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Edinburgh 9th February The Assembly Rooms
Edinburgh 25th January La Belle Angele
Glasgow. l7lh March Borrowloncls
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Edinburgh 28th February The Venue
Tickets from venue box office, Glasgow Just the Ticket Union St., Edinburgh 31:91:}: Ripping Records and all Tocto outlets (/0; 0131-557 6969
RDDK & BLUES
Dates listed below are ior one-oil 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. ﬂock and Blues Listings compiled by Fiona Shepherd
and Jim Byers.
I Superstar, The Finger Greens and Black Star King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4. Sweeping melodies with a hint of 70s bubblegum from Superstar with support from Black Star. formerly known as Honey.
I The Fatalistics and Francis Anthony And The Underworld Nice 'n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Blues and R&B with a 60s streak from The Fatalistics and pseudo-Nick Cave posturing from Francis Anthon .
I ilev Doc And The Congreg on MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free. Trad R&B.
I Highway Jones Kilkenny's. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.
I Emotional Blackmail Twa Corbies. Kilbowie Road. Cumbemauld. 01236 727473. 9pm. Free.
I live Music McChuills. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free.
I The Merseybeats Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm—3am. £5. Classic 60s band who scored success with ‘Sorrow' among others. I The Thanes. The Wildebeasts and Pink Kross Wee Red Bar. Edinburgh College of Art. Lauriston Place. 9pm. £3. Special wild night of60s punk. R ‘n' B. surf. TV themes and rock ‘n‘ roll featuring live punky noise. I Gallus Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 9pm. Free. Gallus do their EMF meets The Dukes ofHazzard brand of cajun rock. I Something Illegal and luxury Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £2. Penicuik rockers playing stuﬁ from the Smashing Pumpkins and their own material. I Smoke Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 10pm. Free. Rock.
| I Ghest The Tap O'Lauriston. Lauriston
1 Place. 229 4041. 9pm. Free.
‘ I live Music Abbey. South Clerk Street. 667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.
I Summerileld Blues Band, Strollo's Gate and The Cottonileld King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50. Triple bill of bands on Buzz Records.
I Groove Tunnel The Hilton. William Street. 204 5555. 10pm. £7. Posh do for the Edinburgh acid jazz collective and their set of hip covers.
I Papa‘s hoses and Push Nice 'n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.
I Blackwater Blues Band MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free.
I Big George And The Business The Corner. St Georges Road (at Charing Cross). 332 1625. 9.30pm. Free. Last of a mini-residency for the blues combo.
I The Big Picture The Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm.
I D.S. Murray Quartet The Whisky Bar. West Campbell Street. 332 1032. 9pm. Free.
I Sklnt Tlrrins Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free.
I Die iiappy Kilkenny's. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free. Edinburgh funk rockers. I Eddie ﬁeld And Higher Ground Wolbum's Wharf. Yoker Ferry Road. 959 2016. 9.30pm. Free.
I The Hepburns Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £2. Melodie rock on the REM-side of things, playing a mixture of covers and originals.
I Shake The Shak Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 9pm. Free. Pick ‘n' mix of styles from folk to rock via cﬂun
I Cat Scratch Fever The Merlin. Morningside Road. 447 4329. 9pm. Free. I Gun Rubber and Synthetic All Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 10pm. £3. Punky noise from the headliners who feature ex-members of the Scottish Sex Pistols.
I D’Jango Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm—3am. £5. Classic covers band.
I The Interceptors The Tap O’Lauriston. Lauriston Place. 229 4041. 9pm. Free.
I The Hot Tamales Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 10pm. Free. I Live Music Abbey. South Clerk Street. 667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.
I Doctor Pop, Tenbones and Nerve The Rat Trap. Brown Street. 221 7233. 8pm. £3.
I Black Bush and Casino Nice ’n’ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Black Bush are a Zep/Cream-inﬂuenced instrumental jamming thang.
‘ I The Spooks Kilkenny’s. John Street.
552 3505. 9pm. Free.
I Hope The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 8pm. Free. Guitar pop band with a debut single forthcoming.
I Kiss The Bride and Contribution Boom Sax Venue. Teviot Walk. Cumbernauld.
I 01236 733 200. 7.30pm. £3.
I Northern Uproar and The Gyres Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 7.30pm. £5. Young (average age eighteen) indie upstarts on their ﬁrst headline tour hit town ahead of their debut LP which is scheduled for release in April and was modestly described by lead singer Meya as. ‘. . . one of those classic debut albums. like The Stone Roses'. See for yourself and check local lads The Gyres whose forthcoming debut long player is being
Mellowing out: Urusei Yatsura play an acoustic set at The 13th Note. Glasgow, Wed 31
42 The List 26 Jan-8 Feb 1996