I The Spice Girls SECC. Finnieston Qua .287 7777. SOLD OUT. See Sat 4. I C ris Rea Clyde Auditorium. SECC. Finnieston Quay. 287 7777. 6.30pm. £18/£20 plus booking fee. Chris Rea fans are going to get a shock if they walk into the wrong part of the SECC tonight. Never were two neighbouring gigs so contrasting. Pipes and slippers available on the door.
I Janus Stark, Kings Of Infinite Space and No Santa The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £4 plus booking fee. See preview for The Prodigy guitarist‘s other band Janus Stark and Kings Of Infinite Space.
I Karate and Stapleton Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. See albums fora taste of Bostonians Karate.
I The Hoolits, The Jack Daniels Experience and Eric Cuthbertson Bourbon Street Blues Club. George Street. 5520141. 7pm. £3. Bourbon Street's tnonthly blues celebration features the rockabilly blues of The Hoolils. the electric blues of The JD Experience and the Hoochie Coochie Band‘s tnainman.
I Lazy Dog Grand Ole ()pry. Paisley Road Toll. 429 5396. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1.50). Country.
I Dee Sinclair and Blonde Bit On The Side The Hall Bar. Woodlands Road. 564 1527. 9.30pm. Free. Country-tinged songwriters.
I Scooby Snax Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.
I Jam Session MacSot'leys. Jamaica Street. 572 ()199. 6pm. Free. With Randy Savage And The Ninja Rabbits.
I October Fall and Storm The Wunderbar. Shuttle Street. Paisley. 561 7208. 9pm. Free.
I The Dust Junkys, Bullyrag and Glamorous Hooligan The Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 8pm. £6. Manchester‘s Dust Junkys look set to blow the‘capital away with their combined talents. Expect classy rapping frotn MC Tunes and some tight musicianship from his excellent band. Like Stereo MCs meets The Happy Mondays meets Tackhead meets Jimi Hendrix — but better! Look out also for material from the Hooligan‘s forthcoming Naked (‘itv SUIIIlt/JIYH'A'A' album.
I Jazz Joint Henry's Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm. £3. Eight piece jazz/hip hop collective Jabba create a wild fusion.
I Strange Shape Man Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.
I Acoustic Jam Nice ’n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Free booze for participants.
I Otis Redding Ill and The Memphis Sound The Liquid Room. Victoria Street. 225 2564. 8pm. £8. A rare chance t0‘hear and experience the songs of one of the most important singers the world has ever known. Enjoy classics like ‘Dock ()f The Bay'. 'Mr Pitiful‘ and ‘My Girl' all performed by his son. Otis Redding III. I Fireball 8. Doolah and Single Fish The Attic. Dyer's Close. Cowgate. 225 8382. 7.30pm. £3. Fireball 8 combine their talents to supply an above standard commercial rock vibe akin to Oasis. Doolah blast large American style guitar sounds. Look out in particular. for ‘Brain Disorder‘. Charmed. I‘m sure.
I Jazz Joint Henry‘s Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm. £3 (£2). The revered Altered Beats night runs the gamut of sounds.
I Ballboy, Rigsby and Trip Wilkie House. Cowgate. 225 5583. 9pm. £3. Local indie.
I Livingroom Legends WJ Cltiisties. West Port. 228 3765. 9.30pm. Free. Everybody welcome to come down and have ajam. It‘s free and a great place to meet other musos.
TUESDAY 7 Glasgow I Drop Kick and Happy But Twisted The 13th Note Cafe. King Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £1. I The Laments, No.9, Caffeine and Substitute Glory Box. Curlers. Byres Road. 338 6511. 8pm. Free. I The Butterfly Collectors, Johnson and The Sunhouse Cavern Bar. Strathclydc University Union. John Street. 552 1895. 9pm. Free. Students and 'uests. I Nimbus Brel. Ashton Lane. 342 4966. 9pm. Free. Acid jazz shenanigans from the octet. I Glasgow Songwriters featuring Larry Guild Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.15pm. Free. Art Garfunkelish singer/songwriter. Plus open mic guest spot. Arrive early to book your place; priority will be given to ﬁrst-time performers. I Trent Merlin McFlys. Quadrant Centre. Main Street. Coatbridge. 01236 440 788. 9.45pm. Free. Epic alternative rock sounds.
I Songwriters' Showcase 'l‘ron Tavern. Hunter Square. 8.30pm. £1. Information: 661 5275. Weekly fortmt for Edinburgh-based singer-songwriters. with anybody welcome to perform a fifteen-minute set.
I Grant Macaskill Common Grounds. 2/3 North Bank Street. The Mound. 226 1416. 7.30pm. Free. Blending traditional and contemporary styles with gentle. introspective material of his own and reworkings of well-known songs.
I Jazz Joint Henry's Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm. £2. [)1 Eh'.’ Wun! takes over for a beat workshop. Yikes! Featuring guest musicians too.
I Crazy Wisdom, Kayenta and Babacool Wilkie House. Cowgate. 225 5583. 9pm. £3. Local indie.
I The Gyres Nice 'n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. It's been a qmet spell for The Gyres recently — what do they plan to hit us with on their return'.’
I Matt Flinner, Todd Phillips, David Grier and The Moonshiners Bourbon Street. George Street. 552 0141. 7pm. £7.50. Bluegrass from The Moonshiners. I Psychic Experience Grand ()le ()pry. Paisley Road Toll. 429 5396. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1.50).
I Bitter Pill, Ian McVie and Split Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.
I Brickhouse Flares. Bath Street. 331 5160. 9pm. Free. Seventies covers.
I The Alf Stewart Combo Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free. Alias the Nimmo Brothers.
I Funkhole Harleys. Quarry Street. Hamilton. 01698 458174. 9pm. Free.
I China Drum, The Pecadillos and Chi The Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 8pm. £6. See singles for China Drum. Chi's take on hardcore is worth a look.
I Dieter Laue Common Grounds. 2/3 North Bank Street. The Mound. 226 1416. 7.30pm. Free. Acoustic set of pop and folk.
I Jazz Joint Henry's Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm. £3 (£2). Cathy Rae's singers night. with anyone welcome to join in. Featuring local musicians.
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Outstanding lectures by top writers and thinkers
Sat 4 April, 6pm
Dr Roger Penrose: ‘Science and the Mind'
Sun 5 April, 6pm
Dr Fay Dowker: ‘Unifying the Universe'
Wed 8 April, 6pm
Miroslav Holub: ‘lmmunity as Victory'
Thurs 9 April, 6pm
Professor A.G. Cairns-Smith: ‘Evolving the Mind'
Sat 11 April, 6pm
Professor Terrence Deacon: ‘The Symbolic Species'
Mon 13 April, 6pm
Charles Jencks: ‘The Architecture of the Universe'
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£3.00 (£1.50). Lectures take place at the Playfair Library, Edinburgh University Old College, South Bridge, at 6pm. Tickets available in advance from the EISF box office (21 Market St, tel. 0131 473 2070) or on the door.
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