ROCK & BLUES MUSIC
I the Supematurals and Flnshury Pickles Fixx 11. Miller Street. 221 1568. 9pm. Free. Plus one more band to be conﬁrmed. Blithe. enthusiastic exponents of melodic pop, with the odd kipper tie thrown in for visual enhancement.
I Whisky Flngers Halt Bar, Woodlands Road, 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free.
I .llveass McCool’s Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs, 552 7847. 9pm. Free. Traditional Chicago blues.
I The Space Kittens Bar M iro. Kelvingrove Street, 353 0475. 9.30pm. Fun, colourful femnoise from the quiffed, tutu’d foursome.
I The max Bandits and The lost Soul Band Area, Bridge Street. Paisley, 848 0885. 8pm. £5 (£4). The mother of all Bellshill bands, with support from Edinburgh’s rootsy favourites. take their warm, big-hearted pop to Paisley, which is currently striving to build up its live scene to cater for its native punters.
I Charlie Bon’t Surl Trash City. Sax Venue, Teviot Walk, Cumbemauld. 0236 733 200. 8pm. £1.
I A Chocolate Momlng MacSorley’s, Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free. indie night.
I u. and Cupld Mount Etna Rocking Horse (formerly The Mission), Victoria Street. 225 3326. 10pm—3am. £2. Bit of an exclusive for the Horse. with the up and coming New York band AD, who deliver rap-rock shocks in a ‘Rage Against The Machine meets Senser' mould. Support from a local band who are tipped among the best in the area.
I Parma Vlolets Negociants, Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free. And if the band aren‘t enough to draw you in, surely the Guinness promotion is.
I Stilt little Fingers and Blp Boy Tomato Barrowland. Gallowgate, 552 4601. 7.30pm. £9 plus booking fee. The Dubliners couldn’t make it for St Patrick’s Day this year, so it's up to SLF to retain the tradition. As ever. this gig will be packed and passions will run high and the group will probably be back next year for those locked out in the cold this time round.
I Papa Brittle and Terminal Power Company 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. A driving double bill with Papa Brittle from England who play a collision of styles including dub and industrial and ﬁercesome hardcore techno-industrialists Terminal Power Company — you can just picture the pumping iron, can't you?
I The lied Flames The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. Indie crew reputedly heading in new directions with their latest line-up.
I The Bans Nice ‘n’ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 9pm. Youthful vigour spilling out all over the place.
I llannonlca Jones Halt Bar, Woodlands Road, 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free.
I Emotional Blackmail Chicago Meatpackers. HOpe Street, 248 4466. 8.30pm. Free.
I Martin Pollard McCool's Ruling Cowboy, Candleriggs. 552 7847. 7pm. Free. St Patrick’s Day celebration.
I The Spooks McCool's Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs. 552 7847. 9pm. Free.
I The Verlanes, lleument State and The Fallen MacSorleys, Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free. Showcase of bands from North Glasgow Music College.
I Flrehall Church On The Hill, Langside Monument, 649 5189. 9.15pm. Free. An acoustic set from the retro dudes.
I The Skuohhle Buhh orchestra Blitz. The institute. Lounsdale Road, Paisley, 887 0603. 9pm. £4 (£2). Cajun. bluegrass
and ceilidh styles merge into a foot- stomping blur of a hoe-down.
I Tin Boh Blind Batcave. Bruce Hotel. Cornwall Street, East Kilbride, 03552 29771. 10pm. £2.50. Busking band from E.K.
I Odd Bodhrae, Macmnha and Strlnplarnmer Moray House Student Union. Holyrood Road. 556 5184. 9pm-3am. £4 (£3). A heady blend of world sounds organised by Arts and Music Promotions Scotland. This is a bit of a multi-media event, also incorporating theatre, club sounds and cabaret.
I The Bevs and llellurn Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £2. Expect a heaving hall tonight for these indie locals. Also hotly tipped are young band Helium. I Throgmorton Queen Street Oyster Bar, Queen Street, 226 2530. 10pm. Free.
I Flrlng Squad Legends (formerly Phoenix). Cowgate. 225 8382. 11pm. £1. I Acoustic lam 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 reedom ‘I'raln Negociants, Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free. Polished trio, who number Crowded House and Julian Cope covers among their set, and feature an annoyingly cheerful keyboard player.
I The Blues Cruisers Stones. Frederick Street, 220 1226. 10pm. Free. Continuing the programme of blues at Stones.
I Fjaere King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4. US expatriate singer/songwriter who’s just returned from some Stateside shows to continue building up a considerable reputation from her Edinburgh home with her new band.
I Blackout Cathouse, Brown Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £4 (advance). Tickets from The Cathouse, Just the Ticket, Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679, and Tower Records. Argyle Street, 204 2500. Your host for the evening is DJ Crusher from TV show Noisy Mothers.
I Bahycot, The Cottootops, Tumbler and My Favourite Sneakers Nice ’n’ Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 9pm. £2.50. I Wray ounn And The Rockets McCool’s Ruling Cowboy, Candleriggs. 552 7847. 9pm. Free.
