a touch ofjazz and even funk. from Stewart Hanratty. Stuart Smith. Brian Kellock and Jim Walker.

I The Big Easy Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9.30pm. Free.

I Freerise Lord Darnley. West Port. 229 4341. 9pm. Free.

I Live music West End Oyster Bar. West Maitland Street. 225 3861.



I Maylest. See separate listings. I Kiss and Danger Danger SECC. Finnieston Quay. 248 3000. £15 plus

booking fee. Tickets from Just The Ticket. 1

Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Virgin. Princes Street. Edinburgh. 031 2200925. and Ripping Records. South Bridge.t)3l 226 7010. Now. if Mr Big could take a leaf

out ofthis crowd's book. the Top 10would

be a happier place. Still rockist nonsense in the musical department. but at least it's carried off with swagger and a pinch of self-parody.

I Fugazi. Silverfish. Chumbawumba and Dawson Barrowland. (iallowgatc. 552 4601 . 7pm. £5. Tickets from JustThe Ticket. Virgin. L'nion Street. 2264679. and Virgin. Princes Street. Edinburgh. 0312200925.See preview for Fugazi. An impressive support line-up comprising Anglo! Scots thrashing groovers Silverfish. recently seen mashing EM F to a pulp. veteran agit-poppers Chumbawumba and Glasgow‘s funky. punky. spunky Dawson. The support running order won‘t be

confirmed till the day. so be there on time. '

punter types!

I The Family Cat and Bill Pritchard King Tut‘s Wah Wah llut. St Vincent Street. 2215279.9pm.£4.See Fri 15.

I Boogalusa and Marshal Curtis Fcrryfcst. Renfrew Ferry. Clyde Place. 4293766. 9pm. £5 (£4). Tickets from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 551 l . and the Ferry booking office. 429 2683. Cajun sounds from Boogalusa. See Thurs 14 for Marshal Curtis.

I Big Vern'n'The Shootahs Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895. 9pm. £3. Students and guests. Glasgow’s renowned Blues Brothers copyists.

I Storm Gordon and The Marnies Centre For Contemporary Arts. Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521. 11pm. £3(£2).The ex-Babel singer with the milky-smooth voice tries her hand at a jazzier approach. I Cuttin' A Bug Traders. Glassford Street. 552 6246. 9pm. Free. Rockabilly.

I The Outriders Nice‘n'Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 8.30pm.

I Harmony Bow Richard‘s Basement. West Regent Street. 221 01 16.8.30pm. Free. Late licence for Mayfest.

I Catchers In The Bye Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free.

I The Bootsies Duo Cathedral Ilousc. Cathedral Square. 552 3519. 9pm. Free. I Bed Green's Blues Band Hall Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9pm. Free. I Midnight Crisis Dugout. Cathcart Street. Greenock. 0475 27918. 9.30pm. £2.50.

I Dolce Vita Legend‘s. Thorn Brae. Johnstone. 0505 35818. 9pm. Free.


I Thee Headcoats and The Crypt Kickerv Lord Darnley. West Port. 229 4341 . 9pm. A million rewrites of ‘Louie Louie‘ can‘t be wrong. Thee llcadcoats‘ mainman Billy Childish is (conservatively) said to have released around 50 albums in one guise or another the best-known being The Milkshasz and Thee Mighty Caesars as well as numerous books of poetry and prose. And paintings. The band revel in their love of Bo Diddley. Link Wray.The Kingsmen. The Kinks and even tip their deerstalkers to doo-wop once in a while. One of Britain‘s best-kept secrets. but much loved in Seattle.

I Clumsy Lovers Wee Red Bar. Edinburgh College of Art. Lauriston Place. 229 931 1. 10pm—3am. £3. With Goddess Hands Of

Shiva Sound System.

I Mustang Sally Lord Darnley. West Port. 2294341. 4pm. Free.

I Illustrious Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 10pm.

I The Hideaway Blues Band Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. £1 after 9pm.

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

I Bluetinger Platform ()ne. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9pm. Free. See Sat9.

I Billy Rivers Trader Vic's. Victoria Street. 225 3326. 5pm.

