MUSIG rock & pop
ROCK & POP: GLASGOW, WED 25 cont.
I William Campbell Brel. Ashton Lane.
342 4966. 9pm. Free. The sittger from Astrid performs a solo acoustic set.
I Battle Of The Bands Strawberry Fields. Oswald Street. 221 5911. 9pm. £3.Senn-ﬁna1
I Skin Deep Harleys. Quarry Street. Hamilton. ()1698 458174. 9pm. Free.
I Leatherface/Fireside Aliens The Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 8pm. £5. Hard core and punk fest.
I Cathie Rae s Singer's Night Kulu‘s Jazz Joint. Henry‘s Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. 9pm. £3 (£2). Cathie Rae holds court with the Brian Kellock Trio. and also encourages other tip-and- cotning jazz singers to participate. DJ Ritchie Rufftone.
I Tin Comic WJ Christies. West Port. 229 7486. 9.30pm. Free. Local rockers.
I Dieter Laue Conunon Grounds. North
Bank Street. 226 1416. 7.30pm. Free. Acoustic pop antl folk from the 70s attd 80s.
I Echo And The Bunnymen. Rialto and
Skyray Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £1 1.50 plus booking fee. The Bunnytnen have pulled off as effective a resurrection as anyone in the past year which tnore than makes up for the years in the wilderness. Mac still reckons he can show the young ‘uns how to do style. but Rialto‘s John Lennon- lookalike Louis cart carry off angst and heartbreak of his own.
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I Daniel O'Donnell Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 287 5511. 7.30pm. SOLI) ()UT. See Tue 24. I Trent. Nerve and North Starr King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50. Trent betray shades of Pearl Jatn in their AOR rifting. I The Ranters and Motor Life Co
Nice ‘n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. £3. Two groups unashamedly inﬂuenced by sounds from the US underground. The Ranters lay on the guitar power in a Husker Du/Replacements style. while Motor Life Co have a few tnore uirks. I Lumber and Lateclyight Foreign Radio The 13th Note Cafe. King Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £1.
I Guilty Bourbon Street. George Street. 552 0141. 7pm. £3.
I The Sneak Attack Tigers, Frisk and The Slide Fury Murrys. Maxwell Street. 221 6511. 9pm. £3 (advance). £4 (door). including entry to post-gig club.
I Smart But Casual and Superdrug Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.
I Battle Of The Bands Strawberry Fields. Oswald Street. 221 5911. 9pm. £3. Semi-final.
I The Eddie Felson Trio The State Bar. Holland Street. 332 2159. 9.30pm. Free. Acoustic country.
I Kingy Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.
I Jinx MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 572 0199. 9pm. Free.
I Gary Barlow Playhouse. Greenside Place. 557 2590. 7.30pm. £13.50/£l5. The one from Take That who was tipped to take the world by storm after the split is struggling to get out of Robbie Williams‘ bulky shadow. Still. tracks like ‘Open Road‘ and ‘Love Takes Time’ will have the faithful on their knees tonight. I Magicdrive and Huckleberry The Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 8pm. £5. You wait for ages for Edinburgh to have some bands with a touch ofclass and then two cotne along at once. And here they are on the one bill. Magicdrive turn it up loud with good songwriting now complementing their earlier frenetic energy while Huckleberry mix and merge a Wonder Stuff/Ska type thing with equally hectic results.
I Bogus Bongo Club. New Street. 556 5204. 10pm. £5 (£4). As part of the club‘s Chronos night. bogus present their deep fried jazz hop boy thing. It says right here.
I Kulu's Tigers Kulu‘s Jazz Joint. Henry‘s Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm. £4 (£3). More jazz. soul and funk fusion.
Magicdrive uncork the powerpop genie at Edinburgh's Venue, Thu 26 Mar; Glasgow's KTWWH, Fri 27 Mar.
I David Dickson (‘ommon Grounds. North Bank Street. 226 1416. 7.30pm. Free. An easy goittg mix of contemporary attd traditional folky rock.
I Geiger Babies I‘ubar. Maxwell Place. ()1786 472619. 8.30pm. £3. You cart count on this band for melodic pop.
I Magicdrive, The Honeyflys and Widescreen King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4. Edinburgh's manic popticians Magicdrive make a welcome foray to Glasgow to show what music can be with a little imagination injection. Widescreen are pop pups wielding harmonies and intlieislt guitars.
I Astrid and The Starlets Nice 'n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 3339637. 9pm. £3. Melodic acoustic/electric foursome Astrid gear up for the release of their debut single 'No Reason' on Fantastic Plastic. The Starlets lend glam perkittess to proceedings.
