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I The Starlets Bargo. Albion Street. 553 4771. 10pm. Free. Rescheduled launch of the ‘Give My Regards To Betty Ford' single from the s aneg popsters. I Meth 0.0. and Duc s The 13th Note Cltib. Clyde Street. 221 ()414. Info: 553 1638. 9pm. £2. Meth ().[). play druggy drorte pop and are promoting their new album Dry Riser. while Ducks gie it laldy with some groovy R848.
I Peaches, Comet Gain and Lungleg The 13th Note Cafe. King Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £3.50. Lungleg go with the spiky legacy of the girl punk bands.
I LK and Jetboy DC The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £4.50 plus booking fee. [K are a new combo featuring one Derry. formerly of EMF. supported by a band who claim they “sing like The Ronettes and walk like The Clash'.
I Parker. Anonymous, North Star and Casino Strawberry Fields. ()swald Street. 221 591 l. 9pm. £3.
I Frisk, Buzzer and Waterfront Fury Murrys. Maxwell Street. 221 6511. 9pm. £3 (advance). £4 (door). including entry to post-gig club.
I John thshelwood Band The State Bar. Holland Street. 332 2159. 9.30pm. Free. New country.
I Big Rain Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.
I The Blues Poets Clutha Vaults. Stockwell Street. 552 7520. 9pm. Free. May residency for the veteran R&B combo.
I Eric Cuthbertson McChuilIs. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free.
Ex erienced bluesman.
I e Monday Club featuring Varssie McChuills Way Out West. Kelvinhaugh Street. 221 5569. 9.30pm. Free. See Thu 30.
I Unplugged The Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 564 1527. 8pm. Free. Open stage.
I Malcolm's Cardigan, Fabulous and The Fuse The Attic. Dyer‘s Close. Cowgate. 225 8382. 7.30pm. £3. Three local bands.
I David Dickson Common Grounds. 2/3 North Bank Street. The Mound. 226 1416. See Thu 30.
I Jazz Joint Henry‘s Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. See Thu 30. I Bloody Marys L‘Attache. 3 Rutland Street. 229 3402. 9pm. £3. See Thu 30. I Drop The Box The Bongo Club. New Street. 556 5204. 10pm. £4 (£3). Contemporary folk band from Shetland.
FRIDAY 8 '
I Saint Etienne The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 248 6606. 7pm. £8.50 plus booking fee. See preview for Saint Etienne, back on the spanglepop case after a longish absence.
I Adventures In Stereo and The Nectarine No.9 FuncT. The Ferry. Clyde Place. 553 0606. 9pm. £5. See preview for the summer grooves of Adventures In Stereo. Also playing are Edinburgh‘s angular guitar gurus Nectarine No.9 who have just released their ﬁrst album in three years. Fried For Blue Material.
I Moloko King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5. The crazy end of trip-hop with a mish- mash of other inﬂuences and an octave- vaultin singer.
I lncu us, Far and One Minute Silence The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £6. No age restriction for this heavy rock extravaganza. One Minute Silence have recently released an album Available In All Colours which actually seems to paint with only one colour — relentless rap metal.
I Stars And Stripes Grand Ole Opry. Paisley Road Toll. 429 5396. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1.50 members). Country sounds. I Summersalt and Friction Nice ‘n’ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.
I The Red Eyes. Stonedog and 3-D Scream The Arena. Oswald Street. 221 3010. 9pm. £3.50 (advance). £4 (door). including entry to post-gig club.
I Ian McVie, Bikini State and Crow Road Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.
I The Hoolits McChuilIs. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free. Rockabilly blues mayhem.
I Francis Anthony And The
Underworld McChuills Way ()ur West. Kelvinhaugh Street. 221 5569. 9.30pm. Free.
I The Pop Tarts MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 572 0199. 9pm. Free.
I Baby Silversltin, Reluctant Buffalo and Tin ComicThe Attic. Dyer‘s Close. Cowgate. 225 8382. 7.30pm. £3. Three local indie rock bands.
I Theme Park and Tobasco The Gallery. Cowgate. 225 5583. 9pm. Free. Trippy indie rock from the impressive Theme Park. Indie rock from youngsters Tobasco.
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. See Fri 1. I Jazz Joint Henry‘s Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm. £4. Jaz7/souI/blues band Basic Collective play live. with assistance from Kulu on the decks.
