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getting some acclaim. you ain't seen nothing yet.

I The Orchids and The lmpossibles King Tut's Wah Wah llut. St Vincent Street. 2215279.9pm.£3.5(1.'1‘hc()rchids' Unholy Soul album is a tender blot in Sarah Records” drab landscape. Basic melodic pop which is sometimes inspired. sometimes mediocre. 'l’he Impossibles are two female studes taking time off from the studies to haye a crack at being a sparkling pop band.

I Big George and the Business Rooftops.

i SauchiehallStreet. 332 5883. 1(1pm.£4.A return visit for the bluesmen who recently

played with The Light here. The album All

["00] 's‘ Day is out now.

I Jackdaw With Crowbar 'I‘radc rs.

(ilassford Street. 552 6246. 9pm. £1 .511 (donation). A return from the brink of obscurity for these Peel fayourites.lmt with a name like that how could w e

possibly forgct'.’ A heas y sort ofska sound merged with folky elements.

I Honey Baretta Pier 39. (‘tistom I louse

Quay (iardens. (‘lyde Street. 221 111121. 9pm. Free.

I Rhythm Hill Traders. (ilassford Street. I The Best Dressed Blues Band Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 12111. 9.3(1pm. Free.

I T-99 Network. ()ld (iarage. Bridge

3 Street. Paislcy.248 55113. 111.3(1pm. £3

(£1.511studcnts). Raye outfit from the Quadrophonia stable who recently liy'cned tip the charts with the brilliant ‘Anasthasia'.

I The Loveless Clubhouse. ()ld Sneddon Street. Paislcy.88947l)6. £1.5(1lady'ance). £2 (on door). See Fri 14.

I The Hideaway Blues Band 'l‘wa (‘orbics. (.‘umbernauld. (1236 727473. 9pm. Free. I Who Cares Tudor l.odge I lotel. Burnbank Street. Hamilton. (1698 457277. 9pm. £1.

I Live Music ('hisholm‘s. Shuttle Street. Paisley. 889 6867. lilpm.


I Pure Blind Panic and Quantuum Ho Ho Venue. (‘alton Road. 557 3073. Third prize winners in last year's List Meliwans Lager demo tape competition (as we never 1 tire oftclling our readers). Pure Blind Panic play attractive. catchy and rootsy songs. without falling into ragglc taggle mould. Ouantuum Ho 1 lo are considerably weirder.

I Scatter Pelican. (‘owgale. 225 5413. Free.

I The Sheepdogs Preservation l lall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9.3(lpm. Free. I Firing Squad Negociants. l.othian Street. 225 6313. 9.30pm. Free.

I Live music Chesterfields Royal Terrace. 5566918. Free.


The lollowing details are tor regularweeitly dates: see main listings lor one-oil shows. Gigs are listed by city. than by day. Residencies will be listed, provided that up-to—date details are supplied to us. All events are tree unless otherwise stated. Rock and Blues Residencies Listings compiled by Alastair Mabbolt and Fiona Shepherd.

GLASGOW ; Fridays

I The Hideaway Blues Band MacSorIeys. ' Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Bluesand i


I Glasgow Songwriters Traders. (ilassford Street. 9pm. At least eight musiciansfrom the group will perform.


I Peter Goes To Partick MaeSorlcys. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 4.3llpm.

I Jamie Barnes and Cochise MaeSorleys‘. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Blues rock.


I Snakeskin Shimmy Johnny Seobie's. London Road. 552 3204. 8pm. (iood-time blues and folk.

I Splash Legend‘s. Thorn Brae. Johnstonc. 115115 35818. 8pm. Paisley pop band.


I The Hideaway Blues band ( ‘urlers. Byrcs ,

Road. 334 1284. 8pm. Blucsandsoul.

I Glasgow Songwriters Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.3(1pm.

I Jam Session Richard's Basement. West

Regent Street. 8pm. Musicians wishingto

play intist register by 7. 15pm. Amps and drums supplied. Drummers just need to bring sticks and cymbals.


I Rollin‘ Joe and the Jets Curlers. By res Road. 334 1284. 8pm. Fifties rock and roll.


I Blueiinger Madogs. (icorgc Street. 225 3408. 9.3ilpm. Fifties- and (ills-influenced

pop from one of lidinburgh's

hardest-working rock'n'roll bands.

I The Rootsies Duo (ilobe. West Port . 229 4553. 9pm. Jim ('ondic on guitar and Ron late on vocals and harmonica take time

off from The Rootsie Tootsie Blues Band to play blues. gospel and a smatteringof


; I Los Supremos I.eith Oyster Bar. The Shore. 554 6294. 9pm. Rock and blues

: Saturdays

I After Eight Mince \Vinnocks. Waterloo Place. 5562839. Skilled jaN-funk fusion


I LostWeekend 1.eith Oyster Bar. The Shore. 554 6294. 9pm. (‘ountry and caiun.


I Sal Paradise St James ( )ystcr Bar. (‘alton Road. 557 2925. 9pm. Singer from The lost Soul Band in a solo set. The St James has just acquired a house PA. and instrumentalists are united to drift in during Sunday afternoons to play for a few beers.

I Fjaere Niissenl.‘()c1eun. (ieorgelV Bridge. 221149511. 9.3ilpm. llappy space cadet who falls into trance mid-song. .\'ot long for lidinburgh. so catch her w hilc you

I WOOUTOW Wilson Madogs. (ieorge Street. 225 34118. 9.3ilpm. Fsccllcnt soul'RrkBsinger.

I The Brothers Preseryation 1 lall. Victoria Street. 226.3816. 1.1 alter9pm.


IThe Junkyard Angels(‘rmler. beneath The Venue. ('alton Road. Sandy man ltiills forces with members of The lost Soul Band for a folky . harmonious set.

I Fiaere Nilssen ()blomoy‘s. North Batik Street. The Mound. 2211111154. See Sun.

I The Lost Weekend St James ( )ystet Bar. ('alton Road. 557 2925. 9pm. ('ountry and cajun.


I The Rootsie Tootsie Blues Band Prescry ation l Iall. Victoria Street. 226




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