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I Tartan Amoebas Big Fringe. The Ferry. Clyde Place. 552 0538. 9pm. £7 (advance 1/£3 (door). Tickets from the Ferry and the Ticket Centre. .\'ouveati ccilidh madness.
I Big Wednesday and Picture House Mayfest Clttb. ()ld Fruitiiiarket. Albion Street. 2S7 5511. 10.30pm. £6 (adyattce/befot‘e midnighti/.£7. Big Scotpop from Big Wednesday. See preview for Picture House.
I Soft Porn Eddie and Twisted Age The .Arena. ()swald Street. 221 3010. 9pm. £3.50. including entry to The Friday Cltib.
I The Answer, Freestyle and Far Nine Cavern Bar. Strathclyde L'niversity L’nion. .lohn Street. 552 1895. 10pm. Free. Students and L'llc‘sls.
I Caged Mischieftiar l31‘c‘l.:\.\l11tilt Lane. 342 4966. 10.45pm. Free.
I Doctor Cook And The Boners The Brew house. John Street. 552 3801. 9.30pm. Free.
I Bulb Chutney MacSorleys. .lamatca Street. 572 0199. 9pm. Free.
May; The Attic, Edinburgh Sat 10
I Fastlayne Twa Corbtes. Kilbowie
Road. Cumbernauld. 01236 727473. 10pm. Free. Hard rock.
I The Cheatles Cav eiidish. West 'l'ollcross. 228 3252. 9pm—3am. £5. Hey. hey. were The Cheatles? 11mm. doesn't really have the same ring to it does it'.’ I The Green Hornets Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 22‘) 4341. 10pm. £3. Heavy rock. guitar-in-your-eardrum action.
I Pio Pio Henry 's Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. 11pm. £4 (£3). \'ibing jam session with several of the most talented players in the capital.
I Chris Smither and Bob Bingham
The Canon's Gait. 232 Canongate. 556 4481.6‘pm. £5. Rootsy American acousticism from Smithers. who has been singing and songwriting since the early 70s. not to mention touring the world with his 'one-iiian'band'. With support from fellow American Bob Bingham who opts for a more bluesy
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I The Lapels Common Grounds. 2/3 North Bank Street. The Mound. 226 1416. 8pm. Free. See Fri 2 May.
I Embrace and AC Acoustics King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5. See preview for the Verve-like Embrace who are widely tipped for mega things. Support from the coruscating AC Acoustics whose ‘l Messiah. Am Jailor' was an inspired piece of angular noise pop.
I Tam White Bourbon Street. George Street. 5520141. 3.30pm. £5 (£19.50 with dinner). See Fri 9.
I Urusei Yatsura, Spacehopper, Dick Johnson, Bangtwister, The Finger
Creams and The Space Kittens Nice ‘n‘
Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 3339637. Spin. Benefit for Network. an Aids
awareness charity featuring all your sonic
pop favourites. They'll be packed in like sardines for the rollicking wonder that is the L'rusei Yatsura live experience with
support frotn a host of Glasgow goodies.
I VsTwin and BMX Bandits Mayfest
Club. ()1d Fruitmarket. Albion Street. 2S7
551 l. 10.30pm. £6 (advance/before midnighti/£7. The Faces live! Well. their inﬂuence does tend to infiltrate \"-Twin's set just a bit. Also playing are those lovable BMX Bandits performing their greatest hits.
I Kessel Run and Riverdog Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895. 10pm. Free. Students and guests.
I Cobramatics .‘vieC‘htiills. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free.
I Banovich And Mackenzie The Scotia. Stockwell Street. 552 S631. 3.30pm. Free. Blues duo.
I Real Easy Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552
5924. 9.30pm. Free.
I Caged Mischief Bar Brel. Ashton lane. 342 4966.10.45pm. Free.
I Strange Brew MacSorleys. Jamaica
rock & pop MUSIC
Street. 572 0199. 9pm. Free. Formerly Five Past Midnight.
I Billy Rankine The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 6—8pm. Free. Fis- Nazareth guitarist.
I Johnny Torpedo And The U-Boats The Brew-house. John Street. 552 3801. 9.30pm. Free.
I Dle Happy Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.
I Queen Bee Cavendish. West Tollcross. 22S 3252. 9pm~3am. £5. Classic songs from down the decades.
I Space Monkeys and Kayenta The Attic. Dyer's Close. Cowgate. 225 8382. 7.30pm. £2. Space Monkeys are a Manchester band signed to the newly independent Factory Records. Their next single. ‘Acid House Killed Rock And Roll' is out soon.
I Cruyff, Easy and Mitchum Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 10pm. £3 in advance from Ripping. Cas Rock and the Citrus Club. £3.50 on the door. Cruyff are an Edinburgh four-piece who do a nice line in powerful. poppy rock. They are currently being courted by various record companies. including Mother. Infectious and \'2. They may also be putting out their own single in the summer. possibly the aptly-named ‘Summertime‘. ifasy were competitors in the Aberdeen heat of the BACARDI Rumfl he 1.ist Unsigned Scottish Band search and are distinguished by their natty suits and exuberant rock antics.
I Bad Blood The Tap ()'l.auriston. Lauriston Place. 229 4041. 9pm. Free. 1-lardcore punk with plenty of tunes and melodies 4hang on. isn't that a contradiction in terms'.‘). I Proi Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 9pm. Free. Ska.
I Eddie Felson Trio Canon's Gait. 232 Canongate. 556 4481. S30pm. Free. Country rock.
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