ROCK & POP LISTINGS continued
I T in the Park Balado. Kinross. At time of going to press. day tickets were still available from Tower Records. 0141 204 2500. Ticket Centre. 0141 227 5511. The Playhouse. 0131 557 2692 and Assembly Rootns. 0131 220 4349. See feature for line-up and camping/travel details.
I Hugh Reed And The Velvet Underpants McChuill's. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free. Hugh and his band perform selections from their longplayer lit/tr .-l llit/k ()ii The Cly't/t'sir/r'. and anarchy ensues.
I Arcane Nice 'n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.
I Billy Rankine The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 4~-6pm. Free. Former Nazareth guitarist.
I The KT Blues Band The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 9pm. Free.
I Randy Savage And The Ninja Rabbits .\1acSorleys.Jatnaica Street. 572 0199. 9pm. Free.
I Willy And The Hand Jive Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free.
I Die Happy Kilkennys. John Street.
552 3505. 9pm. Free.
I Tony Grant And Rhapsody Cavendish. West 'l‘ollct'oss. 22X 3252. ‘)plll--3alil. £5. Classic covers from down the decades of pop.
I Barkin’ Bone Blues Canon‘s (iait. 232 Canongate. 556 4481. 9.30pm. Free. No need to explain this one.
I The Captives The Tap ()‘1.auriston. Lauriston Place. 2294041. 9pm. local band with an American-garage style.
I Space Monkey Mafia Henry‘s ('ellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. 11pm. £4 (£3). Stirred tip funk. reggae. duh and rock.
I Little Green Monkeys \vhistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 9pm. Free. Folky rock.
I T in the Park Balado. Kinross. At litne of going to press day tickets were still available from ’l‘ower Records. 0141 204 2500. Ticket Centre. 0141 227 5511. The Playhouse. 0131 557 2692 and The Asseltlbly Rooms. (1131 220 434‘). See feature for line-up and camping/travel details.
Girl child: Neneh Cherry plays T in the Park on Sun 13 Jul
I The Robert Cray Band Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 227 5511. £l8/£16/£14.The ‘strong
persuader' returns with his accomplished I.tll(’l‘ 1171/1 Jon/s Hui/um! adult blues.
I Brutal Goose Nice ’n' Sleazy.
Sattchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.
I Felicity Kicks, Sensi, Glass Hammer, 3 Touchwood and Oceana ltbc) The
Brewhottse. John Street. 552 3801. 9pm.
- Edinburgh I TTG's Music Club Canon's Gait. 232 Canongate. 5564481. 8.30pm. Free.
Rock and pop jam session open to any
I Human Dynamics Common Grounds.
23 North Batik Street. The Mound. 226
1416. 8pm. Free. Live music downstairs in this American-style coffee house.
I New Leaf at 1.'Attaehe. Rutland Street. 2293402. 9pm. Free.
Street. 557 5114. 9pm. Free.
I Wire Spiders Whistle Binkies. Niddry
I Appleby and Sunscape Strawberry
1"ieltls.()swald Street. 221 5911. 7.30pm. £3. I Live Music The Brewhouse. John
Street. 552 3801. 9pm. Free.
I can see for Mills: Kula Shaker play T in the Park on Sat 12 Jul
I T.|.A. The Honeycomb. Blair Street. 220 4381. 10.30pm. £3. Relaxed Monday vibes in this excellent venue. DJ Billy resides with contributions from various local musicians. poets and visual artists. Jazz fttnk outfit Jabba Collective play live.
I Idlewild and Sophia The Attic. Dyer's Close. Cowgate. 225 8382. 9pm. £3. Local indie bands.
I Hamish Mohr Canon‘s Gait. 232 Canongate. 556 4481. 8.30pm. Free. Informal folk session.
I L ndsey Cooper’s Free
Un erground Henry's Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm. £2 (£1). Organised and improvised jazz with local performers welcome tojoin in.
I Arcane L'Attache. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 9pm. Free. No information about this lot btit they‘ve put up lots of nice blue posters around town so we like them for the effort they’ve put in.
I Slidin' Delta Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 9pm. Free. Blues in this busy pub.
I Caffeine Cake Orchestra and Dawn Of The Replicants The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 8.30pm. £1. I Jude, Muse and Remedy Glory Box. Curlers. Byres Road. 334 1284. 8.30pm. Free.
