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I Hub Club Henry's Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm. £4 (£3). A mix of live bands and DJs organised by tlte band Hub whose influences run from Free to Yes and Led Zep.
I Motorhead and ch Bai'rowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £10 plus booking fee. The meanest. nastiest and all-round baddest of Britain's heavy rock contingent. probably because Lemmy and co still retain some punk credentials. A ballad-unfriendly and shampoo-free
I Luna and The Pastels The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120. 7pm. £7 plus booking fee. See preview for a meeting of minds as Stephen Pastel. Glasgow’s Don Corleone of DIY. quizzes Luna's Dean Wareham.
I Counselled Out Bourbon Street. George Street. 5520141. 7pm. £7.50 (£22.50 with dinner). Glasgost Coiiinii'tnit'iits-style combo. who perform many soul and R&B standards with gusto. I No Use For A Name. The Swingin' Utters and The Suicide Machines King Tut's Wah Walt Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5. A US punky package. No Use For A Name have hardcore leanings. the other two bands are more in a ska punk vein.
I Confusion Corporation. Clan D, Churn, Divide. Fault, Product Of Fear, Side FX and Pig God Nice 'n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 6pm. A punk and hardcore marathon for the really hard members of the gig-going fraternity.
I Street Monkey, Els Red and Oscar Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Student Union. John Street. 552 1895. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.
I The Dagmars MeChuill‘s. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free. 50s rock 'n' roll.
I Vagabonds Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. Rock and pop. I Daydream Waxys. Candleriggs. 552 8717. 9.30pm. Free. Rock and pop.
I The Pop Tarts MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 572 ()199. 9pm. Free.
I Die Happy Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.
I The Good Sons and The Felsons The Liquid Rooms. Victoria Street. 225 2564. 9pm. £6. See Preview.
I Gold Blade, Buzzbomb and Chi Cas Rock. West Port. 2294341. 9pm. £4 iti advance and on the door. That'll be that moutliy Mane git John Robb and his bad hair/bad clothes fusion then won't it'.’ (That‘s twice you're sacked this issue. lid.) God knows what he's on about half the time. btit those who have witnessed Gold Blade live claim that they are actually rather rocking. With support from Chi who used to be called Chicane until a dance band of the same natne came along with loads more money and a big record coiitpany lawyer.
I A New Flame Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm—3am. £5. Classic covers from down the years. ()ver 25s. No jeans. no trainers.
I Beergut 100 and Overspill The Tap ()‘l.auriston. Lauriston Place. 229 4041. 9pm. Free.
I Master Sounds Cafe Graffiti. Mansfield Place Church. Corner of Broughton Street. 557 8003. l().3()pm. £6 (£5). Master Sounds make the journey tip from Leeds to provide club Lizzard Lounge with a sparkling rendition of 70s ftiiik in the tradition of The Meters. Get there early for this one because the club is very very popular just now.
I Hawkwind and Intastella The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 l 120. 7.30pm. £10 plus booking fee. Still running on Duracell after all these years. psychedelic prog rockers Hawkwind have the ability to be a thrilling live experience. complete with
fire-eaters and fluorescent stage decor. but equally the fretwork can get a bit tedious and descend into hippy bollocks. Manchester's lntastella. always the bridesmaid in the heady world of indie pop. deliver a trip )y warm-up to the main event. I Abba Go d Pavilion Theatre. Rentield Street. 332 1846. 7.30pm. £9/£7.50. A bit of a clash of interests tonight. as the Abba-hungry populace gets to choose between two carbon copies of their favourite Scandinavian pop tarts.
I The Abba Experience Bourbon Street. George Street. 552 0141. 7pm. £7.50 (£22.50 with dinner). ‘Scotland's Number ()ne Abba tribute band’ go head- to-head with their rivals. Who will do the best version ‘The Winner Takes It All"? I The Spice Boys Strawberry Fields. ()swald Street. 221 5911. 10pm. £3. Not the act it promises to be. These Spice Boys are a rock covers band.
I Just Another Dream and Duffy Moon Nice 'n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.
I Capricorn One The Hall Bar. Woodlands Road. 564 1527. 9.30pm. Free. I Borderlord Waxys. Cantlleriggs. 552 8717. 9.30pm. Free. Country.
