MUSIC ROCK & BLUES
T In the Park, the Torment: Live Fostlval
I Policecat, Blameless, Superslinky and The Girlirlends Nice ’n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. The Kazoo Club officially launch their Kazan Collection live album with a line-up comprising a couple of bands who aren't even on the record. Policecat have their own single out on Domino Records. also home to Sebadoh and The Pastels.
I Spaced Out Roundabout and Crazy Ilettie Eruption. Sauchiehall Street. 353 1927. 9pm. £4. Including entry to Helter Skehen
I A Glasgow kiss MacSorley‘s. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free.
I loose Cut McCool's Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs. 552 7847. 9pm. Free. Blues. I louis Macbeth Cathedral House. Cathedral Square. 552 3519. 9pm. Free. I Easy Money Supper Club. Colliers. Hyndland Road. 357 5827. 11pm. Free. I Seventh Heaven Boon's Yard. Cathcart Road. 649 0184. 9.30pm. Free.
I Bullets And Blue Eyes Blazers. Hamilton Town Hotel. Townhead Street. Hamilton. 0698 891 929. 7pm. £2.
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I Die Happy Clyde Bar. Clyde Street. Helensburgh. 0463 673 257. 10.30pm. £1. Tipped Edinburgh funk rockers who recently appeared on NB.
I Maior Threat Core. ()ld Sneddon
Street. Paisley. 842 1276. 9.30pm. £1.50.
I GBIl, Swine Flu and Beergut 100 Gas Rock Cafe. West Port. 2294341. 10pm. £4 (£3.50). Look out your bondage breeks for a solid punk line-up. The headliners first came to the nation's attention with leather, Bristles. Studs And Acne — an apt description of both the band and their music. A new album comes out in the autumn. Support from local punk faves Swine Flu who have a single out about now entitled ‘Killing Time'. I Marion and Puppy love Bomb La Belle Angele. Hasties Close (behind the Pelican). Cowgate. 225 2774. 7.30pm. £4. Mancunian indie-pop with Smiths leanings who have just signed up to Rough Trade. Their debut single ‘Violent Men' is winning them friends left. right and centre. This is the first in an odd series of residencies in four different cities. They'll be back here in two weeks time. I The Troggs Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm—3am. £5. Justly famous for ‘Wild Thing' and enjoying a revival in their fortunes thanks to Wet Wet Wet's cover of love ls All Around‘ and the movie Four ll’etltlings And A Funeral that uses it. I Room 45, Pharoe Bob and Thieves and Angels Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £2. Yet more excellent value three band local line-up fun. I Fried Cola Negociants. l.othian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free. Tasty. I ilorloch Marco‘s. Grove Street. 228 2141. 8pm. £3.50 (£3). Get sweaty and throw complete strangers around — it's ceilidh time. I Arran Midden Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 7.30pm. Free. Bruce Dickinson sings about being a pig farmer on the islands? Perhaps not. I need Parrot Society West End Oyster Bar. West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10.30pm. Free. A Monty Python sketch too far.
I The oiesel kings Advocate. South Bridge. 9pm. Free. Release their debut EP Matadars and Scavengers on 4 Jul.
I The Falthiui Starlite. Frederick Street. 225 3026. 10pm. Free.
I live Music Tolbooth Tavern. Canongate. 556 5348. 9pm. Free.
I live Music Abbey. South Clerk Street. 667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.
I The Pastels, Policecat, Hello Skinny and The Fortune Cookies The Burrell Collection. Pollok Park. Noon. Free. This afternoon event. running until 5pm. and open to all ages. is a Sound City event which The Pastels had hoped to stage during Sound City week. Now a venue has been found (just in front of the Warwich Vase) for the shamblers and the accompanying exhibition of D.l.Y. sleeve artwork from the likes of Sonic Youth. See Fri 24 for Policecat and Sat 18 for The Fortune Cookies. Hello Skinny were
‘ formerly Batfink. purveyors of scratchy
i punk pop.
