ROCK & BLUES MUSIC
3457. 10pm. Free. Soul city.
I Cactus Jack Granny's Attic. Bath Street. Portobello. 669 1780. 9pm. Free. I 32/20 West End ()yster Bar. West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10.30pm. 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 Big George And The Business and Spank the Plank Ollerton Hotel. Victoria Road. ()592 264286. 8.30pm. Phone for price. Rock. blues and corporal punishment.
I oaevid Allen King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5.50. Tickets frotn King Tut's and Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Lovable old Antipodean hippy who still fronts Gong and its various offshoots. but looks more like an eccentric grandparent these days.
I AD/CD and Arran Midden Cathouse. Brown Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £5 (advance). Tickets from The Cathouse. Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. and Tower Records. Argyle Street. 204 2500. AC/DC tribute band supported by another tribute crew of sorts. who perform Celtic versions of heavy rock standards in a Daniel O‘Donnell-meets- Guns N‘ Roses kind of way.
I Hugh Heed And The Velvet Underpants Fixx 11. Miller Street. 221 1568. 9pm. Free. See Sat 9.
I The Hocturnals and Motor Life Go 13m Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 8.30pm. Free. Varied indie-ish repertoire from The Nocturnals. See Fri 8 for Motor Life Co. I Counselled Dot, Highway 61, Sneaky Liberty, Hyah Fearties and Tracy Grand Hall. l.ondon Road. Kilmarnock. 7pm. £5. Multiple bill for an evening of rock and blues.
I The Sensational Alex Harvey Band The Dugout. Cathcart Street. Greenock. 0475 727 918. 9.30pm. £5. Seminal Scottish rockers from the 70s. but minus their charismatic leader.
I La-Cucina Stairway To Heaven. Sax Venue. Teviot Walk. Cumbemauld. 0236 733200. 7pm. £4.
I Gypski and The 84 G-Men Liquor Store. The Area. Bridge Street. Paisley. 848 5096.
I live Music Club Mouth. The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. Free.
I SNFU and Hugrat Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £4.50. Acronym for Situation Normal All Fouled Up.
I The Artisans Subway. CoWgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £2.
I Dougie Mcouillan Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 9pm. Free. Acoustic blues and folk.
I The Comedians Negociants. l.othian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free.
I H&D jam session Young's. Leamington Terrace. 3—5pm. Free.
I Soundgarden Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. SOLD ()UT. See preview.
I Daevid Allen and Invisible Opera Company Of Tibet Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £4.50. See Sun 10.
I Groove Tunnel Negociants. l.othian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free.
I Wonderful, Juney Rubens, Pugsley And The . . . and The Girlfriends Kazoo Club. The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 8pm. Free. Wonderful were formerly Vibrant Circle.
I Glasgow Songwriters featuring A Glasgow kiss Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. Plus open platform. I The Dcean Harleys. Quarry Street. Hamilton. 0698 458174. 9pm. Free. See Sat 9.
I Trumpetwonn, Nectar 3 and Naked See Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £3. A showcase night for the two local labels Incredible Shrinking Records and Human Condition. Trutnpelworm have attracted interest frotn major labels and even the divine Jello Biafra has given them his stamp of approval. Nectar 3 will dish ottt their brand of power pop-core.
I Blueprint Rocking Horse. Victoria Street. 225 3326. 9pm. £2. Tight blues night.
I Shooglenifty Legends. Cowgate. 225 8382. 11pm. £2 plus ad hoc concessions. Funkadelic frenzy with local heroes.
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. ()ne local songwriter is highlighted at 10.30pm each night.
I Parma Violets Negociants. l.othian Street. 225 6313. 10an Free.
I Jiveass McCools Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs. 552 7847. 9pm. Free. Trad Chicago blues.
I Urban Gypsies Hall Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free.
I Finsbury Pickle MacSorley's. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free.
I Illicit Still Grand Central. Oswald Street. 221 4583. 8pm. Free.
I saidflorence Trash City. Sax Venue. Teviot Walk. Ctnnbernauld. (1236 733 200. 8pm. £2. It may not be long before the Bellshill crew are ready to take on the world again as they are currently negotiating a new record deal which will wing their synthpop to the masses.
I The Sensational Alex Harvey Band anti President Gas Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £7. The original line-up of the SAHB minus the late Alex Harvey himself of course. Good titne rock 'n' roll guaranteed.
I A Perfect Day For Banana Fish and Kevin kopfstein La Belle Angele. Hasties Close (behind The Pelican). Cowgate. 225 2774. 9pm doors. £3.50. Laid-back. infectious numbers that'll stick in your head like a whisky hangover but more pleasant. Kopfstein is a comedian so a mixed bag of delights is on offer.
I June Frost, Hope and Dominic Waxing Lyrical Rocking Horse. Victoria Street. 225 3326. 9pm. £3 (£2.50). June Frost packed in the punters at their last gig here. Atmospheric rock blended from a cracking vocalist and a didgeridoo.
I The Dogs Beehive. Grassmarket. 225 7171. 9.30pm. Free. The Gods of Glam under a new name.
I Sliding Delta Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 9.30pm. Free.
I Dallas Motorcade Negociants. l.othian
Street. 2256313. 10pm. Free. I El Supremo West End Oyster Bar. West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10.30pm. Free.
I Return Of The Giants SFCC. Finnieston Quay. 248 9999. £22.50. £19.50. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. The successful Motown roadshow returns with a top value four- hour show featuring sets from The 'I‘emptations. The Fottr Tops. Junior Walker and the All Stars. Jimmy Ruflin. Martha Reeves And The Vandellas and a timely Marvin Gaye tribute. Prepare to weep at the cornucupia off all-time classics to be performed tonight.
I The Beat Poets 13th Note (upstairs). Cilassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. Free. A mini-residency which the kings of swing are dubbing "The Beat Poets In The Woodshed' in preparation for a recording stint which should result in a release titled High 'lir/e.
I Elsewhere and Alien Element Club 99p. The 13th Note (downstairs). (ilassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. 99p. Iilsewhere are indie pop with spirally guitars. as heard on their current double A-side single ‘IIide'/‘Ileaven‘.
I The Hocturnals Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. See Stilt I0.
I Shame MacSorIey‘s. Jatnaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free.
I Easy Money Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free.
I The Spooks McCooI's Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs. 552 7847. 9pm. Free. Formerly The Dukes.
I Brian Fitzpatrick Chicago Meatpackers. Hope Street. 248 4466. 8.30pm. Free.
I Hugh Reed And The Velvet Underpants Church ()n The Hill. Langside Monument. 649 5189. 9.15pm. Free. See Sat 9.
I Easy Batcave. Brttce Hotel. Cornwall Street. East Kilbride. 03552 29771. 10pm. £3.
I Fireball and Movie Culture Blitz. The Institute. l.ounsdale Road. Paisley. 887 0603. 9pm. £4 (£2). Seventies-influenced pop/rock and apparel.
I Captain Shifty and Papa’s Magic Beard La Belle Angele. Hasties Close (behind The Pelican). Cowgate. 225 2774. 9pm. £5 (£3). Benefit gig for Scotia Relief. liver popular local funksters do their bit for Bosnia.
I Room 46, Core and Pidgin Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £2.
I Spider Mackenzie and Dick Banovich and Jim Condie Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 10pm. Free. Blues.
I The TC’S Platform One. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9.30pm. Free. Funky fun.
I Caught In The Act Neighbours. McDonald Road. 557 4928. 9pm. Free.
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