evening of tnellow sounds with assorted guestsjoining the Brian Kellock Trio.
I Bigger Than Bob Cellar Bar. Canon's Gait. Canongate. 556 448 l. 8pm. Free. Regular Wednesday nightclub hosted by Bigger Than Bob and opett to all aspiring artists.
I Polly Phillips and The Real Norman Lamont Common Grounds. 2/3 North Bank Street. 226 l4 l6. 7.30pm. Free. Local singer/songwriters.
I The Corrs Clyde Auditorium. SFCC. Fittnieston Quay. 287 7777. 6.30pm. SOLD OUT. The unfeasibly gorgeous Irish family with the unfeasibly dull folk-based sound. The C ot'rs got the looks. while Clannad obviously beat them to the talent. I Bjorn Again Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £12 plus booking fee. No age restriction. The most established of all the zillion Abba tribute acts roll into town for the first of three festive shows. I Joe Longthorne Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 287 5511. 7.30pm. S()l.l)()l.’T.Tlte accomplished singing impressionist boasts an impressive catalogue of characters.
I Waste, Workshy and The Oracles King Tut's Wah Walt Httt. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50 plus bookittg fee. Indie otttfil Waste promote their current single 'Hang On".
I An Evening Of Celine Dion Mitchell Theatre. Granville Street. 287 551 1. 7.30pm. £9.50 (£6.50). See Wed 9.
I The Abba Revival Bourbon Street. George Street. 552 0141. 7pm. £5 (£24.50 with dinner). See Thu 3.
I Shaun McMonacle And Band Grand Ole ()pry. Paisley Road Toll. 429 5396. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1.50 members). Country sounds.
I High Roller. 5m Deep and Space Sheep Nice ‘n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Big Bttd promotions night.
I Johnson The 13th i\'ote Cafe. King Street. 553 I638. 9pm. £2. Single launch. I Signal, Drift and The Al Pacinos Fury Murry's. Maxwell Street. 221 6511. 9pm. £3 (advance); £4 (door). including entry to post-gig club.
I Miss World and Station 212 Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. .552 1895. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.
I Well Kept Secret, Blue Note and Its Bits Crawfurd Theatre. Southbrae Drive. Line-up of hattds from the BA Applied Music course at Strathclyde University with one more to be added to the bill.
I Tin Comic The Arena. ()swald Street. 221 3010. 9pm. £3. Self-styled ‘alternative beat combo' from Iidinburgh who claim they are 'tluite shaggable'.
I Eric Cuthbertson McChttill’s. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free. Blues.
I Glass Kilkenny‘s. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.
I Silverback and Rain Lab 02. Bellsllill Miners Club. Thorn Road. ()1698 328 701. 8pm. £3 (advance from venue)”. £5.50 (door).
I Rodeohead Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. llptn. Free. Rock
I Zlot Menthol Attic. Dyers Close. Cow gate. 225 8382. 7.30pm. £3.
I Jazz Machine Nll's Bar. Baltnoral Hotel. Princes Street. 556 2414. 9.30pm. Free. .Iaz/ standards.
I Colin Steele’s Grits 'n' Gravy Jazz .Ioint. 8 Morrison Street. 221 1288. l0pm~3ani. £4 (£3). .laz/ night with plenty of sa\ appeal.
I Culture Club, Human League and ABC SFCC. Finnieston Quay. 287 7777. 6.30pm. £22.50 plus bookittg fee. See feature. Not bad for a big 80s bonanza. Culture Club were out and ottt pop buoyed tip by the Iarger-tltan-Iile George. while The Human League and ABC were
Actually Quite Trendy in the sombre synthpop and sophisticated orchestral pop stakes.
I The Corrs Clyde Auditorium. SECC. Finnieston Quay. 287 7777. 6.30pm. SOLD OUT. See Thu 10.
I Rob Zombie, Monster Magnet and Backyard Babies Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £12.50 plus booking fee. No age restriction. The man behind White Zombie. the brutal industrial metal combo much loved by Liam Prodigy. plays his only solo date in Scotland. following in the destructive wake of his Hell/)i/ly Deluxe album. With support from equally heavy muthas Monster Magnet and Backyard Babies.
I The Supernaturals. K Klass and Hip'operation Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 I895. 8pm—8am. £10. Students and guests. The Union’s Christmas all-nighter featuring the cheery palatable pop of Robbie Williams' muckers The Supernaturals and funky dance bods K Klass.
I The High Fidelity and Superfluff King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 9pm. £5 plus booking fee. Sean Dickson's squelchy pop wonders with their analogue/digital clash and groovy fairy lights. Their debut album [)enmns/rut/on should appear next year. In the meantime. there‘s a single 'Unsorry '.
I Blues Brothers '98 Bourbon Street. George Street. 552 0141. 7pm. £5 (£27.50 with dinner).
I Red Canyon Grand ()le ()pry.. Paisley Road Toll. 429 5396. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1.50 members). Country.
I Crescendo Nice 'n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.
I The Honeyﬂys McChuill's. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free.
