FRIDAY 11 Glasgow
I The Runaway Trains and The Steel Chain and Better Backwards The Revue. 244 (iallowgate. 552 4611]. lllpm. (iood line up for the latest Towerbeat event. The Runaway Trains have a few fine melodic guitar based songs. while the Steel (‘hain remain one of the best unsigned bands in lidinburgh. Better Backwards are from Dundee. and make interestingly uncommercial music.
I Boxcar Willie and Colorado Pavilion Theatre. 121 Renfield Street. 332 1846. Save your money for the next Nanci (irillith show.
I Odessa Bad Ass(‘1ub. 7 9(‘Iyde Place. lllpm. Free. Interesting local pop hand. with a few singles out on their own’l'yrell (‘orporation label.
I Dig George and the Business l.a Tanicre. 15 Fox Street. 221 48-14. 9pm Free. Big George seems back to stay this time. A live album was recently recorded at La Taniere. and should be out by Christmas. to compete with l'2's latest release lora place in (ilasgow 's ('hristiiias stockings.
I The Sun and The Moon Venue.('alton Road. 55731173. See panel.
I Very Very Music Box. Victoria Street. 221117118.“ alter 9pm. Funk and pop.
I The Charge Preservation 1 lall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. £1 after‘).3(lpm.
SATURDAY 12 Glasgow
I World Domination Enterprises Queen Margaret L'nion. L'niversity (iardens. 339 978-1. 9pm. The start of what is a remarkably healthy fortnight for indie fans. In such quarters. World Domination [interprises' live shows are highly rated. I Capone and the Bullets l lollywood Studios. ‘) Brown Street. 2-18 (mos. ltlpm. Local hand at the head of a threatened British ska revival. Probably the best of their genre.
I Bolt Thrower and Bomb Disneyland The Revue. 244 (iallowgate. 552 Mill]. lllpm. I Lex Kills and the Country Guitar l.a Taniere. 15Fox Street. 221 48-14. 3pm Free. Sounds awful if the name is anything to go by!
I Blues Bums 1.a Taniere. 15Fox Street. 221 484-1. 9pm Free. And why are there so many Scottish bands with Blue in their name these days‘.’
I Tissum Music Box. Victoria Street. 2211 17(18. £1 after‘).3llpiii. (ilasgowband newly signed to Island Records.
I Tonight at Noon Preservation l lall. Victoria Street. 226 3810. £1 after‘).3llpm. I Shramawa Negociants. l.othian Street. 225 (1313. 9pm. Free. Still awaiting confirmation from Negociants on the spelling of thisone.
SUNDAY 13 Glasgow
I Colortilind James Experience The Mayfair. 491) Sauchiehall Street. 332 3872. lllpm. See panel.
I Harry Entield and Craig Ferguson Pavilion Theatre. 121 Renfield Street. 3321846. Along with Kylie Minogue's 1 Should Be So Lucky. Harry [infield has been oneof the 1988‘s most annoying things. (.‘raig Ferguson seems to he on the back ofa Scottish media backlash — but why'."l‘hink of how many other Scottish comedians
actually make you laugh and you will realise w hy it is pointless criticising
I Pendragon The Rev ue. 244 ( iallowgate. 552 46111. lllpm. Prog rock band part ofa regular rock night at the Revue.
I Burden Blues Breakers 1.a'l'anicre. 15 Fox Street. 221 48-1-1. 9pm Free. More blues. in more ways than one?
I Alden Bald Soundcheck Rock ( ‘liib. Venue. (‘alton Road. 557 31173. 7.3(lpm. 1.1.511. lleavy rock.
I Bluetinger Miisie Box. Victoria Street. 2211 17118. 1.1 alter 9pm. Popular Fifties and Sixties-influenced pop.
I King Biscuit Time Blues \egocianls. l.othian Street. 225 (i313. 9pm. Free. (iritty' electric blues band.
I The Heaters Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 22h 38lh. £1 alter 9pm. Blues-rock.
MONDAY 14 Edinburgh
I Pendragon Venue. (’alton Road. 557 3073. Progressive rock in the Marillion mould.
I Johnny Sunbeam \egociants. l.othian Street. 225 (i313. ('uri'ently recording an 1.1’ofl'theirownbat. .-\1'c\y Leonard (‘oheii covers in there. but only olthc more uptempo songs.
ITransaction Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 220 3816.931)an
I Vaad Band Music Box. Victoria Street. 22(1 1708. 9.30pm. Free.
TUESDAY 15 Glasgow
I Question The Peasant Bar 1 .uxciiiboiirg. 197 Pitt Street. 332 1 1 l l. lllpm. Free. Been around for a while. so it may be interesting to see how they have developed.
I Bobby Wishart l lalt Bar. loll \Voodlands Road. 332 1211). 9pm. Free. .-\salwaysl
I The Tex Fillet Five .\'cgociants. l.othian Street. 225(1313. 9pm. Free. (iood-natured comic country.
I The Rootsie Tootsie Blues Band Preservation 1 lall. Victoria Street. 226 381(i.‘).3()pm. Free.
I Live band Music Box. Victoria Street. 22tl 17118. 9.30pm. Free. L’nconliriiicd.
WEDNESDAY 16 Glasgow
I Thomas Crown Altair Fixx. so Miller Street. 2-18 285‘). lllpm. Free. Band fronted by the former singerol Punch. who received a lot of attention last year. (‘ould be good.
I Lisa Dominique and Lixx The Revue. 244 (iallowgate. 552 ~1htll. lllpm. Soft edged heavy metal. leaning more towards the airbrushed end of the spectrum. l.i.\x are one of Scotland's more accomplished rock bands. but hardly earth shattering news. I Beyond The Edge l.a'1'aniere. 15Fox Street. 221 48-14. 9pm Free.
I Marino's Men llalt Bar. lhthoodlands Road. 332 1211). 9pm. Free.
I Hothouse Flowers Playhouse Theatre. (ireenside Place. 557 2591). 7.3llpm. £7.50. U151). The heirs to Van Morrison's crown or just an over-hyped. but y cry good. Irish pub band‘.’ Decide among yourselves. Brilliant in a club setting. their effect maybe lost along with the intimacy. I Pale Fire Mtisic Box. Victoria Street. 221) 17118. 9.3tlpm. Free. Former members of Love and Money. Aztec (‘amcra and
April Showers in a new band with a sparse. slightly jillZ-illiTUCliL‘Cd sound.
I Ruth Ellis Negociants. l.othian Street. 225(1313.‘)pm. Free.
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