MUSIC rock & pop
ROCK 81 POP: SAT 30 GLASGOW cont.
II Riser The Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 564 1527. 9.30pm. Free.
I Hip'operation McChuill‘s Way ()ut West. Kelvinhaugh Street. 221 5569. 9.30pm. Free. Atnnesty International beneﬁt gig.
I Hugh Reed and the Derriéres Mchuill‘s. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free
I Vagabonds Waxys. Candleriggs. 552 8717. 9pm. Free.
I Jinx MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 572 0199. 6—8pm. Free.
I Witness MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 572 0199. 9pm. Free.
I Nimmo Brothers Kilkenttys. John Street. 552 3505. 5—7pm. Free.
I Die Happy Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.
I Solaris and The Dynamos Attic. Dyers Close. Cowgate. 225 8382. 8pm. £3. Stalwarts of the Edinburgh live scene. Solaris aren‘t ashamed to admit their singer is an accountant. Chartered or certiﬁed? Support comes from the freakishly funky Dynamos and all proceeds go to Amnesty lttternational.
I Chickweed and Cicada Cas Rock. West Port. 229 434 l. Cancelled.
I Lizzard lounge Cafe Grafﬁti. East London Street (Mansﬁeld Church). 557 8003. Club starts 9.30pm. band on-stage 11.30pm. £6 (£5). Leed‘s The 3 Deuces are tonight's live band at the ever cool Lizzard Lounge.
I Jazz Syndicate Kulu's Jazz Joint. Henry’s Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm-3pm. £5 (£4). From Hard Bo and Latin to dance floor groove.
I Pilotcan/Blind Gallery. Cowgate. 225 5583. 10pm. Free. Sonic miscreants Pilotcan still doing it for the kids.
I Recidivist, Churn, Area Effect and Divide Tap O‘ Lauriston. 8O Lauriston Place. 229 4041. 10pm. Free. Punk‘s still not dead.
I Bigger Than Bob Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. llptn. Free. They could have been bigger than The Beatles. but they chose to outsize Bob instead. Acoustic rock.
I Kenny Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 10pm. £5. Free before llptn. A Bay City Rollers shang-a-lang.
48TIIE US'I' 28 May — 11 Jun 1998
I Future Pilot AKA Le Weekend. Tolbooth Theatre. Broad Street. ()1786 473544. 9pm. £6 (£4). See preview and Fri 29 for ticket deals. Sttshil continues to boldly go where no Bandit has gone before.
I Neil Sparkes and Saul Williams Le Weekend. Tolbooth Theatre. Broad Street. 01786473544. 9pm. £6 (£4). See preview and Fri 29 for ticket deals. Transglobal Underground's Sparkes and friends do that performance poetry thing to a world of beats.
Glasgow I Blind Boys 0f Alabama and Glasgow Gospel Choir Big Big Country. ()ld Fruittnarket. Albion Street. 287 5511. 7.30pm. £11.50(£9).The Blind Boys of Alabatna have been making one of the most sublime sounds you'll hear this side of death for over 60 years now. ()ld-aged harmonies to God in a dirty. worn. Jesus-loving style. this is glorious. gospel-ﬁlled stttff. And probably yottr last chance to see them. too. I Audioweb. The Dust Junkys, The 0 and Deejay Punk-Roc The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 248 6606. 7.30pm. £6.50 plus booking fee. No age restriction. I Girls Against Boys and The Delta 72 King Tut‘s Wah Wah Httt. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £6. Yank smoulderers. smokey. jokey and fttll of okey. I Old Man's Child, Einherjer, Regorge and Ordog Nice 'n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. £4. The headliners have been touring with Cradle Of Filth. so don‘t expect them to be well- adjusted members of society by now. When you think about it. all bands should be called Old Man‘s Child. ()r ()rdog. ()r Regor e. lt's Heavy Metal. isn't it‘.’ I Mi night Hours Bourbon Street. George Street. 552 014 I. 7pm. £3. Covers bands frotn Glasgow. I Tommy Truesdale Grand Ole ()pt'y. Paisley Road Toll. 429 5396. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1.50 tnembers). I Kong and The Brown Family Strawberry Fields. ()swald Street. 221 591 1. 9pm.
The Commercials play Nice 'n' Sleazy, Glasgow. Sat 30 May
I Zachary Ware The Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 564 1527. 9pm. Free. I The Blues Poets The Scotia. Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 4pm. Free. I Jam Session MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 5720199. 9pm. Free. Witlt Randy Savage Attd The Ninja Rabbits.
I Cuba and Pumpkin Nuts The Wunderbar. Shuttle Street. Paisley. 561 7208. 9pm. Free.
I Swedgers, Trouser Snake and Cornerstone Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.
