ROCK & BLUES
oates listed below are for one-oft shows: see separate section for residencies. Gigs are listed by date, then by city. Dates will be listed, provided that details reach our offices art least one week before publication. Rock and Blues listings compiled by Fiona Shepherd
and Gavin Inglis.
I The Cocteau Twins and Seeteel Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £10 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. on the verge of selling out as Tlte List went to press. First chance to see them live in aeons. which may not seem like a life-affirming proposition to Joe Public. but to starved Cocteaus fans is worth leaving the bedsit for. There could be extra warmth to their performance now. given Four Calendar Cafe's accessibility. See preview for Seefeel.
I The Sultans or Ping and Emperors or Ice Cream 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 preview.
I The Wishplants Biko Bar. Queen Margaret Union. University Gardens. 339 9784. Free. Students and guests. Obstreperous southerners of an indie persuasion with guitars battling their way out of the grunge-pop soup.
I The Meteors and The San Godz Nice 'n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Hectic psychobilly from one of the few past masters still gigging around.
I illiusion Glasgow School of Art. Renfrew Street. 332 0691. 9.30pm. £3 (£2.50). Students and guests. New line-up and a new name for Funkollective. a local jazz funk crew who dispense good vibes. I The Summertieid Blues Band McCool’s Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs. 552 7847. 9pm. Free. Kirkcaldy’s blues maestros.
I The Universal Mind, Crazy iiettie and My Favourite Sneakers Grand Central Bar. Oswald Street. 221 4583. 8pm. £2. I liev ooc And The Congregation MacSorley‘s. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free. Trad R&B with award- winning harmonica accompaniment.
I Maltossa Cottiers. Hyndland Road. 357 5827. 9pm. Free. Reggae rock.
I Angela Cameron Supper Club. Colliers. Hyndland Road. 357 5827. 11pm. Free. I Media Falls Boon’s Yard. Cathcart Road. 649 0184. 9.30pm. Free.
I The Merseybeats Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm—3am. £5. The hitsjust keep rolling: ‘Wishing And A'Hoping’. ‘1 Think Of You‘. ‘Don’t Turn Around' and ‘1 Stand Accused‘.
I The Station and The Unfamiliar Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £2.
I The Jim Condie Band Clock Inn. Dalry Road. 538 7035. 9pm. Free. Blues act. fronted by a man who has played guitar with a wealth of blues bands. including the Rootsie Tootsies.
I Charlie Don’t Suri Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free. Beach thrills.
I iiogwash Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 10pm. Free.
I Jezebel Brewsters. South Bridge. 558 3457. 10pm. Free. Modern mainstream covers: U2. REM and the like. given the double female vocal treatment.
I live music Tolbooth Tavern. Canongate. 556 5348. 9pm. Free.
I live music Abbey. South Clerk Street. 667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.
I The Hideaway Blues Band Juke Joint. Ollerton Hotel. Victoria Road. 0592 264286. 8.30pm. £3. The first halfof a weekend in blue heaven.
I The Mission Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £8.50 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. See preview.
I Sultans or Ping and Emperors or Ice Cream 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 preview. I The Beat Poets Cafe Loco. The Arches. Midland Street, 221 9736. 10pm. £5. Groovy pastiche of the works of the surf guitar kings Dick Dale and Link Wray. featuring ex-Primevals and Herald journalists in their line-up. I landfall and Chickweed Nice ’n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Melodic grunge in the Husker Du radition. I The Supematurals McCool’s Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs. 552 7847. 9pm. Free. Great pop which is unashamedly commercial. in much the same vein as the likes of Crowded House. I Ex-Cathedra Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free. Punkesque. The Halt Bar are mounting a Battle of the Bands competition from 18 April-21 May. Prizes include a four-week residency and signiﬁcant wads of lucre. Demos should be sent to: Battle of the Bands, The Halt Bar. 160 Woodlands Road. Glasgow G3 603.
; I Bolling Fork Blackfriars. Bell Street. 1 552 5924. 9.30pm. Blues.
I The Cloud Assassins MacSorley’s.
, Jamaica Street, 221 8499. 9pm. Free.
5 Beefy rock and pop with a big fat funky
i edge. I Nigel Clarke Duo Supper Club. Cottiers.
i Hyndland Road. 357 5827. llptn. Free. ? I This Quick Boon's Yard. Cathcart
' Road. 649 0184. 9.30pm. Free.
MacSorleys Battle of the Bands victors. I Screaming Through Lounge Bar.
Cameron House Hotel. Glasgow Road.
Hardgate. Clydebank. 0389 73535. 9pm. Free.
I The Jacksons Dugout. Cathcart Street. Greenock. 0475 727918. 9.30pm. £4. No.
we don't think it‘s those Jacksons.
f I Suede Queen’s Hall. South Clerk
E Street. 668 2019. 7.30pm. £7.50. See
a I Capone And The Bullets and Proi
Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £2. An 7 evening of ska. and why not. with the
Glasgow gangsters as top dogs and
_ Edinburgh‘s own Proi snapping at their
‘. heels. The 2-Tone disco continues until
, I Woodside llow Scruffy Murphy‘s.
3 George 1V Bridge. 225 1681. 9pm. Free. ; Edinburgh‘s rising stars of cajun/country. ; with their hands on their hearts and their
souls on their sleeves. A good sound and
. some fine songs.
: I The Meteors, Jap's Eye and Country
Teasers Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 ', 4341. 10pm. £3.50. The long-established 'lnventors of Psychobilly'. singing about 3 things they know and love: horror. f perversion. and death in general. 5 I o’Jango Cavendish. West Tollcross. I 228 3252. 9pm-3am. £5. Cavendish g regulars. their set consists mainly of ‘ Drifters covers. ; I Bluelinger Platform One. Rutland 1 Street. 225 2433. 9.30pm. Free. Rock 'n’ ! rollers.
