(‘lyde Street. 0870 907 ()999. 8pm. Bumper local band bill.

I Mark Callander Beanscene Southside. 19 Skirving Street. 632 8090. 8pm. Free. Laidback. background sounds.

I Live Music Rockers. [4 Midland Street. 221 (1726. 8pm. Free. Four rock bands to be confirmed.


I Stevenson Band Night The Liquid Room. 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564. 7pm. £tbc. Selection of stttdent bands.

I The Spencer Davis Group and The Yardbirds l'sber Hall. l.othian Road. 228 1155. 8pm. £14.50—£l8.50. See Mon 7.

I Band Showcase Whistlebinkies. 4--~6 South Bridge. 557 51 14. 9pm. Free. See Tue 1.

Wednesday 9


I Will Young Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 7.30pm. S()1.D ()l'T. That nice young man what won Pop Idol and has now escaped the clutches of Simon (‘owell long enough to record an albutn that isn’t unmitigated pap.

I Young Heart Attack, The Mooney Suzuki and Lowfive King Tut's Walt Wah Hut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £7.50. Foot- on-the-monitor. mane-shaking power rock with great choruses from this bold l'S band. Their album .lloulli/itl oflxm' is well worth checking out if you're a fart of the I)atsuns and other classic garage metal revivalists. Old school garage rockin' support from the Mooney Suzuki. LA rockers l.owfive are a cross between the Stones and pre-QOTSA outfit Kyuss. See panel for Young Heart Attack.

I Kasabian g2. 490 Sauchiehall Street. 353 3111. 7pm. £6. ()ver- 14s show. New indie contenders with a swagger in their step and the spirit of the Stone Roses and Primal Scream in their veins.

I The Dillinger Escape Plan and Mastodon The (‘athouse. 15 ['nion Street. 248 6606. 7.30pm. £10. ()ver-14s show. See preview for New Jersey's angular. intricate punk-metal aggressors Dillinger.

I The Counterfeit Clash Barfly. 260 ('lyde Street. 0870 907 0999. 8pm. £6. (‘lash and other covers.

I Sweet Iris, The Red Squirrels and Martin Broom Nice‘n‘Sleazy. 421 Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. £3. Benefit night for the World Veterinary Service. Save the squirrels! I The Echo Session The 13111 Note ('afe. 50 60 King Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £3. Sixties-influenced Britpop.

I My Latest Novel Brel. Ashton Lane. 342 4966. 8pm. Free.

I Open Stage The llalt Bar. 160 \Voodlands Road. 564 1527. 8pm. Free. Weekly session for local musicians.

I Live Music Rockers. 14 Midland Street. 221 0726. 8pm. Free. Line-up to be confirmed.

I Live Music MacSorleys. 42 Jamaica Street. 248 8581. 9pm. Free. Three local bands to be confirmed.


I Exposure Subway. 69 (‘owgate. 225 6766. 7.30pm. Free. See Wed 2.

I Sleepsilver, Earthwalk and Deiselbone Whistlebinkies. 46 South Bridge. 557 51 14. 9pm. Free. Heavy guitar rock from liarthwalk.

I Salako, Orphan, Former Miss America and St Jude’s Infirmary Bannerman’s. Niddry Street. 556 3254. 9pm. £5. Jeepster lo-fi heroes promoting their new release. with touring support. guitar and horn accompaniment from ()rphan and Velvets-meet-Sundays kids St Jude's lnfirtnary.

Thursday 10


I Jet ('arling Academy. 121 liglinton Street. 0905 020 3999/0870 77l 2000. 7pm. £12.50. ()ver- l4s show. Dinosaur rock'n'roll music from guys young enough to know better. l'nfeasibly popular all the satne.

I Bic Runga, David Mead and Pete Murray King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £7.50. Middle of the road songstress from New Xealand whose current album Beautiful ('ullisimt is N'/.'s biggest indigenous seller.

I Pink Grease g2. 490 Sauchiehall Street. 353 31 l 1. 9pm. £5. Sheffield combo who describe themselves as a ‘loose sextant of ugly. emotionally retarded. freakish young men'. Well. maybe so. but they also make a gloriously chaotic glam electro sleaze rock'n'roll sound.

I Regina Spektor Barlly (upstairs). 260 (‘lyde Street. 0870 907 0999. 9pm. £6. This porcelain-skinned chanteuse has been picking up rave reviews for her odd. compelling songwriting. The Strokes are such fans that Julian (‘asablancas has recorded a duet with her.

I Ripley, lncwell and The Hype Barlly. 260 (‘lyde Street. 0870 907 0999. 8pm. £4. lncwell are a melodic rock quintet from liast Kilbride.

I The Casuals, The Unstoppable Flying Raincoats, Kalieda, The Fridays and Moses The ('athousc. 15 l'nion Street. 248 6606. 7.30pm £4 (advance). £5 (door). ()ver- 14s show. lndie rock line-up.

I El Dog, Bob Cuba, Endor and Cat Kills 6 Raw. Queen Margaret l'nion. 22 l'niversity (iardens. 339 9784. 7.30pm. £3. Weekly showcase of local bands.

I December, Con Artist and Vagrant Nice'n'Sleazy. 421 Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. £3. l)icelines Promotions night.

I IMO, Lateral, The Fight Blues and Overshadow Rocket's. 14 Midland Street. 221 ()726. 8pm. Free. Local band bill.

I Figure 5, Dieselbone and Mars Patrol Band ('amp. Hogshead (upstairs). North l-‘rederick Street. 9pm. £3. Local triple bill. See Fri 28 for Figure 3.

I Just Sunday, The Rising and Crossfire MacSorleys. 42 Jamaica Street. 248 8581. 9pm. Free. Local band line-up.

