I Whirllng Pig Dervish Nice 'tt‘ Strut/y. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9037. 9pm. Angular punkisli mayhem from those crazy cats.

I Liquid lunch \Vltllt‘l‘g'dls. (ireat Western Road. 333 3533. Sillprn. l-iee. .\ band who list their iritluences as anything from Hank Williams to The yer. :‘t Underground.

I Big George And The Business MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 33! S :99. 4pm. Free. See Sun )5.

I Rhanna Kilkennys. .lttlltl Sheet. .553 3505. 9pm. l‘ree.

I The Beatles Beat ll.l'. ley s. ()ttatry' Street. llaiiiiltotr. 'tltt"\‘ »15‘<?"3 "tan Free. See l-ii IS.

I Live Music i he lireyy house. John Street. 553 1i.S()l.”il)ptt: lice


. Slade 2 (‘llVL‘lllllSlL West lttllc‘ttiss. It“ 3353. 9pm. Ell). ('lassic Slade tll:rl:‘tt:‘.l including hopefully (1’) storming renditions of '(‘urn ()n l’eel l‘ht- Noi/ and the like.

I Nowhere, The Gilt and Ellis 't he Attic. Dyer's ('lose. ("oyygattx 335 8383. 9pm. £3. local tip and coming indie guitar acts.

I The Bongo Club ()ttt ()t 't he mite. It New Street. 556 530»). 9pm. l‘itce thg. l.ive cahat'et (as opposed to dead cabaret?) arid music. See prey ierv.

I live Music Pear Tree. West Nicolsen Street. («)7 7533. 8.30pm. l-‘ree.



I Horse Paisley :‘xi‘ts Centre. Nev. Street. Paisley. SS7 l()ll). Spin. Ll l. The \elyct tonsilled cotilt'allo hrings l5 '! l‘!;t' lt‘l .smoothy pop to l’aisley.

I Bedlord Falls Kilkeiiriys. ohri St'zr' 553 3505. 9pm. l‘ree.

I Live Music The Bt'eyvhouse. it it”: Street. 553 RS”). 9..‘~')pni. l-tte.


I Sweet Jane and ltinerant Spin '1 ll‘ Attic. Dyer 's (lose. ('oyvgale. 335 8383. 9pm. £3. lip and coming local acts.

I The Bongo Club ()ttt t )f the Blue. New Street. 556 53t)~l. 9pm. Price the Live eahat'et and music of air alter'nattye and diverse nature. designed to amuse. improve and intrigue. Bring your (i\\ u cheesegrater. See prey text

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I Glasgow‘s Rogmanay See separate listings.

I Tarn White‘s Rogmanay Bash litltttlmti Sit't‘t‘l. (ieotge Street. 553 til-«ll (S. illpttl. i ll) (£,i~l.5t) \y tlll dinner) The _]tl//_\' hluestiran hriiigs ill the Ne“ Year \yitli his smoly sounds. and grayelly \orce.

I Hugh Reed And The Velvet Underpants Mechuills. High Street. 553 335. lllpm. l‘tee. Sec Sat H.

I live Music Nice 'tt‘ Slea/y. Sauchiehall Street. 335 9637. 9pm. £3 trcl et itr advance guarantees entry to hat for the \y hole night. or take your chance that you might he ahle to squee/e in lor free later oti to witness the l)lrrig stills of SN”. re lttl'tl \titttrr‘litrs and .t four piece pip' hand (tr l‘raig It! the llt‘\\ year

I Surprise! ( 't‘litt'ts. ll:ylltll.l'ltl siteet. “1 553.'tlitt‘l. .\.\llll‘l! l.;ltlt‘. ill-10h“ Spin, li\tr ,r \t‘ecial surprise iiiysteiy ritusrcal guest . will he hurtling hetyyeen the too yeiiiies. thrilling punters at one and then dashing hack to the other in what promises to he a fun tilled exerting. 'l'he l‘.lt\' are open until lain tneitlctaally.


