I Ghin and The Ducks The Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 564 1527. 9.30pm. Free.
I Borderlord Waxys. Candleriggs. 552 8717. 9.30pm. Free. Country.
I Jam Session MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 572 0199. 3pm. Free.
I Chris Smithers and Kelly Joe-Phelps La Belle Angele. Hastie‘s Close. Cowgate. 225 2774. 8pm. £6 in advance from Ripping Records. £7 on the door. See preview.
I Never On The Sabbath The Bongo Club. New Street. 556 5204. 2pm. £1. New Sunday afternoon session which offers live music. Turkish coffee. continental breakfasts. a fleamarket and DJing.
I Joan Baez, Richard Shindell and Betty Elders Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 287 551 1. 7.30pm. £l7.50/£1~l. The female Dylan. as she was shaping up to be in the ()0s. has grown older gracefully. btit maintained a lower profile since the days of tie-dyed smocks and anti-Vietnam protest.
I Embrace The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 I 120. 7.30pm. £7.50 plus booking fee. Much-trumpeted. but thorougth conventional guitar band who occupy the middle ground between Oasis pub rock anthems and The Verve's spacey jams. Roll on the day when they can actually walk it like they talk it.
I Glen Tilbrook La Belle Angele. Ilastie's Close. Cowgate. 225 2774. 8pm. £8 in advance from Ripping Records. An evening of acoustic entertainment from the most excellent man from Squeeze.
I Judy Tzuke Liquid Room. Victoria Street. 225 2564. 8pm. £8.50 in advance. Fasy listening. accessible rock from a lady who has been making music since 1978.
I Solaris. Double Zero and Fireside Aliens The Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 8pm. £3. Solaris are playing to promote the four track FZP they are currently recording with Jamie Watson. Double Zero are rocky rock with Paul Weller touches and the Fireside Aliens are a bit more punky. The latter are plugging their (Jam/mun 's (‘mjr CD. Three local bands. three quid -— what tnore do you want‘.’
I 2/4 Blues Session Tron Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 447 520‘). 8pm. Free. Informal blues session which welcomes players and listeners alike.
I T.I.A The Honeycomb. Blair Street. 220 4381. 10.30pm. Band on stage at midnight. £3 (£2). MU. members free. A mellow evening of live music from Jabba and assorted other bohemian Monday night happenings.
TUESDAY 25 Glasgow I The Lightning Seeds. Dubstar and Comfort Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £12.50 plus booking fee. See preview for Lightning Seeds and Dubstar. Comfort is the corkscrew-haired Bolan-a-Iike who fronted Out Of My Hair. before realising he was Out Of My Hair and reverting to his own name. I Starfish and Sugarfree Glory Box. Curlers. Byres Road. 334 1284. 8.30pm. Free. I Vagabonds Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free. I Glasgow Songwriters featuring Johnny Hill Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. Funky acoustic guitarist. Plus open mic guest spot. Arrive early to book your space; priority is given to first-time performers.
I Songwriters’ Showcase Tron Tavern. Hunter Square. 8.30pm. £1. Information: (>61 5275. Weekly forum for
rock & pop MDSIO
Hit list You don't know you're living this fortnight. In my day, there were
only two concerts a year and no fancy lights or nowt neither . . . etc.
Blur 'Cos they rock like bastards live and, if the inkies are to be believed, then this will be the last chance to catch them live as they won't tour again. See feature. Glasgow: SECC, Mon 1 Dec. JAZZ
Ray Brown Trio Pure class ~ an early return for this magnificent modern jazz trio, with the great bassist joined by pianist Benny Green and drummer Greg Hutchinson. Edinburgh: Queen’s Hall, Fri 27 Nov.
Candy Duffer and Funky Stuff The Dutch sax0phonist has worked in all manner of settings, from Prince to Pink Floyd, but expect some funky crossover grooves when she struts her stuff with her own band. Glasgow: The Arches, Wed 26 Nov; Edinburgh: Queen’s Hall, Fri 28 Nov.
Scottish National Jazz Orchestra Tommy Smith leads the SNJO in the first of four winter tours, featuring the music of Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn. Edinburgh: Queen ’5 Hall, Thu 27 Nov; Glasgow: RSAMD, Fri 28 Nov.
Joan Baez First visit in a number of years from one of the favourites of the baby boomer generation. She was friendly with Dylan at the time, but seems to have beaten him hands down in terms of preserving her voice. Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Mon 24 Nov.
Czech National Symphony Orchestra The GRCH continues its International Season with renditions of Dvorak’s Violin Concerto and Symphony No 7 as well as Smetana’s Battered Bride Overture. Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Thu 27 Nov.
Edinburgh-based singer-songwriters. with anybody welcome to perform a fifteen minute set.
I Bogus Henry's Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. 11pm.£-1(£3). Fresh hip hop/funk outfit who are sure to get you up and dancing.
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I Steve Earle And The Dukes Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £12.50 plus booking fee. Beefy rootsy stew to stick to your ribs from one of the most successful crossover artists whose fundamental country inﬂuence has spread the word about new country.
I The Dazes Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.
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