MUSIC rock & pop

ROCK & POP:GLASGOW,WE016 continued 3 I THURSDAY 17

Irish singeii’songwritei who lets his nationality inform but not dominate his musical style.

I Adventures In Stereo and Spacehopper Record Player. The l3tl) Note. (ilas‘sford Street. 553' I633. H.3(lpm. £2. See preview for Creeping Bent Singles Club's guide to essential singles. Adventures ln Stereo are positively prolific on the liye front since emerging from home studio exile and they'll be doing their 60s girl group pop with one girl. Jtidith Boyle. Spacehopper show no mercy with upfront guitar overload.

I Crowbar and Churn The CtltlltHlSL‘. Union Street. 248 6606. 7pm. £5.30 pltis booking fee. No age restriction on this show. Hmmm. Could this he another exatiiple of extreme noise terror. (iiyen those names. the prospects bode well.

I Red Shelly (‘avern Bar. S’ralhclyde University Student l‘moii. lolm Street. 552 IH‘J5. l0piii. liree. Students and guests.

I The Dazeys Kllkellllys. .ltillll Street. 552 3505. 9pm. liree.

I Mibby and Nucleus Harley‘s. Quarry Street. Hamilton. ()l6‘IS 45Sl74. ‘lpiii. liree.


I Mr McFall's Chamber Henry's t‘ellai- Bar. 8 Morrison Street (opp ABC cinema). 22! IZS‘S. l()pm late £2 5() (£l.50). Seven-piece expei'iiiieiital group with a background in classical music who also display tendencies towards jazz and avant-garde forms.

I Songwriters’ Showcase 'l‘i-on Tavern. Hunter Square. S.3(lpiii. £l. Information: ()()I 5275. This gig features Jim Bryce. Scott and Pod and Holly Tomas. Scott and Pod launch their Iziire/itt'r Cl) and Holly Tomas is m the middle of promoting her debut album Ytt/itl'itrii Child.

I Tin Comic Tap ()‘l .auriston. l.auriston Place. 22‘) 4041. l0pin. Free.


I The Offspring and Lunachicks Bairowland. (iallowgate. 552 46()l. 7.30pm. £8 plus hooking fee. .No age restriction on this show. t'iiiiispii'etl neo- ptiiik ranting from The Offspring. but don't despair. 'cos the hilarious garage punk cabaret of l .uiiachicks is worth the entry fee. Rock chicks par excellence. I Catatonia and Smaller King Tut‘s Wah Walt Hui. St Vincent Street. 22l 527‘). H.30pm. £6. Another Welsh alternative pop delight courtesy of the vibrant Catatonia and their insidious

melodies. Smaller. like The Real People.

are more friends of (lasts who should be taken with a pinch of salt.

I Tunic, Dominic Waxing Lyrical and Andrew Beaujon (‘luh '/.ehra. The 130) Note. (ilassl'oiti Street. 553 l63tS. S.3()piii. £2. The laiiatie fiiiige from lidinhui‘gh iw itli Belfast connections lll 'l‘tiiiic‘s case) is itli suppoit from a man who called his last hand lggs.

I Breeze Nice ‘0' Slea/y. Saiit'liiehall Street. 333 0637. “pm.

I Remedy and The Finger Creams Cavern Bai. Stratliclyde l'iiiyei'sity Student l'nioii. John Slrset. 552 lS‘J5. 10pm. l ree. Students and guests.

I The Brown Family The Hall Bar. \\'oodlands Road. 56-1 i527 ').3(lpiu. free

I Seattle lSllist'llll} s. lohii Street. 552 3505. “pm l‘ree.

I Jam Session The lit'ewliousc. John

Street. 552 3S0! ‘>_3(lpiii. l‘l't‘t‘. l’eatiiiing ,

the Brewliouse Blues Band.

I Captain Dobie Haileys. Quarry Street.

Hamilton. otters 15Sl7l 9pm. l'iee.


I Hub and Sober Chloe la lit-lit- Aiigele. Hasties (lose. 225 2774. ‘lpiii. £TBC. See Mon 7.

I Unfaithful Servants \y'lnsile liinkit-s.

Niddry Street. 557 5 1 l4. llpiii. l-i'ee. Rock on






Tickets: £17.50 Available from Tel: 01224 620011 or 0131 557 6969.


Tickets: £17.50 and £15.00 Credit Cards Tel: 0141 287 7777 or 0141 339 8383 (24 hours). Tickets for both shows available by personal application to all usual agents (Subject to booking fee).



54 THE LIST ‘lr‘l / Apr 1997



Dates listed below are for one-off and ticketed shows: see separate section for free residencies. Gigs are listed by date, then by city. Performances will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least ten days beforetpublication. Jazz listings compile by Kenny Mathieson.



I Glasgow Jazz Record Club Unitarian Church. 72 Berkeley Street. 7.30pm. Contact lirnie Spiers. l4 (ilendee Road. Renfiew (886 294‘); for membership details. 7.30pm. (iuest speaker Jack Ratheiloid looks at the relationship hetweeii clarinetist Jimmy (.iiuffre and the Ayant (iai'de movement.

I Midnight Club Bourbon Street. ins (ieorge Street. 552 0|4l. llpiii 3am (no admission alter lam). £3. Late-nightjazz and blues cliih.


I Absolute Blues and More: Tam White Caledonian Brewery. 42 Slateford Road. 337 l2\‘(i. Spin. £6. An extension ol 'l'am’s fringe residency at Tron Tavern under this name. it] which Scotland's leading blues singer is joined by regular mates l‘i'aser Spiers and Neil Warden. Local blues otitfit Blue Hyenas provide support. and they all do it again next week.

