I The Black Star Steel Band McChuiIl’s. High Street. 552 2l35. 10pm. Free. Ethnic rhythms.

I The Little Wolves McChuiIl’s Way Out West. Kelvinhaugh Street. 221 5569. 9.30pm. Free. Blues.

I Bad Influence Silver Tassie. Hamilton. 0l698 422 155. l0.30pm. Free.

I Live Music MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 572 0199. 9pm. Free.


I Beta Band La Belle Angele. Hasties Close. Cowgate. 225 2774. 7pm. £6. Touring doesn't seem to agree with The Beta Band. what with technical problems or one of the band usually coming down with some ailment when they‘re on the road. Anyway. a lot of folk are getting their knickers in a twist over their woozy sound which incorporates many different musical styles and improvisation with found objects and the like.

I Eugene Chadbourne Tap O‘l.auriston. 80 Lauriston Place. 229 4041. 9pm. Free. American psychedelic guitarist. ex of Shockabilly and Camper Van Beethoven. I Nick Harper Cafe Royale Bistro Bar. West Register Street. 623 0168. 8pm. £6 (£4). Tickets also available from Virgin. Son of Roy Harper who has worked with Jimmy Page and Glenn Tilbrook.

I Tin Comic, Fabulous & Indigo The Attic. Cowgate. 225 8382. 7.30pm. £3. Indie contenders.

I Hub Central Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 221 I288. I()pm—3am. £4. Cool funk meets breakbeat chemistry with vocals from Tony King.



I BR5-49 ()ld Fruitiiiarket. Albion Street. 287 551 I. 7.30pm. £12.50. No age restriction on this show. See preview for these new country sorts.

I Red Snapper King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 22l 5279.

8.30pm. £7. The band's Richard Tliaii' also DJs. See preview.

I The Beta Band g2. Sauchiehall Street. 572 I I2”. 7pm. £6. Tickets from Missing Records. Wellington Street. 400 I776 and Ripping Records. Edinburgh. CC booking: ()870 ()0! ()02. See Fri 25.

I Eugene Chadbourne and Cylinder The l3th Note Cafe. King Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £5 (£4). See Thurs 24 for Chadbourne. who is playing a more experimental set tonight with complementary support from Cylinder.

I Das lch, Inertia and New Mind Bedlam Summertime Special Part 3 The Final Malarky. Queen Margaret Union. University (iardens. 33‘) 978-1. 7pm. £6.50. Iintry by advance ticket only. available from Bedlam DJs (Nice 'ii' Sleazy. Fri 25). ()sii'is. (ireat Western Road or Missing Records. Wellington Street. Phone 334 4568 for more details. The trilogy of goth/industrial gigs ends with a line-up headed by (ierman industrial electronica types I)as lcli \vhosc sound is influenced by

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Mansun The Chester foursome consolidate their fanbase with their outrageously diverse second album Six. Is it prog? Is it punk? Take a progressive punk Viewpoint: don’t let me tell you. Go along and make up your own mind. See Frontlines. Glasgow: Barrow/and, Sun 3 Oct. Baby Bird 'You’re Gorgeous’ may well prove to be the albatross around Stephen Jones' neck but even if he never regains that same level of mass popularity he's still capable of knocking out good tunes by the barrel. Glasgow: Cott/er’s Theatre, Sun 3 Oct.


Theo Travis Band Saxophonist Theo TraVis’s excellent quartet is one of the most accomplished and consistently imaginative Jazz ensembles on the UK scene. They launch a substantial Highlands and Islands tour With two central belt dates. Glasgow B/acklri'ars Basement, Thu 7 Oct, Stirling: MacRobert Centre, Fri' 2 Oct. FOLK

Aly Rain and Phil Cunningham One plays the fiddle, one plays the accordion and between the two of them they have some of the funniest anecdotes that you \Nlll ever hear Imagine an hilarious version of Morecambe and Wise but With music. Glasgow: Royal Concert Hall, Wed 7 Oct; Edinburgh Royal Lyceum, Sun 27 50/)

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Tickets: Glasgow; Candleriggs 8. Virgin Edinburgh; Virgin 8. Ripping Dundee; Grouchos. Coach Travel Rollins 0131 226 6157. Credit cards 0141 287 5511

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