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ROCK & BLUES MUSIC
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Dates listed below are for one-off shows: see separate section for residencies. Gigs are listed by date, then by city. Dates will be listed, provided that details reach our offices art least one week before publication. Rock and Blues Listings compiled by Fiona Shepherd
and Jonathan Trew.
I Gun and Baby Stafford Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. SOLD OUT. The erstwhile differences between Gtut attd their former guitarist Baby Stafford ntust have been cleared tip as they link arms and stride towards a ntighty Barrowland show. Gun to perform their mttscular commercial rock and Baby Stafford (the group) to strut in similar fashion.
I The Basic Notes, Well Maybe and Little Black Train
Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637.9pnr
I Pylon Sky The 13th Note (downstairs). Glassford Street. 55.3 1638. 8pm. £2. An anti-Criminal Justice Bill event. featuring DJs.
I Papa‘s Roses MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free.
I Levi Toi, Indian Summer and The Stanleys The Arena. ()swald Street. 221 4583. 9pm. £2.
I Russell McNeil After Hours. Cottiers. Hyndland Road. 357 5827. llptn. Free. I Bazooka Jo, Southern Comfort, Bosehip and Ocean Stone Motherwell Town Club. 8pm. £2. The linal heat of the Battle of the Bands.
I live Music Catltedral House. Cathedral Square. 552 3519. 9pm. Free.
I iale and a.c. acoustics The Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 7.30pm. £3. Note change of venue. It's no longer happening at Wilkie House. Winsome nort riot girls from Nova Scotia. jale are touring on the back of their debut album Urea/make. The very able support comes from the West Coast heroes who we all know arid love buckets.
I George Mcnae Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm—3am. £5. More original retro sounds from the man who brought us ‘Rock Me Baby‘.
I Deep Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 8pm. £2. Ambient vibes for the ears and the sirius lightshow for the mind. maaan. I The Gonschies Negociants. Lothian Street. 2256313. 10pm. Free.
I Summerfield Blues Band Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 2294341. 10pm. Free. Kirkcaldy-based four-piece whose debut CD was nominated for best UK blues album by the British Blues Connection. Their latest offering Let it Scare The Pox/t People is also converting the people and tonight is your chance to see them for gratis.
I Ummh The Advocate. South Bridge. 9.30pm. Free. Funky choons that make you go ummh.
I Shake The Shack West End Oyster Bar. West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10pm. Free.
I Soul Connection Platform ()ne. Rutlattd Street. 225 2433. 9.30pm. Free.
I Live Music Abbey. South Clerk Street. 667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.
I The Scottish Music Show SECC. Finnieston Quay. 248 9999. 10am—6pm. £3.50. This year's industry. musicians and interested parties~ shindig features showcase performances front Stuart Bttll (1 1.30am). Duran Duran guitarist Warren Cuccurullo (3pm) and Q-Tex (4.20pm). arid at 3pm Jon Campbell will announce the w inner of the Spirit Remix competition to remix TTF‘s ‘New Fltttotion'. The (Siam Record and Pop Fair takes place simultaneously.
I The Paladinos, The Surfing Brides and Harmonica Jones King Tut‘s Wah \Villt Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50.
I The Liberty Blues Band Nice 'n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.
I The Cloud Assassins MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free. Pop attd rock with a meaty funky edge.
I Johnny Logue Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9pm. Free.
I Morph After Hours. Cottiers. Hyndland Road. 357 5827. 11pm. Free.
I Brazil Lounge Bar. Cameron House Hotel. Glasgow Road. Hardgate. Clydebank. 0389 873535. 9pm. Free.
I Roundhouse The Dugout. Cathcart Street. Greenock. 0475 727 918. 9.30pm.
I Pharoah Bob Subway. Cowgate. 225 6760. 9pm. £2.
I Sad Society and Beergut 100 Cars Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 10pm. £3. A raucous evening of punk and redneck tnayhem thus demonstrating that the Festival is well and truly over.
I Supernaturals Platform ()ne. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9.30pm. Free. Sixties pop influences mixed with some natty threads.
I Lo Down Jons Tlte Advocate. South Bridge. 9.30pm. Free. Blues covers.
I Dead Parrot Society West find Oyster Bar. West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10.30pm. Free. Robin Williams meets Monty Python.
I Live Music Abbey. South Clerk Street. 667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.
I The Scottish Music Show SECC. Finnieston Quay. 248 9999. l Iam--6pm. £3.50. Today's performances include Ted McKenna. John Goldie and Friends from the Alex Harvey band ( 12pm). Virgil Donati (3.20pm) and Stuart Bull (5pm). I Jacob’s Creek and The Sun Temple Nice 'n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637.9pnr
I Dnion Joe Bar Belgo‘s. Candleriggs. 552 3486. 9.30pm. Free. R & B.
I Hideaway Blues Band Lounge Bar. Cameron House Hotel. Glasgow Road. Hardgate. Clydebank. 0389 873535. 3pm. Free.
