rock & pop

Glasgow listings

Gi s are listed by date. Performances wiTl be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least ten days before publication. Rock 8: Pop Listings co zrpiled by Fiona


Ticket information

Tickets for most medlumllarge concerts can be bought from the following:

Just The Ticket Virgin, Union Street. 204 5 l S l.

Tower Records Argyle Street.

204 2500.

Credit card bookings from:

Ticket Link: 227 5511.

I The Geiger Babies, Sonus and loaded King Tut's Wah Walt Hut. St Vincent Street. 22! 527‘). 8.30pm. £3.50. Triple bill of local bands. including the gutsy rootsy pop of The Geiger Babies. the indie sounds of Sonus and the brand spanking new Loaded who like a bit of Manics and Dodgy.

I Macrocosmica, Kiloton, Kill I and Moniack Nice 'n’ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.

I Aqualung, The Allstars and Alpha Plus The Arena. ()swald Street. 22] 3010. 9pm. £3 (advance). £3.50 (door). including entry to The Friday Club.

I The KT Blues Band MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 572 019‘). 9pm. Free.

I The Best Of Glasgow Songwriters Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free.

I Vagabonds Kilkennys. .lohn Street.

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Have big pant fun with Hugh and his Y's guys at The Cathouse, Sun 17

552 3505. 8pm. Free.

I Rev Doc And The Congregation The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 9.30pm. Free. Trad R & B with harmonica to the fore.

I The Borderers Twa Corbies. Kilbowie Road. Cumbernauld. 01236 727-173. 10pm. Free.

l I Live Music McChuills. High Street.

1 552 2135. l0pm. Free.


l I The Slide, Riser and Fabulous King

Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5227‘). 8.30pm. £3.50. Another local

Magicdrive hit warp factor 9 at the 13th Note, Tue 19

H it list Here's the pick of the bunch for this week.

The Leopards and lock Scot Creeping Bent’s monthly night of happening sounds continues with a set by their original snarling signings The Leopards and some short, sharp and sometimes bitter poetry by the sardonic Jock Scot (pictured above), a man who likes a drink or thirty. Glasgow: The 13th Note, Wed 20 Aug.

Magicdrive Power pop, punk pop, pogo pop. Call it what you will, when those zany tunes hit your bloodstream you’ll get a pop high that you won’t want to come down from. Glasgow: 73th Note, Tue 19 Aug.

band triple bill. featuring Greenock baggy hopefuls The Slide making their Glaswegian debut. the spacey pop of Riser and the upfront guitar pop of Fabulous Wilt) will be releasing a four- track Fll’ ‘Bliss' at the beginning of September.

I Car Wash Bourbon Street. George Street. 5520|~1l. 8.30pm. £3. The never- forgotten world of altos. hot pants and velvet hipsters is resurrected yet again. I Fred Quimby Quartet MeC‘huilIs. High Street. 552 2135. l0pin. Free. Latin. funk and salsa accompaniment to this evening's tet uila promotion.

I Liberty B ues Band The Scotia. Stockwell Street. 552 S681. 3.30pm. Free.

I Die Happy Kilkennys. John Street. 5523505. ()pm. Free.

I The Nimmos The Brett'house. John Street. 552 3S0l. 5—7pm. Free. Blues. I Big George And The Business The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3S0l. 9.30pm. Free. The blues wanderers return.

I Ricky Ross, Stephen Lindsay and Lauia Donnelly Pop Pop ll. l-Iast Kilbritle Arts Centre. ()ltl (‘oach Road. Fast Mains. liast Kilbride. 0l3552 2977 1. 8pm. LS (£5 l. A sitiger/songwriter evening to round off the Pop Pop music fest at the Arts Centre. featuring the former warblers from Deacon Blue and The Big Dish and local starlet Laura Donnelly.

I The Answer The Mailings. Abronhill Shopping ('entre. Cumbernauld. 01236 451 202. 9pm. £1.

I Live Music Blacklriars. Bell Street. 552 592-1. 9.30pm. Free.

I Live Music MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 572 (NW. 9pm. Free.

I Hugh Reed And The Velvet Underpants, The Lemons and The Honeyflys The ('athouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £3. l’itliy pop from The Honeyflys and comedic rantings from Hugh Reed.

I The X Rays Nice 'n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 0637. 9pm.

I Monkey, Pacifia and Gulliver The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3S()|. 0.30pm. Free.