MUSIC rock & pop


I Basic Collective Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 22I I288. I()pm—3am. £5 (£4). The chanteuse Nicola King and her band making ever cool underground sounds.

I Holly Thomas Common Grounds. 2/3 North Bank Street. 226 I416. 7.30pm. Free.

I The Little Green Monkeys Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5I l4. llptn. Free.



I The Gentle Waves Mitchell Theatre. Granville Street. 287 55I I. 7.30pm. £7. Belle and Sebastian‘s Isobel Campbell steps out from behind the cello to promote her new album The (Il'c’t’ll Fields Of [ful't'l‘t'r/(lltll. Her band will almost certainly feature B&S musicians. but Campbell‘s solo material is much more delicate. Think Nick Drake. Syd Barrett. Leonard Cohen. Edith Piaf and so on.

I Sid Griffin And The Coal Porters and Greg Trooper King Tut's Wah Walt Hut. St Vincent Street. 22 l527‘). 8.30pm. £7 plus booking fee. An evening ofGram Parsons music.

I Piano Magic The l3tlt Note Cafe. King Street. 553 I638. 8pm. £3. John Peel faves. Piano Magic describe themselves as ‘I.ondon‘s foremost purveyors of nouveau maritime waltz'. Cylinder. meanwhile. are ‘avant rockists'.

I Peat Loaf Bourbon Street. George Street. 552 0H]. 7pm. £5 I‘).50 with dinner).

I Cupboard, Hustler and Capo's Leap Cavern Club. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 567 5023. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.

I Drunk A Funk McChuills Way Out West. Kelvinhaugh Street. 22I 556‘). 9.30pm. Free.

I Soul Kings Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.

I Blue Amazon Grand Ole ()pry. Paisley Road Toll. 42‘) 5396. 6pm. £2.50. Country.


I The Graduates and Blind Attic. Dyers Close. Cowgate. 225 8382. 7.30pm. £3. I Moniack. Unimind and Houdini Czts ' Rock. West Port. 22‘) 4341. 9pm. £3. Garage and punk pop outfits. l I Elemental Jazz Joint. 8 Motrison Street. 22I 1288. I0pm—3am. £5 (£4).

This mellow ftntk six-piece will smooth

you into the groove. I Big Eyed Beans Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5| I-I. llpm. Free.


I Dawn Of The Replicants. Snow Patrol and The Room King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £4 plus booking fee. They‘re from Galashiels! They‘re bonkers! They are Dawn Of The Replicants and they‘ve got a stonking new album out. Seriously. they are a great live band. so do yourself a favour and check them out. See Frontlines. page 4 and review. page 42.

I 60s Gold Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 287 55I l. 7.30pm. £12.50 & £ I450 plus booking fee. Gerry & The Pacemakers. The Merseybeats. The Fortunes and Mike Pender's Searchers are the acts playing this nostalgic package tour.

I King Prawn The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £4.50 plus booking fee. Tickets from Missing Records. Wellington Street. 400 I776 and Ripping Records. Edinburgh. CC booking: 0870 60! 0002.

I Aura, Verbal, The Solution and Brooklyn Strawberry Fields. ()swaItI Street. 22l 787]. ‘)pm. £3.

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I Live Music The Chill '/.otte.

Kilkennys. Joint Street. 552 3505. 9pm.

Free. Weekly showcase for local bands. I Trampas Grand Ole ()pry. Paisley

Road Toll. 42‘) 5396. 7pm. £2.50.



I Tasty and Brian Kellock Trio Jan Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 22I I288. 8pm--3am. £3. See Sun J.

I Pitchshifter, Janus Stark and Sound Disciple The Venue. (’aIton Road. 557 3073. 8pm. £6.50. Metal meets rock and they go for a few pints of snakehite ~ not

for the meek. Janus Stark is the hand of . Prodigy guitarist (.ill. Butt. Still. w e'd be

very sutpisetl to see Keith Flint resting his

enormous tattooed stomach on the bar.

I The Hip Huggers Whistle Bittkies. Nitltlry Street. 557 5| I4. I lpm. Free.


I Glasgow

I I The Radio Sweethearts The 13th

~‘ Note Cafe. King Street. 553 I638. 8pm.

5 £2. Good vibes. good company and good beer at this regular gig from the Glasgow country hand.

I Jerry Lyons Acoustic Jam Nice 'n‘

' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637.

9pm. Weekly jam session.


I Altered Beats 99 Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 22I I288. l0pm—3am. £3. See Mon 5.

V I Jonathan Kemp Common Grounds.

2/3 North Bank Street. 226 I4I6.

; 7.30pm. Free. See Mon 5.

i I Slidin' Delta Whistle Binkies. Niddry 1 Street. 557 5| I4. I Ipm. Free.


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