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■ Steel Panther Barrowland, Glasgow, 19 Mar. ■ Billy Lockett King Tut’s, Glasgow, 23 Mar.
Glasgow, 18 Mar. Thursday 30
■ Redd Kross King Tut’s, Glasgow, 23 Jan. ■ Mayday Parade QMU, Glasgow, 28 Jan.
■ East India Youth King Tut’s, Glasgow, 31 Jan.
■ John Newman O2 Academy, Glasgow, 3 Feb.
■ Killswitch Engage and Trivium O2 Academy, Glasgow, 4 Feb.
■ Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros O2 ABC, Glasgow, 6 Feb. ■ The Defiled King Tut’s, Glasgow, 10 Feb.
Edinburgh, 16 Feb.
■ Orla Gartland King Tut’s, Glasgow, 17 Feb. ■ Azealia Banks O2 Academy, Glasgow, 25 Mar.
■ Jake Bugg Corn Exchange, Edinburgh, 22 Feb. ■ Russell Watson Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, 28 Mar.
■ Blackstone Cherry Barrowland, Glasgow, 25 Feb. ■ Jason Derulo O2 Academy, Glasgow, 31 Mar.
■ The Front Bottoms Electric Circus, Edinburgh, 26 Feb.
■ Reverend & The Makers O2 ABC, Glasgow, 4 Mar. ■ The Overtones SECC: Clyde, Auditorium, Glasgow, 7 Mar.
Glasgow ■ Utsav Lal Project The Glasgow Art Club, 185 Bath Street, 248 5210. 8pm. £7 (£5). See Wed 29. Edinburgh ■ Trio Valore The Voodoo Rooms, 19a West Register Street, 556 7060. 7.30pm. £10. The three-piece of Steve White, Damon Minchella and Justin Shearn performs a laid back mix of mod and jazz with soul elements.
Glasgow ■ The Rat Pack Vegas Spectacular Show King’s Theatre, 297 Bath Street, 0844 871 7648. 3pm & 7.30pm. £17–£23. The return of the UK’s finest Rat Pack tribute night, with classic tunes including ‘Under My Skin’ and ‘Come Fly with Me’ and plenty of entertaining between-song patter.
Edinburgh ■ Flembot The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 8pm. £5 (£4). Jazz/ R&B/hip hop crossover from bassist James Lindsay’s quintet. East Kilbride ■ Blues’n’Trouble East Kilbride Arts Centre, Old Coach Road, 01355 261000. 8–10pm. £9 (£7). Hard rockin’ blues action from Scotland’s answer to the Blues Brothers.
Glasgow ■ Big Band Dance Night Glasgow University Union, 32 University Avenue, 416 2026. 7.30–10pm. £8. Jazz and swing social dancing session with music provided by Glaswegian jive bunnies ‘That Swing Sensation’. Hit the floor for a bit of a foxtrot or just sit back and enjoy big band classics from the likes of Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman and Glenn Miller. Wednesday 5
Peebles ■ Eduardo Niebla Eastgate Theatre & Arts Centre, Eastgate, 01721 725777. 7.30pm. £14 (£12). Guitar virtuoso and composer performs flamenco jazz fusion. St Andrews ■ The Big Chris Barber Band Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, chrisbarber.net 8pm. £25. Tireless veteran trombonist and his ten-piece band playing traditional jazz. Part of Fife Jazz Festival. ■ John Burgess: So in Love Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, johnburgess. webs.com 8.30pm. £10. The tenor sax player leads a new band in renditions of well-loved tunes made famous by swing giants such as Coleman Hawkins, Lester Young and Stan Getz. Part of Fife Jazz Festival.
■ Eduardo Niebla St Bride’s Centre, 10 Orwell Terrace, 346 1405. 7.30pm. £14 (£12). See Fri 7. Dunfermline ■ The Big Chris Barber Band and Stephanie Trick Carnegie Hall, East Port, 01383 602302. 8pm. £18.50. Jazz veteran Chris Barber and his band share a bill with young stride pianist Stephanie Trick. Part of Fife Jazz Festival.
Kinghorn ■ Inverkeithing Community Big Band Bay Hotel, Burntisland Road, 01592 892222. 1.30pm. £5. Under the direction of Margaret Douglass, the Inverkeithing Community Big Band perform the music of Count Basie, Duke Ellington and Woody Herman. Part of Fife Jazz Festival. Kirkcaldy ■ Red Stripe Band Adam Smith Theatre, Bennochy Road, 01592 583302. 8pm. £12.50. Infected with the spirit of Jools Holland, Red Stripe play everything from blues to jump-jive, with a dash of rock and roll for good measure. Part of Fife Jazz Festival.
