MUSIC ROCK & BLUES
GLASGOW ROCK USTIMS CONT IIUEO
I liens! and Gun Rubber Nice ‘n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Stiff Little Fingers tribute band. Will the audience consist of over-emotional veterans of the punk wars“? I Sugarbelly and Stuntbutton The Rat Trap. Brown Street. 22l 7233. 8pm. £3. I Rhythm Conspiracy The Halt Bar. 'Woodlands Road. 332 l2 l0. 9.30pm. 'Free. .I Fred Quimby Quartet McChuiil's. High .Street. 552 2 I35. l0pm. Free. Acidjazz and smooth funk. I Die liappy Kilkennys. John Street. 552 '3505. 9pm. Free. Muscular funk rock. as we say week in week out. .I elackwater Blues Band The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 380i. 5-7pm. Free. I Dig George And The Business The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 380i. 9.30pm. Free. Heavy blues. .I Sack Street llero MacSorley’s. Jamaica .Street. 22l 8499. 9pm. Free. :I tloegb Justice Wolburn‘s Wharf. Yoker errry Road. 959 20l6. 9.30pm. Free.
-I Signal To ttoise Nice ‘n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. From noon. Area 5| present a twelve-hour electronica experimental night with live appearances
from Ttmeloop. GK Machine and Vibe
'Alive. an eight-piece African drum band and a plethora of DJs from the likes of Breach Of The Peace. Tangent and Pussypower and special guest Colin Dale from Kiss FM.
II hemispheres, Anti Gravity, Bluebelly and The ilarblegers The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 380i. 8pm. Free.
I lavelle Kilkennys. John Street. 552
;3505. 9pm. Free.
THE BHUNDU BOYS
I Geottrey Williams King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 22l 5279. 8.30pm. £5. Talented songwriter who has penned for the likes of Eternal. Bootsy Collins and Colour Me Badd goes on tour to promote his new single. ‘I Guess I Will Always Love You'.
I Sahara Jack, James Copeland and llumen Zoo The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 380i. 8pm. Free.
I eedtord Falls Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.
I Sterdrive, Pure Television and Psycho Babe Glory Box. Curlers. Byres Road. 334 l284. 8.30pm. Free. Local band triple bill.
I Captain 22 and Drink The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 380i. 8pm. Free.
I The Vegabonds Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.
I Glasgow Songwriters teaturing Alex McLean Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. Plus open mic.
I Sparklehorse and Sensetield King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 22l 5279. 8.30pm. £6. See preview for the dark gothic country sounds of Sparklehorse. Senseﬁeld are an altogether
- heavier guitary proposition. ' I Whiteout Nice 'n’ Sleazy. Sauchiehall
Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Continuing the residency for Whiteout. who were calling themselves Higher as a temporary moniker. but have decided to revert to their original name. These weekly gigs serve as an introduction to their altered line-up and new material.
I Seattle Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.
JOHN COOPER CLARKE
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Friday 20 September
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15th August at 6pm ............... . .Flaere tbth August at 12 noon . .Saltlre String Quartet 19m August at 5pm ............... . .lttrach Zilth August at 5pm Saucy Jack and The Space
Vixens 21st August at 5pm .... . .Sandy Irechln Band 22nd August at 1pm ............... ..F|aere
As part at the Edinburgh testlval celebrations, the Virgin Megastore Is pleased to welcome the tollowlng artists and celebrities to the store over the next tew weeks.
All the musical acts above will be playing short sets and will then be happy to sign copies at their albums. Admission to all events ls tree. Keep an eye on the window ot the Megastore and tollowlng copies at The llsttor any additions.
22nd August at 6pm . . .Edidt budge and Friends
23rd August at 5pm ............. . .Seelyhoo 26th August at 5pm ........... . .ttlck liarpet 27th August at 5pm Saucy Jack and The Space
Vixens 28th August at 5pm ........... . .The Falcons 2911i August at 6pm ......... . .Prodlgal Sons son August at 5pm ........... . .K’Ala blatka
I The Extras, ttull And Void and Creed King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 22l 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50.
I The Solar Fire Allstars, liar’s Tale and 357 The Arena. Oswald Street. 22l 30l0. 9pm. £2.50.
I Incarnate Nice 'n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.
I Doctor Pop, Blopoke and Ten Bones The Rat Trap. Brown Street. 22l 7233. 8pm. £3.
I Stevie Jackson The Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 l2 l0. 9.30pm. Free. Former Moondial attd current Belle & Sebastian guitarist performs some of his own sweetly melodic tnateriai.
I Hermitage The Whisky Bar. West Campbell Street. 332 l032. 9pm. Free. I Creep Ragnarok. Clyde Street. 332 2780. l0pm. £3. Extreme metal.
