MUSIC rock & pop

last Boat To Camden Town

The second enthralling Detective Inspector Christy Kennedy mystery by


The body of Doctor Edmund Godfrey Berry is discovered at the bottom of the Regent’s Canal, in the heart of Kennedy’s patch of Camden Town, north london. Did Dr Berry iump, or was he pushed? And does his

" death have anything to do with the mysterious demise of teacher and Berry’s former patient, Susanne Collins?

last Boat To Camden Town combines Whodunnit? Howdunnit? and love Story with Paul Charles’ trademark unique-method-of- murder to produce a detective story with a difference.

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I Glasgow Songwriters featuring Ian Davidson Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.15pm. Free. Folky songwriter. Pltts open mic guest spot. Arrive early to book your place; priority will be given to first-time performers.


I Bad Manners and Proi Liquid Room. Victoria Street. 225 2564. 8pm. £7 from Ripping Records and Virgin. Buster Bloodvessel brings his unfeasibly large tongue to the capital with a night of ska nostalgia. Support from local exponents of the genre.

I Altered Beats 98 Preview Phase 2 Kulu's Jazz Joint. Henry's Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 22| I288. l0pm. £2. See Tue 24.

I Son writers' Showcase and Works op Tron Tavern. Hunter Square. 7.30pm. £ l. Information: 228 8245. Weekly forum for Edinburgh-based sitiger-songwriters. with anybody welcome to perform a fifteen minute set One local songwriter is highlighted at l0.30pm each night.


I Libido, Glitterbox and Ballroom The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £4.50 plus booking fee. No age restriction. Triple bill of rising acts. including Norwegian indie trio Libido who have relocated to Britain and release a new single 'Revolving' in time for this tour. Glittet'box lay on the guitars a bit thicker attd heavier.

I X-Kocks, Crash and Jay Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 I895. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.

I B‘Loud and Ripcord llarlevs. Quarry

Free. German combo. I Live MUSIC Nice 'n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.

Edinburgh I Solid Silver 605 Show Festival ! Theatre. Nicolson Street. 529 6000. £l0.50/£l5 t£8.50/£l3). Helen Shapiro. The Searchers and The Swinging Blue Jeans will be entertaining your parents and embarrassing uncles with nostalgia- nudgers such as 'Hippy l-lippy Shake'. 'Sweets For My Sweets" and Needles attd Pins'.

I Cathie Rae's Singer's Night Kulu‘s Jan Joint. Henry's Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 I288. 9pm. £3 t£2). See Wed 25.

I Dieter Laue Common Grounds. North Batik Street. 226 I4 l6. 7.30pm. Free. See Wed 25.



I Dust Junkys and Bullyrag The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £6 plus hooking fee. The artist formerly

of dattce cohorts spin some groovy tunes such as recent single ‘What Time Is lt‘." Bullyrag are dttb metal noiseniks.

I The 0875, Cool Loop Return and Silverback Nice 'n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.

I Bangtwister The Hut Note Cafe. King Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £l Psychedelic garage rifting in deference to The Stooges and the MC5.

I Nimbus 1301 Note Club. Clyde Street. 22l 0414. l0pm.£3. lnfo1553 I638. See Fri 20.

I Miss World, Cruise and The Hardy

1 Union. John Street. 552 I895. 9pm. Free.


Students and guests.

I Filmstar and Globe Fury Murrys. Maxwell Street. 221 651 1. 9pm. £3 (advance). £4 (door). including entry to post-gig club. Plus one act to be

I Battle Of The Bands and The Beekeepers Strawberry Fields. Oswald Street. 221 59l l. 9pm. £3. The grand

final. with The Beekeepers featured as special guests. Their album Third Party. Ferny-lan 'I'Itejt should go down well with those who like Stereophonics-like

'honest' mundane post-punk alternarock.

I Redwing The State Bar. Holland Street. 332 2 I59. 9.30pm. Free. Bluegrass.

I The Bathers Paisley Arts Centre. New Street. Paisley. 887 l0|0. 8pm. £8 (£4). Chris Thomson's soundtrackesque collective cast some moody shapes.


I Midget, Speeder, Travler The Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 8pm. £5. Midget want to play on Mars. For now though. The Venue will have to do. last year's debut single ‘Kylie and Jason‘ shifted its I000 copies in just two weeks and they have gone on to record a Radio I session

for John Peel and a tour diary for Mary

Ann Hobbs, liv en being nominated to the Best British Band category in the Ker/ting awards hasn't caused them any harm. Speeder are on the Australian label Mushroom Records and Travler are a local ltot ti ).

I Kulu's Tigers Kulu's Jazz. Joint. Henry's Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 22| I288. l0pm. £4 (£3). See Thu 26,

I David Dickson Common Grounds. North Bank Street. 226 I416. 7.30pm. Free. See Thu 26.

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Ticket information

Tickets for most mediumllarge concerts can be bought from the following:

Virgin, Argyle Street. 204 5151 Tower Records Argyle Street. 204 2500.

Credit card bookings from: Ticket Link: 227 5511.

Virgin Princes Street, 220 3234. Ripping Records South Bridge. 226 7010.

Assembly Rooms George Street. 220 4349

I Chris Rea Clyde .-\udiloriuttt. Glasgow. 287 7777. Suit 5 Apr.

I Ray Davies Pavilion Theatre. Glasgow, 332 I846. Fri IOApr.

I The Bellamy Brothers Pavilion Theatre. Glasgow, 332 I846. Sat ll Apr. I James Barrowlattd. Glasgow. 226 4676. Mon l3 Apr.

I Yes Playhouse. Edinburgh. 557 2590. Fri 17 Apr.

I Masswe Attack Barrowland. Glasgow. 552 460 l. Sat l8 Apr.

I The Mavericks Clyde Auditorium. Glasgow. 287 7777. Sat 25 Apr.

I Super Furry Animals Barrowland. Glasgow. 226 4679. Thu l4 May.

I Joe Satriani & Michael Schenker Group Clyde Auditorium. Glasgow. 287 7777. Fri l5 May.

I Tori Amos Clyde Auditorium. Glasgow. 287 7777. Fri 22 May.

I The Lighthouse Family SECC. Glasgow. 287 7777. Sat 23 May.

I Shirley Bassey Clyde Auditorium. Glasgow. 287 7777. Sun 24 & Mon 25 May.

I Elton John 8: Billy Joel lbrox Stadium. Glasgow. 427 8877. Tue 2 Jun. I Janet Jackson SECC. Glasgow. 287 7777. Wed 3 Jun.

I Thunder Barrowland. Glasgow. 226 4679. Sat 6 Jun.

I The Rolling Stones Murrayfteld Stadium. Edinburgh. 0990 32l32l. Mon 24 Aug.

I Motorhead Glasgow. Barrowland. 552 460i. Mon 12 Oct.

I Tom Jones Clyde Auditorium. Glasgow. 287 7777. Sun 22 Nov.