MUSIC ROCK & BLUES
.l __ e 1 38 The List 19 November-2 December 1993
I Rugh Reed And The Velvet Underpants Liquor Store. The Area. Bridge Street. Paisley. 848 5096. 9pm. Free. Latest wheeze for the scamsters is phoning Bono live on stage.
I Hard To Handle, Whistle ever Washington and The homecoming The Batcave. Bruce Hotel. Cornwall Street. East Kilbride. 03552 29771. 9pm. £2.50. A triple bill beneﬁt gig to raise money for the Daily Record Children’s Hospice Appeal.
I Blues ’n’ Trouble Stairway To Heaven. Sax Venue. Teviot Walk. Cumbernauld. 0236 733200. 9pm. Free. See Sat 27.
I Billy Rivers and The Rhymes Bo Jangles. Strand Street. Kilmamock. 0563 44722. 9.30pm. Free. Blues night.
I Dream Theater Queen's Hall. South Clerk Street. 668 2019. New York prog- rockers who apparently reproduce highlights from their studio albums live. with an attention to detail not heard since Yes. circa 1972. Hey. if you’ve got the albums you can just stay home and pretend you‘re at the gig.
I The Comedians and Woodside llow La Belle Angele. Hasties Close (behind The Pelican). Cowgate. 225 2774. 9pm. £4. £3. The Comedians are a funky. rootsy local band. See Sat 20 for Woodside Now. I Blue Aeroplanes, A house and Molly Rail-Read. Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. CANCELLED. Bad news for you ‘Plane fans.
I The key Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 10pm. Free.
I llasty Phil Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free.
I Red L'Attache. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free.
I 8&3 jam session Young‘s. Leamington Terrace. 3—5pm. Free.
I Patsy Cline Tribute Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. £13.50. £12.50. £10 50. Tickets from the Ticket
I The Wedding Present, Gigolo Aunts (TBC) and Whiteout Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895. 8pm. £7. Students and guests. The
for some reason because they’ve found a . formula that works and have the audacity to stick to it. return with another line-up change — original bassist Keith Gregory has departed. See Sun 28 for Gigolo Aunts. whose appearance was still to be
§ conﬁrmed at time of going to press.
; Further support from Scotland’s brightest. 1 etc. etc. who embrace everyone from The Beatles to The Faces in their all-too-brief live sets.
f I The Australian Pink Floyd and The Feel
King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £6. Tickets from King Tut’s and Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. See Sun
I Citizen Fish, A083 and Ex-Cathedra Nice 'n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637.9an
I Robyn Hitchcock And The Egyptians
‘ and Archie Roach Venue. Calton Road.
, 557 3073. 9pm. £6. See preview. Support from a native Aborigine tipped for great
things. I The Movers Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free. Spaneg rock sorts
whose bass player has a decent stab at
, Suggsesque cool.
I Gary ‘Savage’ McCormack St James Oyster Bar. Calton Road. 557 2925. 10.30pm. Free. See Mon 22.
Centre. Can leriggs. 227 5511. See Sun 28.
steadfast. breakneck indie janglers, reviled
I lenny liravitz SECC. Finnieston Quay. 248 9999. £15 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Lenny the looker presents his own brand of retro nostalgia which seems to have nothing to do with memorable songs and everything to do with wearing the right strides. He does get it right more often than he gets credit for. though.
I Trans-Section, The Poison Sisters, The Auction and Seed Kazoo Club. The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 8pm. Free.
I The Cottontops Trader Joe's. Hope Street. 332 0905. 9.30pm. Free. With support from themselves. apparently.
I Glasgow Songwriters featuring Alex Osborne Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free.
I Jamie Barnes And Cochise Harley's. Quarry Street. Hamilton. 0698 458174. 9pm. Free. Blues.
I live Music McCool’s Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs. 552 7847. 9pm. Free.
I Capercaillie Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. £10. £9. The band
PLUS SPECIAL GUESTS
GLASGOW BARROWLANDS SUNDAY 12th DECEMBER
Tickets: £12.50 Credit Cards Tel: 031 $57 6969 (£1 per ticket booking lee) Available lrorn Just The Ticket, Virgin, nipping and all usual TOCTA outlets Sublect to 70p per ticket booking lee).
ORCHESTRAL MANOEUVRES N THE DARK
PLUS SPECIAL GUESTS
SATURDAY 4th DECEMBER
Tickets: £12.50 Credit Cards Tel: 031 551 6969 (sublect to £1.00 per ticket boolclng lee). Personal application to Virgin Records Glasgow and Edinburgh, Ripping 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'.
most responsible for popularising Gaelic
music take their tour up Lothian Road.
I Songwriters’ Showcase and Workshop
Tron Tavern. Hunter Square. 8pm. Free.
information: 552 0440. Weekly forum for
Edinburgh-based singer-songwriters. with
anybody welcome to perform a ﬁfteen-
minute set. One local songwriter is
highlighted at 10.30pm each night.
