rock & pop
Gigs are listed by date, then by cit . Performances Will be listed. provi ed that details reach our offices at least eight days before publication. Rock and Pop listings compiled by Fiona Shepherd (Glasgow) and Rodger Evans (Edinburgh).
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I Maxi 5, Oversoul and 5th Member King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 22l 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50‘ (advance). £4 (door). Maxi 5 bring the funk while the other two bands on the bill are more uitar-orientated.
I The Jellys and HFS g2. Sauchiehall Street. 353 3| 1 l. 7pm. £4 plus booking fee. Tickets from Missing Records. Wellington Street. 400 l776 and Ripping Records. Edinburgh. CC booking: 0870 60l 0002. New power pop trio formed by ex-Wildheart and Honeycrack guitarist
CJ. who are promoting their forthcoming single ‘Lemonade Girl’.
I Precision Angel, The Gift and Kazoo Of Columbia The 13th Note Cafe. King Street. 553 1638. 8pm. £l.
I Slipstream. Chiascuro and Tsunami Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9 m.
I Ove aul, Lazy Days and Casino Fury Murrys. Maxwell Street. 22] 651 1. 9pm. £3 (advance). £4 (door). including entr to the post-gig club.
I B ue Planet Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 567 5023. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.
I Grits 'n' Gravy Trio Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 22l I288. lOpm-3am. £4 (£3). Latin. funk. jazz and breakbeat. featuring Scottish Young Musician of the Year Paul Harrison on keys.
I Rodeohead Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5ll4. llpm. Free.
I Andy Neate Common Grounds. 2/3 North Bank Street. 226 l4l6. 7.30pm. Free.
I John Trigg NB‘s Bar. Balmoral Hotel. Princes Street. 556 24 14. 9.30pm. Free.
FRIDAY 5 Glasgow I Pitchshifter. Radiator and Tribute To Nothing The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £6.50 plus booking fee. Tickets from Missing Records. Wellington Street. 400 I776 and Ripping Records. Edinburgh. CC booking: 0870 601 0002. No age restriction. Rock of a hardcore persuasion from these three bands who get the Kermng.’ seal of approval. I 20 Foot Halo, J-60 and Little Miss Strange King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 22l 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50 (advance). £4 (door). I Moniker, Biffy Clyro and The Vanity Witch Hunt Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sattchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.
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I Mirrormakers and Hollywood Husbands Fury Mtin'ys. Maxwell Street. 22l 65] l. 9pm. £3.50 (advance). £4 (door). including entry to the post-gig club.
I Little Wolves McChuills. High Street. 552 2135. l0pm. Free. Blues.
I Pretzel logic Samuel Dow‘s. Nithsdale Road. 423 0107. 8.30pm. Free. I Ovation Grand ()le ()pry. Paisley Road Toll. 429 5396. 7.30pm. £2.50
(£ l .50 members). Country.
I Zuba. Bekerofka, John Friendly and Planet Fuse Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 567 5023. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.
I A.C Rid, Overspill, Planet Boom and Dud Load Tap ()‘l.attriston. 80 Lauriston Place. 229 404l. lOpm. Free. Battle of the bands night.
I Proi Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5] l4. llpm. Free. Catering for your ska needs.
I Graeme McDonald Susie‘s Diner. 53 West Nicholson Street. 667 8729. 7pm. Free. Covers front the likes of Bowie. REM. Ella Fitzgerald and The Jungle Book.
I Holly Thomas Common Grounds. 2/3 North Bank Street. 226 l4|6_ 7.30pm. Free.
I Jamie Anderson's Dog Catcher Trio Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 22l l288. l0pm—3am. £5 (£4). London-based underground jazz trio.
I The Jellies. The Phonics and Astronaughty Attic. l)yers Close. Cowgate. 225 8382. 7.30pm. £3. See Thu 4 Feb.
I Poptarts NB‘s Bar. Balnioral Hotel. Princes Street. 556 24 I4. 9.30pm. Free. I MB Players Midnight Blue. Cafe Graffiti. Mansfield Place Church. Broughton Street. 5.57 8003. 9.30pm—2am. £6 (£5). Expect a whole lotta soul from these brassy Midnight Blue regulars.
I Judy Tzuke Cottier Theatre. Hyiidland Street. 357 3868. 8pm. £l2. Singer/ songwriter from London whose more recent work remains overshadowed by her biggest hit. the ballad ‘Stay With Me Till Dawn'. Over the years she has worked with Elton John. Brian May and Nigel Kennedy. btit don't let that ptit you off.
