Music rock & pop listings

Tue 3, Glasgow

I The Soft Parade, Grasshopper and Elmo King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 22l 527‘). 8.30pm. £4 plus booking fee. The Soft Parade are tipped teenage brothers with an adult. atmospheric indie sound. I Polly Phillips and Spike Nice ‘n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 ‘)637. ‘)pm.

I Rocco, Malcolm McCluskey and Cat Kills 6 (ilory Box. Curlers. Byres Road. 338 65l l. ‘)pm. Free.


I Elkin, Wildtype and Big Hand Cafe Royal Bistro Bar. 17 West Register Street. 557 47‘)2. 8pm. £4 £5. Superior line-up of local talent including ska act Big Hand. And half price drinks are available in the adjacent Crown Bar up until the gig starts at 8pm.

Wednesday 4


0 The lcarus Line King 'l‘ui‘s Wah Wah Htit. St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £7 plus booking fee. ()ver- l4s show. See preview for these new punk rock scamps.

I Den Alma The Residents. The l3th Note Cafe. King Street. 553 I638. ‘)pm. £3. First night of a new month-long residency.

I Acoustic Open Stage The Hall Bar. Woodlands Road. 564 l527. 8.30pm. Free. Hosted by Paddy's (iirls.


0 David Byrne Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.30pm. £ l 8.50. The former Talking Heads frontman contin- ues his solo career expect new material from his forthcoming album lie/rind The live/mil. also expect it to be as weird as

I Sharon King Band and Pollen Bongo Club. 14 New Street. 558 7604. ‘).30pm. £4 (£3). Singer/songwriter King plays folk with a difference. joined by Mystery Juice‘s Donald Hay on drums and Drop The Box‘s Jonathon Ritch on bass.

I Midnight Swimmer, Cloth Cat and Goldcoast The Venue. l7—2l Calton Road. 557 3073. 8pm. £3. Three indie hands all containing members from Jewel of [isk Valley College. Also note recent name changes of Midnight Swimmer from Dale and (ioldcoast from (ioldrush.

Thursday 5


I Trashcan Sinatras King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 22l 527‘). 8.30pm. £8 plus booking fee. Long time. no hear from the Trashcans who always combined maximum tunefulness with a spikier attitude.

I The lnformers The l3lh Note Cafe. King Street. 553 I638. 9pm. £4. Ska punk from France.

I Kiness, Lucid, The Daze, Second Skin and Iota The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 7.l5pm. £3.50. ()ver- l4s show. Local band showcase.

I Open Stage The Ferry. Clyde Place. 42‘) 8676. 9pm. £4.

I Vagabonds The Scotia. Stockwell Street. 552 868i. 8.30pm. Free. Popular

I Jam Session Samuel Dow‘s. Nithsdale Road. 423 0l07. 8.30pm. Free. I Live Music Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 ‘)637. ‘)pm.

I Live Music Studio One. Byres Road. 341 6516. 9pm. Free. Blues.


I Shattered Hand Cafe St James. 25 St James Shopping Centre. Cathedral Lane. 557 263 l. 9pm. Free. The Full Moon Club presents punk act Shattered Hand.

52 THE LIST 21 Jun—5 Jul 200i

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 Henry Northmore and Kenny Mathieson.


I The Nimmo Brothers Studio l. I (irosv'enor Lane. 34l 65%. 8pm. Free. Blues} _ia// with a harder edge from these local musicians.


I Paul Towndrow Quartet chr_v ‘\ Ja/l Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5 (£4 ). :\llo s;t.\opll()llisl l’atil Tow ndrow plil}\ modern _ia// standards and original compositions.


I Masquenada llenrv-‘s Ja// Bar. 3 Morrison Street. 467 5200. Midnight. £5. A Latin-infused ja// selection from these former Cafe (iraftiti regulars. including Chimp of Salsa Celtica fame on percussion and Colin Steele on trumpet. I Fete De La Musique ltlslittll Francais d'licosse. l3 Randolph Crescent. 225 5366. 6 l |.30pm. Free. Fourteen concerts take place throughout the evening to celebrate midsummer. with world music and jan from the likes of Jafala and Hot Charanga Sauce.

I Jazz ‘n’ Jive Club Fairinile Inn. 44 Biggai' Road. 3l2 8243. 8pm. £4 (£3). Traditional and New Orleans ja/I from the Spirits of Rhythm and special guests Dave Keir's Hot Four.

I Alex Yellowlees’ Hot Club Henry's Jan Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5. Formerly known siltlpl)‘ as The Hot Club. violinist Alex Yellowlees' trio serve up swing in the classic Reinhardt-(irappelli st_vle.


