I Zion Train The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 l 120. 7.30pm. £7 plus booking fee. Acid dub dance collective tout their new single ‘Stand Up And Fight.‘

I Brian Kennedy and Sophie Zelmani King's Theatre. Bath Street. 227 551 I. 7pm. £1 1.50/£9. Van Morrison understudy performs navel-gazing set.

I Audioweb, 18 Wheeler and Clime The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £5 plus booking fee. Hypnotic dubstars of the future team up with erstwhile indie janglers reborn as state-of-the-art epic popsters.

I Fiaere The Whisky Bar. West Campbell Street. 332 1032. 9pm. Free. This is Fjaere’s goodbye gig to Glasgow before she relocates to Los Angel'es where stardom may well be beckoning. There should also be a full band gig at The 13th Note before she leaves. although a date hasn’t been set. Keep your eyes peeled. Check out her album .S’weeI/Cool for some cunnineg crafted slices of the songwriter’s art.

I JX and living Joy Hotshots. The Quay. Paisley Road. 418 0088. 10.30pm. £2. PAs frotn the chart dance acts who brought you ‘Son Of A Gun’ and ‘Dreamer’ respectively.

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

I Smaller and Sussed Cafe Borgia. New Street. Paisley. 561 7142. 9.30pm. Free. Baggy Britpop frotn mates of Oasis and youngsters who make Northern Uproar look quite good.

10 Day Weekend

I Urusei Yatsura and Eska King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5. Shortly before taking over the world with their plastic rayguns. talking dolls and other gizmos. not to mention sotne ear-bleedingly loud Pavementy guitars. Urusei Yatsura (trans. ‘I love rock ‘n’ roll. so put another ditne in the jukebox baby‘) beam down to swap fiery axe licks with fellow Glaswegian noiseniks Eska.

I Jad Fair, Dick Johnson and Skinky Nice 'n’ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. £4. Geek rock supremo backed by full band comprising members of Ganger. Yumtnyfur and The Honkies. and supported by two bands who‘ll show their audience no mercy.

I The Radoos, The Starlets and Catterson Vic Bar. Glasgow School Of Art. Renfrew Street. 332 0691. 8.30pm. Free.

I Swiss Family Orbison Colliers. Hyndland Road. 357 5827. 9pm. Free. Tedious Scotpop for those who remember the late 80s with fondness.

I The 13th Note Glassford Street. 9pm.


0131 0 667 0 8241

Free. See Fri 18.

I Tenchi Betty’s Mayonnaise. Queen Street. 221 5934. 10.30pm. £4. Club night featuring DJs from Tangent. Breach Of The Peace. Pure and Area 5 l.

I Dead Man GFT. Rose Street. 332 8l28. 2pm. £3 (£2). Jim Jarmusch’s deadpan. witty Western shot in elegiac black-and- white and starring Johnny Depp doing his usual little-boy-lost act. as a humble clerk on the run after a disastrous encounter with a cuckolded husband.

I Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song GFT. Rose Street. 332 8128. 5.45pm. £4 (£3). See Fri 18.

I Tomato Cafe Cosmo. GFI‘. Rose Street. 332 8128. Free. See Fri IS.

I Vox ’n’ Roll CCA Cafe Bar. Sauchiehall Street. 332 0522. 9pm. £4 (£2). Readings and musical interludes in an event which has already taken off in London. Howard Marks. former international drug dealer and now soulmate of Super Furry Animals. reads from his Mr Nf('(’ autobiography. Other authors include Ireland's Joseph O‘Connor and the droll Jock Scott. In association with Rem/mg Lights. Glasgow's festival of writing.


I Nicolette Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. CANCELLED.

I Salad La Belle Angele. Cowgate. 225 2774. 7pm. Early show. £5.30. Female-led indie guitar pop with the former MTV presenter with the funny name. Been on the verge of big time success for sometime now but have never really fullfilled their early hype.

I Squeaky Beaver and Amnesia Moon The Attic. Cowgate. 478 0093. 9pm. £2. Local rock with a fine grasp of inventive nomenclature.

I live Music Pear Tree. West Nicolson Street. 667 7533. 8.30pm. Free.



I Fluiiy and Breeze King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5. Raucous caterwauling from these Suzy Quatros for the 90s. They look cool. but they sound crap and their ‘ironic‘ cover of ‘l‘m A Boy‘ is painful.

