ROCK & BLUES MUSIC
Curnbernauld. 01236 733200. 7.30pm. £3. See singles.
I live Music Pear Tree. West Nicolson Street. 667 7533. 8.30pm. Free.
I The Flaming lips, Papas Fritas and Elevate The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120. 7.30pm. £7 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 467‘). Re-scheduled concert after last issue's gig was cancelled. Tickets for that show are still valid for this one.
I The Sultans and Fruitcake 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. 2264679. Formerly known as The Sultans Of Ping FC. although their name has been shrinking over the years. They will shortly announce another change of moniker to The. They were mad in a wacky studenty way before. but have .realised the limited mileage in this and have now written some tunes. Support from the gutsy Fruitcake whom you might have seen recently on ('lturlln're.
I Orlando, Plastic Fantastic, Sexus and ﬂex Dexter The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £5.30 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 467‘). It‘s the scene they're all calling Romo apparently. A New Romantic revival which. outside of London anyway. sounds like a totally ludicrous and uncalled-for idea. Anyway. here‘s four of the main culprits to help you decide on the important question this whole scene thang throws up — pink or red lipstick for men‘.’ Nick Rhodes would turn in his grave (if he were dead).
I Sauce and Serenade The l3th Note
(downstairs). Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £1.
I Hipster Chill Zone Club. The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 9pm. Free.
I Bedtord Falls Kilkenny‘s. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.
I Burn, N.E.T. and Strangers’ Cage The Cavern. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.
I Super Furry Animals, Bis and Bartok V‘nue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £5. Welsh headliners who have just completed their debut 1.1’ are joined by Glaswegian pop-punk sensation Bis who have received a lot of media attention from .S'Imts/t Hits to T/lt’ Face and NMI'I.
I leer Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 9pm. Free.
I Blueiinger Rutland Nol. Rutland Street. 22‘) 3402. 10pm. Free. Classic rock 'n’ roll.
I Joe Ely King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £8. Tickets from King Tut’s and Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. See preivew.
I Blameless, Slimcea Girl and Sulaco The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £1. Feisty Nottingham crew with strong melodies and stronger guitars. supported by the 60s-influenced Slimcea Girl.
I Policecat, Cupid Mount Etna and Caffeine Cake Orchestra and Choke Kazoo Club. The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm.
I Vagabonds Kilkenny‘s. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.
I Glasgow Songwriters featuring Alex
McLean Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. Folky performer. Plus open mic.
I Misfits. English Dogs and Sardonica The Music Box. Victoria Street. 225 2564. 8pm. £8 in advance. £10 on the door. Long-standing noisecore combo (without Glen Danzig) hit town to give a lot of people nightmares. not to mention hearing problems.
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 15-minute set. One local songwriter is highlighted at 10.30pm each night.
I Blending Beth Legends. Cowgate. 225 8382. 10pm. £1. Indie rock.
I El Supremo Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 8pm. Free.
I Jammy Devils Rutland Nol. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free.
I Shelter The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £5.30 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Straight-edged hardcore Krishna band from the States who adopt the same no drink. drugs. sex policy as Fugazi but still manage to be rock ’n‘ roll.
I Riccardo Romano And The Amazing Allstars Vic Bar. Glasgow School of Art. Renfrew Street. 332 0691. 8pm. Free. Students and guests.
I Gods Dt Glam Kilkenny's. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free. See Sat 9.
I Blackwater Blues Band Harley’s. Quarry Street. Hamilton. 01698 458174. 9pm. Free.
I lush and Coast Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 7.30pm. £5. Ex-indie inkie press darlings making some kind of comeback. equipped with the usual haunting girlie vocals and walls of studied feedback. with support from hotly tipped indie outﬁt fae Aberdeen. See preview.
I Soul Connection Rutland Nol. Rutland Street. 22‘) 3402. 10pm. Free.
I Trash Can Sinatras Martell. Burnbank Road. 01324 621764. Phone for time and price. The Shabby Road studio boys hit the road to promote their new four track single.
I lush and Coast The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120. 7.30pm. £6.30 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. See preview for Lush.
I Ruby And Bed Snapper The Arches. Midland Street. 221 9736. 7.30pm. £8. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Err-Silverfish singer in successful total musical reinvention shocker. It will be interesting to see how she translates a studio-based project to a live setting. and how she'll manage a performance that doesn’t involve screeching and goading the audience. Plus DJ Dean Thatcher.
I Nine Below Zero and Bluesberry Jam King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £6. Tickets from King Tut‘s and Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Veteran Brit blues.
I The Bandit Beatles and Toaster Queen Margaret Union. University Gardens. 339 9784. 8.30pm. £7.50 (£6). Students and
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