MUSIC ROCK & BLUES
booking fee. Tickets from The Garage. Just the Ticket and Tower Records. See Fri I l.
I Pop Larkins, Pomus and Hardbody Kazoo Club. The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. Free. Weekly new band showcase. including Hardbody who feature strong P.J. Harveyesque vocals and the occasional Portishead inflection.
I Glass, Papa’s Roses and The Next Best Thing Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 8.30pm. Free.
I Glasgow Songwriters featuring Flynn O’Sullivan Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. Plus open mic.
I The Unstoppable Cover Band Harleys. Quarry Street. Hamilton. ()1698 458174. 9pm. £2.
I Carol Laula Palladium. Broughton Place. 0800 132097. 9pm. £8. Highly- rated Glaswegian singer-songwriter playing her first Capital gig fora while. I Bluebum and Venus Lee Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £3. See Mon 14.
I Songwriters’ Showcase and Workshop Tron Tavern. Hunter Square. 8pm. £1. Information: 553 7631. Weekly forum for Edinburghobased singer-songwriters. with anybody welcome to perform a fifteen- minute set. One local songwriter is highlighted at 10.30pm each night.
I Beatniks Nicky Tams. Victoria Street. 225 3326. 10pm. Free. Back for another year. this evocation of the beatnik coffee- bar music 'n’ poetry vibe. Look out for live music. poetry and ‘God knows what else'. it says ‘ere.
I Perfect Stranger Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 10pm. Free.
I Red Hot And Blue L‘Attache. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free. Rock ‘n‘ roll hits from the golden age of rock when drainpipes were tle rigucur.
I Needful Things and Caffeine Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 8.30pm. Free.
I Hue And Cry Palladium. Broughton Place. 0800 132097. 9pm. £9.50. The Kane brothers resurface for more soulful noodlin s.
I Hugh Reed And The Velvet Underpants Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 10pm. Free. More rantings from the brain behind masterpieces such as ‘Walk On The Clydeside' and ‘Linger On Yer Pale Blue Ys'. A mate of mine at school had a pair of corduroy underpants once. Strange but true.
I Mesmer and Brown Beth Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 8pm. £2.
I Highway Jones L'Attache. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free. See Sat 12. I Slidln’ Delta Blues Band West End Oyster Bar. West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10.30pm. Free. Guitar strummin' blues duo.
I The Gods 0t Glam Platform One. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9.30pm. £1. The doyens of 70s fashion strike again.
I Sldl Bou Said, Lungleg and Bis Club 99p. The 13th Note (downstairs). Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £3 (£2). Comparisons to Throwing Muses are not far off the mark with the Sidis — their indie pop pulls in many conﬂicting directions. Bis love punk and disco as they tell us continually on their new single and Lungleg say what they‘ve got to say in short sharp bursts of two minutes and unden
I Riverdog, Dirt and Sharkbait King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3.
I The Newtown Grunts, Sixpack, Ex- Cathedra and The Blunts Nice 'n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Punk or die!
I Rollin’ Joe And The Jets McChuiIl‘s. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free. Authentic rock ‘n‘ roll sounds.
I Ghostmaker Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free.
I Out Of Time, The Dreamcatchers and Sin City Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 8.30pm. Free. Power punk frotn The Dreamcatchers.
I The Diablos, The Trailblazers and The Hoolits Under Ventura. King Street. 552 1388. 9pm. £2.
I Lemming Holidays MacSorley's. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free.
I The Deep Blue Sea Studio One. Byres Road. 339 8811. 9pm. Free.
I Mudshark Batcave. Bruce Hotel. Cornwall Street. East Kilbride. 013552 29771. 10pm. £3. New Glasgow rock band of the Gun school.
I Luke Bloom Palladium. Broughton Place. 0800 132 097. 9pm. £9.50. Christ Moore‘s wee brother has wiggled out from under that shadow with an exhilarating folk-rock fusion that is all his own.
I The Devil Monkeys Fruitmarket Gallery Cafe. Market Street. 8pm—l 1pm. £4 (£2). A benefit for the family of murder victim Stephen Lawrence. whose parents were forced to pursue a private prosecution when the authorities closed the case. Live music from The Devil Monkeys plus spoken contributions by James Kelman. Tom Leonard and Sandie Craigie.
