ROCK & BLUES MUSIC
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Dates listed below are for one-oil shows: see separate section tor residencies. : Gigs are listed by date, then by city. 2 Dates will be listed, provided that details ; reach our ortices art least one week 1 before publication. Rock and Blues I listings compiled by Fiona Shepherd 1 and Jonathan Trew. ~
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I Ege Bam Yasi and Timeloop Amorphus. Glasgow School of Art. Renfrew Street. 332 0691. 9pm. £4. Students and guests. The eccentric Mr Egg presents more of his scrambled acid house. supported by Amorphus regulars Timeloop.
I James King Nice 'n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. The erstwhile Lone Wolf struts his superannuated stuff.
I Bichard Dobson Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 9pm. Free. Texan singer/songwriter in the New Country vein. much loved by Nanci Griffith who describes him as ‘the Hemingway of country music‘.
I Doctor Pop and Sons or The Shaking Earth Cathouse. Brown Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £3.
I The Icons and The Cyanide Dolls Arena. Oswald Street. 221 4583. 9pm. £2.50. including entry to Parklife.
I The Hellfire Club Corner. St George's Road (at Charing Cross). 332 1625. 9pm. Free. Country cover versions.
I Baggle Taggle Gypsies MacSorley‘s. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free. Infectious roots sounds.
I Storm Coach House. Thornliebank. 9pm. Free.
I Tweeter And The Monkey Man, The lorelei and The Last Divide The Dugout. Cathcart Street. Greenock. 01475 727 918. 10pm. £2. The latter two bands are from Aberdeen.
I The Full Hog Twa Corbies. Kilbowie Road. 01236 727473. 9pm. Free.
I Live Music McChuills. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free.
I Bob Dylan Playhouse. Greenside Place. 557 2590. 8pm. SOLD OUT. Who he? Naw. only joking. Tickets are like gold dust but if you take out a second mortgage on your crash pad then a nice gentleman in a camel hairjacket will probably sell you one on the night.
I Alvin Stardust Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm—3am. £5. Don‘t forget your coo-ca-choo.
I Buzzbomb Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £2.
I Amanda Lyon And The Soul Connection Platform One. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9pm. Free. Big nine-piece combo complete with a brass section.
I Big George And The Business Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 9pm. £5. Big George continues to look after the blues business with an iron hand.
I Shake The Shak Whistlebinkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 9pm. Free. Covers and original material with violins and lots ofjumping about the place.
I Woodside llow West End Oyster Bar. West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10.30pm. Free. Cajun and Caledonian hotpot that should set the toes a-tappin‘ and the hips a-swrngtn'.
I live Music Abbey. South Clerk Street.
667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.
SATURDAY 8 '
I Shakin' Stevens Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. £1 1.50. £9.50. Tickets from the box office and the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511. The Welsh rock 'n' roll chameleon returns with another radical musical and image departure. What secret elixir does he imbibe to maintain his Peter Pan looks?
I Bolan Boogie 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. 226 4679.
Another T-Rex tribute band hawk their glam wares.
I The Theory Of Evolution Arches. Midland Street. 221 9736. 11pm. Live sets from Jak and Stepper, Wish Mountain and Jedi Knights. Guest DJs include Global Communications and Reload. See Clubs listings.
I Jump City, Foxglove and Breeze Ferry. Clyde Place. 552 0767. 9pm. £3. The Ferry plays host to three local pop/rock bands.
I The Supernaturals McChuills. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free. Sixties- inlluenced pop jollity from the evergreen Supernaturals.
I Karen X Nice ‘n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.
I The Cloud Assassins MacSorley's. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free.
I Jeggro Caskie's. St Vincent Street. 248 4989. 9pm. Free. Fourteen-piece reggae band.
I The Diplomats Wolburn’s Wharf. Yoker Ferry Road. 959 2016. 9.30pm. Free.
I Bough Justice Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 8.30pm. Free.
I The Outpatients Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free.
I The Bengal Lancers Boon's Yard. Cathcart Road. 649 0184. 9.30pm. Free. I Blind Jump and Million Clyde Bar. West Clyde Street. Helensburgh. 01436 673 257. 10pm. £1.
I live Music Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free.
I The Varukkers, Police Bastard and Bloodshot Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 9pm. £3.50. More perforated eardrums and beer-inspired pogoing at the Cas. Some members of Police Bastard used to be in Doom. if that helps at all.
I Caprice Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm—3am. £5. All those hits from the 60s and 70s.
I Mustang Sally Platform One. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9.30pm. Free. Blue-eyed soul.
I Good Omen and Prisoner Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £2.
I Something For The Weekend Advocate. South Bridge. 9.30pm. Free. Kicking the blues into touch for the start of the weekend.
I Lo Down Jons West End Oyster Bar. West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10.30pm. Free. Low down blues merchants.
I Saturdays Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 10pm. Free. Two-man offshoot of slick adult popsters New Leaf.
I Crosstown Neighbours. McDonald Road. 557 4928. 9pm. Free.
I live Music Abbey. South Clerk Street. 667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.
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I Bob Dylan SECC. Finnieston Quay. 248 9999. SOLD OUT. Old whiney voice is back to sprinkle some more goldust on his rampant fans/gum his way through some tedious folk-blues (delete according to taste).