I The Low Down Johns Tickled Trout. Lanark Road. Free.

I Airstream Vaults. Niddry Street. POSTPONED to Sat 23.


I The Receiving End. Summerlield Blues and Hurricane Day Ollerton Hotel. Victoria Road. 0592 264286. 8pm. £3. A fundraising gig to help the District Council fund notice boards to publicise gigs —a mess-free alternative to flyposting. The Receiving End have just released a rather good CD-single. which should be sought t)tlt.

SUNDAY 17 Glasgow

I Mayfest. See separate listings.

I Just Me'n'ller Ferryfest. Renfrew Ferry. Clyde Place. 429 3766. 8.30pm. £5 (£4). Tickets from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 551 1. and the Ferry booking office. 429 2683. Terry Neason and Hilary Brookes supply cabaret-style one-woman-confessional for those stockbrokers with easy listening tastes.

I Lillian Axe Cathouse. Hollywood Studios. Brown Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £5. First in what is hoped to be a Icngthyseries of weekly appearances from American rock acts.

I Danger Nice‘n‘SIeazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 8.30pm. Hard rock.

I Just Another Dream Richard‘s Basement.

West Regent Street. 221 01 16. 8.30pm. Free. Late licence for Mayfest.

I Zutl La Chute Cottier's.Hynd1and Road, 357 5827. 8.30pm. Free. More cajun and country.

I Nightshilt Legend‘s. Thorn Brae. Johnstone. 0505 35818. 9pm. Free.


I Kith And Kin. Halted and The Nightltltchen Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. Two

benefits for theatre companies in the space

of a week! This one is in aid ofthe University‘s Bedlam Theatre at Forrest Road. Kith And Kin‘s multicultural swirlings over a danceable rocky base are welcome at any time the cause they‘re playing for is a mere bonus. There are possibly more bands still to be added. plus guest DJs from clubs like The Arch.

I One In Five Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 10pm. Weighty. white-knuckled songs from Fife five-piece toting irritating synth. I Razorvelvet Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9.30pm. Free.

I Hard Station Bertie‘s. Merchant Street. 225 2002. 10.30pm. Free.

I Nocturnal Mission. Victoria Street, 225 3326.

I Bluetinger Smugglers Bar. Cowgate. Free. See Sat 9.

I Live music Green Tree. Gorgie Road. 337 1031. Free.



I Mayfest. See separate listings.

I Gorelest, Necrosanct and Korpse Cathouse. Hollywood Studios. Brown Street, 248 6606. 8pm. £5. Triple death metal bill with Dutch headliners.

I Solomon Flynn and Shrlelt Apollo. Renfrew Court. 332 6231. 9pm. Free. See Fri 15 for Solomon Flynn. Shriek is one of the bands to emerge from the demise of

The Rhythm Kittens. featuring their former vocalist Roz Cairney.


I The Selecter and Space Monkey Malia Music Box. Victoria Street. 225 2654. This is bound to be packed. as anticipation for this gig seems to be running unnaturally high among the unwashed anarcho sector ofthe population. Pauline Black still fronts the former Two Tone hitmakcrs The Selecter abetted by two ex-Bad Manners members.

I Wishbone Ash and The Last Minute Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. Staple fare on the student union circuit in the early mid-70s. Wishbone Ash are making another go of touting their distinctive twin-lead guitar sound. Ravers can give this one a miss.

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

I The Low Down Johns Bcrtic‘s. Merchant Street. 225 2002. 10.30pm. Free.

TUESDAY 19 Glasgow

I Maytest. See separate listings.

I The Selecter and Capone And The Bullets King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 9pm. £6. See Mon l8for The Selecter. Glasgow‘s Capone And The Bullets may show the oldsters a thingor two about ska with a fresh face.

I Fenn. Static and Candle Cotton Club. Scott Street. 3320712. 9pm. £3. Fenn. you should know about by now - powerful indie guitar noise with a twist in itstail. that doesn‘t fall into the grunge trap. Static have recently re-emergcd with a drummer. and a set ofaffecting pop songs that betray more than ever their similarity to Ride. Candle are the newest ofthe


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