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Dates listed below are for one-off shows:

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 Emmylou Harris and The Daniel Lanois

Band Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 7 30pm. £15. £13.50. £12.50. Tickets front tire box oli'tce and

the Ticket Centre. ("andleriggs 227 5511.

Harris and Lanois take their brilliant ll’rec/ving Ball collaboration out on the road. Not lobe tnissed. but don‘t expect

I The Radoos tie-(hunts. High street.

552 2135. 10pm. Free.

I The Deep Blue Sea Twa Corbies. Kilbowie Road. Cumbernauld. 01236 727473. 9pm. Free.

_ I Live Music Blackfriars (downstairs). Bell Street. 552 5924. 9pm. £2.


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I Soda, laxton’s Superb and Hardbody King Tut's Walt Walt Hut. St Vincent Street. 22i 52'“). 8.30pm. £3.50. Local stealtlty pop types support the latest combo with the right haircuts.

I lnltubus Sukkubus Nice ‘rr‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. ‘)pm. .»\n inllux ol~ gothic types can he expected tonight.

I Baggle Taggle Gypsies MacSorley's. Jamaica Street. 221 849‘). ‘Ipnr. Free. Rootsy and Celtic sounds to get the feet tapping.

I The Shakers Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. Spin. Free.

I The Supremes Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. ‘)pm—3am. £5. Like

the brush that's gone through four heads and three handles. The Supremes aren't what they were in their heyday; but vocal brilliance and charisma are still guaranteed. I Jezebel Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. ‘)pm. Free. I Gerald The Fish and Wonder Boy Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 8pm. £2. Pop/rock. I The Dung Beatles Tap ()‘l.auriston. Lauriston Place. 22‘) 4041. 9pm. Free. Edinburgh's deli ant answer to The Beatles reformation.

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I Booze Brothers \vest lztttl 0y ster Bar.

West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10pm.

Free. Blues and booze. good combination. I P.A.|.N., Bonafide and Begicide Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 22‘) 4341. 9pm. £3.50 in advance. £4 on the door. The headliners contain ex-RI)F and Aoss

members. f I Live Music Abbey. South Clerk Street.

667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.



I The Humpff Family Ferry. (‘lyde Place. 552 0767. 9pm. £6 (£5). Tickets from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511. Long time no hear from the llumpli's but their mix ol‘ cajun. (‘eltic and bluegrass sounds of all tempos and emotions never

fail to get their crowd going.

I Rub Ultra, Auntie Rose and Fat King Tut's Walt Walt llut. St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £4. Tickets from King Tut's arid Just the Ticket. Virgin. l'nion Street. 226 467‘). Fairly crusty outfit from London (does that make them crispy?) supported by local nouveau rockers Auntie Rose.

I Tonic and Superslinlty The 1301 Note (downstairs). (ilasslord Street. 553 1638 9pm. £2. See Singles for Tonic. whose launch party this is. Support from the rough and ready guitars of Superslinky. I The Tree Surgeons MacSorley"s. Jamaica Street. 221 849‘). ‘)pm. Free.

I Molly Splash Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 8pm. Free.

I Doctor Cook And The Boners Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 5—7pm. Free.

I loot Allures Blackl‘riars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free.

I Crawdad McChuills. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free. Rootsy combo.

I The Basic Notes llalt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. ‘).30pm. Free.

I The Honeyseekers \N'olburn's Whart‘. Yoker Ferry Road. 95‘) 2016. ‘)pm. Free. I Ball Of Confusion and The Homecoming iiasi Kithritie Arts Centre. ()ld Coach Road. Fast Ktlbride. 013552 61000. 8pm. £2 (advance). £3 (doort. Distinctive nods in the direction or Weller and Winworxl from Bali ()t'Conlusion.


I Bad Manners, Bim Skala Bim and Judge Dread Music Box. Victoria Street. 557 696‘). 8pm. £7.50. Buster Bloodvessel and merry cohorts return to relive those ska memories. Legend has it that he once ate 30 Big Macs in one sitting.

I Charlie Landsborough tjsiier llall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pttt. £S—£l0. Liverpool schoolteacher who. thanks to his What ('olour Is The ll'im/f’ album. suddenly found himselt to be something of an overnight star after 30 years.

I Soda, Lax arid Superb Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 7.30pm. £3.50. The headliners are perky. youngpop pups with a fondness for lietce guitars. Their debut single. ‘Young Own The Town‘. is out on

loatch the best Music this fortnight.

I Aztec Camera The one they've never called Rod the Mod returns with a new album. Frestonia, which is reputed to be his best record of the 908 so far. Barrow/and. Glasgow. Thurs 23.

I Gorlty’s Zygotic Myncl Twisted. eccentric, left-field indie-pop. Expect the unexpected. Pottermw Student Union, Edinburgh, Sat 25.

I Blur Resoundingly. and surprisingly, trounced by Oasis in the charts. Danton and the lads at least have no trouble irt filling the nation‘s arenas. SECC, Tue 28.

I David Bowie The Duke. as was, bases his current show around the unsettling Outside material. Mom'ssey supports, which makes excellent value for money. SFCC. Glasgoti; Thurs 30. Fri /.


I Mose Allison His idiosyncratic and instantly recognisable style has made him one of the undisputed greats of modern jazz and blues. Queen is Hall. Edinburgh. Fri 24; Pizza Express. Glasgow, Sun 26.


I Emmylou Harris Emmylou anti Daniel Lanois take their brilliant ll/rer‘king Ball collaboration out on the road. Not to be missed. but don‘t expect her usual style this is a definite departure for the singer. Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Fri /7. BLUES

I Luther Allison Top notch. hard- driving electric blues in the classic Chicago style from the Arkansas- born singer and guitar wiz. llle’ Cavendish, Edinburgh. 'l'liurs 23. FOLK 8: WORLD

I Moscow Art Trio Okay. it's not all folk music, but it is astonishingly well played by virtuoso musicians. the Moldavian folk songs blending strangely with piano. horn and occasional melodica - and the band has a sense of humour. Queen '.r Hall. Edinburgh. Fri 1 7.


I Kaila and Marielle Labeque The two vimtosos pianists strike out on a morejazzy kick than usual. Queen is Hall. Edinburgh. Sat 18; Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sun 19.

I Don Giovanni Scottish Opera present Mozart’s tale ol~ lust and lechcry. with astonishing stage designs by Peter llowson. Edinburgh Festival Theatre. Wed 22.

Artilicial/Fontana on Mon 20. It's pretty representative of the current Britpop crop. I Chicane Tap ()‘1.auriston. Lauriston Place. 22‘) 4041. 9pm. Free. Buzzsaw band w Hit a lurid taste in penny dreadful publicity.