MUSIG rock & pop




I George Hamilton IV, Sandy Kelly and Sean O'Farrell Pavilion. Renlield Street. 332 I846. 7.30pm.

£2 lO.50/£8.50/£7.50. International country night.

I Paul Rodgers Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4()0l. 7.30pm. £l2 plus booking fee. The composer of Free's ‘All Right Now‘ and Bad Company's ‘Feel Like Makin‘ Love' hits town to do his blues and soul crossed with rock 'n' roll thin 7.

I Silver Sun, Grass-Show and The Montrose Avenue King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 22! 527‘). 8.30pm. £5. See preview for Silver Sun. a band who tnanage to play perky pop songs and you still don't want to punch them. Support comes from Grass-Show. Scandinavian power poppers.

I Autechre Blackout. Tin Pan Alley. Mitchell Street. 248 8832. llpm. £8. l.ive techno set with huge slabs of sound at the regular Friday night club.

I Geno Washington And The Blues Question Bourbon Street. George Street. 552 ()I4 I. 8.30pm. £7.50 (£24.95 with dinner). See Fri 2|.

I Seahouse and Riverdog Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.

I Free Radicals Captain's Rest (downstairs). Great Western Road. 33l 2722. 8pm. £l. Hypnotic. largely instrumental odysseys from Free Radicals with hints of dttb. jazz and ambient. Plus DJs.

I Back Street Hero MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 22! 849‘). 9pm. Free.

I Hoochie Coochie Band The Scotia. Stockwell Street. 552 868 l. 3.30pm. Free. Blues.

I Real Easy Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free.

I The Mo‘Hawks '97 McChuill‘s. High Street. 552 2 I35. l0pm. Free.

I The Cloud Assassins The Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 l2l(). 9pm. Free. I Die Happy Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.

I Deja Voodoo and Big George Unplugged The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 380l. 4—8pm. Free.

I Billy Rankine The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 380l. 9.30pm. Free. Former Nazareth and Sensational Alex Harvey Band guitarist.

I French Kiss Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm—3am. £5. Classic songs from down the years.

I Johnny Panic and Bible Of Dreams The Attic. Dyer's Close. Cowgate. 225 8382. 9pm. £2.

I Quarantine The Tap 0' l .auriston. l.auriston Place. 22‘) 404 l. 9pm. Free. Heavy guitar punk out ofGlasgow.

I Proi Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5l l4. 9pm. Free. Ska tunes for skankers.

I Sawyer, The Leopards and Pizza Boy Delivery Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 22‘) 434 l. 9pm. £3. Local rockers along with Creeping Bent‘s surf punk trio. Mick Slaven. The Leopards frontman. currently has a nice sideline in playing all the music for Passing Plut‘t’X at the Traverse.

I Sandyman West Iind Oyster Bar. West Maitland Street. 225 38m. l0.30pm. Free.



I Eliza Carthy King Tut's Walt Walt Hut. St Vincent Street. 22l 527‘). 8.30pm. £6. Twenty-two-year-old singer who has done much to kick English folk into the 90s.

I Lurch Pavilion. Renfield Street. 332 1846. 7.30pm. £8.5()/£7.50. Aussie combo featuring grungey Alex from Hume Illltl :Iti‘ttt'.

I Kerbdog and Sic The Cathouse. Union

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Stree . 248 (i606. 7.30pm. £4.50 plus booking fee. Grinding alternative metal from Kerbdog. Sic feature Ricky Warwick.

I The Waltzers, The Cornerstone, Fuse, Nudge and Oceana The BrewhoUse. John Street. 552 380l. 9pm. Free.

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


I Hardbody, Mystery Juice and The Orange Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 8pm. £4. Hardbody move into the headline slot by virtue of being escellent but also because the Sneaker Pimps cancelled their appearance. Look out for Hardbody‘s new single ‘()n Your ()wn' (Haiku). For reference. they have been favourany compared to a slightly more indie version of Portishead \\ ith more live instrumentation. 'l‘hey've been tipped for the top by. no less titan. Sony w ho signed them tip last year. This could well be their year. with their debut album coming ottt .sllnl'lly.

I Skunk The Attic. Dyers Close. Cowgate. 225 8382. 9pm. £2. Rock clttb with [Ms and regular live bands.

I Wire Spiders Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 SI l4. 9pm. Free.


I Ligament, El Hombre Trajeado and Pilotcan Club Yoda. The |3th Note (downstairs). (ilassford Street. 553 M38. 8.30pm. £3. Mogwai's club featuring a number of strutting indie types. including London's Ligament. lidinburgh's Pilotcan release their debut album around .»\pril/i'\‘lay.

I Substitute and Frisk Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.

I Chiaroscuro, Trent, The Small Gentlemen and Gofa The Hrewhousc.

John Street. 552 380l. 0pm. Free. See BACARIN Rum/77w 1.1.x! Unsigned Scottish Band “No-1007 competition preview.


I Ligament, Pilotcan, Sawyer, Chicane and Spinach The Attic. Dyer's Close. ('owgale. 225 8382. 9pm. £2. Several of lidinburgh‘s best young bands do battle for your attention. Well worth a visit.

I Lupus, Sexy Jessica and Evolve Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073 0pm. Local band package featuring young hopefuls.

I Slidin’ Delta Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5| I4. 0pm, Free. Blues.

I Sandyman Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 22o 2530. ()pm. Free.


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'I‘hc l3th Note (downstairs). Glttssl'ortl Street. 553 l()3b’. 8.30pm. Free. ('hickwecd are on Iidinburgh's Human condition records and otin two issues ago we described them as a curt slab of guitar- pop and charming female vocals. Head along yourself and decide whether we speak with forked tongue or not.

I Chewy, The Anonymous and Brown Eye Superfly (ilory Ho\. Curlers. Hyres Road. 334 I284. 8.30pm. Free.

I Captain 22, Chemistry and Carbon

Heart The Hrewhousc. John Street. 552 380]. 9pm. Free. l’lus pri/c tlllll.

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

I Glasgow Songwriters featuring Scott 8t Dave Blackli'iars. Bell Street.

552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. l.esmahagow

duo. Plus open mic.


I Songwriters' Showcase 'l‘ron 'I‘avern.

Hunter Square. 7.30pm. £l. Information: 22 8245. Weekly forum for lidinburgh-

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