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'l‘i'ruIi/ry' of [nut [HI/l.

I Francis Dunnery Venue. cation Road. 557 3073. C.-\;\'Cl{l.l.lil). Ret‘iilitls lioiii the points ot' sale.

I Three Steps To Heaven lidiiibuigli Festival Theatre. Nicolson Street. 52‘)

6000. Split. £5.50~£|4.50 t£4.50—£l2.50). 1

See Mon 24.

I The Bond Wliistlebinkies. Niddry Street. 557 5 I I4. ‘)pm. l‘ree. 'l‘hree-piecc rockabilly math.

I Outrageous Strliyy'ay‘. Coyy'gate. 325 6766. £2.

I Mustang Sally l.':\ttachc. l<ritlaiitl Street. 22‘) 3402. l0pni. l‘iee. Blue-eyed soul.

I Slidin’ Delta Blues Band West lintl Oyster Bar. West Maitland Street. 225 3S6l. 10.30pm. l-ree. lilues from a duo who aren't \‘icars.

I Johnson Brothers Queen Street ()yslct Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. ltlpm. l3ree.

I Hugh Reed And The Velvet Underpants

Stones. Frederick Street. 220 I226. l0prii.

Free. Glaswegian cult hero or some years' i

standing ol'l'er's you the chance to ‘\\'alk ()n The Clyde Side' and ‘l.irrger ()n Yer Pale Blue Y's’.


I The Sensational Alex Harvey Band Martell. Buriibank Road. 0l324 62l764. 8pm. £5. The SAHH contains all the original meriibers except. ol'corrrse. the eponymous Mr H.


I Maytest See separate listings.

I Clawtinger and Misery Loves Co Cathouse. Brown Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £5.30 plus booking lee. Tickets t'rom The Garage. Just the Ticket. Virgin. linioii Street. 226 467‘) and Tower Records. Argyle Street. 204 2500. Heavy rap/rock from Clayvlirigcr.

I Huevos Bancheros, Pink Kross and Bill Williams Nice 'n' Sleazy. Saiicliieliall Street. 333 0637. ‘)pm. £4. Sur'lin’ Cowpunk mania l'roiii C‘anada. rather like the eccentric Man . . ()r .-\stroiiian'.’ but without the oby'iotts‘ Toiiiados inlluence. See Sat 22 lor l’irik Kioss.

I lungleg, Starstruck and Sally Skull The l3lil Note. Ciltissiot'tl Street. 553 I638. ‘)pm. The launch ol' the neu Vesuvius label with assorted lti-lT punk- intluenced acts.

I Walk Tall, long Journey Home and Shelter Live At 7/l l. Chubby Chester‘s. Saucliieliall Street. 353 0436. 8.30pm. Free.

I The Key and Salad Days Under \"entur'a. King Street. 552 I388. 9pm. 1.2.

I Emotional Blackmail, Sugar Mountain and Million Arena. ()syy'altl Street. 22! 3010. ()pm. £2.50.

I Felon Batcaye. Bruce llolel. (fornyyall Street. liast l\ilbrirle. 0| 3552 2‘)77 |. l0pm. £3.

I The Effect Rico‘s. Ann Street. ('ii'eenock. 0l475 78‘ 705. llpm. L‘ I; stritletils tree.

I Live Music MacSorley's. Jariiaica Street. 22l 849‘). ‘)pm. l-ree.


I Evolve and Gilded lill Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. ‘)prii. L2. To date liy'oly'e have played lyyti gigs in lidinburgh. ()ii the 20 May they \\ ill play to an estimated lllll riirllroii \ ia satellite

liorii Rome. lit/.iric or what .' Nip along to;

The Subway and they‘ll tell you lio\y it happened.

I Three Steps To Heaven lidiril‘uigii l't‘sllYLtl 'l'licatr‘e. Nicolsor‘. Street. 52‘) 6000. spin. :5 so Ll-l Fritz-Hit L".‘.5tii St‘t‘ .\ltlll 24.

I Peter Burnett Queen Street ( )ystei Bat. Queen Street. 226 25 30. lllprir. tree.

I Hot Tomales \Vest ()yste: liar. West Martlatid Street. 22.5 35M. lll.“0piii. l'ree. lllues hi-priks \\ itli the aid ol‘ a 00st llititilllic.

I Beanbag Deluxe l.'.-\ttaclic. Rtlllalitl Street. 22‘) 3402. 10pm. l'iee.

I Mustang Sally Rurlanti Not. Iturlantl Street. 22‘) 3402. ltlprii l'ree. ltlue-eyerl soul.

I The Gods 0t Glam l’lttlltll'llt ()ne. Rutland Street. 225 2433. ‘).30pm. lace. The bewigged loy‘ers or" all that was nalt about the 70s strap on their platl‘orriis t'or' another bout ol glaiii rock pastiche.

I Tico Neighbours. McDonald Road. 557 4‘)2.‘<. ‘)prii. l‘ree.

I live Music \\'liistlebitil;ies. Nitldry Street. 557 51 I4. ‘)pm. Free.



I Maytest See separate listings.

I Monster Magnet and Joyrider Tlie (iar'agc. Sauchiehall Street. 332 ll20. 7pm. £6.50 plus bookrrig lee. Tickets limit The (iarage. Jrrst the ticket. \'irgin. Union Street. 226 467‘) and Toyy er Records. Argyle Street. 204 2500. Hirsute hoary grunge rockers With a mean streak. supported by young gun upstairs.

