Maklng Muslc Happen



I Cosmic Psychos and Saddle Tramps Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 9pm. £3.50 in advance. £4 on the door. The Australian headliners have been credited with inventing the prototype grunge sound before Seattle was even a village. In the intervening period they've drunk a lot of beer. smoked a lot of tabs and perfected the three chords which they've always used. Their last EP Palomino l’i::u contains a thank you to their local boozer. You get the idea.

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- minute set. ()ne local songwriter is highlighted at 10.30pm each night.

I live Music Christies. West Port. 22‘) 4553. 10pm. Free.


I Kyuss The Cathouse. Brown Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £5.30 plus booking fee. Tickets from the Cathouse. Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679 and Tower Records. Argyle Street. 204 2500. Heavy rock act who released their second album Sky Valley this summer and have supported the illustrious likes of Metallica. Smashing Pumpkins and Faith No More in the past.

I Murmur The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. Free. Pleasant melodic pop with mainstream appeal.


I Bad Fairy Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. £2.

I El Supremo West End Oyster Bar. West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10pm. Free.

I Family Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 9pm. Free.


I The Pretenders Barrowland.

, Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £12 plus

booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Like The

E Buzzcocks. The Pretenders have made a

smooth and non-embarrassing return to live and recording work. Chrissie Hynde can still strike a pose with the best of ‘em and turn her hand to a nifty stadium ballad like the fabulously schmaltzy ‘1'” Stand

: By You'.

I Frankie Valli And The Four Seasons

; Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall I Street. 7.30pm.

£16.50/£l5.50/£13.50/£ 10. Tickets from the box office and the Ticket Centre.

I Candleriggs. 227 551 l. Purveyors ofsuch

camp classics as ‘Big Girls Don't Cry'. ‘Walk Like A Man' and ‘Oh. What A Night‘. but what we really want to know is will Frankie do us a rendition of the

- godlike title track to Grease? I Creaming Jesus, Split Pigs and Breeze

King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent

f Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £4.50. Tickets from King Tut's and Just the Ticket.

; Virgin. Union Street. 226 467‘). Goth

; manages to hang on by the skirt of its

' teeth by virtue of the existence of bands

like Creaming Jesus who take the old

: doom and gloom self-indulgence and give it a bit of sado-masochistic industrial


' I Rock ’n’ Pop Wars Nice 'n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. £1.

The second semi-final. Line-up will not be fixed until the final heat has been decided.

a I lungleg and Junk Culture The l3th : Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 8pm.

Big Bert out on his tod and crooning those “'69- Plus D13 Jim [)‘IWIICY and Mark


; Percival. A gig organised jointly by Sound

City and the Zero Tolerance campaign to raise awareness about domestic violence. A stall will be set up in the pub for some days prior to the gig.

I The Bolt And Cindy Band, Johnny Gator And His Bourtre Hillbillies and Superslinky Club 99p. The I3th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. 99p.

I Bank The Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 12 IO. 9.30pm. Free. See Wed 14.

I ilev Doc and the Congregation Lauders. Sauchiehall Street. 10pm. Free. See Fri 16.

I Estohan MacSorIeys. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free.

; I Roundhouse Mercat Theatre.

Drumchapel. 944 9022. 7.30pm. £2. I Big Wednesday The Church On The Hill. Langside Monument. 64‘) 518‘).

' 9.30pm. Free.

I Monkeys On Top Chicago Meatpackcrs.

5 Hope Street. 248 446. 9pm. Free.

I Battle of the Bands The Dugout.

Cathcart Street. Greenock. 0475 727 918. 9pm. £3. The final.


I Stiltskin The Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 8pm. £6. See preview. I The Sundowners Subway. Cowgatc.

' 225 6766. 9pm. £2.

I Counting Backwards Neighbours. McDonald Road. 557 4928. 9pm. Free. I Slammers AJ. Ramsay‘s. Broughton Street. 557 0627. 10pm. Free. Covers of Del Amitri and the like.

I Brothers Stones. Frederick Street. 220

, 1226. 9pm. Free. Featuring Frank Usher.

I Gods of Glam Platform ()ne. Rutland

Street. 225 2433. 9.30pm. Free. Check the

j wigs and get on down to the glam sounds

of T Rex and company. I Amanda Lyon and the Soul Connection

, The Conati Doyle. York Place. 557 3700. 2 9pm. Free.

I Live Music West End ()yster Bar. West

Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10pm. Free.


The following details are for regular weekly dates: see main listings for one- oti shows. Gigs are listed by city, then by day. Residencies will be listed, provided that up-to-date details are supplied to us. All events are free unless otherwise stated. Rock and Blues Residencies Listings compiled by Fiona Shepherd

and Jonathan Trew.


I Masquerade show Ivory Blacks. Oswald Street. 221 591 1. 7.30pm. Featuring two singers. a tribute band and an impressionist.


I Unplugged The Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 3pm. The Moondials and friends continue their relaxed afternoon acoustic(ish) jam.

I Mo’ Jan With Attitude The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. ‘)pm. More of an acid jazz and jazz-funk slant to this regular pre-club event. which features live bands some weeks. See Rock listings for details.

I Choosachunkaiunk The 13th Note (downstairs). Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. As a companion to Mo‘ Jan. jazz. funk band Wiser Miser Demelza host an evening of free and easy listening.

I Jamie Barnes And Cochise

traffic 0 some kinda woman

the new single

september 12

4 track cd & cassette include

forty thousand headmen (live)

& the low spark of

high-heeled boys (live)


live Glasgow Royal Concert Hall september 24

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