I Solid Gone Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free. Rock with tuneful sensibilities. not a million miles away from U2 an album or so ago.
I lied llot And Blue Brewsters, South Bridge, 558 3457. 10pm. Free. Rock ’n’ roll.
I Cactus Jack Granny’s Attic. Bath Street. Portobello. 669 1780. 9pm. Free. Blues.
I The Saturdays West End Oyster Bar. West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10.30pm. Free.
I Throgmorton Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 10pm. Free.
I The Shrimptons St James Oyster Bar. Calton Road. 557 2925. 10.30pm. Free. I live music Tolbooth Tavern. Canongate. 556 5348. 8.30pm. Free.
I Live music Gold Tankard. Houdon Street. 667 0328. Free.
I Summerlield Blues and The orienders Juke Joint. Ollerton Hotel. Victoria Road. 0592 264286. 8.30pm. £3. The Scottish Blues Band of the Year 1993/94. supported by Edinburgh surf-beat sorts who feature ex-members of Radium Cats and The Thanes.
SUNDAY 13 ,
I Eugenius, Whiteout and Passion Fruit And lion Bread Garage (formerly Mayfair). Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120. 8pm. £5. Tickets from The Garage. Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679 and Tower Records. Argyle Street. 204
'2500. A special low price for The
Garage’s inaugural gig. featuring Glasgow‘s tuneful grungesmiths Eugenius back with their Mary Queen Of Scots album. the redoubtable Whiteout with their swinging rootsy pop and pretenders
to Ride‘s indie throne. who will do their
cause no harm with their excellent debut single ‘Arise’.
I FM and Jan Cyrlta Cathouse. Brown Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £6. Tickets from The Cathouse and Just the Ticket. Virgin.
~ Union Street. 226 4679. Lots of fancy
fretwork and ritual trading of axe licks in the name of staid AOR. with an acoustic element at somejuncture in FM’s set.
I Gag, The Zun Omen and lungleg Nice 'n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Gag sound like The Fire Engines in a petulant mood. delivering short bursts of electricity and eccentricity with one-word
titles. 3 I Martin Pollard McCool's Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs. 552 7847. 9pm.
I Clowning Around Boon’s Yard.
5 Cathcart Road. 649 0184. 9.30pm. Free.
I Papa’s Magic Beard Liquor Store. The
Area. Bridge Street. Paisley. 848 5096. 10pm. Free. Muscular funk.
.- I Primary Lounge Bar. Cameron House
Hotel. Glasgow Road. Hardgate. Clydebank. 0389 73535. 3pm. Free. I Manny Charlton Stairway To Heaven.
3 Sax Venue. Teviot Walk. Cumbernauld.
0236 733200. 9pm. £3. I The Gaels Dugout. Cathcart Street. Greenock. 0475 727918. 9pm. Free.
I The Afghan Whigs Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £7. See preview.
I lioby Lang Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 9pm. Free.
I The Cottonlield Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free.
I BSD jam session Young’s. Leamington Terrace. 3—5pm. Free.
I Pink Kross, Fudd, Battinlt and lungleg The Girl Noise Valentine’s Bash. King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street.
ROCK & BLUES MUSIC
IBM AID BLUES | I Cocteau Till! Touring as a live
i band for the ﬁrst time, with current tracks and scintillating old favourites rendered without backing tapes. Allegedly. Barrowland, Glasgow, Fri 1 1.
I Chuck Berry The king of rock 'n‘ roll. Enough said. Usher Hall. Edinburgh, Wed I 6; Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Fri 18.
I Cypress lllll Bongs (or whatever devices you have to hand) at the ready for the herbally-inclined rappers. Barrowland, Glasgow, Sun 20.
I M-People Britain’s top dance outﬁt unleash bags of killer hooks and catchy choruses. Barrowland, Glasgow. Tue 22.
I Michel Peirecclanl The diminutive French genius in an eagerly-awaited reprise of the dazzling solo piano recital he gave here last year. Queen 's Hall.
Ensemble More on an exuberant French theme as drummer Tom and his cohorts are re-united with members of L’Arfr. Music Box. Edinburgh. Mon 2!; 01d Athenaeum, Glasgow, Tue 22.
PM & WW
I oougle Maclean One of Scotland’s most popular traditionally- inﬂuenced singer-songwriters and writer of your other national anthem, ‘Caledonia’. Queen ’3 Hall, Edinburgh. Wed 16. Thurs l 7. CLASSICAL & NEDA
I Chuber Group or Scotland Second of four programmes taking the theme of the elements focuses on air. Outstanding standard of peformance and prepare to be surprised by the special lighting. RSAMD. Glasgow, Sun 20; Queen '3 Hall. Edinburgh. Mon 21.
I 8CD Don’t miss the chance to hear Spanish soprano Vittoria de los Angeles in songs by Falla and Rodrigo. Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Wed 16; Usher Hall. Edinburgh. Thurs 17.
I Turn Di The Screw Scottish Opera’s eagerly anticipated new production of Britten’s version of Henry James’ chilling tale. Tramway. Glasgow from Tue 15.
221 5279. 8.30pm. £3. Organised by Harpies/1nd Quines as part of the Bad Girls programme and described as a 'night of glam teasers. sonic shooters. whammy trumpers and trash sloopers’. While we don't normally endorse such blatant self-proclamation. we think this pretty much sums up the spirit of the occasion.
I Caluo Boat Band Rocking Horse (formerly The Mission). Victoria Street.
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