ROCK & BLUES MUSIC
ROCK & BLUES
Bates listed below are for one-oft shows: see separate section tor residencies. Gigs are listed by date, then by city. Dates will be listed, provided that details reach our ottices art least one week before publication. Rock and Blues listings compiled by Fiona Shepherd
and Jonathan Trew.
I Maylest. See separate listings.
I Glen 0r Glenda RAFA Club. Ashley Street. 332 4465. 8.30pm. £1. Trashy. garagey. hippy psychedelic sounds (plus special guests) in an incongruoust mod environment (there‘s a target painted on the ceiling). We‘ve been asked to make speciﬁc reference to the absurdly cheap bar.
I Wish McCool‘s Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs. 552 7847. 9pm. Free. Melodic pop with bounce.
I Rev Doc And The Congregation MacSorleys, Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free. Trad R & B with harmonica embellishment.
I lark Cathedral House. Cathedral Square. 552 3519. 9pm. Free. Susan Mahoney performs a set of her thoughtful. acoustic pop songs.
I Angela Cameron Supper Club. Colliers. Hyndland Road. 357 5827. llprn. Free. I Seventh Heaven Boon's Yard. Cathcart Road. 649 0184. 9.30pm. Free.
I The Hideaway Blues Band Clyde Bar. Clyde Street. Helensburgh. 0436 673257. l().3()pm. £l.
I Van Morrison Playhouse. Greenside Place. 557 2590. 7.30pm. £14. £l6. £l8. Van the Man strides into town for the ﬁrst of two dates in a rare visit to Edinburgh. Check out his new double-Cl) release. recorded live in San Francisco. for an indication of the kind of show he'll be putting on tonight and tomorrow.
I Dave Bowie And The Cruisers Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm--3am. £5. No. not the Thin White Duke but the ‘original man in black‘ with an atmospheric set.
I Buzzbomb and The Deceivers Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £2.
I June Frost Negociants. l.othian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free. Haunting plateaux and musical mountains from an internationally flavoured band. This is your chance to hear a digeridoo in action. They tend to draw a large crowd.
I The llootsie Tootsie Band Clock lnn. l)alry Road. 538 7035. 9.30pm. Free. Longtime local bluesmen who refresh the parts that other bands don't reach.
I BTI. Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 9pm. Free. Commercial. accessible reggae-pop.
I Funky Feet-Us Granny‘s Attic. Bath Street. Portobello. 669 I780. 8pm. Free. Radio Forth RFM will be broadcasting live from the Attic. The atmosphere will no doubt be helped along by a rum aromotion.
I Maytest. See separate listings.
I Townes Van landt and Michael King King Tut's Wah Wah llut. St Vincent Street. 22l 5279. 8.30pm. £7. Tickets
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I Van Morrison His first gig in the Capital for ages. and a welcome one, with Van‘s current live double-CD showing him still on form. Play/muse. Edinburgh. Fri 6, Sat 7. I The Proclaimers Hit The Highway was four years in the making. but sounded all the better for it. The twins are still at their passionate peak. Barrowland. Glasgow, Tue IO; Playhouse. Edinburgh. Thurs 12.
I Blur There's much more to the 1994 Blur thanjust ‘Girls And Boys‘. as the excellent new album Par/(life demonstrates. Plaza. Glasgow, Mon 16; Queen ’3 Hall. Edinburgh. Tue 1 7. I Deacon Blue A fond farewell to one of Scotland’s favourite bands at this. their last-ever live show. Barroii‘land. Glasgow. Thurs I 9. JAZZ
I Russell Cowieson Guintet High quality post-bop from one of the best of the new bands on the Scottish scene. 13th Nate. Glasgow, Sat 7.
I The Ritual Trio A very rare chance to catch a taste of the experimental jazz ambiance of contemporary Chicago with this excellent trio. King Tut's Wah Walt Hut, Glasgow, Sat [4. FOLK & WORLD
I Sophie Bancroft And Gina Rae Gorgeous, original acoustic music; harmony song. a languid jazz. feel and elliptical penny whistle playing. Cafe Royal. Edinburgh, Wed [8. CLASSICAL & DPEBA
I Tristan And Isolde Epic Wagnerian stuff from Scottish Opera in a co- production with Welsh National Opera. Richard Armstrong conducts. Theatre Royal. Glasgow Fri 6. Thurs [2, Tue [7. Sat 2].
I BBC $80 Scottish premieres of Michael Berkeley‘s Cancer/(t For Horn And String Orchestra. Programme includes Debussy. Faure and Berlioz. Brmrdrrasting House. Glasgow. Sat 7.
from King Tut's and Just the Ticket. Virgin. linion Street. 226 4679. (‘ult American roots star.
I Blameless Nice ‘n' Slea/y. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Robust tunefulness and rtrelllllurrus melodies in evidence on the current Blameless demo.
I Going Down Slow llalt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 l2l0. 9.30pm. Free.
I The Outpatients MacSorley's. Jamaica Street. 22l 8499. 9pm. Free.
I Bed Green’s Blues Band Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free.
I Morph Supper Club. Colliers. Hyndland Road. 357 5827. llpm. Free.
I The Real World Lounge Bar. Cameron House Hotel. Glasgow Road. llardgate. Clydebank. 0389 873535. 9pm. Free.
I Van Morrison Play house. (ireenside
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