ROCK & BLUES MIISIG
I Full Flight, Tragic Roundabout and Blackout Tudor Lodge Hotel. Burnbank Road. Hamilton. 0698 457277. 8pm. £1. I Nightshilt Legend‘s. Thorn Brae. Johnstone. 0505 35818. 9pm. Free.
I The Cowboy Junkies Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. Probably the ideal setting for a hushed reverential viewing ofThe Cowboy Junkies (nothing like perpetuating preconceptions. is there?). After garnering a reputation as the quietest band in the world. the Junkies
started kicking some ass in 1992 - but what 3
counts as kicking ass for them would seem to the rest of us like a gentle ﬂexing ofthe left leg. Good hand. though. and worth seeing were it not for the competition provided by the chap below.
I Richard Thompson and Boo Hewerdine Queen's Hall. South Clerk Street. 668
2019. 7.30pm. £8.50 (£7). See preview for I
Richard Thompson. Ex-BibIe-thumper Boo Hewerdine is forging a noteworthy career of his own. which began with the rather fine LP Ignorance.
I 2qu Syndicate and Barkyl Barky Calton Studios. Calton Road. 556 7066. 8.30pm-4am. £6 (£3 after midnight). Tickets from Ripping and Fopp. Chocolate City DJs from midnight till 4am. incomparable rapsters Zulu Syndicate (and their slightly altered live band) hook up with grungey beatbox rockers in the hope that the two will complement each other. And why not?
I One Fine Weekend Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. £1 after 9pm.
I My Little Pony Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9.30pm. Free.
I The Boogie Brothers Lord Darnley. West Port. 2294341. 10pm. Free.
I Live music Trader Vic's. Victoria Street. 225 3326.
I Live music Bev's Bar And Basement. Morrison Street. 10pm. Free.
SATURDAY 27 Glasgow
I Alba West Classic And Custom Bike Show Strathclyde Park. 4pm—midnight. First of two days. One day ticket £4: two day ticket £6. Accompanied children under 15 free. Pick your way through the hogs (technical term there) and find Jamie Barnes And Cochise. Rhyme And Reason. The Light. Peter Goes To Partick. Zut! La Chute and Clachnacudden. Master of Ceremonies is Big George.
I Jennifer Fever King Tut's Wah Wah
Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 9pm. £4. One of the biggest local draws in recent months return for a fourth headline slot. I The Humptt Family and The Linden Tree Apollo. Renfrew Court. 332 6231 . 9pm. £3. The Humpffs wind up their Apollo residency supported by back-from-the-dead jangling pop merchants The Linden Tree.
I Dunderiunk Nice’n‘Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 8.30pm. See Sun 21.
I Indigo Father Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9pm. Free. Local indie band.
I Clockwork Orange Minstrels. Broomielaw. 9pm. Free. Anachronistic combination of enthusiastic soul pop. squealing rawk guitars and pompous keyboards.
I Catch Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free.
I Instinct and Genocide Tudor Lodge Hotel. Burnbank Road. Hamilton. 0698 457277. 8pm. £1.
I Section 8 Dugout. Cathcart Street. Greenock. 0475 27918. 9.30pm. £2.50. I Dolce Vita Legend's. Thorn Brae. Johnstone.0505 35818. 9pm. Free.
I Live Music Cathedral House. Cathedral Square. 552 3519. 9pm. Free.
I Live Music Richard‘s Basement. West Regent Street. 221 01 16. 9pm. Free.
I Barbara Dickson Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1 155. Dunfermlinite songbird/actress delights the region's MOR fans.
I Steve Forbert Queen‘s Hall. South Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.30pm. Baby-faced US country-rocker who preceded the New Country boom by several years. Timing is all. ain't that so?
I The Radium Cats and Thee Wily Coyotes Lord Darnley. West Port. 229 4341 . 9pm. Garage-punksters open for Edinburgh‘s much-treasured psychobilly (though they probably wouldn‘t thank us for using the term) veterans who have just unleashed
the LP Other Worlds on the Nervous label.
I Bluetinger Platform One. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9pm. Free. See Sat 20. I The Very Thing Lord Darnley. West Port. 229 4341. 4pm. Free.
I Hilton Rabbits Club Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. Leathery rock.
I Honk Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9.30pm. Free.
I Loose Cut Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. £1 after 9pm.
I Bab Howitt Bev‘s Bar And Basement. Morrison Street. 3pm. Free. Blues.
I Live music Trader Vic‘s. Victoria Street.
225 3326. 5pm. Free. Livingston
I Don't Die Wondering Amphitheatre. Almondvale Park. 11am—5pm. Free. A multi-media extravaganza coinciding with nearby skateboard convention. which includes displays of aerosol art. street dancing. sculpture. etc. as well as live PAs
by TF1. Knightstick . Two-Tone Committee and (from London) Groove Extended, supported by the Big Payback Sound System.
