FRIDAY 8 Glasgow

I The Dream Warriors The Tunnel. Mitchell Street. 204 1000. 11pm. £6. See preview.

I Jane‘s Addiction Barrow'land.

(iallow gate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £6.50plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 2264679. Bizarre American crew fronted by the enigmatic Perry Farrell. A foreboditig presence at the best of times. his interest in pagati ritual makes for an even spookierclenient to their already dark sound. A cult phenomenon certainly —- so why are they playing a venue as big as Barrowland'.’

I The Prayer Boat and Vagabond Joy King Tut's Wah Wah llut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50. A banquet ofa double bill for those who like their soul to be of the (‘eltic variety. The Prayer Boat and Vagabond Joy are arguably the two foremost upcoming names in the Gaelic folk-rock stakes. so check them out before allowing'l‘he Lost Soul Band to turn your .head. Note also that these days KingTut's gigs start earlier with doorsopeningat 8.30pm.

I Manic Street Preachers Bay Hotel. (iourock. 0475 31244. 10pm. £3.30. Tickets from Rhythmic Records. (ireenock. 0475 892736. See feature.

I T. McD Traders. (ilassford Street. 9pm. Free. L'ncertainty reigns over Friday nights at Traders as it looks as though the Velvet L'riderpants residency has been pulled prematurely. Tread tentatively punters.

I The Hideaway Blues Band MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free. Residency. Blties and soul.


I Space Family Robinson and Static Basin Street. llay'market Terrace. 337 1006. 9pm— lam. Free. Two more bands. from lidinburgh and (ilasgow respectively. plus the chance to make your vote count in the l)emochart. I Remembrance Moray l louse Studettt linion. lloly rood Road. 556 845.5. I Wildlife Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 2263816. £1 after9pm. I Bluelinger Madogs. (ieorge Street. 22.5 3408. 7--9pm. Free. Resideticy . Fifties- and 60s-style rock’n'roll. from one ofthe hardest gigging bands in tow n. I The Rootsies Duo (ilobe. West Port. 229 4553. 9.30pm. Free. Taking time otit from The Rootsie Tootsie Blues Band. Jittt ('ondie on guitar and Ron Tate on vocals and harmonica play blues. gospel and a sprinklingol Jan. I Crunchy Joseph Negociants. l.otliiari Street. 2256313. 9.30pm. Free. I Gordon Campbell Blue Lagoon. Angle Park Terrace. 337 9922. Free. Residency. Known chiefly for his work at R.F..l.. Studios and West l.othiari (‘ollcge Mtisic Management (‘otirsc. ( ‘ampbell is also an L‘\PL‘1|L‘IlL‘L‘tt and accomplished songwriter. I Los Supremos Lcitli ()yster Bar. The Shore. 5546294 9 30pm l'ree. Residency Rock arid liliieseoycrs I Shibboletht ale Brat Till. l'r‘edei it k Street. 22‘ 5.344 10pm l'ree. Pleasant rocky songs given melodic interest by y ioltii. IThe Spanners I littlllltl Post. the Shine. 553 5153. 9pm. Free. Residency A tltio

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Little Angels

I Little Angels and Steelheart Barrow'land. (iallowgatc. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £6 pltis booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. 2264679. Another thoroughly colourless but commercially viable hard rock act with afoot in the door of the chart.s and no reason to assume they can't go further. After all. they're interchangeable with just about every other successful A()R group at the moment. They should at least fill the Barrowland. having sold out every other Seottisii venue they've played tip till

I Manic Street Preachers King Tut's Wait Wait llut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4. See feature.

I Ocean Colour Scene 'l‘oledoJunction. (ireenock. 7.30pm. £5. Dream-pop-reverb clashes with soaring riffs and classic melodies -— Ocean (‘olotir Scene are still the band most likely to because their music is structured to endure. Like all the best bands theysteal right. left and centre. yet still sound like no one else. They display an enigmatic stage presence arid a healthy disregard for their frothing. cloy'ing press. Just don't call them psychedelic.

I Hugh Reed And The Velvet Underpants Studio. Shuttle Street. Paisley. 8896867. 9.30pm. £1 .50. This particular date for Hugh and his crew is in no doubt. Local humour and a lack of respect forariy' musical genre you care to mention or they care to imitate.

