50p entry includes soft drink. The hard- working local reggae band have expanded to a thirteen-piece ensemble for this occasion. which is part of the Edinburgh Peace Festival and aimed at local fourteen—seventeen-year-olds.

I George McCrae Cavendish. West Toiicross. 228 3252. 9pm—3am. £5. More evergreen memories from the chap who brought us 'Rock Your Baby‘. '1 Can’t Leave You Alone' and ‘lt's Been So Long' in 1974 and 1975.

I Francis And The Fairy Lights The Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £2.

I Amanda lyon And The Soul Connection Platform One. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9pm. Free.

I Shake The Shak West End Oyster Bar. West Maitland Street. 225 386i. 10.30pm. Free. Covers and original funky material complete with violins and lots ofjumping about the place.

229 4341. 10pm. l‘ree. Blues and R & B artists pretending to be arsonists.

I The 1.0 Down Jons Advocate. South Bridge. 9.30pm. Free. Houn‘ dawg blues. I live Music Abbey. South Clerk Street. 667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.


I Fast lane and Bon’s Balls Ollerton Hotel. Victoria Road. 0592 264286. 8.30pm. The headliners have us flummoxed but as you tuay have surmised Bon's Balls are an AC/DC tribute group.

Glasgow I P.J. Harvey and Tricky Barrowland.

booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. An eclectic night out with some compulsive listening. P.J. gets ready to rumble with her howling punk-blues and Tricky swans

I Blazefakers Cas Rock Cafe. West Port.

Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £8.50 plus ‘. Street. 225 2433. 9.30pm. Free. Rock 'n' roll.

' I Groovetunnei Advocate. South Bridge.

around like the man of the moment he undoubtedly is. trying to deny that he spearheaded the trip hop movement currently being promoted by fellow Bristolians Portishead.

I Headswim and Joyrider King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4.50. Tickets from King Tut's and Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. The more metal side of grunge can be heard in both these bands‘ sounds. I Blind Jump Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free.

I The Outpatients MacSorley‘s. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm, Free.

I Zoot Ailures Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free.

I Shan McChuills. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free. Funk.

I The Diplomats Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 9pm. Free.

I Spaced Out Cowboys Wolburn's Wharf.

Yoker Ferry Road. 959 2016. 9.30pm. Free. Global party sounds. like a cross between a hoedown and a Jamaican carnival.

I Bluesberry Jam Boon‘s Yard. Cathcart

Road. 649 0184. 10pm. Free.


I Passionella, Crystal Head Radio and I Am David Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766.

9pm. £2. Three bands from the stable of new Edinburgh label Colon Blast.

I Hooton 3 Car and Broccoli Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341.9pm. £3.

Green Day acolytes and John Peel faves


from Newcastle headlining and support comes from Dundonian punks who creating a buzz for themselves.

I Diango Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm—3am. £5. See Sat 25.

I Bluefinger Platform One. Rutland

9.30pm. Free. Funksome frolics from ex- members of various name funk bands.

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I Wonderland Neighbours. McDonald Road. 557 4928. 9pm. Free.

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



I Belly and Gold Water Flat Plaza. Eglinton T011. 423 3077. 7.30pm. £8 plus booking fee. Tickets from King Tut’s and Just the Ticket. Virgin, Union Street, 226 4679. See preview for Belly.

I The Bathers, Cowboy Mouth and Sugartown Tramway, Albert Drive. 7.30pm. £7. Tickets from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs, 227 5511. See preview. The first of three Sunday night showcases for German label Marina which has a high percentage of Scottish bands on its small roster. As a bit of an ‘incentive' there's free vodka and a free cassette featuring two tracks by each of the bands.

I Tyketto, The Bleeding Hearts and AB/CD The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120. 7.30pm. £8 plus booking fee. Tickets from The Garage. Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679 and Tower Records, Argyle Street. 204 2500. Tyketto’s ability to cover all the necessary hard rock territory. from bombastic ballads to ferocious metal earned them 5Ks in Kerrang.’ for their last album. Strength In Numbers. but Edinburgh’s Bleeding Hearts are the ones who take all the cool rock and punk references and manage to play something that wears its influences on its sleeve but is still mighty entertaining. AB/CD are inevitably an AC/DC tribute band.

