MUSIC rock & pop




I Mansun, Geneva and The Smiles Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 460i. 7.30pm. £8 plus booking fee. No age restriction on this show which has been rescheduled. However. this is a bill worth waiting for. Mansun‘s epic. inventive. angst rock is ever improving in its scope and ability to get right under your skin. while support Geneva. continue their crusade to touch the world with something fragile and beautiful. or something. See Thurs 22 for The Smiles. I Neil Sedaka Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 8pm. £l9/£I7/£15. See Fri 23.

I Hue And Cry The Big Fringe. The Ferry. Clyde Place. 552 0588. 8pm. £10 (advance)/£I I (door). The soul jazzateers continue to please their loyal following. I Karma To Burn The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £5.30 plus booking fee.

I Strangecrazy and Summersalt Nice ‘n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.

I Bluetonic, The Waltzers, The Malcolm Club, Aventene and Azzuri The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 380l. 9pm. Free.

I Live Music The Rat Trap. Brown Street. 22I 7233. A twelve-hour extravaganza of bands was being planned as The List went to press. Phone venue for details.


I The Open House Club Canon‘s Gait. 232 Canongate. 556 4-18 I. 8pm. Free. With local musicians and performers welcome to air their material. Don't be shy now!

I John Rae Trio Henry's Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 22I I288. I()pm. £2 (£I). John Rae on drums. Kenny Ellis on the double bass and Brian Kellock on piano.

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The Smiles support Mansun at Glasgow's Barrowland on Sun 25



I Boyzone SECC. Finnieston Quay. 287 7777. 6.30pm. £ l5.50 plus booking fee. They won't throw in the towel in the face of the mighty Spice Girls challenge. but then Ronan and the boys are going for a different vibe entirer ~ slushy one-world ballads. So it's Michael Jackson’s crown they‘re after . . .

I The Johnny 7 and El Hombre Trajeado The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 I638. 8.30pm. £3 (£2). This event is going under the name Rock The Dock l. the first of a series ofevents supporting the Liverpool (lockers which as well as the above top light entertainers features DJs and a short video outlining the dockers' plight.

I Blue Skin, Melo. Spine In Spain and Pepper The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 9pm. Free.

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I Rhanna Kilkennys. .lohn Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free


I Little Amber, Tin Comic and Green Orange The Venue. (‘alton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £3. Three local indie-rock outfits.

I Carbona Not Glue, Khaya and The Graduates The Attic. Dyers Close. (‘owgate. 225 8382. 9pm. £2. Local indie-rockers headed up by a Ramones tribute band.

I T. l. A. The Honeycomb. Blair Street. 220 438l. llpm. £3 (£2). Kulu’s Jazz .loint at this its new home. .-\ fluid jam session with anyone welcome to join in. I The Ornelious Jelly Birds Joy Henry‘s Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 I288. I()pm. £2 (£1). Lyndsay Cooper's free underground night of organised and improvised ia/z. featuring an open mic for musicians. poets and vocalists.


I Boyzone SECC. Finnieston Quay. 287 7777. 6.30pm. £l5.50 plus booking fee. See Mon 26.

I Ant And Dec Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. £12.50 plus booking fee. They've got it all acting careers. their own television series. hit records and presumably babes hounding them wherever they go. The Geordie duo's last concert appearance in Glasgow saw genuine Bay City Rollers- style mania with schoolgirls on heat literally chasing their car up the road after they made a swift exit from the venue. Phew! Rock 'n‘ roll! See feature. I Morphine King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £6. Get down and groovy with the dark swampy bass-and-sax combination of Boston trio Morphine. who lose nothing in neglecting a traditional guitar line-up. Their fourth album Like .S’wimming is . . . pretty much like their others. In other words. definitely worth a bit of your time. I Mount Vernon Arts Lab and Electroscope The l3th Note. Glassford Street. 553 I638. 8.30pm. £1. A night showcasing the talents on the out-there Via Satellite label. Experimental electronica with its tongue in its cheek is the order of the night with the ghost of Joe Meek inhabiting these elusive musicians who finally come out of hiding attd reveal their identity in the live realm. I Javaal, Soundscape and Bosley Glory Box. Curlers. Bvres Road. 33-1 l28-l.

2 8.30pm. Free. See BACARIN Rum/The

List Band search review for Bosley.

' I The Prayer Boat Cul De Sac

Southside. l’ollokshaws Road. 64‘) 47l7.

I 9pm. Free. Popular folk rock combo. . I Vagabonds Kilkennys. John Street.

552 3505. 9pm. Free.

3 I Glasgow Songwriters featuring Andy

Heron Rees Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552

' 592-1. 9.30pm. Free. Folk rock

singer/songwriter. Plus guest open mic.

52 THE llST 16—29 May 1997