claim to be tnore Velvets and Doors than Beatles or Stones, with influences that range from The Stooges to The Pixies. Look out for material from their forthcoming Queenie long player. With support from female fronted guitar swingers Anakin who feature a former singer of local band Chickweed. Motor Life Co. meanwhile. hail from Glasgow. I Queen B Cavendish. West 'T‘ollcross. 228 3252. ‘)pm—3am. £5. Queen sound- alikes trot out their versions of Freddie's classics.
I Annie Christian, Solaris and Room The Gallery. 36‘) Cowgate. 225 5583. 8.30pm. Free. Annie Christian. Edinburgh's signing to the V2 label. have a debut single out shortly called ‘l.ove This Life'. With support from the dynamic Solaris who have been together since the summer of l‘)‘)7 and pttt out a four track demo called ‘For The Guilty‘. Room have a new drummer who was previously in the Cajun outfit Woodside Now.
I The Small Trees and Leroy The Attic. Dyer‘s Close. Cowgate. 225 8382. 7.30pm. £3. Two young bands strap their instruments on and get down to business. I Badgewearer and Dribble The Tap ()‘I.auriston. Lauriston Place. 22‘) 404]. ‘)pm. Free. Stop-start jazz hardcore punk (does that make sense?) from Badgewearer. Support frotn ex-Dawson lot Dribble.
I Salsa Celtica and The Lizzard Lounge All Stars Cafe Graffiti. Mansﬁeld Place Church. Corner of Broughton Street. 557 8003. ‘).30pm. £10 in advance. Two of Edinburgh's tnost exciting bands play live at Lizzard Lounge's first birthday party. Be sure to get your tickets early for this one. it's gonna sell out. See Clubs preview.
I Elemental Whistle Binkies. South Bridge. 557 ‘)‘)8‘). ‘)pm. Free. Acid jazz funksters.
I Jazz Joint Henry‘s Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 I288. l0pm. £5 (4). Contemporary jazz fttnk played live by Kevin Mackenzie‘s Swirlers. Also showcasing the vocals of Gina Rae. With the help of DJ Andy B.
I Dawn Of The Replicants, Finitribe and Mount Vernon Arts Lab Beats ’n‘ Bleeps. The Arches. Midland Street. 22I 400l. 7.30pm. Free. Radio Scotland's Beat Patrol and Ifler'trmiit'u shows join forces to present this evening ofcutting edge musical shenanigans which will be recorded for transotissioii on 22 Mar. Jengaheads DJ and tickets are available from BBC Reception. Missing Records and the record department of John Smiths Byres Road branch. See albums for Finitribe. preview for Mount Vernon Arts Lab attd all-round inventive lunacy from Galashiel's fittest Dawn Of The Replicauts.
I Carrie, Addict and Solaris King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 22] 527‘). 8.30pm. £4. Ballsy indie rockers Carrie include '/.ak Foley. erstwhile bass player of liMF. and former Some Have Fins singer Steve Ludwin in their number. The video for the current single ‘Mollie' features Ludwin going a few rounds in the boxing ring with the eponymous heroine.
I Picture House Strawberry Fields. ()swald Street. 221 5‘)l 1. 7.30pm. £4 (advance): £5 (door). Melodic rock five- piece from Dublin who have supported the likes of Runrig and Meat Loaf bttt are not as lumpen as that might suggest. The ballads on their current album Shine/mt are far tnore affecting than the chirpier Celtic rock stuff.
I PH Family The 13th Note Cafe. King Street. 553 I638. 9pm. £ l. I’unkoid fun for all the family.
I Rooster Grand Ole ()pry. Paisley Road Toll. 42‘) 5396. 7pm. £2.50 (£1.50). Yeeee-hawwwll
I Janus Stark, No Santa and Kings Of Infinite Space The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £4. Triple bill of rising noise acts. See Sat 7 Mar.
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Finley Quaye The winner of the Best Male Artist gong at the recent Brits ceremony looks set to consolidate his success with two nights in Glasgow. His rise has been literally mercurial, at this time last year he was playing to half- hearted crowds at La Belle Angele. Glasgow: Barrow/and, Wed 78 &Thu 19 Mar.
Urusei Yatsura Glasgow’s leading noise merchants bring on the mayhem to coincide with the release of their second album Slain By Urusei Yarsura. Bonza gig for all. See feature. Glasgow; Arches, Mon 76 Mar.
Spiritualized The man with the celestial guitar plan brings his grandiose dreams and sonic echo chambers to the masses. Glasgow: Barrow/and, Sun 75 Mar. JAZZ
Planet Wave The Scottish Composer's Jazz Ensemble give the first Scottish performances of Tommy Smith's epic Planet Wave, with the saxophonist leading the way. Glasgow: RSAMD, Fri 6 Mar; Edinburgh: Queen’s Hall, Thu 72 Mar; Stirling: MacRobert Arts Centre, Fri 13 Mar.
Randy Brecker/Billy Cobham Quintet Remember The Brecker Brothers Band?
And the Mahavishnu Orchestra? Sounds
good? Then prepare for a heavyweight fusion treat from this high-power outfit. Edinburgh: Queen’s Hall, Fri 6 Mar; Glasgow: Mitchell Theatre, Sat 7 Mar. Mike Walker Sextet Guitarist Mike Walker makes his Scottish debut as leader of his own band in an extended mm for the Jazz Touring Collective. Glasgow: Tron Theatre, Mon 76 Mar; Stirling: To/booth Theatre, Wed 18 Mar,- Edinburgh: Tron Tavern, Thu 79 Mar; Paisley Arts Centre, Sun 22 Mar.
Opera For Europe European Opera Centre's new company presents the first ever UK performance, outsrde of London, of Mozart's Lucio Silla. Renowned opera star Brigitte Fassbaender directs the cream of Europe’s young singers. Edinburgh: Festival Theatre, Fri 13 and Sat 74 Mar.
rock & pop MUSIC
I Casino (tbc) Nice ’n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. ‘)pm.
I Jam Session MacSorIey‘s. Jamaica Street. 572 ()l‘)‘). 6pm. Free. With Randy Savage And The Ninja Rabbits.
I Gringo The Hall Bar. Woodlands Road. 564 l527.‘)pm. Free.
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