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 The Australian Doors Show Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £9 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Second of two nights at Barrowland for the tribute band with more mileage than most — by now. they should have reached the fat. bloated. shadow-of-his- former-self period Jim Morrison.
I The Hollies Glasgow Royal Concert Hall.Sauchieha11 Street. 7.30pm. £13.50. £12.50. Tickets from the box ofﬁce and the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511. They weren‘t any good in the 60s - what hope is there now?
I Killing Joke The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120. 7pm. £10 plus booking fee. Tickets from The Garage. Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679 and Tower Records. Argyle Street. 204 2500. The original industrial gothic punks are back and they’re as overblown as ever — their Phoenix Festival appearance involved body-painted dancers prancing around in polythene sheets. as ifJaz Coleman's manic stare wasn’t enough. They mean it, man.
I The Concert They Never Gave Pavilion. Renﬁeld Street. 332 1846. 7.30pm. £12.50. £10.50. A tribute which fantasises about Elvis. Buddy Holly and Roy Orbison on stage together for the ﬁrst time.
I Mike Peters And The Poets 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. Clenched ﬁsts passionately punching the air in response to the ex-Alarm frontman’s rousing countriﬁcd rock.
I Emperor‘s New Clothes Blow. Sub Club. Jamaica Street. 248 4600. 10.30pm. £6 (£4). Acid Jazz recording artistes.
I The Autumn Stone and The Diggers Nice 'n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. £3 including entry to Helter Skelter at The Venue. Sixties-influenced pop from both bands.
I The Cloud Assassins MacSorley's. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free. Funky pop and rock.
I Peptone Strathclyde University Student Union. John Street. 552 1895. 10pm. Students and guests. Ex-Roundabout.
I Zut! la Chute Cathedral House. Cathedral Square. 552 3519. 9pm. Free. Cajun and zydeco.
I Angela Cameron After Hours. Cottiers. Hyndland Road. 357 5827. 11pm. Free. I Chapter Two Boon's Yard. Cathcart Road. 649 0184. 9pm. Free. Blues.
I The Homecoming and Couch East Kilbride Arts Centre. Old Coach Road. The Village. East Kilbride. 03552 61000. 8pm. £2.
I The New Seekers Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm-3am. £5. These are the people responsible for ‘I’d Like To Teach The World To Sing'. the song
which was covered. slaughtered and subverted by an international soft drinks manufacturer in a desperate attempt to get all the world hooked on a ﬁzzy brown liquid.
I Flood and Dirge Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £2. Top-notch indie noise merchants who have taken on Nirvana influences and moulded them to their own style. Go see.
I Fever Few Chambers Street Union. 8pm. Free. Students and guests only.
I XL West End Oyster Bar. West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10pm. Free.
I Soul Connection Platform One. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9pm. Free.
I Big Man Clayton And The 44s Advocate. South Bridge. 9.30pm. Free. Just don‘t spill his pint.
I Live music Abbey. South Clerk Street. 667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.
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I The Prodigy and N-Joi Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 9pm. £10 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. The Prodigy have successfully reinvented themselves for the techno underground with Music For The Jilterl Generation. an album as political as dance music gets. which grabs you by the scruff of the neck and shakes you from your torpor. Support from former anthemic rave outﬁt N-Joi. I Reiuvination and Skintrade Solar. Queen Margaret Student Union. University Gardens. 339 9784. 9.30pm. £5. Students and guests. A Slain evening with guest DJs from Sonora.
I Jawbreaker Nice 'n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.
I Impact Renﬁeld St Stephen’s Centre. Bath Street. 10am—11pm. Day ticket £8 (£7)/evening (from 5.20pm) £6 (£5). Ticket info: 427 7049. An all-day Christian arts festival which has live music from The Big idea. One Good Eye and Talitha K from 10am on the New Bands Stage. followed at 2pm by Exile. The Purple Ronnies. Fabulous. Curam. Hallelujah Square and Shelter on the Sidestage and from 5.20pm performances from Ten Tall Men. December. The Tinglies. The Messengers. Missing Jane. Sam Homer and Lies Damned Lies on the main stage.
I Brian Kennedy and Billy Rain King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4.50. Tickets from King Tut‘s and Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Vocalist on the Van Morrison tour steps out on his own. I The Fallen and The Sky Pilots Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free.
I The Rootsie Tootsie Band Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free.
I Albaroot Wharf. Yoker Ferry Road. 959 2016. 9pm. Free. Roots reggae.
I The Outpatients MacSorley’s. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free. Cover versions.
I Jonathan Cairney After Hours. Cottiers. Hyndland Road. 357 5827. 11pm. Free.
I The Supernaturals and The limit Club East Kilbride Arts Centre. Old Coach. The Village. East Kilbride. 03552 61000. 8pm.
£2. See album review for The Supernaturals.
I Mad Max and Co Lounge Bar. Cameron House Hotel. Glasgow Road. Hardgate. Clydebank. 0389 873535. 9pm. Free.
