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Lionrock support the Cocteau Twins, The Arches, Mon 6

ROCK AND BLUES LISTINGS CONTINUED Free. Such is The 13th Note‘s cutting-edge position in Glasgow‘s grassroots musical circles that it is possible for it to stage this. its very own ‘Stalf Band Night’. Now you can play ‘guess which member of the bar stall plays in which band'.

I The Painted Word The Whisky Bar. West Campbell Street. 332 1032. 9pm. Free. Alan McCusker-Thomson with his reflective unadorned sound.

I The Felsons The Riverside Club. Clyde Street. 248 3144. 8pm. £2.50. Country rockers in the satne vein as The Jayhawks and Green ()n Red. They have an albutn ()Il(’ Step Ahead ()fT/It’ Passe available

I Cathode Species, Space Kittens and The Fontanelles Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Dayglo trashy antics from The Space Kittens.

I Captain 22, Bulb Chutney, Cinnamon Blue, The Schitrins and The Deadbeats The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 8pm. Free.

I Meander, Stonedog, Ten Bones, Doctor Pop, Blowpoke and Clowndog The Rat

Trap. Brown Street. 221 7233. 8pm. £3. I Lavelle Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.

I The Comedians MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free.

I lies Damned Lies Paisley Arts Centre. New Street. Paisley. 887 1010. 2pm. Humanitarian lyrical concerns from this atmospheric combo making a musical contribution to the Voices of Conscience Writers Festival.

I Deadline Sax Venue. Teviot Walk. Cumbemauld. 01236 733 200. 7.30pm. £2.50.


I Mark Knoptler Usher Hall. l.othian Road. 228 1155. 6.30pm. £16.50. The semi-legendary Dire Straits man slides into town with his frankly amazing guitar skills to promote his new album (;(’[(/('/I Heart which is widely seen as something of a return to credibility. See review.

I Patsy Mack Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 9pm. Free.

I Live Music Pear Tree. West Nicolson Street. 667 7533. 8.30pm. Free.

He helped to make Football fashionable again with FEVER PITCH and now examines girls and boys and their record collections in his first novel.


(Indigo £5.99)

Come and hear him read from it at The Music Box, 9c Victoria Street

THURSDAY 9TH MAY 7PM Tickets £2 (with £1 off the book on the night)



I Maytest See separate listings.

I Cocteau Twins and Lionrock The Arches. Midland Street. 221 9736. 8pm—2am. £1 1.50 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 467‘). Lil. has given tip on the coherent words and has returned to the babytalk for the Milk Am! Kisses album. See preview. Justin Robertson‘s l.ionrock produce dance material which covers many genres as though born to it. I Mark Knopfler Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. £18.50/£ 16.50 plus booking lee. Tickets from the box office and the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511. Ditching headband and Dire Straits for the mean time. Knoptler showcases his solo album with the help of an assembled band. See album review.

I Monitor Magazine Showcase King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £3.

I Sunshot, lnterzone and The Tortured The Rat Trap. Brown Street. 221 7233. 8pm. £3. Goth bands from all over including local outlit lnterzone. See Sat 11. I pH Family, Boneiack and Beatroot The 13th Note (downstairs). (.ilassl'ord Street. 553 1638. 8.30pm. £2. A lltint Sabotcurs benelit gig.

I JDF, The Bundys, Second Skin and Something Else Chill ’/.one Cltib. The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 9pm. Free.

I Bedtord Falls Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.


I Sandyman Queen Street ()yster Bar. Queen Street. 2262530. 9pm. Free. Pub rock.



I Maytest See separate listings.

I The Buzzcocks The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120. 7.30pm. £8.30 plus booking fee. Tickets from The Garage. Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 467‘) and Tower Records. Argyle Street. 204 2500. ()ne of the few bands who can be forgiven in all this punk resurrection business. mainly because their tunes still sound alive and kicking and their influence can be heard in a host of young bands from Supermodel to Northern Uproar.

I Blameless and Blind King Tut's Wah Wah lltit. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4.50. Tickets from King Tut‘s and Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 467‘). Feisty Sheffield crew kicking up a stink with their mighty guitar pop. I Oilstars and Dragdoll Kazoo Club. The 13th Note. Glassl‘ord Street. 553 1638. 9pm. Free. A combination of weighty guitars and pop melodies have marked out Dragdoll so far.

I Above All and Face Down Kaleidoscope World. The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8.30pm. £1.

I Ugly Groove Movement Glory Box. Curlers. Byres Road. 334 1284. 8.30pm. Free.

I Catteine Cake Orchestra, Bitter Pill and The Corleones Wasted. The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 9pm. Free.

I Vagabonds Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.

I Glasgow Songwriters featuring Ian Davison Blackt‘riars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. Folky singer/songwriter launching his album :Veurlv l.ive. Plus open mic.


A unique opportunity to meet this popular actor (Sense and Sensibility, Peter’s Friends) and comedian (A Bitvof Fry and Laurie, Blackadder) as he reads from and signs copies of hilarious first noveL


(Heinemann £12.99)

The Assembly Rooms, George Street

THURSDAY 16TH MAY 7PM Tickets £3 (with £1 off the book on the night)

Tickets available from all branches of Waterstone’s‘in Edinburgh Waterstone’s East End Branch, 13 - l4 PrincesStreet, Edinburgh EH2 2AN

55 The List 3-16 May 1996