ROCK & BLUES MUSIC
ROCK & BLUES
Bates listed below are for one-oil shows: see seperate section tor residencies. Gigs are listed by date, then by city. Bates will be listed, provided that details reach our ortlces art least one week before publication. Book and Blues Listings compiled by Alastair Mabbott and Fiona Shepherd
I Naughty By liature Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £9 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin, Union Street. 226 4679. Outrageously popular on their home ground. US rappers Naughty By Nature are best known here for the insidious irritant of 'OPP‘ and are beloved of rap fans who ﬁnd the hardcore guerilla rap of the likes of ice Cube too much to stomach.
I The Crazy World at Arthur Brown Nice'n‘Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. £5. As in The C razy World of Arthur Brown. pyromaniac creators of the mock-demonic late 60s number one ‘Fire’. which musical duffers may only recognise as the track recently sampled by The Prodigy.
I Sebadoh and 18 Wheeler King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5.50. See preview for Sebadoh. Supported by the Glasgow indie band who‘ve virtually taken up residency here.
I The Moondlals McCools Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs. 552 7847. 9pm. Free.
I Cactus .iaclt MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free. Blues rock band who have contributed two tracks to the Eleven CD compilation on Madhat Records — an East Coast version of Spiral Records' Gneiss compilation featuring local bands.
I Louis Wallace Chain The Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free.
I Brian Fitzpatrick Cottiers. Hyndland Road. 357 5827. 9pm. Free.
I Angela Cameron Cottiers. Hyndland Road. 357 5827. 11pm. Free. The Supper Club.
I Jimmy Bill Court Bar, Hutchison Street. 552 2463. 8pm. Free.
I The Bleeding Hearts Blazers. Hamilton. No-nonsense. leather-clad rock from the group who recently headlined the Kelvingrove Music Festival.
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I live Music The Rockin’ Horse. Cathcart Road, 649 0184. 10pm. Free. All Rockin‘ Horse gigs in June are free.
I little Twister Nice 'N’ Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. Funkysexyrockadelic.
I Big George G The Business Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. £3 from 8pm. Edinburgh appearance for Scotland‘s most diligent of pub blues bands.
I Wasted Gaza and Me, liubby a Tom Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 8.30pm. £2. Local boogie-rootsie combo plus Glasgow support.
I Betty’s ilot Pot Cas Rock Cafe. 229 4341. 10pm. Free.
I Brian May Playhouse. Greenside Place. 557 2590. 7.30pm. £15. £13. Poodle of hair and Anita Dobson of girlfriend. May heads North for some blistering guitar pyrotechnics. Probably. And remember kids: everything he does. he does it for you. And Ford. And corporate dosh.
I Maria McKee Queen‘s Hall. South Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.30pm. £8. See preview.
I Thousand Yard Stare and Bingo Venue. 7.30pm. £5. The Slough indie pop types have taken a bit of a drubbing recently with the release of their second album. Mappamnndi. but the abiding memory of the sprightly ‘0-0 AET’ single still brings a cockle-wanning glow. Guildford‘s Ringo plug their ‘Railroad Earth’ single. I The Seats La Belle Angele. Hastie's Close. Cowgate. 225 2774. 9pm. £3/£2. Off-the-wall folk.
I Wolf Train Granny’s Attic. Bath Street. Portobello. 669 1780. 9pm. Free.
I live music Fortunes Tavern. Candlemaker Row. 226 7190. 9pm. Free. I live music Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free.
I Goodbye Mr Mackenzie and Seanionltey Adam Smith Centre. Adam Smith Theatre. Bendochy Road. 0592 260498. 7.30pm. £7. The MacKenzies continue to promote their recently- released album Live On The Day Of Slomis (see album reviews). Support from local popsters Seamonkey, finally consolidating their sound after post- change-oﬂname ructions (they were The Twist).
I Fleadh Glasgow Green. From noon. £20 plus booking fee. Tickets from usual TOCTA outlets. See feature.
I Mega City Four and Moving Targets King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £6. See preview. First of two nights.
I Cop Shoot Cop The Cathouse. Brown Street. 248 6606. 7pm. £5.30 plus booking
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fee. Tickets from The Cathouse. Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. and 23rd Precinct. Bath Street. 332 4806. Cop Shoot Cop’s time has possibly come. Their politicised white industrio-rap is more sophisticated than the infantile Rage Against The Machine. less macho than the hardcore tribalism of Front 242 et al. and more PC than the LA bri ade
I The Meteors and The tanleys Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 10pm. Glasgow’s rockabilly and psychobilly population emerge from the woodwork for an evening's slamdancing in the presence of one of the country‘s foremost practitioners of the art.
