States. selling loads of records and generally tnaking it big time. Back here ltowever. things aren't quite so rosy. although tlteir new single ‘Mungo City' (Sire) tnay change all that. ()tte to watch. This is their only Scottish date too.
I Silhouette Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm—3am. £5. Classic pop. Niiiice.
I Erstatz and Mayonnaise The Gallery. Cowgate. 225 5583. 9pm. Free. lixpect mesttteric rifting and walls of sound frotn Mayonnaise.
I Lizzard Lounge Cafe Grafﬁti. Mattslield Place Church. Corner of Broughton Street. 557 8003. 9.30pm. £6 (£5). The lil Contetas. local l.atin cousins of Salsa Celtica. play live at this most excellent club night.
I Jazz Joint Henry's Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. I()ptn. £5 (£4). See Sat 4.
I The Complete Stone Roses and The Circle The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 248 6606. 7pm. £6. The war of The Stone Roses tribute bands hots up in the wake of the original band's debut album being voted the second best of the millennium in Channel 4‘s recent poll.
I Nosferatu Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 3339637. 9pm. See albums for this goth crew.
I Adam Carter as Elvis Bourbon Street. George Street. 552 ()141. 7pm. £9.50 (£24.50 with dinner). See Sat 11. I little Miss Strange, Grover, Lazy attd Parker The Cathouse. Union Street. 2486606. 8 )m. £3.
I Hullabal 00 Grand Ole ()pry. Paisley Road Toll. 429 5396. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1.50 members). Country.
I The Soundrels The Hall liar. Woodlands Road. 564 1527. 9.30pm. Free. I X-Kicks Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.
I Jam Session MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 572 ()199. 6pm. Free. With Randy Savage And The Ninja Rabbits.
I The Originals The Wunderbar. Shuttle Street. Paisley. 561 7208. 9pm. Free. Perversely. a covers band.
I Turf, Flux, Banco and Manhattan Project The Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 8pm. £4. Four local indie rock acts. I Senser and Make La Belle Angele. Hastie's Close. Cowgate. 225 2774. 9pm. £6 in advance from Virgin and Ripping. Genre-hopping Senser on the comeback trail with a new album Asylunt on Ultimate Records. Iixpect more of their thrash/dance fusion. Support comes from new l)orado signing Moke l)Js. including Senser's own Spider and .Awe. will titan the decks. See preview for Senser.
I Magic The Playltouse. Cireenside Place. 557 2590. 7.30pm. £10.50 (£8.50). A tribute to the late. great Freddie Mercury attd his Queen chums.
I Jazz Joint Henry's Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. I()pm. £3. See Stttt 5.
I James and Theaudience Barrowland. (iallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. SOLD OUT. .\'o age restriction. See preview for the welcome return of James. Support from 'l'heaudience. a rather self- consciously arty guitar group with a bit of finesse about their moody pop songs. I Dream Theater and RPM The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 248 6606. 7.30pm. £10.50 pltis booking fee. Gruesomely heav y sounds.
I The Cobramatics Bourbon Street. George Street. 552 ()14 I. 11pm.£3. l.ate Rtkli jam.
I Best Before Now, Funkhole and Brewster Ca\ ern Bar. Strathclyde L'niversity L’nion. John Street. 552 1895. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.
I Acoustic Jam Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. See Mon 6.
The Spice Girls, need we say more? Glasgow SECC. Sat 4 8: Sun 5 Apr.
I Banco, New Rising and Stella The Attic. Dyer's Close. Cowgate. 225 8382. 9pm. £3. Up-and-coming combos tnake a play for recognition.
I A.S.E. The Tap ()‘l .auriston. l.auriston Place. 229 4041. 9pm. Free. German rock battd with local support tbc.
I Jazz Joint Henry‘s Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 I288. I()ptii. £3 (£2). See Mon 6.
I Theme Park and Solaris Wilkie House. Cowgate. 225 5583. 9pm. £3. Local indie and rock from Solaris who seem to be picking tip a crowd.
