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happens. I Makossa Preservation Hall. Victoria

Street, 226 3816. £1 after 9pm. Splendid home-grown group playing the styles of

E South Africa with their background in

reggae and soul showing through. I Precious Little Else Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9.30pm. Free. Palatable

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I The Shadowland. Blue On Shock and The River Rats Abbotshall Hotel. Milton Road. 0592 640803.



I Fiaere Nilssen Cathedral 1 louse. Cathedral Square. 552 3519. 9pm. Free. Edinburgh-based singer-songwriter.

I Status Ouo SECC. Finnieston Quay. 248 3000. £13.50. £12 plus booking fee.

Tickets from Just The Ticket. Virgin.

Union Street. 226 4679. Should anyone

still be hungry for more Status Quo action.

the tenacious boogie boys return to flesh out their brief Rock Till You Drop appearance of a couple of months back. Those of you in the stalls hang your walking sticks and the rest of you wave your pension books.

I Nirvana Captain America and Shonan Kniie Queen Margaret Union. University Gardens, 339 9784. 7.30pm. £6 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 276 4679. See Fri 29. I DAD and Naked Truth Mayfair. Sauchiehall Street. 332 3872. 7pm. £5.30 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just The Ticket. Virgin. Union Street, 2264679. Scandinavian rock group with a more experimental strain than most. Support comes from manager Bernie (Clash. Dexy‘s) Rhodes‘ new thrashcore band.

I Kingmaiier and Sensitlze King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 9pm. £4. lf Kingmaker play with a little less verve and passion tonight. give them the benefit of the doubt the Hull trio are finishing off a marathon 50-date British tour with some Scottish dates. Their headlong rush of guitar adrenalin will be made to sound twice as hard by support

group Sensitize's sub~Wonder Stuff antics.

I The Sandinan Glasgow Polytechnic. Cowcaddens Road. 3320681. 9pm. £4. Students and guests. See Fri 29. I The Humpii Family Renfrew Ferry. Clyde Place. 429 1625. 8pm. £5 (£4). The Humpff Family appeal to that most natural of human instincts. the desire to dance. with guitars and fiddles rather than keyboards and samplers. A party for the sake ofa party. I Supergroovallstlc. Smaller Than Jesus and Michael Pants 7 Renfrew Court. 332 6231 . 9pm. Free. Funk-based dance sounds from this Cumbernauld group. I Hugh Reed and the Velvet Underpants and The 800th Tapes Halt Bar, Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9pm. Free. ‘Mad’llugh and his socially askew eompadres provide their usual perplexing mix of humour and musical styles. I Midnight Crisis Traders. Glassford Street. 552 6246. 10pm. Free. I Bo‘Weevll Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. I The Henry Brothers Richard‘s Basement. West Regent Street. 221 0116. 9pm. Free. I Solomon Flynn Paisley College of Technology. Hunter Street. 889 9940. 8pm. £1. Students and guests. Glasgow three-piece with a fondness for apingThe Clash in their sub-reggae period. I Boogalusa Dugout. Cathcart Street. Greenock. 0475 27918. 9.30pm. £3. See Sat 23. I Eddie Baskerviiie Wendell Gee‘s. Kilmarnock. See Fri 22. I Paricide Clubhouse, Old Sneddon Street, Paisley. 889 4706. 8.30pm. £1.50 (advance). £2 (door).


I Deacon Blue Playhouse Theatre, Greenside Place. 557 2590. 7.30pm. SOLD OUT. See Fri 29.

I Kith And Kin and The Naked See Basin Street. Haymarket Terrace. 3371006. 8pm. £2.50 (£2). An inimitable brand of roots dub ceilidh rock. but Kith And Kin can throw up hummable pop songs with the best of'em. Dance or. . .er.don't.

I Gary Lucas Old St Paul's Hall. Jeffrey

Street. 8pm. £5 (£3.50). Contact 4476187 1 for further information. A solo concert by ; the man who first came to the world's

: attention playing some gaspingly good

guitar on Captain Beetheart's DacAI The ' Radar Station and Ice Cream For ('row.

More recently. he provided

accompaniment at an evening ofpoems

and stories by Nick Cave. who introduced him as ‘one of the world's most incredible ' guitarisls‘. Which he is. employing washes : ofeeho and. more importantly. every

finger he'sgnt. An Open House Music

presentation. I Mnaga & Zdorp (TBC) Potterrow Student Union. Potterrow. Students and

guestsonly. See Fri 29. I Shibboleth Platform One. Rutland

Street. 225 2433. 9pm. Free. Pleasant rocky songs given melodic interest by violin.

I Bluetlnger Lord Darnley. West Port. 229 4341. Afternoon. Free. See Sat 23.

. I The Jolly Roll Band Preservation Hall. : Victoria Street. 2263816. £1 after9pm.

I Live music Tap O'Lauriston. Lauriston Place. 229 4041. 9pm. Free.

I Live music Negociants, Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9.30pm. Free.


I Zu Zu Petals and Blue On Shock Palias. Rosyth. 0383 852268. Quite a coincidence. but we should stress that they bear no relation to the American group ofthe same name. who don‘t even arrive in this country until 6 Dec. After playing the ‘Fife Rock Live Sessions‘ in mid-November.

' Blue On Shock continue to spread the

message. with a line-up that includes sax. percussion and keyboards aplenty.



I The Farm and Natural Lite Barrowland,

Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £8 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just The Ticket, Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. See feature and preview.

I Curve and The Starlings Queen Margaret

Union. University Gardens. 339 9784. 8pm. £6 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just The Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. The great thing about a Curve song

is that you can tell immediately that it’sa

Curve song. The bad thing about aCurve song is that there is only one. Doesthat make them distinctive or repetitive? Whatever. the combination ofwailing Banshee guitars. sturdy danceable

rhythms and soothing vocals sounds great

played loud and live. Support band The Starlings are also part of the faintly incestuous Anxious Records stable.

I Bob Mould Sub Club, Jamaica Street. 248 4600. 7.30pm. £6 plus: booking fee. Tickets from Just The Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. See preview.

I The Bootleg Beatles King'sTheatre. Bath Street. £8.50. £7.50. £6.50. Tickets from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511. Beatles tributes don’t come with much more concern for accuracy than this just ask the audiences in Britain.the USSR (as was). India. the Far East and the USA who flocked to see The Bootleg Beatles. Four cast members of the stage musical Beatlemania went their own way after it closed. and their show takesthe moptops from their early days right up to the ‘rooftop concert'. It‘s split into four sections. with facial hair and costume

rearrangements in the intervals. The