wmusu: ROCK & BLUES
RDDK & BLUES
Gigs are listed by date.Perforrnances will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least one week before publication. Rock and Blues Listings compiled by Fiona Shepherd For details of all events in Edinburgh see Festival coverage on pages 3—68.
I Sunhouse, The Vision and Sauce King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 22l 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50. Local band triple bill including local funky tykes Sauce. all of whom are genuine students of music at Jordanhill College and who plan to record and release their own 7in in the next tnonth or so.
I Captain 22, Flu and Coaster Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.
I Peter Parker Experience, The Bougalls and Biverdog The Arena. ()swald Street. 22l 30l0. 9pm. £3 (advance). £4 (£3) on door. including entry to Britpop club Parklife. Three new bands display their
I Caught In The Act M acSorleys. Jamaica Street. 22l 8499. 9pm. Free.
I llev ooc And The Congregation The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 380i. 8pm. Free. Trad R&B with fiery harmonica solos.
I Fat Betty Twa Corbies. Kilbowie Road. 0l236 727473. 9pm. Free. Thin Lizzy tribute band.
I live Music McChuills. High Street. 552 2l35. l0pm. Free.
I Barada Pure. The Arches. Midland Street. 22l 9736. l0.30pm. £|2 plus booking fee. Barada are the only live act at this diet of Pure festivities but the guest DJ line-up is impressive. including Richie
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Hawtin in Plastikman guise. Terry Mullen and Marshall Jefferson and residents Twitch & Brainstorm. Dribbler and The Bill. See Clubs.
I Big Vern ’n’ The Shootahs The Ferry. Clyde Place. 552 0588. 9pm. £l0. Blues Brothers-style soul revue with a penchant for suits and shades.
I Somersault, The lloctumals and llae Order King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 22l 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50. Local band triple bill.
I Stardrive The Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 32 1210. 9.30pm. Free.
I liberty Blues Band MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 22] 8499. 9pm. Free.
I The Mo’llawks McChuills. High Street. 552 2135. IOpm. Free.
I llev ooc And The Congregation The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 380i. 5—7pm. Free. See Fri 23.
I Eric Cuthbertson And The lloochie Coochie Band The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 380l. 9.30pm. Free. Bloooze explosion.
I Willy And The lland Jive Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9pm. Free.
I Die llappy Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.
I Goatboys Wolburn's Wharf. Yoker Ferry Road. 959 2()l6. l0pm. Free.
I Thrum and Kitemonster The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £6. See preview for Thrum. who reckon this could be your last chance in a while to see them in tuneful rocking-out mode. Support from kindred melodic indie spirits Kitemonster.
I Cathode Species, Superhero and The lloneyflys Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. The Honeyl‘lys are a quartet fronted by a strong. raucous female voice.
I llemispheres, Gadflys, The Corleones and Slinky The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 8pm. Free.
I lavelle Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.
I Substitute and Resin The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 380i. 8pm. Free.
I Bedford Falls Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.
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I Mad Professor King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 22l 5279. 8.30pm. £6. On-U’s dubmeister mate loops the loop with an evening to make the ﬂoor shake. I Octopus, Geneva and oragdoll The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £4.30 plus booking fee. A talent-spotting extravaganza. The now London-based Shotts quartet Octopus continue to tour industriously bringing their rocket pop back home in preparation for the release of their debut album From a 72; h. having recently returned from their first Japanese foray. Geneva are creating the kind of spectral sounds that have made them a band who many people talk about though few have heard - but we have and they're worth your attention. Support front spunky youths Dragdoll.
I Charlie Says, llull And Void and Sahara Jack Glory Box. Curlers. Byres Road. 334 I284. 8.30pm. Free.
I Vagabonds Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.
I Captain 22, Beam and Blue Skin The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 8pm. Free.
I Glasgow Songwriters featuring Alex Osborne Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Promoting his current album Let Me Willtll Your Lips .’thl't’. Plus open mic.
I The Steve Wynn lluartet and Sid Griffin And The Coalporters King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £6. [ix-Long Ryder Sid Griffin rides again with his country rock outfit and some awful ptms.
I lterbdog and llappy But Twisted The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £3.50. Heavy~duty alternative rock from a band who have found favour with the metal and indie press. Support in the same mould. I Whiteout Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Continuing a residency which has attracted a lot of interest. the Greenock retro-popticians find a new slightly more countrificd direction with their latest line-up.
I Venus The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 380l. 8pm. Free.
I le Cheegue Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.
Catch the best Music this fortnight. ROCK
I Dick Dale The semi-legendary surf guitar man (brought back to life thanks to the Pulp Fiction soundtrack) gigging with his new album Calling The Spirits. See Reader Offers. Garage. Glasgow. Tlturs 29. Music Box. Edinburgh. Wed 28. I Dodgy Dodgy hit Glasgow with their good time, summery. sing-along pop foppery. fresh from current chart success with the insanely catchy ‘Good Enough'. Battery Park. Cree/tuck. Fri 30; Circus Of Horrors Tent. Leit/t Links. Edinburgh, Wed 28 Aug. li- Mad Professor The Mad Professor is the man when it comes to rib- rattling. earth-shaking dub action. Expect all kinds of bass-heavy reverbs. effects and general skanking. King Tuts Walt Walt Hut. Glasgow. Tue 27. JAR l. Fife Youth .lau Orchestra Under the direction of Richard Michael. the multiple award-winning FYJO remain at the forefront ofthe rapidly expanding development of youth jazz orchestras in Scotland. RSAMD. Glasgow. Tue 27. I Martin Taylor’s Spirit Of Biango The guitarist embarks on an extensive UK tour to launch the second album from his Spirit Of Django band. Village Theatre. East Kilbride. Wed 4 Sept.
I Dick Dale and The leopards The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 l l20. 7.30pm. £ l0 plus booking fee. The surf guitar guru gets up to some serious fretboard antics to remind us of his influence on the rock genre in general. Glasgow‘s The Leopards take his blueprint and merge it with raw punk attitude to create a spiky. exciting whirlwind of sound. I Oscar, Blackstone and Rawhead King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50.
I Gasolene Alley, Fine line and lazy Chain The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £3.
I tlnderclas, Stalingrad, Boneiack and Raging Bull Nice 'n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Various shades of punk.
I Dominion and Serenade Ragnarok. Clyde Street. 332 2780. l0pm. £3. Extreme metal onslaught.
I Skinny oippers and Steve Watt The Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 l2 l0. 9.30pm. Free.
I Scope The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 380i. 8pm. Free.
92 The List 23 Aug-5 Sept I996