I Subway The Brewhouse. John Street. 55,2 380l. 8pm. Free.
I The Subterraneens Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.
I Five Past Midnight MacSorley's. Jamaica Street. 22l 8499. 9pm. Free.
I The Supematurats and The George Harleys. Quarry Street. Hamilton. 0|698 458 I74. 9pm. £3. Chirpy classic pop sounds from the well popular Glaswegian quintet. who recently provided a great curtain-raising set on the main stage at T in the Park.
I Laura MacDonald Quartet Bourbon Street. l08 George Street. 552 0|4l. 9pm. Free. The saxophonist is currently the name to watch on the Scottish jazz scene.
I Bobby Wishart Bourbon Street. l08 George Street. 552 0l4l. 9pm. Free. This set features the saxtnan and pianist in more mainstream mood. with trombonist and singer Jackie Murray.
I Eliott Murray Trio Pizza Express. l5l Queen Street. 22l 3333. 9pm. £3. including aperitif. call for reservations. Highly promising young singer. pianist and multi-instrumentalist.
I Fat Sam‘s Sand Bourbon Street. l08 George Street. 552 GM l. 9pm. £3. Glasgow outings are relatively rare for this lively Edinburgh-based swing and jump-jive big band.
FOLK & WORLD
Gigs are listed by day. pertormances will be listed, provided that up-to-date details are supplied to us. Jan listings compiled by Kenny Mathieson. For details ot all events in Edinburgh see Festival coverage on pages 3-93.
I George McGowan Quartet Pizza Express. l5l Queen Street. 22l 3333. 9pm. £4. including aperitif. call for reservations. The noted big band drummer steps out from behind the massed ranks for one of his periodic swinging small group forays.
I Nip Operation Bourbon Street. l08 George Street. 552 0l4l. 9pm. Free. Dave Batchelor leads this punnineg titled. Latin ﬂavoured outfit.
I Burt-MacDonald Quartet Pizza Express. l5l Queen Street. 22! 3333. 9pm. £5. including aperitif. call for reservations. Guitarist George Burt and saxophonist Raymond MacDonald from this contemporary jazz quartet.
I nanny Moss and Jeannie Lamb Bourbon Street. l08 George Street. 552 0l4l. 9pm. £4. Once of London town but now resident in Australia. mainstream- into-bop saxophonist Danny Moss is always a welcome visitor. As usual these days. he shares his set with his wife. singer Jeannie Lamb.
I lloeeie the Trio with Fionna uuncaa Bourbon Street. l08 George Street. 552 GM l. 9pm. Free. Scotland's leading bass player leads his fine tn'o. augmented by his partner. singer Fionna Duncan.
I la llot Club Bourbon Street. l08 George Street. 552 Ol4l. 9pm. Free. Hot Club style swing from Alex Yellowless‘s quartet.
Gigs are listed by dete.Pertormances will be listed, provided that details reach our ottices at least one week betore publication. Folk and World listings compiled by ltonnan Chalmers. For details ot all events in Edinburgh see Festival coverage on pages 3—93.
I Culrm nan Gaidheal Highland Village Hall. George Square. 8pm. £10.50. (£7.50 standing). Tickets 227 55l I. On the eve of the World Pipe Battd Championships in Glasgow. Skye-based Macmeanmna in conjunction with the GIFF presents a night of Gaelic music. song and piping with singer Arthur Cormack and keyboard/accordionist Blair Douglas; Glasgow's tta Caimbeelaich. the family of singers comprising Kenna attd Seumas Campbell. Wilma and Mary Ann Kennedy (Mary Ann also solo with clarsach). and Maggie MacDonald; the waulking son group Bannal; singers Ellidh and Gil ian Mackenzie; the superlative piping of Gordon Duncan. and two of the finest and tnost entertaining pipe bands. Brittany‘s Sagan Cap Cavel and Scotland's Vale ot Atholl Pipe Band. Glasgow International Folk Festival.
I Festival Club Copthorne Hotel. George Square. l lpm—3am. Free. The place to unwind with performers and punters. Outbreaks of infortttai music making till late. Glasgow tntemetional Folk Festival. I Ceilidh Dance The Ferry. Clyde Place. 9pm. £6 (£4). Tickets at the venue or in advance from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 55! l.
I Ceilidh Dance Riverside. Fox Street. off Clyde Street. 248 3 I44. Doors open 8pm. music at 9pm. £5.
I World Pipe Band Championships ' Glasgow Green. l0am-7pm. £3.50. The drums. drones and chanters Olympics. Scottish bands compete for the top honours with the Canadians and Northern Irish.
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