rock & pop


Gigs are listed by date. then by cit . Performances Will be listed. provi ed that details reach our offices at least ten days before publication. Rock & pop listings compiled by Fiona Shepherd (Glasgow) 8: Jim Byers (Edinburgh).

Ticket information

Tickets for most medium/large concerts can be bought from the following:

Virgin, Argyle Street. 204 5151 Tower Records Argyle Street, 204 2500.

Credit card bookings from: Ticket Link: 227 551 l.


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

Assembly Rooms George Street, 220 4349



I Robbie Williams and The Supernaturals Barrow land. Gallowgate. 552 ~160l. 7.30pm. SOLD OUT. No age restriction. See fr'ontlines for the ex-Take Thatter. Rather bizarre support from Glasgow‘s Supernaturals. w ho are as pure a pop outfit as Robbie is. in their own Monkees-for-the-90s vv ay.

I Ron Sexsmith and Joseph Arthur King Tut’s Wah Walt Hut. St Vincent Street. 22l 5279. 8.30pm. £6.50. The babyfaced US singer/songwriter who has made a big splash among. shall we say. older lovers of serious music returns to perform his (K'CilSIL)Ililll_\' awesome songs. I The Leopards McClrtrill's. High Street. 552 2135. l()pm. Free. See albunrs fora review of their debut offering 771er 'l'riet/ Slur/ire (tr/m. but also see The Leopards live to witness thenr in full effect.

I Saint, Dolbie. King Kirby and Jessie Nice ‘n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. L3. This year's crop of new bands from the North Glasgow College nrusic course.

I Push, Crush Monkey and Speed Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Student Union. John Street. 552 lb‘95. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.

I Sneak Attack Tigers, Townsend and Riverdog Tire Arena. ()swald Street. 221 30H). 9pm. £3 tadvanccl; £4 (door). including entry to post-gig club Blag.


I Lorna Brooks The Venue. C‘alton Road. 557 3073. 9.30pm. £5 (£3). Talented local singer-songvsriter in a slightly country-ish Horse/k. d. lang mould plays live at this women only event.

I Groove Connection La Belle Angele. Hastie's Close. Cowgate. 225 2774. llpm. £7 (£5i. Eight-piece jazz dance combo from London play live at this. the fourth birthday of the club Big Beat. There's also a floor burning performance frorn the mighty fine Ja/zcothech jazz. dancers. Band on stage at lam.

I The Lunkheads The Tap ()‘l.auriston. Lauriston Place. 229 404 l. 9pm. Free Garage trash straight up the motorway from Newcastle.

I The Chay Dealers Stones. Frederick Street. 220 I226. l()pm. Free. Magnificent guitar pop from this modest local band.



I The Wolfetones Barrow land. Gallowgate. 552 460i 7.30pm. L'l0 plus booking fee. lrish protest songs meets Celtic soul for this popular Irish combo.

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Finley Quaye Edinburgh's laid-back reggae merchant hits the big time as his debut album Maverick A Strike, goes straight into the national charts at Number Three, above ijrk and just below Oasis and Ocean Colour Scene. Glasgow: Garage, Thu 76 Oct; Edinburgh: Queen’s Hall, Wed 75 Oct. Roni Size The Bristol-based drum ’n’ bass experimenter who righteously stole the Mercury Prize from under the very noses of The Spice Girls, establishes his alternative reign of Size power. Glasgow: Arches, Wed 22 Oct. Spiritualized Jason Pierce lets it go and floats with the flow as he brings his mind-expanding, druggy drone rock to the masses. Being a space cadet has never felt so good. Glasgow: Barrow/and, Mon 73 Oct.


Mundell Lowe One of the giants of the classic jazz guitar style which evolved in the 505, Lowe is a polished technician as well as a highly expressive improviser. Glasgow: Pizza Express, Thu 76 Oct. CLASSICAL

Frances-Marie Uitti Chicago-born cellist Frances-Marie Uitti is renowned for her revolutionary technique of playing her instrument with two bows simultaneously, and many contemporary composers have written pieces specially for her. Tonight, at this ECAT concert, accompanied by lndonesran pianist Ananda Sukarlan, she plays music by Scelsi, Ives, Cage, Xenakis, Beethoven and Ustvolskaya. Edinburgh: Queen’s Hall, Mon 73 Oct.

I Ezio, Larry Guild and Ger Murray King Tut's Walt Walt Htrt. St Vincent Street. 22l 5279. 8.30pm £5. Support by Ger Murray. one of the Glasgow Songwriters group.

I Les Halmas, Witchknot and Pink Kross Nice 'n' Sleazy. Sauclnelrall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. The big-booted. garage) trio Pink Kr0ss play a breakneck-speed set. I Hugh Reed And The Velvet Underpants McChuill's. High Street. 552 2l35. l()pm. Free. The punk/comedy crossover starts (and possibly ends) here with this long-serving bunch of local

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I Lifesize, Shade and Torino Cavern Bar. Str'athclyde University Student l'nion. .lohn Street. 552 l395. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.

I Bulb Chutney Blackfr‘iars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. Blues combo. I Daydream Wasys. (‘andleriggx 552 87l7. 9.30pm. Free. Rock and pop.

I DOCIOI‘ N0 MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 572 ()l99. 9pm. Free.

I Die Happy Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.

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