ROCK & BLUES MUSIC
ROCK & BLUES
I Fred Duimby Quartet McChuill's. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free. Smooth
acid jazz collective with a largely
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 Lorna Brooks and Sugartown King Tut's Wah Wah Httt. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5. Tickets from Kitig Tut's and Just the Ticket. V'll‘glll. Union Street. 226 4679. The gtttsy (ilaswegian chanteuse is supported by the Many Star- like Sugartown featuring former Wild River Apple Gwen Stewart.
I Perfect World Fury Murt'y's. .‘ylaxw ell Street. 221 6511. 10.30pm. £3.50 (£3). lipic electro-pop scamsters with their eye on the big titne.
I Turquoise Acid Bizarre Nice 'u' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. l.tye acid techno. Plus l)J Dribbler.
I Bev Doc And The Congregation MacSorley‘s. Jatnaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free. Trad R a B with harmonica highlights.
I Albaroot McChuill‘s. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free. Roots reggae.
I Baby Isaac Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 8.30pm. Free.
I Million and Time Clyde Bar. West Clyde Street. Helensburgh. 01463 673 257. 10pm. £1.
I Big Ted’s Party Twa Corbies. Kilbowie Road. Cumbernauld. ()1236 727473. 9pm. Free.
I Rush Hour Trophy Room. Dugout. Cathcart Street. Greenock. 01475 727 918. 10pm. Free.
I Memphis Detour and Red Hot And Blue Club Americana. Fat Sam's. Fountainbridge. 228 3111. llptn. £5 (£3). Fifties rockabilly and classic rock 'n‘ roll. I The Wildebeests and Sally Skull Tap O‘l.auriston. Lauriston Place. 2294041. 9pm. Free. Sixties garage punk and grrrl noiseniks.
I The Merseybeats Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm—3am. £5. Flarly- 60s legends of. urn. Merseybeat.
I The Gift and Punchball Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 8pm. £2.
I Groove Tunnel O‘Donnell's Cellar Bar. Chambers Street. 220 4298. 9pm. Free. Funky mix ofjazzed-up cool. cheesy Hamtnonds and 70s car chase tunes.
I Shak Merlin. Morningside Road. 447 4329. 9pm. Free. Rock and pop covers.
I Soul Connection Platform One. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9pm. £2. Three guesses what they do.
I Eat The Beetle Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 10pm. Free.
I The Unfaithful Servants West End Oyster Bar. West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10.30pm. Free.
I live Music Abbey. South Clerk Street. 667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.
I The Painted Word and The Loved Ones King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4. Tickets from King Tut‘s and Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Words of longing and elegaic sounds to go with it from Alan McCusker Thompson. a tnan who makes Jeff Buckley look optimistic.
I Dirtwater Fox Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free.
I Wild Monkey Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 8.30pm. Free.
I A Glasgow Kiss MaeSorley's. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free. Hard rock. I Fastlayne l.' Attache. Waterloo Street. 221 3210. 9pm. Free. More hard rockin'.
I Paul And Blair Blackfriars. Bell Street.
552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. I Counselled Out Wolburn's Wharf. Yoket' Ferry Road. 959 2016. 9.30pm.
Free. ('unmutmcnts-style big soul
I The Moondials Clyde Bar. West Clyde Street. Helensburgh. 01463673 257. 100m. £1. ‘l-‘resh' from another tour of France. The .‘yloondials bring their groovy beat sounds and songs sung blue back to home turf.
I Black Cat Bones and Hollywood Rockets (‘lub Attiericana. Fat Sam's. Fouutainbridge.2283111. llptn. £5 (£3). Rhythm aitd blues and a huge dollop of jumpjtye from the Rockets' multitudes. I Nectar 3 Tap ()‘1.auriston. Lauriston Place. 229 4041. 9pm. Free. More fierce guitars and thrashing about at the Tap.
I Nowhere atid Siren Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 7pm. £2 on the door and frotn Virgin. The headliners are kicking up a fair amount of interest with their power
pop. Reminds me of The Adverts. reminds . cast
others of The Ramones arid reminded
some tone deaf eejit of The Monkees. Worth goitig along to check them ottt so that you can make your own irrelevant
I The Kaisers (‘as Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 10pm. £3. The bequiffcd ones perfect their Beatles-in-llatnburg era beat boom sounds with a new rhythm guitarist and bassist.
I D’Jango Cavendish. West Tollcross.
: 228 3252. 9pm—3am. £5. Drifters' covers. ‘ I Bluefinger Platform ()ne. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9.30pm. £2. Rock ‘n’
I The Deceivers West End Oyster Bar. West Maitlatid Street. 225 3861. 10.30pm. Free.
I Live Music Abbey. South Clerk Street.
667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.
Glasgow I iieil Sturgeon King Tut‘s Wah Wah
Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4. Tickets frotn King Tut's and Just the
5 Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679.
i Partick Thistle fan of some notoreity and a
man who's a bit handy with a tune as well. Neil promotes his great solo LP. .I‘y’ut/tt'ng/tcatl. with a heartfelt set.
I Peptone Club Mouth. The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. Free. Busy indie guitars frotn Peptone.
I Nerve, Justice Wolf and Bubble Fuzz Blue Arena. Oswald Street. 221 3010.
I Baindance and Black Cat Bones
; Brewhouse. John Street. 552 2135.
