ROCK & POP LISTINGS continued
I Rod Stewart SECC. Finnieston Quay. 287 7777. 7pm. SOLD ()UT. Rod the Mod makes a direct appeal to the young kids of today on his current album When We Were The New Boys with covers of ()asis and local outﬁt Superstar. Are those days of leopardskin and sexism behind him?
I Ozric Tentacles g2. Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120. 7pm. £8 plus booking fee. Tickets from Missing Records. Wellington Street. 400 1776 and Ripping Records. Edinburgh. CC booking: 0870 601 0002. Named after a breakfast cereal brand of their own imagination. you could say that Ozric Tentacles are a bunch of flakes. Prog meets dance in a most bizarre collision.
I Psychedelic Punk Circus King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4 plus booking fee.
I Nimbus, Ground Control and Zuba The 13th Note Club. Clyde Street. 243 2177. 10pm. £3. Acid jazzers Nimbus and hip hop combo Ground Control are promoting forthcoming single releases. Plus Nimbus and Ground Control DJs. I Aerogramme, Stapleton and Biffy Clyro The 13th Note Cafe. King Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £2.
I Neil Diamond Tribute Bourbon Street. George Street. 552 0141. 7pm. £5 (£22.50 with dinner). A starry starry night awaits.
I Ramblin’ Fever Grand ()le ()pry. Paisley Road T011. 429 5396. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1.50 members). Country.
I Kersland Missing Records. Wellington Street. 400 1776. 3pm. Free. Local sound system. creating their own beats.
I Live Music Kilkenny's. John Street. 552 3505. 8pm. Free. Local bands.
I Ginger, Turf, Shore and Elsewhere The Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 8pm. £4. Four way local band night. Shore kick rock ‘n' roll botty.
I As It Is Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 11pm. Free.
I Bad Manners and The Amphetameanes The Liquid Room. 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564. 7.30pm. £7 in advance from Ripping Records or Virgin. CANCELLED.
I Sixteen Ton and Urban Soul Ensemble Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 221 1288. lOpm—3am. £3. Swingjazz and subterranean sounds.
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I Lucas, Voices, Northern Lights and The Haze Martell. Burnbank Road. ()1324 621 764. 8pm. £3. Indie rock.
I Rod Stewart SECC. Finnieston Quay. 287 7777. 7pm. SOLD ()UT. See Sun 6. I The Pastels and Astro Chimp The Beat Room. The Polo Lounge. Wilson Street. 7pm. Free. For info. call Bev on 338 3123. The Bear erm is a music and chat show oti BBC Choice. Each evening. two programmes are recorded. each featuring a band and guests. The Pastels play the first show. fresh from having their naive pop remixed by the likes of My Bloody Valentine and The Make-up.
I The Yummyfur, Peeps Into
Fai land and Late Night Foreign Radio The 13th Note Club. Clyde Street. 243 2177. 9.30pm. £3. The Yummyfur are departing from their early spiky punk leanings to encompass a wider variety of sounds. including tnore analogue keyboard action.
I The Radio Sweethearts The l3th Note Cafe. King Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £1. Fortnightly residency featuring these country rock exponents.
I The Abba Revival Bourbon Street. George Street. 5520141. 7pm, £5 (£24.50 with dinner). See Thu 3.
I Mellowberry, Trent, Broken and The Ragman Strawberry Fields. ()swald Street. 221 7871. 9pm. £3. Showcase gig. I Verbal Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.
I Ozric Tentacles The Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 8pm. £8.50. Everyone's favourite disco hippies who've scaled the charts and built a loyal fanbase with their uni ue brand of psychedelic electronica. I S iver Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 11pm. Free.
I Living Room Legends WJ. Christie‘s. 27—31 West Port. 228 3765. 9pm. Free. Live acoustic set.
I Altered Beats 99 Preview Phase One Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm-3am. £3. Drum & Bass — The Jazz Element.
I Squeeze Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £14 plus booking fee. Before The Beautiful South were a
PJ Harvey sings her own, distinctive version of the electro-s
twinkle in Paul Heaton's eye. Squeeze were up there combining urban comment with memorable pop tunes.
