“1/ MUZSIKAS with
MARTA SEBESTYEN Traditional Music from Hungary
RENFREW FERRY, GLASGOW
Tuesday 2nd May at 9pm
GEORGE SQUARE THEATRE
Saturday 6th May at 8pm
Assembly Music presents Queen’s Hall Recitals
Songs by Brahms and Schoenberg Tuesday 2 May, 8 pm
with Peter Evans (piano) Music by Beethoven, Rachmaninov, dc
Tuesday 9 May, 8 pm
Queen’s Hall, Clerk Street, Edinburgh
Christine Cairns (soprano) with Graeme MeNauglit (piano)
William Conway (cam)
Tickets £5 from Queen’s Hall Box Ofﬁce (031-668 2019)
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Tel: 031-667 3844
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I About Time Bon Accord. (.‘haringCross. 9.30pm. Residency.
I Jeanette Burns/Andy Alston Blackfriars. Bell Street. Merchant ('ity'. 552 5924. livening. (‘hanteuse
I Jiveass Blues and Boogie Wintersgills. (ircat Western Road. 8311-1 1pm. (ireat. rough R& 8 band.
I Ronnie Rae Group Palace I lotel.(‘astle Street. 225 6222. New venue for live jazz. I Gordon Fytte Trio Afton l lotcl.
(irosv enor(‘rescent.1is eniiig.
I Criterion Jazz Band Fat Sam's. Fountaiiibridge. livening.
I Templehall Stompers Temple 1 Intel. Izsplaltittlc‘. .loppa. 66‘) 426-1. fivening. 'l'rad and dixie residents. (iood fun. Busy. older crow d.
I Joe Capaldi Quartet Brandos. Blair Street. 1-.veniiig.
I The Highlanders ( 'lub (rash. ( 'otton (Tub. 5 7 Scott Street. 332 ()712. 10.30pm. Part of a mini-tour to promote their forthcoming Virgin single. 'chei' linough'.
I Big George and the Business [a 'l'anlet'e. 15 Fox Street. 221 484-1. 9pm. Free. Residency.
I Hurrah!. One Thousand Violins and The Steelchain ( 'alton Studios. ( ‘alton Road. 556 71166. From being the first signingto New castle's Kitchenware Records. guitar men llurrah? have gone on to be the first British band to play lraq. ()ne'l‘housaiid Violins. alter being bracketed with the (‘86 crowd in some minds. hay e iust released a single. ‘ll ()iily Words'.w hich sounds not a million miles from old Icicle Works. 1-.dinbiirgli's Steelchain have but one single under their belts. but it'sa goodie.
I The Men They Couldn't Hang t iniversity. venue to be confirmed. Always a good live draw . The Men's recording career has been a haphazard affair. Their new association witli Silvertone Records has spawned the ‘Rain. Steam and Speed‘ 45. dedicated in best MIT ‘11 fashion to the workers w ho built Britain‘s railways.
I Baby's Got a Gun 1'nderground('lub. Venue. ( 'alton Road. 557 31173. Spirited Pistolian rockers herald the return ofthe pei'oxrde sneer. Surprising improvement in former no-liopers has spurred interest in record companies.
I Tonight at Noon Preservation l lall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. if aftcr‘).3()pm. Folk-based rock. or rock-based folk'.’ ('an‘t decide. (in along. or check out l.lSlTTUr1.1)[)0H'Il[HI/it’lh’t‘I/S.
I The Block Brothers Negociants‘. I .othian Street. 225 6313. 9.45pm. Free.
I The Humplt Family Trading Post . The Shore. 553 7 16-1. lllpm. Free. Spoof country and western. Residency.
I Doug Rich Paddy's. Rose Street. 9pm. Free. Residency.
I Live band l.ord Darnlcy. West Port. 22‘) 4341.10pni
I Goodbye Mr MacKenzie Barrowland. 244 (iallowgate. 552 4601. 7.311pm. Following the release of their debut album. (iood Needs and Dirty Rags. to large sales in the (ilasgow area. this should sell quickly. Much is expected.
I The Men They Couldn't Hang Queen Margaret l'nion. lfniversity Gardens. 33‘)
978-1. 9pm. Another album. another label. another Men They (‘ouldn't llangtour. However. it would be churlish to ignore the improvement in songwriting their recent albums have shown. and this should be a big step on from their pres ious gigs.
I The Steelchain llalt Bar. loo Woodlands Road. 332 1211). 9pm. Free. Quality Edinburgh band.
I Johnny Mathis Playhouse 'l'heatre. (irL‘CltSltlL‘ Place. 557 2501). 8pm. £16. £14. f I 2. We‘ve cried. w e‘ve begged. we've got down on our knees for an liasy Listening section. but singers like .1. Mathisalways end up here. .\'o offence..lohnny.
I Niagara Rock ('afe. \"cnue. ('alton Road. 557 31173. A big name on the Spanish hard rock scene.
I Blueprint Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. £1 alter‘).3(lpm.
I Bluelinger Platform ()ne. Rutland Street. Residency. Rock'n'roll group with original material and an impressive pedigree. which takes in session work for big names and includes 1 lipsway 's former bassist
I Yo-Heave-Ho! Negociants. l.othian Street. 225 6313. 9.45pm. Free.
I The Humptt Family Trading Post . The Shore. 553 7164. lllpm. Free. Spoof country and western. Residency.
I Live band l.ord Darnley. “'est Port.22‘) 43-11. lllpm.
I Niagara Rooftops. ()2 Sauchiehall Street. 332 5883. 111.3(1pm. ‘Spain‘stop rock band.‘ What bigger recommendation do you need'.’
I The Wild River Apples and The Runaway Trains Videodrome. 3.7» 3‘) York Street. 22111441.8pm. WRA keep turningin excellent pertorriianees around (ilasgow. and have built quite a following in the process. This should bring them another step closer to a record deal. (it) early for the Runaway 'l‘rains as w ell.
I Mont. Grace River and The Rhythm Kittens Fury Murry"s. 96 Maxwell Street. 221 6511. 1()pm.'1‘owerbeat I l . with three contrasting bands. Moni have a good singer and some nice songs. (irace River are yet another band with ‘River‘ in their name. andThe Rhythm Kittensowc a large debt to The Buzzcocks. judging by their recent demo « but at least they realise the value of harmonies.
I Martin Karter Scotia Bar. 112 Stockwell Street. 8pm. Accomplished singer-songwriter.
I And Now The World Prince‘s Square. off Buchanan Street. 7.30pm. £5. Part ofa charity Spring Fling eyent. And NowThe world are developing at a good pace . with some excellent singing and interesting. if unmemorable. songs. Alsoappcaring here. . Dougie l)oniie|ly.
I The King Bees Duo 1.a'laniere. 15 Fox Street. 221 48-14. 9pm. Free. Residency.
I Yazz Playhouse Theatre. ( ireenside Place. 557 25‘)”. 7.3(lpm. £8.50. £7.51). Shaping up. \ery cannin . to be the (‘ompleat ('eleb ofour tiriics. The album may have been best avoided. but the fans love her. the industry love her so much they shower her with awards. and they love her all the more w hen she cries at the ceremony. And "The Only Way is L'p' is still a diamond of a pop song.
I G-Spot Tornado 1 live. Ravelston l louse llotel. Musselburgh. 2.30pm. Afternoon gig for the lidinburgh band whocame close to winning our first demo tape I contest. Rousing performance and a few good songs under their arms.
I The Cateran Moshpit. Venue. ('alton Road. 557 3073. 7.30 11pm. Accepted by a real live thrash club — they must be
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