ROCK & BLUES MUSIC
RDCK & BLUES
Dates listed below are for one-oft shows: see seperate section for residencies. Gigs are listed by date, then by city. Bates will be listed, provided that details reach our offices art least one week before publication. liocir and Blues listings compiled by Alastair Mabbott and Fiona Shepherd.
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I lies Barnned lies St Siias Church. Woodlands Road. 9.30pm. Free. Dropped by Siren Records (more fool them) but still pursuing their ‘capacious ambience' independently. Lies Damned Lies record a live acoustic album tonight. for release in the autumn.
I Glass 0nlon King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4. Hummable Glaswegian pop with stage presence and pulling power. chosen to play at this year‘s New Music Seminar in New York.
I Code DI Silence MacSorley‘s. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free.
I Lorna Buchanan lluo Cathedral House. Cathedral Square. 552 3519. 10pm. Free. Smooth stuff to ease you through these
~ long summer nights.
I The Blues Poets Centre Stage. West Nile Street. 353 2942. 9pm. Free.
I Madeleine Macllonald Band Cottiers. Hyndland Road. 357 5827. 9pm. Free.
I Angela Cameron Cottiers. Hyndland Road. 357 5827. 1 1pm. Free. Another instalment in the laid—back Supper Club series.
I Billy llivers Old Vic. Victoria Road. 423 7989. 9.30pm. Free. Blues.
I The Orphans Grand Hall. London Road. Kilmarnock. 0563 21545. 7.30pm. £6 (£5 students). Tickets available from the Palace Theatre bookings office. 0563 23590. The Kevin McDermott Orchestra in more laid-back. impromptu guise stirring up a rootsy cocktail of inﬂuences. I Midway Still and Planet Janet Dock Lane Nightclub. Dock Lane. Greenock. 10pm. £3.50. Rip-roaring but generic Hiisker Dii-indebted garage pop from a band who seem content to carve their niche by running to stand still. Their way with a strong melody can still pleasantly surprise though.
I Jimmy Bltt John‘s inn. Howard Street. 226 8431. 9pm. Free.
I Dolce Vita Lincoln inn. Great Western Road. 954 9164. 9.30pm. Free.
I The Road Nice’n‘Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.
I live Music McCool's Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs. 552 7847. 10pm. Free.
I vlayne Fontana And The Mind Benders Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm—4am. £5. ‘Um Um Um Um Urn Um'. They sure don’t write 'em like that anymore. Or not so eloquently. anyway. I The Kaisers Twiggy Club. Calton. Calton Road. 558 3758. 10pm—3am. £3 (£2.50). More 60s garage-punk exploits from the satne pool of Edinburgh musicians who've been preserving the music. style and attitude for years.
I Fool Circle Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free.
I The Blame Falters Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. £1.50 after
I Bo’Weevil Cas Rock Cafe. 229 4341. 10pm. Free. Blues. R&B and rock‘n'roll. I lleil Barber Fortunes Tavern. Candlemaker Row. 226 7190. 9pm. Free. The former Elephant Noise singer has a new demo with a more focused sound and direction than his former band. Just playing on his own tonight.
I Cactus .laclr Granny's Attic. Bath Street. Portobello. 669 1780. 9pm. Free. Rhythm‘n‘blues.
I Live music Legends (formerly Phoenix). Cowgate. 225 8382. 9.30pm. I Live music Abbey. South Clerk Street. 667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.
I The Shadowland and Summertield Blues Parkway Hotel. Abbotshall Road. 0592 262143. £3. Sharp Hammond/Telecaster clashing from The Shadowland. who intend to follow up their Smoke EP with an LP later in the year. Support comes from Fife's hardest- working blues band. A coach leaves Edinburgh for this gig from the Standard Life building on George Street.
I Supernova, The Receiving End and Perfumed Galaxy Ollerton Hotel. Victoria Road. 0592 264286. An M8 magazine promo featuring two of Fife’s best bands and a new lot. Perfumed Galaxy. whose ‘Heaven Sent‘ debut is out now.
I Manic Street Preachers Queen Margaret Union. University Gardens. 339 9784. 8pm. £8.20. See feature.
I Midway Still and Anna King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4. See Fri 2 for Midway Still. Support from similar noiseniks who don’t wear their inﬂuences quite so obviously. I The Magistrates McCool’s Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs. 552 7847. 10pm. Free. Blues.
I Another llairdo Cathedral House. Cathedral Square. 552 3519. 10pm. Free. A touch ofthat funky-hom stuff blown by members of The Funk Collective and the Fred Quimby Quartet.
I Bulte Bliss Trio with Julia llow Cottiers. Hyndland Road. 357 5827. 11pm. Free. Late-night mellow sounds.
I Cloud Assassins MacSorley‘s. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free. Stomping rock which occasionally gives way to bits of blues and funk.
I Butted-out Greeting Centre Stage. West Nile Street. 353 2942. 9pm. Free.
