ROCK & BLUES Mtrslc
Road. 0592 264286. 8.30pm. £2.50. Blues and R & B with some mean slide gtritar. They've got a new mini album out on Buzz Records which goes under the title of Little Miss Be/mvin '.
I Oasis Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. SOLD OUT. A rescheduled date to compensate for Liam‘s loss of voice at their concert a couple of weeks ago. Everyone with a ticket stub from that concert can gain entry tonight.
I Baby Chaos, Cobalt Jury and Travis King Tut's Wah Wah Htrt. St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 9pm. £4. Tickets from King Tut's and Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 467‘). A Sound City Rewind gig featuring three of the city's rockingest young bands ringing out a successful year for live music in Glasgow. See preview.
I The Lunkheads, Dirt and 228 The Kazoo Club. The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. Free.
I The Humptl Family and New Leaf Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £5. The headliners got their name 'cause they got the hurnpff when first asked to play. They‘re a lot happier now and have released their second album. Flinn/y. The support are pure pop peddlers and damn good at it as well.
I The Joyriders Kitchen. Cowgate. 225 5413. 9pm. Free. Buzzin' power pop from local set up. l-lelluva racket.
I Songwriters’ Showcase and Workshop Tron Tavern. Hunter Square. 8pm. £1. Information: 228 3147. Weekly forum for Edinburgh-based sitiger-songwriters. with anybody welcome to perform a fifteen- minute set. One local songwriter is highlighted at 10.30pm each night.
I Sandyman Sandy Stone's. downstairs at Les Partisans. High Street. 226 6192. 10pm.
I El Supremo Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 2262530. 10pm. Free. See Tuesday 20.
I Balaam And The Angel King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £5. Tickets from King Tut's and Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 467‘). Midlands trio of brothers who were an essential trendy gothic pop namedrop in the mid-80s among Ctllt fans and the like. Now they return to the fray. older and possibly wiser.
I Spacehopper, Pink Kross and The Delgados The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. Free. The second of Sound City's Rewind gigs. featuring the sonic stearnrollering of Spacehopper. Pink Kross doing their Ramones trash garage lurching and the melody-driven Delgados. See preview.
I The Wig Wam Bams Sax. Teviot Walk. Curnbernauld. 0236 733 200. 8pm. £3.
I Goodbye Mr Mackenzie La Belle Angele. Hastie‘s Close (behind The Kitchen). Cowgate. 225 2774. 8pm. £7 in advance. The Mac Kenzies spring forth with a seasonal offering of fun. frolics and loud guitars. Guaranteed to clear those post-turkey cobwebs.
I The Playboys and Shaking Spear And The Cannibals Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 9pm. The headliners are a rockabilly outfit from London who played on Ronnie Dawson‘s first album. Support comes from members of The Kaisers and other as yet unnamed folk.
I Grasshopper Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. £2.
I Bleeding Hearts Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 10pm. Hard rocking axe wielders who incorporate several elements of Baby's Got A Gun for those who have longish memories.
I The Johnson Brothers Sandy Stone's. downstairs at Les Partisans. High Street. 226 6192. 10pm.
I Holocaust Legends. Cowgate. 8382. 10pm. Legendary Edinburgh rock band. who had the distinction of having one of their songs covered by Metallica. I Tommy Beavitt Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 10pm. Free.
I Soul Connection Platform One. Rutland
Street. 225 2433. 9.30pm. Free.
‘ THURSDAY 29
. I Cowboy Mouth, The Supernaturals and Wah Wah Jack King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 9pm. £4.
Tickets from King Tut‘s and Just the
Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 467‘).
The third and final Sound City Rewind
event featuring Cowboy Month. the latest ' group formed by Grahatne Skinner. otherwise known as Skin from Hipsway.
who are influenced by Lee Hazelwood. Nancy Sinatra and Lou Reed. See Fri 16 for The Supernaturals. See preview.
I Tab, Agent Orange, Sativa Drummers,
; Clockwork Live and Hezsearch Glasgow
School of Art. Renfrew Street. 332 0691.
8.30pm-2.30pm. £7. Students and guests.
An Analogue night to follow their Christmas Day DJ spectacular at The Garage. Tonight is a celebration of live Scottish dance acts. also with DJs including the Amorphus collective. Lars. Shandy from Analogue and Adrian from Clockwork and Cybermania. Downstairs in the Vic Bar. Rampant Sound and Soundclash Republic embark on a bit of a dub war.
