Edinburgh-based singer-songwriters. with anybody welcome to perform a 15 minute set. Get there early if you want a slot.

I Whiskey Dogs Canon‘s Gait. 232 Canongate. 556 4481. 9pm. Free. Hot damn. it's them blues boys.

I Bottleneck Blues Henry's Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. 11pm. £2.50 (£1.50). Blues.

I Jazz Joint The Honeycomb. Blair Street. 220 4381. 10.30pm. £4 (£3). The John Coltrane tribute band with support on the wheels of steel from vinyl technicians Eh? Wun! (Seen) and DJ Billy (Slack).



I Shootyz Groove The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £6.30 plus booking fee. No age restriction on this show. Rock/rap/punk collision vibes from this frenetic US bunch.

I Don. The Jeepseats and Renko King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50. Four-piece Don have a new single out on London entitled 'Heads High‘. Classy melodic 90s rock.

I The Panics and The Space Kittens Skank 'n’ Pickle. The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 8.30pm. £1. Regular ska. reggae and punk night.

I The Nimmo Brothers The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 9.30pm. Free. Formerly of Blackwater Blues Band.

I Fastlayne and Shagpile Harleys. Quarry Street. Hamilton. ()1698 458174. 9.30pm. Free. Hard rock.


I Transporter Room The Attic. Dyer‘s Close. Cowgate. 225 8382. 10pm. £3 waged. £2 unwaged. £1 members. Some of Edinburgh's finest bands play live alongside DJs at this long-running and well-respected night. Bands will he

Teenage Fanclub ask ‘Ain’t That Enough?’ at HMV, Argyle Street, Glasgow, Mon 30 Jun

confirmed nearer the time.

I Holyrood Slim 8: Guitar Jnr Canon's Gait. 232 Canongate. 556 4481. 9pm. Free. Covers and original material.

I Overspill The Tap ()‘l.auriston. Lauriston Place. 2294041. 9pm. Free. Ska-punk all the way from sunny

Liviggston. I 0 The Edge Common Grounds. 2/3

North Batik Street. The Mound. 226 1416. 8pm. Free. Traditional music of Scotland and other countries.

I Paul Harrison Trio Henry‘s Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm. £2.50 (£1.50). Livejazz fusion.

I Jazz Joint The Honeycomb. Blair Street. 220 4381. llptn. £4 (£3). Live dancelloorjazz. funk and raw groove.

rock & pop MUSIC

THURSDAY 3 Glasgow I Pram King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50. Weird scenes (and sounds). man . . . Pram‘s keyboard plonkings and intoned vocals are a touch on the avant- garde side of indie. I Pink Kross and XLS Club Zebra. The 13th Note, Glassford Street. 553 1638. 8.30pm. £1. Mean garage rumblings from the psychedelically-attired trio. I Melon Farmers and The Honeyflys Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 9pm. Melodic pop from The Hone flys. I Ve ma and Seahouse The Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 564 1527. 9.30pm. Free. I Boogalusa The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801 . 9.30pm. Free. Cajun and country. I Mighty Fine Cavern Bar, Strathclyde University Union. John Street, 552 1895. 10pm. Free. Students and guests. I Johnny Gator And The Bour Tree Hillbillies The State Bar. Holland Street. 332 2159. 9pm. Free. I Seattle Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free. I The Beatcombers The Underground. Bruce Hotel. Cornwall Street. East Kilbride. 013552 29771. 10pm. £4 (£3.50 with flyer). See Sat 28.


I Groovetunnel L‘Attache. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 9pm. £tbc. Edinburgh's favourite groovers romp through their upbeat. funky set at this their new fortnightly residency.

I Alchemy Common Grounds. 2/3 North Bank Street. The Mound, 226 1416. 8pm. Free. Low-key musical musings in this popular coffee shop.

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