This night forms part of the Big Beat club. Please note that the band are due on stage at lam.

I Liquid Lunch The Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 8pm. Price the. Recently described (by the band themselves. one suspects) as making ‘the kind of rock grooves Primal Scream and The Stone Roses would kill for’. They‘re in the studio about now recording an album with James Locke ofThe Chimes.

I Eddie Felson Trio Canon's Gait. Canongate. 556 4481. 8.30pm. Free. See Thurs 26.

I Voulez Vous Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9piii—3ani. £5. Abba covers methinks.

I Road Rage The Tap ()‘l.auriston. Lauriston Place. 229 404l. 9pm. Free. The helpful man at The Tap says that Road Rage go for an exhilarating early 80s UK hardcore style. similar to the revered Hasker Do. With support the.

I Goth Night Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 434 l. l0piii. Free. With bands tbc.



I Nancy Griffith Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. SOLD ()UT. See frontlines.

I The Seahorses The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 ll20. 7pm. £8.50 plus booking fee. Unless you journeyed to Greenock to see The Seahorses play Rico‘s in December. this will be your first chance to catch John Squire's new four-piece north of the border. The single ‘l.ove Is The Law' has the trademark Hendrix-indebted guitar and other material is as free and easy with classic reference points Beatles. Who as The Stone Roses were. but thus far without the dance crossover element.

I Chris Farlowe Bourbon Street. George Street. 552 0l4l. 8.30pm. £7.50 (£24.95 with dinner). See Fri 25.

I The Ranters, Motor Life Co and Beauty School Dropout Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 8.30pm. £3. Big Issue benefit week. See Thurs 24 for The Ranters. Motor Life Co are in a similar vein. producing strong son s with fast and furious guitars.

I F eetwood Bac King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 22l 5279. 8.30pm. £6. Swift return to Tut‘s for this tribute to the mighty Mac.

I Backclash Qudos. Queen Margaret Student Union. University Gardens. 339 9784. 8pm. £3. Students and guests. More tribute action as this combo recreate the sounds and the tension of The Clash.

I Texas Chainstore Masochists and Last Year's Men Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Student Union. John Street. 552 I895. l0piii. Free. Students and guests. ls this a film tribute band‘.’

I The Prefab Four McChuill’s. High Street. 552 2135. l0pm. Free. Right. no more tributes by order of The [.iSI. Will someone please play their own songs'.’ I The Outpatients MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 572 0199. 9pm. Free.

I Betasonic The Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 564 l527. 9.30pm. Free.

I Die Happy Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.

I Hideaway Blues Band The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 380l. 5—7pm. Free.

I Half Hand Hoodoo The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 380i. 9.30pm. Free.


I The Montrose Ave and Nowhere The Attic. Dyer’s Close. Cowgate. 225 8382. 7.30pm. £2. Formed a couple of years ago. five-piece The Montrose Ave specialise in three-part harmonies. piano parts and classic songwriting.

I Townes Van Zandt Tribute Canon‘s Gait. Canongate. 556 448 l. 8.30pm. £3. The Unfaithful Servants. The Radio Sweethearts. The Felsons and others celebrate the Texan musician who died earlier this year.

I Proi Wliistlebinkies. Niddry Street. 557 51 I4. 9pm. Free. Ska-li-like.

I Gilded Lil, Donkey and Lungleg (‘as Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 434 l. l0pni. Gilded sound like a cross between Garbage and PJ. Harvey while insisting that they don't.

I Sweet Sensations Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm--3aiii. £5. Classic retro sounds.

I Under The Influence Henry's Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 22| I288. Hip hop- based seven-piece on a live music and DJs crossover thing.

I Duffy Moon and Coney Island Cyclone The Tap 0' l .auriston. l.atiriston Place. 229 404 l. 9pm. Free. Pop punk from the Glaswegian headliners and modern guitar action from the Cycloners.


I Nancy Griffith Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. £l7.50/£l5. See frontlines.

I Liberty Mountain Elvis Show Pavilion. Renfield Street. 332 l846. 7.30pm. £8.50/£7.50. The tributes keep flooding in. This particular tribute to The King has played the Pavilion before.

I AC Acoustics, Swelling Meg and Les Tinglies Nice 'n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 8.30pm. £3. The Big Issue benefit week concludes with the rifferama and intriguineg off-killer melodies ofAC Acoustics with support from Swelling Meg. a trio featuring cello. double bass and found objects.

I The Montrose Ave, God's Boyfriend and Cherry King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 22l 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50. Fast Kilbride's God‘s Boyfriend are a precocious talent with a hint of Yeruca Salt. The Breeders and the like about them. See Sat 26 for The Montrose Ave. I Bosley Bar Miro. Kelvingrove Street. 353 0475. Free. The runners-up in the Glasgow heat of The l./'.vI/B.»\(‘:\Rl)l Unsigned competition present fun samples and hip hop influences but never at the expense of a melodic hook.

I Funkmish and Venus The Rat Trap. Brown Street. 221 7233. 8pm. £3.

I Trent, Nudge and The Sires The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 380i. 9pm. Free.

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