rock & pop


Gigs are listed by date, then by city. Performances vv ll 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 mediumllarge concerts can be bought from the MW: '

W Argyle Street. 204 5151 Records Arger Street. 204 2500. bookings from: Iioitet 227 5511.

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

Assembly Rooms George Street. 220 4349


W I Soundbuggy and Workshy Nice ‘n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. The newly-signed Soundbuggy take time out from recording their first retro pop opus to lay another 'umping gig. I No Jaho a, The Thir Way and Cortez King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50.

Youthful hardcore from the headliners who are promoting their debut album Jahoda Witness. Influences include Metallica. Devo. The Smokin‘ Popes and Willie Nelson. Which you may wish to take as a wamin .

I Fabulous. The Room. Ellis and Diobane The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £3. Unsigned band night. I Red Monkey, Submission Hold and Debris The 13th Note Cafe. King Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £2.

I Lukas and Moniker Cavern Bar.

' Strathclyde University Union. John

Street. 567 5000. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.


I Paul Towndrow Quintet Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 221 1288. lOpm—3am. £4. A fresh five piece playing tunes from the likes of Miles Davis.

I Sunhouse. Paradise Motel and Elkin The Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 8pm. £5 in advance from Ripping Records or Virgin. Named after a Chinese take-away in their native Birmingham. Sunhouse have had critics falling over themselves in various states of not worthiness. A British Fun Lovin’ Criminals if you will and you’d be prawn crackers to miss them. Thatjoke doesn't get any better.

I Ultra-Montanes, Ersatz and The Gents Attic. Dyers Close. Cowgate. 225 8382. 7.30pm. £3. The headliners promote their eponymous debut.

I Jazz Machine NB‘s Bar. Balmoral Hotel. Princes Street. 556 2414. 9.30pm. Free.


W I Fun Lovin' Criminals and NT Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. SOLD OUT. No age restriction. The cooler-than-thou New Yorkers go for

FunLovin' Criminals pull another caper at Glasgow Barrowland. Fri 9 Oct

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a laid-back groove on their current album [00% Colombian. Apparently the title has offended the Colombian Embassy because of its use in close proximity to the word ‘criminals'. The Crims will most probably react with their usual ‘whatever' attitude. Support comes from a Paisley-based act who are signed to Sony.

I A.C. Acoustics Nice 'n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Free. The local guitar trailblazers warm-up for their Placebo support slot at Barrowland with a gig at a venue where they rarely fail to rip the ceiling off.

I Ultra Montanes. Cuba and Starsky King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50. See Thu 8

I One Minute Silence. Stimulator and Cyclefly The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 7pm. £4.50. No age restriction. New metal tour including the alternative metal. funk and hardcore of One Minute Silence and rock. punk and techno collision of Stimulator. Don't metal bands just do metal anymore?

I Zuba and Nimbus Glasgow School Of

Art. Renfrew Street. 332 0691. 10pm. £4 (£3). World rhythms from Zuba and acid jazz mixed with prog from Nimbus.

I Panhandlers Grand Ole Opry. Paisley Road T011. 429 5396. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1.50 members).

I The Fuse, Team Mango and Temporal Shift Fury Murrys. Maxwell Street. 221 651 1. 9pm. £3.50 (advance). £4 (door).

I Redpath and Heyze Cavem Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.

I The Dagmars McChuills. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free. Rock ’n' roll.

I The Hellfire Club McChuills Way Out West. Kelvinhaugh Street. 221 5569. 9.30pm. Free. Country rock. not to be confused with Glasgow‘s award-winning bondage club.

I Touch And Go MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 572 0199. 9pm. Free.


I Lodger The Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 7.30pm. £6. Danny Supergrass takes some time out to rock with the band formed with his better half. Their debut album A Walk In The Park is. in the words of one of our reviewers. ‘bodacious'.

I Bucks Fizz Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 10pm. £6. Free before 11pm. Yup. halfof the original Eurovision winning line-up are still making their mind up.

I Holly Tomas Common Grounds. 2/3 North Bank Street. 226 1416. 7.30pm. Free. Golden tonsilled singer-songwriter. I Pop Tarts NB's Bar. Balmoral Hotel. Princes Street. 556 2414. 9.30pm. Free. Britpop sounds.

I Hub Central Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm—3am. £4. Cool funk meets breakbeat chemistry with vocals from Tony King.



I The Wolfetones Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £10 plus booking fee. Irish rebel tunes and Celtic rockers heighten the emotional atmosphere of a Wolfetones gig.

I David Holmes Nice 'n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Belfast‘s finest for eclectic dance vibes. Holmes will be DJing upstairs. but by the wonders of modern technology. his set will be pumped through the downstairs PA to facilitate freaky dancing and the like.

I A, Carrie and Cable King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5.50. Seriously noisy rocky punked-up sounds from the otherwise affable A who feature three brothers in their line-up and generally give off ‘we love what we do' vibes. Carrie pack a punch too. but a subtler one. and are the band where Zac from EMF currently punts his wares. Cable complete a triple

:Hitting the high notes for the

next fifteen days.

Placebo Frontman Brian Molko certainly knows which side his buns are buttered on new album Without You I’m Nothing picks up where his eponymous debut left off but with ten times the intensity. See feature, page 11. Glasgow: Barrow/and, Wed 1 4 Oct.

Ash Having given a helping hand to the Northern Ireland peace process. the perky four-piece unveil their new album Nu-C/ear Sounds and celebrate it’s doubtless Top Ten chart entry with a blow-out at the Barras. Likely to be sweaty. Glasgow: Barrow/and, Tue 20 Oct.


Lorraine Desmarais Trio The highly regarded Canadian pianist Lorraine Desmarais makes her Scottish debut with her own trio en route to the Cork Jazz Festival. Edinburgh: Tron Tavern, Thu 22 Oct.


Big Big World The first annual Big Big World festival reflects the huge diversity of musical styles that beguile from all corners of the globe. Watch out for Vieia Trova Santiaguera, the Cuban Grandfathers of Salsa; Capercaillie with Hijas del Sol and the gritty blues of Alvin Youngblood Hart. See preViews, page 47. Glasgow: various venues, Sat 77-Sat 37 Oct.

bill worth checking out if you go for new music with a pulse.

I Counselled Out and Groovediggers Soul Down The River. The Ferry. Clyde Place. 553 0606. 9pm. £6. Plus JD.1)J. Glasgow‘s soul collective headline this retro soul club night with support from seven-piece funk/soul combo Groovedig ers.

I Carwas Bourbon Street. George Street. 552 014 1. 7pm. £5 19.50 with dinner). Big 70s party sounds from garishly-attired six-piece.

I Ultraviolence and Generation X-Ed The Arena. ()swald Street. 221 3010. 7.30pm. £5. A couple of bands front the Earache roster live tip to the accolade. I Little Rock Grand Ole Opry. Paisley Road Toll. 429 5396. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1.50 members). Country sounds.

I Peyote and Transaudio Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.