ROCK & BLUES MUSIC
RDDK & BLUES
Bates listed below are for one-off 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 Jonathan Trew.
I Throneberry and Mrs Gandhi’s Mushroom Party Cathouse. Brown Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £3.50 (advance). Tickets from The Cathouse. Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. and Tower Records. Argyle Street. 204 2500. Cineinatti band who display geographical and musical proximity to Afghan Whigs on their current album Sangria.
I JDF and Iniun Joe King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4. A rhythmic happening with pop soulsters JDF.
I Glue, llooton 3 Car and Broccoli Nice ‘n’ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Triple-band bill led by Glasgow’s vociferous punk descendents Glue who recently released a split single with Garden Variety and Wheel on First Strike Recordings.
I llev Doc And The Congregation MacSoriey’s. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free. Trad R&B band fronted by a bloke who‘s a bit handy on the moothie. I Crockett And Condle Cathedral House. Cathedral Square. 552 3519. 9pm. Free. I Angela Cameron Supper Club. Cottiers. Hyndland Road. 357 5827. 11pm. Free. I The Cloud Assassins Boon’s Yard. Cathcart Road. 649 0184. 9.30pm. Free. Pop/rock with a beefy funk rhythm.
I Deacon Blue Playhouse. Greenside Place. 557 2590. 7.30pm. SOLD OUT. Ricky Ross and the crew come to Your Town on the back of the band‘s new greatest hits package.
I Steve Howe Queen‘s Hall. South Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.30pm. £9. £8. Billed as ‘Not Necessarily Acoustic — An Evening Of Solo Guitar‘ from the former guitarist with prog rock giants Yes. who went on to form a variety of atrocious alliances throughout the 80s. but now steps out alone with a repertoire encompassing ﬂamenco. folk. blues and country.
I Alvin Stardust Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm—3am. £5. Early 70s kitsch in a Gene Vincent meets Gary Glitter kind of a way.
I Flickernoise and The Station Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 8pm. £3. Headliners have thrashed their way up from London. I Fablans, Serge and Funfish Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free.
I The flight Visitors, Brian Rutherford and Garden House Tron Tavern. Hunter Square. 220 1550. 8pm. £4 (£3). Mellow and laid back songs to linger over from new band The Night Visitors.
I Summerlield Blues Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 10pm. Award- winning Fife blues band limber up for the release of their new LP. Let's Scare The Posh People.
I Bo’ Weele Clock Inn. Dairy Road. 538 7035. 9.30pm. Free. Honky tonk.
I Hearsay Advocate. South Bridge. 220 2094. 10pm. Free.
I Woodside NW Scruffy Murphy‘s. George 1V Bridge. 225 1681. 9pm. Free. Five-piece. feel good. cajun gumbo with Celtic twist.
I Red Hot And Blue Brewsters. South Bridge. 558 3457. 10pm. Free.
I live music Abbey. South Clerk Street. 667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.
I Frenzy Juke Joint. Ollerton Hotel. Victoria Road. 0592 264286. 8.30pm. £3. Thundering heavy rock from the west coast
I “’0 and Easy Money Ferry. Clyde Place. 552 0767. 9pm. £6 (£4). Tickets from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511. In order to raise money for Cash For Kids. this is a special one-off reunion date for the part-synth popsters ofthe early 80s. when life seemed much more free and easy. blah. blah. One of the members was the son of a teacher at my primary school — not a lot of people (want to) know that.
I Steve Howe Henry Wood Hall. Claremont Street. 226 3868. 8pm. £8. Tickets from the Ticket Centre. Candlen'ggs. 227 5511. See Fri 22.
I Belles In Monica Cafe Loco. The Arches. Midland Street. 221 9736. 11pm. £6. Funky rap band.
I Strangecrazy Nice ‘n’ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.
I The Louis Wallace Chain Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free.
I Roll Wyn James MacSorley‘s, Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free. Blues-rock. I Bolling Fork Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free.
I Jonathan Cairney Supper Club. Cottiers. Hyndland Road. 357 5827. 11pm. Free.
I X-Rays Lounge Bar. Cameron House Hotel. Glasgow Road. Hardgate. Clydebank. 0389 873535. 9pm. Free.
I Dub War and Jap‘s Eye Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 9pm. £3. Wall of sound like World War 111 from dub. metal. punk rappers. Hugely enjoyable.
I Bowlfish and flaked Flame Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 8pm. £3. Tennent’s Live promotion.
I B’Jango Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm—3am. £5. Regular slot with regular Drifter‘s covers.
I Shibboleth Platform One, Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9.30pm. Free.
I Seven Become Three Negociants. Lothian Street, 225 6313. 10pm. Free.
I Papa's Magic Beard and Captain Shifty Potterow Student Union. 9pm. £3.50. Funk until you drop with this line-up. Students and guests only.
