3505. 9 in. Free.

I Fast ayne and Radio Moscow Harley's. Quarry Street. Hamilton. 01698 458174. 9pm. Free. Hard rock from Fastlayne.


I Lupus, Sweet lane and Pigpen The Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 8pm. £3. Three local bands. three quid to get in. Did you know that Lupus are very popular on the local circuit. Sweet Jane have a (71) out called 'As You Are' and I’igpen had a video directed by cult director Pedro Romanhi'.’ You learn something new everyday when you read The List.

I Jazz Joint The Honeycomb. Blair Street. 2204381. 10pm. £4 (£3). M.U. members free. Baird on stage at 1 1.30pm. (‘olin Steele's Groove Merchants with contemporary jazz and powerhouse rhythms.



I Elton John Sl-I‘CT. Finnieston Quay. 287 7777. 6.30pm. S()l.l)()1.‘T. Creator of the biggest-selling single of all-time. who can count this year as one of his most extraordinary yet. Birt he still makes music for people who don't really like music.

I The Damned The ('athouse. Union Street. 2486606. 8pm. £9.50 plus booking fee. They've outlasted punk. they've outlasted goth. they‘ve scoffed at more ‘modern‘ genres like baggy and Briipop -- and they obviously think they can still make a bob or two on the nostalgia circuit.

I Rumours Bourbon Street. George Street. 5520141. 7pm. S()l.1)()UT. Part of this band's act involves a Spice Girls tribute apparentlv.

I Kingsize, Volley and The leepseats King Tut‘s \thll Wah Iliit. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30prii. £3.50. Local band triple bill.

I The Finger Creams, Miss World, The Perfect Body and Kato Nice 'n' Sleazy. Saucliieliall Street. 333 9637. 9 mi.

I CC], Saddler, White Knuck e Ride and The Haze Strawberry Fields. ()swald Street. 221 5911. 8pm. £3.

I Superhero, Flirt and The Cause Fury Mtirrys. Maxwell Street. 221 651 l. 9pm. £3 (advance). £4 (door). including entry to post-gig club Loveshack.

I Big George And The Business MacSorIeys.Jamaica Street. 5720199. 9pm. Free. Veteran blues merchants.

I The John Hinshelwood Band The State Bar. Holland Street. 332 215‘). 9.30pm. Free. New country.

I Billy Rivers McChuill's. Iligli Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free, Blues guitarist.

I The Dazes Wasys. ('andleriggs. 552 8717. 9.30pm. Free.

I Seattle Krlkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.

I Open Stage The Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 564 1527. 8.30pm. Free. Instruments are provided for this acoustic showcase. Jtrst turn up and shower your

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I Get Fruity Waxys Dargles. Bridge Street. Paisley. 8480885. 9.30pm. Free. See Fri 5.

I The Maximum Who Rico's. Ann Street. Greenock. 01475 783 705. 10pm. £2. Modtastic Who tribute crew.

I The Beekeepers Bruce Hotel. Cornwall Street. liast Kilbride. 013552 29771. 10pm. £3.


I Jazz Joint The Honeycomb. Blair Street. 220 4381. 9pm. £2. Ml‘. members free. Band on stage at midnight. A mix of live music and I)Jing. usually with a strong hip hop edge.


I Wet Wet Wet and Junkster Slice. Finnieston Quay. 287 7777. 6.30pm. £20 plus booking fee. The boys Iiave done good and been rewarded by the undying loyalty of generations of housewives.

I Bjorn Again Barrow-land. (iallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £1 1.50 plus booking fee. Money. Money. Money will be pouring into their coffers ‘cos tribute bands are the Name ()1 The Game and when will they meet their \N'aterloo’.’ And that‘s quite enough crap song title references.

I Ben Folds Five and Ether Queen Margaret Student Union. l'niversity Gardens. 3399784. 8pm. £8. Students and guests. Quirky Yanks on piano with oddball tales of revenge.

I Sweet Soul Music Bourbon Street. George Street. 552 0141. 7pm. S()I.l) ()UT. See Fri 5.

