I The Male Nurse and Gilded Lil The Gallery. Cowgate. 225 5583. 9pm. Free. It says here. ‘triumphant homecoming of Edinburgh‘s best band‘. lfyou insist. An evening of rousing entertainment is guaranteed.
I Marmalade Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm—3am. £5. Classic oldies.
I Mr Wish and Fireball 8 The Attic. Dyer‘s Close. Cowgate. 225 8382. 7.30pm. £3. Local indie.
I Still Waters Canon's Gait. 232 Canott ate. 556 4481. 9pm. Free.
I Ex- athedra and Temazipam Babies The Tap O‘Lauriston. Lauriston Place. 229 4041. 9pm. Free. Great SLF/Ruts/Clash type punk from Cathedra. tight. tuneful action from the terrifying! -named support.
I Mtdnrg t Blue Cafe Grafﬁti. Mansfield Place Church. Comer of Broughton Street. 557 8003. 10pm. £5 (£4). Live jazzjsoul/blues night which is hosted by a loose collective of local musicians. Support also from DJ Tinku. I Jazz Joint Henry's Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm. £4. The Jabba Collective. the band who recently gave Finley Quaye a run for his money. play live at this most rewarding of nights. This band are considered to be pioneers of the new skool music scene in Edinburgh.
I Neuromantic, Faithful Dawn and Dreamhaus Cas Rock. West Port. 229 4341. 9pm. £4. A Goth tour package.
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I Martyn Bennet and Cuillin Music FuncT. The Ferry. Clyde Place. 553 0606. 9pm. £8. Plus DJs MB and Rockwater. The funky. dreadlocked bagpiper and cohorts present the Cuillin Club. their first club night fusing beats and bagpipes. Expect house and techno fused with ethnic and roots sounds.
I Dancing In The Streets Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 287 5511. 5pm 8; 8pm. £I().50/£12.50/£I4.50. Edwin ‘War' Starr. Jackie ‘Could It Be l‘m Falling In Love' Graham and The ‘Riding On A Train‘ Pasadenas get into the Motown swing with a tribute to the redoubtable label which will be embellished by a supporting cast of singers and dancers.
I Heather Nova The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £5.50 plus booking fee. The Bermuda-born songwriter who presents herself as a less kooky Tori Amos plays songs from her new album Siren.
I Soulfly and Limp Bizkit Queen Margaret Union. University Gardens. 339 9784. 8pm. £9.50. Students and guests. The guy from Sepultura fronts a new thrash outfit. Support act Limp Bizkit are a funky. rockittg. hip hop act frortt Jacksonville. Florida who are currently enjoying Stateside success with their debut album Three Dollar Bill 1"A/l.
I Common and Rascalz King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5.50.
I Carwash Bourbon Street. George Street. 552 0141. 7pm. £5 (£19.50 with dinner). Relive those 70s funk glittery glory days with this tribute act.
I Cuba and The Stills Nice 'n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Cuba produce haunting sounds. while The Stills promise ‘Fierce. crunchy Les Paul soundsX
I Springfield Grand Ole Opry. Paisley Road T011. 429 5396. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1.50 members). Country sounds.
I Closer. John Friendly arid Roxx Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.
I Capricorn One The Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 564 1527. 9pm. Free. Funky. rocking local crew.
I Blue Sltin McChuills Way Out West. Kelvinhaugh Street. 221 5569. 9.30pm. Free. Soul covers.
I Jinx MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 572 0199. 6pm. Free.
I Seattle MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 572 0199. 9pm. Free.
I Vagabonds Waxys.Cand1eriggs.552 8717. 9pm. Free.
I Nlmmo Brothers Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 5-7pm. Free.
I Die Happy Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.
I Bad Influence Silver Tassle. Almada
Street. Hamilton. 01698 422158. 9.30pm.
I A Band Called Red and Stellar Cas Rock. West Port. 229 4341. 9pm. £3. A Band Called Red hail from Glasgow and have been favourably compared to the likes of Skunk Anansie and Alanis Morrisette. With support from guitar- popsters Stellar.
I John Martyn 8: His Band Liquid Rooms. Victoria Street. 225 2564. 8pm. £10. See Thu 14.
Killer Car Stereo and The lmaginery Band The Gallery. Cowgate. 225 5583. 10pm. Free. Wild road-rock from the wastelands meets Zappa-ish nonsense.
I U.S Turnaround Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm—3am. £5. Classic oldies for the oldies.
I Amber Canon‘s Gait. 232 Canongate. 556 4481. 9pm. Free.
I Withdrawn. Slavearc and Breakfall The Tap O'Lauriston. Lauriston Place. 229 4041. 9pm. Free. Raging metallic hardcore from Withdrawn. brutal deathcore from Slavearc. old school. positive hardcore from Breakfall. Yikes!
