O Alton Trio Afton Hotel.

0 West End Jazz Band Ailsa Craig Hotel.

0 Brian Kelloclr Trio Royal British Hotel, Princes Street, 556 4901. Brian leads on piano.



0 Bobby Wishart Sextet and Step Queen‘s Hall, Clerk Street, 668 2117. 8pm. £3.£2.

0 Melanie D'Reilly and Francis Cowan Calton Hotel.

0 Jazz Machine Eglinton Hotel, Eglinton Crescent. 337 2641.

0 Spirits of Rhythm Basin Street. Haymarket Terrace.

0 Piano and Bass Sheraton Hotel. Festival Square, Lothian Road. 229 9131. Slowly getting that lived-in feel.





0 Bobby Wishart Sextet Moir Hall, Mitchell Theatre. Granville Street, 332 1585. 8pm. £3.50. £3.

0 Bill Fanning Big Band Shadows, Bath Street, 3320352.

0 Margaret Murphy Metropolitan Bistro, Ruthven Lane. Lunchtime. 0 Frank Pantrinl Geintet Glasgow Society of Musicians. Lunchtime.


0 Tom Waits Playhouse. 7.30pm. £7.50, £6.50. (See Rock pages).

0 Alec Shaw Trio Platform 1, Rutland Street, 225 2433. Lunchtime.

0 Swing '85 Basin Street, Haymarket Terrace.

0 Tam White and The Dexters Platform 1. Rutland Street, 225 2433. lfyou are not going to see Tom Waits this is the next best place to be.

SUNDAY 13 Glasgow 0 TZone Nico’s. Sauchiehall Street. 332 1585.

o Duliln/Bettlson Caesars. Gt Western Road, 334 2995.

O Crazeology Bonhams. Byres Road, 357 3424.

o Riclry Fernandez and Friends Tron Bar. Tron Theatre. 38 Parnie Street, 552 4267.


0 Alec Shaw Trio Platform 1. Rutland Street, 225 2423. Lunchtime.

o Tam White and The Dexter: and Cruikshank and Keddie Preservation Hall, Victoria Street. 226 3816.

0 Scottish Society Syncopators Learmonth Hotel.

0 Basin St Stompers Basin Street, Haymarket Terrace.



0 Crazeology Bonhams. Byres Road 357 3424.


0 Kenny Fraser and Son and Urguhart/Ellls/Woods Glenelg Hotel, Leamington Terrace, 229 6481. 8pm. £1.50. £1 .


Did you spot this man in Superman ill? The pedlar at the loot ol the Tower oi Pisa was none other than George Chisholm, trombonist and wag (taught to play by my Uncle Jimmy) who fronts the big night ol Dixieland Jan at the Theatre Royal, Glasgow on 9th. With Keith Smith on trumpet and Hefty Jazz, the show’s been wowing them all over the country. (Norman Chalmers).

0 String Vests Maxies Bistro. West Nicholson Street. 667 0845. 2 guitars. Blues and contemporary songs.

0 Swing '85 Malt Shovel. Cockburn Street. 225 6229.




0 Woods Duartel Halt Bar. Woodlands Road, 332 1210. Over from Berklee Jazz College. Tommy Smith sat in with the boys a few weeks ago.


0 Sue Robertson Maxies Bistro. West Nicholson Street, 667 0845. Sings


mostly jazz standards usually. with Davey on guitar.

0 West End Jazz Band Basin Street, Haymarket Terrace.

0 Swing ’85 Malt Shovel.

0 Louisiana Ragtime Band Navaar Hotel, Mayfield Gardens 667 2828.



0 Burton/Coutts/Clarlt Metropolitan Bistro. Ruthven Lane.

0 Smith/Lyell Duarlet De Quinceys. Union Street. 333 0633. Liable to group change on Wednesdays!


0 Louisiana Ragtime Band Basin Street Haymarket Terrace. 0 Charlie McNair's Band Preservatior Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. Big noise. big bar.



0 Burton/Nicholson Guintet Blackfriars Pub. Albion Street.


0 Melanie D'Reilly with Francis Cowan Trio Kilderkin Brasserie. Constitution Street. Leith. Trio led by multi-instrumentalist. Francis (‘owan. on guitar and fronted by chanteuse. Melanie.

o Spirits oi rhythm Basin Street. Haymarket.

0 Fat Sam's Band Good Time Emporium. Abbeymount.




0 Paul Haig Rooftops. 92 Sauchiehall Street. The return of Edinburgh's best eyebrow and chin singer, famed for his vocal prowess with the near-legendaryiosefK. Although Paul Haig has been almost terminally boring live on occasion. on last showing he seems to have found both a new lease of life and a sense of humour. Don't miss it.

0 The Three Johns Strutz. above the Barrowland Ballroom. Gallowgate. Are they still going?

0 Chrome Molly The Venue, 474 Sauchiehall Street. The sound of hard working heavy metal.

O The Fall Glasgow University Queen Margaret Union. University Gardens. Incredibly hip ‘n‘ trendy noise promoting their new LP ‘This Nation‘s Saving Grace‘. The good news is that unless you are a student, a student‘s friend or very, very persistent, entry to this gig will be difficult.

o The Boothill Foot-tappers, Rubber Yahoo and Kissing The Plnlt Glasgow College ofTechnology, 70 Cowcaddens Road. A Freshers Extravaganza featuring the hottest

of London‘s country clique. the dulldulldull Kissing the Pink and our very own hysterical good time kitsch Rubber Yahoo. Students only (plus pals) I‘m afraid.

0 Dlvlne Strathclyde University, 90 John Street.


0 Blues 'n' Trouble Moray House College of Education. Holyrood Road. 8pm. £2. Students and signed-in guests only. Local band poised on the brink of success. self-named LP out and by now ‘Cadillac‘ single should be on release. European tour in November. (See Blues section).

0 Close to the Bone J ailhouse. Calton Road. 10.30pm. Free.

0 WilKD Johnson La Sorbonne.


SATURDAY 5 Glasgow

0 A Live Aid and CND Beneilt

Cumbernauld Theatre. Cumbernauld. The bands joining together in this all day. all night shebang for two worthy causes are: The Death of Duke Ellington. Scheme. Crazyology. Narcissus Meets. Anton Kirkpatrick, Allandubh, Rent A Dep. The Whistlebinkies, When Dreams Collide, Cochise. Malcom Ex (not to be confused with. . .). On Yer Bike and The Hot Sharps.

0 Pop Festival Lanark Race Course. More fun and frolics in afternoon and evening with Sideway Look. The Week of Wonders, Chewy Raccoon, Strangely Familiar.

o The Long Ryders Glasgow University Queen Margaret Union. University Gardens. Excellent. trendy and much vaunted by the stoogies ofThe Old Grey American wunderkind. Should be interesting but students and pals only.


0 Autumn 1904 Jailhouse. Calton Road. 9.30pm. Free.

0 Gunslingers La Sorbonne. Cowgate.

0 Judie Tzuke Playhouse Theatre. Greenside Place. 7.30pm. £5. £4. impending Kate Bush revival could be bad news for Judie Tzuke. Her occasional hits. like ‘Stay With Me Till Dawn' have shown her to be the possessor ofan attractive voice and a sporadically good songwriter. Her material suffers, however, for the lack of bite that could bring her the fame and fortune ofour Kate.



0 Nervous Choir Strutz.

o The Jesus and Mary Chain Psycho Candy Club in Daddy Warbuck‘s near Queen Street Station. The Club is taking the place of the Splash One

The List 4—-l7 October 17