MUSIC ROCK & BLUES
Support comes from. guess what. a Black Flag tribute band.
I lnversus and Dark Lord Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. Doors open 9.30pm. More gloomy metal.
I Makm Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. £1.50 after 9pm. A steaming brew of reggae. African pop and soul.
I Tempus Fuglt Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free.
I Live music Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252.
I Live music Platform ()ne. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9pm. Free.
I live music St James ()yster Bar. Calton Road. 557 2925. 9pm. Free.
I Deacon Blue Barrowland. Ciallowgatc. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £12.50. See Fri 2.
I Elkie Brooks (ilasgow Royal (‘oncert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. £15. £12.50. £10. Tickets from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511. Iilkie's top tips on how to achieve that gritty 'lived- in' vocal delivery. part 36: rub a haunch of salted pork up and down your gullet daily. and you‘ll soon acquire that bona lide bluesy bark.
I D:Ream Tunnel. Mitchell Street. 204 1000. 9pm. See clubs preview.
I Badgewearer, Sedgewick and Gag Nice’n'Slea/y. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. £2.50. Badgewearer agitate the axis where funk and punk meet. with barbed results. Support (iag were formerly Tongue of Alba.
I Bopstreet McCool's Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs. 552 7847. 9pm. Free.
I Eden Liquor Store. The Area. Bridge Street. Paisley. 848 5096. 9.30pm. Free.
I The Jayhawks Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 8pm. See preview.
I Sideshow Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free.
I The Jayhawks King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 9pm. £6.50. See preview.
I Welcome McCool‘s Ruling Cowboy, Candleriggs. 552 7847. 9pm. Free.
I Andy Chung St James Oyster Bar. Calton Road. 557 2925. 9pm. Free. Former Rhythm Chillun singer out on his
I liukka Skin Bone Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free.
Glasgow I Glasgow Songwriters featuring Leslle
vlilson Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free.
I The River Detectives Music Box. Victoria Street. 225 2564. 9pm. £5. Nicely coinciding with the receipt of a silver disc for their first album. .S'aturday Night. Sunday ,i/Iurning (and the release of a new single. ‘Back To The Love That You
Had’ ). Sam Corry and Dan ()‘Neill set out for the first time since 1991 with a full band. whose individual credits include Van Morrison. Hue And Cry. Level 42. Cocteau Twins and Prefab Sprout. lixpect old favourites to rub shoulders with songs from the recent Iz'lvis Has Just Left The Building LP.
I Rubicon and Gag Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. £5.30 plus booking fee. The Fields ()f The Nephilim. by any other name (minus their old singer Carl McCoy. but with a new frontman Andy Delaney). but it's better than you might think. Their recorded stuff displays power and drama (of a bearable kind) that might blow away all memories of silly hats and bags of llour.
I Cadaver, Red Harvest, Dsirls and Holocaust Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. Doors open 8.30pm. Just what you've been begging for: a night of Norwegian death metal (except for the vivacious 1-lolocaust. who Iiniber up for the release of their new album at the end of the month.
I Ellmar Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free. See Tue 30.
I The Rootsie Tootsie Blues Band Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 10pm. Free. Rockin‘ blues and R&B.
I The Night Kitchen La Belle Angelc. Hasties Close (behind The Pelican). Cowgate. 225 2774. 9pm. Free.
I Fish and Rubicon Barrowland. (iallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £10 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Promoting national pride and loyalty to Celtic musical heritage with the subtlety of a kebab skewer up the rectum. Fish compounds his crimes against rock by opting for the creatively redundant course of releasing an album of cover versions. Support Rubicon are the Nephilim minUs Carl McCoy.
I Birdland and Crystal Injection King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 9pm. £4. Favourite press whipping boys. so why break with tradition? A case of ample energy. but woefully misdirected. Could they surprise us after their lengthy hiatus?
I Linda Jackson Band Scotia Bar. Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 8.30pm. Free. I Amphora Jug MacSorley's. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free.
AN EVENING IN AN INTIMATE ENVIRONMENT
PRESENTING THE SONGS OF MIDGE URE.
I Charlie Don’t Surf RGs. Queen Street. 221 2200. 10pm. Free. Big-sounding Scotpop with strong. capable vocals.