I Slimcea Girl Mean Streets. The 13th Note idoyynstairs). ('ilassl'ord Street. 553 M35. ‘)prii. Sixties nilluences betray ed by the occasional Coy'cr‘ \‘LlSlUll in their set. I The Atterglow and The Corleones Arena. ()syyaltl Street. 22l 30“). “Pm. £2.50. including entry to l’arklil'e. The Allerglow are a garage combo l'eaturiiig iiieliiber's‘ ol. /\ Chocolate Morning and The Mystreatoi's.

I Rev Doc And The Congregation MacSorley's. .laiiiaica Street. 22l S4‘)‘). ‘)prii. l-‘iee. Trad blues.

I Billy Rankine Breyy'house. John Street. 552 380l. 8.30prii. l-‘i'ee. liorriier Na/aretli guitarist.

I Peach county Cathedral llouse. ('atliedral Square. 552 35 l‘). ‘)prii. l‘ree. Nev. country.

I Mimizene (‘oachliouse 'l‘lioiriliebarik. ‘)piii. l'iee

I Parental Guidance Tyy a (‘orbres Kilboyy re Street. (.0236 72747 3. ‘)prii. l-ree.

I Rush Hour Trophy Room. The Dugout. (‘atlicart Street. (iireenock. 01475 727 ‘llS. ‘)prii. lr'i'ee.


I The Vibrators and Hersham Boys Cas Rock Cale. West Port. 22‘) 434 l. ‘)prii. £4 in advance l'roiii the (His. 1.5 on the door. Further prool that old punks don‘t die. Their lir'st single. with 'We Vibrate‘ on the A-side and '\\'hips Arid l-‘urs' on the lirp. came out nineteen years ago. yy liicli means the hand must be knocking on 40. ‘l)ig out the Docs. dear. I must tour again -- the kids expect it.‘ The support is. needless to say. a Sliam 6‘) tribute band. I Pet Lamb and Elevate Music Box. Victoria Street. 225 2564. Split. £6. Best to let l’et Lamb speak tor theiiisely'es:

't )rir music is sex (alyyays frantic.

soriietiiiies sloppy. dripping \y itli testosleroiiei. drugs (it'll luck you tip but you ll.t\t‘ to sziccriiiib to its addictne properties). and tlt‘liitilc‘l)’ l‘OCk ill. l‘till.' I The Foremost Cavendish. West 'l'ollcross. 228 3252. ‘)prii—-3arii. £5. Srytres nostalgia.

I Three Steps To Heaven litlrnburglr l't‘Sll\ al 'l'iieatr'e. Nicolson Street. 52‘) 6000. Spin. £5.50—t I4 50 l£4.50--£l2.50l See Mon 24

I Jezebel \\'lirstlebinkies. Nrddry Street. 557 5 l H. ‘)pm. l‘ree. .-\ yyidc range ol' songs get the double liemale vocals lletlllll'c‘lll.

I Cutlery and Loaler Subway. (‘owgate. 225 6766. ‘lprii. £2.

I Amanda Lyon And The Soul Conection l’latlotrii ( lnc. Rutland Street. 225 2433. “pm l-iee. llig nine-piece combo complete y‘. tlli a brass section

I Dead Parrot Society Adyocate South llrit ge 0 30pm lice. ('oycrs hour the late "0s art-ti early S0s.

I Untaithtul Servants \‘yt‘sl l-Lntl ()yslcr liar". West Marrland Street. 225 386]. l030pm. Free.

I Live Music Abbey. South Clerk Street.

667 ml? S.3()plll. l4ree.



I Maylest See separate listings.

I Jeggro (.‘askies. St Vincent Street. 248

4%“). ‘)pni. l‘i‘ee. Fourteen-piece reggae


I A Glasgow Kiss llalt liar. Woodlands

Road. 332 I210. 9.30pm. Free.

I Blackwater Blues MacSoi'ley's. .laiiiaica Street. 22l S4‘)‘). ‘)pm. lice.

I Wig Wam Bam Breyy'liouse. John Street. 552 3501. S 30pm. l‘i'ee.

I Flip The Bird Blackli'iars. Bell Street. 552 5924. ‘).30piii. Free.

I Rough Justice Wolburn's \Vliarl'. Yoker l'cl'iy Road. 95‘) 20l6. 9.30pm. l'it'ee.


l bite my thumb at you: big bad Klngmaker, Sat 29 I Backstreet Heroes lioon's Yard. ('atlicait Road. 64‘) (“84. 0.30pm. Free.


I Kingmaker \"eriue. Caltoii Road. 557 3073 7.30pm. 5.6 Note early start. l.o/.. .\lyles and John set oil on the road once more to promote their new album. In The lieu l'oysi/i/r' 'liiyte. Contrary to popular opriiiori this is not a Kenny liy‘ei'ett tribute album but rather a more optiriiistic oll'errng than previous Kiiigriiaker outings. I Three Steps To Heaven Edinburgh Festival Theatre. Nicolson Street. 52‘) 6000. 6pm and ‘lprii. £5.5()-£l4.50 rl;4.5l)- “2.50). See Mon 24.

I Frank And The Fairy Lights Subway. (‘oyy'galo 225 6766. ‘)pm. £2.

I The Cuervo Brothers \Vliistlebinkies. Niddry Street. 557 5l l4. ‘)prii. liree.

I Huevos Rancheros and The

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