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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. Tonight’s stars are pop sensations The Dolly Records.
I Red Hot and Blue L’Attache, Rutland Street, 229 3402. 10pm. Free. Rock ‘n‘ roll.
I Shibboleth Rutland No 1. Rutland Street, 229 3402. 5pm. Free. See Mon 14. I Mark’s Blues Jam Legends, Cowgate. 225 8382. 10pm. Price on door.
I Tom Jones Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Sauchiehall Street. 8pm. £24.50, £22.50, £20.50. Tickets from the box office and the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs, 227 5511. See Tue 15.
I Elvis Costello And The Attractions Barrowland, Gallowgate, 552 4601. 7.30pm. £12 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket, Virgin, Union Street, 226 4679. See Tue 15.
I Skin The Garage, Sauchiehall Street, 332 1120. 7.30pm. £7 plus booking fee. Tickets from The Garage, Just the Ticket, Virgin, Union Street, 226 4679 and Tower Records, Argyle Street, 204 2500. Soporific hard rock band who like to veer into pseudo-bluesy tem'tory occasionally for those tug-on-the-heart strings moments that hard rock bands feel compelled to slot in every so often.
I Finsbury Pickle, Shan and The Badoos Fixx 11, Miller Street, 221 1568. 9pm. Free. Continuing the Battle of the Bands. I Peptone, Curll and Moondew Arena, Oswald Street, 221 4583. 8pm. £2. See Tue 15 for Peptone.
I Ernest Bar Belgo, Candleriggs, 552 3486. 8.30pm. Free.
I The Humpii Family Sax Venue, Teviot Walk. Cumbernauld, 0236 733 200. Benefit gig for Shelter.
I Fun-Da-Mental, Prophets Gt Ga City, Collapsed lung and Cusix Poets Venue, Calton Road, 557 3073. 9pm. See preview for Fun-Da-Mental. Prophets Of Da City started off life as a breakdance crew and have since grown to become South Africa’s premier hip hop/rap outfit. Promises to be a multicultural, highly- politicised evening of hard-hitting fun.
I Dolliace and Out oi Space Subway. Cowgate, 225 6766. £2. Former New Model Army man, Adrian Portas is the guiding light behind this combo. Their first EP on Kill City, Methedrine, went down a storm in 93 and their second offering, Rockstars, was a firm fave with the metal mags.
I Richie Henderson Sandy Stone’s, downstairs at Les Partisans, High Street, 226 6192. 10pm.
I The Gods Dt Glam Stones, Frederick Street, 220 1226. 10pm. Free. I wanna be in their Gang ’cos they’ve got cool wigs. I De Iiiros L’Attache, Rutland Street, 229 3402. 10pm. Free. See Mon 7.
I Shibboleth Rutland No 1, Rutland Street, 229 3402. 5pm. Free. See Mon 14. I Bon’s Balls Legends, Cowgate, 225 8382. 10pm. Oo-er, missus! AC/DC tribute band, so shake the dust off those old albums and brush up on the intro to ‘Whole Lotta Rosie’ and so on.
I El Supremo West End Oyster Bar, West Maitland Street, 225 3861. 10.30pm. Free. I live Music Queen Street Oyster Bar, Queen Street, 226 2530. 10pm. Free.
THURSDAY 17 .
I Torn Jones Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Sauchiehall Street. 8pm. £24.50, £22.50, £20.50. Tickets from the box
ofﬁce and the Ticket Centre, Candleriggs, 227 5511. See Tue 15.
I Brand New Heavies and Act or Faith Barrowland, Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £11 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket, Virgin, Union Street, 226 4679. The records are getting blander but the band are getting bigger, here and especially in America. However the concerts are still celebratory affairs, thanks in part to N’Dea Davenport‘s dazzling reserves of energy. Support comes from new soul tn'o, whose first single, ‘Love Not Love’ hasjust been released by Island.
I Fun-Ga-Mental and Prophets 0i Ga City King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5.50. Tickets from King Tut‘s and Just the Ticket, Virgin. Union Street, 226 4679. See preview. Prophets of Da City are a rap act discovered by Fun-Da-Mental on their recent trip to South Africa.
I Goldust Nice 'n’ Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 9pm. Heady mix of retro inﬂuences, from superfly funk to classic rock riffola.
I The Keatons, Lungleg and Yummyiur Club 99p (downstairs), The 13th Note, Glassford Street, 553 1638. 9pm. 99p. An evening of spiky punk fun from London band The Keatons and Glaswegian kindred spirits Lungleg and Yummyfur.
I saidtlorence The 13th Note, Glassford Street, 553 1638. 9pm. Free. saidflorence promote the appearance of their debut album Milliontrillion which at long last they have been able to release themselves. I The Supernaturals Speaker’s Corner, St George’s Road, 332 1625. See preview.
I Honey and The Sky Pilots Arena, Oswald Street, 221 4583. 9pm. £2.50. Shimmery, melodic indie pop from Honey.
I Finsbury Pickle Cathouse, Brown Street, 248 6606. 8pm.
I Juny Rubens Halt Bar, Woodlands Road, 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free. Twee pop with some diverting flute arrangements. I iiaindance and Electric Garden Underground At Ventura, King Street. 552 1388. 9pm. £2.
I From Within, Mandrake Root and Soul Drive MacSorley’s, Jamaica Street, 221 8499. 9pm. Free. Heat three of the Battle of the Bands.
I The Caucus iiace Church On The Hill. Langside Monument, 649 5189. 9.30pm. Free.
I Doctor Pop Batcave, Bruce Hotel, Cornwall Street, East Kilbtide, 03552 29771. 10pm. £3.
I leticia Waverley Centre. Spikey, neo- folk from the Massachusetts singer- songwriter. She’s in the UK to promote her album No Songs About Trains.
I Bad Fairy Subway, Cowgate, 225 6766. 9pm. £2. TBC.
I Yellow Cate Night Sandy Stone’s, downstairs at Les Partisans, High Street, 226 6192. 10pm. Extremer popular performance poetry evening with MC Rodney and music from ex-Exploited man Gary McCormack.
I The Pearlfishers Stones, Frederick Street, 220 1226. 10pm. Free. Highly accessible guitar pop from Davey Scott and co.
I Beanbag L’Attache, Rutland Street, 229 3402. 10pm. Free.
I Gods oi Glam Platform One, Rutland Street, 225 2433. 9.30pm. Free.
I Shibboleth Rutland No l, Rutland Street, 229 3402. 5pm. Free. Soft rock. I Wonderland Neighbours, McDonald Road, 557 4928. 9pm. Free.
I Other People’s Money A.J. Ramsay’s. Broughton Street, 557 0627. 10pm. Free. I Speed oi Lite Legends, Cowgate, 225 8382. 10pm. Price on door.
I Black Cat Bones Conan Doyle, York Place, 557 3700. 9pm. Free.
I live Music Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street, 226 2530. 10pm. Free.
QUEEN'S HALL EDINBURGH
Friday 18th November 810 031-668 2019
plus special guests MARTIN STEPEHNSON +Daniolle Howlo
THE RENFREW FERRY. Clyde Place, GLASGOW - SUNDAY 27th NOVEMBER
THE ARCHES, GLASGOW THURSDAY 8th DECEMBER 8pm-Zam
QUEEN'S l-IALL EDINBURGH
Wednesda 14th December BIO 31-668 2019
cuscow nom CONCERT Hilll FRIDAY 24th FEBRUARY
ABERDEEN musm HALL
SATURDAY 25th FEBRUARY OZZA-GEHZZ
SUNDAY 26m FEBRUARY 1 031-557 2590 ‘33
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