ROCK & BLUES MUSIC
BOOK & BLUES
Dates listed below are for one-off shows: see separate 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 before publication. ﬂock and Blues Listings compiled by Fiona Shepherd
and Gavin Inglis.
I Kenny G Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. SOLD OUT. Saxophonist who has made a couple of dull inroads into the mainstream pop charts. but obviously not to the detriment of his ticket-selling capacity. See preview. I The Diesel Kings, Junk Republic and The Dreaming King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3. A triple-bill marrying folk arrangements with top pop tunes.
I The Dream Disciples and Mescal Dance Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Two bands dedicated to giving goth a good name.
I Babyiunltworm, The long Good Fridays and life With llixon Grand Central Bar. Oswald Street. 221 4583. 8.30pm. £2. Three rising local bands. brought together by R&A Music. Life With Nixon have been getting Radio Scotland airplay with their most recent demo and The Long Good Fn'days have their debut ‘To Be Frank' EP out now.
I The Cloud Assassins MacSorley's. Jamaica Street, 221 8499. 9pm. Free. Hefty. funky pop/rock.
I Band Oi Gold McCooI's Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs. 552 7847. 9pm. Free.
I Seventh Heaven Cottiers. Hyndland Street. 357 5827. 9pm. Free. Soulful R&B.
I Angela Cameron Supper Club. Cottiers. Hyndland Road. 357 5827. llpm. Free. I This Guiclt Boon’s Yard. Cathcart Road. 649 0184. 9.30pm. Free. Conﬁdent pop from the MacSorleys Battle of the Bands winners.
I The Fortunes Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm—3am. £5. Currently featured on TV as the
performers of ‘Storm In A Teacup’ for the 5
Scottish Amicable advert.
I Swine Flu Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £2.
I Keeping Up With The Joneses Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free.
I The Very Thing Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 10pm. Free.
I lied Hot And Blue Brewsters. South Bridge. 558 3457. 10pm. Free. Rock ’n‘ roll.
I Live music Tolbooth Tavern. Canongate. 556 5348. 9pm. Free.
I Live music Abbey. South Clerk Street. 667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.
I liev Doc And The Congregation Juke Joint. Ollerton Hotel. Victoria Road. 0592 264286. 9pm. £2. Fire and brimstone with the undisputed UK Mouth Harmonica champion and his hard-gigging flock.
I The Orchids and Six Man Afro King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street.
221 5279. 8.30pm. £4. See preview for The Orchids. Support Six Man Afro used to go under the moniker Mindﬂake.
I The Fred Guimby ouartet Cafe Loco. The Arches. Midland Street. 221 9736. 10pm. £5. Groovy acid jazz ensemble who can‘t count.
I One By one, 36 Crazy Fist and Ex- Cathedra Nice ‘n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.
I The Passengers Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free. Funky pop with full-bodied vocals.
I Tempus Fugit Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. Acidjazz.
I The Baggle Taggle Gypsies
I MacSorley’s. Jamaica Street. 221 8499.
1 9pm. Free.
i I The Outpatients Boon‘s Yard. Cathcart 1 Road. 649 0184. 9.30pm. Free.
; I Evolution Area. Bridge Street. Paisley. 848 0885. 10pm (in by llpm). £6 (£5). I live Music McCool's Ruling Cowboy. g Candleriggs. 552 7847. 9pm. Free.
1 I The Dream Disciples and President Gas
| Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341.
l 10pm. £2.50. The not-goths get
themselves blackened up for the road.
This one-off appearance is just a taster for
a tour in February. followed by the release
1 of their album around April.
I Iiacey Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228
3252. 9pm—3am. £5. Teen raves (briefly)
' responsible for immortal ditties like ‘Lay
Your Love On Me‘.
I Bluefinger Platform One. Rutland
Street. 225 2433. 9.30pm. Free. Reliable
1 rock ’n’ roll.
i I Solid Gone Negociants. Lothian Street.
225 6313. 10pm. Free. Melodic rockers
who are making an increasing number of
Edinburgh live appearances. and have
attracted comparisons to U2 and Pearl
5 I nuantum ilo-ilo Subway. Cowgate. 225
' 6766. 9pm. £2. '
I Jezebel Brewsters. South Bridge. 558
3 3457. 10pm. Free. Modern mainstream
§ covers: U2. REM and their like. given the
double female vocal treatment.
I Crush Zone Granny’s Attic. Bath Street.
Portobello. 669 1780. 9pm. Free.
I K’Antaro West End Oyster Bar. West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10.30pm. Free.
i A Peruvian band. featuring pan pipes and
1 other refreshingly different sounds.
a I Saturdays Queen Street Oyster Bar.
I Queen Street. 226 2530. 10pm. Free. Easy
2 listening of a sort. with covers and some
2 original material. Unfortunately we hear
5 they‘re fond of Abba.
i I [as Supremos St James Oyster Bar.
