are hot. Nicola King lays her soulful voice over some hypnotic keys frotn Stevie Christie and some chilled jazzy beats from Toby Shippey. The band also invite DJs from the East Coast Project to take care of the rest of the evening. One to check.

I Doc Stanley, Fluid and Quicksand The Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £3. Three of the better local indie rock bands. Well worth three quid of anyone's money.

I Transporter Room The Attic. Dyer's Close. Cowgate. 225 8382. 10pm. £3 waged. £2 unwaged. £1 members. Long- running club night which showcases some of the capital's finest bands. usually on a hip hop. funk. reg ae orjazz vibe. I Holyrood Slim An Guitar Jnr Canon's Gait. 232 Canongate. 556 4481. 8pm. Free. Blues.

I Fat Charlotte Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 10pm. Free. lndie guitar pop in a Lemonheads meets The Fannies ty * affair.

I Spoon ITrio Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 9pm. Free.



I Tish Hinojosa Cottier Theatre. Hyndland Street. 357 3868. 8pm. £7 (£5). See preview for this multi-cultural musician.

I BMX Bandits, Bulb Chutney and Junior Funktion Glasgow School ()f Art. Renfrew Street. 332 0691. 9pm. £6.50. Tickets from Tower Records. The Cathouse and Glasgow School Of An. Benefit for the Hillsborough families with some of Bellshill‘s tnost famous sons.

I Exhibit B: Coaster, Soundbuggy and Dragdoll King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50. See live review for the sparky. spunky Soundbuggy. Dragdoll do the youthful Verve thang too. with more of a rocky. grunge basis to their set.

I Gentech The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm.

I Big Bud. Jumbo Chunky and The Poison Sisters Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Dark. strutting sounds from The Poison Sisters. I The Grizzly Ghosts Of Gaia, The Blunts and Machine Gun Etiquette Club Zebra. The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 8.30pm. £1. Punk mayhem. Lock up your pets!

I Parker and Floor Nine Fury Murrys. Maxwell Street. 221 6511. 9pm. £3. including entry to Loveshack.

I Flirt and Hub Strawberry Fields. ()swald Street. 221 5911. 8pm. £3.

I Gowan Bourbon Street. George Street. 552 ()141. 8.30pm. £5.

I Seattle Kilkenny‘s. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.

I Peac County The State Bar. Holland Street. 332 2159. 9pm. Free. (‘ountry rock.


I Skeezer, Hoover Groover and Breeze La Belle Angele. Hastie's (.‘lose. Cowgate. 225 2774. 8pm. £4 (£3). La Belle presents the first in a series of showcases for young Scottish talent.

I Surely The Honeycomb. Blair Street. 220 4381. 10pm. £4 (£3). Anew addition to Edinburgh’s live music and club scene in the fortn of a hip hop-based night. Blacka‘nized play live with support front local I)Js.

I Annie Christian The Attic. l)yer's Close. Cowgate. 225 8382. 9pm. £3. Indie angst that‘s attracting a lot of record company attention.

I The Johnson Brothers Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 8.30pm. Free. Rock and pop covers.

I Eddie Felson Band Whistle Bittkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 9pm. Free. Country rock.


I Fleetwood Bac Bourbon Street. George Street. 552 0141. 8.30pm. £7.50 (£19.50 with dinner). Mac tribute band. as if you hadn't guessed.

I Hair Pocket, The Salem Dragsters and Floor Nine Nice ’n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9 tn.

I The George, Moses and Geo rey’s Fridge The Arena. ()swald Street. 221 3010. 9pm. £3 (in advance). £3.50 (on the door). including entry to The Friday Club. I The Acme Blues Co MzteSot-ley‘s. Jatnaica Street. 572 0199. 9pm. Free.

I Vagabonds Kilkenny's. John Street. 552 3505. 8.30pm. Free.

I Live Music MeC‘huill‘s. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free.


