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SATURDAY 21 Glasgow

I The Mamas And The Papas Pavilion Theatre, Renfteld Street. 332 1846. 7.30pm. £10.50/£12.50. Don’t get too excited. it's not the original crowd (after all Mama Cass has been dead a long time and ex-spouses John and Michelle Phillips ain’t on good terms). just some of their old Haight Ashbury buddies like Scott ‘lf You‘re Going To San Francisco’ Mackenzie. Barry ‘Eve Of Destruction' Maguire and Peter ‘Where Do You Go To My Lovely‘ Sarstedt.

I Nick Heyward and John Butler King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £7. See albums for Haircut 100's blue-eyed fonner vocalist. supported by a risin singer/songwriter. I Back Out Of Hel The Ferry, Clyde Place. 553 0606. 9pm. £6. A Meatloaf/Cher tribute. Will the performers be real dead ringers?

I The Hair Pocket Nice ’n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Melodic altema-rock from a local outfit. I The Beatles Beat Bourbon Street. George Street. 552 0141. 7pm. £5 (£19.50 with dinner). Tribute to the Fab Four which reels in the ears.

I Perfectly Legal, Casino and Miss World Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Student Union. John Street. 552 1895. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.

I Sneelry Moon Grand Ole Opry. Paisley Road T011. 429 5396. 7pm. £2.50 (£1.50). Live country soundtrack to accompan the usual hoedown.

I Splendid and Brian Rutherford The Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 564 1527. 9.30pm. Free. Edinburgh band with a solid line in happy go-lucky pop with the occasional poignant moment.

I The Vagabonds Waxys. Candleriggs. 552 8717. 9pm. Free.

I Jinx MacSorley’s. Jamaica Street. 572 0199. 5—7pm. Free.

I The Pop Tarts MacSorley's. Jamaica Street. 572 0199. 9.30pm. Free.

I The Cobramatics McChuill's Way Out West. Kelvinhaugh Street. 221 5569. 9 m. Free.

:The Nimmo Brothers Kilkenny's. John Street. 552 3505. 5—7pm. Free. Acoustic set.

I Die Happy Kilkenny's. John Street. 552 3505. 9.30pm. Free.

I Carol Laula East Kilbride Arts Centre. Old Coach Road. East Mains. East Kilbride. 013552 61000. 8pm. £6 (£3). The respected singer/songwriter with an out-of-town appearance.

I Men Lie Clyde Bar. West Clyde Street. Helensburgh. 01436 673 257. 9.30pm. Free.

les Rhythm Digitales support Cornershop at The Garage, Glasgow Sun 22 Feb and

The Jaffacake, Edinburgh Mon 23 Feb


I ldlewild, God's Boyfriend and Chi Cas Rock, West Port. 229 4341. 9pm. £3. Hi-energy punk pop from the hotly- tipped ldlewild; girl-fronted guitar action from God’s Boyfriend; Edinburgh hard core guitar from Chi (formerly Chicane).

I A Tribute To Roy Orbison Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm—3am. £5. A more informative band title may be hard to find.

I Quicksand, Clench and Gibson Trance The Attic. Dyer‘s Close. COWgate. 225 8382. 7.30pm. £3. Local guitar bands.

I Coney Island Cyclone and Annie Christian The Gallery. 369 Cowgate. 225 5583. 8pm. Free. Two of Edinburgh‘s best young bands. including Annie Christian. newly signed to V2.

I God’s Monkey Canon's Gait. 232 Canongate. 556 4481. 10pm. Free. ()ne of Edinburgh's best local rock bands.

I Fireside Aliens The Tap O'Lauriston. Lauriston Place. 229 4041. 9pm. Free. Social Distortion-style punk rock.

I The El Cometa All-Stars Cafe Graffiti. Mansfield Place Church. Comer of Broughton Street. 557 8003. 9.30pm. £6 (£5). Edinburgh‘s Latin jazz dance outfit at this busy club night. Plus [)Js. I Jazz Joint Henry's Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm. £5 (£3). Kevin Mackenzie‘s Swirlers showcase their super funk grooves. Plus DJs.



I Comershop and Les Rhythm Digitales The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 248 6606. See preview for the words ofwisdom from Tjinder ‘The Mellow' Singh.

I Parker and Butterfly Collectors King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4.

I Elvis '98 Comeback Nice ‘n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Celebration of the King involving a variety of punters covering Elvis classics with the backing of yon rockin'. rollin' buskers who play outside Marks & Spencer in Sauchiehall Street. Let‘s have a chorus of ‘Bossanova Baby'.

I Blazin' Saddle Grand Ole Opry. Paisley Road T011. 429 5396. 7pm. £2.50 (£1.50). Country.

I Mellow Doubt The Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 564 1527. 9.30pm. Free. Songs sung blue.

I Shah-malt and Sunny Kilkenny‘s. John Street. 552 3505. 9.30pm. Free.