MUSIC LIS I/ROCK
I The Presence and The Ghost Train Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. Two bands from the Kirkcaldy area, and probably the last-ever Edinburgh gig for The Ghost Train.
I Tiny Crockett and The liocketts Preservation Hall, Victoria Street, 226 3816. Bluesy.
I Boo Hadley Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9.45pm. Free.
I Las Filiplnas BB‘s Basement Bar. Barony Street (off Broughton Street). 556 8240. 5—7pm. 8—1 1pm. Free. Residency. See Fri 18.
I Live music No 1 Rutland Place.229 3402.
I The Catherine Wheel and Giant King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. 272 St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 10pm. £4. Expect good things from this group playing sparkly 605-tinged guitar pop who have recently supported the River Detectives. Kevin McDermott and Mary Coughlan.
I Big Strauss Halt Bar. 160 Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9pm. Free.
I Lenny Pickett and The Borneo iloms Renfrew Ferry. Clyde Place, 227 551 1. 8.30pm. £6 (£3). See Mayfest listings.
I The McCiuskey Brothers Glasgow‘s Glasgow. Midland Street. 248 4775. 10pm. £3. The former Bluebells Ken and Dave McCluskey with a six-piece band that‘s dispelling the straight folkie image that has surrounded them.
I The Clan Minstrels. 66 Broomielaw. 204 3698.
I Rockhouse Trader's. Glassford Street. 552 5826. Free. Live rock music.
I Babel Old Town Hall, Hamilton Road. Motherwell. Mellow. restrained guitar sounds.
I The Zydeco Ceilidh Band Studio. Shuttle Street. Paisley. 889 6867. See Fri 18.
WEDNESDAY 6th JUNE 7.30 pm Tickets: £11.00, £10.00
Available by Credit Card application Tel: 031-557 6969 (6 lines) subject to a £1 per ticket booking fee. Or by postal application to Belinda Carlisle B/O, PO. Box 180, Head Post Ofﬁce, Edinburgh enclosing cheque/PO made payable to TOCTA, SAE and allow 21 days for delivery and 60p per ticket booking fee. Or by personal application from Just The Ticket, Lost in Music Glasgow, Virgin and Ripping Records Edinburgh, Grouchos Dundee, One Up Aberdeen (All subject to a booking fee).
I Chunder PST Club. Studio. Shuttle Street. Paisley. 8896867.
I Kitchens oi Distinction and The Popinjays Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. See Sat 24.
I The Rootsies Duo Globe. West Port. 229 4553. Also seen in The Rootsie Tootsie Blues Band. Jim Condie on guitar and Ron Tate on vocals and harmonica play blues. gospel and a hint ofjazz.
I Las Fllipinas BB's Basement Bar. Barony Street (off Broughton Street). 556 8240. 5—7pm. 8—1 1pm. Free. Residency. See Fri 18.
I The Memphis Ducks Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. £1 after 9pm.
I The Poor Souls Negociants. Lothian Street, 225 6313. 9.45pm. Free.
I 7/11 Black‘s Bar. Portobello High Street. 660 5504. 8.301 1.30pm. Free. Rock and blues.
I Live music Basin Street. Haymarket Terrace. 337 1006. 8pm—midnight £1.
I Live music Trading Post. The Shore.553 5153. 9.30pm. Free.
I Metallica and Warrior Soul SECC. Finnieston Quay. 248 3000. 7.30pm. £10. A fascinating example of a very highly-developed strand of metal.
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Metallica build intricate eight-minute ediﬁces of sound and take pains to show that they have a respectable number of brain cells between them. Their only real fault is a rather precious sombreness. but when compared to most of their contemporaries. they‘re a breath of fresh
I The Funtones Glasgow College, 70 Cowcaddens Road, 332 0681. Brand leaders in the field of 605-style garage psychedelia. as they have been for a number of years now. The Keith Relf haircuts will be out in force tonight.
I Horse Queen Margaret Union. University Gardens, 339 9784. 10pm. See Wed 23.
I Lenny Pickett and The Borneo Horns Renfrew Ferry. Clyde Place, 227 5511. 8.30pm. £6 (£3). See Mayfest listings.
I Green Isaac King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. 272 St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 10pm. £4.
‘ The Mayfest brochure describes them as ' Van Morrison meets Gil Scott-Heron.
Erm. That’s interesting. We used to call them the new Simply Red. Find out for yourself.
I James McClure College of Building and Printing, 60 North Hanover Street. 332 9969.
I Glasgow Songwriters Cooperative Truants, 207 Hope Street, 332 1469. 9pm. Free. Fortnightly session from some of the Cooperative’s solos and duos.
I Kitchens oi Distinction and The Popinjays Clubhouse, Paisley. See Thurs 24.
I Bard Studio, Shuttle Street, Paisley, 889 6867. 3pm. Free. Increasingly popular afternoon jam session.
I Nyah Fearties Studio, Shuttle Street, Paisley. 889 6867. 9pm. Truly demented and truly wonderful. Ayrshire's most distinguished musicians peddle their own kind of bastard folk. All percussion instruments gratefully destroyed.
