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Hyndland Road. 357 5827. 11pm. Free.
I The Merseybeats Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm-3am. £5.
Famous. once. for ‘Wishing And Hoping‘.
for those with elephantine memories. I Out Of Space and Filter Jar Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £2. Spacey grooves from the local headliners a [u Verve and Spiritualised. It‘s theirmain man's 21st birthday tonight. so it looks like being a ﬂuid evening.
I Funky Feet-Us Moray House Union. Holyrood Road. 556 5184. 10pm. £1 for Moray House students. £3 for everyone else. Groovy funk band beloved of all who have seen them. Playing as part of Beta Club.
I Bluelinger Platform One. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9pm. Free. Finger pickin' guitar rock ‘n' roll sounds from when drainpipes were cool.
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I ﬂew Doc And The Congregation Cas Rock Cafe, West Port. 229 4341. 9pm. £1. Howling moothies and R & B classics from the man with no dog collar.
I Mustang Sally Physician and Firkin. Dalkeith Road. 662 4746. 10pm. Free. Soul circuit survivors.
I Eddie Felson (TBC) West End Oyster Bar. West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10.30pm. Free.
I live Music Abbey. South Clerk Street. 667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.
I Beautiful People and The Autumn Stone King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4. Tickets frotn King Tut's and Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Recent Oasis support act who sample the Hendrix back catalogue for their dancey compositions. supported by local act with 2160s-infiuenced sound.
I Bab lloakes and The Varatlames Cumbernauld Theatre. Kildrum. Cumbernauld. 0236 458680. 7.45pm. £6 (£3). Eminent Scottish singer-songwriter ropes in a band capable of turning its hand to country. blues or pop.
I Ball 0i Confusion Nice ‘n’ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 3339637. 9pm. £3. Trad Scot pop with traces of Welleresque mature mod soulfulness.
I I The Fred Guimby Guartet Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. Acid jazz collective.
I The Hemingways Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free.
I Roll Wyn James h’lacSorley's. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free. Self- confessedly sleazy blues and R & B band with upfront guitar.
I lorna Buchanan After Hours. Cottiers. Hyndland Road. 357 5827. 11pm. Free. I Blackwater Blues Band and Derek And Twit Nice 'n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 10pm. £1.
I Motocaster, Bughouse and Sawyer The Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £3. Acid-splattered sleaze rock. it says ‘ere. They've been Stateside for most of last year polishing their live act. so could be good. Their debut album. Slay Lam/ct]. is out on Beggar‘s Banquet and a single. ‘The Habit'. which presumably refers to neither monks‘ clothing nor regular saving. came out earlier this month.
I The Blisters and The Country Teasers Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £2. Stray Cat-like strutting from The Blisters. I The Kaisers and The Lunkheads Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 9pm. £3. See Wed 18 for The Kaisers. Newcastle garage sounds from the support band.
I Bacey Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm—3am. £5. Not only did they give the world ‘Some Girls Will‘. they also blessed us with ‘Baby Lay Your Love On Me'. And they're back at The Cavendish yet again.
I The TCS Platform One. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9.30pm. Free. Rock.
I DTI. Advocate. South Bridge. 9.30pm. Free. Accessible reggae-pop.
I China Blue Physician and Firkin. Dalkeith Road. 662 4746. 10pm. Free.
I live Music Abbey. South Clerk Street. 667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.
I Free Gift and Gravity Shed Ollerton Hotel. Victoria Road. 0592 264286. 8.30pm. Couple of bands who are raising eyebrows in Fife. A third band may be added to the bill but details are sketchy at present.
SUNDAY 22 . .
I Celtic Connections See Folk listings.
I Heather Nova Cathouse. Brown Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £4.50 plus booking fee. Tickets from The Garage. Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679 and Tower Records. Argyle Street. 204 2500. Young singer/songwriter who doesn‘t spend all her time gazing at her navel and manages to make gentle songs sound visceral without resorting to all the naughty words that Liz Phair uses.
I The Supernaturals Liquor Store. Bridge Street. Paisley. 848 5096. 10pm. Free. See Thurs 19.
I Soda Tuna Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £2. Looks like being almost the sole band playing in Edinburgh tonight due to the post Hogmanay holocaust and beginning-of—the-year- when-everyone-is-skint syndrome. Oh aye. they’re from Haddington.
I Live Music Pear Tree. West Nicolson Street. 667 7533. 8.30pm. Free.
I Moist Cathouse. Brown Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £5.30 plus booking fee. Tickets from The Garage. Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679 and Tower Records. Argyle Street. 204 2500. Canadian rock band who have sold cartloads of records back home.
I Pink Kross, Sally Skull and Huala lluala Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. First of a six-day season of bands. drinks promos. buskers and assorted madness features three highly-rated all-female bands. And a Sol beer promo.
I Ege Barn Yasi Amorphus. Nice ’n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Scrambled acid from the eggman at the regular Tuesday techno zone.
I Froody and Apple Kazoo Club. The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 8.30pm. Free.
I Glasgow Songwriters featuring lesley Ann Smith Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. Plus open mic.
I The Passengers and Pop Rockets Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 9pm. Free. The festivities at The Brewhouse continue. Plus Miller beer promo. And no doubt a busker or two.
I Shaker Blues Harleys. Quarry Street. Hamilton. 0698 458174. 9pm. Free.
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 Tinsley Ellis King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £6.
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