ROCK & BLUES MUSIC
WEDNESDAY 29 -
I The Orb Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 9pm-2am. £11 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Pommes Fritz with its aimlessly drifting waves of nothingness was the single best anti-drugs argument of the past year. Now minus his trusty assistant Thrash. has the good Dr Alex Patterson gone completely off the rails?
I Teenage Fanclub and The Pastels Ferry. Clyde Place. 552 0767. 7.30pm. £7 plus booking fee. On tonight’s ﬁrst date. support comes from their old muckers The Pastels. whose Mobile Safari is a charming tract on naive pop. See feature for Teenage Fanclub.
I EMF and Apollo 440 The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120. 7.30pm. £7 plus booking fee. Tickets front The Garage. Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679 and Tower Records. Argyle Street. 204 2500. Those Forest of Dean tykes are back with more of the in- your-face dance pop that made their name at the start of the decade. and if recent reports are anything to go by. they party as hard as ever. Support from trendy dance types Apollo 440.
I Ween and The Delgados Cathouse. Brown Street. 249 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 Ween. Support frorn The Delgados. a local band divested with a healthy supply of memorable songs.
I Big Rain, Soul Drive and SLI Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Trio of bands frorn North Glasgow College.
I Cry Havoc, Hallowed Ground and Question Authority Arena. Oswald Street. 221 3010. 9pm. £2.
I Bluesberry Jam and JDF Fixx 11. Miller Street. 221 1568. 8.30pm. Free.
I Foxglove and Long Journey Home Caskie's. St Vincent Street. 248 4989. 9pm. Free.
I The Tartan Amoebas Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £5. Thrash ceilidh. avant garde folk orjust a damn fine hoe down? Probably all three.
I llaldada and The Jim Porters Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £2. Experimental underground rock with jagged violin. surrealist lyrics and a cosmopolitan line-up. Think Velvets at their most druggy and manic.
I Little Hopetown Giants Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 10pm. Free.
THURSDAY 30 . ' Edinburgh GIaSQOW I The Earthshakers Wee Red Bar.
I Teenage Fanclub and 18 Wheeler Volcano. Benalder Street. 337 1100. 9pm. £7 plus booking fee. See feature for Teenage Fanclub. Support comes from their old muckers 18 Wheeler.
I Linton Kwesi Johnson, The Dennis Bovell Duh Band, Steve Gregory and John Kpiaye Ferry. Clyde Place. 552 0767. 8pm—2am. £10 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679 and Virgin in Edinburgh and Dundee. Lost In Music. De Courceys Arcade. Glasgow and Rub-A-Dub in Glen Street. Paisley. The man who coined the term ‘dub poetry' to describe his sound opens the second Scottish Bookfair of Radical Black and Third World Books. along with various other roots reggae luminaries including erstwhile Orange Juice collaborator Dennis Bovell.
I Leticia, Little Hope Town Giants and Harmonica Jones King Tut's Wait Wait Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4. Tickets from King Tut‘s and Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Singer/songwriter who recently supported Martin Stephenson and describes herself as ‘neo-folk'. There‘s shades of Jefferson Airplane's quieter moments on parts of her current album No Songs .4 bout Trains. I James King and Slacker Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120. 9pm. The erstwhile Lone Wolf returns and he‘s as mean. if not as lean. as ever.
I First Real Target, The Modest and The Wilderness Cathouse. Brown Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £3.
I The Halted See, Raindance and The Gyres Club 99p. The 13th Note (downstairs). Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. 99p. See Sat 25 for The Naked See. Melodic retro indie pop from The Gyres. I Jemima Stone, Sugar Mountain and lntoxitied Arena. Oswald Street. 221 3010. 9pm. £2.50.
I Starsky Bar“ 5. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895.9pm. Free. Students and guests.
I The Louis Wallace Chain Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free. Cool roots sounds.
I The Witching Hour Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 8.30pm. Free. New regular goth night.
I Fruitcake MacSorley‘s. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free. Funky AOR. reminiscent of Sheryl Crow.
