MUSIC ROCK & BLUES
I The Hard Boys and Blair McKinley Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 8.30pm. Free.
I live Music MacSorley's. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free.
I The Barney McGrew Experience Wolbim's Wharf. Yoker. Funky fusion and acid jazz five-piece.
I The Comedians Clyde Bar. Clyde Street. Helensburgh. 01436 673257. 10pm. £ 1.
I Shake The Shak Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 9pm. Free. Frantic ﬁddling and hoe downs courtesy of covers and their own material.
I Brain Dance and Sad Society Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 2294341. 10pm. £3. More punk and pogo shenanigans.
I D’Jango Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm-3am. £5. Drifters covers drift on.
I Highway Jones Platform ()ne. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9.30pm. Free. The artist who fortnerly was in Mustang Sally (guitar department) strikes out on a solo project.
I The Bad Buddhas Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 10pm. Free. I Ball Boy and The Moon Swings Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 8pm. £2.
I Live Music Abbey. South Clerk Street. 667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.
I Clan D, Braik and Middlebar Cathouse. Brown Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £3. Industrial strength rock from Clan l).
I Karen X Nice ‘n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.
I The Bridge and Vanessa Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 8.30pm. Free.
I Tinderbox Liquor Store. Bridge Street. Paisley. 848 5096. 10pm. Free.
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I Abel Ganz Sax. Teviot Walk. Cumbernauld Street. 01236 733 200. 7.30pm. £2.50.
I Brian Robertson La Belle Angele. llasties Close. Cowgate. 225 2774. 8pm. £6 in advance from Ripping. £7 on door. NB: date may change to Tue 19. The ex- Thin Lizzy and Motorhead guitarist and Glasgow native runs up and down the fretboard once more. After working with Shane MacGowan and Sinead O‘Connor. Robbo is apparently writing with none other than Let Loose.
I The Soul Connection Rutland Nol. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free. Large soul band who have recently lost the talents of their singer. Amanda Lyon. However their in-band replacement seems to be breaching the gap admirably.
I live Music Pear Tree. West Nicolson Street. 667 7533. 8.30pm. Free.
I The levellers and Prophets Df Da City Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £10 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Still doggedly pursuing the politicised trad folk rock angle with their new album. Zeitgeist. Support frotn the acclaimed South African rap collective.
I Jethro Tull Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 8pm. £15. £14. Tickets from the box office and the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511. Ian Anderson presents tnore hippy wizardry and songs frotn their new album. Rants '1?) Branches.
I Brian Robertson and Vivid Cathouse. Brown Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £6. See Sun 17.
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I The Big Elastic Band l3lh Note (downstairs). Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. Free.
I The Smiles Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 8.30pm. Free.
I Hot Tomales Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114.9pm. Free. They got the blues and they‘ve got a moothie to prove ii.
I Nectar 3 Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 10pm. Free. Power chords ahoy! Not to mention guitars to make your ears bleed and your brain throb. Beats seven shades of dog doo out of watching Monday night TV.
I Richie Henderson Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 10pm. Free. Country influenced singer/songwriter who used to be in The Liberties.
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Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601.
7.30pm. £10 plus booking fee. Tickets
from Jttst the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street.
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I Salvador and Hipster Kazoo Club. The 13111 Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638.
I Glasgow Songwriters featuring Richard
Sagman Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552
5924. 9.30pm. Free. Plus open mic.
| I Rev Doc And The Congregation Harley's. Quarry Street. Hamilton. 01698
I 458174. 9pm. £2. Trad R 8; B.
I Songwriters’ Showcase and Workshop Tron Tavern. Hunter Square. 8pm. £1. information: 553 7631. Weekly forum for Edinburgh-based sitiger-songwriters. with anybody welcome to perform a fifteen- minute set. One local songwriter is highlighted at 10.30pm each night.
I Deal Heights Cajun Aces Kitchen. Cowgate. 225 5413. 9pm. Free. The Kitchen celebrates its first birthday with a cajun boogie bash.
I Mystery Juice Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114.9pm. Free. Members of The Seats and other Edinburgh stalwarts get on down with some funky folk and serious grooves.
I Mayonnaise Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 10pm. Free.
I Push Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 8.30pm. Free.
I live Music McChuill's. High Street. 552 2135 10pm. Free.
I The Mad Professor Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £6. The (lit/wieister's shows just keep on getting more elaborate. No longerjust a sound system. the last time Mr Mad was up here he put on the complete caboodle with a toaster and four lovers‘ rock singers. and covered tnost bases from dub tojungle. I The Cuervo Brothers Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 51 14. 9pm. Free. Latin American guitar duo.
I Mr Wish Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 8pm. £2.
I The Pearlfishers Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 10pm. Free. Long-term Scottish scene survivors purvey some melodic pop.
I The Catherine Wheel and Arc Cathouse. Brown Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £5.30 plus booking fee. Tickets from The
Garage. Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679 and Tower Records. Argyle Street. 204 2500. The band who took sonic cathedrals to new powerful heights return and they‘ve gone all alternative metal. which we knew they would all along — their singer is related to Bruce Dickinson after all.
I Ex-Cathedra, Whirling Pig Dervish and Newtown Grunts Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sattchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Benefit for Clydeside Hunt Saboteurs with a fast and furious punk bent lo the line-up. I life With Nixon Club 99p. The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. 99p. Life With Nixon celebrate the launch of their jaunty debut single. already receiving airplay on Radio 1's lit-wring Session and with a sleeve design borrowed from a back copy of The /.i.\'l.
I Wonderful attd Tonic Hall Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free. Tonic were formerly those crazy boys The Stanleys. and are probably still mad.
I Dare, Cry Havoc and Electric Garden Arena. ()swald Street. 221 3010. 9pm. £2.50.
I Sunhouse Brewhottsc. John Street. 552 3801. 8.30pm. Free.
I Bartok MacSorley's. Jamaica Street. 221 5499. 9pm. Free.
I Ming Batcave. Bruce Hotel. Cornwall Street. Fast Kilbride. (113552 29771. 10pm. £3.
I Congy Ben Queen Street ()yster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 10pm. Free. Likely to be a subdued set since ()asis lost out to Blur in the Great British Battle of the Britpop Commercial Payola scam and Congy loves ()asis to the point of obsession.
I Hot Tamales West Fnd Oyster Bar. West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10.30pm. Free. You like your blues with a harmonica'.’ You got it.
I The Soul Connection Rutland No1. Rutland Street. 2293402. 10pm. Free. See
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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.
I Billy Rankin Crowwood House Hotel. Muirhead. Chryston. 7793861. 10pm. Ex- Nazareth guitarist.
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 Moondials and friends continue their relaxed afternoon acoustic(ish) jam.
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.
44 The List 8-21 Sept 1995