MUSIC ROCK & BLUES
Thursday 7th May
IRON HORSE ROLLIN' JOE
-t- ARRAN BEDE doors 8. 30pm - £4 (£3)
Friday 8th May
The Paul Johnstone Band doors 9pm - £4
Saturday 9th May
WEDGEWOOD LINE + JORDAN doors 8.30pm - £5 (£4)
Thursday 14th May
BLUES N' TROUBLE
+ THE ROOTSIE TOOTSIE DUO
doors 9pm - £6 (£4) Friday 15th May
The Ballochmyle Band doors 9pm - £4
Saturday 16th May
+ MARSHALL CURTIS doors 9pm - £5 (£4)
Sunday 17th May
TERRY NEASO + HILARY BROOKES
in" Just Me n' Her" doors 8. 30pm - £5 (£4)
Thursday 21 st May
THE FRANKIE MILLER BAND
+ THE ROOTSIE TOOTSIE DUO
doors 8. 30pm - £7.50 Friday 22nd May
The Claymore Ceilidh Band doors 9pm - £4
Saturday 23rd May
BIG VERN N' THE SHOOTAHS
+ THE WILY COYOTES doors 9pm - £6
Advance Bookings : Ticket Centre, 041 227 5511 and all Ticketlink Box Offices and at the door on the night The Perry,
Clyde Place, Glasgow
041 429 2683
L 42 The List 8- 21 May 1992
I Suede. Gila Monster and Dollluss Wilkie I House. Cowgate. 7.30pm. The new indie band that nine out of ten national music paper journos are creaming their jeans over. supported by two local bands. both . worth arriving early for. Gila Monster‘s ' American single is at last available on 5 import from better record stores. and the i band seem to be leaving a phase of disappointing gigs behind them aftertheir last warmly-received Lord Darnley show. - Last time Dollfuss played. they had little stage presence and a less than firm grip on the situation. but the moments when they did pull it together whetted appetites for future. more cohesive shows. I Freerise Negociants. Lothian Street. 2256313.9.30pm.Free. I The Volunteers Ryrie‘s. Haymarket ; Terrace. 557 7582. Free. I Shibboleth Bertie‘s. Merchant Street. ' 225 2002. 10.30pm. Free. I Blueilnger Smugglers Bar. Cowgate. See Sat 9. I Coral Mission. Victoria Street. 225 3326.
% MONDAY 11 Glasgow
I Mayfest. See separate listings.
I Donovan Strathclyde Suite. Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. £9 (£8). Tickets from the Ticket Centre. Candlcriggs. 227 5511. See Sun 10.
I Mushroom Attack. Hiatus and Disanect Nice‘n‘Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 8.30pm. £3. A Glasgow Music Collective gig. featuring Dutch headliners.
I Restoration Traders. Glassford Street. 552 6246. 9pm. Free. Goth.
I Fudge Tunnel. Nervewrack and Filigree Sun Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. See Sun 10.
I The Hundred Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9.30pm. Free.
I The Kleptomaniacs Bertie‘s. Merchant Street. 225 2002. 10.30pm. Free.
TUESDAY 12 Glasgow
I Maylest. See separate listings.
I Elias. PMA and King Hash Cotton Club. Scott Street. 332 0712. 9pm. £3. An eclectic evening by the sound ofthings. embracing funk. soul. gritty rock. reggae and metal somewhere along the line.
I Lies Damned Lies and DonarHutchlson Apollo. Renfrew Court. 332 6231.9pm. Free. Major label drop-outs who. like so many other Scottish casualties. have been forced to do it their way and have come out better for it in the long run.
I Scud. The Gasman, Geezanee and Now With Wings Fixx 11. Miller Street. 221 1568. 9pm. Free.
I Phil Blakeman Cathedral House. Cathedral Square. 552 3519. 9pm. Free. Ex-Farewell Parade man steps out alone. I Donovan Greenock Arts Guild Theatre. Campbell Street. Greenock. 0475 23038. 7.30pm. £8. See Sun 10.
I The Shika Extravaganza Assembly Rooms. George Street. 226 2428. 8pm. £12.50 includes meal and casino. A benefit for African reliefcharities. with the full Zulu Syndicate band. DC Ellis. Makossa. The Hitsville Greaseguns and Edinburgh Ceilidh Folk Band. probably with more bands still to be confirmed and various guest DJs.
I Mary Black Queen‘s Hall. South Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7130pm. £7.50 plus booking fee. See Mayfest preview.
I Elephant Noise Music Box. Victoria Street. 225 2564. 10pm. £2.50 (£2). A return visit to this ﬁne venue for a local band that went down well the last time they played. Often frustrating. but a kernel of talent there. Check out the
Elephant Noise E P for conﬁrmation.
I The Big Easy Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 10pm.
I Fool Circle Bertie‘s. Merchant Street. 225 2002. 10.30pm. Free.
I On The Cards Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9.30pm. Free.
WEDNESDAY 13 Glasgow
I Maytest. See separate listings.
I Kitchens of Distinction and The Werelrogs King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 9pm. £5. See preview for Kitchens of Distinction. Support from Ultimate Record‘s intriguing Wercfrogs. an American band whose approach to alternative guitar music covers many bases.
I Roundabout Fixx [1. Miller Street.22l 1568. 9pm. Free. A perplexing mixture of indie and commercial guitar music topped offwith overdramatic vocals.
I The Henry Brothers RGs. Queen Street. 2212200. 11pm. Free. Commercial folky rock and pop. Late licence for Mayfest.
I Miss Meliss Apollo. Renfrew Court. 332 6231 . 9pm. Free.
