Music rock & pop listings


I Gordon Haskell and Oliver Darley Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. CANCELLED.

I Johnny Dowd, Thomas Connell and Songdog King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £7 plus booking fee. I Blues Buddahs Studio One. (irosvenor Hotel. (irosvenor Terrace. 341 6516. ‘)pm. Free. Five-piece blues band.

I TWisted Ape Promotions 13th Note Cafe. 50-60 King Street. 533 1638. ‘)pm. £3. Three bands to be announced.

I Acoustic Jam Nice'n'Sleazy. 421 Sauchiehall Street. 333 ‘)637. ‘)pm. Weekly open session with a free beverage of your choice for participants.


I Love with Arthur Lee The Liquid Room. ‘)c Victoria Street. 225 2564. 7.30pm. £17. The loved-up psychedelic rock as Love reform.

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0 Lostprophets, Lagwagon, Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Mad Caddies, H20, All, Midtown, the Movielife, Randy, Turbo Aces and Flogging Molly Deconstruction 2002. SECC. Finnieston Quay. 0870 040 4000. 12.30pm. £18.50 plus book- ing fee. All day celebration of skate- board culture featuring merchandise stalls. skate ramps and BMX competi- tions. ()h. and some music from the above bands. including cute Welsh nu metallers Lostprophets who put in a kinetic performance in order to distract from their patchy nu metal.

I Love with Arthur Lee King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. SOLD OUT. See preview for the redoubtable Mr Lee and his cult 60s psychedelic pop combo.

I The Jades 13th Note (.‘at‘e. 50—60 King Street. 533 1638. ‘)pm. £3. Plus support.

I Akira West 13th. 11—13 Kelvinhaugh Street. 576 5018. 8.30pm. Free.

I Stuart’s Session L'isge Beatha. 232 Woodlands Road. 564 1596. ‘)pm. Free.


I Waterglass and Calvin The Venue. l7—-21 Calton Road. 557 3073. 8pm. £tbc. Dark pop in a Bjork. Cure kinda vein from this London based group.

I AC Rid, Namik, Station 33 and Cool Devil Hills Bongo Cltib. 14 New Street. 558 7604. ‘)pm. £3—£4. Mixed night of everything from punk to pop.

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I Gabrielle and Damage SF.(.‘(‘. Finnieston Quay. 0870 040 4000. £22.50 pltis booking fee. The soporific soul chanteuse continues to sweep all before her. having generated a big following among thirtysomething women. thanks to her contribution to the Bridget Jones‘s Diary soundtrack. (iood—looking young R&B popsters Damage will probably go down well too in that case.

I Baaba Maal and One Giant Leap Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 8pm. £l4/£12.50 plus credit card booking fee. Senegalese superstar Baaba Maal combines Fulani musical traditions with reggae. R&B and jazz influences. He is supported by One (iiant Leap.

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side project of Faithless's Jamie Catto. which involved contributions from the likes of Robbie Williams. Michael Stipe and Dennis Hopper. Doubt they‘ll make it to the show though.

I Al Stewart The Ferry. Clyde Place. 42‘) 1010. 8pm. £14. Singer/songwriter best known for his winsome hit ‘The Year Of The Cat’.

I Ten Benson King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £6 plus booking fee. Throbbing guitar indie rock wrapped tip in car mechanic chic.

I Love As Laughter Barfly (formerly 13th Note Cltib). 260 Clyde Street. 243 2177. 8.30pm. £6.50. Dark rumblings from the US underground. I Flaming Dice Club Nice‘n'Sleazy. 421 Sauchiehall Street. 333 ‘)637. ‘)pm. Motithly club dedicated to rock‘n'roll and rockabilly. I Troika 13th Note Cafe. 5060 King Street. 533 1638. ‘)pm. £3. Support from An Appletree Plan and Aleck Sarap.

I Acoustic Open Stage The Hall Bar. 160 Woodlands Road. 564 1527. ‘)pm. Free.


