ROCK & BLUES MUSIC
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Gigs are listed by date, then by city. Dates will be listed, provided that details reach our oilices art least one week before publication. Rock and Blues listings compiled by Fiona Shepherd
and Jim Byers.
I Dubstar and Definition 01 Sound The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 ll20. 7pm. £6.50 plus booking fee. Tickets from The Garage. Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 467‘) and Tower Records. Arger Street. 20-1 2500. The seemingly ﬂuffy electro pop of Dubstar has a tendency to get under your skin. New single 'Stars' has a sort of Massive Attackesque orchestral pull to it. See preview for Deﬁnition Of Sound.
I Catcher, Buzzbomb and Sharkbait King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £3.50. Catcher seem to be going for a janeg Altered Images/Orange Juice approach. while Buzzbomb go for post-punk ire and Sham 6‘) shoutalongs.
I No.9, The Haze and Thin Machine Nice 'n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. ‘)pm. A Lush Productions presentation.
I Urban Gypsies ()‘Neills. Sauchiehall Street. 353 0-136. 9pm. Free. Irish rock. I Blackwater Blues Band M acSorIeys. Jamaica Street. 22! 8499. 9pm. Free.
I Geno Washington And The Ram Jam Band The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 8pm. Free.
I Fastlayne Twa Corbies. Kilbowie Road. Ctnnbernauld. 0I236 727-173. 9pm. Free. Hard rock.
I live Music McCIiuiIl's. High Street. 552 2135. l0pm. Free.
I Mud Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm—3ani. £5. Glam 70s rock from the group responsible for the hit ‘Dynamite'.
I The Felsons Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5 I I4. 9pm. Free.
I ldleWide Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 8pm. £2. Local rock.
I Groovetunnel Queen Margaret College. 3l7 3000. 8pm. Still packing the dancelloors with their unique Hammond 'n' horn driven instrumental i‘unk 'n' groove workouts.
I The Cottontield Ctls‘ Rock Cafe. West Port. 22‘) 43-11. 10pm. Free. Bluesy rock. I Live Music Abbey. South Clerk Street. 667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.
I PJ. & Duncan Sl-ZCC. Finnieston Quay. 248 9999. 6.30pm. £1 1 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Ant and Dec waste their opportunity to go supernova on the demise oi’ Take That by opting for Boyzone cover version material with The Monkees' 'Stepping Stone'. compounding their unimaginative crimes by getting Mickey Dolenz to direct and star in their video. Still. ‘()ur Radio Rocks‘ rules.
I Kula Shaker King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 22I 527‘). 8.30pm. £3.50. Tickets from King Tut's and Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. See preview.
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I Terrorvision Bradford's ﬁnest pop- powered rockers hit Scotland as part of their large scale European tour to promote their new album, Regular Urban Survivors. Don’t look for any deep-rooted philosophical musings or existential angst here. the kidsjust wanna have fun. Barrow/and. Glasgqu Wed 27.
I link Wray Dick Dale managed a fresh lease of life courtesy of the Pulp Fiction sound track so there's no reason why the other great surf guitarist shouldn’t get a bite at the cherry. Get ready to ‘Rumble‘. Venue. Iidinlnrrg/I. Tue 2,‘ Cat/muse. Glasgow; 'l'liurs 4.
I Sandy Taylor Duartet Carol Kidd‘s former musical director remains one of the best mainstream jazz pianists around. Pixa ETIHI’S‘S. Glasgow. Sat 23
I Jonathan Gee This highly rated young pianist (pictured above) has been creating a big impression on the London jazz scene in the 90s. and now makes his Scottish debut as leader. Tron Jazz Cellar. Edinburgh. Thurs 28; Rants/torn Theatre. Glasgow, Fri 29.
I Balia Touiours This top class US Cajun outﬁt toured as a quartet last year. but return this time as a trio. with Christine Bali‘a and Dirk Powell teaming up with Flatville Aces's ﬁddler Jock Tyldesley. Cafe Royal. Edinburgh. Tues 2.
I Dougie Maclean A great ﬁddler. but much better known as a songwriter and guitarist. Dougie's back with his band and his winsome songs of life. love and the land. Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Thurs 28; Queen is Hall. Edinburgh. Sun 24. CLASSICAL 8: OPERA
I 838 Scottish Symphony Elgar Howarth conducts the BBC commissions Breakdanr'e by Alasdair N icolson and [)ragspil by Lyell Cresswell as well as Edward McGuire‘s Calgaeus and James MacMillan‘s prielesis. Henry Wood Hall. Glasgow; Mon 25.
I llanx Nice ‘n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Stiff Little Fingers tribute band. for those who didn‘t make it to Barrowland on St Patrick's Day.
I Shan The Whisky Bar. West Campbell Street. 332 l032. 9pm. Free. Jazz funk. I Fraud Blackl‘riars. Bell Street. 552
5924. 9.30pm. Free.
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