ROCK & BLUES MUSIC
I Renegade Soundwave Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £6. Started doing dance music before it really took off. Released a track called Sex and Cocaine with dance beats slowed down to such an extent that both activities sound uninteresting. To my ears. anyway.
I Edwyn Collins La Belle Angele. Hasties Close (behind The Pelican). Cowgate. 225 2774. 8pm. £8 plus booking fee. See Mon 17.
I Songwriters’ Showcase and Workshop Tron Tavern. Hunter Square. 8pm. £1. Information: 228 3147. Weekly forum for Edinburgh-based singer-songwriters. with anybody welcome to perform a fifteen- minute set. One local songwriter is highlighted at 10.30pm each night. Mike Robertson takes the centre stage this evening with his intricate guitar work and deftly structured songs.
I De Niros L'Attache. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free.
I Shibboleth Rutland No l. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free.
I live Music W.J. Christies. West Port. 229 4553. 9pm. Free.
I Disaparu, Grasshopper and Silence Fixx 11. Miller Street. 221 1568. 9pm. Free. The next Battle of the Bands heat. I The Moondials Mission. Battlefield Road. 10pm. Free. An acoustic set from this totally beezer retro-pop outfit and joint winners ofThe Brill Building’s Rock ‘n’ Pop Wars.
I Kurvana The Arena. Oswald Street. 221 4583. 10pm. £3 (£2). A Nirvana tribute band and disco.
I Murmur The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9.30pm. Free. Continuing their fortnightly jangle.
I My Favourite Sneakers Bar Belgo. Candleriggs. 552 3486. 8.30pm. Free.
I Trumpetworm and Jelly Head East Kilbride Arts Centre. Old Coach Road. The Village. East Kilbride. 03552 61000. 8pm. £2. Funk rock with additional trumpet accompaniment.
I The Gods Di Glam Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 9pm. £1. Dig the wigs and the 70s grooves.
I Tarred And Feathered L‘Attache. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free. I Red Hot And Blue Rutland No 1. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free. Rock ‘n’ roll.
I Seattle Sandy Stone‘s. downstairs at Les Partisans. High Street. 226 6192. 10pm.
I El Supremo West End Oyster Bar. West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10pm. Free. I Tommy Beavitt Queen Street Oyster Bar. 226 2530. 10pm. Free.
I The Australian Doors Shainand Big Boy Tomato Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £9 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. A bumper fortnight for fans of tribute acts as those Antipodeans get all portentous and
psychedelic in their recreation of The Doors excess.
I Mari Wilson 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. Once the queen of the beehive who encapsulated the materialistic spirit of the 80s with her hit ‘Just What l‘ve Always Wanted‘. Man' is now a well respected jazz chanteuse.
I The Moondials Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free. The full electn'c experience. And they‘re still a totally beezer retro-pop outfit.
I Goldust and Foxglove Underground at Ventura. King Street. 552 1388. 9pm. £2. Retro shimmying from Goldust. the other joint-winners of The Brill Building's Rock ’n’ Pop Wars.
I The Blisters, Yummyiur, Pink Kross and The Finger Creams Nice ‘n’ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. A bill with some indie clout including The Blisters' ‘cocktail music in a Molotov style’. the sharp end of indie from The Finger Creams. scuzzy garage from Pink Kross and quirky noise from Yummyfur. I Yellow Cake, International Steamer, The Garden Spies and Just Another Dream Club 99p. The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. 99p.
I Refuse To Dance The Arena, Oswald Street. 221 4583. 9pm. £2.50. Plus two support bands.
I Black Man White MacSorley’s. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free.
I The Diplomats Church On The Hill. Langside Monument. 649 5189. 9.30pm. Free.
I August, The Geiger Babies and The Deigados East Kilbride Arts Centre. Old Coach Road. The Village. East Kilbride. 03552 61000. 8pm. £2.
