Dates listed below are for one-oil shows: see separate section for residencies. Sips are listed by date, then by city. Bates will be listed, provided that details reach our oitices art least one week before publication. flock and Blues Listings compiled by Fiona Shepherd

and Jonathan Trew.



I Brand liew Heavies, ii Klass and Fluke Tramway ‘A‘. Albert Drive. 7pm. £9. Tickets from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511. and Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street, 226 4679. Pete Tong‘s Essential Selection covers tonight‘s broadcasts from the Tramway. with the Heavies doing their muso funk thang with bags of sass, K Klass reminding everyone they still exist and Fluke building on the live reputation they sealed when they released possibly techno‘s first live album. Sound City.

I Underworld and The Sandals Tramway ‘8’. Albert Drive. 7pm. £7. See above for ticket info. Dreaming soundscapes and melodic techno from the hip Underworld and laid-back grooves from the hippy Sandals. Sound City.

I The Pastels, Penn and lungleg King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 9pm. £5. The Pastels preview material from their next album. Fenn wake up everyone sleeping at the back and Lungleg head off on a spiky post- punk trip. Sound City.

I Dolores Keane Mitchell Theatre. Granville Street. 7pm. £6. Tickets from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511. Respected chanteuse. Sound City.

I Ilectarine lo 9, Spacehopper, Shrielr and Yummyfur Nice ’n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 7pm. A bill of noise practitioners from Glasgow and Edinburgh who corrupt their pop hearts with their own brands of mad ideas. Sound City.

I Zoe Alambicum Ensemble Centre For Contemporary Arts. Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521. 7.30pm. £6 (£2.50). Multi- media. classical collaboration between composer Cluny Strachan and artist/filmmaker Timothy Copsey. Sound City.

I Dread Zone and Zion Train Glasgow School of Art. Renfrew Street. 332 0691. 9.30pm. £6 (£4). Reggae and dance sounds from these two bands. Dread Zone play upstairs backed by the Rampant Sound system. and Zion Train invade Knucklehead in the Vic Bar. Sound City. I IIBSOI'I Storm and Beluvlnation Slam. The Arches. Midland Street. 221 9736. 10.30pm. £6. A Soma Records night featuring the label’s long-time prime movers Rejuvination and underground party sound system Desert Storm doing live sets. Sound City.

I limbsiice, The Cottontops and Supernature Grand Central. Oswald Street. 221 4583. 10pm. Free. Erratic originality from Limbslice. while The Cottontops might have something to interest Suede and Smiths fans. Sound City.

I Sinister lirge, The Snorkels and Blenorglenda 13th Note (downstairs), Glassford Street, 553 1638. 8.30pm. Free.

Will The Snorkels reveal their identities or

will their hoods remain pulled over their faces? Sixties garage sounds from Glenorglenda. Sound City.

I flakossa Club ltal. The Halt Bar.



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Rm & BLUES I BM! McLean UB40 protege turned chart regular in his own right with hits ‘It Keeps Rainin” and ‘Pass It On’ Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh, Fri 15. I III Mill South Self-professed ‘Northern Scum’ swap hard-luck stories and knitwear tips. Barrowland. Glasgow. Fri 15.

I Solndgerden The sound of Seattle meets the acceptable face of metal. A heavy rock hand it's okay to admit to liking. Barrowland, Glasgow. Mon

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I Melee Mann Former Til Tuesday vocalist forging ahead with chunky and melodic solo material. King Tut’s, Glasgow, Tue 19.

I IIIIS IIIISII A very rare opportunity to hear one of the great blues legends. Royal Lyceum Theatre. Edinburgh, Sun 17.

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I Dolores Keane Band Quick return visit of Star Irish trad and country influenced songstness, here for Sound City 94. Mitchell Theatre. Glasgow. Fri 8.

I Four MOI All! A Dog Blistering fingering from the fiddle and fret stars in the furious four-piece band from the North of Ireland. See Music preview. Scrufiy Murphy '3. Edinburgh Sun [7; King Tut’s, Glasgow, Mon 18.


I Peter GI'IIIOS New Scottish Opera production of Britten's great tragedy set in an English fishing village. Theatre Royal. Glasgow. Tue 12.

I l’liracola Glasgow Grand Opera venture into uncharted territory in this imaginative production. RSAMD,

Glasgow, Sat 9. Mon 1 I—Sat 16.

Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 8.30pm. Free. Special band presentation from the reggae club. Sound City

I The McCluskey Brothers, The Humpit Family and James King Shettleston Halls. Wellshot Road. 7.30pm. £6.50. Rootsy fun and poignancy from both the McCluskeys and The Humpffs. but many an old lag will be interested in the return of the belligerent James King. formerly of The Lone Wolves. Sound City.

I Carol Laula Tower Records. Argyle Street. 204 2500. 1pm. Free. An acoustic instore set from the singer/songwriter. Sound City.

I Iloclt School Jan Session Virgin. Union Street, 221 0103. 2pm. Free. The Rock School house band will be jamming. then answering questions about Rock School‘s music education service. Sound City.

I Outdoor Stage Sauchiehall Street (at junction with Cambridge Street). 11am—3pm. Free. Sprightly al fresco sounds from local heroes. etc to startle passing shoppers. Sound City.

I The Supernaturais and Motor Life Go McCool's Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs.


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