ROCK & BLUES MUSIC
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I Groovetunnel Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 9pm. Free. The Hammond organ maniacs strike again.
I Fruitcake Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 10pm. Free. They‘re soulful. they‘re funky. They're Fruitcake. Hurrah!
I Subterraneans t.‘ Attache. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free. See Mon31,
I Mirronnalters Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 8.30pm. Free.
I Glasgow Songwriters featuring John Hannah Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. The Canadian singer/songwriter returns to these shores. Plus open mic.
I Billy Rankin Harleys. Quarry Street. Hamilton. (11698 458174. 9pm. Free. Former Nazareth guitarist.
I Citizen Fish, 0i Polloi and Unique Freak Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £3. The Edinburgh European City of Punk mayhem continues apace.
I Ex-Cathedra and Acti-Fist Tap ()‘ Lauriston. Lauriston Place. 229 4041. 9pm. Free. The headliners are anarcho- feminist. thrash punks frorn Aberdeen.
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. One local songwriter is highlighted at 10.30pm each night.
I Jenny Angel Nicky Tams. Victoria Street. 225 3326. l()pm. Free. This evening‘s ftrn features live music from Jenny Angel as well as sounds from all our favourite female writers. singers and bands from Patti Smith to Peej.
I Hope Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 10pm. Free. See Sunday 30.
I Dio Veolent and Kiss The Bride Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 8.30pm. Free.
I Live Music McClruill's. High Street. 552 2135. l()pm. Free.
I Universal Diatribe, Coitus and Dry Wah Cooler at the Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 10.30pm. £3 (£2). Universal Diatribe used to be Toxic Ephex but now they‘re not. right? Got a problem with that? Berteth gig for Faslane Peace Camp.
I Sven Hassel and Beergut roo Tap O’Lauriston, Lauriston Place, 229 4041. See if you can guess which musical genre this lot adhere to given the Tap’s recent guests? There are no prizes.
I Shibboleth La Belle Angele, Hasties Close. Cowgate. 225 2774. TBC.
I Eddie Feison West End Oyster Bar. West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10.30pm. Free. Rockabilly trio who are also known as ‘Fast’ Eddie Felson. Rootin’ tootin’ or what?
I Mystery Juice Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 9pm. Free. This is the closest Edinburgh gets to a ‘superband’, comprising members of The Seats and The Comedians to produce folkrap, country and blues.
I Fat and Annagedda Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 8pm. £2.
I Primary and The Allstars Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 10pm. Free. The headliners are an indie band fae lnvemess.
Glasgow I Sin City, Seahouse and One Good Eye
King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3. Local band triple bill packageaype thingy featuring the ‘energised R 'n‘ B' of Seahouse.
I Die laughing and This Burning Effigy Cathouse. Brown Street. 248 6606. 9pm. £4. including entry to alternative club Contamination. The headliners are a Nottingham band with a traditional Britgoth style while the support band sound like across between Ministry and Fields OfThe Nephilim.
I Shudder, By The Way and Nevertheless The Arena. Oswald Street. 221 3010. 9pm. £2.50.
I The Basic Notes MacSorley‘s. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free.
I October Thorns, Sweet Justice and Spine In Spain Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 8.30pm. Free.
I The Hemingways Halt Bar, Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free.
I JDF and En-V-Us Under Ventura. King Street. 552 1388. 9pm. £2.
I Wamrna Jamma Batcave. Bruce Hotel. Cornwall Street. East Kilbride. 013552 29771. 10pm. £3. Blues band who go on to play at the Fringe next.
I Empire Music Gallery. Back Sneddon Street. Paisley. 848 1332. Free before 9pm; £2 after. Ex-Abel Ganz members play a rock night.
I Bloodshot and Unique Freak Tap O‘ Lauriston. Lauriston Place. 229 4041. 9pm. Free. Two local bands get the chance to prove their mettle as part of the E.E.C.P. I Hot Tomales Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 10pm. Free. More moothie blues.
I Beanbag Deluxe L'Attache. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free. see Thurs 3. I Mitch Benn West End Oyster Bar. West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10.30pm. Free. Guitar player. comedian and entrepreneur. in fact Mitch Benn is an all-round Renaissance man.