I Big George and the Business Stairway To Heaven. Sax Venue. Teviot Walk. Cumberttauld. 0236 733200. 9pm. £2.50. Heavy blues frotn the old masters.
I David Byrne lidinburgh Playhouse. Greenside Place. 557 2590. £7.30pm. £13/£l5. Fix-Talking Heads frontman brings his eclectic sounds to Auld Reekie. Lots of Latin influences are on the cards. He's more than a fair hand with the old Brownie lnstamatic as well.
I Palladinos and Surfing Brides The Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £3. The headliners are a singingjsongwriting couple with influences ranging frotn
Dylan Thomas. Bob Dylan and Wilfred Owen to Van Morrison. Well crafted poetic lyrics are on the cards.
I Hog Heaven Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 9pm. Free. R ‘n' B.
I Happy But Twisted Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 9pm. Free.
I 18 Wheeler artd The Diggers Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 3339637. 9pm. Local quartet whose debut album Twin Action adds a plentiful supply of sunny melodies and lovelorn sentiment to the Creation pantheon of pop. Supported by melodic newcomers from the evergreen Greenock area.
I Nae the Full Shilling Ryries. Haymarket Terrace. 337 7582. 9pm. Free. Apparently the only gig going on in Edinburgh tonight which isn't covered by residencies. Blame post-Festival fatigue.
I Arrested Development Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £11 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. The laidback rural rappers return to something approximating ‘action' following their success on these shores first time around. And guess what‘.’ Life in the slow. contemplative lane has resulted in a host of fresh material that sounds exactly like the old stuff.
I llova Mob and The Joyriders King Tut's f
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. While Bob Mould
streaks along the path marked
‘commercial success at last'. his former H'tisker l)tl sparring partner Grant Hart is making intriguing tunecore doodles in the margins such as current single ‘()1d limpire'.
I Seven Little Sisters, Smother Party, Baindancers and The Fabians The Kazoo Club. The 13th Note. Glassford Street.
553 1638. 9pm. Free.
I Glasgow Songwriters featuring Bill Ward Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924.
9.30pm. Free. Plus open mic. I Erk Alors Harleys. Quarry Street. 0698 458l74. 9pm Free.
I Whiteout and Little Hopetown Giants The Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £5.30 plus booking fee. £6 on the door. Updated retro influences from the
Greenock-based headliners iii a relatively
rare visit to Edinburgh.
I Songwriters’ Showcase and Workshop Tron Tavern. Hunter Square. 8pm. Free. Information: 228 3147. Weekly forum for
Edinburgh-based singer-songwriters. with ' anybody welcome to perform a fifteen-
i minute set. One local songwriter is
highlighted at 10.30pm each night.
Catch the best Music this fortnight.
I Whiteout Shaggy-topped beat pop from Greenock, bound for glory. Buy their new single. ‘Detroit‘. Vmue. Edinburgh. Tue 13; C (rt/toase. Glasgow: Thurs I5.
I Baby Ghaos lncessant touring and a brace of top singles are creating a home-grown rock monster under our noses. Nice 'n' Sleazy. Glasgow. Fri 16.
I Jim Mullen and Martin Taylor A double helping of string magic frorn two leadingjazz guitarists in one night at the Dunfermline Jazz Festival. King Malcolm Hotel and Brtrt‘eﬁeltl Manor Hotel. Sat ll). FOLK
I Aly Gain and Phil Cunningham Genial fiddle and accordion music and crack from the two top Scottish pros. Cit/Nbé’l‘lltllllll 'l'lteatre. (.‘antlwrnaulrl. 7.45pm. Tue [3.
I Bay and Gilla Fisher Two sisters from the First Family of Scottish folk. Cale Royal Upstairs. lidt'nbupglz, Wed 14.
I Gappella llova Potential highlight of the MouthMusicke choral season. complete with ‘liturgical reconstruction with plainsong'. Tramway. Glasgow; Sat / 7.
I Seattle Christies. West Port. 229 4553. 10pm. Free. Despite the name-checked
‘ shirts and goatees are out arid RFLM arid . Blue Nile inspired gubbitts are in.
I Dallas Motorcade Negociants. Lothian Street. 2256313. 10pm. Free. l-larmonious acoustic duo.
I David Byrne Glasgow Royal Concert
E Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. £l5/£13.
Tickets frotn the box office and the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511. Having given visual vent to his muse with his Edinburgh Festival photographic exhibition Sacred Objects, Sleep/en Nights. the Talking Heads' mainman returns to tnore familiar territory (to his audience at arty rate) with his idiosyncratic brand of geek rock.
I The Action Swingers, China Drum and Bank The Arena. ()swald Street. 221 4583. 8pm. £3. l'S grunge sounds from Action Swingers whose shifting personnel
are all time-served in underground art
punk bands (Sonic Youth. Pussy Galore). Support China Drum are fayourites of Radio 1's Steve Lam;th and Rank are a local punk pop power trio.
I Moondew The Hall Bar. Woodlands
Tennonts Live! Making Music Happen
Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free.
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