Street, 226 4679. The celebrated ex~Guns N’Roses guitarist breaks free, saves face and returns with a bunch of troubadours happy to indulge his love of more organic rock sounds than the Roses will ever muster. After last year’s new Faces. The Black Crowes, are The Ju Ju Hounds the new New Faces?

I The Lost Soul Band Strathclyde University Union, John Street, 552 1895. 9pm. £3.50. Students and guests. Well-gigged Edinburgh crew whom you should have rubbed shoulders with on several occasions by now, such is the frequency of their forays to the west coast. "they‘re still a mystery, the Celtic soul banner is giving way to a more varied musical approach spanning all things rootsy.

I Pele King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 9pm. £4. Occasional gigmates to The Lost Soul Band, Pele are more irritatineg humorous and automatically radio-friendly than their Celtic soul brothers.

I The Hideaway Blues Band Nice‘n‘Sleazy, ;

Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 9pm. £3.

I Loose Cut Halt Bar, Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9pm. Free. Blues.

I The Perfumed Garden MacSorleys. Jamaica Street, 221 8499. 9pm. Free.

I Brian McDade Blackfriars, Bell Street, 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free.

I Lorna Buchanan Cotticrs, Hyndland Road, 357 5827. 11pm. Free. The Supper Club.

I Blodwyn Pig Dugout, Cathcart Street. Greenock, 0475 27918. 9.30pm. £2.50. Back from the dead . . . 70s precursorsof today‘s heavy rock.


I Summit In The City High Street. 9pm. To mark the final day of the European Summit, the High Street is closed off and a stage erected by the Tron Kirk with the intention of creating a street party for an estimated 20,000 people. Needless to say, the organisers are Unique Events, who put on the Runrig and Van Morrison concerts on the Castle Esplanade last year. The line-up on the Tennean Live.’-sponsored stage from 9pm onwards includes Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham, Dick Gaughan, The Silencers, Hue & Cry and Capercaillie. For more information about the day‘s events, see feature.

I Mutiny Strings Subway, Cowgate, 225 6766.10pm.See Frill.

I Shibboleth Platform One, Rutland Street, 225 2433. 9pm. Free. Rock . classics.

I The Hideaway Blues Band (TBC) Preservation Hall, Victoria Street, 226 3816. £1.50 after 9pm.

I Touch Negociants, Lothian Street , 225 6313. 10pm. Free.

I First Dew St James Oyster Bar, Calton Road, 557 2925. 9pm. Free.

I Live music Cas Rock Cafe (formerly Lord Darnley), West Port, 229 4341 . 9pm.



I Curtis Stlgers SECC. Finnieston Quay, 248 3000. 7.30pm. £10.50 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket, Virgin, Union Street, 226 4679. See preview.

I Little Angels Barrowland, Gallowgate, 552 4601. 7.30pm. £8 plus booking fee, £9 on door. Tickets from Just the Ticket, Virgin, Union Street, 226 4679. If The Ju J u Hounds have their roots in. errn, roots, then Little Angels look to the stomping anthems of Kiss for their inspiration. Standard hard rock with singalong potential.

I James Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. £11 plus booking fee. Tickets from the Ticket Centre, Candleriggs, 227 5511. Something a bit different for James fans. Returning to these shores after Neil Young supports overseas, the group bring a pared-down line-up (trumpeter Andy Diagram has

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flown the coop) and a pared-down sound. with a short tour showcasing an acoustic set of numbers old and new.

I Shine King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 9pm. £3. Heavy rock.

I 100 Electra Venue, Sauchiehall Street. 332 3872. 9pm. £1. Surly indie melancholy, reminiscent ofearly Jesus and Mary Chain but without the feedback. Plus DJs from Divine.

I Colour Glasgow School of Art, Renfrew Street, 332 0691. See Sun 6.

I Los Supremos Cottiers, Hyndland Road. 357 5827. 9pm. Free. Rock and blues


I The Australian Dunderfunk and Boneyard Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 8pm. Shameless ploy by Edinburgh funk-metallers Dunderfunk to hitch a ride on the tribute bandwagon. Still. you‘ve got to admire their balls (or so he heard). Support, Boneyard, from Doncaster. are current A&R darlings with a rocky sound. I Bwana Devil and The Naked See Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 10pm. Fastand furious folk-punk (or ifyou don‘t like that term. how about acoustic grunge?) from Bwana Devil. somewhat in the manner of We Free Kings, only with gruffer vocals. I The Fabulous Bambinos Time Warp. Mission. Victoria Street. 225 3326. 10.30pm. £1.50.

I Talent showcase Bugsy's. King's Stables Road, 228 6669.

I Blueiinger Bertie's. Merchant Street. 225 2002. 11pm. Free.

I Live music Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free.

MONDAY 14 Glasgow

I Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy and dc Basehead Tunnel. Mitchell Street. 204 1000. 9pm. £7.50 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Live act of the year on all the hippest dudes‘ poll forms. Jazzy backing, virtuoso musicianship and Faust-style pyrotechnics lift the lierocs' set above that of most comparable rap acts, but it‘s their sheer enthusiasm to communicate and Michael Franti‘s unparalleled rapport with his audiences that make them outstanding. See preview for dc Basehead.

I The Electrics and Eden's Burning King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4. Celtic cajun-tinged swamp rock supported by folk-rockers from Cheltenham.


I Texas Breakfast Mission. Victoria Street, 225 3326. 10.30pm. £2.50 (student concession). Blues.

I Live music Bertie‘s. Merchant Street. 225 2002. 11pm. Free.

I Live music Negociants. Lothian Street, 225 6313. 10pm. Free.

