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ROCK & BLUES MUSIC
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. One local songwriter is highlighted at 10.30pm each night.
I Big Ego Blues Band Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free. Johnny B. Good rock ‘n‘ roll.
I Rolling Fork Christies. West Port. 229 4553. 10pm. Free.
I The Bhundu Boys and Alharoot Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 H20. 7.30pm. £6. Tickets from The Garage. Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679 and Tower Records. Argyle Street. 204 2500. Still Africa's best-known musical export to these shores and prime exponents of euphoricjit music. Supported by Glaswegian roots reggae band.
I Brutal Truth, Pungent Stench and Macabre Cathouse. Brown Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £6.50 plus booking fee. Tickets from The Cathouse. Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679 and Tower Records. Argyle Street. 204 2500. New York grindcore outfit play with allurineg-monikered support acts. I The Beatcornbers Arena. Oswald Street. 221 4583. 9pm. £2.
I Urban Gypsies Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free.
I Goldust Fixx 11. Miller Street. 221 1568. 9pm. Free. See Sat 18.
I A Glasgow Kiss McCool‘s Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs. 552 7847. 9pm. Free.
I Shame Trash City. Sax Venue. Teviot Walk. Cumbernauld. 0236 733200. 8pm. £1.50.
I c-Gharge Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £4. They‘ve done more gigs than Lemmy has smoked tabs and have subsequently built up a large live following. This paid off. enabling them to release a double live album. Ripped/ind Ready as a debut. You‘ll be able to dance to these dub warriors until your trainers split.
I Blubber and Flange Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £3. Indie night.
I The Cloud Asssasins Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 8pm. Free.
I Ian Cochrane Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free. Respected local singer/songwriter.
I EI Supremo West End Oyster Bar. West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10.30pm. Free. I live Music L‘Attache. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free.
I Jackie [even and Harmonica Jones King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5. Former Doll By Doll singer and ex-heroin addict who was accused of writing blasphemous lyrics on his mini~LP Songs From The Argyll Circle. New album. with contributions from Robert (Iron John) Bly forthcoming.
I The Supernaturals Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free. Enthusiastic pop with retro references to the 60s and to the wit and wisdom of Squeeze.
I Hugh need and the Velvet Underpants and My Favourite Sneakers Eruption. Sauchiehall Street. 353 1927. 9pm. £3. The place where parochial humour meets headlong guitar assaults.
I Supersilnky and Blarneless Club 99p. The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. 99p.
I Seventh Heaven MacSorley’s. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free. Soulful R & B
I Knucklebone, Basic Notes and Well
Maybe Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall
Street. 333 9637. 9pm..
I The Sugarittas The 13m Note.
Glassford Street. 553 1638. 10pm. Free.
I The Spooks McCools Ruling Cowboy.
Candleriggs. 552 7847. 9pm. Free.
I Junkyard East Church On The Hill.
Langside Monument. 649 5189. 9.45pm.
Free. Virtual reality rockers celebrating
the launch of their new Cl) EP.
I The Cyanide Dolls and Inane Arena.
Oswald Street. 221 4583. 9pm. £2.
I Russell McIIeiI Chicago Meatpackers.
Hope Street. 248 4466. 8.30pm. Free. ‘. « .35 ‘
I Gun Batcave. Bruce Hotel. Cornwall Street. East Kilbride. 03552 29771. 10pm. £4. The rockers without all the metal cliches warm up for their tour and the release of their version of Cameo‘s ‘Word
I Solid Gone and Long Distance
Runaround Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £2. If you enjoy yourself as much as Runaround's hirsute singer then you‘ll have a storming time. Galloping guitar riffs meet funky bits with the odd U2 influence thrown in to form some tight rock. Melodic rock and some new material from Solid Gone.
I Dear John Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 10pm. Free. Blues.
I Baby lsaac Blue Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9pm. Free.
I The Slammers A.J. Ramsay‘s. Broughton Street. 557 0627. 9.30pm. Free. There's a drinks promotion on so you can listen and slurp cheaply.
I Banacanteen Legends. Cowgate. 225 8382. 11pm. £2.
I Jezebel L'Attache. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free. Covers with double female vocals.
I Hollywood Rockets Platform One. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9.30pm. Free. Jump jive big band sounds to swing your pants to.
I The Band Neighbours. McDonald Road. 557 4928. 9pm. Free.
I Juny Iieubens Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free. Folky acoustics all the way from Galway via Glasgow.
I Moio Pep Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 8pm. Free.
I live Music Starlite. Frederick Street. 225 3026. 10pm. Free.
I TTF Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £12 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. See feature.
I Flaere, Tinderbox, Saint and The Nocturnals King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4. Indieish sounds from The Nocturnals and Saint (formerly The Naked Flames) and frenetic folk from Tinderbox (formerly The Dreaming). plus an acoustic set from Fjaere. all in celebration of The Big Issue In Scotland's first birthday.
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THE VIRGIN MEGASTDRE
The Virgin Megastore in Edinburgh is on the move. And it's getting bigger, 50 per cent bigger to be
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