I Drugstore, Annie Christian and Grenadine King Tut's Wait Wait Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £6 plus booking fee. Taking time off from campaigning outside the Chilean embassy for Pinochet's extradition. Drugstore tour again with their bittersweet indie pop. Up-and-coming Edinburgh crowd Annie Christian suppon.
I Vic Godard and The Leopards The Beat Room. The Polo Lounge. Wilson Street. 7pm. Free. For info. call Bev on 338 3123. The Bc’tll Room is a music and chat show on BBC Choice. Each evening. two programmes are recorded. each featuring a band and guests. Vic Godard initially made his name as the singer with Subway Sect. one of punk's most inept yet charming exponents. bttt has since recast himself as a bit of a crooner with an edge. The Leopards will back him and then do their own set of vicious surfpunktastic numbers.
I The Sorts and Empire Builder The 13th Note Cafe. King Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £3. The Sorts are from the DC school of stripped-down hardcore punk. I Apres Ski Bourbon Street. George Street. 552 ()141. 7pm. £5 (£24.50 with dinner).
I Guavara Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.
I Castillo Brel. Ashton Lane. 342 4966. 8pm. Free. Five-piece with their roots in rock 'n' roll.
I Planet Fuse McChuill’s. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free. Residency for the lrvine indie band who also like their 60s
I Glasgow Songwriters featuring Leslie Wilson Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.15pm. Free. David Lynchian weirdness. Plus open mic guest spot. Arrive early to book your space; priority will be given to first-time performers.
I The Goldenhour Life. Sneddon Street. Paisley. 887 8042. 9pm. Free. See Fri 4.
I Marco Swazye Quintet Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 1 1pm. Free.
I Andy Chung WJ. Christie‘s. 27—31 West Port. 228 3765. 9pm. Free. A wee bit folky.
I Sponge Attic. Dyers Close. Cowgate. 225 8382. 7.30pm. £3. Ska spectacular. I The Dynamic Duo Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm—3am.
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£3. The duo which contains the winner of last year's Northern Mixing Championships are joined by rappers and musicians for hip hop and jazzy vibes.
I PJ Harvey and The Dirty Three Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £10 plus booking fee. The Peej walks among us again. this time without a showbiz persona to clothe herself in. Response to her latest album Is This Desire." has been mixed. with some branding it ‘difﬁcult'. but she remains one of this country's most intriguing and original artists.
I An Evening Of Celine Dion Mitchell Theatre. Granville Street. 287 5511. 7.30pm. £9.50 (£6.50). it was only a matter of time before someone would develop a tribute to the Canadian tune- mangler and Fifer Elaine Green is that woman. with a supporting cast of dancers to convey the theme tune to Furnit- using the medium of movement.
I The Beatles Beat Bourbon Street. George Street. 552 ()141. 7pm. £5 (£24.50 with dinner). Tribute to that popular beat combo.
I Stash and Bangtwister Nice 'n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.
I Spunge, Superhero, Bekerofka and Virgin Killers Strawberry Fields. Oswald Street. 221 7871. 9pm. £3. Spunge and Superhero are ska bands frotn Birmingham and Coventry respectively. I Diobane and Hemispheres Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.
I Nimbus Cottier‘s. Hyndland Street. 357 5827. 9pm. Free. See Sun 6.
I Teddy Liddell Ocho. West Campbell Street. 332 1032. 9.30pm. Free. One man and his keyboard.
I The Sound Flares. Bath Street. 331 5160. 9pm. Free. Seventies sounds in the 70s theme bar.
I The Dazes Kilkenny's. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.
I Jonnie Logue Brel. Ashton Lane. 342 4966. 9pm. Free. Weekly acoustic set.
I The Transporter The Bongo Club. 14 New Street. 558 7604. l lpm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly club featuring experimental live music for your delectation and discernment.
I Cathie Rae's Jazz Singers' Night Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm—3am. £4 (£3). Ms Rae hosts an