Gigs are listed by date, then by city. Dates will be listed, provided that details reach our offices art least one week before publication. Book and Blues listings compiled by Fiona Shepherd

and Jim Byers.



I The Bluetones The (iarage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120. 7pm. S()1.1)()l"1'. See albums.

I Skunkhour Kitig Tut's \Vah \Vah lltit. St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £5. Tickets from King Tut‘s and Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 467‘).

I Scatha and Muckspreader Nice 'n’ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 ‘)637. ‘)pm.

I ilugh Reed And The Velvet Underpants and Force Ten Bob McC'htiills. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. lii'ee..-\so1‘ tonight. the world cart see a performance of a different kind from local legend Hugh Reed as Diane's spurned stiitor iii the club scene in 'l‘miits‘pttilt/re.

I Juicy Barony Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1805. ‘).30pm. l-‘r‘ee. Students and guests.

I Rev Doc And The Congregation MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 221 849‘). ‘)pm. Free. Harmonica hlues.

I Blackwater Blues Band The Brewhotise. John Street. 552 3801. Spin. Free.

I The Answer Twa (‘orhiesg Kilhow ie Road. (‘umherrtauld 01236 727473. ‘)pm. Free.

I Live Music Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. ‘)pm. liree.


I The Fortunes Cavendish. West 'l‘ollcr'oss. 228 3252. ‘)pm-3airi. £5. The band who scored a string of hits in the 60s including ‘You‘ve Got Yotir 'l'rouhles’ and ‘Here It Comes Again‘.

I Bang Bang Machine and Turtlehead Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 22‘) 4341. 9pm. £3.50 iii adyance. £4 on the door. The headliners are touring to pt'otitolc‘ current single ‘Show Me Your l’ain' ahead ol‘their new 1.1’ ‘Amphihian‘. to he released on 4 March.

I The Felsons \Vhistle liinkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. ‘)pm. 1‘t‘ee.

I live MUSIC Ahhey. South (‘lerls Street. 667 3023. S30pm. l-‘ree.

SATURDAY 24 Glasgow

I Perfume arid The Shave King Tut's Wah Wah lltrt. St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). S30pin. £4.50. Tickets from King Tut's and Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 467‘). Foppish pop from a newish hand who slide into the scheme of things somewhere hetween Pulp arid Gene.

I Buddy Holly And The Cricketters The Ferry. Clyde Place. 552 05SS. ‘)pm. £10. Tickets from the Ticket Centre. (‘andleriggs. 227 5511. Nostalgic trihute to the lledgeling days of rock ‘it' roll.

I Seahouse, Indigo Groove and Psycho Baby Nice 'n’ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 ‘)637. ‘)pm.

I Savalas The Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. ‘).30pm. Free.

I liev Doc And The Congregation McChuills. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free. Harmonica hlues.

Lodes a rockin’ with Lodestar. Glasgow. Mon 26

I Skint Twins lilacklriars’. Bell Street. 552 5024. ‘l30piii. l‘ree.

I Blackwater Blues Band MacSorleVs. .laniaica Street. 221 S-l‘)‘). ‘)pm. liree.’

I Kllkt‘ltllys. .Illllll .Sll't‘t‘l. 5.52 3505. ‘)pm. l-ree. lieet'y ‘)0s rock trom this lidinhur‘gh coitiho.

I The Knot Garden The Whisky liar. \Vest (‘arnphell Street. 332 1032. ‘)pm. l-iee.

I Shakers \Voihttrn's \Vharli. Yokei' l‘erry Road. 95‘) 21ll(r~ ‘)..3lll‘lll. l’Tt‘L‘. . I Hideaway Blues Band and Blackwater Blues Band The lli'ewlious‘e. John Street. 552 2135.4 .S'pm. l’ree.

I Bopstreet The Brew house. .loliri Street. 552 2135. ‘)pm. l‘ree.

I The Spooks The Whisky liar. \Vest (‘ainphell Street. 332 1032. ‘)pm. l-‘ree.

I Fuzzy The Clyde 13ar. \Vest (‘lyde Street. llelenshtirgh. 01463 673 257. 10pm. £1.


