rock &. pop

listings Gigs are listed by date, then by city. 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 Rodger Evans (Edinburgh).

Ticket information

Tickets for most medium/large concerts can be bought from the following:

Virgin, Argyle Street. 204 5 tSI Tower Records Argyle Street. 204 2500.

Credit card bookings from: Ticket Link: 227 5511.

Virgin Princes Street, 220 3234. Ripping Records South Bridge. 226 7010.

Assembly Rooms George Street. 220 4349



I Spike 8r Willy King Tut's Wait Wait Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £5. These ex-members oi Quireboys and Honeycrack clearly took a long time to think tip a suitably evocative moniker. but if their pedigree is anything to go by. a rocking good time should be had by all.

I Magicdrive and Fabulous The 13111 Note Cafe. King Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £2. Headliners Magicdrive continue exercising their sassy. inventive pop streak vvhile local support Fabulous have a more epic sound as shovvcased on their last single ‘l,earn21 tve'.

I The Shuffle, The High Flats, Toothless and Valderrama Nice 'n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.

I Curacao Havana. Hope Street. 248 4466. 9pm. Free. Bossa samba live- piece.

I Mono Day, Transaudio and Casino Fury Murrys. Maxwell Street. 221 6511. 9pm. £3 (advance). £4 (door). including entr to the post-gig club.

I B lly Rivers McChuills. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free. Blues guitarist.


I Jazz Machine NB‘s Bar. Bahnoral Hotel. Princes Street. 556 2414. 9.30pm. Contem orary lit/.2.

I Paul iowndrow Quintet 1.1/1, John. 8 Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm. £4. A

fresh five piece playing tunes from the likes of Miles Davis.


5 Glasgow

1 I The Jeepseats, Astral and Olympia

l King Tut’s Wah Wah Hill. St Vincent

» Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50. Triple

! bill of local up-and-coming bands.

1 I Cornerstone, Central and Stagge

; Lee Nice 'n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Melodic (ills-influenced

sound from Cornerstone.

l I Bugalu Foundation Havana. llopc

i Street. 248 4466. 9pm. Free. Nuyorican

; funk grooves.

I Glen Mitchell Band (il'ztlltl ()le ()pry'.

; Paisley Road Toll. 42‘) 5396. 2.30pm.

1 £2.50 (£1.50 membersl. Country sounds.

I Black Eyed Peas McChurlls Way Out

, West. Kelvinhaugh Street. 221 556‘).

; 9.30pm. Free. Rockabilly.

[ 572 0199. 9pm. Free. Classic rock


5 I Elvis Lives POP pop 111. East Kilbride

Arts Centre. Old Coach Road. Fast

Mains. East Kilbride. 013552 61000.

8pm. £4 (£2). Tribute evening organised

by ProjectAbility.

I Silverback Bellshill Miners Club.

, Thorn Road.Be11shill.016‘)8 328 701.

1 7pm. £3.

I Bad Influence Cl'tllgllliil'ltx‘ll.

Cumbernauld. 01236 850 5.31. 9.30pm.


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I Throat Tap ()'l.auriston. till 1.atu‘lston

I Crossfire MacSorleys. Jamaica Street.

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i Astrid gives her tonsils a workout at Glasgow's King Tut’s, Wed 16 Sep and

Edinburgh's La Belle Angelle, Thu 17 Sep

Place. 220 4041. 10pm. Free.

I Habit and Everlong Attic. l)_vers Close. (‘oyvgaten 225 S382. 7.30pm. £3. Local contenders.

I Mr Wish NB's Bar. Balmoral Hotel. Princes Street. 556 2414. ‘).3()ptu.

I The Ugly Groove Movement Jan. Joint. R Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm. £5 (£4). Part of soul/funk special weekend. 1).] support from Ritchie Rul‘t‘tone.

I Alex Chilton (‘as Rock. West Port. 22‘) 4341. 0pm. Price to be coul'irmed. Welcome return of the Ros Tops and Big Star legend.



I The Crocketts, Appleby and Nerve King Tut's Wah Wah Hut.

St Vincent Street. 221 5270. 8.30pm. £5. Headliners The Crocketts fronted by Davy Crockett no less been described in this august publication as ‘Pogues-do-Radiohead'. Support comes front retro popstcrs Appleby who have some \vinning songs and a confident stage presence.

I Magic Pavilion Theatre. Renl’ield Street. 332 1846. 7.30pm, £10/£S.50. (.‘ueen tribute shebang.

I Wig Wam Bamz Bourbon Street. George Street. 552 0141. 7pm. £5 (£10.50 vyith dinner). Tribute to the glam era. inst 111 time to rev you up for the release of Velvet (iii/t/lllI/lt'




350 Sauchiehell Street Glasgow G2 3J0 Tel: 0141 332 7521 Fax:0141 332 3226 email: gen occa-glasgowcom

first Kiss with Bert Van Gorp Sat 12 September, 8pm, sti/s-l upstairs 2

Therapist Too Fri 18 September, 8pm, SIS/£4 upstairs 2

rock & pop MUSIC

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The top of (liehit parade for the coming fifteen days.


Alex Chilton The inspiration for an entire generation of West Coast bands, the almost saintly Ivlr Chilton brings his harmonies to Scotland on one of his increasmgly frequent visits. G/asgow The Po/o Lounge, Mon 27 Sep; East Kilbride: Arts Centre, Sat 72 Sep; Edinburgh; Cas Rock, Fri 7 7 Sep. Astrid On tour to promote her second Single 'Hozanna', Astrid offers vocals that are sometimes rough- hewn and sometimes dulcet as she explores the rockier Side of the Singer/songwriter path. Glasgow, King Tut’s, Wed 76 Sep; Edinburgh: La Be/le Ange/e, Thu 77 Sep. Theaudience A sophisticated take on poo from the ever quote-ready Sophie Ellis Bextor as her band tours to promote their eponymous debut album. Glasgow King Tut's, Mon 27 Sep. Edinburgh. Venue, Tue 22 Sep. Gorky's Zygotic Mynci Increasingly successful Welsh outfit who are gradually replacrng their reputation as mad, Wilful geniuses with that of consistent and innovative tunesmiths who create from a fresh angle. See prevrew, page 39. Edinburgh: Venue, Wed 23 Sep.


BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra The BBC SSO perform the Scottish premiere of Elgar's Symphony No 3, which was finished by Anthony Payne. Martyn Brabbins conducts. G/asgow. Roya/ Concert Hall Thu 24 Sep

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lO—24 Sep 1998 THE usns