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Dates listed below are for one-otl shows:
- see separate section for residencies.
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 The Australian Doors Show
Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601.
7.30pm. £9.50 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 2264679. [0 Day ll’eekwrtl. Veterans of the tribute band scene. Watch Mr Mojo Risin' spontaneously bloat throughout the
. performance. ' I Alanrs Morissette The Garage.
Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120. 7pm. £7.50 (£6). Tickets from The Garage. Just the
Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 467‘). It) ; Day ll’et'keml. Musical teen queen from
Canada who has grown up and is currently exploring her darker side with the likes of Red Hot Chili Peppers. See preview.
I Carol Laula and Sugartown ()lu Athenaeum Theatre. Buchanan Street. 332
._ 2333. 7.30pm. £7.50. Tickets from box
office. N) Day ll’et'kwal. The revered local
; songwriter supported by the moody blues
. of Sugartown.
I The Bathers Tramway. Albert Drive. 7.30pm. £8. [0 Day ll’t't'kt'ml. Chris Thomson's songs sung blue round off a week of weeping at Tramway.
I Spare Snare, The Belgados and The Ranters King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £4. Tickets from King Tut's and Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 467‘). [0 Day ll’eekeml. One of the best new band bills of the 10 Day Weekend. featuring 1o- li noiseniks from Dundee and two Glasgow bands with art equal love of melody and garagey guitars.
I Superstar, The Dials and Motor Life Go
Nice ‘n’ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333
9637. 9pm. £3. [0 Day ll’t't'kt'litl. A great ' bill which takes you from ass-kicking guitars to wistful melodies.
I Lies Damned Lies and Iain Archer
Arches Theatre. Midland Street. 221 9736. 7.30pm. £4. [0 Day ll’a'kwrd.
Introspective songs with an atmospheric
soundtrack element. I The Kaisers Cottiers. llyndland Road. 357 5827. 9pm. Free. N) Day ll’eekeml. A
band with no pretensions other than to
? copy the primal R 8; B sounds of
T Hamburg-era Beatles and look the part
E into the bargain.
i I Love To Infinity The Tunnel. Mitchell
Street. 204 1000. 10.30pm. £7 t£4). PA as part of the Ministry Of Sound tour. See Clubs preview.
I I Spanner State Bar. llolland Street. 332 215‘). 9pm. £1. Plus two other bands.
I The Fred Ouimby Quartet McChuill's. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free. 10
Dav ll’t't'kt'lrtl. Smooth acid ja/J.
I Geno Washington Brcwhouse. J oltn Street. 552 3801. 9pm. Free. N) Day
I naggle Taggle Gypsies MacSorley's. Jamaica Street. 221 849‘). 9pm. Free. Infectious Celtic sounds.
I Parental Guidance Twa Corbies.
Kilbowie Road. Cumbernauld. 01236 727473. 9pm. Free.
I Tinderbox Clyde Bar. West Clyde
Street. llelensburgh. 01463 673 257.
10pm. £1. Folk rock with a punk attitude from Aberdeen.
; Edinburgh I Menswear and Limousine Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 7.30pm. Currently topping the Britpop second division. Menswear rntrst be hoping that their new album will earn them promotion. A shade optimistic. btrt their live show should be bristling with energy. I Edwin Starr And The Team Cavendish. West Tollcross. 22C 3252. ‘)prri—-3am. £5. Altogether now: War! lluh! (‘iood (iod. y'all! What is it good for”? A lot less than this legendary Motown singer. that's for I The Gods OI Glam Tunnel. Forrest Road. 220 1816. 10pm. Free. All your early 70s favourites done 111 best camped- tip style. All 1.1’ is m the can and ready to roll. I Treacle Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £2. lixplosive guitar-based music. described as a cross between Smashing l’uml’kins and Jane‘s Addiction with the mood swings ol'Thc Doors. Pretty essential. then. I Bedlord Falls \Vest lind Oyster Bar. West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10.30pm. Free. I Soul Connection Platform ()ne. Runantl Street. 225 2433. 9pm. Free. I Firing Squad Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 22‘) 4341. 10pm. Free. I Live music Advocate. South Bridge. 9.30pm. Free. I Live music Whistle Binkies. Nitltlry Street. 557 5114. 9pm. Free. I Live MUSIC Abbey. Sotrth Clerk Street. 667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.
? I Mother Earth and Skunk Hour King Tut‘s Wah Wah lltrt. St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. Tickets from King Tut's and Just the Ticket. \"irgin. Union Street. 226 467‘). If) I)(l\‘ iii’r'A‘t’lltl. A last-
rnintrte edition to the 10 Day Weekend
bill. Mother liarth take acid ja/l. out on a liippy dippy limb. Their new album is entitled You Have li’t'elr Hale/rare.
I Kitemonster, Toaster Music and Hey Zeus Nice 'n’ Slca/y. Sauchiehall Street.
