MUSIC ROCK & BLUES
ROCK & BLUES
Gates listed below are for one-off shows: see separate section for residencies. Gigs are listed by date, then by city. Gates will be listed, provided that details reach our offices art least one week before publication. Bock and Blues listings compiled by Fiona Shepherd
and Jonathan Trew.
I Shelter, Understand and Shutdown King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 22l 5279. 8.30pm. £5. Triple bill headed by New York hardcore quintet not to be confused with local Christian rockers Shelter. as this Shelter actually live in a Hare Krishna temple and observe strict lifestyle codes.
I Seahouse and llardbody Nice 'n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Hometown gig for Hardbody following their appearance at the Reading Festival. Snatches of Portishead can be heard in their stealthy fempop.
I The Mo’ilawks Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 8.30pm. Free.
I Bev [Joe And The Congregation MacSorley‘s. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free. Trad R & B:
I llugh need And The Velvet Underpants Boon‘s Yard. Cathcart Road. 649 0184. 9.30pm. Free. Those crazy Southsiders frighten the punters in the front row with their comic rants.
I Emotional Blackmail Twa Corbies. Kilbowie Road. 01236 727473. 9pm. Free.
I live Music McChuill‘s. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free.
I llurricane Gladys and Slaphead Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 9pm. £3. The ten-piece ska-funksters air some new material.
I Bucks Fizz Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm—3am. £5. Britain‘s great Eurovision hopes from nineteen-oatcake continue to trundle around the country.
I llaze West End Oyster Bar. West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10.30pm. Free. Indie band more often found at the Subway.
I Blending Beth and Chicane Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 8pm. £2. Noisy guitars a go-go.
I Live Music Abbey. South Clerk Street. 667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.
I Marillion Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £12 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. The erstwhile prog rockers continue to pursue a more conventional AOR direction.
I Big Vern ’n’ The Shootahs Ferry. Clyde Place. 552 0767. 9pm. £10. Glasgow‘s answer to The Blues Brothers get the Ferry-goers swinging from 'the rafters with their beefy soul covers and original material. ‘-
I llames Mean llothing King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5.
I Rough Justice Arches. Midland Street. 221 9736. £2.50. Part of the Glasgow Ale Festival.
I llugh need And The Velvet Underpants McChuill‘s. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free. See Fri 22.
I The Outpatients MacSorley‘s. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free.
I Tom Mclliven Duartet Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. Hard be- bop.
I Blah Blah Blah Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free.
I Zut! la Chute Scotia. Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 3.30pm. Free. Cajun and zydeco.
I Blackwater Blues Band Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 5pm. Free.
I The Big Picture and A Glasgow Kiss Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 8.30pm. Free.
I Shelter, Understand and Shot Down Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 7.30pm. £5. See Fri 22. Readers of Raw magazine can get £1 off at the door with a voucher. I Bartan Wood Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 8pm. £2.
I Jezebel Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114.9pm. Free.
I External Menace and Ex-Cathedra Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. l0pm. £3. The headliners are long term survivors of the Scottish punk scene who reformed recently.
I Kay Warde’s Nightshift Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm—3am. £5. Across the board covers.
I Counselled Dut Platform One. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9.30pm. Free. Soul.
I Bockaragnarock Tap ()‘ Lauriston. Lauriston Place. 229 4041. 9pm. Free.
I Chowder Pilots West End Oyster Bar. West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10.30pm. Free.
I Hot Tomales Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 10pm. Free. Howlin‘ moothie blues.
I Live Music Abbey. South Clerk Street. 667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.
I Ground Zero, Cry Havoc and Glass llammer Cathouse. Brown Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £3. Regular local band night. I Peptone Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Indie rock.
I Sin City Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 8.30pm. Free.
I Silver Liquor Store. Bridge Street. Paisley. 848 5096. l0pm. Free.
I Monitor lizard Sax. TeviOl Walk. Cumbernauld. 01236 733 200. 7.30pm. £2.50.
I Something Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 10pm. Free. An indie band fae Bonnie Dundee. Miles Hunt allegedly said that they were ‘Great.’
I Black Rose Platform One. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9pm. £1. Thin Lizzy tribute band. ,
I Blueflnger L‘Attache. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free. Maximum rock ‘n' roll.
I Beanbag Deluxe Rutland N01. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free. Rock and pop covers.
