Cigs are listed by date, then by city. Dates will be listed, provided that details reach our oliices at least one week belore publication. Back and Blues Listings compiled by Fiona Shepherd

and Jim Byers.

Ticket information

Tickets tor most medium/large concerts can be bought trom the lollowing:

Just The Ticket Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679.

Tourer llecords Argyle Street. 204 2500.

Credit card bookings from:

TOCTA: 556 5555.

Ticket Link: 227 55I I.


Virgin Princes Street. 220 2230. nipping llecords South Bridge. 226 7010. ' Credit card bookings from:

TOCTA 557 6969.



I Celtic Connections See separate listings pages 20—2 1.

I Daft Punk Slam. The Arches. Midland Street. 22! 9637. 10.30pm. £7. The French duo with the mostest do a ‘mid- live‘ set with turntables. samplers and drum machine. See preview.

I Korn, The Urge and Incubus Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 460i. 7.30pm. £8 plus booking fee. No age restriction for this mosh-frenzy of an evening with dark overtones.

I Summersault, Catcher and The Suits King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50. Trio of local bands strut their stuff.

I liewtovrn Grunts, Ex-Cathedra and The Blunts Nice ‘n’ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Punk-slanted night.

I Wolltrain The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 9pm. Free.


I Boll Jordi Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. lOpm—3am. £5. Classic retro sounds with. one suspects. some Newcastle flavoured Bon Jovi covers. if the name is anything to go by.

I Firein and liedeem The oysentery The Attic. Dyer's Close. Cowgate. 225 8382. 9pm. £2. Young local indie acts with a bowel obsession m the case of the latter. I Eddie Felson Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5] l4. 10pm. Free. Cutting edge country boys.


I Celtic Connections See separate listings pages 20—2 1.

I [U Buttem Queen Margaret Union. University Gardens. 339 9784. 9pm. £6 plus booking fee. Tickets from the QM and Just the Ticket. Subcity Radio. recently voted Bn'tain’s best student radio station by Radio 1. launches its next stint on the airwaves with a live set from Mr drum 'n’ bass himself and DJs from Timeless. Rub-a-Dub and Flashback.

I ' '7" W “ran—us?“ “—

then the Longpigs would be very rich young men. Every song from last year’s The Sun ls Often Out album dripped angst and overwrought emotion. but in an ass-kickin’. guitar- screechin’ kinda way. Assembly Rooms. Edinburgh, Tue 4 Feb. III Beth Orton More genre hopping antics that look likely to make an impact on the charts over the next year from this slight chanteuse. Urban folk with little bits of dance thrown in is the closest we've come to a pigeonhole. Go along and build your own. See preview page 39. La Belle Angele. Edinburgh. Mon 3 Feb. I The Supernatural: When we first knew them. they were lovable hairheads winging it around the Glasgow gig circuit on a sing and a prayer. Nowt’s changed. it’s still the same ‘sunshine melodies' 1‘” but now the lads are international superstars on the back of their ‘Day Before Yesterday’s Man’ single. Huzzah. See preview page 4]. The Garage. Glasgow. Wed 5 Feb; The Venue. Edinburgh, Thurs 6 Feb. FM I Celtic Connections The shenanigans continue; bringing the most innovative folk to Glasgow from around the world. From the traditional to the ultra-modem. this is as fine as a folk festival gets. See separate preview section pages l9—21. Glasgow Royal Concert Hall and various other venues, until Sun 2 Feb.

JAE III Marty Crosz An entertaining

evening of vintage jazz and hilarious repartee with the return of this inimitable jazz singer. wit, and raconteur. Pizza Express. Glasgow, Sun 2 Feb.

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Tickets irom venue box office, Glasgow Just the Ticket Union St., Edinburgh Virgin 8. Ripping Records and all Tocta outlets c/c 0I3I-557 6969

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