MUSIC rock & pop
ROCK & POP continued
I Carleen Anderson FuncT. The Arches. Midland Street. 221 4001. POSTPONED until 21 Jun.
I Therapy? The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 248 6606. 7.30pm. £8.50 plus booking fee. No age restriction. No messing. heavy-duty guitars this time round from Therapy? Do we detect a worrying tendency to labour the solos a bit too much these days? What happened to those marvellously clipped riffs of yore? Where has all the punk gone?
I Whiteout The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £5. A gig to support the release of the new Whiteout album Big iVUlt' which has been a long time coming. due to various line-up changes and rearrangements. The core of the band as they appeared on the last album is intact. minus only singer Andrew. but vocal duties are being handled by Eric and Paul and the tunes are as soaring as before.
I Voulez Vous Pavilion Theatre. Renfield Street. 332 1846. 8pm. £9.50/£8.50. Further Abbafication in a tribute stylee.
I lmani Coppola King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5. See preview for this daffy. talented new singer/songwriter.
I The Humpff Family, Twister. The Muse. Cartel, Starsail. Sonic Gain. Baretta and Hate Fax Curlers. Byres Road. 338 6511. 2pm. £1. A charity event with bands of a folky bent playing upstairs and rock ‘n‘ pop downstairs.
I Route 65 Grand Ole Opry. Paisley Road T011. 429 5396. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1.50 members). Country.
I Fat Betty Bourbon Street. George Street. 552 0141. 7pm. £3. Thin Lizzy tribute.
I Unplugged Queen Margaret Union. University Gardens. 339 9784. 8pm.
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I The Few The Hall Bar. thxllands Road. 564 1527. 9pm. Free.
I Doctor Cook And The Boners Clutha Vaults. Stockwell Street. 552 7520. 9pm. Free. Driving rock ‘n‘ roll.
I Ian McVie. Captain 22 and Shah- malt Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.
I Jam Session MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 572 0199. 6pm. Free. With Rantly Savage And The Ninja Rabbits.
I Soft Porn Eddie and Bulb Chutney The Wunderbar. Shuttle Street. Paisley. 561 7208. 9pm. Free.
I Astralasia and Astrosimian The Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 8pm. £5. Crusty disco-hippies back on the road to promote their new single 'Special World‘ and their forthcoming new album White Bird. both out on Magickeye ReCords. One for the Megadog crew. With support from Edinburgh's Astrosimian who deliver a bold mix of hip hop. ftiiik. reggae and jazz.
I Jazz Joint Henry's Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm. £3. Freestyle mix of live bands and talented DJs. Hosted by DJ Gravity. Get along there and soak up the chilled Sunday vibes!
I Delirious? Barrowland. Gallowgale. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £10 plus booking fee. [)elirious‘L as well as being the second group of the fortnight with a somewhat superfluous question mark tagged on to their name. have proved to be a bit of a sleeper hit. with their mix of traditional. spiritual and dance influences taking them to the heady heights of Barrowlaiid. I The Temptations and The Sound Of The Supremes Pavilion Theatre. Renfield Street. 332 1846. 7.30pm. £|().50/£l LSD/£13.50. Motown golden
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Wednesday 13 May Motherwell Concert Hall 8.00pm
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Tickets available from the Advance Booking Office, Motherwell tel: (01698) 267515 or from any North Lanarkshire Library
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oldies from two of their greatest bands. most likely touting radically different line-ups. ie. none ofthe original members. we'll warrant. The Temptations have been the purveyors of classics like ‘Papa Was A Rolling Stone'. ‘Just My Imagination' and their piece ([6 resistance ‘Get Ready'. The Supremes could be just as funky and sublime — hopefully this show will do credit to both acts.
I Soulfinger The 13111 Note Cafe. King Street. 553 1638. 9pm. Free. Black Sabbathesque riffing.
I Acoustic Jam Nice 'n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Garry Lyons MCs this open stage session.
I The Cobramatics Club El Pussycat. Bourbon Street. George Street. 5520141. 11pm. £3. Regular late ’n' livejam session.
I Jazz Joint Henry‘s Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm. £3 (£2). Altered Beats '98. the drum ‘n' bass and jazz fusion. with Rufftone 1)Jing and various local musos whipping up all kinds of matl vibes. Mind-blowing Monday stuff.
I Livingroom Legends WJ Christies. West Port. 228 3765. 9.30pm. Free. An open jam session.
I Kriedler, Ganger and Cylinder The 13th Note Club. Clyde Street. 221 ()414. info: 553 1638. 9pm. £4. A bill of experimental sounds using bass. guitars. percussion and anything else that comes to hand. A little bit jazzy. a little bit visc‘eral.
