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Dates listed below are tor one-oil shows: see separate section for residencies. Gigs are listed by date. then by city. Dates will be listed. provided that details reach ouroftices at least one week betore publication. Rock and Blues Listings compiled by Alastair Mabbott and Fiona Shepherd.
FRIDAY 5 Glasgow
I Kingmalrer and Superstar King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 9pm. CANCELLED.
I Strange Fish Nice‘n‘Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 8.30pm. £2.
I The Spin Doctors Traders. Glassford Street. 552 6246. 9pm. Free.
I The Misfits Cottier‘s. Hyndland Road. 357 5827. 8.30pm. Free. Carol Laula in another guise.
I Elias Apollo. Renfrew Court. 332 6231. 9pm. Free. Nine-piece collective who play soul. funk and ragga. Plus DJs.
I The Scottish Sex Pistols and Ex-Catliedra Rico‘s. Ann Street, Greenock.0475 83705. 9pm. £4. Tickets from Rhythmic Records. Greenock. 0475 892736. Scotland's answer to the Australian pastiche phenomenon. They look like them. they sound like them. and they‘ve put so much effort into their impersonation that the very least you can do is go along and gob all over them. Support from local bona fide punks who recently supported Sham 69.
I The Probes. The Ground. Gin Goblins and
The Cowboy Set Moray House Student Union, Holyrood Road. 5565484. 9pm—4am. £2. Enthralling or gruelling quadruple-bill. depending on your point of view. headlined by The Probes‘ own brand of melodic punk. The Gin Goblins. being the new band of former Gargleblud members. are deserving of attention as well. Punk. psychedelia and hardcore between bands provided by Static Age sound system.
I C&W Ceilidh Pleasancc Bar. The Pleasance. 556 6550. 8pm—12.3()am. £3 (£1.50). Includes live music from Singe Yer Socks. Stetsons and bootlace ties at the ready!
I Head In The Sand Variety Bar. Chalmers Close. off I ligh Street. 557 5150. 9pm.
I The Wolverines Lord Darnley. West Port. 229 4341. 10pm. Free.
I The Hundred Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9.30pm. Free.
I Live music Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. £1 after 9pm.
I SATURDAY 6 '
I Albert Lee And Hogan's Heroes Mayfair. Sauchiehall Street. 332 3872. 7.30pm. £9.50 plus booking fee. Tickets fromJust The Ticket. Virgin. Union Street.226 4679. A renowned US country guitarist who has played with the likes ofEric Clapton, Emmylou Harris. Willie Nelson. Dolly Parton. Ricky Skaggs and Linda Ronstadt in the past. and who currently
which he fronts. composed ofBritish musicians. has been playing together for ﬁve years.
I The Telescopes and Some Have Fins King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 9pm. £4. The band that time. the general public and the media seem to have
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forgotten . . . which has proved to bea good thing since it‘s allowed them to develop. unhindered by outside expectations. from passable sleazy garage rockers to spacey psychedelic time travellers. Last year‘s singles were two of the year's most orgasmic releases: let‘s hope they‘ve tidied up the live set-up todo them justice.
I Best at Glasgow Songwriters Cathedral House. Cathedral Square. 552 3519. 9pm. Free. A selection of Glasgow Songwriters acts play literally acoustic sets. without even a microphone for support.
I The Spirit Moves Traders. Glassford Street. 552 6246. 9pm. Free. Big-sounding synth rock. occasionally reminiscent of Simple Minds.
I The Sontctones Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9pm. Free.
I Fifteen Minutes or Fame (‘otticr’s. Hyndland Road. 357 5827. 8.30pm. Free. Multiple acts each allowed a limited time in which to display theirtalcnts.
I Slam Nice‘n'Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 332 3872. 8.30pm.
I Head To Head Richard's Basement. West Regent Street. 221 ()1 16. 9pm. Free. I Cirmhor Dugout. Cathcart Street. Greenock. 0475 27918. 9.30pm. £2.50.
I The Crows Blazers. Hamilton. Those rockers who used to be Wild Spirit have now decided the proximity oftheir original name to The Black (‘rowes isn't a problem anymore.
I The Bees Clubhouse. Old Sneddon Street. Paisley. 889 4706. 8.30pm.
I 0-Day For Scotland Leith Links. Free. Marked by the only live appearance this year of Deacon Blue. this should attract a huge crowd. even without the rais‘on d'etre ofthe afternoon: a rally for Scottish Independence (organised by Scotland United) in front ofTory Party Headquarters. The march assembles at 11.30am opposite the Scottish Parliament
~' that. the stage will be taken by l-lorse.The
t acoustic groups on Sun 7 (see Folk
building on Regent Road. marching offal noon to the Leith Links rally at 1pm. After
Pearlfisbers and Deacon Blue.
I Meadows Festival The Meadows. l—6pm. Free. As usual. the two-day event begins with rockier live music. with
listings). For a change. however. the Meadows Festival clashes with the
goings-on at Leith Links. which will definitely cause some weeping and wailing and gnashing oftcetb. With one additional }
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Syndicate (duo with DJ. not the full band). Eat The Seals and The Gods OfGlam.
l)arnlcy. West Port. 2294341 . 9pm.
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I The Stairs Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 7.30pm. See preview. I The Probes and Hauss 0n Fab! Lord
I The Clumsy Lovers (ioddess Club. The | Vaults. Niddry Street. 558 3146. llpm—4am. We‘ll wager that vocalsthis flamboyant and ambitious haven't been heard since Billy Mackenzie came on the scene. Perhaps inevitably. the songs rarely
i seem strong enough to support the voice. i but they're a band that‘s begging to be : seen and are already attracting a crowd.
I Surge Subway. (‘owgate. 2256766.
Once described by one who‘d seen them as
the label stick'.’
I The Brothers Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. £1 after‘)pm.
I June Frost Negociants. Lothian Street. 2256313. 9.30pm. Free.
I Rab Howitt Lord l)arnlcy. West Port. 229 4341 . 4pm. Free. Blues.
I Live music Trader Vic‘s. Victoria Street. 225 3326. 5pm. Free.
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