I Junk Republic Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.


I Body llamrner, Engulled, Thorn, llapalm chicken and Belaced Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 8.30pm. £3. Take cover. it‘s a death metal fest.

I lied Brick Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5H4. 9pm. Free. Brighton- based jazz outfit.

I Love Decree NBs Bar. Balmoral Hotel. Princes Street. 556 24 I4. 9.30pm. Free. Rock from the Chin Heads.



I The Beautiful People, The loved lines and Fabulous King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 22I 5279. 8.30pm. £4. The return after a litigation-enforced absence of two years for the Hendrix- sampling crew (that wasn't the cause of the litigation) whose work has soundtracked many an advert and TV programme.

I Trout, nick Johnson and Reid Bedsit. 1 Park Drive. 339 0432. 9pm. £3 (£2.50). Turn up and they‘ll give you a certificate entitling you to a free copy of the latest Trout 7in which will come out in early Au ust. Oh aye. and a free badge.

I saptain 22 and Wonderful The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. I The Soubrettes, Moniker and Heller 22 Nice‘n‘Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637.9pni

I Frisk, The Peter Parker Experience and Substitute The Arena. Oswald Street. 22! 30l0. 9pm. £2.50.

I Boogalusa The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 8pm. Free.

I Shoot The Moon Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.

I live Music The Whisky Bar. West Campbell Street. 332 1032. 9pm. Free.


I The Modest and Maximum Shack The Citrus Club. Grindlay Street. 229 6697. 9pm. £3. Local indie rock.

I Soul connection Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 8pm. £2.

I Borderline Blues Band The Tap of Lauriston. Lauriston Place. 229 404 I. 9pm. Free. As the name suggests. blues. I lleresay NBs Bar. Balmoral Hotel. Princes Street. 556 2414. 9.30pm. Free. Rock and pop covers.

I little Green Monkeys Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 SI l4. 9pm. Free. Mad folk.

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I Boyzone SECC. Finnieston Quay. 248 9999. SOLD OUT. Those cheeky monkeys from Ireland revel in their unassailed position as the top five-piece boy band from Ireland with a line in saccharine covers and at least two members whom you wouldn‘t want to meet in the rough end of town.

I Dionne Warwick Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. £2 l/£ I9/£l6. The soul/pop legend and the woman who knows how to deliver a Burt Bacharach standard better than anyone performs a crowd-pleasing greatest hits package.

I Bert Jansch Press Club. West Regent Street. 332 1674. 8pm. £6 (£5). Another ofJansch‘s monthly residencies at which he impresses with his well-observed intimate set.

I The Frank And Walters The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £5.30 plus booking fee. The wacky indie trio with their skewed observations on Irish life and living in the YMCA once ruled the medium-sized gig circuit - where is their fanbase now? '

I Jad Fair, Banger and lungleg King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 22] 5279. 8.30pm. £5. Vesuvius Records proudly present an eclectic evening of maverick sounds. Jad Fair promotes his latest CD Best Friends and performs some solo and Hali‘Japanese material. supported by the instrumental experimental hokum of Ganger and the spiky fempunk of Lungleg.

I Eska, Jolt and The Poison Sisters Nice‘n‘SIeazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Recent Peel session and Rocket From The Crypt support stars who are being wooed by London types play the right kind of subterranean gig with help from the industrious Poison Sisters who have helped a few bands on their way via F&J Records.

I Paul Lamb And The King Snakes The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 8pm. £7. Veteran bluesman and cohorts.

I Fred uuimby lluartet Cottiers. Hyndland Road. 357 5827. l0.30pm. Acid jazz.

I Fat Betty MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 22| 8499. 9pm. Free. Thin Lizzy tribute band.


I Groovetunnel Walkers Nightclub. Shandwick Place. l0pm. £5. Popular Edinburgh funk outfit touring with their new Liven Up.’ album which has won


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