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 Fiona Shepherd (Glasgow) and Jim Byers (Edinburgh).

Ticket information

Tickets for most mediumllarge concerts can be bought from the following:

Virgin, Argyle Street, 204 5151 Tower Records Argyle Street, 204 2500.

Credit card bookings from: Ticket Link: 227 5511.

Virgin Princes Street, 220 3234. Ripping Records South Bridge. 226 mm.

Assembly Rooms George Street. 220 4349


I Napoleon 4, Widescreen arid Cornerstone Kiitg Tut‘s Walt Wah Htit. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50. Local hand triple bill.

I Central, Coaster arid Pacifica Nice 'ti’ Sleazy. Sauchieltall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.Tri)1e bill of indie combos.

I The Third Way arid Bench The I3lIt Note Cafe. Kiiig Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £1.



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I April Floor The Catltouse. Ifnion Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £3.

I Snib Glyder Missing RCCords. Wellington Street. 400 9782. 5pm. Free. Full electric set at this instore appearance. I Moody, Sneak Attack Tigers and The D Carts Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895. 8pm. Free. Students and guests.

I Broken Bones arid Swedger Fury Murrys. Maxwell Street. 221 6511. 9pm. £3 (advance); £4 (door). including entry to post-gig club. Plus one other band.

I Danny Boy And The Derrieres Kilkenny's. John Street. 552 3505. 9.30pm. Free. The redoubtable Ilugli Reed under a nouveau guise.

I Ori in, The Breeze, Shifter and TrundTe Strawberry Fields. ()swald Street. 221 7871. 9pm. £3.

I The Blues Poets Cltithu Vaults. Stockwell Street. 552 7520. 9pm. Free. Residency.


I The Giros and Baby Silverskin The Attic. Dyer's Close. Cowgate. 225 8382. 9pm. £3. Indie rock stars iii the making. I Killer Car Stereo Canon's Gait. 232 Canongate. 556 4481. 9.30pm. Free. Indie pop.

I Jazz Joint Henry's Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm. £3 (£2). [£1 Corttetas with jazz-Latin ftisioii grooves.



I Flurt, The Room and Superhero King Tut‘s Wait Wait Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50. Local battd triple bill comprising melodic pop. catchy tunes and puttk pop respectively. I The 13th Tribe, Savalas, Pharma Co. Kinetics arid Lazy Suzy Nice 'n' Sleazy. Saucltieltall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. An evening with the groovesorne sounds of Ground Control. calling themselves the 13th Tribe.

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I The Robbie Earl Band Grand Ole ()pry. Paisley Road Toll. 429 5396. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1.50 members). Country.

I The Malcolm Club arid Feel Fury Murrys. Maxwell Street. 221 6511. 9pm. £3.50 tatlvance); £4 (door). including entry to post-gig club.

I Twister, Shockabuku and Dynamo Hum ('avern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895. 8pm. Free. Students and guests.

I Black Eyed Peas McChurIl's. Hiin Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free.

I Nimbus McChuill's Way ()tit West. Kelvinhaugh Street. 221 5569. 9.30pm. Free. Matty-tentacled combo who play largely instruiitental acid jazz.

I Touch And Go MacSorIeys. Jatiiaica Street. 572 0199. 9pm. Free.

I McCluskey Brothers and Martin Stephenson Paisley Aits (‘t-ntre. New

Street. 887 1010. 7.30pm. £8 (£4). Part of

The Shot arts festival happening throughout Paisley. Glasgow's McCluskey Brothers are joined by kindred songwriting spirit Martin Stephenson to provide all evening of thoughtful folk pop sounds.


I Post Diluvian, Houdini, Outset and Breadbin Ninjas Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 7pm. £2.50. Huge local band package. Post I)iluvian contain a former member of Flood (hence the name) who The List frothed about a couple of years ago. Hard—edged rock is the name of the game.

I Liquid Lunch and Smiler the Attic. Dyer's Close. Cow gate. 225 8382. 7.30pm. £3. Look out for forthcoming single ‘Red Six' which is coming out on their own Bourbon Strnday label iii August. There's a party at a secret location afterwards. so hang about and you just might get invited.

I Birdcage Lantern The Tap ()‘I.auriston. I.auriston Place. 2294041. 9pm. Free. Big. ball-bustin' rock.