I Stingray Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 8pm. £2.
I Malchik Henry's Dim Sum Cellar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. 9.30pm. Free. ‘Maximum lemon soul’. featuring Andy Chung. ex-Rhythm Chillun and solo artiste.
I Congy Ben Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 10pm. Free. Two men and their guitars get soulful. rocky and all points in between.
I The Bus Music Box. Victoria Street. 225 2564. 1 1.40pm. £4 (£3). Limb- loosening mix ofjazz. blues and disco. Part of the Funky Mutha/Club Soho thang I Beanbag Deluxe L'Attaehe. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free.
I Soul Connection Rutland No I. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free. Big. brassy soul sounds.
I The Supematurals Platform One. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9.30pm. £1. Summertime is here again and just to prove it here's the sunshine pop sounds of the sartorially challenged.
I Hot Tomales West End Oyster Bar. West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10.30pm. Free. Blues with that most fab of instruments. the glorious moothie.
I Groovetunnel Advocate. South Bridge. 9.30pm. Free. See Fri 1 l.
ROCK & BLUES
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.
I Masquerade show lvory 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 Mooridials and friends continue their relaxed afternoon acousticlish) jatn. 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 for details.
I James Barnes And Cochise MacSorley's. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 4pm.
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 Root Music Gallery. Back Sneddon Street. Paisley. 848 1332. 9pm. £5. Furo- house.
I Live Music Music Gallery. Back Sneddon Street. Paisley. 848 1332. l—8pm. Five bands on throughout the day.
I The Blues Poets Scotia. Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 3.30pm. Blues session. I Jamming Session Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 4pm. The Usual Suspects host three hours ofjamming mayhem.
I Rollin’ Joe And The Jets Clutha 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.
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Shlny happy birthday: The Moondlals have been unplugged at The ilalt on Saturday
afternoons for a year now
I Words And Music Samuel Dow‘s. Nithsdale Road. 423 0107. 8pm. 50p. First Monday ofevery month. A performance club for local writers and musicians. featuring four half-hour sessions of readings and music.
I Glasgow Songwriters Blackfnars. 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 run by local band The Blisters which incorporates different bands each week. See rock listings for line-up details.
I FM Band/Special FX Murphy's Barrelhouse. Kelvinhaugh Street. 221 5569. 8pm. Playing alternate weeks.
I Blues Club Clutha Vaults. Stockwell Street. 552 7520. 8.30pm. With traditional Chicago blues from Jiveass.
I Andy Boyle Ivory Blacks. Oswald 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 Barrelhouse. Kelvinhaugh Street. 221 5569. 8pm.
Gigs are listed by date, then by city. Performances will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least one week before publication. Jazz Listings compiled by Kenny Mathieson.
I Han Bennink The Sea Loft. Kinghorn. 01334 657 344. Phone for ticket details. An alternative to the Edinburgh beanfeast. for one day at least. Percussionist Han Bennink rounds out a programme of classical music with one of his typically ' unforgettable improvisations (9pm). The event. held in a converted art deco cinema. starts at 3.30pm with music by pianist Peter Evans. and also features the Saltire String Quartet (6.30pm). The accent is very much on contemporary music.
I Shelagh Buchanan Trio Paisley Arts Centre. New Street. ()141 887 1010. 1—3pm. Free. Polished traditional and mainstream jazz singer.
I ll: McEwan Pizza Express. 151 Queen Street. 221 3333. Dining from 8pm; performance 9—1 1.30pm. No music charge unless otherwise stated. Edinburgh-based singer Liz McEwan presents her popular tribute to the work of jazz legend Peggy Lee.
I Gail McArthur Berklee Fund Benefit East Kilbride Arts Centre. 51-53 Old Coach Road. East Mains. East Kilbride. 013552 61000. 8pm. Phone for ticket details. Local saxophonist Gail McArthur has completed the first year of her scholarship to Berklee College in Boston. but now needs to top up her funds to allow her to return. No confirmed line-up as we go to press. but the last such benefit drew playing contributions from Tommy Smith. Nigel Clark and the Hung Drawn Quartet.
92 The List 11-17 Aug 1995