I Raging Speedhorn The Cathouse, Union Street, 248 6606. 8pm. £5.50 plus booking fee. No age restriction on this show. Powerhouse rock combo.
I Neal Casal The 13th Note Club, Clyde Street, 243 2177. 8pm. £7. Classic rootsy and country-tinged material from this songwriter.
I Acoustic Jam Nice ‘n’ Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 9pm. Weekly session hosted by Gerry Lyons.
I King Adora, Crackout and Easyworld The Venue, 17—21 Calton Road, 557 3073. 8pm. £6. See Sat 27.
I Eddi Reader Albert Halls, Dumbarton Road, 01786 473544. 7.30pm. £12 (£9). See Sun 28.
I The Temptations Pavilion Theatre, Renfield Street, 332 1846. 7.30pm. £18.50/l6.50. The enduring Motown combo who recorded the classics ‘Get Ready’ and ‘My Girl’ keep on trucking. I David Poe, Elmo and Kinetic King Tut’s Wait Wait llut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4 plus booking fee. New York-based singer/songwriter who used to be half of a duo called The Christ Brothers and whose acoustic material has been described as bridging the gap between Elvis Costello and Jeff Buckley. I Jack Drag and Monkey Steals The Drum The 13th Note Cafe, King Street, 553 1638. 8pm. £2. Shifty Disco night, with free CD on the door for the early birds.
I Jiva and Kempes Glory Box, Curlers, Byres Road, 338 6511. 8.30pm. Free.
I Live Music Nice ‘n’ Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 9pm. Free.
I Laura Cantrell Cowatte Centre, Cowane Street, 01786 443113. 8pm. £6 (£4). Hailing from the home of country, Nashville. up-and-coming country music star Laura Cantrell comes to Stirling.
I Sputniks Down, Aether Flux and Ancient Monsters The 13th Note Cafe, King Street, 553 1638. 8pm. £2. Sputniks Down play a weirdie mix of fuzz guitars and homemade electronics.
I Yer Maw and Flaw Blow Your Own Trumpet. llielan’man’s Bar, Argyle Street, 248 5685. 8pm. Free. Showcase of local bands.
I Acoustic Open Stage The Halt Bar, Woodlands Road, 564 1527. 8pm. Free. Weekly unplugged session hosted by Paddy’s Girls.
I Live Music Nice ‘n’ Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 9pm.
I Charlie’s Boat, Alfonzo and Doolah The Venue, 17—21 Calton Road, 557 3073. 8pm. £3. Triple local band bill.
I Sizer Barker King Tut’s Wah Wah llut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4 plus booking fee.
I Anti-Product Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 3339637. 9pm.
I How To Swim, Spektrum and Twelve Below Zero Fury Murrys, Maxwell Street, 221 6511. 9pm. £3, including entry to post-gig club.
I Vaga onds 'l‘lie Scotia, Stockwell Street, 552 8681. 8.30pm. Free. Popular
I Jam Session Samuel Dow's, Nithsdale Road, 4230107. 8.30pm. Free.
I The Whiteroom lleriot-Watt University Union, Riccarton, 451 5333. 8.30pm. Local band performing with support to be confirmed.
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 Bublication. Jazz listings compiled y Henry Northmore.
I Salsa Celtica All-Stars The Old Fruitmarket, Albion Street, 287 5511. 9pm. £12.50 (£10.50). A heady mix of jazz, African, Latin and Celtic rhythms from this lively group, featuring two guests from the Caribbean. Part of Celtic Connections.
I Freddie King Henry’s Jazz Bar, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 8.30pm. £5 (£4). Renowned vocalist around Edinburgh and London and father of a whole jazz family, King brings his bebop sound to Henry’s to pay homage to the whole amut of great jazz singers. I Napier University Jazz Society Bannerman’s, 212 Cowgate, 556 3254. 9pm. Free. The Napier University Jazz Society get down and funky at theirjazz jam sessron.
I Tommy Smith and Murray McLachlan Motherwell Theatre, Civic Centre, Windmillhill Street, 01698 267515. 7.30pm. £7 (£5). Top saxophonist Tommy Smith isjoined by Murray McLachlan for an evening of jazz meets classical music.
I The Soul Collective Canvas, 13—16 Walls Street, 552 2101. Midnight. £5. Playing original material and covers with a soul, jazz and hip hop vibe.
