8pm. £tbc. Singer/guitarist specialising in the deep delta blues and the bottleneck guitar sound.

I Alex Yellowlees’ Hot Club Henry's Jazz Cellar. 8 .\lorrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5. Formerly know simply as The Hot Club. \‘iolinist Alex Yellowlees’ trio serve up swing in the classic Reinhardt-(irappelli style.

Glasgow I Cuban Tasters .\lerchant Square. (‘andleriggs. 2-4pm. Free. See Sat 10.


I Geno Washington (‘iti-us (Tub. 4042 (irindlay' Street. 622 7086. 9pm. £8. The funk soul legend and lead singer with the Rain Jam Band performs.

I Todd Gordon Henry's Jan Cellar. 8 .\lort'isott Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5. Swinging Vocals from (iordon who has a real passion for Sinatra.

I Jazz At The Trafalgar Suite Waterloo Buffet. 3 Waterloo Place. 556 7597. 8.30pm. £3. See Thu 1.

I Bill Kyle’s SHJQ Human Be-ln. 2 8 West ('rosscauseway. 662 8860. 9pm. liree. See Sun 4.


I Catfish Keith l3tli .\‘ote Cafe.

50» 60 King Street. 553 1638. 8pm. £tbc. See Sat 10.


QAIex Wilson’s Anglo-Cubano Octet Tron Theatre. 63 'l‘rongate. 552 4267. 8pm. £8.50 (£5). Pianist Alex Wilson has been a hot property on the London jazz scene in recent times. This band specialises in y'ibrant (‘uban jazz. and base just recorded a new albutn in Havana. l’url (il'Si ('u/m.’

Wednesday 14


I Three Candiru 'I‘ehiii-oy-na. 42 ()tago1.ane. 357 4524. 8pm. £1.50. See \Ned 7.


I Watercolours Henry‘s Jan ('ellar. 8 .\lorrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5. Bree/y melodies with a Latin tinge from this pair of guitarists.


I Peter Griggs (‘arnegie Hall. liast Port. 01383 314000. 8pm. l‘ree. New York guitarist Peter (it’iggs combines elements ofja/l. classical and Bra/ilian music into his set. Here. he will be performing songs from his recent (’1) release (‘liilt/n'ii ()_/"/‘lu' Autumn as well as compositions for classical guitar and arrangement of inttsic by Brazilian composers including Antonio (‘arlos Jobim.


I Addys d’Mercedes Renl'rew l-erry. (‘lyde Place. 287 55] 1. 8pm. £7.50 (£5). Scottish six-piece lat Sonera (‘alayeras proy'itle the support for this (‘uban jau performer. who mixes Latin gt'ooy'cs with African roots. I’url nfSi ('u/m.’


I Chick Lyall Trio Henry 's Jan ('ellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5. Progressiy'eja/x sottiids from keyboard player (‘hick I.ya|1‘s new trio. A classically trained composer. l.yall brings a rare sense of form and control toja/l. composition. I Jazz At The Trafalgar Suite \Vaterloo Buffet. 3 Waterloo Place. 550 7597. 8.30pm. £3. See Thu 1.

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 Wolfstone The (iarage. Satlchiehall Street. 5.33 1120. 7.30pm. UH. (’eltic rockers down from the Highlands with their latest album .\m [illnllL'lI Shouting.

I Jim Malcolm The Star ('lub. Riy'erside (Tub. l'ox Street. 569 7287. 7.30pm. £0 (£4 ). ()ltl lilllttl Dog goes solo tonight with yocals. guitar and harmonica. I Homage To Rose Auslaender 'l‘ramw‘ay. Albert organised by the Scottish Poetry Library marking the 100th anniyersary of Auslaender’s birth. Singer ('hristina Ascher accompanied by accordionist lidwin A. Buchholl. and poems recited by actor .\larita Breuer.

I Karine Polwart, Doug Hoekstra and Grant Campbell The State Bar. Holland Street. 332 2159. 8.30pm. £3. Battlefield singer/songwriter Polwart shares the bill with .\'ash\ ille alt.country singer l)oug Hoekstra and (ilasgow 's (irant (‘ampbell


I The Big Hewers Scottish .\lining Museum. l.ady Victoria ('olliery. 663 7519. 7pm. £2 (£1). Songs and stories of Scottish miners with his an .\lc\‘icar.


I Big Stories And Muckle Sangs Netherbow :\t'ls ('entre. High Street. 556 9579. 7.45pm. £6 (£4). Traditional music and storytelling with Paraig .\1ac.\'eil and Stanley Robertson.

I Homage To Rose Auslaender St ('ecilia's Hall. .\'iddry Street. 557 2876. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). See Thu 1.


