MUSIC ROCK & BLUES
SATURDAY 20 ‘
I Ugly Kid Joe The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120. 7pm. £7.50 plus booking fee. Tickets from The Garage. Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679 and Tower Records. Argyle Street. 204 2500. Beans/1nd Burt/teat] bonehead hard rock with neither the tunes of Green Day nor the raunch of Soundgarden.
I Drizabone Ferry. Clyde Place. 552 0767. 9pm. £10 (£8). Tickets from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511. Classic contemporary British soul. ifyou think that‘s anything to get excited about. with top soul DJs Steve Hobbs. Tom Jackson and Bob Jeffries lending support. I The Leopards, The Secret Goldfish and Spacehopper King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £4. Tickets from King Tut's and Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 467‘). See preview for The Leopards. New Glasgow label gets unapologetic at Tut's to round off Mayfest with a snarl.
I Whirling Pig Dervish, Yellow Car, llewtown Grunts and The Space Kittens Queen Margaret Student Union. University Gardens. 33‘) 9784. 8pm.
Mayfest. Four Scottish punk-addled bands get shouty.
I The Supematurals Wolfson Halls. Garscube listate. i‘vlaryhill Road. 946 5251. A rather unusual move to play in a University halls of residence. but The Supematurals have managed to play just about everywhere else in this goddam city. and they need a gig to shout about their new EP ‘Let It Bleat'.
I Honey Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Dn'ving indie guitar types with a smart contemporary sound.
I lindislarne Castlemilk Community Centre. Castlemilk Drive. 631 1166. 8pm. £5 (£1). Castlemilk gets all the superannuated acts. Lindisfarne‘s crimes (‘Fog On The Tyne‘) sadly far outweigh their redeeming features (‘Run For Home').
I The Banters Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free.
I Give Up The Ghost MacSorley's. Jamaica Street. 221 849‘). 9pm. Free.
I llough Justice Wolburn's Wharf. Yoker Ferry Road. 959 2016. 9.30pm. Free.
I The Outpatients Boon‘s Yard. Cathcart Road. 649 ()184. 9.30pm. Free.
I Billy Rivers Abbotsford. Nithsdalc Crescent. Bearsden. 943 0333. 9.30pm. Blues guitarist.
I Ego Breed Clyde Bar. West Clyde Street. Helensburgh. 01463 673 257. 10pm. £1.
I The Proclaimers Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7pm. £5. £7.50. £15. The bespectacled duo are just part of the evening‘s line-up. You can also look forward to various footballers. past and present having a shot on the mike. Yep. you guessed it. it‘s a Hibs fundraising night. Don‘t wear your maroon cords.
I The Dream Disciples and Dora Flood Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 9pm. £3. Dig out the black drainpipes for a spot of Goffdom. The headliners have supported Creaming Jesus. Christian Death and Rubicon which should give you an inkling as to what they‘re about. Tonight is the launch for their debut CD in Amber. Support comes from transaychedelic (patent pending on that particular amalgam of words) San Franciscans.
I Greenhouse La Belle Angele. Hasties Close (behind the Kitchen). Cowgate. 225 2774. 7.30pm. £7 plus booking fee. A new incarnation of the Kevin McDermott Orchestra which promises ‘a more immediate. less manufactured sound that will expand the mind’.
soo smile; from the BeiBros, Edinburgh, Sat 20
I Cherry Fire Ashes and The Tragic Boundabouts Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 8pm. £2. Very strong contenders for the daft name of the issue award.
I The Twilight Zone Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm—3am. £5. Soul. I Cat Scratch Fever Merlin. Momingside Road. 447 4329. 10pm. Free. Rockabilly outﬁt from Liverpool. Quiffs ahoy!
I The T.C.s Platform One. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9.30pm. Free. Funk and soul.
: I Something For The Weekend Advocate. ’ South Bridge. 9.30pm. Free. Also called
£2.50. Another charming way to round off '
Black Cat Bones from time to time.