I Cloud Assassins MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free.
I The Colon The Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free.
I The linda Jackson Band McCools Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs. 552 7847. 9pm. Free.
I Patti llearst Band Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30 m. Free.
I Stonn Gordon with ulte Bliss Colliers. Hyndland Road. 357 5827. 11pm. Free. A silky voice adorn the Supper Club.
I The Baggle Taggie Gypsies The Centre Stage. West Nile Street. 353 2942. Free. Folk rock in a Waterboys vein.
I Glasgow Songwriters Select Hennessy's. West Nile Street. 221 8044. Free.
I The Bleeding llearts The Rockin‘ Horse. Cathcart Road. 649 0184. 10pm. Free. See Fri 4.
I Blues ’n’ Trouble The Dugout. Cathcart Street. Greenock. 0475 27918. 9.30pm. £2.50. Scotland‘s definitive veteran blues rock combo. as popular as ever.
I The Baggle Taggie Gypsies Centre Stage. West Nile Street. Free.
I Meadows Festival Meadows. Melville Drive. 11.30am—6pm. The annual free frolic on the grass. this year featuring The Comedians. Jeggro. The Radium Cats and Desert Rose. Support comes from several bric-a-brac stalls. a fun fair. a ﬁve-a-side competition. and a bloke called Bert selling candyﬂoss. Fun for all the family etc etc.
I The Naked See and lloney Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 8.30pm. £2. See preview for The Naked See and live review for Honey.
I lluclear Assault and Depressive Age Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 7.30pm. £6. Ex-punky thrashers. now somewhat older and wiser and slower. Support comes from East Berlin.
I Maltossa Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 38 16. £1.50 after 9pm.
I Fred lluirnby Quartet Vaults. Niddry Street. 556 7018. 11pm. £5/£4. A Sex Machine presentation.
I The lurkers and The ilecrornantics Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 9pm. £3.50. The Lurkers are punks of sixteen years standing. still playing poppy New York punk to enthusiastic Europeans and
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enthusiastic UK audiences. Debut gig for ‘local pop/punk band' The Necromantics. featuring former vocalist from The Time Frequency.
I The TCs Platform One. Rutiand Street. 225 2433. 9pm. Free.
I live music Negociaan. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free.
I Skin It Back Granny’s Attic. Bath Street. Portobello. 669 1780. 9pm. Free. I live music Fortunes Tavern. Candlemaker Row. 226 7190. 9pm. Free.
I liarnian and Master Hypnotist Ollerton Hotel. Victoria Road. 0592 264286. 9pm. £3. Charity disco featuring local bands.
I Brian May Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £15 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Seemingly no shortage of demand for soporiﬁc CD rock of the most execrabie kind these days . . . I 10cc Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. £14.50/£12.50. Tickets from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511. See Brian May blurb above.
I Mega City Four and Moving Targets King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £6. See preview. Second of two nights.
I Bog, Burn and Blackout The Cathouse. Brown Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £3.
I lorna Brooks Tron Theatre. Trongate. 552 4267. A suitably atmospheric environment for the singer/songwriter.
I State Di Altairs McCools Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs. 552 7847. 9pm. Free.
I Media Falls Nice ’n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 10pm.
I The Basement The Rockin’ Horse. Cathcart Road. 649 0184. 9.30pm. Free. Largely Celtic rock but a good few other inﬂuences pervade.
I Fireball The Liquor Store. The Area. Bridge Street. Paisley. 848 5096. 9.30pm. Free. Ex-Big Dish man Brian McFie with his latest musical venture.
I Meadows Festival Meadows. Melville Drive. 1—6pm. Second day of the alfresco funfest. featuring music from The Fibs and Edinburgh‘s premier ceilidh outfit The Robert Fish Band. plus hot dogs from Hairy Mary‘s Greasi Deli.
I Miraclehead, Br Octopus and Papa’s Magic Beard Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £3. An evening of quality funkerama in the main. from three local stalwarts. Also featuring DJs from The Mighty Poets Soundsystem.
I line People and Ddd Bodhran La Belle Angele. Hastie‘s Close. Cowgate. 225 2774. 8pm. £3/£2. First live presentation
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