rock & pop


Gigs are listed by date, then by cit . Performances Will be listed, provi ed that details reach our offices at least ten days before publication. Rock 8: Pop listings compiled by Damien Love (Glas ow) and Roger Evans (Edinburghg.



I Perfectly Legal, The Wasters. Jason McKurran and Drift Nice 'n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. £3 (advance);£3.50 (door).

I The Goldenhour, Silverback, Permagrin and Chain The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £3. l-lamtnond-driven 60s pop from likely lads The Goldenhour.

I Crescent City Soul (it-and ()le ()pry. Paisley Road Toll. 42‘) 5396. 8pm. £5. Billing themselves as ‘Glas‘gow‘s newest l2-piece soul band' and making their debut live appearance.

I Machine Gun Etiquette The l3th Note Cafe. King Street. 553 I638. 9pm. £ l.

I Broken Heroes, Jist and Fused Fury Murry‘s. Maxwell Street. 22l 65 l 1. 9pm. £3 (advance); £4 (door). including entry to post-gig club.

I Transaudio, Widescreen, Moody and Jackie Hamilton Strawberry Fields. ()swald Street. 22l 59l l. 9pm. £3.

I The Blues Poets Clutlta Vaults. Stockwell Street. 552 7520. 9pm. Free. Recitatztcy from the R&B veterans.

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I Unplugged The Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 564 l527. 8pm. Free. Open stage. I The Amber Room Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 I895. 8pm. Free. Students and guests.

I The Supernaturals East Kilhritie Arts Centre. Old Coach Road. East Mains. 013552 61(XX). 8pm. £5 (£2.50). With the world behind them. and recently emerged from completing their second album. the Supernaturals are back. Ioins girded. for the second installment of their hard- fought attempt at world domination. See preview.


I Jabba Kulu’s Jazz Joint. Henry‘s Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 22] I288. l()pm—3am. £4. Funk. jazz and hip hop collective.

I King Knevel, Fireball 8 and

Rainmaker Attic. Dyers Close. Cowgate.

225 8382. 9pm. £3. Triumvirate ol‘guitar abusers.

I Brighter, Emporium and Magwa The Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 8pm. £3. Local three-way line-up. Brighter harbour a former member of the Britpoppy Cruyff. Emporium stage a full- on twin keyboards and drunt machine attack and Magwa are rtot to be confused with Mogwai.

I Rodeohead Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5| l4. llpm. Free. Country rock.

I David Dickson Common Grounds. North Bank Street. 226 l4l6. 7.30pm. Free. Acoustic mix of 70s Americana and traditional folk.

I Jagger Canoth Gait. Canongate. 556 448 l. 8pm. Free. Local soft rockers.

Del Amitri hope the Scotland squad aren't coming back already when they play

50TllEl|ST 11—25 Jun 1998

the Tartan Tent. Glasgow Green. Fri 12 Jun.


I Del Amitri and Martyn Bennett Tartan Tent. Glasgow Green. 8pm.

£ l 3.50 plus booking fee. Tickets from Way Ahead. 339 8383. Ticket Scotland or the Ticket Centre. (‘andleriggs. 287 55 l I. By now. World Cup frenzy could even have led to something approaching enthusiasm for the Dels' damp squib of a World Cup single. ‘l)on't Come Home Too Soon'. a track so downbeat and unmemorable that even Keith Allen's ‘song‘ ‘Vindaloo‘ seems preferable. Groovy fiddly support from Martyn Bennett. the man who gives bagpipes a good name.

I Komputer. Kersland and Bosley King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 22l 527‘). 8.30pm. £4. Kraftwerk- esque bleeping and the like from Komputer. Will they be as good as Autobahn from The Big Lelmttzvki’.’ Support from two local banth the Kersland Sound System and the poppy. rappy. satnply Bosley.

I Bangtwister, The Poison Sisters and The Space Kittens The 13th Note Cafe. King Street. 553 l638. 9pm. £2. Benefit for the National Deaf Children’s Society featuring the psychedelic garage grooves of Bangtwister. with support froin other local noise combos.

I Lemon Grass (it-anti ()le ()pry. Paisley Road Toll. 42‘) 5396. 7.30pm. £2.50 l .50 members). Country.

I Bedlam Nice 'n' Sleazy. Sattchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Regular gothic/industrial night.

I Hyde, Shastasheen and Freefall Fury Murry's. Maxwell Street. 221 65] l. 9pm. £3.50 (advance); £4 (door). including entry to post-gig club.

I Bekerofka, Ian McVie, Jay and The Third Way Cavern Bat'. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 I895. 8pm. Free. Students and guests.

I The Hugh Reed Explosion MacSorley's. Jamaica Street. 572 ()l‘)‘). 9pm. Free. The man with the Velvet Underpants makes an impact in a new incarnation.

I Rollin’ Joe And The Jets Met‘huill‘s. High Street. 552 3505. l()pm. Free. Rock 'n’ roll sounds.

