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BBC MUSIC LIVE LISTINGS: Sat 29 continued
I Minstrels In The Gallery Glasgow Cathedral. 7pm (audience must be seated by 6.45pm). Free. A festival of religious music celebrating the diversity of modern church sounds with pieces of gospel and more. Those appearing are all competing for the 1999 Radio 2 Church Minstrels Of The Year Award.
I Bugs! A Family Concert Royal Concert Hall. 287 5511. 11am. £4—£8. The BBC Concert Orchestra invite kids to come dressed as your favourite creepy crawly and hear music about bees. ﬂeas. wasps. butterﬂies and a whole range of other incredible insects. For children of all ages.
I BBC Singers Gallery Of Modern Art. 331 1854. 3pm. SOLD OUT Stephen Cleobury conducts works by early and contemporary Scottish Composers.
I Jazz Record Requests Exhibition Hall. Royal Concert Hall. 287 551 I. 5pm. Free. Pianist David Newton and saxophonist Bobby Wishart perform in a special edition of the Radio 3 programme Jazz Record Requests.
I European Roots Cottier Theatre. 357 3868. 8pm. (live broadcast — no Iatecomers admitted). SOLD OUT. Archie Fisher and Anne Marie Middleton present top folk and celtic musicians from Scandinavia and Eastern Europe as well as showcasing some of the best homegrown pipe. ﬁddle and vocal performers.
I Tiompan Cottier Theatre. 357 3868. 10am. Free. Margaret Maclennan presents a show of new celtic music.
I John Carmichael Band Henry Wood Hall. 6.30pm. SOLD OUT. One of Scotland‘s most respected ceilidh bands. I Concerto Caledonia Foyer. Royal Concert Hall. 287 551 1. 6pm. Free. A selection of early evening music from the country‘s premier baroque ensemble.
I Radio 2 Saturday Morning Show Borders Books. 222 77(X). 3pm. Free. The show comes from the Buchanan Street book shop with chat. classic hits and live performances. Acts to be confirmed.
I Janice Forsyth Festival Studio. Argyle Street. I lam. Free. Janice Forsyth is your host for this brunch time live broadcast where she presents guest interviews. exclusive live acoustic performances and an edition of the ‘Connections Quiz‘.
I BBC Radio 2 Roadshow Buchanan Street. 2pm. Free. See Wed 26.
I Radio 3 Classics Princes Square. 1pm. Free. See Wed 26.
I New Bands George Square. 8pm. Free. See Fri 28.
I On The Streets - City Of Design Various venues. 0845 309 9899. From noon. Free. A day of live music on the streets of Glasgow organised by BBC Music Live in association with Glasgow 1999 — City Of Architecture And Design. A musical parade will kick the day off around noon. winding its way along Sauchiehall Street. Buchanan Street. Argyle Street. Queen Street and into the Merchant City. As the parade progresses it will activate a number of stages where various musical styles — bhangra. funk. country. celtic. indie and jazz — will be represented. The biggest name appearing is The Lanterns. the Edinburgh electro- folk band who had some success with
For information on all BBC Music Live events call 0845 309 9899. The ticket hotline is 0141 287 5000.
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recent singles ‘High Rise Town‘ and ‘Winter In My Heart'. You can see them at 4.30pm on Festival Stage 4 in Brunswick Street.
The musical programme will be complemented by a number of street theatre and live art events taking place throughout the city. There is also a fashion aspect to the programme. Royal Exchange Square will be transformed into an outdoor catwalk showing the Spring/Summer collections of Donna Karan and Diesel. Tickets for the fashion event cost £10 & £15 and are available on 287 551 l.
I Texas and The Supernaturals Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. SOLD OUT. Scotland‘s two premier pop hands together on one bill. The new Texas album The Hush mixes up Abba and Prince into the sound of sophistication. However. as proved by an interview in the last issue of The List. Sharleen Spiteri doesn‘t mince words in defence of her band. Meanwhile. if you look up the word ‘jaunty‘ in the dictionary. there‘s a wee picture of The Supematurals.
I Scottish Chamber Orchestra and Chorus BBC Singers Royal Concert Hall. 287 551 I. 7.30pm. £8—£l8. This Joseph Swensen conducted reading of Mozart '3 Requiem and his Jupiter Symphmrv brings the week's classical programme to an end. Geraldine McGreevy is soprano. Louise Winter is mezzo-soprano. John Mark Ainsley is tenor and David Wilson Johnson is bass. I AC Acoustics and Quickspace The Arches. 221 4001. 7pm. SOLD OUT. Two cracking bands in this gig presented by Radio Scotland’s Beat Patrol. Glasgow's AC Acoustics offer abrasive indie. while Quickspace plough an individual furrow of considered rock with a real groove. There will also be DJs playing on the night. See preview. page 12
I Glasgow Festival Strings Cottier Theatre. 357 3868. 2pm. £7 (£5). An afternoon concerto featuring Mozart Divertimento. the McGuire Viola Concerto and Dvorak Quintet in G.
