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3816. l'Opm. Free. Four-piece band from South-East London playing blues. country blues and R&B. Good-time stuff.
I Scatter Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 8.30pm. Edinburgh indie-pop group with a new rhythm section. which will probany make their recent EP sound pretty redundant soon.
I live music Negociants. Lothian Street.
225 6313. 10pm. Free.
I Peter Gabriel SECC. Finnieston Quay. 248 3000. £20. £18.50 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. The man who atoned for his part in Genesis by giving the world Womad and Real World Records sets off. belatedly. to promote his most recent album. Us. A spectacular production is promised. and. if Gabriel‘s
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I Eskimos 8. Egypt, Credit To The Nation and Chili FM Cathouse. Brown Street, 248 6606. 8pm. £4.50 (advance). £5. Tickets from The Cathouse. Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679 and 23rd Precinct. Bath Street. 332 4806. See clubs for Eskimos & Egypt. Support from Credit To The Nation who beat everyone to the obvious Nirvana sample and can now sit back and reap the rewards. while Chill FM provide the local input.
I Blind Melon King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5. Rock act.
I Spacehopper and Aspidistra l3th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. Free. Two completely contrasting local indie bands — Spacehopper get out the sonic switchblades while Aspidistra construct simple but effective soundscapes. which can be ferocious in their own right.
I Dig Jesus RGs. Queen Street. 221 2200. 10pm. Free.
I Cat Balou MacSorley's. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free.
I The Orphans and Superstar Paisley Town Hall. Abbey Close. Paisley. 887 1007. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). Better known as The Kevin McDermott Orchestra. but more relaxed and impromptu in their attitude now. The Orphans will pump out some good-time rootsy toons. See Sat 22 for Superstar.
I Buddha Grass Harbour Liquor Store. The Area. The Bridge. Paisley. 848 5096. 9.30pm. Free. A rescheduled gig for the popular local rock act.
I The Humpii Family Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £6. Scotland’s premier get-down good-time folk-rockers. Check out their Mothers LP. released by lona records.
I The Foundation Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £2. Glasgow-based folk-rock
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combo. . I The Faithful St James Oyster Bar. Calton Road. 557 2925. 9pm. Free.
I saidﬂorence, Dog and The Bleeding Hearts King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. A contrasting bill. in that saidflorence embrace pop music in all its disposable glory. while Dog and The Bleeding Hearts are in love with traditional hard rock.
I lark Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free. Singer/songwriter Susan Mahoney pens thoughtful. semi- acoustic songs. but on occasion calls on a backing band to flesh out the material.
I The Moondials Pythagoras. Sauchiehall Street. 332 3495. 9pm. Free.
I Bollin’ Joe And The Jets McCool‘s Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs. 552 7847. 9pm. Free. Good old-fashioned rock'n’roll.
I Basic Notes Nice’n’Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 10pm.
I Stoneiree MacSorley‘s. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free.
I The Dream Weavers Rockin’ Horse. Cathcart Road. 649 0184. 9.30pm. Free. I Fireball Batcave. Bruce Hotel. Cornwall Street. East Kilbride. 03552 29771. 9pm. £2.50. Ex-Big Dish man Brian McFie and his band. Plus a Jimi Hendrix tribute disco.
I lies O’Connor's lovechild Clubhouse. Old Sneddon Street. Paisley. 889 4706. 8.30pm. £1.50.
I The Full Ilog Twa Corbies. Cumbemauld. 0236 727473. 9pm. Free.
I Aztec Camera Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. The long-awaited return of Roddy Frame. with an album. Dreamland. produced by Ryuichi Sakomoto of Yellow Magic Orchestra fame. See Albums.
I African Culture light Debating Hall. Teviot Row Student Union. Teviot Row. 8pm—lam. £5 (£3). An evening of music and events supporting the opening of the Pan-African Centre. Ossie‘s Mambo Disco provides the vibes. with live music from Makossa. Jeggro and BTL. Plus. African fashion show. poetry. dance and an arts and crafts display.
I John Wesley Harding Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 7.30pm. £5. ‘Bob Dylan is my father. Joan Baez is my mother and I'm their bastard son.‘ he spat on his his first album. Actually. JWH is from Hastings. and Elvis Costello is lurking around as a favourite uncle too. Close enough. though.
