ROCK & BLUES MUSIC
I The Gods of Glam Platform One. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9.30pm. Free. See Wed 8.
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 cart join in on.
I Keeping Up With The Joneses Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free.
I The Pogues Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £10 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. See preview.
I The Moody Blues Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 8pm. £16. £14. Tickets from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 551 1. Honest. they were great once and ‘Nights In White Satin' is the fabbiest. overwrought pop weepie ever written. Now that they're old. they probably have beards to match their prodigious rnoustaches.
I Buiialo Tom and Bettie Serveert Queen Margaret Union. University Gardens. 339 9784. 8pm. £6. No student restrictions on this show. See preview for Buffalo Tom. Support from the highly regarded Dutch bartd Bettie SCI’VCL‘I’I. who make a noise which should be pleasing to the ears of Throwing Muses or Juliana Hatﬁeld fans.
I Verve, Acetone and Oasis Cathouse. Brown Street. 248 6606. 7.30pm. £5.30 plus booking fee. Tickets from The Cathouse and Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Expansive. undulating indie prog which can be truly transporting on a good night. such as their Smashing Pumpkins support a few months back when their lengthy epics left the headliners high and dry.
I The Nectarine No 9 RAFA Club. Ashley Street. 332 4465. See preview.
I The Hairstyles King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £6 (£5). Tickets from King Tut's and Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Musical comedy. or comic music from members of the Absolutely team.
I Roundabout, The Dawntreaders and My Favourite Sneakers Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Churning indie pop from Roundabout. prime movers in putting together the Gneiss CD compilation.
I The Jukes McCooI’s Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs. 552 7847. 9pm. Free.
I Supernature and D’Mojo’Ann Grand Central Bar. Oswald Street. 221 4583. 8.30pm. £1.50. Second of two R&A music showcase nights.
I The naggle Taggle Gypsies Centre Stage. West Nile Street. 353 2942. 9.30pm. Free. A stew of infectious rootsy sounds.
I Rev Doc And The Congregation MacSorley‘s. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free. Trad R&B.
I Brian Mcoade Band and Word Of Mouth Minstrels. Broornielaw. 248 8699. 9pm. £4.
I The Diesel Kings Cathedral House. Cathedral Square. 552 3519. 9pm. Free. Acoustic set.
I The Fabulous Solution Boon‘s Yard. Cathcart Road. 649 0184. 9.30pm. Free. See Wed 8.
I Charlie Don’t Surf BJs. Croft Street. Kilrnarnock. 0563 44722. 9.30pm.
I Maxwell Park Lounge Bar. The Dugout. Cathcart Street. Greenock. 0475 27918. 9.30pm. Free.
I Zut! la Chute Cottier‘s. Hyndland Road. 357 5827. 9pm. Free.
I Diesel Kings Cathedral House. Cathedral Square. 552 3519. 9pm. Free. I Nigel Clark Duo Cottier‘s. Hyndland Road. 357 5827. llptn. Free.
I Mary Black and The nankin Family
Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. £11. £10. See Thu 9.
I The nubettes Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm—3am. £5. Tollcross is sucked through a time warp back to the 70s once more and 'Sugar Baby Love‘ and ‘Juke Box Jive‘ ring out through the streets.
I The Kaisers Calton. Calton Road. 558 3758. IOpm-3am. £3. Sixties beat combo with debut album. Square/wad Stump (on their own Imperial Wireless label). in the shops. ifyou look hard enough.
I Suns 0t Arqa La Belle Angele. Hasties
2774. 10pm. £6. £5. I Hot Sausage Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free.
7 I Dr Octopus Granny‘s Attic. Bath Street.
I Portobello. 669 1780. 9pm. Free. ()cto
' acid funk robots emerge from the sea.
1 masterminded by the amphibian arch-
? villain. As they advance on Portobello.
; Spider-Man swings in. webs blazing.
i I Fishendales Leith Oyster Bar. Burgess 1 Street. 554 6294. 10pm. Interesting
acoustic rock covers.
I North Sea Gas Platform One. Rutland I Street. 225 2433. 9pm. Free.
u I The Ocean Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. I 229 4341. 10pm. Self-hyping Glasgow
f rockers playing their last Edinburgh date
; in February. You can't stop the tide. as
’ I'm sure they'd say.
i I Jezebel Brewsters. South Bridge. 558 I 3457. 10pm. Free.
L I live music Tolbooth Tavern.
: Canongate. 556 5348. 9pm. Free.
i I live music Abbey. South Clerk Street. I 667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.
I Wolistone Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £8 plus booking fee.
j Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin.
[ Union Street. 226 4679. The electric folk
' ensemble who stick to traditional roots but
still manage to present themselves like a rock band. It’s a different balance to Runrig‘s. but one which is advancing in popularity.
Students and guests. Pioneers of stoned white funk when Happy Mondays were
7 still in nappies. ACR plod on with the same musical approach — but one which translates brilliantly to the live arena.
. Because of the gig. Tankin' is off for the 5 night. but Divine is still open at the usual admission price.
I Blodwyn Pig King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut.
I St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5. . Tickets from King Tut‘s and Just the
Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. I The Pearliishers Arches. Midland
; Street. 221 9736. Band onstage 8.15pm. I £6. Prior to Cafe Loco. a gig from Davey I Scott's pop set. who've just supported
‘ Capercaillie on some dates and whose
1 album. Zu Zu's Garden. has been a great I home success for them.
! I The Fred ouimby nuartet Cafe Loco.
' The Arches. Midland Street. 221 9736.
‘ 10.30pm. £5.
; I Dr Zeus Mo‘ Jazz With Attitude. The
13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638.
1 9pm. Free. Acid jazz in the style of
E Corduroy. James Taylor Quartet. etc.
: I The Nocturnals Smash. Nice ’n’ Sleazy.
I Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. : I The Fabulous Solution Halt Bar. 1 Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free. See Wed 8. I Lorna Buchanan Cottier's. Hyndland i Road.3575827.11anF%ee
Close (behind The Pelican). Cowgate. 225
before releasing their debut album. Silver.
SATURDAY 11 :
I A Certain Ratio Glasgow School of Art. Renfrew Street. 332 0691. 10pm. £7 (£5).
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