I Ebony Eyes Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm~~3am. £5. A British version ofThe Three Degrees apparently. Smart dress (no jeans. no trainers) onl .

I Eddie Fe son Trio Canon‘s Gait. 232 Canongate. 556 4481. 8.30pm. Free. Rock and pop frotn the outfit who can boast Dean ()wens from The Felsons as

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I Doom, Cress and Quarantine The Tap H'lauriston. Lauriston Place. 229 4011. 9.30pm. Free. The first of many punk gigs to tie in with the Edinburgh

liuropean (‘ity ()f Punk Festival. Lock up

your children?

I The Rain and Fact Of Life The Subway. 69 (“owgatc 225 6766. 9pm. £2.

I Hush Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 10pm. Free. Hush hail front livingston. have an album out and play a mix of their own material (sort of Reef meets The Black (‘rowcs) and a few



I Primal Scream Glasgow Green. P()S'1'P()Nlil) until Sun 24 Aug. Bummer. Don't get in a flap. etc. Chortle. Sec feature.

I Fleetwood Bac Bourbon Street. George Street. 552 01-11. 8.30pm. £7.50 (£19.50 with dinner). Sec Fri 1.

I Cherry, The Ultra Montaines and The Commercials King Tut‘s Wah Wah lltit. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50. Triple bill headed by the touted Cherry.

I Exhibit A: Boomerang, Kate Cassidy and Faithfool Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.

I The Dagmars McChuill‘s. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free.

I The Outpatients i‘vlacSot-ley‘s. Jamaica Street. 572 0199. 9pm. Free

I Bulb Chutney Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free.

I Die Happy Kilkenny's. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.

I The Geiger Babies liast Kilbrtde Arts Centre C‘afe. ()ld (‘oach Road. Fast Mains. liast Kilbride. 013552 29771. An afternoon session from this local band who have ‘ust released their own Cl).

I Bad In luence Abbotsford Hotel. Stirling Road. Dumbarton. 01389 73304. 9pm.


I Motown Magic Cavendish. West 'l‘olleross. 228 3252. 9pm--3ant. £5. Motown Magic will delight a maturer music fan with their two sets. The first is a Motown selection. the second a Blues Brothers caper. Smart dress (no jeans. no trainers) only.

I Pigpen and God's Boyfriend Cils Rock. West Port. 229 4341. 10pm. £3. l.(rCi1l rock.

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David Byme Far from being on a road, to nowhere, Byrne seems intent on exploring as many musical horizons as he can navigate. Same as it ever was? No way, Jose. See preview. Glasgow: Royal Concert Hall, Sun 27 Jul. JAZZ

Edinburgh lntemational Jazz and Blues Festival Ten nights of music launches Edinburgh‘s month of festivals in swinging style, with the likes of Ralph Towner, John Scofield, Courtney Pine and Jacques Loussier topping the bill. See separate section. Various venues, Edinburgh, Fri 7—5un 70 Aug.

Bob Bernard Quintet The highly regarded mainstream jazz trumpeter is always a welcome visitor from his native Australia, and links up here with the trombonist Campbell Burnap and the Ralph Laing Trio. Pizza Express, Glasgow, Tue 5 Aug.


Glasgow International Early Music Festival A host of international and borne-grown talent celebrates music from previous ages. Highlights include Cavaili's opera La Didone, the Anonymous 4 in concert and The Kuijken String Quartet among others. See preview and classical listings. Glasgow: Various venues, Fri 1~$un 70 Aug.

I Honky Tonk Chaos Canon's Can. 232 Canongate. 556 4481. 9.30pm. Free. Blues.

I Calmer Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 7pm. Free.

I Contempt, The Dung Beetles and Chinese Burn The Tap ()‘1.auriston. Lauriston Place. 229 4041. 9.30pm. Free. Punk. unk. punk and more punk.

I Pror Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 9pm. Free. Ska band.


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