5 I Thrum and The Telstar Ponies King
l Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4. Tickets from King
I. Tut's and Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union
1 Street. 226 4679. See Tues 21 for Thrum.
. The Telstar Ponies come ‘fresh' from their
debut residency at The 13th Note I combining the prowess of ex-l8 Wheeler David. John and Sushil BMX Bandit and Neil Superstar. I The larch Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall ; Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Local indie band T who refuse to be hidebound by the usual inﬂuences and fashion a fairly idiosyncratic sound. I The Fred uulmby Quartet McCool's Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs. 552 7847. 9pm. Free. Acid jazz funkers who might meet with the approval ofjazz purists too. I Tempus Fugit Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. Acid jazz. I limbslice and Cheapness Halt Bar, Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free. I Cloud Assassins MacSorley‘s. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free. Beefy pop/rock. I Lorna Buchanan Supper Club, Cottiers. Hyndland Road. 357 5827. llpm. Free. I Maxwell Park Trophy Room. The Dugout. Cathcart Street. Greenock. 0475 a 727 918. 9.30pm. Free.
. I Jackson Browne Playhouse. Greenside l Place. 557 2590. 7.30pm. £19. £17.50.
- Enormously respected Californian singer/songwriter who packed in the
l punters in the late 60s and 70s. Faded into E the background a bit in the 80s when he gave vent to a bit of liberal protest. His latest album I'm Alive sees a return to a more personal note.
I Pele Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. A hastily-arranged date on Pele‘sjaunt to promote their new Alive Alive-0h album. recorded warts ‘n‘ all at l-oughborough. I Tenpole Tudor, The kaisers and Cowboy Barnes and his Drinking Buddies Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 9pm. £4.50 (£4). Ed Tudor-Pole resurfaces having acted in The Great Rack and Roll Swindle, Sid And Nancy and sundry other films and adverts. Currently presenting The Crystal Maze he first entertained the nation with ‘Swords Of A Thousand Men’ in the early 80s. Promises to be an interesting evening.
I Choke Hold and Alrtorn Chendo Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £2.
I o’Jango Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm—3am. £5. Drifter‘s covers. I The Supernatural: Platform One. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9.30pm. Free. Mellow rock/pop with humour.
I Cheryde Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free. Mellow rock covers.
I BTl Advocate. South Bridge. 9.30pm. Free. Commercial and accessible reggae/pop.
I Crush Zone Granny's Attic. Bath Street. Portobello. 669 1780. 9pm. Free.
I Blggus lieil Starlite. Frederick Street. 225 3026. 4pm. Free.
I live Music Starlite. Frederick Street. 225 3026. 10pm. Free.
I live Music West End Oyster Bar. West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10.30pm. Free. I live Music Tolbooth Tavern. Canongate. 556 5348. 8.30pm. Free.
I live Music Abbey. South Clerk Street. 667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.
SUNDAY 26 ,,
I Dee Dee Ramona 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. A tentative recommendation because of the curiosity value. but Dee Dee is but one limb from The Ramones' well-oiled machine. Touring on the back of his new I Hate F realm Like You.
I Sass Jordan and Same Cathouse. Brown Street, 248 6606. 8pm. £3.50. Recent Aerosmith/Extreme support act. and a Kerrang.’ tip for the top.
I iloney, Seven Eleven, nise, Velvethead and The Space Kittens Nice ’n’ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. £1.50 (£1). Honey bring their residency to a technicolourjamboree of a finish featuring sets from all the bands who‘ve supported them over the last month.
I Deanleights Caiun Aces Cul De Sac. Ashton Lane. 334 4749. Afternoon. Free. I Albaroot Eruption. Sauchiehall Street. 353 1927. 9pm. 3. See Wed 22.
I Beast Di Burden McCool's Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs. 552 7847. 9pm. Free.
