MUSIC rock & pop

ROCK & POP: GLASGOW, SAT 3 continued

I Carter and Huckleberry The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 7pm. £6.30 plus booking fee. Past their commercial peak but happy to do their raucous pop rantings to diminished returns. Their latest release is A Short Album Alum! [)(ll't’. a concept mini- album. So they‘ve obviously reached that stage in their career when a concept mini- album seems like a viable option. Support from a manic Edinburgh band featuring ex-members of Miraclehead and The Skuobhie Dubh ()rchestra.

I The Prodigals and Sola Mnyfes-t Club. ()ld Fruitmarket. Albion Street. 287 551 I. 10.30pm. £6 (advance/before midnight)/£7. Celtic funk with a Cocteau Twins slant from Sola.

I Sheila Ferguson Bourbon Street. George Street. 552 0141. 8.30pm. £9.50 (£27.50 with dinner). See Fri 2.

I Jai and The Sky Munkeez Kittg Tut‘s Wah Walt Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4. See preview for the latest soul sensation Jai.

I Fabulous, Cherry and Atlantis Nice ’n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. lndieish local triple bill.

I Chemistry, Superunknown and Merc Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895. 10pm. Free. Stttdents and guests.

I Fred Quimby Quartet MeChttills. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free. Instrumental acid jazz for smooth swingers.

I The Diplomats The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 9.30pm. Free. Gritty Springsteenesque rock.

I Liar's Tale MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 572 0199. 9pm. Free.

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

I Vagabonds Blackii‘iars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30 tn. Free.

I Caged Misc ief Bar Brel. Ashton Lane. 342 4966.10.45pm. Free.


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I ABICD and Malice Cooper Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 7.30pm. £5.30. Please note that this is an early show. No prizes for guessing what this one‘s all about. Two more tribute bands. methinks. I Black Lace Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm—3atn. £5. Yes. it is they. the cheeky scatnps who penned the godawl’ul. brain-mashing ‘.-\gadoo'. Welcome back lads.

I Blind and Chickweed The Attic. Dyer’s Close. Cowgate. 225 8382. 7.30pm. £3. Tickets in advance from Ripping Records and Virgin. Please note that this is an early show. Headliners Blind are a local Edinburgh tour-piece with influences that range from The Charlatans to Oasis and REM. Their lirst single ‘Radio Infectious' (Fvol) sold out in a mere eight days. Tltey are. rumottr has it. currently being looked at by One little lttdian and F.cho records. Their follow-up single ‘Money To Burn' will he out in June. Chickweed rely on the amalgamation of experiences their various members enjoyed with bands like Joyriders. Lucid and Ruby Sttit. They supported Gold Blade last month (bloody good they were too) and recently released a single. Perfect Day" on Human Condition Records.

I Space Monkey Mafia Henry‘s Cellar liar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. llptn. £4 (£3). SMM have gained many fans in Fidinburgh and around Scotland with their trademark mis ot’ reggae. rap. funk and dub. It's a hefty combination. especially when you put it together with their anti-racist lyrics. They ltave recently been working in the studio with rapper Gar Sturdy and DJ lih'.’ Winn which gives you an idea ol‘ where they 're coming from.

I Tantrum, Annie Christian and Lyd Cas Rock Cale. West l’ot‘t. 229 4341. 10pm. £3. Tantrtttn contine to impress

with a dreamy 4.»\l)-style mis ot’ samples.

Place 0: lippy, mascara and guitar riftola hits Barrowlands. Tue 6 Ma

fading guitars and dreamy singing. When will someone give them some money and let them produce a great album'.’

I Hank’s Stiff Little Fingers Covers Band The Tap 0' l .auriston. l.auriston Place. 229 4041. 9pm. Free. Now 1 think that's what they're called . . . at least. that's what the nice lady at The Tap told

I Bottleneck Canon's Gait. 232 (‘anongate. 556 4481. 9pm. Free. Hot blues action.


I John Martyn Cottier Theatre. l‘lyndland Street. 357 3868. 8pm. £15. Part of Mayl'est. ()ne of the tnost respected singer/songwriters. blah. blah. You know it by now « many. many people dig the big man's grut'lly poignant songs. but the snooze element has been

there in increasing measure in recent years.

I The Humpff Family Big Fringe. The Ferry. Clyde Place. 552 0588. 8.30pm. £6 (advance)/£7 (door). Tickets from the Ferry and the Ticket Centre. The frenetic modern ceilidh kings go a-reelin' and a— rockin' in the name oi a party.

I SNFU The Cathottse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £5.30 plus booking fee. Metallers whose name is an acronym of Situation Normal All Fucked Up (without lllC‘ A).

I The 05 Murray Quartet (‘ottiet-s. llyndlattd Street. 357 5825. 10pm. Free. Acid jazz sounds. l’ltts l)J .-\ndy Young. Part of Mayl‘est.

I Nudge, Cicada, Cornerstone, Diesel Bone and The Sires The Brewhottse. John Street. 552 3801. 9pm. Free.

I Liquid Lunch \‘i'intersgills. Great Western Road. 332 3532. 9pm. Free. liclcclic covers band.


mo1 my .3 tues 20may ’\-

tickets £8.50

available from: the ticket centre, candleriggs

0141 287 5511

54 THE usr 2—15 May 1997