MUSIC ROCK & BLUES
LA BELLE ANGELE, EDINBURGH THURSDAY 9th FEBRUARY KING TUT’S, GLASGOW
SATURDAY 11th FEBRUARY
UN REPEATAB LE GLASGOW ROYAL CONCERT HALL FRIDAY 24th FEBRUARY
EDINBURGH PLAYHOUSE SUNDAY 26th FEBRUARY 031-557 2590
GLASGOW BARROWLAND SATURDAY 4th MARCH
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GLASGOW MITCHELL THEATRE SATURDAY 18th MARCH EDINBURGH LA BELLE ANGELE
MONDAY 20th MARCH
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GLASGOW ROYAL CONCERT HALL SAT 13th & SUN 14th MAY 041-227 5511
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I Sandyman Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 10pm. Free.
I The Rain Kings Rutland No l. Rutland Street. 22‘) 3-102. 10pm. Free. Used to be the De Niros before they changed their name to the Blackbirds. Guess they didn't like that one either. Crowded House covers and Blue Nile type stuff is still on the cards.
I James Hall King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4. Tickets frorn King Tut's and Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 467‘). Formerly the frontman of late 80s combo Mary My Hope (no. me neithert who has apparently been wearing make-up since primary school and describes his music .is “art-trash Euro—funk rock 'n' roli'.
I Rust, Catterson and BLP Kazoo Club. The 1301 Note. ('ilassford Street. 553 I638. 9pm. Free. Hardcore noise trio who released their own 'Numskull' IiP last yean
i I Glasgow Songwriters featuring Peter Irving Bradford Blackfriars. Bell Street.
E 552 592-1. 9.30pm. Free. Plus open mic. I Fastlayne Palace. Keith Street.
; Hamilton. ()l698 28-1 1 ll. Doors 8pm.
§ hand l0pm. Free. Heavy rock. Tom
Ed inburgh ~ I Sleeper and Nyack The Venue. (‘altori i Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £5. See preview. ; I Songwriters’ Showcase and Workshop Tron Tavern. Hunter Square. 8pm. £ 1. Information: 228 3 H7. Weekly forum for I Edinburgh-based sitiger-songwritcrs. with anybody welcome to perform a fifteen- ' minute set. One local songwriter rs highlighted at l0.30pm each night. I Makossa Kitchen. Cowgate. 225 5413. ()pm. Free. Mix of African roots and reggae. I EI Supremo Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 10pm. Free. Don't hear much from l.os Supremos at the moment but Big Bert carries the flag on alone. I Bluefinger Rutland No l. Rutlarrd Street. 229 3402. ltlpm. Free. Acoustic rock ’n' roll set. I Red Hot And Blue I.” Attache. Rutland Street. 22‘) 3402. l0pm. Free. Red hot rockin'.
i I Eric Clapton and Clarence Gatemouth Brown SECC. Fintrieston Quay. 248 999‘). I SOLD OUT. ()ld Slow hand lays down some sturdy licks and the audience rattle theirjewellery appreciatively. He‘s got a back catalogue. but is he gonna use. it'.’ See preview for Clarence Gatemouth Brown.
I Solid Silver 705 Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. 5 £l2.50. £11.50. £9.50. Tickets from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 55 l 1. Alvin Stardust. Mud and The Glitter Band re-adjust their sequined capes and spaneg platform boots in readiness for this rescheduled celebration of glam pop tack. I Velvet Crush King Tut’s th Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 22] 5279. 8.30pm. £5.50. Tickets from King Tut's and Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 467‘). Whimsical Creation outfit daydreaming their way through a janeg set with a country inﬂuence. Last year‘s Teenage Symphonies '12) (Ind was pleasant enough in a sub-Byrdsy way.
I Drugstore, Velodeluxe and Goldust The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 I638. 9pm. £4. The headliners tell tender. woozy tales of love and life. like a softer Throwing Muses. Support from local contenders Goldust and Velodeluxe.
Catch the best Music this fortnight.
ROCK 8r BLUES
III Sleeper You may have seen them supporting Blur last year. a fitting slot for their spikey new Britpop. King Tut's. Glasgow. Mon [3; Venue. Edinburgh. Tue 14.
I Cyndi lauper With an enviable track record of hit singles, and irrepressible energy. the unignorable Lauper should be busting all blocks in this show. Usher Hall. Edinburgh. SUI
I Eric Clapton Long-overdue return visit for Slowhand. currently revisiting his blues roots with the album Back To The Cradle. SECC. (ilaxgntr. Wed [5.
I Supergrass Still in their teens but already a favourite of the indie kids after their 'Caught By The Fuzz' single. King Tut‘s. (iiltlS‘L’UW, Wed 22. JAZZ
I Eberhard Weber The German bass maestro uses digital delay to create an expanded orchestral palette in his solo performance. City Hall. Glasgow. Thurs 9; Queen '5‘ Hall. Edinburgh, Fri II).
I Courtney Pine Acoustic Group The saxman's huge following will be delighted to welcome Courtney back with his latest quartet plus Dis. City Hall. Glasgow. Thurs 16; Queen '3 Hall. Edinburgh. Fri 17.
FOLK & WORLD
I Baaba Maal Astonishineg powerful contemporary band sounds from the singer from Senegal. Irresistible rhythm. Assembly Rooms. Edinburgh. Man 13.
CLASSICAL 8r OPERA
I Scottish Chamber Orchestra Sir Peter Maxwell Davies conducts the premiere of his own .S'trathelyde Concerto No 9. City Hall. Glasgow, Fri 10.
I The Balanescu Quartet String quartet with a rock ’n’ roll sensibility and approach to marketing, who include Kraftwerk and David Byrne in their repertoire. Queen ’3 Hall. Edinburgh, Sat 18.
featuring sometime Lemonhead John Strohm.
I Space Monkey Mafia and Bosley Fixx H. Miller Street. 22] I568. 8.30pm. Free. An evening of dub. rap and sampled sounds from lidinburgh and Glasgow respectively.
I Billy Rivers McChuills. High Street. 552 2135. 9.30pm. Free. Blues.
I Tom Robinson and TV Smith Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £7. Okay. so you can't get away frorn the Tom Robinson Band and ‘2-4-6-8 Motorway' thanks to numerous punk compilation reissues. and everyone knows ‘Glad To Be Gay'. The man who has had more changes of image than Bowie is back.
I Slidin’ Delta Blues Band West End Oyster Bar. West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10.30pm. Free. Also known as
SDB B who are not another incarnation of the Khmer Rouge Bowling Syndicate as