I The Felsons and Goldrush King Tut's Walt Walt Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5. Kick-ass country.

I Gold Blade, The Yummyfur and Lungleg Nice 'n' Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street. 3339637. 9pm. £3. See preview for Gold Blade.

I The Cheese, Globe and Einstein The Arena. ()swald Street. 221 3010. 9pm. £3.50 (advance). £4 (door). including entry to post-gig club Blag.

; I Itchycoo Park MacSorIeys. Jamaica

Street. 5720199. 9pm. Free. Tribute to the mod era.

I Kick Waxys l)argles. Bridge Street. Paisley. 848 0885. 9.30pm. Free.


I Gary Gritter & The Gritter Band Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm- 3am. £5. If ever there was a bad time to be :1 Gary Glitter tribute band. this is surely it. Never riiriid. I‘m sure the kids will love it . (Very bad taste. lid.)

I Dive and Everlong Subway. (‘owgate.

225 6766. 8pm. £2. Local indie.

I Midnight Blue ('afe Graffiti. Mansfield l’lace ('liurch. (other of Broughton Street. 557 8003. 10 30pm. £5 (£4). A club night dedicated to giving Iidinburgh‘s contemporary jazz. soul and blues fans a place to go. With various local iiiusos and also Soubie (‘oleman on




FRIDAY 13TH FEBRUARY Tickets: £12.50 Credit Cards Tel: 0141 339 8383 (24 Hours). Available Irom venue. Ticket Talk outlets: The Cathouse Glasqow. Ripping Records Edinburgh, Grouchos Dundee. Groove Records Gourock, Sleeves Kirkaldy and Sleeves Falkirk;

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I Hub Henry's Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm. £4 (£3). .-\ mis of live music and I)Jing from the rock band Hub. Also with special guest rockers. the hotly tipped I.ift who hail from Aberdeen.

I Flaming Stars and The Thanes (‘a-. Rock. West Port. 229 4341. 10pm. £4. Max Decharne. the former and. it must be noted. immaculater attired driiriiirier of Gallon l)runk. does his stuff with a new band.

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I Cast and Don Barrowlaiitl. GalloWgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £12 plus booking fee. No age restriction. I.ads R Us led by John ‘The Mystic. I’owers on a quest to preserve the ancient tradition of the guitar and all the values which this noble six string warrior stands for.

I Bjorn Again (‘Iyde Auditorium. SIiCC‘. Finnieston Quay. 287 7777. 7pm. £13.50/£l2/£10 plus booking fee. No age restriction. See Fri 12.

I The Bootleg Beatles (ilasgow Royal Concert Ilall. Saucliieliall Street. 287 551 I. 8pm. £I5/£l3. They look like the real thing. they sound like the real thing and. believe this if you will. they even smell like the real thing.

I Big Man Clayton And The 44s Bourbon Street. (ieorgc Street. 552 11141. 7pm. S()l.l) ()l'T.

I The Flaming Stars, Gretschen Hofner and Breeze King Tut's \Vah \‘t'ali Hill. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5. See Fri 12,

I The Commercials Nice 'n‘ Slea/y. Sauclirehall Street. 333 9637, 9pm.

I Hugh Reed And The Velvet Underpants \yasys. (‘aritlleriggs 552 8717. 9.30pm. Free. See Sat 6.

I The Prefab Four McChuilI‘s. Iligli Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free. Beatles tribute funnin enough.

I Napoleon 4 The Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 564 1527. 9.30pm. Free.

I The Pop Tarts MacSorIeys. Jamaica Street. 5720199. 9pm. Free.

I The Nimmo Brothers Kilkerinys. John Street. 552 3505. 5 7pm. Free

I Die Happy Kilkeimys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.

I Real Easy Blackfi'iars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30 )m. Free.

I The Goldenhour I’aisley l'iiiyei'sity Student l'nion. llunter Street. Paisley. 889 9940. 9pm. Free. Students and guests. Miiscular melodies in a top notch 60s stylee.