I Edinburgh‘s Hogmanay See separate colour section in centre pages.

I Bay City Rollers ( ‘atentttstt. \\est 'l‘ollet'oss. 338 3353. 9pm. L ll). lit'rng ill the Sets Year at ith the ultra cool and eternally popttlar Hay (‘in Rollers \‘.lltl v. ill no donht he regalitig tis llll their hits such as 'liye llye llahy‘ and ‘(irye .-\ l.tlllt' l.(t\‘t"

I The Ugly Groove Movement (‘as Reel. \Nest l’or‘t. .‘.‘.‘)»l_i-1l.‘lpni. 9.5 Rock.



I Doctor Pnp, Knucklebone and Junior Funktion hate 'l (it's \\’ah \Vali lllll. St Vincent Street. 3.3) 537”.S,1()piii.t‘~.5tl I Taster .\lacSt :leys. l.:iit:iit .: Street. 33l S199. 9pm. l’ree

I Babybird 'l he l'iitlerground. liruce Hotel. l 'oin\\';tll Street. l'iast lsilhitde.

lll 5553 3977!. ll‘t‘tii. Llfill Resclit'tlttlt‘tl date \\lllt original in lets still \.tlltl See



I Bernadette Wild Band (fart-tailor. West ltlllslt‘\\. 335 i353. “pin. L'l‘l. (‘lassic

songs from this original '.7t)s line tip.



I Fabulous, The Nocturnats and The leopards King 'l‘ut’s Walt Wali lltit. St Vincent Street. 33l 5379. 8.30pm. £3.50. local triple hill featuring the guitar pyroriiariia ol~ those vital Leopards.

I Big George And The Business llat‘leys. Quarry Street. Hamilton. ()lfi‘N 458l7-l. 9pm. lice. See Sun l5.



I The Gods Dt Glam Kilkennys. John Street. 553 )505. 9pm. Free. Ttihute to the era of face-glitter. platform boots and stomping rhythms.

I Billy Rankin The Bi‘eyvhoiise. John Street. 553 38m. 5—7pin. Free. Former Nazareth guitarist.

I Eric Cuthbertson And The Hoochie Coochie Band The Brewliouse. John Street. 553 RM. 9.30pm. Free. Renowned bluesman and his hand.

I Free At Last MacSorleys. Jatnaica Street. 33l 8499. 9pm. Free.

I Vagabonds lilackftiars. Bell Street. 552 5934. 9.30pm. Free,


I Racey Cavendish. West 'l‘ullet‘oss. 338 3353 9pm 3am. £5. l.ate 7()s trraterral from the group \\'ll() enjoyed chart success With Some Girls and ‘Ruriaround Sue'. I Johnson Brothers St laines Oyster Bar. (‘altoii Road. 553 3935. 9pm. Free.

('oy eis.

I Rok-A-Rag-tla-Rok The Tap ()‘lauriston. l.aut‘iston Place. 33‘) -l()—ll. 9pm. liree. l’unk a go-go.

I Live Music Ahhey. South ('lcik Street. (i(i7 3033. S3llptit. l‘itce.


I Rhanna KIll.L‘tlll_\\. John Street. 553 505, 9pm tree.

I Rev Doc And The Congregation llai'leys. Quarry Street. Hamilton. tnth JSS‘lT-l, 9pm. Free. Trad RtK'R.


I Liquid Lunch, Skeeks and Original Draught The Attic. l)yer".s Close. ("ougate 335 8383. 9pm. £3.

I Live MUSlC Pear Tree. \Vesl Nieolsoit Street. (i(i7 7513. 8.30pm. l‘ree.



I Wild Monkey The Apartment. Royal lisc‘liange Square. 33l 7080. 9pm. £35“. l.ocal cornho launch their new single ‘lntensiye (‘are' on ('tkN Records.

I Bedlord Falls Kilkennys, John Street.