I The Wolte Tones Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 6.30pm. £8. Ireland's biggest- selling traditional band sold out in advance the last two times they played The Venue. so get those tickets in early. Their fans are legendary for their ability to knock back liver-crippling quantities of booze.
I Roundhouse and Sahelian Drought Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £2. Rock/pop/funk and blues fusion with a hard edge.
I Planet Rockers and The Kaisers Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 9pm. £3.50 in advance from the Cas and Ripping Records. £4 on the door. Rockabilly mayhem from the headliners with the rock ‘n‘ roll guitar of Eddie Angel and laid-back 60s pastiche beat sounds from The Kaisers.
I Bacey Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm—3am. £5. Living up to their name with the slightly risque. for the time. ‘Some Girls Do‘.
I XL Bare Story. Cowgate. 556 3953. 10.30pm. Free.
I Dear John Platform One. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9.30pm. Free.
I The Fabians Advocate. South Bridge. 9.30pm. Free.
I The Spooks West End Oyster Bar. West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10.30pm. Free. Could be the original off-the-wall nutjobs or ﬁendish imposters out to steal the Spooks straitjackets.
I Saturdays Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 10pm. Free.
I Shibboleth N.B.‘.s Bar. Balmoral Hotel. 556 2414. 9pm. Free. Rock.
I Shibboleth Physician anti Firkin. Dalkeith Road. 662 4746. 8.30pm. Free. I Wild Turkey Neighbours. McDonald Road. 557 4928. 9pm. Free. U2 and Big Country crossover sounds from the Kiwi rockers.
I Live Music Abbey. South Clerk Street. 667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.
I Nanci Griffith and Sharon Shannon Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 7.30pm. SOLD OUT. The new ﬁrst lady ofcountry begins an ambitious mini-residency at this cavernous venue. attempting to pull the walls in for the necessary intimate atmosphere. Support from the acclaimed accordian player Sharon Shannon.
I Stone Temple Pilots Barrowlantl. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £9 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. A rescheduled gig for the supposed anti- Christs of integrity. Aping the commercial success of grunge rock — how could they be so insensitive?
I Bad Religion and The Flying Medallions The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120. 7.30pm. £6.30 plus booking fee. Tickets from The Garage. Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679 and Tower Records. Argyle Street. 204 2500. Veteran US shouty punk metalheads who have just made their major label debut with Stranger Than Fiction. Support from raucous and deliberately offensive London punks The Flying Medallions who have just released their debut album We Love Everybody And Everything '3 Great.
I The Enid Arena. Oswald Street. 221 4583. 9pm. £5 plus booking fee. Ticket from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Progmungous veterans come out of retirement especially to regale us with one of their week-long sets. Plus DJ Ted McKenna from the Sensational Alex Harvey Band.
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ROCK 8r BLUES I Stone Temple Pilots Breaking it big in the States by upholding traditional rock values. Will they do it here? Guitars at the ready. Barrowland. Glasgow. Sun 23.
I The Prodigy From naif handbag house image to super-credible Mercury Award nominees. Sure to be a packed gig. Barrowland, Glasgow, Sat 22.
I Stereolab One of the ﬁnest bands on the indie scene make a brace of welcome appearances north of the border. Garage. Glasgow. Wed 2; Venue, Edinburgh. Thurs 3.
I Stanley Jordan Virtuoso American guitar man with an unorthodox approach to the instrument - like playing two of them simultaneously, for example. Queen '3 Hall. Edinburgh. Fri 2]; City Hall. Glasgow, Sat 22.
I Harry Connick Jr Young Han'y moves away from his familiar Sinatra mould with a new and funkier musical direction. SECC. Glasgow. Fri 28.
FOLK 8: WORLD
I Nanci Griffith Hugely and deservedly popular New Country songstress supported by ireland’s darling of the accordion. Sharon Shannon. Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sun 23—Wed 26.
CLASSICAL & OPERA
I Vanbrugh String Quartet Stunning young British quartet in a lunchtime programme of Debussy and Bartok. University Concert Hall, Glasgow, Thurs 27.
I Madama Butterfly Scottish Opera's revival of Nuria Espen’s classic, ﬁrst seen in their Silver Jubilee year but far from wom out. Theatre Royal, Glasgow, Fri 28.
I Tigertailz, City Kids and Chix With Dix 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. Get your kix at this glammy hard rock night featuring various touring and local bandz.
I The Cloud Assassins and Seven Eleven Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. See Fri 21 for Cloud Assassins.
I A Better Faith and The Baindancers Fixx 11. Miller Street. 221 1568. 9pm. Free.
I Wah Wah Jack Bar Belgo. Candleriggs. 552 3486. 8.30pm. Free. Proﬁcient youngsters on a Scotpop trip.
I Primary Lounge Bar. Cameron House Hotel. Glasgow Road. Hardgate. Clydebank. 0389 873535. 3pm. Free.
I Trinity, President Gas and Attica Bage Sax Venue. Teviot Walk. Cumbernauld. 0236 733 200. 8pm. £2. Continuing the battle of the bands.
I Live Music Liquor Store. Bridge Street. Paisley. 848 5096. 10pm. Free.
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