I Francis Anthony And The Underworld McChuill's Way ()tit West. Kelvinhaugh Street. 221 556‘). 9.30pm. Free.


I Holly Tomas Common Grounds. North Bank Street. 226 I416. 7.30pm. Free. Winner of l997's lidinbut‘L—‘h Festival original song writers‘ competition.

I Midnight Blue Cafe Graffiti. Fast London Street (Mansfield Church). 557 8003. Club starts l()ptn. band onstage at 10.30pm and then midnight. £5. A treat of two sets from the MB l’layers t‘c I)J Tinki. mixing tip the jazz/soul flavours in the area.

I Jabba Kulu's Jazz Joint. llettt‘y“s Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 22! I288. l()ptn. £4. Funk. jazz. hip hop sound chemistry.

I Six By Seven Attic. Dyers (lose. Cowgate. 225 8382. 7.30pm. £4. Much hyped All/Ii favourites.

I Foil, Chi and Post Diluvian (fas Rock.

West Port. 22‘) 434 l. 9pm. £4. \Vest |.othian noise merchants as featured recently on ottr ‘l-"amespotting' page. Post

' Diluvian may have a stinky name but

they come recommended by those terriva nice Magictlrive people.

I Ballboy Gallery. (‘owgate 225 55s.). £3. (.iuitar-based four-piece with a single due in the summer.

I The Conmitments ('axcntltsh. “est 'l‘ollcross. 228 3252. l()pm. £6. Free before llptn. A ll ibutc to a tribute band'.’ Now. that's what I call postmodernism. I Killer Car Stereo 'l‘ap ()‘ l.auriston. 80 l.auriston Place. 22‘) 404 l. l()pm. Free. If you're going to ptck a silly name. you should pick a really silly one like. oh. Mook ()f The Week.

I ? Canon’s Gait. (.‘anongate. 556 448 l. 8pm. Free. The band with no name.

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This fortnight’s lobe tidrlers. ROCK

The Longest Day Celebrate the Mid5ummer With a sparkling selection of free concerts in Kelvingrove Park. Pin back the lugs for The Bathers, Astrid, Toaster and The Fannies. Summer never sounded so good. See feature, page 14. Glasgow: Kelvingrove Park, Sat 20 Jun. Bob Dylan and Van Morrison (pictured above) Rescheduled gig after illness forced Dylan to postpone the previous date. Two legends of the 20th century music scene or two aged grumpsters gurning their way through a superannuated set. The choice is yours. Glasgow: SECC, Sun 21 Jun. CLASSICAL

Scottish Opera Verdi‘s popular masterpiece is revived by Scotland's national company, and the acting and singing are perfection itself. Claire Rutter and Nikolai Schukoff are a great pairing as the tragic lovers while Richard Zeller brings emotional weight to the role of Alfredo's father. See review, page 49. Edinburgh: Festival Theatre, Tue 7 6, Thu 18 81 Sat20 Jun. RSNO Early dates in the RSNO's ScottishPower proms series have indicated that seventeen-year-old violinist Jack Liebeck is a star in the making. He plays Bruch’sVioIin Concerto in a programme that also includes Mussorgsky’s Pictures AtAn Exhibition. Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Thu 25 Jun.


Glasgow ; I The Abba Experience and 5 Brickhouse Tartan Tent. Glasgow Green.

l()ptn. £7.50. liscape to the 70s with

these tribute/covers bands if the World

Cup pressure's getting too tnttch for you. I The Mutton Birds and Swiss Family Orbison King Tut's- Wait Wait llut. St Vincent Street. 22l 527‘). 8.30pm. £5.

lixcellent rootsy New Zealand thinking

pop band. supported by Dundee's SFO. featuring ex-l)anny Wilson member Kit Clark.

I Buffan Soldah Bourbon Street.

George Street. 552 0l4l. 7pm. £7.50 (£22.50 with dinner). Smokin' tribute to

Bob Marley. . I El Hombre Trajeado and The Karelia Nice ‘n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333

1 9637. ‘)pm. Two of the best alternative

bands in Glasgow (that's ‘alternative' as in 'actually quite different to most other things you‘ll hear” ).

I Mystery Juice Deep Find Club. ()Id

Church Street Baths. 8pm. £6. Celtic hip

hop in a fortner swimming pool. Cabaret club that's part of the West End Festival. I Rambling Fever Grand Ole ()pry. Paisley Road Toll. 42‘) 5396. 7.30pm.

£ l .50 (£2.50 members). Country.

I Get Carter McC‘huill‘s. High Street. 5523505. l()pm. Free.

I Johnny Gator And The Bourtree Hillbillies McChuill's Way ()ut West. Kelvinhaugh Street. 22l 5569. 9.30pm. Free. Caiun.

I Vagabonds Waxy's. Candleriggs. 552 87l7. 9.30pm. Free.

I Jinx MacSorley's. Jamaica Street. 572 0l‘)‘). 6pm. Free.