I Cylinder 'i‘ransmission Gallery. King Street. 552 4813. 9pm. Accessible experimental crew Cylinder launch their single at this collaborative event in the S()tvlli'l‘lllNG Aaaah! NOTHING season. which also features l)Js from Deep Fried and further itnprov from DJs and musicians.
I JC King And Family Grand Ole ()pry. Paisley Road Toll. 429 5396. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1.50). Live band soundtrack to the evening's entertainment.
I The Small Gentlemen, DNA Cowboys atttl Tutulus Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895. 9pm. Free. Students and guests. Melodic post-punk sounds from The Small Gentlemen.
I Brainfood, North Starr and Broadcast The Arena. ()swald Street. 221 3010. 9pm. £3.50 (advance). £4 (door). including entry to post-gig club. Not the Brummie Broadcast. incidentally. I Rev Doc And The Congregation MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 5720199. 9pm. Free. Trad R8; B.
I Sugarfly McChuills. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. I-‘ree.
I Finitribe and Petrol 3 Liquid Room. Victoria Street. 225 2564. 7pm. £5 from Ripping Records and Virgin. Sixteen years Finitribe have been cutting it now. having ditched house to team up with techno- breakbeat guru Witchman. Slt'tt:\' Listening is their current album and has been heavily praised for its infectioust eerie feel. Reinvention has never felt so fresh.
I Imagination Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 12.30am. £6. No. it’s not 'lust An Illusion.‘ as 80s soulsters return to provide you with a ‘Flashback' ‘In The Heat OfThe Night.‘ So get along and let your ‘Body Talk.‘ etc. (very droll. Ed.)
I Basic Collective Kulu‘s Jazz Joint. Henry‘s Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm. £5 (£3). Very popular soul- jazz band. featuring singer Nikki King and some of the coolest grooves in town. I Midnight Blue Cafe Graffiti. East London Street (Mansfield Church). 557 8003. 10pm. band on-stage around
1 1.30pm. £5 (£4). See Fri 20.
I Pigpen and North Star Cas Rock. West Port. 229 4341. 9pm. £3. Pigpen‘s mellow songwriting skills mixed with a healthy pop sensibility are winning them friends.
I Mystery Juice Gallery. Cowgate. 225 5583. 9pm. Free. A fusion of blues. rap. hip hop and folk from these local stars in the making.
I Intercranial Brain Heamorage and Dive Attic. Dyers Close. Cowgate. 225 8382. 7.30pm. Free. Two bands who specialise in tear-jerking balladry and sweetly smooth harmonising. No. obviously not.
I Holly Tomas Common Grounds. North Bank Street. 226 1416. 7.30pm. Free. See Fri 20.
I Rusty Buckets WJ Christies. West Port. 229 7486. 9.30pm. Free. Covers guitarist.
I Lo-Fidelity Allstars and Space Raiders King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £6. See preview for the latest indie/dance crossover merchants Lo-Fidelity Allstars. supported by their labeltnates on Brighton‘s big beat label Skint.
I Finitribe and Petrol The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £5. The Finis returns after eons with an album Sleazy Listening and a taster single ‘Mind My Make-Up‘ witose double bass jazz- hop chant action suggests they've heard Roni Size.
I Counterfeat and Shakey lake The Ferry. Clyde Place. 553 0606. 9pm. £5. Little Feat tribute band who recently had the buzz of hearing from their blues boogie heroes.
I Astral and Starsail Nice 'n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. £3. Verve-y spacedelica from Astral to round off this week ofgigs for the Maryhill Rape Crisis Centre.
I Curtis The Apartment. Royal Exchange Square. 221 7080. 7pm. Pre- clubjazz funk performance.
I Longrider Grand Ole Opry. Paisley Road Toll. 429 5396. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1.50). Country sounds.
I lean Genie Bourbon Street. George Street. 552 0141. 7pm. £7.50 (£22.50 with dinner). David Bowie tribute gubbins.
I Meth 0.0. The Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 564 1527. 9.30pm. Free. Narcoleptic hypno-rock.
I Moniker, Hemispheres and Casino Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.
I Jinx MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 572 0199. 6pm. Free.
I Brickhouse MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 572 0199. 9.30pm. Free. Seventies covers band.
I Nimmo Brothers Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 5-7pm. Free. Acoustic session.
I Die Happy Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.
I Rollin' Joe And The Jets Waxys. Candleriggs. 552 8717. 9.30pm. Free. Rockin’ and rollin'. as John Travolta might sa .
I Francis Anthony And The Underworld McChuills. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free.
I Rev Doc And The Congregation McChuills Way Out West. Kelvinhaugh Street. 221 5569. 9pm. Free. R&B with mucho harmonica.