rock & pop


Gigs are listed by date, then by c’ . Performances will be listed, provi ed that details reach our offices at least ten days before publication. Rock 8. pop listings compiled by Fiona Shepherd (Glasgow) and Jim Byres (Edinburgh).


Tickets for most m’eduntll " goncerts can be b ght from the o, g: 7. 1 .

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Virgin, Arger Street. 204 5151 . g Tower Records Argyle Street- ~ ' 204 2500. ' Q .A Credit card bookings from:

Ticket Link: 227 5511.


Virgin Princes Street, 220 3234." Ripping Records South Bridge, 226 7010.

Assembly Rooms George Street. 220 4349



I Adventures In Stereo, The Secret Goldfish and Future Pilot AKA Northern Soul. The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £4. An evening of floaty sounds from Glasgow’s Creeping Bent label. See A-Z feature.

I Cathryn Craig and Gary Hall King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5. Two acoustic country artists who are life as well as musical partners. Craig‘s first album Parr/i Songs was recorded on her back porch. reminiscent of Michelle Shocked's Tums ('unipjire 721pes. and she has followed it up with her eponymous new album. while Hall promotes his

N ashville-recorded Twelve Strings Arid 7211/ Stories.

I The Three Bees Bourbon Street. George Street. 552 0141. 7pm. £5

16.50 with dinner). A Bee Gees tribute band which features three brothers of their own.

I Bedlam A Go Go Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Regular goth. industrial and darkwave night with live (or should that be undead?) hands.

I Limo, Smug and Alkahounds The Arena. ()swald Street. 221 3010. 9pm. £3. including entry to ost-gig club Blag. I Pacifica, Miss Wor d, Speeder, Coaster, Soundbuggy and Torino Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895. 8pm. Free. Students and guests. Line—up of local talent including the sharp and sassy Soundbuggy and the indie pop of Pacifica who are promoting their new sin vlc ‘l.andlocked'.

I ounterfeat MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 5720199. 9pm. Free. Little Feat tribute band.

I The Diablos McChuilIs. High Street. 552 2135. 10 in. Free.

I Vagabon s Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 8pm. Free.

I Get Fruity Waxy Dargles. Bridge Street. Paisley. 848 0885. 9.30pm. Free. I The Anonymous Twa Corbies. Kilbowie Road. 01236 727473. 10pm. Free.


I Tam Bongo Club. New Street. 558 7604. 10.30pm. £5 (£3). Dirty phat hip riffs meet hop fuzz melody as Tam meander towards the hard edges and snuggle up iii the cosy corners with DJ Tinku. Til 3am. See Unsigned Bands feature.

I Blind/Pecadiloes The Attic. Dyer's Close. Cowgate. 225 3252. 7.30pm. £3. Edinburgh's Blind are. em. one to watch with guitars and melodies and

everything. New single ‘Money To Burn‘ will be hitting those shelves in October. A&M’s Pecadiloes made the top slot in the indie charts with ‘USSO.’

I Easleruyfleunky Feet Us Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 9pm. £3. Triple bill of indie popsters. See Unsigned Bands feature for Cruyff.

I Tin Comic/Misery Core Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 8pm. £2. Tin Comic are popsters with a new drummer while Misery Core should spread some happiness with their Black Sabbath- inspired gubbins.

I Carwash Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 10pm. £5. Rolls Royce cover band for what we will politely call the more mature seekers of nightlife. No jeans or trainers either you scruffy bunch of deadbeats.

I Planet Boom Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 8pm. Free.



I G.U.N. Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £12.50 plus booking fee. At the time of going to press. tickets were going fast for what is apparently G.U.N.'s last show. Typical that just as they were getting interesting. they decide to bow out while stablemates Texas bland out further and are more successful than they‘ve ever been.

I Jah Wobble and Swelling Meg CCA. 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 0522. 6.30pm/9.30pm. £6 (£3). The king of the plangent dubby bass sound will only be using his voice tonight as an instrument in this spoken word show. With support from Swelling Meg who use acoustic. stringed instruments to create a strident folk-influenced sound.

I Robin Williamson and Mike Heron Henry Wood Hall. Claremont Street. 287 5511. 8pm. £13.50. The original psychedelic folksters from the Incredible String Band play one of their occasional concerts to the faithful. See preview.

I Addict, Stoney Sleep and Grandaddy The Ferry. Clyde Place. 552 0588. 8.30pm. Free. A Big Cat label showcase for In The City featuring the ‘great rock potential‘ Addict who have the good taste to cite Neil Diamond. Smashing Pumpkins and The Prodigy as influences and the pretension to indulge in a spot of ‘Eastern tnysticism and extreme sports‘. Support is frotn the very young. acclaimed Stoney Sleep who are a trio of angsty teens into Plath. Shelley. Kafka and Edie Sedgewick.

