'I' In the Park, the Tennonts Live Festival
ROCK & BLUES MUSIC
BOOK & BLUES
Dates listed below are for one-oil shows: see separate section lor residencies. Gigs are listed by date, then by city. Dates will be listed, provided that details reach our olilces art least one week belore publication. neck and Blues listings compiled by Fiona Shepherd
and Jonathan Trew.
I Then Jerico 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. It used to be all grand sweeping gestures and chiselled cheekbones. but that was then . . . where are they at now?
I Gun Tower Records. Argyle Street. 204 2500. lpm. Free. A special in-store appearance for Gun to help promote their new single. a no-nonsense cover of Cameo’s “Word Up’ which they‘ll perform with a few other numbers from the windows of the ﬁrst floor for the beneﬁt of punters in the street.
I Knucklebone and Electric Garden Cathouse. Brown Street. 248 6606. 7pm. £2.50. Two local outﬁts.
I The Fred Duimby Duartet McCooi's Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs. 552 7847. 9pm. Free. Free-form acid jazz. as part of the Jazz Festival's pub trail.
I Gazelle The 13th Note (downstairs). Glassford Street. 553 1638. 8pm. Free.
I The Cyanide Dolls, The Cottontops, Crazy llettie and The Tlnglies Arena. Oswald Street. 221 4583. 9pm. Free. Tickets available by phoning 248 1632. R & A celebrate their ﬁrst birthday with a showcase of four of the best bands to come out of their regular gig circuit.
I llev Doc And The Congregation MacSorley's. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free. Trad R & B.
I The Bain Brothers Cathedral House. Cathedral Square. 552 3519. 9pm. Free. I Angela Cameron After Hours. Cottiers. Hyndland Road. 357 5827. 11pm. Free. I Burst Dot Greetin’ Boon's Yard. Cathcart Road. 649 0184. 9.30pm. Free. I Gun Area. Bridge Street. Paisley. 848 0885. 8pm. £4.50. A conventional gig environment following this afternoon‘s in- store performance.
I George Tomlinson Trophy Room. The Dugout. Cathcart Street. Greenock. 0475 727 918. 9.30 in. Free.
I Conlusion gomoration, Cerebrum and Inversus Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 8.30pm.
I The Diesel Kings BJs. Corft Street. Kilmamock. 0563 44722. 9pm. Promoting their new debut EP ‘Matadors And Scavengers‘ on Seminal Records.
I Lies Damned Lies and David lieavenor Tron Tavern. Hunter Square. 229 1061. 8.30pm. £4. £3. Ayrshire-based three- piece bring their haunting folk-tinged sounds to the capital. The support act sold out the same venue earlier this year with his band The Ni ht Visitors.
I Brotherhood Man Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm—3am. £5. Forget the World Cup — Brotherhood Of Man were Britain’s last great hope for the Eurovision Song Contest back in the 705 with the unforgettable 'Save All Your Kisses For Me'.
' I Speed of tile Negociants. Lothian Street, 225 6313. 10pm. Free.
I 32I20 West End Oyster Bar. West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10.30pm. Free. Blues.
I Periect Stranger Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 9.30pm. Free.
I Blggusu lleil Starlite. Frederick Street. 225 3026. 10pm. Free.
I Funky Feet-Os Advocate. South Bridge. 9.30pm. Free. Their funked-up grooves are earning them a loyal following around Auld Reekie.
I Summerlield Blues Clock lnn. Dalry Road. 337 2045. Award-winning Scottish blues band take to the stage again.
I live music Abbey. South Clerk Street. 667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.
I Rock And Pop Musicals Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 8pm. £13.50. £11.50. £9.50. Tickets from the box ofﬁce and the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511. Running through a selection of material from the world of the rock musical. with Jermaine ‘We Don‘t Have To Take Our Clothes Off’ Stewart and Sinitta. herself no stranger to the rock musical having starred in a production of Hair at London's Old Vic. They‘d better do ‘Pinball Wizard'.
I Mambo Taxi and Minxus King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5. Tickets from King Tut's and Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Pals of the Voodoo Queens and Huggy Bear who are regarded as Riot Grrrls by association. Musically. Mambo Taxi are lo-ﬁ but high on twee tunefulness. Minxus are a London-based trio blending driving guitars with mighty female vocals. not unlike our own Shriek I llerrnan X McCool‘s Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs. 552 7847. 9pm. Free. Latino sounds.
I The Outpatients MacSorley's. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free.
I Jonathan Cairney After Hours. Cottiers. Hyndland Road. 357 5827. 11pm. Free.
I Justice Woli Nice ‘n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 8.30pm.
I Blameless Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm.
I Gun and Fuse Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 7pm. £6.50 in advance. Scots rockers who never quite made it to the top for reasons unknown get stuck into their
I Kid Charlemagne, The Beads and Factory Janet Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £2. Three out of six local-ish bands who have recently released a showcase CD called 6. The tunes range from soul to pop and cover most points in between.
I The Joyriders and Toast Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 9pm. £3. Two local bands peddling melodic hardcore and idiosyncratic rock respectively.
I D’Jango Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm—3am. £5. Drifters covers. I Uhmm Platform One. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9.30pm. Free. Funky tunes.
I Dallas Motorcade Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free. Harmonious acoustic duo with the odd U2 inspiration.
I Tommy's Magic Arse Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9.30pm. Free. Apparently it’s kind ofdifﬁcult to describe what they do. Thank God for small mercies.
