and Matt Verta-Ray of Madder Rose. ■ Over the Wall Oran Mor, 731–735 Great Western Road, 357 6200. 7.30pm. £5. Garage electro pop, gentle laptop stroking and experimental electronica respectively. ■ Slayer and The Haunted Barrowland, 244 Gallowgate, 552 4601. 7.30pm. SOLD OUT. Hardcore heavy metal from these thrash pioneers, touring new album World Painted Blood. Please note new date. ■ The Statler Project, The Suzukis, Mass Action Radio and The Chiles Soundhaus, 47 Hydepark Street, 221 4659. 7.30pm. £6 (£5). Dancey indie rock from TSP. FREE Jam Session Samuel Dow’s, 67–71 Nithsdale Road, 423 0107. 8pm. See Thu 13. FREE Lou Brown and Paul Michael Park Brel, 39–43 Ashton Lane, 342 4966. 8pm. Acoustic performances at the weekly Concrete Campfire night. ■ Nina Nastasia Nice’n’Sleazy, 421 Sauchiehall Street, 333 0900. 8pm. £10. Bewitching Euro folktronica from the divine Ms Nastasia. ■ The Strands Captain’s Rest, 185 Great Western Road, 332 7304. 8pm. £tbc. Dirty indie rock’n’roll. ■ Ulli Bögershausen St Andrew’s in the Square, St Andrew’s Square, 0870 013 4060. 8pm. £8 (£6). German guitarist playing classical and folk songs. ■ Yellow Brick Road The Ferry, Anderston Quay, Broomielaw, 01698 360085. 8pm. £12. Elton John tribute. FREE Creation Open Mic Creation Studios, 16 Trongate, 8.30pm. See Thu 13. ■ Son of Dave and Preacher King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, 272a St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £9. Son of
Dave is the harmonica-touting Benjamin Darvell, formerly of Crash Test Dummies, who kicks up a raw blues dust storm all on his ownsome. FREE Moonlit Sailor and Galleries Bloc+, 117 Bath Street, 574 6066. 9pm. Swedish post-rock. ■ Paul Vickers & the Leg and Stomachs 13th Note Café, 50–60 King Street, 553 1638. 9pm. £tbc. Dawn of the Replicants man Paul Vickers and his current playmates The Leg. ■ Growing Captain’s Rest, 185 Great Western Road, 332 7304. £tbc. CANCELLED. Edinburgh ■ Cardboard Roxy Art House, 2 Roxburgh Place, 629 0039. 7pm. £5. Surrealist rock meets free jazz from London duo Cardboard, performing within the ‘Magic Orifice’ a temporary structure created by Tom Clowney. ■ Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster Cabaret Voltaire, 36–38 Blair Street, 220 6176. 7pm. £9. See Tue 25. ■ Washington Irving, Sebastian Dangerfield, Octoberman and Peter Katz Sneaky Pete’s, 73 Cowgate, 225 1757. 7pm. £5. Infectious indie pop. ■ Dupec and Conquering Animal Sound The Voodoo Rooms, 19a West Register Street, 556 7060. 8pm. £5. It’s another ‘Versus’ night with Dupec and CAS performing live on the same stage at the same time for a unique musical mash-up. FREE Out of the Bedroom The Tron, 9 Hunter Square, High Street, 226 0931. 8pm. See Thu 13. ■ The Freaky Family The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 11.30pm. £2 (£1). See Thu 13.
Tigerfest The concluding stretch of Tigerfest holds some gems, including a night dedicated to the 17 Seconds label –
home to Aberfeldy frontman Chris Bradley, The Dirty Cuts and The Last Battle. Indie legend Martin Stephenson will be performing with local up- and-comers Fourteenhours and The Blind Assassins, while there are some special treats further afield: a Fence Records night featuring King Creosote and Withered Hand, followed up the night after by a Malcolm Middleton gig in Dunfermline, and former Aereogrammers The Unwinding Hours play Aberdeen with Katerwaul. ■ Various venues around Edinburgh, Dunfermline & Aberdeen, until Sat 22 May. See tigerfest.co.uk for more info.
74 THE LIST 13–27 May 2010
Jazz Events are listed by date, then city. Submit listings at least 14 days before publication to email@example.com. Listings are compiled by Henry Northmore and Kenny Mathieson. ✽✽ Indicates Hitlist entry
. Thursday 13 Edinburgh FREE Thursday Night at Henderson’s Henderson’s, 94 Hanover Street, 225 2131. 7pm. Laid-back jazz from a different selection of musicians each week. ■ Click Clack Club The Hide, (downstairs from the Argyle Bar), 15–17 Argyle Place, 221 9759. 8pm. £4 suggested donation. New regular night with Odd Times and Ego Ergo Aggro (which both feature Salsa Celtica’s Steve Kettley) for a mix of jazz, funk and a dash of weirdness. ■ Ken Mathieson Trio The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 8pm. £4 (£3). Swinging jazz from the veteran drummer, who is joined by pianist Campbell Normand and bassist Ed Kelly. ■ The Freaky Family The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 11.30pm. £2 (£1). Organic hip hop and jazzy grooves.
