MUSIC ROCK & BLUES
Making Music Happen
I Gang Starr, Jeru The Damaia and MC Mello Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7pm. £10 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. See preview for Gang Starr. Support from Guru’s protege Jeru The Damaja. who has contributed guest raps to past Gang Starr material but whose solo album The Sun Rises In The East did well in its own right. and Battersea‘s MC Mell ‘O‘. a contemporary of Monte Love and The Cookie Crew who grew up with the reggae sound systems. gravitated to hip- hop and of late has been hanging around underground black poetry jam sessions with the likes of Me'Shell.
I Urban Species and Gazelle Queen Margaret Union. University Gardens. 339 9784. 8pm. £5. Students and guests. An unfortunate clash with Gang Starr for these mellow. spiritual urban rappers who know how to communicate with an audience.
I Boredoms Cathouse. Brown Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £5.30 plus booking fee. Tickets from The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120. Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679 and Tower Records. Argyle Street. 204 2500. Hugely entertaining Japanese thrash band who sound like the musical equivalent of the Tokyo Shock Boys. lixpect lots of leaping froth the rafters and contorted facial expressions.
I Blink, Orange and The Supematurals King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3. A triple-bill showcase courtesy of a ‘new touring strategy". The Circuit. which aims to give exposure to new acts on complementary bills on a nationwide basis. Blink are a Dublin band. acclaimed on home turf where they‘ve been compared to EM F. Orange have just released their cheery but
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thin first single ‘Judy Over The Rainbow‘. Local band The Supernaturals do the same kind of commercial pop thang but imbue it with a bit more tuneful. hook-ridden substance.
I Auntie Rose Arena. Oswald Street. 221 4583. 8.30pm. Free. Accessible rock with a funk edge.
I Funky Feet-Us and Belles In Monica Fixx 11. Miller Street. 221 1568. 8pm. Free. Funky Feet-Us are maximum funk from Edinburgh. See Fri 23 for Belles ln Monica.
I D.D.G. Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free. Hairy rock with a degree of youthful dynamism.
I The Hellfire Club The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. Free. Country band ‘performing music straight from the heart of Wichita' featuring ex- members of Big Burd. Wish and Erk Alors.
I Roundhouse Bar Belgo. Candleriggs. 552 3486. 8.30pm. Free.
I Peach County Mission. Battlefield Road. 10pm. Free. A series of Wednesday
night acoustic sessions begin tonight with : these new country dudes.
' I Maple, Ash Fin and The Hairy Apes
Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £3. Three band package allowing you to check out some local talent for less than hin'ng two videos. What are you waiting for?
I Scottish Network Against The Bill Benefit Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766.
9pm. £2.50. Lots of bands demonstrating against the Criminal Justice Bill. Further . details are unknown at the time of going
I Mr Pitiiul L'Attache. Rutland Street.
229 3402. 10pm. Free. Soul time.
; I Beanbag Rutland No l. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free.
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I Steve DC and Tom West End Oyster Bar. West Maitland Street. 225 3861.
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I Stompin’ Maclean Sandy Stone's. High Street. 226 6192. 9pm. Free. Country/blues merchant.
I Dave Boss Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 10pm. Free. I The Dawntreaders Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 10pm. Free. In the unlikely event of the band not being sufficient inducement. there‘s :1 drinks promo as well.
I Thrum Martell. Burnbank Road. 0324 621764. 8.30pm. £2.50. Country grunge riding high on their new album Riﬂemmu.
I Sugar Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £9 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. See preview.
I Perfect World and Goldust King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3. Perfect World are a group who have shrewdly marketed their presence since forming a short while ago. Musically. they combine the stadium bombast of Simple Minds with a milder version of Sisters Of Mercy's gothic flourishes. Goldust also splice styles — the groovy heavy rifftng of. say. Led Zeppelin with the freaky funk of Sly Stone.
I Ten Bones and Deadbeats Cathouse. Brown Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £2. Ten Bones are a local act influenced by the likes of Pearl Jam.
I The Pearliishers Chicago Meatpackers. Hope Street. 248 4466. 9pm. Free. Pert pop combo taking things in a more roots- orientated direction since hooking up with lona Records.
I Rock ’n’ Pop Wars Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. £1. The Grand Final. So far retro riffers Goldust are the only confirmed finalists. I Inertia, 100 Electra, Dead Cat Motorbike and Autumn Storm Club 99p. The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. 99p.
