covers and originals.

I The Thanes The Tap O' Lauriston. Lauriston Place. 229 4041. 9pm. Free. Authentic beat sounds with period instruments.

I Hot Tomales Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 10pm. Free. Mouth-watering. harmonica-flavoured blues duo.

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



I Martin Phillipps And The Chills King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 22l 5279. 8.30pm. £5. Twenty and thirtysomething fans in the area for an all too rare appearance by those sublime antipodeans The Chills who haven't exactly been prolific over their fifteen years together. but whose every utterance is lapped up by fragile souls of good taste. They'll be wanting to hear new single ‘Come Home‘ in that case.

I Wonderful Nice ’n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.

I Crow Road, The Most and Broken Heroes The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 380l. 8pm. Free.

I Rhanna Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.



I The Holy Barbarians The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £5.30 plus booking fee. lan Astbury‘s latest musical outlet is a looser. far less precious combo than The Cult became. and well worth checking out if you've always been interested in the pseudo-Red lndian warlord‘s huffing and puffings. Their first album Cream was recorded in Astbury's former hometown of Liverpool (and possibly named in tribute to the great Liverpudlian club night?) Set the controls for strangulated vocals-a-go-go.

I Puressence and Push King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 22l 5279. 8.30pm. £5. Ethereal noise merchants with a falsetto vocalist and a love of Joy Division and other serious 80s young men. with tnuch the same spine-tingling factor as our one Geneva.

I Brown Eye Supertly The Bedsit. Park Drive. 3390432. 9pm. Free. Students and guests. Beginning a series of weekly gigs featuring local bands.

I Small Gentlemen and Remedy The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 8pm. Free.

I Bedtord Falls Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.


I Spoonful Trio Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5! I4. 9pm. Free.

I Sandyman Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 9pm. Free.



I Dub War and The ti-Block The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £5.30 plus booking fee. Seriously rocking Welsh band with. as their name suggests. an angry undertow. The Manics dig them. so should you.

I Monitor Magazine Showcase King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3. Selection of local bands.

I Lois and Milky Wimp Shake Vic Bar. Glasgow School Of Art. Renfrew Street. 332 069|. 9pm. Free. Students and guests. A Glasgow Music Collective evening.

I Mystery Machine, Resin and Sadboy Glory Box. Curlers. Byres Road. 334 1284. 8.30pm. Free. Rock.

I Clowndog J im‘s Bar. Queen Margaret Union. University Gardens. 339 9784.

catch the best Music this fortnight. Roclt rum

I Jamiroquai The funny hats are still in evidence and Jamiroquai is still as funky and as proudly retro as ever. The new album Travelling Without Moving is an absolute cracker, delivering chart t0pping singles next to slow instrumental workouts. Whatever your opinion on the man himself, he writes and sings brilliantly and for those reasons alone he deserves respect. BarrowIand. Glasgow. Sun 13.


I George Melly Loud suits, dubious stories, risque jokes and a singing style that is something of an acquired taste from the former enfant terrible of the British jazz world. Bourbon Street. Glasgow. Tue 8—Thurs 10.

I Robert Mazurek Band A high energy contemporary take on the classic hard bop tradition from the Chicago trumpeter and his dynamic American outfit. Tron Jazz Cellar: Edinburgh, Thurs 10; Dunoon Jazz Festival. Fri 11; Henryis Cellar Bar. Edinburgh. Mon [4; Bourbon Street, Glasgow. Tue I5.


I Big Big World A host of international stars from India. Morocco, America, China and Guinea join our very own Shooglenifty for a heady mix of traditional roots music. The Ferry and The Rams/torn Theatre. Glasgow. Thurs lO—Sunl3.


I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Alexander Lazarev conducts the RSNO in an all Tchaikovsky programme, featuring excerpts from Piano Concerto No l with soloist Mikolai Lugansky. Usher Hall. Edinburgh. Fri 4; Royal Concert Hall. Glasgow. Sat 5.

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8.30pm. Free. Students and guests.

I The Shitrins and Kessel Run The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 380l. 8pm. Free. Plus music quiz.

I Vagabonds Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.

I Glasgow Songwriters featuring Andy Hughes Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 592-1. 9.30pm. Free. Laidback rocky performer. Plus open mic.

I Belles In Monica Harleys. Quarry Street. Hamilton. 0l698 458174. 9pm. Smooth jazz funkers with a laidback rap quotient mixed with a bag full of anger.


I Songwriters’ Showcase Tron Tavern. Hunter Square. 8.30pm. £1. Information: 228 8245. Weekly forum for Edinburgh- based singer-songwriters. with anybody welcome to perform a fifteen-minute set. One local songwriter is highlighted at 10.30pm each night.

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