I let! la Chute Cathedral House, Cathedral Square, 552 3519. 9pm. Free. Cajun.
I Jump City MacSorley’s, Jamaica Street, 221 8499. 9pm. Free.
I John lygate Supper Club, Cottiers, Hyndland Road, 357 5827. 11pm. Free. I Spaced Out cowboys Boon’s Yard, Cathcart Road. 649 0184. 9.30pm. Free.
I The Dreamers Cavendish, West Tollcross, 228 3252. 9pm—3am. £5. No longer featuring Freddie, but instead throwing inhibition to the wind in a lively stage show. And their drummer is reputed to be a lunatic.
I olrpe and Baeaoatlsh Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £2. The headliners occupy territory somewhere between The Cure and Joy Division.
I Subconscious Negociants, Lothian Street, 225 6313. 10pm. Free.
I little Wolves Clock lnn. Dalry Road. 538 .7035. 8pm. Free. Dundee regulars delivering blues and R & B.
I Bauntreaders Cas Rock Cafe, West Port, 229 4341. 10pm. Free. Hairy sorts from Aberdeen with Celtic rock leanings. I Bluellnper Brewsters, South Bridge. 558 3457. 10pm. Free. Rock ’n’ roll.
I llve music Tolbooth Tavern. Canongate, 556 5348. 9pm. Free.
I live muslc Abbey, South Clerk Street, 667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.
I Meatloaf SECC. Finnieston Quay, 248 9999. SOLD OUT. There are rumblings that Meat‘s brand of operatic metal may be undergoing a critical as well as popular renaissance, but hopefully his NME Brat award for Worst Single Of 1993 will put paid to that.
I Soul Asylum and The Meat Puppets Barrowland. Gallowgate, 552 4601. 7.30pm. £9 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket, Virgin, Union Street. 226 4679. See preview.
I lnsplral Carpets Queen Margaret Union, University Gardens. 339 9784. £7.50 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street, 226 4679. See preview.
I Five Stones King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, 226 4679. 8.30pm. £5. Tickets from King Tut’s and Just the T1Ck8t, Virgin, Union Street. 226 4679. Melodic country AOR in the style of The Eagles brought to you by. among others, the ex-guitarist from Then Jerico.
I Fultollectlve Cafe Loco, The Arches. Midland Street, 221 9736. 11pm. £6.
I Fred oulmlry Quartet McCool’s Ruling Cowboy, Candleriggs. 552 7847. 9pm. Free. Loose, groovy acid jazz.
I The larch and Octopus Nice ’n' Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 9pm.
Spri htly guitar-driven indie types.
I S: Polltlclae Halt Bar, Woodlands Road, 332 1210. 9.3 m. Free.
I Bed Green’s Blues d Blackfriars, Bell Street, 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free.
I Onion Joe MacSorley’s, Jamaica Street, 221 8499. 9pm. Free.
I lorna Buchanan Supper Club. Cottiers, Hyndland Road, 357 5827. 11pm. Free. I Roundhouse Lounge Bar, Cameron House Hotel, Glasgow Road, Hardgate, Clydebank, 0389 873535. 9pm. Free.
I cool As Funk Dugout, Cathcart Street, Greenock. 0475 727 918. 9.30pm. £4.
I 01 Pollol and lnversus Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £2. Long- standing Edinburgh punks.
I Freedom hill and Doctor octopus Cas Rock Cafe, West Port, 229 4341. 10pm. £3. A more laid-back type of evening at the Gas Rock than usual. between the headliners’ roots reggae, ragga and dub, and the support’s slippery octo acid funk. I o’Jaego Cavendish, West Tollcross, 228 3252. 9pm—3am. £5. See Sat 12.
I Fjaere La Belle Angele, Hasties Close (behind The Pelican). Cowgate. 225 2774. 7.30pm. £4. lntemational songstress-next- door Fjaere (pronounced like Sierra with an F) on tour with her full band. A follow- up to debut album Girlfriend is scheduled for later this year.
I china Blue Platform One, Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9.30pm. Free.
I June Frost Negociants, Lothian Street, 225 6313. 10pm. Free. Another extended opening until 3am, with more than the usual two sets from the popular locals.
I love Decree Brewsters, South Bridge, 558 3457. 10pm. Free. Still plugging on despite an extremely long lull from their Chinheads single ‘Something 80 Real’. I 32/20 Queen Street Oyster Bar, Queen Street, 226 2530. 10pm. Free. Blues trio. I live music Gold Tankard. Houdon Street, 667 0328. Free.
I live music Abbey, South Clerk Street. 667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.
I lahi Slllre Tron Theatre. Trongate, 552 4267. 8pm. £7.50 (£6). As well as songs past and present. this ‘Evening With Labi Siffre’ will involve Labi reading extracts from his recent poetry collection Nigger: I Motto and Shotgun Symphony Cathouse, Brown Street, 248 6606. 8pm. £6 (advance). Tickets from The Cathouse,
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