; dependent upon where they are playing.
They do the blues wherever they play. though. I Bedlord Falls West End Oyster Bar.
; West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10.30pm.
" I New Leaf Duo Queen Street Oyster Bar. 5 Queen Street. 226 2530. 10pm. Free. E Sunny. poppy offshoot of the equally
sunny and popular New Leaf. I live Music Abbey. South Clerk Street. 667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.
I East 17 Finnieston Quay. 248 9999. £14.50 plus booking f*e. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 467‘). See Fri 19.
I Mudhoney Arches. Midland Street. 221 9736. £8.30 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. See preview.
I Crystal Gayle and Rita Coolidge Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. £16.50. £15.50. £14.50 plus booking fee. Tickets from the box office and the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511. See Fri 1‘).
I Michelle Wright King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £11. Note change of venue for the American New Country singer.
I The Johnny 7 Bar Miro. Kelvingrove Street. 353 0475. From 4pm. Free. Resident cheese from the superstars in the making. Bontempi organ versions of all your laidback favourites.
I Herman X Corner. St George’s Road (at Chan'ng Cross). 332 1625. 9pm. Free. Latin jazzy vibes.
I Fused Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 8.30pm. Free.
I The Fred lluimby Duartet Music Gallery. Back Sneddon Street. Paisley. 848 1332. Free before 9pm. £2 after. Regularjazz funk night.
I Murmur Liquor Store. Bridge Street. Paisley. 848 5096. 10pm. Free. Melodic Glasgow pop.
I Just Another Dream Lounge Bar. Cameron House Hotel. Glasgow Road. Hardgate. Clydebank. 01389 873535. 8pm. £2.
I Billy Rankine Harleys. Quarry Street. Hamilton. 01698 458174. 9pm. Free. Former Nazareth guitarist.
I Bon’s Balls Sax. Teviot Walk. Cumbernauld. 01236 733 200. 8pm. £3. I Neeter And The Monkey Men, The Paper Boys and Burning Kilo Rico's. Ann Street. Greenock. 01475 783 705. 10pm. Free. Rock night.
I Swelling Meg Club Mouth. The 13th Note (downstairs). Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. Free.
I Billy Bivers McLean Arms. Kilmamock. 01563 532 615. 9.45pm. Blues guitarist.
I Cold Shot Shenanigans. Strand Street. Kilmamock. 01563 544 722. 8pm. Free.
I The Concert They llever Gave Edinburgh Festival Theatre. Nicolson Street. 529 6000. 7.30pm. £9.50—£12. A possibly foolhardy attempt to imagine what it would have been like ifElvis Presley. Buddy Holly and Roy Orbison had ever played a gig together.
I Magic Playhouse. Greenside Place. 557 2590. 7.30pm. £7.50—£9.50. A Queen tribute group. Upsurprisingly.
I Bo Weevil Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 9pm. R & B and rootsy blues to cry for.
I Skaramanga and Mimizene Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 10pm. Free. I Cat Scratch Fever L'Attache. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free. See Sat 20. I Bluetinger Rutland No 1. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free. Classic rock ’n' roll.
I Groovetunnel Pear Tree. West Nicolson Street. 667 7533. 8.30pm. Free. Funktastic groovers swing their pants to those TV theme tunes of the 70s. Starsky and Hutch anyone?
I lindislarne Martel]. Burnbank Road. 01324 621764. £5. 9pm. See Sat 20.
I Celine Dion Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. SOLD OUT. This year's Jennifer Rush. Predictably popular with couples. but not with music lovers.
I The lightning Seeds and Puressence The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120. 7.30pm. £7.50 plus booking fee'. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Rescheduled date for lan Broudie’s twee pop combo. See preview. I The Concert They llever Gave Pavilion. Renfteld Street. 332 1846. 7.30pm. £13. £11. See Sun 21.
I Stunt Button Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 8.30pm. Free.
