Del Amitri rock the faithful at The Usher Hall, Edinburgh, Tues 18 Nov
unnoticed in America where they did a Bush by achieving success there while being relatively ignored on the home front.
I Janis Ian. Martin Stephenson and Martyn Joseph The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120. 7.30pm. £10 plus booking fee. An evening billed as ‘Acousticville‘ headlined by Janis Ian who. with her hit ‘At Seventeen‘ launched a thousand navel-gazing female singer/songwriter careers. The two Martins are well known and loved round these parts for their tender 'craft'.
I The Classic Soul Show Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 287 5511. 7.30pm. £13.50/£11.50. Tribute evening to the soul greats like Otis Redding. Wilson Pickett. Sam & Dave and Booker T & The MGs.
I Sparklehorse and Quickspace King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £7. Maudlin nouveau country from Sparklehorse supported rather bizarrely by the Stereolabish Quickspace who go in for a bit of psychedelic re etition.
I Stacey, Re Iex Arc and Valderrama Glory Box. Curlers. Byres Road. 334 1284. 8.30pm. Free.
I Vagabonds Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.
I Glasgow Songwriters featuring Tam Cushley Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. James Tayloresque singer/songwriter warming up for his support slot with Nick Harper. Plus open mic guest spot. Arrive early to book your place: priority is given to first- time performers.
I Del Amitri and Don Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7pm.
£10/£1 LSD/£13.50. Lovable Scots rockers hit the capital for what promises to be one of the bigger gigs of the year. I Backbeat Beatles The Liquid Room. Victoria Street. 225 2564. 8pm. £8.50 in advance from Ripping Records. more on the door. A Beatles tribute.
I Songwriters' Showcase Tron Tavem. Hunter Square. 8.30pm. £1. Information: 661 5275. Weekly forum for Edinburgh-based singer/songwriters. with anybody welcome to perform a ﬁfteen- minute set.
I The Ulysesses Groove Movement Canon's Gait. 232 Canongate. 5.56 4481. 8pm. Free. New band with a heavy rock sound which relies on good old guitars. I Bogus Henry‘s Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. See Ttte II.
club night. who mix the influence of Stevie Wonder. The Clash and Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry with the sound system vibe of Massive Attack. Plus DJ Twitch. I Chaser, Nevertheless and The Small Gentlemen Nice ‘n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 3.33 9037. 9pm. Raucous tunefulness from The Small Gentlemen. I Borderlord Waxys. Candleriggs. 552 8717. 9.30pm. Free. Country.
I Dub Narcotic & Yummy Fur CCA. Sauchiehall Street. Tickets frotn TicketLink (227 5511) 8pm. £5. Debut Scottish show for Calvin Johnson and his posse. Show takes place in the tnain gallery room complete with sofas for dossing about on between bantls.
I Live Music Bar Brel. Ashton Lane. 342 4966. 3pm. Free. Live jazz and latino sounds.
I God's Monkey (.‘anon's Gait. 232 Canongate. 556 4-181. 8pm. Free. See Sun 9.
I Christa Hughes Cheap Thrills Henry’s Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. See Fri 14.
Glasgow I Space and Deep End Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. CANCELLED.
I Kevin McDermott Orchestra La Belle Angele. Hastie‘s Close. Cowgate. 225 2774. 8pm. £8.50. The Scottish pop star who never quite was. brings his show to La Belle. Listen out for material from his new album For 'l‘lmw In Pt‘l'l/ Front The Sea (Tula).
I The Chay Dealers, Veer and Traveler The Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 8pm. £3. Did you know that Traveler used to be called Coaster and that Veer used to be called Shiner‘.’ Neither did I. bttt I do know that The Chay Dealers are Edinburgh's ﬁttest exponents of moving and melodic guitar pop.
I L ndsay Cooper's Free
Un erground Henry's Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. See Mon I0.
TUESDAY 18 Glasgow I Supergrass and Spacehog Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £11 plus booking fee. See frontlines for the Oxford trio capable of producing one of the best live show s around. Spacehog rock ottt with retro influences too. but are far tnore mainstream. a fact which didn‘t go
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