Fury Murrys, Glasgow JOE PUBLIC/ FAREWELL PARADE 5 MAY Calton Studios, Edinburgh THE LA’s 9 MAY Napoleons, Glasgow FAREWELL PARADE 10 MAY Bar Chevrolet GYPSY DAVE SMITH

11 MAY Fury Murrys, Glasgow DIESEL PARK WEST/ THE FAT LADY SINGS 12 MAY Calton Studios, Edinburgh THE TRIFFIDS

14 MAY Fat Sams, Dundee PAUL HAIG

15 MAY Alloa Town Hall GOODBYE MR MACKENZIE 16 MAY Napoleon ’3, Glasgow CAPONE AND THE BULLETS 18 MAY St Andrews University


18 MAY Fury Murrys, Glasgow JAMES TAYLOR QUARTET

Renfield Street. 332 1846. 7.30pm. See Mayfest.

I Green Isaac Fixx. 86 Miller Street. 248 2859. 10pm. Free. Named aftera Prefab Sprout song. which may be a cross they have to bear later in life. this is theirfirst major gig in Glasgow.

I The Elliots and The Beautitul SuitThe Buck. 272 St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 9pm. Final GlasgowEdinburgh line up for Mayfest at the Buck.

I Paul liaig Rico's. 2 Anne Street. Greenock. 9pm. First of two Scottish dates. See panel.

I Marina's Men Halt Bar. 160Woodlands Road. 332 121(1. 9pm. Free.

I Fallen Hero La Taniere. 15 Fox Street. 221 4844. 9pm. Free.

I Score D'Arcys. Princes Square (off Buchanan Street). 9pm. Free.


I The Shadows Playhouse Theatre. Greenside Place. 557 2590. 7.30pm. £8.50. £7.50. £6.50. Rock star spills the beans! Yes. the Shad's solid rhythm guitarist Bruce Welch has written his steamy autobiography. to be reviewed in tliis‘magzizine soon alongside the outpourings of famous brain-damage case David Crosby. How's that for dramatic

' contrast?

I Paul Help and The Indian Givers Queen‘s- Hall. South Clerk Street. 668 2019. See Paul I’Iaig panel. Edinburgh‘s own (iivers have finished recording their album for Virgin. and have a single. ‘1 lat Check Girl’. which sounds mighty fine. ready for release.

I Hee Haw Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. With their vinyl debut. the ‘WrigglEP'. about to be unleashed. Ilee Haw plug in their guitars for some occasionally very effective and inventive work.

I Dave Robb Negociants. Lotbian Street. 225 6313. See Tues9.



I James Taylor Ouartet Fury Murrys. 9n Maxwell Street. 221 651 1. 10.30pm.

I The Deltones and Capone and the Bullets Rooftops. 92 Sauchiehall Street. 332 5883. 10.30pm. £5. Ska double-header. with the success of the recent Potato Five gig showing that there definitely is a market for the music in Glasgow at the moment. IAIbaroot Halt Bar. 160Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9pm. Free. Reggae —just to add to the Ilalt's extreme cultural diversity over the Mayfest period.

I The Core La Taniere. 15 Fox Street. 221 4844. 9pm. Free. Formerly the 5:88 Band. I Bombay Talkie The Riverside Club. Fox Street. 8.30pm. £3 (£2).

I And Now The World ()‘Henry's. Kelvinbridge. 9pm. Free.


I WASP Playhouse Theatre. Greenside Place. 557 2590. 7.30pm. £8. £7. ‘Outrageous' heavy metal band that managed to squeeze some meagre controversy when they first hit the country. Yawn City. Except forthe flamethrowing codpieee.

I Onslaught Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. Actually less injurious to the health than their name would suggest. if the current single is anything to go by.

I The Den Blocker Experience Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9.45pm. Free. See Thurs l I.

I Dave Robb St James Oyster Bar. Calton Road. 557 2925. 9pm. Free. See Tues9. I Driving Sideways Lord Darnley. West Port. 2294341. 10pm. Rhythmdt blues-orientated rock.

I Texas Breaktast Ryrie‘s Haymarket Terrace. 337 7582. 9pm. Free. Rhythm 8: blues.

I The Brothers Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9.30pm. Free. Residency.

I Nightlite is listed as a diary. lirst by day (in this section each oi the two particular days at the tortnighl are treated as one), then by city and then by venue. Special Club nights are listed under their club name tollowed by their venue. A separate venue list tollows the diary listings. with addresses and phone numbers. NB In order to be as accurate as possible. only those discos able to conlirm their prices and days are listed in the diary. The venue list may be consulted Ior more nightlite locations- but check with venue. Please send intormation ten days

' betore publication.

KIiY: [S] students and guestsonly'. [ND] no denims; [NT] no trainers:

[A] available for private hire on certain nights. please contact venue.