I Roundhouse, Doctor Pop and Flo Arena. Oswald Street. 221 4583. 8.30pm. Free. See Still 25 for Doctor Pop.
I Red Green Blues Band Bar Belgo.
Candleriggs. 552 3486. 8.30pm. Free.
I Give Up The Ghost MacSorley's.
Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free.
; I Francis Anthony And The Underworld Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210.
; 9.30pm. Free.
I Wild Monkey Church On The Hill.
; Langside Monument. 649 5189. 9.30pm. 2 Free.
1 I Great Balls Of Fire Motherwell Music 1 Festival. Motherwell Concert Hall. 0698 267 515. 8pm. £7 (£6). A cabaret rock 'n' 1 to“ musical.
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! Benefit Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766.
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1 I Artisans l.‘ Attache. Rutland Street. 229 l 3402. 10pm. Covers of the Stones and
' Dylan as well as some original material.
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! Street. 229 3402. 10pm.
I Devil Monkeys A.J. Ramsay's.
! Broughton Street. 557 0627. 10pm. Free.
; A new band who do mostly covers but the 1 singer has a good voice and they packed
l out the pub last time they were on.
I Slidin’ Delta West Find Oyster Bar.
5 West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10.30pm. i Free.
1 I The Male Nurse Legends. Cowgate.
! 225 8382. 10pm. Price on the door.
Elusive local punksters.
I Seattle Sandy Stone's. High Street. 226 6192. 9pm. Free. Despite the name and its connotations of checked shirts and goatees. REM- and Blue Nile-inspired gubbins are the flavour of this evening.
I Hogwash Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 10pm. Free. Blues. R & B and cajun combo.
I Hollywood Rockets Platform One. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9.30pm. Free. Jump-jive and swing with that big band sound from a group who drive cars from the same era. Learn something new every day.eh?
I The to Down Jons Neighbours. McDonald Road. 557 4928. 9pm. Free. Blues.
I De Niros Conan Doyle. York Place. 557 3700. 9pm. Free. Crowded House covers and the like.
I live Music Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 10pm. Free.
I They Might Be Giants King Tut‘s Wah Wah llut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £7.50. Tickets from King Tut’s and Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. They might be irritatingly clever-clever but they pack the punters in to undergo some kind of second childhood experience.
I Wham Duran Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895. 8pm. Students and guests. A tribute band to both Wham! and Duran Duran — what a prospect.
I The Larch and Only Heaven Nice 'n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. £3 including free admission to Helter Skelter at The Venue. The Larch are an indie combo with songs of some distinction.
I Bey Doc And The Congregation MacSorley's. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free. See Fri 23.
I Crazy Nettie, Limbslice, Bank and The Tinglies Arena. Oswald Street. 221 4583. 8.30pm. Free. Second of the Compulsive Records showcase nights. at which vinyl copies of the inaugural FP should be available. See Fri 23.
I Tequila Mockingbird The 13th Note (downstairs). Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. Free. Latinesque pop.
I Jonathan Caimey Cathedral House. Cathedral Square. 552 3519. 9pm. Free. I Russell McNeil After Hours. Colliers. Hyndland Road. 357 5827. 11pm. Free. I Michael Marra Motherwell Music Festival. Bellshill Cultural Centre. 0698 267 515. 8pm. £4 (£3). The folk man with crossover appeal. courtesy of past connections with Deacon Blue.
I Maxwell Park 'l’rophy Room. The Dugout. Cathcart Street. Greenock. 0475 727 918. 9.30pm. Free.
I Edwin Starr And The Team Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm—3am. £5. ‘War! Huhhll' That was your catchphrase. ()ne of the greats. and in a fairer world he'd be playing grander places than this. I Bowltish, Room 46 and Pharoah Bob Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £2.
I 80’ Weevil Negociants. Lothian Street. 2256313. 10pm. Free. R 8; B and blues mixture that consistently raises a smile. I Lights Out By Nine Platform One. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9pm. Free. Nine-piece soul band.
I The Supernaturals Queen Margaret College Student Union. Clerwood Terrace. 339 1990. 7.30pm. £2. (Students and guests only). Retro pop sounds and natty threads from the West coast beat merchants.
I Kangaroo Moon and Dominic Waxlng Lyrical The Centre. Broughton Street. 557