Bates listed below are for one-off 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. Book and Blues listings compiled by Fiona Shepherd

and Jonathan Trew.

I Love Circus West End Oyster Bar. West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10.30pm. Free. I June Frost Chambers Street Student Union. Chambers Street. 11.30pm. Students and guests only. students free.

guests £1. Acoustic indie/rock and a violin. So getjiggin’.

I Mustang Sally Platform ()ne. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9pm. Free. More Cr)ntlllilttit'ltl.\'-iltSpil‘cd soul.

I Riverside Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 2294341. 9pm. Free.

Q I live Music Abbey. South Clerk Street. 3 667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.

; Glasgow

FRIDAY 10 '5


I lloney, The Diesel Kings and The Moondials Kittg Tut's Walt Walt l-lut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3. Eclectic triple bill with Honey‘s highly contemporary indie noise. The Diesel

Kings' commercial folk pop and The 1

Moondials stirring garage sounds. A «t- R week.

I Slimcea Girl, The Gyres and The Autumn Stone Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sattchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. £2.50. A trio of 60s-in t1 uenced bands (they borrow the melodic strength rather than ape the style) witlr a strong 90s streak of attitude. A J} R week.

I The Finger Creams and Limbslice Arena. Oswald Street. 221 3010. 8.30pm. £2.50. Entry to Parklife included. Trippy indie pop frotn The Finger Creams while Limbslice borrow ideas from all over the shop. .4 & R week.

I Cloud Assassins MacSorley's. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free.

I Big George And The Business Brewhottse. John Street. 552 3801. 8.30pm. Free. Veteran heavy blues combo. tonight playing new material from their forthcoming albtttn.

I Shan McChuills. High Street. 552 2135. 9.30pm. Free. Jazzy funk.

I Breakfast At Tiffany‘s After Hours. Cottiers. Hyndland Road. 357 5827. llprn. Free.

I Uncle Jack Salmon Leap lnn. Main Street. Drymen. 01360 660 357. llptn. £2.

I Blueberry Jam Clyde Bar. West Clyde Street. Helensburgh. 01463 673 257. 10pm. £1.


I dEUS and The Joyriders Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 7.30pm. £4. Raucous noise pop interspersed with more introspective moments from the headliners. More of the same without the quieter moments frotn the local support. I The Equals Cavendish. W‘st Tolleross. . 228 3252. 9pm—3am. £5. Eddy Grant's old band. I I Boppelgangers Physician and Firkin. ' Dalkeith Road. 662 4746. 10pm. Free. Get 1 along there early or you‘ve no chance of ! getting in. It‘s the next best thing to the 1 real thing the Bono-recommended U2 tribute band who look and sound amazingly similar to the real megastars.

I Speed King Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £2. Not a Deep Purple tribute band but an indie rock outfit fae


I Cupid Mount Etna, Air Tone Chendo and I Am David Wee Red Bar. Edinburgh College of Art. 229 1442. 9pm. £2. Bit of a Colon Blast evening featuring two bands who are on the label’s ‘Capital City On Its Knees' tape.

I The Supernaturals Teviot Row Student Union. Teviot Row. 9pm. Students and guests only. Fun pop from the thrift shop chic west coasters whose influences stretch from the 50s to the 90s.

; I Brian Kennedy King Tut's Walt Wah i Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. ' £6. Tickets from King Tut's arid Jttst the

Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Singer/songwriter who formed one half of

I Blind Jump atrd Million Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 3339637. 9pm.

1 I Baggle Taggle Gypsies Brewhottse. John Street. 552 3801. 8.30pm. Free.

Lively blend of roots styles.

I Baindance Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. ' 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free.

I Bootsie Tootsie Blues Band

Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free.

I A Glasgow Kiss MacSorley's. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free.

I The Badoos Boon’s Yard. Cathcart Road. 649 0184. 10pm. Free.

i I The Federal Kings Wolburn‘s Wharf.

Yoker Ferry Road. 959 2016. 9.30pm. Free.

I Alison Mitchell After Hours. Cottiers. Hytrdland Road. 357 5827. 11pm. Free. I Ball 0f Confusion, The Passengers and Geiger Babies East Kilbride Arts Centre. Old Coach Road. The Village. East Kilbride. 013552 61000. 8pm. £2 (advance). £3 (door). Former members of Slide slide into Paul Welleresque mature sottlpop tnode.

1 I The Boom Club Blazers. Hamilton Town Hotel. Townhead Street. Hamilton.

01698 891 929. 7pm. £2.

