Raeburn Place. 332 17(17. 830—] 1pm. Residency. See Tue 13.

I Los Supremos St James Oyster Bar. Calton Road. 557 2925. 9pm. Free. Residency. Rock and blues covers.

WEDNESDAY 21 Glasgow

I Carol Laula and The lioneychurch King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. 272a St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 10pm. £3. Cheerlcss acoustic meandering. at least avoiding the yuppie connotations of the Suzanne Vega generation. Like Nanci Griffith. Carol could do with a healthy dose oflaughing gas.

I Onslaught. Dead On and Crisis Studio 55. Bruce Hotel. Cornwall Street. East Kilbridc. (135 522 9771 . 8pm. £3. Sec Mon 19.

I The Radium Cats and The Rednecks Reflections. Cumbernauld. 8pm. Free. Continuing the rock‘n‘roll party from Sunday night aren‘t psychobillies spoilt for choice these days'.’ The Demo Disco goes out with a bang. for this year at any rate. but will return in 1991. Organiscdin conjunction with Noise Box.

I The Opals Shelter. 7 chfrew Court. 332 6231. 9.30pm. Free.

I Rollin’ Joe and the Jets Curlers. 256 Byres Road. 334 1284. 9pm. Free. Residency. See Wed 14.


I Michael McDonald Playhouse Theatre. Greensidc Place. 557 2590. 7.30pm.

£1 1.50. £10.50. Needless to say. 1 won‘t be along tonight. but that‘s not a slur on McDonald‘s ability. just a feelingthat being mired in MOR slush is not a fate deserved by anyone who could pull free from it ifthey wanted to— or is that the generation gap talking?

I Shibboleth Negociants. Lothian Street.



225 6313. 9.45pm. Free. Pleasant rocky songs given melodic interest by violin.

I Shorty and The Giants Lcadbelly's. South Clerk Street. 662 4731. Free.


I Ocean Colour Scene King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 10pm. £3.50. Don‘t be put off bythe psychedelic nightmare of a name. Ocean Colour Scene are one ofthc most exciting new bands to emerge this year. and they're up against some pretty stiffcompetition. Part of a new breed of more overtly

(ills-influenced groups who've grown at a

tangent out of the indie dance explosion. The debut single ‘Sway‘ was only the tipof

theiceberg.coni’irmingthat Birmingham

need no longer be viewed as a total musical wasteland.

I Smokie Pavilion. 121 chficld Street. 332 1846. 7pm. £8.50. £7.50. Seventies MOR relies on their 2 1st anniversary tour. with an album of90s remixes of their hits. plus an album of new material too. Hands up who remembers them doing ‘Living Next Door to Alice‘ on Top oft/w Pops. Keep your eye on their footwear.

I The Huckslers Shelter. 7 chfrew Court. 332 6231 . 9.30pm. Free. Blues-influenced. as you‘d expect with The Primevals connection of yore. but also a strong folky streak.

I The Henry Brothers King‘s- Court. 7 ()sbourne Street. 522 2250. 10pm. Free. Folk-rock.

I The Charley Horse Halt Bar. 161) Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free.

I Paul Nalla Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free.

I Vegas Outhouse. 1155 Cathcart Road. 6490184. 10pm. Free. See Tue 13.

I Big George and The Business Studio. 12 Shuttle Street. Paisley. 889 6867. 9.30pm.

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Free. Residency. See Fri9. I Accent Kestrel. Cumbcrnauld Town Centre. Cumbernauld. 0236 733200.


I Thunder and The Electric Boys Playhouse Theatre. Greenside Place. 557 2590. 7.30pm. £7.50. Thunder have proved one of the biggest rock successes of the last few years. I‘m sure that the last time they passed this way. they were playing 400-capacity venues. Take your seat in time for The Electric Boys psychedelic

Dutch metal has never been so much fun. 1"?" --.

v I. " '- " .2 1’ ' I Easy and The Matter Babies Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. These Swedish Easy boys are the indie-poppcrs ofthc moment. and part of the new wave of bands on Blast First. But The Matter Babics' chainsaw guitars have sharp. serrated teeth. Who will win out‘.’

I The Pete Bowie Band Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9.30pm. Free. Residency.

I Spank the Plank Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9.45pm. Free.

I Blue Haze Finsbury Park. South St Andrew Street. 556 1020. 9pm—midnight. Free. See Thurs 15.

