John St Stage (Map 17)
Mr McFall's Chamber ( 1.30pm) Avanie garde chamber orchestra.
Radio Sweethearts (2.35pm) Rootsy country sound from the Scottish band who mix original material with covers of Hank Williams Snr and Gram Parsons. BBC World Service (-lpm).
Brunswick St North Theatre (Map 18)
Living Sculpture (2—4pm) Duncan Whiteman explores the interaction between architecture and the human form. as three figures evolve. through a series of dynamic images. from cocoon- like suspension.
Brunswick St Stage (Map 19)
Urban Strawberry Lunch 1 1.30pm) The self-styled ‘interactive drum circle' perform music using weird and wonder- ful instruments.
Febus (2.40pm) Five musicians who jam anarchy and enthusiasm into experience. Funk D'Void (3.30pm) Lars Sandaberg's alter-ego playing funky techno.
The Lanterns (-1.30pm) Iidinburgh’s ltotly tipped electro-folk-popstcrs.
NCP Car Park (Map 20)
Sticky: The Tower 1 10.15pm) Inspired in part by w ritcr ltalo ('alv ino's Invisible ('ilii’s. this is Improbable Theatre‘s first-ever full- scale presentation of Sticky: The 'Iiiii'i'r. Art meets architecture when the three-dimension- al blueprint of a building. complete with stat- ties and gargoyles. is constructed out of sticky tape before your very eyes. Local artists team up with puppeteers. py rotechni- cians. lighting designers and musicians for a spectacular display.
Virginia St Theatre (Map 21)
Nautilus Shells — Seascape i 1— 5pm) Temple of Sound‘s installation brings crashing waves and the cry of seagulls to the city centre. These surreal sculptures produce an ever—changing panorama of sound. powered by natural energy.
Hit list 1
Get ready to dance yourself dizzy. Inner Sense (1pm) Get the day off to an energetic start in Buchanan Street (Map 6) with some samba reggae fusion.
Acid Brass (1.20pm) Take a breather by shuffling down Buchanan Street to the Smith Stage (Map 7) and catching the end of this set of brass band rave classics
Edinburgh Samba School (2.15pm) Stick around the SOth Stage (Map '7) for some percussive beats from Latin America (Via Scotland’s capital). The Aquaphon t3. 1 5pm) Try your own hand at creating music \Vllh this unique plume-spraying, water-driven instrument, to he found in Miller Street Theatre (Map 16).
Funk D'Void (3 30pm) Pick up the pace With the chunky techno belting out in Brunswrck Street (Map 19). Lars Sandbei‘g, the man behind Funk D‘Void recently released the acclaimed Chaser album.
The Lanterns (4.30pm) QLiickIy nip through the Merchant City, over to BiunsWick Street (Map 19) for these electro-folk-pOpstei's.
Dave Pearce Dance Anthems 17pm) If you can get a ticket, lllllSll off the day Wllll your hands in the air as Radio 1 goes from George Square tlvlap 11) ll‘.’(' to the nation.
Light fantasticihe Lanterns ‘ L :i- ‘ -
Candleriggs St Theatre (Map 22)
The Four Horsemen Of The Apocalypse ( 1.30pm) I)esperatc Men's 30-niinute long show begins with a large visual installation based around a horse- box from which emerge ‘War'. ‘Death'. ‘Famine‘ and ‘Pestilence'. Can the Trainer (and the audience) help catch these four harbingers of .-\rmagcddon'.’ Urban Strawberry Lunch (3pm) The self-styled ‘interactivc drum circle‘ per- form music iising weird and wonderful instruments.
The Four Horsemen Of The Apocalypse 14pm) See above.
BBC Music Live On The Streets Parade
Begins at Blythwood Square. then along Satichiehall Street. down Buchanan Street. along Argyle Street. tip Queen Street. along Ingram Street. down (ilassfoi‘d Street. into Wilson Street. Parade ( 12.30pm) With Mortal ()rchestra. ('ity of Glasgow Pipes and Drums. lidinburgh Samba School. Bollywood Brass Band. Mischief l.a- Bas. Bill Wells Octet. Grand Theatre of Lemmings. (iutty Slippers. SheBoom. Commotion. Acid Brass. Inner Sense and Samba Ya Bamba.
Hit list 2
Overdose on an eclectic mix.
Parade (12.30pm) Get a one-stop sample of what the day has to offer as the parade begins at Blythwood SQuare The Spurting Man (1.30pm) Amuse and
‘bemuse yourself at the street theatre
antics of Avanti-Display, performing 111 Hutcheson Street (Map 15).
Nautilus Shells - Seascape (2pm) Discover an was of calm within the buzz of the City centre as Temple of Soond’s installation brings crashing waves to Virginia Street (Map 21).
The Nectarine No 9 (2.35pm) Left- field SOundS from one of Scotland’s most underrated groups, playing in Glassford Street (Map 13). , Blacka'nised (3.45pm) Edinburgh-based hip hop collective bringing a cool groove to Glassford Street (Map 13).
Mr McFalI's Chamber (4pm) Classical music \-V|ll never sound the same after this group set their strings loose on Gerdon Street (Map 5).
Windows '69 (4.45pm) Gaze in wonder at artist Gavrn Lockhart’s 30ft inflatable tower blocks, filling the south end of Hutcheson Street (Map 14).
Sticky: The Tower (10.15pm) End the day With a lLlSIOfl of art and architecture as puppeteers, pyrotechriioans and lighting designers create a building out of sticky tape in the lngram Street NCP Car Park (Map 20)
BBB MUSIC lllIE
BBC Music Live
All BBC Music Live performances take place in Glasgow and are listed by date. Listings compiled by Mark Robertson and Peter Ross. For information on all BBC Music Live events call 0845 309 9899. The ticket hotline is 0141 287 5000. You can also try the Way Ahead credit card line on 0141 339 8383 or in erson at any of the following box of ices: Ticket Centre, Candleriggs; Festival Studio, Argyle Street; Scottish Exhibition & Conference Centre.
