Money Mark hits Glasgow's King Tut's. Thu 30 Apr



I Big Vern 'n' The Shootahs The Ferry. Clyde Place. 553 0606. 9pm. £8. Glasgow's Blues Brothers-inspired soulful R&B collective perform another of their regular gigs on the Ferry.

I Servotron and Fat Lip King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5. Weird alien sounds could be emanating from King Tut’s tonight as the spirit of Kraftwerk and Wire is put through a space-age blender. Or at least that‘s the theory.

I The Abba Revival Bourbon Street. George Street. 552 014 I. 7pm. £5 (£19.50 with dinner). More Abba tribute stuff. At this rate. there will be tributes to the tributes.

I Bad Habits Grand Ole ()pry. Paisley Road Toll. 429 5396. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1.50 members). Country rockin'.

I House Of Cheese, Els Red and Super Skull Nice 'n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Ska punk sounds from the headliners.

I Francis Anthony And The Underworld The Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 564 1527. 9 in. Free.

I The Hugh Ree Explosion McChuills. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free. Another guise for Glasgow‘s master of mayhem and s chosis.

I Rev Doc AnJThe Congregation McChuills Way Out West. Kelvinhaugh Street. 221 5569. 9.30pm. Free. Trad R&B.

I Vagabonds Waxys. (‘andleriggs 552 8717. 9pm. Free.

I Jinx MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 572 0199. 6pm/9pm. Free. Two sets.

I The Nimmo Brothers Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 5—7pm. Free.

I Die Happy Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9.30pm. Free.


I Drugstore and Glitterbox The Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 7pm. £6. Drugstore have a new single. 'El President' (Roadrunner). out now. featuring the voice of Thom Yorke. our friendly angel of angst.

I Whiteout La Belle Angele. liastie's Close. Cowgate. 225 277-1. 10.30pm. £5 in advance. £6 on the door. Band on stage at 11pm. Whiteout guest at the North club night armed with songs from their second studio album Big Wow (YoYo Records). which was co-produced with Brian O'Shaughnessy. who has twiddled knobs for Primal Scream. My Bloody Valentine and. erm. Denim. Their previous album. Bite It has sold over 92.000 copies worldwide.

I Elemental The Gallery. Cowgate. 225 5583. 10pm. Free. Funk.

I Appendix Out and Songs 'Ohia Cas Rock. West Port. 229 43-11. 8.30pm. £3. l.o-ft country experimentation.

I Stapleton and The Withdrawn The Tap ()'l_.auriston. Lauriston Place. 229 4041. 9pm. Free. Two rock acts. the latter of which feature ex-members ofThe Vroories.

I The Paul Moran Sextet Cafe Graffiti. Mansfield Place Church. Comer of Broughton Street. 557 8003. 9.30pm. £6 (£5). Club night Big Beat present this Hammond organ sextet who have previously worked with Sister Sledge and Monty Python. They also recorded the theme tune to One Foot In Tllt’ (have. 1 don‘t believe it! Plus Thelonius l)Js Simon and Stuart. Get there early. because this one usually sells out.

I Jazz Joint Henry's Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm. £5 (£4). The Ugly Groove Movement. whose number varies between nine and fifteen players. dig a super funky groove. taking in soul. jazz arid all kinds of mad music. Get down early. this place gets mad busy!

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It’s all so beautiful . . .

Funct lvlayfest may be gone but this series of concerts, clubs, exhibitions and films will help plug the gap. Highlights include gigs by Kevin McDermott and James Grant as well as more avant-garde material from Nectarine No 9 (Davey Henderson pictured above) and Adventures In Stereo. See preview and listings.

Arab Strap The Strap may soon be outlaws in their home town of Falkirk. Until then, they’ll continue to promote the new album PhilophobiaGlasgow: King Tut’s, Wed 6 May; Edinburgl‘r: Liquid Room, Tue 5 Mav

Saint Etienne Expect swoorisoine pop as Sarah Cracknell and co hit the road to 3 promote their new album Good Humor. See preview. Glasgow Garage, Fri 8 May ldlewild Snarlrng local nit monsters. You’ll either be transfixed by how good it sounds 0r rooted to the Spot tn terror. Edinburgh; ; Cas Rock, Sat 9 May. I


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