I Eusebe and The Ragga Twins .s‘ub Club. Jamaica Street. 248 4600. 8pm. £5 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. l'nion Street. 226 4679 See preview for litrsel‘e.

I Out or My Hair and Goya Dress King Tut‘s Wall Walt lltrt. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4.50. Tickets from King Tut‘s and Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Quirky retro pop frotn Out Of My Hair fronted by Comfort wllo looks like a reincarnated Marc Bolali. Playing with them are the currently hard- gigging trio fronted by Shetlander Astrid Williamson who can turn their hand to wistful tunes and more guitar-led material. I Venue and Hey Zeus Kazoo Club. The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. Free.

I The Johnny 7 Boudoir. The 13th .\'ote (downstairs). (ilassl‘ortl Street. 553 1638. 9pm. Free. The kings ot~ cheesy easy listening make no effort to change musical direction or extend their repertoire during this set at their usual residency.

I Slacker Barony Bar. Stratltclyde t'niversity Student lTnion. John Street. 552 1895. 9pm. l-ree. Students and gtlests. I Glasgow Songwriters teaturing Chester Blackl'riars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. Singer/sougwriter from New Xealand. l’lus open mic.


I Maggie Bell and The Sensational Alex Harvey Band Queen‘s- llall. Clerk Street. 668 201‘). credit card hotline 667 7776. 7.30pm. £10 plus booking. See panel.

I Songwriters’ Showcase and Workshop Tron Tavern. Hunter Square. 7.30pm. £1. Information: 228 8245. Weekly lorutn for l-Idmburgh-lmsed singer-songwriters. with anybody w elcome to perform a fifteen- minute set. One local songwriter is highlighted at 10.30pm each night.

I Untaithtul Servants \\'lllslle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 9pm. Free



I Art Gartunkel (ilasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. £19.50. £18. £16.50. Tickets from the box office , arid the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 551 l. Andrew Ridgley's direct pop ancestor and the man who brought us 'Brrght liyes‘. the best song ever written to accottipatry a cartoon about rabbits. I Black Bush, Shambles Magic and The Bhoda Tree l7nrler \‘entura. King Street. 552 1388. 9pm. £2. Black Bush comprise the former rhythm section of Superstar and some other people. I Mirror Makers Brew house. John Street. 552 3801. 8.30pm. l'ilt‘t‘.

I Live Music (ilttsgow l'mversity Student l'rlion. l7lrrxetsily Avenue. 339 8697. .‘rl‘lll. l-tee. Student and guests. A new regular evening. entitled ()uatlrophonic Sessions. featuring four bands. Line-up to be L‘tllllil'lllL‘tl.


I Janis lan Queen‘s lltlll. Clerk Street. 668 2019. credit card hotline 667 7776. 7.30pm. £10 plus booking. See prey iew. I Steamer Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 51 1-1.9pm. l'r'ee. Acoustic l(lCls.

I Sunfish Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 10pm. Free.

, Glasgow

I Christy Moore (ilasgow Royal (‘otlcert

llall. Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. S()l.l)

(HT. ’1 he lirst of two sold-out dates for the folk troubadour with the crossover following.

I Hawkwind and Captain Biz Barrowlaud.

(iallowgate. 552 4601. 7pm £10 pltts

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' have been very inlluential on the whole

' I Porcupine Tree King Tut‘s Walt Walt

£5. I The Afterglow, The Cheese and The

' Glassy-eyed Poltroons Club 99p. The 13th Note. Cilassford Street. 553 1638.

including entry to the afterclub Swoon.

8.30pm. Free. ' I Shadow Blues MacSorley's. Jamaica

I Rollin’ Joe And The Jets McChuill's. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free.

10pm. £3.

ii Edinburgh

: I Squeeze Usher Hall. l.othian Road. 228

557 4928. 9pm. Free.

Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free. I Sugartown, The Geiger Babies and

Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. You might dismiss them as prog rock hippies unable to pttt a full stop on anything. btit as their dates with The Aphes Twin demonstrated. ' llawkwind's dance-orientated noodling

Megadog ethic.

lltit. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm.

Salem Dragsters Admiral Bar. Waterloo l Street. 8pm. Mod. garage and beat sounds from The Afterglow. 1

I Skinky, Trout and The Slack-jawed,

9pm. 99p. A benefit for Fahrenheit 451. a new bookshop in Virginia Galleries.

I Astrid, Nevertheless and F10 Arena. ()swald Street. 221 3010. 9pm. £2.50.

I October Thorns, Sweet Justice and Spine And Spain Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. £2.

I Bartok Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free.

