but not being terribly fluent in either language. The List cannot confirm or deny this information.

I Albaroot The Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 564 1527. ‘).30pm. Free. Roots reggae.

I 05 Murray Quartet Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. Acid jazz combo.

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

I The Nimmo Brothers The Brewhouse. .lohn Street. 552 3801. 5~7pm. Free. Blues rockers.

I Venus The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 380l. 9.30pm. Free.

I Randy Savage And The Ninja Rabbits MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 572 ()l‘)‘). 9pm. Free.


I Miners Gala The Meadows. Noon. Free. Celebrating 50 years of the Miners Gala. the centre stage will swing to the sounds of Carol l.aula. The Belle Star Band. Commotion. Callanish. the Lochwinnoch Carnival Band. the Lil. Clarke l.ine Dancers and the surf-driven sounds of the Beat Poets.

I The Everly Brothers Usher Hall. l.othian Road. 228 ll55. 8pm. £ l‘).50 and £ l 7.50. Ntiff said.

I Blacka'nized Cafe Graffiti. Mansfield Place Church. Corner of Broughton Street. 557 8003. l0.30pm. £5 (£4). Exclusive live set frotn Fast Coast Project act Blacka‘nized. featuring fronttnan Calvin Hudson. rapper Nutty P. DJ lih'.’ Wun! and a full band. Catch them tonight and Sat 21 June also at Graffiti. I Beergut 100, Sad Society, The Droogs and The Happy Spastics The Tap ()‘l.auriston. l.auriston Place. 22‘) 4041. ‘)pm. Free. This is a benefit gig for the unemployed workers centre. It's also a punk fest.

I The Teddies Cavendish. West 'l‘ollcross. 228 3252. ‘)pnr-3ant. £5. Classic retro sounds.

I Frank Satan Cas Rock. West Port.

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22‘) 434 l. 10pm. £2. Musical cabaret for the twisted of mind and pants.

I Twisted, Houdini and Outset The Attic. Dyer's Close. Cowgate. 225 8382. 7.30pm. £2. Local indie acts.

I The Thanes The Bongo Club. New Street. 556 5204. l0pm. £3. Pysch. freakbeal. surf. frat. trash. shadoogie. sleaze noise. Nice line in winklepickers lt)().

I Bottleneck Canon's Gait. 232 Canongate. 556 4481. ‘)pm. Free.

I Peter Ulhaus Sextet Henry's Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm. £4 (£3).Jazz.


I The Verve Barrowland. Uallowgate. 552 460i. 7.30pm. SOLD OUT. () ye bands of ailing fortune. pay attention. The way to stardom is to play hard to get. Split up your band. causing mass wailing and nashing of teeth. then reform bit by

Gorky's Zygotic Mynci support Spiritualised at The Garage, Glasgow, Fri 13 Jun

bit until you‘re the same band as you were before. making the same (albeit inspired) whoooshy music you were before and the Kids will love you forever. I Grip Inc, Skinlab and Kill To This The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £5.30 plus booking fee. No age restriction. Grip Inc are a menacing. unrelenting metal band formed by ex- Slayer drummer Dave l.ottlbardo. According to Ker-rung}. ‘no one hits the drums as hard as Dave'. ()o-er.

I The Lovers, The Echoes and Javaal King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 22l 527‘). 8.30pm. £4. The Lovers are a newish band featuring former lnspiral Carpets vocalist Tom Hingley.

I Kitemonster Cottiers. Hyndland Street. 357 5825. ‘)pm. Free. This is an acoustic gig to mark the launch of Kitemonster's single ‘Rubber l)oll‘ tomorrow. See singles.

I Arcane Nice 'n' Slea/y. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. ‘)pm.

I Moses, Shifter, Azzuri, Caffeine and

rock & pop MUSIG

Chemistry The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801.9 in. Free.

I Nice 'n' picy and Oasisn't Motherwell Civic Centre. 01698 267 5 l5. 8pm. £9 (£7). Spice Girls and Oasis tribute bands. not just in the same building. btit on the same bill. Someone's going home in a feckin‘ ambulance. etc. etc.


I Mark Eitzel La Belle Angele. llastie‘s Close. Cowgate. 225 2774. 7pm. £7.50 in advance. See preview for the former American Music Club frontman.

I Saturday Night Special Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 8pm. £3. The tribute band phenomenon lives on in the spirit of this Lynard Skinnard act.

I John Rae Trio Henry's Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 22] l288. l()|.30pm. £2 l ). Drums. double bass and piano from this talented trio.

I Cathode Species Muirieston Park. 2pm. Free. This is Cathode Species' first gig in Edinburgh following their recent 21 date tour of lingland. This gig forms part of the Gorgie Dalry Festival. Coruscating guitars are a speciality.

I Idle Wild Stones. Frederick Street. 220 I226. l0pm. Free. Local indie outfit who could recently he heard on Radio ()ne’s Evening Session being plugged heavily by Steve l.amacq. .»\pparently they haven't got a deal yet. but they're beginning to make waves.

I None Of The Above The Bongo Club. New Street. 556 5204. 8pm. £5 (£3). Featuring Swelling Meg. Mr McFall‘s Chamber. Bag of Cats and Jana.

I Human Dynamics Common Grounds. 2/3 North Bank Street. The Mound. 226 l4l6. 8pm. Free.

I Stylus l.’ Attache. Shandwick Place. 22‘) 3402. 10pm. Free.

I Open House Music Club Canon‘s (iait. 232 Canongate. .556 4481. ‘)pm. Free.

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