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(041 227 5511) Glasgow Festival of Youth Orchestras. 11 Aug; Orchestra De Lille. 19-20 Sep; LSO. 25 Sep.
I GLASGOW CONCERT HALL (041 227 5511) Berlin Phil, 9-10 Oct; Bolshoi SO. 12 Oct; Orchestra oi the Age
of Enlightenment. 15 Oct;
London Phil. 30 Oct; Leipzig
Gewandhaus Orch, 31 Oct—2
Nov; Israel Phil. 21 Nov;
Drchestre De Paris.15—17 Dec.
I GLASGOW HENRY WOOD HALL (041 227 5511) Musica Nova 1990. 15—22
I GLASGOW RSAMD (041
332 5057) Glasgow Festival
oi Youth Orchestras. 1&18.
20—25. 27-31 Aug. 1 Sep; Bet Your Life. 13-18Aug; British Youth Dpera/ Marriage oi Figaro. 3. 5
Sep. Eugene Onegin. 4. 5
I GLASGOW SECC (041 227 5511) Bolshoi Opera. 10—12 Aug.
I GLASGOW TRAMWAY (041 227 5511) Seguentia, 10 Aug; La Vita Humana. 9. 11 Aug.
I GLASGOW THEATRE ROYAL (041 331 1234) Scottish Opera/ Tosca. 1, 20.22.25 Sep. 19 Oct. 1.30 Nov, Les Troyens 10-19. 28-29 Sep. 4—5. 3031 Oct. 28 Nov.
I EDINBURGH KING'S THEATRE ((Festival Box Oiiice 031 225 5755) Slovalt National Opera. 27. 29—30 Aug.
I EDINBURGH PLAYHOUSE (Festival Box Oillce 031 225 5755): Bolshoi Opera. 14—15 Aug; Slovak National Opera, 20. 22—25 Aug.
I EDINBURGH OUEEN‘S HALL (031 558 2019) (Festival Box Ofﬁce 031 225 5755): Nash Ensemble. 13-14 Aug; Richard Balter. 13-14; SuIt Ouartet. 15.17
Aug; Peter Donohoe, 15.
20. 24 Aug;ECAT.1BAug; Panocha Ouartet. 21. 23 Aug; Steven Isserlis. 22
Aug; Scottish Ensemble. 22-23; Martinu Concert, 25 Aug; Zuzana Ruzicltova. 27 Aug; Thomas Allen. 20 Aug; Rudoli Flritusny. 29 Aug; Evelyn Glennie. 30 Aug; Arleen Auger. 31 Aug; Academy oi Ancient Music. 1 Sep; Prometheus Ensemble. 8 Oct; New Budapest Ouartet. 19 Nov; Kirshbaum/Vlgnoles. 11 Feb; Auriol String Quartet. 11 March.
I EDINBURGH USHER HALL (Festival Box Oillce 031 225 5755) Saito Klnen Orchestra. 12 Aug; Prague SO.13—14.15Aug; 580880. 15 Aug; Bolshoi Orchestra. 17. 21 Aug; Jutland Opera. 10 Aug; SN0. 19 Aug; Montserrat Caballe. 19 Aug; City oi London Sinionla. 20 Aug; Teresa Berganza. 23 Aug; E00. 24 Aug; Rotterdam PO. 25—25 Aug; San Francisco SO. 28-29 Aug; Yo Yo Ma/Emmanuel Ax. 30 Aug; Berlin SO. 31 Aug. 2 Sep.
I Hair The Arches Theatre. Glasgow‘s Glasgow. Midland Street. 7.30pm. £5(£3). Tickets from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511. lfyou‘re going to Glasgow's Glasgow. be sure to wear some ﬂowers in your hair. . . Schlesische 27 continue to spread New Age vibes with their ‘Berlin version' of that artistically superlative monument to psychedelia.
I Thee Amazing Colossal Men King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. 272A St Vincent Street. 221 5279. CANCELLED.
I The Orb Joy. The Sub Club. 221amaica Street.248 4600. 11pm. £3.50. One member of KLF— will it be Bill? — with a guest DJ will perform ‘ambient house for the E generation‘ (if you can stay awake). I Peach County The Stetson Club. The Shelter. 7 Renfrew Court. 332 6231 . 8pm. £3(£2.50). A ‘new country‘ band fora ‘new country‘ club. Catch them before singer Robert Cavanagh moonlights to London to indulge his thespian tendencies.
