Jo Carley and The Old Dry Skulls

Jo Carley and The Old Dry Skulls

Music that makes people wanna shake their bones! This trio are known for their unique live show, transporting the audience to a bygone era when witches and black magic were rife. 

Barbra Streisand, A Star Was Born

Barbra Streisand, A Star Was Born

Barbra – singer, actress, songwriter, producer, philanthropist, superstar – has a story that takes you from Brooklyn, New York City to glitzy Hollywood awards ceremonies. 

Django at the Fringe – Hard-Swinging Early Jazz

Django at the Fringe – Hard-Swinging Early Jazz

Straightforward hard-swinging string-led early jazz with a unique drummerless line-up evoking a collective spirit reminiscent of pre-war jazz. 

The Music of Ella Fitzgerald and Joe Pass

The Music of Ella Fitzgerald and Joe Pass

The music of Ella Fitzgerald and Joe Pass is both beautifully simple and yet complex to convey. 

Andrea's 21st-Century Speakeasy!

Andrea's 21st-Century Speakeasy!

‘The first time I heard Andrea Carlson, I was in love!’ (Charlie Silvestri, UpCloseAndAcoustic. 

Jazz a la Carte

Jazz a la Carte

We invite you to our quaint “brass-erie” for a sumptuous supper of the choicest cuts of traditional jazz. 

Ali and The Vagabond Jacks – Hot Roots Jazz, Highway Honky-tonk, Rags and Blues

Ali and The Vagabond Jacks – Hot Roots Jazz, Highway Honky-tonk, Rags and Blues

Welcome to our Speakeasy and a vibrant night of swinging trad jazz improvisation. 

2Flamenco

2Flamenco

Powerful, exquisite, beautiful and unforgettable Flamenco experience. 

Ali Affleck: Bessie Smith and the Blues Queens – 1913-1933

Ali Affleck: Bessie Smith and the Blues Queens – 1913-1933

Bye bye Gatsby! Ali is celebrating 30 years of pioneering blues and hokum (1913-1933). 

The Easy Rollers: Late-Night Speakeasy

The Easy Rollers: Late-Night Speakeasy

Grab your dancing shoes ‘cos the 20s are here to stay! Swing classics and Prohibition-era hits from some of the finest talents in the country. 

Django at the Fringe: A Tribute to Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli

Django at the Fringe: A Tribute to Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli

Scottish/English violinist Matt Holborn and a group of London-based musicians formed for this year’s Fringe, known internationally for their distinctive hard-swinging approach to… 

Leading Edge at Argyle Cellar Bar

Leading Edge at Argyle Cellar Bar

Swedish folk pop ensemble Leading Edge is an ear-friendly combination of organic instrumental melodies and Nordic pop production. 

Jazz a la Carte

Jazz a la Carte

We invite you to our quaint ‘Brass-erie’ for a sumptuous supper of the choicest cuts of traditional jazz. 

Sally McGreevy: A Girl Called Dusty Springfield

Sally McGreevy: A Girl Called Dusty Springfield

Dusty epitomised the sound of the 60s whether singing swing, soul or ballads but life behind the scenes was not always as polished as the stage persona. 

Trouble In Mind: 100 Years of the Blues

Trouble In Mind: 100 Years of the Blues

Veteran singer/songwriter/pianist Charlie Wood takes you on a live listening tour through the Blues. 

Andrea Carlson and the Love Police: Ab-so-lute-ly Jazzed!

Andrea Carlson and the Love Police: Ab-so-lute-ly Jazzed!

‘The first time I heard Andrea Carlson, I was in love!’ (Charlie Silvestri, UpCloseAndAcoustic. 

2Flamenco

2Flamenco

A powerful, exquisite, beautiful and unforgettable Flamenco experience. 

Amalgamando

Amalgamando

Alafia Ensemble play music from their upcoming album. 

Jo Carley and the Old Dry Skulls

Jo Carley and the Old Dry Skulls

This trio are known for their unique live show, transporting the audience to a bygone era when witches and black magic were rife. 

Danielo Olivera: The Leith Whistler

Danielo Olivera: The Leith Whistler

Experience the original sounds of this truly unique flamenco artist, bringing the Andalusian air with a flamenco, jazz and Latin American repertoire interpreted in his genuine mann… 

Latchepen – The Music of Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli

Latchepen – The Music of Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli

The word Latchepen is an exclamation of happiness in the Romani language. 

Tropical Jungle Cumbia Fiesta

Tropical Jungle Cumbia Fiesta

Are you ready for a wild night of Jungle Cumbia? Los Chichanos bring to the Fringe a live fiesta of psychedelic Latin vibes. 

Jazz a la Carte

Jazz a la Carte

We invite you to our quaint Brass-erie for a sumptuous supper of only the choicest cuts of traditional jazz. 

Ab-so-lute-ly Jazzed!

Ab-so-lute-ly Jazzed!

‘The first time I heard Andrea Carlson, I was in love!’ (Charlie Silvestri, UpCloseAndAcoustic. 

