ROCK & BLUES
I Silverfish Moshpit. Venuc.Calton Road. 557 3073. The North London quartet have a new LP out. called Far/1x1. on the label that distributes the British releases of hardcore acts like Prong. Descriptions have been known to include ‘dancc noise terrorists‘. but their actual sound is a great deal harder.
I Tiny Crockett and The Bocketts Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816.£1after9pm.
I The Volunteers Ryrie's. Haymarket Terrace. 337 7582. Fortnightly residency.
MONDAY 28 Glasgow
I Jam Session Cafe Expresso Bongo, 30 Quarry Street. Hamilton. 0698458174. 8pm. Free.
I Killing Joke Network. West Tollcross. 228 3252. See preview.
I Black and Blues Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9.30pm. Free. I Dave Robb Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 63 1 3. 9. 30pm. Free. Whether or not he‘s with his group The Film Makersor playing with just his bouzouki. it‘s hard to tell. but he has a canny songwritingtalcnt. with noticeable folk inﬂuence.
I Fiaere Nilssen Pelican. Cowgate. 225 5413. Free. Residency. Fresh from her showcase with The Refugees on Sat 26. the American singer/songwriter plays solo. accompanied by sax on some songs. I The Junkyard Angels Cooler. beneath The Venue. Calton Road. Free. First week of residency. See Sat 26.
I Nobody’s Business Bannerman's. Niddry Street. 556 3254. 9pm. Free. Residency. Friendly blues band.
I Alastair Mathieson Leith Oyster Bar. The Shore. 554 6294. 9pm. Free.
I Live music Green Tree. Cowgate . 225 1294. Free.
TUESDAY 29 Glasgow
I The Hideaway Blues Band Curlers. 256 Byres Road. 334 1284. 9pm. Free. Residency. See Fri 25.
I Glasgow Songwriters Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street. 552 5924. 8pm. Free. Soloists. duos and trios from the co-operative.
I The Bootsie Tootsie Blues Band Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9.30pm. Free. Rockin‘ blues band incorporating. naturally enough, The Rootsies Duo.
I The Fiances Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9.30pm. Free. Residency. Demo Disco favourites from last year.
I Fiaere Nilssen Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 9.30pm. Free. See Mon 28.
I Los Supremos St James Oyster Bar. Calton Road. 557 2925. 9pm. Free. Residency. Rock and blues covers.
I Douglas Henderson‘s. Hanover Street. 225 2131. Free. Guitarist.
I Live music Green Tree. Cowgate . 225 1294. Free.
WEDNESDAY 30 Glasgow I Bollin’ Joe and the Jets Curlers, 256
Byres Road. 334 1284. 9pm. Free. Residency. Fifties rock‘n'roll.
I Scatter. Head in the Sand and The Screaming Dukes of Lunacy Venue. Calton Road. 553 3073. Triple-bill of local groups.
I Shibboleth Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9.30pm. Free. Pleasant rocky songs given melodic interest by violin.
I The Night Kitchen Bannerman's. Niddry Street. 556 3254. Rootsy blues and skifﬂc. I Red Hot and Blue Madogs, George Street. 225 3498. Free. Residency. Rock’n‘roll.
I Silver Sun Trading Post. The Shore. 553 5153. 9pm. Free. Country and western. I Roby Lang Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 9.30pm. Free. Residency. Dylan- and Lennon-type covers. with own material.
I Los Supremos Malt Shovel, Cockburn Street. 225 6843. Free. Residency. Rock and blues covers.
I David Valentine Chesterfields. Royal Terrace. 5566918. Free. Residency.
I Live music St James Oyster Bar. Calton Road, 557 2925. 9pm. Free. Guest artist. I Live music Green Tree. Cowgate. 225 1294. Free.
I The Bachelor Pad King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 10pm. £3. To describe The Bachelor Pad using the same old Floydian reference points of daffy lyrics. whooshing keyboards and kaleidoscopic guitars has long become a cliche, but still they impress upon their listeners the familiar concoction. What once revelled in being totally unpredictable has become the accepted norm, but you still won‘t heara better argument in favour of ‘lack of musical progression‘ from anyone else. I The Honeychurch and Murmur Studio, 12 Shuttle Street, Paisley, 889 6867. 10pm. £2. Confirming recent reports that The Honeychurch are ‘going places’, they‘ve succeeded in luring an American record company to this showcase, which also boasts some mysterious ‘special guests‘. I Big George and The Business and Attica Rage Studio 55. Bruce Hotel. Cornwall Street, East Kilbride, 32 29771. 8pm. £2. The ever-gigging trio have their heavy blues sound offset by the thrashy metal of local support band Attica Rage.
I Masada Halt Bar. 160 Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free.
I Just Another Dream Twa Corbics. Cumbernauld. 67 27473. 9pm.
I Deal Heights Caiun Aces Four Seasons. East Kilbride Road. Rutherglen.
I Fairport Convention Queen‘s Hall. South Clerk Street, 668 2019. See preview.
I Excellent Rain Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10.30pm. Free. Fairly lightweight pop/rock with occasionally funky rhythm guitar accompaniment. but the ominous shadow of U2. the Minds and Runrig lurking in the background.
I Red Hot and Blue Platform One. Rutland Street. 225 2433. Rock‘n‘roll. I The Pete Bowie Band Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9.30pm. Free. I Alter Eight Mince St James Oyster Bar, Calton Road. 557 2925. 9pm. Free. Residency. J azz-funk group of sessioneers who know their stuff and can turn in some impressive playing.
I One Fine Weekend Madogs, George Street, 225 3408. Free. Residency.
I Perfect Day Oblomovs. North Bank Street. The Mound. 220 0054. Free. Residency.
I The Rootsies Duo Ryrie's, Haymarket Terrace. 337 7582. Residency. See Fri 25. I The Spanners Chesterﬁelds, Royal Terrace. 556 6918. Free. Residency. See
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