I The Hemingways Traders. Glassford Street, 552 5826. 10pm. Free. The Hemingways earnestly (geddit?) seek to retain the following they had as Dexter Slim and the Pickups by performing the same brand ofbluesy rock astheir previous incarnation.
I The Suns The Studio. 12 Shuttle Street. Paisley. 889 6867. 9pm. £1 .50. Theatrical electro-pop.
I The Wheel PST Club. The Studio. 12 Shuttle Street. Paisley. 889 6867. 9pm. £1. If this lot really are Glasgow‘s answer to Led Zeppelin. they‘ve clearly just emerged from a time capsule. so be sure to tell them Scotland won the World Cup. Still. Jimmy Page was a bit ofademi-god. wasn‘t he?
I Teenage Fan Club and The Scissorrnen Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. See Preview.
I Leatheriace Wee Red Bar. Edinburgh College of Art. 8pm—midnight. £2.50. Full frontal guitar assault from Sunderland. Pretty thrashy. 1 would think. as are most ofthe bands that Short Fuse put on. Their bumf also says that since the umpteenth free Cramond picnic takes place the next day (buses from Charlotte Square) people looking for crash space should go to the gig and ask around.
I The Rivals Negociants. Lothian Street. 2256313. 9.30pm. Free.
I Rootsie Tootsie Duo Globe. West Port. 229 4553. 9pm. Free. Respected locals playing gospel. blues and a smattering of jazz.
I Las Filiplnas BB‘s Basement Bar. Barony Street (off Broughton Street). 556 8420. 5—7pm. 8—1 1pm. Free. Residency. all nights except Sunday. Warm. enjoyable acoustic folk from the Phillipines. A variety ofinternational musical styles is promised.
I Hair The Arches Theatre, Glasgow‘s Glasgow. Midland Street. 7.30pm. £5(£3). Tickets from the Ticket Centre. Candlcriggs. 227 5511. See Fri 27.
I The Matter Babies. God's Ultimate Noise and Mutiny Strings King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. 272A St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 10pm. £2.50. Organised in conjunction with Nightshift. Just to confuse Glasgow‘s gormless greboes. Crazyhead will not be
FRIDAY 27 :
playing tonight — their date‘s been rescheduled for September. lnstead the Wah Wah presents a triple bill of a more local persuasion.
I The Love Decree The Studio. 12 Shuttle Street. Paisley. 889 6867. 9pm. £1 .50. Everyone. not least the band themselves. wants to forget that Chinheads advert once and for all. Currently seeking a new recording deal. Love Decree are showcasing new material tonight. up-tempo and with more ofan American soul ﬂavour than ofyore.
I Tonight at Noon Traders. Glassford Street. 552 5826. 10pm. Free. Folk rock from the Glasgow three-piece. fresh from their appearance on BBC Scotland‘s latest misnomer ‘Woolly Jumpers — No More‘. I A Boy Called BOD Halt Bar. 160 Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9pm. Free. English expatriates making it good in the City of Culture. Glad to hear someone is. I Society Street Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. Latent. unstirring pop rock.
' I The Electric Boys Venue. Calton Road.
557 3073. Bedrock club. Heavyish rock/funk amalgam of Swedish origin. in which country they are the biggest band (in terms of record sales) since ABBA.
I King Masco Ross Theatre. Princes Street Gardens. 1pm. Free. Danceable sounds. including calypso. highlife and soukous inﬂuences.
I Shadowland Globe. West Port. 229 4553. 9pm. Free. Gloomily titled locals who. nevertheless. have had nice things said about them recently.
I The Oiihoolts Basin Street. llaymarket Terrace. 337 1006. Local.Thanes-offshoot band (which is a recommendation in itself) playing pacey American garage pop. featured on their soon to be released debut LP. A bit like The Ramonesin ﬂowery shirts.
I Poor Souls Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9.30pm. Free.
ITexas BreakiastJD. Walker‘s. South Clerk Street. 662 4731. Progressive blues. this time. served up on alternate Saturdays.
I Las Filipinos BB‘s Basement Bar. Barony Street (off Broughton Street).556 8420. 5-7pm.8—11pm. Free. See Fri 27.
