MUSIC ROCK & BLUES
ROCK & BLUES
Gigs are listed by date, then by city. Dates will be listed, provided that details reach our cities: art least one melt before publication. ﬂock and Blues listlngs complled by Fiona Shepherd
and Jim Byers.
I coats oon’t Shave The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120. 7pm. £7.50 plus booking fee. Tickets from The Garage. Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679 and Tower Records. Argyle Street. 204 2500. Jovial lrish rock ensemble. here to help the audience limber up for forthcoming St Patrick‘s celebrations.
I Kaliphz and Honky 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. Brummie Asian rap crew who tackle the expected urban and racial issues with vigour and havejust released a single with the cocky boxer Prince Naseem. Honky are altogether more funky.
I Breeze Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.
I The nadoos Barony Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895. 10pm. Free. Students and guests.
I llugh need And The Velvet Underpants McChuills. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free. Pop-punk with the usual comic
I Wolf Train The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 1895. 9pm. Free.
I neioin The Family MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free.
I Smiles And Good Vibrations - A Tribute To Brian Wilson East Kilbride Arts Centre. Old Coach Road. East Mains. East Kilbride. 013552 61000. 8pm. £7 (£5). A presentation first performed at Sound City and masterminded by BMX Bandit Duglas and Pearlftsher Davie which celebrates the music and words of Brian Wilson. Duglas recently met and interviewed Wilson on camera. so the results are likely to be incorporated somewhere in the show.
I Smoke Twa Corbies. Kilbowie Road. Cumbemauld. 01236 727473. 9pm. Free.
I Sister Sledge Assembl y Rooms. George Street. 220 4348. 10pm. £14 in advance. See Frontlines.
I Featherstone Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £2. Four-piece hard rockers who play their own material plus one or two covers.
I Cruyﬂ, Jaunty and Foil Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 8pm. £3.
I The Flapshots Advocate. South Bridge. 9.30pm. Free.
I live Music Abbey. South Clerk Street. 667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.
SATURDAY 9 Glasgow
I Foetus and Morning Glories The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120. 7pm. £7 plus booking fee. Tickets from The Garage. Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679 and Tower Records. Argyle Street. 204 2500. Sonic maverick Jim Thirwell returns to the fray after a long absence. Despite the so-called alternative invasion of the charts. are
today‘s kids ready for something as potentially unlistenable as his back catalogue?
I Super Furry Animals and Bis 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. Super Furry Animals lend credence to the suspicion that all Welsh bands are mad (see Gorky's Zygotic Mynci. Catatonia. etc). but their idiosyncratic indie vibe is captured to great effect on current single ‘Hometown Unicorn‘ which was awarded an NMl-j Single of the Week by Pulp recently. Support from local teen revolutionaries Bis. whom you should already know about
I Counselled Out The Ferry. Clyde Place. 552 0588. 9pm. £6. Tickets from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511. (.‘(mimirmentx-style nine~piece soul revue band.
I Vegas Throat, Split and Kirk Houston Nice'n’SIeazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.
I The neids The Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free.
I Gods 0t Glam Kilkenny‘s. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free. Tribute to the era of the platform and the silver frightwig.
I Bo’Vleevil The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 5—7pm. Free.
I Five Past Midnight, Acoustic Routes and Big Rain The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 9pm. Free.
I The Tree Surgeons MacSorley‘s. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free.
I The Diplomats Wolburn‘s Wharf. Yoker Ferry Road. 959 2016. 9.30pm. Free. Gravelly AOR material which should be of interest to fans of Springsteen and the like.
I live Music McChuill's. High Street. 552 2135 10pm. Free.
I Goats Don’t Shave Venue. Calton Road.
557 3073. 7pm. £5 in advance. £7 on the door. Celtic rockers with a nice line in daft names and a few good songs to match. They've already been out to the States and played to audiences of 2.000 so catch them now before they get too big. I Forcetenbob and Scull Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £2. indie rock. I Chicane The Tap ()‘l.auriston. Lauriston Place. 2294041. 8pm. Free. Fast and melodic US style noisecore with each band member taking a turn on the mic.
I llanx and Pillowslip Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 9pm. £3.
I Hot Tomales Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 10pm. Free. Blues with the ubiquitous harmonica.
I Get Rhythm Willowbrae Hotel. Willowbrae Road. 661 4183. 8pm. Free. Country rock and cajun covers
I Live Music Abbey. South Clerk Street. 667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.
I Stereolab and Tortoise The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120. 7.30pm. £6.30 plus booking fee. Tickets frotn Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. See preview for Stereolab. Support from cool liuro dweebs Tortoise who take their experimental lead from the likes of Can and Kraftwerk.
I The Brilliant Drumheads Club Mouth. The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. Free. Belgian band put in an appearance at the indie pre-club.
I Mon Band and Acoustic Boots Nice 'n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.
I Stance 43, Spider Coolcheck and Never Blacked Out The Rat Trap. Brown Street. 221 7233. 8pm. £3.
I Die Happy Kilkenny’s. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free. Funk rockers.
I Magic Bus Sax Venue. Teviot Walk.
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