ROCK & BLUES music


Dates listed below are for one-oft 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.


Glasgow I The Almighty and Warrior Soul

Two-piece offshoot from Maya's Voice dishing out some ethereal vocals. melodies and harmonies.

I Andy ounn Legends. Cowgate. 225 8382. 9.30pm.

I Mr Pititul Platform ()ne. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9pm. Free. Soul sensations.

I Shibboleth Rutland No1. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 5pm. Free. After-work pint and rock time.

I Blazefalters Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 9pm. £1. Rollicking R 8: B. I Kurbs West End Oyster Bar. West

Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10.30pm. Free.

OK. so they were the Khmer Rouge Bowling Syndicate then they shortened to the KRBS but I guess they couldn't live with the lack of vowels. hence the present moniker. Whatever. they‘re spiky. noisy and fun.

I Live Music Abbey. South Clerk Street.

I 667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.

a fashion accessory but are obligatory for the gig.

I Proi Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £2. lt‘s ska time.

I Diango Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm-3am. £5. Still proving to the world that Drifters covers have no sell-by


' I Shibboleth Platform ()ne. Rutland

Street. 225 2433. 9.30pm. Free. Rock.

I Captain Shifty Legends. Cowgate. 225 8382. 9.30pm. The monsters of groove do a charity gig for Amnesty International so you can swing your pants and salve your conscience at the same time.

I Mustang Sally Physician and Firkin. Dalkeith Road. 662 4746. 9pm. Free. No

signs of that Mustang slowing down as yet. I Flange Advocate. South Bridge.

9.30pm. Free. Local indie heroes.

I Eddie Felson Queen Street Oyster Bar.

Queen Street. 226 2530. 10pm. Free. I XL Bare Story. Cowgate. 556 3953.


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ROCK & BLUES I Beck Indie-folk-noise-blues- stomp. Unlikely chart fodder. but he managed it with Mellow Gold. King Tut's. Glasgow. Sun 27.

I Shane MacGowan And The Popes Bouncing back from obscurity (or near-death. as some would have it)

- ; 9.30pm. Free.

; : I Live Music Abbey. South Clerk Street. . Glasgow

667 3023. 8.30pm. Free. I Shane McGowan And The Popes

Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. j W another gone-tomorrow indie

7.30 m. £10 lus booking fee. Tickets fromplust thepTicket. Virgcin. Union Street. Glasgow phenomenon? Judge for yourselves. 226 4679. See feature. I The Beastie Boys and Jon Spencer Venue. Edinburgh. Tue 22; King I John Martyn Ferry. Clyde Place. 552 Blues Explosion Barrow-land. Gallowgate. Tut’s. Glasgow. Fri 25. 0767. £10. Tickets from the box office 552 4601. P()STP()NFl). - ' and the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 I The Four Brothers and Stella Chiweshi afl'ch'af“'°“f‘g".,M‘fcs":fh and 551]. Gravelly soulful simplicity from the Ital Reggae Club. The Venue. Sauchiehall 1 "gm?" 0 . £10 an t b » highly influential Scots singer on his : Street. 353 1927. £4. A special Zimbabwe Bunhymch m the" new, _ : second Ferry date. evening with the world-renowned combo. COhhgumlth- venue. [ldmburgh' The I Consolidated, Kaliphz and Det-Bi- I Katy Motfat King Tut's \Vah Wah Hut. 29; King Tut's. Glasgow. Thurs I. 3 Mental Arches. Midland Street. 221 9736. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £7. JAZZ I 7.30pm. £6.30 plus booking fee. Tickets Tickets from King Tut‘s and Just the I Jimmy Smith Quartet The : Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Hammond organ never sounded funkier than in the hands of the

_ from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. I August and The Geiger Babies NICC It 226 4679 and Virgin and Ripping Records Another acoustic singer/songwriter. this time linked with the countrv and roots . . master. Queen s Hall. Editibufigh. Wed 23.

