I BOQSt House Band 80 Queen Street Bar attd Restaurant. 80 Queen Street. 2265097. 9pm tnidttigltt. Free. See Sill 2H.


I Andy Cooper’s Euro Top 8 (iaiety Theatre. (‘arrick Street. 0| 292 6l I222. 8pm. £12. (‘larinettist Andy (‘oopetz best known for a four-decade association with Kenny Ball. leads ltis stellar octet. which draws on players frotn the l'K. Sweden. (iertnnay attd Belgittttt. and is one of tlte most entertaining and accomplished traditional jazz acts in littrope.

Sunday 28

Glasgow I Paul Towndrow and Friends Beer ('afe. (‘andleriggs 552 9815. 2pm.

Free. See Stttt 2|.

I Brian Kellock Trio 'l‘ron 'l‘heatre. 63 'I'rongate. 552 4267. 8pm. £8 (£6). 'l‘ttttes front the Briatt Kellock Trio. fronted by internationally respected pianist Kellock. w itlt John Rae on drums and Kenny lillis on bass.


I Jazz Brunch ()xygen Bar & (irill. 3 5 lnlirtttary Street. 557 9997. 2 5pm. liree. See Stttt 2 l.

I Trio MB Henry 's Jazz (‘ellatz 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5. Innovative jall front the free and fttsiott schools. performed by Phil and Tom Battcroft (sax attd drums respectively l attd guitarist Keyin .‘ylacKenzie (see panel l.

Monday 29


I Dave Wilson & the Uptown Shufflers St .r\ndrew's iii the Square. off Salttnarket. St .-\ndrew‘s Street. 548 6020. 8pm. £5 donation (.‘ylembers free). The Monday clttb presents an tip-tempo selection of trad. Dixieland attd swing jazz. inspired by ja/l's roots itt America's deep sotttlt.

I 4 Jazz Burnbrae. .‘ylilngayie. 942 5951. 8pm. l‘ree. See Mon 22.


I Stardust, the Hoagy Carmichael Story Brunton 'I‘heatre. l.adywell Way. .‘ylttsselbttrgh. 665 2240. 7.30pm. £|2 (£9l. See

Thu 25.

I Jam Session 80 Queen Street Bar attd Restaurant. 80 Queen Street. 2265097. 8.30 l 1.30pm. Free. See Mon

Tuesday 30


I Millar-Spencer-Travis: Acoustic Standards Henry's Jan ('ellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5. See Tue 23.

I Bill Kyle’s Sh“ Hot Jazz Quartet ()xygen Bar & (irill. 3 5 Infirmary Street. 557 9997.

9pm midnight. Free. See 'l'hu l8.

Wednesday 31


I RBLS Big Band Henry's Ja/z ('ellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5. This l8-piece swing battd wettt down a storm at last year's North Sea Jan. l‘estiyal itt Holland. Tonight they're here with tnttsic from across the entire ja/l big hand book.

I Fleamarket Funk ('abaret Voltaire. 36 38 Blair Street. 220 (tl76.

l lptn 3am. £2. See Wed 24.


I The Michael Deans Quartet Beer ('afe. (‘andleriggs 552 98 l 5.

9 l l.45pm. Free. See 'l‘hu l8.


Events are listed by date, then city. Submit listings at least ten days before publication to Ruth Hedges at mtthist.co.uk, by post or by tax on 0131 557 8500. Listings are compiled by Ruth Hedges and Norman Chalmers.

Thursday 18


I Johnny Dickinson l.i\'e at the Star. St Andrews in the Sqttare. St Andrew s Square. off Saltmarket. 548 6020. 8pm. £6 (£5). The most potettt blues/folk slide guitar player iii the l'K.


I Ceilidh Dance Riverside ('lub. l‘o\ Street. 248 3l44. 8pm. £6. .\lusic frotit .‘ylhairi (’outts.


I Michael Ormiston and Candida Valentino Salisbury (‘entre. Salisbury Road. 667 5438.

7.30 l2.30pm. Mongolian songs attd melodies on Mongolian attd 'I'ibetan instruments.

I Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers Queen's Hall. ('lerk Street. 668 20l9. 7.30pm. £12 (£l0l. Drumming ill the Japanese tradition by litirope's first attd only 'l'aiko drunt group. also featuring the Hana Ytti Voice attd dance trio.