SUNDAY 28 Glasgow
I Prince and Shakespear's Sister Celtic Park. £21 plus booking fee. How fitting that on National Music Day. the Minneapolis midget finally chooses to grace Scotland with his imaginative presence. You want music? — you‘ve got all eventualities covered here. some more inspirationally than others. plus more than a smattering of spectacle. Support from the glimmer twins who‘ve put the ‘artifice‘ back into ‘art‘. or something.
I Alba West Classic And Custom Bike Show Strathclyde Park. 4pm—midnight. Second of two days. One day ticket £4; two day ticket £6. Accompanied children under 15 free. Providing the music today are Big George And The Business. The Flat Stanleys. Wanted. Thundering Hearts and Strange Fish. Master of Ceremonies is Big George himself.
I Barbara Dickson Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 332 9000. See Sat 27.
I The Honeychurch Nice‘n‘Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 8.30pm. Smooth creamy Scotpop.
I Kindred Spirit and The Dream Weavers Apollo. Renfrew Court. 332 6231.9pm. Free. Charged rootsy rock veering between the American poles of garage and AOR.
I Cuttin' A Bug Richard‘s Basement. West Regent Street. 221 01 16. 9pm. Free.
I Glasgow Songwriters Cottier‘s. Hyndland Road. 357 5827. 8.30pm. Free. A special for National Music Day.
I The Colour Wheel. Random Harvest and Eric Cuthbertson Paisley Arts Centre. New Street. Paisley. 7pm. £2. That‘s right. another National Music Day event.
I Handle With Care Tudor Lodge Hotel. Burnbank Road. Hamilton. 0698457277. 8pm. £1.
I Live Music And Workshops Assembly Rooms. George Street. 220 4348. A Musician‘ Union-organised event to mark National Music Day. Full list ofactivities not yet confirmed. but all-day jazz is planned. plus rock bands and tea dance music.
I Festival 01 Original Music Brunton Theatre. High Street. Musselburgh 665 2240. Noon—midnight. £5. Another National Music Day event. with proceeds going to St Columba‘s Hospice. The title refers to original music in the sense ofit not being cover versions. rather than any reference to the avant-garde. Taking part are local artists Ann McLary. Ally Denholm. BTL. Covered in Sun. Damien. David's Baby. Elspeth lllingworth. The Firing Squad, Russell Feely. Goodnight John Boy. Honk. Hole In The Wall.
Hilton Rabbits Club. Kaw-Liga. Low Down Johns. Lee Patterson. Lora Ann Mitchell. Lorraine McCann. The Mystics. Moon Sister. Norman Lamont. One Summer. Pureland. The Russia House. Street-Walking Bears. Sequence 550. The Sundogs and White Line Nightmare.
I Bang Tango. Guniire Dance and Mansell Storm Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. LA-based Scandinavian blowdried rockers. signed to MCA and touted by some as the next Guns N'Roses — heaven help us.
I The Receiving End Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9.30pm. Free. Asthe perpetrators of the really rather good CD EP ‘That‘s The Way I Operatc' (Trend Records). this lot can truthfully claim major record company interest.
I Bo'Weevii Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. £1 after9pm. Bluesand R&B.
I The Kleptomaniacs Subway. Cowgztlc. 225 6766. Highly diverse but accessible band. currently punting their debut mini-LP III-Colour.
I The Gods 01 Glam Bertie’s. Merchant Street. 225 2002. 9.30pm. Free. Relive the years of Sweet and The Glitter Band (if that's your bag).
MONDAY 29 Glasgow
I Jerry Burns Tron Theatre. Trongatc. 552 4267. 7.30pm. £5. Jerry (or is that Ms Burns?) continues to develop her sophisticated chanteuse persona in the suitably atmospheric yet intimate environment of the Tron Theatre. Her eponymous album will appear forthwith. I Bang Tango and Guniire Dance Cathouse. Hollywood Studios. Brown Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £6. See Sun 28.
I Archbishop Kebab and Death By Milkiloat Apollo. Renfrew Court. 332 6231.9pm. £3. Edinburgh‘s Archbishop Kebab continue their reign as princes and
' princesses ofangular punk pop in the
absence of their forebears The Dog Faced Hermans. Support from southern skull-crushers Death By Milkfloat.
I Erasure Playhouse Theatre. Greenside Place. 557 2590. 7.30pm. SOLD OUT. See feature.
I Bjorn Again Queen‘s Hall. South Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7pm. £6.50. See Fri 26. I Memphis Detour Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9.30pm. Free.
I The LOW Down Johns Bertic's. Merchant Street. 225 2002. 9.30pm. Free.
TUESDAY 30 Edinburgh
I Erasure Playhouse Theatre. Greenside Place, 557 2590. 7.30pm. SOLD OUT. See feature.
I Wanted Music Box. Victoria Street. 225 2564.
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