MUSIG rock & pop
ROCK 81 POP GLASGOW FRI 3 continued
I Gretchen Peters King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5. Count chantoosie.
I Drift. The Shrin ing Violets and Unknown The Arena. Oswald Street. 221 3010. 9pm. £3 (advance). £4 (door). I Giver. The Million Dollar Band and Saneless Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895. 10pm. Free. Students and guests. See Sun 27 for Million Dollar Band. this issue‘s hardest-working group.
I Get Fruity MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 572 0199. 9pm. Free.
I The Libidos Waxy Dargles. Bridge Street. Paisley. 848 0885. 9.30pm. Free. I The Answer Twa Corbies. Kilbowie Road. Cumbernauld. 01236 727473. 10pm. Free.
I John Hiatt and the Nashville Queens Queen's Hall. South Clerk Street. 667 7776. 8pm. £12.50. Hiatt‘s status as the country songwriter's songwriter remains as strong as ever. Catch hitn now in this rare Scottish appearance. See preview.
I SolarusIKaty Fox The Attic.'1)yer‘s Close. Cowgate. 225 8382. 8pm. £3. The band formerly known as Riser perform their Radiohead-esquc stuff with a strong eye for lyrics. Price includes 80s club Flashback.
I Rainmaker/Freeload Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 8pm. £2. The band formerly known as The Rain do their post-Oasis thing for the Subway set.
I The Dynamos Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 8pm. Free.
I The Thanes Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 10pm. Free. Authentic beat sounds from those crazy mono- lovin‘ cats.
I Tony Johnson's Soul Band Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 10pm. £5. The nostalgia circuit keeps on ticking over. Nae jeans or trainers and you‘re supposed to be over 25 as well.
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SATURDAY 4 Glasgow
I Whitesnalte Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £16 plus booking fee. The epitome of poodle-haired rockers performing overblown ballads ‘spiced' up with tortuous guitar solos. We await their new dance-influenced reinvention for the millenium with interest.
I Garageland, The Radoos and Subrosa King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50. See album reviews for Garageland.
I Big Vern And The Shootahs The Ferry. Clyde Place. 552 0588. 9pm. £10. Big soul numbers in a Blues Brothers style.
I The Primevals McChuills. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free. Earthy R&B with more than a nod to primal punk and 60s garage rock. fronted by Michael Rooney. a man who looks like he‘s lived a little.
I The Geiger Babies, Mitchell and Peter O'Hare Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895. 10pm. Free. Students and guests.
I Aqualung Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free.
I Die Happy Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.
I El Cometa All-Stars Lizzard Lounge. Cafe Graffiti. East London Street. 557 8003. 10.30pm. £5 (£4 members). The ten-piece latino groovers make their ﬁrst appearance of the new season with members of Salsa Celtica and East Coast Project in tow and Tony King on vocals. Special guest 1)] is Simon Hodge from Big Beat while Joseph Malik revives the Nu-Yorican Soul Sound.
I Foil/Lid Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 9pm. £3. The heavier end of the indie spectrum with Foil promoting their ‘Don‘t Come Around‘ single.
I Ten Storey/Liquid Lunch Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 8pm. £2. Funsters from The London. Ten Storey are. we assume. named after a Stone Roses tune. given their Noel-rock vibe while Liquid Lunch were undoubtedly inspired by The [.is! editorial meetings.
I Cathode Species Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 8pm. Free.
I Bottleneck Blues Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 10pm. Free. A blues band. unsurprisingly.
I Jimmy Jemain Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 10pm. £5. Horror of horrors! It's a Cliff Richard tribute.
I Super Furry Animals and Urusei Yatsura The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120. 7pm. £7.50 plus booking fee. Probably the greatest band in the country at this moment in time. displaying more imagination than all their contemporaries put together. Invest in their current album Rtlditlfnl' for a handle on their mad combo of pastoral ballads. acid pop and
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MITCHELL THEATRE GLASGOW
52 THE LIST 26 Sep*9 Oct 1997
FRIDAY 17TH OCTOBER
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Expect countrified slowcore from the weeping and wailing Smog. King Tut's Wah Wah Nut. Glasgow. Thu 9 Oct; Attic, Edinburgh. Wed 8 Oct
keyboard madness. Support from the febrile Urusei Yatsura - see A—'/..
I Black Star Liner King Tut‘s- Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5. Leeds-based collective who incorporate urban and ethnic issues into their incendiary rock/rap crossover sound.
I Tibor The Rat Trap. Brown Street. 221 7233. 8pm. £3.
