ROCK & BLUES MUSIC
Glasgow I The Mission The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 333 1130. 7.30pm. £9 plus bookirtg fee. Tickets from The Garage arid .ltrst tlte Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 3364679. Following Kirk Brandon. here‘s another gig for those who want to indulge irt sortie gothic punk nostalgia. The Mission still command considerable interest from their incredibly loyal fans. bttt it's doubtftrl whether their lacklustre recent work will attract any new fans. See competition page for details of free tickets.
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Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. £13.50. £1 1.50. Tickets from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 337 5511. Further visitations' to music's back pages. Too many beards in this band to merit serious consideration. I Just Another Dream and Tonic The
13th Note tdownstairst. (ilas‘sfot'tl Street. 553 1638. 9pm. Free. Tonic were formerly: The Stanley's.
I SL1, Big Rain and The Verlanes McChuills. High Street. 553 3135. 9pm. Free. Showcase of bands from .‘s'ortlt Glasgow College's music course.
I Blackwater Blues rim 11. Miller Street. 331 1568. 8.30pm. Free.
I Voulez VDUS Motherwell Concert Hall. 01698 367 515. 7.30pm. £6.50. £5.50 (£5). Abba tribute. proving that we apparently can't get enough of those cool Swedes and their perfect pop. This wee "s best Abba song in the world: ‘The Name ()fThe Game'.
I Slidin’ Delta Blues Band west tirttt Oyster Bar. West .‘vlaitland Street. 335 3861. 10.30pm. Free. The rockin' \ icars ditch the dog collars arid sing the blttes. I Stack The Fish A._l. Ramsay's. Broughton Street. 557 0637, 9pm Free. Mostly covers with a voice trot unlike that of Pat Kane of line and (‘ry lame. I The Dawntreaders and Men Lie Stones. l Frederick Street. 330 1336. 10pm. Free. The Dawntreaders continue their search
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I Tommy Beavitt Queen Street Oyster
Bar. Queen Street. 336 3530. 10pm. Free.
I The Hideaway Blues Band Martell. Burnbank Road. 01334 631764. 9pm. £3.50. Hard nosed rockin' Chicago blues.
I Pro-Pain, Humungous Fungus and Colour Trip King Tut's Walt Wah Htit. St Vincent Street. 331 5379. 8.30pm. £6. Tickets frorn King Tut's and Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 336 4679. New York hardcore act who have toured with Body Count and collaborated on Ice Ts ‘Put The Lights ()ut'.
I Slacker, Saint arid Braik Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. An everting of indie-related noisepop.
I Electric Garden and Everywhere Cafe \"entura. King Street. 553 1388. 9pm. £3. I The Dream Catchers Halt Bar.
\Vootllantls Road. 333 131119.30pttt. Free. I lndian Summer, Levi Toi and Boom-era l The Arena. ()swaltl Street. 331 3010. 9pm. £3.50.
I Baked Alaska Bar 5. Stratlrclyde l,'niversity Student l'nion. John Street. 553 1895. 10pm. Free. Students arid guests.
I The Liberation Music Orchestra Mariana. Argyle Street. 357 5577. 8pm. Donation on door. First of a series of low- key musical evenings with the best local signed and unsigned bands performing impromptu sets plus top name indie superstar DJs. etc.
I Gene Batcave. Bruce llotel. Cornwall Street. lfas‘t Kilbridc. 013553 39771. 10pm. £4. See preview.
I Bim Sherman Assembly Rooms. George Street. 330 4349. 7.30pm. £8.30 plus booking in advance. Bim has brought along his band and several of his peers including The Revolutionary Dub \\'arriors. Gary Clatl's ()n-L} Sound System and the Roots Man among others. I Paul Young Usher llall. l.othian Road. 338 1155. 7.30pm. £13.50. Prominent British vocalist and purveyor of chart- fr'iendly soul-pop for the last dozen years. I Freshly Squeezed Venue. Caltort Road. 557 3073. 10pm. £4. Fight-piece of pick 'n' mix fttnk and reggae local stars. Playing as part of the After Dark Club so they won't be on stage until after midnight.
I Liquid Lunch Subway. (‘owgate. 335 6766. 9pm. £3. Sounds good.
I Stompin’ MacLean Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 336 3530. 10pm. Free. Nut job country blues and rock.
I Hot Tomales West lintl Oyster Bar. \Vest .‘ylaitland Street. 335 3861. 10.30pttt. Free. Blues with the aid of a mootltie and acoustic guitar.
