I Danny Thompson Baby Grand (see Thu). 10.30pm. Lounge pianist.


I Westend Quartet Buchanan Hotel. Buchanan Street. 1—3.30pm. Swing and Latin jazz with vocals. guests welcome. 1 Sep.

I Chris Clark Trio Drum and Monkey. St Vincent Street. 221 6636. 3.30—6.30pm. Mellow mainstream jazz with vocals.

I Live Jazz The Supper Club (see Thu). 8pm. Music while you eat with various pianists and singers providing some mellow jazz and easy listening booking on the number above.

I Live Jazz Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Modern jazz with Lorna McLeod 8 Sep and Riff Raff 15 Sep.

I Jazz DJ Baby (irand (see Thu). 10.30pm.


I Fionna Duncan with The Ronnie Rae 1H0 McChuill‘s. 40 High Street. 552 2135. 9pm. Mainstream jazz tunes with this renowned singer.


I Live Jazz The Clockwork Beer Co.. 1 153—1 155 Cathcart Road. 649 ()184. 830—1 1.30pm.


I Ruth Lambert liat Drink Man Woman (see Thu). 8pm. Performs pure jazz in the style of Julie London.

I Danny Thompson Baby (irand (see Thu). 10.30pm. Lounge pianist.



I Live Jazz Henderson's. 25 Thistle

Street. 225 2131. 7pm. Two fortnightly

residencies on alternate weeks with jazz from (ied and Doug and bosanova from Defalinado.


I Live Jazz Henderson‘s (see Thu). 7pm. Various artists drop in from the Jazz. (iuitar Duo and (iraham High to the Lauchlan Trio and [an Charlton.

I Live Jazz and Blues W. J. Christies. 2731 West Port. 221 1099. 9pm. Various artists provide the sounds.


I Toto and The Dexters Harry’s Bar. Randolph Place. 539 810i).

3 5.30pm. Mainstream. with vocals from Fay Levy.


I Live Jazz The Dome Bar and (irill. 14 George Street. 624 8624. 5pm. Various artists. 8 Sun.

I Met Zebra’s Jazz Jam Bannerman's. 212 Cowgate. 556 3254. 5—- 10pm. DJ Kaiso kicks off proceedings spinning the choicest jazz cuts. Followed. at 7pm. by an informal jazz jam session hosted by Miss Zebra herself.


I Diplomats Of Jazz Leslie‘s Bar. 45 Ratcliffe Terrace. 667 5957. 8.30pm. Free. Traditional jazz.


I Swing 2001 Malt Shovel. Cockburn Street. 225 6843. 9pm. Swing at the longest residency in lidinburgh.

I Live Jazz Human Be—ln. 2/8 West Crosscauseway. 662 8860. 9.30pm. Blues. jazz and soul vocals from Rowena on 17 Sep and Lazybones. a jazz standards trio on guitar. sax and vocals 10 Sep.


I Live Jazz Henderson's (see Thu). 8pm. Jazz from the Lauchlan Trio every other fortnight.


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. Compiled by Ruth Hedges and Norman Chalmers.


I Sandy Stanage and Tryst St Andrew's in the Square. Off Saltmarket. St Andrew‘s Street. 548 6020. Time tbc. £tbc. New venue for the Star Club. tonight with popular singer/guitarist Sandy Stanage.


I Out of the Bedroom Waverley

Bar. St Mary's St. 9pm~ midnight. Free. ()pen-mic session for Edinburgh-based

singer-songwriters. ()riginal music only with a chance to record the set on four



I Ian Walker and Jimmy Scott Falkirk Folk Club. The Polish Club. Arnot Street. (11324 613395. Local duo.


I Linlithgow Folk Festival Lowport Centre. Lowport. 01506 775390. £8 (£4.50). Festival of folk and traditional inusic taking place over the weekend. with ceilidhs. workshops. concerts and pub sessions.


I The Wrigley Sisters Shorts Community liducation Centre. Kirk Road. 01698 386886. 7.30pm. £6.50 (£4.50). Classy fiddle and guitar/piano duo. twin sisters Jennifer and Hazel.


I Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham Carnegie Hall. liast Port. 01383 314000. 7.30pm. £12 (£8 £9). Bain and Cunningham continue to draw in the crowds with theirjokes. and very accomplished fiddle and accordion playing.


I Shooglenifty Cumbernauld Theatre. Kildrum. 01236 732887. 7.45pm. £12 (£81.x\cid-croft (‘eltic dance grooves from the world- travelling ensemble.


I Real TimeManor Park Hotel. Kilmarnock Road. 01292 479365.

8 11.15pm. £6 (£5). An evening of traditional and contemporary song from this dynamic trio Kenny Speirs. Judy Dinning and Joe Wright.


I DUCK Baker Ruffles Halls. Ruthes Sqttare. 01592 61 1 101. 8pm. £8

(£6 £7). The highly regarded t'S

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fingerstyle guitarist mixes traditional music. bluegrass. gospel. ragtime and modern jazz.