I Porttshead PNYC Gl‘T. Rose Street. 332 8l28. 2pm. £3.25 (£2) or £9 (£6) for arty three films in this Milli series of rock 'n' roll-related celluloid. A film of one of Portishead's spine-tingling (and increasingly rare) concerts.
I Racing Green, Frisbee and Beauty School Dropout King Tut's with with Htit. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50 tadyancei. £4 idoor . Local guitar-oi'ientaied triple bill.
I Casino. Superhero and Stages 0f Cruelty Nice 'n' Slea/y. Sattchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Triple bill headed by the band who were picked from a host ofdenio tapes to support .\lansun at Barrowland last autumn.
I Tina Turner/Cher Tribute Bourbon Street. George Street. 552 ()I4 I. 7pm. £5 (£ l6.50 with dinner). Do you believe ill steamy wiiidows'.’
I Clarke's Country Giana ()le Upiy. Paisley Road Toll. 429 5396. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£ l .50 members).
I Brown Eye Superfly and Closer
Cavern Bar. Strathclydc University
Union. John Street. .567 5023. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.
I Open Stage The Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 564 I527. 4—8pm. Free. Weekly showcase for local musicians.
I Valuta The Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 564 I527. 9pm. Free. \'aluta describe themselves as ‘mangled cabaret with a Kurt Weill influence' and include stage props such as the all-new Islamic prayer clock.
I Dig George And The Business McChuills Way ()tit West. Kelvinhaugh Street. 22] 5569. 9.30pm. Free. Blues explosion.
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Boss sounds for the fortnight ahead.
Robbie Williams The comeback kid takes his rightful place at the top of the pop pile. The teenies love him and even the Cynical twenty and thirtysomethings have dropped their studied irony. See Frontlines. Glasgow: SECC, Thu 77 Feb.
Gay Dad It’s a fantastic name and the fact that they're playing on St Valentine's Day is all the more pairiiiant. Name aside, there's been an awful lot of hype abbot illlS‘lOi. Can they stand the pressure? See preview. Glasgow King Tut's, Sun 74 Feb. JAZZ
Marty Grosz Guitar seems to be the chosen Jazz flavour this issue, although describing Marty as a gurtarist falls 3 little short of his full majesty — throw in singer, wit and inimitable raconteur into the bargain. Glasgow: Part/ck Burg/'7 Hall, Wed 70 Feb.
Martin Taylor and Acoustic Mania A guitar-test of the highest order here, With sets from both Taylor and the Forcione-Stacey duo iii the first half, and a first-ever collaboration between all three in the second. Aspiring guitarists should probably take something to ward off depre55ion. Edinburgh Queen 's Hall, Fri 72 Feb.
I The Vagabonds Waxys. Candleriggs.
: 552 87l7. 9pm. Free. Popular covers. I Prawn Gumbo Molly Maloiies. Hope Street. 332 2757. 9pm. Free. Will this
combo he as tasty as they sound'.’
I The Nimmo Brothers Kilkennys. .lohii Street. 552 3505. 5—7pm. Free.
I Full House Samuel Dow‘s. Nithsdale Road. 42 3 (lltl7. 8.3(lpiii. Free.
I Haud Yer Wheesht 232 Caiiiion‘s (iait. ('anongate. 556 4481. 9pm. Free. Folk rock with boiigos to go go.
I Bangtwister and Soul Finger Tap ()‘l.auriston. 80 l.atiriston Place. 229
' 404i ltlpm. l-i'ee. Psychedelic
I The Rise Whistle Biiikies. Niddry Street. 557 5! l4. llpiti. Free.
I Patch Kit and Lumber Cas Rock. West Port. 229 434 I. 9pm. £3. Guitar band with a folky edge and Puressence- iiitlueticed outfit. respectively.
I Yumbambe Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison
Street. 221 I288. |0piii~—3ain. £5 (£4).
Brand new latiii jazz band deploying
horns and funky percussion to
scintillating effect. With DJs from
I Recidivist Attic. Dyers Close.
. (‘owgate 225 8382. 7.30pm. £3. I Brickhouse NB‘s Bar. Baliiiorat ; Hotel. Princes Street. 556 24 I4. 9.30pm.
Free. Seventies tribute band.
I Latino 2000 l..izzard Lounge. Cafe Graffiti. Mansfield Place Church. Brotighton Street. 557 8003. l0pm-2am. £6/£5. Futtiristica Latino Hombres.