ROCK & BLUES MUSIC
ROCK & BLUES
Gates listed below are for one-oil shows: see seperate section for residencies. Gigs are listed by date, then by city. Gates will be listed, provided that details reach our offices art least one week before publication. Book and Blues Listings compiled by Alastair Mabbott and Fiona Shepherd.
I The Walter Trout Band King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £8.50. Hoary old blues rockers led by former John Mayall guitarist. If you want a taste of what's to come. try their live album No More Fish Jokes, which was recorded two years ago at a Danish festival.
I Unit 4 Plus 2 Mayfair. Sauchiehall Street. 332 3872. 9.30pm. £5. Are these bands reforming especially to play the Mayfair Friday night slot? Famous for ‘Concrete And Clay‘. their number one smasheroonie from a zillion years ago.
I The Joyriders, Fudd and Blameless Nice ’n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 9pm. £3. Guitars rev. drums roll. Husk(er)y melodies soar - The Joyriders must be back in town. Support from the. er. interestingly named Fudd and the traditional pop sound of Blameless. reminiscent of The Milltown Brothers and even a whiff of Mega City Four's melodic thrust.
I Galvin’s Bream MacSorley's. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free.
I Summerlleld Blues Band McCool's Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs, 552 7847. 9pm. Free. From Kirkcaldy.
I The Diesel Kings Cathedral House. Cathedral Square, 552 3519. 9pm. Free. Acoustic set from this folk-inﬂuenced crowd with a good grasp on melody and variety.
I lied Green's Blues Band CottierS. Hyndland Road. 357 5827. 9pm. Free. Six-piece band playing American R&B and blues, and including a brass section. The Early Morning Horns.
I Angela Cameron Cottiers. Hyndland Road, 357 5827. 11pm. Free. The Supper Club.
I Primary Lincoln lnn. Gt Western Road. 954 9164. 9pm. Free.
I The lloneycburch Boon‘s Yard. Cathcart Road. 649 0184. 9.30pm. Free. Pleasing pop which lies somewhere between 10,000 Maniac's levity and Texas' poppier. less self-conscious
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I la Love lost Cumbemauld Theatre. Braehead Road. Cumbemauld. 0236 732887. 8pm. £1.50. Gigs take place in the bar.
I The Orphans Paradise Club. Moray House Student Union. Holyrood Road. 556 5184. £6.50 (£5). 12.30am. The Kevin McDermott Orchestra by another name, and since that moniker is a guarantee of quality rock songs, passionately and energetically delivered. this should be one well-filled gig. Compered by Phil Kay.
I The Dreamers Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm-4am. £5. More evergreen faves of the 60s — minus Freddie. it would appear.
I Woodrow Wilson Marco‘s. Grove Street. 228 2141. Soul and blues from charismatic Edinburgh vocalist and his band.
I llugh need And The Velvet Underpants Negociants. Lothian Street, 225 6313. 10pm. Free. Bad puns galore from the Glasgow band that brought us such gems as “A Walk On The Clyde Side' and ‘Linger On Yer Pale Blue Y‘s‘.
I Maltossa Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. £1.50 after 9pm. A steaming blend of reggae. soul and Afn'can pop.
I The Fabulous Bambinos Minus One Club. Carlton Highland Hotel, North Bridge. 556 7277. 10.30pm. £5.
I Black Cat Bones Cas Rock Cafe. 229 4341. 10pm. Free.
I Marv Leith Oyster Bar. Burgess Street. 554 6294. 9.30pm. Free.
I Cactus Jack Granny’s Attic. 8th Street. Portobello. 669 1780. 9pm. Free. Blues.
I llve music Tolbooth Tavern. Canongate, 556 5348. 9pm. Free.
I live music Abbey, South Clerk Street. 667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.
I live music Marlborough, Burn Street. Free.
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I The McGluslrey Brothers and lorna Brooks Tron Theatre. Trongate, 552 4267. 8pm. £7 (£5). Tickets from The Tron box office. and the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs, 227 5511. Back in the real world after the reissue, repackage Top Of The Pops Number One mayhem of ‘Young At Heart‘. here the McCluskeys pick the perfect environment for their affecting folk repertoire. Support from gutsy chanteuse Lorna Brooks, preceding her solo residency at the Fringe with a bit of group effort.
I Mint 400, The llocturnals and The Udell Flames King Tut's Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50. English four-piece with a healthy superiority complex and a huge. all- encompassing rush attack that sounds like Verve with bite. Their single ‘Thruster' is
out now. Support from two Glasgow indie bands. both of whom exercise some imagination in their varied sound. and whose ideas could blossom in time.
I Blackout and oreangrinder Cathouse, Brown Street, 248 6606. 8pm. £3 (advance). £4 (door). Tickets from The Cathouse. Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. and 23rd Precinct, Bath Street, 332 9740.
