MUSIC ROCK & BLUES
' I Smother Fucker Legends (formerly Phoenix). Cowgate. 225 8382. 9.30pm. £1. Not the most delicate of names. but then this band aren‘t really about delicacy in any sense. A kind of metal grating noise with an occasional funk underneath. fronted by an aggressive gentleman who doesn‘t shy from talking to his audience. Uh-oh.
I live music Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free.
I Glasgow Songwriters featuring Hugh need Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. The renowned Glaswegian ; bard without the cover of a backing band. ; Plus open platform.
I ozltean Bunker. East Calder. 0506 883034. 10pm—6am. £10. Chart success in the ﬂesh. with the top pop combo. yes sir. ‘Things Can Only Get Better’? Own up. we know you love it.
I Beast DI Burden McCool's Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs. 552 7847. 9pm. Free.
I Samson and Fastlayne Stairway To Heaven. Sax Venue. Teviot Walk. Cumbemauld. 0236 733200. 9pm. £3. Quick! Get those feet on the monitorsll Let's rawk!!! (Are ya feeling alright. Cumbemauld?)
I Bullets And Blue Eyes Liquor Store. The Area. Bridge Street. Paisley. 848 5096. 10pm. Free.
I Parma Violet Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free.
I R&B lam session Young’s. Learnington Terrace. 3—5pm. Free.
MONDAY 7 Edinburgh
I Shooglenitty Rocking Horse (formerly The Mission). Victoria Street. 225 3326. 10pm—3am. £2. Danceable chaotic Celtic funk grooves. ouch.
I The Lost Soul Band and The Kaisers Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £5. Scotland's foremost cowboys. now a stripped-down trio. hoping to make 1994 their year with the assistance of Silvertone records and a liberal dose of country- tinged rock. Support from the well- groomed early 60s beat combo.
: Blisters and Blackcurrant Juice Kazoo
; Club. The 13th Note. Glassford Street.
553 1638. 8pm. Free.
I live Music Glasgow University Union
(basement bar). University Avenue. 339 8697. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.
I Summertield Blues Rocking Horse (formerly The Mission). Victoria Street. 225 3326. 10pm-3am. £2. The Scottish Blues Band of the Year for 1993/1994. performing both trad blues and more manic guitar-based material.
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. At 10.30pm tonight. guitarist Stewart Hanratty does a 45-minute set incorporating a worldwide range of influences.
I live music Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free.
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I Woodside low Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free. Edinburgh
, hard-gigging heroes with an irresistible
cajun/folk/country blend and some rather good songs.
I Strange Crazy R.G.‘s. Queen Street. 221 2200. 10pm. Free.
I live Music Grand Central Bar. Oswald Street. 221 4583. 8.30pm. £1.50. R&A club night. with two bands and a DJ.
I live Music MacSorley’s. Jamaica Street, 221 8499. 9pm. Free. lndie night. I live Music McCool‘s Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs. 552 7847. 9pm. Free.
1 I Pugsley And The . . . Perambulator, The f
Sultans of Ping
a I The Sultans or Ping and Emperor or Ice
7 Cream Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073.
' 9pm. £6. Surely by now it‘s safe to go to
see them without being besieged by
hordes of saddoes who only know
‘Where‘s Me Jumper?‘ and will spend the
entire gig shouting for it? The Emperor
has a new single. ‘William‘ out on Blow
I Fabians Pleasance Bar. Societies
l Centre. Pleasance. 650 2351. 8pm. Free.
3 I live music Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free.
I I Nine Below Zero King Tut‘s Wah Wah
t Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm.
£6. Tickets from King Tut‘s and Just the
‘ Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Veteran R&B band who had the
distinction of being the first ever band to
play on The Young Ones.
I The Naked Flames Arches. Midland
Street. 221 9736. £2. Local indie combo
' with a varied sound.
; I Zoe’Alumbiquma Vic Bar. Glasgow
I School of Art. Renfrew Street. 332 0691. 9.30pm. Free. Described as playing
'contemporary odd stuff‘ in an ambient
I Kevin Copeland, Sits and The Stanleys
Club 99. The 13th Note. Glassford Street.
f 553 1638. 9pm. 99p. Your chance to see
some top acts for under £1.
I Black Man White MacSorley's. Jamaica
‘ Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free. Blues rock.
I Roll Wyn James Halt Bar. Woodlands
5 Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free.
I Bogus Bob And The Blue Devils
McCool‘s Ruling Cowboy.Cand1eriggs.
552 7847. 9pm. Free. Blues rock.
featuring covers of Stevie Ray Vaughan
and Sonny Boy Williamson numbers.
I Emotional Blackmail Chicago
; Meatpackers. Hope Street. 248 4466.
‘ I Random Harvest Paisley Arts Centre.
S New Street. Paisley. 887 1010. 9pm. £3
(£2). Adult-orientated pop.
I Stone River Batcave. Bruce Hotel.
Cornwall Street. East Kilbride. 03552
2971. 10pm. £2.50.
I live Music Twa Corbies. Kilbowie
’ Road. Cumbernauld. 0236 727473. 9pm.
I Fireside Aliens Moray House Student Union. Holyrood Road. 556 5184. 9pm. £2.50 (£2). Sounds to warm you up before sucking out your soul.
I Firing Squad Legends (formerly Phoenix). Cowgate. 225 8382. 9.30pm. £1.
I Saturdays Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 10pm. Free. See Sat 29.
I Freedom Train St James Oyster Bar. Calton Road. 557 2925. 10.30pm. Free. The smiles never stop for this sharp trio, who number Julian Cope and Crowded House covers among their set.
I The Gods DI Glam Platform One. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9.30pm. Free. See Thurs 3.
I Acoustic jam session Granny‘s Attic. Bath Street. Portobello. 669 1780. 9pm. Free. Strut your stuff in a session of folk. pop and whatever people can join in on. I live music Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free.
HDDK & BLUES mamma-
The following details are for regular weekly dates: see main listings tor one- ott shows. Gigs are listed by city, then by day. Residencies will be listed, provided that up-to-date details are supplied to us. All events are free unless otherwise stated. ﬂock and Blues Residencies Listings compiled by Fiona Shepherd
and Gavin Inglis.
Fridays I Masquerade show Ivory Blacks. Oswald Street. 221 5911. 7.30pm.
I Mo’ Jazz With Attitude 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm.
I Jamie Barnes And Cochise MacSorley‘s. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 4.30pm. Veteran blues.
I Barsies Band Grand Central Bar. Oswald Street. 221 4583. 5pm. Covers. I Spider Mackenzie and Dick Banovich Brewery Tap. Sauchiehall Street. 339
8866. 9pm. First Saturday of every month. ‘
I The Andy Boyle Show lvory Blacks. Oswald Street. 221 5911. 7.30pm.
I The Blues Poets Scotia Bar. Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 3.30pm. Blues session. I Bollin’ Joe And The Jets McCool’s Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs. 552 7847. 4pm. Rock ‘n‘ roll session.
I The Whirling Chairs MacSorley's. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 8pm.
I Words And Music Samuel Dow's. Nithsdale Road. 423 0107. 8pm. 50p. First Monday of every month.
I Glasgow Songwriters Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm.
I The Kazoo Club 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 8pm.
I Bollin’ Joe And The Jets Curlers. Byres Road. 334 1284. 8pm. Fifties rock 'n' roll. I Jiveass McCool's Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs. 552 7847. 9pm. Traditional Chicago R&B. appearing most weeks.
I Best or Glasgow Songwriters McCool's Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs. 552 7847. 9pm. The first Wednesday of every
44 The List 28 January—10 February 1994