MUSIC ROCK & BLUES
Bates listed below are tor one-orr shows: see separate section ror residencies. Gigs are listed by date, then by city. notes will be listed, provided that details reach our offices art least one week betore publication. Rock and Blues Listings compiled by Fiona Shepherd
and Jonathan Trew.
I Fabric and Bob Tilton Nice 'n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 9pm. Bob Tilton is a band rather than an individual. who. just to prove how anarchic they are. don‘t have names for their songs.
I Perfect World King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3. Local scam merchants with an eye for the main chance and an ear for pomp pop. I Trout and The Sky Pilots Arena. Oswald Street. 221 3010. 9pm. £2.50. including entry to Parklife.
I Bey Doc And The Congregation MacSorley's. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free. Trad blues with lashing of scrummy harmonica.
I Blackwater Blues Band Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 8.30pm. Free.
I The Diggers Sub Club. Jamaica Street. 248 4600.
I Thallum Corner. St George‘s Road (at Charing Cross). 332 1625. 9pm. Free.
I The naggle Taggle Gypsies Boon‘s Yard. Cathcart Road. 649 0184. 10pm. Free. Infectious blend of roots and Celtic sounds.
From the Pulp Fiction Soundtrack
ROCK GUITAR LEGEND
The Beat Poets
GLASGOW GARAGE Fri 31 st March
EDINBURGH MUSIC BOX Sat 1st April
Ticket £8.00 plus booking fee. Tocta/Virgin, Tower and Ripping.
. rocking the blues.
I Silver and Ego Breed Clyde Bar. West Clyde Street. Helensburgh. 01463 673 257. 10pm. £1.
I Dave Berry And The Cruisers Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm—3am. £5. Singer of ‘The Crying Game’ before Boy George got his hands on it for the movie. I Nowhere Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £2. They've recently been dubbed ‘The Monkees playing grunge' which is an intriguing ifsomewhat frightening prospect. Mickey Dolenz with long hair and checked shirt anyone? I The Comedians Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 10.30pm. Free. Plugged in. turned down and hopefully recovered from recent illness. The i Comedians dish out their sunny pop with brass. I Lights Out By Hine Platform ()ne. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9pm. Free. They got soul. man. I 80 Weevil Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 9pm. Free. Horribly infectious. good time R & B and boogiesome blues. I Something For The Weekend Advocate. South Bridge. 9.30pm. Free. Still known : as Black Cat Bones elsewhere and still i
I Live Music Abbey. South Clerk Street. 667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.
I Spacehopper, The Leopards and The Secret Goldfish King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4. Tickets from King Tut's and Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Creeping Bent follow up their [.l.\'[- sponsored label launch at Tramway with a ; night to celebrate the advent of their first } release — Spacehopper‘s fast and furious ‘Milkmetal' EP. The Leopards punk things up and The Secret Goldfish coo melodically.
I The Moondials Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free. The Moondials limber up for their forthcoming second single release with a gig in their spiritual home. Emotion. melody and cranked-up garage guitars all round.
I The liberty Blues Band Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.
I Counselled Out Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 8.30pm. Free. Nine— piece soul band.
I A Glasgow Kiss MacSorley‘s. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free.
I The Journeymen McChuills. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free.
I Jeggro Wolburn’s Wharf. Yoker Ferry Road. 959 2016. 9.30pm. Free. A fourteen-piece reggae/Caribbean band. I Chong Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free.
I The Diplomats Caskie‘s. St Vincent Street. 248 4989. 9pm. Free.
I The Halted See Clyde Bar. West Clyde Street. Helensburgh. 01463 673 257. 10pm. £1. Broody Lothian types with churning guitars.
I Gerry Ford Bellshill Cultural Centre. ’01698 267 515. 8pm. £4 (£3). Regarded as one of Scotland's foremost country exponents with nine Nashville-recorded albums to his name and a string of awards.
I The Playboys and The Diablos Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 2294341. 9pm. £4 ticket. £5 on the door. The headliners are a rockabilly outfit from London who played on Ronnie Dawson‘s first album. Support comes from a Glasgow rockabilly surf outﬁt.
I Bacey Cavendish. West 'l‘ollcioss. 228 l
3252. 9pm —3am. £5. More pop nostalgia from the makers of ‘Some Girls Will'. I The Supernaturals Platform ()ne. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9.30pm. Free. They're so bright. shiny and happy that
they have to w ear odtl clothes to hide their
dazzling pop genius.
