MUSIC rock & pop
ROCK 8r POP EDINBURGH SAT 27 continued
I The Johnny 7 Shooting Gallery. Broughton Street. 10.30pm. £7. Mustachioed nutters specialising in cheesy bongo shenanigans. performing as part of the launch of Vegas. the latest addition to the easy listening club scene. I PigpenIBug/Pacifica Cas Rock Cafe. West Port, 229 4341. 9pm. £3. Three bands, three quid. three indie popsters.
I Proi Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 10pm. Free. Proi ahoy with their specialised Ska riffs.
I Geiger Babies Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 8pm. Free.
I Angela Grant And The Attachments Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 10pm. £5. Covers band for those who remember the 60s and 70s with some degree of affection. Dress smartish.
I Teenage Fanclub, Cornershop and The Warm lets Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £9 plus booking fee. A warm reception guaranteed for the Fannies who don’t seem to change. they just get better at their golden melodies. Support from the rejuvinated Cornershop whose current album When I Was Born For The 7th Time is a winning fusion of dance. indie and Indian vibes. and The Warm lets. a slightly off-kilter indie crew who recently played the lntercit Crawl. I The Stereophonics, Kings (i Infinite Space and Tinstar The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120. 7.30pm. £6 plus booking fee. The Stereophonics are the latest Welsh wizards to make the charts. but their power trio approach is closer to the Manics than to Super Furry Animals or Gorky‘s Zygotic Mynci. Support from punk pop Liverpudlian trio The Kings Of Infinite Space whose new single ‘Speedboarder’ is about amphetamine abuse. and the ‘panoramic beats‘ of Tinstar.
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I Arab Strap and Dawn Of The Replicants Nice 'n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Free. A scramble for this free gig featuring two bands to be found in our A-Z feature.
I The Gyres. Smaller and The Space Monkeys King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5. Bolshy indie poppers. who can’t hide their love of Buckfast. promote their debut album F irsr.
I Melonhaus The Ferry. Clyde Place. 552 0588. 9pm. Free. A Bomba. Limbo and Hook records night. featuring a live set from Glasgow's Melonhaus and DJ sets from De Niro and Steven McCreary. I The Three Bees Bourbon Street. George Street. 552 0141. 7pm. £5 (£16.50 with dinner). See Fri 26.
I ISM, Peach Fun and Tam The Arches. Midland Street. 221 9736. First band 8pm. Free. Part of the In The City Unsigned Band competition. See
Unsi ned Bands feature.
I Triggerhappy, Destijl and Electraglide Strawberry Fields. Oswald Street. 221 5911. First band 8.15pm. Free. Part of the In The City Unsigned Band competition. See Unsigned Bands feature.
I Paneeni, Deep End and The Mittens Betty's Mayonnaise. Queen Street. 221 5934. First band 7.45pm. Free. Part ofthe In The City Unsigned Band competition. See Unsigned Bands feature.
I Stroppy, Beaker and Pillow The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. First band 8pm. Free. Part of the In The City Unsigned Band competition. See Unsigned Bands feature.
I Fuzzhead. Fonda 500 and The Starlets 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 Belisha, Fat Lip and The Jellys McChuills. High Street. 552 2135. First band 8.15pm. Free. Part of the In The City Unsigned Band competition. See
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I The Million Dollar Band, Why Bradley and Perfectly Legal Fury Murrys. Maxwell Street. 221 6511. 9pm. £2.50. Big. funky pop sounds from the goodtinie Million Dollar Band.
I Late Night Foreign Radio, The George, C aser and The leepseats The Arena. ()swald Street. 221 3010. 9pm. £2.50 (advance). £3 (door).
I House Of Cheese The Hall Bar. \Vtxxllands Road. 564 1527. 9.30pm. Free.
I Jam Session MacSorlcys. Jamaica Street. 572 0199. 3pm. Free.
I The Wannadies/Huckleberry The Venue. Caltori Road. 557 3073. 8pm. £8. The Wannadies were very nearly called The Bleed To Deaths. you know. Luckily. that eventuality slipped by and on the back of their eclectic liugvv Me album comes this rare east coast show. If you haven‘t been acquainted with them yet. firstly why not? Secondly. they are a unique blend of Tire Clash. The Pixies. Iggy Pop and Stan Getz. They are admirany supported by local scarnps Huckleberry. led by the worryineg weird Vic. Their debut album should be out around Christmas.
