MUS": rock & pop
ROCK & POP LISTINGS continued
TUESDAY 25 Glasgow
I Christy Moore Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. £15.50/£13.50. Probably called ‘The Man' by those in the know. the veteran folk singer has worked with almost everybody there is. His live work can be a blisteringly. almost suffocatineg intense experience; lyrical and light or incredibly grumpy. Or. indeed. all three. First of a staggering five-night stand at the Concert Hall. See feature
I V Min The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 8.30pm. Free.
I Captain 22 , Substitute and Zephyr The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 9pm. Free.
I Blonde Bit on the Side Cafe Delmonicas. 552 4803. 9.30pm. Free.
I Vagabonds Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.
I The KHB Cul De Sac Southside. Pollokshaws Road. 649 4717. 9pm. Free. Featuring former King Hash guitarist Scott Richardson.
I Glasglow Son riters featuring Kenne James aule Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. Young Lennon-ish singer/songwriter. Plus open mic guest spot: arrive early to book your spot.
I list Harleys. Quarry Street. Hamilton. 01698 458174. 9pm. Free.
I subcircus and Coney Island Cyclone La Belle Angele. Hastie‘s Close. 225 2774. 8pm. £5. Peter. Nicolai. Tommas and George make up the bittersweet beauty of subcircus. Quite a cosmopolitan lot. hailing from Copenhagen and Yorkshire. they spent last year treating audiences to samplers from their forthcoming Carousel collection. When you hear a band who start a song with a line like ‘I want you like an accident.‘ you know something interesting is going on.
I Mayonnaise, Slty Monkeys and quicksand The Jaffa Cake. King Stables Road. 229 9438. 9pm. £2. Jangly guitars means indie fun.
I Whisky DogsCanons' Gait. Canongate. 556 5560. 8.30pm. Free. Rock 'n‘
I Son iters' Showcase and Works op Tron Tavern. Hunter Square. 8.30pm. £1. lnforrnation: 661 5275. Weekly forum for Edinburgh-based singer-songwriters. with anybody welcome to perform a fifteen-minute set. In the absence of sexy Helen. the ambiguous Mr A Host will compere. it says here. Get there early ifyou want a slot.
I Death Ambient The Tolbooth. Broad Street. 01786 443129. 8pm. £5 (£3). Coming from New York and Tokyo. this trio have performed with the likes of Napalm Death. John Zorn and The Young Gods. Expect lots of hypnotic loops. visceral bass-playing and organic ambience.
WEDNESDAY 26 Glasgow I Jimmy Nail SECC. Finnieston Quay. 287 7777. 6.30pm. £17.50/£15 plus booking fee. Following the success of his caffeine-free Country. Nail returns to his ambient roots with this one-man show. Expect extended dub-heavy collages of ‘found‘ fragments eventually resolving into aural evocations of the final agonies of Mother Earth. almost Mantra-like in effect. stunningly counterpointed here and there with punishingly complex improvisational percussion outbreaks and samples from the new Japanese psychedelic underground. Joke. I Christy Moore Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. £15.50/£l3.50. See Tue 25. I TC Hug, Tangerine and Breeze King
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Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4. it's been a while since TC Hug first turned heads with their ‘Find’ single. but. hey. relax there little kitten — they‘re back! And what‘s more they‘ve got an album Pie-Mﬂlll/U at the ready.
I The Pastels Present Elluminazione The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 8.30pm. £1. Hey hey it‘s the Pastels and their continuing mission to present a warm and low-key pre-club evening for your edification and enjoyment. Live music to be conﬁrmed. but chances are the band themselves will be doing something fairly acoustic.
I Carnival Numan Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Bonzer! A Gary Numan tribute band — though it‘s a pity they haven‘t called themselves Tory Planecrash Hairweave. Plus 80s night. so get those streaks put in
I Daydream and Mystic Tops Cavem Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895. 10pm. Free. Students and guests.
I Homegrown and The Mighty FineTimes Square. St Enoch Square. 221 6579. 8 in. Free.
I Le C eeque Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.
I Mystery Juice. Huckleberry and Dominic Waxing Lyrical Venue. Callon Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £4 (£3). Mystery Juice can be described as a Celtic Beck infused with hip hop and G Love traces while Huckleberry have a post-Wonder Stuff feel. having risen from the ashes of Khartoum Heroes and the Skhuobie Dubh Orchestra. Quirky. psychedelic punk pop is the order of the day. Dominic Waxing Lyrical are off the wall Frank Zappa in a dress with medieval trendencies.