I Fat Vibration Wilkie House. Cowgate. 225 5583. 9pm. £3. Expect flares. sunglasses arid Latin flavours. Scottish funk/soul-groove outﬁt The Ugly Groove Movement are appearing as part of this new club. ()lte-off or regular happening? ()ver to yott.
I Carrie and Feline Cas Rock. West Port. 2294341. 9pm. £4. Island—signed guitar Combo Carrie are plugging their new single '(‘alifornia Screamin'. a big Radio I livening Session favourite. Support from a female-fronted band who may be the proverbial cat's jint-jams.
I Amnesty International End Of Music Week Party The Jaffacake. King Stables Road. 2299438. 8pm. £5 in advance from Ripping Records. Virgin. The Jaffacake. The Attic. ()ddessey Clothing. or Amnesty International at 11 Jeffrey Street. £6 on the door if any left. Live music from Blackanized (East- Coast Project). Petrol 3. and ARC. plus l)Js from Lizzard Lounge and Manga. The Scottish Claymores' Cheerleaders will be the hostesses with the mostesses and modelling designer ware courtesy of ()ddessey clothing. All profits go to Amnesty International in the year that marks the 50th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. See Frontlittes.
I Kayenta Kultt's Jill]. Joint. Henry's Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm—3pm. £3. Jazz folk/rock fusion with singer who sounds like Jotti Mitchell on acid. It says so here.
I This Year's Model, Khaya and Ballboy The Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 8pm. £3. Local band triple decker Scooby snack. Ballboy are a female- fronted indie combo; the songwriter- orientated Khaya have garnered Arab
Strap comparisons; and This Year's Model are currently working up for a full UK tour.
I Chad's Charity Gig Liquid Room. Victoria Street. 225 2564. 7pm. £4 from Ripping Records or the Liquid Room. Cruyff. Easy and The Rootn plus special guests.
I Evan Parker Le Weekend. Tolbooth Theatre. Broad Street. 01786 473544. 9pm. £6 (£4). See preview and Fri 29 for ticket deals. Well respected UK virtuoso improv saxophonist.
I I.S.O Le Weekend. Tolbooth Theatre. Broad Street. 01786 473544. 9pm. £6 (£4). See preview and Fri 29 for ticket deals. Guerrilla sampler terrorist Otomo Yoshide. of Ground Zero infamy. returns to Stirling to round off Le Weekend in brain-fracturing style.
I Deejay Punk Roc Missing Records. 9—11 Wellington Street. 400 1776. 12.30pm. Free. An afternoon in-store set from ex-Arnty New Yorker bigbeat Mllka magazine fave. Or should that be phave.
I Gordon Graham Big Big Country. Brel. Ashton Lane. 342 4966. 8pm. Free. Lost Soul Band feller pouring bourbon on your tears. Maybe.
I The Cobramatics Club El Pussycat. Bourbon Street. George Street. 552 0141. llptn. £3. Late 'n‘ livejatn session.
I Windmill. Trans Audio and 16 Delux Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895. 8pm. Free. Students attd guests.
I Fiona Duncan and Friends McChuills. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free
I Del Amitri Virgin Megastore. 125 Princes Street. 220 2230. 5pm. Free. Launching Scotland's World Cup song ‘1)on't Come Home Too Soon‘. the Del Atnitri boys are just bursting with optimism. It’s not a patch on 1982‘s ‘We Have A l)ream' though.
I Stevie Agnew Rose and Crown. 170 Rose Street. 225 4039. 8.30pm. Free. Acoustic covers from Mr Agnew. for once minus his band.
I Livingroom Legends WJ. Christies. West Port. 229 7486. 10pm. Free. Popular acoustic night downstairs. Come along and try out your new material or joitt in ajatn session.
I Altered Beats 98 Preview Phase 1 Kulu's Jazz Joint. Henry's Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm—3am. £3 (£2). Drum 'n' bass — The Jazz Element. I Snuff The Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 8pm. £6 in advance frotn Ripping Records. Hardcore punkers.
I Shiver Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. llptn. Free. Blues duo who don't even look like brothers.
I Snuff King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £6. Harder titan hard rockin'. with the outside chance they might just kill themselves through the power of song. I Peri, Jimson Trance and Pyote Strathclyde Uttiversity Union. John Street. 552 1895. 8pm. Free. Students and guests.
I Gordon Graham Big Big Country. Brel. Ashton Lane. 342 4966. 8pm. Free. I Glasgow Songwriters featuring Joe McMahon Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.15pm. Free. Plus open mic guest spot. Arrive early to book your space; priority will be given to ﬁrst-time performers. McMahon operates in the shadow of Leonard Cohen.
I Paul Charles Big Big Country. The Ramshorn Theatre. 7.30pm. £4 (£3). Book-reading event with detective-ﬁction writer Charles. who has been agent for Tom Waits. John Lee Hooker. Elvis Costello and Nanci Grifﬁth. among others.