ROCK & BLUES M11816
I The Tex Fillet Five Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9.30pm. Free. Lastof three nights.
I Live music Bistro. Pelican. Cowgate. 225 5413.
WEDNESDAY 22 ‘
I The Kevin Mcoermott Orchestra Grand Ole Opry. Paisley Road Toll. 429 5396. 8pm. £6.51). Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679 or from the Opry. Spurred on by the success oftheir
last foray to the C& W mecca. the band are '
staging tonight’s extravaganza (with special guests) as a benefit for the Music In Scotland Trust. and will probably showcase some new material which will hopefully appear on record in June.
I Blues'n'Trouble Renfrew Ferry. Clyde Place Quay. 429 2683. 10.45pm. £6.50 (£5). Tickets from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 551 1. Last Scottish gigs for a time from erstwhile prolific live blues band.
I Rocking Horse Trading Post. The Shore. 553 5 153. 9pm. Free. Country and western.
I The Gist Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 '
6313. 9.30pm. Free. I Live music Bistro. Pelican. Cowgate. 225 5413.
THURSDAY 23 Q
I Fatima Mansions and Static KingTut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 9pm. £4.51). With tracks like the
excellent ‘Blues For Ceausescu' (available
again as the B-side of the current single ‘You're A Rose‘). Fatima Mansions constantly have the potential to turn in stunning intense shows. but their last King Tut's show was spoiled by an overly
pompous display by Cathal Coughlan. We j
know you‘re a gifted minion Cathal. you don‘t have to shove it down ourthroats. I Blues'n'Trouble Renfrew Ferry. Clyde Place Quay. 429 2683. 10.45pm. £6.50 (£5). Tickets from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511. See Wed 22.
I The Parallelograms and Lost Pier 39. Custom House Quay Gardens. 221 0021. 9pm. Free. A bit ofa polar double bill here. The Parallelograms play jolly but often weak rockabilly-tinged pop. while Lost‘s darker. broody sound borders on the gothic.
I The Kingfishers Glasgow University Union. University Avenue. 3398697. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.
I Tredegar Solid Rock Cafe. Hope Street. 221 1105. 10pm. Free.
I The Sea The Mission. Battlefield Road. 10pm. Free. Currently demoing fora major record company. and massively
I The Seventies Studio 55. Bruce Hotel. Cornwall Street. East Kilbride.03552 29771. 8pm. £2. Pleasant.straightforward pop from a local band. Reminiscent ofThe Orehids' acoustic strummings.
I Pretixed Emotions Cafe Expresso Bongo. Quarry Street. Hamilton. 0698 458174. 9.30pm. Free. See Sat 18.
I Handle With Care Tudor Lodge Hotel. Burnbank Road. Hamilton. 0698457277. 9pm. £1.
I Dirty Dollar Chisholm's. Shuttle Street. Paisley. 889 6867. 10pm. Folk rock.
I The Diggers Twa Corbies. Cumbernauld. 0236 727473. 9pm. Free.
I The Kitchen Devils Preservation l lall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9.30pm. Free. I Ask Alan Pelican. Cowgate. 225 5413. I The Greaseguns Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9.30pm. Free.
I Live music Chesterfield's. Royal Terrace. 556 6918. Free.
FRIDAY 24 Glasgow
I Jonathan Bichman Renfrew Ferry. Clyde Place Quay. 429 2683. 7pm. £6.51) (£5). Tickets front the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511. See preview.
I Goat and There Goes the World King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 9pm. £3.50. Unashamed rock'n'raunch. but well accessible to an audience beyond your usual rockers. Their last Scottish appearances were supporting Crazyhead. so that should give you some idea of their ranting. chanting tunes and. ahem. expansive stage presence.
I Buddha Grass Harbour Crash. Cotton Club. Scott Street. 332 0712. l()pm. £4 (£3.51) with ticket). Paisley rock band still attracting the crowds. and just in nice time for the forthcoming release oftheir ‘For What It's Worth' single.
I P.K.A. Tunnel. Mitchell Street. 204 1000. 11pm. £5. House and rave.
I The Cami Laula Band. The Honeychurch and Murmur l larbour Arts Centre. Harbourside. Irvine. 0294 74059. 9pm. £2.50 (advance). The triurnvirate push out of the Glasgow boundaries to reach lrvine‘s serious dudes.
I The Huxleys Legends. Thorn Brae. Johnstone. 0505 35818. 10pm. Free. lfyou like vaguely (‘&W-inﬂuenced pop. then The l luxleys are probably up your street. I Pleasure Pain Christie's. Main Street. Alexandria. 0389 57799. 9.30pm. Free.
I Arthur H Queen's Hall. South Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.30pm. £6. £5. See preview.
