5563276. Free.

I Guaranteed Pure Merlin. Morningside Road. 447 4329.

I Douglas Hendersons. Hanover Street. 225 2131. Guitar.

I Live music Green Tree. Cowgate. 225 1294. Free.

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

Street. 221 5279. 10pm. £4. This cheery Australian bunch continue to self-consciously betray their roots in The Birthday Party with their passable Leonard Cohen pastiche. but they lack the foreboding stage presence ofprevious collaborator Old Nick.

I The Heart Needs a Home Third Eye Centre. Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521. 730—1 1pm. £5 (£3). A benefit for Shelter

which kicksoffwiththeetherealCeltic

sounds of Maya‘s Voice and ends with the Glasgow

rousing rootsy sounds of that

Scottish/American collaboration The _

Refugees, with a fashion Show in the I Live Music Tunnel. 84 Mitchell Street.

middle featuring work by designers from 204 1000 11Pm- £7~ Tonight? band MC 50

Virginia Galleries. Plus a chance to win uncrly awesome and '"dcscnbably

some of these desirable designer famous that The Tunnel have asked us not to state their name. We will duly adhere to this request in order to avert the spillingof


I The Hideaway Blues Band Curlers. 256 innocent blood in a rush for the limited number of tickets. Actually the group are

Byres Road. 334 1284. 8pm. Free. just pulling a fast one on their record

Residency. See Fri 22.

I Glasgow Songwriters Blackfriars. 36 Bell company. and honestly. there is a clue in there somewhere.

Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. Soloists.

duos and trios. I The Countryrnen Glasgow University Union. 32 University Avenue. 339 8697.

Edinburgh 9pm. Free Students and guests.

I The Farm Network. West Tollcross. 228

3252. See Mon 25. Four-piece from Largs.

I The Rootsie Tootsie Band Preservation I Rollin' Joe and the Jets Curlers. 256 Byres Road. 334 1284. 8pm. Free.

Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9.30pm. Free. Residency. Rockin‘ blues band. Residency. Fifties rock‘n‘roll. Edinburgh

incorporating. naturally enough. The

Rootsies Duo.

I The Fiances Negociants. Lothian Street. I Vaucan Shown" scare‘ sand Delusion

225 6313' 9'30Pm- Frcc- RCSldc"CY~ and Cinema Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. A mixed bag tonight. topped by VSS's eccentric brand of pop. Reliable

Accessible guitar-pop band.

I The Mountains oi Holland Cooler. stalwarts ofthe ‘unsigned indie‘ bracket. they‘re worth catching if you haven‘t seen

beneath The Venue, Calton Road. 557 them yet.

3073. Free. Residency. Regulars atThe Cooler chill out and jam. I Flaere ""353" Queen Street OYSlCY Bah I Shibboleth Negociants. Lothian Street. Queen 51'991‘226 530- 9-30Pm- Frc°~ 225 6313. 9.30pm. Free. Pleasant rocky RCSlanCY- SC“ M0" 25- songs given melodic interest by violin. I Guaranteed Pure Rutland No 1.Rutland Street. 229 3402. Free.

I Los Supremos St James Oyster Bar,

Calton Road. 557 2925. 9pm. Free. Rock I Roby Lang Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 9.30pm. Free.

and blues covers. I Perlect Strangers Ca Va. High Street.

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Residency. Dylan- and Lennon-type covers. with original material.

I Phil Craig Raeburn House Hotel. Raeburn Place. 332 1707. 8—1 1pm. Free. ‘The Human Jukebox‘ rock. blues and country.

I The Mistlts St James Oyster Bar. Calton Road. 557 2925. 9pm. Free. A duo which includes the celebrated Carol Laula.

I Los Supremos Malt Shovel. Cockburn Street. 225 6843. Free. Residency. Rock and blues covers.

I Shiloh Trading Post. The Shore. 553 5153. 9pm. Free. Country and western. I The Tiny Crockett Blues Trio Madogs. George Street. 225 3408. 10pm. Residency.

I The Gods oi Glam Prefects. Queensferry Lane. 2204106.

I Live music Bannerman‘s. Niddry Street. 556 3254. Free.

I Live music Green Tree. Cowgate . 225 1294.

THURSDAY 28 Glasgow

I We Are The Men iiait Bar. 160 Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free. Ramshackle spiky feminist pop.

I Elephant Noise Studio. 12 Shuttle Street. Paisley. 889 6867. 10pm. £1 . With the advent of a new drummer. Edinburgh's Elephant Noise have upped theirlive profile even more. The more commercial side of indie.

I Glasgow Studio 55. Bruce Hotel. Cornwall Street. East Kilbride. 32 29771. 8pm. £2. AOR band who've been gigging home ground increasingly in the last few months.

I Rough and Ready Cafe Expresso Bongo. 30 Quarry Street. Hamilton. 0698 458174. 9.30pm. Free. Blues.

I The Hemingways Twa Corbies. Cumbernauld. 67 27473. 9pm. Free. Blues rock.

I The Gravy Train Curlers. 256 Byres

Road. 334 1284. 8pm. Free. Residency. With a set composed mainly of cover versions. The Gravy Train are marking time at Curlers until they can recruit a ceilidh band for the Thursday slot.


I Cud Calton Studios. Calton Road. 556 7066. See Fri 1.

I Dumpy’s Rusty Nuts Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. CANCELLED. No replacement fixed yet.

I Zulu Syndicate Chocolate City. Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. See preview.

I Wollstone and Goroeanna McCulloch Madisons. Greenside Place. 8pm. A benefit for Who Cares?. a charity aimed at providing a voice for young homeless people who have been in care a third of all young homeless. in fact. yet district councils do not consider people leaving care as a high priority for housing. Wolfstone. from Easter Ross. play traditionally-based music with electric fiddle and guitars alongside cittern and pipes. They turned professional last year. Support Gordeanna McCulloch sang with the folk group Clutha for eighteen years. and has branched out from her traditional base.

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

I Excellent Rain Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9.30pm. Free. Still playing very much 805-based pop under the influence of Gabriel. U2 and the rest. I Best Before Winter Oddfeliows. Forrest Road. 220 1816. 9pm. Free. Well-executed pop. The band are playing their first date for a while after ‘loadsof hassles‘ prevented them gigging.

I Perfect Day Oblomov‘s. North Bank Street. The Mound. 220 0054.

I Maya's Voice Precinct. Rose Street. 225 3297. Free. Residency. Ethereal. Celtic sounds. somewhere in the region of Ciannad.

I Bluetlnger Madogs. George Street, 225

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