I The legendary ladies or Country Pavilion. Renfteld Street. 332 1846.
7.30pm. £9.50. £8.50. Viz Jean Shepherd. Jan Howard. Skeeter Davis and Jeanne Seely. See feature.
I Motor lite Co and Concorde The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. Free. Driving indie noise from both bands. I Bapoon Sonora. The 13th Note (downstairs). Glassford Street. 553 1638. 8pm. Donation on door. Live set from ex- :Zoviet France: personage.
I Drop Dead and Surler Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.
I Big George And The Business Corner. St George's Road (at Charing Cross). 332 1625. 9pm. Free. This next spate of gigs will be Big George's last dates in this country fora while as he takes his new line-up. including ex-Simple Minds drummer Kenny Hislop. to America for six months to promote the new album The Home Q/Hli/lt’ Wolf.
I Levi Toi and Funky Feet-Us Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 8.30pm. Free. Two jazz funk bands.
I llugh need And The Velvet Underpants Liquor Store. Bridge Street. Paisley. 848 5096. 10pm. Free. There's always been a stand-up comedy element to their eccentric ranting.
I Cimarron Harleys. Quarry Street. Hamilton. 0698 458174. 9pm. Free. Country and western night.
I Dum Dum Sax Venue. Teviot Walk. Cumbernauld. 01236 733 200. 9pm. £3. Formerly Edinburgh funk rockers Die
I Pusitilla Whistlebinkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 9pm. Free. Irish and Scottish folk combined with African and North African influences.
I llowhere Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 10pm. Free. See demo reviews.
I Lipton’s Orphans Pear Tree. West Nicolson Street. 667 7533. 8.30pm. Free.
I Bruce Dickinson Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120. 7.30pm. £6.30 plus booking fee. Tickets from The Garage. Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679 and Tower Records. Argyle Street. 204 2500. The other Broooocie tours to promote his new live double-CD with a band that includes ex-Gun member Alex Dickson and bassist Chris Dale formerly of funk rockers The Atom Seed.
I Mule and Small Cathouse. Brown Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £5.30 plus booking fee. Tickets from The Garage and Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Two bands from the American underground — redneck heavy grungers and Small who were knocking about with their grunge pop a couple of years ago under the moniker Small 23.
I The Cashmere Experience and The Endlings Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 8.30pm. Free.
I Dirge, Blind and Love Circus Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £3. Three local band package headed by a somewhat
intense bunch of gloom and noise merchants.
I Beckie City Blues Band Whistlebinkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 9pm. Free. Blues. unsurprisingly.
I Unique Freak Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 10pm. Free.
I Saint, My Favourite Sneakers, The Bodies and The Stanleys Kazoo Club. The 13th Note, Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. Free. Sonorous indie wash from Saint.
I The Johnny 7 Boudoir. The 13th Note (downstairs). Glassford Street. 553 1638.
Catch the best Music this lortni ht
ROCK & BLUES I Bob Dylan His Bobness doesn‘t pass through town every day. so track down a ticket by any means necessary. Play/louse. Edinburgh. Fri 7; SECC. Glasgow: Sun 9.
I Moist Most exciting rock band to come out of Canada for years. Catch them while they’re still playing intimate venues. Venue. Edinburgh. Thurs 13; King Tut's. Glasgow. Fri [4.
I Van Morrison Hastin-arranged dates for the king ofCeltic soul. After all these years. still essential. Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Wed [9, Thurs 20.
I Jazz in The Park Singer Carol Kidd braves the weather for this holiday afternoon special. Eastwood Park. Glasgow, Mon 17.
I Jazz in the Pool Imaginative charts and plenty ofgood soloing are the hallmarks of SYJO. Eastwood Pool, Glasgow. Wed 19.
FOLK 8t WORLD
I llatalie MacMaster The Scots ﬁddle style. still vital on Canada's Cape Breton Island, has few ﬁner exponents, and she's still only 22! Riverside, Glasgow. Tue I I .
I Edinburgh Folk and Harp Festivals See listings for details. Teviot House. Edinburgh, Fri 7—Sun [6.
CLASSICAL & OPERA
I llational Youth Orchestra of Scotland Chamber Orchestra A programme of Harper. Beethoven and Rossini with the three finalists of the LASMO Staffa Music Awards as featured soloists. Queen ’5 Hull. Edinburgh. Sun 9.
8pm. Free. Glasgow cheesy easy listening legends.
I Electric Garden, Supersonic and Biverdog Live At 7/11. Chubby Chesters. Sauchiehall Street. 353 0436. 8.30pm. Free.
I Glasgow Songwriters featuring PMS Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. Female duo from Glasgow. Plus open mic.
I Selon Harleys. Quarry Street. Hamilton, 0698 458174. 9pm. £2.
I D-Tack, Freaker and Pierce Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £3. Second in a three-pack of three-band packages at The Venue. The headliners purvey an intriguing type of rock that cunningly avoids the clichés of the genre.
I The Comedians Kitchen. Cowgate. 225 5413. 9pm. Free. Happy pop and brass. They're just back from a gig down south
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