Edinburgh ■ The Ant Law Quartet The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 8pm. £7 (£5). Cool, straightahead jazz from this foursome led by up and coming young jazz guitarist Ant Law. Leuchars ■ Alison Affleck & Vieux Carré St Michael’s Inn, St Michaels. 2pm. £10. Energetic hot jazz from this five-piece with singer Affleck. Part of Fife Jazz Festival.
Thursday 6 Glasgow ■ The Ant Law Quartet The Glasgow Art Club, 185 Bath Street, 248 5210. 8pm. £8 (£6). See Wed 5.
Edinburgh ■ Damon Brown/Paul Kirby Quintet The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 8pm. £7 (£5). The London trumpeter and Edinburgh pianist join forces to lead this jazz five-piece. Cupar ■ Blues’n’Trouble Elmwood College, Carslogie Road, 01334 658856. 8pm. £12. See Fri 31.
Dunfermline ■ Woodmill High School Big Band and Charlie Stewart Carnegie Hall, East Port, 01383 602302. 6pm. £2.50. A young band from a Dunfermline high school shares the bill with jazz fiddler Stewart. Part of Fife Jazz Festival. Glenrothes ■ Scottish Swing Orchestra Rothes Halls, Kingdom Centre, 01592 611101. 8pm. £12. Led by Dave Batchelor, the 16-strong swing orchestra plays swing, big band and jazz to get you on your feet. Part of Fife Jazz Festival.
St Andrews ■ Joe Stilgoe Byre Theatre, Abbey Street. 8pm. £12.50. Singer/songwriter/ pianist and BBC regular entertains with his unique blend of songwriting, comedy and jazz. ■ Strangeness and Charm Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, saxingham.com 8.30pm. £8. New band led by Fife-based saxophonist and composer Richard Ingham. Part of Fife Jazz Festival.
Aberdour ■ Alison Affleck & Vieux Carré and Grace Black Trio Woodside Hotel, 78–82 High Street, 01383 860328. 1.30pm. £10. A range of 20s and 30s songs from Alison Affleck and her band, and jazz standards from Grace Black and her trio. Part of Fife Jazz Festival. Anstruther ■ Fife Youth Jazz Orchestra Craw’s Nest Hotel, Bankwell Road, 01333 310691. 4pm. £8. Richard Michael conducts the orchestra through a selection of big band standards and new pieces. Featuring special guest vocalist Angie King. Part of Fife Jazz Festival.
Cupar ■ Nova Scotia Jazz Band Lomond Hills Hotel and Leisure Centre, High Street, Freuchie, 01337 857329. 4pm. £10. Expert traditional jazz featuring
■ UB40 O2 ABC, Glasgow, 31 Mar. ■ Patent Pending and People on Vacation King Tut’s, Glasgow, 24 Apr.
■ Bleech King Tut’s, Glasgow, 29 Apr. ■ Magnum Garage, Glasgow, 29 Mar.
■ Ha Ha Tonka King Tut’s, Glasgow, 10 May.
■ Michael Bolton Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, 16 May.
■ Aries Spears Oran Mor, Glasgow, 16 Jun.
■ Dolly Parton SECC: Hydro, Glasgow, 17 & 18 Jun. ■ Peter Andre SECC: Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow, 18 Oct.
■ Phoenix Barrowland, Glasgow, 10 Feb. ■ Architects O2ABC, Glasgow, 8 Mar.
■ Cate Le Bon Broadcast, Glasgow, 12 Feb. ■ Gabriella Cilmi King Tut’s, Glasgow, 8 Mar.
■ Motorhead O2 Academy, Glasgow, 13 Feb. ■ Rizzle Kicks Picture House, Edinburgh, 13 Feb; O2 Academy, Glasgow, 14 Feb.
■ Lissie Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh, 9 Mar.
■ Your Demise82 Cathouse, Glasgow, 13 Mar. ■ Drake SECC: Hydro, Glasgow, 15 Mar.
■ The Quireboys Voodoo Rooms,
■ Space and Republica King Tut’s, ■ Alfie Boe SECC: Hydro, Glasgow, 2 Dec.
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