I The Slipper Limpets, Sick Puppy and F50 Harleys. Cheapside Street (off Broomielaw). 8.30pm. £2.50.
I The Diablos Under Ventura. King Street. 552 1388. 9pm. £2.
I Live Music McChtIills. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free.
I Live Music Live At 7-1 I. Chubbie Chesters. Sauchiehall Street. 353 0436. 9pm. Free.
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Edinburgh College of Art. Lauriston Place. 8.30pm. £2 students and guests ~ ’~ f. only. They made it to the final of last " year‘s International Blues Festival with their urban and swamp blues. The band features ex-members of Boots For Dancing. Delta 5. So You Think You‘re A Cowboy and. this is a goodie. New York Pig Funkers.
I Stompin’ MacLean Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 10pm. Free. Country blues.
I lnshalla Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 10.30pm. Free.
I The Gods OI Glam Platform One. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9.30pm. Free. Hot news alert! The wigged ones have an album coming out on Noise Annoys. Release dates aren‘t continued at present but watch this space.
I Synergy Neighbours. McDonald Road. 557 4928. 9pm. Free.
I Eddie Felson A.J. Ramsay's. Broughton Street. 557 0627. 9pm. Free. Mixed
I Skaramanga Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £2.
BOOK & BLUES I Dick Dale Surﬁn’ deity given a new lease of life thanks to his essential contribution to the Pulp Fiction soundtrack. Bring your . earplugs. Garage, Glasgow, Fri 31; Music Box. Edinburgh, Sat 1. I Mohy The great~great~ grandnephew of Herman Melville is the anthemic techno star of the year? Could only happen in a novel. Venue. Edinburgh, Mon 3. I Teenage Fanclub Celebrating the Glasgow launch of their new single with a mini-tour round their hometown. I Teenage Fanclub King Tut‘s Wah Wah Ferry, wed 29,- votcano, Thurs 30; Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. Jng Taps, Fr,- 31 (“1, Glasgow). SOLD OUT. See feature for Teenage I. Bob 0"“. Stuck inside The I-anclub. Support from their old muckers Playhouse with those Memphis Blues
BMX Bandits. . . , I Dick Dale and The Beat Poets The agam' Playhouse' EdeWgh' “m”
Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120. 6. 7pm. £8 plus booking fee. Tickets from JAZZ The Garage. and Just the Ticket. Virgin. I Chick Lyall Duintet The
Union Street. 226 4679. The king of the surf guitar (you must have heard his ‘Miserlou‘. the Pulp Fiction signature tune) isjoined by his Glaswegian protegees The Beat Poets. who have been singing Dale's praises for the last decade. Glasgow radio station Sweet FM climb on board for the launch of their next broadcasting stint.
I Bigvvig/Sony Ligger and Swiggers Party Nice ‘n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Surprise music guests promised at this jamboree.
I Rockers Hi-fi Phar Out. Glasgow School of Art. Renfrew Street. 332 0691. 10pm. £2.50. Students and guests.
I The Beatcombers Bar 5. Str'athclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895. 9pm. Free. Students and guests. Pastiche of Hamburg-era Beatles.
I The Finger Creams and Deadcat Motorbike Arena. Oswald Street. 221 3010. 9pm. £2.50. including entry to Parklife.
I lied Green’s Blues Band MacSorley's. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free.
Glaswegian pianist premieres a new commission for quintet. Tron Jazz Cellar. Edinburgh, Wed 29; Ramshorn Drama Centre, Glasgow, Sun 2.
FOLK & WORLD
I Willie MacPhee The real thing. One of the last of the great travellers: Singer. piper and, famously. a storyteller. Guid Crack Club. Edinburgh, Fri 31.
CLASSICAL 8r OPERA
I Land or Counterpane Mary Erskine School Choir and Orchestra premiere the new work by Howard (The Snowman) Blake. Usher Hall. Sat 25.
I BBG Scottish Symphonyﬁrchestra Enchanting programme of music from South America. including UK premiere of Gabriela Ortiz‘s Concerto Candela for Percussion and Orchestra. City Hall. Thurs 6.
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