I V-Twin and The Two Brothers Vic Bat". Glasgow School ()fArt. Renfrew Street. 332 0691. 8pm. Free. Rootsy. Stonesy and country sounds from the bolshy V-Twin with support from a supergroup (oh yes) comprising Eugene Eugeaius. Gerry Fanclub and Sarah Belle 8; Sebastian. Craz scenes. man.
I Ca tain 22, B' Clyro and The Smal Gentlemen Nice 'n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Commencing the Battle of the Bands with various recording. session and gigging prizes up for grabs. but tnost importantly a year's supply of Budweiser.
ll Faith And The Muse. Stages Of Cruelty and Fragile Existence Strawberry Fields. ()swald Street. 221 5911. 9pm. £5. Big in gothland.
I Afterglow Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.
III Rev Doc And The Congregation Kilkenny's. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free. Trad R&B with some demon harmonica work.
I Bronx Flares. Bath Street. 331 5160. 9pm. Free. 70s sounds.
I Zucchini Ilarleys. Quarry Street. Hamilton. ()1698 458174. 9pm. Free.
I Dieter Laue Common Grounds. 2/3 Norti‘i Batik Street. The Mound. 226 1416. 8pm. Free. Acoustic pop and folk. I Jazz Joint Henry‘s Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. 9.30pm. £3. Cathy Rae's singers night. with additional music provided by DJs and lIlUSlCiilllS.
I Beamer, Smiler and Analtin Wilkie House. Cowgate. 225 5583. 9pm. £3.
- THURSDAY 23
I The .lesus And Mary Chain and The Kings Of Infinite Space The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 2486606. 7pm. SOLD OUT. See preview for the reactivated. happy. smiling Reid brothers. Support ."ront Liverpudlian mean. lowdown 'n‘ dirty muthas The Kings ()f Infinite Space.
I Gomez: King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4. See preview it -r these young whippersnappers who are causing II commotion with their Beck-u-lik: sounds.
I The Slide, Capricorn One and The Hair Pocket The 13th Note Cafe. King Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £1. Melodic alternative rock from The Hair Pocket. I Silverback, Shah-malt and Dave Nice 'n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. £3.
I Trent, Sunday Best, Origin and Widescreen Strawberry Fields. Oswald Street. 221 5911. 9pm. £3.
I Swedger, St onesound and The Hemispheres Fury Murrys. Maxwell Street. 221 651 I . 9pm. £3 (advance). £4 (door). including entry to post-gig club. I Freefall Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.
I The Eddie Fe lson Trio The State Bar. Holland Street. .332 2159. 9.30pm. Free. Acoustic countrjv.
I Jinx MacSorley's. Jatnaica Street. 572 ()199. 9pm. Free. Classic rock covers.
I Big Rain Kill;enny's. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.
I Unplugged The Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 564 1527. 8pm. Free. ()pen stage.
I Katy Fox and Jane Doe The Attic. Dyer's Close. Cowgate. 225 8382. 7.30pm. £3. Local indie.
I David Dickson Common Grounds. 2/3 North Bank Street. The Mound. 226 1416. See Thu 16.
I Jazz Joint Hepry's Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. See Thu 16.
FRIDAY 24 ,1
Glasgow I Shed Seven Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £11 plus booking fee.
The Unbelievable Truth: would you Adam and Eve it? Th
No age restriction. The petulant stomp of ‘She Left Me On Friday' was good for a laugh. but have they got anything else non-mediocre up their sleeves this titne round?
I Nick Harper and Summersalt King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4. ‘Acoustic bliss‘ is promised frotn Nick Harper. with local
I iclitory Wind Grand ()le ()pry. Paisley Road Toll. 429 5396. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1.50 members). Yeee-hawwww! I Kersland, Starsail and Team Mango The Arena. Oswald Street. 221 3010. 9pm. £3.50 (advance). £4 (door). including entry to post-gig club. Downbeat dance (is that an oxymoron?) approach from Kersland.
I The Gist, Swedger and Sneak Attack Tigers Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.
I Retro Spex McChuiIl's‘. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free.
I The Black Eyed Peas McChuills Way Out West. Kelvinhaugh Street. 221 5569. 9.30pm. Free.
I The Pop Tarts MacSorley's. Jamaica Street. 5720199. 9pm. Free.
I The Unbelievable Truth and Mark Mulcahy The Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 7.30pm. £6. This lot are fronted by Andy Yorke whose most obvious claim to fame is that he has a brother called Thom. The band have already completed a sell-out tour ofthe UK back in February. and are now looking to consolidate the hype with their forthcoming debut album Almost Here (Virgin). which is out in May. Apparently. they sound tnore like a serious version of Crowded House than Radiohead.
I Gasgiant, Ballboy and The Patch Kit The Attic. Dyer‘s Close. Cowgate. 225 8382. 7. 30pm. £3. Three respectable indie bands. Gasgiant do a neat line in atmospheric angst.
I w.O.R.M., Newtown Grunts and Unique Freak The Tap O‘ l .auriston. Lauriston Place. 229 4041. 8pm. Free. Three hoary. hairy. handsome punk beauties for your listening pleasure. If you‘re really lucky then the Grunts may play some ballads frotn their ear-ripping album Buy ()j'T/ie Jukev.
I Holly Thomas Comtnon Grounds. 2/3 North Bank Street. The Mound. 226 1416. See Fri 17.
I Midnight Blue Cafe Grafﬁti. Mansﬁeld Place Church. Corner of Broughton Street. 557 8003. 10pm. £5 (£4). Live soul/jazzl-blues at this exciting club night.
I Jazz Joint Henry's Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm. £4. Basic Collective play live at this great night.
I Bona'lide, Griswold and Nixie Kye Cas Rock, West Port. 2294341. 9pm. £3. Fife's‘ \‘t.‘t y own Rage Against The Machine meets this tasty Northern Irish guitar ba nd. With local support.
I An Evening With Labi Siffre llowtlen E’ark Centre. Livingston. 01506 433 634. 8pm. £7 (£4.50). This is one of only two Scottish appearances. so don't miss out on the chance to experience the songs and the spoken word poetry of this renowned artist.
- SATURDAY 25
Glasgow I The Ma vericks with The Havana Horns Clyizle Auditorium. SFCC. 287
om Yorke's younger sibling plays The Venue, Edinburgh, Fri 24 Apr
rock & pop MUSIG
7777. 7pm. £15/£I2.50/£I0. No age restriction. See preview. Grow beard. Attend gig.
I Curve and Crystal Method The Arches. Midland Street. 221 4001. POSTPONFII). I Feeder, Everclear and Carrie The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 248 6606. 7pm. SOLD OUT. See preview for Everclear. Modern tnetal sounds which Ker/mtg! are going overboard on. having reached poodle perm saturation point. It's all angst-rock and intense gritnaces round here. let me tell you.
I Rare and Belles In Monica King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4.50. Northern Irish band featuring ex-Undertones and Tllill Petrol F.niotion guitarist John O'Neill who ptit a different spin on the trip-hop genre. Continued over page
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