ROCK & BLUES MUSIC
ROCK & BLUES
oabes listed below are for one-orr shows: see separate section for residencies. Gigs are listed by date, then by city. Dates will be listed, provided that details reach our ofﬁces art least one week belore publication. ﬂock and Blues Listings compiled by Alastair Mabbott and Fiona Shepherd.
I Jump City and Whiteout King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3. Two local pop bands. Jump City go for the commercial approach; Greenock‘s Whiteout go for the Primal Scream-influenced varied attitude. with 60s pop and country rubbing shoulders.
I Elias and Green Blade Nice 'n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 10pm. Good-time jazz funk from the extended Elias family. Well worth a look if you're a fan of Galliano. Stereo MCs. Jamiroquai and the like.
I Jiveass MacSorIey‘s. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free. Hosts of the Clutha Vaults‘ regular blucsjam.
I Tempus Fugit Hipsters. Blackfriars Underground. Bell Street. 552 5924. 8pm. £2. A pre-club night ofjazz and soul with live jazz funk from Tempus Fugit.
I la Hoop McCool’s Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs. 552 7847. 9pm. Free.
I Cloud 9 Centre Stage. West Nile Street. 353 2942. 9pm. Free.
I Summerlield Blues Cottiers. Hyndland Road. 357 5827. 9pm. Free. Blues band from Kirkcaldy.
I Angela Cameron Cottiers. H yndland Road. 357 5827. llpm. Free. The Supper Club.
I Chumbawamba and Papa Brittle Dock Lane Nightclub. Dock Lane. Greenock. 10pm. £4.30 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Missing Records. Oswald Street. 248 2495. and Groove Records. Greenock. 0475 33113. Angular agit-pop from Danbert Nobacon and cronies. supported by heavy duty young whelps Papa Brittle.
I The naggle Taggle Gypsies Rowan Tree Inn. Old Mill Road. Uddingston. 0698 812 678. 8pm.
I live Music Cathedral House. Cathedral Square. 552 3519. 9pm. Free.
I nob Strong and stars rrom ‘The Commitments’ Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 8pm. £10. £9. The man responsible for assembling the band for Alan Parker’s The Cmnmirmenrs and a respected singer for the last sixteen years in Ireland. His new album. Hurricane Room has just been released. Cast a keen eye over the band and you‘ll no doubt recognise Dave Finnegan (a.k.a. Mickah Wallace). Felin Gonnley (Dean Fay) and Dick Massey (Billy Mooney).
I Sons or The Shaking Earth and The Jury Music Box. Victoria Street. 225 2564. 9pm—3am. £3. From the ashes of Lixx arose the Sons. Expect tough. glam- tinged rock.
I Boogabone and Wonderboy Buckley La Belle Angele. Hasties Close (behind Pelican). Cowgatc. 225 2774. 9pm. £3 (£2.50). Funky combos.
I The Swinging Blueleans Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm. £5. The Cavendish is Beat Combo Heaven. In recent months. they‘ve hosted the remains
of Hermans Hermits. Dave Dee. Dozy. Beaky. Mick and Tich and many others. Tonight. let down your hair for the perpetrators of ‘Hippy Hippy Shake'.
I The Party Boys Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. £1.50 after 9pm. Impeccablejock-rmk pedigree. with ex-Sensational Alex Harvey Band members fronted by Nazareth‘s Dan McCafferty. In other words. good rockin' tonight.
I Solid Gone Catch. Mission. Victoria Street. 225 3326.
I Maxiield Parish Sandy Stone‘s. downstairs at Partisan. High Street. 226 6192.
I Patty llearst Bank Hotel. South Bridge. 556 9043. Kidnapped American heiress tums singer/songwriter.
I Fool Circle Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9.15pm. Free.
I Slip Cas Rock Cafe. 229 4341. 10pm. Free.
I Jezebel Minus ()ne Club. Carlton Highland Hotel. North Bridge. 556 8878. 10.30pm. £5.