I Bluesberry Jam and Stone Cold Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801.

Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free.

I Glider Batcave. Bruce Hotel. Cornwall Street. liast Kilbride. 013552 29771.

1155. 7.30pm. £1 1.50. in the late 7()s they practically had a monopoly on sharply- observed lyrics and barbed pop. They lack i the presence of the glory days now but it i will no doubt bring back floods of l memories for thirty-somethirigs. Still. they have been cited as a seminal Britpop influence.

I Psycho Babe and Teezer Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 8pm. £2.

I Congy Ben Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. l()pm. Free. Covers. requests. having pints bought for them . . . the gruesome twosome will do the lot.

I Hot Tamales West Find Oyster Bar. West Maitland Street. 225 3861. l()pm. Free. See Sat 7.

I Black Rose Platform ()ne. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9.30pm. Free. Thin Lizzy tribute band.

I Hearsay Neighbours. McDonald Road.



I 10 Day Weekend See supplement. I Blackwater Blues Band MacSorley‘s.

Cloverhlll East Kilbride Arts Centre. ()ld Coach Road. The Village. 013552 61000. 8pm. £5 (£2.50). Haunting laments from Owen Stewart and Douglas Mclntyre.

I Smoke Twa Corbies. Kilbowie Road. Cumbernauld. 01236 727473. 9pm. Free. I Moondew and Peptone Clyde Bar.

; West Clyde Street. l-lelensburgh. 01436

673 257. 10pm. £1.


.._... 1‘: i JAM Augsg,

Out or My Hair: quirky retro pop Edinburgh

I Telstar Ponies and Frame (‘as Rock

Cafe. West Port. 2294341. l()pm. £3.51)

ltl advance. £4 (ill the door. David Keenan's litre crew follow up their three

i singles with the long-awaited debut 1.1’ In f The S/iut'e U] A /-t'ii'.1/lltllrt’.\ on Fire

Records. The tnost hotly—tipped Scottish

- build of the moment for their great rushes

of sound.

I Sarah Winton Band and Coco And The Bean l.a Belle Angele. llasties Close. Cowgate. 225 2774. llptli. £5 (£4). Yo!

' The looks up party people. and other similarly upbeat street speak. or sortiething. Part of the Big Beat club.

I Mike Pender’s Searchers Cavendish. West'l‘ollcross.221’ .5252.‘)[1111~511111.£5. l’rophesying global warming. pollution and acid rain. The Searchers penned a little ditty back in '64 called ‘What have They l)one To The Rain‘." Spooky ltuh'.’ I Eddie Felson Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 9pm. Free. Rockabilly trio.

I Inside Suzanne and Emotionally Unbalanced Subway. (‘owgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £2.

I P801 West F.nd ()yster Bar. West .‘slaitland Street. 225 3861. 10.30pm. Free. Bit of a knees-up with this ska outfit.

I The Mutineers Scruffy Murphy’s. George [V Bridge. 225 1681. 10pm. Free. Folk rock with balls.

; I live Music Abbey. South (‘lerk Street.

667 3023, 8.30pm. Free.

SATURDAY 14 Glasgow

I 10 Day Weekend See supplement.

I Green Velvet, Orlando Voorn and Neil Landstrumm l’ure. Barrowlaud. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7pm. £12 pltls booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Green Velvet and Neil l.andstrumm play Chicago-inlluenced sets while ()rlando Voorn favours the Detroit techno sound. With guest Detroit house l)J Blake Baxter playing upstairs and ()rbital's 1’aul llartnoll playing downstairs with the usual suspects.

I Fruitcake and The Mudskippers State Bar. llollatid Street. 332 2159. 9pm. £1. Funky newcomers l'l'tlllCilk’L‘ launch their debut Cl) lire l’i/tk Bur. Any bands interested in playing at The State Bar should send demos to Christopher Butler. 182 Wlutehill Street. Room 33.01asgow. (331 2N1“.

I Peptone Halt Bar. thrdlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free.

I Give Up The Ghost MacSorley 's. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free.

I The Barney McGrew Experience Wolburn's Wharf. Yoker Ferry Road. 959 2016. 9.30pm. Free.

I Jackie [even and Laura Donnelly East Kilbride Arts Centre. ()ld Coach Road. The Village. liast Kilbride. 013552 61000. 8pm. £6 (£4). lirstwhile singer from l)oll By l)oll supported by the current singer from God's Boyfriend.

I Rev Doc And The Congregation Clyde Bar. West Clyde Street. Helensburgh.

01436 673 257. l()pm. £1. See Fri 6.

38 The List 6-19 Oct 1995