I The Three Bees Bourbon Street. George Street. 552 0141. 7pm. £5 (£16.50 with dinner). See Fri 26.

I Stonehouse, Empire and Javaal King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50. Local band triple bill including ‘anthemic indie rock' quartet Javaal who have a habit of turning up to play outside other people's gigs. Will some other hand return the favour toni ht'.’

I The Jellies, The 0 and Nugget Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637.

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I Straw, Superhero and Kingsize The Arches. Midland Street. 22] 9736. First band 8pm. Free. Part of the In The City Unsigned Band competition. See Unsigned Bands feature.

I Cinnamon Circus, Cruyff and Mantraluna Strawberry Fields. Oswald Street, 221 5911. First band 7.30pm. Free. Part of the in The City Unsigned Band competition. See Unsigned Bands feature.

I Empire, Shep and Unknown Betty‘s Mayonnaise. Queen Street. 221 5934. First band 7.45pm. Free. Part of the In The City Unsigned Band competition. See Unsigned Bands feature.

I Freekspert. Blue Easy and Real TV The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. First band 8pm. Free. Part of the in The City Unsigned Band competition. See Unsigned Bands feature.

I Smallpeek, Heidrun and Lift Polo Lounge. Wilson Street. 553 1221. First band 8.30pm. Free. Part of the In The City Unsigned Band competition. See Unsigned Bands feature.

I Clownguns, Volley and Trampoline McChuills. High Street. 552 2135. First band 8.15pm. Free. Part of the lit The City Unsigned Band competition. See Unsigned Bands feature.

I Parker and Big Wednesday The Arena. Oswald Street. 22] 3010. 9pm. £3.50 (advance). £4 (door). including entry to the club Medication. Two mainstream pop/rock bands.

I Bond, Shiny, Riverdog, Captain 22, Foil and Pink Monkey Blrd Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895. 8pm. Free. Students and guests.

I Red Green Blues Band Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free.

I Fat Betty MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 572 0199. 9pm. Free. Thin Lizzy tribute. I Die Happy Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.

I Hootchie Cootchie Band The Seotia Bar. Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 3.30pm. Free.


I Stereophonics and Kings Of Infinite Space The Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 7.30pm. £6. The Welsh combo‘s star remains in the ascendant after the top ten success of debut album Won! Gets Amuml. See them now before they‘re headlinin ' Murrayfield.

I Blacka nized Lizzard Lounge. Cafe Graffiti. East London Street. 557 8003. 10.30pm. £5 (£4 members). Having stormed the party circuit during the festival. the eight-piece return to more familiar surroundings with Calvin ‘Man Of Matty Names' Hudson at the helm. joined by Nutty P. Plus the latest waxings as spun by DJ Joseph Malik.

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band in Britain kick off a tourgtot - ._ i. promote their latest opus. Songs '

Northern Britain. Being a gig, the atmosphere should be like‘f'a“; party containing all your r '1. ' , from all your life. Aaahl ' 3

Barrow/and, Sun 28 Sep. f i

In The City The battle of the end all battles of the bands, although ._ '

no~one likes to think of it as'a

competition really. Anyway, this is "

music industry competition-which has’ ' spawned the careers of Placebo and '

Kula Shaker among others. {A . news is that all the gigs are free. 5‘ A , . listings for full details. Glasgomiiarious

venues, Sat 27 Sep—Wéd 1 Oct. COUNTRY - - . Cathryn Craig The Nashville-based);

singer sets about promoting her line I second album for the Perth-based. .

Goldtush records, with her usualg..i;i .3, collaborators, Gary Hall and Mark, -

Wilkinson. Glasgow: King Tut’s, Fri 26 1 Sep. » 1' Arnie Comeaux This vibrant young»

country singer from Lousiana has made: I

a big splash in Nashville, and now

makes her Scottish debut tour. Glasgow:

Ren frew Ferry, Tue 30 Sep.


Robin Williamson and Mike Ilieron Former members of The Incredible. String Band play together for the first time in decades after highly successful

solo careers. New songs, solo works and

some of their old material is promised.

See preview. Glasgow: The Henry Wood,

Hall, Sat 27.









Tickets: £13.50 C/C Tel: 0141 287 7777 or 0141 339 8383 (24 hours). Personal application to SECC B/O.T.he.Ticket Centre Glasgow. Vir in Records Glasgow and Edinburgh. Ripping Records Edinburgh am all

T.O.C.T.A. outlets throughout Scotland. (Subject to booking fee).

26 Sep—9 Oct 1997 TIIEIJS'NB