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I The Saturdays Leith Oyster Bar. Burgess Street. 554 6294. 10pm. Free.
I long Distance Bunarountl Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free.
I lied L‘Attache. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free.
I The Damned Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £10 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Like The Stranglers. determined to retread all their yesterdays. At least The Buzzcocks have taken the trouble to write some half-way decent new material. I Mark Burgess and Walter Wray King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5. Tickets from King Tut’s and Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. After Half Man Half Biscuit comes another 80s indie ‘luminary‘ trying to avoid the encroaching prospect of retirement. Burgess fronted i psychedelic doomsters The Chameleons. a band who meant a lot to fans ofthe : burgeoning ‘indie pop‘ sound at the time but whose legacy has been forgotten now. I Motor Lite Company, Sus and The Space Kittens Kazoo Club. The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 8pm. Free. Motor Life Company were formerly I The Countryrnen. indie poppers from Largs. I Glasgow songwriters featuring Murphyiones Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. Plus open platform. I live Music McCool's Ruling Cowboy. ' Candleriggs. 552 7847. 9pm. Free.
I Halt Man llalt Biscuit, Baby Chaos and lloleinyourhead Venue. Calton Road. 557 i 3073. 9pm. £6. See Mon 6.
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I liali Man iialt Biscuit and Baby Chaos 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. The world‘s most loyal Tranmere Rovers supporters are back to wrest the reins of not-quite-the-full-ticket indie pop from surrogates The Sultans Of Ping. The Biscuits' titles were always more arresting anyway. Who will be their popular media icon targets this time round? Support from Glasgow’s latest roaring boys. Their single ‘Sperm’ is out now.
I Whiteout 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 10pm. Free. Continuing their Monday residency. which provides a chance for all you young dudes to get a foretaste of their imminent Silvertone debut. See Sun 5.
I Bunrig Forum. Livingston. 0506 419191. 7.30pm. £14.70. The massive Gaelic rock machine steamrollers into another venue. Still tickets available as we go to press. I ueai Heights Caiun Aces, Shake the ' Shack and Woodside tiow Rocking Horse (formerly The Mission). Victoria Street. 225 3326. 10pm—3am. £1. The Rocking Horse suddenly charges into the Edinburgh live music scene with three new band nights a week. Monday is ‘stomp' night. starting with some heavy cajun and a rare appearance by the Deaf Heights. Helping the atmosphere every time is a promotion: Becks or bourbon for £1.
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Close (behind The Pelican). Cowgate. 225 2774. Inner city Manchester's numerous forces of dub descend on the Cowgate after their recent spot on Andy Kershaw's Radio One show and chart success.
I Big George And The Business and Mandrake Boot Rocking Horse (formerly The Mission). Victoria Street. 225 3326. 10pm—3am. £2. Tuesday is blues night. with top national acts. Same drinks promotion as always.
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 Kid Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free.
I lied Hot And Blue L‘Attache. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free.
I Wet Wet Wet SECC. Finnieston Quay. 248 9999. £15. £12.50. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Coinciding with their compilation. Iz'ml ()fl’urt One. which traces the band from their cheesy pop roots to their courting of the more mature record-buyer. From music for screaming girls to music for couples.
I Little Angels Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £10 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Soft rockers par excellence — but who wants to excel at soft rock“?
I Rubicon and Blackout Cathouse. Brown Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £4.50 (advance). £5.50 (door). Tickets from The Cathouse and Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Fields OfThe Nephilim minus the talcum powder and Carl McCoy. Encouraging goths to keep the faith despite the descent of many of their erstwhile heroes into cabaret.
I The Steve Gibbons and Jon Strong Band 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. One of that bizarre breed known as ‘the acclaimed singer/songwriter‘ who has toured his own brand of rock ’n' roll with the likes of The Who. Little Feat and ELO.
I Wish 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 10pm. Free.