I Flurt Strawberry Fields. ()swald Street. 221 5911. 8pm.
I Jam Session MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 572 0199. 3pm. Free.
I Bad Influence The Stroud Tavern. Stroud Road. East Kilbride. 013552 248 388. 9pm.
I MansunlCecil Assembly Rooms. George Street. 220 4349. 7.30pm. £9. lt‘s quasi-Scouse night at the Assembly Rooms with those vicar-stripping loons supported by the distinctly heavier Cecil. See review.
I C emical Stars/Selfish Gene/Chas/Turf The Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £3. Local wannabies.
I Sad Society Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 10pm. Free. Proving that old punks don't die. here's Sad Society.
I Amor Brujo Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 10pm. Free. It's the very spirit of South America. I do beheve.
I Red Monkey, Dick Johnson and Sally Skull The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 8.30pm. £2. Ajoint celebration of talent from Glasgow's Teen C label and Newcastle‘s Slampt label. erstwhile home to Kenickie. The Teen C reps Dick Johnson are three badass ladeez with a love of sleazy Cramps-ster rocking. as heard on their new single ‘Can‘t You Give Me l.ove‘. I Redpath. Biffy Clyro and Drift Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895. 10pm. Free. Students and guests.
I Garageland/Chickweed/Chi The Attic. Dyer‘s Close. Cowgate. 225 3252. 8pm. £3. Antipodean rockers Garageland came to the welcome attention of Radio 1 livening Session listeners with their last album Lust [int '1}; (image/um] while local lads and lass Chickweed are a
symbiotic melange of Belly. Buffalo Tom and Cheap Trick. And they‘re Human Condition's biggest band in Japan. Their next single ‘Squawk‘ comes out on Evol records very soon. Chi — better known in a previous incarnation as Chicane — are post-Husker Du barbed melody types. See albums for Garageland review.
I long Distance Call Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 10pm. Free.
TUESDAY 7 Glasgow
I Ocean Colour Scene and Hurricane No it Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. SOLD OUT. Incredible how shit sells. Musty retro nonsense from the Scene. who feel there‘s a need for brainless boogie in the And judging by their three sold out nights. they‘d be right. Support from the marginally less underachieving Hurricane. who are still capable of making you wish the guitar had never been invented on occasion.
I The Deftones The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120. 7pm. £7 plus booking fee. Noisy types from Sacramento.
I A and Groop Dogdrill The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. Alternative noises. including Doncaster‘s sleazy Jon Spencerites Groop Dogdrill whose current single ‘1.ove1y Skin‘ should not be run into down a dark alley. if you prize our safety. See albums for A.
I Wi d Monkey King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm.
I The Spice-ish Girls Strawberry Fields. Oswald Street. 221 5911. 8pm. £3. Well. who could this be a tribute 10‘? Let's hope their routine is more accomplished than their name.
I Star Ride The 13111 Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 8.30pm. £1.
I Kayenta and Silverback Glory Box. Curlers. Byres Road. 334 1284. 8.30pm. Free.
I Starsky, Diesel Bone and The Stills Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895. 10pm. Free. Students and guests.
I Vagabonds Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.
I Glasgow Songwriters featuring Andy Rees Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Folk rock. Plus open mic guest spot. Arrive early to book your place; priority is given to ﬁrst-time performers.
I (J. Chenier and the Red Hot Louisiana Band La Belle Angele. Cowgate. 225 7536. 8pm. £5. The crown prince of zydeco makes his ﬁrst appearance on Scottish soil in four years. Expect the six-piece New Orleans band to perform tracks from their latest album The Big Squeeze.
I Son writers' Showcase and
Works op Tron Tavern. Hunter Square. Information: 228 8245. 7.30pm. £1. Weekly forum for Edinburgh-based singer-songwriters. with anybody welcome to perform a 15 minute set. One local songwriter is highlighted at 10.30pm each night.
I Ocean Colour Scene and Hurricane No # Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. SOLD 0111". See Tue 7.
I Morcheeba The Arches. Midland Street. 221 9736. 7.30pm. £8 plus booking fee. See preview for the funky dudes with the proverbial ‘songwriting values'.
I Misery Loves Co The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £5 plus booking fee. Metal combo.
I Eska. Bangtwister and Beatroot Club Beatroot. The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 8.30pm. £1. The monthly live music club featuring the garage and psychedelia-inspired
Ban 'twister. See A~-'/. for Fska.
I 0 io, Striker and Oreo Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John