MUSIC rock & pop




I Cast artd Audioweb Barrtm-land. Gallowgate. 552 460|. 7.30pm. SOLD OUT. No age restriction on this show. The hutch-maligned Cast confouttd the critics witlr another sold-out tour. Tlte kids are insatiable it seems whert it comes to those trad beat souttds tar'ted up for the 90s and embellished with .lohtt Power's pronouncements on the spirittral heart and sottl of guitar rtrttsic. See album review. Audioweb do a sarritised dance/rock crossover thattg.

I Soul Coughing arid Madder Rose The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 H20. 7pm. £7 pltts bookitrg fee. .A double header tour for these two US bands. rttuclr loved in stnall quantities. If yotr go for Sottl Coughing'sjazz-inflected rock you‘re in good company Prince arid l'ma Thurman


are fans. Madder Rose are lauded for their simple btrt emotional pop and the acltey breaky voice of Mary l.orsen.

I El Vez King Tut's Wait Wait Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £6. l.atino stud w ho puts his own spin on the many faces of lilvis Presley and even manages to tit iii a bit of Central American politics along with the costume changes His albums irtclude li/ (irttt'iris/ttnrl arttl (il. Av. .‘lv.’ B/llt’\.

I Big Joe Turner And The Memphis Blues Caravan The Br‘ewhouse. John Street. 552 380i. 9.30pm. Free. Stalwart (ll. the Memphis land itttlct‘tl global) blues scene plays his ortly (llaswegian date of the year.

I Silverback, Fabulous and The Sound Nice 'n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.

I Trout, Motor Life Co and Tumbler ('lttb Zebra. The l3tlr Note. (ilas‘st'ord Street. 55.3 [638. 8.30pm. £l. Disturbineg ‘/any’ sonic assault front


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52 THELIST .2 '

Trout. who are hopefully not of this planet. Back down to earth with the grungey melodies of the powerful Motor Life Co.

I Broken Heroes, Scope and Megatrends Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Student Union. John Street. 552 1895. l()pm. Free. Students and guests.

I Mrs Columbo The Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 564 1527. 9.30pm. Free.

I After Dark Chambers Bar. George Square. 552 I740. 9pm. Free.

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

I Paradox The Underground. Bruce Hotel. Cornwall Street. East Kilbride. 013552 2977l. l()pm. £3.


I Billy Bragg Assembly Rooms. George Street. 220 3439. 7.30pm. £|0. Barking's finest songwriter I'm guessing here —< has mellowed a bit now that he is a father btrt he cart still rouse the rabble with those distinctive vocals and impassioned lyrics and stuff. See feature.

I Gallus, Slaphead, The Rich Hill, The Hun ry Ghosts, Doc Stanley arid Baba Coo La Belle Angele. Hasties Close. 225 2774. 7.30pm. £3. The fourth heat of the BACARl)l Rum Scottish Unsigned Band Search kicks off. See preview for thrills arid spills.

I Jim Reeves - The Show That Might Have Been l'sher Hall. l.othian Road. 228 ll55. 7.30pm. £9—r£l(). Can you hear the sound of distartt drtrtns‘.’ Jim certainly can‘t. bttt if the man's memory stirs you to untrammelled ecstacy then Paul \Vlteater‘s show is for you. He gets played on the wireless. you kttow.

I The Thanes Whistle Bittkies. .‘s'ittdry Street. 557 5114. llpm. Free. Autherttic beat sottttds.


I Tricky Barrowlartd. Gallowgate. 552 460i. 7.30pm. £ l0 plus booking fee. The mumbling Bristoliart maestro inflicts his l)antean vision and perversely off-the- beaten-track woo/y beats on us all. At times darker than The Prodigy but without their drive. Tricky ~ we stroke our chins irt tribute.

I Gorky’s Zygotic Mynci The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 ll20. 7pm. £6.50 plus booking fee. See preview for sortie perspective on this vital Welsh band with a wonky imaginative sound which isn't to the taste of those wlto like a direct approach. However. the last two singles 'l’atio Song' and the lovely 'Diatnond l)ew ' have been deemed gasp! rut/in-


I Sydney Devine Pavilion. Renfield Slt'c‘c‘l. 5.32 lrS-lfi. 7.30pm. £‘)/£7. Tllc‘ sparkling rhinestone cowboy rides again. I Whiteout and The Allstars .‘s‘iee ‘n‘ Slea/y. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Whiteout make another return to the fray. this time as a three-piece with guitarist lirrc taking on the vocal duties. arid plans to release material on local label Yoyo.

I Million Dollar Band, Silverback arid Sound Temple King Tut‘s Wait Wait lltll. St Viltc‘c‘lll Slt‘c‘c‘l. 22l 527‘). 8.30pm. £3.50. Souly -_|a//y-party slttlT from Million Dollar Band.