I Live Music Me(‘hui11s.4() High Street. 552 2135. 9.30pm. Free. New bands night.

I Live Music Soundset. the Sotmdhaus. 47 Hyde Park Street. 221 4659. 8.30pm. £4.50. Weekly showcase of up-and-coming bands.


OThe Fence Collective The Venue. 17» 21 ('alton Road. 557 3073. 7.30pm. £6. Fife's finest alternative recording collective with slack metal from the Supergun. fuzzy. swampy sounds from the Super Shitbox and trippy soundscapes from Pinkie Maclure and John Wills. Plus. of course. the Fence Finale with the combined talents of the l’ictish Trail. HMS (iinaforc. King ('reosote and special mystery guests.

I Will Young Playhouse. 18 22 (ireenside Place. 0870 6063424. 7.45pm. See Wed 9.

I Peter Michael Rowan (‘al‘e Royal Bistro Bar. 17 West Register Street. 557 4792. 9pm. Free. See Thu 27. I Thevirginteeth Whistlcbinkies. 46 South Bridge. 557 5114. 9pm. Free. ()riginal guitar action.


I Dean Owens with the Felsons Tolbooth. Jail Wynd. 01786 274000. 7.30pm. £8 (£5.50). lix-frontman of country rockers the Felsons inlluenced by American roots inusic.


Events are listed by date, then city. Submit listings at least ten days before publication to Ruth Hedges at ruth@list.co.uk, by post or by tax on 0131 557 8500. Listings are compiled by Ruth l-ledges and Kenny Mathieson.


I The George Penman Jazzmen Merchants House. 7 West (ieorge Street. 334 9757. 12.45pm. £5 (£2 £4.50). Vintage New Orleans jazz. I The Michael Deans Quartet Beer ('afe. (‘andleriggs. 552 9815.

9* 1 1.45pm. Free. Modern jazz quartet led by tenor saxman Deans.


I Ross Milligan Time Cube Henry's Jazz (‘ellatz 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5. (iuitarist Ross Milligan leads a lively quartet featuring Patil Harrison on piano. Brian Shiels on bass and Alyn (‘osker on drums.


I Paul Dunmall, Paul Rogers and Hamid Drake Tolbooth. Jail Wynd. 01786 274000. 8pm. £12 (£8). l.e Weekend kicks off with (‘hicago- based percussionist Hamid Drake. saxman Duntnall and double bass virtuoso Rogers for a night of uncompromising. experimental jazz. I Borbetomagus 'l‘olhooth. Jail Wynd. ()1786 274000. 9pm. £12 (£8). Melditig liberated sax with a heavy metal roar into a sound they have dubbed ‘snuff-jazz' as befits Stirling‘s experimental music festival l.e Weekend.

Friday 28


I George Benson Playhouse.

18 22 (ireenside Place. 0870 6063424. 7.30pm. Superstar guitarist arid soulful crooner makes a welcome return. OPhilipp Van Endert Trio Henry’s Jazz (‘ellatz 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £7. l'K debut for this excellent guitar player who draws on the entire jazz tradition for his sound. also featuring saxophonist Rob Hall.

I Dougie Campbell Quartet with Jimmy Wood 80 Queen Street Bar and Restaurant. 80 Queen Street. 226 5097. 9pm midnight. Free. Veteran lidinburgh guitarist Dougie teams tip with the eminent alto sax player Jimmy Wood. backed by Jack Finlay on piano. Ronnie Dunn on bass and Keith Haldane on drums.

I Madaleine Henry's Jazz (‘ellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. midnight. £5. Deeply infectious vocalist fronts classic soul groove band featuring Paul 'l‘owndi'ow on saxes.

Saturday 29


I George McGowan and his Orchestra Merchant‘s (‘orner. 18 Joint Street. 552 3801. 2.30 5.30pm. Free. Drummer .\‘lc(iowan leads his big band with guest vocalists.

I Sally McGreevy Quartet Brel. 39 43 Ashton Lane. 342 4966. 3pm. Free. Jazz standards and smooth vocals.

I Dig Bob’s Jazz Band Bar 185. Buchanan Hotel. 185 Buchanan Street. 332 7284. 5.30pm. Free. Regular swinging jazz session.

I Eddie Toal and Quintet ()‘Ncill's. 71 Albion Street. 552 0822. 9 1 1.45pm. Free. liddie sings his way through American songbook standards.

jazz listings Music

Philipp Van Endert Trio Scottish debut for an exciting Dutch guitarist with a wide ranging take on the jazz guitar tradition. Van Endert mixes his own compositions with standards and covers from

more contemporary composers. and will be joined by a special guest in the shape of Glasgow-based saxophonist Rob Hall. Henry’s Jazz Cel/ar, Edinburgh, Fri 28 8 Sat 29 May; Tron Theatre. Glasgow, Sun 30 May.

George Melly One for lovers of traditional jazz. double entendre and high camp as the inimitable Mr Melly (pictured) swings or maybe creaks these days into action, aided and abetted by trumpeter Digby Fairweather and his fine band. George's singing is no great shakes now. but he is still winning over audiences. VII/age Theatre, East Kilbride, Sat 29 May.

Phil Bancroft International Quartet Saxophonist Phil Bancroft reconvenes his occasional international quartet for a one— oft in Glasgow. albeit without the considerable presence of Bad Plus' Reid Anderson on bass (Aidan O'Donnell is a more than capable stand-in). The great Mike Walker (guitar) and Norwegian drum ace Thomas Stronen will report for action. Tron Theatre,

G/asgow, Wed 2 Jun.


0 Philipp Van Endert Trio Henry's Jazz Cellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £7. See Fri 28.

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