I Soul Connection Rutland No 1. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free.
I Travis and Pants Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 10pm. Free. Travis recently signed to One Little Indian and have been Stateside doing a spot of recording their indie Scotpop.
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The following details are for regular weekly dates: see main listings for one- off shows. Gigs are listed by city, then by day. Residencies will be listed, provided that up-to-date details are supplied to us. All events are free unless otherwise stated. Rock and Blues Residencies Listings compiled by Fiona Shepherd
and Jonathan Trew.
Fridays I Masquerade show Ivory Blacks. Oswald Street. 221 5911. 7.30pm.
Featuring two singers, a tribute band and an impressionist.
I Unplugged Halt Bar, Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 3pm. The Moondials and friends continue their relaxed afternoon acoustic(ish)jam. which recently celebrated its first birthday.
I Mo’ Jazz With Attitude The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 8pm. More of an acid jazz and jazz-funk slant to this regular pre-club event. which features live bands some weeks. See Rock listings-
I Country/Bluegrass Club Clutha Vaults. Stockwell Street. 552 7520. 3.30pm.
I The Blackwater Blues Band Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 5pm. I The Andy Boyle Show lvory Blacks. Oswald Street. 221 591 1. 7.30pm. Keyboard player with a 70s show.
I The Boot Music Gallery. Back Sneddon Street. Paisley. 848 1332. 9pm. £5. Euro- house.
I live Music Music Gallery. Back Sneddon Street. Paisley. 848 1332. 1—8pm. Five bands on throughout the day.
I The Blues Poets Scotia. Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 3.30pm. Blues session. I Club Mouth The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 8.30pm. Free. An indie pre-club club run by DJs Mark Percival. Peter Easton and John Cavanagh. featuring live music occasionally. See Rock listings for details.
I Jamming Session Brewhouse. J 01111
Street. 552 3801. 4pm. The Usual Suspects host three hours ofjamming rnayhenr
I Bollin’ Joe And The Jets Clutlia Vaults. Stockwell Street. 552 7520. 9pm. Rock ‘n‘ roll.
I Jazz Funk Night Music Gallery. Back Sneddon Street. Paisley. 848 1332. Free before 9pm; £2 after.
I Words And Music Samuel Dow‘s. Nithsdale Road. 423 0107. 8pm. 50p. First Monday of every month. A performance club for local writers and musicians. featuring four half-hour sessions of readings and music.
I Glasgow Songwriters Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Featured guest every week. plus open mic.
I The Kazoo Club The 1301 Note.
Glassford Street. 553 1638. 8pm. A club rtrn by local band The Blisters which incorporates different bands each \ reek. See Rock listings for line-up details.
I Peach County Cottiers. l‘lyndland Road. 357 5827. 8.30pm. New country band perform art unplugged session.
I FM Band/Jefferson Murphy's Barrelhouse. Kelvinhaugh Street. 221 5569. 8pm. Playing alternate weeks.
I Blues Club Clutha Vaults. Stockwell Street. 552 7520. 8.30pm. \Vith traditional Chicago blues from Jiveass.
I Andy Boyle ivory Blacks. ()swald Street. 221 591 1. 9pm. Keyboard player. I Club 99p The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. Doors open 8.30pm. bands on 9.30pm. An extension to The Kazoo Club.
I Fascination Murphy's Barrelliouse. Kelvinhaugh Street. 221 5569. 8pm.
Fridays I Southside Leitli Oyster Bar. 554 6294. l()pm. Free. Every two weeks.
I Rab Howatt Cas Rock Cafe. 229 4341. 4pm. Blues.
I live Music Gold Tankard. l-ioudon Street. 667 0328. 9pm. Free. Various musicians doing their one man and a guitar cover versions thang.
I Cross Cut Legends. Cowgate. 225 8382. 11pm. Classic rock and pop covers. I Seattle/Ham Shankies Black Bull. Grassmarket. 225 6636. 9pm. Folk and rock/pop covers alternating \veeky.
I The Groove Buffaloes Ryrie's. Hayrnarket Terrace. 337 7582. 9pm. Blues 'n‘ rock from the former Volunteers.
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