MUSIC ROCK & BLUES
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Dates listed below are tor one-oft shows: see separate section for residencies. Gigs are listed by date, then by city. Dates will be listed, provided that details reach our offices art least one week before publication. Rock and Blues Listings compiled by Fiona Shepherd
and Jonathan Trew.
I Teenage Fanclub and The Palace Brothers Plaza. liglmton Toll. 423 3077. 7.30pm. £8 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. \"irgin. Union Street. 226 467‘). After their ‘Mellow Doubt ln Glasgow“ mini—tour and an impromptu gig in the basement ofThe 13th Note. the Fannies return to big gig duties at the wonderful Plaza. Should be a goody now that we've all digested the sweet melodies on new album (imm/ Put. The Palace Brothers cry a river of country-tinged melancholy.
I Grant McLennan, Seven Day Diary and Sugartown King Tut's Wah Wah l-lut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5. Tickets from King Tut's and Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Fix-Go Between continues to jangle melodically and observe shrewdly in his quintessential fashion. Support from Sugartown. an outfit going for a bit of a Mazzy Star. Nancy 'n‘ 1.ee approach. fronted by Gwen Stewart. formerly of Wild River Apples.
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g I Quicksand and Stanford Prison Experiment Cathouse. Brown Street. 248
6606. 8pm. £4.50 plus booking fee. Tickets from The Garage. Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679 and Tower Records. Argyle Street. 204 2500. Fearsome New York hardcore crew who recently supported Offspring at Barrowland. Following their album Manic C(tlttpl‘t'A‘SiU/t. they have released a split single with tonight‘s punky support band who are named after a bizarre
g psychological exercise that went wrong. I The Finger Creams and The Sleep Spirit Arena. ()swald Street. 221 3010.
9pm. £2.50. including entry to Parklife. I Peptone Nice ‘n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 3339637. 9pm. Kicking about an indieish noise.
I Rev Doc And The Congregation
Brew house. John Street. 552 3801. 9pm. Free. 1larmontea—driven R 8; B.
I The Spooks McChuills. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free.
I Blackwater Blues Muesot-Iey's. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free.
I The BMX Bandits, Big Girl’s Blouse and ‘
Rosa Mota Music Box. Victoria Street. 225 2564. 8pm. £5 in advance. £6 on the door. The Bellshill mob make a raid on the east coast. where they will no doubt be treating us to a few blasts of their new album. Getting [)i'rtv. Big Girl's Blouse is the new band fronted by Donna from The Ruby Suit. so will doubtless have bags of poignant and charming melodies. The missing link between Sonic Youth and 'l'tndersticks. Rosa Mota are signed to Mute. who released their ll’TS/lﬂll Sinking 11’ at the start of the year.
I Tunic, Life With Nixon and Brewster Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 7.30pm. £3. Tunic are a five-piece band from Northern 1reland who are hotly tipped to follow in the footsteps of those perky little pups Ash. Both John Peel and Mark Radcliffe have given them the thumbs up which is about as good a seal of approval as you‘re gonna get.
I The Swinging Blue Jeans Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm—3am. £5. Perpetrators of ‘Hippy Hippy Shake' and other gems from the 60s.
I Haze West lind Oyster Bar. West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10.30pm. Free. I Veronica and Cutlery Subway. (:‘owgate. 225 6766. 8pm. £2.
I Roadrunner (“as Rock Cafe. West Port. 2294341. 10pm. Free.
I Live Music Abbey. South Clerk Street. 667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.
I Spearhead and Prophets or Da City King Tut's \Vah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £8. Tickets from King Tut's and Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 2264679.
I T In The Dark Queen Margaret Union. University (iardens. 339 9784. 8pm. £2.50. Students and guests. A sort ofend of term bash featuring live university bands. cheap booze and cheesy disco.
I Hermon X Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. l.atin jazz.
I The Big Picture l-lalt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free.
I New teat and The Basic llotes Brewhonse. John Street. 552 3801. 9pm. Free. Taking much inspiration from Glen Campbell and Burt Bacharach. Edinburgh‘s New l.eaf sail bravely into the waters of easy listening. Seek out their indie C1).
I Give Up The Ghost MacSorley's. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free.
I The Radoos McChuills. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free.
I Rev Doc And The Congregation and Twit And Degsy Clyde Bar. West Clyde Street. llelensburgh. 01463 673 257. 10pm. £1. See Fri 16.
Weezer give a masterclass on carburettor care. See Tue 20
I Pride Scotland Festival ’95 Meadows. lnfo: 556 8822. 2pm onwards. Hufty. lirnie Ross and Brendan Nash compere the annual pink bash. The band line-up looks like this: Broccoli Dog. Ruby Fruit. Steve. Sneddon. Atomic Kandy. Folkadelic. The Proud ()nes. Mary White. Dirge. The Camp Vamps. Jason Pillay. The Well ()iled Sisters. Chris Richmond
' and the Pink singers.
