nuslo ROCK & BLUES


Dates listed below are ior one-oil shows: see separate section for residencies. Gigs are listed by date. then by city. Dates will be listed, provided that details reach ourotlices at least one week beiore publication. Bock and Blues Listings compiled by Alastair Mabbott and Fiona Shepherd.


(‘alton Studios. Calton Road. 556 7066. l The Lost Soul Band have recently signed a publishing deal with (,‘hrysalis and have been rehearsing new material. This gig will see the introduction ofelectric guitar and is a preview of the show the band will be taking to Europe and the whole of Seotland over the next few months. A second single. ‘Save lt’ is also due for release later next month. (iuaranteed to he very busy.

I MoJo Pop Preservation Hall. Victoria Street.2263816.10pm.£1.50.

I Knife Edge Negociants. Lothian Street. 2256313. 9.30pm. Free.





I Mindlunk King Tut's \‘y'ah Wah llut . St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 9pm. £5. Thrashfunk hardcore metal hand. or whatever the phrase is this w eek. who supported lixtreme on their last tour. and appear to have pretentious ideas about their particular rawk recipe if their press release is any harorneter.

I Worldwide. Dolphin City and The Real McCoy'l‘ennent's Live! on the (ireen. Glasgow (ireen. 8pm. £3.50. ('oncessions available. A Tcnnent's Live! showcase as part of the Glasgow Fair celebrations. featuring the usual ‘up and coming' crop. Worldwide continue to scrape in more punters each time they play through sheer hard work. Dolphin (‘ity play very competent funk pop in an ACR mould with a suitably infectious live set. and The Real McCoy turn out a combination ofsoft rock and folk-influenced sounds along the same lines as Del Amitri.

I Battled Bultaloes Christie's. Main Street. Alexandria. 038‘) 5779‘). 0.30pm. i Free. ' I Live Music Traders. (ilassford Street. 5526246. 10pm. Free.




I The Bachelor Pad and The Twist King Tut's Wah Wah llut. St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 9pm. £3.50. liven without that veritable colossus of talent. Martin Cotter. The Bachelor Pad w ere w ell up to scratch with their last single ‘Meet The Lovelchnny Brown'. lixpect more silly lyrics. mad swirling keyboards. dizzy harmonies and gaudily decorated guitars tonight. along with the same laces in the crowd. Plus Kirkcaldy's top indie kids'l‘hc Twist.

I The McCluskey Brothers and The Outriders Tennent's Live! on the (ireen. ( ilasgow (ircen. Spin. {-1. (‘onccssions available. Quite a long time no hear. as they say. The MeCluskeys indulge their enthusiasm for socially-conscioUs folk music with a set that is unsettling or overbearing by turns. I The Journeyman Traders. (ilassford Street. 552 6246. 10pm. Free. Raggle tagglc folk-fuelled pop.

I The Thin Men Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. \‘ibrant pop.

I Moio Pep llalt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free. Blues band. and

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I Wedgewood Line Johnny Scobie's. London Road. 552 320-1. 9pm. Free.

I Kingsnake ('hisholm's. Shuttle Street. Paisley. SS") 6867. 9pm.

I Ryan's Express Tudor Lodge i lotel. Burnhank Street. Hamilton. 0698457277. 0pm. £1.

I Cold Shoulder ('hristie's. Alexandria. 038957701). 9.30pm. Free.


Botany Five

I The Big Music Event Assembly Rooms. (ieorgc Street. 226 2428. This huge all-day happening of bands. seminars and workshops has been organised by local musicians and music industry personnel as a inorale-lmosting venture and with a view to opening an lidinburgh (‘entre For Music. The main music events will take place in two separate rooms each with an individual theme. livents kick offinthe Rock Dance Room at 1pm andoverthe next eight and a half hours w ill feature’l‘he Ruby Suit. Last Minute. Pure Blind Panic.

Kith And Kin. The Joyriders and

Dunderlunk. Meanwhile in the Acoustic .lazz World Room Brindara Rongong (a local Bhangra band). Kate ’l‘huillier. Robin Laing. Fjaere Nilssen. and iii 1 l 5 will be entertaining the troops between 2pm and 7pm. liventsare brought to a close in the Acoustic Room with appearances from The Jazz Fiends. Dave Robb And The Film Makersand

The Robert Fish (‘eilidh Band between

Hpm and 2am.

