which went down the proverbial storm. I Mother Cairo Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 10pm. Free.

I Songwriters’ Showcase and Workshop Tron Tavern. Hunter Square. 8pm. £1. Information: 228 3147. Weekly forum for Edinburgh-based singer-songwriters. with anybody welcome to perform a fifteen- minute set. One local songwriter is highlighted at 10.30pm each night.



I Junk, Hub and Dead Girl Cathouse. Brown Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £3.

I Gypski and International Steamer Soundcheck (‘1ub. The Venue. Sauchiehall Street. 353 1927. 8pm. £3. The Vt‘ttHc‘S nev. weekly local band showcase night.

I Disapparu and Meth 0.0. Fits 11. Miller

Street. 221 1568. 8.30pm. Free. Velvet

Underground-int]uenced tnppy sonrcs from Meth ()1).

I Walk Tall and Shelter Caskie's. St Vincent Street. 248 4989. 9pm. Free.

I The Cavern Beatles Motherwell Concert Hall. 01698 267 515. 8pm. £8. £7.50. £7. inevitably. a Beatles tribute hand who are offering free admission to their concerts to anyone who can produce a ticket from any show The Beatles played in the same area (that's Glasgow ()deon on three occasions or the old Glasgow Concert Hall).

I Big George And The Business Cheers. Brewery l.ane. Dumbarton. 01389 742

333. 9pm. £2. See Strn 9.

I Live Music McChuills. High Street. 552

2135. 10pm. Free.


I Skunk, Naked and Fully Loaded Venue. (‘alton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £3. Three

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Mad Dog 20/20. Ripping bargain in anyone‘s books.

I Ashton Lainne Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766.£2.

I An Cat Dubh Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 10pm. Free. A German folk/rock band allegedly. They‘re soulrnates of June Frost.

I The Bond Whistlebinkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 9pm. Free. Three-piece rockabilly outfit. Seems to be a lot of it about at the moment.

I Slidin’ Delta Blues Band Wes-t tintl Oyster Bar. West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10.30pm. Free. Contrary to previous reports on these pages SDBB are not in fact rockin’ sky pilots. moshin' ministers or even Mad Monks and as far as we know they have no ecclesiastical connections at all. They still pick the blues though.

I Hot Tamales Queen Street Uyster Bar. Queen Street. 2262530. 10pm. Free. Blues. R & B and harmonica high iinks.


I Bleeding Hearts Martell. Burnbank Road. 01324 621764. 9pm. £2.50. Baby's Got A Gurt offshoot/offspring doing their rocky thang.


I The Real People, The Steamboat Band and Tonic King Tut‘s Wait Wait Wait Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4.50. Tickets from King Tut's arid Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Turteful Liverpudlians like The 1.a’s. they are very influenced by the Fab Four btrt their songs sounds more throwaway artd twee than ever. enough to make The Lightning Seeds sound like .‘vludhoney.

I Men lie arid Stranger’s Cage Cathousc. Brown Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £3.

I Connection, Bosley and Superslinky Club 99p. The 13th Note (downstairs). Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. 99p. Sampledelic sounds from Bosley and tearaway indie pop with the occasional Boo Radleys touch from Superslinky.

I Perfect World Nice 'n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. lipic syntlt pop/rock scamsters.

I The Tom Mcltiven Guintet McChuills. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free. Acid jazz from a combo whose line-up includes two members of the Fred Quimby Quartet.

I Rattlesnake, GTM and Blind Jump

; Arena. ()swald Street. 221 3010. 9pm. 918. 9pm. Free.

£2.50. including entry to the club i afterwards.

I Fruitcake and Indian Summer L'ndet‘ Ventura. King Street. 552 1388. 9pm. £2. 1 Funky AQR from Fruitcake. l I Blonde Bit On The Side, Moondew anti 1 Steven Marshall Live At 7/1 t. (‘tiutityy- i Chester's. Sattchiehall Street. 3530436. I 8.30pm. Free. Fem country duo supported by Raggle Taggle Gypsies man.

I The Wheelies Ilalt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free.

I The Radoos MacSorley's. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free.

I The Cavern Beatles Civic Hall Theatre. Ayr. 01292 264 639. 7.30pm. £7.50. See Wed 12.