I Sound Control Live 99 - The Music Show SECC. 357 1671. 10am—5pm. £5 (£4). Sound Control. the UK‘s biggest music retailer. have booked the SEC C for a large-scale instrument sale to run over two days. As well as selling the latest developments in instruments and recording equipment. the event will play host to some live music. Today. Scottish techno-heads QFX play at 3.30pm plus San Franciscans Mirv will be showing us their Zappa-esque stylings.
I Dave Pearce Dance Anthems George Square. 7pm. Free. Dave Pearce presents his Dance Anthems show live from central Glasgow. playing the biggest and best of dance floor classics past and present.The show will also feature appearances from Phats & Small. Juliet Roberts. Brandon Block. Duane Harden (the voice behind Armand Van Helden‘s ‘You Don‘t Know Me‘) Bizarre Inc. Rtiff Drivers. Paul Van Dyk and Lucid.
I Dave Pearce Club Night The Arches. Midland Street. 221 4001. 10pm. Hot off the stage at George Square. Pearce drops more up-front dance sounds for an tip- for-it crowd.
I Accent On Youth Royal Concert Hall. 287 551 1. 6pm. Free. The cream of Scotland's young talent promise an original evenings entertainment with the emphasis on classical and jazz.
I The City Waites John Street. 4pm. Free. A selection of English popular music from the 17th century.
I Brian Kay's Sunday Morning Border's Books. 222 7700. 9am. Free. A morning of chat and music from Radio 3‘s Brian Kay as he presents his show from the Buchanan Street bookshop. Guests include Julian Lloyd Webber with pianist Rebecca Woolcock and The Brass Company — a brass quintet. made tip from members of the BBC Symphony
Orchestra and the Scottish Opera Orchestra.
I The Reel Blend Festival Studio. Argyle Street. I lam. Free. An eclectic mix of Scottish music. poetry and quiz is guaranteed in the capable hands of Robbie Shepherd.
I BBC Radio 1 Roadshow George Square. 2th1. Free. Relive those heady days of listening to Kid Jensen rock Skegness. Except now there are appearances from 91 1. Next Of Kin. The Lanterns. Justin and 21st Century Girls — the new rock orientated girl band from Simon Fuller. ex manager of the Spice Girls.
I BBC Radio Scotland Roadshow Festival Studio. Argyle Street. 1pm. Free. Special guests live. music appearances and much more are promised in this Sunday afternoon session.
I BBC Radio 2 Roadshow Buchanan Street. 2pm. Free. See Wed 26.
I Chalta Khan Clyde Auditorium. 339 8383. 7.30pm. £10—£l7.50. The soul diva most famous for her 1984 Prince- penned hit ‘I Feel For You’ and 70s classic ‘l‘m Every Woman‘. Chaka Khan pays a rare visit to the UK. Her last British performance was when she appeared as a guest with The Artist in London late last year. When appearing in her own right. she leaves audiences in no dottbt as to why she truly deserves the mantle of one of America‘s finest soul singers.
I Jools Holland And His Rhythm and Blues Orchestra with Sam Brown
Sibling the noise: The Jungle Brothers play as part of Breezeblock, 92. Mon 31 May
Cottier Theatre. 357 3868. 8pm. £10. A live broadcast in conjunction with Radio 2 sees Jools bring his very big band to town. The Later host will extol the virtues of all that is R&B. while Sam Brown brings a strong. soulful voice to the proceedings. Expect a host of classic tunes from down through the years with a few originals flung in for good measure. and keep your fingers crossed that he doesn‘t try out his excruciatingly awful interviewing technique.
I Idlewild, Chicks and Billy Mahonie Garage. 332 l 120. 7.30pm. SOLD OUT. Scotland's Idlewild released the excellent Hope Is Important album last year and have a deserved reputation as Britain‘s best live band. Chicks are on a teen.trash tip. Billy Mahonie offer considered post- rock.
I Breezeblock g2. 353 3l l 1. Time to be confirmed. £9. Mary Anne Hobbs has whipped up a spectacular bill featuring a diverse mix of heat freakery. Hip hop veterans The Jungle Brothers never fail to please with their mix of up-beat breaks and positive rhymes which has seen them become rap legends. Freddy Fresh is a DJing phenomenon. mixing musical styles. paces and genres with a casual finesse which never fails to astound. Les Rythmes Digitales is the project of Jacques Le Cont — part keyboard virtuoso. part 80s pop star. Hip hop collective L'eg Duckling will open the show. btit their set will not be broadcast so there‘s no point shouting out rude words dttring that bit. I The Last Waltz George Square. 8pm. This is the final event of BBC Music Live. If you‘ve ever fancied tripping the light fantastic in a little more style. then head down to George Sqaure for free lessons in various dance styles from Salsa to line dancing.