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34 The List 6— 19 November 1992
ROCK & BLUES
Dates listed below are for one-on shows: see separate section for residencies. Gigs are listed by date. then by city. Dates will be listed. provided that details reach ouronices at least one week before publication. Rock and Blues Listings compiled by Alastair Mabbott and Fiona Shepherd.
I Chuck Berry Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauehiehall Street. 7.30pm. £13.
£1 1. Tickets from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511. Glasgow besieged again by another rock‘n'roll legend. When you think of the greats his playing inspired — The Beatles and The Stones for starters— it puts his contribution to the last few decades of music in formidable context. Tremble. you‘re in privileged company. I Cephas And Wiggins Northbound Blues Club. CCA. Sauehiehall Street. 332 7521. 8pm. £5. All the way from Washington. DC. acoustic bluesmen Bowling Green John Cephas and Harmonica Phil Wiggins. two men totally dedicated to keeping the Afro-American tradition alive. and honoured by the National Endowment for the Arts and the State Department (as well as the American press) for their sterling work. Their inspiration and style comes not from the Mississippi Delta. but from the Piedmont blues of Virginia. Don‘t miss.
I John Stewart King Tut’s Wah Wah i lut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 9pm. £7. Playing his first Glasgow show. another American singer/songwriter who purports to command ‘Iegendary‘ status. Obviously a respected name touted in slightly more exclusive circles than Mr Berry‘s.
I The Bassheads The Hive. Glasgow University Union, University Avenue. 339 8697. 7.30pm. £5. Students and guests. Purveyors of hits from the more creative end ofthe techno market in the newly renovated wing of the GL'U.
I Klth and Kin Nice'n‘Sleazy. Sauehiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Popular Fdinburgh band with a clutch of boisterous folky tunes.
I Foul Tongues The Dunny. Bogle Stone. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 10pm. £2.50. Get along early because although the name may not be familiar. the faces will be — Martin and Finn from (ioodbyc .\1r Mackenzie.
I The Wolverines MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free. Blues.
I Rollin' Joe And The Jets Jtirdztllltill College of Education. Southbrae Drive. 9503256. 8pm. £1 .50 with ticket. £2 alter 10pm. Students and guests. The traditional rock'n'rollers play a gig alongside a set from comedian Bruce Morton.
I Frank Speirs And The Road Rockets Cottiers. Hyndland Road. 357 5827. 9pm. Free.
I Storm Gordon Cottiers. ilyndland Road. 357 5827. 11pm. Free. A silken voice fora late-night session.
I The Four Of Us and The Lost Soul Band Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 7.30pm. A double-header featuring two bands. differing slightly in sound but alike in attitude. Traditional songwriting standards and persistent gigging feature highly on their agendas but Edinburgh's Lost Soul Band have more scope than their Irish gig mates.
I FRIDAY 6 i
| I The Stairs Potterrow Student Union. 1 Potterrow. 650 2656. Tickets from Union
' shops. Go! Discs own back-to-mono60s
revivalists who announced their arrival
smoking weed. On a bus. This current
round of gigs coincides with their new
release. ‘I-ast Time Around‘. a cover ofan
4341. 10pm. Free. Paisleyites with a
I The Basement Subway. Cowgate. 225
y I Beltane Code Negociants. I.othian Street. 2256313. 10pm. Free.
i SATURDAY 7
Street. 221 5279. 9pm. £5. Faithfully
supporting the intimacy and immediacy of ‘ the small club gig. despite the fact that a
' couple of chart appearances ensures them
, dog-cared grungey pop.
: I Wedgewood Line I lalt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9pm. Free. Catchy but
standard Glaswegian pop.
3 I The Acoustic River Detectiveslordanhill College of Iiducation. Soutbbrae Drive.
I Indigo Father Nice'n'Sleazy. Sauehiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. £1. Memorable melodies married to soaring guitars.
I I The Bewlay Brothers Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.3l)pm. Free.
with the single ‘Weed Bus‘. all about.er.
old Del-Vets song. I Murmur Lord Darnley. West Port.229
fondness for accessible American rock.
6766. 10pm. A big rocky Celtic sound. tracing the same musical lineage as Runrig l
but with more than one slant totheir i
sound. IThe Block Brothers Preservationilall. ‘ Victoria Street. 226 3816. £1 .50after9pm. : I Memphis Detour Bugsy's‘. King's Stables Road. 229 3161 . 8pm. Rock‘n'roll.
I Cloud Nine Stevenson College Students Association. Bankhead Avenue. Sighthill. : 453 4798.
I The Senseless Things and The Nozems KingTut's Wah Wah ilut. St Vincent
a larger audience for their cheery.
I Jeopardy MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free. l
I Madeleine McDonald coolers. Iiyndland Road. 357 5827. 11pm. Free.
I Nakedology Clubhouse. ()ld Sneddon Street. Paisley. 889 4706. 8.30pm. £1.50.
I The Misfits Dugout. ('athcart Street. Greenock. 0475 27918. 9.30pm. £2.50 before 10.30pm. £3thereafter. :
I The Beyond and Dunderiunk Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 7.30pm. Turgid iiMl gloom-rockers. 'l‘he hyperactive funk-metal of Dunderfunk should lighten things up a little (and probably draw more punters than the headliner).
I Kith And Kin and Bwana Devils Lord Darnley. West Port. 229 4341 . 9pm. Fine local rootsy rockers. with brass. just back from a successful ten-gig tourofllolland. Catch them before they go to Ireland. If you can't make it. set your video to record their appearance on The mey Farm on Fri 13.
I Miraclehead and Nectar3 Subway. Cowgate. 2256766. 9.30pm—4am.£2.50 (£2). Indie types.
I Bluelinger Platform One. 225 2433. 9pm. Free. Fiftiesandblls-stylc roek'n'roll.