ROCK & BLUES MUSIC
ROCK & BLUES mira-
oates listed below are for one-oil shows: see seperate section for residencies. Gigs are listed by date, then by city. llates will be listed, provided that details reach our ofﬁces art least one week belore publication. Hook and Blues Listings compiled by Fiona Shepherd
and Gavin Inglis.
FRIDAY 19 .
I Hob Strong And The Commitments Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 9pm. £10.50. Tickets from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511. Wheezing through sotne Motown standards. approximating that authentic ‘pub rock‘ sound as heard in the ﬁlm.
I Mint 400, Skyscraper and Baby Chaos King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4.50. Tickets from King Tut‘s and Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Two English labeltnates making a noisy indie sound. Mint 400 mix psychedelia and prog with more current inﬂuences while Skyscraper bring together ex-members of Swervedriver and Camden power trio Milk. See preview for Baby Chaos.
I Freedom Di The City George Square. 8—10.30pm. Free. With the go-ahead from the Council. Glaswegians get together to make their disapproval of the curfew felt. The Shamen stir up the crowd. with a little assistance from the Slam DJs.
I The Corleones Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Ska
pop. I Cloud Assassins MacSorley’s. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free.
I Bogus Bop McCool‘s Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs. 552 7847. 9pm. Free.
I Basic Hotes Minstrels. Broomielaw. 248 8699. 9pm. Free.
I Hair Di The Dog Cathedral House. Cathedral Square. 552 3519. 9pm. Free. I lied Green’s Blues Band Cottiers. Hyndland Road. 357 5827. 9pm. Free.
I Angela Cameron Supper Club. Cottiers. Hyndland Road. 357 5827. llptn. Free. I Spaced But Cowboys Boon‘s Yard. Cathcart Road. 649 0184. 9.30pm. Free.
I Sloppy Seconds and Guns ’n’ Wankers Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 7.30pm. £5. American hardcore with their ﬁrst Scottish gig. Support features ex-members of Snuff.
I Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Titch Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm—3am. £5. Back to the sixties. But without Dave Dee. apparently.
I Charlie Don’t Surl Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free.
I Firing Squad Granny‘s Attic. Bath Street. Portobello. 669 1780. 9pm. Free. I Southslde Leith Oyster Bar. Burgess Street. 554 6294. 9pm. Free.
I Haggle Taggle Gypsies Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 10pm. Free. Eclectic rootsy sounds from Glasgow.
I live music Tolbooth Tavern. Canongate. 556 5348. 9pm. Free.
I Live music Abbey. South Clerk Street. 667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.
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l Margaret Union. University Gardens. 339
i from the Q.M. porter‘s box and Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679.
: headbangability after the angst ofG.L.B. I The Hideaway Blues Band Ferry. Clyde
booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. See preview. Plus Pure DJs. Twitch and Brainstorm. See feature.
I Grant lee Buttan and Thrum Queen
9784. 8pm. £7 plus booking fee. Tickets
See feature for Grant Lee Buffalo. Support from Glasgow's tine. squalling country rockers Thrum — a touch of
Place. 552 0767. 9pm. £6 (£5). Tickets from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227
' 5511. One ofthe city‘s favourite and most ; visible blues acts.
I Glass Onion and The Biblical Proportions King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4. Always a popular draw; expect
' enthusiastically hopping crowds for this
local pop quartet.
I Everything Cafe Loco. The Arches. Midland Street. 221 9736. 10.30pm. £5.
' More live music at the weekly club. with
. I The Supernaturals Halt Bar.
a band described as ‘an exotic blend of rock and funk‘.
I lcon Tunnel. Mitchell Street. 204 1000. 10.30pm. £6(£3). PA.
Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm.
I second anniversary of their first gig.
I Yintz Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Yintz celebrate the
I The Baggle Taggle Gypsies
MacSorley‘s. Jamaica Street. 221 8499.
I Duke Bliss and Julia oow Supper Club.