I Even Tide, Potbelly and Little Amber La Belle Angele. Hastie's Close. 225 7536. 8pm. £3—£4. Triple bill of local talent.


I Dog Toffee and Vertigo 101 King Tut‘s Wah Wah lltit. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £5 plus booking fee.

I No Escape, 8 Page Pullout, P45, DB68 and A Close Last The Cathouse. 15 Union Street. 248 6606. 7.45pm. £3.50 (advance). £4 (door). ()ver- l4s show. Punk-pop line-


I Larry Butler (irand ()le ()pry. Paisley Road Toll. 42‘) 5396. 7pm. £12.50. Texan country gentleman and sometime actor whose trad country sound earned him a reputation at Nashville‘s ()pry. What will he make of (ilasgow’s homage'.’

I Mercury Tilt Switch and Superhero 13th Note Cale. 50 60 King Street. 533 1638. ‘)pm. £3.

I Single Point of Light West 13th. 11—13 Kelvinhaugh Street. 576 5018. 8.30pm. Free.

I Closer, Julia Thirteen and One Inch Volcano Nice‘n’Sleazy. 421 Sauchiehall Street. 333 ‘)637. ‘)pm. I Open Mic Tchai ()vna. 42 ()tago Lane. 357 4524. 8pm. Free.

I The Vagabonds The Scotia. 112—114 Stockwell Street. 552 8681. ‘)pm. Free. Popular covers.

I Jam Session Samuel Dow‘s. 67—91 Nithsdale Road. 423 0107. 8.30pm. Free.

I Live Music Macsorley's. 42 Jamaica Street. 248 8581. ‘)pm. Free. Three local bands.


I Devolved Studio 24. Calton Road.

558 3758. 7.30pm. £7. A night of nu metal and maximum riffage.


0 The Proclaimers (ilen Pavilion. Pittencrieff Park. ()1383 314127. 7.30pm. £16.50. See Thu 23.

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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 USB Canvas. 62 Albion Street. 552 2101. 8pm. £5. High energy jazz funk fusion with Brazilian influences. featuring guitarist Malcolm MacFarlane.


I Rumba Caliente The Beat Jazz Basement. 1 Chambers Street. 07811 375374. 8pm. £2»~£3 (free before 10pm). lixpect three sets starting at 10.30pm (approx). New six piece band lead by Salsa Celtica trumpeter Toby Shippey. providing the fittest in hot raunchy Latin sounds.

I Ethan Iverson Trio Henry's Jazz Cellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £7--£8. lixciting American jazz pianist who plays everything from (iershwin to Nirvana. btit with a twist. See preview.

I Ed Kelly Group The Bridge Jazz Bar. 82 South Bridge. 478 2510. ‘)pm. Free. Dubliner and bassist Kelly leads this melodic jazz quartet.


I Late To The Bar! Ramshorn Theatre. ‘)8 lngram Street. 552 348‘). 10.30pm. £4 (£3). Renowned jazz vocalist Fionna Duncan and her band invite Scotland‘s leading jazz musicians to come together to perform.


I Masquenada Henry’s Jazz Cellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. midnight. £5. A Latin-inftised jazz selection from these former Cafe (irafliti regulars. including Chimp of Salsa Celtica fame on percussion and Colin Steele on trumpet.

I Fresh 8: Low The Bridge Jazz Bar. 82 South Bridge. 478 2510. 8pm. £3—£4 (free before 10pm). Live 21st century jazz jam session from these (iuidance Records signings.

I Ethan Iverson Trio Henry's Jazz Cellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £7 £8. See Thu 23.

I The BackBeat Band The Bridge Jazz Bar. 82 Sotitli Bridge. 478 2510. ‘)pm. Free. Four-piece electric jazz night featuring the best in local talent.


I Biff Raff Brel. 3‘) 43 Ashton Lane. 342 4966. 3pm. Free. Drummer Bill Kettle leads this constantly evolving quartet through straight-ahead and improvised modern jazz.