3 I The Last Divide Dugout. Cathcart

Street. Greenock. 01475 727 918. 9pm. Free. Rousing AOR pop.


sun 12 feb 8pm

IRON HORSE plus ross kennedy & 3" archie mcallister

‘. . CLASSICAL 5‘ sun 19 feb 8pm ,‘

RACHMANINOVTRIO romantic classics

0141 552 4267 or 227 ssi

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I Mantis and Good Omen Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £2.

I Jap’s Eye attd Six-Pack Cas Rock Cafe. ,

West Port. 229 4341. 9pm. £3. Angry rap : and ptrnk crossover along with a Black

: Flag tribute.

I Mantis and Good Omen Subway.

1 Cowgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £2.

3 I DJango Cavendish. West 'l'ollcross. 228 3252. 9pm--3am. £5. Drifters‘ covers keep

i on drifting.

I Soul Connection Platform One. Rttllztiitl

' Street. 225 2433. 9.30pm. Free.

. South Bridge. 9.30pm. Free. Formerly

Black Cat Bones but still playing the blues.

I Dionysus West End Oyster Bar. West

I Saturdays Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 10pm. Free. 1 I Dead Parrot Society Neighbours. McDonald Road. 557 4928. 9pm. Free.

; Late 70s and early 80s covers. ' I live Music Abbey. Sottth Clerk Street. . 667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.

: Kirkcaldy

I Black Water Blues Band Ollerton Hotel. Victoria Road. 0592 264286. 8.30pm. £2.50.

Sweetmouth and tnore recently has played f . with Van Morrison.

Glasgow I The Doppeigangers R.(;.'s. Queen

Street. 221 2200. 9pm. Free. The closest you'll get to seeing U2 play in intitnate surroundings. as the U2 tribute crew

t attempt to recreate 7.00 T\' in a bijott

watering hole.

I Ground Zero and Dirt Cathouse. Brown Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £3.

I The Delgados The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. Free. Locally tipped melodic pop outfit.

I Something For The Weekend Advocate.

I International Steamer Liquor Store. Bridge Street. l’aisley. 848 5096. 10pm. l‘TCL‘.

I Brutal Goose Blazers. Hamilton Town Hotel. 'l‘ownhead. Hamilton. 01698 891 929. 7pm. £2.

I The Boom Club and Hallowed Ground Sax. 'l‘eyiot Walk. ('ttmbernauld. 01236 73‘ 200. l)oors 7pm. batrd 9.30pm. £2.50.


I DTACK and The Joyriders Music Box. \‘ictoria Street. 225 256—1. 8pm. £3 on door or plrone 662 478-1. Spiky rock that evades the more olwious pitfalls of the genre from li’l‘At'K but they might have a hard job matching up to the powerful battering that The Joyriders can tllrli out.

I The Last Divide ('as Rock Cali“. \Vesl . _ _ l’ort 2294311 9pm Martland Street. 225 3861 10.30pm. l'ree.

I Life With Nixon .\l'.‘|lt‘~. lit-tier it'k

S‘reet.2.‘_{} 12.2.6 lilptti l'ree.

~ I Bluefiriger l,';\ttaehe. Harland Street.

22‘! 3102. lllpm. l'ree.

I Amanda Lyon and the Soul Connection lttrtlarrtl No |. Rtttlantl Street. 2293-102. 10pm. l‘ree. Soul combo.

I live Music l’ear 'l‘ree. \Vest Nieolson Street. 667 7.53% 8.30pm. Free.



I Sleeper The Garage. Sauchiehall Slim-1.3.32 112?).7311pm. £5plttsbooking fee. 'l'iekets from King 'l'nt's and Just the lit kt‘l. \yil‘giil. liliititl Slit‘t‘l 3.20 407‘).

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I Freak Of Nature and Apes, Pigs and Spacemen The Venue. (‘alton Road. 557 i073.91‘m. £6. 1A t'awl. from the headliners featuring trontman Mike Tramp who llst‘tl to be lit influential metal band White Lion. Their new album. (Stir/twine ()f'l'z't (List: is otzt now on Music l‘ttt‘ Nations


MCP by arrangement wnh 1TB presents



Tickets: £19.00 Credit Cards Tel: 041 948 9999,

041 556 5555 (24 hours) or 031 557 6969 (subject to a maximum booking fee of £9.00) Personal applicatlon to Virgin Records Glasgow and Edinburgh, Ripping Records Edinburgh and all T.0.C.T.A. outlets throughout Scotland subject to a booking fee of £1.50 per ticket.

For further information Telephone 031 557 6969.

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