I The Hellfire Club McChuill‘s Way ()ut West. Kelvinhaugh Street. 221 5569. 9.30pm. Free. Country rock cotnbo. not to be confused with Glasgow's award- winnittg fetish club —- unless you're really
perverse. tn which case 11 tmght be qune
I Midnight Blue Cafe Graffiti. Mansfield Church. Broughton Street. 9.30pm. £6 (£5). The Midnight Blue players go instrumental for a night as Subie Coleman gives her voice a rest. Guests include saxophonist Andor Jensen and Salsa Celtica‘s Doug Henderson on congas.
I Mystery Juice and Chrome The Bongo Club. 14 New Street. 558 7604. 10pm-3am. £6 (£4). Trip hop country mix that's a touch on the Beck side of things.
I Perfect Blue and Waste Attic. Dyers Close. Cowgate. 225 8382. 7.30pm. £3. I Soul Providers NB's Bar. Balmoral Hotel. Princes Street. 556 2414. 9.30pm. Free. Sweet soul music. oh yeah.
I dour Stroke Sive Jazz .loint. 8 Morrison Street. 221 I288. l0pm-—3am. £4. Live hip Itop with a jazz edge.
I Holly Tomas Common Grounds. 2/.3 North Batik Street. 226 1416. 7.30pm. Free. See Fri 4.
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I Manic Street Preachers and Catatonia SECC. Finnieston Quay. 287 7777. 6.30pm. SOLD OUT. Having reached megastatus with This /.\' .llt' 'I'ruI/t 'Ie/l Me ’uurs. the Manics ltave been getting less visceral attd more epic of late. which might make fora more ponderous gig. But there's always Catatonia to fizz things up with their pithy pop.
I Bjorn Again Clyde Auditorium. SFCC. Finnieston Quay. 287 7777. 6.30pm. SOLD OUT. No age restriction. See Thu 10.
I Hobotalk, Nerve and Superhero King Tut's Walt Walt Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50 plus booking fee. Hobotalk have just signed on the dotted line with Httt and sound remarkably similar to REM.
I John Butcher. Richard Youngs and Simon Wickham Smith The 13th Note Cafe. King Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £3. The sixth Scatter promotion of avant-garde music. Saxophonist John Butcher cut his teeth in the jazz world and now specialises in improvisation and new music.
I Elvis By Adam Carter Bourbon Street. George Street. 552 0141. 7pm. £9.50 (£29.50 with dinner).
I Trampas Grand Ole ()pry. Paisley Road Toll. 429 5396. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1.50 members). Country.
I Brown Eye Superfly and Mindslide Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.
I The Vagabonds Waxy's. Candleriggs. 552 8717.9.30pm. Free.
I Open Stage The Hall Bar. woodlands Road. 564 1527. 4-8pm. Free. Jam session for local musicians.
I Closer The Halt Bar. \Vtmdlattds Road. 564 1527. 9.30pm. Free.
I The Nimmo Brothers Kilkenny‘s. John Street. 552 3505. 5—7pm. Free.
I Live Music Kilkenny's. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.
I The Deep End The Wharf. Yoker Ferry Road. 959 2016. 9pm. Free.
I Jimmy Riff l.autrec's (downstairs). Woodlands Terrace. 9pm. Free. Residency. See Sat 5.
I Valuta and Bekerofka Cumbernauld Theatre bar. Kildrum. Cumbernauld. ()1236 732 887. 9pm. £2.50.
I Live Music McChuilI's Way Out West. Kelvinhaugh Street. 221 5569. 9.30pm. Free.
I Magicdrive and Jeepseats Cas Rock. West Port. 229 4341. 9pm. £4. Creative Edinburgh upstarts who were victims of a recent major label cull btit have. more importantly. escaped with their dignity and songs intact.
I Cat Scratch Fever Whistle Bittkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 1 1pm. Free. Imagine Motorhead on a country tip.
rock & pop MUSIG
I Therapy The Liquid Room. 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564. 7pm. £9 in advance from Ripping Records or Missing Records. Bubblegum metal muthas make low key comeback.
I Poptarts NB’s Bar. Balmoral Hotel. Princes Street. 556 2414. 9.30pm. Free. See Fri 4.
I Elkin 8: Patchkit Attic. Dyers Close. Cowgate. 225 8382.7.30pm. Price TBC. New country avant-pop frotn Patchkit. I Ugly Groove Movement and Elemental Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 221 I288. lOpm—3am. £5 (£4). Dancelloor mayhem courtesy of ten-piece fttnk outfit and smooth groove meisters.
I Bjorn Again Clyde Auditorium. SECC. Finnieston Quay. 287 7777. 6.30pm. £9/£l I/£l3.50 plus booking fee. No age restriction. See Thu 10.
I Cypress Hill Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £12.50 plus booking fee. No age restriction. The infamous stoner rappers celebrate their love of the weed attd other things. if they can be bothered. Latest album Cypress IV (they couldn't actually be bothered to come up with a name) has been heralded as their best yet.
I Therapy? and Groop Dogdrill The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120. 7pm. £9 plus booking fee. Tickets from Missing Records. Wellington Street. 400 I776 and Ripping Records. Edinburgh. CC booking: 0870601 0002. No age restriction on this show. The Irish power trio present the more approachable. punky side of metal with support from sleazy rock 'n‘ rollers Groop Dogdrill. who have admirably overcome the handicap of hailing from Doncaster.
I Parker King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50 plus booking fee.
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