MIJSIG rock & pop

ROCK 8t POP LISTINGS Continued Edinburgh

I Fire, Water 8: Ensemble Jazz. Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm—3am. £5 /£4. See Saturday 26.

I Texas Chainstore Masochists and Hatefax Tap O'l.atiriston. 80 Lauriston Place. 22‘) 4041. 10pm. Free. Country punk type gubbins.

I Brickhouse NB‘s Bar. Balmoral. Princes Street. 556 2414. 9.30pm. Free. Seventies Cover band.

I ArchbishOp Kebab, A Accident and Niche Tlte Attic. Cowgate. 225 8532. 7.30pm. £3.

Glasgow I Boyzone and Hinda Hicks StiC‘C‘.

Sunhouse lighten up Edinburgh Venue, Thu 8 Oct.

1776 and Ripping Records. Edinburgh. CC booking: 0870601 002. Ex-Ride

I Astrid and The Pearlfishers The Beat Room. The Polo Lounge. Wilson Street.

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I Bandido Torn. Brel. Ashton Lane. 342 4966. 8pm. Free. New weekly drum ‘n' bass night featuring DS Murray‘s Bandido side project and various guest DJs and banch over the weeks to come. I Glasgow Songwriters featuring Johnny Hill Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9. 15pm. Free. Funky acoustic sounds. Plus open mic guest spot. Arrive early to book your space; priority will be 1 given to first-time performers.

Hasties Close. Cowgate. 225 2774. 8pm. , £5.50. See preview. I The Dynamic Duo Jazz Joint. 8 ' Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm—3am. £3. See Tuesday 2‘).

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I The Freestylers g2. Sauchiehall . Street. 572 1 120. 7pm. £7. Tickets from 1 Missing Records. Wellington Street. 400

7pm tno admittance after 7.30pm). Free. For info. call Bev on 338 3123. 7710 lien! Ronni is a forthcoming music and chat show for BBC’s digital channel. Each evening. two programmes are recorded.

Finnieston Quay. 287 7777. 7pm. SOLD OUT. See Fri 2.

I Jethro Tull Pavilion Theatre. Renfield Street. 332 1846. 8pm. £8.50. Psychedelic progsters of yore who were

guitarist Andy Bell's combo who have failed to set the heather alight. owing to inconsistency ofquality in the songwriting department. They've got all the right reference points. just not

quite interesting back in the patchouli- scented days when you could get away with singing about witches‘ promises and the like. without the taste police towing you away for estended incarceration.

I Rocket From The Crypt, Bis and You Am I The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 572 ll2(). 7.30pm. £8 plus booking fee. Tickets from Missing Records. Wellington Street. 400 1776 and Ripping Records. Edinburgh. CC booking: 0870 601 002. No age restriction. Rocket From The Crypt have one mission and that is to rock your socks off. Their chant of ‘disco sucks' probably won't hold much water in these days of .S'iiiiiri/tiv Night Fever revival fever. btit if you ignore their naked prejudice against all types of dance music. you'll loy e their garage rock 'n' r'oll.

I Hurricane No.1 and One Lady Owner g2. Sauchiehall Street. 572 1120. 7pm. £6 plus booking fee. Tickets from Missing Records. Wellington Street. 400

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I Beezewax, Spy Versus Spy and Hernandez The l3th Note Cafe. King Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £3.

I Solar Plexus Nice ‘n’ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. ‘)pm.

I Trampas Grand Ole ()pr'y. Paisley Road Toll. 42‘) 5396. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1.50 members). Country.


I David Essex Queen Hall. Clerk Street. 667 7776. 7.30pm. £l5/£17.Twenty-live years after his first Number ()ne hit 'Rock ()n'. Essex is still going strong.

I Chroma Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm. £4 (£3). See Sun 27.

I Groovie Ghoulies, Newtown Grunts and The Eddies Cas Rock. West Port. 22‘) 4341. 8.30pm. £4. The (ilioulies‘ are led by Danny Panic of .-\merican punk/popcore cult band Screeching Weasel. The Cirtints drink Buckfast and come from Fife. Which tells you everything you need to know.


I David Essex (ilasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 287 55 | 1. 7.30pm. £l7/£l5. He of the cheesy grin and little-known classic ‘We All Insane sprinkles a bit of stardust 111 a valiant attempt to get us in the mood for \i'fl't'l (in/r/iiii'iie. Hopefully all the greats » ‘(ionna Make You A Star". ‘Silver Dream Machine’ . . . that's it w ill get an airing beside sltisli like ‘.-\ Winter's Tale and that one that Mike Read did.

I Kenickie The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 572 ll2(). 7.30pm. £7.50 plus booking fee. Tickets from Missing Records. \Vellittgtott Street. 400 I776 and Ripping Records. i‘itillli‘tll'g‘ll. ('(’ booking: 0870 601 002. .\'o age restriction. The ptrnka chicks hay e gone girly pop group on Us w rtli then second album (in In. btit their between-song adlibs are_still the best in the business.


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Sunday 1st November

Tickets: £11.00 Available from The Ticket Centr Tel: 011.1 287 5511

(open seven days, subject to booking fee).

0115 9201 (JallRS) Sublet! lo bookingler.

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hence the strict starting time. Tonight. there’s two sets of melodic pop from Astrid (the group. not the solo artist) and The Pearlfishers. Pltis special studio guests to be confirmed.