; 333 9637. 9pm. £3. /() Day lli't'kt'lrtl. Mayhem and psychosis as the 10 Day Weekend approaches its conclusion. I The Painted Word and Boomerang Arches Theatre. Midland Street. 221 9637. 7.30pm. £4. It) Dav TIFF/anal. Moody atmospherics from Alan McCusker-Thorupson who blends traditional sitiger/stingwriter testures with the twists of someone like Jeff Buckley. I Fruitcake llalt Bar. \\'oodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free. Funk rock combo with their debut Cl) single 'Big Pink Bus' available now. I Shakeigh Hhail Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 9pm. Free. N) Day iii’t'At’IIt/ I Blackwater Blues Band Bic“ hotlsc. John Street. 552 3801. 5 7pm. Free. /I) Dav lii’t’kt'ltr/ I Sugartly MCChttilFs. High Street. 552 2135. 9pm. Free. It) Dav iii’t'At’llt/ I Willy And The Hand Jive Blackfrrars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9pm. Free. It) Day iii’r'kt'llr/ I Strangeness State Bar. llollaud Street. 332 215‘). 9pm. £1. I Free At Last MacSorley's. Jamaica Street. 221 849‘). 9pm. Free. I Groove Tunnel Church On The Hill. Langside Monument. 11pm. £5. Hammond organ and horns at the ready. the lidinburgh acid lit/l. collectiye run through some groovy 60s standards. I Billy Rivers Bla/crs. Hamilton Town llotel. 'l‘ownhead Street. Hamilton. 01698 282 757. 3pm. Blues guitarist in the lirst of two gigs today. I Billy RiVBI‘S Atlantis. Ktlboyy ic Road.
Clydebank. 952 381 1.9.30pm.
Catch the best Music this fortnight.
ROCK & BLUES
I Edwyn Collins Since he last played liye iri these parts. lidwyn has encountered success (probably) beyond his wildest dreams. but even though he‘s a big star now. his relaxed and funny communication
w ith an audience is unlikely to have dirrimed. Parr/ran. (Hr/semi; Ala/123’; Qacur 3‘ Hall. lit/('Ir/trtrg/r. Tue 24.
I BOSS Hog Scu/Jy and sharp blues- rock for the l’ar’p l'ir'tr'ou 90s from former l’ussy (ialore persons Cristina Martinez and Jon Spencer (yes. that Jon Spencer). learn). lit/inlirrije/r. Star 29.
I Hadiohead Proving that ‘Cr‘cep' wasn‘t a one-oll. Radiohead's current set is full ol mini-masterpicccs like ‘lligh And Dry". Stadia beckon. lia/‘I‘mv/arrtl. (II/(Lyeuu‘, illlt' .i/.
I George Masso and Harry Allen High quality riiairistrcatrija/x from this American duo. .1lar'rHa/l. (Have/tut. I71. 2’}.
FOLK & WORLD
I Capercaillie Leading folk-based Scottish baud. w ith the splendid mice of Karen Mathcson over a tatit rhythm section. and a new piper ioining the fiddle. keyboards and accordion. lit/r/r/irtrq/I Hay/rial Thea/re. .llon 23’.
CLASSICAL 8r OPERA
I La Belle Helene ( )lferibach's sparkling opera set in ancient Sparta is presented in a new production by Patrice (’auricr. Theatre Royal. (i/(t'y'grtli. iii r/ .75. .So'l 26’. .1/0/1 3/} and Harry 2.
I Royal Scottish National Orchestra
A programme of Schubert's Symp/ronx' A}! .5. licclhoycn's Syrup/tour .\'o 8' and Mo/art's l’rano (‘om't mi .\'o 2/ with Andreas llaclligcr as soloist. (I/asg’mr It’ma/
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I LIVE MUSIC Ragnarok. Clyde Street. 2111 0814. 7pm. The opening night or a new Clydeside venue which \\lii l'caturc all sorts of rock music. '1 he club is named after the Viking word for .-\rru.igedtlou
is this a portent ol' the truaknig' souutls soon to be heard at the name .‘
I [lead Gull and Punchball Subway. (‘oyygate 225 (Foo 9pm. £2.11rglreuergy heay y' rock \\11I1 powerful rill‘s.
I The Thanes Whistle Brnkres. \rtlthy Street. .55" 5114.9r‘rn. Free The long— sery mg latliriburgh garage heat band continue to do their" thing Cult ligures 111 certain parts of Furog‘e. you know
I English Dogs and Swine Flu ( as Rock Cafe. \Vcst Port. 22" ‘3 341 ltlpni. L-l admncc. £5 on door l’uuk double header. I Jeggro'l‘uuuel. I'Ullt'\i “0.1122” lblfi 10pm. Free. 1 rght reggae and \.rrc.rn- llllitlt'llc‘t'tl pop
I Eat Scratch Fever Merlin. Morrirrigsldc __J
42 The List 20 ()ct-2 Nov 1995