MUSIC ROCK & BLUES
I A Better Faith and Just Another Dream Fixx 11. Miller Street. 221 1568. 9pm. Free. One other band still to be decided for this Battle ofthe Bands semi-final.
I The River Detectives Blazers. Hamilton Town Hotel. Townhead Street. Hamilton. 0698 891 929. 7pm. £5. See Sat 26.
I Eternal Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 1155. 7.30pm. £11.50. See preview. I The Mad Professor and Space Monkey Mafia Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £5. The sound of inspired madness from the dubmaster Prof aided and abetted i by Dls from Dub Dept.
I Khartoum Heroes Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 10pm. Free. Used to be called the Skuobhie Dubh ()rchestra but no one could get the spelling right. An amalgam of Scottish and American roots styles.
I Corporation Cheese Market Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £2.
I El Supremo West End Oyster Bar. West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10.30pm. Free. Big Bert is out and about on his lonesome crooning those houn' dawg blues.
I No Sharp Objects Legends. Cowgate. 225 8382. 9.30pm. Price on the door. The note detailing this information was written in crayon. so be warned.
I Tommy Beavitt Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 10pm. Free.
I The lost Soul Band Martell. Burnbank Road. 0324 621764. 8pm. £2.50. See Fri 18.
I Phil Collins SECC. Finnieston Quay. 248 9999. SOLD OUT. A singing drummer. Well. 1 never. We hear he’s quite popular with the masses. borne out by the fact that his two concerts at the big red shed sold out immediately when they
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Outstanding modern jazz
East Kilbride Sat 3, Arts Centre, 61000 Glasgow Sun 4, City Hall Bar, 227 5511 Edinburgh Mon 5, Music Box, 668 2019
were announced back in the Jurassic era. I Paul Weller Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £13.50 plus booking fee. Tickets frotn Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. See Wed 30.
I The legendary ladies Of Soul Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. £12.50. £10. Tickets frotn the box ofﬁce and the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511. Featuring a trio of 60s girl groups — Martha Reeves and The Vandellas. Ronnie Spector and The Ronettes and The Crystals — who between them managed to notch up a healthy catalogue of sparkling pop classics.
I Electrafixion King Tut's Wah Walt Hut. ‘ St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £6.
Tickets from King Tut's and Just the
- Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679.
I laibach Arena. Oswald Street. 221 4583. 9pm. £7.50 plus booking fee. Tickets frotn the Arena. Just the Ticket.
Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679 and Tower Records. Argyle Street. 204 2500. The l eccentric Yugoslavian collective perform
a selection of their high camp electro- choral anthems. with the occasional novelty cover version tossed in in case anyone's in danger of taking them too seriously. The party continues until 4am. I Shelter, The Tinglies and Why? Cathouse. Brown Street. 221 5279. 8pm. £3.50. Local triple bill including the dense but melodic indie noise of The Tinglies. I Superslinky, Bis and The Scooters Nice ‘n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.
I Babyiunkworm Jim's Bar. Queen Margaret Student Union. University Gardens. 3399784. 9pm. Free. Students and guests. See Fri 25.
I Auntie nose and Mishima Underground f at Ventura. King Street. 552 1388. 9pm.
I The Hemingways Church On The Hill. Langside Monutnent. 649 5189. 9.30pm. Free.
I saidflorence Harleys. Quarry Street. Hamilton. 0698 458174. 9pm. £2. See Sun
27. i I live Music Halt Bar. Woodlands Road.
332 1210. 9.30pm. Free.
I Yellow Cafe Night Sandy Stone's. downstairs at Les Partisans. High Street.
2266192. 9pm. Free. Performance poetry
and music frotn your congenial hosts MC
Rodney Relax and ex-Exploited man Gary McCormack.
I Eddie Felson Queen Street Oyster Bar.
Queen Street. 226 2530. 10pm. Free.
~ I Jezebel Neighbours. McDonald Road. 557 4928. 9pm. Free. Female vocal duo.
I Bluefinger A.J. Ramsay's. Broughton
Street. 5570627. 9pm. Free. Maximum rock ‘n‘ roll from old cold paws. I Aurora Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229
4341. 9pm. Free.
I live Music Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 10pm. Free.
Fusion grooves / latin rhythms
Dunfermline Wed 7, Mardi Gras, 623767 Glasgow Sat 10, City Hall Bar, 227 5511 Edinburgh Mon 12, Music Box, 668 2019
Light Music is listed by date, then by city. Performances will be listed, subject to space, provided that details reach our offices at least one week before publication. light Music listings compiled by Fiona Shepherd
and Jonathan Trew.
