Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 4—8 m. Free. Big blues session.

I Blg George And The Business The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 9.30pm. Free.


I A New Flame Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm—3am. £5. A Simpl Red tribute band. methinks.

I Foil, Moniac and The Jennifers Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 10pm. £3. Three local bands strap on their guitars and deliver three different flavours of hardcore-ish noise.

I Unfaithful Servants Whistlebinkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 9pm. Free.



I Pavement and The Pastels The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120. 7.30pm. £8.30 plus booking fee. They’re an erratic bunch. are Pavement. but as it sometimes seems they have single- handedly spawned the latest generation of Glaswegian noiseniks. respect is due. New album Brighten The Corners definitely has its moments of aching beauty as well as times where you want to shake the band out of their torpor.

I Vidpsychique. Headache and pH Family Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.

I Foam, Miss World and The Shining The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 9pm. Free.


I Belle And Sebastian Assembly Rooms. George Street. 220 4348.

7.30 m. See Sat 8.

I Wildebeast, Macrocosmica and Rokaragnarock The Attic. Dyer's Close. Cowgate. 225 8382. 9pm. £2. Wildebeast feature former Teenage Fanclub members. Macrocosmica have ex-Telstar Ponies in their ranks while

Rokaragnarock claim members of Moniac as their own.

I Baba Cool and Niantic Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 10pm. Free. Baba Cool‘s welcome forays into ambient dance technology have earned them a place on The Lixt's prestigious Bacardi Rum Unsigned Band Search. Niantic. on the other hand. are a noisy four-piece guitar-pop act. Variety being the spice of life and all that.

I Road To Ruin Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 9pm. Free. Rock.



I Texas King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. A special ‘intimate' show from the homecoming heroes. prior to their big Barrowland showdown. This Radio 1 sponsored gig is in aid of Comic Relief. Call the Radio 1 concert line to see if you're in with a chance of a ticket. In true Comic Reliefjapester style. it‘s free to get in but £5 to get out.

I The Divine Comedy with The Brunel Ensemble Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. £1 l/£9 plus booking fee. Tickets frotn the box office. Just the Ticket and the Ticket Centre. Neil Hannon and cohorts give it the orchestral treatment which C(tsuttm'u deserves live and which A Short Album About Love demands. as it was recorded live with an orchestra in the first place. If you've never seen The Divine Comedy. but are tickled by what you hear. you must witness Hannon in croontastic performance.

I My Life Story The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120. 7.30pm. £8.30 plus booking fee. Isn‘t it always the way? You wait years for lavish. romantic. glitzy pop bands to play and then two come along in the one night. My Life Story are really too close to The Divine Comedy to be competing on the

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satne night. and they are the poor relations. Jake Shillingford is big on personality. but the whole thing sounds a bit forced.

I 3 Colours Red and Hurricane The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £5.30 plus booking fee. One for those who can't stand foppery and just want to mosh to some straight-ahead muscular rock and neck copious amounts of lager. 3 Colours Red are a nothing-special rock band who nevertheless have a commercially rosy career ahead of them. Ride fans should check out Hurricane. Andy Bell's new combo.

I Killing Daisy, Alkahounds and Junction 19 Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University L'nion. John Street. 552 1895. 10pm. Free. Students and guests.

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

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


I Stereophonics and Cruyff The Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £5. The headliners Stereophonics are one of the tnore talented young bands to emerge in recent months. Watch otit for the new single ‘I.ocal Boy In The Photograph. See Preview. With support from local act Cruyff. who got their name after discussing the footballer with Noel Gallagher in a hotel bar iti Italy. Weird or what'.’

I Blind The Attic. Dyer‘s Close. Cowgate. 225 8382. 9pm. £2. Blind host this party to celebrate the release of their single ‘Radio lnfectious'. With special guests (tbc) and guest DJs. See singles. I Slidin' Delta Whistlebinkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 9pm. Free. Blues duo.


Glasgow I The Sound. Frisk and Substitute Glory Box. Curlers. Byres Road. 334

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1284. 8.30pm. Free.

I Captain 22, Fuse and The Mighty Fine The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 9pm. Free. Plus prize quiz.

I Swiss Family Orbison Cul De Sac

Southside. Pollokshaws Road. 649 4717. 9pm. Free. Continuing the new laidback music sessions at this southside bar.

I Caffeine Cake Orchestra and Brink The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 8.30pm. Free.

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

I Glasgow Songwriters featuring

Andy Hughes Blackfriars. Bell Street.

552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. A Counting Crows roots vibe to this songwriter's work. Plus open mic guest spot.


I The Maximum Who and Proi The Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £5. Not suprisingly. a Who tribute act. Support from a local ska band.

I John Denver Usher Hall. I.otliian Road. 228 1155. S()I.I)()1‘T.

- I Carbona Not Glue, Riser and Skeeks

The Attic. I)yer's Close. Cowgate. 225 8382. 9pm. £2. Local rock with the Raniones-inspired headliners.

I Songwriters' Showcase Tron

'I‘avern. Hunter Square. 7.30pm. £1. Information: 228 8245. Weekly forum for lidinburgh-based singer-songwriters. with anybody welcome to perform a fifteen-minute set. Tonight's man with the mic is Scott Boshani. formerly of The Spooks arid Bikini Club infamy.

I Marco Swayze Quartet Whistlebinkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 9pm. Free.


I Skunk Anansie. The Stereophonics and Gravity Kills Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £ 10 plus

' booking fee. No age restriction on this




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