I The Gods or Glam t’ttttt'ot-nt ()ne. Rtttland Street. 335 3433. 9.30pm. Free. Wigs and miscltief alioy from the well- i heeled children of the revolution.
I Hearsay A.J. Ramsay's. Broughton Street. 557 0637. 9pm. Free.
I Priapism Bare Story. Cowgate. 556
3953. 9pm. Free. Allbloke rock band with a naughty name.
I Chuck Berry Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 8pm. £15. £13. £11. Tickets from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 337 5511. The man himself. worth seeing for his living legend status almost as much as for his swinging R & B. It may not be contemporary but it sure is life-afﬁrming.
I Gene and Shriek The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 333 1130. 7.30pm. £6 plus booking fee. Tickets from The Garage attd Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 336 4679. See preview for Gene. Able support frotn Glasgow's Shriek whose tattt. menacing set proved superior last time they played togetlter at King Tut‘s.
I Soul Explosion Pavilion. Renfteld Street. 333 1846. 7.30pm. £13.50. £10.50. A nostalgia package that could be worth a look—in. composed as it is of Fdwin ‘War' Starr. liddie Floyd and Sam Moore of Sam and Dave ‘Soul Man' farne.
I Dodgy and The Hockingbirds Strathclyde University Student Union. John Street. 553 1895. 9pm. £3. Students and guests. Wondrous sunny pop frortt Dodgy with melodies so good you‘ll wonder why no one thought of them earlier. plus a welcome return for The Rockittgbirds who take a similarly palatable approach to country music.
I Bim Shaman, Revolutionary Dub Warriors, Gary Clail’s Gn-U Sound System and The Bootsmen Queen Margaret Student Union. University Gardens. 339 9784. 7.30pm. An extended dubby session to get spliffed-out to. with the usual ()n-U Sound collaborators fusing reggae with dance technology.
I Lorna Brooks and The Geiger Babies King Tut's Walt Walt Httt. St Vincent Street. 331 5379. 8.30pm. £5. Tickets from King Tut’s arid Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 336 4679. Gutsy chanteuse gies it laldy in AOR fashion.
I Ernest and Grow Your Hair For Jesus The Arena. ()swald Street. 331 3010. 9pm. £3.50. including entry to Parklife.
I Tonic, Tenpee Invaders, Trout and Hard Body Nice‘n'Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. See Wed 1 for Tonic.
I Baggle Taggle Gypsies MacSorley's. Jamaica Street. 331 8499. 9pm. Free. 1.i\'e1y mix of roots styles.
I Jamie Barnes And Cochise Brewhouse. John Street. 553 3801. 9pm. Free. Veteran blues combo.
I The Hellfire Club Cafe Qui. Italian Centre. John Street. 9pm. Free. See Strn 36.
I The Badoos McCliuills. High Street. 553 3135. 10pm. Free.
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I The Beastie Boys Who'd have thought it? Eight years after ‘Fight For Your Right (To Party)‘. and they're in no danger ofbeing written off yet. Current album Check Your Head was one of ’94’s essential purchases. Barrott'land. Glasgow, Tue 7.
I PJ. Harvey As the long-awaited new album hits the shops, Peej hits Glasgow. To make the gig doubly attractive. support comes from Bristol’s new conquering hero. Tricky. Barrrm'land, Glasgow. Sat 4. I Bim Sherman A dubtastic experience, with the great Gary Clail manning the On-U Sound System and Revolutionary Dub Warriors playing live to boot. Assentny Rooms. Edinburgh. Thurs 2; Queen Margaret Union, Glasgow. Fri 3.
I Chuck Berry Chuck Berry is rock ‘n‘ roll. Grab the chance to see him live; you’ll regret it one day if you don‘t. Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Fri 3; Usher Hall. Edinburgh. Wed 8. JAZZ
I Trilok Gurtu The Indian percussion wizard explores new fusions with his latest quartet. Queen ’3 Hall, Edinburgh, Fri 3; RSAMD. Glasgow. Sat 4; Mat-Robert Centre, Stirling. Sun 5. '
FOLK & WORLD
I Four Men And A Dog Wild ln‘sh instrumental virtuosi showcasing a new album. The Ferry. Glasgow, Thurs 9.
CLASSICAL & OPERA
I Essential Scottish Opera A selection of highlights front some of the most popular operas performed by live up-and—coming talents. Cottier Theatre. Glasgow. Sat 4.
I Maria Ewing A recital of works by Handel. Schubert. Strauss, Debussy and Poulenc, with accompaniment by Roger Vignoles. Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Tue 7.
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