FRIDAY 9 Glasgow

I The Mission Barrowland. 244 (iallowgatc. 553 4601. £8. 11). The Mish promise songs from their latest LP. ('urvt'd In Sum]. and the golden oldies. And hey. all you bootleggers. yott can bring non—professional recording equipment into the ventte and not get done for it.

I Hearts and Minds King Tut's Wait Wait lltit. 272 St Vincent Street. 221 5279. While every (ilasgow batid this side of a sottl pop guitar seems to get signed. Hearts and .Minds are no better or worse than any of the others bttt have had an unfortunate streak of bad luck when it comes to that elusive record deal.


I Gil Scott-Heron Queen's 1 lall. South Clerk Street. 668 2019. 8.30pm. See Preview.

I LUSh Venue. (‘alton Road. 557 3073. See Preview.

I The Realm oi the Shopping Trolley. When Rachel Cracked and Raw Deal Moray llouse Student l'nion. llolyrood Road. 556 8455. The grungey songs like ‘Smackhead' aren‘t for the faint-hearted. but The Realm of the Shopping'l'rolley will get heads bobbing energetically whatever else might happen.

I The Kim Beacon Band Preservation 1 lall. Victoria Street. 225 20781.1 after9pm. Acceptable A()R from the man who almost (he won't mind us trotting thisone ottt again) became lead singer of(ienesis when Peter (iabriel left. No slouch asa songwriter either. Kim's ‘My Blues 1 lave (ione' went absolutely mega forJune Pointerin 1981.

I The Thanes Basin Street. llaymarket Terrace. 337 1006. 8pm—midnight. Free. Edinburgh's favourite garage psychedelia merchants. and connoisseurs ofSixties‘ style.

I Live music Negoeiants. Lothian Street. 2256313. 9.45pm. Free. ()nlyone Negociants date confirmed this issue.

I Bluelinger Southside Snooker Club. 72 (‘ausewayside 9pm-—ttiidnight. Free. Experienced. rock'n‘roll-influeneed band. with a number of residencies under their belt. ()n a good night they can pull qttite a crowd.

I The Lovebird Trio BB's Basement Bar. off Broughton Street. 556 8240. 5»—7pm. 8-1 lptn. Straight from the Philippines. and blending the raga/rig oftheir home with a variety of styles six nights aweek. I The Rootsies Duo (ilobe. west Port. 329 4553. 9.30pm. Free. Also seen inTlie Rootsie Tootsie Blues Band. Jim Condie on guitar and Ron Tate on vocalsand harmonica play sortie blues. gospel and even a hint of jazz.

SATURDAY 10 Glasgow

I Lush and Onion Head (ilasgow College Student L‘nion. 7t) (‘owcaddens Road. 10.30pm. £4.50. See Preview.

I Little Angels and The Crows Mayfair. 490 Sauchiehall Street. 332 3872. 7-«10pm. Touted as the next British hard rock band to break through to the Big 1.eagues(and beyond'.’). Little Angels caused a stir towards the end of last year. They're supported by lidinburgh's Crows.

I The Shamen College of Building and Printing. 60 North Hanover Street. 332 9969. Open to the public. lndie fans. ifyou can't get in to see Lush because you're not a student. you may opt for the Shamen's brand of psychedelic dance madness. As

seen in Edinburgh the other night. thisis one of their Synergy club nights. a ‘psyehotronic' experience. with themselves as the main attraction.

I Summerhill King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. 272 St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 10pm. £2.50. Totally excellent guitar band signed to Polydor. Their first single. ‘1 lere 1 Am‘. is the stuff pop dreams are made of. although it flopped chartwise and (ilaswegians are asking themselves ‘Summerwho‘." Hopefully. their next single. ‘Don't Let it Die'. will givethem some of the attention theydeserve.


I Everything But the Girl Playhouse Theatre. (ireenside Place. 557 2590. 7.30pm. Ben and Tracey return to the live arena with a bunch of new songs. but is their audience still there?

I Deal Heights Cajun Aces and The Tex Fillet Five Liberty‘s. Playhouse Theatre. (ireenside Place. 557 2590. 9.30pm—6am. £6 (£3). Just two ofthe bands playingat this benefit to raise funds for achildren‘s daycare centre in Bluefields. Nicaragua. which was totally destroyed by l lurricane Joan. We are invited to dance and drink till dawn. with special guests like Elaine C Smith. and be sponsored for doing so. Late bar. food and prizes.

I Lizzie Borden and Blublud Bedrock Club. Venue. ('alton Road. 557 3073. Heavy rock.

I Spiral Dance Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 225 2078.£1after9pm.

I Live music Negociants. Lothian Street. 2256313. 9.45pm. Free.

I The Great Junction Street Band Trading Post. The Shore. 553 5153. Quality mainstream melodic rock. served up by a talented pool of musicians. probably holding more appeal to those who feel they've outgrown their wailing. thunderous rock collection.