C9 Duck Baker Rothes Halls. Rollies Square. 0l5‘)2 M l l0l. 8pm. £8 (£6 £7). Acclaimed lingers!) le guitarist makes a rare appearance in the l'K. pla_viiig a mix of folk. bluegrass. gospel and jan. See preview.

Glasgow I Live Jazz On The Terrace Brel. 3‘) —43 Ashton Lane. 342 4966. 2 8pm.

l‘ree. Live music from The l.orna Brown Quartet. the Hung Drawn Quartet and the Chick I.) all Quartet.


I Hot Charanga Sauce llenrv 's J.i// Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 .5300. Midnight. £5. Vocalist Carlos Pena leads a Latin band with a laid-back. late night leel. I Sylvia Rae Quartet llcnr_v \ Ja/I Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 46" 5200. 8.30pm. £5. A contemporar}. mainstream selection ofia/l numbers from this British Jan Awaid-nominated group. featuring vocalist Rae iw ho also makes up one third of indie popsters The Lanterns). Brian Kellock (piano). Kenn} lillis (bass) and John Rae (drums).

I Lee Paterson \‘v’hisilehinkies. 4 (v South Bridge. 557 5| 14. ‘)pm. l‘ree. Performing his own material alongside classic blues. folk and gospel standards.


I Borders Big Band \‘v'viitl Tllcalt‘c. Bticclcucli Street. (MSW) 82.38.54. 8pm. £8 (£6). The band turns its attention to si/Iling swing favourites featuring the music of Duke lillington. Count Basie. Benn} (ioodman and (ilenn Miller.


I Linlithgow Jazz Club Burgh Halls. The (TUss. (H.506 844600.

8 l lpm. £3 £3 (children free). New Orleans and traditional st_v le lit/l from the resident West lind Jan Build and special guests.


I Jazz At Cottier’s Bar (‘oiiiei-‘s. ‘)3 ‘)5 llyndland Street. 357 5825. 4.30 8pm. Free. With music from Michael Deans Ja// linsemble and special guests.


I Michael Jerome Browne Henry's Jan Bar'. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5 (£4). Well established multi-instrumentalist iii the world of American traditional music and the blues.


I New Orleans Joymakers Harbour Arts Centre. I I4 I I6 Harbour Street. 0l2‘)4 27405‘). 2pm. £5 (£3.50). l'p-teinpo. New Orleans-style jal/ from this popular Scottiin via/.1 band.

Tuesday 26


I Centre Stage Jazz Club The Auld Hundred. I00 Rose Street. 225 l80‘). 8.30pm. £2. Mainstream. progressive and experimental jal/ from the resident Dominic Spencer Trio. pllls guests.

SNJO featuring Dave Liebman play Old Fruitmarket, Glasgow, Mon 2 Jul

Glenmorangie Glasgow Jazz Festival Another stellar bill for the Glasgow bash. headed by the likes of Dave Douglas. Chick Corea. 'l he Brecker Brothers and Mike Stern (but no Isaac Hayes anymore). See separate preview and listings section. Various venues. G/asgow. Sat 30 Jun~Suii 8 Ju/.

Duck Baker Finger—picking guitar expert Duck Baker is a familiar name in folk and blues as well as iazx circles. and will doubtless incorporate all three (and maybe more besides) when he unveils his prowess on the instrument in a short Scottish tour. Rot/ies Hal/s. G/enrot/ies, Fri 22

Jun; The P/GHSHHCG, Edinburgh, Wed 27 Jun; Star C/ub, Glasgow, :4 Thu 28 Jun. i5

Guitarzan Guitar bands are quite the thing in Scottish jazz circles at

the minute. Bassist and composer , Dave Conway is sure to come up with an idiosyncratic and z‘ interesting approach to the idea.

with Malcom MacFarlane and Nigel Clark supplying the six-string magic. Henry '3 Jazz Ce/lar, Edinburgh, Sun 7 Jul. if;

Wednesday 27


0 Duck Baker lidinburgh Folk Club. Cabaret Bar. 60 The Pleasance. 650 234‘). 8pm. £6 (£5). See Fri 22 and preview.

I Power Of Scotland Big Band Henry's Ja/l Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5 (£4). The Power ()f Scotland Big Band draws on some of the best players around on the scene at the moment. coming together to play in a big baiid just for fun? Drummer John Rae leads a veritable who's who of the Sc‘tillislt jal/ scene.

Thursday 28


0 Duck Baker The Star Club. Riverside Club. Fox Street. 56‘) 7287. See Fri 22 and preview.


I Cathie Rae Henry's Jaz/ Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5 (£4). Classical jaz/ vocal repertoire sung by one of Scotland’s most personal singers.

I Geno Washington And The Ramjam Band (‘iirus Club. (irindlay