I Arrivistes Cellar Bar. Tron Tavern. Hunter Square. 661 5275. 8.30pm. £1. Having moved from the Venue. Arrivistes‘ new format features performance poetry. theatrical frolics. and classy songwriting. Dominic of Waxing Lyrical. Aurora Toye and Woodstock Taylor and the Aliens are amon the acts. Craze host.
I Ga lus Stones. Frederick Street. 220
subcircus want you like an accident. Glasgow: Sun 30 Mar. Edinburgh: Tue 25 Mar.
1226. 9.30pm. Free. ()ne of the lucky few to have made it into the Edinburgh heat of the BACARDI Rum/The List band search on account of their driving melodies with a Celtic twist.
I Dollstoy Drunken Monk. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 9.30pm. Free. Fresh from their recent radio debut. l)o|lstoy have only one question to ask — are you a funkierockska‘? Ifyou think you might be. then go. Really quickly.
I The Butch Numbers Tap ()‘ Lauriston. Lauriston Place. 229 4041. 10pm. Free.
I Spoonful Trio Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 10.30pm. Free. Rock.
THURSDAY 27 Glasgow
I Christy Moore Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. £15.50/£13.50. See Tue 25.
I The Goldenhour, Remedy and Catcher King Tut's Wah Wah Htit. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50. Recent winners of the Glasgow heat of the BACARI)1 Rum/The Us! Unsigned Scottish Band Search stop off on their way to the National Finals in May. The Goldenhour wear their sixties influences with pride. harmonise. and are delicate when necessary. Obviously the nest ()asis then. No question. no.
I The Luci Baines Band. The Commercials and Astral Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Hailing from Greenock. The Baineses are a bit sulphate mod pop. with a touch of that funky maraccas rhythm thrown in to get you going like a big crazv horse in heat.
I Alan Price Bourbon Street. George Street. 552 0141. 8.30pm. £9.50 (£29.95 with dinner). The wonderful Alan Price. founder member of the Animals and a dab hand at opening beer bottles with a piano lid. as evinced in his cameo in Dylan's Don 'r [.(m/t‘ Burk. rolls around to caress the keyboard and provide some soul blues to warm the heart and bring a smile to the face.
I Pist. On The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 7pm. £5.30 plus booking fee. Punky upstarts with the occasional grunge inflection.
I Gorfe and Kito The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £1. Gorfc comprise ex-members of Glue. Curl and Tonic. Appearing alongside Manchester hardcore outfit. Kito.
I Broken Heroes, Water and Miss World Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895. 10pm. Free. Students and guests.
Ghijk and The Brown Family The Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free.
I Johnny Torpedo And The U-Boats MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 572 0199. 9pm. Free.
I Billy Rivers McC‘huills. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free. Blues guitarist. I Blues Roots The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 9pm. Free. Acoustic blues.
I Seattle Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.The entire population of Seattle drop in. ()fcourse they don't.
I The Beatles Beat Harley's. Quarry Street. Ilamilton. 01698 458174. 9pm. £4.
I Lucid The Underground. Bruce Hotel.
(‘ornwall Street. Fast Kilbride. 013552
29771. 10pm. £3. Beatles tribute band. l'd wager.
I Astralasia Venue. Calton Road. 557
3073. 9pm. £4. ‘A magic carpet ride of entrancing rhythms instantly transporting you to a richly surreal aural ()rient.’ is how one critic described Astralasia. Anti who are we to argue'.‘ Their inﬂuences
i range from Techno and House. Ambient. Dub and World. and have been
incorporated into albums such as T/lt’ I’m/rim ()flz'r's'turv and lWiutr't'er Happened To Utopia.
I T.C. Hug and Ballboy La Belle
Angele. Hastie‘s Close. 225 2774. 8pm.
£4. See Wed 26. ; I Schroedinger's Cat The Bongo Club.
New Street. 556 5204. 10pm-3am. £2. Live music. sculpture. visuals and DJs.
f I The Lapels Whistle Binkies. Niddry
Street. 557 5114. 10.30pm. Free. Indie with a social conscience.
I R. H. Band Drunken Monk. Rutland Street. 2293402. 10pm. Free.
I Bernard Brogue BandCanons‘ Gait. Canongate. 556 5560. 8.30pm. Free. Folk rock.