I The BMX Bandits, Telstar Ponies, The Supernaturals and Boyfriend. The Ferry. Clyde Place. 9pm. £7 (£6). Tickets from Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511.
I Caiteine Cake Orchestra, Slimcea Girl, Sexx Godzz, Saint, The Blisters, Bust, Goldust, Bank, The Gyres, Sherbet, The
Poison Sisters, The Moondials, The Juney g Rubens and The Yummylur Nice 'n’ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 3339637.
6pm~lam. Free. A live band beano — all of the above hands performing fifteen minute sets throughout the night plus a late license and it’s all free.
I Jesse Bee The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £4. The claymore-
; wielding. technology embracing dance
and video guru performs a show involving
an lSDN link-up with (hopefully) some ‘, . . ,, .. , r . . ' Tackhead persons 11] a New Jersey studio.
I International Steamer and Haven Underground At Ventura. King Street. 552 1388. 9pm. £2.
I Haggle Taggle Gypsies The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 8.30pm. Free. Lively mix of roots styles.
I The Passengers The Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free.
I Jim Diamond Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. £‘).50—£12.50. It‘s the love. peace and harmony tour as though we haven't had enough of that over Christmas.
I Groovetunnel A.J. Ramsay's.
Broughton Street. 557 0627. 9pm. Free. ; Funk merchants with an impeccable E pedigree. Helping the experience along
will be some trippy lights and projections.
I Tinderbox Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 10pm. Formerly The Dreaming and still blasting out a frantic mix of fiddles and fierce guitars.
I Naked Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £2.
I Short Stories Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 10pm. Free.
I Cross Town Neighbours. McDonald Road. 557 4928. 9pm. Free.
I Ian Cochrane Sandy Stone‘s. downstairs at Les Partisans. High Street. 2266192. 10pm.
I Bluetinger Platform One. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9.30pm. Free. Rock 'n‘ roll.
I Fish The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 1210. 7.30pm. £8.50 plus booking fee. Tickets from The Garage. Jtrst the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679 and Tower Records. Argyle Street. 204 2500. The big man gets all emotional in the run-up to Hogmanay with his heavy Celtic rhapsodies.
I Blues ’n’ Trouble King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £6.50. Tickets from King Tut‘s and Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 467‘). The last ever Glasgow gig for the esteemed native blues practitioners.
I T-Hextasy The Cathouse. Brown Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £5.30 plus booking fee. Tickets from The Cathouse. Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street 226 467‘). and Tower Records. Argyle Street. 204 2500. T-Rex and Marc Bolan tribute outfit glam it up for the tinselly season.
I Angela Cameron After Hours. Cottiers. Hyndland Road. 357 5827. 11pm. Free. I The lost Soul Band The Clyde Bar. West Clyde Street. Helensburgh. 0463 673 257. 10pm. £1. Edinburgh's favourite eclectic roots pop combo.
I oiango Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm—3am. £5. The Drifters hits live
I Shake The Shak Bare Story. Cowgate. 556 3953. 9pm. Free. See Sunday 17.
I Shibboleth Platform One. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9pm. Free. Lively rock/pop from the popular four-piece. who now have a mini-LP out entitled (itmg HUI.
I El Supremo Sandy Stone‘s. downstairs at Les Partisans. High Street. 226 6192. 10pm.
I Live Music Abbey. South Clerk Street. 667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.
I I Wollstone, The Humpll Family,
Khartoum Heroes, The Kaisers, Big Vern ’n’ The Shootahs (tbc), The River Detectives, Hugh Reed and the Velvet Underpants, Cajun Aces and Boogalusa George Square. 10.30pm. Free. A big Hogmanay fling involving the above bands on three stages around the Square. plus a comedy/cabaret stage. The festivities continue till 1am.
I Pure 6 Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7pm—2am. £18 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679 and Virgin and Ripping Records in Edinburgh. A special Hogmanay celebration featuring live sets by Plastikman (Richie Hawtin) and Mr Landstruum and DJ slots from Hawtin, Evil Eddie Richards and Twitch & Brainstorm. and Dribbler. The Bill and Kookie in the Sonic Womb chill-out zone. I The Johnny 7 Nice 'n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. See preview.
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