I Holly Tomas (‘omiiion (iroutitls. 2/3 North Batik Street. The Mound. 226 1416. 7.30pm. Free. Popular singer in the tradition of American coffee house folk. I Midnight Blue Cafe (iraffiti. Fast London Street (Mansfield Church). 557 8003. 10pm. £5. The MB Players start their two sets per itigltt format. I-precl a ttiellow set at 10.30pm. followed by a more dancey one at midnight. Support. on the decks. from 1)J Titikti.

I Salsa Celtica The Bongo Club. New Street. 556 5204. 10.30pm. £6. Local I.atin fusionists make a pit-stop iii Fldinburgh before re-fuellitig for the rest of their British and Irish tour dates. (.‘atht them now 'cos they're off to Venezuela. Cuba and Georgia soon?

I Jazz Joint Henry's Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm. £3. Jabba day live funk/hip hop/jazz.

I Ma colm's Cardigan and Volley (.‘as Rock, West Port. 2294341. 9pm. £3. Iidiriburgh keyboard-based battd with 60s mod influences. See preview for Volley.



I KMO and Swiss Family Orbison George Square. 6.30ptti. Free. Summer's here. so it‘s open air festivals a-go-go. This is the lirsl of three u/ fIY'M l’ cottc‘et'ts iii (ieorgc Square. launching Summer iii the Sqttare. (ilasgow's Kevin McDermott Orchestra and l)undee's Swiss Family ()rbison. featuring Danny Wilson's Kit Clark arid T\"s Dougie \"ipotid. provide some intelligent Scotpop sounds for a lazy Saturday evening.

I Carwash Tartan Tent. (ilasgow (jreeti. 2pm 6; 6.30pm. £7.50. The 70s musical extravaganza with two sets fittitig around this afternoon‘s World Cup action.

I Counselled Out Bourbon Street. George Street. 552 0141. 7pm. £5 (£19.50 with dinner). Sit attd nosh or stand aitd get down to the sounds of Glasgow's sottl revue cottibo. doing a Commi[merits-style mix of soul standards on the first night of the Blues Festival.

Hit I tst The bebop don’t stop with this fortnight’s musical horn

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Glasgow International Jazz Festival A smaller programme this year, but With no drop off in the quality of the major

name artists (including Bobby Carcassés,

pictured above) who are coming. See Jazz festival preview section. Glasgow: Old Fruitmarket and elsewhere, Fri 26 Jun—Sun 5 Jul.

Jazz Jamaica This London-based band's exhuberant fusion of ska, reggae and jazz hasn’t been heard in Edinburgh Since last year's Flux Festival, and should

light up the latest joint venture between

the Lizzard Lounge and Big Beat. Edinburgh: Cale Graffiti, Sat 4 jul. ROCK

Volley The pre-T in the Park lull has emptied the schedules of most touring bands but those who can't face musical cold turkey can get their kicks as Volley launch their debut single. See prevrew, page 44. Edinburgh: Cas Rock, Fri 26 Jun; Glasgow, King Tut’s, Sat 27 Jun. Magicdrive On a similar sentiment as above, Magicdrive are launching their 'Bang 2 Rights’ single with an in-store show and signing session. Power pop thrills and spills altoy. Edinburgh: Virgin Megastore, Mon 29 jun.

I Volley Kiiig Tut's Walt Walt Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50. See preview for those cheeky pop .scamps.

I The Steve James Band Grand ()le ()pry. Paisley Road Toll. 429 5396. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1.50 members). Country.

I Jump City Nice 'n’ Sleazy. Saucltiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.

I The Hugh Reed Explosion McChuiIl's. Iliin Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free. Another of the man Reed‘s many musical personas.

I Jeggro McChuilI's Way ()tit West. Kelviithaugh Street. 221 5569. 9.30pm. Free. Reggae front a cast of thousands. I John Friendly arid Half Cut Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Ilnion. John Street. 552 1895. 8pm. Free. Students arid guests.

I Vagabonds Waxy's. Candleriggs. 552 8717. 9.30pm. Free.

I Jinx MacSorIey's. Jamaica Street. 572 0199. 6-—8pm. Free.

I One Vision MacSorley's. Jattiaica Street. 5720199. 9pm. Free.

I Nimmo Brothers Kilkenny‘s. Jolttl Street. 552 3505. 5 ~-7pm. Free.

I Die Happy Kilkeniiy's. John Street. 552 3505. 9.30pm. Free.


I PH Family, Macrocosmica and Coney Island Cyclone (‘tis Rock. West Port. 229 4341. 9pm. £3. Punk guitar from P11 Family. who have just supported Idlewild. space invader Glasgow pop from Macro. who have ex-Telstar Ponies in their midst. plus the reformed Coney Islanders.