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I Bitter Pill, Tinderbox and Grover The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 8.30 tn. £1.
I Starsai , Els Red and Free Spirit Glory Box. Curlers. Bytes Road. 334 1284. 8.30pm. Free.
I Riverdog, Kessel Run, Pelt, The Wheelies and The Forensics The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 9pm. Free.
I Vagabonds Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.
I Glasgow Songwriters featuring Larry Guild Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. Art Garfunkelish performer. Plus opett tnic guest spot. Arrive early to book your place; priority will be given to ﬁrst-time performers.
I U2 Mun'ayiield Stadium. Gates opett at 5pm. £28.50. U2? Never bloody heard of them mate. ‘l'it'e. that‘s not that Boner. Hairy Mullet Senior. Adam Clapton and The Egg is it? Mind yott. it says here that this lot are intending to play in 40 countries in twelve months. They‘ve also released eleven albums have they'.’ Hmtnm . . . There‘s something about a giant lemon. :1 stuffed olive on a 100ft tall toothpick and a Squeaky Nun. Don‘t know what that‘s all about. 1 tltink maybe that Boner bloke ltas lost the. plot a bit.
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I Songwriters' Showcase Tron Tavern. Hunter Square. 8.30pm. £ 1. Information: 661 5275. Weekly forum for Edinburgh-based sitiger-songwriters. with anybody welcome to perform a fifteen-minute set.
I Barkin' Bone Blues Henry's Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. 11pm. £3 (£2). Blues in this great wee venue.
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I Duffy Moon and Critikill Skank’n‘Pickle. The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 8.30pm. £1. Monthly punk and ska club with associated bands.
I Mayonnaise, Kayenta and ldlewild The Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £3. Three local bands. three quid to get in. Both Mayonnaise and Kayenta feature on the Bands For Sale C D compilation. while ldlewild are apparently attracting some attention frotn a few labels — tnost notably frotn Infectious. home to Symposium. Trainspotters might like to know that Kayenta are looked after by the satne bloke who manages The Proclaimers.
I Aqua Lung Henry‘s Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. llpttt. £3 (£2). No ittfo on this one bill it's likely to be local musicians whippping up a storm of guitar vibes.
I Ma icdrive, Cinnamon Smith and River 09 King Tut's Walt Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £3.50. Edinburgh's fittest new band seduce with their daffy pop and fun stage presence. In a desert of ()asis soundalikes. they're the oasis . . . if you see what we mean.
I The Yummyfur, The Karelia and The Eva 6 Nice ‘n’ Sleazy. Sauchieltall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. A varied triple-bill well worth catching. The Fva 6 are described as being in a Postcard vein. The Yummyfur play off-killer. pithy punk diatribes about any subject under the sun. while The Karelia slow things down to a sophisticated waltz.
I Peptone, The Fusion and Stoor Club Zebra. The 13th Note. (Jlassford Street. 553 1638. 8.30pm. £1.
I The Cheese and Colossal Fury Murrys. Maxwell Street. 221 6511. 9pm. £3. including entry to Loveshack.
I Renko Strawberry Fields. Oswald Street. 221 5911. 8 tn. £3.
I Beatroot and T e Poison Sisters The Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 564 1527. 9.30pm. Free. The hosts ofClub Beatroot play alongside those dark Poison Sisters.
I Bulb Chutney The Bt'ewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 9.30pm. Free. Blues. I Redwing The State Bar. Holland Street. 332 215‘). 9.30pm. Free. Roots and country.
I Seattle Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.
I Larj The Tap ()‘1.auriston. l.auriston Place. 22‘) 40-11. 9pm. Free. Techno club with live acts complementing the l).ls.
I Eddie Severn Quartet Henry's (‘ellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. 11pm. £3 (£2). Jazz ponderings.
I The Brown Family, Wheatfield and Kuba King Tut's Wah Walt Hut. St Vittcent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £3.50. I Buffalo Soldier Bourbon Street. George Street. 552 01-11. 7pm. £7.50 (£19.50 with dinner). Marley tribute outfit fronted by alleged Marley lookalike Moses.
I Chi and ldlewild Nice 'n' Sleazy. Saucltiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. The band formerly known as (‘lticane get snarly.
I Crush Monkey, Why Bradley and Swine The Arena. ()swald Street. 221 3010. 9pm. £3 (advance). £3.50 (door). ittcludittg entrv to The Friday Club.
I The Hootchie Cootchie Band The Brewltouse. John Street. 552 3801. 9.30pm. Free.
I The Radoos McChuill's. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free.
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I Vagabonds Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 8pm. Free.
I live Music MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 572 0199. 9pm. Free.
I Goldblade Cas Rock. Westport. 229 4341. 9pm. Total fucking rock and soul gospel warfare from John Robb and his cohorts in sonic mayhem. Sell all your possessiotts and follow them.
I Magicdrive and Cinnamon Smith The Attic. Cowgate. 225 8382. 8pm. See Thu 4 and see next issue for review of their new single ‘()n The Soft'. all about the effects of too much ale. apparently. I The Hub Club Henry’s Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm. £4 (£3). New fortnightly club night aiming to bridge the gap between live music and l)Js. Local bands will guest (on stage at 1 lptn) while l)Js will provide their take on the vibe. We need tnore of these people. Support it!
I Wet Wet Wet, Mark Owen, Ricky Ross and My Life Story Celtic Park. Kertydale Street. 1.30pm. £25 plus booking fee. Standing tickets only left. Plastic soul onslaught frottt the all-
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funkier and likeably poppier of late. A schizophrenic support bill includes Take That‘s Mr (‘ute with his serious lads' battd. former Deacon Blue man Ricky Ross and the tacky ‘glamour' of My Life Story. the poor man's Divine Comedy fronted by the poor man's Jarvis Cocker. .lake Shillingford.
I Nine Below Zero and The Goldenhour King Tut's Walt Walt Hut.
; St Vincent Street. 221 517‘). 8.30pm. £5. 1 The veteran live act are supported by the . 60s-inspired Hammond pop oflocal
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