MIISIG rock & pop


I Moondew and Frisky The Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 564 l527. 9.30pm. Free.

I Vagabonds Blziekt‘i-iai-s. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free.

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

I Maxwell 5 Wheels MacSoi‘leys. Jamaica Street. 572 019‘). 9pm. Free. I Billy Rivers The Brewhouse. .loliii Street. 552 380l. 5—7pm. Free. Blues. I Billy Rankine The Brewhouse. .Johii Street. 552 380l. 9.30pm. Free. Former Nazareth guitarist.


I Festival Of Original Music Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. .\'oon~‘)piii. £5. Day one of a weekend-long festival showcasing local talent. 'l‘wenty-three bands and solo performers will appear over the course of the event. taking in a predominantly rock sound hut also touching on folk. pop and goth. The £5 ticket gains you entry to hoth days.

I Meadows Festival The Meadows. Free. On the Music Stage from noon. in this order. will he The l.apels. Slaphead. Shake the Shack. Swelling .\leg. Mystery Juice and Room. ()n the 'l‘lieatre Stage from 2pm. ceilidh dance to the Rohert Fish Band and The Belle Star Baird. See also Sriii S.

I Tarnation and Dakota Suite in Belle AtlgC‘lc‘. litlSllC's (like. (‘ow'gate .222 2774. 7.30pm. £5 in advance. 'l'arnation hail from San l‘ransisco and offer w ltat has heen descrihed hy one aw estruck scrihe as indulging in 'Judy (.iarland romanticism in a world inhahited hy Reservoir l)ogs'. What he meant to say was that the four-piece have a female

sitiger-songwriter and they all wear pretty

sharp suits. Sound-wise. they play a kind ofcool 90s country-w itli-altitude. similar in idealogy to The Tindei'sticks. The hand are in the l'ls' to promote their new alhum .llinir/or i-l.-\I)i. Well worth


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I Bonafide Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229-13“. l0pm. £3. Local indie rockers. with a support hand thc.

I Angela Grant And The Attractions Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. ()piii—3am. £5. Classic songs from down the decades. ()ver 2 ls. no jeans or trainers.

I Rok-A-Rag-Na-Rock The Tap ()'l.auri.ston. l.aririston Place. 22‘) «Hi-ll. 0pm. Free. This lot's party piece is (Ms Beat. played hackw'ards apparently rdoii't askl.


I Alternative Fest Albert Halls. Stirling. (H786 473 544. 0pm. £8. The second night of this first ever .-\lteriiative festival. Tonight is the dance iiiglil and the line-up includes sets from wierdy hloke Squarepushei'. drum 'n‘ hass DJ KMC‘ and l-lardhody. Twitch from techno cluh Pure will also he iii attendance. as will (‘iatigeii



I The Brand New Heavies Barrowland. (iallowgate. 552 Jo0l. 7.30pm. £l3.50 plus hooking fee. They used to fill with funky attiturle hut. despite the injection of talent hrought hy former Michael Jackson collahoi'ator Siedah (Jarrett on vocals. the Heavies are a rather muso and anody'ne prospect these day s. lets hope the party atmosphere can prevail live. hecarise it doesn‘t on records.

I The Jayhawks The .-\t'clles. \llrllattd Street. 22l 0730 7.30pm. £8.50 plus l‘ririkltlg fee. See preview l‘rit' lltis Critlltll‘y rock crew w ho. although not part of Big Big Country. w ind tip a great couple of weeks for genre fans.

I To per, Ectogram, Rheinalt H.

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the good taste to hi'ing you early recordings hy the magnificent likes of Super Furry Animals and (ioi'ky 's Zygotic .\lynci. The hill includes teen trio Topper. post Krautrock country poppers lictogram and the crooning skills of two solo artistes.

I Voodoo Glow Skulls, Sic atid Sludge Nation The (‘athouse. l'nion Street. 248 (io0o. ts’pm. £5.50 plus hooking fee.

I El's Red, Polar, Mibby, Cicada and Angelicas The Brew house. John Street. ASTII. ‘Ii‘lll. l'i‘ee.

Edinburgh I Festival Of Original Music Venue.

C'alton Road. 557' 30-73. Noon l2.3t)am. £5. The second and final day of this festival of local talent. See Sat 2 for further details.

I Meadows Festival The Meadow s, l'i‘ee. Performing on the .\lusic Stage front 2pm. in this order. are the clarinet and hagpipes of Bag 0' ('ats. llaiiienco music from .-\lha llaka. and the folk/iaH of Simon Thoutiiire and Key in .\lacls'eii/ie. ()thers to he confirmed.

I Reprazent l.a Belle .-\ngele. llaslie‘s Close. Cow gate. 22.5 2774. lllplit. £3 ill advance from Ripping and 23rd Precinct rlidinhurgh and (ilasgow i. £l0 on the door. Although this is more of a cluh event. Repra/ent are very much a live collective. The sound is that of drum "n. hass and there w ill he a drririimer. singer. .\l(‘. two keyhoardists. hass player atid at least four l)Js assisting. The main man to watch out for is Roni Si/e. the dium 'n' hass don w ho has hrouglit together this unique show. Interestingly. their dehut live show w as at the Trihal (iatlteruig festival. Nothing like thinking hig. See ('lnhs for further details.