I Club Latino The Bongo Club. New Street. 556 5204. |().3()pm. £5. With a live performance from top notch Venezuelan vocalist Charlie (ion/ales and musicians froru Scotland‘s Salsa Celtica. Gonzales used to perform with the Mr Big of Salsa. ()scar De Leon. so this should be ofa high quality.
I Unplugged WJ. Christies. West Port. 228 3765. 9.30pm. Free. Local singer songwriters jam it tip.
I The Silencers FuncT. The Ferry. Clyde Place. 553 ()606. 9pm. £10 (advance). £12 (door). The Silencers are promising something of a greatest hits (they‘re big in France. you know) package tonight with a full electric set for the first of their FuncT performances.
I The Devlins King Tut's Wah \Vah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £5. I Jock Scot, Revolutionary Corps 0f Teenage Jesus and Sailors Ashore The 13th Note Cafe. King Street. 553 1638. 9pm. A Creeping Bent evening with the laid-back drawl of performance poet Jock Scot and the contrasting chilling dance paranoia of Revolutionary Corps of Teena ye Jesus.
I Re Eye Grand ()le Opry. Paisley Road Toll. 429 5396. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1.50 members). Country.
I Napoleon 4 and The Trouser Snakes Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637.9pnr
I Radio Moscow, Casino and The Charm Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.
I The Hair Pocket The Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 564 1527. 9pm. Free. Melodic alternative rock.
I The Dazes Waxys. Candleriggs. 552 8717. 9pm. Free.
I The Little Wolves McChuills Way Out W *st. Kelvinhaugh Street. 221 5569. 9.30pm. Free. Veteran bluesers.
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I Felson Trio The Scotia Bar. Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 3,30pm. Free. Country. I Jinx \IacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 572 0199, 6pm. Free.
I Free At Last MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 5"2 0199. 9pm. Free.
I Nimmo Brothers Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 5— 7pm. Free.
I The Hoolits Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9. 30pm Free. See Fri 8.
I Shrinking Violet l.anark Memorial Hall. 01555 665 383, £5 (£4). See singles fora review of this 1 anark groups latest release.
I Idlewild, PH Family and Chi Cas Rock. West Port. 229 4341. 9pm. £4. ldlew rld have heen enjoying some long- owrdue attention this year. So far. they've rwuretl [Ire l'K w ith Midget. played in :\tnstt'r‘d.trti (wlzt re singer” Roddy knocked o'ii w ill. ltrs mrcl). toured
w tilt the \‘nitl his and appeared on Radio I with ’I 1.1\ is and t ‘a: mum. They have a new single out called ‘.-\ l-rlm ForThe I-utrrr'e~ tl-oodi and you really might like their esciting blend ot Iii—energy punk pop. I’ll family are heat y-gurtar noiseniks fae (ilasgow while ('hr are a local act.
I Mr McFalIs Chamber and Rockaragnarock The Gallery. Cowgate. 225 5583. 10pm. Free. Rock. punk. folk and classical from Mr .‘ylclialls' oddballs‘. I Mayonnaise the Tap ()‘lauriston. I.aurrston Place. 229 4041. 9pm. Free. Prepare to he (lax/led. soothed and stunned by their mesmeric rifting and walls of sound.
I The Apricot Jam Band ('afe Graffiti. Mansfield l’lace Church. Corner of lil‘tttlgllltill Street. 557 8001. 9.30pm. £6 (£5). The hugely popular l.I/7..lt'tl Lounge
club night welcome this l.ondon hip hop
collective to the (ir'afittr stage. The band will he _It)IIIL‘(l by .\1(‘s‘ Ion/i l). Ty and Slror'tee lillll. local support comes from Joseph Malik and lili‘.’ \‘v'unl
I Jazz Joint Henry's (‘ellar‘ Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. See Sat 2.
I The Silencers Unplugged FuncT. The Ferry. Clyde l’lace. 5530606. 8.30pm. £10 (advance). £l2 (door). Subtitled ‘a night of Silent Song'. this second of The Silencers' l’er'ry shows is an acoustic affair with material old and new which will he recorded for posterity. I Volley and Cherry Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Bree/y punk pop full of character and choreography (of sorts) from Volley.
I The Amphetameanies Skank ‘n‘ l’ickle. The 1301 Note Club. Clyde Street. 221 0414.1nlo:553 1638. 9pm. The Glaswegian ska punk super‘gr‘oup play the regular ska club night.
I Fukuyama The Hill Note Cafe. King Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £2 (£1). Plus DJ Twitch. A side project for half of Ganger. along similar experimental jamming lines.
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