I The Pinky Hillbilly Granny‘s Attic. Bath Street. Portobello. 669 1780. 9pm. Free. Country and western.
I Chinese Burn ()llerton Hotel. Victoria Road. 0592 264286. 9pm. £1. From Livingston. ‘the sound of screaming'.
I Spacehopper, The Dreaming and Gogglebox Solar. Queen Margaret Union. University Gardens. 339 9784. 8pm. £3. Students and guests. The QM's end-of- term bash. featuring cacophonous indie pop from Spacehopper and frenetic folk rock from Aberdeen‘s The Dreaming.
I Fireball King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4. The band formed by ex-Big Dish member Brian McFie.
I loverumble, $08, The Idle Poor, Floatation and Roundhouse Nice‘n'Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 1pm. The live bands from North Glasgow Music College continue to plug their Nerve CD on an extensive tour of Central Scotland.
I Papa’s Magic Beard and Eight Miles High Nice' n’ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 10pm. Muscular funk sounds from the highly entertaining Papa‘s Magic Beard.
I The Fred Guimby Quartet Jazz With Attitude. 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. Free. Funksters who tip the hat to Arrested Development. Brand New Heavies. etc.
I The Passengers Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free. Chunky. rocky pop.
I Billy Rivers Castle Bar. Turriff Street. 429 2859. 9.30pm. Free. Blues.
I Cloud Assassins MacSorley‘s. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free.
I The Smokehouse Blues Band Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free.
I The Blues Poets McCool‘s Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs. 552 7847. 9pm. Free.
I Best of Glasgow Songwriters Centre Stage. West Nile Street. 353 2942. 9pm. Free.
I The Bain Brothers Band Samuel Dow's. Nithsdale Road. 423 0107. 8.30pm. Free. Skiffly folk pop that veers between the upbeat and the maudlin with equal aplomb.
I Storm Gordon with ouke Bliss Cotticrs. Hyndland Road. 357 5827. 11pm. Free. Ex-Babel vocalist lends her honeyed vocals to a laidback. late-night session. I Bed Dugout. Cathcart Street. Greenock. 0475 27918. 9.30pm. £2.50.
I The Moonllowers and Odd Bodhran
Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 7.30pm. £5. The name of their brand-new album. From Whales 7i) Jupiter/1m] Beyond The Stars 7}) Ruirthnltemitt might give you a slight inkling as to where this lot are coming from. Apart from simply ‘Bristol‘. A voyage through organic funk. psychedelia and dub. ably abetted by local acoustic trance band ()dd Bodhran.
I Sins Di The Flesh and Scarred Subway. Cowgatc. 225 6766. 9pm.
I Mustang Sally Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. £1.50 after 9pm.
I Bacey Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm. £4. Back by popular demand. it would appear. They made some kind of weird sense when you were eleven and John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John were at Number One. but now . . . 1’
I The llew Edinburgh Dolls and Six Pack Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 9pm. Two tribute bands paying homage to. you guessed it. The New York Dolls and Black Flag.
I Proi Snuff Box. Holyrood Road. 557 0702. 7pm. Six-piece. Edinburgh-based ska band. supporting The Selecter next week.
I Bulletproof St James Oyster Bar. Calton Road. 557 2925. 10pm. Free.
I Bed llot And Blue Platform One. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9pm. Free. Rock 'n' roll.
I Dr Octopus Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free. Funk.
I Sandyman Sandy Stone's. downstairs at Partisan. High Street. 226 6192. Free.
I llazorhead Legends (formerly Phoenix). Cowgatc. 10pm.
I Billy Bitters Nicky Tam's. Victoria Street. 225 3326. 5.30pm. Blues.
I Skin It Back Granny's Attic. Bath Street. Portobello. 669 1780. 9pm. Free. Blues.
I Rick Martin Gold Tankard. Houdon Street. 667 0328. 9pm. Free.
