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ROCK & BLUES MUSIC
ROCK & BLUES
Bates listed below are for one-oil shows: see seperate section for residencies. Gigs are listed by date, then by city. Bates will be listed, provided that details reach our offices art least one week beiore publication. ﬂock and Blues listings compiled by Fiona Shepherd
and Jonathan Trew.
I Julia Fordham Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 8pm. £11.50. £10.50. Tickets from the box office and the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511. Dull but worthy adult pop for the coffee table brigade.
I Octopus, The Margins and God’s Juke Box King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50. Local bill featuring the soon-to-be-essential Octopus, whose spacious. reverb-laden sound lies along the same axis as Levitation. Spiritualized and Verve. 'funk disciples‘ God‘s Juke Box and The Margins‘ blend ofjazz. soul and . . . country.
I Big Burd, Yummyiur, Lungleg and Urusei Yatsura Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. £1.50 (includes complimentary fanzine). See preview. See live review for Big Burd. Kitten Frenzy fanzine launch their third issue with the frenetic staccato pop of Yummyfur. the caustic guitars of Urusei Yatsura. and Lungleg who recall punk upstarts The RaincoaLs right down to the violin and cover of ‘Fairytale In The Supermarket'.
I Bank and Davy Cactus Eruption, Sauchiehall Street. 353 1927. 9pm. £4. An R & A presentation which includes automatic admission to Helter Skelter afterwards.
I The Blues Poets McCool's Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs. 552 7847. 9pm. Free.
I Lorna Brooks Cathedral House. Cathedral Square. 552 3519. 9pm. Free. Singer/songwriter with a gritty soulful style.
I ilev Boc And The Congregation MacSorley‘s. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free. Trad R & B with harmonica accompaniment.
I Justice Woli Boon‘s Yard. Cathcart Road. 649 0184. 9.30pm. Free.
I Angela Cameron Supper Club. Cottiers. Hyndland Road. 357 5827. 11pm. Free. I Billy Rivers Railway lnn. Busby. 644 2534. 9.30pm. Blues.
I Glass Onlon Area. Bridge Street. Paisley. 848 0885. 10pm. £2 (£1). Accessible Scotpop.
I Albaroot BJs. Croft Street. Kilmamock. 0563 44722. 10.30pm. £3. Roots reggae band who‘ve recently completed a tour of the Highlands.
I Shed Seven and Baby Chaos Venue. Calton Road, 557 3073. 7pm. £4. Shed Seven swagger their way up north with their cocky. brash pop/rock. Their ‘Dolphin‘ single comes out next week and should create a stir if there is any justice. Baby Chaos have notched up hundreds of gigs in order to perfect their short. sharp shock pop.
I The Dreamers Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm—3am. £5. Freddie is no longer with them but no
doubt you'll still be able to hear those golden oldies like ‘You Were Made For Me.‘
I Crystal Head Badlo, Mike lleron and ilue and Cry BBC. Queen Street. 225 3131. 10pm. Free. Tickets from the BBC. More rock 'n‘ comedy cabaret from Radio Scotland. Nice mix of bands and ﬁrst chance to see Hue And Cry around these parts for quite a while. (See Comedy)
I Ex-Presldents Shack. Napier Students Union. King‘s Stables Road. 10pm. £2. Students and guests only. Funk from. Ireland. Recently appeared on The James Whale Radio Show. Some folk have no luck at all.
I Di Bullet, The C.D.S and The ilewtown Grunts Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £3. No-nonsense punk benefit gig in aid of A.F.A. and Earth First. The headliners are hardcore heroes who have been around since time began in 1977. The C.D.S are a power punk trio up north of the border for the first time and the third band hail from sunny Fife where they have been brewing up their dancey punk. I The Comedians Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free.
I The Hideaway Blues Band Cas Rock Cafe, West Port. 229 4341. 9.30pm. Free. I First new West End Oyster Bar, West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10.30pm. Free. I Flapshots Advocate. South Bridge. 9.30pm. Free.
I live Music Abbey. South Clerk Street. 667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.
I Kinky Machine, TC llug and Subway King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5. Tickets from King Tut‘s and Just the Ticket. Candleriggs. 227 5511. Punchy punk pop from Kinky Machine who‘ve been tucked away hatching plans for world domination with support from TC Hug - named after a pagan ritual. apparently, but whose non- organic debut single ‘Find‘ betrayed melodic Husker Du inﬂuences.
I Jesse llae McCool‘s Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs. 552 7847. 9pm. Free. The Claymore-wielding dance and video sensation who makes vocal contributions to the next Strange Parcels album Disconnection on On-U Sound.
I Wish and Hugh Beed And The Velvet Underpants Nice ’n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Free. Four years in the Glasgow pop wilderness has, amazingly. not made Wish a bunch of cynical souls; they say they still love everybody. Hugh Reed and cohorts may not be so kind.
I The Outpatients MacSorley‘s. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free. Cover versions.
I Easy Money Halt Bar. Woodlands Road, 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free.
I lorna Brooks Brewery Tap. Sauchiehall Street. 339 8866. 9pm. Free. See Fri 3.
I The Bootsie Tootsie Band Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free.
I Morph Supper Club. Cottiers, Hyndland Road. 357 5827. 11pm. Free.
I llev lloc And The Congregation Lounge Bar. Cameron House Hotel, Glasgow Road. Hardgate. Clydebank, 0389 873535. 9pm. Free. See Fri 3.
I Big Wednesday Dugout. Cathcart Street. Greenock. 0475 727918. 9.30pm. Free.
