T In the Park, the Tennents leo Festlval
changin’ and their powerful. slick songwriting might get them somewhere soon . . .
I Kid Charlemagne Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £2. See Fri 29.
I Songwriters’ Showcase and Workshop Tron Tavern. Hunter Square. 8pm. £4 (£2.50 concessions, free for performers). information: 228 3147. Weekly forum for Edinburgh-based singer-songwriters. with anybody welcome to perform a fifteen- minute set. Ten open ﬂoor spots are on offer tonight for all the budding stars out there.
I The Comedians plus support Moray House. Holyrood Road. 9pm. £4.50/£4. Popular pop-rockers.
I Mustang Sally Rutland No 1. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free. Sweet soul harmonies.
WEDNESDAY 10 ' ,
I The Colour Wheel, Supernature and Rev Snakehips Country Messiahs The Arena. Oswald Street, 221 4583. 9pm. Free. See Wed 3 for The Colour Wheel. Rev Snakehips and his posse dish up some sleazy R & B numbers.
I Gomorrah and Warp Spasrn Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. See Sun 7.
I Cold Shot and From Within Fixx 11. Miller Street. 221 1568. 9pm. Free.
I Count Raven Trash City. Sax Venue. Teviot Walk, Cumbemauld. 0236 733 200. 8pm. £2.
I Songwriters’ Showcase and Workshop Tron Tavern. Hunter Square. 8pm. £4 (£2.50 concessions). Information: 228 3147. Weekly forum for Edinburgh-based singer-songwriters. Special Festival showcase tonight featuring TO McEwan and Dominic Waxing Lyrical. two of the acts from the songwriters’ album Gallery launched tonight.
I The Hollywood Rockets Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 10pm. Free. See Sat 30.
I Steve O’Connor West End Oyster Bar. West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10.30pm. Free.
I Live Music Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 10pm. Free.
I Live Music Platform One. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9.30pm. Free.
I Mike Scott Old Athenaeum Theatre. Buchanan Street, 332 2333. 7.30pm. £10. The Waterboys leader is gradually re- emerging into the public eye since rediscovering his love of performing. He appeared with Ian McNabb at the Glastonbury Festival and this Glasgow gig is a chance to see him before his Edinburgh Festival date at the Acropolis. I The Larch and Wah Wah Jack King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3. One more band to be added to this local band triple bill. which includes The Larch who invest their indie-based set with some neat guitar idiosyncracies. See Sat 30 for Wah Wah Jack.
I Battle Dt The Bands Nice ’n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 9pm. £1. See Thurs 4.
I Goldust Bar Belgo, Candleriggs. 552 3486. 9.45pm. Free. See Wed 3.
I Refuse To Dance, levi T01 and Autumn Storm Arena, Oswald Street. 221 4583. 9pm. £2.
I Junk Culture and Calvln’s Dream Club 99p. The 13th Note, Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. 99p. Calvin's Dream have an album Fanatical out shortly on Sticky
Music. stuffed with fateful allusions to a rocky religious past.
I Rev Doc And The Congregation Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free.
I Electric Garden Chicago Meatpackers. Hope Street, 248 4466. 8.30pm. Free.
I The liadoos MacSorley’s. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free.
I Albaroot Church On The Hill. Langside Monument. 649 5189. 9.45pm. Free. Roots reggae.
I Summeriield Blues Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 10pm. Free. Winners of last year‘s Scottish Blues Band of the Year and proud creators of an album entitled Let's Scare The Push People.
I Count Raven Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £2. As part of the Supreme Flowers Of Doom tour. this Swedish metal three-piece have come to assault your ear drums. Their recent album High On Infinity was voted No 2 in Metal Hammer
I Rolling Fork AJ. Ramsay's. Broughton Street. 557 0627. 9.30pm. Free. Covers and a drinks promo should make the countdown to the weekend more bearable. I Flubblequish L‘Attache. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free.
I Groove Tunnel Neighbours. McDonald Road. 557 4928. 9pm. Free. Ex- Shadowland. JTQ. Pureland and Way Out members fuse to dish the grooves in the form of 60s and 70s TV theme tunes along with their own homegrown instrumentals.
I Rebel Without Applause Grosvenor. Shandwick Place. 226 4579. 8.30pm. Free. Sid Griffin fans?
I Blue Hyenas Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9.30pm. Free. Blues.
I Eddie Feison Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 10.30pm. Free. I Firing Squad Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 9.30pm. Free.
I Live Music West End Oyster Bar. West Maitland Street, 225 3861. 10.30pm. Free. I Live Music Platform One, Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9.30pm. Free.
Dates listed below are for one-oft shows: see separate section for residencies. Gigs are listed by date, then by city. Perionnances will be listed, provided that details reach our ottlces at least one week before publication. Jazz Listings compiled by Kenny Mathieson.
I Tam White Shoestring Band Paisley Arts Centre, New Street, 887 1010. 8pm. £6 (£3.50). Singer Tam White has taken to emphasising economic realities in the names for his various sizes of band — you will have guessed this is the smallest of them — but he is singing better than ever these days, whatever the setting.
I George Penman's Jamel! Camegie's, 142 St Vincent Street. 226 3833. 9pm. £4. Glasgow’s leading Dixieland outfit have transferred their Candlelight Club, formerly in the Society of Musicians, to this venue, where they already play a lunchtime siot (see residencies).
I Jazz At The Dean Courtyard of Dean Castle. Dean Castle Country Park. near Kilmamock. 2—11pm. £6.75 (£4.75); family and part day tickets also available. This should be an enjoyable day out for
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