I Runrig Barrowland. (iallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £15 plus booking fee. We wish you an earnest Celtic Christmas. Lighter-waving optional.
I The Pastels, Future Pilot AKA, Dymaxion and Kid Loco King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £6.50 plus booking fee. A 10 Day Weekend event headlined by The Pastels who have just had tracks front their last album remixed and released as Illuminati. ()ne of the culprits Future Pilot AKA supports (see Scottish bands feature). See preview for Kid Loco who DJs at the show.
I Polythene, The Most and Pink Kross (tbc) The 13th Note Cafe. King Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £3. Ciirl pop of a spunky nature from The Most and garage growlings from Pitik Kross.
I Newtown Grunts and The Amphetameanies Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. £3. Ska-punk action.
I Dez Walters Band Grand Ole ()pry. Paisley Road Toll. 42‘) 5396. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1.50 members). Country.
I Rod Stewart Tribute Bourbon Street. George Street. 552 0141. 7pm. £6 (£29.50 with dinner). Frightwigs ahoy.
I Nimbus McC‘huills Way Out West. Kelvinhaugh Street. 221 556‘). 9.30pm. Free. .-\cid jazz. collective with prog undertones and a cover of the (firmer Hill theme to boot.
I The Bogus Callers and Sneak Attack Tigers (‘ayern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.
I Open Stage The Halt Bar. \\'oodlands Road. 564 1527. 4--8pm. Free. Showcase for local musicians.
I Majestic 12 The llalt Bar. Woodlands Road. 564 1527. 9.30pm. Free. Funk with a rocky edge
I The Dazes Wasys. C‘andleriggs. 552 8717. 9pm. Free.
I The Nimmo Brothers Kilkennys. .lolin Street. 552 3505. 5 —7pm. Free.
I Remedy The Wharf. Yoker Ferry Road. 95‘) 2016. 9.30pm. Free.
I Bad Influence The Silver Tassie. Almada Street. Hamilton. 01698 422155. 9pm. Free.
I Jools Holland The Playhouse. 18—21 (ii'eenside Place. 557 2590. 7.30pm. £15 plus booking fee. He's been a Squeeze. he's been a Tube. but he‘s ever Later and always a guaranteed groovey fucker.
I Ugly Groove Movement and Elemental Jan. .loint. 8 Morrison Street. 221 1288. ll)[)111'-“LII1I.L51L-1l. l)ancelloor may hem courtesy of ten-piece funk outfit and smooth groove nieisters. I Kill II This Attic. Dyers Close.
(‘ow gate. 225 8382. 7.30pm. £4. .Metal muthas fresh from supporting both Bruce Dickinson and Motorhead.
I The Thanes Tap (I l .auriston. 80 Latiiiston Place. 22‘) 4041. 10pm. Free. Psychedelic sounds as the garagetastic Thanes come and Hammond it tip.
I El Cometa's 10 Liz/.ard Lounge. (.‘afe Graffiti. Mansfield Place C‘hurch. Broughton Street. 557 8003. l0pm~~2am. £6 (£5). Funk. soul. salsa and sauciness from the ever-evolving Iil Cometas.
I Haud Yer Wheesht 233 (‘iiniion's (iait. C‘anongate. 556 4481. 9pm. Free. Folk rock with bongos to go go.
I Dagmars Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 11pm. l-ree.
I Urusei Yatsura, Bangtwister and Stash The 13th .\'ote('1ub.(‘lyde Street. 243 2177, 0pm. £4. See Scottish hands feature for l'i'usei Yatsura and rejoice that the foursome have returned to rap us with their vibrant tunes and guitar overload. Phil Kay comperes.
I AC Acoustics, Hernandez and PH Family g2. Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120. 7pm. £4 plus booking fee. Tickets from
The sounds that will be drowning out The Bells around our way.
U840, The Pretenders and Mansun No doubt Edinburgh Will be awash with 'Red Red Wine’ as everybody spends their ‘Brass In Pocket' and, frankly, I can't think of any Manson (pictured above) song title which can be coerced into some feeble line. Anyway, see The Bells in V/IIII a bang at Edinburgh's Hogmanay See supplement. Edinburgh Princes Street Gardens, Thu 37 Dec.
Urusei Yatsura NOisy, soarly oft-kilter guitar pop that's shot throutil‘. vuith references to SCI-l1, lapanese toniic s and kewpies Nope, us neither Glasgow. 13th Note Cit/l), So!) 20 Dec
Annie Christian, Khaya and Stellar Annie Christian end the year in a SUitably glamorous fashion, Khaya take the Oddball route and Stellar unleash some fine songs Edinburgh The Lido/d Rooms, Tue 22 Dec
: Missing Records. Wellington Street. 400
1776 and Ripping Records. lidinburgh.
' ('C booking: 0870 601 0002. See singles
for AC Acoustics who are also returning to the fray with a slightly mellower approach these days. This is a (‘hristmas
party for cool alternative club The
3 Sunday Mullet.
; I RPM Nice 'n' Slea/y. Sauchiehall ; Street. 333 9637, 9pm. Drum 'n‘ bass. 2 hip-hop and a multitude of
I Panhandlers Grand Ole ()pry. Paisley
- Road Toll. 42‘) 5396. 7.30pm. £2.50
(£1.50 members). (‘ountryz
I George Michael Tribute Bourbon
Street. George Street. 552 0141. 7pm.
£9.50 (£29.50 with dinner). Yes. he's
been had . . \ytll this (ieorge look as
good in an American cop uniform'.’
I Live Music Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 8pm. Free.
I Movietone, The YummyFur and Kid
LOCO Stills (iallet'y. (‘ockbui‘n Street. 622
6200. 7.30pm. £5. Bristol's Movietonc
boast members of Fly mg Saucer Attack . and Third liye Foundation. (ilasgow 's YuniinyFur haye iust released a new
album. Sexy World. Parisian \ ibestei‘ Kid Loco will 1)). See prev ieyy. page 53.
I Liquid Lunch, Cruyff and The Cherrypickers La Belle Angele. I'lastie‘s Close. 225 2774. 8pm. £4 i£5 on door). Tickets from Ripping Records. South Bridge. Triple bill of lidinhurgh bands.
, I Sixteen Ton and Urban Soul
Ensemble .IaH Joint. 8 Morrison Street.
221 1288. 10pm 3am. £3. Syying Ila/.1
and subterranean sounds.
I Bladders, Eddies and Buzzbomb
f Martell. Burnbank Road. 01324 621764. ’ 8pm. £3. Punk.
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