I Papa’s Magic Beard and Due People Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £3. A slice of what‘s best in Edinburgh dance music. with DJs from Tribal Funktion and Chocolate City DJs.
I Bluetinger Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free. Rock'n'roll.
I Live music L‘Attache. Rutland Street. I Live music La Belle Angele. Hasties Close (behind The Pelican). Cowgate. 225 2774. 9pm. Free.
I Country and western night Bugsy's‘. King's Stables Road. 228 6669.
I Jon ‘King’ Cleary and Citizen Kane Northbound Blues Club. The Arches. Midland Street. 221 9736. 10pm. £7 (£5). Tickets from The Arches box office and Tower Records. Argyle Street. 204 2500. Jon ‘King' Cleary is a gifted young pianist in the Doctor John flexible-of- lingers mode. Citizen Kane are a seven- piece R&B outfit from London.
I The Countrymen, Supernova and Yintz Nice'n‘Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Billed as ‘Planet of Sound'. tonight features three bands with garagcy influences.
I Zoomshanka Halt B'r. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free. Combining the menacing tones of industrial dance with a lighter dubby touch. or at least they were last time they surfaced.
I Bopstreet MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free.
I Family Love McCool's Ruling Cowboy, Candleriggs. 552 7847. 9pm. Free.
I Man Rococo And The Soul Rebels Cavem Club. Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9pm. £1.
I Blow Pythagoras. Sauchiehall Street. 332 3495. 9pm. Free.
I Just Another Dream Twa Corbies. Cumbernauld. 0236 727473. 9pm. Free. I Live Music Live Vibe. Venue. Sauchiehall Street. 332 3872. 9.30pm. £3.
I Cupid Mount Etna Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. Doors open 8.30pm. £1.5()-£2. I Black Cat Bones Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 10pm. Free.
I Vertigo Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free.
I Patty Smith ()ld Chain Pier. Trinity Crescent. 552 1233. 9pm. Free. Acoustic singer-songwriter.
I The Band Neighbours. McDonald Road. 557 4928. 9pm. Free. No relation. we presume.
I The Blue Ryenas Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 10pm. Free.
I The Sharpshooters St James ()yster
Bar. Calton Road. 557 2925. 9pm. Free. I Live music Bridge Bar. George 1V Bridge. 225 1681. 9pm. Free. Ciuest night. I live music Bannerman‘s. Niddry Street. 556 3254. 9.30pm. Free.
RDDK & BLUES
The following details are for regular weekly dates: see main listings for one- on shows. Gigs are listed by city, then by day. Residencies will be listed, provided that up-to-date details are supplied to us. All events are free unless otherwise stated. Rock and Blues Residencies Listings compiled by Alastair Mabbott and Fiona Shepherd
I Jamie Barnes and Cochise MacSorley's. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 4.30pm. Veteran blues.
I Spider Mackenzie and Dick Banovich Brewery Tap. Sauchiehall Street. 339 8866. First Saturday ofevery month.
I Andy Boyle ivory Blacks. ()swald Street. 221 591 1. 7.30pm. Keyboard player.
I The Rhythm’n’Blues Band Liquor Store. The Area. Bridge Street. Paisley. 848 5096. 2pm. 'l’raditional R&B.
I Rankine Solid Rock Cafe. litipe Street. 221 1105. lix-Na/areth guitarist. I The Blues Poets Scotia Bar. Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 3.30pm. Blues session.
I Patti Hearst R(is. Queen Street. 221
2200. 10pm. Free. A soulful set or a batik heist involving a kidnapped heiress? Who can tell? Mini-residency ends on 29 Mar.
I The Kazoo Club Dunny. 13th Note. (ilassford Street. 553 1638. 8pm. A club run by local bands The llemingways and The Blisters for ‘free artistic expression‘ or something like that. incorporating a
jam session. Featured bands include The
Ruthvens. The Reality and Dead City Radio on 30 Mar.
I Rollln’ Joe And The Jets Curlers. Byres Road. 334 1284. 8pm. Fifties rock'n‘roll. I North Glasgow Music College MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Four bands from the college performing fortnightly. Next performance not until 28 April.
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IF I WAS: THE VERY BEST OF MIDGE URE & ULTRAVOX OUT NOW ON Cl-IRYSALIS RECORDS.
35 The List 26 March—8 April 1993