MUSIC ROCK & BLUES
Making Music Happen
THE USHER HALL Edinburgh FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY Wednesday 25 May 1994 at 7.30pm
A MUSICAL GALA
featuring The Band of Her Majesty's Royal Marines
and soloist Peter Morrison
IN AID OF KING GEORGE'S FUND FOR SAILORS Registered Charity No. 226446
Tickets from The Usher Hall Box Office £8, £6, £5, £3 Phone 031 228 1155 for Aocess and Visa Bookings only
THE MUSIC SHOP
102 WEST BOW, EDINBURGH 031-220 0601
JAZZ BLUES FOLK COUNTRY CLASSICAL SlNGER-SONGWRITERS CLASSIC SOUL R 'N' B ROCK 'N' ROLL DOOWOP. . . CD 0 TAPE 0 VINYL
Loads of titles of ridiculously cheap prices TOP CD PRICE - £l 2.99
(except imports/multiple sets)
UNLIKE ANY OTHER MUSIC SHOP IN SCOTLAND
THE CHOICE ME HAPPY
The Debut Single Released 23rd May Available on 10"-Cassette-CD
As seen on The Proclaimers tour
I Biohazard, Dog ﬁat Dog and liownset Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120. 7.30pm. £6 plus booking fee. Tickets from The Garage. Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679 and Tower Records. Argyle Street. 204 2500. A meld of hardcore metal and rap styles from Brooklyn's Biohazard. whose latest album State Of The World Address tells us. with liberal use of expletives. that the world is a stricken beast and no mistake. No age restriction on this show.
I Hugh need And The Velvet Underpants and The Supernatural: Fixx 11. Miller Street. 221 1568. 9pm. Free. The comic Glaswegian raconteur and his band of punkish reprobates. See Sun 22 for The Supernaturals.
I live Music McCool‘s Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs. 552 7847. 9pm. Free.
I The Lost Soul Band Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 8pm. Free. Back to their roots — a small venue. at any rate. Currently down to a three-piece but making a big noise for all that.
I The Sea Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £3.
I The Dogs L‘Attache. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free. Glam rock.
I Steve G’Gonnor West End Oyster Bar. West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10.30pm. Free.
I Thunderpuss Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free.
I Kaliphz King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4. Tickets from King Tut’s and Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Riotous Asian rap crew who were exceedingly entertaining when they appeared on The Word. The idea seems to be to garble at a furious speed while impersonating a Spacehopper.
I The Bleeding Hearts and Trinity Eruption. Sauchiehall Street. 353 1927. 9pm. £3. Price includes admission to club afterwards. The Bleeding Hearts throw all your classic rock ingredients into a mixer to produce their strutting debut EP ‘God Save Us’.
I Sin City Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.
I The Fortune Cookies Club 99p. The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. 99p. Helter skelter garage pop.
I Wah Wah Jack Chicago Meatpackers. Hope Street. 248 4466. 8.30pm. Free.
I Babylunirworm McCool‘s Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs. 552 7847. 9pm. Free.
I Onion Joe MacSorley‘s. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free.
I Big Wednesday Church On The Hill. Langside Monument. 649 5189. 9.45pm. Free. Melodic guitar-based pop and vocal harmonies on their new single ‘Four Stories High' (Hump Day).
I The Sea Batcave. Bruce Hotel. Comwall Street. East Kilbride. 03552 29771. 10pm. £3. London band who‘ve risen from the same circuit as The Levellers and Back To The Planet.
I Fortreye, Goat Science and Peanut Brown Moray House Student Union. Holyrood Road. 556 5184. 9pm. £3. Trio of local bands headed by the excellent Forkeye. whose bone-cruncing ditties could probably be employed to take out machine-gun emplacements at 100 yards. I Bang Bang Machine and 8 Storey Window Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £3. Debut albums by both bands are out shortly and the ﬁrst 50 through the door will get a single featuring the two groups.
I Tiny Crocket And The Rockets Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 8pm. Free. I Flubble Guish l.‘ Attache. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free.
I Jess And The Pest Starlite. Frederick Street. 225 3026. 9.30pm. Free.
I The Hollywood Rockets Platform ()ne. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9.30pm. Free. Jumpin' and jiving big band sounds.
I last Orders Neighbours. McDonald Road. 557 4928. 9pm. Free.
I LA Blues Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9.30pm. Free. Gutsy covers sung with evident enjoyment.
I Perfect Stranger Negociants. l.othian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free.
I The Krays Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 9.30pm. Free.
ROCK & BLUES Imma-
The iollowing details are tor regular weekly dates: see main listings ior one- oti shows. Gigs are listed by city, then by day. Residencies will be listed, provided that up-to-date details are supplied to us. All events are free unless otherwise stated. Rock and Blues Residencies Listings compiled by Fiona Shepherd
and Jonathan Trew.
I Masquerade show Ivory Blacks. Oswald Street. 221 5911. 7.30pm. Featuring two singers. a tribute band and an impressionist.
I Mo’ Jazz With Attitude The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. More of an acid jazz and jazz. funk slant to this regular prc-club event. which features live bands some weeks. See rock listings for details.
I The George MacGowan Orchestra The 13th Note. Glassfortl Street. 553 1638. 2pm. A l6-piecc orchestra playing big band material with something of a blues rock inﬂuence. if that sounds plausible. Throughout May.
I Jamie Barnes And Cochise MacSorlcy's. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 4pm. Veteran blues.
I Spider Mackenzie and Dick Banovich Brewery Tap. Sauchiehall Street. 339 8866. 9pm. First Saturday of every month. I Country/Blues Club Clutha Vaults. Stockwell Street. 552 7520.
I Unplugged The Hall Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 3pm. Acoustic sets from a variety of bands plus an open platform. I The Andy Boyle Show Ivory Blacks. Oswald Street. 221 5911. 7.30pm. Keyboard player.
I The Blues Poets Scotia. Slockwell Street. 552 8681. 3.30pm. Blues session. I Club Mouth The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 8.30pm. Free. An indie pre-club club run by DJs Mark Percival. Peter Easton and John Cavanagh. now with live music every second week. See rock listings for details.
I Hollin’ Joe And The Jets McCool's Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs. 552 7847. 4pm. Rock 'n‘ roll session.
I The Telstar Ponies and friends The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. Free. Throughout May. See rock
44 The List 20 May-2 June 1994