I Babyiunkworm Rico's. Ann Street. Greenock. 0475 783705. 10pm. £1. Electro pop.
I Mike Peters The Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 8pm. £5. Former Alarm frontman is back touting his debut solo album Breathe. the fruit of two years locked up in a converted chapel in Clwyd Vale.
I The Apemen and The Mystreated Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 9pm. £3. The headliners hail from Germany and sport rhythm and beat inﬂuences with a reported touch of moddishness about them.
I Yellow Cate Right Sandy Stone‘s. downstairs at Les Partisans. High Street. 226 6192. 10pm. Performance poetry night along with some music. Proving immensely popular with all and sundry. I The Legends of Rock ’n’ Roll Usher Hall, Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. £8. £10. Could be a good night for Elvis. Buddy Holly and Roy Orbison fans but the publicity is unbelievably tacky. ‘The concert they never gave‘ runs the legend. I Dionysus Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £2. So much for the theory that a classical education will get you far in life. Still. playing in a band must be better than having to wear a suit and tie every day.
I Hugh Reed And The Velvet Underpants Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 9pm. Free. Fun and puns from Hugh and chums. Look out for ‘Linger On Yer Pale Blue Ys’.
I Slidin Delta Blues Band West End Oyster Bar. West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10pm. Free.
I Short Stories Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 10pm. Free.
I Shibboleth L‘Attache. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free.
I Amanda [you And The Soul Connection Rutland No l. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free.
I Seattle A.J. Ramsay's. Broughton Street. 557 0627. 9pm. Free.
I Wonderland Conan Doyle. York Place. 557 3700. 9pm. Free.
I Gods Di Glam Platform One. Rutland
Street. 225 2433. 9.30pm. Free. Marc Bolan is alive and well. Sort of.
I The Band Neighbours. McDonald Road. 557 4928. 9pm. Free.
ROCK & BLUES
The following details are for regular weekly dates: see main listings tor one- ort 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 tree unless otherwise stated. Rock and Blues Residencies listings compiled by Fiona Shepherd
and Jonathan Trew.
I Masquerade show ivory Blacks. Oswald Street. 221 5911. 7.30pm. Featuring two singers. a tribute band and an impressionist.
I Unplugged Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 3pm. The Moondials and friends continue their relaxed afternoon acoustic(ish)jam.
I Mo’ Jazz With Attitude The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 8pm. 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 l3th Note (downstairs). Glassford Street. 553 I638.
9pm. As a companion to M0‘ Jazz.jazz funk band Wiser Miser Demelza host an evening of free and easy listening.
I Jamie Barnes And Cochise MacSorley’s. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 4.30pm. Veteran blues.
I Spider Mackenzie and Dick Banovich Brewery Tap. Sauchiehall Street. 339 8866. 9pm. Last Saturday ofevery month. I Country/Blues Club Clutha Vaults. Stockwell Street. 552 7520. 3.30pm.
I The Andy Boyle Show lvory Blacks. Oswald Street. 221 5911. 7.30pm. Keyboard player.
I Ball GT Confusion Church On The Hill. Langside Monument. 649 5189. 9.30pm. The 60s theme tune lovers commence a psychedelic residency here. with DJs. on 2 Oct. lfyou like more straight-edged Scotpop there should be something here for you too.
I The Blues Poets Scotia. Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 3.30pm. Blues session. I Club Mouth The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 8.30pm. Free. An indie pre-club club run by DJs Mark Percival. Peter Easton anti John Cavanagh. featuring live music occasionally. See Rock listings for details.
I Words And Music Samuel Dow's. Nithsdale Road. 423 0107. 8pm. 50p. First Monday of every month. A performance club for local writers and musicians. featuring four half-hour sessions of readings and music.
I Glasgow Songwriters Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Featured guest every week. plus open platform.
I Rev Doc And The Congregation Curlers. Byres Road. 334 1284. 8pm. Trad R & B with harmonica embellishment.
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