IThe Fiances Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. Rarish \Vest (‘oast appearance for this silly but entertaining lidinburgh crowd w ho seem togig exhaustively iii their hometown.

I Moio Pep llalt Bar. \Voodlands Road. 332 1210.9.30pm. Free.

I The Pier Lights Traders. (ilassford Street. 8.30pm. Free. Residency. Folk rock.

I Peter Goes To Partick MacSorley's. .lamaica Street. 221 8499. 4.30pm. Free. Residency.

I Jamie Barnes and Cochise MacSorley s. .lamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free. Residency. Blues rock.


I Beat Pack and Creeping Terror Basin Street. llaymarket Terrace. 337 1006. Front London and Dundee respectively. mad 60s garage sounds.

I Woodrow's Louder Than Hype Platform ()ne. Riitland Street. 225 2433. 'l he outstanding soul Rth singer and his batid. appear at this venue fairly regularly and are worth catching.

I Maltossa Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. £1 alter 9pm. Reggae and African sounds from a band front a band that have been delighting lzdinburgh audiences for more thari liy e years.

I The Junkyard Angels St James ( )yster Bar . ( "alloti Road. .557 2925. ‘lpttt. l't‘ee. Residency ()yster Bar layotir'itc

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IJ.D. And The Wildcats \egoetants.

_l.otliiaii Street. 225 (i313. 9.30pm. Free. IThe Gods olGlam ( ate Biar'r'itl.


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Frederick Street. 225 5244. 10pm. Free. Residency.

I The Lost Form (ilobe. West Port. 239 4553. 9.30pm. Free. llalfoflilepliaiit Noise get mellow. laid-back arid (mostly) acoustic.

I The Spanners Trading Post. The Shore. 553 5153. 9pm. Free. Residency. See Fri 8.

I Mark Parry (‘afe Society. (ieorge Street. 2202341. 3—-6pm. Free. Residency. Boogie. ballads and blues from the guitarist singer.

I Live music Royal Archer. Jeffrey Street. 556 6338.



I A Guy Called Gerald Breze. Vertigo. Dunlop Street. 248 7810. 10pm. £5. Mancunian supremo who‘s been busy turning heads in the States iii recent months. now returned to these shores with a wealth of new material. Tonight sees the start of a policy to bring club actsevery week or as often as possible to Breze.

I Ocean Colour Scene Sub (Tub. Jamaica Street. 248 4600. 9pm. £5 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgiti. Union Street. 226 4679. See Sat 9.

I The Honeychurch \Vhitehills Farm. Scholars (iatc. [East Kilbride. 32 35569. 7pm. £2. Slick pop rock in the Texas tradition.

I Live music Studio. Shuttle Street. Paisley. 889 6867. 9pm.


I Freddie Jackson and Donna Gardier Playhouse Theatre. (ireenside Place. 557 2590. 7.30pm. £42.50. £10.50. (iota bucket of soft-coy er soul for ya. baby. frorri the man whom some claim is the black sheep of the Jackson fartiin . and w as thrown out for smouldering too much. Sonic folks will believe any thing. Btit first. make room for tip-and-coming soulstress Donna (iardicr.

I Manic Street Preachers and Realm OlThe Shopping Trolley Venue. (‘alton Road. 557 3073. 8pm. Note early start. See feature. I Fiaere Nilssen L'()deon. (icorge ly' Bridge. 2204950. A new residency forthe rootsy American singer-songwriter. who is probably getting pretty fed up with requests for Joni Mitchell andTracy ('hapman numbers. At the end ofthe night. the plan is to have singer-songwriters step into the spotlight for a couple of songs. Original material only . though. not standards.

I BluetingerRutlandNo1.Rutland Street. 229 3402. Free. See Fri8.

I Blue Hyenas Preservation J lall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. £1 altcr9pm.

I The Volunteers Ryric's. l lay market Terrace. 337 7582. Free. Fortnightly residency.

I Live music St James ( )y ster Bar. ( ‘altori Road. 557 2925. 9pm. Free.

I Live music Bistro. Pelican. (’owgate.