I After Eighl Mince St James Oyster Bar. Calton Road. 557 2925. 9pm. Free. See Thurs 15.



I Joe Longthome Pavilion Theatre. 121 Renfield Street. 332 1846. 7pm. £10.50. .50.


SATURDAY 10 Glasgow I Joe Longthome Pavilion Theatre. 121

Renficld Street. 332 1846. 7pm. £10.50. £9.50.

SUNDAY 11 " Glasgow

I Joe Longthome Pavilion Theatre. 121 Renfield Street. 332 1846. 7pm. £10.50. £9.50.

TUESDAY 13 Glasgow

I Charley Pride Pavilion Theatre. 121 Renficld Street. 332 1846. 7.30pm. £1 1 .50. £10.50. Sec preview.

WEDNESDAY 14 Glasgow

I Charley Pride Pavilion Theatre. 121 chficld Street. 332 1846. 7.30pm. £1 1 .50. £10.50. See preview.

ESDAY 20 '


I Daniel O'Donnell Pavilion Theatre. 121 Renfield Street. 332 1846. SOLD OUT.

WEDNESDAY 21 r Glasgow

I Daniel O‘Donnell Pavilion Theatre. 121 Renficld Street. 332 1846. SOLD OUT.



Note: Pub gigs are subject to frequent unpredictable changes. and checking with the venue may be advisable. Musicians and/or venues are asked to let us know it lnlonnation is inaccurate or out 01 date, oril your gig is not listed. See under Rock lorall Blues gigs.

FRIDAY 9 Glasgow

I Rachaka Assembly Hall. (ilasgow School of Art. Renfrew Street. 9pm. £5 (£3). The eclectic new music quartet draw on jazz and improvised music within their diverse musical framework.

I Blacktriars Jazz Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street. Merchant City. 552 5924. 9pm. Free. Check with venue for details.

I Nigel Clark Duo Brewery Tap. 1055 Sauchiehall Street. 339 8866. 9.30pm. Free. Normally a guitar duo featuring the bop-inclined Clark and the more fusion-oriented Dominic Ashworth. mainly on standards and ballads.

I Kurt Wylie Baby Grand. Lilmbank Gardens. Charing Cross. 248 4942. 9pm. Free. Mainstream piano.

I Glasgow Rhythm Club Unitarian Church. 72 Berkeley Street. 7.45pm. The (iRC was formed in 1933 to listen to and talk about music. and is still going strong. This week features Dave Comley on ‘Black Notes from the 80s'. New members (membership includes a discount arrangement with Casa and lona records in Glasgow) are always welcome : details from Jim Henderson on 041 334 4225.


I Steve Coleman and Five Elements Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 8.30pm. £7. £5.50 (concession on door if tickets available). The Brooklyn-based saxophonist is attempting to open a new door on the collision between jazz and funk in this innovative band. Sec Feature. I Modulation McKirdy‘s. 43 Assembly Street. Leith. 553 6363. 9pm. Free. Mainstream piano and bass duo.

I Alpha Jazz Quartet Ellersley House Hotel. Ellcrslcy Road. 337 6888. 8pm. Free. Traditional.

SATURDAY 10" * ~ Glasgow

I Sieve Coleman and Five Elements Strathciyde Suite. (ilasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 332 3123. 8pm. £6.50. An innovative and highly charged collision between jazz and funk. See Feature.

I Bill Fanning Orchestra Society of Musicians. Berkeley Street. 2216112. 2pm. Non-members £1 . Mainstream big band.

I George Penman's Janmen Carnegic's. .142 St Vincent Street. 226 3833.1.30pm. Free. Traditional.

I Bobby Deans Ouinlet Curlers. 256 Byres Road. 334 1284. 3pm. Free. Mainstream. plus guests.

I George McGowan Orchestra Chubby Chcsters. 1781ngram Street. 5520876. 2—5pm. Free. Mainstream big band.

I Basement Trio Brewery Tap. 1055 Sauchiehall Street. 3398866. 9.30pm. Free. Guitar trio.

I Kurt Wylie Baby Grand. Iilmbank (iardens. Charing Cross. 248 4942. 9pm. Free. Mainstream piano.


I Roadside Picnic The Merlin. Morningside Road. 447 4329. 8.30pm. £5 (£3). The gifted London quartet have succeeded in giving fusion 21 shot in the arm with their own distinctive variation on

40 The List 9 22 November 1990