553 150.59an l-i'ee.



I Stacey (ilory lio\. ('urlet's. liyres Road. 331 l3S-l. S itlptn. l’ree.

I Radio Moscow the lit'ewltoiise. Jtlllll Street. 553 53(ll. ‘)..‘\l)pltt. l‘tt‘t‘.

I Vagabonds Killcennys. John Street. 553 3505. 9pm. lilt‘t‘.


I Songwriters’ Showcase 't'ttm Tavern. llunter Square. 7.30pm. it. Information: 338 83-15. Weekly forum for litlitihurgh- hased singer-song\yiiters. with anybody welcome to perform a fifteen-minute .set. Please note that artists wishing to perforrii should arrive by 8pm to ensure a slot. There is now no headline act and the Showcase is totally open mic all night. Norman Lamont (no. not that one). songwriter of the Hungry Ghosts. will he your host for the evening.



I The Dazeys Kilkennys. John Street. 553 3505. 9pm. Free.



I The Starlets King Tut's Wah Walt Hut. St Vincent Street. 33l 5379. 8.30pm. £3.50. Look out fora forthcoming release on Flotsam And Jetsarn Records.

I The Hardy Boys and Room The Brewhouse. John Street. 553 38OI. 9.30pm. Free.

I Vagabonds MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 231 8499. 9pm. Free.

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

LIGHT ' mat-

Perlonnances will be listed, subject to space, provided that details reach our ollices at least one week belore publication. Light Music Listings compiled by Fiona Shepherd.



I Engelbert Humperdinck (ilJSgtlw Royal (‘otieert llall. Sauchiehall Street. 337 55l l. 7.5”t‘m. {Ht/t l S/t‘lo. 'l'he .stiioothy frotn | eiccstet' tl‘eliey e it ladcce/l‘t ciooris tor ytwtt (lelectatron.

JAZZ marita-

Gigs are listed by date, then by city. Performances will be listed, provided that details reach our ollices at least one week belore publication. Jazz Listings compiled by Kenny Mathieson.


I Glasgow Jazz Record Club Unitarian Church. 73 llerlclcy Street. ".ltlprn ('ontact lainie Spreis. l-t (ilendee Road. Renlteyy (SSH 3919) lot rnemherslitp details l)i‘umtiier and l‘lt‘.l(lc.!Slt‘l ls'en Matltreson (not me the other one) is to'nght's guest.


I Hue And Cry - Jazz Not Jazz ()ueeii's llall. ('lerk Street. (ttrS lel‘). 8.30pm. U35”. £9.50 l’at and (tit-g hit the road with a distinctly r.r/..' tlllt'ltldlt‘tl se\ert piece hand (they pity the (Fly llnll (ilasgoxy. on I 'ltll‘s I .‘t



I Roy Williams and John Barnes Mott Hall. Mitchell llteatre. (itatty‘illc Street. 337 55l l. Spin. U) (L7). two of the

doy ens of the liiitish traditional and lll.llll\ltt‘.llll~l;l// scene make art early return to ('rlasgoyy. 'l heir ttotiihoiie arid sa\ophorie parting is supported hy the escellent Ronnie Rae ‘liio.

I Madeleine MacDonald Sings The Ella Fitzgerald Songbook litllltl‘tttl Street. l()8 George Street. 5.53 0H]. S..‘~l)ptir l’ree. A trihute to hotli the late lilla arid the great .-\Itiericatt songhook from this well— regarded local singer.


I Kit Carey Band Bourbon Street. l08 George Street. 553 OH I. 8.30pm. Free. Dixieland lull. \vitli Maggie Mercer on vocals.


I Claire Martin And Her Trio 't‘rttn Jazz Cellar. Tron Tavern and Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 330 1550. 8.30pm. £6

(£5). Top-rated jazz singer. See preview.



I Claire Martin and Her Trio Bourhon Street. I08 George Street. 553 OHI. 8.30pm. £5. See Sun l5.