I Baby Bartok Pelican. Cowgate. 225
5413. 9.30pm. Free. See Sat 20.
i I The Australian Pink Floyd Venue.
i Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £6. lfyou
missed the Bootleg Beatles. the Australian
f Doors. the Scottish Sex Pistols. Bjorn
f Again . . .
a I The Rootsies Duo Bare Story. Cowgate.
556 3953. 10pm. Free. See Tues 23.
i I Maya’s Voice Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free. Ethereal.
: keyboard-based combo.
f I Jezebel L'Attache. Rutland Street. 229
’ 3402. 10pm. Free.
I Take That SECC. Finnieston Quay. 248 9999. SOLD OUT. What better Advent present than the sight of Take That's sweaty pectorals'? Actually. don‘t answer that one. Have I said before that Mark‘s my favourite? I James and Radiohead Barrowland. ‘ Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £11 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. See preview for James. With the advent of a wicked sense of humour. James leave the '3 angst and self-revulsion to Radiohead. 1 fronted by the pixie-like Thom Yorke. the 1 individual with the most star potential to i emerge this year.
I lark Scotia. Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 8.30pm. Free. See Sat 27. I Bogus Bob’s Blues Band Fixx 11. Miller Street. 221 1568. 9pm. Free. I The Whirling Chairs MacSorley‘s. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free. Covers. I Best of Glasgow Songwriters McCool‘s Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs. 552 7847. 9pm. Free.
I Runrig Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. £15. £14. Not yet sold out as we go to press. but . . .
I Citizen Fish Music Box. Victoria Street. 225 2564. A reggae-ska-punkish thing with a big red van.
I Scarred and lnversus Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £3. Death metal. blood and terror. you know. the usual. A third band to be conﬁrmed.
I The Joyriders and Jap’s Eye La Belle Angele. Hasties Close (behind The Pelican). Cowgate. 225 2774. 9pm. £5. Local heroes who ﬁnally appear to be scratching the surface of The Big Time. Their single ‘1)on’t Ask Me‘ has scored single of the week in NME.
I Mustang Sally L'Attache. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free. Four-piece doing rock covers.
I The Rootsies Duo Bridie's. West Port. 229 3201. Free. See Tues 23.
I live music Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free.
I Take That SECC. Finnieston Quay. 248 9999. SOLD OUT. See Wed 1.
I David Sylvian and Robert Fripp Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. £12.50. £10.50. £8.50. Tickets from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 551 1. A partnership to be treasured — silver-tongued ex-Japan vocalist Sylvian. now devoid of the blonde locks that gamered him the accolade ‘Most Beautiful Man in The World’ and Robert Fripp. Mr Toyah Wilcox and practically inventor of New Age guitar — though the atmosphere may be heavy with hushed. post-modern conversation.
I Maggie Bell Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 3329000. 8pm. £12.50. £10. £8. £6. See preview.
I St Etienne and Oasis Plaza. Eglinton Toll. 423 3077. 7.30pm. £8 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. A glitzy retro paradise — ‘Hysteric Glamour' top. flares and Gazelles (le rigueur for boys and girls at this gig. St Etienne try to inject a bit of verve into their live performances. which have so far fallen short of the crystal pop of the records. Oasis are new Creation signings.
I The Bible King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £6.50. Tickets from King Tut‘s and Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. The gig for you. lfyou think David Sylvian and Robert Fripp might be a tad too rock ‘n‘ roll.
I Spacehopper Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Barbed indie pop.
I Billy Rivers McCooI's Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs. 552 7847. 9pm. Free. Blues. I The Fallen, The Verlaines and Body Electric Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9pm. Free.
I Mandrake Root Minstrels. Broomielaw. 248 8699. 9pm. Free.
I The McCluskey Brothers Dugout. Cathcart Street. Greenock. 0475 27918. 9.30pm. £3. Politicised folk and contemporary pop in perfect harmony.
I Doctor Pop Batcave. Bruce Hotel. Comwall Street. East Kilbride. 03552 29771. 9pm. £2. Plus an INXS/REM tribute disco.
I Runrig Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. £15. £14. See Wed 1.
I Hugh Comwell Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 7.30pm. £6.50. The voice of The Stranglers goes out on his own. Early show. ﬁnished by 10pm.
I Shibboleth L‘Attache. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free.
I The Rootsies Duo Candlemaker Arms. Grassmarket. 220 2354. Free. See Tues 23.
I Acoustic jam session Granny's Attic. Bath Street. Portobello. 669 1780. 9pm. Free. Strut your stuff with the duo One Point Two in a session of folk. pop and whatever people can join in on.
I Give Up The Ghost Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free.
I live music Neighbours. McDonald Road. 557 4928. 9pm. Free.