Glasgow FREE Dias Brazil Boteco do Brazil, 62 Trongate, 548 1330. 7.30pm. Jazzy Brazilian rhythms, bossa nova, samba and salsa. FREE Cosmopolitan Big Band Cafe Source, 1 St Andrew’s Square, 548 6020. 9pm. Jazz standards, funk and soul from this 18-piece big band featuring vocals from Rachel Lightbody. Edinburgh ■ Eric Bibb and Megan Henwood The Queen’s Hall, 87–89 Clerk Street, 668 2019. 7pm. £17.90. Well-travelled musical hobo plays from his new album Booker’s Guitar showing off his wide ranging influences from the Mississippi Delta blues through Europe to Africa. FREE Friday Night at Henderson’s Henderson’s, 94 Hanover Street, 225 2131. 7pm. Lively jazz and bossa nova session from a rotating roster of acts (including Graham High, Ian Carlton and the Lachlan Duo). ■ The Jazz Bar Quintet The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 8pm. £4 (£3). Varying line-ups of top musicians, assembled each week by mainstay of the Edinburgh jazz scene, drummer Bill Kyle. ■ Skunk Funk The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 11.30pm–3am. £5 (£3). Night of top funk from DJ Aki and live guests including reggae beats and horns from Man At The Window (14 May) and Aberdeen’s Super Six Funk Machine (21 May).
Glasgow FREE Steve Kettley’s Odd Times Brel, 39–43 Ashton Lane, 473 2000. 3pm. Jazz-based performance with strong world and oriental-influenced tunes by this saxophonist/flautist/composer (Cauld Blast Orchestra, Salsa Celtica) and his band. FREE Declan Forde Quartet Rio Café, 27 Hyndland Street, 334 9909. 9pm. Eclectic mix of jazz, funk and blues from pianist Forde. Edinburgh FREE The Mellotones The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 3pm. Jimmy Taylor and band play
songs by Mel Torme and other great jazz vocalists. ■ World Premiere Quintet The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 8pm. £4 (£3). A different selection of five leading jazz players come together for each session with no rehearsal. ■ Fish Fry The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 11.30pm–3am. £5 (£3). Scottish jazz, funk, soul and Latin bands join DJ Astroboy. The line-up includes punchy soul and funk from Washington Street (15 May), 22 May still tbc.
Kirkcaldy ■ The Sinatra Years Adam Smith Theatre, Arts and Theatres Trust Fife Ltd, Bennochy Road, 01592 583302. 7.30pm. £12.50. Acclaimed jazz singer Tony Jacobs and the Jim Barry Quintet pay their respects to Ol’ Blue Eyes. Livingston ■ Ruby Turner Howden Park Centre, Howden, 01506 777666. 8pm. £18 (£13). Soulful ballads and up-tempo grooves from this vocalist who models herself on the likes of Aretha Franklin and Janis Joplin.
Edinburgh FREE Ryan’s Jazz Jam Ryan’s Cellar Bar, 2–4 Hope Street, 226 6669. 5pm. Jazz trio (pianist Paul Harrison, trombonist Phil O’Malley and bassist Ed Kelly) play acoustic swing and bop tunes from Count Basie through to Herbie Hancock. FREE Haftor Medboe and Renee Stephanie Café Grande, 184 Bruntsfield Place, 228 1188. 7pm. Jazz guitarist Medboe is joined by Stephanie. FREE Metropolitain Jazz Sundays Metropolitain Hotel, 4–6 Picardy Place, 556 6629. 7pm. Laid- back jazz. ■ Sunday Singers Night The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 8pm. £4 (£3). Maria Speight backed by a fine jazz trio. FREE The Whighams Jazz Club Whighams Wine Cellars, 13 Hope Street, 225 8674. 8pm. All singers and instrumentalists are welcome at this jazz jam with a different host every week and a stellar trio. ■ The Beau Nasties The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 11.30pm. £2 (£1). Mix of folk, blues and Celtic influences. Arbroath ■ Jazz at Hospitalfield Hospitalfield House, Hospitalfield, 01382 774648. £tbc. Regular jazz nights featuring the cream of musical talent from around Scotland.
Glasgow ■ The Rat Pack King’s Theatre, 297 Bath Street, 0844 871 7648. 7.30pm. £11–£30. An evening of classics celebrating Frank, Sammy and Dean. ■ Randy Newman Royal Concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall Street, 353 8000. 8pm. £30.65–£35.75. Famous during the 1960s and 1970s for writing quirky, darkly funny, or sharply satirical songs that often painted vivid portraits detailing the foibles and lives of lifelike characters. FREE Common Room Jam The Common Room, 77 Byres Road, 334 7132. 9pm. Underground jazz from Glasgow-based drummer Corrie Dick and his trio, along with special guests every week. Edinburgh FREE Monday at Henderson’s Henderson’s, 94 Hanover Street, 225 2131. 6.45pm. Jazz and easy listening classics for a relaxed Monday session from pianist Ron.