I Superior Fitter & Firkin. Dumbarton Road. 33‘) 5741. 8.30pm. Free. New five-piece. discovered by Tricky and fronted by a singer who is described as a cross between Debbie Harry and Dirty Harry.

I Consumed, The X Rays and Underground Apes The l3th Note Cafe. King Street. 553 1638. ‘)pm. £3.

I Power Monkey and Ferris Wheel Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University l’nion. .lohii Street. 567 5000. 0pm. Free. Students and guests.


I Ash Virgin .‘ylegastore. Princes Street. 6.30pm. The Portadowri power pop kids promote their new album .Vll-t’ilt'tl)” Sunni/y. See l-‘rontlrnes and readers offers TUI‘ llc‘kcls

I Altered Beats 98 Preview Phase 1 Jan Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 221 1288 lllpiri 3am, £3. See Monday 28


I The Saw Doctors Hat't'owland. (iallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30mi). £12.50 plus booking fee. The happy gang from Tuam run through their well-loved set of (‘eltic folk-influenced ditties and srngalongs.

I Republica and Gel the (image. Satrchiehall Street. 572 1120. 7pm. £8 plus booking fee. Tickets froin Missing Records. Wellington Street. 400 1776 and Ripping Records. Fdrnbtri'gh. ('C booking1087t1601 002. No age restriction. Republica continue their efforts to blend punk. pop and techno ‘.\llT111L‘\\ single ‘Froin Rush Hour With l me" and their second album .S/it't't/ li’ti/lirily. The question still remains ~ wotild anyone be paying attention if singer Saffron wastrt in the group'.’

I David Scott The Heat Room. The Polo lounge. Wilson Street. 7pm tno admittance after 7.30pm 1. free. for info. Ctlli “CV (‘11 5‘53 .il: 5. Iii/IV [it’d] RUN/ll Is a forthcoming music and chat show for BBC's digital channel. Fach eyenrng. two progranmres are recorded. hence the strict starting time. Pear'lfrshers maininan Scott was one of the driving forces behind the successful ./t' /".'liint' (itlllhf‘itlil'e' nights. and here he \\ ill be performing material by the songwriting greats of 20th century. \\ lroe\ er he deems them to be. Plus special studio guests to be confirmed

I Combat Clergy and The Sneak Attack Tigers The I.‘~ili Note (are. King Street. 553 1638. ‘)pm Free. Ptinkei'ania.

I Mono Day and Liquid Lunch (‘ayern liar. Strathclyde l'rnyersity l'nion..1ohn Street, 567 5001). ‘)pm. Free. Students and guests.

I Planet Fuse McChuill's. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free. See Tue 2‘).

Together they boast a lot ofcharacter with

1776 and Ripping Records. Edinburgh. 1 CC booking: 0870 601 002. Block- I rockin‘ beats from this talented collective of DJs. MCs and producers. Expect to bounce to the bass.

I Rialto and Lodger King Tut's Wah

Wah Htrt. St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £6. See preview for Rialto.

|.odger are the meeting of an ex-member

of Britpoppers Powder and current 1 members of Delicatessen and Supergrass.

boy/girl sparring vocals and influences from Bowie to Gainsbourg. See albums. I Liar's Edge, King Kirby, Bekerofka and Suspicion Of Rain Strawberry Fields. ()swald Street. 221 7871. ‘)pm. £3. Local band showcase night.

I Funkhole and Stylus Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 567 5000. ‘)pm. Free. Students and guests.

I Jackie Leven Rainshorn Theatre

liigram Street. 287 5511. 8.15pm. £6.

()nly Scottish date for the renowned . singer. ' I Jonny Logue Bi'el. Ashton Lane. 342 4966. Spill. Free. See \Vt‘il 3“.


I Cathie Rae's Jazz Singers Night Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm-~-3am. £3. See Wednesday 30.

I Submission Hold and Red Monkey

Tap ()'1.auriston. 80 Lauriston Place. 22‘) 4041. 10pm. Free. Jancore.



I No Jahoda, The Third Way and Cortez King Tut's Wait Wait lltrt. St \‘incent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £3.50. Youthful hardcore front the headliners

w 12o are promoting their debut album ./(l/I(’t/(l llilllt'yL Influences include Metallica. l)evo. The Smokin' Popes and Willie Nelson. Which you may wish to take as a warning.

I Red Monkey, Submission Hold and Jalopez The l3th .‘s'oie Cate. King Street. 553 I638. ‘) mi. £2.

I Lukas and Moniker Cavern liar. Strathclyde l'niversity ['nion. John Street. 567 5000. ‘)pm. Free. Students and guests.

I Live Music The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £3. Unsigned band night.


I Paul Towndrow Quintet .la/z .lt)111l. .s‘ Morrison Street. 221 1288. l0pm—-3am. £4. See Thursday 24.

I Sunhouse, Paradise Motel and Elkin The Venue. Calton Road. 55" 3073 8pm. £5 in advance from Ripping Records or Virgin. Named after a Chinese take away iii their native Birmingham. Sunhouse have had critics falling over themselves in various states of not worthiness. A British Fun l.oviri' Criminals if you will and you‘d be prawn crackers to miss them.

I Ultra-Montanes, Ersatz and The

Gents The Attic. Cow-gate. 225 8532. 7.30pm. £3.