I Black Dog and Fu And Want The Winter Gardens. Glasgow Green. 6pm—iam. £7 in advance from Rub-a-Dub Records, Virginia Galleries. Virginia Street. 552 5791 and Glen Street. Paisley. 848 1674; £8 on door. Notoriously anonymous dance collective. but we know there are three of them - Ken. Andy and Ed (they don't even bother with trendy handles). Their most recent album Spanners has been rapturously received. With DJs Mark Broom and Martin and Wilba.

I Dub War and Meth D.D. The 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. See preview for Dub War. Meth 00. are Mary Chain/Velvets-influenced noiseniks.

I live Music Liquor Store. Bridge Street. Paisley. 848 5096. 10pm. Free.


I Headswim, Me Happy and Joyrider The Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 8pm. £5. A night of hard core rock ‘n‘ riffs is on the cards tonight. Headswim have done Donington and went down well. Die Happy are changing their name to Dum Dum. by the way. ‘cos they’ve run into problems with an American band of the same name. N.B.: Joyrider are not the locals who go under nearly the same name but a four-piece from Portadown whose debut EP. Seven Sisters. is out now on Paradox.

I Lorna Brooks and The Geiger Babies

La Belle Angele: Hasties Close. Cowgate. 225 2774. 8pm. £5 plus booking fee from Ripping Records. Singer/songwriter whose first single ‘Easier Being Lovers' came out on Feb 27.

I Kiss The Bride Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 10pm. Free. Punky pop.

I live Music Pear Tree. West Nicolson Street. 667 7533. 8.30pm. Free.



I Me, Hubby And Tom, Broccoli and Hooton 3 Car The 13th Note (downstairs). Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £1. Dundonians Broccoli and Sunderland's Hooton 3 Car are grassroots punk pop. both with rip-roaring singles out on Hooton 3 Car’s label.


I Babar, The Sundowners and Mantis Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £3. Three local bands. The Sundowners play a mellow. funky Celtic jazz.



I The Beastie Boys and Jon Spencer Blues Explosion Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. SOLD OUT. Hottest ticket of the fortnight (though they sold out the gig before it was rescheduled). despite stiff competition from PJ. Harvey and Tricky. You’ll know by now that [[1 Commtmication is the proverbial ‘return to form'. as anyone who's heard dippy single ‘Sure Shot‘ will testify. See feature. Supercool support front stylish punk maestro Jon Spencer. formerly of Pussy Galore. who combines snarling attitude with excellent taste in trousers.

I The Secret Goldfish and The Leopards Dum-dum. The 13th Note (downstairs). Glassford Street. 553 1638. 8pm. Free. See Tue 28.

I Wonderful, Boomerang and Bananafish The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. Free.

I Glasgow Songwriters featuring Tom McFadden Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. Plus open mic.

I Boogalusa Harleys. Quarry Street. Hamilton. 01698 458174. 9pm. Cajun.


I Dub War and Boastf Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £5. See panel. Rumour has it that there will be a third band on the bill who could be those bastard sons of Satan The Gin Goblins. I Songwriters’ Showcase and Workshop Tron Tavern. Hunter Square. 8pm. £1. information: 228 3147. Second birthday for the weekly forum for Edinburgh-based singer-songwriters. Tonight’s a special music business night with speakers from MCPS. the MU and so on.

I little Hopetown Giants Kitchen. Cowgate. 225 5413. 9pm. Free.


I luscious Jackson King Tut's Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £6. Tickets from King Tut's and Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. A rapping Go-Gos for the 90s whose debut In Search Of Manny had many in raptures about their hip-pop style.

I Dragdoll and Mephisto Waltz Fixx ll. Miller Street. 221 1568. 8.30pm. Free. Dragdoll are a young N irvana-influenced group. who did well out of the recent A & R week. with Creation Records paying for some recording time.

I Splda McChuills. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free.


I Chuck Berry Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 8pm. £1 l—£15. See Fri 3.

44 The List 24 Feb-9 Mar 1995