I Eagle Eye Cherry and Preacher Boy Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 460l. 7.30pm. £8.50 pltts booking fee. Son of Don and brother of Neneli btit far less inspired than either member of his family. His plodding. earnest acoustic rock gave him a hit with the bland ‘Save Tonight‘ and his album Desi relay v.

I Sidney Devine Pavilion Theatre. Renfteld Street. 332 1846. 7.30pm. £l0/£8. The housewives' favourite with sotne country songs sung blue.

I The Johnny 7 The I3tli Note Club. Clyde Street. 243 2l77. 9.30pm. Albtitii launch for cheesy listening foursome The Johnny 7 (see review) with guests including The Pastels. Bis. Pitik Kross. Arab Strap. The Snorkels. PH Family and a satellite link-up with Mogwai iii l.A. they say.

I Drop Dead. John Holmes and Shank The l3th Note Cafe. King Street. 553 l638.9pni

I Surround, Degas and The Shore Nice ’n' Sleazy. Saucliiehall Street. 333 9637.9pni

I Strangecrazy, Liar's Edge, Kinder and Chain Strawberry Fields. ()swald Street. 221 30l0. 9pm. £3.

I The Alf Stewart Combo Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 8pm. Free. Blues. I Jonny Logue Brel. Ashton Lane. 342 4966. 8pm. Free. Solo acoustic residency.

I Live Music Jim‘s Bar. Queen Margaret Union. University (iardens. 33‘) 9784. 8pm. Free. Stttdents and guests. Student band line-tip.

charm of Dundee‘s Spare Snare who retain a loft approach to recording with inveiitively tuneful results on their newest album Animals zlml Me. Glasgow-based Ganger build on the experimental rhythmic groove they established with their Hummm'k Sty/c album.

I The Goldenhour Gordon's. Main Street. Kiltiiarnoek. 0|563 542 I22. Melodic quintet with Hammond-driven tunes like current single ‘Until I See You Again' which they are promoting on this tour.

I Live Music Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 8pm. Free.


I Bespoke Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 22l I288. l()ptn—3ani. £4 (£3). See Thu l‘).

I Jazz Machine NB‘s Bar. Balinoral Hotel. Princes Street. 556 24 I4. 9.30pm. Free.

I Gasgiant, Mayonnaise and Katy Fox Attic. Dyers Close. Cowgate. 225 8382. 7.30pm. Free. Three up-and-coming local guitar-slingers featuring orchestral soundscapes from Mayo. as the Americans might call them. atmospheric angst from Gasgiant and guitar mayhem from Katy Fox.


I Olympia, Slide, Shine and Out Of

Hours Martell. Burnbank Road. ()l324 ()2l764. 8pm. £3. Indie rock.



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Dance for All

Nov 28 @ 8pm

Tarn White Big Band

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rock & pop MUSIO

Cottier Theatre

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Tom Paxton & Jez Litton

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Hardest Lines

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outstanding Scottish pianist...

Folk phenomenon...

Iona Kewney...

Scotland's own Bluesman

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I The Cherrypickers, Grove and Red 2 l I M People and Lynden David Hall E o

The Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 8pm. g SI‘iCC. Finnieston Quay. 287 7777.

£3. Slowburti. attiiospheric rock from g (r30pm. £2l.50 plus booking fee. No age . . . Cliet'ryiickers. . restriction. Heather’s hair has mutated Dec | 2 & @ Top Span'sh gu'tanstm I Cathie Rae's Jazz Singers Night i over the last year bill the song remains

Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 22l I288. l0pm <3aiii. £4 (£3). .\Is Rae hosts an evening of mellow sounds with assorted guests joining the Brian Kellock Trio.

I Polly Phillips and The Real Norman Lamont Common (irounds. 2/3 North Batik Street. 226 I4 lo. 7.30pm. Free. ' Local singer/sonngters. 7.30pm. £ l 7.50/£20/£22.50. See Thu I The Transporter The Bongo Club. 14 26.