I Donovan Queen‘s Hall. South Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7pm. £8 plus booking fee. See Sun 10.
I Miraclehead. Red Eye and Hilton Rabbits Club Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. See Tues 12.
I The Uses Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 10pm.
I Sweet Jane Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9.30pm. Free.
I Bluelinger Faze One. Lothian Road. 9pm. Free. See Sat 9.
THURSDAY 14 Glasgow
I Mayfest. See separate listings.
I Mr Big and Stage Dolls Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £8 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just The Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Dull. dull. dull. . . poodle-haired pap merchants determined to reclaim the metal ground won by the likes of Pearl Jam. A nd doesn‘t the singer look like ‘teen sensation‘ Tiffany?
I The Real People and The Tambourines King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 9pm. £4.50. Commercial indie pop with psychedelic tinges from The Real People. whose often limp-sounding records make much more sense live. Also from Liverpool are The Tambourines. who mine a similar vein. but not as memorably.
I DIues'n'Trouble and The Hootsies Duo Ferryfest. Renfrew Ferry. Clyde Place. 429 3766. 9pm. £6 (£4). Tickets from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 551 l . and the Ferry booking office. 429 2683. Blues and roots. as you might have anticipated. from two seasoned exponents.
I Electric Dai 9 Apollo. Renfrew Court. 332 6231. 9pi. rce. Electric Daisies‘ infectious (dare we say poppy?) funk metal should shortly win itself a wider public forum if their proposed EP release on Bruce‘s Records comes off.
I Marshal Curtis Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9pm. Free. Easy-on-the- ear brassy pop of the kind patronised by mid-80$ acts like The Faith Brothers and The Higsons.
I Colour RGs. Queen Street. 221 2200. 11pm. Free. Sounds a bit like Cher on a budget. but with a few more musical ideas. Late licence for Mayfest.
IThe Mlt‘litf 9"! kfriars. Bell Street.552
5924. S .
I Cut? t‘Sleazy. Sauchiehall Stret 1pm.
I Brt isement. West
Rege i 16. 8.30pm. Free. Late lk .tyfest.
I The Mutuuo..s Drum And Monkey.
Hope Street. 332 1893. 10pm. Free.
I Eric Guthbertson. Sandy Stannage and Sue McCanley with Steve Laurence Cottier‘s. Hyndland Road. 357 5827. 8.30pm. Free. Plus poetry readings.
I Fudgehead Time Warp Music Club. Joanna‘s. Southgate. East Kilbride. 03552 47534. 9pm. £2.
I Sneaky Liberty Twa (‘orbies. Kilbowie Road. Cumbernauld. 0236 727473. 9pm. Free.
I Live Music Rooftops. Sauchiehall 9 Street. 332 5883.
i I The Jury Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766.
l I Hogswash Preservation Hall. Victoria
1 Street. 226 3816. 9.30pm. Free.
: I The Kleptomaniacs Negociants. Lothian
Street. 225 6313. 9.30pm.
5 I Double Happiness St James Oyster Bar.
I Calton Road. 557 2925. 9pm. Free. New band of Andy Chung from Rhythm
3 I Mustang Sally Bertie‘s. Merchant
i Street. 225 2002. 10.30pm. Free.
i I The Bedroom Band Bannerman‘s. Niddry
'5 Street. 556 3254. 9pm. Free.
} I Cass Cassidy And Frank The Barlly Dog
1| Variety Bar. Chalmers Close. offlligh
I Street. 557 5150. 9pm. Free.
I I Orange Peel Eliect Neighbours.
i McDonald Road. 557 4928. Free.
| I Jackie Lewis Tickled Trout. Lanark
; Road. Free.
I Live music Lord Darnley. West Port.
229 4341. 9pm. Free.
! FRIDAY 15 i Glasgow
I Mayfest. See separate listings.
I Bjorn Again Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £6 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just The Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Top camp Swedish antics from those helicopter crash survivors whose capacity for demonstrating they have no pride whatsoever continues unabated. l
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. I Power Di Dreams King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 9pm.
5 £4.50. A swift return for Dublin‘sjuvenile 3 guitar attackers. whose spirit and enthusiasm fill the gulfwhere innovation
5 might normally go. lftheirlast appearance j is anything to go by. this should be packed. i I Solomon Flynn Nice'n'Slcazy.
! Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 8.30pm. £3. The Clash ‘reggae period‘ comparison still holds true for this Glasgow band.
I Hermon Batista Group Apollo. Renfrew Court. 332 6231. 9pm. Free. Latin funk and acid jazz.
I Don’t Talk and Age 01 Reason Traders. Glassford Street. 5526246. 9pm. Free.
I Fantasy Shift Clubhouse. ()ld Sncddon Street. Paisley. 889 4706. 8.30pm.
I Maj'n'That Legend‘s. Thorn Brae. Johnstone . 0505 35818. 9pm. Free.
I Glasgow Songwriters Montrose Bar. Carrick Street. 221 7564. 9.30pm. Free. Tonight's featured soloist is Alex Osborne. just back from a songwriting course with Ray Davies. no less. supported by three other acts from the Songwriters‘ ranks.
I The Family Cat Evol Club. Wilkie llouse. Cowgate. Powering indie madness with a touch ofthe frenetic from aband whose singularity seems to have gone largely unnoticed since their ‘Tom Verlaine‘ debut yonks ago. None but Cud can touch them for idiosyncracy and a splash of gaudy glamour.
I The Naked Flames and DrangesTrader Vic‘s. Victoria Street. 225 3326. 9.30pm. Free. Glaswegian trio with an impressive range ofmaterial.
I Blue Rinse Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. £1 after 9pm. Blues. with