formidable sound system for this ‘Night of Interference‘. Bound to be a case ofbe there or be extremely untrendy for the rest of your life.
I Yellow Earth Cafe Bar. Glasgow‘s Glasgow. The Arches. Midland Street. 9.30pm. £1. Tickets from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs or on the door. Mellow acoustic set from female duo.
I The Balltown Bottlers Cafe Graffiti. Dance Palace. Glasgow Green. 10pm. £5 (£2.50). Tickets from box office. Glasgow Green. 550 0033. Second oftwo nights.
I Scandal The Shelter. 7 Renfrew Court. 332 6231. 9.30pm. Free. Heavy metal.
I Fresh Air Fortnight Traders. Glassford Street. 552 5826. 10pm. Free. Old-style rock.
I Glasgow Songwriters Co-operallve Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street. 5525924. 10pm. Performances from soloists and duos in the Co-operative.
I The Fiances Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9.45pm. Free. Personally. I find their song ‘I‘m So Organised' unbearably twee. but plenty ofdemo disco listenersin Glasgow and Edinburgh have voted for it over the last few weeks. so The Fiances must have something going forthem.
I The Bootsie Tootsie Blues Band Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9.30pm. Free. Residency. Rockin' blues.
I Los Supremos St James Oyster Bar. Calton Road. 557 2925. 9pm. Free. Blues-based band with wide repertoire.
I Las Fllipinas BB‘s Basement Bar. Barony Street (off Broughton Street). 556 8240. 5—7pm. 8—1 1pm. See Fri 13.
I Live Music No l Rutland Place. 229 3402.
Glasgow I The Trash Can Sinatras and The Barilies
Irn Bru Rox. 3rd Eye Centre. 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521. 9pm. £3. Tickets from 3rd Eye. lrn Bru take time out from making ‘hilarious‘ spoof adverts to pursue the admirable task ofpromoting Glasgow's more worthwhile bands. Their rock week opens with Aztec Camera— whoops. 1 mean Trashcan Sinatras. who quite frankly must be getting fed up With all the puns involving their illustrious namesake. The Barﬂies are a six-piece including trumpet and violin in their line-up. See Preview.
I Hugh Reed and the Velvet Underpants Traders. Glassford Street. 552 5826. 10pm. Free. He's a busy boy these days. isn't he?
I Paris Texas The Shelter. 7 Renfrew Court. 332 6231. 9.30pm. Free. The question on (almost) everyone‘s lips - are this jazz-funk outfit as good as the ﬁlmof the same name?
I Yellow Earth Cafe Bar. Glasgow‘s Glasgow. The Arches. Midland Street. 9.30pm. £1. Tickets from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs or on the door. See Tues 17.
I The Alice House Fixx. 86 Miller Street. 248 2859. 10pm. Free.
I Keith Le Blanc and Rhythm Chillun Calton Studios. Calton Road. 556 7066. A big production. with War and the UFO Club bringing their DJs into the fray. plus various rappers including DJ Spike and one of Edinburgh‘s most promising funksters as the support. Not forgetting the man ofthe night. Keith Le Blane. better known as the drummer from the tireless Tackhead. He‘ll be joined by friends onstage. but he can do a lot just with one wired-up drumkit. as those who‘ve seen him do his tricks live will testify.
I Shibboleth Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9.45pm. Free. Pleasant rocky songs with melodic interest provided by
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violin. I The Rootsies Duo St James Oyster Bar.
- Calton Road. 557 2925. 9pm. Free. See Fri
I Las Filipinos BB‘s Basement Bar. Barony Street (off Broughton Street). 556 8240. 5—7pm. 8—11pm. See Fri 13.
I Sandyman Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 9.30pm. Free.
I Live Music No 1 Rutland Place.229 3402.
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I The BMX Bandits and The Bachelor Pad lrn Bru Rox. 3rd Eye Centre. 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521. 9pm. £3. Tickets from 3rd Eye. Sheena Easton devotees and unashamed anorak touters. the BMX Bandits return to resurrect the spirit of ‘86. Once you get over the shock ofseeing grown men acting like toddlers at a swing park. it‘s all good. clean fun and one for all the family. The Bachelor Pad. meanwhile. remain one of the few bands around capable of saving Glasgow from complete musical embarrassment. See Preview.
I Paris Angels King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. 272 St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 10pm. £4. Manchester‘s latest darlings. with the added advantage of actually coming from Manchester. have just released their debut single ‘All On You (Perfume)‘ on SheerJoy Records. Live. they're described as ‘I Iappy Mondays at rollercoaster speed'. which translates as fast and funky. Better see them now. because in a few weeks they'll eitherbe playing the SECC or suffering relegation to the ‘last month‘s rave' graveyard. Incidentally. is there anyone left in Manchester who‘s not in a band?
I The Straight Men Outhouse. 1155 Cathcart Road. 649 0184. 9pm. Free. Clash cover versions and other manifold delights.
I The Thin Men The Shelter. 7 Renfrew Court. 332 6231. 9.30pm. Free. No relation to The Straight Men. The Thin Men are a young rock band from Kilmarnock — let's hope they play better than their football team.
I Yellow Earth Cafe Bar. Glasgow‘s Glasgow. The Arches. Midland Street. 9.30pm. £1 . Tickets from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs or on the door. See Tues 17.
I Big George and the Business Studio 55. Bruce Hotel. Cornwall Street. East Kilbride. 035 522 9771. 8pm. £2. Instead of his usual Thursday night residency at The Studio. Big George chooses to do his business elsewhere this week. See Sat 14. I Comedy of Errors Duntocher Hotel. 8pm. Free. Thinking man's hard rock.
I The Sun Clocks Traders. Glassford Street. 552 5826. 10pm. Free. Blues band with a high opinion of themselves (don't know about anyone else's opinions of them. though).
I The Henry Brothers King‘s Court. 7 Osbourne Street. 552 2250. 10pm. Free. I Billy Mclsaac and The Other BrotherThe Alhambra. 31 Waterloo Street. 2213260. 8pm. Free. Residency.
I Live music Minstrels. 66 Broomielaw. 204 3698. 9.30pm. Free.
I Flowered Up Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. See Preview. Possible support by The Wendys (see Sat 14). Was one of Flowered Up once a Roaring Boy? Seems unlikely in the extreme. but that‘s the latest tall tale goingaround.
I Tiny Crockett and The Bocketts Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9.30pm. Free. Blues.
I Dean Owens Negoeiants.1.othian Street. 2256313. 9.45pm. Free.
I Little Green Monkeys Globe. West Port. 2294553. 9pm. Free.
I Las Filipinas BB‘s Basement Bar. Barony Street (off Broughton Street). 556
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