I Lucy Johnston St James Oyster Bar. Calton Road. 557 2925. 9pm. Free. Ex-lrah Hayes vocalist. now gone solo. Worth a visit.
SUNDAY 29 _ Glasgow
I Reanimator and D.A.M. Videodrome. 33—39 York Street. 221 0441 . 8pm. £2.50. Two of Britain's top thrash bands(1 believe). Moshers suffering withdrawal symptoms after The Beyond gig can headbang to their heart's content tonight. thus increasing their chances ofan early death due to brain haemorrhage.
I DangerThe Studio. 12 Shuttle Street. Paisley. 8896867. 9pm. Free. Melodic rock from a local outfit featuring an ex-member of Lyin‘ Rampant.
I The Cottoniield Boys Scalini‘s. 51 West RegentStreet. 331 1980. 10pm.£2. Rockabilly.
I The Love Creed Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9.30pm. Free.
I The Lost Soul Band St James Oyster Bar. Calton Road. 557 2925. 9pm. Free.
MONDAY 30 Glasgow
I Revenge King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. 272A St Vincent Street. 221 5279. CANCELLED.
I Live Music The Studio. 12 Shuttle Street. Paisley. 8896867. 9.45pm. Free. From
now on bands at theStudio will appear at around 9.45pm and it all starts with that renowned local combo Live Music who seem to be gigging rather a lot these days. don‘t you think?
I Oi Polloi/Distorted Truth/Requiem and Academy 23 Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £2.50. Cheerful sounding
I Le Jazz Hots Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9.30pm. Free.
I Las Filipinos BB‘s Basement Bar. Barony Street (off Broughton Street).556 8420. 5—7pm. 8—1 1pm. Free. See Fri 27.
I Rod Patterson St James Oyster Bar. Calton Road. 557 2925. 9pm. Free. Folk. plus folks guesting.
TUESDAY 31 Glasgow
I The Soup Dragons and Teenage Fanclub The Mayfair. 490 Sauchiehall Street. 332 3872. 7.30pm. £6. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Beats me how a band can have so fewideas oftheir own yet still manage to turn out such fine material as The Soupics. The prodigals return fresh from their Top of the Pops appearance (someone tell me it was a piss-take . please!) and are joined by those other Bellshill wand‘ring stars Teenage Fanclub. just back from America where they‘ve been recording their next single (due for October release) with former Dinosaur personage Don Fleming at the Fun City studios. previously patronised by the likes of Sonic Youth. Heroes‘ welcomes all round. we anticipate. See preview.
I Blue Avenue The Shelter. 7 Renfrew Court. 332 6231. 10pm. Free. ‘Classy‘ blues act.
I The Wheel Traders. Glassford Street. 552 5826. 10pm. Free. See Fri27.
I Jam Session The Studio. 12 Shuttle Street. Paisley. 889 6867. 9.45pm. Free. Bring your own bread.
I The Fiances Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9.30pm. Free. Darlings ofthe demo disco crowd. though occasionally a little too twee for their own good.
I Las Fillpinas BB‘s Basement Bar. Barony Street (off Broughton Street). 556 8420. 5—7pm. 8—1 1pm. Free. See Fri 27.
I Los Supremos St James Oyster Bar. Calton Road. 557 2925. 9pm. Free. A sweet Dixie sound. blending southern blues with rock and roll.
I The Reno Brothers Traders. Glassford Street. 552 5826.10pm. Free. Country rock from the Glasgow five-piece.
I The Sun Clocks The Shelter. 7 Renfrew Street. 332 6231. 10pm. Free. Yetanother Glaswegian blues band.
I Acoustic jam The Studio. 12 Shuttle Street. Paisley. 889 6867. 9.45pm. Free. For bread-heads everywhere.
I Red Lorry Yellow Lorry Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. First date of a mini Scottish tour from the seminal (i.e. John Peel likes them) Leeds-based Goth rockers. Consistently top ofthe second division. as far as Goth bands go. but never quite made the top flight. Maybe the name‘s the problem.
I Shibboleth Negociants. Lothian Street. 2256313. 9.30pm. Free.
I Las Filipinos BB‘s Basement Bar. Barony Street (off Broughton Street). 556 8420. 5—7pm. 8pm-l 1pm. Free. See Fri 27. I Roby Lang Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 9.30pm. Free. Dylanish folk from one man and his
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