I Di Polloi and Kismet The Tap of Lauriston. Lauriston Place. 229 4041. 9pm. Free. Punk.

I The Johnson Brothers St James Oyster Bar. Calton Road. 557 2925. 9pm. Free. I Hot Tomales Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 10pm. Free. Harmonica-flavoured blues action.

I Live Music Abbey. South Clerk Street. 667 3023. 8.30pm. Free.


I llueblslah and The lieales Howden Park Centre. 01506 442 765. 7.30pm. £4 (£2.50). Electro pop with gutsy female vocals and classical violin.

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I What A Feeling - The Rock And Pop Musicals Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. Spin/8pm. £16.50/£l4.5()/£l2.50/£10.50 plus booking fee. Postponed celebration of 80s musicals like Fume. I’lus/ttlmu'e. (ireuse and Footloose performed by Sonya. former Neighbours star Felice ‘Marco Alessi’ Arena and. best of all. Irene Cara. the woman responsible for that playground shout ‘Fame! Ah'm goanie Iuhv forevur!‘

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I Bad Manners The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £7.30 plus booking fee. ‘Lip Up Fatty' and all that. Is anyone still listening?

I The Stanleys and The Commercials Nice‘n‘Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.

I McCiusirey Brothers, liermon X and Elias Cul De Sac. Ashton Lane. 334 4749. l2pm—6pm. The Cu] De Sac celebrates its fifth annual free street party with music from the above folky and jazzy groovers (check out the McCluskeys‘ latest waxing Wonderful Affair) and guest DJs along with other summer fete-type attractions like bungee jumping. wet sponge throwing and the all-important bouncy castle.

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


I Tina Turner Murrayfteld Stadium. 557 6969. Gates open at 3.30pm. SOLD OUT. You know the story by now; Ike and Tina. the hair. the voice. the strutting about on stage like a supermodel grandmother 40 years in the business and she‘s still up there belting songs out with the best of them. Now she‘s back with a new album crafted by top producer Trevor Horn Wildest Dreams and a worldwide European tour. A certain amount of respect is due. See preview.

I Festival Of Original Music Brunlon Theatre. Musselburgh. Noon to midnight. Tickets £5 (£4. £2.50) in advance. Phone the Ticket Line on 220 4349 for further info. See Sat 29.

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 Monitor Magazine Showcase King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3. Regular showcase for brand spanking new local talent.

I Capri, Water, llio Bane and lieadcharge The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £3.

I The Brown Family and Banioree Nice‘n‘Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637.9an

I iiev iloc And The Congregation The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 8pm. Free. The Brewhouse stages a mini-blues fest to run concurrently with the Jazz Festival.

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


I Tiny Monroe Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £5. Tiny Monroe are the Elastica that never was in many people's eyes. They emerged at roughly the satne time as their soundalikes but never really lived up to their early promise. But now they‘re back with a new single. ‘Open lnvitation‘ and a forthcoming album following rave reviews of their performances at last year‘s festivals including T in the Park. Reading and Glastonbury and key support slots with The Pretenders. Radiohead and Suede. I Hot Tomales Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5| 14. 9pm. Free. Blues duo. I Sandyman Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 9pm. Free.


I ileg Croove Movement Glory Box. Curlers. Byres Road. 334 1284. 8.30pm. Free.

I The Strathciyde llni Big Band The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 8pm. Free. Blues at The Brewhouse.

I Vagabond: Kilkennys. John Street. 552

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I eon Jovi Legendary longhaits back in the UK to promote their new album These Days which features no less than four hit singles. With support from Gun, Skunk Anansie and The Gyres. Rawk ‘n' roll! lbrox Stadium, Glasgow, Thurs 11 July.

I Tiny Monroe The Elastica that never was. Tiny Monroe emerged at the same time as soundalikes Elastica but never really fulfilled their early promise. They’ve been away for a while, but they’re back with a new single, ‘Open invitation’ and a soon- to-be releasesd album. This may well be a turning point for this archetypal, but razor-sharp indie band. The Venue, Edinburgh, Mon 1 July.


I Fresth Squeezed Exciting young Edinburgh-based outfit mixing jazz improvisation with hip hop and contemporary dancefloor grooves. Henry Is Cellar Bar, Edinburgh. Tue 2, 9 July.-


I Said Dllo Denmark’s Uffre Savery and Martin Friis are cunently one of the hottest acts on the international music festival circuit. The two percussionists use more than 100 instruments, performing a repertoire spanning two centuries, beginning with Bach and embracing works written especially for them by some of the world's leading composers. Festival Theatre, Edinburgh, M0t18 July.

3505. 9pm. Free. Folk rock.

I Glasgow Songwriters teaturing iieii Thompson Blackfn'ars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. Folk rock. Plus open true.

I Songwriters’ Showcase

Tron Tavern. Hunter Square. 7.30pm. £1. Information: 228 8245. Weekly forum for Edinburgh-based singer-songwriters, with anybody welcome to perform a fifteen- minute set. One local songwriter is highlighted at 10.30pm each night.

I El Supremo Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 9pm. Free. Big Bert goes solo.


I Bad Religion and Sham 69 Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £8 plus booking fee. Veteran US alternative rockers deliver their ninth album The Gray Race . produced by The Cars‘ Ric Ocasek. and break in former Minor Threat guitarist Brian Baker to their line-up.

I The Shakers The Brewhouse. John Street, 552 3801. 8pm. Free. Blues at The Brewhouse.

“The List 28 Jun-11 Jul 1996