I Whiskey Town The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £6 plus booking fee. UK debut of band from North Carolina that blend honky-tonk twang. punk-pop and good old rock ‘n‘ roll. They‘re promoting their album Stranger Iv Almunut'.
I Lumber and The Twisted Melons The 13th Note Cafe. King Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £ 1.
I Hill Bears. Racing Green and Stacey Glory Box. Curlers. Byres Road. 338 6511. 8pm. Free.
I Swedger, One Root and Under The Sun Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895. 9pm. Free. Students and guests. The Guinness Live com etition heats.
I G asgow Songwriters featuring Andy Rees Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.15pm. Free. Folk rock singer/songwriter. Plus open mic guest spot. Arrive early to book your space; priority will be given to first-time performers.
I Arab Strap, Macrocosmica and The Electric Sounds Of Joy The Liquid Room. Victoria Street. 225 2564. 7.30pm. £5. Tickets available from Ripping Records. Falkirk‘s favourite fuck ups delve into a murky world of tears. damp beds and bungled cunnilingus (sounds like a night round our Music Editor‘s flat. You‘re fired). backed by spooky minimalist music. No doubt there’ll be plenty of stuff from their new album P/iiluplmhiu (Chemikal Underground).
I The Crocketts. The 0 and Khaya Cas Rock. 104 West Port. 229 4341. 8.30pm. £3. The Crocketts are V2's eccentric folk/country/rock band who recently toured with The Levellers. The O are from London and recently supported The Dust Junkys. Khaya are a local lot with Arab Strap tendencies.
I Songwriters' Showcase Tron Tavern. Hunter Square. 8.30pm. £1. Information: 661 5275. Weekly forum 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. 9pm. Free. Blending traditional and contemporary styles with original material and well-known covers.
I Jazz Joint Henry's Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm. £3. Altered Beats ‘98. the hip hop session. with loads of ultr-talented local spinners. Plus live musicians getting in on the act.
I Arab Strap, Macrocosmica and Electric Sound Of Joy King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5. Those charming Strap boys sure have a way with words — it's just that the ones they choose make for queasy listening. The List is divided itito two camps over the majesty (or otherWise) of the Falkirk duo; check otit their new album l’lii/iip/mhiu to draw your own gruesome conclusions. Support band h'lacrtxosmica are noiseniks featuring erstwhile Teenage Fanclub drummer Brendan.
I Morbid Angel, Vader and Entwine The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £7.50 plus booking fee. No age restriction. A metal night worthy of digging the earplugs out for. The bands involved will show no mercy.
I John Permenter antl Dez Walters Band Grand ()le ()pry. Paisley Road Toll. 429 5396. 7.30pm. £4. Special country concert iii the hallowed climes of country ‘n' western palace the Grand Ole ()pry.
I Brown Eye Superfly. Cartel and The Most Nice 'n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Another heat in the Battle of the Bands.
I Dynamo Hum. Montana and Geiger Babies Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895. 9pm. Free. Students and guests. The Guinness Live competition heats.
I Hogan's Ghost Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free. Blues. The Nimmo Brothers under a different guise. I Subway 78 and Vivid llarleys. Quarry Street. Hamilton. ()1698 458174. 9pm. Free.
I Low and Asailia Snail The Attic. Dyer's Close. Cowgate. 225 8382. 7.30pm. £3. Tickets available in advance front Ripping Records. Slow-mo baiid where the space between the notes is as important as the notes. liither achineg beautiful or pretentious wank. depending on your point of view.
I Ersatz and Kinobi Wilkie House. Cowgate. 225 5583. 9pm. £3. Local indie.
I Dieter Laue Common Grounds. 2/3 North Bank Street. The Mound. 226 1416. 9pm. Free. Acoustic pop and folk. I Live Music Tron Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 2260931. 9pm. Prices vary with bands. New antl original local bands gel the chance to show off their material.
I Live Music W.J. Christies. West Port. 228 3765. 9.30pm. Free. Local bands every week.
I Jazz Joint Henry's Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. 9.30pm. £3. Cathy Rae'sjazz singers night with [Ms and musicians providing the musical backdrop for the vocal action. Jazz hip hop fusion at its best.
I Horse and Angelou FuncT. The Ferry. Clyde Place. 5530606. 8pm. £10 (advance). £12 (door). The popular singer/songwriter with the velvet tonsils should be a compelling draw for her army of fans iii the city. This show is in a mainly acoustic format. Support from Norwich band Angelou.
I The Crocketts and The 0 King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5. The Crocketts. fronted by Davy Crockett no less. have seduced a good few listeners with their melodic punk pop choruses. though they have more strings to their bow than that. See singles for The O. a trio from the US east coast who combine punk. rap and pop to perplexineg varied effect.