I Blues Inc Canon's Gait. 232 Canongate. 556 448i I()pm. Free. Electric blues with a real American Chicago ed e.
I None Onghe Above The Bongo Club. New Street. 556 5204. 8.30pm. £6 (£4). A crucible for a new alchetny of tnusical styles featuring Mr Mcl-all‘s Chamber (eccentric string quartet) and Bag (l't‘ats (world/folk/jazz).
I Jazz Joint Henry’s Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 22l I288. l()pm. £3. Ten piece collective Jabba play their mix ofjazz. hip hop and progressive sounds. Plus MC Gary.
I Emporium Nicky 'I'ants. The Rocking Horse. Victoria Street. 225 3326. 8pm. Price tbc. New local band who have iust tnade their first demo. /.r"\'!v.'/l I}: l/fr' Vulxr'v.
MONDAY 23 .
I Santa Cruz The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £5 plus booking fee. Headline gig fora tipped newish group who recently supported Dubstar. I Superunltnown and Nimbus King Tut's Walt Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 22l 527‘). 8.30pm. £3.50. Mellow acid jazz grooves from Nimbus.
I Gerry Lyons Acoustic Jam Nice 'n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 3 U 9637. 9pm. Free. Free booze for performers in this open stage night.
I Superdrug Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Student Union. John Street. 552 1895. 9pm. l‘ree. Students and guests. Great name; when are the writs going to llood in'.’
I Cornershop and Les Rhythm Digitales The Jaffacake. Kings Stables Road. 22‘) 7986. SOLD OUT. See preview. page ~11. for words of wisdom frotn Tjinder "The Mellow" Singh.
I Bottleneck Blues Duo Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5 l H. 9pm. Free.
I Jazz Joint Henry‘s Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 22l I288. ltlpm. £3 (£2) Live music which ranges from drum 'n' bass to jazz. Played by some of Edinburgh's most exciting young musicians. Plus DJs.
I Mars And Parsley Glasgow School OfArt. Renfrew Street. 332 ()691. Rpm. An evening ofcool sounds (courtesy of DJ ‘Ray‘ Str/nki and the blissfttl soundtrack vibe of Pinch) and spoken word frotn l ooper (aka Stuart David of Belle And Sebastian) and others.
I The Charm, Utopia and Rigsby Glory Box. (urlers. Bytes Road. 338 651 1. 8.30pm. l'ree.
I The Gist attd Crash Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Sttrdertt Union. John Street. 552 1895. 9pm l‘ree. Students and guests.
I Nimbus Bar Brel. Ashton lane. 2 t2 4966. 8.30pm. Free See .\1on 21. Playing DJ and lrv e sets on alternate weeks.
I Glasgow Songwriters featuring Johnny Hill Blackfriars. Bell Street. .552 5924. 9.15pm. Free. l‘llllk)‘ set on acoustic guitar. Plus open mic guest spot. Arrive early to hook your space; priority will be given to first time performers.
I Songwriters' Showcase Tron Tavern. Hunter Square. 8.30pm L‘ 1. Information: 661 5275. Weekly forum for Edinburgh-based sitiger-songwriters. With anybody welcome to pertor tn a l5 minute set.
I Santa Cruz and Pigpen The Attic. Dyer's Close. (.‘ovv gate. 225 is 382. Up”). £3 in advance; 1.4 on the door Bristol's hotly tipped Santa Cruz show otf their Stone Roses inﬂuences, with local support.
Juice/loser K man will be “.tcle 3 b‘.
I Jazz Joint Henry 's Cellar Bar. .‘vlorrison Street. 22l 1288. 9pm. £2. A mix of live music and Wing. featuring Elr'.’ Wth on the decks supported by MC Gary Sturdy (Urtder The Influence).
I The Montrose Avenue, Ether and Appleby King Tut‘s Walt Walt Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £4. The headliners are mop-topped indie popsters with a slight country edge. while Ether are (another) Welsh trio who bely their name by sounding a lot cltirpier than their contemporaries on their singles to date.
I Malcolm Ross and Appendix Out The Hill Note Cafe Bar. King Street. .555 lofib‘. SStlpm. £2. The e.\1~(lrange
- ll‘t“ leopards on this ( reeping Bent night. His solo album Huppv RN) 1‘. full oi clean. intelligent pop as you vvould expect frotn a musician of his
I Drift Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Student t'rtion. John Street. 552 1805. “pm. I ree. Students and guests.
I The Pop Tarts Kilkcnny's. John Street. 552 3505. 9.30mi. Free.
I Funkhole attd Chil Harley 's. Quarry Street. Hamilton. (H.608 .l5Sl7rl, “pm. I’ree.
I Jazz Joint Henry's Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 22l I2SS. l(lptn. £3 (£2). Cathy Rae's singers night featuring the Brian Kcllock trio playing live. DI Ktrlu resides
I Hood and Third Eye Foundation The ch Note. King Street. 553 I638. 8.30pm. £3. A Domino Records night. See preview for 'I ltird liye l-‘oundation. Ctr-headliners on this tour. Hood. are similar sonic expertmentalists, using samples. jaz/ mllnenccs and br'oody atmospherics to much the same etfect as our own Mogvvai.
I The Badoos. Supernova and Arthur
King Tut's Walt \‘vah lltrt, St \'incent Street. 22] 527‘). Sﬁtlprtt. £35“. local indie pop triple bill.
I The Goldenhour, Trent and Chain The Cathouse. Uniort Street. 248 66(l6 Rlllll. £5. The (itdtlt‘llllttlll' t‘lav t'tllll‘ltlc‘lll pop lavished vvith Hammondorgan and 60s harmonies. Trent also are worth checking out for their rttore~th:ur— averagely-imaginative sound.
I Freakshow and The Surfing Gnomes Nice ‘n‘ Steal}. Sahehiehall Street. 333 96,17. ‘Jlltll.
I Utopia, Fuse and Torino Cavern Bar. Str‘atlalyle University Student Union. John Street. 552 1W5 ‘lpm. l‘ree. Students attd guests.
I Little Miss Strange, Riverdog and
; The JiSt Strawberry l’ields. (lsvv ald
Street. 22l 5‘” 1. 9pm ‘25.
' I Big Rain Kilkt'rrn) 's lohti Street. .552 3505. 9.10pm. l’ree
I Redwing lhe State Bar. Holland
Street. 332 2l5‘) " “trait. l
I Live MUSIC .\l.tc‘St)tlc‘}“s. Jamaica
Street, 5720190 Uptr‘. I‘ree.
I Martyn Bennett and larla 0 Lionaird La Belle Angele. ll.tstie's Close. Cow gate. 225 2774. ltlpm. £5 liden members; £7 (£6) others. Tickets available from Ripping. Virgin and Coda. Afro Celt Sound System vocalist ()
l.ionatrd flies in from his hometown of
Dublin tojoin hip hop techno bagpipe man and fiddler Martyn Bennett who vv ill be performing with his new band. Tonight's session will be recorded for BBC Radio Scotland tor ratt 'e broadcast. i‘lt‘st band on stage .-.t
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