MUSIC rock & poo

ROCK & POP: continued


W I The Australian Pink Floyd Show The Arches. Midland Street. 221 4001. 7pm. £9 plus booking fee. A tribute crew who can replicate the sound of the mighty Floyd with pristine precision but who sadly stop short of employing flying pigs and the like to spice up an otherwise dull show which tends to concentrate on material from Dark Side Of The Moon, The Wall and Wish You Were Here. I Rolf Harris The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120. 7pm. £11 plus booking fee. Does this man really have an album out called Cart You Tell What I! Is Yet? Genius! Well. in a forgivany kitsch sort of way. All the Rolf favourites and a few ‘inspired’ cover version choices. How about a Rolf take on ‘Round Are Way’? I The Tartan Amoebas King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279.

8.30pm. £5.50. Vibrant ceilidh types with crossover ap al. On your feet, people. I lean Gaul: Bourbon Street. George Street. 552 0141. 7pm. £7.50 (£22.50 with dinner). See Fri 14.

I Peat loaf and Gulliver The Ferry. Clyde Place. 552 0588. 9pm. £5. Another option for fans of tribute acts in what has now been dubbed Unofficial Tn'bute Weekend.

I The Goldenhour The Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 564 1527. 9.30pm. Free. The Goldenhour pay tribute in their own way to Hammond-centred bands like The Prisoners with a dash ofThe Kinks and other 60s favourites. Check out infectious new single ‘Until I See You Again'.

I The Suits, Breeze and The Room Nice ‘n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.

I Superunknown, The Geiger Babies and Ghljk Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Student Union. John Street. 552 1895. 9pm. Free. Students and


GLASGOW The Arches Wed 26 Nov 0141 221 4001

EDINBURGH Queen's Hall Fri 28 Nov 0131 667 7776



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uests. I Station 212 McChuill’s. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free. I The Pop Tarts MacSorleys. Jamaica Street, 572 0199. 9pm. Free. I Vagabonds Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. I The Nimmo Brothers Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 5—7pm. Free. I Die Happy Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505.9 m. Free. I Banovitc and Mackenzie The Scotia. Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 3.30pm. Free. Blues duo.


I Bjérk Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7pm. £15 (£13). The impish Icelander plays Edinburgh for the first time in 1 don‘t know how long. Whatever your opinion on her, there is absolutely no denying that a) she‘s uniquely talented and b) off her trolley. When you get a combination like that. you know you're always going to get value for money. See feature.

I Sixpaclt, Outta Step and The Social Leopards Cas Rock. West Port. 229 4341. 9pm. £3. Now. maybe 1 got this all wrong. but I‘m sure the nice chap from the Cas Rock said that Sixpack were a Black Flag tribute band. Outta Step a Mirrorthreat tribute and The Social Leopards a Dwarves tribute. Does that sound ri ht to you?

I The C eetles Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm—3am. £5. A cheeky wee look at The Beatles perhaps‘.’ Forms part ofThe Showcase club night.

I Bench The Attic. Dyer‘s Close. Cowgate, 225 8382. 8pm. Price tbc. Alternative funk or industrial dance? You decide.

I 15 8t The Ampros Canon‘s Gait. 232 Canongate. 556 4481. 8pm. Free. Blues. I Bloco Vomit The Tap O‘Lauriston. Lauriston Place. 229 4041. 10.30pm. Free. Local sambapunks return to The Tap to mark the release of their debut

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I Salsa Celtica Cafe Graffiti. Mansfield Place Church. Corner of Broughton Street. 557 8003. 10.30pm. £6 (£5). Edinburgh‘s supreme Salsa band play live at this very popular retro club night. The band have recently released their first album Monstrous Y Demonios, Angels & Lovers (Eclectic Records) on CD. Their live show is something to be seen. not just heard. Get there early for this one.

I Christa Hughes Cheap Thrills Henry's Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. See Fri 14.



I Kevin McDermott Orchestra The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120. 7.30pm. £8.50 plus booking fee. KMO make one of their occasional appearances to the usual appreciation of their melodic savvy.

I Bedlam A Go Go King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5. Leeds combo. not to be confused with Glasgow‘s regular goth

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