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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. Rock and Blues listings compiled by Fiona Shepherd
and Jonathan Trew.
I Weezer and Honeycrack Kitig 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. 2264679. See preview for \Veezer. I The Bhannas and Seven Little Sisters Glasgow Caledonian University Student Union. Cowcaddens Road. 332 0681. 9pm. £1.50. Students and guests. Pogues- like folk pop.
I The Gyres and Flo The Arena. Oswald Street. 221 3010. 9pm. £2.50. including entry to Parklife club. Well worth checking out the Oasis-like 60s- influenced pop of Airdrie's The Gyres.
I New Leaf Nice 'n' Sleazy. Sauehiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Frotn the ashes of Edinburgh band The Naturals arises this classy pop outﬁt haunted by the shades of Bacharach. Campbell. etc.
I Bopstreet McChuills. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free.
I Blackwater Blues Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 9pm. Free.
I Bev Doc And The Congregation MacSorley's. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free. Trad R & B with a demon harmonica.
I Tom Golquhoun After Hours. Cottiers. Hyndland Road. 357 5827. 11pm. Free. I String Driven Thing Salmon Leap lnn. Main Street. Drymen. 01360 660 357.
l lptn. £2.
I Andy Scott’s Sweet Cavendish. West Tollcross. 22. 3252. 9pm—3am. £5. More lawsuit action judging by the moniker. Still. ‘Ballroom Blitz‘ and endless glitter and campery enlivened many an adolescence.
I [lead Parrot Society West End Oyster Bar. West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10.30pm. Free. Late 70s and early 80s
I Proi Chambers Street House Student Union. Chambers Street. 650 2656. 11.30pm. Students free. guests £1. Dig out
your Docs and roll up yer drainpipes for a brace snappin’ ska nite.
I Two Fisted and Bricklayer Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £2.
I Black Cat Bones Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 10pm. Free. They‘re supposed to have changed their name to Something For The Weekend but they still do bluesy covers.
I Live Music Abbey. South Clerk Street. 667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.
I ne:Search and Esoferric Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauehiehall Street. 333 9637. 8pm. £2. Plus DJs Twitch and Panic. This cybernetic pre-club is designed to raise money for T/lt’c’ Data Base. at new underground magazine. Among the attractions is ‘live art' from Dadanarchists Art Foundation.
I CEBDC - The Big Party Henry Wood Hall. Claremont Street. 8.30pm—1am. Tickets £7.50 (£5) from 01324 613209 or on the door. DJs and live bands. All proceeds going to The Big Issue In
3 I The Fred Guimby Quartet McChuills.
High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free. Acid jazz groovers.
I The Noctumals Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free. lndie sounds with surly attitude.
I Jeggro Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 9pm. Free. Afro-Caribbean mini- orchestra.
I Skint Twins Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free.
I Banovich and Mackenzie Scotia. Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 3.30pm. Free. Bluesy duo.
I A Glasgow Kiss MacSorley‘s. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free.
I Blackwater Blues Boon‘s Yard. Catheart Road. 649 0184. 10pm. Free.
I Sawney Bean Wolburn‘s Wharf. Yoker Ferry Road. 959 2016. 9.30pm. Free. Formerly The Bain Brothers Band. and still playing their accessible folk rock.
I Alison Mitchell After Hours. Cottiers. Hyndland Road. 357 5827. 11pm. Free. I Brizabone and DJ Evil ‘0’ Music Gallery. Back Sneddon Street. Paisley. 889 6029. 7pm—2am. £6. Top rernixers turned performers bring their classy soul- funk to Paisley with a new single on the racks.
I Toe Jam Salmon Leap Inn. Main Street. Drymen. 01463 673 257. llprn. £2.
I Yellow Gar, Syndicate and The Newtown Grunts Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 9pm. £3. The headliners and the Grunts do a rescheduled gig after the last one fell by the wayside due to injury and other mishaps. This provides a good excuse to tell you. again. that the Grunts’ bass player is called Fatty Acids. Cool. The Syndicate used to be called the Hate Syndicate and they're from Liverpool. Presumably hate is no longer acceptable in the caring. sharing 90s.
I Skeezer and The Gravity Shed Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £2. Eyebrow raising rock from the headliners who are attracting some major label interest. Both bands are from the Q Ten stable in Fife. I D’Jango Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm—3am. £5. What are they gonna do if the real Drifters show up in town?
I GounseIIed Gut Platform One. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9.30pm. Free. Nine- piece soul combo from Glasgow.
I Start Neighbours. McDonald Road. 557 4928. 9pm. Free.
I Proi Legends. Cowgate. 225 8382. 9.30pm. See Fri 24.
I Something For The Weekend Advocate. South Bridge. 9.30pm. Free. Oooh er. missus etc. Bit more of a raunchy title than the previous Black Cat Bones anyway.
I Parma Violets West End Oyster Bar. West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10.30pm. Free.
I Saturdays Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 10pm. Free.
