5883. 10pm-3am. £5. LeadingAmerican ska band supported by Scottish equivalent. the singer from which happens to be Pat and (ireg Kane's wee bruvver.
I Up Fury Murry's. ‘)6 Maxwell Street. 2216511. 10.30pm. Featuring former Bluebell Robert Hodgens. with a set of new material that sounds somewhat inspired by the Pet Shop Boys. but good stuff none the less.
I Christian Death Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. Have they given up on the shock tactics yct'.’ An LP sleeve ofChrist tying off and about to shoot a healthy dose of something unpleasant into his veins was. they say. a way of getting people to look at the Christian doctrine more carefully and see the true message underlying it all. And my name‘s Lou Reed.
I Doctor and The Crippens. Jailcell Recipes. The Exalt and Ugly as Sin Calton Studios. Calton Road. 556 7066. 9pm—4am. £2.50. A conglomoration of English hardcore. Dundee punk and Edinburgh thrash.
I Bluetinger Buster Brown’s. Market Street. 226 4224. 10pmv—2am. £2 (£1 .50 unwaged). In contrast to most of Bluefinger's gigs. which are generally held in places where dancing is discouraged. this will be a chance to get down with their classic rock'n‘roll sounds.
I Dave Robb St James Oyster Bar. Calton Road. 557 2925. ‘)pm. Free. Folk-inﬂuenced singer-songwriter who‘s just reCorded a new demo with Swamp Trash's unﬂagging drummer and members of his old band Rua. which is seemingly rather good.
I The Dan Blocker Experience Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9.45pm. Free. Excellent country hand.
I The Brothers Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. ‘).30pm. Free. Residency.
I Sal Paradise West End Hotel. Palmerston Place. 225 3656. 7.30—10.30pm. £2 (£1 ). See Fri2.
ITexas Brealdast Ryrie's. Haymarket Terrace. 337 7582. 9pm. Free. Rhythmé‘; blues residency.
I The Famous Other Band Tron Tavern. Hunter Square. Midnight.
I Live band Hamilton Lodge Hotel. Joppa. 9pm. £1. Rhythm & blues rock.
FRIDAY 9 Ayr I Run Rig Dam Park Hall.
I The Shamen Calton Club. Calton Studios. Calton Club. 556 7066. Their second long-playing release of recent months. a 10in with the current single. reworkings and new stuff. initially comes with a nifty little single. 'l'heSdi-N Sessions. of the tracks they did for the notorious aborted McEwans ad. A nifty little item. and probably quite collectable. I The Toasters‘and Unity Express Zoot Club. Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £5. See Thurs 8.
I Sneaky Liberty Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. £1 after‘).30pm. Heavy metal.
I The Humptl Family Trading Post . The Shore. 553 7164. 10pm. Free. Residency. Spoofcountry. See Listen! LP review.
I Doug Rich Paddy's. Rose Street. ‘)pm. Free. Residency.
I Live band Lord Darnley. West Port. 22‘) 4341.10pm.
I Run Rig and Tonight at Noon John Wright Sports Centre. East Kilbride. £7.50. The climactic concert of East Kilbride's Rockfest. and afterwards (or thereabouts) Run Rig will be presenting a cheque for
£1 .000to the East Kilbride Rockschool project.
I The Rhythm Kittens Blackfriars. Bell Street. 9pm. Free. Buzzcocksfans.
I Wraygun and The Rockets Halt Bar. 160 Woodlands Road. 332 1210. ‘)pm. Free. Rockabilly with an edge.
I Ghost Dance ('I‘B(‘) Rock Cafe. \‘enue. Calton Road. 557 3073. (iotlticgoings-on. I Maltossa Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. £1 after‘).30pm. A delicious mix of reggae. soul and African music.
I Bulb Cormorant Lord 1)arnley. West Port. 22‘) 4341. Afternoon. Free.
I Silent Falls (TBC) Negociants. 1.othian Street. 2256313. ‘).45pm. Free.
I Bluelinger Platform ()ne. Rutland Street. See Sat 3.
I The Humptt Family Trading Post . The Shore. 553 7164. 10pm. Free. Residency. Spoofcountry. See1.istenl l.P review.
I Live band Lord Darnley. West Port. 22‘) 4341.10pm.
I The Stranglers Forum. 05064 19191. They've not just mellowed with age. they've done pretty well for themselves but do you get the feeling they've reached the plateau that they'll be stuck on forthe rest of their careers'.’
SUNDAY 11 Glasgow
I Steve Harley Pavilion Theatre. 121 Renficld Street. 332 1846. Return tothe boards for the Seventies' surrogate Bowie. who nonetheless threw up a few nice and memorable songs. ‘Come [7p and See Me' is still being played to death in student uniorts even now.
I The Shamen Mayfair. 4‘)0 Sauchiehall Street. 332 3872. See Fri‘).
I Tantara Blade and The Runaway Trains Videodrome. 33 3‘) York Street. 221 (1441. 9pm. The Blade are becoming reasonably well-known for some crafted lyrical pop in the tradition of Squeeze and Costello. Support comes in the form of'l‘hc Runaway Trains' jangly melodic rock.
I Cato's Cat Hooters. ()swald Street. ‘)pm. Free. See Mon 5.
I Live band ()'1 lenry‘s. Kelvinbridge . 33‘) 1275.
I Swans and The Wollgang Press ( ‘alton Studios. Calton Road. 556 7066. Only Scottish date. See panel.
I The Big Time Playboys Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. £1 after ‘)pm. The glittering career carved out by these chaps so far includes supporting Eric Clapton and backing Robert Plant in 1986. though they might be rcmetnbered for Saturday [.lt't’ and a little movie calledJrve After Five. Hell. Johnny (iuitar Watson thought they were good. and that's enough for me.
I The Rootsie Tootsie Band Tron Tavern. Hunters Square. 8pm. Free. Residency. Rockin' blues.
I Warren Peace St James Oyster Bar. Calton Road. 557 2925. ‘)pm. Free.
I The Tex Fillet Five Trading Post . The Shore. 553 7164. 8pm. Free. Country and western
I Live band Hamilton Lodge } lotcl. Joppa. £1 . Rhythm 6'; blues rock.
MONDAY 12 Edinburgh
I Dig George and The Business Rhythm‘n'Booze. Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. See Monday 5.
I Swing Shitt Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. ‘).30pm. Free. Big rock. in the Minds (iabriel mould.
I Johnny Sunbeam Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. ‘).45pm. Free. See Sat 3.
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