I House or Cheese Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.
I Fair Friday, Acoustic Roots and Matthew Hamilton and the Merchant City Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 8pm. Free. Acoustic night.
I Pulse Sax. Teviot Walk. Cumbernauld. 01236 733 200. 7.30pm. £2.50.
I Bush Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 7.30pm. £5.50 plus booking in advance. £6 on the door. British rockers who made it big in the States while still relatively unknown over here. They are now establishing a ﬁrm home base.
I The Selecter Music Box, 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564. 8pm. £7. The 2-Tone heroes who brought us ‘Three Minute Hero‘ and ‘On My Radio‘ are back in town. Pauline Black and Gaps remain from the original line-up. Get skankin'. I Bazaar Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 9pm. Free. See Thurs 23.
1 I Prodigal Sons Kilkenny's. John Street. : 552 3505. 9pm. Free.
I Glasgow Songwriters featuring Lesley- : Anne Smith Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552
5924. 9.30pm. Free. Plus open mic.
Harley's. Quarry Street. Hamilton. 01698 ‘ Edinburgh
I Songwriters’ Showcase and Workshop ' information: 228 8245. Weekly forum for
Edinburgh-based singer-songwriters. with . anybody welcome to perform a ﬁfteen-
I Wet Wet Wet SECC. Finnieston Quay. 248 9999. SOLD OUT. See Sun 26.
I Superchunk Cathouse. Union Street. 221 5412. 8pm. Occasionally inspired cult Yank tunecore.
I The Gyres Nice 'n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Free. See Mon 20. I Rough ’n’ Ready Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 8pm. Free.
I Crazy Gods 0f Endless Noise and X- CNR Cas Rock Cafe, West Port. 229 4341. 9pm. £3.50 in advance. £4 on the door. The headliners are a three-piece nutjob band from Bournemouth who like wearing clingﬁlm. They are funky musical magpies with a leaning towards hard rock and crazee samples.
I Scarfo and Lyd Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £3. Three-piece hard- edged punk-pop outfit. Their eponymous debut mini-album is out now.
I Hot Tamales Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 9pm. Free. See Fri 18.
I Blur SECC. Finnieston Quay. 248 9999. SOLD OUT. Can Blur match the Smash Hits tour for teen hysteria? Yes. they probably can. They can't really fail to please with such an impressive back catalogue behind them. Now we get to hear if the comparatively disappointing material on The Great list-ape gets a new lease of life live. as do so many of Blur's older songs.
I Babysitter and Moio Ghile Kazoo Club. The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. Free.
Sad: Morrlssey, who’s supporting some other geezer, Glasgow, Thurs 30
I Mini Barony Bar. Strathclyde University Student Union. John Street. 552 1895. 10pm. Free. Students and guests.
I Big George and Jammin’ Deke
458174. 9pm. Free. Acoustic blues.
Tron Tavern. Hunter Square. 7.30pm. £1.
minute set. One local songwriter is highlighted at 10.30pm each night. Stuart Hanratty hogs the limelight tonight.
I Roach Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 10pm. Free. Marillion meets Rush apparently. ' I Black Jacks L'Attache. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free.
I The Beautiful South SF.CC. Finnieston Quay. 248 9999. SOLD OUT. They continue to be average with occasional glimmers of possible genius; they continue to be one of this country's biggest bands: they continue to not let it go to their heads.
I Luka Bloom, Sharon Shannon and Eleanor Shanley Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. £10.50. £8.50. Tickets from the box office and the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511. More of a folky package but all the acts. particularly accordionist Sharon Shatmon have made inroads to the mainstream.
I X-CNN Cathouse. Union Street. 221 5412. 8pm. £5 plus booking fee. Tickets from The Garage. Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679 and Tower Records. Argyle Street. 204 2500. Angsty ; industrial rock in the Nine lnch Nails vein with the same spurious desire to ‘shock'
at every turn.