Slat/)1 SilllCthhilll SIFCCL 333 9937- in Edinburgh. Highly politicised rappers scene in 1.os Angeles. I Carol Kidd Trio The singer returns

917m- 13- TWO hand-5 hhhl hllS'l“S who have lent their voice to many PC Flu/sling COINPililtiotl Who favour epic 5 issues over the years and usually make I The Stanleys, Ex-Cathedra, Skelt and pop sounds. 3 time for an open mic spot during their Eska Nice 'n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. I The Clone Assassins MHCSUTIeY‘S‘ E shows when audience members are 333 9637. 9pm. A varied bill of to the format which suits her best Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free. invited to pass comment on what they've I alternative sounds from the punky lix- with her superb trio. City Hall. Cathedra to liska's love of choppy guitars. Glasgow. Thu”. I; Queén '3 Hal]. Edinburgh, Fri 2. FOLK & WORLD

POPPY roek Whh 1‘ lheihy hhlk edge- I heard a new approach to heckling. I Jah“ Hannah Cathdml “DU-“C. Support from two Asian rap collectives. I Dragdoll, Frenzy and The Sky Pilots Cathouse. Brown Street. 248 6606. 8pm. I Cajun Ceilidh Music and dancing from Louisiana, Ireland and

Cathedral Square. 552 3519. 9pm. Free. I Ralph Mc‘l’ell simihciydc Suite. £2. Local triple bill. Scotland. Good time guaranteed.

Cilhadh‘h Slhger/mhgwrher Pmlhhhhg hi3 Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall I Big Wednesday Liquor Store. Bridge Assemva Rooms, Edinburgh, Fri 18.

Dav/mute Times LP. . Street. 8pm. £8.50 (£6.50). Tickets from I Angela camera" Ahef “OUTS. COthF-SX the box office and the Ticket Centre. Street. Paisley. 848 5096. 9.30pm. Free. r Edinburgh _ CLASSICAL & OPERA I Organ Recital Mendelssohn,

Hyndland Road. 357 5827. 11pm. Free. Cundlcriggg‘ 327 5511_ The I loose cm ESQUIW HOUSC. AIIIIICSlfllld f singer/songwriter whose sublime ‘Streets I King Kurt and Swine Flu Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £7. More likely Saint-Sa'ens, Elgar and Wagner arranged for organ and played by

Cr0§51334 9491. 9P1“. FFCC. Blues. 5 ()f1.ondon' made him famous. But he I VIV'd BOO” S Yard. CillilCiIl'l ROlld. 649 docs know some ()(hcr sungg. than not. this will end up in a slavering. vomit-encrusted mess. Previous gigs have Timothy Byram-Wigfield. i’lfcliwan Hull, Edinburgh. Fri 18.

0‘34- 9Pm- FWC- I King Kurt and Hugh need And The I The Humplf Family Blazers. Hamilton Velvet Underpants King Tut‘s Wah wuh Town Hotel. Townhead Street. Hamilton. Hut, 8: Vinccm Street. 231 5379, 8.30pm, {canned wch “Chrmm dcliulm .h. [hC 0698 891 9.29' 7pm £250 fiddly fun for £950 Tlekels from Kh‘g Thls 11”" hm . Wheel of Misfortime into wirichian “” m“ f‘umly‘ the Tlekeh V'fg'h‘ U'hhh Sheeh 336 3 unlucky ‘v'tiltiriteer" strapped and spun I Chambe' Group of scouand Three Ulllll a human C athertne wheel effect is . . achieved. Wear your wellies. pieces by Lye” CWSSWC” wnh work ' by Jenny McLeod. Boulez and Messaien. Queen's Hall. Edinburgh. Mon 21.

Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £9.50 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. The Kornmg.’ reader‘s choice and Scotland's most successful unashamedly rock band in eons cause a mass outbreak of lists in the air. According to singer Ricky Warwick their current album Crank is so called ‘because of the speed we recorded with and on'. See live review.

I Ben Harper and Leticia King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5.50. Tickets frotn King Tut’s and Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Young acoustic artist whose folk-blues has attracted comparisons with the great Tim Buckley.

with an excellent new album. The Snake. See feature. Barrowland. Glasgow; Sat 19.

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' i 4679. ‘Destination Zululand'. ‘Banana Edlnburgh Banana' ring any bells pop-pickers? I The Indigo Girls, Danielle Howle and RIOIOUS psychobilly collective who I 30 Weevil Cas Rock Cafe. West Port, Martin Stephenson Queen‘s H11”. ClCl‘k Pmbahl)’ inspired Akl KLIUI’IS'II‘IKI“ 2294341. 9pm. £1. Blues and R 8; B. If Sheet, 668 2019- 7-30P'h- £9 Phi-5 70p Leni’mr‘“, (“hf/"("5 G“ """”'i""- vou don‘t have a good time at this one booking fee. Atlanta. Georgia‘s maverick ihen vou must beilead. I Groovetunnel Pear Tree. West Nicolson

