ROCK & BLUES MUSIC
ROCK & BLUES
Dates listed below are for one-oft 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
I East 17 SECC. Finnieston Quay. 248 9999. £15 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. The Walthamstow lads are getting increasingly off the wall (by teenybop standards anyway). but at least they’re managing to carve out a niche which is totally separate from the Take That approach.
I Teenage Fanclub and The Pastels Barrowiand. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £9 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. The amiable lads drench Barrowland in golden melodies in the heart-warming way that only they can. now with the added boost of some great material from their well-received Grand Prix album. They’re also keeping up the practice of inviting their best friends to play with them; thus The Pastels warm things up with their guileless pop.
I Hugh Reed And The Velvet Underpants, Bartok, Crush Box, unnxr, Men Lie, Peptone, Shark Bait, The Hope, Dealers, The Smiles and Wild Monkey Asylum (Caledonian University Student Union). Cowcaddens Road. 332 0681. 8pm. £3. Students and guests. A live extravaganza for World AIDS Day with proceeds going to The Haven. an AIDS charity based at Ruchill Hospital and other AIDS-related organisations.
I Captain Shitty 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. Edinburgh funkety-funksters bring the West Coast the gift of the groove.
I Bis, Urusei Yatsura, Pink Kross and Batiink-a-boo-boo The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 8.30pm. £2.50. A beneﬁt for Body Positive to coincide with World AIDS Day featuring some local bands you should catch up with now. Bis rock the playground with their fun blend of punk and cheese. Urusei Yatsura gain sonic stature with every raygun attack and Pink Kross are ready to rumble in a Cramps/Ramonesy sort of way.
I Fred Duimby Quartet Cottiers. Hyndland Road. 357 5827. 8.30pm. Free. Commencing a weekend of carousing at Cottiers with a set by the jazz funk collective.
I The Gods 0i Glam Kilkenny‘s. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free. Stomping sounds from the era of the spangly jumpsuit.
I The Four Chancers Vic Bar. Glasgow School ofArt. Renfrew Street. 332 0691. 5pm. Free. Students and guests. A gig for World AIDS Day.
I Bopstreet McChuill's. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free.
I Blackwater Blues Band Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 9pm. Free.
I Backstreet llero MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free.
I China Crisis East Kilbn‘de Arts Centre. Old Coach Road. East Mains. East Kilbride. 013552 61000. 8pm. £8 (£6). Erstwhile fey popsters whose mantle has
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been assumed wholesale by The Lightning Seeds.
' I The llhaill Twa Corbies. Kilbowie Road. 01236 727473. 9pm. Free.
I The Real Thing Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm—3am. £5.
I The Felsons Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 10.30pm. Free. Rockabilly trio.
I The Cherry Fire Ashes and Mayonnaise Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 8an. £2. indie rock.
I Amanda Lyon and The Soul Connection Platform One. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9.30pm. Free. Nine-piece soul combo.
I Big Ugly Fish Advocate. South Bridge. 10pm. Free. Local rock funksters do their thang.
I ilayze West iind Oyster Bar. West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10.30pm. Free. Covers.
I Live Music Abbey. South Clerk Street. 667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.
I Status Duo SECC. Finnieston Quay. 248 9999. £17 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. They finally admitted it on Late [ft/ilimt a few weeks ago — they’re in it for the money rather than the continued desire to go rockin' all over the world. But after all these years. their audience seems to be as up for a bit of a headbang as ever. I Edwin Starr and Counselled Dut Ferry. Clyde Place. 552 0767. 9pm. £12. Tickets from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 l 5511. The ‘War' man gets set to pump out 2 some hefty soul numbers with support '3 from Glasgow‘s Commitments-style collective. I Joyrider, Understand and Ms 45 King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4.50. Tickets from King Tut's and Just the Ticket. Virgin, Union Street. 226 4679. A muscular bill
of melodic hardcore wrth JZIWS set to bring 3
you a disciplined display of heavy rifting. I Big Vern Glasgow University Student
Union. University Avenue. 339 8697.
Students and guests. Concluding events
for Jag Week at the Union. a week of gigs. ‘ films and quizzes with the ulterior motive ‘
of getting students to give blood. I Pan Jumby Cottiers. Hyndland Road. 357 5827. 8.30pm. Free. Salsa band.
I Blind Jump Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 3
332 1210. 9.30pm. Free. , I The Disco Sergeants Blackfriars. Bell Z Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. I Watercress Kilkenny‘s. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free. i I The Outpatients MacSorleys. Jamaica 2 Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free. I Screaming Through December : Wolburn's Wharf. Yoker Ferry Road. 959 2016. 9pm. Free. I China Crisis Castlemilk Community Centre. 631 1166. 8.30pm. £5 (£1). See i Fri 1. I Dig George And The Business Boon's ; Yard. Cathcart Road. 649 0184. 10pm. Free.
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