I Face Down, lost Souls and Crawley The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £4.30 plus booking fee. A triple bill of bands from the Roadrunner label.

I Big Vern ‘n’ The Shootahs Hotshots. The Quay. Paisley Road. 418 0088. Blues Brothers collective performing soul and R&B standards and their own material.

I listmaker The Bedsit. Park Drive. 339 0432. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.

I Mistake and Michigan Avenue The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 8pm. Free.

I Bedlord Falls Kilkenny’s. John Street.

552 3505. 9pm. Free.

Not just.

a'Big Boy’s Toy

Flaere waves goodbye and heads oil to LA. First, a tlnal concert in The Whlsky Bar, Glasgow, Sun 20


I Audioweb, 18 Wheeler and Climb Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £5. The Mancunian headliners offer what has previously been described as an unholy cross between 'Joy Division with Jah Wobble on bass. The Edge on guitar and Shabba Ranks chatting away nineteen to the dozen’. Confused? You will be. Put it this way. there's a bit ofdub. loads of guitars and soul melodies in there somewhere. Their previous singles have been remixed by the likes of 808 State. Howie B and Monkey Mafia and they’ve toured with Dreadzone. Dubstar and Dodgy. Hold on. that‘s even more confusing. . .

I Free Underground Henry’s Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 22] 1288. 9.30pm. £2. Young Edinburgh musiciansjamjazz. hip hop and trip hop as well as jungle.

I Starboard and The Rivals The Attic. Cowgate. 478 0093. 9pm. £2. New local indie bands.



I The Fugees and llaz Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. SOLD OUT. Ready or not. here come the hot- stepping hip-hoppers whose laidback raps have made a considerable dent in the charts. With support from the rapper recently heard musing 'lfl Ruled The World’. See feature.

I Sponge The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £4.50 plus booking fee. Alternative rockers and former Alice ln Chains support band who pay tribute to their Motor City mentors The Stooges

with a cover of ‘No Fun‘. They’ve just released their second album Wax Ecstatic.

I Dragdoll. Junior Funktloo, Oscar and llorthstar King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3. A Big Wig showcase night. featuring teen whippersnappers Dragdoll.

I The light and llerve Glory Box. Curlers. Byres Road. 334 1284. 8.30pm. Free.

I The Descendants Jim’s Bar. Queen Margaret Union. University Gardens. 339 9784. 8.30pm. Free. Students and guests. I Vagabonds Kilkenny’s. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.

I Glasgow Songwriters Blackfn'ars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. Launch of the Glasgow Songwriters III album. Plus open mic.


I Flutty and Vision The Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £6. The all female Fluffy sing about masturbation (‘Hypersonic‘). recreational drug abuse

( ‘Pyschofudge’) and crossdressing (er. ‘Crossdressing’). They played their first gig at New York’s CBGB‘s which nearly caused a riot and have since taken their Snatch/Lydia Lunch/Stooges-style rantings across their native UK. Their current single ‘Nothing’ was recently aired on 72),) Of The Pops and their forthcoming debut album has been produced by Sex Pistols producer Bill Price. Other song titles include ‘I Wanna Be Your Lush’ and ‘Cosmetic Dog’. You get the picture.

I Songwriters’ Showcase Tron Tavern. Hunter Square. 7.30pm. £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.

I Shadowbox, oead Bolt and Carbona Not Glue The Attic. Cowgate. 478 0093. 9pm. £2. Hard rock from Shadowbox. grunge from Dead Bolt and Ramones covers from the support.



I Not, Sunhouse and The Most King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 2215279. 8.30pm. £4.50. See preview for new singer/songwriter Nut.

I Easy Sleazy BigWig Golddiggers Gigs Nice ’n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Or Battle of the Bands in commoner’s parlance. This is the first heat. Prizes include the pressing of 1000 C Ds. recording session at Riverside Studios and a major gig support.

I Chamberlain, Understand and Catcher Glasgow School Of Art. Renfrew Street. 332 0691. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.

1 I Neil Sturgeon The Scotia. Stockwell


soprano saxophone.

Saturday 2nd November City Halls Glasgow

Sunday 3rd November Queen's Hall Edinburgh

is m‘usica al am re

A unique and fascinating exploration into the Moorish, Indian gypsy. Byzantine and Sephardic influences on the development of flamenco. An exciting ensemble comprising flamenco guitar, oud (Arab lute), tabla. darabuka,

0141 227 5511 8.00pm

0131 668 2019 8.00pm

clarinet and


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