I Glasgow Jazz Record Club Unitarian Church Centre, 72 Berkeley Street, 221 3154. 7.30pm. £2 (free to members). Jazz discussion group — Jim Hill presents ‘Jazz salutes Harry Warren’.
I Black Star llenry’s Jazz Bar, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. midnight. £5. A new name to Henry’s seven-piece Caribbean band with steel drums, percussion and saxophone.
I Jazz 'n' Jive Club Fairmile Inn, 44 Biggar Road, 312 8243. 8pm. £4 (£3). The Louisiana Ragtime Band and The Spirits othythm are on hand to provide the best in traditional and New Orleans jazz.
I Fionna Duncan Henry's Jazz Bar, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 8.30pm. Renowned jazz vocalist Duncan, whose versatility and talent has led to her fronting the jam sessions at Glasgow‘s jazz festival, presents a varied repertoire with something for all musical tastes.
I La Sonera Calavera Cowane Centre, Cowane Street, 01786 443113. 8pm. £6 (£4). Glasgow-based band who specialise in Cuban son.
I Kent DuChaine McChuills Way Out West, 14 Kelvinhaugh Street, 221 5569. One of the best blues steel guitar players there is, DuChaine hails from Minnesota and has been in this game for over 30 years.
I The Soul Collective Canvas, 13—16 Walls Street, 552 2101. Midnight. £5. See Fri 19.
I Hung Drawn Quartet Brel, 39—43 Ashton Lane, 342 4966. 3-6pm. Free. This saxophone quartet led by Raymond MacDonald play jazz standards, Latin and original numbers.
I Masquenada Henry’s Jazz Bar, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. Midnight. £5. A Latin-infused jazz selection from these former Cafe Graffiti regulars, including Chimp of Salsa Celtica fame on percussion and Colin Steele on trumpet.
I Watercolours Henry‘s Jazz Bar, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 8.30pm. £5. Breezy melodies from guitarists Malcolm MacFarlane and Jed Brockie, with a touch of Latin, inspired by Pat Metheny.
I Kent DuChaine Henry’s Jazz Bar, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 8.30pm. £5 (£4). See Sat 20.
I The Soul Collective Bongo Club, 14 New Street, 558 7604. 9pm—lam. £5. See Fri 19.
I An Evening of Jazz and Swing for Waverley Care Henry ‘s Jazz Bar, 8
Morrison Street, 538 7385. 8.30pm. £5. A selection of some of the best musicians on the Scottish jazz scene including Todd Gordon, Fionna Duncan. Tom Finlay. Ronnie Rae and Dave Swanson. For tickets call Waverley Care Trust 0131 556 3959.
I Tuesday Night Jazz Club The Aultl Hundred, 100 Rose Street. 225 1809. 8pm. £2. Mainstream, progressive and experimental jazz from the resident Dominic Spencer Trio plus guest appearances at this new jazz night.
WEDNESDAY 24 Edinburgh I Power Of Scotland Big Band Henry's Jazz Bar, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 8.30pm. £5 (£4). The Power Scotland Big Band members represent the best players around on the scene at the moment. coming together to play in a big band just for fun! Drummer John Rae leads a veritable who‘s who of the Scottish jazz scene.
I Brian Kellock Trio and guests llenry’s Jazz Bar, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 8.30pm. £5 (£4). Tunes front The Brian Kellock Trio, fronted by internationally respected pianist Kellock, with John Rae on drums and Kenny lillis on bass. Expect a different guest each time, ring the venue for details.
I Engine Canvas, 13—16 Walls Street, 552 2101. Midnight. £5. A funky mix of original music and covers from these regular performers.
I Glasgow Jazz Record Club Unitarian Church Centre, 72 Berkeley Street, 221 3154. 7.30pm. £2 (free to members). Jazz discussion group Ernie Spiers presents ‘Forgotten Gems’.
I Rumba Caliente Henry‘s Jazz Bar, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. Midnight. £5. New six piece band lead by Salsa Celtica trumpeter Toby Shippey, providing the finest in hot raunch Latin sounds.
I Jazz 'n' Jive Clu Fairmile Inn, 44 Biggar Road, 312 8243. 8pm. £4 (£3). See Fri 19.
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