MUSIC ROCK & BLUES
Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 9pm. £3.50. See Fri 5. Support from the band much-touted as Scotland's answer to Throwing Muses.
I A Chocolate Morning, The Skinning Bone and Thrill Margin Nice'n'Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. £3. Two bands from the ever-burgeoning Greenock scene. ploughing a furrow through the heavier end of the indie market. At this rate. there‘ll be no youth left in Greenock to take ‘proper‘ jobs. like working in the fish' n‘ chip shop. They’re joined tonight by local headliners and jangly indie popsters A Chocolate Morning.
I Ilollin’ Joe And The Jets McCool's Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs. 552 7847. 9pm. Free.
I Touch MacSorley’s. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free.
I Onion .loe Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free.
I Lorna Buchanan Cottier's. Hyndland Road. 357 5827. 1 1pm. Free. The Supper Club.
I Spider Mackenzie and Dick eanovich
, Brewery Tap. Sauchiehall Street. 339
8866. R&B duo.
I Carol Laula Paisley Arts Centre. New Street. Paisley. 887 1010. SOLD OUT. With a single to come off her successful Still debut LP. Carol steps out to a full house tonight with a set of intelligent songs shot through with subtle folk and even blues inﬂuences.
I Section 8 Dugout. Cathcart Street. Greenock. ()475 27918. 9.30pm. £2.50. I Live Music Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free.
I Yo-Mama Assembly Rooms. George Street. £4.50 (£3). Enquiries: 334 3852 or 447 0091. A celebration of lntemational Women's Day spotlighting five singers and bands. Talitha Mackenzie featured heavily on Mouth Music‘s first album. and her debut in her own right comes out in the autumn. She performs a solo set tonight. as well as joining with five other singers under the name of Sedenka. for a set of ethnic songs from around the world. Nancy Nicolson will no doubt win a few new friends tonight with her thoughtful. and variously sly and moving. lyn'cs. Be sure to watch up-and-coming three-piece The Harmonics for ‘You saw it here first' value; and arrive in time for Wendy Stewart. harpist with Ceolbeg as well as a solo performer.
I The Joyriders and Chlckweed Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 9pm. An evening of home-grown melodic hardcore. headlined by Scotland‘s most-likely-to. Having said that. The Joyriders are apparently considering playing this gig as an acoustic set.
I 3 ‘14 Minutes Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. Doors open 9.30pm. Indie-rock.
I Blueflnger Platform One. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9pm. Free. Rock‘n‘roll. I The Gods Di Glam Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. £1.50 after 9pm. See Sun 28.
I Robinson St James Oyster Bar. Calton Road. 557 2925. 9pm. Free.
I Tempus Fugit Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free. Percussion- based acid jazz.
‘I Live music Nicky Tam's. Victoria Street. 225 3326. 5pm. Free.
I The Fat Lady Sings (TBC) Mayfair. Sauchiehall Street. 332 3872. Heavily involved in the Peace Together campaign. set up to boost awareness of the Ulster troubles among young people. still The Fat Lady Sings manage to take time out for a spot of navel-gazing and faintly pretentious lyrical chicanery.
I The God Machine and Penn King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221
5279. 9pm. £4. See preview for The God Machine. A ﬁtting support from kindred
spirits Fenn who can match the density
though perhaps not the intensity of the headliners. if nothing else. it will be
interesting to see if a few gigless months
. has done anything to alter Fenn's power- riven indie sound.
I Better Ways Liquor Store. The Area. Bridge Street. Paisley. 848 5096. Edinburgh's smooth operators bring their pristine pop to this new live music venue. I Live music McCool's Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs. 552 7847. 9pm. Free.
7 I Solid Silver so: Playhouse Theatre.
J Grecnside Place. 557 2590. 7.30pm. 3 £8.50. Gerry And The Pacemakers. The
Searchers and Billy J Kramer join forces to commemorate 1963. the year of ‘How
E Do You Do lt'. ‘Sweets For My Sweet'.
‘Do You Want To Know A Secret” and what we would these days call. erm. Profumogate.
I All Mod Cons. The Shadowland and The Great Glow 0t Joy Venue. C alton Road. 557 3073. 8pm. £5. The tribute bandwagon shows no signs of losing momentum with the appearance of these Bostonian Jam copyists. acclaimed for their authentic look and sound. Personal guitar tuition from Paul Weller himself may have helped in that department.
I Ddd eodhran La Belle Angele. Hastie’s Close (behind The Pelican). Cowgate. 225 5775. Free. Unusual. semi-acoustic ‘trance music'. Bring your own percussion and join in.
I Pengally Subway. C owgate. 225 6766. Gothic rock.
I Sideshow Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free.
I Talent showcase Bugsy's. King‘s Stables Road. 228 6669.
I Carol Laula Mitchell Theatre. Granville Street. 227 5033. 7.30pm. £5. Tickets from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511. See Sat 6.
I Solid Silver Sixties Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. £12.50. £1 1.50. £9.50. Tickets from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 551 1. See Sun 7.
I Chuck Prophet And His Band and Murmur King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 9pm. £5. Better known as an intrinsic part of Green On Red — the REM who inexplicably never made it big — Chuck Prophet goes all trad. up to and including the statutory ‘. . . and his band' suffix.
I All Mod Cons and The Great Glow 0f .loy Cathouse. Brown Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £5 (advance). £6(door). Tickets from The Cathouse. Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. 23rd Precinct. Bath Street. 332 4806 and Whiplash Records. Virginia Galleries. Virginia Street. 552 0957. See Sun 7.
I Brave RGs. Queen Street. 221 2200. 10pm. Free.
I The God Machine and Penn Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £4. See preview.
I Subconscious Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9.30pm. See Sat 27.