I live Music Quadrophonic. Basement Bar. Glasgow University Student Union. University Avenue. 339 8697. 8pm. Free. Students and guests. Four local bands.
I Live Music McChuill's. High Street.
552 2135. 10pm. Free.
I Bracket Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 7.30pm. ldiot punksters for whom the phrase ‘Young. dumb and full of come‘ was probably invented. If a song lasts
more than four minutes then it's an epic in 1 their books. Well worth a look in.
I The Dawntreaders and Freaker La Belle Angele. Hasties Close. Cowgate.
. l The Crazy Gods of Endless Nolse: they're crazy, alright. Edinburgh, Mon 27
225 2774. £4 in advance. £5 on the door.
The Aberdeen-based pop rockers with an interest in CS. Lewis sail south.
. WEDNESDAY-29 ;
s The Seats and other Edinburgh worthies rock the barn roof. I Shibboleth Stones. Frederick Street.
I Mystery Juice Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 9pm. Free. Members of
220 1226. 10pm. Free. Rock.
I David Bowie and Morrissey SECC.
Finnieston Quay. 248 9999. £25 plus
booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. See feature for David Bowie. Despite the ‘saddoes down on their luck' aspect of
this pairing. it does seem to have aroused interest and Morrissey's Sourltpuw
Grammar definitely had its unusual moments. ‘Dagenham Dave' could also be described as something of a Us! office fave. but don't let that put you off.
I Scarfo, Urusei Yatsura and Tonic King Tut's Wah 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 hardcore band who don‘t use their guitars in such a spare fashion as the likes of Fugazi. Their eponymous debut album is out now on Deceptive Records. See Fri 24 for Urusei Yatsura and singles reviews for Tonic.
I Gurll, Bob Tilton and Merel Club 99p. The 13th Note (downstairs). Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. A Glasgow Music Collective evening of mayhem and aural madness.
I Slapper Nice 'n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.
I Murmur Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. . 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free. See Tue 21. ' I The Smiles, Papa’s noses and Skinky
Arena. Oswald Street. 221 3010. 9pm. £2.50.
1 I Big Rain, Family Brian and Shambles Magic MacSorley‘s. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free.
I Shibboleth Kilkenny's. John Street. 552 i 3505. 9pm. Free. Edinburgh band who
play there all the time making a foray to
I The Gyres Batcave. Bruce Hotel. Cornwall Street. East Kilbride. 013552 29771. 10pm. £3. See Mon 20.
I Big Vern Sax. Teviot Walk. 7 Cumbemauld. 01236 733 2(X). 8pm. £3. 1 Scotland's equivalent of The Blues
; I Eddie Felson Queen Street Oyster Bar.
Queen Street. 226 2530. 10pm. Free. See Fri 24. I Hot Tamales West lind Oyster Bar. 1 West Maitland Street. 225 3861. See Fri
. l8. 1
I Beanbag Deluxe l.‘Attache. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free.
city. Performances will be listed, subject to space, provided that details reach our offices at least one week before
" publication. Light Music Listings
.: compiled by Fiona Shepherd
and Jonathan Trew.
£7.25. See Thurs 23.
Light Music is listed by date, then by
I Brenda Gochrane in Festive Feelings Pavilion. Renlield Street. 332 1846. 7pm. £9.25. £8. The local lass made good presents a show of celebratory Christmas songs.
I The Glenn Miller Orchestra Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. £12.50. £10.50.
I Sydney Devine Pavilion. Renfteld Street. 332 1846. 2pm. £6. 7.30pm. £9.25. £7.25. The divine rhinestone cowboy charms the pants of his punters.
I The Glenn Miller Orchestra Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. £12. £1 1. £10. Tickets from the box ofﬁce and the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511. Recreation of the wartime big band sound.
I Sydney Devine Pavilion. Renlield Street. 332 1846. 7.30pm. £9.25. £7.25. See Thurs 23.
I Sydney Devine Pavilion. Rentield Street. 332 1846. 2pm. £6. 7.30pm. £9.25.
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