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

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I Dougie Mclean Cotlier Theatre. Hyndland Road. 357 3868. 7.30pm. £l0. Rounding off a week of gigs at the Collier with the salt of the earth gravelly Scotsman and his roots rock crossover.

I Frente, Ballboy and Black Star King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50. See preview for melodic antipodeans Frente. Support Ballboy are Edinburgh's contribution to the ‘another female-fronted indie band' sub-genre and local combo Black Star do their take on guitary noise pop.

I Breeze, Cinnamon Blue and lo Frills Nice ’n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.

I Nevertheless, Flo and Split The Arena. Oswald Street. 221 30l0. 9pm. £4 (£3). including entry to Brilpop club Parkiife. I Hideaway Blues Band The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 380l. 8pm. Free.

I llanrr McChuills. High Street. 552 2l35. 10pm. Free. Stiff Little Fingers tribute crew.

I ilandy Savage And the itinias MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 22l 8499. 9pm. Free.

I Esprit Harleys. Quarry Street. Hamilton. 01698 458174. 9pm. Free.

I The Shakers Twa Corbies. Kilbowie Road. 01236 727473. 9pm. Free.


I lloorn Craigrnillar Festival Society. Newcraighall Road. 8pm. Free. Room have been attracting a lot of attention lately with their fresh guitar-based dance sound. Their increasing live following includes Mr Trainspotting himself. Irvine Welsh. and one or two eager record company scouts. Catch them on their tour of smaller Edinburgh venues while you can.

I The ilah Band Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. I0pm-3am. £5. Classic 70s material.

I The Felsons Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5H4. 9pm. Free. Country rock.

I The Slapheads and the Alby Singers Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 434 l. 10pm. Free. Raucous rock.

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


I Martyn Joseph King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 22! 5279. 8.30pm. £6. Philosophical singer/songwriter with a pop edge.

I Junior Funktion Nice ‘n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.

I The Goldenhour The Hall Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 I210. 9.30pm. Free. Sixties garage and pop sounds.

I Fred liuinrby lluartet McChuills. High Street. 552 2l35. IOpm. Free. Largely instrumental acid jazz funk.

I Hideaway Blues Band The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 5-7pm. Free.

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I liula Shaker One of the finds of the year so far. Kula Shaker have ridden a tidal wave of press hype in recent months and emerged relatively unscathed despite babbling a lot of hippy nonsense along the way. On tour to promote their debut album K which is widely tipped to crash the Top Ten. Plaza, Glasgow. Fri 27.

I Suede Back with a vengance, a new. suitably foppish looking guitarist and a cracking new album to boot. ignore at your peril. Barrow/and. Glasgow. Tue I .

I Prodigy Fresh from blowing away crowds on this summer‘s festival circuit The Prodigy look set to be the act to follow in terms of rock/dance fusion. Their new album should be out in the near future and. no doubt, the audience will get a preview on the night. Barmwland. Glasgow, Wed 2/Thurs 3.

I Blue liile Long-awaited new album Peace At Last from Glasgow’s finest dreamy popsters. Catch them while you can on this additional night. Royal Concert Hall. Glasgow. Tue 1.


I Ralph Sutton It‘s been a long time since this great American traditional jazz pianist last played in Glasgow, but the The Jazz Co-op have worked the oracle. Mair Hall. Glasgow;

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I Tim Garland Quartet Well known in these parts from his band Lammas and his role in the Nigel Clark Quintet, the saxophonist brings his brand new band north for the first time. Tran Jazz Cellar. Edinburgh, Thurs 3; Rams/torn Theatre. Glasgow: Fri 4; Dunamr Jazz Festival. Sat [2.

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I Eric Cutherbertson And the lloochle Coochie Band The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 9.30pm. Free. Blues.

I Baclr Street llero MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 22] 8499. 9pm. Free. Covers bands.

I Le Cheeque Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.

I Rough Justice Wolburn‘s Wharf. Yoker Ferry Road. 959 2016. 9.30pm. Free.

I The Bengal Lancers Boon’s Yard. Cathcart Road. 649 0l84. l0pm. Free.

I Boorn Ferryboat Lounge. Ferry Road. 8pm. Free. See Fri 20.

I Baby Asprin The Tap O‘Laurislon. Lauriston Place. 229 404 l. 9pm. Free. Punky rock.

I Resin Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 Si l4. 9pm. Free. Trad rock.

I Superstition Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. l0pm-3am. £5. Cabaret.

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