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I Joois Holland and The Rhythm and Blues Band Usher hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. £12. £9.50 and £7.50. Ex- Tube and ex-Squeeze man Holland checks in to showcase his piano skills and not his penchant for swearing. Bound to be a great show. See frontlines.

I Hell Sturgeon Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £2. Partick Thistle fan Sturgeon breezes into town with his acoustic set.

I Shfle The Silt Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street, 557 5114. 9pm. Free. See Sat 27.

I The Meteors Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 10pm. £4 in advance. £5 on the door. Legendary pyschobilly combo with an interesting line in gruesome and bizarre on-stage antics. Lock up your children. send your grandparents on holiday and make sure all household pets are well- protected.

I Holly Cole La Belle Angeie. Hastie’s Close. Cowgate. 225 2774. 7.30pm. £6. See preview.

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



I Jooie Holland m ills nae Orchestra King's Theatre, Bath Street. 7pm. £12/£9.50/£7.50. Tickets from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511. See frontlines.

I The Blisters and The Poison Sisters Nice 'n’ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. A bit ofa 13th Note awayday as two of their house bands strut their stuff in Sleazys.

I Haul, Starrltle and Gear The Rat Trap. Brown Street. 221 7233. 8pm. £3. Hanx! are a Stiff Little Fingers tribute band.

I Icon, hipster, The hardy Boys and The Purple (three: The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 8pm. Free.

I David Rollo MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free.

I Churn Sax Venue. Teviot Walk. Cumbemauld. 01236 733 200. 7.30pm. £3.

I live Music Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.


I Black Grape and fueebe Livingston Forum. Livingston. 01506 419 191. Sold Out.

I Smoke Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 9pm. Free. Rock.

I Patsy Mack Whistle Binkies. N iddry Street, 557 5114. 9pm. Free.

I live Music Pear Tree. West Nicolson Street. 667 7533. 8.30pm. Free.



I Whipping Boy King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5. Tickets from King Tut’s and Just the

Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679.

See preview.

I House or Cheese and Beatroot The 13th Note (downstairs). Glassford Street. 553 1638. 8.30pm. £3 (£2.50). A benefit gig for the Clydeside Hunt Saboteurs.

I Bediord Falls Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.


I Richie Henderson Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 9pm. Free. I Mr Pltytul Rutland No.1. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free. Soul man. I Wash Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 10pm. Free. Rock.



I PWEI, King L, The Mystics and Voxaline Bzin‘owlzmtl. (.iullowgzttc. 552 4601. 7.30pm. Part of the l-lulstcn Pils indie tuttt'. Sec cmnpctitinn page.

I Swelling Meg, Just Another Dream and The Cheese Kaleidoscope World. The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8.30pm. £1. Swelling Meg feature the ululating vocals of ex-Darlinghean singer Cora Bissett.

I Juicy Barony Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895. 10pm. Free. Students and guests. Self- styled ‘groovetastic' rock 'n' roll.

I Caffeine Cake Orchestra and Mystery Machine Kazoo Club. The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. Free.

I Glasgow Songwriters teabrrlng llell Thomson Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. Folky performer. Plus

? open mic.


I Whipping Boy. Nowhere and Orange

Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £5. See preview. Support comes from two local bands who are beginning to make

I Songwriters’ Showcase and Workshop Tron Tavern. Hunter Square. 7.30pm. £1. lnfomration: 228 8245. Weekly forum for Edinburgh-based singer-songwriters. with anybody welcome to perform a 15 minute set. One local songwriter is highlighted at 10.30pm each night.

I El Supreme Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 10pm. Free. Big Bert goes it alone.

I Crosstown Rutland No.1. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free.

I The All-Star: Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 10pm. Free. Dinosaur Jr. style rock.



I flaw Stylus Anchaos. Queen Street. 204 3189. llpm. £3 (£2). Young Disciple Femi DJs at this evening of live jazz funk. See competition page.

I At The Gates The Cathouse. Brown Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £4.50 (advance). Prophet of doom type rockers.

44 The List 26 Jan-8 Feb 1996