! Calton Road. 557 2925. 10.30pm. Free.
3 Rock and blues covers.
I live music Gold Tankard. Houdon Street. 667 0328. Free.
I live music Abbey. South Clerk Street. 667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.
I Big George and The Business and The Baby Isaac Blues Band J uke Joint. Ollerton Hotel. Victoria Road. 0592 264286. 9pm. £3. The blues continue with another of Scotland's big names. The band recently supplied the music for and appeared in the BBC drama Down Among The Big Boys starring Billy Connolly.
I ileaven West XI Liquor Store. The Area. Bridge Street. Paisley. 848 5096. 9pm. Free.
I Jump The Gun Stairway To Heaven. Sax Venue. Teviot Walk. Cumbernauld. 0236 733200. 9pm. £2.50.
I live Music McCool‘s Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs. 552 7847. 9pm. Free.
I White Out, Miraclehead and Sweet Mary Jane Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073.
8pm. £3. Another one of M8 magazine‘s occasional triple-header showcases.
I Starstruclt, Melody Dog, Manxish Boys and lung leg DeMarco‘s European Art Foundation. St Mary's School. York Lane. 557 0707. 7.30pm—l 1pm. £3 (£2). A worthwhile gig in an unusual location. If four bands for three quid doesn‘t seem like good enough value. consider that the profits are going to Bosnia Now.
I Avalon Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 9pm. £1. The band that were into this Celtic rock lark long before any of today‘s bright young things first picked up a box with strings attached.
I The Cottonlield Negociants. Lothian
. Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free.
I BSD jam session Young's. Leamington Terrace. 3-5pm. Free.
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. Glasgow 5 I Fifteen Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.
| I The Comedians Rocking Horse
' (formerly The Mission). Victoria Street. 3 225 3326. l()pm—3am. £2. Solid local
3 cajun/rootsy people.
; I Filo Negociants. Lothian Street. 225
i 6313. 10pm. Free.
; TUESDAY1 . '
; I The Blue Aeroplanes, A House and Sleeper King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut. St
E Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £6.50. ! Tickets from King Tut’s and Just the
3 Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4579.
’ Renegade word and tune-smiths rule the j roost tonight. Bristol‘s Blue Aeroplanes 1 weather their 118th line-up change to
i produce more of their dizzy. regular guitar 1 pop on new EP ‘Broken And Mended'.
' while A House harbour the same pseudo-
; poetic pretensions but with a more
5 straightforward approach. Sleeper are a
I more Visceral. snarling proposition. See ! preview.
5 I The Finger Creams, Alba Boot, Kevin
1 Copeland, Sus and Babyiunkworm The Kazoo Club. 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 8pm. Free.
I Glasgow Songwriters featuring Diane .lardine Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. Plus open platform.
I live Music Glasgow University Union. University Avenue. 339 8697. 9pm. Free. Students and guests. A new regular live slot in the basement bar.
I Banacanteen, Funky Feet Us and Solid Gone Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £3. OK. here’s the elements. mixed up: funk. tuneful rock guitar. and Penicuik. Now can you match them to the correct bands?
I Black Cat Bones Rocking Horse
"Catch the best Muslc this fortnight. "' ._ 7 e
BOOK & BLUES I Manic Street Preachers Rock is saved once again by a barrage of electrifying n'ffs. passionate songwriting and generous doses of eyeliner. Plaza. Glasgow. I Elestlca Widely tipped as the band to watch in ’94. A three-quarters- female combo who haven’t forgotten the chunky chords of punk. King Tut’s. Glasgow. I Blue Aeroplane/A llouse A double-headed tour for those who cherish top-notch tunes by quality bands. King Tut‘s. Glasgow; Venue. Edinburgh. JAZZ I Kevin Mackenzie Outstanding Scottish guitarist heads off in further new directions. Music Box. Edin- burgh; Volunteer Hall, Galashiels; Old Athenaeum, Glasgow; MacRoberl Centre, Stirling. FOLK & WORLD I Hamish lmlach Homecoming for infamously-talented, outrageous singer and guitar-picker. Bellshill Cultural Centre, Bellshill. CLASSICAL & OPERA I Hebrides Ensemble East meets West as the Hebrides Ensemble invite Japanese shakuhachi player Yoshikazu lwamoto for a bit of cross- cultural pollination. Queen '5 Hall, Edinburgh I The Four Elements The Scottish Ensemble play a counterpart to Vivaldi’s Four Seasons by their composer-in-residence Dave Heath. Queen is Hall. Edinburgh; RSAMD. Glasgow. Edinburgh.
(formerly The Mission). Victoria Street. 225 3326. 10pm—3am. £2. '
I Songwriters’ Showcase and Workshop Tron Tavern. Hunter Square. 8pm. Free. Information: 552 0440. Weekly forum for Edinburgh-based singer-songwriters. with
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