substantiate the claims made for them. Only thing to do then is put them in front of Glasgow‘s student population and let them decide.

I The Groovy Little Numbers andA Chocolate Morning King Tut's Wah Wah Hut, 272a St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 10pm. £3. See preview.

I The Ocean Studio 55, Bruce Hotel. Cornwall Street. East Kilbridc. 32 29771. 8pm. £2. The Right Stuff. under a new name, continue to pick up the pieces after their unceremonious departure from major label land. The task now will be to avoid returning to square one.

I The Opals Halt Bar. 160 Woodlands Road.332 1210. 9.30pm. Free.

I liarpers Cafe Expresso Bongo. 30 Quarry Street. Hamilton. 0698 458174. 9.30pm. Free. An infectious blend of70s funk. 60$ Beatiesquc pop and arrogant strutting attitude.

£1 .

I Elephant Hoise Twa Corbies. Greenrigg Road. Cumbernauld. 0236 727473. 9pm. Free. See Fri 15.


I Red Hot and Blue Platform One. Rutland Street. 225 2433. Rock‘n‘roll.

I Tom’s New Shoes Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9.30pm. Free. Energetic new band with shades of . dare we say it. Husker Du and REM.

I The Sheepdogs Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9.30pm. Free. I Blueiinger Madogs. George Street. 225 3408. 10pm. Free. Residency. See Fri8. I The Rooisies Duo Ryrie‘s. Haymarket Terrace. 337 7582. See Fri 8.

I Maya's Voice Precinct. Rose Street. 225 3297. Free. Residency.

I David Valentine and Murray lnnes Blue Lagoon . Angle Park Terrace. 337 9922. 9pm. Free. Residency. Vocals and sax.

I The Last Detail Scottie Lounge.

I Recovery and Big Blue World The Studio. 12 Shuttle Street. Paisley. 889 6867. 10pm.


Abercorn Gardens. 669 7244. Free. Residency.

I The Spanners Chesterfields. Royal Terrace, 556 6918. Free. Residency.

I Live music Finsbury Park. South St Andrew Street. 556 1020. 9pm—midnight. Free.

I Live music St James Oyster Bar. Calton Road. 557 2925. 9pm. Free.

I Karaoke night Trading Post. The Shore. 553 5153. 9pm. Free.



I in the Mood Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 332 3123. 6.30pm. SOLD OUT. The Herb Miller Orchestra present their tribute to Glen Miller. The response in terms ofticket sales has been so enthusiastic that another evening is planned for March.

SUNDAY 17 Glasgow

I An Evening For Romance Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 332 3123. 6.30pm. £14. £12. £9, £7. £4. The City of Glasgow Philharmonic Orchestra perform classic love songs for (near enough) St Valentine‘s Day.

WEDNESDAY 20 Edinburgh

I Victor Damone Playhouse Theatre. Greenside Place. 557 2590. 7.30pm. £14.5().£11.50.£7.50.Long-overdue return to this country for a crooning balladeer in the Sinatra/Como mode.


I in The Mood Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 332 3123. 7.30pm. £9.50—£7.50. A celebration ofthe music of bandleader Glenn Miller. which has continued to exert a peculiar fascination - and one beyond its intrinsic merits - decades after his famous mysterious disappearance in an aircraft crash. The Herb Miller Orchestra and singers under the direction ofJohn Miller provide the familiar toe-tapping routines. while nostalgia buffs will not want to miss the special guests, The Kaye Sisters(ask your mum). See Preview.

SUNDAY 17 Edinburgh

I Fionna Duncan with the Brian KeilockTrio Queen’s Hall. Edinburgh. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £10. £8. £6; concession £4 on the door only. The popular Scottish singer specialises in a rousing mixture of traditional jazz with blues. and is accompanied by the much-admired Brian Kellock Trio. featuring bassman Ronnie Rae and drummer John Rae. The concert is presented by The Royal Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children.


I Chick Lyall takes his duo withTorc Brunborg and his Quartet to Aberdeen Cowdray Hall on Fri 8. and the Younger Hall in St Andrews on Sat 9. Details from 041552 3223. The Younger Hall is alsothe venue for two jazz concerts during the St


Andrews Festival. with Elaine Delmar and Paul Jones starring in a tribute to Cole Porter on Sat 16. while the great Harry Beckett leads his Quartet on Tue 19. Fat Sam’s Bend are in action at the St Andrews Golf Hotel on Thurs 21. Details from 0334 77878.


Note: Pub gigs are subiect to frequent changes. and checking with the venue may be advisable. Musicians and/or venues are asked to let us know it inlonnatlon is inaccurate or out of date. or it your gig is not listed. See under Rock for all Blues gigs.


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

I Nigel Clark and Dominic Ashvvorth Brewery Tap. 1055 Sauchiehall Street. 339 8866. 9.30pm. Free. Guitar duo.

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

I Glasgow Rhythm Club Unitarian Church. 72 Berkeley Street. 7.45pm. Discussion and music on record. New members are always welcome. Details from Jim Henderson on 334 4225 or Bill Wintcron 944 4402.


I Bill Fanning Orchestra Society of Musicians. Berkeley Street. 221 61 12. 2pm. Non-members £1 . Mainstream big band. Evening session features the Society Quartet at 8. 30pm.

I Another Hairdo Cafe Drummond. St Vincent Street. 221 6636. l—Spm. Free. Saxophone and piano duo.

I George Penman's Jazzmen Carnegie‘s. 142 St Vincent Street. 226 3833. 1.30pm. Free. Traditional.

(tel: 031 228 4756)



Space-sailing, fire-walking, drugs in sport, and pornography are among the scores of diverse topics to be discussed, demonstrated and debated at the world's only Science Festival. Intrigued? Then give your body a break, and come and stretch your mind!

Enquiries to: Edinburgh Science Festival Ltd 20 Torphichen Street, Edinburgh

o I 7 ’0 0.,

"bewa’e‘rfio’a ’55,“ ' '~

"Og’l’l .'f..’.>' , ..‘.r.’ v.”". l’


‘I'i-IE " Canteen Humoun / EXPERIEN s E

\ L '/ 1.1. U" , lo‘ I


40 The List 8— 21 February 1991