I Live Music Pear Tree. West Nicolson Street. 667 7533. 8.30pm. Free.
I Stereolab The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120. 7.30pm. £6.30 plus booking fee. Tickets from The Garage. Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679 anti Tower ReCords. Argyle Street. 204 2500. The Moog boflins plough their own furrow with passing reference to Kraftwerk and other sonic experimentalists past and present. the result being one of the most idiosyncratic sounds you‘ll hear on record. Their current collection of rarities and early recordings. Rej'ried [Setup/awn. is well worth hunting down.
I Spangleheads Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 8.30pm. Free.
I Bonafide, Nowhere and Cherryfire Ashes Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £3. The three local band package which used to be a firm favourite before the Festival. return for more hi-jinks. Tonight you all can look forward to punk/rap crossover type thang. post-punk rock a la Buzzcocks and some indie guitars.
I Beekie City Blues Band Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114.9pm. Free. Blues from a band that comes from Auld Reekie. bizarrely.
I Blackjack Neighbours. McDonald Road. 557 4928. 9pm. Free.
I Jammy Devils l.‘ Attache. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free. Presumably no relation to Hearts FC.
I Carter, Beef and Hardbody Glasgow University Union. University Avenue. 339 8697. 8pm. Students and guests. Fresher mayhem with the original cheeky Cockernees and muscular new rock from Reef. See Fri 22 for Hardbody.
I Cathedral 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.
I The Banters Kazoo Club. The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. Free. H'tisker l)'ti-esque ttmecore from a band who recently released their own ‘Wayside' single.
I Glasgow Songwriters featuring Leslie Glass Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. Plus open mic. l.es is already becoming notorious throughout Glasgow for his charming song ‘Shithead‘.
I The Blackwater Blues Band Harley. Quarry Street. Hamilton. 0l698 458174. 9pm. £2.
I Bailter Space, ilelium and Railroad Jerk Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm.
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Catch the best Music this fortnight.
HDCK 8 BLUES
I Stereolab The Moog boflins tip their hats to sonic experimentalists of the past. while throwing their own rather fetching tunes into the brew. The Garage. Glasgow, Mon 25.
I Cast John Power and his band step in to save pop. Support comes from new Creation signings Heavy Stereo. The Garage. Glasgow. Thurs 28.
I The Chemical Brothers They brought us one of the best dance albums of the year. revealing lots of that elusive ‘crossover appeal‘ in the process. Arches. Glasgow: Thurs 28. I Julian Cope Still as mad as a tree. Still making great records. Barrowland. Glasgow: Sat 30.
I Pulp Heavenly pop music. Not only do they not write ‘em like that any more. no one ever wrote 'em like Pulp in the first place. Barrowland. Glasgow; Sun I.
I John Hiatt One of America's great singer-songwriters, the sclf-effacing Hiatt is a master of his an. La Belle Ange/e. lz'dinlnnjeh. Wed 4.
I Martin Speake and Phil Lee Classy saxophone and guitar duo exploring the less frequented corners of the standard repertoire. Rams/torn Theatre, Glasgow. Fri 22.
I Don Williams A bit mainstream for some tastes. but Williams is one of the great ballad singers in any genre. Glarerm' Colleen Hall. Wed 27.‘ Usher Hall. lz‘tlt'riliztnelz. Thurs 28. FDLK 8: WORLD
I Eddie LeJeune Trio From the First Family of cajun accordion playing and lonesome Louisiana vocals augmented by guitar and fiddle. Assembly Rooms. Edi/timed: Fri 29. CLASSICAL 8t OPERA
I The Academy of St Martin in the Fields Ensemble The Ensemble will perform Maninu's Sex/er. Bridge‘s Sextet and Tchaikovsky‘s Souvenir de l-‘lorence. Seo/rish National Gallery ofModern Arr. Edinburgh. Tue 26.
I llikolai Demenko The Russian pianist plays Clementi. Field. Chopin and Weber. 5! Mary '5 Parish Church. Haddinglon, Sat 30.
£5. Triple bill of Matador label hands all of whom could fall quite comfortably into the oddball category. The New Zealander headliners will con lirm that rumours of the death of the guitar band have been greatly exaggerated. The first 50 punters through the doors will get free lit'rru Cheese. a Matador sampler CD.
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-
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