I Stop. X-Asis and The Blunts (‘as Rock (lite. \Vest l’or't. 22‘) 4341. 10pm. £4 iii atlyance. £5 on the door. New York punk outttt tronted hy .‘ylickey 1.eigh. hrother oi .loey Rarnone. currently receiying raye r'eyiews iii the States. heirig hailed as ‘the hest haiid in New York. period" hy one enthusiastic hack, Supported hy' ptirik coitiho l'rorn. et'. llognoi' Regis. who‘ye stilll‘oi'tetl The 1.tii'kers. l'K Suhs arid Still l.ittle1-'inger.s.

I Catch 22 (‘a\ endislt. \Vest 'l‘ollcross. 223 3252. ‘)pm 3am. £5. Stls style pop. I The Thanes The Tap t)‘ l .attt’lslolt. l.auriston Place. 22‘) 4041. Spin, l't‘ee. .»\uthentic heat and garage sounds.

I Pony \Vhistle ilirrkies. Niddry‘ Street. 557 5 l 14. ‘lpm. l‘ree.

I Hot Tomales Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 10pm. l‘ree. l’uh hlues.

I Live Music .-\hhey. South (‘lerk Street. 007 3112.3. S..3()piti. lr'r‘ee.


I The Flaming Lips, Papas Fritas and Elevate The (iarage. Sattchieliall Street. 332 1120. 7.30pm. £7 plus hookitig l'ee. Tickets from .1 ust the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 467‘) See pi'eyrew.

I Tripping Daisy and The Smoking Popes King Tut's \Vah \Vah lltrt. St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). S.30pm. £4.50. Tickets t'r‘om King Tut's and Just the Ticket. Virgin. l‘nion Street. 226 467‘). Steaming American guitar w r'eckcrs.

I Apes, Pigs And Spacemen and Cecil The Cathouse. [friion Street. 248 6606.

Spin. £4.50 plus hooking tee. Tickets trom Just the Ticket. Virgin. l’nion Street. 226 467‘). lleayy rock lropel'ttls.

I Capri Nice 'n' Slea/y. Satichiehall Street. 333 ‘)63','. ‘lprrr.

I Meander The l31t‘\\lltill\t‘. .ltlllll Sheet. 552 3S01. Spin. l'i'ee.

I Lavelle Kilkcnnys. John Street. 552 3505. ‘)pm. Free.


I Pulp lngliston. Si )1.1) ( )1 "1'.

I Skunkhour and Hope and Gladys Venue. (‘alton Road. 55" 307 3. 7. 30pm. £5. Aussie ltllikslt‘t‘s touring to promote their uncompromising second 11’ liar! t;\cid .l;t//.i. leaturmg a .si\ piece hatid playing uptempo hass titrtik. hip hop. hlues and straight tip ('liili l’cppet~sty le rock. Not to he outdone in the eclectic stakes are the local support. a ten-piece soul‘ska coitiho.

I The needs Stones. l-redertc 1. Street. 220 1226. 3pm. l-‘ree. Kinda Danny Wilson meets The Silencers.

I Live MUSIC Pear Tree. \Vest Nrcolson Street. 667 7533. S30pm. l‘r‘ee.



I Lodestar King Tut's \Vali \Vah llut. St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). S3l1pin. £5. Tickets from King Tut's and Just the Ticket. Virgin. linion Street. 226-167‘}. New metalish outiit l'ot'tned hy lleithatn. tormerly rapping trontperson w tilt the mighty Senser. ()ther ineiiihet's o1 his preyious hartd join him lor tnore ot' a Hill- on rock esperience than heltit‘e.

I Bedtord Falls Kilkennys. .lohrr Street.

552 3505. ‘)pm. Free.


I Eternal and 4Mandu l'sher llall. l.othian Road. 22S 1155. £13.50. 6.30pm. Britain's top girl group hit town tor their first 17K tour since 1‘)‘)4 promising all their usual hits plus a few suprises. with support from hotly tipped pop sensations 4.\1andu. and introducing a new talent in [van .‘ylatias who sounds like he plays l'oothall lot (iermany hut actually sings rather well apparently.

I Perfume. Magic Drive and The Modest Venue. (‘alton Road. 557 3073. ‘)pm. £4. The headliners are yet another hotly hyped Britpop Menswear al'tair t'rom. surprise. surprise. (.‘amden. ‘tVith local support.

I The Almighty l.a Belle .-\ngele. llastie's’ ('lose. C‘owgate. 225 2774. Spin. £5.80. Maximum mosh iactor. hard ‘n' last rock 'n' roll. heer. leather and sweat. Now

there's an offer you can't refuse.

