I Eddi Reader, Boo llewerdlne and Clive Bregson Queen‘s Hall. South ClerkStreet. 668 2019. 7.30pm. £7. See preview.
I M, Psycho and Carpetrace Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. Z/28 dispense a big grungey sound along the lines of L7 or Seven Year Bitch. but not with the same complement of the fairer sex. Expect similar hardcore sounds from the two supports.
I The Tartan Amoebas and The Flaming 0’: La Belle Angele. Hasties Close (behind The Pelican). Cowgate. 225 5775. 9pm. Free. Double-bill of up-and-coming Edinburgh bands — a fusion of fast funk. folk and jazz.
I Baby Doc Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free.
I Paul lllsi St James Oyster Bar. C alton Road. 557 2925. 9pm. Free.
I Frankie Valli And The Four Seasons Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. £17. £16. £15. Tickets from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 551 1. Now into their fourth decade together and still pumping out all your bubblegum pop and freaky disco faves. Not quite able to pin down the Four Seasons? Think of the most typically embarrassing 70s record you could be caught dancing round your handbag to. and it’s probably been crooned by Frankie.
I The Mighty Mighty Bosstones and Marcha Fresca King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 9pm. £4. Ska-core group from Boston who sound like a hard-edged collision between Fishbone and Madness. supported by the funky but rocky local crew Marcha Fresca.
I Glasgow Songwriters featuring Band Di Cold Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. Special guests tonight. who might be more familiar to Glasgow gig- goers under their old name. The Light.
I lleil Sturgeon 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 10pm. Free. A Chocolate Morning‘s vocalist ventures out on his own to deliver some choice Partick Thistle songs. All Thistle supporters welcome. it says here.
I Burn Music Box. Victoria Street. 225
. 6766. 9pm. £3. Former Seeing Red and
Ain‘t No Saint members chug away with a sound that‘s been described as reminiscent of Faith No More and Alice in Chains with a touch of psychedelia stirred in.
I Big Blue Funky Whale. Bouncy Castle and The Shrlmptons Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £3. Local triple-band package.
I Workers In Song Gallery Bar. North Bank Street. The Mound. 9pm—lam. Free. information: 440 4303. A new fortnightly forum for Edinburgh-based singer- songwritcrs. Around ten performers will be appearing. playing three or four songs each.
I ilev Doc And The Congregation La Belle Angele. Hasties Close (behind The Pelican). 225 5775. Free. Award-winning hamionica-based blues.
I Sins III The Flesh Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. Doors open 9.30pm.
I Maya’s Voice Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free. Somewhat ethereal sounds. compared in the past with The Blue Nile.
I Red Hot And Blue L‘Attache. Rutland Street. 10pm. Free. Rock‘n‘roll.
I Stiff Little Fingers Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £8.50 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket.
squall. but if they can re-create anything ‘ like the sounds of ‘On The Road Again’
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Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Everything‘s gone green. as Barrowland and the adjoining Baird‘s Bar are overrun with every one of the forty shades on this St Patrick‘s Day (when else?) celebration. I Mouth Music and Skuobie Iiubh Orchestra King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 9pm. £5. A benefit for Putting Our House in Order — an ambitious campaign to target the plight of Britain‘s sky-rocketing homeless population - showcasing the eclectic talents of Mouth Music. who combine ethnic references (both Scottish. Asian and African) with dance culture. and the Skuobie Dubh Orchestra. bluegrass- blasters from Aberdeen.
I Sins or The Flesh and Children (in Stun Nice'n‘Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 10pm.
I Rhyme and Reason RGs. Queen Street. 221 2200. 10pm. Free.
I Lovecraft and Fireball Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £4. Foxy vixtresses. as Smash Hits would have once described them. Lovecraft by all accounts re-create the noise and the buzz of The Stooges. but still there‘s no getting away from the fact that they are indeed an all- girl combo who like nothing more than intimidating a roomful of men who've turned up to see them on false pretences. I KitII And Kill La Belle Angele. Hasties Close (behind The Pelican). Cowgate. 225 5775. £3. Special St Patrick’s Day bash by those kings of the cross-cultural cajun/rock/reggae/you-name-it scene.
I The Shrimptons Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free.
I Bluetinger L‘Attache. Rutland Street. Rock'n'roll.
I Country and western night Bugsy‘s. King‘s Stables Road. 228 6669.
I Live music Brewsters. South Bridge. 558 3457. Free.
I Don Williams Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. £16. £14. £12. Tickets from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 551 l. The Gentle Giant of country music (and that‘s not referring to any prog-rock tendencies). who brought us ‘You‘re My Best Friend‘. ‘1 Recall A Gypsy Woman‘ and ‘l'm Just A Country Boy' returns to wow Glasgow.
I Canned lit and The Hideaway Blues Band Northbound Blues Club. The Arches. Midland Street. 221 9736. 10pm. £8. Tickets from the Arches and Tower Records. Argyle Street. 204 2500. it‘s quite possible that Canned Heat in 1993 make a boring and self-indulgent blues
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I Hyperhead and Bag Cathouse. Brown Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £4 (advance). £5 (door). Tickets from Cathouse. Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. 23rd Precinct. Bath Street. 332 4806. and Whiplash Records. Virginia Galleries. Virginia Street. 5520957. A gang of not— so-has-beens headed by Mary Mary. ex-of Pigface and before that Gaye Bykers On Acid (named after Marvin Gaye ‘because he‘s dead‘) whose obstreperous noise and use of samples predated grunge and the likes of Pop Will Eat itself. Hyperhead lean on the dance side with some metallic guitars thrown into the soup at some point. Gag are ex-Tongue of Alba.
I Lovecraft and Broover King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 9pm. £3. See Wed 17.
I lie-Al and The River Easy Live Vibe. Venue. Sauchiehall Street. 332 3872. 9.30pm. £3. The Venue‘s Tuesday night flirtation with live music relocates to Thursdays.
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