ROCK & BLUES MUSIC
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 Blind Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 10pm. Free.
I Ruby Tuesday La Belle Angele. Hasties Close. The Cowgate. 225 2774. 9pm. £3 (£2 UB40s/students). Different Class Records. the label that operates out of West Lothian College. is setting up this occasional evening as a forum for unsigned bands. Each show will kick off with a couple of live music slots before the DJs crank up. This evening sees possible appearances from a couple of The Silencers. the voice of Odette Clark and the Mighty Handful from down south.
I John Hannah McChuill's. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free. Canadian singer/songwriter.
I JBF Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801.
I The Dickies, Funbug and The Gin Goblins Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. This looks like being a very curious evening. The Dickies are best remembered for their tortured cover of the theme tune to the kiddies' programme. Bit/tuna Splits. Mixed with the distinctly child-unfriendly rantings of the unhinged Gin Goblins. anything could happen.
I John Hiatt La Belle Angele. Hasties Close. The Cowgate. 225 2774. 7.30pm. £8 plus booking fee. Renowned for both his solo singer-songwriter talents and his combined efforts with Ry Cooder. Nick Lowe and Jiin Keltner as Little Village. Hiatt strolls into town for some fretboard wizardry.
I Mystery Juice Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 9pm. Free. funky folk and serious grooves.
I Dawntreaders Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 10pm. Free. All the way from Aberdeen come the outfit named after the CS. Lewis book.
I Wilderness Cathouse. Brown Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £3.
I Kite Monster, Skinky and Savalas Arena. Oswald Street. 221 3010. 9pm. £2.50.
I Million Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free.
I By The Wayside Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 9pm. Free.
I Silver Batcave. Bruce Hotel. Cornwall Street. East Kilbride. 013552 29771. 10pm. £3.
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PLUS SPECIAL GUESTS
GLASOW BARROWLAND WEDNESDAY lst NOVEMBER
Tickets: £10.00 Credit Cards Tel: 0131 557 6969 (£71 per ticket booking fee) Available lrom Just The Ticket. Virgin. Ripping and
all usual TOCTA outlets
(Subiect to 70p per ticket booking fee).
is Guitar abuse by Big John at the Gin Goblins,
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I Gary Kemp La Belle Angele. Hasties Close. The Cowgate. 225 2774. 8pm. £7 in advance. £8 on the door. One of those predominantly responsible for the New Romantic outbreak in the 80s returns to music after a stint on the silver screen. The boy done good in The K rat-x. but now he‘s turned his back on a life of on-screen violence to record Little Bruises. an album which mixes the talents of Kemp and Sly and Robbie as well as Davey Spillane.
I Cats Like Kicks Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 8pm. £2.
I Eddie Felson Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 10pm. Free. Rockabilly.
I llot Tomales West End Oyster Bar. West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10.30pm. Free.
I The Gods 0i Glam Platform One. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9.30pm. Free. You'll have to wear a wig and stack heels
if you want to be in their gang. 1
ROCK & BLUES
The iollowing details are tor regular weekly dates: see main listings for one- ott 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 tree unless otherwise stated. Rock and Blues Residencies Listings compiled by Fiona Shepherd
and Jonathan Trew.
I Billy Rankin Crowwood House Hotel. Muirhead. Chryston. 779 3861. 10pm. Ex- Nazareth guitarist.
plus clockwork dogs Glasgow The Venue 20th October
Glasgow Barrowlands 20th October
Glasgow Pavilion 23rd October 0141-332 1846
Edinburgh Queens Hall
24th October 0131-668 2019
Tickets from GLASGOW Just the Ticket, Union Street, EDINBURGH, Virgin and Ripping Records 81d all Tocta outlets. Credit Cards: 0131-557 6989/0141-558 5555.
Glasgow Barrowlands 20th January
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