Saturday 20

Glasgow I Ceilidh Dance Riyerside ('lub. l-‘ox Street. 248 3144. 8pm. £6. See l-‘t‘i l9.


I Indian Music and Dance Collective (ieorge Square 'l'heatre. l'niy‘ersity of lidinbtirgh. (ieorge Square. 650 9l95. 7.30pm. £3 £5 (£2t. 'l‘his celebrated music attd dance ettsetttble returns witlt a ttti\tttre of classical and contemporary music and dattce front the Indian sub-continent. featuring Vijay Kangutkar leading the Tabla ensetttble attd Nepali classical dancer ('ltat'att l’radhatt.

I One World Beat ('aledoniatt Backpackers. 3 Qtteensferry Street. 476 7224. 8.30pm. £5. Benefit gig for AIDS awareness itt Africa. featttrittg Senegalese battd Diwatt. Lincolnshire sctt/lpop from the ()w'sley Sunshine and new tunes frottt alt-pop kids ('alyin.

I Ceilidh Dance with the Occasionals 'I'ey-iot Debating llall. Bristo Square. 8pm. £7 (£5). ()ne of Scotland’s fayottrite ceilidlt bands leading the dattce featuring the .-\ppalachian dancers Kick the ('at attd lttdiatt dattcer (iattga. Part of (‘i'i/iil/t (’u/luri'. Scc prey iew.

I Vale of Atholl Pipe Band ('ltttrch Hill 'l‘heatt'e. Morningside Road. 220 4349. 8pm. £l0 (£8). l’ri/e-winning pipe battd. Support frottt piper (iary West attd harp attd concertitta player Wettdy Stewart. Part of ('t'ilii/lt ('u/lim'. Sec preyiew.


I The Clachies Bar 85. Bttcltattan Hotel. Buchanan Street. 32 7284. 5pm. Free. Regular Scottish and Irish traditional music session.


I Scots Music Group Big Band

'l‘ey'iot Debatittg Hall. Bristo Sqttare.

2 5pm. £5 (£3). Karen .\larsltalsay directs

an open rehearsal for a concert later on iii

the day. Written parts ayailable itt adyaitce call ()l3l 347 9964. Part of ('t'i/iil/t

(it/lure. See prey iew.


I The Big Seat by the Fire 'l‘exiot Debalittg Hall. Bristo Square. 7pm. £2 (U l. .-\l.l’ Scots Music (iroup's traditional style folk night featuring the debut perfortttattce of the Scots .\lusic (ii'oup Big Battd. Part of (‘i'i/n/lt ('ti/Itm'. Sec prey iew.

I Open Stage and Session ’l‘ei-iot Row l’nion. Bristo Square. 650 4673. 7pm. £2 (U l. ('hance to show off yottr solo or groups traditional ntusic. song attd dance talents or just to cotite attd listen. Part of ('t’ilitl/t (ii/lure. See prey iew.

I Risky Business Wee l-olk (‘Ittlx Royal Oak. lnlirmary Street. 557 2976. 8.30pm. £3. .\lanchester-based harmony trio with guitar and mandolin Date Walmisley front Zimbabw e. Rtitlt l‘ttga front ('orsica and Ken l’ow ell is tlte Mancunian. Part of (‘t'i’lii/lt (ii/Irma Sec prey iew.


I Breach of the Peach 8: Friends Westport Bar. liast Henderson‘s Wyitd. 01382 200993. 8.30pm. £6 (£4l. Blues songs attd more featuring singer/ songwriter l’attline .\l attd ('eltic harpist Settltitld Btl‘se.


I Regular Traditional Music and Song Session 'l‘he ()\ford Bar. Young Street. 539 7| 19. 7.30pm. l’rcc. Songs. tunes and a good tittte.

I Me Suena Tu Cara 'l‘he Doric 'l‘ayern. Market Street. 225 l084. 9pm. lice. l‘ottr-piece .'\it'll/Spill]lsll/lll'iI/lllilll battd.

