MUSIG rock & pop


I Castillo McChuiIIs Way Out West. Kelvinhaugh Street. 221 5569. 9.30pm. Free.

I Ramblin’ Fever Gratid Ole Opry. Paisley Road Toll. 429 5396. 6pm. £2.50. Country.


I Van Morrison Playhouse. Gi'eenside Place. 557 2590. 7.30pm. £23.50/£20 plus £I booking fee. The original celtic soul brother is on the road to promote his new LP Burr/r ()II Top. which has collected more plaudits than the Man they call Van has enjoyed iii at least a decade.

I Club Latino The Bongo Club. l4 New Street. 558 7604. I0.30pm-3atn. £6/£5. Live performance from Carlos Pena and his Muchachos. Classic salsa and Cuban song.

I MB Players Midnight Blue. Cafe

Graffiti. Mansfield Place Church. Broughton Street. 557 8003. 9.30pm-2ain. £6/£5. Kevin Mckenzie helps the MB Players funk it tip with

sup on from DJ Stuart of Big Beat fame. I Tile Fuse. Jimson Trance and Spleen Attic. Dyers Close. Cowgate. 225 8382. 7.30pm. £3.

I Ganger. Billy Mahonie and Mayonnaise Cas Rock. West Port. 229 434 I. 9pm. £4. Experimental guitar noise. See Exposure. page 40 for Billy Mahonie.

I Planet Fuse Fiscal & Firkin. Hunter Square. 225 36I9. 9pm. Free. Led Zeppelin and The Faces style rock 'n' roll.

I Groove Diggas Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 22I I288. I0pin—3ant. £5 (£4). Heaviest soul funk outfit this side of the border.

I Holly Thomas Common Grounds. 2/3 North Bank Street. 226 I4I6. 7.30pm. Free.

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Ttt‘lfl‘tS' £12.50 8 O Te|:.01224 641122 Also from 1 Up Records (subject to booking fee)


Tlckl‘ts £12.50 Credit Cards Tel: 0141 339 8383 (24 hrs) Also from Ticket Centre Glasgow and Tickets Scotland at Virgin Met .istores tn Edinburgh and Glasgow (Subject to booking eel


Thursday 8th April at 7pm.

Sunday I8th April at 7pm. PLUS

his band. Every Friday from 7.30—9.30pm and

NIGHT from I0th April at 7.30pm.

Music @ Borders


Bobby Deans on tenor sax playing Duke Ellington melodies. being joined in the set by the I6 piece Duke Ellington Spectrum

Sunday 4th April from 6. I 5pm 7.45pm.

KINGS OF CONVENIENCE Following a successful tour of their native Norway. they have been described as an “acoustic sensation”.

THE REAL NORMAN LAMONT Edinburgh’s answer to Leonard Cohen and a star performer at the Songwriters‘ Showcase during the Edinburgh Festival.

FRIDAY EVENING JAZZ If you haven‘t discovered Borders’ regular Jazz Evenings. come and join us fora laid back start to the weekend with Bobby Wishart and




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I The Lightning Brothers Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5I I4. I Iptii. Free.



I Van Morrison Clyde Auditorium. SECC. Finnieston Quay. 287 7777. £23.50/£20/£I7.50 plus booking fee. His new album is called Back On 721/2, and 3| years after Astral Weeks. Vatt The Man certainly seems to be playing at the top of his game. See preview. page 4 I.

I Runrig Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 287 55| I. £I6.50/£ l5. See Fri 2.

I Doves and Sound Buggy King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 22I 5279. 8.30pm. £5 plus booking fee.

I Billy Mahonie. Rothko, Ganger and Eska Nice‘n‘Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. If yott like fluid guitar odysseys with a bit ofjazzy dissonance thrown in for good measure. then tonight‘s line-up is likely to wet your fret big style. See Exposure. page 40.

I Cylinder and Liminal The l3th Note Cafe. King Street. 553 I638. 8pm. £3.

I Drunk A Funk McChuiIls. High Street. 552 2I35. l0pm. Free.

I The Goldenhour McChuills Way Out West. Kelvinhaugli Street. 22I 5569. 9.30pm. Free.

I Bosco La Mere Kilkenny's. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.

I Doolah Cavern Club. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 567 5023. 9pm. Free. Students arid guests.

I Rod Stewart Tribute Bourbon Street. George Street. 552 ON l. 7pm. £5

(L‘ I950 with dinner).

I Big City Grand Ole ()pi'y. Paisley Road Toll. J29 5396. 6pm. £2.50. Country.


I U840 Playhouse. Cit'eenside Place. 557 2590. 7.30pm. £l9.50 I£I7.50) plus bookittg fee. White reggae has rarely sounded so. well. white. The 80s revival continues apacc. even though the Brummie dreads have never really been away. See Personal Stereo. page 4 I.

I Elsewhere and Planet Caravan Attic. Dyers Close. Cowgate. 225 8382. 7.30pm. £3.