I Derek Barbour The ('lyde Bar. West ('lyde Street. Helensburgli. ()1463 673 257. 9.30pm. Free. Acoustic blues. Also featuring Robert Ryan on harmonica


I Finitribe and Nectarine No. 9‘1‘he Shooting Gallery. Broughton Street. 557 1785. 9pm. Price the. l’re-Xmas knees up with two of Iidinburglr's most innovative bands. lispect vibed-up trip liop/dub/drum 'n' bass from l-initrrbe and abrasiye guitar-based outpourings from

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Nectarine .\'o. 9, Both bands are pi'orirotmg January singles and February albums. Sul‘l‘oii also from l).1s(i-.\1.ic" (Manga) and Wreckage (Wall ()1 Sound) I Lucy Kaplanskyl .1 Belle Angele. Hashes (‘Iose. (’owgate. 225 2774 "pm Price the. Ayarlable in advance from Ripping Records. Ilighly rated singer- songwriter v. rtli a current album

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I The Bee Keepers, Buzzbomb and PH Family (‘tis nick. wt-si I’otl. 2:” 43-11 lllpm £3. Three strong local rock indie types.

I Love Affair (‘avt-ndish. \Vesi 'l'ollci'oss. 228 3252, 9pm 3am £5. ('Iassic retr'opop.

I The Phonics 't‘ht- .-\lltc'. [Mei 's (lose. (‘owgatta 225 8382 7 30pm 7 £3 -\ young band w rtli a leaning tow .ir.Is tlc'sL'\\II‘lk‘ lllillt' ls‘c'Is l'lt‘\e‘\1 lt'l:‘:."is‘; 1\ \(tlllt'titls' iike ( teem (‘oiorr \t't‘ll“ there goes their career

I A.C.E Benefit The lap (I I .11111\I(\11. laurrstoii Place. 229 1041 9pm I :.-e Various local bands

I Lizzard Lounge (Lire ( irallttt. Manslreld I’l.ree ('Iirrre Ir. (‘orrzer HI Broughton Street. 5‘" 811113 III 30pm £5 members. £0 tioii riierirbz'rs Superb ellll‘ night which pim ides .i 1.1/1. turi‘s. soul. Ialili and blues sorrrrtltiaek w ith I1\(‘ bands and Ills (iet there early to get 111 I Sugarhouse Nobles. Ilai. ('orrstitutrori Street. I eitli. 55“ 3"“ 9 3(tpii: lree Iliin calorie blues and roel. trorri this toiiispieee electric R .\4 ll orrtlit


I Gary Glitter SH '1‘. I-riiriieston 011.1}. 287 7777 6 30pm £19 50 plus booking fee. .r\t the little ot going to press this concert \Mts still scheduled to go ()11 (lc'spllc'(illllt'1'\ present problems

I Cast and Don Barrow land.

(iallow gate. 552 46111. 7 3(1pm St )I 1) ()lil. No age restriction See Sat I 3.

I Big Man Clayton And The 44s Bourbon Street. (ieorge Street. 552 (1141 7pm. £5 (£24.50 w ith dinner'

I Six By Seven, lavaal arid The Geiger Babies King Tut’s \Vali \Vali Iliit. St Vincent Street. 221 52"" 8 30pm £4 Sis By Sexeri Irayc rust I!Y‘.1\Ilt'(l supporting the mighty Mogwar

I Melon Farmer, Starfish and A Band Called Red Nice ii" SIea/y. Sarielirehall Street. .333 9637. 9pm

I Nova Express IIIL' llalt Bar. Woodlands Road. 564 I527. 9 itlpiii l'IL‘t‘.

I Borderlord \Vasys. (‘.iir.llerr;_'gs. 552 8717 9.30pm. Free (’oiintry

I Jam Session MaeSoiIeys. .Iattiarca Sltc‘c'l. .5": lll‘l‘l St.i.1s 3 ifIt‘ll: Itr'


I The Kaisers (his Rock. \Vesr I’tttl. 32‘) 4341. 9pm £2 Authentic I\L‘.ll\t)1111\l\ played on old \.il\e amps and antique guitars by those ker.i/y cats rrr their winklepickeis


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