I o:Beam Tunnel. Mitchell Street. 204 1000. 10pm. £6 (£3 student). See preview. I Aural 4 Play Mayfair. Sauchiehall Street. 332 3872. 9.30pm. £8.
I Hannah X McCool’s Ruling Cowboy. Candlen'ggs. 552 7847. 9pm. Free. Latin American sounds.
I The Moondials Halt Bar, Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free. Country- influenced rockers who cover Arlo Guthrie‘s godlike ‘Comin‘ In To Los Angeles‘.
I Clan Disciples Nice‘n'Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 10pm.
I D. B. McGlynn And The Doves Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free.
I llulte Bliss Trio with Julia llow Cottiers. Hyndland Road. 357 5827. 11pm. Free. The Supper Club.
I James Bun James MacSorley‘s. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free. Maximum R&B.
I Glasgow Songwriters Centre Stage. West Nile Street. 353 2942. 9.30pm. Free. I This Gulclt Boon‘s Yard, Cathcart Road. 649 0184. 9.30pm. Free. Acoustic set of strummy. bouncy pop — like a less bombastic Wet Wet Wet.
I Billy Rivers Railway inn, Busby. 644 2534. Free. Blues.
I The Full IIog Cumbemauld Theatre. Braehead Road. 0236 732887. 8pm. £1.50. Gigs take place in the bar.
I Section 8 Dugout. Cathcart Street. Greenock. 0475 27918. 9.30pm. £3.
I Parallax Convulsion, Calton Studios. Calton Road. 558 3758. See Clubs preview.
I Eugene Reynolds and Campus Tramps Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 9pm. £3. Former Rezillos and Revillos (and Planet Pop) frontman manages to tear himself away from his beloved lndian motorbikes long enough to kickstan a new venture which, apparently. bn'ngs back much of the spirit of those legendary earlier bands.
I The llumplr Family Paradise Club. Moray House Student Union. Holyrood Road. 556 5184. £6.50 (£5). What international arts knees-up would be complete without the frenetic sounds of The Humpff Family? Traditional instrumean and turbo-charged playing make it hard to stand still. First of two nights. Compered by Phil Kay.
I Woodrow Wilson Marco’s. Grove Street. 228 2141. See Fri 13.
I The TCs Platform One. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9pm. Free. Rock 'n' roll.
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I Dr Octopus Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free. Kinetic dance sounds known as ‘octo-funk‘. for obvious reasons.
I Skin It Back Granny’s Attic. Bath Street. Portobello. 669 1780. 9pm. Free. Blues.
I last night Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. After many years of sterling service. the Pres has to close its doors to live bands — hopefully only temporarily. Three or four groups should be paying their respects tonight.
I Woodslde NW West End Oyster Bar. West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10.30pm. Free.
I The Fabulous Bambinos Minus One Club. Carlton Highland Hotel. North Bridge. 556 7277. 10.30pm. £5.
I Burma lladlo White Horse. C anongate. 556 3403. 8.30pm. Free.
I Boss Stewart Gold Tankard. Houdon Street. 667 0328. Free.
I live music St James Oyster Bar. Calton Road. 557 2925. 9pm. Free.
I live music Tolbooih Tavern. Canongate, 556 5348. 8.30pm. Free.
I live music Abbey, South Clerk Street. 667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.
I Parallax Cathouse, Brown Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £5 (advance). £6 (door). Tickets from The Cathouse, Just the Ticket. Virgin, Union Street. 226 4679. and 23rd Precinct, Bath Street. 332 9740. Mind-scrambling. head-banging. foot- hopping. hard—hitting techno-dabbling. See Clubs preview.
I Spaoehopper Nice 'n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 10pm. Guitars that lacerate and vocals that rage comprise the dual attack from these local indie noiseniks.
I Bogus Bob McCool’s Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs. 552 7847. 9pm. Free.
I Sweet Jane Boon’s Yard. Cathcart Road. 649 0184. 9.30pm. Free.
I A Chocolate Morning Liquor Store. The Area. Bridge Street. Paisley. 848 5096. 9.30pm. Free. See preview.
I Gary Clark and Boo Hewerdine Acropolis. Calton Hill. 557 6969. 9.30pm. The ex-Danny Wilson man builds on the attention drawn by his debut solo album by playing the opening night of this Festival venue. His pal Boo Hewerdine has also been following the path of the acoustic troubadour since leaving his seminal band The Bible.
I The llumprt Family Paradise Club. Moray House Student Union. Holyrood Road. 556 5184. £6.50 (£5). See Sat 14. I Rhythm Invention Convulsion. Calton Studios. Calton Road, 558 3758.
I The Cool Groove Band La Belle Angele. Hastie‘s Close (behind The Pelican). Cowgate. 225 2774. 9pm. £6 (£4).
I The Gods DI Glam Platform One.
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