New Street. 558 7004. llpm--2ani. £3 3 I Sidney Devine Pavilion Theatre.

the same dulled-down soul party tunes \,i.‘/ Sundays are Jazz days Tickets from Ticketlink - ON! 287 SSl I

for the oldest swingers in town. Support ~3©g- ' _ ' - 7 - front apparent new soul sensation at come, wuh on." Tenn 0”. 35 868 ("00" 8PM) Lynden David Hall. recently honoured at gum“. Assembly Um?“ Tu“ sprmg brOChure ava'iable Jan '5 the MOBO awards. I Nanci Griffiths And The Blue P Moon Orchestra Clyde Auditorium. /i\“-‘-~~ SI€CC. Finnieston Quav. 287 7777.

Counterfeit Concerts present

(£2). Buzzing and bohemian weekly club. tonight featuring the enigmatic Beasts ()f Brutitsfield.

I Bigger Than Bob Cellar Bar. Cannon's Gait. Canotigate. 556 448 I. 8pm. Free. Regular \\'ednesday night club hosted by Bigger Than Bob atid open to all aspiring artists.

I The Horseflys, Life In A Blender and This Year's Model Wilkie House. 333 Cow-gate. Iidinburgh. 225 5583. 9pm. £3. Dynamic guitar rockers. This Year's Model sound like a half-way house between Suede arid Morrissey.

Rentield Street. 332 l84(i. 7.30pm. £8/£l0. See Wed 25.

I An Evening Of Velvet Underground Music 8: Film Shakespeare Street Youth Cltib. Shakespeare Street. Maryliill. 7pm. £4. Tickets on door. A rescheduled It) Day Weekend event to mark (roughly) what would have been Nico‘s 50th birth- day. 7'/te Soul/i Bunk S/tmv‘s Velvet Underground documentary. made iii the 80s. will be screened arid various local musicians will perform the Velvets clas- sic mix of vulnerable pop and ear-bleed- ing noise.

I Stroke, The Honeyflys and Kersland King Tut's \Vali Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 22l 527‘). 8.30pm. £3.50 plus booking fee. The headliners straddle the dance/rock chasm and share a label with crossover nieisters The Prodigy. Two


Glasgow I Nanci Griffiths And The Blue Moon Orchestra Clyde Auditorium. SliCC.

I-iiiiiieston Quay. 287 7777. 7.30pm. - local support bands pop/rock and £22.50/£20/£l7.50. Subiect to booking dance respectively.

fee. The ever-popular (iriffiths atid her I The Commercials and Whiteout batid return it ttli a new album ()I/lt'l' Nice 'n' Sleazy. Saucliiehall Street. 333 \‘u/t't'v 'lim (3‘ 'l‘r/p Built In Bountiful) ' 9637. 9pm. The Commercials headline which as the title suggests is a follow-up 3 their own show after support slots with to her ()I/lt’l' lim ('\ ()I/ll'l‘ Rooms album : Iati Duty and The Supernaturals. Their on which she again covers folk and guests this evening are the (ireenock country songs by artists as diverse as retro melodicists \Vliiteout who are a lit- Woody Guthrie and Sandy Denny. l tle bit country and a little bit rock 'n' I Sidney Devine Pavilion Theatre. 5 roll.

Renfield Street. 332 I34o. 7.30pm. 1 I Robbie Earl Band Grand Ole ()pry. £8l£ It). See Wed 25. i Paisley Road Toll. 42‘) 53%. 7.30pm.

I Penthouse and Pilotcan King Tut‘s- Wah Walt Htit. St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 9pm. £4 plus bookitig fee. Penthouse live tip to their sleazy name with their owti version of the blues explosion. Similarly some support comes from one of Edinburgh's best new bands.

I Spare Snare and Ganger Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Saticliieliall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. £3.50. Tickets on door. A It) Day Weekend event featuring the off-killer

£2.50 (£l.50 members). Country tunes. I The Mirrormakers and Snib Glider Fury Murrys. Maxwell Street. 221 ()5 l 1. 9pm. £3.50 (advance). £4 (door). includ- ing entry to post-gig club.

I Francis Anthony And The Underworld McChuiIls. High Street. 552 2l35. l0pm. Free.

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