9pm. Free. Young band who are described as ‘powerful'. Previously supported the Dream (‘oyotes at the same y entie. Terrible name. though.


I The Dancing Bears Venue. (altoii Road. 557 3073. Brought otit a so-so upbeat single last year and then Vanished from sight. Their returri has so tar come w rtli a minimum of fanfare.

I The Last Minute Brothers Music Box. Victoria Street. 221) 17118. 9.31 1pm. Free. I Blaque Jaque Shellaque Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. ‘1pm. Free. l’op. With liberally splashed guitar solos. ITexas Breakfastlord Darrilcy . west Port. 22‘) 434]. ltlpm. Free. See Fri 22. Bulb Cormorant l’r‘esery'ation llall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9.30pm. Free. Laid-back

country-rock and blues-influenced. I

I The Volunteers ('anny Man‘s. Morningside Road. 447' 1484. S.3(lpm. Free. Residency.

TUESDAY 26 Glasgow

I Future World Moves Bar Luxembourg. 197 Pitt Street. ltlpm. Free.

Should be worthwhile: their debut (mini) album hinted at some good things although it was overshadowed by many of the classic mistakes surrounding a debut effort. If Future World News can overcome the L'Zisms that crept on to the album then they could be a potent rock band.

I Paris Texas Napoleons. Merrylee Road. 9pm. Free. Their first gig at the Fixx in April was a neryy'. jittery affair that showed few signs ofcohesion in the wayof songwriting. Given the circumstances. there is no reason they won‘t haye improved subsequently.

I Jungle House La 'I'ariiere. Fox Street. 9pm. Free. Another young and relatively

inexperienced band this time from Fast Kilbride.

I Bobby Wishart l lalt Bar. Woodlands Road. 9pm. Free. ()ne of the longest running residencies ofall time. Still popular.


I Just Add Water Mtisic Box. Victoria Street. 2211 17118.1).3t1pm. Free. Poppy fare. always attracts at least a few positiy e comments wliereyer it‘s played.

I Willy Logan ('aiiny Man’s. Mor'iiingside Road. 447 1484. ‘).3(lpm. Free. Residency. Amazingly accurate and adaptable eoyer-yersion pub entertainer. with a fair bit of hardware to help him.

I Closed For Repairs l.ord l )arrile y. West Port. 2294341. ltlpm. Free.

I The Chris Thomson Band l’r esci‘y'ation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816, ‘).3(lpni. Free.

I King Biscuit Time Blues Negociarits. l.othian Street. 225 6313. 9pm. Free.

WEDNESDAY 27 Glasgow

I Strategy l.a 'l'anicre. 15 Fox Street. 9pm. Free. llard rock from Iidiiiburgh with a single coming out soon.

I Nailan l lalt Bar. Woodlands Road. 9pm. Free. Regular folk session.


I The Bridge Music Box. Victoria Street. 2211 17(18. ‘).3(lpm. Free. Debut Iidinburgh gig for band formed in Skye. and w lltisc demo is (ycry well) produced by ( 'hris Harley. who‘s been doing the chores for Run Rig. Some good music in there. and hopefully the the contest will alleyiate any flatness.

I Tam White Negociants. l.otlirari Street. 225 0313. 9pm. Free. Residency. How many different ways are you supposed to describe the grayelly one'.’ I've run out. As

much a part of Edinburgh as( irey'friars Bobby. llow 's that”?

I Charlie l.ord Darnley. West Port. 22” 4341. ltlpm. Free

THURSDAY 28 Glasgow

I Baby's Got A Gun Rooftops. ‘92 Satichieliall Street. ltlpm.

Put it down to me not understanding. .-\ band yery clearly influenced by punk and t ed /.ep. l‘lSS'.‘ \lriinini

I Crooked Rose 1 lalt liar . \Voodlarids Road. ‘lprii. Free. Brian .\1c( ily tin and cohorts. Should be good

I Loose Talk I a lariier‘e. l’os Street ‘lpllt. Free. Velciarisol l a l'aritcrcgrgs ..


I In Tua Nua \ eriiic.( altori Road. 5.5 3073. See panel

I Ransom. Arizona. Sidewinder and Cobra (‘altoii Studios. (altori Road. 55(Ptltio "pm. Festiyal fey er is spreading' .'\n

all-l l.\t night at the (izllltlll. All that‘s missing is the sleeping bags.

I Billy Jones l.ord l)arriley . \\ est l’or't. 2204341. ltlpm. Free Residency See Sun 24.

I Friends olCarlolta \egocraritsd othiari Street. 225 (613. “pm. Free. (ore of accomplished local musicians get together for a few pints and a good lam. \\ ill) the chance ol a guest or two.

I Los Supremos ( army Man's. Morning-side Road. 44" 1454. rsfillpm. Free, Residency.

I The Brothers l’r'esery atrori l lall. Victoria Street. 2203S1ti U, illprn. Free. Residency.

FRIDAY 29 Glasgow

I Big Gearge and the Business to 'l‘ariiere. Fox Street. 9pm. Free. .\'ot a lot ofchoice

as to where to go if you want to see live music tonight. At least with Big George you know what you are getting.


I Faratina Ross 'l‘heatre. Princes Street (iardens. 7.30pm. £3 (£2 ). Fight-piece singing and dancing group troni Burkina-l‘aso ( tormerly' l'pper Volta). featuring prominent balatoii-playing. links with Western music hay e included a collaboration with experimental composer trumpeter John llassell on synthesised trumpet. Ray e rey iews

wot ldwide. E I The Crows. Baby‘s Got a Gun and Lixx ' Venue . ( ~altori Road. 5577 311773. Shruggiiig off the l-..\ll debacle. The t 'rowsbriiig their liard-rockin‘ show back on the boards. Interesting choice or support 1 groups. straddling both sides of their audience appeal: the post -punk and straightlorward glammy lieayy metal.

I Lothian l .ord Darriley . West Port. 22‘) 4341. ltlpm. Free. llard rock,

I Guilty Party ( ‘altori Studios. (‘alton

Road. 556 7066. 9pm.

I TWO Canoes Music lios. Victoria Street. 220170811after‘lpm.

I The Kitchen Devils l’t‘esel‘\ atiori l lall. Victoria Street. 22o 38H» 11 after‘)..‘~llprii

I Texas Breakfast Negociants. l.othiari Street. 225 6313. 9pm. Free. See Fri 22

SATURDAY 30 Glasgow

I Syn Texis l lalt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 l2 lll. 9pm. Free.

I Billy Forbes I.a 'I‘ariicr‘e. 15 Fox Street. 3pm. Free.

I Dream Coyotes La ‘1 anier'c. 15 Fox Street. 9pm. Free. ('redit has to be giyen to the Halt and La 'I‘aniere tor beirigthe only people to keep putting on live music on a nightly basis through .luly. If you w ant

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