I Hugh Reed and the Velvet Underpants Cafe Bar. Glasgow‘s Glasgow. The Arches.Midland Street. 10pm.£3. Tickets from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs or on the door. Concern is
mounting over whether naughty Hugh and
cohorts are a ‘suitable' choice to play that bastion of Culturecitydom . Glasgow's Glasgow. but reports that the band were being forced to change their name forthe night to l lugh Reed and the Marks'n'Sparks Briefs have been vociferously denied.
I Stu Who and the Sorrys Shelter. 7 Renfrew Court. 332 6231. 9.30pm. Free. The Funny Farmer reverts to hisoriginal career as pop star. One wonders why he ever gave it up in the first place.
I The Big Easy KingTut's Wah Wah l tut. 272 St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 10pm. £2.50. See the film. buy the posters. wear the badge. but don't hassle yourselftoo much over the band.
I The Beyond Venue. 490 Sauchiehall Street. 332 3872. 10.30pm. £3. ()ne ofthe rising names on the thrash circuit. their debut E P. Manic Sound Panic is out now on Big Cat Records.
Worldwide. Makossa. Big George and The Business. The Humff Family. The Light. . .with more still to be confirmed. Also on display will be theatre. comedy. poetry. children's entertainments. street entertainment. workshops. food and beer. Miss it not. and to read more about it.turn to the Preview.
I The Liberties and Peach County BigTop. Glasgow Green. llpm-3am. £2.50. Their first gig since The Big Day. and a preview of the material from their forthcoming Chrysalis debut. Organised by the Stetson Club. who have a country night on the last Friday of every month. Part ofthe Glasgow Fair celebrations.
I Ned‘s Atomic Dustbin KingTut‘s Wah Wah 1 hit. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 10pm. £3.50. Fate has dealt the Dustbins a double blow. Firstly. a death in the family forced them to cancel theirtour in June and. secondly. they come from Stourbridge (home to those eternal bandwagon-jumpers Pop Will Eat itself). This rescheduled date should allow them to prove that their Midlands abode is not completely touched by the hand of unoriginality. , I Deaf Heights Cajun Aces and InnerSense Percussion Orchestra Cafe Graffiti. Dance Palace. Glasgow Green. 10pm. £5 (£2.50). Tickets from box office. Glasgow Green. 5500033.
I Dave Robb and The Film-Makersilalt Bar. 160 Woodlands Road. 332 1210.
been consistently sound and melodic. with a good few gems. often when the lead guitarist splits a swaying melodic song in two with sustained. vibrato-crazy frctwork.
I Vital Signs Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. From the Livingston area. and that‘s about all we can tell you about them.
I The Cadillacs Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9.45pm. Free. Stripped-down Bluefingcr offshoot.
I Las Filipinas BB‘s Basement Bar. Barony Street (off Broughton Street). 556 8240. 5—7pm. 8—1 1pm. See Fri 13.
I Texas Breaktasti .D. Walker‘s. South Clerk Street. 662 4731. Blues. playing alternate Saturdays.
I The Grip and Suicide Blondes Videodromc. 33—39 York Street. 221 0441 . 8pm. £2.50. The Grip. who recently played support to The Quireboys. play straightforward melodic rock. while Suicide Blondes opt for a more glam approach. This gig sees the start of a new rock slant to Sunday‘s Tennents Live! nights at the Videodromc. Sec Clubs.
I High Percussion Scalini's. 5 West Regent
Street.331 1980. 11pm. Free. Having spent a year in the studio (did they get locked in?). Glasgow‘s High Percussion escape to debut their drum and bass-led sound (hence the name!).
I Cartney Laird Studio. 12 Shuttle Street.
songs. with vocals by the inimitable Feef. I Tommy Beavitt St James Oyster Bar. Calton Road. 557 2925. 9pm. Free. Skifﬂe is the best word people can find to describe what Tommy does. and that‘s good enough for us. We predict a huge resurgence of interest in this seminal style. I 7/11 Black‘s Bar. Portobello High Street. 669 5504. 8.30—11.30pm. Free. Residency. Rock and blues.
I Free'n'Easy Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9.30pm. Free. Blues.
I Las Filipinos BB‘s Basement Bar. Barony Street (off Broughton Street). 556 8240. 5—7pm. 8—1 1pm. See Fri 13.
TUESDAY 17 Glasgow
I Keith Le Blanc King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. 272A St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 10pm. £4. Tackhead‘s drummer will be bringing up a couple of guest DJs and doubtless a
: Eastern Scottish coach
services run from Edinburgh to these concerts:
1 JULY 21: TINA TURNER.
l Gateshead Athletic Stadium 1 Adult return tare: £7.50
1 AUG 25: FLEETWOOD MAC.
Paisley. 889 6867. 9pm. Free. Tonight‘s gig will be used to make an eight-track recording.
10pm. Free. Some mean bouzouki-stroking here. and no mistake. accompanying [Edinburgh-based Robb's own thoughtful and well-crafted songs. I Through The Fire Traders. Glassford
, Manchester. Maine Road
5 Adult return fare: £19.95
1 SEPT 4/5: DEACON BLUE.
' Aberdeen Exhibition Centre I Adult return tare: £9.95
I Inner Sense Percussion Orchestra (‘afe Graffiti. Dance Palace. Glasgow Green. 10pm. £5 (£2.50). Tickets from box office. Glasgow Green. 5500033. The Orchestra are also playing here tomorrow night. in
company with Deaf Heights Cajun Aces. I The Basement PST Club. Studio. 12 Shuttle Street. Paisley. 8896867. 9pm. £1. They‘re ‘quite good’. I‘m told. Classier than your average MOR band. with a charismatic singer. MOR‘.’Charismatic'.’ An oxymoron ifever I heard one.
