ROCK & BLUES MUSIC
the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Legendary Texan singer/songwriter who has written songs for Emmylou Harris and Don Williams in the past.
I Abel Ganz and Exit Cathouse. Brown Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £2.50. Long- serving Glasgow prog-rockers.
I Auntie Bose Fixx 11. Miller Street. 221 1568. 7.30pm. Free. Christmas party.
I Sherbet and The Gyres Nice ‘n’ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.
I lied Green’s Blues Band Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 8.30pm. Free.
I The Sensational Alex Harvey Band Sax. Teviot Walk. Cumbernauld. 0236 733 200. 7pm. £6. See Wed 7.
I The Chosen Liquor Store. Bridge Street. Paisley. 848 5096. 9.30pm. Free. ‘Vespa-riding revivalists'. it says here. who got together at their local scooter club.
I Suns 01 Arqa Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. Price TBC. World music dub heroes who are riding high on the present craze for all sounds dubby. Expect at least fourteen musicians on stage with everything from bagpipes. sitars. hurdie gurdies and more percussion instruments than you can beat with a stick. There'll be musicians from India. Jamaica. Morocco and visitors from an alternative planet called Ozric Tentacles as well as dudes from Fundamental. It's spread over two floors. comes complete with DJs from Squid and the Blue Room and lest we forget there‘ll be at least six dancers on sta C.
I tarstruck, The Country Teasers and The Selkies Walpole Hall. Chester Street. 557 6045. 7.30pm. £3. £2. Not only do you get three bands. especially the excellent Starstruck. for the paltry entrance fee. you'll also have the pleasure of spoken entertainment from Jim from spiky Glasgow indie band Badgewearer. Proceeds go to Bosnia Now. Bring yer own booze.
I The Hideaway Blues Band Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 9pm. £1. No prizes for guessing the genre.
I Kiss The Bride Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 10pm. Free.
I M People SECC. Finnieston Quay. 248 9999. £14 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Blur were robbed! Meanwhile M People descend further into the handbag house mire with every record release.
I The Bootleg Beatles Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 8pm. £11.50. £10. Tickets from the box office and the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 551 1. The ﬁrst moptop impersonators take you through the various Beatles phases from clean-cut groovers to bare-footed hippies.
I The Cult Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. They've been through too many rock pig phases to count but somehow lan Astbury's come out of it all with enough credibility to still be regarded as cool (by me anyway). Can they still cut it in the post-Nirvana landscape?
I The Selecter King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 226 4679. 8.30pm. £7. Tickets from King Tut’s and Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Mod is back! The List spotted a fresh- faced young chap in a shirt. tie and parka so it must be. The Selecter were only loosely associated with the first mod revival because they were sharp dressers but ‘On My Radio’ is great for a skank down the local discotheque.
I Sunny Gouge, Slimcea Girl and Flood The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. Free. Slimcea Girl play 60s- influenced pop and Flood are astral noise terrorist from Edinburgh.
I Glasgow Songwriters featuring Tani Gushley Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. Plus open mic.
I The Bootleg Beatles Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. £9.50. £10.50. See Mon 12.
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.
I The Dream Disciples Kitchen. Cowgate. 225 5413. 9pm. Free.
I Bolling Fork Christie’s. West Port. 229 4553. Blues covers.
I Travis Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 10pm. Free. Glasgow band formerly known as The Family and. before that. Glass Onion.
I WEDNESDAY 14
I Squeeze Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Top Britpop geezers of yore. but these days they're staggering close to dinosaur territory. They don't write them like they used to.
G1 asgow Barrowlamls
Sharon Shannon, Frances Black Mary Cong
plus more guests to he announced
16th January, Festival Theatre EDINBURGH 031-529 6000
8th January Festival Theatre
EDINBURGH 031-529 6000
I The leopards, Spacehopper, The Secret Goldfish and The Revolutionary Army at Intant Jesus Tramway. Albert Drive. 7.30pm. Free. See preview. First band on at 7.30pm prompt. Be there or be
22nd January. Lyceum Theatre EDINBURGH 031-229 9697
23rd January. Music Hall ABERDEEN 0224641122
. . . (draws square with fingers like Uma Thurman in Pulp Fiction).
I Hugh need And The Velvet Underpants Curlers. Byres Road. 334 1284. 9pm. Free. See Mon 5.
I Townes Van Zandt Assembly Rooms. George Street. 220 4348. 8.30pm. £8.50 (£7.50). See Sun 11.
I Meatloaf SECC. Finnieston Quay. 248 9999. SOLD OUT. A veteran theatrical heavyweight - surely the Gary Glitter of rock.
I Senseless Things and Joyrider 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. Senseless Things have lost their puppyfat and replaced it with bloated rifferama. Will the kids mosh about like they used to? Support band Joyrider should not be confused with the Edinburgh band of similar name.
I Electric Garden Cathouse. Brown Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £2.50.
I ﬂeet and Wah Wah Jack Fixx 11. Miller Street. 221 1568. 9pm. Free. Reef‘s music was featured in the Sony Minidisc ad; Wah Wah Jack have no such claims to fame but their Scotpop has won them fans locally.
28th February, The Garage, GLASG
Tickets from Venue Box Offices. Just The Ticket Union Street and all Tocta outlets
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