IThe Alhambra 31 Waterloo Street.221 3260. 8pm~midnight. Free. Resident DJ with the latest sounds. I The Batcave at Henry Afrikas. I Ipni- 3.30am. £4 without ticket. I Bennets I lpm—-3.30am. £2.50. Mainly (lay with Iii-NRO music. I Black Riot at 'I‘in Pan Alley. 10.30pm—3.30am. £4 without ticket; £3 with. IThe Choice 11pm—3.30am.£4.Newclub takes over from Pzazz. See panel. I Cleopatras 10.30pm-2.30am. £3. Non-stop mixed disco sounds in the West End. Come early -- stay late. [A] I Colors at Fury Murrys. £2. 1 Ipm—3.30am. The merry-go-round continues. . . Colors move to Furys. llellraiser didn't last long did it'.’This venue change should be a further step in the right direction for ‘the Geezers'. I Crash at the Cotton Club. limit—3.30am. £3.50 (£2.50with ticket). A wide mixture of music will be played by DJ David Ross. a bit different from normal disco material. Look out for drinks promotions every week. I Cross-section at Peggy Sue's. ll).30pm~3am. £3. African. reggae. ska. soul. soca. funk. Latin. house . . . IFolIies 10.30piii--3.30am. £3.50. Chart-based disco sounds. [ND] I Hallucination Generation at 46 West. 10.30pm—3am. £2. Fortnightly. Psychedelic sounds I Hard Flock Catte at the Venue. 10pm till late. £3.50. Live music and disco. I Joe Paparazzi l 1pm-3.30am. £2 (£1 students). "True ('olors' Joe's claim. but I thought Colors had moved to Furys'.’ I Hollywood Studios Illpm-3am. £3.50. ()ver 21 Ilouse disco. [A] [NT] IJoy at Sub Club. 1 1pm—3.30am. £3.50. The big question is will Joy have to put their prices down to compete with Colors at Furys'.’ I The Kraze at the Warehouse. llpiii-3.3()aiii. £2 with ticket: £4 without. Deep house. funk. hip-hop. I Maytair I [pm—3am. £3.50. Over 25s iiiglil iii the ballroom and Radio City at the Cameo Suite. See below. I Mardi Gras 10.30pm--3.30am. £3 with ticket. Commercial sounds. I MID'S 10pm—2am. £4. Fun atmosphere and games at Shawlands‘ one andonly nightclub. I 1992 Head Damage at 46 west. £2. 10..‘~0pni~3aiii. I-‘oriiightly. Industrial dance. I Palomino Club 9pm—3am. £3. 'Jusi ask the 1)]. he'll play anything for you . . .60s. 70s. early 80s and all current popsounds. Don't expect too much house or acid. it


any at all! All drinks fairly priced and there's a friendly crowd‘ says the Palominos press release.

I Panama Jaii l0.-15pm—3.30am. £3.50. Soul and mixed chart music with resident DJs. Tommy Arnold or Raymond Davren.

I Radio City at the Mayfair. 10pm—2am. £1.50. Radio City has provided an ideal alternative to student unions for psychedelic sounds and long may it continue!

I Rattles 10.30—3am. £3. Disco sounds with DJ Roddy Stewart. [A]

I SWDS (Single. Widowed. Divorced. Separated club) at Rooftops. This runs on Fridays and Saturdays and plays 605‘ and 70s‘ music. Members£1 (£5 tojoin): non-members £2.


I The Adventures 01 Tin Tin at the Mission. 10pm—4am. £2. Winners ofthe worst name ofall time award. A ‘fun time'one presumes. I The Amphitheatre 10pm—4am. The Friday Night Spectacular. £3.50. [A] [ND] I Buster Browns l Ipm—3.30am. £2.75; half price drinks and admission before midnight. Chart and dance music. Aims at over 20s atmosphere. Blister Browns‘ Under-18s disco. 8pm—l 1pm. Very popular with the early teens. [A] I Cale St James Club 25 Disco Fri and Sat 8pm--2am. £1 members; £2 non-members. Membership £2. A wide range ofpop sounds played to a relaxed. friendlv crowd. [ND] [NT] ' I Chaplins at Finsbury Park's Night Club. 1 1.30pm—(iam. £2. Free before midnight. the middle floor of Finsbury is now 0an serving snacks throughout the night. Dancing upstairs. [A] [NT] I Chaplins Leisure Centre 7.30— 10.30pm. Under 18s disco. An evening of vogueing. ie rampant narcissism with hopefully a good deal of parody. Should be fun. I Cinderellas Rockedellas 9pm—3am. Fri 5 only: Finalsofthe Miss Evening News contest held tonight. Prices and times remain the same. Fri IZonly: Southern Comfort Promotion night. [A] [ND] [NT] I Edgars lllpm—«Iam. £1 before 11pmz£2 before midnight; £3 after. Quirky interior with plenty ofdark corners. Also Edgars has probably the most expensive air conditioning. very cool. [A] I Grindlay Street Union 8pm—1.30am. Cheap drinks galore. usually busv. but lacking anything to lift it out ofthe identikit student mould. [A] [S] I Millionaire's l0pm—6am. £2. (£1 before midnight). Mostly but by no means echUsively gay club wit ' t ' - Iii-NRO sohndtrack. h d pndommdm'y I Neutron at Oblomov’s. 10pm—3am New yenue for the mix ofelectro. new beat and independent dance styles. Ifiouter Limits at Coasters. 10.30pm—4am, 9... till 1 1pm; £3 after. Very popular conventional disco. [A] [NT] I Potlerrow 8pm—Iam (Happy Hour 8.30—9.30pm ). Students Free" guests Si) Good selection of alternativ i- i p. g L sounds but go easy on the draught beers if you‘ve an engagementson Saturday. [S]' y I Reggae Club at Shady Ladies. 10.3llpm—I3am. £2. Best conventional reggae se ection in tow . . . good skank atm(1SphCT:.cnmple‘-nh a IIUThe_F:enaissance at Bermuda Triangle. pm . am. £1.50. Indie sounds bein played to increasingly large crowds ‘51 ~‘ also on [he upswing acspltc an .. . usie over-re iance on the ‘jangly‘ sjqc 0 . r I Rock Night a; Madison» opm_3u:‘:[‘;35s

64 The List 5~ 18 May 1989