I Live music Subway. Cowgate, 225 6766. 10pm. £1 .50—£2.



I The B-52’s and The Frank and Walters Barrowland, Gallowgate, 552 4601. 7.30pm. SOLD OUT. See feature.

I Ubik and Perspex White Out Mayfair. Sauchiehall Street, 332 3872. 9pm—3am. £3. A sizeable extravaganza, organised by the SRCs ofseven colleges, taking up Mayfair, Venue and Cameo Suite. Ubik headline at the Mayfair, with DJs Keith from Pure, Aidy from UFO and Circa and Bede from Voyager, Perspex White Out play with support at The Venue and the Cameo Suite becomes a chill-out room with Hypnotonic DJs. Further entertainment is provided by jugglers and fire-eaters, and Santa handing out presents.

I Scat Opera and Tr .:.. petwonn Cathousc. Brown Street, 248 6 ‘6. 8pm. £5 (advance), £6 (doo Following Faith No More‘s Barrowland sidency. more of thatenliveningfunk '--.kstuff.

I Tarle 13th Note. Gr .ssford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. Free. While the Kazoo club pop-arts downsta 's. the ex-Anton and the Moon posse inaug' '0 the upstairs gigs at this pub.

I Jimmy Hill O‘chry's. Drury Street.248 3751 . 9.30pm. Formerly The Jimmy Brock Experience.


I Hiverhead and The Pralines Venue. Calton Road, 557 3073. 9pm. The Alva label‘s REM-flavoured rockers continue to promote their 25p single ‘Was Away‘/‘Haddit' in what should be a well-attended gig, especially with the gumptious Pralincs (also currently with a record out) on the bill.

I Bigger Than Jesus, Mama Mesto and

Touch Music Box. Victoria Street. 225 2564. 9pm-3am. £4 (£3). BiggerThan Jesus are better known to all and sundry as Two Weeks In June, of course. with support from Motherwell and Fife respectively.

I The Basement and Mr BeaverSubway. Cowgatc. 225 6766. 2256766. 10pm.

£1 .50—£2. A big rocky Celtic sound from The Basement. tracing the same musical lineage as Runrig but with more than one slant to their sound. Support. Mr Beaver. play more ofa Primus/Chili Peppers thing. I Maya’s Voice Negociants, Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free. Intriguing. ethereal songs, sometimes compared with The Blue Nile.

I Live music Bertie‘s. Merchant Street. 225 2002. 11pm. Free.


I Summeriield Blues Jackie 0‘s. Central Esplanade. 0592 264496. 9.30pm. £1 . A

50/50 mix of original material and classic blues covers.



I Morrissey Barrowland, Gallowgate, 552 4601. 7.30pm. SOLD OUT. For an artist who's possibly a few stamps short ofa complete album and only intermittently musically engaging. Stephen Patrick can still stir up a hefty hornet's nest. Whether his comfort blanket image ofLittle England is racially playing with fire or not seems to make no difference to his obsessive fans Stateside, but ifhc shortchanges his British fans again he may not escape unscathed.

I Jad Fair and Fassbinder Cathousc. Brown Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £5. Tickets from Just the Ticket, Virgin, Union Street, 226 4679, and 23rd Precinct, Bath Street, 332 4806. The bespectacled innocent abroad returns again with his

sometimes affecting. sometimes affected

brand of pop whimsy and other more

unexpected musical delights. Attacking support from the ever-astringent and well-worth-a-look Fassbinder.

I The Peariiishers King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 9pm. £4.50. See Fri 4.

I Long Fin killie and Jeny Krishna 13th Note, Glassford Street, 553 1638. 9pm.

.Free. Two bands definitely worth a look.

Long Fin Killie play frenetic folk songs informed with a renegade spirit;Jerry Krishna crank up the volume and make a noise attractive to fans ofspiritcd indie guitar groups.

I Junkyard East RG5. Queen Street. 221 2200. 10pm. Free.

I Jimmy Hill MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 2218499.9pm. Free. FormerlyJimmy Brock.


I Sons Of The Shaking Earth Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. Former members of the glammish Lixx continue to rock the house in their current guise.

I Holocaust and Fine Subway, Cowgate,

225 6766. 10pm. Prominent Scots thrashers. with another album on the way, headline above biker-rockers Fine.

I Gin Goblins Mission. Victoria Street. 225 3326. 10.30pm. £2.50 (student concession). Rifferama with ghoulish comic overtones. as befits a band which contains former members ofGarglcblud. but the Goblins are harder, sharper and less overtly pantomimic than that.

I The Gods 0i Glam Platform One. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9pm. Free. All your favourites from the era ofstomping riffs and stonking platforms.

I The Headhunters Negociants, Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free.

I Swell Brewsters, South Bridge, 558 3457. 10pm. Free. See Wed 9.

I Country and Western Night Bugsy's. King‘s Stables Road, 229 3161. 8pm.

I Live music Bertie‘s, Merchant Street, 225 2002. 1 1pm. Free.

THURSDAY 17 Glasgow

I The Ramones and Terrorvision Barrowland, Gallowgate, 552 4601 . 7.30pm. £8.50 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket, Virgin. Union Street, 226 4679. With characteristic lack of artistic scruplcs, The Ramones refuse to pack in their three-chord blitzkriegs because large numbers of people out in Punterland persist in coming to see them play time and again. For such rock geriatrics. they‘re still capable ofbeing hugely. snottily entertaining and you'd never guess Joey has to be wheeled from his dressing room in a bath chair.

I Maggie Bell and Chris Farlow Cathousc. Brown Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £6 (advance), £7 (door). The most powerful female vocalist ever to emerge from Glasgow returns from her home in Holland for a rare date. Judging from her


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