I Lizzard Lounge Cafe Grat‘l‘iti. Mansfield Place Church. Corner of Broughton Street. 557 8003. 9.30pm. £6 (£5). Soul-jazz combo Basic Collective play live at this immensely busy club night. There‘s a fashion show from 9.30pm too.
I Jazz Joint Henry‘s Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm. £5 (£4. The Ugly Groove Movement. who sometimes appear on stage with as many as fifteen members (oo-er. missusl). play a mix of 70s soul. funk and jazz.
I Kevin McDermott Orchestra FuncT. The Ferry. Clyde Place. 553 0606. 8pm. £10 (advance). £12 (door). The likeable Glaswegian singer/songwriter who maintains a consistent profile in the city plays tracks from his current album For Those In Peril F mm Tlte Sea as the band gear up for the release of Fair/1m! Who/e. a compilation of archive material. Yes. they've been going long enough for it to constitute archive.
I Bat Out Of Hell Pavilion Theatre. Renfteld Street. 332 1846. 7.30pm. £9/£10. Meatloaf and Cher tribute. So at least you won‘t have to heckle for ‘Dead Ringer'.
I Bedlam A Go Go King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4.50. One of the many bands playing a rock/dance crossover groove and doing very nicely. thank you.
I Royal Trux and V Twin The 13th Note Club. Clyde Street. 221 0414. Info: 553 1638. 9pm. £6.50. See preview for the merciless swampy sounds of Royal Trux. supported by denim-clad retro rockers who cart do that lads with attitude thang pretty well. interspersing it with country- tinged introspective moments.
I El Hombre Trajeado and Sawyer The Sunday Mullet. The 13th Note Cafe. King Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £2. lnventive alternative sounds from los hombres.
I Bikini State Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.
I Nevada Grand Ole Opry. Paisley Road Toll. 429 5396. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1.50 rtternbers). An evening of country 'n' western celebration.
I Sandy Nelson The Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 564 1527. 9pm. Free. Recent Fairies/wring subject gives us sotne witty repartee in the form of his guitar pop turtes.
I Strangecrazy. The Gliding Naturals and Jay Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.
I Unplugged Queen Margaret Union. University Gardens. 339 9784. 8pm. Free. Students and guests.
I Jam Session MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 572 0199. 6pm. Free. With Randy Savage And The Ninja Rabbits.
I Groove Diggers The Wunderbar. Shuttle Street. Paisley. 561 7208. 9pm. Free. Seven-piece retro covers band.
I Head Like A Buffalo Canon's Gait. 232 Canongate. 556 4481. 9pm. Free. Rock with psychedelic bits and bobs. I Jazz Joint Henry's Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. lOpm. £3. New talent night hosted by DJ Gravity and various local musicians. Great wee vibe for your Sunday pleasure.
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I Insane Clown Posse The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 248 6606. 7.30pm. £7 plus booking fee. No age restriction. See
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Big Big Country For the fourth year in a row, all sounds both American and inspired by the US of A have been winning a warm reception in Glasgow’s fest of musical Americana. This year sees gigs from Loudon Wainwright 111, The Blind Boys Of Alabama and Chris Smither, among otherssrlﬁée Leo Kottke (above) preview. Glasgow: Old Fruitmarket. Ramshorn Theatre, Wed 27 May-Sat 6 Jun.
Spike Robinson The veteran saxophonist plays in a Lester Young- derived mainstream style with bebop inflections, and teams up with the Brian Kellock Trio for these gigs. Glasgow: Tron Theatre Bar, Tue 19 May; Edinburgh: Tron Tavern, Thu 21 May. The Wheeler Suite Trumpeter and composer Kenny Wheeler joins the SNJO in the first performances of a newly commissioned suite. Stirling: MacRobert Arts Centre, Fri 22 May; Edinburgh: Queen’s Hall, Thu 28; Glasgow: RSAMD, Fri 29 May.
La Traviata Scottish Opera revive their tried and trusted production of the Verdi favourite. Claire Rutter is outstanding as the doomed Violetta. Glasgow: Theatre Royal, Sat 23 May/ Tue 26 May.
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I Leaders Of Men The 13th Note Club. Clyde Street. 221 (1414.11th: 553 1638. 9pm. A Joy Division tribute band. That's a bit serious to choose as your copycat subject matter. isn‘t it‘.’
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29 Bristol Louisiana 30 Northampton Roadmenders 31 Wolverhampton Varsity
02 Manchester Roadhouse
03 Newcastle Riverside 04 Glasgow King Tuts 05 Leeds Josephs Well
06 Oxford Zodiac
07 Brighton Concorde 09 London LA2 13 Shefﬁeld Leadmill
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