I Groovetunnel Murray field Stadium. l'ldinhrirgh. lptti. £ Ill. -\ttei' a hit of time off. in w litcli the haiid recorded three songs for a Swedish and Japanese lahel. (.ii'oo\ettmnel are hack to wow you with their groovey Hammond-led sounds. This gig forms part of the pre-iriatcli entet'tamiiietit lt‘l' the (‘lay mores matcl‘. Watch out for The Tunnel's new horn section ‘The Brass Monkeys. and lu\tiriate rtt that pei‘tect summer Tunnel \‘lI‘t‘.

I Tantrum Stones. l-ietleiiek Street. 23o I220, lllpm. l'i‘ee. local indie rockers



I INXS and Alisha's Attic Barrow land. (iallowgate. 552 -I(\III. 2.30pm. S( )l l) ()l'T. .\lo\ ed from tlte Sl~.(‘(' in July due to recording commitments they say. hut Barrow land w ill he a hetter venue for their rock 'n' ioll attitude to muscular

I Tumbler, Fiend and Kosmische ‘t‘lie l3llt Nrilt‘. (ilasslitt‘rl Street. 5.55 It» *3. S.30pm. Single launch night for 'l‘unihler. I Shy Rights Movement (‘avei-n Bar. Stratliclyde l'mversrty Strident l'mon. John Street. 552 lh‘l5. lllpni. lice. Students aiid guests.

I Geebo, Carnival, The Charm atld Red Shelly The Blew house. John Street. 552 38m. ‘lpm. l'ree.


I Linoleum V‘iiue. Caltoii Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £5. Linoleum hail from down south and go for a Sleeper-style indie- fest. as favoured by Radio ()ne's Evening Session. The hand comprise two girls (on vocals and hass) and two guys. hence the Sleeper comparison.

I God's Boyfriend and Hub The Attic. l)yer's Close. Cowgate. 225 8382. 9pm. £2. liast Kilhride's God's Boyfriend have heen tipped for the top by top-tipper Steve l.amacq. a man who knows a good hand when he hears one. Musically. this girl-fronted outfit deal in squealing. noisy punk. Huh are a local act featuring part of the King family and are currently attracting great interest.



I Oceana, Null 8: Void and The High Sounds The 13th .\'ote. Ulassford Street. 553 1038. S30piii. £l.

I Shake, Trent and Nudge Glory Box. ('urlers. Byres Road. 334 I234. 8.30pm. liree.

I Swiss Family Orbison C‘ul l)e Sac Southside. l’olloksliaws Road. 334 I284. ()pm. Free.

I The Vig, April Four and Chemistry The Brew house. .lohri Street. 552 380i. 0pm. l-ree.

I Vagabonds Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. liree.

I Glasgow Songwriters featuring Larry Guild Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 502-1. 0.30pm. l-‘ree. Melodic pop in an .-\rt (iai'l‘unkel vein. l’lris open mic guest spot.


I Pacemaker and Smokescreen Venue. (‘alton Road. 55" 3073. 9pm. £3. Two local hands connected to the universities do hattle for your attention amid the post- esam piss-u is.

I Monorai I.;l Belle .-\nge|e. llastie's (dose. (‘ow gate. 225 2774. ()pm. £4. Monorail used to live in Bradford hut have since followed the signposts marked ‘fame' and 'forlune’ to l.ondon. There. they have nurtured their garage-pop sound and perfected their classic (i()s songwriting rand tlie sidehurns as well. iudging hy the pliotol. listen out for their new single ‘l.ike I Do which was produced hy' (iiles Martin. son of Beatles producer (ieorge Martin.

I Songwriters' Showcase Tron 'l‘averii. Hunter Square. S30pm. £l. Inforriiation: (vol 5225. Weekly forum for lidmhui'gli-hased stnger-songwriters.

w itli anyhody welcome to perform a fifteen-minute .set.

I Fungola Stones. l‘rederick Street. 220 I220. lllpm. l‘i'ee. l,ocal indie-guitar



I The Seahorses Barrow land. (iallowgate. 552 -l(itll. 2.30pm. £10 plus hooking lee. John Squire‘s hand of merry men make a speedy return after their sell-out (iaiage and Top Three hit

'l .o\ e Is The l aw ', By the time of the gig. there w ill have heen time to l'aiiiilrarise ourselves with the alhuiii Do /I lira/wt // and decide it they really are ill lri kiss the hem til-'I‘Ilk' Stone Roses lilrtl‘c‘s.

I The Specials and Proi 'l‘lie (‘ailiouse l'nioii Street. 2~lS oooo. Spm. £l0 plus hooking fee. I‘Hl'lll'c‘l' leading lights oftlie first ska r'e\ l\ a] and shrewd political coiiimezitators at that. With no Terry llall aitd no .lr-i'i'y |)aniiiters. it will he

iiitei'es mg to see how the hand view their current direction. Smile. it's a l.ahotir gov L‘l'tllllr‘lll,

. Cylinder (‘ltll‘ ISL‘ lll‘riril. The l5lll Note. (ilrtsslitt'rl Street. 5.5.5 HHS. S.30pm, £ |. Hire other act still to he confirmed for the monthly live music night w itli .i 2m to show for it after each

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