MUSIC ROCK & BLUES
1 THURSDAY 4
, i I Egghead, The Chosen and Bedhead ‘ : King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent
. Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50. I Breeze Club 99p. The 13th Note (downstairs). Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. 99p. I live Music The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 9pm. Free.
I Boomerang, ltltemonster and Scooter King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent ‘ ‘ Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50. love thlne NME, lor lo, it Ilatl’t brought unto I Bio George And The Business The you The Bluetones (among others) on the Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 9pm. Bratbus tour, Glasgow, Thurs 11 Free. ileavy blues.
NEW YEAR’S DAY Edinburgh
I Pinaboy Delivery Subway. Cowgate. Glasgow
225 6766. 8pm. £2. Catch the New Age I Timeloop Nice'n‘Sleazy. Sauchiehall punky vibe- Street. 333 9637. 6pm. Free. An event I Ken"Y cavcndl-‘hv we“ TOHCTOSS- 3.28 called -Arca 51' with Djs from Saturday 3252. 9pm-3am. £5. Solo show featuring Night Beaver. Tangent and Transport and
classic hits from the 60s and 70s. a set from dubby techno sorts Timeloop. I "'3 F950” WhiSiIC Blnklcsi N'ddr)’ Edinburgh
Street. 557 5114. 9pm. Free. Energetic rockabilly threesome.
I llot Tomales Whistle Binkies. Niddry
Street. 557 5114. 9pm. Free. Harmonica-
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King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50. See demo review for Buzzbomb.
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Tut's Wah Hut. Vincent Street. BrewhOUSC. John Street.
221 5279. 8.30pm. £3. Line-up to be
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I Big George And The Business The Club. The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. Free.
Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 9pm. Free. Another seasonal gig from the blues veterans.
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I Cabin Fever Wolbum‘s Wharf. Yoker Ferry Road. 959 2016. 9pm. Free.
I live Music Blackfn‘ars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. To be conﬁrmed.
I B’Jango Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm—3am. £5. Excellent Drifters covers band.
I lite Dt Agony The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £5 (advance). Very metal sounds emanating from the new Cathouse tonight.
I Summertield Blues The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 9pm. Free.
5 I Chicane Stones. Frederick Street 720
1226. 10pm. Free.
I The Honey Seekers, Charlie Don’t Surf and Captain 22 The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 9pm. Free.
I llichle Henderson Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 10.30pm. Free. One man accoustic show.
I Strolles Cate Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 9pm. Free. Original R & B and jazz.
I High Sound, Sunhouse and Force Ten Bob Kazoo Club. The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. Free.
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- tninute set. One local songwriter is highlighted at 10.30pm each night.
I El Supremo Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 10.30pm. Free.
WEDNESDAY 10 Edinburgh
I Chicane. Blending Beth and Friendship Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £3. Three local bands showcase their own material. indie-rock style.
I Mystery Juice Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 9pm. Free. The closest that Edinburgh gets to a fully-fledged ‘supergroup' comprising members of The Seats and The Comedians. producing folk-rap. country and blues.
I The Bluetones, The Cardigans, Heavy Stereo and Fluffy The Arches. Midland Street. 221 9736. £7. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. The NME Bratbus tour kicks off in Glasgow with a value for money line-up including those classic Bn’tpoppers The Bluetones. Swedish 60s fetishists The Cardigans who look and sound like they've just stepped off the set of Modesty Blaise and managed to produce one of 1995's best albums. the infectious stomping guitars of Heavy Stereo and those punky Sloanes with guitars Fluffy. I Peptone, Brynner and Taxi King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50. Sample the confident indie sounds of Peptone as showcased on their debut single ‘Smashing'.
Gigs are listed by date, then by city. Performances will be listed, provided that details reach our oilices at least one week beiore publication. Jazz listings compiled by Kenny Mathieson.
I Martin Taylor’s Spirit oi Diango Paisley Town Hall. Main Street. 887 1010. 8pm. £7 (£5). The acc guitarist leads an excellent band (featuring sasman Dave ()‘lliggins) in his creative homage to l)jango Reinhardt.
I John Rae Collective Basement Jazz, The Ramshom Theatre. Ingram Street. info 887 4733. 10pm--1am. £4 (£3). Sec preview.
I Glasgow Jazz Record Club Unitarian Church. 72 Berkeley Street. 7.30pm. Contact litnic Spicrs. 1401cndcc Road. chl'rcw. 886 2949 for membership details. Gerry McKendry gcts seasonal with 'Comc Rain. Come Snow‘. This is the last meeting of 1995.
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I Violet leighton and Friends Jazz After Dark. Pizza Express. 151 Queen Street. 221 3333. 10pm. £3. A powerful singer who is acquiring a lot of admirers in the city. The friends include Tom McNivcn on trumpet. pianist Sandy Taylor. and bassist liwan Vernal.
I Barney McGrew Experience The Brewliousc. 18 John Street. 552 3801. 8pm. Free. Local outiit describing themselves as a ‘liunkin' Acid Jazz. Fusion band‘.
I Chris Barber’s Jazz and Blues Band Usher Ilall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 8pm. £17. £15. £13. Chris Barber leads his long-running band. with special guests clarincttist Acker Silk and trumpeter Kenny Ball. They play a second Scottish date at the Town Hall. Falkirk. on Tues 19.
FRIDAY 29 '1
I Jazz Alter Dark Pizza lixprcss. 151 Queen Street. 221 3333. 10pm-1am (doors 9pm). £4. A festive celebration of modern jazz with a hand—picked crew of young Scottishjazz talent. featuring Andrew Gordon (piano). current Berklce student Gail McArthur on saxophone. Gary Fimister (bass). and Tom Gordon (drums).
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I Pizza Express Swingtet Pizza Express. 151 Queen Street. 2 10pm* 1am (doors 9pm). £5. Dixieland and swing from Jackie Murray's band to see out the old year.
I llogmanay Jazz Party Victoria Park Hotel. 221 Ferry Road. Info and tickets front 551 1237. 9pm-1.30am. £8. See in the bells with Capital Jazz's Hogmanay knees-up. featuring dancing to Jim, Petrie's band. not to mention stovies.
70 The List 15 Dec 1995-11 Jan 1996