Cottiers. Hyndland Road. 357 5827. llpm. Free. I union Joe Boon‘s Yard. Cathcart Road.
649 0184. 9.30pm. Free.
I Shelter, Hallelujah Square and
December Paisley Arts Centre. New ' Street. Paisley. 7.30pm. £3.50.
Appropriately named headliners (Celtic)
. rock out in support of The Big Issue.
along with the roots-inﬂuenced December and Hallelujah Square who have been described as folky. rocky. indie and metal. Er . . . right.
I File BJs. Croft Street. Kilmarnock. 0563 44722. llptn. £3.
I Storm Poets Dugout. Cathcart Street. Greenock. 0475 27918. 9.30pm. £3.
] I Hollin’ Joe And The Jets Lounge Bar.
The Dugout. Cathcart Street. Greenock.
0475 27918. 9.30pm. Free. Authentic rock
I live Music McCool‘s Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs. 552 7847. 9pm. Free.
' I oymension Calton. Calton Road. 558
. Two top Scottish dance acts for over-18s.
j I Action Swingers and Gin Goblins Cas
Street. Portobello. 669 1780. 9pm. Free. Blues.
I Woodside llow West End Oyster Bar. West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10.30pm. Free. Local cajun/folk act with strong tunes and high aspirations.
I Blue Hyenas Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 10pm. Free.
I 32/20 St James Oyster Bar. Calton Road. 557 2925. 10.30pm. Free. Blues duo.
I live music Tolbooth Tavern. Canongate. 556 5348. 8.30pm. Free.
I live music Abbey. South Clerk Street. 667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.
; I live music Brewsters. South Bridge.
558 3457. 10pm. Free.
V SUNDAY 21
I The Hothouse Flowers and Andy White
Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. ; 7.30pm. £12 plus booking fee. Tickets * from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street.
226 4679. Hothouse Flowers‘ uplifting
2 Celtic pop is working wonders in a world
where we‘ve yet to learn to punch the air in harmony. and their new CD ‘This Is lt‘ (with bonus cover versions — not a ruthess
' marketing tool. oh no. not at all) will
surely set the planet to rights. Andy White‘s folk-pop is altogether less bombastic and more personable.
I Dull McKagan Cathouse. Brown Street.
. 248 6606. 8pm. SOLD OUT. Guns N‘
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Just while Axl‘s not looking. mind.
I The Bhundu Boys The Ferry. Clyde Place. 552 0767. 8pm. £7 (£5). Tickets from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511. Still Africa‘s most renowned musical exports with a mainstream appeal other African guitar bands would envy.
I The Orchids Club Mouth. The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 8pm. Free. Glasgow‘s sweet and tender hooligans step lightly through some melancholy pop.
I Gethsemane, Restoration, lmperium and Mescal oance King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50. A bill of bands with portentous names which will appeal to goths.
I Blameless Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.
I The Beast of Burden McCooI‘s Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs. 552 7847. 9pm. Free.
I Media Falls Boon‘s Yard. Cathcart Road. 649 0184. 9.30pm. Free.
I saidtlorence Liquor Store. The Area. Bridge Street. Paisley. 848 5096. 9pm.
5 Free. Continuing to display self-belief in
3758. 6pm-10pm. £5. A live techno PA at the Calton’s under- 18s spot. Also featuring guest and regular DJs.
I ll-Tex, Ultra-Sonic and oymension Calton. Calton Road. 558 3758. 9pm. £10.
supported by regular techno people. The usual range of well-known DJs.
Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 9pm. £4. ; Fast punk along a Ramones-meets-Dead Boys knife edge. featuring Ned Haden.
; ex-of Pussy Galore. from New York.
: Creepy support.
3 I Baby Bartok and The Colour Wheel Napier University Union. King‘s Stables ; Road. 229 8791. Local pop merchants
. with an eye for self-publicity. currently on ; a bit of a gigging spree. 1 I Lieutenant Pigeon Cavendish. West
Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm—3am. £5. Of I The TCs Platform One. Rutland Street. ; 225 2433. 9.30pm. Free. Funk and soul.
