MUSIC ROCK & BLUES
should be available from the main record stores.
I eo’VIeevll Subway, Cowgate, 225 6766. 10pm. Blues, R&B and rock’n’roll.
I kettietish Negociants, Lothian Street, 225 6313. 10.30pm. Free.
I Shorty Rogers And The Giants Trader Vic’s, Victoria Street, 225 3326. 5pm. Free.
I ﬂab llowitt Lord Darnley, West Port, 229 4341. 4pm. Blues.
E NDAY 30
I Dig Vem'n'The Shootahs and Boogalusa Renfrew Ferry, Clyde Place, 4292683. 8pm. £6. Tickets from the Ticket Centre, Candleriggs, 227 5511. See Sat 29.
I Baby June Tunnel, Mitchell Street, 204 1000. 11pm. £3. PA.
I What Next? Cottier’s, Hyndland Road, 357 5827. 8.30pm. Free.
I Smokescreen Tudor Lodge Hotel, Burnbank Road, Hamilton, 0698 457277. 8pm. £1.
I Dolce Vita Legends, Thorn Brae, Johnstone, 0505 35818. 9pm. Free.
I ilue And Dry Playhouse Theatre, Greenside Place, 557 2590. 7.30pm. £1 1, £10. Greg and Pat follow up the release of Truth And Love, their ﬁrst independent release. For elucidation of some of the subjects which will no doubt be touched on in the songs, Pat will be deliveringa lecture entitled ‘You May Think I‘m A Rock But I‘m A Crumbling Man: Masculinity, Music And Scotland‘ at the Queen‘s Hall on Wednesday 9.
I eeatnllrs To The Bar Gallery Bar (formerly Oblomov‘s), North Bank Street, 220 0054. 9.30pm. Free. Following on from where last year‘s popular ‘Four Beats To The Bar‘ left off, this showcase features singer~songwriters including
F jaere with her band Crazy People and
performance poets Kaz, Zan, Zoltan, Julie Storer, Barry Graham, Viv Grahame. Paul Reekie and Kevin Williamson.
I Hugh need And The Velvet Underpants Negociants, Lothian Street, 225 6313. 10.30pm. Free. Still going strong, withthe nigh-legendary ‘Six Tae Wan’ and ‘A Walk On The Clyde Side‘, some tribute gigs and a number of truly dreadful puns under their belts. Rare chance to see the humorous Glasgow band on this side of the country.
I Shibboleth Bertie’s, Merchant Street, 225 2002. 11pm. Free. Pleasant rocky songs given melodic interest by violin.
I The Brothers Preservation Hall, Victoria Street, 226 3816.
I Mustang Sally Rutland No 1,Rutland Street, 229 3402.
I The Other Side Subway, Cowgate, 225 6766. 10pm.
I Straight Line Young’s. Gorgie Road. 8.30pm. Free.
MONDAY 31 Glasgow
I First Dew and ﬂame Mesto Apollo, Renfrew Court, 332 6231. 9pm. Free. See Sat 29.
I Van Morrison Playhouse Theatre, Greenside Place, 557 2590. 7.30pm. SOLD OUT.
I Bluefinger Platform One, Rutland Street, 225 2433. 9pm. Free. £1.50. See Sat 29.
I The Gods 01 Glam Bertie‘s, Merchant Street, 225 2002. 11pm. Free. Not an actual tribute band along the lines of The Scottish Sex Pistols, but still a band playing tribute to those huge glam riffs of the early 705 — with an Osmonds number or two thrown in for a change of pace.
I Texas Breakfast Preservation Hall, Victoria Street, 226 3816. 9.30pm. Free.
MC? and IT. presents
STOP THE WORLD TOUR
PLUS SPECIAL GUESTS
SE&CC HALL 4 GLASGOW FRIDAY 11th DECEMBER 7.30 . m
Available by Credit Cards Tel: 031 557 6969 (sublect to £1.00 per ticket booking fee). ‘
Personal application to Virgin Records Glasgow and all TOCTA outlets throughout Scotland. (sublect to booking fee). For further Information Tel: 031 557 6969
TICKETS ON SALE MONDAY 24th AUGUST
I Fjaere Negociants, Lothian Street, 225 6313. 10.30pm. Free. Americanimport Fjaere unleashes another flock of songs, performed acoustically but with gusto and a little assistance from Frankie on sax.
I The Fabulous eamblnos L‘Attache, Rutland Street. 10pm. Free.
I Dreaming West Subway, Cowgate , 225 6766. 10pm.
I The Wild Turkey Band Smugglers, Cowgate, 557 3768. Free.
I Live music St James Oyster Bar, Calton Road, 557 2925. 9pm. Free.
TUESDAY 1 Glasgow
I Monster Magnet Apollo, Renfrew Court, 332 6231. 9pm. £3. Stateside noise combo.
I The Rankine Family Renfrew Ferry, Clyde Place, 429 2683. 8pm. £6 (£4). Tickets from the Ticket Centre, Candleriggs, 227 5511. First British tour from this Nova Scotia group who are described as a more up-tempo Capercaillic, with a set combining Scottish and Irish Gaelic material.