I Kevin MacKenzie's Swirler The Bongo (Jul). l4 New Street. 556 5204. ll).3()piii 3am. £5 (£3). Kulu‘s Maiden Voyage series piesents guitarist Kevin .\l.)cl\'ei)/lt"s successor to the (‘oolgrooye. moy mg otit iii a different direction with Phil Bancroft (tenor sax). Brian Kellock (piano). .lolm Spiers (bass) and Tom Bancroft (drums).



I Jack Duff Quintet Pizza lixpress. l5l Queen Street. 22l 3333. Dining from Spin. hand from 9pm. £5. The lidinhurgh-hascd saxman (and sometimes pianist) leads a strong mainstream hand. with Brian Kellock (piano). Ronnie Rae (bass) and Ken Mathieson (drums). plus featured singer Jean .‘vlundell.

I Midnight Club Bourbon Street. 108 (ieorge Street. 552 014 l. llpm 3am (no admission alter lam). £3. Late-night jazz and blues cluh.


I Basic Collective The l.i/zard Lounge. Cafe (iraffiti. Mansfield Church haseiiient. entrance via liast London Street. l()_3()pm~3aiii. £5 (£4). Last chance (for the moment) to catch these lidinhurgh groove iiiei‘cliants in an eclectic llll\ of hip musical directions. featuring singer Nicola King and DJ Joseph (liast Coast Project). guitarist Barney Strachan (3 Bag Brew). bassiiiaii Simon Tortilinson tl‘reshly Squeezed). and drummer Toby Shippey (Salsa Celtica). plus special guests. An exciting new project takes tip residence at The Iii/aid next week.


I Damon Brown's Rhythm Indicative Tron Jazz Cellar. Tron Tay ern aiitl Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 220 I550. 8.30pm. £5 (£4). The lidinburgh Jazz. Project open their new season with a hand new to Scotland. although a couple of the names are familiar enough. The leader is a trumpeter. and he is joined by former Tommy Smith sextet member Andy Panayi on saxes and flute. Claire Martin‘s pianist (iareth Williams". and drummer Winston Clifford. (ieoff (iascoyne is listed as bassist. but he was also supposed to play with Tommy Smith at the ('lieltenham .la/z festival this


weekend. so he may well have dropped out of this part of the band's tour. which also takes them to The Lemon Tree. Aberdeen. on Thurs 3. and The Links Hotel. Montrose. on Fri 4 (which is the night of Tommy's Cheltenham gig. the premiere of a major new work for twelve-piece bands. Planet Wave. (team with poems by Edwin Morgan).

I Kevin MacKenzie and Friends Bank Hotel. I South Bridge. 556 9043. 2.30—5.30pm. £l. Guitarist Kevin MacKenzie leads the Sunday brunch trio, with Kenny Ellis (bass) and lain Copeland (drums) as his regular helpers. and all manner of guests sitting—in.

I John Rae Trio Henry‘s Cellar Bar. 8 Morrison Street (opp ABC cinema). 22] I288. l()pm—«late. £2 l ). Drummer John Rae leads the Sunday night residency. with Brian Kellock (piano) and Kenny lillis (bass).



I Dixieland Swing Club Pizza Express. l5l Queen Street. 221 3333. Dining from 8pm. Free to diners. Traditional jazz from this month‘s guest band. The Dixielanders. with Tommy l-lalcup (trumpet). Stan Reilly (sax and clarinet). Tommy livans (bass). and Ted Bosley (guitar).


I Power of Scotland Big Band Walkers. l2 Shandwick Place. 476 7()l3. ltlpm— 12.30am. £4 (£3). This powerful hig hand is co-led by drummer John Rae and trumpeter ifddie Severn. with the brief of getting top-notch Scottish-based musicians together to play charts arranged or composed by Scottish musicians. The ()ther Scene

(iiiidiii ylit—3am. £2) resumes next week. I Lin say Cooper Free Underground Henry's Cellar Bar. 8 Morrison Street (opp ABC cinema). 221 1288. l()pm~-late. £2 (£l ). Bass player Lindsay Cooper leads a regular free and experimental jazz session. Sit in. or just listen.

I The Monday Lizard Cafe Bar. Traverse Theatre. it) Cambridge Street. 228 I404. 8—l().3()pm. l’ree. An informal opportunity for jazz-theatre performance. in which both playwrights and musicians can tryout new or experimental work. If you are interested in taking part. contact the Traverse's dramaturg. lilla Wildridge. on 228 3223; otherwise. just go along and check otit what is going on.



I Paul Harrison Trio Bank Hotel. I South Bridge. 556 9043. 8—l lpii). £ 1. Pianist Paul Harrison has been attracting some favourable attention in tiddie Severn's group and in the liUJU. and now gets his own two-month residence here. with Mario Caribe (bass) and Dave Hunter (drums).

I John Coltrane Tribute Band Walkers. l2 Shandwick Place. 476 7()l3. ltlpm—lam. £4 (£3). A set rhythm section of Steve Christie (piano). l)emus Donnelly (bass) and John Rae (drums) will be joined each week by three tenor saxophonists playing Coltrane tunes over ftiiik and soul grooves. Sacrilege or iii- the-spirit experiment? Judge for yourself.



I Colin Steele Quintet Plus Walkers. l2 Shandwick Place. 476 7()l3. ltlpm~lam. £4 (£3). A classic. meaty hard bop sound is on the menu here from trumpeter Colin Steele and his hand. which will include a rhythm section of David Milligan (piano). Brian Shiels (bass). and John Rae (drums). with a more flexible approach to a front-line horn partner.

I Mr McFaIl's Chamber Henry's Cellar Bar. 8 Morrison Street (opp ABC cinema). 22] I288. l()pm—late. £2.50