I Livingroom Legends WJ Cltristies. West Port. 228 3765. 9.30pm. Free. See Mon 6.
I Unsane and Iron Monkey The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £5 plus booking fee. Straight-edge hardcore combo.
I Ase and Scatha The 13th Note Cafe. King Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £1.
I Miss World, Starsail, SLG and Captain 22 Glory Box. Curlers. Byres Road. 338 6511. 8pm. Free.
I Loverchill antl Snib Glyder Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895. 9pm. Free. Students and 'uesls.
I Nimbus Brel. Ashton Lane. 342 4966. 9pm. Free. See Thu 2.
I Glasgow Songwriters featuring Alex Osborne Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.15pm. Free. Songwriters' stalwart performs tracks from his debut album Let Me ll’lllt'll lillll‘ Lips More. Plus open mic guest spot. Arrive early to book your place; priority will be given to first-time performers.
I Songwriters' Showcase Tron Tavern. Hunter Square. 8.30pm. £1. Information: 661 5275. Weekly forum for Edinburgh-based sttiger-songwriters. with anybody welcome to perform a fifteen-titinute set.
I King Prawn, Cynical Smile attd Dog Toffee The Attic. Dyer's Close. Cowgate. 225 8382. 8pm. £4 in advance from Ripping. This night is part of a
Ker/2mg sponsored national tour. Shit. and there was me thinking it wasjust a
competition to see which band could
cotne tip with the weirdest name. King ' Prawn are a cocktail of ska attd punk. It's
a cracker . . and that's enough crap prawn jokes.
I Grant Macaskill Common Grounds. 2/3 North Batik Street. The Mound. 226 1416. 7.30pm. Free. See Tue 7.
I Jazz Joint Henry‘s Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm. £2. See Tue 7.
I Dave and Planet Boom Wilkie House. Cowgate. 225 5583. 9pm. £3. Local indie.
I Jay, Drift and Els Red Caveni Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.
I Flame Flares. Bath Street. 331 5160. 9pm. Free. Seventies sounds.
I Eric Cuthbertson And The Hoochie Coochie Band Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free. Blues.
I High Roller Ilarleys. Quarry Street. Ilamilton. ()1698 458174. 9pm. Free.
I Dieter Laue Common Grounds. 2/3 North Bank Street. The Mound. 226 1416. 7.30pm. Free. See Wed 8.
I Jazz Joint Henry's Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. I()pm. £3 (£2). See Wed 8.
rock & pop MUSIC
Kid Creole And The Coconuts Pavilion Theatre. Renfteld Street. 332 1846. 7.30pm. £1 I. August l)arnell walks among us again. The man who sytnbolised 80s cool for sotne (those with a rather limited conception of sophistication probably) zips through those hits 'Annie I'm Not Your Daddy'. ‘Stool Pigeon‘ and. erm. the other ones. I The High Fidelity and Steever King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. See preview for The High Fidelity. Plus support frotn one of Francis McDonald's zillion battds.
I Bacardi Unsigned Final The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £3.50. At the time of going to press. Cicada arid l)otninic Waxing Lyrical were confirmed as finalists with prizes including a trip to New York to record at Jitni Hendrix's lilectric Lady studios. Nice.
I Capone And The Bullets and Dubware Nice ’n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. A Faslane benefit night featuring the reggae and ska sounds of the grooving Capone And The Bullets. I Polythene The 13th Note Cafe. King Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £1. Plus two
I e Starlets Bargo. Albion Street. 552 2680. I()ptn. Free. A single launch party for the camp. glam poseurs and their perky pop. See singles.
I The Hemispheres. Pulsar and Biffy Clyro Fury Murrys. Maxwell Street. 221 6511. 9pm. £3 (advance). £4 (door). including entr to post-gig club.
I Miss Worldy and Last Year's Men Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.
I Capricorn One, The Brown Family, Funkmish and Cornerstone Strawberry Fields. Oswald Street. 221 5911. 9pm. £3.
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