MUSIC rock & pop
MONDAY 18TH MAY
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44THE LIST 30 Apr~14 May 1998
rock & pop
Gigs are listed by date, then by cit . Performances will be listed, provi ed that details reach our offices at least ten days before publication. Rock 8r Pop listings compiled by Fiona Shepherd (Glasgow) and Jim Byres (Edinburgh).
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 THURSDAY 30 Glasgow
I Money Mark and Buffalo Daughter King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £7. The Beasties' keyboard mart Money Mark provides this fortnight's hot ticket with his Beck-like melange of hip hop and traditional US musical styles. Support from a Grand Royale act. a posse of female Japanese funky hip-hoppers.
I The Goldenhour and Johnstone Contact High. The 13th Note Cafe. King Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £1. Strong melodies and 60s Hammond organ sounds fortn the backbone ofThe Goldenhour experience.
I Cornerstone '/.oon. The 13th Note Club. Clyde Street. 221 0414. Info: 553 1638. 10pm. £3. Also featuring poet \"iv Gee.
I Underground Apes Nice 'n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.
I Belles In Monica Strawberry Fields. ()swald Street. 221 5911. 9pm. Laid-back jazz/funk/rap combo.
I The Malcolm Club and Cubato Fury Murrys. Maxwell Street. 221 6511. 9pm. £3 (advance). £4 (door). including entry to post-gig club.
I The John Hinshelwood Band The State Bar. Holland Street. 332 215‘). 9.30pm. Free. New country.
I Doctor Cook And The Boners MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 5720199. 9pm. Free. l)rivin ' rock 'n' roll.
I The Monday Club featuring Varrsie McChuills Way ()ut West. Kelvinhaugh Street. 221 556‘). 9.30pm. Free. Do not adjust your set — the Monday Club does appear on a Thursday.
I Unplugged The Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 564 1527. 8pm. Free. Open stage. I Live Music Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.
I Jazz Joint Henry's Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm. £4 (£3). DJ lili'.’ Wunl is on the decks. accompanied by various local players on ajazz/blues/soul/hip hop vibe.
I David Dickson Common Grounds. 2/3 North Bank Street. The Mound. 226 1416. 9pm. Free. Acoustic guitar. with an easy- going mix of 70s American music and folk. I Bloody Marys l.‘ Attache. 3 Rutland Street. 22‘) 3402. 9pm. £3. Local band playing every Thursday iti May.
I James Grant FuncT. The Ferry. Clyde Place. 553 ()606. 9pm. £10 (advance). £12 (door). See preview for the return of the Grant. His hand includes Karen Matheson and Donald Shaw of Capercaillie.
I Groop Dogdrill and Backyard Babies King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5. Mean 'n' nasty rock 'n' roll heaviosity from one of a number of post-Jon Spencer Blues Explosion bands who inject a bit of snarly attitude back into guitar music. Support frotn a rather ridiculous bunch of glammy rockers.
I Lois and Appendix Out John Smiths. Byres Road. 334 2769. 6.30pm. Free. The sassy American singer/songwriter. who has inﬂuenced current girl groups like Sleater- Kinney. is in town to record with Bis and performs this free gig supported by maudlin slowcore locals Appendix ()ut.
I Bedlam Nice 'n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. ‘)pm. Regular goth club night with some live music element.
I Big City Grand ()Ie ()pry. Paisley Road Toll. 42‘) 5396. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1.50 members). Country.
I The Cheese, The Luci Baines Band and Delorean The Arena. ()swald Street. 221 3010. 9pm. £3.50 (advance). £4 (door). including entry to post-gig club. Greenock's The Luci Baines Band. named after Arthur Lee's girlfriend. play ballsy retro pop.
I The Bogus Callers, Jeg and Instinct Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.
I The Cobramatics McChuills. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free.
I Retro Spex McChuills Way Out West. Kelvinhaugh Street. 221 5569. 9.30pm. Free.
I The Deep End MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 572 019‘). 9pm. Free.
I The James Taylor Quartet Assembly Rooms. George Street. 220 4349. 8pm. £12.50 in advance from the Box Office. The JTQ promote their new Iii/rule Lotta Live [998 album at this Surfers Against Sewage ‘Tartan Tear Up‘ event. DJs from Skinny Malinky will play. as will Scottish folk rock band Burach. There will be much. much tnore happening too. Support it!
I China Crisis and Splendid Liquid Room. Victoria Street. 225 2564. 7pm. £7. Steely Dan-style pop-rock from this Liverpool band who formed back in 1979. Did you know that they were the first major band to play in Gibraltar back in 1986'? Look out for famous hits like ‘African And White’ and ‘Wishful Thinking'.
I FBI Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. ‘)pm—3am. £5. Classic pop.
I Bleeding Hearts Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 11pm. Free.
I Trip and The Rigbys The Gallery. Cowgate. 225 5583. 9pm. Free. Indie pop. times two.
I Head Like A Buffalo The Tap ()'l.auriston. Lauriston Place. 229 4041. 9pm. Free. This gig was the at the time of going to press. Check venue for details. I Polly Phillips Common Grounds. 2/3 North Bank Street. The Mound. 226 1416. 9pm. Free.
I Midnight Blue Cafe Graffiti. Mansfield Place Church. Corner of Broughton Street. 557 8003. 10pm. £5 (£4). Intruiging live jazz/blues/soul night which is hosted by a collective of Edinburgh's best young players. Expect some excellent music and a great. relaxed atmosphere.
I The Loveboat Big Band The Bongo Club. New Street. 556 5204. 10pm. £5. Absolutely divine twelve-piece easy listening jazz band. with DJ Angus.
I Jazz Joint Henry‘s Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm. £4. Jabba play live at this boho club night.
I Bangtwister and Rockaragnarock Cas Rock. West Port. 229 4341. 9pm. £3. A night of 60s psychedelia and garage rock from Edinburgh's finest retro merchants.
I Clive Parnell Band Davidson's Mains Parish Church. Info on 557 2957. This band have just returned from a successful tour ofAtnerica and will be performing at this year's Greenbelt Festival. All proceeds to Amnesty International.
I Unplugged WI Christies. West Port. 228 3765. 9.30pm. Free. Local singer- songwriters Jillll it up.