I Andy Chung St James Oyster Bar. Calton Road. 557 2925. 9pm. Free. Former singer from Rhythm Chillun whips it out solo.
I Ilukka Skin Bone Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free.
I Glasgow Songwriters featuring Paul McCormick Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552
5924. 9.30pm. Free. Plus the ever-popular open platform.
I Iliverhead, Supernova and Sea Monkey Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £3. Edinburgh's rising guitar band are joined by two of Kirkcaldy’s ﬁttest: Supernova. a gutsy quartet whose policy of forcing record companies to see them live by withholding tapes may be about to pay off ; and Sea Monkey. the new incamation of The Twist.
I Sllther Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9.30pm. Noisy thrashy pop.
I Dr Ruth Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free.
I Sloan King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 9pm. £4. Canadian grunge band signed to the corporate patron saint of grunge. Geffen. I saidflorence and Whiteout Nice’n'Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. £3. Saidilorence limber up for the release of their polished debut ‘Definitely Maybe'. a ditty in the Carter/Jesus Jones mould. while Greenock's Whiteout continue to hone their eclectic sound in much the same way as Primal Scream.
I Tempus FUQII The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 10pm. Free. Percussion- based acid jazz.
I The Beatles Beat MacSorley's. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free.
I The eain Brothers Scotia Bar. Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 9pm. Free.
I Idaho Dream Cotticrs. Hyndland Road. 357 5827. 9pm. Free.
I Live Music RGs. Queen Street. 221 2200. 10pm. Free.
I Bikini Kill and Huggy Bear Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £5. See preview for Huggy Bear.
I Flotation and The Idle Poor La Belle Angele. Hastie's Close (behind The ' Pelican). Cowgate. 225 5775. £2 (£1). lndie-dance and funk-rock.
I Bluefinger Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free. Rock‘n'roll.
I Texas Breakfast Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9pm. Free. Blues.
I Live music L‘Attache. Rutland Street. I Live music Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9.30pm.
I Country and western night Bugsy's. King‘s Stables Road. 228 6669.
I Ice Cube and Ca Lench Mob Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £8.50 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. The ex-Nigger With Attitude. supported by chips off the same block Da Lench Mob. raps his tender vignettes of harmonious suburban life. 1f he could just learn to articulate his anger without resorting to racist and misogynistic vocabulary . . .
I Huggy Bear and Bikini Kill Cathouse. Brown Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £4.30 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. See preview for Huggy Bear. Just as Huggy Bear spawned the Huggy Nation in this country. so Bikini Kill spearheaded and coalesced the Riot Grrls in the US. A night of fem-noise as disenfranchised women go on the rampage.
I Molly Ilalf llead King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 9pm. Free. A Drop Nineteens support late last year. Molly Half Head are a touted Manchester indie band. sporting all the
typical Manc references to the point of
crowning everything with a nasal vocal. I Best Of Glasgow Songwriters McCool‘s Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs. 552 7847. 9pm. Free. Four of the most accomplished singer-songwriters in the group.
I Justice Wolf Cavern Club. Blackfriars (downstairs). Bell Street. 552 5924. 9pm. £2. Plus support.
I Blow Pythagoras. Sauchiehall Street. 332 3495. 9pm. Free.
I Jump City MacSorley‘s. Jamaica Street.
221 8499. 9pm. Free. Popsters previously known as Felix.
I Wanted Twa Corbies. Kilbowie Road.
Cumbernauld. 0236 727473. 9pm. Free. 1 I Live Music The Hall Bar. Woodlands ; Road. 332 12 10. 9.30pm. Free.
I One People Chocolate City. Venue.
. Calton Road. 557 3073. 1 1pm—5am. £4 (£3 members). See Fri 26.
I Pitchshifter and Drill Subway.
' Cowgate. 225 6766. 9.30pm. Hea\ y and
somewhat oppressive grunge-like sound. No quarter given.
I Betty’s Ilotpot Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 2294341. 10pm. Free. Blues.
I Blow Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free. With The Road possibly making up a double-bill.
I Retribution Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 10pm. Free. (ilenrothes- based heavy rockers.
I The Brothers Citrus Club. Grindlay
! Street. 2296697. Free. ; I Bluefinger Cavendish. West Tollcross.
228 3252. Rock'n‘roll.
I Inner Circle St James Oyster Bar. Calton Road. 557 2925. 9pm. Free.
I Blueprint Bannerman's. Niddry Street.
,556 3254. 9.30pm. Free. Blues.
I Live music Neighbours. McDonald Road. 557 4928. 9pm. Free.
I Live music Bertie's. Merchant Street. 225 2002. 11pm. Free.
5 I Live music Bridge Bar. George [V 1 Bridge. 225 1681. 9pm. Free. Guest night.
Light Music is listed by date. then by city. Performances will be listed, subject
, to space, provided that details reach our ’ offices at least one week before
publication. Light Music Listings compiled by Alastair Mabbott and Fiona Shepherd.
I Joe Longthorne Pavilion Theatre. Reniield Street. 332 1846. 7.30pm. £13.50. £1 1.50. Balcony seats only left. The ever-popular singing impressionist makes a speedy return with his vast soundalike repertoire. Give us a blast of Huggy Bear. then.
I Joe Longthorne Pavilion Theatre. Renﬁeld Street. 332 1846. 7.30pm. £13.50. £11.50. Balcony seats only left. See Fri 26.
I Pirates 0t Peozance Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. SOLD OUT. Paul Nicholas swashes his buckle. splices his mainbrace and twirls that piratical moustache as the Pirate King. with Bonnie Langford as Mabel and Victor Spinetti as the Major General in one of Gilbert and Sullivan's best-known popular operas.
35 The List 26 February—l 1 March 1993