rock & pop


Gigs are listed by date, then by cit . Performances Will be listed, provi ed that details reach our offices at least ten days before publication. Rock & Pop listings compiled by Fiona Shepherd (Glasgow) and Jim Byers (Edinburgh).

7777. 7pm. £16.5()/£l4 plus booking fee. No age restriction. The rootsy rockin' AOR chantoosie goes a little bit slinky on the current Bond theme ‘Tomorrow Never Dies'. but apart from that she's mainstream country rocking all the way to the bank.

I Faith No More Barrowland. Gallowgate. 55?. 46M. 7.30pm. SOLD OUT. Still audacious as rock bands go. In their infancy they were hailed as a new

Ticket information

Tickets for most medium/large concerts can be bought from the following:

Virgin, Argyle Street, 204 5151 Tower Records Argyle Street. 204 2500.

Credit card bookings from: Ticket Link: 227 5511.

Virgin Princes Street. 220 3234. Ripping Records South Bridge. 226 7010.

Assembly Rooms George Street. 220 4349


I M People and Roachford Slit'(‘. l-‘innieston ()tiay. 287 7777. 6.10pm. S()l.l) Olfl No age restriction. Heather Small abandons her trademark pineapple hairdo and lets her locks llow naturally. Nothing else has changed about M People. and nothing probably eyer will. They are the Shakirr' Steyens of the soulpop world. it it‘s possible. Roachford does an eyett blantler \‘thS‘ltill of the same thin i.

I Sheryl Crow and Mike Scott Clyde :‘\tiditoriurii. Sli(‘(‘. l-innieston Quay. 387

way forward for rock music. so why have so few groups followed their charismatic lead'.’ Faith No More also win out w ith the best use of facial hair in the rock arena.

I Shane MacGowan And The Popes and The Crocketts The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 248 6606. 7pm. £14.50 plus booking fee. A bit of a price to pay to see a drunk man flailing about on the stage singing. as Chumbaw trrnba would say. songs that remind hint of the better times. You could see similar (minus band of course). elsewhere on Sauchieliall Street. Meanwhile. Shane continues to drink a whisky drink. a yodka drink. a lager drink and soon. But if the performance leayes something to be desired. the songwriting legacy endures. The Crocketts are a younger version of the same stuff.

I Charlie Landsborough Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Satichiehall Street. 287 55] 1. 7.30pm. S()l.l) ()UT. Traditional country sitiger/songwriter dude. born in Liverpool. big in Ireland. I Breaker, Lower and The Commercials King Tut's Wah Walt llut. St Vincent Street. 32l 527‘). 8.10pm. £3.50. Breaker are ex-(iun guitarist Baby Stafford‘s current band fronted by Swedish singer Rebecca Du Ruyo They release their second single ‘Stereotype in the new year. Their tourmates are Mancunian liye-piece Lower who haye collaborated with Mark ii. Smith on their recent material.

I Sweet Soul Music Bourbon Street. George Street. 552 0141. 7pm. £24.50. A funky tribute to the golden soul era with dinner.

concert series and lunch at The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Doors open at l2pm for coffee. newspapers and a leisurely hour preceding

some of the world's most beautiful music perTOi'med by Paragon Ensemble

.T'id sumptuous food created by celebrated chefAnthony Woirall Thompsori

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Mozart Obor Quartet nf Hour 7170

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Debussy Sonata for flute V-o-o oat: Hm;-

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Becthcwen Piano Trio in 0 Mayor Op 70 Nor'

Schubert Quintet in A Mayor The Troutv

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Dvorak String Quartet in 5 Mayor Op 96 ifhc Amer-(cm Brahms Clo/roe: Quinn-r in 8 Mmor Op r‘IS

Doors open for a leisurely brunch at midday. Concert Tickets (6.

Lunch (7 (2 courses) (l0 (3 courses)

If you’d like lunch. simply make your lunch

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reservation when you book your tickets.

The Dust Junkys lend their support to Black Grape, Glasgow: Barrowland, Sat 6 Dec

I The Wildebeests, Gilded Lil, Pink Kross, Bangtwister and El Hombre Trajeado 'l'lie lith Note ('lub. (‘lyde Street. 23] lHl-l. lllpm. £4. The last of the w cek's lll\' awareness benefits and inaugural gigs at the new club. The key to tonight's line-up is making an unholy racket. be it with a garage. punk or swampy blues intitiencc. as bands from (ilasgow and l-diirburgh come together to bring the noise.

I Astral arid The Genies Nice 'rr‘ Slea/y. Saiicliiehall Street. 33‘ ‘lbii’. ‘lpm. :\slt‘.ll are a new band with a lot of \t‘tu‘

I Jinx, The Small Gentlemen and Flatback 4 The .\iena. ()swald Street. ZZI it)!” ‘lpm. £3 50 tatlyaiicei. H (door \. including entry to post-gig clrrb lilag. l’titik pop from The Small (ientleirien.

I The Hip'operation .\1t~(‘hurtt's.ttrgti Street. 553 ll}? ltlpm. l’iee. Latin and salsa beats.

I The Deep End .‘ylacSorleys‘. Jamaica

Street. 572 lll‘N ‘ti‘ttr l't't‘t‘.

I Get Fruity \\'.t\.ys l)argles. Bridge Street. Paisley. MS USSS ‘) .illpiii l~ree Tils' soul and disco L't‘\t‘l\.


I Jools Holland t‘strt-r Hall. l.tilltt;ttt Road. 33S ll.<< n__‘stlptri, L' l 3 5t). U250. The man w ith the rather splendid programme on “lie: brings his rliythrri and blues orchestra to the capital tor what should be a typically entertaining musical affair,

I Down To The Bone t a tit-Ht- .-\ngele. ll;istlt"s (lose. ('tiw‘gate. 33‘ 3‘71

l lpm. Band on stage at lpm Ur r‘d l; U before ll.‘~llprri ()ne of the l'ls's tightest. l'tiirkiest and hippest tan-dance bands itiakes its Scoltrsli debut at the Big Beat cltib night lispect some fierce hip hop - and even liousey beats and plenty of wild ttttpioyisatirit‘. l)ls lion: the cltib also play.

. I The Real 'l-ltc (‘;l\t‘ll(ll\ll. \Vt‘sl

'l'ollcross'. 228 152. “pm 1am. if.




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