I The Legend Of Sinatra Pavilion Theatre. 121 Renlield Street. 332 1846. 7.30pm. £12.50. (iary Williams sings the tunes and David Jacobs is your host in this tribute to ()1' Blue liycs. Look out for a guest appearance by swing dance troupe the Stigarfoot Stompcrs.


I Melting Pot Henry‘s Jazz Cellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. midnight. £5. 'l'rumpeter (‘olin Steelc(.\1idiiiglit Blue Band) leads his six-piece through a dancelloor-minded jazz set. with the emphasis on the funk.

I The Piano Trio The Bridge Jazz Bar. 82 South Bridge. 478 2510. 2.30pm. Free. Regular piano afternoon session featuring various pianists and their trios.

I Sophie Bancroft Quartet Henry's Jazz Cellar. 8 Morrison Street.

467 5200. 8.30pm. £5. Vocalist Bancroft

subtly weaves folk and jazz influences into a mix of standards and contemporary numbers.

I The Bridge House Band The Bridge Jazz Bar. 82 South Bridge. 478 2510. ‘)pm. Free. A regular five-piece with a variable line-up playing specially commissioned arrangements.


0 National Youth Jazz Orchestra of Scotland Corn Exchange. Court Street. 01620 823738. 8pm. £12 (£5—-£10). The young orches- tra performs as part of the Lamp of Lothian Festival. Featured works include Laura Macdonald‘s Buck Green ()dyss‘ev and Chick Lyall‘s .S‘uitcfin‘ Small ()rc/icstrri.


I BBC Big Band Callendar Park. 552 7136. 8—10pm. Free. Pat Kane and guitarist .lim Mullen join the BBC Big Band for this outdoor concert featuring the best in jazz. soul and funk. Part of Big In Falkirk.


I Eugene ‘Hideaway’ Bridges And His Band Carnegie Hall. East Port. 01383 314000. 8pm. £11 (£8—£‘)). Two-hour show from son of blues legend Hideaway Slim.


I Chick Lyall St Mary‘s Cathedral. 30’) (ireat Western Road. 337 2862. 2pm. " . (£2). An afternoon ofjazz with well- known pianist Chick Lyall. Part of Feast.


I Jimmy Wood DuoThe Bridge Jazz Bar. 82 South Bridge. 478 2510. 1pm. Free. Mellow jazz for your Sun afternoon.

I On Impulse The Beat Jazz Basement. 1 Chambers Street. ()781 1 375374. 8pm. £2 (free before 1 1pm). lixpect three sets starting at 10.30pm (approx). Big funk tunes from Paul Mills. Malcolm MacFarlane. Paul Harrison and Ross Hamilton.

I Cathie Rae Quintet Henry‘s Jazz Cellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5. Classic and contemporary jazz repertoire sung by one of Scotland‘s most personal singers.

I Jazz At The Trafalgar Suite Waterloo Buffet. 3 Waterloo Place. 556 7597. 8.30pm. £3. Mainstream. progressive and experimental jazz from the resident trio lan Millar. Dominic Spencer and I)es Travis plus guest appearances.


0 Trio MB Tolbooth Theatre. Jail Wynd. 01786 274000. 7.30pm. £8 (£5.50). innovative jazz from the free and fusion schools. performed by Phil and Tom Bancroft (sax and drums respectively) and guitarist Kevin MacKenzie.

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I Dave Cliff With Brian Kellock Trio Byre Theatre. Abbey Street. 01334 475000. 8pm. £7. (iuitarist Dave Cliff has four decades of experience behind his deft. inventive playing. He isjoined by Brian Kellock on piano. Kenny F.llis on bass and John Rae on drums.


I Borders Big Band Brunton Theatre. Ladywell Way. Musselburgh. 665 2240. 7.30pm. £8.50 (£5.50). The band turns its attention to sizzling swing favourites featuring the music of Duke lillington. Count Basie. Benny (ioodman and (ilenn Miller.