MUSIC ROCK & BLUES
Road. 01236 727473. 9pm. Free. Former Nazareth guitarist.
I Millport-Nashville Country and Western Festival Millport‘s first country festival takes place over the next four days. Contact booking office on ()1475 530 620 for details on camping and caravanning arrangements and special late buses anti ferries for ticket holders. Featured acts over the four days include Philomena Begley from Ireland. Cleve Francis from Nashville and Scottish artist Der. Walters. See preview.
I The Geiger Babies and God’s Boyfriend East Kilbride Arts Centre. ()ld Coach Road. The Village. East Kilbride. 013552 61000. 8pm. £3.50. Spunky pop front both bands. the precocious God’s Boyfriend and the country-inflected Geiger Babies.
I Corduroy and Funky Feet-Us Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 7.30pm. £6. The Acid Jazz signings continue to show hipsters the true path to a groovesome
‘ is. It I 5. Go ahead. funk: Corduroy don denim to play Edinburgh. Fri 4
time. Punters must be able to give a 60- second sample of dialogue from any given crap 60s TV series (ie 'I'ltum/er/nn/s).
I Divide And Conquer and Newtown Grunts Tap O‘l.auriston. Lauriston Place. 229 4041. 9pm. Free. The Edinburgh European City of Punk (E.E.C.P.) festival kicks off with headliners from North Carolina and with support from a little closer to home in the form of a rabble of Fifers including the excellently named Fatty Acids. Watch out for various ad hoc events such as cider and Buckfast drinking study groups on waste land near you.
I Mungo Jerry Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm—3am. £5. The man who brought us the classic ‘ln the Summertime' makes an appearance.
I Jezebel Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 9pm. Free. Three-piece. guitar. bass and drttms set-up. augmented occasionally by a second vocalist in between drinks.
I Stoan anti Bug Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £2.
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Programme available now. Obtain your copy by sending your name and address with 70p in stamps to: Fringe Ofﬁce, 180 High St., Edinburgh EH1 10$.
I live Music Abbey. South Clerk Street. 667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.
I T In The Park Strathclyde Country Park. Hamilton. See feature.
I Counselled Out Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 8.30pm. Free. Comntitment.s'~style soul romp with a cast of thousands.
I The louis Wallace Chain Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free. Rootsy pop/rock.
I Funky Feet-Us Wolburn's Wharf. Yoker Ferry Road. 959 2016. 9.30pm. Free. See Sat29.
I The Fred Ouimby Quartet McChuill's. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free. Smoothy jazz fttnk.
I The Outpatients MacSorley‘s. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free.
I The Blackwater Blues Band L'Attachc. Waterloo Street. 221 3210. 9pm. Free.
I Millport-llashville Country and Western Festival See Fri 4.
I GO" and The Gin Goblins Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 9pm. £4 (£3). Old style thrash punk terror fest from the headliners and new style. thrash punk. terror pant-soiling fest from the support. Part of the Edinburgh European City of Punk Festival.
I Active Minds and Combat Shock Tap O‘ Lauriston. Lauriston Place. 2294041. 9pm. Free. The E.E.C.P. mayhemcontinues. I The Smashers and The Goldentones Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £2.
I Risk Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114.9pm. Free.
I Bacey Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9ptn—3am. £5. ‘Some Girls' was one of their hits way back in the mists of time when you could take your girlfriend to the picture house. have a meal. take a taxi back home and still have enough change from a liver to go on a two-week holiday for four to Blackpool.
I Bedlord Falls West End ()yster Bar. West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10.30pm. Free.
I Sideshow Bob Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 10pm. Free.
I live Music Abbey. South Clerk Street. 667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.
I T in The Park Strathclyde Country Park. Hamilton. See feature.
I From Within, Mellow Trap and The Lost Gods Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 8.30pm. Free.
I Sons Oi The Shaking Earth and Numb Sax. Teviot Walk. Cumbemauld. 01236 733 200. 8pm. £2.50. Mane-shaking heavy rock.
I Millport-liashville Country and Western Festival See Fri 4.
I Chaos UK and Red Alert Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 9pm. £4 (£3.50 in advance). The Edinburgh European City of Punk fest pogos on with traditional punk mess from the Bristolian headliners supported by Oi veterans from Newcastle.
I Four Past Midnight and Double D Tap O’Lauriston. Lauriston Place. 229 4041. 9pm. Free. The Tap continues to host the E.E.C.P.
I Bluetlnger L‘Attache. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free. Classic rock 'n' roll.
I Bloody Marys (TBC) Rutland No I. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free. This sounds good: an ABBA drag act complete with suspicious facial hair.
I Live Music Pear Tree. West Nicolson Street. 667 7533. 8.30pm. Free.
Catch the best Music this fortnight.
ROCK 8t BLUES
I Terence Trent O’Arby Alternately soul genius or spaced-out kook. and his newly bleached Gazza-top lends credence to the latter. Miss this. though, and you might end up regretting it. Barrow/and. Glasgow. Mon 3].
I Vic Chesnutt The initial fuss about Vic may have died down. but he still has his supporters in this ofﬁce. Ragged. close-to-the-edge songs. currently spread over four fabulous albums. King Tats. Glasgow, Fri 4. JAZZ
I New Jungle Orchestra Exubcrant and exploratory large ensemble from Denmark. led by guitarist Pierre Dorge. Festival Theatre and Cotton Club. lit/inlntng/i. Wed 9; MacRobe/‘t Centre. Stirling. 'I'lturs 10.
I Martin Taylor’s Spirit of Oiango Superb acoustic quartet play music inspired by the example of Django Reinhardt. Queen's Hall. lidinburg/i. Thurs IO.
FOLK 8t WORLD
I The Tartan Amoebas You cannot be serious! And they’re not. Deconstructed Scottish dance music is recooked with hot chillis. bongoed brass and bagpipes and folded into a Latin ceilidh groove. Assembly Rooms. Edinburgh. Sat 29. CLASSICAL & OPERA
I BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra A programme of Weber, Rachmanin0v and Shostakovitch with Stephen Hough on piano and Jcrzy Maksymiuk conducting.
I National Youth Orchestra oi Scotland Evelyn Glennie is the soloist in this presentation, which features Barber’s Second Essay For Orchestra and Heath's percussion concerto African Sunrise — Man/rattan Rave. Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Mon 3].
I Justice Wall and Nevertheless
Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 8.30pm. Free.
I Mlllport-Iashvllle Country and
Western Festival See Fri 4.
I Olvlde And Conquer, Filth and John Spithead Cooler. The Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 10.30pm. £3 (£2). The headliners. as those who were paying attention earlier in the listings will know. come from North Carolina. Filth (nice name) are from Devon (that well-known hotbed of political dissent) while Mr Spithead is a singer, guitarist and poet. The gig is in aid ofthe Centre and Edinburgh Anti-Fascist Action.
I Underclass and Blue Tap O' Lauriston. Lauriston Place. 229 4041. 9pm. Free. The perfect way to relax after a hard day‘s
45 The List 28 Jul-10 Aug 1995