I The Moontiials Liquor Store. Bridge Street. Paisley. 848 5096. 10pm. Free. See Sat 26.
I Fastlayne and Bon‘s Balls Sax. Teviot Walk. Cumbernauld. 01236 733 200. 7.30pm. £2.50. Hard rock.
I Eddie Felson and Chester Drawers
Club Americana. Fat Sam‘s.
Fountainbridge. 228 31 11. l lptn. £5 (£3).
Blues and rockabilly. g I June Frost Stones. Frederick Street.
220 1226. 9pm. Free. They‘ll take your
brain to another dimension with their melodic. at times almost ambient
soundscapes. interspersed with the occasional rocky moment.
I Groove Tunnel Ryan‘s. Hope Street. 226 6669. 10pm. Free. See Fri 25.
I Lights Out By liine Platform One. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9.30pm. £1. More soul sounds.
I Bluefinger L‘Attache. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free. Rock ‘n’ roll.
I Soul Connection Rutland No I. Rutland
Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free. I Live Music Pear Tree. West Nicolson Street. 667 7533. 8.30pm. Free.
I Abel Can: The 13th Note (downstairs). Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm.
I Stone Dogs, The Crabs and Subject To Change Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 8.30pm. Free.
I Black Rose Platform One. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9.30pm. £1. Thin Lizzy
I Space Monkey Malia Stones. Frederick
? Street. 220 1226. 10pm. Free. Ragga. reggae and dub all mixed together with a
liberal dose of anti-fascist sentiments.
I The Subterraneans L‘Attache. Rutland 5 Street. 2293402. 10pm. Free. The Shibboleth lads in their covers disguise.
and Puressence King Tut's Wah Wah Httt. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. SOLD OUT. Quality guitar pop from John Powers‘ (of La's fame) new band. Destined to be massive. A Garage date follows in September. Support from
tender T In The Parkers. i I Boyfriend, The Afterglow and The Most Kazoo Club. The 13th Note. Glassford
Street. 553 1638. 9pm. Free. Previously castigated for their more-than-passing similarity to Teenage Fanclub. Boyfriend return to the fray and give it another go. The Afterglow feature Neil Sturgeon (see Sun 27) in their line-up and go for a mod/garage sound.
I Hellfire Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 8.30pm. Free. Heavy metal.
I Glasgow Songwriters featuring Shekara Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. Female duo. Plus open mic.
I Pulse and Ghandi’s Slipper Harleys. Quarry Street. Hamilton. 01698 458174. 9pm. £2.
I Chill Zone Nicky Tam’s. Victoria Street. 225 3326. 10pm. Free. Tonight's theme is hippies so you can all look forward to bell bottoms. love beads. Crosby Stills and Nash and Buffalo Springﬁeld as well as guitar bashing from Jenny Angel and pals. Pray that no one brings any patchouli oil. 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 The Gin Goblins Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 10pm. Free. Mummy. mummy. l‘m frightened! The bogey men are coming. The Goblins get up to more gore-fuelled mischief and thrashing.
I Tarred And Feathered L‘Attache. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free. Rock covers.
I hagglin Street Rattle Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 8.30pm. Free.
I Billy Rivers McChuill's. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free. Blues guitarist.
Catch the best Music this fortnight.
DOCK 8t BLUES
I Cast Sen'ous chart contenders, this guitar-based band led by John Powers, formerly of The La’s. King Tut '3. Glasgow. Tue 29.
I lose Armatrading The voice that launched a thousand singer- songwriters. still producing music of quality and distinction after twenty years. Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sat 2.
I The Big issue Charity Concert Fish headlines this multi-band bill. a rare example of a big rock show in Edinburgh at Festival time. Princes Street Gardens. Edinburgh. Sat 2. JAE
I Martin Taylor The phenomenally talented jazz guitarist and Stephane Grapelli sideman plays a few solo dates in the land of his ancestors. Westbourne Music. Merchant '5 House. Thurs 31: Hamilton Jazz Festival. various venues. Sat 2.
FOLK & WORLD
I Dick Gaughan Clan Alba’s album is due for release soon, but catch the celebrated singer at his best. solo. New Dawn Folk Club. Glasgow, Thurs 31.
CLASSICAL & OPERA
I Don Giovanni Scottish Opera continue their new season with Swedish baritone Peter Mattei taking on the title role of the great seducer on a set designed by renowned painter Peter Howson. Theatre Royal. Glasgow, Wed 6.
I Babyiunkworm Music Gallery. Back Sneddon Street. Paisley. 848 1332. Young guns promoting their particular brand of music —junkpop.
I dUMdUM, Racing Club and Auntie nose Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £4. Edinburgh‘s very own loud and proud funk rockers-cum-beer-monsters lead the charge. Auntie Rose have popped over from the west coast to promote their four track Termrise EP which is out now and worth a listen.
I Memphis Detour and Hogwash Club Americana. Fat Sam's. Fountainbridge. 228 3111. 11pm. £5 (£3). Fifties rockabilly along with some swamp and hillybilly sounds.
I The Slidin’ Delta Blues Band West End Oyster Bar. West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10.30pm. Free. As the name would suggest.
I Ghostmaker and Ballboy Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 8pm. £2.
I Highway Jones L'Attache. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free. The Mustang Sally guitarist does a solo star shot.
I Bartok Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 10pm. Free. Rock.
I The Gods OI Glam Platform One. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9.30pm. £1. Relive all your glam rock
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