I West lothian Rock Festival Winchburgh Bing. 2pm. Free. To coincide with Winchburgh’s Gala Day. between seven and nine bands will be playing atop this elegant shale-hing. Mainly cover bands in the afternoon. and then in the evening. Fix-Cathedral. Scatter (TBC). 7128 and Bo‘ Weevil. Outdoor bar.
I Utah Saints The Arches. Midland Street. 221 9736. 8pm. £6.50 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. See preview.
I Dodgy King Tut's Wah Wah Hill. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5. See preview.
I Solomon Flynn and Ska-B-ougs Cathouse. Brown Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £3. A ska-inﬂuenced night. though Solotnon Flynn have more strings to their how.
I Gigante and The Big Easy Nice 'n’ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 10pm. Eight-piece band with brass and percussion assault.
I Splda McCool‘s Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs. 552 7847. 9pm. Free.
I Glass Onion and The Draniees Liquor Store. The Area. Bridge Street. Paisley. 848 5096. 9pm. Free. An M8 showcase featuring one of Glasgow‘s tnost popular live draws. Support from local outfit The Oranjees who mesh stoned white funk in a Mondays style with a rockier approach to jazz funk.
I Space Kittens Club Mouth. 13111 Note. 553 1638. 8pm. Free. Not Riot Grrrls. perish the thought. but a punkish three- quarters female ensemble.
I Tinkerbell‘s oope Bing, Crush Zone and Burn Music Box. Victoria Street. 225 2564. 9pm—1ate.£3. See preview.
I Alba Boot Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free. Celtic pop grooves. occasionally sounding like Jesse Rae/Proclaimers gone reggae.
I The Bleeding Hearts, The Cherries and Kiss The Bride Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 8pm. £3.50. Formerly Baby‘s Got A Gun. the beleathered Bleeding Hearts still travel double-barrelled.
I Shibboleth Platform ()ne. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9pm. Free.
I Heart Industry L‘Attache. Rutland Street. llpm. Free.
I Road Runner Bumt Post. 229 4942. 9pm Free.
I The Volunteers Ryrie‘s. Haymarket Terrace. 337 7582. 9pm. Free.
I Incantation Renfrew Ferry. Clyde Place. 429 2683. 7.30pm. £9. Tickets from the Ferry booking office. or the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511. Theyof Andean pipe music hit ‘Cacharpaya‘ return.
I Mary Coughlan King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £6.50. The wispy Irish songstress performs in an intimate setting.
I Live Music McCool‘s Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs. 552 7847. 9pm. Free.
I Come and Sell Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £6. See preview.
I Subconscious Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free.
I Electric Starfish St James ()yster Bar. Calton Road. 557 2925. 10pm. Free.
I Andy Chung I.‘Attache. Rutland Street. 9pm. Free. Former frontman for Rhythm Chillun doing his thing.
I The H. H. Band l.'Attache. Rutland Street. llpm. Free.
I Jimmy Barnes King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. SOLD OUT. A gritty Glaswegian rocker but not to be confused with local blues rocker Jamie Barnes. Jimmy Barnes found fame first in adopted home Australia and then briefly over here with a shared hit with lNXS.
I Glasgow Songwriters Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. Featured artist plus open platform.
I live Music McCool's Ruling Cowboy. I Candleriggs. 552 7847. 9pm. Free.
I Steve Howe Queen‘s Hall. South Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.30pm. £8 (tables). £6 (unreserved). After keeping the prog- l rockers happy :hroughout the 80s with 1 Asia and GTR (his collaboration with fortner Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett). Howe's come over all acoustic for this tour. dipping into flamenco. folk. blues and country plus solo versions of old Yes faves.
I The Selecter and Proi Music Box. Victoria Street. 225 2564. 9pm—3am. £7. Time for a full-scale 2-Tone revival. or what'.’ This tour coincides with a new Selecter studio album as well as the release for the first time on (‘1) of their classic 72m ilillt‘ll I’rexuu'r'. The original core of Pauline (If/tit'k ()1: Mark) Black and Neol I)avies is augmented by former
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