I The Whole Shebang and Strange Honey Fixx 11. Miller Street. 221 1568. 9pm. Free.
I The Fabulous Solution McCool’s Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs. 552 7847. 9pm. Free. Formerly eclectic pop/rock combo The Basement.
I State Of Mind MacSorley’s. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free.
I The Fugue, The Dreaming and Miraclehead Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £3.50. A very strong triple-bill ofconvention-breaking music at a very agreeable price. hosted by Different Class Records. The Fugue sound is a mesmerising technological pulse with all kinds of individual hooks — their Louis Armstrong cover may well surprise you. Aberdeen's premier funky folk-rockers The Dreaming are beginning to show signs of pushing through. and Miraclehead have a good live reputation with wide influences. Not to be missed. I Woodside liow Moray House Student Union. Holyrood Road. 556 5184. See Fri 3
I Midwich Cuckoos, Core and Room 46 Rocking Horse (formerly The Mission). Victoria Street. 225 3326. 10pm—3am. £2. Wednesday is ‘mad throw yourself around indie night‘. seizing on a local scene which has remained mostly underground. Expect a big draw for these three bands.
Katch DJs and the usual drinks promotion.
I Gods 0t Glam L‘Attache. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free. Those timeless glam sounds . . . uh. from the 70s.
I Finn Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free. Low-key appearance by Fjaere and friend prior to her big outing on Sun 12.
I Bluetinger Brewsters. South Bridge. 558 3457. 10pm. Free. Rock 'n’ roll.
I Mary Black and The ilankin Family Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. £1 1. £10. Tickets from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511.
I Wet Wet Wet Cathouse. Brown Street. 248 6606. 8pm. SOLD OUT. Not the best kept secret gig ever conceived.
I The Electrics and Shelter King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5. Tickets from King Tut’s and Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Whooping it up with a Celtic/cajun hoedown.
I Family Love Holy Cow. The Arches, Midland Street. 221 9736. 10.30pm. £2. Breezy soul ensemble play the student- orientatcd club.
I The Junk Boom Nice ‘n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 9pm.
I Free Rise Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free.
I Dark Heaven and The Snakebelts Grand Central Bar. Oswald Street. 221 4583. 8.30pm. £1.50. First of two R&A showcase nights.
I Guest MacSorley’s. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free.
I Capone And The Bullets Batcave. Bruce Hotel. Cornwall Street. East Kilbride. 03552 29771. 10pm. £3. Extended family of ska groovers. followed by a ska/soul tribute disco.
I Blunt Attack Core. Old Sneddon Street. Paisley. 842 1276. 8.30pm. £1.50.
I The Gaels Lounge Bar. The Dugout. Cathcart Street. Greenock. 0475 27918. 9.30pm. Free.
I live Music McCool's Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs. 552 7847. 9pm. Free.
I Live Music Twa Corbies. Kilbowie Road. Curnbernauld. 0236 727473. 9pm. Free.
I Therapy?, Cop Shoot Cop and Skyscraper Queen’s Hall. South Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.30pm. £8. Irish power trio. much lauded these days. Cop Shoot Cop are members of that hazy industrial school.
I The Drum Club Venue, Calton Road. 557 3073. llprn. £4. Appearing as part of an Anti-Fascist Action beneﬁt thrown by Tribal Funktion. With Slam DJs and Justin Robertson.
I Jeggro La Belle Angele. Hasties Close (behind The Pelican). Cowgate. 225 2774. 10pm. £4. £3. Afro-beat and reggae. A Cosmic Kipper flipper.
I Woodside Now St James Oyster Bar. Calton Road. 557 2925. 10.30pm. Free. See Fri 3.
I Mustang Sally L’Attache. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free.
I Give Up The Ghost Moray House Student Union. Holyrood Road. 9pm. £3. Band plus resident Moray House DJ playing a beneﬁt for Slipway lntemational Exchange. a charity which provides housing for young homeless.