ROCK & BLUES
Road. 557 3073. Turbulent speed rifferama that makes fingers bleed watchingthem. Keep ’em coming. Moshpit! More noise! More hair!
I The Lost Soul Band St James Oyster Bar. Calton Road. 557 2925. 9pm. Free. Stars-to-be. still playing their only free-entry gig. How long it will be before you have to pay to see them? Who knows. so go along now. Folky inﬂuences similar to Watcrboys.
Street. 229 3402. Free. Terrific blues and soul singer back in action at last. All the best cover versions and original material. I The Great Junction Street Band Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. £1 after 9pm. Adroitly performed adult pop.
I The Volunteers Ryrie's. Haymarket Terrace. 337 7582.
I The Spanners Trading Post. The Shore. 553 5153. Free. Lunchtime residency. A duo with drum machine. keyboardsand guitars doing a whole range of covers — up to and including the Postman Pat tune. it
I Scott Randell Captain‘s Cabin. Captain’s Road. 664 3535.
I Alan Richards Fat Sam‘s. Fountainbridge. 228 3111. Residency.
I Crazyhead and Goat King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 10pm. £4. We've hardly had timeto breathe since (‘razyhead last descended upon us. sweating buckelloads of unadulterated grebo energy. Along with support Goat — the same idea but without a sense of humour — they present the acceptable face of rawk. so we can handle another dose of the same old medicine — just spare us the cover version of ‘1 Can Only Give You Everything'.
I Woodrow Wilson Rutland No 1.Rutland
I 80 Days Studio. 12 Shuttle Street. Paisley. 8896867. 10pm. £1.
I Echo and The Bunnymen Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. See preview.
I Fiaere Nilssen Pelican. Cow/gate. 225 5413. Free. Not sure ifFeefis doingthis with or without The Refugees. but a fine evening of. R&B. country and rock'n‘rol|~inﬂuenced stuff from the American singer is in store.
I The Cactus Club Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9.45pm. Free.
I Texas Breakfast Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9.30pm. Free. Blues.
I Guaranteed Pure PJ. Clarke's. George Street. Free.
I Nobody's Business Bannerman's. Niddry Street. 556 3254. 9pm. Free.
I Alan Richards Fat Sam‘s. Fountainbridge. 228 31 l 1.
TUESDAY 27 Glasgow
I Van Morrison SECC. Finnieston Quay. 248 3000. £13.11 1 . Tickets from Just the Ticket, Virgin. Union Street. 2264679. To be referred to in hushed. reverent terms for years to come. However. although Morrison‘s comprehensive inﬂuence on many of today‘s lesser popsters shouldn‘t be undervalued. it's also worth remembering that Astral Weeks wasn‘t his only album. and that these days he‘s even known to have become a tad boring on occasion. Still. isn't the SE(‘(‘ becoming an extremely trendy hangout these days. I Glasgow Songwriters Blackfriars. Albion Street. 552 5924. 10pm. Free. Solos.duos and trios from the co-operative.
I Happy Mondays and Donovan SECC. Finnieston Quay. 248 3000. SOLD OUT. Extra date on Sun 2. See features.
I The Hemingway: Biko Bar. Queen
Margaret Union. University Gardens. 339 9784. 8pm. Free. Studentsand guests. A move from the blues oftheir earlier Dexter Slim and the Pickups incarnation towards a more mainstream pop-rock.
I Peter Goes to Particlt Studio. 12 Shuttle Street. Paisley. 889 6867. 10pm. Free.
I The Hideaway Blues Band Curlers. 256 Byres Road. 334 1284. 9pm. Free. Residency. See Fri 23.
I One Style MDV Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. it stands for Many Different Variations. English roots radics.
I Guaranteed Pure Merlin. Morningside Road. 447 4329. 9.30—midnight. Free.
I The Fiances Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9.45pm. Free. Residency.
I The Rootsie Tootsie Blues Band Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9.30pm. Free. Residency. Rockin' blues from the group that incorporates. naturally enough. The Rootsies Duo.
I Nobody's Business Bannerman's. Niddry Street. 556 3254. 9pm. Free. Residency. Friendly blues band.
I Rich Free Fall Negociants.1.othian Street. 225 6313. 9.30pm. Free.
I Cream of the Blues Leadbelly's. South (‘lerk Street. 662 4731 . 9pm. Free.
I The Lost Form Pelican. (.‘owgate. 225 5413. Free.
I Martin Burns Henderson's. Hanover Street. 225 2131. Free.
I Live music Green Tree. Cow-gate. 225 1294. Free. Blues.
WEDNESDAY 28 Glasgow
I Engine Biko Bar. Queen Margaret Union. University Gardens. 339 9784. 8pm. Free. Students and guests. Bluesy rock from some spirited scousers.
I The Supernaturals Shelter. Renfrew Court. 332 6231 . 9pm. Free. ‘Scruffy pop‘-sters present the debut performance
of their new rock opera. The 100!) Brains ofJimmy Saville. (Are you sure about this one?)
I Rollin' Joe and the Jets Curlers. 256 Byres Road. 334 1284. 9pm. Free. Residency. Fifties rock'n‘roll.
I Crazyhead Venue. (‘alton Road. 557 3073. See Mon 26.
I Perfect Day Pelican. (‘owgate. 225 5413. Free.
I Red Hot and Blue Negoeiants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9.30pm. Free. Rockabilly with. apparently. touches of Bowie.
I Driving Sideways Bannerman's. Niddry Street. 556 3254. Free. Residency.
I Guaranteed Pure Rutland .\'o l.Rutland Street. 229 3402. Free.
I Black'n‘elues Leadbelly's. South (‘lerk Street. 662 4731. 9pm. Free.
I Roby Lang Qttecn Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. Free. Residency. Dylan- and Lennon-type covers. plusown material.
I Phil Craig Raeburn House Hotel. Raeburn Place. 332 1707.8—11pm. Free. Residency. Country. rock and blues.
THURSDAY 29 Glasgow
I The Telescopes ('ltampion. 56 Oswald Street. 248 6486. 9pm. £4. Ticketsfrom Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Missing Records. 54 ()swald Street. 248 2495. or on the door. So we were wrong aboutThe Videodrome . . .instead The Telescopes choose The Champion to continue their bid to attract more than ten punters to their Scottish gigs. The previously poor turnouts remain a mystery. because if you stick with them their live set can hold infinite riches— when they're not driving you deal. they're persuasively wooing you with their
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