RIDAY 12 Glasgow
I Baby’s Got a Gun Venue. 490Sauchiehall Street. 332 3872. With support slots for Tin Machine. Zodiac Mindwarp and The Damned behind them. a band ofsnappy punkers that's hungry for more action.
I The Telescopes and Flamehead venue. ('alton Road. 5573073. Along with Pale Saints. one of the more prominent names to emerge from the indie morass in 1989. despite the dodgy production oftheir Perfect Needle E P on What (ioes ()n Records. With a new FPout now. theycan expect a healthy crowd. Who Flamehead might he remains obscure.
I Vatican Shotgun Scare and The Mutiny Strings Basin Street. llaymarket Terrace. 337 1006. 8pm-midnight. \"SS have been plugging away at it for a good couple of years now. with not too much to show for it. though their name is familiar toindie club~goers.'1‘he Mutiny Strings are newer and merit investigation.
I The Shop Assistants Mandela Centre. Potter Row Student I'nion. Potter Row, 6670214. Students and guests only. After a ramshackle. disappointing comeback at the Avalanche Christmas Party. the Shoppies (now with Sarah on vocals. Laura on bass and the legendary Margarita. ofJesse (iaron. Fizzbombs and Rote Kapelle fame. on drums) attempt to regain their reputation on theirold stomping ground. prior to the release of their ‘l Iere it (‘omes‘ 45 on Avalanche.
I Little Wolves Preservation 1 tall. Victoria Street. 2263816. £1 after9pm. Blues-rockers from Dundee.
I Savana Lamar Negociants. l.othian Street, 2256313. 9.45pm. Free. From Spain. Pop with a Latin feel.
SATURDAY 13 Glasgow
I The Telescopes venue to be confirmed. See Fri 12.
I West Coast Blues Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street. 552 5924. 1pm. Free.
I The Henry Brothers Blackfriars. 36 Bell
Street. 552 5924. 9pm. Free. (‘ountry and western.
I Baby’s Got a Gun Venue. ('alton Road. 557 3073. See Fri 12.
I Kobayashi Maru Preservation 1 tall. Victoria Street. 2263816. £1 after9pm. I Silent Falls Negociants. l.othian Street. 225 6313. 9.45pm. Free.
SUNDAY 14 Glasgow
I Be-Al and The Nocturnals Videodrome. 3339 York Street. 221 0441. 8.45pm. £2. I The Supernaturals Queen Margaret L'nion. I'niversity (iardens. 3399784. 9pm. Free.
I The Cateran Moshpit. Venue. ('alton Road. 557 3073. See Preview.
I The Betugees I.‘()dcon. (ieorge l\' Bridge. 225 1681. (‘ountry-and blues-influenced band fronted by Fjaere Nilssen. Steadily becoming known in the
I Johnny Sunbeam Preservation 1 tall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. £1 after9pm. AdroitIy-performed adult pop.
I Hitsville Grease Guns Negociants. l.othian Street. 225 6313. 9.45pm. Free. I Sandyman St James ()y ster Bar. ('alton
Road. 557 2925. 9pm. Free.
I The Dan Reed Network Mayfair. 490 Sauchiehall Street. 332 3872. 9pm. £5.50. Melody .llaker called Dan Reed ‘the first New Age rocker'. which gives some indication ofthe spirituality underlying his band‘s music. Sturdy rock and funk. from a band that supported Bon Jovi and are now on their first headlining British tour. I Tantara Blade Studio. 12 Shuttle Street. Paisley. 8896867. 9.30pm. Free. Oneof the most consistently strong bands on the (ilasgow circuit. with a quite absorbing blend of rhythm. melody and lyrics.
I Twist Arkansas Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 2263816. 9.30pm. Free. Country. by any chance'.’
I The Betugees Negociants. Lothian Street. 2256313. 9.45pm. Free. Residency. See Sun 14.
TUESDAY 16 Glasgow
I Hollow Horse and Paris Match Saints and Sinners. 272 St Vincent Street. 221 5279. In between bands. forge fearlessly into the 90s with the Demo Disco. now a valued fixture on the Scottish music scene.
I Wray Gun and The Rockets Napoleons. 128 Merrylee Road. 637 5238. 9pm. £1. Not a rockabilly group. as we've said in the past. and certainly not psychobillies. (lose-harmony skifﬂe‘ is one alluring description that has been thrown up.
I Slave Trade Fixx. 86 Miller Street. 248 2859. 10pm. Free. Locally-based guitar—pop band.
I Running Scared Studio. 12 Shuttle Street. Paisley. 8896867. 9.30pm. Free. Heavy.
I The Bootsie Tootsie Blues Band Preservation 1 la”. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9.30pm. Free. Rockin' blues.
I The Tex Fillet Five Negociants. Lothian Street. 2256313. 9.45pm. Free. Spoof country.
I Los Supremos St James Oyster Bar. ('alton Road. 557 2925. Wide range of cove rs from blues-based band.
I White Lion Barrow land. 244 (iallowgate. 552 4601. (‘ANCFLLFD due to ‘sore throat'.
I Faith Fixx. 86 Miller Street. 248 2859. 10pm. Free.
I Vivid Studio. 12 Shuttle Street. Paisley. 8896867. 9.30pm. Free. New West (‘oast venue. See Listen!
I The Matter Babies and The Passkeepers Finsbury Park. South St Andrew Street. 556 1020. £1. The Matter Babies. while being a throwback to a dim and distant 1978. provide an interesting contrast with the unusual and hard toclassify Passkeepers. who skirt the borders ofjazz with their arrangements and occasionallv unconventional instrumentation. ‘ I Rod Paterson St James Oyster Bar. (‘alton Road. 557 2925. 9pm. Free.
I Live music Negociants. l.othian Street. 225 6313. 9.45pm. Free.
I The Steve Doherty Band Pzazz. Jarvey Street. Heavy rock from the former t'rontman of Zero Zero.
THURSDAY 18 Glasgow
I Erasure SF.(‘(‘. Finnieston. 248 3000. 7.30pm. £10.60. See Preview.
WEDNESDAY 2151 FEBRUARY
FRIDAY 9th MARCH
SATURDAY 5111 MAY
MONDAY 28th MAY
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