MUSIC rock & pop


I Surround, My Legendary Girlfriend and The Nancy Rayguns The Arena. Oswald Street. 221 3010. 9pm. £3.50 (advance). £4 (door). including entry to post-gig club.

I Superdrug, Closer and John Friendly Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.

I Fat Betty MacSorleys. Jamaica Street.

572 0199. 9pm. Free. Thin Lizzy tribute. I Rollin' Joe McChuills Way ()ut West. Kelvinhaugh Street. 221 556‘). 9.30pm. Free. Rock 'n' roll.

Edinburgh I The Bathers and Edward O'Conner The Liquid Room. Victoria Street. 225 2564. 7.30pm. £8. Look out for material from The Bathers' last album on Marina. .KL'ILHFL’HHY’ [fa/w. which received the thumbs up from many critics.

I Brotherhood Of Man Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. ‘)pm»—3am. £5. ls that the sound of 70s pop 1 hear‘.’

I Bombskare and Combat Clergy The Gallery. Cowgate. 225 5583. 9pm. Free. Ten piece ska band with nutty boy support.

I Bangtwister The Tap ()‘l.auriston. Lauriston Place. 22‘) 4041. 9pm. Free. Local rock.

I Holly Tomas Common Grounds. 2/3 North Bank Street. The Mound. 226 1416. 7.30 m. Free. ()riginal songwriter. I Midnig t Blue Cafe Graffiti. Mansfield Place Church. Corner of Broughton Street. 557 8003. 10pm. £5 (£4). Live soul/jazzjblues night hosted by a collective of Edinburgh‘s finest young players. The ones to look out for include Soubie Coleman on vocals. Russel Cowieson on sax and Paddy Flaherty on drums.

I Jazz Joint Henry‘s Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm. £5 (£4). El Cometa All Stars play live Latin dance.

I The Beekeepers, The Ranters and Lumber Cas Rock. West Port. 22‘) 4341. 9pm. £3. Derby-based band with a reputation for exhilarting live shows. Look out for material from their debut mini album Third Party. FeurAml 'I‘lieji.



I The Spice Girls SEC‘C. Finnieston Quay. 287 7777. SOLD OUT. The phenomenal run of Number Ones has been halted by the entirely deserving Run DMC Vs Jason Nevins. but now it's time for a new leg of the Spice Girls career the see-if-they-can-really-sing-and- dance-at-the-same-time leg. lfanyone can put on a groovy teenybop show stuffed with character and tunes. it's the Spicers.

I Bionic, A Band Called Red and Shifter King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £3.50. Bionic are a year-old combo releasing

@the arches


01 new friday club: dj 0 8. guests 02 love boutique:

di roy & richard fearless (death in vegas)

O3 carleen anderson live 03 aquaplanet:

The Dust Junkys play Glasgow‘s Cathouse on Th 2; Edinburgh’s Venue. Sun 5 Apr.

their first single 'Switch ()ff Close Down'

I The Royal Family Bourbon Street. George Street. 552 ()141. 7pm. £9.50 (£24.50 w ith dinner). Queen tribute combo.

I My Favourite Sneakers and Dozy

Hotel Nice 'n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street.

333 9637. 9pm.

I Mike Lane Line-up Grand ()le ()pry. Paisley Road Toll. 42‘) 5396. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1.50). Country.

I Cartel, Biffy Clyro and leg Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.

I Unplugged The Hall Bar. \Voodlands Road. 564 1527. 3.30pm. Free. ()pen stage.

I House Of Cheese and Els Red The Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 564 1527. 9.30pm. Free. Single launch for House ()fCheese.

I Strip Kings McChuills. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free.

I The Vagabonds Waxys. Candleriggs.

552 8717. 9pm. Free.

I Die Happy Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.

I Jinx MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 572 019‘). 6pm. Free. Hendrix/Led Xep

I Witness MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 5720199. 9pm. Free. Classic rock.

I Hip'operation McChuills Way ()tit West. Kelvinhaugh Street. 221 556‘). 9.30pm. Free.

I The Bathers Cumbernauld Theatre. Kildrum. Cumbemauld. 01236 732 887. 7.45pm. £7(£5). See Thu 2.


I B.C's Sweet Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9ptii—3am. £5. That‘ll be Brian Connelly ‘s Sweet. Presumably without BC himself. Classic pop.

V I Jimson Trance and Sepo Petla The Attic. Dver‘s Close. Cowgate. 225

8382. 7.30pm. £3. The tight pop punksters Jimson Trance supply a fitting compliment to the ever experimental and more obscure Sepo l’c‘lltl.

I Perfect Blue and Firing Squad The Gallery. (_‘owgate. 225 5583. 9pm. Free. Local rockers.

I The Giros Waverley Wharf. by St James Centre. 8pm. Free. Three 40 minute sets from this reputedly excellent local band. Expect covers of Radiohead and the like. plus some of their own stuff [00.

5 I Lizzard Lounge Cale Graffiti.

Mansfield Place Church. Corner of Broughton Street. 557 8003. 9.30pm. £6 (£5). Edinburgh's most exciting club night. which combines l)Js with live bands. marches on to further success. Tonight. for your delight. it's London‘s Jazzcotech dancers. accompanied by a band.

I Jazz Joint Henry's Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm. £5 (£4). The Ugly Groove Movement with live 70s Americana.

@the renfrew ferry


07 horse & angelou

08 creeping bent presents: adventures in stereo & nectarine n09.

09 the silencers

10 the silencers unplugged

12 nils lofgren

metroplex party feat juan atkins, mike grant & green velvet live 09 colours:

13 jah wobble's invaders of the heart 14 john martyn 16 the cuillin club:

cj mackintosh. sasha & digweed 13 metacorpus 14 metacorpus (free entry to impact) 14 cyberiazz presents:

impact feat d.s. murray quartet.

ground control di’s & guests

martyn bennett & cuillin music with dis mb & rockwater

17 KMO 21 v twin, future pilot aka 8. andy weatherall 22 je t’aime gainsbourg

23 the australian pink floyd 25 gorky’s zygotic mynci 8. permagrin

15 & 16 clearing dance c0 and solo body theatre present live interaction between dj’s and dancers (free entry to weekend clubs)

16 cool lemon: ' terrence parker (intangible records, detroit)

23 pure: kevin saunderson. dr bob jones & pure science (live)

27-30 frantic assemblyzzero

30 insideout: tall paul & seb fontaine

ticket info:arches:0141 221 4001 ferry20141 553 0606 ticket centre20141 287 5511

50 THE LIST 2—16 Apr 1998