. Learn the steps with a teacher and a live band.

I Ceilidh Dance St Bride’s Centre, Orwell Terrace. For tickets call 557 2957. 8pm. £7 (£5). Edinburgh St Mark’s Action Group ceilidh supporting Amnesty International. With the Lismore Ceilidh Band.



I The Oyster Band King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. £8.50 plus booking fee. See Dunfermline, Thu 9.