BOOK & BLUES meme-

llates listed below are for one-off shows: see separate section for residencies. Gigs are listed by date, then by city. Bates will be listed, provided that details reach our offices art least one week before publication. flock and Blues listings compiled by Fiona Shepherd

and Jim Byers.


I Big Vern ’n’ The Shootahs The Shebeen ()n The Green. Glasgow Green. 9pm. £8. Part of the Glasgow Fair festival. Glasgow‘s ten-headed Blues Brothers pastiche run through upbeat soul standards and their own complementary material.

I The Banters, Addict and Pink liross King Tut's Walt Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 22l 527‘). 8.30pm. £3.50. Pre-T gig for the part-Canadian melodic garage trio The Ranters who are well worth checking out if you’re a fan of US post- ptrnk underground sounds. Joining them are the she-cat trashy low-slung guitars of the punked-up Pink Kross.

I Saint Nice 'n’ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 33.3 9037. 9pm. More L'vc Ul'l“. featuring original Crazy HQrsc Zfizhl'mkmg cum-w“), m the WM)" epic musicians. SECC. Glasgow. Sat 20. I The Most and Michigan Avenue El Jm

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liI Tin the Park Scotland's answer to Glastonbury. Reading and Phoenix (and all those other outdoor summer music festivals that are frankly too far away) features a mind-boggling line-up of bands. Dis and general entertainment. See T in the Park listings for further info. Strut/urlyde Country Park. by Hamilton. Lunar/(shire. Sm I3/Sun I 4.

I Sex Pistols As if you didn‘t know already. Lydon and co are back as vitriolic and cynical as ever. Expect high catnp punk panto at its very best/worst just don‘t be too precious about it. SECC. Glasgow. Tue [6 .

I Neil Young The legendary Neil Young hits Glasgow with material from his new Broken Arrow album and a four-piece backing band





West Nile Street. 8pm. £2. A fortnightly club playing ska. northern soul and acid jazz with two live bands to complement

opportunity to hear Scotland's leading jazz singer in an intimate restaurant club atmosphere. Tickets



the cool. cool sounds.

I Black Steel Band McChuill’s. High Street. 552 2l35. l0pm. Free.

I liberty Blues Band MacSorley's. Jamaica Street. 221 849‘). 9 tn. Free. I Blackwater Blues Band Tphe I Town” V3" 1.3"" The legel‘dary Brewhouse. .lohn Street. 552 380i. 8pm. Coumry songwmer from deep m me Free. bean of Texas. with a supporting duo I December Harley's. Quarry Street. of Mike King and Phil Abram front Hamilton. (“098 458174. 9.30pm. Stockpon‘s The Good Sons, 3 big hit

Edinburgh at last month's Big Big Country. AK

Bell Library. Perth. Sun 2!; Tire I Groovetunnel Walker‘s Nightclub. F erry. Glasgow. Tue 23. Shandwick Place. l0pnr. £5. Top

Edinburgh funk combo promoting their SATURDAY 13

are likely to disappear very fast. Bourbon Street. Glasgow. Thurs 25-Sar 27.


The Tron 24th July

album Liven Up.’ with their usual blend of Hammond grooves. kicking horns and

fuzzy wah wah guitar.

I Crazy Gods or Endless lloise Cas Rock 3590‘" u -

Cafe. West Port. 22‘) 4341. 9pm. £3.50 in I T in the Park Strathclyde Country Park. , when 'he musus over” advance. £4.50 on the door. Mad looking SOLD OUT. See separate running order it . a \.

noisy three piece touring to promote their and information. . .

new single ‘Godloop‘. ' I Jackson Browne Glasgow Royal , 3.} . -‘

I Wayne Fontana And The Mindbenders Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. SOLD ‘2 ' .

Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. OUT. Intelligent balladeering from this it , _ - '

stand-out singer/songwriter.

I John Cooper Clarke and The llumpff Family The Shebeen On The Green. Glasgow Green. 9pm. £8. The original punk poet. shades in tow. gives a reading. Will he reserve any bilious comments for The Pistols? Support from the looney tunes of infectious nouveau ceilidh creatures The Humpff Family. Part of the Glasgow Fair Festival. See feature for Clarke.

9pm—3am. £5. Original 60s material from the group who scored chart success with Game of Love' and ‘She Needs Love'. I The Felsons Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5| l4. 9pm. Free. Edinburgh's premier country rock outfit. See preview. I Dead Bolt and Sorrow Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 8pm. £2. Original grunge sounds from the headliners who only formed at the start of the year. Incidentally. singer Craig and backing vocalist Debbie happen to be more than a I The Felsons The Tam O'Shanter. songwriting duo they‘re married as Glasgow Green. 8pm. £2. New rootsy. well. country combo. See preview. Part of the I llot Tomales West End Oyster Bar. Glasgow Fair Festival.

West Maitland Street. 225 386l. 9pm. I Capri The Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. Free. Rootin‘ tootin‘ blues duo. 332 l2l0. 9.30pm. Free.

I live Music Abbey. South Clerk Street. I Die llappy Kilkenny's. John Street. 552 667 3023. 8.30pm. Free. 3505. 9pm. Free. Muscular funk rock.

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