I Jezebel Brewsters. South Bridge. 558 3457. 10pm. Free.
I Funky Feet-Us Granny’s Attic. Bath Street. Portobello. 669 1780. 9pm. Free. I Woodside llow West End Oyster Bar. West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10.30pm. Free. See Fri 22.
I Saturdays Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 10.30pm. Free. I Live music Abbey. South Clerk Street. 667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.
I Summertleld Blues and The Cotton Field Ollerton Hotel. Victoria Road. 0592 264286. 8.30pm. £3. Local Kirkcaldy favourites and Scottish Blues Band of the year supported by acoustic duo with tight harmonics.
Glasgow I l.qu and Deep Flora Aerobathon.
SECC. Finnieston Quay. 248 9999. £10 (£8 if you send in a Flora tub lid - we kid you not). Margarine-sponsored exercise happening simultaneously at six venues throughout the country. including Earl’s Court. G-Mex and NEC. Glasgow gets the cutting edge performances with two recent Number One artistes. For more info. ring the Flora Aerobathon Hotline. introduced by Maureen Lipman. on 0891 664410.
I Pulp and Pram Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120. 7.30pm. £6 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. See preview for Pulp. Birmingham’s Pram are also a quirky. keyboard-led band. but far more difficult to get a handle on.
I bub War and Jap's Eye Cathouse. Brown Street, 248 6606. 8pm. £3.50 (advance). Tickets from The Cathouse. Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679 and Tower Records. Argyle Street. 204 2500. See Sat 23.
I lleel 2 Real, Barbara Tucker and llypergogo Tunnel. Mitchell Street, 204 1000. 10pm. £8 (£6). A special Positiva night with guest DJ Judge Jules. See Clubs preview.
I Juny Buebens, Fidelity and Joshua Gold Nice 'n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.
I The llocturnals McCool’s Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs. 552 7847. 9pm. Free.
I Spaghetti Factory Lounge Bar. Cameron House Hotel. Glasgow Road. Hardgate. Clydebank. 0389 873535. 3pm. Free.
I Whiteout Liquor Store. Bridge Street. Paisley. 848 5096. 10pm. Free. Denim- clad roots p0p from the new band sensation that‘s sweeping the nation. Single number two ‘Starrclub' out soon. I Hideaway Blues Band Stairway To Heaven. Sax Venue. Teviot Walk. Cumbemauid, 0236 733200. 7pm. £2.50.
I The Station Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £2.
I Avalon Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341.9 m. £1. Celtic rock.
I The ornedlans Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free. Original material and excellent Violent Femmes covers.
I Bluetinger L’Attache. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free. Rock ‘n' roll.
I The Pretenders Garage, Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120. 7.30pm. £10 plus booking fee. Tickets from The Garage. Just the Ticket, Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679 and Tower Records. Argyle Street. 204 2500. They’re back with their sixth album, Last Of The Independents. and a new line-up which includes original Pretenders drummer Martin Chambers
I Pulp Fraught, squalid sexual fumblings, with indie~glam trappings -— and that’s just the audience. Garage. Glasgow, Sun 24.
I Gredlt To The llatlon Sampling ‘Sniells Like Teen Spirit’ was only the beginning for these agit-rappers. Venue, Edinburgh, Wed 27.
I Seeser Fiery rock/rap crossover that puts their heroes Rage Against The Machine ﬁrmly in the shade. Tunnel, Glasgow, The 26.
I Bark Psychosis The ethereal soundscapes of their excellent album Hex recreated live. Don’t miss. 01d rhenaeum. Glasgow, Sun 1.
I bee Bendell A chance to catch a distinguished British jazzman in an intimate club setting. Tron Tavern, Edinburgh, Sun 24.
I Candy bulfer Young Dutch saxophone sensation with her own distinctive fusion of funk. jazz and rock. Queen '3 Hall. Edinburgh, Wed 4.
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I The Kathryn Tlcltell Band Cheerfuliy innovative instrumental music led by Northumbrian small pipes, ﬁddle and accordion. St
Bride '3, Edinburgh. Fri 22.
I Vamaloil Amazingly talented Hungarian band returns with Hamish Moore and Dick Lee in support. Henry Wood Hall, Glasgow, Thurs 28.
CLASSICAL & OPERA ‘
I The Creation For the last of their current series. the SCO present Haydn’s tribute to Stephen Hawking. Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Wed 4; Usher Hall, Edinburgh. Thurs 5.
I Young Musicians Recital Fife pianist Robin Michael accompanies Colin Cum'e, specially commended ﬁnalist in the BBC’s Young Musician Of The Year: James Watt Centre, Herior Wart University, Riccarton.
Edinburgh. Fri 22.
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