MUSIC ROCK & BLUES
I Hideaway Blues Band Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 8.30pm. Free. Glasgow blues exponents.
I Give Up The Ghost MacSorley‘s. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free.
I Liberty Blues Band Boon‘s Yard. Cathcart Road. 649 0184. 10pm. Free.
I The Occaiunal Blues Band Salmon Leap Inn. Main Street. Drymen. 01360 660 357. 11pm.£2.
I Tinderbox Clyde Bar. West Clyde Street. Helensburgh. 01463 673 257. 10pm. £1. Levelleresque folk rock from this hirsute Aberdeen group.
I Bucks Fizz Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm-3am. £5. Bear with me on this one. Listen carefully to REM’s ‘The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonite' on Aurmnutit' For The People. There is a line that sounds suspiciously like ‘My name is Cheryl Baker". Firmish proof that REM are Bucks Fizz fans. Or not.
I Advocate’s Party Subway. C owgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £2.
I Blueiinger Platform One. Rutland
I live Music West End Oyster Bar. West
I live Music Abbey. South Clerk Street. 667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.
I Spiritualized Electric Mainline, Seefeel and Angel Corpus Christi Arches. Midland Street. 221 9736. 7.30pm. £7.30 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street, 226 4679. See preview for Spiritualized. Support from ambient indie types Seefeel who can make a guitar sound like a keyboard loop. if that's anything to be proud of.
I Dougie McLean Pavilion. Renlield Street. 332 1846. 8pm. £9.50. The composer of ‘Caledonia‘ presents some other potential Scottish folk anthems.
I Mike Peters and Anthony Thistlethwaite King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £6.50. Tickets from King Tut's and Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. The ex-Alarm frontman goes back to his Welsh punk roots for a rousing run through his air-punchineg passionate blustery back catalogue. I Tempus Fuglt Biackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. Acidjazz. I Biblical Proportions Nice 'n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.
I Blackwater Blues Band Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free.
I The Outpatients MacSorley's. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free.
I lorna Buchanan and Ian Ewing After Hours. Cottiers. Hyndland Road. 357 5827. 11pm. Free.
Street. 225 2433. 9pm. Free. Rock ’n' roll.
Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10.30pm. Free.
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SATURDAY 18 '- I The Kaisers McChuills. High Street.
i 552 2135. 9.30pm. Free. The grooviest
, rock 'n' rollers in Christendom. They've
. got the lot - Cuban heels. quiffs. matching
waistcoats. those old-fashioned microphone type thingies and a host of
rockin' garagey material. some their own.
some obscure cover versions.
? I Cyndi lauper Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 8pm. £14—£16. The - ‘True Colors' trooper is back in town to stalk the stage and wow the thirtysornething couples in the audience. . I Doppelgangers and Turt Scruffy ‘ Murphy’s, George IV Bridge. 225 1681. 9pm. Free. See Fri 10 for headliners. Support comes in acorrstic form from a Belfast band. I Newtown Grunts and late For Mosque Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £2. Punk rock and anti-fascist lyrics from Fifers Harry Monk. Sloth. Professor Skinzy. Gavin Hammock. Crispen Odors and, wait for it. Fatty Acids. the bass la er. I Holly Go Lightly and The Wildebeests Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. ; 9pm. £3. Trainspotters‘ information: the i headliners contains one of Thee Headcoatees and Bruce Brand. Thee Headcoats‘ drummer. Support contains Johnny Gibbs. ex-Kaisers’ bass man and Russ Wilkins. formerly Milkshakes‘ bass player and now vocals and guitars. Had enough yet?
I Racy-Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm—3am. £5. Tire perpetrators of ‘Some Girls Will‘.
I Groovetunnel AJ. Ramsay’s. Broughton Street. 557 0627. 10pm. Free. Pedigree funkrnasters who‘ll be putting on an especially good show along with trippy lights. man. seeing as how it‘s the manageress‘s birthday.
I The TBS Platform One. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9.30pm. Free. Soul sounds.
I Bluesberry Jam Advocate. South Bridge. 9.30pm. Free.
I Dallas Motorcade West End Oyster Bar. West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10.30pm. Free. Acoustic duo.
I Side Show Bob Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 10pm. Free. Bit of an all round entertainer is Mr Bob — he‘s described variously as lively. funky. cabaret. bluesey and jazzy.
I Live Music Abbey. South Clerk Street. 667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.
I Apes, Pigs And Spacemen 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. Heavy rock band from England with their Antiseptic EP out now.
I Boadmasters, Electric Garden and Exit Nice ‘n’ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.
I President Gas Sax. Teviot Walk. Cumbemauld. 01236 733 200. Doors 7pm. band 9.30pm. £2.50.
I live Music Liquor Store. Bridge Street. Paisley. 848 5096. 10pm. Free.
I Bo Weevil Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 9pm. £1. Ace blues and R & 8 material as opposed to the bestial inhabitants of ships’ tacky biscuits which their name suggests.
I Captain 22 Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 10pm. Free. See Thurs 16.
I live Music Pear Tree. West Nicolson Street. 667 7533. 8.30pm. Free.
I The Modest, Grasshopper and Charlie Goes Walkabout The Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £3. Three local band line-
up. I live Music Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 10pm. Free.
Glasgow I Deadcat Motorbike, Gulf and Tumbler
Kazoo Club. The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. Free.
I Bootsie Tootsie Duo McChuills. High Street. 552 2135. 9.30pm. Free.
I Glasgow Songwriters ieaturing Peter O’Hara Biackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. Plus open mic.
I Fat Betty Palace. Keith Street. Hamilton. 01698 284 111. Doors 8pm. band 10pm. Free. Thin Lizzy tribute band. Torn Russell DJs.
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 Summertield Blues Band Kitchen. Cowgate. 225 5413. 9pm. Free. Unusual chance to see this band for nix. They've been unusually quiet around this neck of the woods recently so it‘ll be interesting to see what they've been up to.
I El Supremo Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 10pm. Free. See Tue 14.
I Red Hot And Blue L‘Attache. Rutland
I Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free. Rock ’n‘
I Supergrass and The Bluetones King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5. Tickets from King Tut’s and Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. See preview for Supergrass. Playing with them on this so- hip-it-hurts tour are the scaldingly-hotly- tipped Bluetones who are allegedly the next band to carry the Britpop baton. after Oasis and Blur.
I ileil Sturgeon The l3th Note (downstairs). Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. Free. A Chocolate Morning‘s singer plays a solo acoustic gig. showcasing his sweet songs of life. the universe and Partick Thistle FC.
I Boogalusa Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 10pm. Free. Cajun and blue grass from Bonnie Dundee. They're promoting their new album at the moment so no doubt you'll get the chance to hear that.
I Filteriar Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. £2.
I El Supreme West End Oyster Bar. West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10.30pm. Free. Big Bert out on his rod for some lonesome guitar and crooning blues.
I The RH Band L‘Attache. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free. Blues.
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44 The List 10-23 Feb 1995