I Soul night Crawfurd Theatre. Jordanhill College. 7pm. £2. Featuring six bands made up of students from the Applied Music course at Strathclyde University.
I Portishead Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. SOLD OUT. Seefeature I The Australian Pink Floyd Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £7. Quite possibly one of the best four tribute bands . on the circuit at the moment. They do the full Floyd Monty with extended sets. those long-playing ‘Several Furry Animals Wishing You Were Here in The Pink Cementing Bricks Into The Wall' tracks and the light show should hold the attention of even the most addled splifthead.
I Speed Di lite Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 10pm. Free. Doors and Stones type covers.
I Shibboleth L‘Attache. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free. in common with a lot of local bands. Shibboleth seem to be playing under different names at different venues. Elsewhere. they are known as Subterranean. Rock is the name of their game.
TUESDAY 23 '
I Greenhouse The Garage. Sauchiehall
'Street. 332 1120. 7.30pm. £7.50 plus
booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin, Union Street. 226 4679. Kevin
McDermott’s latest band which combines the laid-back roots melodies of his Orchestra with a bit of Neil Young raunch. I The Poison Sisters, Pink Kross, The Yummyrur and The Blisters Kazoo Club. The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. Free. A varied bill comprising Kazoo Club regulars. Doomy. garagey. spikey and classy respectively.
I Foxglove, The Dream Catchers and JDF Live At The 7/11. Chubbie Chesters. Sauchiehall Street. 353 0436. 8.30pm. Free.
I Glasgow Songwriters featuring Alex Osborne Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Plus open mic.
I Bock/metal night Crawfurd Theatre. Jordanhill College. 7pm. £2. Featuring six bands made up of students from the Applied Music course at Strathclyde University.
I Stoap Slevem and Glory Days Harleys. Quarry Street. Hamilton. ()1698 458174. 9pm. £2.
I Songwriters’ Showcase and Workshop Tron Tavern. Hunter Square. 8pm. £1. Information: 553 7631. Weekly forum for Edinburgh-based singer-songwriters. with anybody welcome to perform a fifteen- minute set. This evening's featured band is the Dolly Rockers — a two-piece pop outfit who will be performing an acoustic set.
I King leer Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 10pm. Free.
I Cat Scratch Fever L‘Attache. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free. See Sat 20.
I Baindancers, Superslinky, Sinister Penguin and Urusei Yatsura Glasgow University Union. University Avenue. 339 8697. 7pm. Free. Students and guests. Many and varied contestants in the GUU‘s Battle of the Bands.
I long Journey Home, Mother Cairo and The Weeds Soundcheck Club. The Venue. Sauchiehall Street. 353 1927. 8pm. £3.
I Baindance Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free. Heavy rock.
I Doobious Brothers Corner. St George's Road (at Charing Cross). 332 1625. 9pm. Free.
I The Supematurals Music Gallery. Back Sneddon Street. Paisley. 848 1332. 9pm. See Sat 20.
I Babyiunkworm Sax. Teviot Walk. Cumbernauld. ()1236 733 200. 9pm. Young Glasgow band promoting their eponymous debut EP with a string of dates.
I Just Another Dream Cheers. Brewery Lane. Dumbarton. 0138‘) 742 333. 8pm. £2.
I Mustang Sally l.‘ Attache. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free. Blue-eyed soul.
I Slidin’ Delta Blues Band West End Oyster Bar. West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10.30pm. Free. Swamp blues from a rocking duo.
I Bartok Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 10pm. Free. Bartok rock. Which rhymes. Unlike their previous name Baby Bartok which doesn't rhyme so well.
I llootie And The Blowtish and Dillon Fence The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120. 7pm. £7.50 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. See preview.
I Hugh Dead And The Velvet Underpants, The llaked See and Lick King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £3.50. The Naked See's doomy intensity will sit strangely beside the 'Pants parochial jocularity.
42 The List 19 May-1 Jun 1995