I Sydney Devine Pavilion. Renlield Street. 332 1846. 7.30pm. £8.75. £7.75. The third show of the Pavilion residency by the Glasgow country legend in his own lunchtime.
' SATURDAY 19
I Sydney Devine Pavilion. Renfield I Street. 332 1846. 7.30pm. £8.75. £7.75. 1 it's the end of the run.
5 I Dominic Kirwan Glasgow Royal
i Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. £1 1. £ 10. £9. Tickets from the box office
i and the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227
i 5511. Drippy Celtic sentimentality. The
; musical equivalent of Hmr' Green 112”le Valley but not as good.
3 I The Glory 0f Gershwin Pavilion. Renfield Street. 332 1849. 730an
i £12.50. £11.50. Larry Adler interprets some Gershwin classics. I ; Edinburgh I Simon May Usher Hall. Lothian Road, 1 228 1155. 8pm. ram—£12.50. Billed as 'A Night Away Frotn TV’ and featuring the Simon May Orchestra. choirs and assorted guests all hammering out the themes from [Eastern/yrs. 'l‘ruinm;
C mxxrmu/x and so on.
I The Special Magic or louis Armstrong Strathclyde Suite. Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 8pm. £7.50 (£5). Tickets from the box office and the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511. The kind of magic you hear every time they play ‘We Have All The Time In The World‘ on that Guinness ad‘.’ Satchmo's old mucker Terry Lightfoot leads his hand through the classics.
I In The Mood Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. £12. £11. £10. Tickets from the box office and the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511. The Herb Miller Orchestra return to run through all the Glenn Miller big band favourites.
I Michael Ball Glasgow Royal Concert Ha11.Sauchiehall Street. 8pm. SOLD OUT. The ditnpled housewives' choice radiates wholesome charm. fresh from recording his star-studded [TV show.
I Michael Ball Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Satchiehall Street. 8pm. £18.50. £16.50. £14.50. Tickets from the box office and the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511. See Mon 28.
Dates listed below are tor one-off shows: see separate section for residencies. Gigs are listed by date, then by city. Performances will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least one week before publication. Jazz listings compiled by Kenny Mathieson.
I Martin Coogan’s Dixieland Jazz Band City Hall. Candleriggs. Tickets frotn Cancer Research on (141 333 9465. 7.30pm. £5. Coogan's Dixielanders share this charity variety concert in aid of Cancer Research with the Urban Gypsies. the Close Shave barbershop choir. and sortie 1rish music and dance.
I Snake Davis and The Channers The 13th Note. 80 Glassford Street. venue 553 1638; info 887 4733. 9.30pm. £5 (£3.50). Davis is known as one of the best session players in the country. but likes to exercise his chops with his own jazz- orientated band as well. See preview.
I Glasgow Jazz Record Club Unitarian Church. 72 Berkeley Street. 7.45pm. A double bill this week. with a tribute to ex- Kenton saxophonist Bob Cooper from John Moore. and Bill Moran's ‘lt's In The Air‘. Contact Bill Winter on 944 4402 for membership details.
I larry Adler in The Glory of Gershwin Pavilion Theatre. Renfield Street. 332 1846. 7.30pm. £12.50. £1 1.50. it's hard to take the mouth organ seriously as a virtuoso instrument. but there is no doubt that Larry Adler can play the hell out of it. This tribute to Gershwin follows on from his recent stellar cast-of-thousands recording of the same name.
I Snake Davis and The Channers Tron Jan. Cellar. Tron Tavern and Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 220 1550. 8.30pm. £4 (£3). See Fri 18 and preview.
Glasgow I Terry lightfoot and His Band
Strathclyde Suite. Glasgow Royal Concert 7
Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 227 5511. 8pm. £7.50. One of the best-established figures on the UK traditional jazz scene pays tribute to the memory of his hero. the great Louis Armstrong.
I Jimmy Smith Quartet Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 8.30pm. £11.50. £10 (£8). A rare Scottish date sees the return of the king of soul-jazz on the currently resurgent Hammond organ. See preview.
I Chick lyall Quintet Tron Jazz. Cellar. Tron Tavern and Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 220 1550. 8.30pm. £3 (£2). The pianist debuted this new electric quintet at the lidinburgh Jazz Festival. and revealed a funkier facet of his music in the process. He is joined by saxophonist Phil Bancroft. with Morph on guitar. John Spiers on bass. and drummer lain Copeland.
I Tam White’s Eco-Drive Band City Hall. Candleriggs. CANCELLED — the singer
42 The List 18 November—1 December 1994