I Steel Pole Bath Tub. The Poster Children and Pilotcan .\lti.sic llox. Victoria Street. 225 2564. S30pni. £5 in ady ance. £6 oti the door. i~'ull throttle sonic mayhem trom l‘S headliners witlt support trom t'ellow yanks The l’ostet' ('hildren who attracted a lot oi hype a couple ot‘years ago hut neyer really came through. plus local lidinhurgh noisenrks. I Blues Mothers The Tap (Y 1 .auriston. 1.;ttrristort Place. 22‘) 4041. Spm. Free. I Pete Jagger \Vhistle lliiikies. .N'iddry Street. 557 5114 ‘)pm. l’r'ee. l’r‘estrmahly no relation. You ney er know.

I Leer Queen Street ()yster I3;ll'.(‘)t1t't‘ll Street. 220 2.23”. ‘lplli. l'ree.

I Sunhouse Stones. l't‘edet'ick Street. 220 1220. lllptn. l-ree. .\lcllo\\ ('owhoy' .ltilllle‘S‘sly 1e tiielodtes with heautit‘ul lettiale \ocals. \Yorth checking.


I Eternal (ilasgow Royal ('oncct‘t llall. Sauchieltall Street. 7.30pm. S()1.1)()1'T. The sotilgirl trio who are sortiewhat lacking in lustre these days strut their stull' t'or air audience more appreciati\ e than the ml" “1‘? 1‘la_\'cd to hetore (‘hi'istmas iii The Vatican.

I The Golden Hour, The Huxleys and Pillow Slip The (‘atlrotrse. l'nion Street. 2-1S6606..\pm. £1.

I Hardbody The Velyet Rooms. Sauchtchall Street. 332 0755. Interesting hand \\ lto are on the way to l'or‘ging a distttictty e sound it they can t'md their middle ground hetweeti l’ortishead arid their hlaridei‘ irroments.

I Cinnamon Blue Ka/tttt (‘luh. The l31h Note. (ilasslittt'tl Sll't‘t'l. 1035'. 911111. l‘i'ce.

I The Vagabonds Kilkenny s. John Street. 5.22 5.50.5. with. I'TL'C.

I Glasgow Songwriters featuring Neil Thomson lilacklriars. Bell Street. 552 5‘)24. ‘) 30pm l-t‘ec. l’ltts open mic.

I The George and Slapper llar'leys. (.luarr'y Street. Hamilton. 016‘)S 45Sl7-l.

‘lptti. i'ree. Edinburgh

I TDI’i Amos l'sher llall. l.tillilalt Rtiatl. 22.S 1155. £12.51) and £‘).5(). 6.30pm. lrittmate. conlcssional outpotii'tngs lt'otti one ol the tiniest teitrale singer- songwriters in the htrsiness. Heautil'ttl lyrics. haunting melodies. slightly weird and an atria/trig \otce.

I Credit To The Nation and Mystery Juice Venue. (‘alton Road. 557 3073. ‘)pm. £7 See pi'eyiew

I Urusei Yatsura. Backwater and Tire Delgados l’otterow Student 1'niori. llristo Square. 650 2656 Spin. £3 t'i'orri 1il'S.»\ and Ripping Records. l’owei'ltil tunel'ul noisecor‘e {tom the headliners.

I Captain Shitty. Shake The Shak. Salsa Celtica and The Flyers .\lusic llo\. Victoria Street. 225 2564. Split. £5 tti adyance t'rom Ripping and l-opp. .-\tnnesty gig teatui'ing headliners (‘aptarn Shitty. a .se\ err-piece soul-t'tmk coitiho. plus two Scottish litlllk-litilkslel‘s and lastly. The 1-‘lyers. desct'ihed iti these \er‘y pages as ‘The Doors on speed'.

I Last Chance Band Ruiltllltl No. 1. Rtitlaiid Street. 22‘) 3402. ‘)pm. lirec.

I Songwriters' Showcase and Workshop Tron 'l'ayern. Hunter Square. 7.30pm. £1. lnt'ormation: 228 8245. Weekly forum for lidinhurgh-hased singer-songwriters. with anyhody welcome to perform a 15 minute set. One local songwriter is highlighted at l().3()ptii each night

I Chicane Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 10pm. liree. Fast and melodic US style hardcore with each hand memher' taking turns on the mic apparently. Amazing sideys on the bass player as well.

I El Supremo Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 9pm. Free.

48 The List 23 Feb-7 Mar 1996