I Drunken State Studio, Shuttle Street. Paisley. 889 6867. Thrash at the Studio, though in a separate part of the building from the Fearties.
I Bo'Weevll Halt Bar. 160 Woodlands Road, 332 1210. 9pm. Free. Bluesy.
I Hollow Horse Minstrels. 66 Broomielaw, 204 3698.
I The Pier Lights Trader‘s, Glassford Street. 552 5826. Free.
I Big George and the Business Woodend Bar. Bellshill. See Fri 18.
‘ I Last Minute, Dog Day Attemoon and
Realm of the Shopping Trolley Leith Links. Noon. Free. No doubt there will be much
more going on at the Links than this, but
it's probably worth lying about on the grass to check out the bands anyway.
I Jackdaw With Crowbar, Next World. Headcore and Archbishop Kebab Moray House Student Union, Holyrood Road, 5568455. £3 (£2). Right, then. they‘re from Leamington Spa, Bradford, Bradford and Edinburgh respectively, and may require a taste for the alternative to enjoy fully.
I Baby’s Got a Gun and Look Good in Flags Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. See Thurs 24.
I Les Filipinas BB’s Basement Bar. Barony Street (off Broughton Street), 556 8240. 5—7pm. 8—1 1pm. Free. Residency. See Fri 18.
I The Complications Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9.45pm. Free.
I The Charlie Davison Band Preservation Hall. Victoria Street, 226 3816. £1 after 9pm.
I Live music Trading Post. The Shore. 553 5153. 9.30pm. Free.
I Live music Globe, West Port, 2294553. 9pm. Free.
I SUNDAY 27
I The Farm King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. 272 St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 10pm. The original Scallies from Liverpool have a
double A-side single called ‘Stepping Stone‘ b/w ‘Family Of Man’ remixed by Terry Farley. Quite anti-Manchester and anti-Factory boss Tony Wilson. NO FLARES.
I Wild and The Noctumals Videodromc . 33—39 York Street. 221 0441. £2.
I Better Backwards Delirium 7, Rooftops. 92 Sauchiehail Street. 332 5883. 11pm. £2. See Fri 18.
I Alter the Flood Minstrels. 66 Broomielaw, 204 3698.
I The Rhythm Kittens Studio. Shuttle Street. Paisley, 889 6867. 8.30pm. Free.
I Snuii and Leatheriace Venue . Calton Road, 557 3073. See Wed 23.
I The Love Decree Cafe Royal. West Register Street. The strangely-attired group that brought us the really ratherfab ‘Something So Real‘ return with some more naggineg catchy pop.
I The Chinese Laundry St James Oyster Bar, Calton Road. 557 2925. 9pm. Free.
I Absolutely Preservation Hall, Victoria Street. 226 3816. £1 after9pm.
I Cadillac Negoeiants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9.45pm. Free. Stripped-down Bluefinger offshoot.
I Live music Trading Post. The Shore, 553 5153. 9.30pm. Free.
I Martin Stephenson and The Dalntees and Ruby Blue Pavilion Theatre. 121 Renfield Street, 332 1846. Always welcome up here. marvellous Martin is out supporting his new LP Salutation Road.
I Joe Satriani Barrowland, 244 Gallowgate, 552 4601. Heavy-rocking guitar wizard, touted as ‘the man who taught Steve Vai to play'.
I Something Happens King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. 272 St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 10pm. Irish rock band who have just released their debut Virgin LP Stuck Together With God’s Glue and a single which goes under the cumbersome title ‘Hello Hello Hello Hello Hello (Petrol)‘. I The Basement Traders. Glassford Street, 552 5826. Free.
I The Great Junction Street Band Studio. Shuttle Street. Paisley, 889 6867. Free. Live recording. See Tue 22.
I Magnum Playhouse Theatre, Greenside Place, 557 2590. 7.30pm. £9. £8. Regular visitors to the Playhouse who have always mystified me. because I hear bugger all about them anywhere else.
I irah Hayes Negociants. Lothian Street, 225 6313. 9.45pm. Free. Small acoustic group with shades of country and folk. fronted by Lucy Johnstone.
I Absent Friends Preservation Hall. Victoria Street, 226 3816.
I Las Fillpinas BB’s Basement Bar, Barony Street (off Broughton Street), 556 8240. 5—7pm. 8—11pm. Free. Residency. See Fri 18.
I W" Black's Bar, Portobello High Street. 669 5504. 8.30—11.30pm. Free. Rock and blues.
I Drive She Said King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. 272 St Vincent Street, 2215279. 10pm. Kerrang, Raw and Metal Forces have all showered accolades on this metal combo.
I One by One The Shelter, 7 Renfrew Court, 332 6231.
I Five Past Midnight Trader‘s, Glassford Street, 552 5826. Free.
I Glasgow Songwriters Cooperative Blackfriars, 36 Bell Street. 552 5924. 10pm. Free. See Tue 22.
I H.I.B. Studio, Paisley. 889 6867.10pm. Free. Bluesy.
52The List 18—31 May 1990