5153. 9pm. Free. (‘ountry and western. I l I Live music Bistro. I’elican. 225 5413.


1 THURSDAY 28 Glasgow

I Chapterhouse King Tut‘s \Vali “ah I lut. St Vincent Street. 221 5229. 8.30pm. £3.50. See prcyiew.

I The Sound of the Baskerville Ilalt Bar. 160 \Voodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free. What razor-sharp wit to haye concocted such an ingeniously punning title. The man behind the wordplay is mad Mancunian Iid Banger (now Fddie Baskeryillel— ex-cult figure.

I She Says Studio 55. Bruce I IDICI. Cornwall Street. Iiast Kilhride. 03552 2977]. 8pm. £2. The Bruce’s'I‘hursday night discos are hack in action alter w hat looked like a duhious luture. hut with local hands only heing the order of the day Tonight‘s hand are descrihed as a hit ol a Deacon Blue Simple Minds pastiche.

I The Sons and Me and My Monkey Studio. Shuttle Street. Paisley . SS9 686". 10pm. The Suns are a I’aisley -hased the piece who haye a smooth. soultul pop sound with a harder rock edge lurking in the hackground. A [en/remix Lire/gig.

I Pretzel Logic (‘at’e Iixpresso Bongo. Quarry Street. Hamilton. 0698458124. 9.30pm. Free.

I Red Green's Blues Band Twa (‘orhies. (‘umhernauld 0236 222473. 9pm. Free.


I Judas Priest I’layhouse 'I'heatre. (ireenside Place. 557 2590. ".30pm. £10. £9. See preyiew.

I The Hucksters Pelican. (‘owgate. 225 5413. Wishaw's answer to American guitar groups like REM. and a highly-praised one at that. Now on their second LP of melodic. impressiye songs. A group that should he inyestigated.

I Red Hot and Blue I’latt’orm ( )ne. Rutland Street. 225 2433. Rock'n'roll.

IThe Mislits I.eith ()yster Bar/The Shore. 554 6294. 9.30pm. Free. Residency. See \Ved 27.

I The Junkyard Angels I.‘( )deon. ( ieorge IV Bridge. 2204950. Free. Residency. See Sat 23.

I Bluelinger Madogs. (ieorge Street. 225 3408. 9.30pm. Free. Residency. See Fri

I The Roolsies Duo Ryrie's. I laymarket Terrace. 33" 7582. Free. Residency. See

Fri 22.

I The Lost Form ()hlomoy's. North Bank Street. 2200054. Free. Residency. See Wed 27.

I The Tex Fillet Five Negociants. I.othian Street. 225 6313. 9.30pm. Free. Tongue in cheek country.

I The Brothers I’reseryation IIall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9.30pm. Free.

I The Red House Roosters St .lames Oyster Bar. (‘alton Road. 557 2925. 9pm. Free. I The Last Detail Scottie Lounge. Ahercorn Gardens. 669 7244. Free. Residency.

I Mark Perry Misfits. Rose Street. 220 3933. 7—10.30pm. Free. Residency. See Sat23.

I David Valentine And Murray Innes Blue Lagoon. Angle Park Terrace. 33',” 9922. 9pm. Free. Residency. Vocals and sax.

I Paul Gaynor Chesterfield's. Royal Terrace. 556 6918. Free. Residency.

I Karaoke Trading Post. The Shore. 553 5153. 9pm. Free. Every Tuesday and Thursday.

I Live music Cafe Biarritz. Frederick Street. 225 5244. 10pm. Free.

FRIDAY 29 Glasgow

I Marsha Fresca King Tut‘s \Vah \Vah Ilut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50. ()yer-the-top show rnanship from Michael Jackson (the other one i may proye to he an initial turn-oft hut the

Frescologists' funk rock t'usion is well executed. certainly distinctiye and a potential marketing man's dream.

I The Groovy Little Numbers 1 larhour .-\rt Centre. lry inc. 0294 "4059.12. Delightfully uncluttered pop songs made extra special hy the Use of an uptront hrass section. .-\ major deal must soon he on the cards tor the Motherw ell popsters.

I VISIOH Christie's. Main Street. Alexandria. 0389 52299. 9.30pm. Free.

I The Hideaway Blues Band MacSorley s. Jamaica Street. 221 S499. 9pm. Free. Residency. Blues and soul.


I Tom's New Shoes and Space Family Robinson ( ‘alton Studios. (‘alton Road. 556 "066. L250. .-\ henetit to raise funds tor a young director triend ottheirsto make a film.