I Loose Cut Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free. Blues.
I Jimmy Bill John's inn. Howard Street. 226 8431. 9pm. Free.
I Billy Blvers Atlantis. Kilbowie Road. Clydebank. 952 3811. 9.45pm. Free. Blues.
I The Thanes and Paintbomb Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 9pm. £2.50. Classic Edinburgh-based 60s-style garage band — big in Europe — play a hometown date.
I The TCs Platform One. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9pm. Free. Rock‘n‘roll.
I Dr Octopus Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free. Steaming. kinetic dance music. labelled ‘octo-funk‘ by the band. for obvious reasons.
I lied llot And Blue L'Attache. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 8.30pm. Free. Rock‘n'roll.
I Skin It Back Granny's Attic. Bath Street. Portobello. 669 1780. 9pm. Free. Blues.
I live music Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. £1.50 after 9pm.
I live music Legends (formerly Phoenix). Cowgate. 225 8382. 9.30pm. I live music Abbey. South Clerk Street. 667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.
I live music Gold Tankard. Houdon Street. 667 0328.
I Gweezil Zappa King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £7. Brown Street. 248 6606. 8pm. Frank‘s offspring with the slightly less ridiculous name than sister Moon Unit. Here's hoping that he‘s inherited his dad's renegade nature as opposed to his tendency to disappear up his rectum with tedious left-field workouts. His brother Ahmet fronts the band. which includes his dad's sidemen Scott Thunes and Mike Keneally.
I Guter Circle, The Dominic Snyder Quintet and Jimmy Bill Johnny Rockets. Cambridge Street. 332 3437. 10.30pm. £2.50 (£1).
I Glasgow Songwriters featuring lilchard Benn Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. Plus the ever-popular open platform.
I AIIZ Liquor Store. The Area. Bridge Street. Paisley. 848 5096. 9pm. Free.
I Movie Culture Dugout. Cathcart Street. Greenock. 0475 27918. 9.30pm. £1.50.
I The Basement Whisky Joe‘s. Grange Street, Kilmarnock. 0563 71664. Free. Principally Celtic rock but country and blues influences never far away.
I Billy Bivers Bojangles. Strand Street. Kilmarnock. 0563 44722. 9.45pm. Free. Blues.
I Bootstes Duo McCool‘s Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs. 552 7847. 10pm. Free. Blues. gospel. and a touch ofjazz from Jim Condie and Ron Tate. two reliable pillars of the Rootsie Tootsie Blues Band.
I KWS The Universe. Locks Street. Coatbridge. 0236 428628. 10.30pm. £5 (£6). A personal appearance by chart heroes in the Fast 17 mould. Don‘t take your granny.
I Midway Still and Anna Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. See Fri 2.
I Avalon Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 10pm. Free. Edinburgh‘s long-running folk-rock experience.
I llasty Phil Negociants. Lothian Street.
225 6313. 10pm. Free.
I Shibboleth Platform One. Rutland Street. 225 2433.. 9pm. Free.
I lleart industry L’Attache. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 11pm. Free.
I The Volunteers Ryries. Haymarket Terrace. 337 7582. 9pm. Free.
I The Pinky llillbilly Granny's Attic, Bath Street. Portobello. 669 1780. 9pm. Free. Country and Western.
I live music Burnt Post. Lothian Road. 229 4942. 9.30pm. Free.
I Brand New Bag McCool's Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs. 552 7847. 10pm.
I The Big Easy, Med and Mint Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. Local band package.
I Bisk (TBC) Music Box. Victoria Street. 225 2564.
I llog Heaven Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free.
I T.B. McEwan St James Oyster Bar. Calton Road. 557 2925. 10pm. Free. Scottish roots singer. back from Nashville to a more receptive climate than when he left.
I The Bil Band L'Attache. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 11pm. Free.
I Retrospect McCool's Ruling Cowboy, Candleriggs. 552 7847. 10pm. Free.
I Jimmy Biff Drum And Monkey. St Vincent Street. 221 6636.
I Little Angels and Bleeding liearts Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 6.30pm. £9.95. See preview for Little Angels. Edinburgh's spikey rockers were the regional winners of Little Angels demo-tape competition to find bands to support them throughout the country.
I lite With lllxon, Toast and Roundabout Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 8pm. Three small Scottish bands. all worth a
go. I Charlie Don’t Surf Music Box. Victoria
Street. 225 2564. 9.30pm.
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SATURDAY 4th DECEMBER
Tickets: £12.50 Credit Cards Tel: 031 557 6969 (sublect to £1.00 per ticket booking fee). Personal application to Virgin Records Glasgow and Edinburgh, llpplng Records Edinburgh and all T.O.C.T.A. outlets throughout Scotland. For further information Tel: 031 557 6969. NEW ALBUM 'LIBERATOR' INCLUDES THE HIT SINGLE 'STAND ABOVE ME’.
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