I The Bawntreaders Clyde Bar. Clyde Street, Helensburgh. 0463 673257. 10.30pm. £1.
I Sanba Cllil, The Gods Di Glam, Combo! Combol, Woodside low and Blues ’n’ Trouble The Meadows. 12.30pm. Free. Yup, it's the Meadows Festival again. The usual stalls and feed
your face facilities will be available. The bands start at 12.30pm and provide something for everyone from glam to blues to Caledonian rock and back again. I Combo! Combol, Solld Gone, The Comedians and Blaniakers Jack Kane Centre. Niddrie Mains Road. 2pm. Free. The 30th Craigmillar Festival brings you four local bandsjammed full of funky soul. accordions. fiddles. guitar noise and good honest rock ‘n' roll. This is Combo! Combo!‘s first gig of three today so catch them while they‘re fresh.
I Space Maid and Tigers 0n Vaseline Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £3. Local indie bands. Space Maid got on the box recently. apparently.
I The Kaiser: and The Melon Farmers Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 9.30pm. £3. The early 60s pastiche merchants dish out a taste of ye olde backbeat sound. Classic rockabilly from the support.
I B’Jango Cavendish, West Tollcross. 2283252. 9pm—3am. £5. More Drifters’ covers and not a gory, spaghetti western. I Bluetinger Platform One. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9.30pm. Free. Rock 'n‘ roll.
I Combo! Combo! Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free.
I The Groove Tunnel Advocate. South Bridge. 9.30pm. Free.
I Funky Feet-Us Granny‘s Attic. Bath Street, Portobello. 669 1780. 9pm. Free. Popular funky grooves recently heard on Radio Forth.
I live Music West End Oyster Bar. West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10.30pm. Free. I live Music Abbey. South Clerk Street, 667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.
I lush and Blessed Ethel King Tut's Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £7. Tickets from King Tut‘s and Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. See preview for Lush. Blessed Ethel are an odd. abrasive choice of support. Their machine gun punk pop and pogoing frontperson Sara are the antithesis of the Lush we know.
I E ror or Ice Cream and Mrs
Chan ‘s Mushroom Party Cathouse, Brown Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £4.50 plus booking fee. Tickets from The Cathouse, Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679 and Tower Records, Argyle Street, 204 2500. Sultans Of Ping protegees supported by local indie pop upstarts.
I Honey and ilise Nice 'n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. £1.50 (£1). Blue is the colour to wear ifyou want to be admitted at the concession rate to tonight‘s instalment of the Honey June residency.
I love Republic Eruption. Sauchiehall Street. 353 1927. 9pm. £3. Including admission to Eruption‘s Sunday night reggae/dub/funk club.
I Pink Kross and Black Iron Skyline Club Mouth. The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. Free. Lo-fr homage to 60s garage bands from girl trio Pink Kross.
I Electric Garden Cafe Ventura, King Street. 552 1388. 9pm. Free.
I Albaroot McCool‘s Ruling Cowboy, Candlen'ggs. 552 7847. 9pm. Free. See Fri 3
I Brazil Lounge Bar. Cameron House Hotel. Glasgow Road. Hardgate. Clydebank, 0389 873535. 3pm. Free.
I The llumpﬂ Family Stairway To Heaven. Sax Venue. Teviot Walk, Cumbemauld. 0236 733200. 7pm. A combination of rousing bluegrass and ceilidh belters and tender folk and country slowies.
I Fuse Liquor Store, Bridge Street. Paisley. 848 5096. 10pm. Free. Baby Stafford's band trading under a new name.
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unociteuues y I “should: in the fray with two simultaneously released BPS and a second album that comes. up to the standards their debut should have. King Tut ’3. Glasgow. Sun 5. _ I Oasis Watch these boys! They’ll ben massive by the year’s end with a spunky four-piece rock sound that emphasises the songwriting talents of Noel Gallagher. Cathouse, Glasgow. Sun )2.
I'Mellssa Ferrick Up-and-coming US singer-songwriter who won her spurs by converting a partisan Morrissey audience. Cafe Royal. Edinburgh, Mon 13.
I Mike Travis’s EII15 imaginative fusion of jazz with diverse ethnic rhythms from this electric quintet. Tron Jazz Cellar. Edinburgh. Sun 5. Fill & wane
I died“ Bop till you drop to Paul Simon’s backing band on Rhythm Of The Saints. High-energy Afro- Brazilian percussion and vocals. Plaza, Glasgow, Fri 10.
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I CatirednlCiassics The London Festival Orchestra team up with St Mary’s Cathedral Choir for Schubert. Boccherini, Webem and Haydn. St Mary’s Cathedral. Edinburgh, Sun 12.
I Woodside liow, Hogwash, degree and Comedians The Meadows. 12.30pm. Free. More weekend Meadows fever. Get up in time for Woodside Now as their Cajun. Highland bog stomp will chase away your hangover. Blues. R & B. reggae and pop to follow.
I The Blues Band Queen‘s Hall. South Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.30pm. £9.50. £8.50. Veteran blues performers who kicked off in the late 70s and have kept on producing their blend of rock. R & B and straight blues ever since; give or take a couple of minor hiccups.
I XL and Alrtorn Chendo Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £2.
I Nectar 3 and Toast Stones, Frederick Street. 220 1226. 8pm. Fast, melodic pop- core from the headliners and idiosyncratic rock from Toast.
I Three Amigos Cas Rock Cafe, West Port, 229 4341. 9.30pm. Free. Popular rock.
I Ex-Presidents Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free. Irish band who have watched Pointhreak too many times.
I De llros L'Attache. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free. Mellow covers with Crowded House numbers a speciality.
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