I The hightcravtlers Hotshots. The Quay. Paisley Road. 418 0088. 10.30pm. £2. This PA is the only chance to see John Reid and his mainstream dance groovers in Glasgow.

I Flaming Stars The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £4 plus booking fee. Newish band of strolling players including the urbane Max of Gallon Drunk. who make a similiar satanic racket while wearing sharp suits.

I Force Ten Bob The Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free.

I Back Street Ilero MacSorley’s. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free.

I Swamp Ragnarok. Clyde Street. 332 2780. 10pm. £3. Hard rock.

I Bopstreet McChuiIl’s. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free.

I Willy And The Hand Jive Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free.

I Die Iiappy Kilkenny's. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.

I The Crows Feet Blues Band The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 5pm. Free.

I Blackwater Blues Band The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 9.30pm. Free.

I Eddie Reid Wolburn’s Wharf. Yoker Ferry Road. 959 2016. 9.30pm. Free.

10 Day Weekend

I Nicolette King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. CANCELLED. I Gil Scott-Heron The Velvet Rooms. Sauchiehall Street. 332 0755. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Tickets from the CCA box office. The laidback jazzjmumblerap maestro gives a spoken word performance (with flute and percussion backing) from his two novels The Vulture and The Nigger Factory whch have just been published by the funky Payback Press. In association with Reading Lights. Glasgow’s festival of new writing. See feature.

I Belle And Sebastian Moir Hall. Mitchell Theatre. 8.30pm. £4. Tickets from the Ticket Centre. 227 551 I. Smug talent-spotters had better make it to this gig pronto if they haven‘t already caught the clever pastoral whimsy of Glasgow‘s rising seven-piece who release their second album of the year If You’re Feeling Sinister next month.

I The Smiles, Slimcea Girl and The Cyrkles Nice ’n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. £3. The headliners are a Greenock band featuring a former member of Spirea X who have signed to A&M. Slimcea Girl are a three-piece playing tight 60s-influenced melodic pop/rock and The Cyrkles obviously like Oasis quite a lot.

I Boogalusa Cottiers. Hyndland Road. 357 5827. 9pm. Free. Cajun.

I The 13th IIote Glassiord Street. 9pm. Free. See Fri 18.

I The Slow Club CCA Cafe Bar. Sauchiehall Street. 332 0522. 9pm. Free. DJ s present the best slow. moody and atmospheric across-the-board selection of music.

I Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song GFT. Rose Street. 332 8128. 5.45pm. £4. See Fri 18.

I Tomato Cafe Cosmo. GFT. Rose Street. 332 8128. Free. See Fri 18.


I Incognito and Courtney Pine Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. £12/£ll subject to booking fee. Bluey and his Incognito team. now reunited with vocalist Maysa Leak who left the band a couple of years ago. hit Edinburgh with a new single ‘Out Of The Storm‘ and new material from their forthcoming album Beneath The Surface. Expect their usual high quality. instantly accessible blend of R ‘n' B. swing jazz and funk. With extra special guest Courtney Pine.

I Zion Train La Belle Angele. Cowgatc.



Catch the best Music this torbtight. RMK I

\ , Emilio Pomléii conducts the see so

I Incognito Incognito bring their worldwide tour to Scotland touting a new single ‘Out Of The Storm’ and material from their forthcoming album. Vocalist Maysa Leak is back in the fold and their live shows are as strong as ever. With support from special guest Courtney Pine. Usher

Hall. Edinburgh. Sat 19. JAZZ

I Jimmy Gourley A rare opportunity to catch the Paris-based American guitarist, whose credits include playing with Lester Young, Clifford Brown and Stan Getz. Bourbon Street, Glasgow. Sat 19.

I Martin Taylor’s Spirit of oiango More guitar wizardry, this time closer to home, as the Ayr-based virtuoso and his cohorts conclude a British tour to launch his Years Apart album. Queen '3 Hall. Edinburgh, Sat 19.

I Stan Tracey This should be one to remember as the pianist teams up with two contrasting duo partners, saxophonist Evan Parker and trumpeter Gerard Presencer. Tron Jazz Cellar: Edinburgh. Sun 27. COUNTRY

I Gram Parsons Tribute A fine line- up of Scottish country outfits (including the John Hinshelwood Band and the Radio Sweethearts) get together to pay tribute to the memory of the grievous angel, who would have been 50 this year. Blackfriars. Glasgow. Thurs 24.


I BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Emilio Pomarico conducts the BBC 880 in Webem’s Passacaglia and Messiaen’s L’Ascension. Henry Wood Hall. Claremont Street. Edinburgh. Fri 25. . .

225 2774. 7pm. Early show. £5.50. The rnulti-media dub collective Zion Train present their entertaining soundclash. Watch out for the new single ‘Stand Up And Fight‘.

I East Coast Project Henry’s Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. 11pm. £4 (£3). Hip hop soul and jazz vibes from cutting- edge local musicians and DJs.

I Ilead like A Buttan and The Inhalers Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £2. Rocky pop from two local outfits.

I Pink Kross and The Wildebeasts Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 10pm. £4. Noisy girl-punks with ’tood from Glasgow. with local support.

I SIM City Rockers Tap O‘Lauriston. Lauriston Place. 229 4041. 9pm. Free. Hard and heavy rock.

I The Fabulous Playboys Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm-3am. £5. Smart dress. no jeans. Over 25s. Classic covers from down the years.


plus special guest



B/O 0131-668 2019


no . 306m or kGAiN



01 41 -227 551 1



DECEMBER 0131-228 1155

The List 18-31 Oct 1996 51