I Nerve and Soft Porn Eddie Nice ‘n‘ Sleazv. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. I Biffy Clyro and The Butterfly Collectors Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 567 5000. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.
I Astrid Virgin Megastore. Princes Street. 6.30pm. The Shetland-born singer does a short set and signs copies of her new single “Hozanna’.
I Paul Towndrow Quintet Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 221 I288. 10pm-3am. £4. See Thursday 24.
I Jazz Machine NB's Bar. Balmoral. Princes Street. 556 2414. 9.30pm. Free.
I Boyzone and Hinda Hicks SECC. Finnieston Quay. 287 7777. 7pm. SOLD OUT. Haven't Boyzone just about reached the end of the term of a teenybop group’s natural life? With all their recent sensitive material. it sounds like they are turning collectively into Elton John instead of doing it through their solo projects. Support from soul singer/songwriter Hinda Hicks.
I Les Rhythmes Digitales and Wiseguys Face Off. The Arches. Midland Street. 221 4001. I Ipm. £6 (£5). The Wall Of Sound tour. also featuring DJ sets from Jengaheads and Psy-Phi. See clubs for Les thythmes Digitales. featuring pretend Frenchman Jacques Lu ('ont. The other live act is Wiseguys with their big beats. See clubs preview.
I Coloursound King Tut‘s Wah Walt Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £7. Coloursound are a new combo featuring Mike Peters. ex ofThe Alarm and The Cult‘s Billy Duffy. One‘s a little bit country. the othcr's a little bit rock ‘n' roll. so together you‘ve got a [)mz/rv Am/ Marie Slime for the 90s!
I Ready Steady 70s (the) Pavilion Theatre. Renﬁeld Street. 332 1846. A celebration of 70s sounds.
I Starsail Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.
I Robbie Earl Band Grand Ole ()pry. Paisley Road Toll. 429 5396. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1 .50 members). Country.
I Miss World and Nucen 4 Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 567 5000. 9pm. Free. Students and guests. See Fri 25.
I Rev Doc And The Congregation McChuiII‘s. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free. Trad R&B.
I Live Music MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 572 0199. 9pm. Free.
I Hub Central Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 221 I288. I()pm~3am. £4. See Friday 25.
I Chemical Stars and Ballboy The Attic. Cowgate. 225 8532. 7.30pm. £3 I Pop Tarts NB's Bar. Balmoral. Princes Street. 556 2414. 9.30pm. Free.
I Boyzone and Hinda Hicks SECC‘. Finnieston Quay. 287 7777. 7pm. SOLD OUT. See Fri 2.
I Mansun Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £9 plus booking fee. No age restriction. The deceptive Mansun — they might look like bogstandard indie rockers in their press shots. but musical evidence (to wit. their new album Sit) suggests that they are one of the most imaginative groups in the country. blending New Wave. post-punk. prog and pop. usually all within the first thirty seconds of a song. So many ideas. so little time . . . See frontlines.
I Baby Bird Cottier Theatre. Hyndland Street. 357 3868. 8pm. £10 plus booking fee. Tickets from the Ticket Centre.
try. If-TCk &
The Backyard Babies will doubtless rock your world at Glasgow's Cathouse,
Candleriggs. 287 55 I I. Now that he‘s got his extensive back catalogue of songs released into the national consciousness. Steven Jones can now . . . continue writing the same song for the rest of his career with varying degrees of bile and humour.
I Ready Steady 705 (the) Pavilion Theatre. Renﬁeld Street. 332 I846. A celebration of 70s sounds.
I Tina Turner/Cher Tribute Bourbon Street. George Street. 552 0141. 7pm. £5 (£19.50 with dinner). It does what it says on the bottle.
I Rambling Fever Grand Ole Opry. Paisley Road Toll. 429 5396. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1.50 members). Country.
I The Commercials Nice ‘n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.
I Diobane and Ghijk Cavern Bar.
Strathclyde University Union. John
Mon 28 Sep.
Street. 567 5000. 9pm. Free. Students and 7uests.
I Hip-operation McChuill's Way Out West. Kelvinhaugh Street. 221 5569. 9.30pm. Free.
I The Vagabonds Waxys. Candleriggs. 552 8717. 9pm. Free.
I The Nimmo Brothers Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 5—7pm. Free.
I Repercussion Ramshorn Theatre. Ingram Street. 287 551 1. £5 (£3). All- women percussion group with their blend of funky. pulsating grooves.
I Jinx MacSorIeys. Jamaica Street. 572 0199. 6—8pm. Free.
I Bloco Vomit 13th Note. King Street. 553 1638. 7pm. Free. Samba punk to kick off the Glasgow Radical Festival. Honestly.
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