I Linlithgow Folk Festival Lowport Centre. Lowport. 01506 775390. £8 (£4.50). See Fri 6.


I Real Time Manor Park Hotel. Kilmarnock Road. 01292 479365. 8pm. £5 £6 (£3). See Fri 6.


I Hilary Bell and Ian Lowthian Wynd Theatre. Buccleuch Street. (11896 823854. 8pm. £8 (£6). An evening of Scottish accordion-based instrumental music.


I 95 Proof Ballygrant lnn. Ballygrant. 467 5200. 10.30pm. £4. Hard driving blues from lslay‘s local heroes.

Sunday 8


I Dick Gaughan \vee Folk Club. Royal Oak. Infirmary Street. 557 2976. 8.30pm. £3. Tiny venue. get there early.


I Linlithgow Folk Festival Lowport Centre. Lowport. 01506 775390. £8 (£4.50). See Fri 6.


I Deaf Shepherd Magnum 'l’heatre. Harbourside. (11294 278381. 7.30pm. £8 £10. Youthful Scots band with twin fiddles. pipes. and vocalist John Morran.

Monday 9


I Real Time Stirling Folk Club. 'I’erraces Hotel. Melville 'I‘errace. 01786 472268. 8pm. £5 (£4). Kenny Speirs. Judy Dinning and Jo Wright perform on guitar. fiddle and vocals.

Wednesday 1 1


I Julie Felix Brunton Theatre. Lady Well Way. Mtisselburgh 665 224(). 7.30pm. £10 (£7). An evening with the original first lady of British folk who has shared the stage with the likes of (ieorgie Fame and Bob Dylan in her time.


I Fil Campbell and Tom McFarland Dunfermline Folk Club. Thistle 'I’avern. Baldridgeburn. ()1383 729673. 8pm. £5 (£4). Northern Ireland based singer/stingwriter brings her blend of acoustic pop. jazz. folk and traditional songs accompanied by l.atin/African/lrish per'ctission.


I Michael Marra St Andrew‘s in the Square. Off Saltmarket. St Andrew's Street. 548 6020. l’oignant and hilarious. Marra has been referred to as the Scots Randy Newman.

I Deaf Shepherd Renfrew Ferry. 429 8676. 7.30pm. £TBC. See Sun 8.


I Out of the Bedroom \vaverley Bar. St Mary’s St. 9pm midnight. 1-‘ree. See Thu 5.

I Bachue Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 10.30pm. £8 (£6). ('orrina llewat on harp/vocals and David Milligan on piano move between folk and jazz. and their own colltpositiolis.

folk 8. world listings Music

Deaf Shepherd With their traditional singer John Morran and their infectious. highly skilled brand of Scottish music on pipes. twin fiddles and fretted things. Deaf Shep are off to the shires. Magnum Theatre, /rv/ne. Sun 8 Sep; Renfrew Ferry, G/asgow. Thu 72 Sep and To/lbooth Theatre. Stir/mg, Fri 73 Sep.

~ Shooglenifty They have had line-up changes this year. but there's no let-up in their incessant globe-trotting and no let down from their ground-breaking fusion of Celtica and clubland. Cumbernau/d Theatre. Cumbernauld, Fri 6 Sep.

Kesha This is an astonishingly gifted trio bringing together Loyko's virtuoso violinist Oleg Ponomarev. fellow Russian fiddle star Lev Atlas and dazzling Scottish jazz guitarist Nigel Clark. to explore Eastern European. Gypsy and Klezmer music. Cafe Cossachok. G/asgow, Thu 79 Sep.


I Rab Noakes and the Varaflames Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 8.30pm. £10 (£8). The country-tinged roots rocker and line songwriter with his band; Fraser Speirs on harmonica and Colin MacFarlane on guitar.


I Deaf Shepherd Tolhooth Theatre. Jail Wynd. ()1786 274000. 7.30pm. £8 (£5.50). See Still 8.


I The Poozies Rollies llalls. Rothes Square. 01592 61 1 1111. 8pm. £8 (£6 £7). lilectro-harp along with vocals. accordion and fiddles. this all-female quartet have a sound that's all their own.

Saturday 14


I Ceilidhs at the Caley (‘alcdonian Brewery. Slateford Road. 623 8066. 7pm lam. £6 (£5). Dance in lidinburgh’s last Victorian brewery. Live music from lilpsHltc‘Cl'iC.


I Celtic Moments Palace 'l‘heatre. (ireen Street. 01563 523590. 7.30pm. £8 (£6). Contemporary Celtic ti'ancef'usion from three bands Shooglenifty. the Tartan Amoebas and Sunhoney.


I The Picts, Duncan McCrone and Cy Jack Tron 'l'heatre. 'l‘rongate. 552 4267. 8pm. £8.50. (ilasgow folk rockers perform from their latest album. with support from ex-(‘lydesider singer/guitarist and the Broads' bass play er.

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