I Philander's Tricycle Traders. Glassford Street. 552 5826. 10pm. Free. Three-piece from Glasgow.
I The Trash Can Sinatras and Biverhead Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. Currently creating quite a stir around the place with the release of their debut Cake. See album review.
I The Rivals Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9.45pm. Free.
I Las Filipinas BB's Basement Bar. Barony Street (off Broughton Street).556 8240. 5—7pm. 8—1 1pm. Free. Residency. Straight from the Philippines. and blending the iagalog of their homeland with a variety of styles. six nights a week. I The Hootsies Duo Globe. West Port. 229 4553. 9.30pm. Free. Residency. Alsoin the Rootsie Tootsie Blues Band. Jim Condie on guitar and Ron Tate on vocals and harmonica play gospel. blues and a hint ofjazz.
I 7/11 Black‘s Bar. Portobello High Street. 669 5504. 8.30—1 1.30pm. Residency. Rock and blues.
I The King Snakes Preservation 1 tall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. £1 after9pm.
SATURDAY 14 Stirling
I A Day for Scotland Falleninch Field. at the foot of Stirling Castle. £7 at the gate. With such an all-encompassing array of arts. crafts and activities on display. it's all we can do in this space to mention a few of the names that are playing at it. On the main stage in the evening. Hue and Cry. Runrig. an acoustic set from Deacon Blue. Test Department. Dick Gaughan. Kith & Kin. The Shamen. Carol Laula. and bhangra group Sureela Art. In the various marquees during the day. The Wild River Apples. The Thieves. The Right Stuff.
Street. 552 5826. 10pm. Free. Yup. it‘sthe official City ofCulture band. 1 know who I'd rather see as Glasgow‘s musical ambassadors — anyone.
I Hugh Reed and the Velvet Underpants Cafe Bar. Glasgow's Glasgow. The Arches. Midland Street. 10pm. £3. Tickets from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs or on the door. See Fri 13.
I Terry Neason Dance Palace. Glasgow Green. 7.30pm. £5 (£2.50). Tickets from the box office. Glasgow Green. 5500033. A rare performance without her band. but with accompaniment by Alastair Nicholson.
I Battle oi the Bands Studio. 12 Shuttle Street. Paisley. 889 6867. 7pm. £1 .50. This week your contestants are: Hugh Crawford's Secret Band. The Great Junction Street Band. Johnny Satellites. Running Scared and The Humour.
I Bard Studio. 12 Shuttle Street. Paisley. 8896867. 3pm. Free. Jam session.
I Jam session Shelter. 7 Renfrew Court. 3326231. Free.
I Thomas Maptumo and The Blacks Unlimited Ross Theatre. Princes Street Gardens. 1pm. Free. See Preview.
I Big George and The Business Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. £1 after 9pm. A legend in hisown time in Glasgow. and you'd be hard-pressed to find a player ofdirtierand more charged-up blues guitar. (Slightly) mellower moments like the band's version of ‘l'd Rather Go Blind' are intensely powerful.
I The Wendys Basin Street. llaymarket Terrace. 337 1006. 8pm. Well. apparently Revenge's gig at the Calton Studios wasn't a raging hit. but The Wendy's got their Factory deal clinched that night.cven after a last-minute lunge from Silvertone. who ﬂew up from London to try to add the band‘s name to a roster that already includes The Stone Roses. The place to be tonight. i suppose.
I Elephant Noise Globe. West Port. 229 4553. 9pm. Free. Orthodox. but interesting. guitar band that greatly impressed this writer at an early show about 18 months ago. Work since then has
I The Beyond Moshpit. Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. See Fri 13.
I Chinese Laundry St James Oyster Bar. Calton Road. 557 2925. 9pm. Free. Residency. Just signed a management contract. A band. we're told. who play neighbouring waters to Del Amitri.
I The Great Junction Street Band Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. £1 after 9pm. Pleasant enough pop. probably best suited to those who‘ve outgrown their thunderous rock collections.
I Love Creed Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9.45pm. Free. Not. we enquired. The Love Decree? And indeed it isn‘t. See Sun 15.
MONDAY 16 Glasgow
I The Katydids andOnionhead King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. 272 St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 10pm. £3.50. The Katydids. who supported Del Amitri on their sellout Barrowland jaunt. apparently take their name. not from the Susan Coolidge novel. but from a Californian grasshopper; a fact which speaks volumes about their music. ofcourse. Onionhead are notable for their Ricky Ross lookalike singer and their groovy. laidback rendition ofBuffalo Springfield‘s ‘For What It‘s Worth‘.
I The Hailtown Battlers Cafe Graffiti. Dance Palace. Glasgow Green. 10pm. £5 (£2.50). Tickets from the box office. Glasgow Green. 550 0033. First oftwo nights.
I Chundhur Studio. 12 Shuttle Street. Paisley. 889 6867. 9pm. Free. Another eight-track recording session.
I GBH Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. Old punks never die. they just stage interminable comeback tours. Taking a note from Chelsea’s and Sham 69‘s book. GBH return to show us what punk was always (cough. ahem) about in the first place. Before the art students got hold of it. I suppose.
I The Betugees Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9.45pm. Free. A clutch of blues. R&B and country-inﬂuenced
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