MUSIC jazz


I Paul Gallacher (‘orinthian (see Thu). l0pm 3am. Ilot Rtkll on piano.


I Ruth Lambert Iiat l)riuk Man Woman (see Thu). 8pm. Performs pure jan.

I Tom Urie and Shona Fraser (‘orinthian (see Thu). l0pm 3am. Jan piano. from easy listening through to contemporary.


I Live Jazz Ilctttlct'son's. 25 Thistle Street. 225 2605. 8pm. Artists vary.

I The Third Men .\laisoti Ilector. 47 Deanhaugh Street. 332 5328. 9pm. Blues guitar duo.

I Los Tres Phenomenos (‘ellar No. I. I ('hamhers Street. 220 4298. l0pm lam. 'l'raditional jan sottttds.


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

I Live Jazz 8: Blues \‘t'. J. (‘ltt-tsties.

27 3| West Port. 22] I099. 9pm. Various artists provide the sounds.

I Bill Kyle's Backbeat Band (‘ellar .\‘o. I (see Thu). l0pm lattt. Hot. funky. electric jil/l.


I Toto And The Dexters Harry's Bar. Randolph Place. 539 8 I00. 3.30 6pm. .\Iainstream. with vocals from I‘ay Levy. I Live Jazz (‘ellar No. I (see Thlll. l0pm —Iattt. All kinds of people pop in it) play at ('ellar No. I.


I Live Jazz The Dome Bar attd (irill. l4 (ieorge Street. 624 8624. I 5pm. Various artists.

I Dominic Spencer Trio The 'I'imherhush Bar & Bistro. 28 Bernard Street. Leillt. 476 8080. 4 7pm. Various jan sounds from tltis trio.

I PBD (‘ellar No. I (see Thu). l0ptu latu. (‘lassic jan on piatto. hass attd drums.


I Gary's Notebook (‘ellat' No. I (see Thu). l0pm. Live jan from this new weekly residency.


I Swing 2001 Malt Shovel. (‘ockhuru Street. 225 6843. 9pm. Swing at the longest residency in lidinhurgh.

I Billy Kyle's Mystery Jazz Night (‘ellar No. I (see Thu). 9.30pm lattt. An eclectic selection from an) ever-changing line—up of musicians.

I Rowena Bar Iic‘l. I6a Queen Street. 226 2530. l0pm. Jan. blues and folk vocals.


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

I Son De Rhumba (‘ellar .\‘o. I (see Thu). l0pm lam. Latin jan.

folk & 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 days before publication. Folk & World listings compiled by Norman Chalmers.


I Michael Marra The Star ('luh. Riverside (‘|uh. Lox Street. 569 7287. 'I'here's a hrilliattt new album l’mtt-t/ Salter. frottt Scotland's finest songwriter/pianist/guitarist.


I Choro Escoses Henry's Jan Bar. .\lorrisou Street. 538 7385. 8.30pm. £5 (£4). Bassist .\lario ('at‘ihe's new Latin grottp.


I Dougie MacLean ('umhernauld 'I'heatre. Kildrum. 01236 732 887. 7.45pm. £ I0 (£7). The [‘(Iltular '(‘aledonia' sttugwriter/guttarist/liddler.


I Dougie MacLean Rothes Halls. Rotltes Square. 0I592 6| 1 Nil. 8pm. £I I (£8 £9). See Thu I.



I Caledonian Fiddle Orchestra (‘ity Hall. (‘andleriggx 287 551 I. 7.30pm. £6. I‘und-raiser for Action I-‘or Sick (’hildren (Scotland). Li/ Nicol sttpports with songs by The (‘orrs and Texas.


I Scottish Breton Ceilidh St Bride's (‘ettlre. ()rwell 'l‘errace. l)alry Road. 8pm. £6 (£4). Information attd tickets from Adtilt Learning Project. l)alry Road. 337 5442.

: Edinburgh

I Iain Maclntosh Wee I5olk ('Iuh. Royal Oak. lnlirmary Street. 557 2976. 8.30pm. £3. .\lusic and genial humour from this live-string hanjo player (Mac The Nice? ). I None Of The Above Bongo ('luh. New Street. 558 7604. 8.30pm. £7 (£5). .\lonthly eclectica: tonight. a short film ‘l-‘rog‘ followed hy Mr .\lcl’all's (‘hamher with singer I)ave Brady.


I Calasaig Stirling I‘olk (‘luh. Terraces Hotel. .\lelville Terrace. 0l259 2I852 l. 8pm. £5 (£4.50). See Sat 3.

An Intimate Valentine Evening with


Wednesday 14 February 7.30pm

Tickets £8/£4.50 Box Office 0141 887 1010


"The best Celtic guitarist in the world”

P Ail st (any?

58 THE “ST l—lS Feb 2001



I Stramash RSAMI). Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £4 (£2.50). A superb evening of ('tlasgow-centred folk attd traditional song with (iordeanna .\Ic('ulloch. Adan) .\lacNaughton. Jack Iiagleshant and their pals on guitar. concertina and vocals.


I Artisan l’enicuik l-‘olk ('Iuh. Navaar Ilotel. Bog Road. 8pm. £5 (£4). Information 0l968 678 I 53. Hair-raising. powerful three-part harmony frotn Yorkshire.


I Allan Taylor Iidinhurgh l-‘olk ('ltth. ('aharet Bar. The I’Ieasauce. 650 234‘). 8pm. £6 (£5). A favourite of the British folk cltth scene since the 60s. Leeds-hased st)ngwriter/guitarist Taylor hasjust released his fifteenth album.