I Live Music Abbey. South Clerk Street. 667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.
I Bluesberry Jam Ollerton Hotel. Victoria Road. 0592 264286. 8.30pm. £3.
I Whiteout and The Shoals 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. The Greenock quartet prepare for the release of their long-awaited debut LP Bite If after a string of goodtime pop singles. all of which make it on to the album along with some tnellower moments. Support band The Shoals have been formed by the nucleus of late 80s local indie heroes The Clouds.
I Yellow Gar, Strangecrazy and Slapper Nice 'n‘ Sleazy. Sauehiehall Street. 333 9637.9an
I The Hellfire Club Wintersgills. Great Western Road. 332 3532. 9pm. Country cover versions.
I Trinity Sax. Teviot Walk. Cumbernauld. 01236 733 200. 9pm. £2.50.
I live Music Liquor Store. Bridge Street. Paisley. 848 5096. 10pm. Free.
I The Hideaway Blues Band Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 9pm. £1. Hard-nosed rockin' blues frotn the Glaswegian combo.
I Amanda Lyon And The Soul Connection Rutland No l. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free. Sweet soul sensation and chums.
I Bluefinger L'Attache. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free. Rock 'n’ roll from the 50s.
I The Supematurals Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 10pm. Free. Thrift shop chic and bouncy pop from would be famous sons of the Clyde.
I Groovetunnel Pear Tree. West Nicolson Street. 667 7533. 8.30pm. Free. Funksome fun.
I House Di Pain Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £10 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679.
I Kirk Brandon 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 blond bombshell with the lusty lungs returns to strut and emote bombastically. Will he have changed from his Theatre of Hate/Spear Of Destiny days?
I Les llegresses Vertes The Garage. Sauehiehall Street. 332 1120. 7.30pm. £7.50 plus booking fee. Tickets from The Garage and Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Mad French collective who look and sound like archetypal Parisian street musicians. right down to the pencil 'taches and the prominence of the accordion in their roguish repertoire. See preview.
I live Music Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 9pm. Free. Showcase for three indie bands. Line-up to be confirmed.
I Ashfin, Sunfish and Treacle Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £3. Almost something of a piscine theme for this local band package. All fall in the indie rock bracket.
I Flame Dn L‘Attache. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free.
I Rain Kings Rutland No 1. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free. Formerly the De Niros. swiftly followed by the Blackbirds before they plumped for this incarnation. Blue Nile and Crowded House type acoustic bobbins.
I Jeff Buckley and Drugstore The Garage. Sauehiehall Street. 332 1120. 7.30pm. £6 plus booking fee. Tickets from The Garage and Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Buckley returns to take his atmospheric acoustic blues to the masses who missed out on his previous flying visits to these shores. 1n the meantime. his album Grace has won him more converts and received the accolade of being one of The [.isr's favourite LPs of last year. Woozy indie pop from Drugstore who recently did their own Glasgow show.
I The liubettes, The Tremeloes, Mungo Jerry and Marmalade Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauehiehall Street. 7.30pm. £12.50. £10.50. A bit of a bubblegum 60s and 70s package for those who missed these hot acts first time round.
I The Secret Goldfish and The Leopards Dum-dum. The 13th Note (downstairs). Glassford Street. 553 1638. 8pm. Free. Meanwhile. some of us will not be dwelling on the past. but saluting the future with new Glasgow label Creeping Bent. Two of its acts prepare for their first releases with this mini-residency.
I Skelf, Jemima Stone and Bonifide Kazoo Club. The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. Free.
I Glasgow Songwriters featuring Swan (TBC) Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. Duo featuring Christina Hislop and Alan Dumbreck. ex-Horse. Plus open mic.
I Gene C.C. Browns. Dalrymple Street. Greenoek. 01475 888 369. 9pm. £4. See preview.
I Incarnate Palace. Keith Street. Hamilton. 01698 284 111. Doors 8pm. band 10pm. Free.
I live Music Solid Rock Cafe. Hope Street. 221 1105. 6.30pm. Free. Three band package to launch a new A & R service.
I The Senseless Things, A.c. Acoustics and Minxus Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £6. Sadly for such diamond geezers of the indie world. The Things seem to be getting overlooked in the torrent of exciting new bands. See album reviews for their new album and that of support Minxus.
I Electric Light Orchestra Part 11 Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. £10.50—£13.50. ‘One of the world‘s ﬁttest exponents of dynamic rock ‘n' roll are on stage tonight to take you on a soaring. supersonic flight through a glittering galaxy of their songs'. Discuss.
I Songwriters’ Showcase and Workshops 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. Lorraine Jordan is the highlighted singer/songwriter.
I Mr Pitiful Kitchen. Cowgate. 225 5413. 9pm. Free. Soul outfit.
I Bluefinger Rutland No 1. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free. Rock ‘n' roll.
I Red Hot And Blue L'Attache. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free. Still rockin' around the clock. or until closing time at any rate.
42 The List 24 Feb-9 Mar 1995