I Jam Session MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 5720199. 3pm. Free.
I Richard Wood La Belle Angele. Hastie's Close. Cowgate. 225 2774. 8pm. £5 in advance from Ripping Records. Canada’s fittest fiddler plays live.
I The Stoned Roses The Liquid Rooms. Victoria Street. 225 2564. 9pm. £6. Tribute band.
I Return To The Source Wilkie House. Cowgate. 225 5583. l().3()pm. £6. Actually a club event. btit there is a live PA from big trancer act Cosiiiosis.
I Midnight Blue The l-loneycoitib. Blair Street. 220 4381. l().3()pm. £3 (£2). See Stiii 12.
I None Of The Above The Bongo Club. New Street. 556 5204. 8pm. £5 (£3). Club night in this funky wee \‘cllllt‘ with various local bands like Bag () Cats. Scotia Nova and others playing live. s
I Chip Taylor King Tut’s Walt Walt Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £7. A renowned songwriter iii the 60s who wrote material for the likes of Ike and Tina Turner. btit who is most famous for penning ‘Wild Thing'. After a spell as a professional gambler. he‘s decided it‘s time to take some performing credit. rather than being a backroom boy.
I Tutulus atid Ian McVie Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Student Union. John Street. 552 1895. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.
I Snuff, External Menance and Chi The Venue. Caltott Road. 557 3073. 8pm. £6 iti advance from Rippitig Records. The gtxlfathers of power pop punk make their first appearance iii litlinbut'gh for years. No doubt they‘ll be previewing material front their new album on Deceptive Records. Support comes front Livingston punks listeriial Menace atid ferocious power popstei‘s Chi.
I Jabba The Honeycomb. Blair Street. 2204381. l().3()pm. £3 (£3). Musicians Union (MU) members get in free. Band on stage at midnight. See Mon 13.
I The Roots King Tut‘s Wah Walt llttt. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £7. US hip hop combo who should appeal to fans of Spearhead.
I Cornerstone, Orba and Bosley The 1311) Note. Cilassford Street. 553 1638. 8.30pm. £1. The hardworking Bosley bring their beatbox pop and pop culture samples to the home of lo-fi.
I Dew Drop and Red Eyes (ilot'y Box. Curlers. Byres. Road. 334 1284. 8.30pm. Free.
I Super Van City and Geebo Cavern
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Bar. Strathclyde University Student Union. John Street. 552 1895. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.
I Vagabonds Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free. Rock and pop.
I Glasgow Songwriters featuring Ger Murray Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. Plus open mic guest spot. Arrive early to book your slot; priority will be given to first-time performers.
I Longshot and Fuse Harleys. Quarry Street. Hamilton. 01698 458174. 9pm.
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I Utopia Cavendish. Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm. Price the. New fortnightly club which aitns to showcase three live bands at night. All drinks are £1. Bigger names are a possibility for future dates giving local acts a chance to shine.
I Songwriters' Showcase Tron Tavem. Hunter Square. 8.30pm. £1. Information: 661 5275. See Tue 14.
I Jazz Syndicates The Honeycomb. Blair Street. 220 4381. 10pm. £4 (£3). M.U. members get in free. Band on stage at llpiti. See Tue 14.
I Roni Size And Reprazent and Monkey Mafia The Arches. Midland Street. 221 9736. l()pm-2am. £8 plus booking fee. See feature for the Mercury Music Prize-winning collective. A gig for drum 'n’ bass devotees and mildly interested parties alike.
I National Park and international Airport The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 8.30pm. £1. In place of the monthly Pastels night. some of their old tnuckers band together in International Airport to play with National Park. a new band featurin t John from BMX Bandits. I Sonus. Mi lion Dollar Band and The Geiger Babies The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £3.50. Funky sounds from the Million Dollar Band and melodic guitar pop with countryish vocals frotii The Geiger Babies.
I The Dazeys Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free. Rock and blues.
I Pace Cul l)e Sac. Pollokshaws Road. 649 4717. 9.30pm. Free.
I Jeg and Fuse Harleys. Quarry Street. Hamilton. 01698 458174. 9pm. Free.
I Live Music Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Saucltiehall Street. 3339637. 9pm. A Fahrenheit 451 benefit night.
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