. I Maple and Slack Alice Subway. (‘owgalcx 225 6766. 9pm. £2.
7 I Dead Parrot Society Neighbours.
McDonald Road. 557 4928. 9pm. Free. Covers from the late 70s and early 80s.
I Funky Feet-Us Advocate. South Bridge. 9.30pm. Free. Popular funkstcis.
I Saturdays Queen Street Oyster Bar.
Queen Street. 226 2530. 10pm. Free.
iriglit duo who ate moonlighting from cocktail-lounge pop crooners New Leaf. I Live Music Abbey. South Clerk Street. 667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.
I Warrior Soul, Bang Tango and Apes, Pigs And Spacemen 'l‘lie (iaragc. Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120. 7.30pm.
£7.50 plus booking fee. Tickets from The
Garage. Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679 and lower Records. Argyle Street. 204 2500. Prolific aggro-
metal band from New York whose fifth
album. Spare xi et' /’i'tiv‘io_\'.r. takes a break from the politically pessimistic tones of their previous records
I Honey Nice 'n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. .\ better option if you want to hear indie types with a bit of get—up—and-go is this lloney gig. Support your local heroes and all that.
I Peach County, The Louis Wallace Chain, The Hellfire Club and December .-\rena. ()swald Sheet. 221 3010. 8pm. £3. An evening of young country and country rock bands to demonstrate the advances being made away from the traditional Grand Ole ()pry image.
I Hard Reign, Salad Days and The Pilgrims llarleys. ('heapside Street (off Broomielaw). 8.30pm. £2.50.
I Dirt and Disraeli Gears Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 8.30pm. Free.
I saidllorence Liquor Store. Bridge Street. Paisley. 848 5096. 10pm. Free. The Bellshill prog pop macstros who were iiainechecking Adam Ant way before the current revival of interest.
I Clowndog Harley's. Quarry Street. Hamilton. 0698 458174. 9pm. £2. Indie.
I The Hideaway Blues Band (.‘as Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 9pm. £1. Hard-nosed Chicago blues.
I The Alvy Singers Stones. Frederick Street. 22'.) 1226. lflpiit Free.
I Patsy Mack ‘Vhivtle Binkies. Niddry Street. 55" 5114. ll.).3lipm. Free. indium}; singcr/songwriter.
t I Live Music Pear Tree. West Nicolson
Street. 667 7533. 8.30pm. Free.
Go into battle with Warrior Soul on Sun 26
MONDAY 27 Glasgow
I Eat Static The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120. 7.30pm. £7.30 plus booking fee. Tickets from The Garage. Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679 and Tower Records. Argyle Street. 204 2500. Plus [)Js. See preview.
I Medicine Tree and loom Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 8.30pm. Free.
I Songwriters’ Showcase and Workshop Tron Tavern. Hunter Square. 8pm. £1. liiforiiiation: 228 3147. Weekly forum for Edinburgh—based singer-songwriters. with anybody welcome to perform a fifteen- minute set. Edinburgh's bad boys The Dolly Rockers are highlighted this evening.
I Rope Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 10pm. Free. Guitar-based pop from a band that uses guitar tuners as instruments.
I Hot Tomales Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 10.30pm. Free. Blues with the aid of a moothie and acoustic guitar.
I b.l.o.w. and Thomas Ribeiro 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. 2264679. b.1.o.w. have been formed by ex-members of soft rock combo Little Angels.
I Hellfire and Trinity Cathouse. Brown Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £3. Get ready to rrrrrawk.
I The Candies, Carleine Cake Orchestra, Picnic and Beergut 100 Kazoo Club. The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. Free.
I The Rootsie Tootsie Duo McChuills. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free.
I Ten Bones and Groundhog Live At 7- 11. Chubbie Chesters. Sauchiehall Street. 353 0436. 9pm. Free.
I Glasgow Songwriters teaturlng lleil Thomson Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. Plus open mic.
I The Lorelei Harleys. Quarry Street. Hamilton. 0698 458174. 9pm. £2. Aberdonian folk rock band.
I The Supernaturals Kitchen. Cowgate. 225 5413. 9pm. Free. See Sat 25.
I King Leer Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 10pm Free. No. it's not a spelling mistake.
I nuby Tremendous Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 10.30pm. Free.
40 The List 24 Mar-6 Apr 1995