M11810 ROCK & BLUES
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THE QUEEN’S HALL
(ILERK STREET EDINBURGH EH8 9.10
031 668 3456
SCOTLAND'S BUSIEST CONCERT HALL
Sunday 1, 2.30pm Scottish Ensemble
Monday 2, 7.30pm Sciennes School Centenary Reunion
Wednesday 4, 8.00pm Edinburgh Peace Festival
" f Thursday 5,7.45pm ‘ Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Friday 6, 8.30pm Carol Kidd
Saturday 7, 8.15pm Wolfstone
Sunday 8, 7.30pm Curve
Monday 9, 3.00pm Daire Fitzgerald - Afternoon Tea Concert
Tuesday 10, 7.00pm Wine Tasting
Friday 13, 8.30pm BT John Harle Band
Saturday 14, 7.45pm Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Sunday 15, 3.00pm Friends of Scottish Opera
Sunday 15, 8.30pm Julian Joseph Quartet
Monday 16, 7.45pm Brindisi String Quartet
Wednesday 18, 7.30pm The Dubliners
Thursday 19, 7.45pm Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Friday 20, 8.30pm Danish Radio Big Band
Sunday 22, 7.45pm Meadows Chamber Orchestra
Monday 23, 7.30pm Lothian Region Secondary Schools
Wednesday 25, 7.45pm Orkest De Volharding
Thursday 26, 7.30pm Lothian Region Primary Schools
Friday 27, 7.30pm St Margaret's School
Saturday 28, 7.45pm Scottish Opera P0ps!
Sunday 29, 7.30pm Lothian Region Secondary
Queen's Hall Box Ofﬁce 031 668 2019
ROCK & BLUES
Dates listed below are lor one-oil shows: see separate section lor residencies. Gigs are listed by date, then by city. Dates will be listed. provided that details reach our otlices at least one week belore publication. Rock and Blues Listings compiled by Alastair Mabbott and Fiona Shepherd.
I Gallon Drunk and Fenn King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 9pm. £4. See preview for Gallon Drunk. Local heroes Fenn play one of theirfirst gigs as a four-piece and hope to unleash a new set of tip-top rushing guitar delights. I Electric Daisies Nicc'n‘Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 8.30pm. £1. Cumbernauld's funk-metal finest should be releasing their debut [31’ within the month on Bruce Findlay"s new label. Bruce‘s Records. Get along early tonight. seats and breathing space will be hard to come by.
I Holocaust Traders. Glassford Street. 552 6246. 10pm. Free. Resonant thrashers unveil their new bassist amid plans to re-release their Sound ()fSouls in late spring with extra tracks.
I Glasgow Songwriters Montrose Bar. Carrick Street. 221 7564. 9.30pm. Free. Tonight's featured artist is Alex Osborne. supported by three other acts from the Songwriters‘ ranks.
I Digital Evolution Clubhouse. Old Sneddon Street. Paisley. 889 9940. 8.30pm.
I NikThe Greek Dugout. Cathcart Street. Greenock. 0475 27918. 9.30pm. £2.50.
I Blue On Shock Manhattan Lounge. Broompark Road. Blantyre. 0698 822224. 10pm. A warm-up for the Fife band‘s big day in Kirkcaldy tomorrow which celebrates the signing of a record‘" " contract with Widetrax Records C is. Their debut single. ‘Love'. should be out soon. Blue On Shock are the first mainstream pop hand signed by the label. which usually sticks to country. jazz and rock.
I The Wishing Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9.30pm. Free. Melodic rock combo. now. by the sound of it. startingto absorb a slightly folkier influence. Ofits type. worth investigating.
I Bluelinger Green Tree. Gorgie Road. 337 1031. 9pm. Free. Edinburgh‘s hardest-working 50s and 6()s-style roek‘n'roll band play the first of millions of datesthis fortnight. Mainly covers.with some original material slipped in.
I Mansell Storm Trader Vic‘s. Victoria Street. 225 3326. 9.30pm. Free. Heads-down glammy rocking.
