say‘.’ PS. They're crap. Support from 3 Colours Red who rock like muthas. if that's what you want from a live band. However. some decent songs would also be nice.

I Finley Quaye and Cath Coffey The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 l 120. 7pm. SOLD OUT. Mr Quaye has a seemingly unlimited supply of decent songs if debut albtttn Maverick A Strike is arty barometer. So far he‘s proved to be the freshest pop hit of the year and the sell-out notices indicate the lidinburgh lad is going to go from strength to strength. Hurrah! Support from Stereo MCs vocalist Catlt Coffey who has decided to strike ottt on her own with a solo album entitled Mind The Gap.

I The Good Sons and The Radio Sweethearts King Tut’s \Vah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm.£-1. See preview for country dudes The Good Sotts. Support from Glasgow's acclaimed country combo who are influenced by the crossover sound of Gram Parsons.

I Empire Builder, XLS and Soundman Club Zebra. The 13111 Note. Cilassfot‘d Street. 553 1638. 8.30pm. £1.

I Shah Mak, Cooper and Embryo Nice 'n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9(i37. 9pm.

I Brown Eye Superfly, Tibor, Slinky attd Hooper The Arena. Oswald Street. 22l 3()l(). 8.30pm. £3.50 (advance). £4 (door).

I Elysian Fields and Jinx l-‘ury Murry s. Maxwell Street. 221 ()5 l l. 9pm. £3. including entry to post-gig clth Loveshack. I The Echoes, Tonic and Parker Strawberry Fields. Oswald Street. 221 591 1. 8pm. £3.

I The Soul Collective and Late Night Foreign Radio Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Student Union. .lohn Street. 552 1895. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.

I Stacey, The Honeyflys and Mellow Doubt The Hall Bar. \\'oodlands Road. 56-1 l527. 9.30pm. Free. Melodic triple bill.

I The Dazeys Waxys. Candleriggs. 552


The Tindersticks spead a little happiness at The Old Fruitmarket, Glasgow, Fri 17

87 l 7. 9.30pm. l‘ree. Rock and blues.

; I The John Hinshelwood Band The

State Bar. Holland Street. 332 2159. 9.30pm. Free. Country rock.

I Seattle Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.


I Bogus The Honeycomb Blair Street. 220 4381. 9pm. £2. Musicians Union members get in free. Band on stage at tnidnight. Electric hip hop-funk outth

w ho rocked the club during the Festival. Janet's will also be impressed by their ability to whip tip first rate

itnprovisatiuns. Cheap drinks as well

. between 9--l lpm.


I Happy But Twisted, God’s

Boyfriend and Whiteout The Fubar. Maxwell Place. 01786 443 241. 8.30pm. £3. H.B.T have produced a number of critically acclaimed CDs. God‘s Boyfriend have been described by Steve Lamacq as ‘one of the best girl fronted bands in the country‘. and Whiteout are re-launching themselves after early success in Japan as a three-piece.



I Tindersticks Old Fruitrnarket. Albion Street. 227 5511. 7.30pm. £8.50 plus booking fee. Having survived meltdown conditions at the Jaffa Cake during the Flux festival. the Tindersticks return to Scotland to play the roomier Fruitmarket. round which their sonorous melancholy will resonate beautifully. But ifyou thought Strangelove were cheerless. get a load of this lot. Hey. Stewart. heard any good Princess Di jokes? Thought not.

I Jewel Mitchell Theatre. Granville Street. 227 551 1. £8. See preview for this up-and-coming chanteuse from the US backwoods.

I Bentley Rhythm Ace The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120. 7pm. £6.50 plus booking fee. The wondrous sound of a crossover dance/pop act who don‘t come over like some watered-down style- over-content crew like Sneaker Pimps. BRA (oh. how amusing) blend samples with big beats to make some boss grooves. ()ne of them used to be in Pop Will Eat Itself. but we can overlook that. I Surfin' USA Pavilion Theatre. Renfteld Street. 332 1846. 7.30pm. £9/£8. Celebration of the California surf sound. dude. Wax down those boards for some music to watch girls go by.

I Erased Bourbon Street. George Street. 552 0141. 7pm. £5 (£19.50 with dinner). An Erasure tribute performed by the charmingly-named Aprez Ski.

I Flurt. Bulb Chutney and John Hannah King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4.

rock & pop MUSIC

Local triple bill feature the rocky Flurt. who used to be called Null And Void. blues combo Bulb Chutney and Canadian singer/songwriter John Hannah making his annual trip to the city to promote his current album Desperate 7imes.

I Silverback, The 087s and Napoleon 4 Nice ’n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9 m.

I Rea ers' Wives, John Friendly and Pearl The Arena. Oswald Street. 221 3010. 9pm. £3 (advance); £4 (door). including entry to post-gig club Blag.

I Stacy, Miss World and The Luxuries 0f Brian Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Student Union. John Street. 552 1895. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.

I The Cobramatics McChuill‘s. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free.

I Vagabonds Waxys. Candleriggs. 552 8717. 9.30pm. Free. Rock and pop.

I The Best of Glasgow Songwriters Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. Four of the best acts from the Tuesday night group play longer sets. I Itchycoo Park MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 572 0199. 9pm. Free.


I Luna and The Pastels The Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 7.30pm. £7. Hot double bill action featuring Luna who include fortner members of the rather splendid guitar lovers Galaxy 500 in their line up. The Pastels also play. mainly because they‘re big Luna fans. See Detour. I Hawkwmd The Liquid Rooms. Victoria Street. 225 2564. 9pm. £10. Hawkwind. you say? Hmm . . . that'll be those lon y-haired rockers then won‘t it? I Mike ender's Searchers Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm—3am. £5. Over 25s. Nojeans. no trainers.

I The Blunts and Bonejack The Tap O‘l.auriston. Lauriston Place. 229 4041. 9pm. Free. Two melodic punk bands from Glasgow do battle.

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