I Tom Paxton with Jez Luton Stirling l’olk (Tub. 'l‘erraces Hotel. 4

.\lely ille 'l‘errace. 01786 472268. 8pm. £ 12 (£10). l'S folk legend makes a return y isit to the l‘K.


I Wolfstone Rtnhes Hulls. Rothes Square. ()1592 61 l 101. 8pm. £8 (£6 £7). See Thu 1.


I Neil MacDonald Thompson & Friends The Piping ('entre. .\lcPhater Street. ('(wycaddcns. 287 5511. 7.30pm. £5. Launch of Thompson's new (’1) ('ommon (iround.

I The Glasgay! Ceilidh St Andrew ‘s In The Square. Off Saltmarket. St Andrew 's Street. 548 6020. 8pm midnight. £l2 (£9). Hosted by (ilasgow I.B( iT (‘entre and Strathclyde lesbian and (Say Switchboard.


I Tom Paxton lidinburgh l‘olk (Tub. (’abaret Bar. 60 The Pleasance. 650 2349. Sold ottl.

I John Muir Trust Ceilidh DanceSt Bride's ('entre. ()rw ell Terrace. 346 I405. Split. Uil£45lll Roy /one

proy idc the music.

I Ceilidhs At The Caley ('aledonian Brewery. Slateford Road. 623 8066.

7pm lam. £6 (£5). \‘ictorian brewery has Sandy Leggelt (\t The (‘at‘seloch (‘eilidli Band.

I American Square Dance (‘altnn (‘entre. Montgomery Street. 229 4088. 8pm. £5 (£3). .\'ew lingland-style ceilidh

dance with squares and contras. Live music. All dances are called.


I Folk Music Concert Manor Park Hotel. Kilmarnock Road. ()1292 313205. 8- 1 1.15pm. £5 (£3 £4). Balladeer Heather Heywood and singer/ songwriter Start (iraham.


I Georgie Gajjic (‘afe (tissue-link. Russian ('ultural ('entre. King Street. 553 0733. 8.30pm. Rtissian accordion.


I Cliar lidinburgh Polk (’lub. (’abaret Bar. The Pleasance. 650 2349. 8pm. £6 (£5). A mix of (lactic songs and traditional fiddle from the top Highland traditional band.

I Spielin’ Wi’ Sangstream St (‘ecilia‘s Hall. .\'iddry Street. 557 5724. 7.30pm. £4 (£2.75). Storytellers (‘laire .\lulholland and Ruth Kirkpatrick are joined by the Sangstream ('ommunity ('hoir in stories and song.

I Celtic Experience ('hurch Hill Theatre. .\lorningside Road. 220 4349. 8pm. £8 (£6). Two young Scottish bands. K()I)A and ('roft .\o 5 take a defiantly modernist approach in their 60 minute sets. Tickets ayailable from Assembly Rooms Box Office.

Wednesday 7


I Andy Irvine lidinburgh l-'olk (Tub. ('abaret Bar. The Pleasance. 650 2349. 8pm. £6 (£5). Irish singer and mandolin play er. co-founder of acclaimed lrish bands from Sweeney 's Men and Planxty to Patrick Street.

I Absolute Beginners Ceilidh Dance .\larco's Leisure (‘entre. (iroye Street. 337 5442. 8 9.30pm. £2.50 (£1.50).


I Dick Gaughan Bellshill (‘ultunil (‘entre. John Street, 01698 267515. 8pm. £6 (£4). l,o\ e. life. social and political comment. wrapped in song.


I Open Session l.()ittt)tltl Polk (’Iub. Argy ll Bar. Main Street. 01389 757561. 9pm. Free. .\ltisicians. singers and Visitors welcome.

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Si Cuba Those still soaking their aching feet from the dancefloor exertions caused by Big Big World will have to strap on said dancing shoes once more and dive headlong into Si Cuba another fine example of music. art. film culture stirred into one hedonistic mix. The musical highlights include the inimitable Ibrahim ‘Buena Vista‘ Ferrer. Snowboy And The Latin Section and Addys d'tvtercedes (pictured). Alex Wilson. Various venues, Fri Q—Sun 78 Nov.

Andy Irvine The rambling Irish singer picked his way on mandolin and guitar through the pre-Rough Guide Balkans: formed hugely influential groups (Planxty for one) and duos (including Paul Brady) and now resides in the Irish/American Open House with Kevin Burke. Edinburgh Folk Club, Wed 7 Nov; Star Club. Glasgow. Thu 75 Nov.

La Boum! Talitha McKenzie guests in a concert of global sounds marinated in universal beats. La Boum! put a new twist on African guitar—based dance music. with a big band of sunny backing vocalists. rootsy rhythm and catchy tunes. Queen '5 Hall. Edinburgh, Thu 75 Nov.

Snowboy And The Latin Section play the Old Fruitmarket, Glasgow, Fri 9 Nov

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