I Greco Latinos (‘alxtret Voltaire. Blair Street. 22H (ll-50. l lpltl 3am. lit'ee. Mediterranean music from resident bands 'l‘ttbeki (contetttporary (ireeki aitd l’ena (Latin .r\merican folki. .-\fro-('ubatt. Latin. Salsa. (ireek Ittusic and world beats front D.l Henriques attd friends.

Tuesday 23


I Guitarmania Ritlltshttt‘lt 'l‘lteatre. lngrant Street. 552 3489. l.l5 2pm. £2.50. Solo attd ensemble guitar play ed by music students from Strathclyde l'niyersity.


I Paul Brady l'sher Hall. l.othian Road. 228 l 155. 8pm. £l6 50 £l8.5l). li\— l’|an\ty attd famed for his collaborations w itlt Andy lry inc and others. the great Irish singer attd guitarist aitd re-works traditional songs. attd creates his own powerful compositions. Part of (’i'i/ii/lt (it/lure. Sec prey iew.

I Folk’n’Friends 'l‘he (‘anons‘ (iait. ('anottgate. 556 448|. 9pm. Free. lnfortttal weekly folk club.

Wednesday 24


I St Andrew’s in the Square Ceilidh Dance St Andrew \ in the Square. off Salttttat'kct. St Andrew ‘s Street. 5486020. "(.30 l0.30pnt. £5. .-\|| welcome. tttitiott giyen.

I Song Session (‘at‘e Source. Downstairs. St :\|ltll'e\\s iii tlte Square. St Andrew s Square. off Salttttarkcl. 548 (tll2l). 8.3(lpltl. l-‘rcc. Singers and llsleltel‘\ w elcome.


I Tom and Barbara Brown lidinburgh l‘olk ('lttb. (‘abaret Bar. The l’leasance. 650 2349. 8pm. £6 (£5t. West ('ountt'y traditional songs attd great meal harmony. Part of ( ‘c’i/ii/li (ii/Irma Sec prey iew.


I Frank Wakefield Band How den l’arls (‘entre. llow den. 8pm. Information 333 5809. Legendary l'S liye-piece bluegrass battd w itlt the focus on traditional attd original Bluegrass play ed

folk & world listings Music

round a sittgle otttttidirectiottal mike. ‘He split the Bluegrass atottt. Some of tts. oby iously. will never be tlte same again.’ said tttandolin \tt'tllttst) Dayid (iristnan.


I Steve and Kristi Hebel Dunfermline l’olk ('ltib. Thisth 'l‘ay'ern. Baldridgeburn. (H383 729673. 8pm. £5 (£4l. Duo from the Pacific NortltWes't with some litte sottgs about life atid nature.


I Follow That Camel Starbucks. Borders Books. Buchanan Street. 222 7700. 6pm. l‘iye-piece ('eltic baitd liollow 'l‘hat ('amel lattttch their tltird albunt. ('p the Road.

I Rallion St :\ltdt'e\\"s iii the Square. off Sallmarket. St Andrew 's Street. 548 6020. 8pm. £6 (£4l. l’p tk cotttittg Scots battd based round fiddle attd \ocals.


I Salsa Celtica Queen's Hall. ('lerk Street. 668 20l9. 8.30pm. £l2 £l4. Legendary Latin attd ('eltic fttsiott outfit plays a home gig. Part of ('i'ilt'tl/t (.ll/llll't’. See Mlhlc preyiew.


I Ceilidh Riyerside ('lub. l-‘ox Street. 248 3l44. 8pm. £6. 'l'raditional ceilidh dance w itlt tnusic front Deoclt attd Dorus.



Paul Brady He shrinks the Usher Hall stage with his poignant take on tradition, arresting guitar technique. inventive and imaginative songwriting. unique voice and decades of intimate experience with an audience. Usher Hall, Edinburgh, Tue 23 Mar.

Frank Wakefield The American Bluegrass mandolin virtuoso and singer (pictured) leads his astonishingly talented band on a British tour. This is the real thing. and as plectrum pickin' good as it gets. Howden Park Centre, Livingston, Wed 24 Mar.

The Mistresses of Harmony This group integrate English Jazz-rooted vocal divas the Passion with electro-harp and Scots folk-based harmony trio Shine. in an arrestineg original sextet. Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, Sat 27 Mar.

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