I The Hyenas Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. £1 after9pm.
I The Rootsie Tootsie Blues Band Lord Darnley. West Port. 229 4341 . 9.30pm. Free. Rockin‘ blues band incorporating (you guessed it) The Rootsics Duo.
I Live music Variety Bar. Chalmers Close. off High Street 557 5150. 8pm. Free.
SATURDAY 29 Glasgow
I The Charlatans King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 9pm.
SOLD OUT. It has been pointed out that since this is leap day there may be a stampede of hopeful hussies wishing to pop the question to the eligible Tim Burgess; well. you can all form a queue behind me. The first of two not-so- secrct-anymore gigs that the band decided to do since they had a weekend offand there was nothing on TV anyway. They played the first date of their first tour here: it was a brilliant gig. so things are looking tip already.
I Crowded House Pavilion. Renﬁeld Street. 332 1846. 7pm. £9. £7.50. l’ersonable New Zealand group dealing in CD-friendly rock pop ditties with the odd shiver of loveliness thrown in when you're least expecting it. Featured the Hammond organ heavily in their records when The Charlatans were still in short trousers.
I Honey At The Core Apollo. Renfrew Court. 332 6231. 9pm. £3.50. Another Sick Kids benefit. this time featuringa scaled-down acoustic set fgom The Silencers. plus The Light. The 1 lumpff Family. Murmur and Rhythm Hill.
I The Shadowland Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9pm. Free. Songs which float about in the mainstream with an embellishing organ threatening to push the sound into more indie territories.
I Bassheads Heaven. Union Street. 221 6111.13 with flyer. £4 without. Two appearances tonight for the superlative rave outfit who we re successful last year with ‘ls There Anybody Out There' . one for the under- 18s disco. and one for the oldies.
I Abel Ganz Nice'n'Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 8.30pm. £1. Aftera five-year hiatus. Glasgow's foremost progressive rock combo return to live work. inspired by the success of the C1) re-rcleases of their T/it’ Danger ()f Strangers and Gullihle's Travels Li’s. lt'sa brave band that will admit to being inﬂuenced by Genesis and Yes. but Abel Ganz have been doing it for eleven years. Popularin in Europe doesn't seem to have waned — a festival in Bordeaux beckons. I Adam 812 Traders. Glassford Street. 552 6246. 10pm. Free. Feisty rock band from Dundee with a Clothes Show Magazine photo shoot under their belts already.
I Fiaere Nilssen Cathedral House. Cathedral Square. 552 3519. 9pm. Free. American singer/songwriter one-woman- and-her-instrument sort of vibe. and quite possibly a lot better than Tori Amos.
I Bay Simpson Tunnel. Mitchell Street. 2041000. 11pm. £7.
I Willy And The Hand Jive Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free.
I Mill The Greek Richard's Basement. West Regent Street. 221 01 16. 9pm. Free. I The Amazing Jimmy Brock Experience Horse And Barge. Dumbarton Road. 952 1255. 9pm. Free.
I The Rootsie Tootsie Blues Band Dugout. Cathcart Street. Greenock. 0475 27918. 9.30pm. £2.50.
I Sioux Nation Tudor Lodge Hotel. Burnbank Road. Hamilton. 0698 457277. 9.30pm.
I Gun Calton Studios. Calton Road. 556 7066. See preview.
I Gallon Drunk Edinburgh College ofArt. Lauriston Place. 229 931 1. 9pm. Tickets £4 from Avalanche and College ofArt. See preview.
I The Gods Ol Glam Platform One. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9pm. Free. All your favourites from the era ofstomping riffs and stonkin‘ trousers.
I The Block Brothers Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. £1 after 9pm.
I Black Cat Bones Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9.30pm. Free.
I Bluelinger D'Arcy's. Waverley Market. l—4pm. Free. See Fri 28.
I Rab Howitt Lord Darnley. West Port. 2294341. 3.30pm. Free. Blues.
I Rough Trade Trader Vic‘s. Victoria Street. 225 3326. 9.30pm. Free.
34The List 28 February — 12 March 1992