I Gargleblud Moray House Student Union. Holyrood Road. 556 8455. Blood. guts and ghouls — all this and more from the city that brought you Burke and Hare
and Jekyll and Hyde. And all in the best possible taste ,
I Loose Cut Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. £1 after9pm.
I Dave Hughes Trading Post. The Shore. 553 5153. 9pm. Free. Vocals and guitar. I Little Angel Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9.30pm. Free.
I Live music Chesterfield‘s. Royal Terrace. 5566918. Free.
SATURDAY 25 Glasgow
I Joe Jackson Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601 . £10 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. One of the most consistently pleasing of America's sincere singer/songwriter types with a luscious back catalogue to draw on and a very genuine personality to project. Like Alison Moyet. a bizarre choice ofvenue. and not the greatest of places to use asa vehicle for that ‘intimate‘ effect. Pushing his new album. Laughter/1nd Lust.
I Extreme Queen Margaret Union. University Gardens. 339 9784. 7.30pm. £6 plus booking fee. Tickets from the OM and from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union
Street. 226 4679. Athletic Boston
metallurgists signed to A&M and displaying a bit of diversity on their I’omograffiti album.
I Hall Man Halt Biscuit Glasgow Polytechnic. Cowcaddens Road. 3320681. POSTPONED.
I Botany 5 and Zulu Syndicate The Tunnel. Mitchell Street. 204 1000. 11pm. £7. A nice little Lothian package here. Ambient beats meets statutory Scottish soulpop melodies and calls itself Botany 5. Their second single ‘Nature Boy‘ isimminent. and like the first will be remixed by Glasgow‘s Slam boys. Zulu Syndicate peddle great rap. pure and simple.
I Big and Dolphin City King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 9pm. £4. See preview.
I Big Vern And The Shooters Renfrew Ferry. Clyde Place Quay. 4292683. 10.45pm. £5. Tickets from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511. Manic R&B from this local ten-piece band.
I Hollow Horse Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free.
I Shout Clubhouse. Old Sneddon Street. Paisley. 889 4706. 8.30pm. £2.
I Thunder Road Chisholm's. Shuttle Street. Paisley. 889 6867. 10pm.
I Ryan’s Express Tudor Lodge Hotel. Burnbank Road. Hamilton. 0698 457277. 9pm. £1.
I Trident Christie's. Main Street. Alexandria. 0389 57799. 9.30pm. Free. Hard rock.
I Metal Church and Goat Bedrock Club. Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. Metal Church are an American band playing that
seems to be something ofa glut at the moment. although it‘s a hell ofan improvement on what the heavy rock scene was a few years ago. The loveable Goat boys have already been seen up here supporting bands like The Almighty.
I NOFX. Happy Hour and Badgewearechc Red Bar. College Of Art. Lauriston Place. 229 1442. 9pm—midnight. £3 (£2.50). Another gig brought to us by the Borders-based hardcore promoters Short Fuse. featuring this time sun-soaked. melodic Californian hardcore. power-packed Berlin metal and bringing up the rear. trusty Beefheartian Glaswegians Badgewearer.
I Guilty Party and The Naked See Basin Street. Haymarket Terrace. 337 1006.
I Avalon Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. £1 after 9pm. Free. Folk-rock.
I Red Hot And Blue Trading Post.The Shore. 553 5153. 9pm. Free. Rock'n'roll. I Boo Hadley Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9.30pm. Free.
I Live music Chesterfield‘s. Royal
| Terrace. 5566918. Free.
SUNDAY 26 Glasgow
I Primus and Limbomaniacs Mayfair. Sauchiehall Street. 332 3872. 8pm. £5.50 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 2264679. West Coasters (of America. that is) Primus recently went down well the Jane Addiction‘s tour support. while Limbomaniacs. from the same neck ofthe woods. are described as ‘thrash-funk-rap' and are apparently renowned for their haywire percussion breaks. Wow.
I Electric Daisies and Dunderiunlt'rime Warp Rock Club. Venue. Sauchiehall Street. 332 3872. 9pm. £3. Despite a relatively short existence. Electric Daisies can now pack out Glasgow venues. having sold out King Tut's last month. Theirfunk
metal sound is echoed by Edinburgh‘s
I Pretixed Emotions Tudor Lodge Hotel. Burnbank Road. Hamilton. 0698457277. 9pm.£1.See Sat 18.
I The Way Out Chisholm‘s. Shuttle Street, Paisley. 889 6867. 8pm.
I Mucky Pup Moshpit. Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. Yet more of the bastard children of Faith No More and The Red Hot Chili Peppers! Still. as l was saying. .. (see Sat 25)
I The Carol Laula Band. The Honeychurch and Murmur Pelican. Cowgate. 225 5413. A strong three-hander. which should bring out of the woodwork all those curious as to what‘s currently happening in Glasgow.
I Zulu Syndicate Mission. Victoria Street. 225 3326. See Sat 25.
I Past Redemption Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. £1 after 9pm.
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