For those more accustomed to raving. the Dance Room. sponsored by 'l‘ennent's l.i\'cl.opens at 10pm and features Rhythm (‘hillun. Sugar Bullet. TKO. Zulu Syndicate. Fige Bani Yasi and Botany 5 plying varying shades of the dance spectrum until 2am. And if all that's not enough. throughout the day there will be classical music. children’s events. a restaurant and two bars. Tickets for the first half of the day are £4 (£3) and£6 (£4.50) for the evening sessions.

I Woodrow‘s Louder Than Hype Platform ()ne. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9pm. lixcellent local soul singer.

I Tiger Lily And The Jitterbug Bites and Chicken Shack Record Hop The Complex. Penicuik. 9pm. £3.50. Vocalist. Tiger Lily. sings in the style of Billie l lolliday. apparently. while The Jitterbug Bites themselves play a mixture of 4le jump jiy'e swing and 50s r‘n'b. (‘heck themout to see if there is life after ('raig McMurdo and That SwingThang.

I Lucid Tap ()‘Lauriston. 80 Lauriston Place. 229-1041. 0.30pm. Free. Young Edinburgh band who describe their music as 'ayant garde rock'. lixpect attitude and fashions from the early 70s.

I Makossa Preservation 1 Tall. Victoria Street.2263816. l0pm.£1.50.

I Riverhead and Cereal Killers Basin Street. llaymarket Terrace. 337 1006.

I Yosemites Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9.30pm. Free.

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Sauchiehall Street. 332 3123. 6.30pm. SOLD ( )l 'T. Long-awaited reschedule (for impatient ticket-holders at least ) of this concert. now that .\1o/zer hasnursed hisoverused larynx sufficiently . When not 3 railing pointlessly about the hollow state

of modern riiusic. hlahdeblah. he may find time to hurl out a few of his perplexingand quirky solo turns. The bizarre titles iusl : keep rolling... I Rozalla The Tunnel. Mitchell Street. 20-11000. 1 1pm. £5. ‘Big' ltalohouse.

I Bush The Clubhouse. ( )ld Sneddon Street. Paisley . 8804706. 8.30pm. L1 .50 (advance 1. L2 (door).

I The Big Nighler l lypcrfl'hc

Hippodrome. Kilmarnock. 056321210. 7pm. £6. Featuring guest l).lsand P.-\s from K Klass and the gloriously kooky (’ola Boy. llaving cony inccdoursely es

that Andrew and Janey were inhabitants

of the Planet Bubblegum. it comes asa mild disappointment to discover they liy c

in Peterhorough. See (‘lubs preview.

I MrJones Tudor Lodge 1 lotel. Burnhank Street. l lamilton. 0696' 45727". llpm. £1. 3 I Live Music Richard's Basement. \Vest Regent Street. 221 01 16. 11pm. Free.

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A? Mind Funk I Mindlunk and Skeleton Swing The Venue. (‘alton Road. 557 3073. See Fri 26. I D C Ellis The Pelican. The (‘owgate. 225 5413. 9pm. Free. lidinburgh'sonly (io(io band play a rare gig. I Avalon Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 10pm. Free. I JD and The Wildcats Negoeiants. l .olliian Street. 225 6313. 9.30pm. Free.



I Bjorn Again King Tut's \Vah Wall 1 lut. St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). L)pm £6. Seriorisly deranged Australians in lab Abba pastiche shocker? ll you thought (‘ola Boy were kitsch. pop along tonight for a reputed “)0 minutes on a "ills love boat'. See Liv e res iew.


I Shame. Johnny Favourite. Ask Alan The Venue. (‘alton Road. 557’ 3073. Interesting line-up of local acts all in the melodic pop mode. Shame are in the peculiar position of being signed toa Canadian major label. yet are relativ ely unknown in their native lidinburgh. 1f recents gigs are anything logo by . their profile should increase considerably.

I Wumplt Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 10pm. Free.

TUESDAY so i Glasgow

I The Sea Traders. (ilassford Street. 552 6246. 10pm. Free. fix-Farewell Parade man Phil Blakcrnan and his latest crew.

I The Delphi Tudor Lodge l lotel. Burnhank Street. Hamilton. 0606’ 457227. 9pm. i 1.


I One World Negociants. Lothian Street. I

225 6313. 9.30pm. Free.