I Climax Blues Band Bourbon Street. (ieorge Street. 552 0141. 8.30pm. £7.50 «£24.95 with dinner). More raves frorn the grave presented lll an intimate setting by Botrrbon Street.

I Limousine, Perfectly Legal atrd Zoelism (‘ayern Bar. Strathclyde l'myersrty Student l'nron. John Street. 552 I895. l()pm. Free. Students arid gllt'Sls.

I The Corleones, The Small Gentlemen arid Pulsar The Arena. ()swald Street. 22l 30l0. 9pm. £3. including entry to The Friday (‘lub The Small (ientlenten were among the bands \\ ltU ttk‘lxc‘tl Ill/It' [HI/littc'at'tll l.ll\lL'ilCtl (il.l\:.'tt\\ ltc‘dl

I The Hoochie Coochie Band The

Brewhouse. John Street. 552 380i

9.30pm. Free. Blues collective featuring Eric Cuthbertson.

I Rough Justice MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 572 0199. 9pm. Free.

I Bopstreet McChuill‘s. High Street. 552 2135. l()pm. Free.

I Live Music Twa Corbies. Kilbowie Road. Cumberrtauld. ()l236 727473. l()pm. Free.


I Racey Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. l()pm—3atn. £5. Some girls might. I know I won't. Be going. that is.

I Combat Clergy and Beergut 100 Subway. Cow-gate. 225 6766. 8pm. £2. l.ocal punk combos.

I Unique Freak Tap ()'I.auriston. l.auriston Place. 229 404l. l()pm. Free. Grungev freakouts.

I Freebase Henry's Cellar Bar. 8 Morrison Street (opp ABC cinema). 22] 1288. llpm late. £4 (£3). Far frottt being a type of cocaine this is a funktastic band.



I Hank Marvin ('ilasgow Royal Concert Hall. Satrchielrall Street. 7.30pm.

£ 1 5/£ l 3. The bespectacled guru of the guitar. whose image frotti his dancing days iii The Shadows ltas overshadowed the fact that many respected guitarists look to him as a mentor.

I Sydney Devine Pavilion. Renfiettt Street. 332 I846. 2pm/7.3()pm. £9/£7/£5. See Fri H.

I Long Fin Killie and Ganger King Tut's Wait Wait Htrt. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4. lixperimentation is alive arid well and shrugging off boffin connotations courtesy of these two bands with Scottish connections. Fin Killie. put sitnply. play folk instruments in a punky way. Singer Luke is a multi- instrurnentalist who is always looking for tnore stringed wonders to pttt under his belt. Cianger. for those who haven't caught any of their frequent performances yet. are an instrumental quartet who play percussive grooves and are heavily influenced by Krautrock marvels Can.

I Feeder arid Cable The Cathouse. l'nion Street. 248 6606. 7pm. £4.50 plus booking fee. Two bands who occupy the heavier end of the alternative market. bordering on full-on ltard rock.

I Spong and Junk Nice 'n' Sleazy. Sauchieltall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.

I Climax Blues Band Bourbon Street. (leorge Street. 552 ()l4l. 8.30pm. £7.50

(£24.95 with dinner). See Fri II.

I ltchycoo Park and Maxwell's Wheels The Ferry. Clyde Place. 552 0588. 9pm. £3.

I Substitute, Frisk, Supernova and Second Judgement Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Student Union. .lolrtr Street. 552 I895. 10pm. Free. Students and guests.

I Fred Quimby Quartet MeChuill‘s.

High Street. 552 2 l 35. l()pm. Free. Jan. funk grooves.

I Roach The Hall Bar. Woodlands Road. 564 1527. 9.30pm. Free. Rock.

I Groove Brothers Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free.

I Billy Rankine The Brewhouse. .loltrr Street. 552 380i 4 6pm. Free. Forrrter .\'a/areth guitarist.

I The Hoochie Coochie Band The

Brewhouse. .lohrt Street. 552 380l.

6 8pm. Free. Blues. I Counterfeat The Brew house. .lolur

Slt‘c‘c‘l. 55.2 3ST”. 9.30pm. l'it‘c't‘. l.llllc‘

Feat tribute combo.

I Gypski \lacSorleys. .lantarca Street. 572 ()l99. 9pm. Free.

I Die Happy Kilkertnys. John Street.

552 3505. 9pm. Free.


I Cast .\lc‘;ttlt\\\ bank Sput'ls (t‘ltlt'c‘. l.ondon Road. 66] 535 l. ".30pm. U l. In a recent 'li'r'rt/ li’v .Vl'q/ll. .lanice l.orrg claimed that liverpool was the music capital of the world. As part other evidence she cited this iolly four-piece who are better ll\c‘ than on record. \Vhtch isn't a crrtrctsrrr. .\'rce one. soft lad arid c'lc‘c‘lc‘l‘tl. Sc‘c‘ .tll‘tlltt t'c‘\'tc‘\\.