I John Trigg NB's Bar. Balmoral Hotel. Princes Street. 556 2414. 9.30pm. Free. I Kill I) This, Frontside and Substate Attic. Dyers Close. Cowgate. 225 8382. 7.30pm. £4.

I Andy Neate Common Grounds. 2/3 North Bank Street. 226 l4l6. 7.30pm. Free.

I The Roods Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5| )4. llpm. Free.



I The Corrs Sl-ICC. Finnieston Quay. 287 7777. 6.30pm. SOLD OUT. The Irish family continue their inexorable rise. peddling their bland Celtic crossover whimsy to ever-increasing audiences. Their album 'Iiillr ()n (.‘nrlu’rs‘ was last year's biggest seller. depressineg enough.

I Saxon The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £6 plus booking fee. Tickets from Missing Records. Wellington Street. 400 I776 and Ripping Records. Edinburgh. CC booking: 0870 60) 0002. No age restriction. None of your fattcy heavy metal subgenres here Saxon just play straight-down-the-line hard rock with optional headbands. hairtossing and feet on monitors. One for those who remember the band‘s place in the New Wave Of British Heavy Metal with some fondness.

I John Hammond Coitier Theatre. Hyndland Street. 357 3868. 8pm. £l2. Trad bluesman who has taken to reinterpreting blues classics on his current album Long As I Have You which features tracks originally recorded by Sonny Boy Williamson. Willie Dixon. Jimmy Rogers and Howlin' Wolf.

I Hypermello, Brown Eye Superfly and Camera Obscura King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £3.50 (advance). £4 (door). Brown liye Superllv bring the funk.

I Trent, The Needles. Appleby and Substitute g2. Sauchiehall Street. 353 3) l I. 7pm. £3.50 (advance). Bill of Scottish contenders who have come together for this launch of Coatbridge altrockers Trent's new FP on the local Judas Salvatore label. Also playing are garage punk Aberdonians The Needles and two Glasgow bands Substitute and retro poppers Appleby.

I Mandala The l3th Note Cafe. King Street. 553 I638. 9pm. £2. A Psych-out night feature Leicester-base freak rock exponents Mandala. plus DJs spinning all manner of tripped-out psychedelia. Crazy

I Planet Fuse and The Gift Asylum. Caledonian University Union. Cowcaddens Road. 332 068 l. 9pm. Free. I Ramblin' Fever Grand Ole ()pry. Paisley Road Toll. 42‘) 5396. 7.30pm. £2.50 l .50 members). Country.

I Pacifica, The Al Pacinos and The Fuse Fury Murrys. Maxwell Street. 221 65l l. 9pm. £3 (advance). £4 (door). including entry to the post-gig club.

I Lucid and Superhero Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 567 5023. ‘)pm. Free. Students and guests.

I Peri McChuills Way ()ut West. Kelvinhaugh Street. 22l 556‘). 9.30pm. Free.

I N17 Molly Malone's. Hope Street. 332 2757. ‘) nn. Free. Saw Doctors tribute.

I Rhyt ms Rogues Samuel Dow‘s. Nithsdale Road. 423 0l07. 8.30pm. Free.


I Counselled Out Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. l0pm. £6. Free before llpm. See Fri I‘).

I Basic Collective Jazz. JOHN. S Morrison Street. 22l I288. l0pm—3am. £5 (£4). Nicola King is back with her hands cool underground sounds.

I Macrocosmica. Houdini and The Third Way Cas Rock. West Port. 22‘) 434 l. 9pm. £3. Precocious escapologists Houdini have recently supported ldlewild. and Glasgow's Macrocosmica are fronted by one Brendan ()‘ Hare (formerly of Teenage Fanclub and Mogwai ).

I Horse The Liquid Room. ‘)0 Victoria Street. 225 2564. 7pm. £l l. Prepare to swoon as you are transported by the remarkable vocal talents of the Scottish sin er-songwriter.

I at Vibration The Bongo Club. 14 New Street. 558 7604. llpm—3am. £5 (£4). Fat Vibration plays host to those smooth groovers Elemental for your delectation.

I Graeme McDonald Susie's Diner. 53 West Nicolson Street. 667 872‘). 7pm. Free. See Fri l‘).

I Absent Friends Finnegan‘s Wake. 98 Victoria Street. 226 38 I6. |()pm——lam. Free.

I MB Players Midnight Blue. Cafe Graffiti. Mansfield Place Church. Broughton Street. 557 8003. 9.30pm—2am. £6 (£5). The M Bs pay homage to the godfather of funk James Brown.

I Poptarts NB’s Bar. Balmoral Hotel. Princes Street. 556 24 )4. ‘).30pm. Free. I Holly Thomas Common Grounds. 2/3 North Bank Street. 226 I4 l6. 7.30pm. Free.



I Consumed and Mixu King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £5 plus booking fee. Consumed are in the dumb-but-fun punk tradition of

' No FX and the like.

I The Scratch Perverts Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. ‘)pm. Fresh from the NMIi tour where they performed under the UNKLl-Z banner. the Scratch Perverts play a DJ and scratching set.

I Holly Tomas Borders. Buchanan Street. 222 7700. 7.30pm. Free. Having already notched up performances in Borders stores in New York and [.6s Angeles. this singer who has risen from the Edinburgh Songwriters group now plays on her native side of the Atlantic. I Good Ole Boyz Grand ()le ()pry. Paisley Road Toll. 42‘) 5396. 7.30pm. £2.50 l .50 members).

I Queen Tribute Bourbon Street. George Street. 552 ()I4 1. 7pm. £5

l6.50 with dinner). Theatrical pomp rock fandan o.

I Battle 0 The Bands Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 567 5023. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.

I Open Stage The Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 564 l527. 4—8pm. Free. .lam session for local musicians.

I Harmon Gritt and Zac The Hall Bar. Woodlands Road. 564 I527. ‘).30pm. Free. Acoustic rock.

I Nimmo Brothers Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 5—7pm. Free.

I The Dagmars McChuills. High Street. 552 2|35. l0pm. Free. Rock ‘n' roll.

I The Ducks McChuills Way Out West. Kelvinhaugh Street. 22l 556‘). ‘).30pm. Free. High-octane mi.\ ofgarage. R&B and psychedelia from this Glasgow band. I The Dazes Waxys. Candleriggs. 552 87l7. 9pm. Free. Popular covers.

I Retrospex Samuel Dow's. Nitlisdale Road. 423 0|07. 8.30pm. Free.

I Cabin Fever The Wharf. Yoker Ferry Road. ‘)5‘) 20l6. 9pm. Free.

I Live Music Queen i‘vlargaret Union. University Gardens. 33‘) 9784. 8pm. £2. Students and guests. The first of two heats of a student battle of the bands. The other heat and final follow on consecutive Saturdays.


I Haud Yer Wheesht 232 Cartoons Gait. Canongate. 556 448 l. ‘)pm. Free. See Sat 20.

I Bangtwister and Mandala Tap ()‘l.auriston. 80 l.auriston Place. 22‘) 404l. l0pm. Free. Local guitar combo plus Leicester's psych-merchants Mandala.

I Elemental Jill] .lotttl. 8 Morrison Street. 22l I288. l0pm--3am. £5 (£4). Mellow funk six piece to smooth you into the groove.

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