I Vagabonds Kilkennys. .lohn Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.
I Glasgow Songwriters featuring Jer Murray Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. Velvet~voiced singer/songwriter. Plus open mic guest spot. Arrive early to book your place.
I Live Music The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 9pm. Free.
I John Coltrane Tribute Band The Honeycomb. Blair Street. 220 4381. 9.30pm. £4 (£3). Five-piece jazzers who prefer to borrow Coltrane's soul and spirit rather than just his tunes and style. With 1)] l-lh'.’ Wun! on the decks.
I Songwriters' Showcase Tron Tavern. Hunter Square. 8.30pm. £1. Information: 661 5275. Weekly forum for lidinburgh-based singer-songwriters. with anybody welcome to perform a fifteen-minute set.
I Shadowbox, Corruption and Freeload The Attic. Dyer‘s Close. Cowgat ‘. 225 8382. 9pm. £3. Local indie bands.
I Whiskey Dogs Canon‘s Gait. 232 Canongate. 556 4481. 8.30pm. Free. Rock. pop and country featuring 1)ean ()wens of capital country act The Felsons.
I Bottleneck Blues Henry's Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 l288. llptn. £2.50 (£1.50). Blues.
I Stylus at 1.’ Attache. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 9pm. Free.
I Smackvan and Falling Dead Star Record Player. The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 8.30pm. £1. Creeping Bent's monthly club gets moody with Smackvan who will be better known to lovers of sublime pop as The Passkeepers v— they‘ve now reverted to their original name. Support is frotn a band who perform melancholic semi-acoustic numbers.
I Drift and Floored Harleys. Quarry Street. Hamilton. 01698 458174. 9pm. Free.
I Basic Collective In The Opium Den The Honeycomb. Blair Street. 220 4381. 9.30pm. Band on stage at midnight. £4 (£3). Vocals from Nicola King. keys frotn Stevie Christie. bass lines frotn Simon P. 'l‘homlinson and beats by Toby Shippey. This is the band which made such an impact at the l.i//ard l.otingec1ub. Fast
rock & pop MDSIG
H it list Why our ears are burning like the devil’s own pltdrfork after a long
sinner-poking session . . .
T in the Park From the cutting edge to old favourites (including Paul Weller, above, there are enough bands playing this weekend to satisfy the most ardent gig-goer. Should your ears start to overload, hit the funfair, cinema, circus, stalls, cafes, skate displays, street performers, road warriors . . . get the picture? See line-up, pages 16—18. Perthshire: Balado, Sat 72 & Sun 13 Jul. BLUES
Robert Cray Soulful blues man touring
to support his new album, Sweet Potato
Pie which was recorded in Memphis. See album review. Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Sun 13 Jul.
National Youth Jazz Orchestra Of Scotland After an intensive summer school, the rising talents of Scotland’s
young jazz musicians get a public airing.
Stirling: MacRobert Art Centre, Fri 17 Jul.
Scotland Africa As a taster for the autumn's Scotland Africa festival, Black Umfolosi and the Old Blind Dogs will be mixing the Ndebel and Zulu traditions with the Doric in a spectacular double bill. See preview. Glasgow: Old Fruitmarket, Fri 1 8 Jul.
Coast Project DJs assist. Again. well worth staying out late for.
I Transporter Room The Attic. Dyer‘s Close. Cowgate. 225 8382. 10pm. £3 waged. £2 tmwaged. £1 members. A long-running and highly-respected club night which provides a forum for sortie of Edinburgh's best live bands. With DJs and a compere.
I Holyrood Slim 8: Guitar Jnr Canon's Gait. 232 Canongate. 556 4481. 8.30pm. Free. Blues.
I Off The Edge Common Grounds. 2—3 North Bank Street. The Mound. 226 1416. 8pm. Free.
I Paul Harrison Trio Henry's Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. lipm. £2.50 (£1.50). Jazzy vibes.
I Spoonful Trio Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 9pm. Free.
I Get Fruity at L'Attache. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 9pm. Free.
I Dog Eat Dog and Horny Toad The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 l 120. 7pm. £7.30 plus booking fee. Tickets from The Cathottse. Union Street. 248 6606 and Ripping Records. lidinburgh. The poppier end of the rock/rap crossover. unfeasibly baggy shorts brigade who won't be giving Rage Against The Machine any nightmares.
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