I Re:Search Solar. Queen Margaret acoustic duo. with rabid cult following. SlUde Uhlon. UthrSh)’ Garden-5" 33‘) whose recent album Swamp Ophelia was . 9784- 9-30Pm- £4. SlUdeS and Sue-515- ? Street. 667 7553. 8.30pm. Free. lix- one of the year's best. TCCth 0mm Who have l'eehrded h)" E Shatlowlattd. JTQ. Pure Land and Wav . Rosa Mata and Jpn Venue, Calm” Twitch and Brainstorm's label. With guest Um "Embers gm it [0.1mm- [W‘um 0U] Road. 557 3073. 7.30pm. £3 in advance. D15 Terry “he 11150” h'hlh Ph-‘Wl‘hweh some 60s and 70s'1‘Vitheme tunes along £4 on door. Indie combo touring on the I sugafhehy Nice 'h‘ Slew-)3 Silhehlehilh with some of their own funksome frolicis. back of their recently released Asbestos ! SIFCCI. 333 9637. 9pm I Smoke and Kiss The Bride Stones Fricmls er). I Bet! Snakehips’ Country Messiahs Frederick Street. 220 1226 10pm Free I Showaddywaddy Cavendish. west Wharf. Yoker Ferry Road. 959 2016. 9pm. . I [an Cochran Sandy stances. ' Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm—3am. £5. The Free. Country rock with a bit of bourbon- g duwnsmirs at Les. para-guns. High Street. acceptable face ochddy boy rock _ nor! fuelled sleaze for authentic effect. 336 6191 10pm 7 The Sighl Of them SWlhgihg their I Promise BlaCkfriurS' BC” SWCL 552 I Revolver Rutland No1 Rutl'md Street drainpipes on TOT!) in the 70s when they 5934. 9.30pm. Free. Sweet soul music. 1 339 340‘) mp”, Free t i released ‘Undcr The Moon ()f [‘(wc' still I Albafoot Halt Bar. \VtXXlliIlldS ROEKI. 6")lt'T.l;.crn \Vriuht'q haunts my nightmares. 332 12“). 9.30pm. Free. R0018 reggae. “Dugcg not) 1') 15 9‘)”1 [:‘rcc {0ft “rock I Shrink and Speed King Subway. ' H n i m ' i I ' I i '

I The Outpatients MacSorley's. Jamaica

Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free. Covers band. I The Lost Soul Band and The I Morph After Hours. Cottiers. Hyndland Supernaturals Queen Margaret College. ROad- 357 5837. “1"” Free- Glasgow

Chm/00d TLr‘mLL‘ 33) 1999' 7‘30pm' U" I Spearhead King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. Local rootsies head out to kick some butt gt Vincent mm“ in] v79 8 30pm £5 With their new album Hung Like Jesus. I Jap’s Eye, Health "mm and EX Tickets from King Tut's and Just the BUCRCIS 0f bouncy‘ f“)th pep from [he cathed'a C35 ROCk cafe. we“ P9“ 329 Ticket Virgin Union Street 226 4679 ShPPOTI- 4341. 9pm £3 Rap meets punk knees T} 5 - ‘. ' ' . ' I

. - -, , ' ' ' r te next ro ect from former Beatnrg and I Magnet”? Old Shim Pl" B‘lr‘ tremble ears bleed and eVeTJ'Ohe gee-5 Disposablpe Flero ()f Hiphoprisy Michael Thhll)’ creseehh 55- [-31 8-30Pm- Free. home chirpy. Filthy matted dreads are not Fran“. Expect more inventive”-

articulated raps about life. the universe and everything.

I Fenn and Motor Life Go The 13th Note (downstairs). Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. Free. Fenn are back and they‘re as ferocious as ever. as the briefest contact with their new single ‘Sinister Minister" will testify. Catch them now in case they don't play again before the end of the millenium.


I Nazareth Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £7. The wrinkly rockers fae Fife roll on with an acoustic set. Dan McCafferty's voice is still in line shape. Showbiz trivia to bore your mates with: Axl Rose is said to be a big fan of his. even going to the extent of having him sing ‘l.ove llurts' at his wedding.

I be Niros Rutlaan Nol. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 5pm. Free. Crowded House covers and the like.

I Andy Chung Sandy Stone‘s. downstairs : at Les Partisans. High Street. 2266192. 10pm.

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