I Smoke Advocate. South Bridge. 9.30pm. Free.
I Billy lllvers Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 9pm. Free. Singing.
I Funky Feet-Us Granny‘s Attic. Bath Street. Portobello. 669 1780. 9pm. Free. More solid funkin' fun.
I Wild Turkey West End Oyster Bar. West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10.30pm. Free. Apparently they are rather big in their native New Zealand and now they're cropping up almost every night in Edinburgh. ‘
I Saturdays Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 10pm. Free.
I Live Music Abbey. South Clerk Street. 667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.
I Hooda Dooda Band Blues Band and little Wolves plus support. Ollerton Hotel. Victoria Road. (1592 264286. 8.30pm. Beneﬁt
I Tyketto The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120. 7.30pm. £7.50 plus booking fee. Tickets from The Garage. Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679 and Tower Records. Argyle Street. 204 2500. Mightily popular exponents of cock rock. If this is your thing. ﬁne; the rest of the world. be warned.
I Spirea X and Hugh Reed And The Velvet Underpants Plaza. Fglinton Toll. 423 3077. 7.30pm. £10 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Spirea X choose
; a bizarre way to herald their return by
playing the vast Plaza. and there‘s still every chance that this gig may not proceed. so phone for continuation nearer the time. After their premature ejaculation (so to speak) ﬁrst time round. the band led by cit-Primal Scream guitarist Jim Beattie are peniter' but ready to build again. Support from evergreen local curiosity Hugh Reed And The Velvet Underpants. I The Strawbs King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £6.50. Tickets from King Tut's and Just The Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Celebrated British folksters whose ex-members include Rick Wakeman (Yes) and Rod Coombes (Stealers‘ Wheel). and who enjoyed a burst of fame in the late 60s and early 70s. Their CD with Sandy Denny in particular should be eagerly sought out.
I llerman X The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 8pm. Free. See Sat 2.
I The Electrics and December Fixx 11.
I Miller Street. 221 1568. 9pm. Free.
tour and promote their version of Cameo‘s i
I Disentangled McCool's Ruling Cowboy. Candleriggs. 553 7847. 9pm. Free.
I AC Acoustics Liquor Store. The Area. Bridge Street. Paisley. 848 5096. 10pm.
Free. With the Girls Against Boys tour
behind them and the Phoenix antl T ln
The Park festivals ahead of them. what do
indie rifﬁnonsters AC Acoustics do with their spare time'.’ They play some more
; gigs. that's what.
I Shame and Mrs Ghandis Mushroom
j Party Nice 'n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street.
333 9637. 8.30pm.
I Mambo Taxi and Minxus Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. See Sat 2.
I The K111takers' Subway, Cowgate, 225 6766. 9pm. £2.
I Hideaway Blues Band Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 9pm. £1. As the name might hint. it's the blues for supper. I Beer Festival Neighbours. McDonald Road. 557 4928. 12.30pm. Free. Lots of live bands which have yet to be conﬁrmed at this outdoor German themed fun fest. I Bluelinger L'Attache. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free. Rock ’n' roll.
I Shibboleth Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 9pm. Free. Rock.
1' i the Park, July 30th and 31 st at Strathclyde Park
Catch the best Mic this iorinlght.
ROCK 8t BLUES
I 3.8. King No introduction necessary for this master of the blues. Six strings. twenty-odd frets. listen to him go. Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Mon 4.
I Al Green The Reverend Al can still take his vocal chords to places others can’t reach. A must. Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Thurs 7.
I Kramer and Dogbowl American maverick of Bongwater and Shockabilly fame teases the limits of acceptable music. Wilkie House. Edinburgh, Fri 8.
I Bruce Cocitburn Canada's Clinton- approved singer-songwriter with a conscience. Venue, Edinburgh. Tue [2; King Tut’s, Glasgow, Wed 13.
I Dwight Yoaltam Makes the rest of the New Country crowd look like wussies. Garth Brooks? Git outta here! Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Thurs 14.
I Elvis Costello With The Attractions as his backing band once more. this should be a stomting night. Barrowland. Glasgow Thurs l4. FOLK 8t WORLD
I Robin Williamson and John Benbourne Incredible String Band leader and master acoustic guitarist in their ﬁrst UK tour as a duo. The Ferry. Glasgow. Thurs 7; Southride Community Centre. Edinburgh, Fri 8. I Tarllta Mold-instrumental. sunny ﬁve-piece band from Madagascar on their third Scottish visit. Easy on the eyes and ears. Ross Theatre. Princes Street Gardens. Edinburgh, Sun 10. CLASSICAL & OPERA
I Showboat Not a full-blown dramatic production, but all the songs are present and correct. A last-minute change of plan means that the celebrated Willard White will be taking the baritone role. Festival Theatre, Edinburgh, Fri 1 and Sat 2.
I 3.3. Klng Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 8pm. £20. £16. £14. Tickets from the box office and the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511. Verily. the king of the blues. 5 I Electralixlon King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £6. i Tickets from King Tut's and Just the 1 Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. A I1 l
lot of interest will surround this gig. as it marks a further collaboration between former Echo And The Bunnymen partners lan McCulloch and Will Sergeant. since Mac split from the group in the late 80s. I Eight Miles lllgh, lloney, Bust and The Supematurals Tower Records. Argyle Street. 204 2500. lpm. Free. First in an occasional series of in-store sessions from
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