MUSIC ROCK & BLUES
I Blackwater Blues Band The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 5-7pm. Free.
I Connenot and Family Brian The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 8pm. Free.
I Baggle Taggle Gypsies O’Neills. Sauchiehall Street. 353 0436. 9pm. Free. Celtic soul brothers.
I Back Street llero MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free.
I Gods Di Glam Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free. General tribute to the stomping sounds of the 70s. Face glitter is (allegedly) making a comeback. I The itemingways The Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free.
I Screaming Through December Wolbum's Wharf. Yoker Ferry Road. 959 2016. 9.30pm. Free.
Edinburg'h I Worm and e Newtown Grunts Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 10pm. £3. Melodic hardcore from the Sheffield based headliners with support from self- proclaimed ‘punk rock fuckwits' with a neat line in Buckfast-fuelled three-minute thrashy workouts.
I Read it Mid Weep Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 8pm. £2. Local rock.
I Shake The Shak Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 9pm. Free. This lot encompass more genres than most bands can name.
I Fireside Aliens The Tap ()‘1.auriston. Lauriston Place. 229 4041. 9pm. Free. Local punks.
I nacey Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm—3am. £5. Seventies rock from the group who charted with ‘Some Girls Do‘.
I Got Rhythm The Merlin. Morningside
Road. 447 4329. 8pm. Free. Country rock.
I ilot Tamales Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 10pm. Free. Blues duo.
I live Music Abbey. South Clerk Street. 667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.
SUNDAY 24 .
I Marion, Tiny Monroe and Syndicate The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120. 7.30pm. £6.50 plus booking fee. Tickets from The Garage. Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679 and Tower Records. Argyle Street. 204 2500. See preview for Marion. Support from charismatic quartet Tiny Monroe who have been quiet for a while. but who could still add an imaginative twist to Bntpop proceedings.
I Monica, Napoleon 7 and Concorde ()‘Neills. Saucniehall Street. 353 0436. 2pm. Free. Fighting talk from the supersonic Concorde.
I lavelle Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.
I Stonedog, lnterzone and Brynner The Rat Trap. Brown Street. 221 7233. 8pm. £3. Tickets frotn Darkside. Virginia Galleries. Virginia Street. lnterzone say their Cult/Sisters of Mercy inﬂuences produce a ‘camp and visual performance'. I Sons Of The Shaking Earth Sax Venue. Teviot Walk. Cumbernauld. 01236 733 200. 7.30pm. £3. h’lane-shaking. ground- quaking rock.
I live Music McChuill's. High Street. 552 2135 10pm. Free.
I Girls Against Boys and Pilotcan Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 7.30pm. £5. See preview.
I The Probes Wee Red Bar. at Edinburgh College of Art. Lauriston Place. 229
1003. 8pm. £3. Long-running Edinburgh faves return frotn the grave to terrorise lots of innocent people with their peculiarly attractive blend of hard-edged sonic sickness. As the man says. ‘Put your
VIRGIN MEGASTORES will be pleased to welcome
to the Edinburgh store on Tuesday 2nd April at 4.30pm, when they will be playing live and signing copies of their new single ’Pop Cop’.
On Good Friday, 5th April,
will be appearing in the Glasgow Union Street store at 12.30 and the Edinburgh store at 4.30pm to sign copies of their new album ’Maximum High’.
At midnight on Sunday 24th March, the Edinburgh Megastore will be opening for an hour to sell the new video ’Tooms’ and the limited edition x-Fllu ’Evidence’ Box Set. There will be x-Flloo prize draws on the night with some great X-Filu goodies on offer.
hand on your thatch and prepare to do the scratch.‘
I The Sublimes Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 9pm. Free. Shadowy Glasgow 1)lY guitar pop collective make their first trip to lidinburgh to showcase their new material which has already earned them rave reviews in the national press.
I Freedom A.K.A. Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 2294341. 9pm. £4. 1)ub reggae.
I Patsy Mack Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 9pm. Free.
I live Music Pear Tree. West Nicolson Street. 667 7533. 8.30pm. Free.
I The Mutton Birds and The Bear Janes 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. New Zealand band who played the Caledonia Stage at last year's T In The Park and tnake a Crowded House-like sound. Gen tip on them through a current compilation of their material. entitled Nature.
I The Blunts, Machine Gun Etiquette, Pink Kross and Pity Kill The 13111 Note (downstairs). Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £2. Punky garage sounds frotn the trio-with-attitude Pink Kross. whose ‘Abomination‘ FF is out now lurking inside a lurid pink sleeve.
I Hipster Chill '/.one Club. The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 8pm.
Free. I Bedford Falls Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.
I Featherstone, Risk and Ferin Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £3. Hard rock from the headliners leaning towards the Aerosmith/Stones/Hendris school. with support frotn local bands.
I Buebislah Music Box. 225 2564. 8pm. £4 (£3). West l.othian electro-pop band who have been compared to Bjork. The Cocteau Twins and This Mortal Coil stage a gig to raise money for Scottish European Aid — a charity which actively supports refugees and orphanages in Bosnia.
I Hot Tomales Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 9pm. Free. two men and their harmonica.
I At: Acoustics, Motor life Co and Mogwai The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £1. After a longish absence AC Acoustics return to battle with their ferocious guitars and gentle. poppy interludes. Further record releases are imminent. Support frotn two local bands who take a similar approach to driving guitars. Mogwai have a 7-inch single ‘1.ower‘/‘Tuner' out next week.
I The Painted Word The Whisky Bar. West Campbell Street. 332 1032. 9pm.
Guitar grrrls: Pink Kross play selections from ‘Abomination’ at The 13th
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ote on Mon 25
Free. Singcr/songwriterly stuff from Alan McCusker-'l‘hompson.
I The lligh Sounds Kazoo Club. The 13111 Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. Free.
I John Hinshelwood Band Boswell Hotel. Langside. 632 9812. 9pm. Veteran
Glaswegian country artist whose second solo album IfA/l Else Fails. . . is forthcoming.
I The Vagabonds Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.
I Glasgow Songwriters featuring Johnny Hill Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. Funk. Plus open mic. I Hideaway Blues Band llarleys. Quarry Street. Hamilton. 01698 458174. 9pm. Free.
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. ()ne local songwriter is highlighted at 10.30pm each night.
I El Supremo Queen Street ()yster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 9pm. Free. Big Ben goes solo.
I Terrorvision Barrowland. Ciallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £8.50 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Bouncy. inoffensive rockers who have unwittingly broken through to wider recognition. If it‘s a nail in the coffin of poodle rock. then it must have some purpose.
I No Way Sis King Tut‘s Walt Wait Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5. Tickets from King Tut’s and Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 2264679. Cosier setting than Loch l.omond and. if reports are to he believed. this virtual ()asis are an equivalent experience to the real thing.
I Kumara Vic Bar. Glasgow School of Art. Renfrew Street. 3320691. 8pm. Free. Students and guests.
I The Poison Sisters The 13111 Note (downstairs). Glassford Street. 553 1638. 8.30pm. Another of The 13111 Note's monthly acoustic anarchy nights.
I Gods 0f Glam Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free. See Sat 23.
I Apathy and Flint Harleys. Quarry Street. Hamilton. 01698 458174. 9pm. Free.
I Buffalo Soldier and Space Monkey Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £5. As the name suggests. a tribute to the late. great Bob Marley. featuring covers of all classics from a band who have recently supported UB40 and ragga star Pato Baton.
I Mystery Juice Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 9pm. FreC.
M The List 22 Mar-4 Apr 1996