THURSDAY 27 l
I Top Of The Pops Archaos. Queen Street. 204 3189. 8pm. An historic event as TOTP is broadcast from Scotland for the first time. In actual fact. only half of the show will be made in Glasgow. the other half coming from London as usual. Gail Porter will introduce Texas. Travis and Hepburn in Glasgow. while Jamie Theakston handles things in the Smoke. For information on how to get tickets call 0845 309 9899.
I Deacon Blue Glasgow Royal Concert 112111.287 5511. 7.30pm. SOLD OUT. Ricky. Lorraine et al return for a charity gig. lixpect heartfelt renditions of ‘Dignity‘ and the rest as the former Scotpop hit machine takes tts back to the
heady days of 1988 when Dougie Vipond
was a sex symbol. If you didn't manage
to get tickets for this show. then you’ll be
pleased to hear that tickets are available for their gigs at the Clyde Auditorium. Tue 1 8; Wed 2 Jun. Call 0141 339 8383. I Travis and Oslo The Garage. 332
l 120. 7.30pm. SOLD OUT. Travis are lager louts with library cards combining oafish power with well—read sensitivity. No doubt they‘ll be playing material from their new album The Man Who. which was released on Monday.
I Stereolab, Add N to (X), T009 and Momus. Coiticr Theatre. 357 3868. 7.30pm. For those who like their pop
music coming out of left-field and played
on old Moogs. this is the best gig at BBC Music Live. Add N To (X) make technology sexy on new album Ava/ii Hard. while Stereolab can always be relied upon for a show that makes keyboard bleeps and guitar drones sound
I Jazz Notes Strathclyde Suite. Royal Concert Hall. 287 5511. 7.45pm. £10. Tommy Smith and the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra celebrate the life and work of big band genius Duke Ellington by performing a number of his most popular works.
I Paul Jones Blues Concert featuring Geoff Muldaur Renfrew Ferry. 429 8676. 8pm. £6. A leading light of the UK folk and blues scene of the 1960s. Geoff Muldaur teams up with Paul Jones and the Big Town Playboys. the country‘s
leading R&B outfit fora night of the best i
in rhythm and blues.
I Hesperion XX The Piping Centre. 353 I
(1220. 7.30pm. £10. A rare visit to the UK from Spaniards Hesperion XX. an early music ensemble who explore their musical heritige. Passion. sorrow. comedy and love abound in their performance of music from the time of Velasquez. Jordi Savall directs the performance.
I BBC Symphony Orchestra St Aloysius Church. 10pm. Free. Mozart‘s Serenade For 13 Winds (Grand Partital
directed on clarinet by Osmo Viinska and ;
performed by members of the BBC Symphony Orchestra. I Louise Winter Gallery Of Modern
Art. 331 1854. lpm. Free. Heading anew
generation of British classical singers. Louise Winter shows off her mezzo soprano voice with a selection of French songs.
I Iain Anderson Festival Studio. Argyle Street. 2.30pm. Free. Award winning chat and a choice selection of classical and celtic music with live appearances and performances.
I Castillo Brel. Ashton Lane. 342 4966. 8pm. Free. Fringe event featuring a young Glasgow band on a pop/rock tip. I BBC Radio 2 Roadshow Buchanan Street. 2pm. Free. Presenters from Radio 2 introduce a host of pop music and surprise live guests every day. tip to and including Sun 30 May.
I Radio 3 Classics Princes Square. 1pm. Free. Performers from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama indulge the public with informal recitals of well-loved classics.
I Fabio 8i Grooverider Glasgow School of Art. 332 (1691. lllpm. £10. Jungle's originators and innovators will test the newly tipgraded Art School sound system with sounds from across the drum & bass spectrum. lixpect hard breaks. funk and jazz licks and huge. huge bass. Glasgow jungle stalwarts the Elements DJ crew provide support.
I Dougie MacLean Maryhill Central Community Hall. 287 5511. 7.30pm. £13. This BBC Music Live fringe event sees Scotland‘s most internationally famous folk singer. best known for the hit ‘Caledonia'. play a relatively intimate solo show.
I Friday Night Is Music Night Glasgow Royal Concert Ilall. 287 5511. 7.30pm, £8--£18. The best in popular classics from opera and musicals courtesy of the BBC Concert Orchestra and guests. Willard White and Maria liwing.
I Rosie Flores. Lynn Miles and The Woodys The Old Fruitmarket. 7pm. £9.50 (£7.50). Bryan Burnett is your host for this triple-bill of alt-country shenanigans. Known as ‘The Queen Of The Honky Tonks'. Rosie Flores has been a key figure on the scene since the mid 80s. Lynn .‘vliles is a Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist who is getting huge critical respect at the moment. The Woody's‘ vocal harmonies and rootsy guitar sound make them the bastard offspring of Gram Parsons and The liverly Brothers. Part of the Big. Big Country Festival.
I Afro Celt Sound System The Arches. 221 4001. 7pm. £8.5(1.(ienre- defying outfit mixing tip Irish and African influences with a modern. clubby feel. See preview. page 37.
I Kevin McDermott King Tut‘s Wah Wah Htit. St. Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £7. Acclaimed Scottish singer- songwriter.
I Mozart And Schubert Gallery Of Modern Art. 331 185-1. 7.30pm. £5. The Keller Quartet perform two immensely popular masterworks. Mozart's 1) Minor Quarter and Schubert's Dr'th And The Maiden.
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For information on all BBC Music Live events call 0845 309 9899. The ticket hotline is 0141 287 5000.
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