Dates listed below are lor one-oft shows: see separate section for residencies. Gigs are listed by date, then by city. oates will be listed, provided that details reach our ottices art least one week before publication. Rock and Blues listings compiled by Fiona Shepherd

and Jim Byers.

Ticket information

Tickets for most medium/large concerts can be bought from the following:

Just The Ticket Virgin. Uniott Street. 226 467‘).

Tower Records Argyle Street. 204 2500.

Credit card bookings from:

TOCTA: 556 5555.

Ticket Link: 227 551 l.

Virgin Princes Street. 220 2230. Ripping Records South Bridge. 226 7010.

Credit card bookings trom: 'l‘()C'l‘A 557 6969.



I The lightning Seeds, The Wannadies and Ed Ball Barrowland. Uallowgate. 552 460l. 7.30pm. £10 plus booking fee. See LP review for chirpy Liverpudlians The Lightning Seeds. Support from Sweden‘s cutesy indie-poppers The Wannadies and Creation's sweet artgst-nteister Ed Ball. I Alabama 3 Flex. The Bedsit. Park Drive. 33‘) (H32. 9pm. £3.50 (£2.50). Students attd guests. Irvine Beach festival dance participants. There's considerably tttore than three of them. incidentally.

I Octopus and Silver Sun Nice 'n‘ Slea/y. Saucltiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. See singles for ()ctopus who return to play a venue which first witnessed their psychedelic poptastic sound. Silver Sun are upfront indie popsters making friends all over the country.

I Kiki Dee and Geno Washington Castlemilk CommunityCentre. Castlemilk Drive. 7.30pm. £7 (£3). Tickets from C Sharp Music Factory. 631 ll66 and Lost In Music. 339 8155. It's the Castlemilk Folk Festival btit this 70s pop starlet attd veteran blues attd soul man seem to have crept ittto the line-up. I Teen Spirit Queen Margaret Union. University Gardens. 33‘) 9784. 8pm. £6 (£5). Students attd guests. It's another Australian tribute band. Who am they be impersonating.

I The Johnny 7 Cafe Royal. Theatre Royal. llope Street. 9pm. Free. The lotmgetastic Glaswegian kings of swing attd Bontempi-fuelled easy listening sounds conclude their mini-residency.

I V-Twin Mean Streets. The l3tlt Note. (J'lassfot'd Street. 553 1638. 8.30pm. £1. Return of the good-taste retro club with live music.

I Paul Alger, Jellybean Action and Magick X Cavern Bar. Stt‘atltclytle

Belle & Sebastian If You’re Feeling Sinister

new album from 18 n from your favourite record shop


ltlki Dee plays Castlemtllt Communlty

Centre, Fri 15; Traverse Theatre, Sun 11 University Union. John Street. 552 1895. 8.30pm. Free. Students and guests. I llull And Void, Pelt and Stardrive King l'ut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £4. I Blind llation The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £3. I Repo, Gasoline Alley and Substitute The Arena. ()swald Street. 221 3010. 9pm. £4 (£3). including entry to Britpop club l’arklife. I Manuskript and The Tortured The Rat Trap. Brown Street. 221 7233. 8pm. £3. Heavy duty metal sounds. I Hideaway Blues Band The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 8pm. Free. I Reioin The Party MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free. I The Spooks McCltuills. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free. I The Silencers East Kilbride Arts Centre. ()ld Coach Road. Iiast Mains. liast Kilbride. 013552 ()l000. 8pm. £8. Celebrating tett years of occasionally beguiling. occasionally rousing Scotpop with a new compilation. I Sumthang Twa Corbies. Kilbowie Road. 0l236 727473. 9pm. Free.


I Brian Poole And The Electrics Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm—3am. £5. Over 25s. Smart dress. Classic 70s material.

I Ugly Groove Movement Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 22‘) 4341. 10pm. £3. Noisy guitar-based rock.

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


I The Unforgettable Tour: Kenny Rogers, Tammy Wynette and Glen Campbell SECC. Fitmieston Quay. 248 999‘). 6.30pm. £23.50/£ 1‘) plus booking fee. See feature for this blockbustittg tottr ofcrocodile tears and classic tracks (in the case of Glen Campbell).

I The Cardigans and Popsicle The Arches. Midland Street. 221 9736. 7pm. £7.50 plus booking fee. See preview for the lovely. fluffy Cardigans. supported by a fellow Swedish pop cotnbo.

I Black Star liner King Tut‘s \Valt Walt Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £4.50. Radical ethnic band who were also the subject of a Jimmy ‘Kl.l" Cauty publicity scam-gone-\vrong a sltort while ago.

I Pain Nice 'n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.

I loudon Wainwright Ill and The McCluskey Brothers (‘ustletttitk Community Centre. Castlemilk l)rive. 7.30pm. £7 (£3). Tickets from C Sharp Music Factory. 631 1166 and Lost Ill Music. 339 8155. More folk festival shenanigans with the veteran travelling troubadour. first clocked on episodes of .W’Dl "'II. sttpported by Glasgow's own tellers of emotional tales with a folky undertone. See live review for McCluskeys.

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