I Treacle and Full Fathom Five Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 8pm. £2. Full-on guitar band.

I Malchiks Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 9pm. Free. Rock. pops and reggae.

I The Kaisers and The navengers Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 9pm. £3. The stylishly be-quiffed beat combo play a home game before jetting off to Europe. America. Japan and other parts of the solar system in the ‘Kaisers Konquer The Universe Tour'.

I The Two Marks WJ. Christie's. West Port. 229 4553. 7pm. Mark from Tunic and Mark from Brewster play acoustically at this fanzine launch.

I D’Jango Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm—3am. £5. Drifters covers. I Bluetinger Platform One. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9.30pm. Free. Rock ’n‘ roll.

I Hot Tamales Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 10pm. Free. Blues duo.

I live Music Abbey. South Clerk Street. 667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.


I Aimee Mann The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120. 7.30pm. Tickets from Garage. Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 2264679 and Tower Records. Argyle Street. 204 2500. Navel-gazing songstress with odd power rock interludes to her set. appealing to the satne sensibilities as the likes ofTracy Chapman. See preview.

I Scheer, Swelling Meg and Motor Lite Co King Tut’s \Vah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4. Tickets from King Tut‘s and Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. New Irish signing to 4A1) supported by Cora Bissett's new band who combine Cranberriesque vocals with minimalist string arrangements and Motor Life Co who rock in a garagey way and whose

g great new single. ‘My Mail Order Thai Bride'. is reviewed in this issue's Singles colutnn.

I Sheer Terror Cathouse. Union Street. 221 5412. 8pm. £4.50 plus booking fee. Your first chance to gig in the new Cathouse premises close to Argyle Street. I Lite With Nixon Nice ’n' Sleazy. Sauehiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. See Singles.

I The McOuades lirewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 8pm. Free.

: I Dougie Robertson And The Diplomats '; \\'olburn‘s Wharf. Yoker Ferry Road. 959 2016. 10pm. Free. Rootsy combo influenced by Van Morrison. Tom Waits

Thin white duchess: Almee Mann plays Glasgow, Sta: 19

i and Springsteen. who recently got to

1 support his old mucker Southside Johnny 5, at the Garage.

1 I The Supematurals and Moondew Sax. Teviot Walk. Cumbemauld. 01236 733

l 200. 7.30pm. £2.50. See Sat 18 for The Supernaturals.

: Edinburgh

l I Hue And Cry Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 5 668 2019. credit card hotline 667 7776.

2 7.30pm. £10.70 plus booking fee. More

; cocktail bar musings from the brothers.

1 I One God Universe and Hepenthe

Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 9pm.

3 Free. Metal muthas.


7 Glasgow

' I Ozzy Osbourne and g/lz/r Barrowland.

Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £14 plus

booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket.

Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. One of

the original wild men of rock still trying

to be mean and nasty after all these years.

supported by new band of ex-Sab Geezer

Butler who verge on the death metal

3sound. I The Gyres Nice 'n’ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Free. Time to see

The Gyres now if you want to boast in years to come that you saw Scotland's Oasis before they were big and famous. I Pink Kross and Eska The 13th Note (downstairs). Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £2. Trashy garage strutting from the feather boa'd Pink Kross while youngsters Eska impress with their guitar dynamics all in aid of the F & .1 Records launch night. I Smoke Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 8pm. Free.


I Dust, Mayonnaise and Rawhead Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £3. Triple bill local band package. Dust used to be Candy who used to be 1.ove Circus. if that rings any bells.

I Richie Henderson Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 9pm. Free. One man and his guitar.

I Neil Sturgeon Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 10pm. Free. Amiable Glaswegian guitar strummer from A Chocolate Morning and solo ventures. Composed the music for David Belcher's l’artick Thistle play.


I Jeep Seats, The Cheese and Baby Aspirin Kazoo Club. The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. Free.

I Mystery Machine Barony Bar. Strathclyde University Student Union. John Street. 552 1895. 10pm. Free. Students and guests.

I Glasgow Songwriters featuring John Hannah Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. Canadian singer/songwriter plays his last gig over here before returning home. 1’lus open mic.

I Murmur Harley‘s. Quarry Street. Hamilton. 01698 458174. 9pm. Free. Janglesome melodic Combo.


I Songwriters’ Showcase and Workshop Tron Tavern. Hunter Square. 7.30pm. £ 1. Information: 228 8245. 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. It‘s Todd Elliot's turn tonight.

I Penthouse Paupers Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 9pm. Free.

I Buzzbomb Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 10pm. Free. ‘Power pop punky tunes.‘ say the band. Fair enough. but ‘splay legged leaps"?


On Thursday 30th November the Virgin Megastores in Princes Street, Edinburgh and Argyle Street, Glasgow will be hosting a classical evening in association with The Gramophone Magazine.

At 6.30 in Edinburgh, The Saltire String Quartet will be playing selections from their new CD 'Under The Hammer' and will then be available to sign copies; in Glasgow James MacMillan will be interviewed by a Gramophone writer and will then sign copies of his Mercury Prize nominated album 'Seven Last Words From The Cross.’

Tickets are available from each store.

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