I Whiteout and Thrum Music Box. Victoria Street. 225 2564. 7pm. £6. Whiteout get their rocks off and their
; heads together after their Japanese jaunt
and Thrum wipe away those tears with their country-tinged laments and their Neil Young rockers.
. I The Palace Brothers and Sally Skull
Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341.
9pm. £4 in advance. £5 on door. Stripped- ' down country folk from the cult American
band who brought out the classic There Is
- Nu ()Ilt' What Will 'litke Care Of You and
have an even better album waiting in the
wings. The bracing guitars of Sally Skull support.
I Cherry Fire Ashes and Alpine Garden
' Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 8pm. £2.
I Woodstock Taylor French Institute. Randolph Crescent. 225 5633. 6pm~midnight. £2 (£1.50). Appearing at various times throughout the night as part of the Fete Nationale de la Musique. ()riginal songs plus blues. jazz and rock covers from this individual songstress.
f I Bananatish Whistlebinkies. Niddry E Street. 557 5114. 9pm. Free. ()riginal pop
tttnes. I D’Jango Cavendish. West Tollcross.
‘ 228 3252. 9pm~3am. £5. 1)rifters‘ covers. I Rockville West End Oyster Bar. West
Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10.30pm. Free.
= I Hearsay N.B.s Bar. Balmoral Hotel. ; 557 3747. 9pm. Free. Rock and pop
I The T.C.s Platform ()ne. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9.30pm. Free. Funk/soul
combo. I Flange Advocate. South Bridge.
9.30pm. Free. I New leaf Duo Queen Street Oyster Bar.
i Queen Street. 226 2530. 10pm. Free.
' Perky pop offshoot of the mature full-size New Leaf.
; I live Music Abbey. South Clerk Street.
667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.
I The Duttus Park Weekend 1pm onwards. Free. The second Cupar Festival kicks off with Martin Purcell. The Works. Skinny Jim. Bona Fide. Lights Out By Nine. Rubber Tree Plant. Spank The Plank. Maggie Holland. The Summerﬁeld Blues Band. Couch. Sedenka. The Pearlfishers and headliners The Doctors ()f Dub.
I Whiteout antl Thrum The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120. 7.30pm.
i £5.30 plus booking fee. Tickets frotn The Garage and Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. See Sat 17.
| I The Moondials The Corner. St George's
Road (at Charing Cross). 332 1625. 9pm. 5 Free. You could do worse than head along ': a few doors to see The b'loondials after
i the above gig — they are worthy
| successors to Whiteout and Thrum‘s
1; positive way with traditional musical ideas.
I The Ranters Club Month. The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm.
1 Free. See Singles.
, I Lucy and White Lies Brew-house. John
5 Street. 552 3801. 9pm. Free.
I I dUM (IUM Liquor Store. Bridge Street.
. Paisley. 848 5096. 10pm. Free. Fdinburgh E rockers who veer away from the
; traditional foot-on-the-monitor stuff to
I produce driving. motivated music.
; I Groovetunnel Music Gallery. Back
‘ Sneddon Street. Paisley. 848 1332. £2.50 l 21f1C1‘()p111. Psychedelic Hammond-
: generated sounds from a popular
1 Edinburgh combo.
5 I Billy Rankine Harleys. Quarry Street. 1 Hamilton. 01698 45817. 9pm. Free.
i Former Nazareth guitarist.
Ed Inburgh : I Cornershop and Bohemia Soul Cas 7 Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 9pm. I £3.50 in advance. £4 on the door. See preview. I Charlie Goes Walkabout, Magic Drive 1 and First Real Target Venue. Calton Road. 1 557 3073. 9pm. £3. Another three local I hand line-up who are reaching for the i stars. Magic l)rive contains sotne es- members of Big Girl's Blouse. First Real 1 Target are said to be poised to sign their first record deal. 1 I Media Falls West End Oyster Bar. West l Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10.30pm. Free. i I Live Music Pear Tree. West Nicolson a Street. 667 7533. 8.30pm. Free.
I The Duflus Park Weekend 1pm onwards. Free. Day two ofthe fun fest sees Scratch. Tigers ()n Vaseline. A Cat , Called Clive. Milton Balgoni. The I Rockets. The Cottonlield. Salsa Celtica. Blo Na Gael. McUmba. Jimmy Shand. Boogalusa. Rab Noakes and the man John Peel called the best guitarist in the world. Diblo Dabala.
I BMX Bandits ()‘Henry's. 1)rury Street. 248 3751. 8pm. Donation on door. The Bandits' only Glasgow date in the near future is a benefit in association with Monitor to buy strips for Carntyne Football Club. an underprivileged Glasgow-based team.
I Superslinky and Tonic The 13th Note (downstairs). Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £2. Beneﬁt for Body Positive featuring the dashing noise of two local bands with super 80s sounds being provided by K-Tel Frenzy‘s Elaine.