build. so the management of Network (nee Coasters) pulled out ofthis one and Britain's most sexist and generally revolting group will be doing two nights here instead. Network tickets still valid. I Johnny Sunbeam Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. Adroitly performed adult pop.
I Fiaere Nilssen St James Oyster Bar. Calton Road. 557 2925. 9pm. Free. Swedish-American folk singer. with a couple of residencies about town.
I Spit the Pips Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9.30pm. Free.
TUESDAY 14 Glasgow -
I Nanci Grililth Pavilion Theatre. 121 chfield Street. 332 184i). 7.30pm. SOLD OUT. Possibly the most consistently strong songwriter of the 80s. Nanci‘s popularity in Glasgow is reflected in the short time it took to sell out this concert. I Svetsco Follo Napoleons. 128 Merrylec. 657 5238. 9pm. Free.
I Tongue DI Alba and Chocolate Morning Saints and Sinners. 272 St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 9pm. £1.
I Bobby Wishart l lalt Bar. 160Wood|ands Road. 332 1210. 9pm. Free. Long-running residency for the saxophonist.
I Lloyd Cole Usher Hall. PCSTPONFI) to Feb 17.
I The Macc Lads Venue. (‘alton Road. 557 3073. See Mon 13. Second oftwonights. Network tickets still valid.
I The Tex Fillet Five Negociants.1.othian Street. 225 6313. 9.45pm. Free. Spoof country.
I Los Supremos St James Oyster Bar. 557 2925. 9pm. Free. Wide range ofcovers from blues-based band.
I The Rootsie Tootsie Blues Band Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9.30pm. Free. Rockin' blues.
I Hoaltie Finoakie Oasis. Victoria Street. 8.30pm. Southern Hillbilly.
WEDNESDAY 15 Glasgow
I Julia Fordham Pavilion Theatre. 121 Renfield Street. 332 1846. 7.30pm. Her second album. Porcelain. shows a marked improvement on the patchy debut of last year. Good singing and improved songwriting. but still distinctly coffee table-ish.
I Acoustic night Fixx. 86 Miller Street. 248 2859. 10pm. Free. Acts still to be confirmed.
I Naiian Halt Bar. 160 Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9pm. Free. Folky residency.
I Cactus World News. Crocodiles In Cream and One oi the Boys Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. The mainstream band from Dublin are still best known from their early association with L'2‘s Mother label. though they‘ve since moved to MCA without really hitting it big.
I Better Backwards and This Little Jealousy Finsbury Park. South St Andrew Street. 556 1020. 9pm. £1. More Scottish sounds from the McEwans-sponsored venue that‘s giving a lot of local bands opportunities by putting them on on regular nights — with the added attraction of the legendary Demo Disco.
I Shibboleth Negociants. Lothian Street. 2256313. 9.45pm. Free.
I Rod Paterson St James Oyster Bar. 557 2925.
I The Rootsles Duo Snatchers. High Street. 225 7191.9pm. Free. See Fri 10.
THURSDAY 16 Glasgow
I Zeke Manyika Fury Murry's. 96 Maxwell Street. 221 651 1. 10.30pm. Coinciding With the delayed release of his new album.
I Just Add Water Esquire House. 1487 Great Western Road. 334 9491 . 9pm. Free. They don't like us calling them a pop band. so I‘m a bit stuck for otherideas.
I The Wolfgang Firm Experience Outhouse. 1155 Cathcart Road. 649 0184. 9pm. Free. I Capone and The Bullets Mucky Duck. Shotts. 9pm. Scotland‘s leading ska band.
I Julia Fordham Queen's Hall. South Clerk Street. 668 2019. See Wed 15.
I The Telescopes Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. Latest leather-clad indies to get the press build-up. and reminiscent ofthe studiously overdriven amps of Spaccmcn 3 and Loop. The amazing thing about the production on their recent ‘Perfcct Necdle' EP is that you can close youreyes and just imagine yourselfstanding in The Venue with a pint getting your ears blasted off. Try it.
IElephant Noise Pelican. (‘owgate. 225 5413. Promising Edinburgh guitar band that shone out at the first ‘Blue (‘actus‘ showcase. Are those strings on the lead guitarist‘s instrument or rubber bands with feedback-inducing properties? I think we should be told.
I Fjaere Niissen Negociants. Lothian Street. 2256313. 9.45pm. Free. See Mon 13.
I The Rootsies Duo Ryric's. Haymarket Terrace. 337 7582. 9pm. Free. See Fri 10. I The Brothers Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 2263816. 9.30pm. Free. Residency.
FRIDAY 17 Glasgow
I Bad Brains Queen Margaret Union. University Gardens. 339 9784. 9pm. £3. Noise merchants. who are not a patch on the rather wonderful Soundgarden.
I Rose of Avalanche (ilasgow College of Technology. 70 (‘owcaddcns Road. 332 7090. 9pm. I suppose someone had to put them on . . .ordidthey’.’
I James (‘alton Studios. Calton Road. 556 7066. See Preview. Turn up early for The Band of l loly Joy. whose 1989 album was a minor. and almost pcrversely idiosyncratic. wonder.
I Tonight at Noon Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. £1 after 9pm. Folk-rock. but a long way from Runrig's heroic stance.
I Live music Basin Street. Haymarket Terrace. 337 1006. 8pm—midnight. Local unsigned talent.
I Barrelhouse Sheiks Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9.45pm. Free.
I The Rootsles Duo Globe. West Port. 229 4553. 9pm. Free. See Fri 10.
SATURDAY 18 Glasgow
I The Alien Arts Festival Tramway Theatre. Albert Drive. 423 9527. 7.30pm. .\'o concrete information at time ofgoing to press - all that is known is that this multi-cultural event should include Hearts and Minds.
I James Strathclyde L'niversity L'nion. 90 John Street. 552 1895. 9pm. £3. See Preview.
I Tammy Wynette L'sher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1 155. 7.30pm. £10.£8.50. £7.50. £6.50. She was only a farmer's grand-daughter. but became the biggest-selling female country singer when ‘Stand By Your Man‘ got to Number One in the States in 1968 (but strangelydidn't make the charts here until 1975). Could turn out to be a tremendous gig that we'll all kick ourselves for missing.
I Rose 01 Avalanche Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. Unlike this. in which the Rose will probably do their best to out-Neph the Neph. only to spur the Neph on to
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