I Dewdrop Stories. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 10pm. Free.
I The Dogs I.’Attache. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 8pm. Free.
I Stereolab and Sukia The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120. 7.30pm. £7 plus booking fee. See album review for Stereolab who may not be the most dynamic live performers in Christendom. but are certainly one of the most sonically inventive bands around.
I 3 Colours Red, Toaster and Arnold King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 22] 5279. 8.30pm. £6. A Creation Records roster showcase with the brainless ‘alterriative' rockisni of 3 Colours Red. the retro intrigue of Arnold and the rampant mania of Toaster. who are the only compelling reason to make this your gig of choice tonight.
I Boo Hewerdine, Carol Laula, Tamra Rosanes and Parker Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895. 8.30pm. Free. Students and guests. A singer/songwriter's~ showcase gig. headlined by the former frontman of everyone's favourite 80s iiaveI-gazer's The Bible.
I Eversholt, Dragonflies, Cassius, Tribe and Acquiessence The Ferry. Clyde Place. 552 0588. 7.30pm. £1. A selection of unsigned bands from throughout the UK.
I Superstar The I3th Note. (ilassford Street. 55's 1638. 8.30pm. £4. Joe McAIiiideri‘s golden Iiar'iiioiiies with unashamed MOR credentials. Iilton eat your heart out; Superstar should be the ones strumming our hearts with their lingers.
I The Goldenhour and Pacifica Nice ‘n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120.
The poptastic Wannadies play Edinburgh Venue Sun 28 Sep
9pm. £3. Big. confident 60s-influenced pop sound from recent Us! Battle of the Bands winners The Goldenhour. Hammond action to be expected. See A—- 7. feature for Goldenhour. See Fri 26 for Pacifica.
I Cherry Fire Ashes, The Lazy Aces and Mercedes The Arches. Midland Street. 221 9736. Firsthand 8pm. Free. Part of the In The City Unsigned Band competition. See Unsigned Bands feature.
I Fling, Mint and Ten Seconds Dead Strawberry Fields. Oswald Street. 221 5911. First band 8.15pm. Free. Part ofthe In The City Unsigned Band competition. See Unsigned Bands feature.
I Chicane Archaos. Queen Street. 204 3189. 9pm. Price the. Chart topping dance band who scored a number seventeen hit with ‘()ffshore 97'.
I Gasoline, Uneasy and Idlewild Betty‘s .‘vlayonriaise. Queen Street. 221 5934. First band 8.30pm. Free. Part of the In The City Unsigned Band competition. See Linsigned Bands feature.
I Clint, Entropy, Fabulous and Mitzi The Cathotise. liliititl Street. 248 6606. First band 8pm. Free. Part of the In The City Unsigned Band competition. Sec Unsigned Bands feature.
I Rent, Swiss Family Orbison and Clinic Polo Lounge. Wilson Street. 553 1221. First band 8.30pm. Free. Part ofthe In The City Unsigned Band competition. See l'iisigned Bands feature.
I The Underfoot and Amber Rust McChuills. High Street. 552 2135. First band 8.15pm. Free. Part of the In The City Unsigned Band competition. See Unsigned Bands feature.
I Naked Lunch, Yellow Car and The Notwist Times Square. St Enoch Square. 221 6579. 8.30pm. Free. In The City showcase gig featuring Naked Lunch who have played with the diverse likes of Screaming Trees. Iggy Pop. Bis and Kiss. Ihiiidee-based quartet Yellow Car. a couple of whom used to be hair models and who sing tributes to Billy Mackenzie. and the Bavarian feedback frenzy ofThe Notwist.
I Merc, The Fuse, Bionic, Cerulean Blue and The Honeyflys The Tunnel. Mitchell Street. 204 1000. 7pm. £4 (advance). The final of the Big
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Scottiin band competition. I The Cheese, Glider, The Purple Ohms and Nevertheless The Arena.
; ()swald Street. 221 3010. 9pm. £2.50.
I Clockwork Pig Stories. Frederick Street. 220 122(i. 10pm. Free.
I Slidin' Deltas Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 511-1. 10pm. Free. A blues tlllt) for those who like it.
I The Jammy Devils l.‘ Attache.
Rutland Street. 229 3402. 8pm. Free.
I Finitribe, Lunatic Calm and Wobble U The Arches. Midland Street. 221 9736. 7.30pm. £0. ()rie of In The City's several enticing clubby events but. if