5 I Ocean Eleven Negociants. Lothian
‘Mouldy Old Dough' fame.
Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free.
their brattish pop. even if their erstwhile record company didn‘t give them half a chance before waving them bye-bye.
I Summerlield Blues Bo Jangles. Strand Street. Kilmarnock. 0563 44722. 9.30pm. £1. Kirkcaldy blues band with a CD LP The Devil and the F ret'ghrmun selling very nicely. thank you.
I Fastlayne Stairway To Heaven. Sax Venue. Teviot Walk. Cumbernauld. 0236 ' 733200. 9pm. Free. Hard rock.
j I Bootleg Beatles Playhouse. Greenside . Place. 557 2590. 8pm. £9.50. £8.50.
£7.50. Nostalgia city as the Playhouse
throws off Les Mis and opens its doors to live music again. The 88s have now been together longer than the original Beatles
and will play material from Sergeant Pepper which the band themselves never performed live.
I Wonderland Negociants. Lothian
Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free. ' I Bluellnger L'Attache. Rutland Street.
229 3402. 10pm. Free. Rock ‘n‘ roll.
3 I The Volunteers Ryries. Haymarket
Terrace. 337 7582. 9pm. Free. I B&B jam session Young’s. Leamington
f surrounding this gig as Cement are
than the oft-covered “Streets Of London‘.
I Maria McKee and Heidi Berry Pavilion Theatre. Renlield Street. 332 1846. 7.45pm. £9.50. £8.50. £7.50. A world leader in swishing her ﬂoral-print dress and whipping up an emotional storm with her caressing country voice. Welcomed like a native in these parts. Support from Heidi Berry. whose very English introspective ditties are rewarding if you have the patience.
I Cement and AC Acoustics King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5. Tickets frotn King Tut‘s and Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Immediate interest
vocalist Chuck Moseley. the one who grunted his way through ‘We Care A l.ot‘. Support from Glasgow‘s AC Acoustics. cantankerous indie riff merchants who will shortly release their debut single ‘Sweatlodge‘l‘MV‘ on Flemental Records.
I Tony Hadley Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £6. Spandau Ballet‘s singing heart-throb. now solo. presents a largely acoustic show. In addition to plenty of Spandau classics. he will he doing an interesting mix of covers.
I Heal Black Angel Music Box. Victoria Street. 225 2564. 9pm. £4. A new local band with art uplifting easy groove. playing their first live dates on the back of their ()(‘Ctlll 151’. Tribal Funktion DJs do the gift-wrapping.
I Artichoke Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free. More musical vegetable magic.
I lied L‘Attache. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free.
I Gary ‘Savage‘ McConnack St James Oyster Bar. Calton Road. 557 2925. 10.30pm. Free. All sorts of covers.
I Ralph MCTell Henry Wood Hall. Claremont Street. 226 3868. 8.30pm. £8. Tickets frotn the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511. Still trying to convince folk that he‘s renowned for more
I Tony Hadley King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £7. Tickets from King Tut‘s and Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. See Mon 22.
I or Zeus, The Naked Flames, Dolphus and The Salem Dragsters The Kazoo Club. The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 8pm. Free. Dr Zeus are local acid jazz instrumentalists; The Naked Flames play a varied indie-orientated set. I Babyjunkworm and The Turning Trader Joe‘s. Hope Street. 332 0905. 9.30pm. Free.
I Glasgow Songwriters featuring Splda Blackfn'ars. Bell Street. 552 5924.
9.30pm. Free. 1 I live Music McCool's Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs. 552 7847. 9pm. Free.
I Hawkwind Versus The Aphex Twin and The Beautllul People Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7pm. £9.30 plus
i I Dirge Legends (formerly Phoenix). 1 Cowgate. 225 8382. 10pm. £1. E I Skin It Back Granny‘s Attic. Bath
Terrace. 3-5pm. Free. I live muslc Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 9pm.
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