I Absolute Beginners Ceilidh Dance .\larco‘s Leisure ('entre. (it'ove Street. 228 2I4I. 8- 9.30pm. £2.50 (£l.50). Learn ceilidh dances the fttn way.

I Benefit Boogie Bongo (‘luh New Street. 558 7604. 8pm. £4 (£2.50). Live music from the Argyle (‘eilitllt Band and PROSIi. plus l)Js. Proceeds to .\laggie's (‘entre and ('attcer Research.



I Bob Cheevers Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 8pm. £5. ('ult. Nashville-based singer-songwriter whose diverse work has included songs for IS TV series. The Brady Bunch.

I Demlin The Star ('Iuh. Riverside (‘Iuh. liox Street. 569 7287. 7.30pm. £5 (£3).


I Choro Escoses Henry's Jan. Bar. Morrison Street. 538 7385. 8.30pm. £5 (£4). See Thu 1.


East Kilbride

I Matt McGinn A Tribute liast Kilhritle Arts Centre. ()Id (‘oach Road. 0| 355 261000. 8pm. £5 (£3). Peter (‘ochrane reflects the late wee man's humour and politics in a show that honours the West of Scotland songwriting legend of the 60s and 70s.


I Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill Carnegie Ilall. liast Port. 0l383 3l4l27. 8pm. £9.50 (£6 £8). L'S-hased Irish fiddle (Hayes) and guitar duo (Cahill) are regarded by" many as the quintessence of contemporary traditional concert

performance. SATURDAY 10 Livingston

I The Music Of Robert Burns ('raigs‘l’arm. Maree Walk. Craigshill. 01506 433634. 8pm. £6 (£4). Singer John Morran and recorder/thstle/hodhran player Marc Duff place the emphasis on sitnplicity as they perform a collections of Burns' works. Introduced by Fred Freeman.

East Kilbride

I Matt McGinn - A Tribute Iiast Kilhritle Arts (‘entre. ()Id (‘oach Road. (0355 26l000. 8pm. £5 (£3). See Fri 9.


Glasgow I Oleg Ponomarev - For One Night Only ('afe (‘ossachok. King Street. 553

0733. 8.30pm. Ace violinist and former

tnetnher of Loyko. Ponomarev digs deep ittto his native gypsy music.


I John Crawford and Tom McKean Wee Folk Club. Royal Oak. Infirmary Street. 557 2976. 8.30pm. £3.


I Ceilidh Dance Workshop Belgrau‘ Ilall. Belgt'av e Hall. ('orstorphute. 334 5966. 7.500(1). £3.50. Informal weeklv

instruction with ntemhers of ltella '

.\lcNah's hand.


I Sangsters Stirling l-olk ('Itih. Terraces Hotel. 4 .\le|\ iIIe Terrace. 01259 2I852I. 8pm. £5 (£4.50). ('lose harmony vocals and Scots song trout this leading l-‘ifeltased trto.


I Chris Mills Band I3tIt Note (the. King Street. 553 I638. £5. Young. happening (‘hicago singer songwriter blends country. folk and ptittk energy.

WEDNESDAY 14 Edinburgh I Sharon King lidinhtirgh I’olk (‘|uh. (‘aharet Bar. The I’Ieasance. 650 2349. 8pm. £6 (£5). liv—Sltake The Shack singer-songwrtter King performs her sell-penned mi.\ of hallads and country- style storytelling with hacking lt'ottt guitarist Al .Iames. See .\lusic prev tew. I Absolute Beginners Ceilidh Dance .\Iitl‘c‘t)‘\ Leisure (.L‘ITII‘L‘. (it'()\ c Street. 228 2l4l. 8 9.30pm. £2.50(£|.50). See Wed 7.


I Tony McManus I’aisley :\l'ls (‘entre. New Street. 887 l0l0. 7.30pm. £8 (£4.50). A hack-at-home evening w itlt the virtuoso acoustic guitarist.


I Valentine's Day Storytelling Scotland's Larder. l'pper Largo. 0| 333 3604l4. 8pm. £5. Stories and songs from Scotland and abroad Iron) .lack Beck. .\leg Tollick and Wendy Welch.



I lain Maclntosh The Star (Inn. Riverside (‘Iuh. I’ox Street. 5697287. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). See lidiuhurgh. Stttt 4. Edinburgh

I Feis Dhun Eideann (The Edinburgh

Feis) Nether-how Arts (‘entre. Iliin Street. 556 9579/2647. £2.50 ((Ttiltlt‘cn

free). lidinhttrgh's (iaelic children get

together to explore the relationship between song and story. in the past and iii the present.

livingston I Come All Ye ('t'aigsl'arm. .\laree

Walk. (‘raigshilL ()l 506 433634. 8pm.

£1. Musicians. performers. attd anyone interested in hearing live acoustic music.



The following details are for regular free weekl dates: see main listings for one-o or ticketed shows. Gigs are listed by city, then by day. Residencies will be listed, provided that up-to-date details are supplied to us. Folk & World Residencies listings are compiled by Norman Chalmers


I Lismore Bar I)umharton Road. 9pm. Free. Session.

I Finnegan's Wake St Vincent Street. 248 4989. 9pm. Free. Irish theme puh. Live hands.

I .linty McGinty’s Ashton Lane. 9pm.

Free. Live music.