MI I'I'I'Y lEMON DROPS
TUESDAY 19m MAY PLAYHOUSE, EDINBURGH
THURSDAY 29m MAY BARROWLAND, GLASGOW
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MONDAY 27th APRIL COASTERS. EDINBURGH
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THURSDAY 7th MAY QUEEN’S HALL, EDINBURGH
THURSDAY 7th MAY ABERDEEN RITZY
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111$; ll .,
WEDNESDAY 13th MAY COASTERS. EDINBURGH
with guests THE SIL = ER
Y 160! MAY GLASGOW BARRDWLAND 17th MAY EDINBURGH PLAYHOUSE
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TUESDAY 2nd JUNE PAVILION, GLASGOW WEDNESDAY 3rd JUNE CAPITOL, ABERDEEN
the soup dragons
THURSDAY 4th JUNE COASTERS. EDINBURGH
with GOODBYE MR MACKENZIE
SATURDAY 2nd MAY GLASGOW BARROWLAND. GLASGOW
Sixties' R&B. country-rock. jam atmosphere.
0 Avail Clowns. High Street. 9pm. Free. Five-piece heavy rock hand from Dalkeith. in the Zero Zero mould.
0 Bluelinger'l'he Cavern. Cowgate. 2265641. ‘)pm. Blues-rock.
SUNDAY 19 1 Glasgow
0 The Texas FeverAll Nighter Rooftops. Sauchiehall Street. 332 5883. 10.30pm. A special event organised by (ilasgow‘s latest indie-hased cluh. The hands featured include Mighty Mighty. World Domination Enterprises (great name). and various others. 0 The Dansettes .larvey's Inn. Clydehank. ‘)41 2855. ‘)pm. Free. The Dansettes area hard working puh hand. with little else to recommend them.
0 Tam White and The Dexters Preservation I lall. Victoria Street. 2263816. £1 after ‘)pm. Another session from Fdinhurgh’s great hluesy growler. widely heard doing Big .lazza‘s vocals on ’I’ulli Hut”.
0 Billy Jones Lord Darnley. West Port. 22‘) 434 1 . ‘).30pm. Free. Another exhausting fortnight for local singer-songwriter. whose new LP is reviewed opposite. and I'm sure he won‘t mind me saying he‘s popping up on New litres '87 later in the year.
0 Migth Mighty The Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. Doors open 7pm. Chirpy jangling noise. Shamhling tag definitely a misnomer. hut will they fill 'I’he Venue‘.’
O Lixx Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 2263816. ‘)pm. Free. First of the Pres's weekly heavy rock nights. for which they are seeking hands. so send a tape along. Lixx are from Dundee. and have a heavier glam-rock sound. with possihle record deal and column inches in national music press.
0 Driving Sideways 'l'he Canny Man's. .‘ylorningside Road. 447 1484. 8.30pm. Free. Blues jazz and rock 'n’ roll.
TUESDAY 21 Glasgow
0 Haze Shadows. Bath Street. ‘)pm. Free. A Sheffield-lmsed hard rock hand. whose previously planned appearance at Shadows had to he postponed because of a car accident involving their drummer.
O Chicane Riverside 'l‘avern. (iorhals. 42‘) 38‘)1 . ‘)pm. Free. Puh rock residency.
0 Barclay James Harvest Playhouse 'l‘heatre. (it'censide Place. 557 2590. 7.30pm. £7.50. £6.50. £5.50. Before my time. really. hut this Manchester-hased hand did several alhums for the good old llarvest lahel. hefore seemingly vanishing into the ether.
0 Double Trouble lhe Canny Man's.
Morningside Road. 447 1484. 8.30pm. Free.
WEDNESDAY 22 Glasgow
0 Chicane 'l‘he Bowlers. 100'liullis Street. Bridgeton. ‘)pm. Free.
0 The Carmichaels Blackjacks. it) Hope Street. ‘)pm. Free. First gigat Blackjacks for a while. hopefully presenting a new opportunity for relatively inexperienced hands like the Carmichaels.
0 Ege Bam Yasi The Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. Doors open 7pm. The new Ege Bam Yasi. with a new singer and. apparently. a wackier sound. The old [ige Bam Yasi were responsihle for a brilliant dancefloor single. Circumstances. Could this he even hetter‘.’
0 L00 Acka Bop Boston Bean Co. St .lames Centre. 55601 1 1 . ‘)pm. Free. Fifties-style skifflc and other related sounds.
O BillyJones 'l'he Canny Man's. Morningside Road. 447 1484. 8.30pm. Free. See Sun 1‘).
0 Driving Sideways 'I‘he Cavern. Cowgate. 226 5641. ‘)pm. Blues/jazz and rock ‘n‘ roll.
THURSDAY 23 Glasgow
0 Victorian Kitchen Shadows. Bath Street. 332 81 1 1 . ‘)pm. Free. In their previous guise. Exoreon. they were one of the most horrendous hands I have ever hears (right up there with Aftermath. Platinum and Lyin‘ Rampant!) They can only have got hetter in the past two years. but I won't he going along to check.
0 Pleasantly Disturbed Angels Hotel. Main Street. Uddingston. ‘)pm. Free. A ‘small intimate venue' with the hands appearing as part of ‘Billy Hamilton‘s ljnjoyment Cluh‘.
0 Shih Midas. St Vincent Street. CANCELLED. Pity. hut management changes seem to have put Midas out of the live circuit
0 The Might Lemon Drops Coasters. West 'l'ollcross. 228 3252. Appeared on the scene in a flurry ofexcitement last year. Leather. groovy 60s-looking gear and a few very catchy tunes. hut if you want the real thing (in my view and prohahly the Lemon Drops') wait for Julian Cope on May 2. Stars of l leaven support. 0 King Kurt The Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. Doors open 7pm. Don‘t go to see this in your best clothes. for (iod‘s sake. as this psychohilly hand are more famed for the flour and offal throwing at their gigs than for their music. although Destination Zululand was quite tasty. As a London policeman once said: ‘We're not expecting trouble. 'l'hey’d feel a hit silly rioting in those skirts.’
0 Billy Jones Lord Darnley. West Port. 22‘) 434 1 . ‘)pm. Free. See Sun 1‘).
0 Normal Bias ('lowns. High Street. ‘)pm. Free.
0 Tonight at Noon Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9pm. Free.
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