their angsty pop via Oasis support slots and the like. while ldlewild should be reaching those audiences. were there any justice. The young pups will probably be not remotely phased by playing in such a large venue. and there's less chance of being hit by a flying tnikestand.

I Kristen Hers Henry Wood Hall. Claretnont Street. 7pm. £11 plus booking fee. The former Throwing Muse is still revered by fans of her spooky acoustic exorcisms. but others have expressed disappointment in her recent solo albunt Strange Angels which is more pedestrian than her usual spine-tingling material.

I Morcheeba The Arches. Midland Street. 221 4001. 7.30pm. £8.50 plus booking fee. See preview for the slinky jazzy sounds of Moreheeba.

I Whiteout. the Commercials and Ducks Nice 'n’ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. £3. Beginning a week of gigs to raise money for Maryhill Rape Crisis Centre with two of the bands featured on the Jam: CD (see albums) and arage rock sounds all round.

I C i and Pink Kross Club Leopard. 13th Note Cafe. King Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £2. New live music night run by Pink Kross. featuring themselves and Edinburgh noiseniks Chi (see albums). I Springfield Grand Ole Opry. Paisley Road Toll. 429 5396. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1.50). Country vibes.

I Huh? The Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 564 1527. 9.30pm. Free.

I Jam Session MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 572 0199. 6pm. Free. With Randy Sava e And The Ninja Rabbits.

I Cu 3 The Wunderbar. Shuttle Street. Paisley. 561 7208. 9pm. Free.


I Jimmy Nail Playhouse. Greenside Place. 557 2590. 7.30pm. £20/£l7.50/£15. He's a Geordie and he sings. The Nailster completes the Scottish leg of his ()tt The Boards tour with tnore tracks frotn his latest greatest hits album The Null File.

I Jabba Presents Kulu's Jazz Joint. llenry‘s Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm. £3. Hip ltop. jazz. attd soul fusiott.



I the Bluetones. Mover and Medal Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £10 plus booking fee. No age restriction. The happy "l‘ones return with more sterling indie pop which. as many are quick to say. is jolly enough without ever really hitting the mark. Rather thetn than many other more half-baked acts. Support Mover fancy themselves as a groovy beat combo. but they still have some way to go.

I Eska and pH Family Nice ’n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. £3. Noise annoys at this second gig for the Maryhill Rape Crisis Centre with heavy guitars deployed in quirkin tuneful tnanner

I Don Hard And the Custard Chuckers and Aventene Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895.9pm. Free. Students and guests.

I Mark Robb and John Ross Russell Bar Cafe. Byres Road. 334 4973.

9—1 lptn. Free. Pop quiz and live music with Stand Aml Deliver star Mark Robb and his pal.


I Patch Kit. Eskimo, Stellar The Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 8pm. £3. Local bands being tipped for wonderful things. Patch Kit contain former Mayonnaise members and are obviously big fans of Radiohead while Eskimo combine sitars. trumpets and congas for a Black Grape/Cornershop vibe. The trio is completed by Stellar who have the awesome vocal range ofAnnette Hanley at their dis osal.

I Altere Beats 98 Preview Phase 1 Kulu's Jazz Joint. Henry's Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm. £3 (£2). Drutn 'n' bass the jazz element.

I Livingroom legends WJ Christies. West Port. 229 7486. 9.30pm. l-ree. Bring your moothie or banjo along attd ram with other local musos.



I Daniel O'Donnell Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 287 5511. 7.30pm. SOLD OUT. Some popular lrish bloke.

I Fu Manchu. Spiritual Beggars and Kings Of Infinite Space The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £6 plus booking fee. Heavy. heavy monster sounds from hoary Californians who crank out riffs from the Sabbath/Purple school ofclassic rawk. See singles for the Kings Of Infinite Space.

I Splinter King Tut‘s Walt Walt llttt. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8 30pm. £3. I Multiplex Cineman and E1 Hombre trajeado Nice ‘n’ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. £3. More benefit rocking with John Disco's latest project and the swa ger of F.l Hombre 'l‘rajeado. I the Purp e Baienga Ensemble and Victor Yakamoto The 13th Note Cafe. Kiri Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £1.

I t e Purple Ohms, the Unknown, Seraphim and Genus (ilory Hos. Curlers. Byres Road. 338 6511. 8pm. Free.

I Fuse, the Natelys and the third Way Cavern Bar. Strathclyde l‘nixersity Union. John Street. 552 1895. 9pm l'l'L‘L‘. Students attd guests.

I Nimbus Brel. Ashton lane. 3-12 -t9oo. 9pm. Free. Acid jazz set.

I CNT Quigleys (basement oi 'l‘cnnents). Byres Road. 8.30pm. Free. Jazz funk.

I Battle Of the Bands Strawberry Fields. Oswald Street. 221 5911.9pm. £3. Semi-final.

I Glasgow Songwriters featuring thomas Cameron Blackl‘nat-s. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9. l Spill. l'l‘et‘. Moody folk rock. Plus open tnic guest spot. Arrive early to book your place; priotity will be given to in \l time perl'otttters.


I Altered Beats 98 Preview Phase 2 Kulu's Jazz Joint. Henry's (‘ellar liar. Morrison Street. 221 I288. lllpnt £2. Hip hop the freestyle eletttent.

I Son writers' Showcase and Works 0p Tron 'l‘ayern. llunter Square. 7.30pm. £1. Information: 228 8245. Weekly forum for lidinhurglt-lntsed singer-songwriters. with anybody welcome to perform a lifteen minute \L‘l. One local songwriter l\ highlighted at 10.30pm each night.

I Mr Wish Attic.1)}etsClose.(‘o\\ gate. 225 8382. 7.30pm. £3.


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I Daniel O'Donnell Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 287 551l.7.3()pni. S()l-l)()L'l See l'ue 2-1 I Eugenius and Speeder Nice ‘n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. £3. Eugene Kelly \ bunch of \st} tnelodic garage rockers is supported by a new combo doing a similar noise/melody interface thing.

I Misconduct The 13th Note Club. Clyde Street. 221 041-1. 10pm. £3.50 Hardcore punk combo w ho hate received complimentary write-ups from Kemmg.’ and Terrm'lzer (1’!) magazines.

I Ian McVie. the First and Peri (‘axetn Bar. Strathclyde Univetstty Union. Joint Street. 552 1895. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.

I Vagabonds Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.

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