I The Lovebird Trio BB‘s Basement Bar. off Broughton Street. 556 8240. 5—7pm. 8—1 lpm. See Fri9.

I Texas Brealtiast JD Walker‘s. South Clerk Street. 662 4731. 2.30—5.30pm. Free. Electric blues. playingalternate Saturdays.

I Head in the Sand Kasbar. The Cowgatc. 226 2072. Original material and covers from this tight. energetic band. which is hard to miss if you're in the Cowgate area regularly.

I The Hicldovvn Hobos (ilobe. West Port. 2294553. 9.30pm. Free.

SUNDAY 11 Glasgow

I His Latest Flame. The McClusltey Brothers and James Grant Pavilion Theatre. 121 Renfield Street. 332 1846.1n place ofa national Comic Reliefevent this year. there are concerts all over the country helping to raise money for the Ethiopian famine. In addition to the musical contributions listed above. The Funny Farm. members of the casts of Taker/re High Road and (try Lights. The Alexander Sisters and Jimmy Logan will all be in attendance.

I Motorhead Barrowland. 244 (iallowgate. 552 4601 . £7.60. They can speed it up to one-second blasts. stick it on skateboards. rap all over the top of it.but no-one's come close to replacing Motorhead. the definitive and the coolest. 1 should point out. though. that the Edinburgh editor threatened to lock me out of the office ifI didn't say thatabout them.

I Wolisbane Mayfair. 490 Sauchiehall Street. 332 3872. 7.30pm—midnight. (iroin-level heavy metal. Their tour coincides with a Def American single. ‘1 Like it llot‘.

I The Wheel Queen Margaret University. University (iardens. llillhead. 9.30pm. A new Glasgow-based band. just beginning to stride out into the live circuit. witha numberof March dates.

I Hugh Reed and The Velvet Underpants Minstrels. 66 Broomielaw. lsn‘t it weird how ‘Six to Wan‘ gets less amusingthe more times you hear it‘.’ Nevertheless. Tower Studios are interested enough to sign them to their new record label and plan to release said track in a couple of months.

I Cheering The Wake Studio. l2 Shuttle Street. Paisley. 889 6867. The batid celebrate the release of their new EP on Why Wait Records with a string ofgigs. A bit plodding and portentous sometimes. but with moments of quietly impressive strength.


I Live music Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9.45pm. Free.

I Raw Deal St James Oyster Bar. Calton Road. 557 2925. 9pm. Free. Residency. I The Rootsies Duo JD Walker‘s. South Clerk Street. 662 4731. Free. See Fri 9.

I Head in the Sand Sessions. The Cowgate. 225 9916. See Sat 10.

MONDAY 12 Glasgow

I The Georgia Satellites Barrowland. 244 Gallowgate. 552 4601. £7.10. See Preview.

I The Suns and The Wheel Studio. 12 Shuttle Street. Paisley. 889 6867. See Sun 11.


I Love Parade Preservation Hall. Victoria Street.2263816. 10.15pm.

I Live music Negoeiants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9.45pm. Free.

I The Lovebird Trio BB's Basement Bar. off Broughton Street. 556 8240. 5-7pm. 8—1 lpm. See Fri 9.

I Shoot to Kill No 1 Rutland Place. 229 3402. Another in a series of new Scottish bands at this venue.


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I Curiosity Killed The Cat Barrowland. 244 Gallowgate. 552 4601. This re-seheduled date for Ben whatshisname and the bovs has now been cancelled. but they will be appearing at Strathclyde Liniversity Union on 24 March. Interesting choice of venue. considering they're not exactly the student's wet dream. are they?

I The Linden Tree Rooftops. 92 Sauchiehall Street. 332 5883. 9pm. £2. Hard-working young band who‘ve released their debut single. ‘John Friendly“ on their own label. Worth checkingout.

I The Passkeepers and Wullim Wozzum Bullim Buzzum Minstrels. 66 Broomielaw. 204 3698. A silly name‘s a silly name.but WWBB may be going too far. 1 mean.who can spell it'.’ The Passkeepersare unconventional and innovative enough to make it worth a visit. Plus the legendary demo disco.

I Wildhouse and Running Scared Studio. 12 Shuttle Street. Paisley. 8896867.

I Field 01 Vision The Shelter. 7 Renfrew Court. 3326231. 9.30pm.

I Glasgow Songwriters Cooperative Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street. 5525924. 7.30pm. Free. Songwriters in allstyles welcome.


I The Rootsie Tootsie Blues Band Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 225 2078. 10.15pm. Free. Rockin‘blues.

I Live music Negociants. Lothian Street. 2256313. 9.45pm. Free.

I RilRai No 1 Rutland Place. 2293402. Commercial sounds from a covers band. I The Lovebird Trio BB‘s Basement Bar. off Broughton Street. 556 8240. 5—7pm. 8—1 1pm. See l'rt‘).

I Los Supremos St James Oyster Bar. ('alton Road. 557 2925. 9pm. Free. Wide

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