I Yumbambe Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 22I I288. I0pin—3am. £5 (£4). Latin tau overload.


I Meatloaf SECC. l‘itlttic‘slotl Quay. 287 7777. 7.30pm. SOLD OUT. Like a bat otit of hell. Meatloaf roars into Glasgow and prepares to rock your world. Did anyone see him oti .Vet't'r :l'I/nt/ T/It’ [imam-At”? Ile was rubbish. I V Twin The I3th Note Cafe. King Street. 553 I638. 8pm. Ll.

I Buddha Crush, Polythene, Macrocosmica and Sour Tooth The |3th Note Club. Clyde Street. 243 2I77. 8pm. £4 (£3). Punky sounds taking a \ariety of forms. Buddha Crush are described as haying an early Manics feel to their music while South

Tooth are the poppiet' ettd of the

spectrum. Macrocosmica is the latest band oI former Teenage Fancltib atid Mogvvai member. Brendan ()‘I-Iare.

i I Cimmaron (it'and ()le ()pry. Paisley

Road Toll. «I29 5396. 7pm. £2.50. Country.


I Tasty and Brian Kellock Trio .Ial/ .lt)illI. X Mtit‘l'isoll Street. 22| L288. 8pm- 3am. L3. I‘rban tau and sotil sounds.


I Jerry Lyons Acoustic Jam Nice'n'SIea/y. Saticliiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Weekly tam session


I Jonathan Kemp Common Grounds. 2/3 North Bank Street. 226 I4I6. 7.30pm. Free. Classical to reggae.

I Shiver Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5I I4. I Ipm. Free.

I Living Room Legends WJ Christies. 27-—3I West Port. 228 3765. 9pm. Free. Live acoustic set.



I Status Quo Solid Rock Cafe. Hope Street. 01-11 221 I105. SOLD OUT.

I Glasgow Songwriters Blackt'r'iai's. Bell Street. 552 592-1. 9. I5pm. Free. Plus open mic guest spot. Arrive early to book your space; priority will be given to first-time performers.

I High Roller, Artic Sheets and 20ft Halo The 13th Note Cafe. King Street. 553 I638. 8pm. Ll.


I Sponge and Lubby Nugget Attic. Dyers Close. (’owgate. 225 8382. 7.30pm. £3. The Moonska Records Tour headlined by these two ska batids from England.

I The Dynamic Duo Show Jazz Joint.

8 Morrison Street. 22I I288. |0ptii--3atti. £3. Bi'eakbeat and hip hop act including rappers and bi'eakdancers. ()ld skool cool.

I Colin Campbell Common Grounds. 2/3 Notth Bank Street. 226 l~ll(). 7.30pm. Free. Acoustic ballads.

I Latin Quarter Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5 I I4. I Ipm. li'ree.


I Spunge, Lubby Nugget, Felix Fly, Mantra and Cicada Strawberry Fields. ()swald Street. 22I 787 I. 9pm. £3. Jumbo line-up headlined by' two ska bands from Iingland.

I North Pole Radio Cavern Club.

Strathclyde lfniversity I’nion. John Street. 567 5023. 9pm. liree. Students

and guests. I Live MUSIC Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy.

f Sattchieltall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Second Battle of the Bands heat.

I Edinburgh

I Cathie Rae's Jazz Singers Night .lzl/l. Joint. 8 Morris-on Street. 22] I288. I0pm -3am. ij-I tt'3l. :\Is Rae hosts an evening of mellow sounds with assorted guests Joining the Brian Kellock Trio.

I Substate and Frontside \vilkie

. House. 207 ("oyvgatcx 0| 3I 225 5583. 9pm. £3.

I Jacquie Hanham ('oiiimon

Grounds. 2/.3 North Bank Street. 226

I-II6. 7.30pm. Free. New '/.ea|and-born

singer-song“ riter.

I Tim Amaun Quartet Whistle

- Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5| H.

I Ipiti. lirec. I The Music Club 232 ('annon‘s Liait.

(.‘anongate. 556 448 I. 9pm. Free. ()pen

' mic night <

acoustic and electric.

covers or originals.



I Silverchair and Fuel 238 The (iarage. Sauchiehall Slrcct. 3.32 I I20. 7.30pm. £8.50 plus booking fee. Tickets from Missing Records.

Wellington Street. .llltl I776 and

Ripping Records. lithttburgli. ('C

i booking: 0870 NH 0002. No .th

restriction on this slimy. Silyerchair‘s

youthful take on the angst rock of

Nirvana has made them the biggest

battd iii their nattte Australia. I)espite ! some dodgy t'ey texts of their current

album. Nut/I li’t/l/nmm. it looks like they are going to crack Iliitain before too Iottg. Sttppott comes from l‘ucl

238. all x\itiertcaii hard rock act \\'ll()\k‘ Sunburn album has sold oyet' one

million copies III the States. See

prev test. page ~10 I'ot Stlyct'chttir. : I Johnson Nice 'n' SIt-a/y.