I U28 and Ex-Gathedra Vaults. Niddry Street. 556 7018. 7pm. £1. See Sat 22.
I Bo’ Weevil Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 10pm. Free.
I Panna Violet St James Oyster Bar. Calton Road. 557 2925. 10pm. Free.
I Mint Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 8.30pm. A funk/pop groove.
I The Firing Squad Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 10pm. Free.
I live music Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free.
I John Wesley Harding King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5.50. See Thurs 27.
I Elmerhassel, Gila Monster and Ylntz Nice‘n'Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. £3. lpswich melodic hardcore headliners with intriguing Edinburghers Gila Monster in support mode.
I Eight Miles High Glasgow School of Art. Renfrew Street. 332 0691. 9.30pm. £2. Studean and guests.
I Cactus Jack MacSorley‘s. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free.
I The Baggle Taggle Gypsies Cathedral
House. Cathedral Square. 552 3519. 9pm. Free. Celtic folk rock.
I The lost Weekend Cottiers. Hyndland Road. 357 5827. 9pm. Free. [Ex-Liberties. I ligel Clark Cottiers. Hyndland Road. 357 5827. 11pm. Free. A less jazzy approach for this Supper Club appearance. I Arran Bede McCool's Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs. 552 7847. 9pm. Free.
I King Hash Rockin‘ Horse. Cathcart Road. 649 0184. 10pm. £2. See Fri 21.
I Inverclyde Band Explosion Greenock Town Hall. Greenock Town Centre. 0475 24444. 7pm. £1. The ﬁnal ofa ‘battle of the bands‘-style pool of local talent. with top celebjudges like Bryan Burnett and Norman Blake. The heats for this competition have taken place in the preceding weeks. narrowing down the 832 young bands from this area (or it seems like that number) to a more judgeable quantity. For more info call 0475 28288.
I The Pastels and Hall Japanese Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 7.30pm. £5. Glasgow’s longest-serving cult band pay another call to the East Coast. with a single. ‘Thank You For Being You’. to promote. Fresh from his John Smith bookshop solo experiment. Jad Fair swiftly returns in his HalfJapanese guise — more songs about what a drag it is being a geeky teenager (especially when you‘re in your 30s) and other emotional topics. I Iranceport Netherbow Arts Centre. High Street. 556 9579. Tickets £3 from Reptile Records. St Mary’s Street. Edinburgh-based electronic band compared with Tangerine Dream. Eno. Pink Floyd and The Orb. play a hometown concert following the release of their Trum‘eglobal CD on Shefﬁeld‘s Surreal label. Collaboration in the pipeline with SF author David Wingrove. and two pieces inspired by his novels will be played tonight.
I George McRae Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm. £5.
I Proi Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. £1.50 after 9pm.
I Birdland and Tinkerbell’s nope Bing Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 8.30pm. Punky blonde moptops return after failing to set the world alight and watching Manic Street Preachers steal their thunder. Support. TDR from Inverness. play suitably spikey. energetic stuff.
I The Full Hog Cas Rock Cafe. 229 4341. 10pm. Free.
I Bad Reputation Granny's Attic. Bath Street. Portobello. 669 1780. 9pm. Free. I live music Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free.
I live music Fortunes Tavern. Candlemaker Row. 226 7190. 9pm. Free.
I Bay City Boilers and Bacey Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. £9.50. £8.50. £7.50. Tickets from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511. Standing area also for this concert. Another in the Concert Hall‘s 70s revivalists series. Bay City Rollers need no further documentation here — tartan is de rigeuer. Of more interest to 70s loser bands enthusiasts are Racey — a couple of hits. including ‘Runaround Sue‘ and then nothing. till now of course. lfThe Bluebells can have a Number One . . .
I Halt Japanese Cathouse. Brown Street. 248 6606. 7pm. £5.30 plus booking fee. Tickets from The Cathouse. Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. See Fri 28.
I Honey and Baby Chaos King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3. Two touted bands making a habit of playing together. Both take a good pop tune as their starting point - Honey swathe theirs in swirly guitars. Baby Chaos smother theirs in upfront attitude.
32 The List 21 May-3 June 1993