I Wish and The Kelzers Volcano, Benalder Street, 337 1100. 11pm. £2. This isa Flavour Factory event including DJ 5 Dougie Campbell (Radio Scotland), Pete Cole (Technologik) and Dave Sherry (Autonomy). All proﬁts go to the Spastics Society and the League Against Cruel Sports.
I Glasgow Songwriters teaturing Splda Blackfriars, Bell Street, 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. Plus open platform.
I Carl Perkins Playhouse Theatre, Greenside Place, 557 2590. 7.30pm. The man who brought the world ‘Blue Suede Shoes‘ and much, much more classic rock‘n‘roll returns to Britain after an absence of four years. The enduring Perkins is joined by 27-year-old Johnny Earl from Exeter, who played Elvis Presley on the West End for two years, that classic vocal harmony group The
J ordonaires and one of the greatest drummers in the history of popular music, D.J . Fontana.
v‘ - i I The Bhundu Boys and Papa's Magic Beard Venue , Calton Road, 557 3073. ‘The only African group that most people have ever heard of‘ welcomed their original bassist Washington Kavhayi back into the fold after losing David Mankaba to Aids last summer. Since then, they have been spreading their musical wings wide, releasing a new version of ‘Radio Africa‘ with Latin Quarter and even recording in Nashville with Don Williams, one of their heroes. The result of all this genre-hopping can only be discovered by catching them here either tonight or tomorrow, or at The Cathouse, Glasgow on Fri 4. Support, Papa‘s Magic Beard, are a highly-rated seven-piece funk band with brass.
I The Silencers Music Box, Victoria Street, 225 2564. Doors open 10pm, band on midnight. £7.50. The first of three nights here for the Scottish band who have found so much success in France — quite rightly, considering the leaps they made on their last LP. In June , they ﬁnished a three-month tour of France sponsored by
the drinks company Ricard, in which they and two other bands played in town squares to around 10,000 people a night, on a collapsible , easily-transported stage. I The Human Family La Belle Angele, Hastie‘s Close , Cowgate (behind 369 Gallery), 225 2774. 9.30pm—4am. No festive occasion seems to be complete these days without The Humpff Family‘s acoustic frenzy. See them and ﬁnd out why the band is one of the most reliable crowd-pleasers in Scotland.
I The Far West and Babel Cafe Royal, West Register Street, 556 1884. 9pm—1am. £2.50. After making their ﬁrst nationalTV appearance on last Wednesday’s Edinburgh Nights, the Edinburgh duo who have already attracted comparisons with The Blue Nile make their long-awaited live debut. Their performance will be complemented by images from projection artist Liz Tainsh, and, incidentally, the short ﬁlm they scored the soundtrack for — The End, starring Stratford Johns and Norman Lovett - was screened at this year‘s Film Festival. Support comes from Babel, whose latest batch of acoustic songs with their new line-up of Alyson Orr, Stef McGlinchey and Beth Lord, is a gentle joy to listen to.
I BTL Southside Community Centre, South Clerk Street. 1 1pm. £2 (£1.50). Commercially-orientated rock'n‘reggae. I There There Pet Negociants, Lothian Street, 225 6313. 10.30pm. Free.
I The Hundred Subway, Cowgate , 225 6766. 10pm.
I Shibboleth Platform One, Rutland Street, 225 2433. 9pm. See Sun 30.
I lied Eye Bertie’s, Merchant Street, 225 2002. 11pm. Free.
I Matthew McGee Smugglers, Cowgate, 557 3768. Free.
WEDNESDAY 2 Glasgow
I The McCluskey Drouiers Tron Theatre, Trongate, 552 4267. 8pm. £7, £5. The McCluskeys return with a new LP Favourite Colours and an all-new superstar line-up, including Ted McKenna, ex-Alex Harvey and Womack and Womack, and Campbell Owens, ex-bassist with Aztec Camera.
I The Liberty Cage and Tender Trap King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut, St VincentStreet, 221 5279. 9pm. £4. Formed a while back when The Men They Couldn‘t Hang proved to be not so invincible after all, The Liberty Cage pick up where their forebears left off. Support Tender Trap cite influences as diverse as Jacques Brel and Dexy’s Midnight Runners, making it rather more difﬁcult to anticipate their sound.
I Mama Mesio and Lark Fixx ll, Miller Street, 221 1568. 9pm. Free. See Sat 29for Mama Mesto. Sedate acoustic songs from Lark, alias Susan Mahoney.
I The Dream Weavers and Ophelia Drowning Apollo, Renfrew Court, 332 6231 . 9pm. Free.
I The Amazing Jimmy BrockMacSorley’s, Jamaica Street, 221 8499. 9pm. Free.
I The ehundu Boys and Green Blade
Venue , Calton Road, 557 3073. See Tue 1. Support Green Blade are an Aberdeen band who play reggae , funk and African music.
I The Silencers Music Box, Vicroria Street, 225 2564. Doors open 10pm, band on midnight. £7.50. Second of three nights. See Tue 1.
I Boogalusa La Belle Angele, Hastie’s Close, Cowgate (behind 369 Gallery), 225 2774. 9.30pm—4am. High-energy cajun and zydeco band from Dundee with strong Caribbean, Celtic and blues influences. Observant punters might remember them from the Funny Farm series.
I The Olives (TBC) Subway, Cowgate, 225 6766.
76 The List 28 August - 10 September 1992