I I Jimmy Somerville and Banderas

Barrowland. (iallow gate. 552 4601 . 7.30pm. £7 plus booking lee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. l'nion Street.226 4679. A bad mos e from Jimmy iii inviting former (’ommuriards Banderas on tour with him. because their refreshing wah-wah laden single ‘Tliis ls Your Life" only demonstrates the kind of danceable bun. Jimmy could still have been creating had he not decided to rest on his laurels (and his back catalogue ) and grow old

suddenly. ; I Jam Session (‘afe lisprcsso Bongo. - ()tiarry Street. Hamilton. 0698458174.

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I Deep Purple Playhouse Theatre.

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(ireenside Place. 557 2590. 7.30pm. £13. J

£1 1 . The legend continues. . . only with new and comparatively fresh-faced vocalist Joe Lynn Turner in place of Ian (iillan and a new LP. Slaves (lIl(/.”ll.\'!t’r.\'. on RCA. No shortage ol the meaty riffs we've all come to know and love.

I The Mutiny Strings. The Shadowland and Sam Harlet Venue. ('alton Road. 5573073. A strong triple bill. lissenlial for anyone wanting to make out they know all about Edinburgh’s tip-and-coming bandsto attend.

I Dave Robb Negociants. l.otliiari Street. 2256313. 9.30pm. Free. The man with the bouzouki has a canny sorigw rititig talent. with noticeable folk influences.

I The Junkyard Angels ('ooler. betieatli The Venue. (‘altoii Road. Free. Residency. See Stiri 10.

I Rita in Amsterdam Preservation 1 la”. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9.30pm. Free. I Angela Cameron Rullaiid No l.Rutland Street. 2293402. Free. Light pop.

I Live music Bistro. Pelican . (‘ow gate. 32.5 54l3. Free. 3

I Live music ( ireen Tree. (‘ow gate . 225 1294.


I The Orange Peel Effect Monty 's. (itiildhall Street. 0383 73018.



I The Las and The Milltown Brothers Plaza Ballroom. liglintori Toll. 423 3077. 7.30pm. £6.40 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. l ‘riiori Street. 226 4679. See preview

I Uriah Heep May fair. 490Saucliichall Street. 332 387-. 8pm. £6 pltis booking fee. Tickets lt'om .liist the Ticket. Virgin. l'nion Street. 2264679, [UM/u. .. You're only as old as you feel. y 'know. \Vliich must make l'r'iali l leep about 700. I The Hideaway Blues Band ('ut-lers. 256 Byres Roat .334 1284. 8pm. Free. Residency . See Fri 8.

I Glasgow Songwriters Blacklriars. 3n Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free.


I The Fiances Negociants. l.otliiari Street. 225 6313. 9.30pm. Free. Residency. Accessible guitar-pop.

I The Rootsie Tootsie Blues Band Preservation J lall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9.30pm. Free. Residency. Rockin’ blues batid incorporating. naturally enough. members ot The Rootsics l)uo. I Fiaere Nilssen Queen Street ()yster Bar. Queen Street. 220 2530. 9pm. Free. Residency. See Sun 10.

I The Mountains of Holland ( ‘ooler'. beneath The Venue. (‘altori Road. 557 3073. Free. Residency . ('ooler regulars chill otit and jam.

I Vibe Tribe Venue. ( ~altoti Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £1 .50. Winners of regional TDK competition. and apparently peddling some kind ol indie dance thang. Playing for (‘omie Relief.

I Los Supremos St James ( )yster Bar. (‘altori Road. 55" 2925. 9pm. Free. Residency. Rock and blues coy Us.

I Karaoke Trading Post. The Shore. 553 5 l 53. 9pm. Free. Tonight and every Tuesday arid 'l'liursday.

I Live music Bistro. Pelican. (‘owgate. 2.2.5 54l3. Free.

I Live music ( ‘a Va. High Street. 5%

3276. Free.


I Elephant Noise \Vhisky Joe's. l ligli Street. (1383 "2] 133.

WEDNESDAY 13 Glasgow I The Big Dish and The McCluskey Brothers

Barrowland. (iallow gate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £6 plus booking fee. Tickets from