£8.50. Forty-five hit singles between the three glam veterans on parade tonight Showaddywaddy, always nicely turned out in their outsize teddy boy garb, Alvin Stardust, whose glittery glove idea was stolen by Michael Jackson (must be worth a court case, surely) and most exciting of all, The Rubettes. who all wore berets. sang ‘Sugar Baby Love’ and were fab (to the average five-year-old pop fan).

I The Firechanners, Sectioned and Smother Cas Rock Cafe. West Port, 229 4341. 10pm. £3. Hard noise pop, loud and plenty of it. The headliners previously supported Neds Atomic Dustbin. Sectioned were previously known as Sublime. and Smother haven’t done too much previously but are worth seeing.

I Bacey Cavendish. West Tollcross, 228 3252. 9pm—3am. £5. ‘Runaround Sue' hasn't stopped her dizzy journey. even thirteen years later.

I The TCs Platform One, Rutland Street, 225 2433. 9.30pm. Free. Funk regulars. I Blue Funk Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free. Funky blues, read the clues.

I China Blue Brewsters, South Bridge, 558 3457. 10pm. Free.

I The Comedians West End Oyster Bar, West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10.30pm. Free. A superior kind of cajun/rootsy stew from this local band.

I Jess and Pest Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 10pm. Free.

I 32/20 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 Lost Soul Band Juke Joint. Ollerton Hotel. Victoria Road. 0592 264286. 8.30pm. £4. Scottish cowboys. now a stripped-down three-piece. Contemplating a bright future signed to Silvertone Records.


I Baby Bartok Lochgelly Centre, Bank Street, 0592 780971. 8pm. The Sunday Post‘s favourite young popsters warm up the Kingdom of Fife.



I Cypress Hill and Funkdoobiest Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. SOLD OUT. See preview.

I Solid Silver 703 Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. £12.50, £11.50. £9.50. Tickets from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs, 227 5511. See Sat 19.

I The Trousersnaltes and Indian Head Nice ‘n’ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.

I Brian Fitzpatrick Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free. Acoustic set.

I louls MacBeth McCool's Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs, 552 7847. 9pm. Free.

I The Charming Snakes Boon's Yard, Cathcart Road, 649 0184. 9.30pm. Free. I The Pearliishers Liquor Store, The Area. Bridge Street, Paisley. 848 5096. 10pm. Free. Pert pop with some Celtic leanings from Davie Scott and co.

I Brave Lounge Bar, Cameron House Hotel. Glasgow Road, Hardgate, Clydebank. 0389 73535. 3pm. Free.

I Frenzy Stairway To Heaven. Sax Venue, Teviot Walk. Cumbemauld, 0236 733200. 9pm. £2.50.

I live Music Club Mouth. The 13th Note, Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. Free.

I Boby Lang Cas Rock Cafe, West Port, 229 4341. 9pm. I Panna Violets Negociants. Lothian

Street, 225 6313. 10pm. Free. As in the sweeties.

I BBB larn session Young’s, Leamington Terrace. 3—5pm. Free.

MONDAY 21 Edinburgh

I Nyah Fearties and Yellow cake Popcorn Rocking Horse (formerly The Mission), Victoria Street. 225 3326. 10pm—3am. £2. Welcome back to Nyah Fearties who bring us traditional Scottish music ofa . . . different kind.

I lee Paterson Negociants, Lothian Street, 225 6313. 10pm. Free.



I rot-People and Sub Sub Barrowland, Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. SOLD OUT. See preview.

I Excathedra, Slow and Phaseshirter Kazoo Club, The 13th Note, Glassford Street, 553 1638. 8pm. Free.

I Glasgow Songwriters featuring Edible Friends Blackfriars, Bell Street, 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. Plus open platform.

I The Games, The Last Divide and The Fugue Venue, Calton Road, 557 3073. 9pm. £3. The latest showcase from M8 magazine has youthful headliners from Coatbridge, whose pop spans a variety of styles. The Last Divide have spanned the miles from Aberdeen to be here, and Edinburgh’s The Fugue do a nice line in creepy pulsing ambience which may or may not translate to a live show.

I Blueprint Rocking Horse (formerly The Mission), Victoria Street, 225 3326. 10pm—3am. £2. Another feature of what is shaping up to be a packed fortnight on the Edinburgh blues scene.

I Songwriters’ Showcase and Workshop Tron Tavern, Hunter Square. 8pm. Free. lnfonnation: 552 0440. Weekly forum for Edinburgh-based singer-songwriters, with anybody welcome to perform a fifteen- minute set. Martin Morrey is spotlighted at 10.30pm‘tonight.

I \vildhouse Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free.



I Urban Species and Honky 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. Two mellow rap combos with distinctly jazzy overtones. Urban Species are shortly to return for a Sound Cit set.

I ubmarine and The Blisters Nice ’n’ Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 9pm. Plus more bands to be confirmed. Pride of the Ultimate Records label, Submarine will be giving away free copies of their yellow vinyl seven-incher. I Electric Garden McCool’s Ruling Cowboy, Candleriggs, 552 7847. 9pm. Free.

I The Cloud Assassins Fixx ll, Miller Street, 221 1568. 9pm. Free. See Sat 12. I Roundhouse and Sugarrly R.G.’s. Queen Street, 221 2200. 10pm. Free.

I live Music MacSorley’s. Jamaica Street, 221 8499. 9pm. Free. indie night.


I The Glut, Strider, Jan flags and Comedy Assassins Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £3. Four young local acts in a gig organised by themselves.

I bud Ilogers Subway, Cowgate, 225 6766. £2.

I Gupld Mount Etna and hope Rocking Horse (formerly The Mission), Victoria Street, 225 3326. 10pm—3am. £2. Two of the front-runners in Edinburgh's emerging new indie scene.


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