I Gun Stairway To Heaven. Sax Venue. Teviot Walk. Cumbemauld. 0236 733 200. 7pm. See Thurs 23.
I C-Charge Liquor Store. The Area. Bridge Street. Paisley. 848 5096. 10pm. See Tue 21.
I live Music Fixx 11. Miller Street. 221 1568. 9pm. Free. Three east coast bands involved in the Six compilation.
I Everything But The Girl Queen's Hall. South Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.30pm. £9. Ben and Trace recently sold out New York and they've now come to conquer Edinburgh. They‘ve released their Rallereoaster EP as a taster for their forthcoming album.
I Juny Reubens Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £2. Folky acoustics from Galway via Glasgow.
I Avalon Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 9.30pm. £1. Celtic rock.
I De Iiros L‘Attache. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free. Crowded House covers a speciality.
I Napalm Death and Entombed Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120. 7.30pm. £7. Tickets from The Garage. Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679 and Tower Records. Argyle Street. 204 2500. More skate metal with those ridiculous grunty vocals as heard on the new finely-honed Napalm Death LP F ear. Emptiness, Despair.
I Big Burd Horn. The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. Free. Sonic shamblers with a nice line in self- deprecating patter.
I Toast Nice ‘n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.
- T in the Park, July 30th and 31 st at Strathclyde Park
I Dee Dee namone and Swinerlu Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £7. See Sun 26. Local punk stalwarts support.
I Wild Monkeys Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £2. Simple Mind protégés who are off to tour the States after this.
TUESDAY 28 Glasgow
I Carleen Anderson Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120. 7.30pm. £8 plus booking fee. Tickets from The Garage. Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679 and Tower Records. Argyle Street. 204 2500. See preview.
I The Troggs and The Animals Pavilion. Renﬁeld Street. 332 1846. 7.30pm. £9.50. £8.50. £7.50. Two of the great 60s bands. both of whom could muster more emotion in one bar of one song than the likes of The Hollies could manage in their entire career. That doesn‘t mean they‘re still great now though.
I Vinyl, X-l, Greedy Children and Ocean Stone Kazoo Club. The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. Free. Vinyl were formerly fempunks Fudd.
I Glasgow Songwriters featuring Papa’s noses Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. Plus open platform.
I Reach and Baby Bones Harleys. Quarry Street. Hamilton. 0698 458174. 9pm. Free.
I NOFX, Guns it’ Wankers and Ex Cathedra Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £5.30 plus booking fee in advance from Virgin. Ripping Records and TOCTA outlets. £6 on the door. Colourful hardcore punks from San Francisco complete with a trumpet player. Their latest offering Punk In Druhlit‘ comes out this month. As the name might aptly suggest. Guns N' Wankers are a Guns N‘ Roses (ahem) tribute band.
I The Male Nurse Christies. West Port. 229 4553. 10pm. Free. Hotly-tipped local band. rumoured to be demoing for a major label.
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 Jiveass McCool‘s Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs. 552 7847. 9pm. Free. Traditional Chicago blues.
I Air Fixx 11. Miller Street. 221 1568. 9pm. Free.
I Media Falls Trash City. Sax Venue. Teviot Walk. Cumbemauld. 0236 733 200. 8pm. £2.
I Die ilappy Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £3. Ex-Dunderfunk members and others in what keeps promising to be the next big thing out of Edinburgh. There’s been substantial record company interest but no one has produced the cheque book yet.
I Khartoum Heroes La Belle Angele. Hasties Close (behind The Pelican). Cowgate. 225 2774. 8pm. £3. Formerly the Skuobhie Dubh Orchestra but the same blend of bluegrass and cajun stomp prevails.
I Dream Disciples Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 8pm. Free. Gothic crew that’s recently been supporting Fish on tour. Album due out soon but details are murky.
I Three Amigos Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free. Popular rock,
38 The List 17—30 June 1994