rock .& pop
listi n gs Gigs are listed by date. then by ci .
Performances will be listed, provi ed
that details reach our offices at least ten days before publication. Rock 8: Pop Listings compiled by Fiona Shepherd and Jim Byers.
rock & pop MUSIC
Tickets for most medium/large concerts can be bought from the following:
Just The Ticket Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679.
Tower Records Argyle Street. 204 2500. Credit card bookings from:
Ticket Link: 227 5511.
Ripping Records South Bridge. 226 7010.
I The Splinter Group The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120. 7pm. £10.50 plus booking fee. Tickets frotn The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. Peter Green's latest outlet for his blues noodling return after the success of their initial shows which drew hefty crowds curious to see how the former Fleetwood Mac visionary would treat his comeback after more than twenty years in the wilderness.
I Soul Bossa, Dick Johnson and Gilded Lil King Tut‘s Wait Wait Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £4. Loads of attitude on this triple bill featuring Glasgow and Edinburgh bands touched by the hand of the raunchy American punk blues scene.
I Ebola and Red Monkey Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.
I The Loved Ones, Floor Nine and Back Of Beyond The Arena. ()swald Street. 221 3010. 9pm. £3 (advance). £3.50 (door). including entry to the Friday Club.
I Crabs Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895. 10pm. Free. Students and guests.
I Eric Cuthbertson And Fraser Spiers 'I'he Brewhousc. John Street. 552 3801. 9.30pm. Free. Blues.
I Rev Doc And The Congregation MacSorIeys. Jamaica Street. 5720199. 9pm. Free. Trad R8413.
I Hip'operation McChuills. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free.
I Vagabonds Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 8.30pm. Free.
I Big Ted’s Party 'l‘wa Corbies. Kilbowie Road. Cumbernauld. 01236 727473. 10pm. Free.
I Racey Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm—3atn. £5. Edinburgh's older crowd get logged up to enjoy some classic pop from the 70s and 80s. With drinks promos between 10—1 1.30pm.
I Eddie Felson Trio Canon's Gait. 232 Canongate. 556 4481. 9pm. Free. Hot rockin' country.
I Archbishop Kebab The Tap ()'I.auriston. Lauriston Place. 229 4041. 9pm. Free. Great name that. eh‘.’ Rumour has it that this lot once supported Fugazi. They do a rather fetching line in 'complex punk'. ()r at least that's what I was told.
I The Lapels Common Grounds. 2/3 North Bank Street. The Mound. 226 1416. 8pm. Free. They sing. they write songs about social injustice and they are regulars at the Edinburgh songwriters showcase at the Tron.
I Fundraiser Event The Bongo Club. New Street. 556 5204. 10pm. Donations on the door. A fundraising event for the new Street Fxhibition space. With DJs
Reasons to be cheerful. Part II.
ROCK . T In The Park Sun will no doubt shine, bands will play (including Kula Shaker, above), beer will be drunk in unfeasible quantities and everyone will be inordinately happy. Huzzah! The new, more rural setting in Balado, near Kinross. Perthshire should create an even mellower vibe than previous years. See feature. Balado, Perthshire, Sat 72 & Sun 13 Jul.
Glasgow lntemational Jazz Festival From the mainstream pizzazz of Dionne Warwick to the funkodriven fusion of New York's Groove Collective, if it fits under the broad umbrella that is jazz then you’ll find it here. See feature. Glasgow: various venues, Fri 27 Jun—Sun 6 Jul.
Joe Locke Quartet An extra date on the back of his Glasgow Jazz Festival appearance for the high-octane New York vibes man, who will be joined by the fast-rising young pianist Paul Harrison. Tron Jazz Cellar, Edinburgh, Tue 1 Jul.
Jez and Heather and a Loveboat theme. I Makossa Henry's Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. 11pm. £4 (£3). African funky soul Latin dance band in this vibing little bar-venue.
I Goth Night Cas Rock. West Port. 22‘) 4341. 10pm. £3. The afterdark people emerge from their coffins to dance wearin to their favourite morbid music. With bands and DJs tbc.
I Fleetwood Bac King Tut‘s \Vztll Walt Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £6. Mac tribute band who‘ve practically got a residency going at Tut's. I The Ranters and Woofnicks The Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 564 1527. 9.30pm. Free. Melodic garage trio — that‘s with guitars. not the dance
I T e Beatcombers The Press Club. West Regent Street. 400 1033. 8pm. £4. Meaty. beaty Fabfour sounds.
I Susan's Attic and The Charm Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895. 10pm. Free. Students and guests.
I Fat Betty MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 572 019‘). ‘)pm. Free. Thin Lizzy tribute. I Stone Drum McChuills. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free.
I Die Happy Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.
I Billy Rivers Harveys Showbar. Glasgow Road. Paisley. 88‘) 091 1. 9pm. Free. Blues.
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