I Vatican Shotgun Scare and Zed Basin Street. llaymarket Terrace. 332 1006. Vatican Shotgun Scare we intist all hay e seen many times hy now . hut the same can't he said ol /.ed trom Bradlord. ()r perhaps ey en the joys ot casting your yotc in the Demo Disco.

I Free'n‘Easy I’resery ation Ilall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. i1 alter 9pm.

I Bluelinger Matlogs. (ieorge Street. 22.5 5408. 9.30pm. Free. Residency. See Fit

I Johnny‘s Favourite Negoeiants. I.othian Street. 22.5 (13 l 3. 10pm. Free.

I The Rootsies Duo ( ilohe. West Port. 229 4553. 9pm. Free. Residency. See Fri 22. I Los Supremos I.eith ( )yster Bar. The Shore. 554 6294. 9.30pm. Free. Residency. Rock and hlues coy'ers.

I The Red House Roosters t‘aie Biarritz. Frederick Street. 2255244. 10pm. Free. Residency.

I The Spanners Trading Post. The Shore. 553 5153. 9pm. Free. See Fri 22.

I Gordon Campbell Blue Lagoon. Angle Park 'I errace. 33" 9922. Free. Residency. See Fri 22.

I Paul Gaynor t 'hesteriield‘s. Royal Terrace. .550 (1‘) l H. Free. Residency



I A Gentle Sound and saidllorence King Tut's \Vah \Vah l lut. St Vincent Street. 2215229.S..30prri.L3.5ll. A curiously mismatched douhle hill. the only common strand heing that things are looking decidedly ‘up' tor hoth parties at the moment. A (ientle Sound's highly infectious indie dance stole the show at the Queen Margaret I'nion's Datter Friday last Christmas. w hile saidtiorenee's attitude should win oyer at least asmany eonyerts as their hi/arre musical ttisititi something they’ll he wanting tostressattcr the mix-up with \Velsh pretenders (ioodnight Said Florence and a certain Wendy's' support slot.

I The River Detectives ( )ur I .ady 's I ligh School. ('umhernauld. 0236 721612. £6. Tickets from Scan Bookshop or from Noise Box. L'nit 14. ('entral \Vay. (‘umhernauld A hit pricey tor a gig in a secondary school. although Our Lady‘s also played host to (ioodhye Mr. Mackenzie last year. The Riyer Detectiyes play tonight in their acoustic format.

I Rootsie Tootsie Blues Band Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. See Tues 26.

I Dog Day Afternoon IIalt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free.

I Fire and Water Christie's. Main Street. Alexandria. 0389 57299. 9.30pm. Free. IThe Pier Lights Traders. Glasstord Street. 9pm. Free. Residency. Folk rock. I’lus guests.

I Peter Goes To Partick MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 221 S499. 4.30pm. Free. Residency.

I Jamie Barnes And Cochise MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 221 S499. 9pm. Free. . Residency. Blues rock.


Edinburgh 1

I Cheap And Nasty Bedrock ( ‘luh. Venue. (‘alton Road. 55" 3023. I leads—dow n rockin‘ action to the max as Nasty Suicide (w ell. really 7 1. ex ot I lanoi Rocks. teams tip with .-\lyin (iihh. who in the past has heen seen plunking the hass strings tor Roxy Mtisic and Iggy Pop

I The Radium Cats Basin Street.

Ilay market Terrace. 33“ 1006. Iidinhurgh's premier psychohilly talents. Nutlsaid.

I Bluelinger I’latl‘orm ()ne. Rtttland

Street. 225 2433. See Fri 22.

Anton andthe Moon I Anton And The Moon Negociants. I.othian Street. 2256313. 9.30pm. Free. ()yer trom Rilmarnock with some y ery engaging songs indeed. .>\ttractiy e hlend ol lead and hacking \oeals too. Izl’. lit/1]). due soon. I The Tiny CrockettTrio I’resei y ation llall. Victoria Street. 226 3S16. .-\tternoon. Free. I Boogaloosa St James ( )ystcr Bar. ( Kiltoti Road. 552 2925. 9pm Free.1".iglit-piece ca‘iun hand from Dundee. I Laughing Sam's Dice l’reseryation Ilall. Victoria Street. 226 3S16. Ll atter9pm. IThe Gods olGIamt‘aie Biat'ritz. Frederick Street. 225 5244. 9.30pm. Free. Residency. I The Spanners Trading Post. The Shore. .5535l53.‘)pm. Free. Seel‘ri22. IBuy Me An Umbrfilla()tieenStreet Oyster Bar. ()ueen Street. 226 2530. 9pm. Free. Residency. See Sat 23.





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