At the Argyll Bar With The Buick 55s

At the Argyll Bar With The Buick 55s

The Buick 55s are a powerhouse rockabilly trio. 

The Washboard Resonators

The Washboard Resonators

The Washboard Resonators hail from Leeds and Wales and can be described as sounding and looking like a ragtime street band meets a Hollywood musical on a theatre stage somewhere in… 

Lone Bear: Blues and Ragtime

Lone Bear: Blues and Ragtime

Internationally acclaimed bluesman Lone Bear brings to the stage the powerful delta blues and ragtime on resonator guitar, harmonica and vocals. 

The Memphis Music Story

The Memphis Music Story

Veteran singer/songwriter/keyboardist Charlie Wood takes you on a live listening tour through the rich musical history of his hometown, performing songs by WC Handy, BB King, Otis … 

Bonnie Bayou Blues

Bonnie Bayou Blues

The Jennifer Ewan Band performs a stirring mix of heartfelt original songs, Louisiana accordion blues and old-time Cajun dance music with a Celtic tint. 

Sally McGreevy: Julie London Calling

Sally McGreevy: Julie London Calling

Dial back to the Californian cool jazz of yesteryear by listening to the songs and story of Julie. 

Auldtown Stompers: Lowdown Dance – Hits from the Jazz Age and Bawdy Old Songs

Auldtown Stompers: Lowdown Dance – Hits from the Jazz Age and Bawdy Old Songs

‘Superb and fun’ ***** (TheWeeReview. 

Blue Note Nights – JazzMain on the Fringe

Blue Note Nights – JazzMain on the Fringe

Local jazz quartet JazzMain has built its reputation around the 1950s and 60s Blue Note jazz era by closely studying exceptional jazz artists like Dexter Gordon and his contemporar… 

Bonnie Bayou Blues

Bonnie Bayou Blues

This year Jennifer and her band bring a blues theme to their bonnie bayou. 

Playing Django

Playing Django

Django Reinhardt was a musical genius and his influence on generations of guitarists has been immense. 

Ali Affleck's Torching the Blues – Blues and Torch Songs from the 1920s to the 1950s

Ali Affleck's Torching the Blues – Blues and Torch Songs from the 1920s to the 1950s

Award-winning jazz vocalist Ali, with a heavy hitting band of internationally acclaimed musicians, resurrects the original outspoken blues and torch song divas. 

'Round Midnight Sessions

'Round Midnight Sessions

The TAHP present their late-night sessions at the Argyle, featuring songs from Scotland and Canada, jazz classics and little-known gems. 

Dorothy Fields: Lyrics and Life

Dorothy Fields: Lyrics and Life

In Tin Pan Alley it was rare to find women, but Dorothy was prolific. 

Bare-Knuckle Goddess: The Immortal Billie Holiday and Her Handpicked Favourites

Bare-Knuckle Goddess: The Immortal Billie Holiday and Her Handpicked Favourites

Award-winning Ali, Scotland’s ‘queen of vintage jazz’ (OCWeekly. 

Fire in the Grate: The Americana Songbook

Fire in the Grate: The Americana Songbook

Fire in the Grate play their favourite American roots country music. 

Ali Affleck's Queens of Swing

Ali Affleck's Queens of Swing

Rediscover the golden age of swing jazz: Ella Fitzgerald, Dinah Washington, Nina Simone, Maxine Sullivan, Peggy Lee. 

1890-1930: Uncrowned Queens of Blues, Hot Jazz and Hokum from The Red Hot Rhythm Makers

1890-1930: Uncrowned Queens of Blues, Hot Jazz and Hokum from The Red Hot Rhythm Makers

From their critically acclaimed show Six Gals Named Smith, the six women of the RHRM present songs and fun chat on original jazz and blues queens. 

Romeo and Juliet: A Capulet Soirée

Romeo and Juliet: A Capulet Soirée

Welcome to the opening of Capulet’s Argyle Cellar Bar! Our lovely guests, we would be humbled to have you (unless you are a Montague of course!). 

Andrea's 21st-Century Speakeasy!

Andrea's 21st-Century Speakeasy!

‘The first time I heard Andrea Carlson, I was in love!’ (Charlie Silvestri, UpCloseAndAcoustic. 

Latchepen – An Evening of Gypsy Jazz

Latchepen – An Evening of Gypsy Jazz

The word Latchepen is an exclamation of happiness in the Romani language. 

Anyways Lounge at The Argyle

Anyways Lounge at The Argyle

Join us for two sets from our top-notch house band, plus swing DJs and special guests with upbeat music from the 1920s-40s. 

JazzMain Presents: The Argyle Jazz Summit

JazzMain Presents: The Argyle Jazz Summit

JazzMain honours the true pioneers of 50s and 60s American West Coast jazz, when The Blue Note record label was home to iconic talent such as Horace Silver and Dexter Gordon blazin… 

Playing Django – The Musical Tale of a Guitar Legend

Playing Django – The Musical Tale of a Guitar Legend

Django Reinhardt was a musical genius and his influence on generations of guitarists has been immense.