I Ranters Rico's. Anti Street. 0475 783 705. 11pm. £1 (free for students).


I Moist and The Nubiles Venue. (‘alton Road. 557 3073. 8pm. £5.30 in advance from Ripping Records and TOCTA. See preview.

I Doom, Jap’s Eye and Bone Jack Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 9pm. £3. More thrash-punk lags destroying civilisation with a mess of guitars. ranting. snot and blood. ()utrage! Bring back flogging . . .

I Sugar Candy Mountain and The Gift

Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £2.

I The Gods 0t Glam Platform One. Rtrtlartd Street. 225 2433. 9.30pm. Free. More glam-inspired frolics. There's a (‘1) on the way. on A Noise Annoys Records. I Hearsay Neighbours. McDonald Road. 557 4928. 9pm. Free.

I The Dump Trucks \Vhistlebinkics. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 9pm Free R S B.

I Hot Tomales west t-intl ()ystet Bar. \Vc‘sl Maitland Street. 22.5 3861. III.31)pttt. l‘TL‘C. Sc‘t‘ \Vt‘tl l2. ’l‘llt‘lt‘lx 1l1c‘ tttltlt‘tl bonus of Tarot card readings tonight. ()n the 13th as well . . . spooky

I The Rain Kings Al Ramsay 's. Broughton Street. 557 0627. 9pm. l-ree. Used to be the 1): Sims. but still doing the (‘rowded House covers arid Blue Nile stuff.

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I Emmylou Harris, Trisha Yearwood and Marty Stewart SFCC‘. l-tnnieston Quay. 248 9999. £16. £14.50 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679 arid Tt )C'TA outlets. 'l'ouring under the banner The New American Music Tour. See feature. I Moist and The Nubiles King Tut‘s Walt \Vah Htrt. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5. Tickets from King Tut's and Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. See preview for Moist. Supported by strutting London Nit-wave types.

I Jap’s Eye arid Doom Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.

I Raggle Taggle Gypsies xteC‘ltttitls. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free. See Fri 7.

I Groundhog arid The Wilderness Arena. ()swald Street. 221 3010. 9pm. £2.50. including entry to Parklife.

I Jamie Barnes And Cochise Brew-house. John Street. 552 3801. 8.30pm. Free. Veteran blues practitioners.

I The Liberty Blues Band M aesortey‘s. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free

I Big George And The Business norms Yard. Cathcart Road. 649 0184. 9.30pm. Free. See Sun 9.

, I Media Falls Twa (‘ot'liics Kilhowic Road. Cumbernauld. 01236 727473. 9pm.


I Hellfire Coach House. 'l'hornltebank. 9pm. Free. Heavy metal.

I The River Detectives Dugout. (‘athcart Street. Greenock. 01475 727 918. 10pm. £4. The tuneful duo with percussive backing.

I RUSh Hour 'l'rophy Room. The Dugout. (’athcart Street. (irecnock. 01475 727

1 Edinburgh

I The Real People and Cupid Mount Etna (fas Rock ('aie. West Port. 229 4341. 9pm. £4. 'l'outed as the new tlasts in some quarters (which is somew nat premature seeing that the old ones are hardly grizzled veterans). the headliners have art epottytttotts lil’ out and it's pet‘li.‘ctly splendid -‘ melodic. rotrglt and ready. leaving a pleasant ringing sensation 111 the

I English Rose and Magicdrive 9pm. .lattt ,' 'l‘rihute. so dig out those bloody awful terry towelling white socks. I I The Real Thing Cavendish. \Vest 'I‘ollcross. 228 3252. 9pm -3ant. £5. , Nothing to do with the above Real People I bttt rather the creators of that timeless hit ‘You To Me Are liverything'. I Junk Subway. C‘owgate. 2256766. 1 9pm. £2. I Mustang Sally l’latfornt ()ne. Rutlantl SII‘CCI. 225 24_33.()..illt)111. I'il'L‘L‘. See 51113. I The Deceivers West Iind ()yster Bar. \Vest Maitlattd Street. 225 3861. 10.30pm. Free Upbeat rock covers arid some of their owrt material.

I Hearsay Advocate. South Bridge. 9.30pm. Free.

I live Music Abbey. South (.‘lerk Street. 667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.