I Policecat and Idlewild The Attic. l.egends. Cowgate. 225 8382. 8pm. £2.


Guitars a go-go from the alterna- Catch tho M Music this “might. underground scene. ROCK N. ¥

I Songwriters’ Showcase Tron Tavern. Hunter Square. 7.30pm. £ l. Information: 228 8245. Weekly forutn for Edinburgh- based singer-songwriters. with anybody welcome to perform a fifteen-minute set. One local songwriter is highlighted at 10.30pm each night.


Glasgow I The Aphex Twin Qudos. Queen I the cum 30b Snmh an? MS Margaret Union. University Gardens. 339 mUCkers wlum for [he rescheduled 9784. 8pm. £7.50 plus booking fee frotn dates that were put back Since the

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sounds. Plus l)ls Luke ‘Wagon Christ' "I Tina. Tumfer A Si"? rim way to to" CONCERT HALL Vibert and Andrew Weatherall. what "me 0 year It ‘8',“ to,calcume THU 26th DECEMBER I X Ray spex and lost pafaliticos The the frequency With which big. long (80m met-s; +1 HEUPEENATuRALS C athouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. term Stars make an appearance north . ~

our more idiosyncratic bands from punk's SECC. Sun "Mon 2. lirst wave. . . Jm

I The Poppyheads, Junior Funktton, The Honeytlys, Lost Icon and Superhero The "I 5309‘" "ank‘mm‘ The late“

I £4.50 plus booking fee. '()h Bondage. Up of the border. Once every two months GLASGOW Yours!'. that was your catchphrase. until means it‘s summen twice in two days FRIBArlgtggég'vlg R you converted to eastern mysticism. Time means it's Christmas. Still. at least 2 t E

to see if the punk spirit lives on in one of the Cranberries have cancelled.

Rat Trap. Brown Street. 22] 7233. 8pm. member Ola famous Bn'tishjazz " £4. The Poppyheads are a twee. family to find her way north, for an WWW” m ti-iepi-cssibl)‘ bouncy combo whose 31] 100 ram appearance with her own 3 .. r i b t 3 embarrassingly cheery videos on tnav ' . . . . , , , What. m Chart on}. ' Sfilfig;j:fi'g‘jfi§f'“°° B”“""’" We" THE ARCHES ‘3 'J b '1‘ 0 d R sun 12th JANUARY I The S‘ounthnan3 No.3 and Fabulous mum“ 810%): ‘limiIiLli‘jI-l SIM-1' 33.3 HI The Good Sons Merseyside’s annuaunau

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Bank. Of Thc Bands gospel-tnfluenced country rockers QUEENS HALL I The Blunts Skank 'n‘ Pickle. The 13m have already Won a Solid following N G G S sufiegggggg FEB Note (downstairs). Glassford Street. 553 up here. and now return to Glasgow ABERDEEN 1938- 830PM Frs‘c- to kick off a short Scottish tour in MUSIC HALL I Mysmw Mum“! Blind and The support of The King is Highway. their Mo'ggal 23:91 FEB

Commercials Vic Bar Glasgow School ()f I - . atest album on Glitterhouse. Ca e Art. Renfrew Street. 332 0691. 9pm. Free. f

Royal. Glasgow. Fri 29.

Students and guests. I CLASSICAL , I Sunhouse, Carter-son and Cylinder TT "1' "- Times Square. St linoch Square. 221 I lqndon symphony 0mm“ A 6579. 9.30pm. CANCELLED relatively rare chance to see the LSO.

I The Dazeys Kilkennys. John Street. 552 who will be performing James 3505- 9pm. “60- MacMillan’s The World Ransoming; ! Gmo‘l? tun/“9' RF)“; A“" 5"“? Steven lsserlis will bejoining the grficl'l‘tilf‘ 0 I 475d?“ I 19W".- orchestra for Schumann’s Cello BIO 0131.228 "55 . “If y dlllll‘lUil L0\Li' \LTSIOHS \\ It OUI Concerto and Beethoven,S Sy’nphony

the cheesv eletnent. . . ' N05 wrll wrap up the evening. 7

Edlnburgh Glaswn Royal Concert Hall. Wed 4. Gusaow ARCHES

I Houdini, Amnesia Moon and Mlcrosurt intimate. but this time he has an intimate E O SUNDAY 23R!)

Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £3. venue to go with the songs sung blue. FEBRUARY

Three local indie/rock acts. I Motor lite Co and The nantets The

I Sweet Jane, Annie Christian and Red l3th Note (downstairs). Glassford Street.

Cloud The Jaffa Cake. King Stables Road. 553 I638. 8.30pm. Free. See preview for

229 7986. 7.30pm. £3. includes entry to Motor Life Co who begin a monthly mini-

Whale club afterwards. residency here with support from their

Canadian ex-patriate melodic garage rock 5 chums The Ranters.

I Meatloaf Tribute The Rat Trap. Brown

Glasgow street. 221 7233. 8pm. £4. Such an GLASGOW BARROWLAND FRIDAY 14th MARCH

original concept they couldn‘t even be

I Boyzone SECC. Finnieston Quay. 248 bothered to think ofa ‘hilarious‘ punning

9999. 6.30pm. £15 plus booking fee. name.

Rather poor Take That surrogates who I Hovercraft and llnwound King Tut‘s M A N I c R E

will probably be trounced by The Spice Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221

Girls in arty forthcoming chart races. but 5279. 8.30pm. £4.50. in the meantime seem to be keeping the I oolhy, Indigo Pulse and Dandy Toy The

teenage girls happy with their sickly Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. unoriginal cover versions. 9.30pm. Free. A triple bill of bands from I cocil and Jocasta The Cathouse. NGM Records.

Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £4.50 plus I Walter’s Special MacSorleys. Jamaica

booking fee. Heavy rockin‘ huffin’ and Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free. GLASGOW 5" 5th puffin’ from Cecil. while Jocasta make I Seattle Kilkennys. John Street. 552 s E c c APRIL more of an indie racket. 3505. 9pm. Free. ' ' ' '

I Mark Ettnl Nice ‘n’ Sleazy. I The Poppyhoads The Underground.

Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Bruce Hotel. Cornwall Street. East D/O Tickets from behind the bar. A must for Kilbride. 0|3552 2977 l. 10pm. £4. See 0141-287 7777 fans of the American Music Club Wed 4.

mainman as he performs an ‘intimate’ I Live Music The Halt Bar. Woodlands T'CKETS FROM V'RG'N 8‘ TOWER GLASGOW' V'RG'N 8‘ R'PP'NG EDINBURGH


show. By the nature of his beautiful. sad Road. 332 l2l0. 9.30pm. Free. and witty music. his shows are usually

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