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I BBC Radio Scotland Roadshow Festival Studio. Argyle Street. lpm. l’ree. 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 Thu 27.
I Chaka Khan Clyde Auditorium. 339 8383. 7.30pm. LID—£17.50. The soul diva most famous for her 1984 Prince- penned hit ‘I Feel For You’ and 70s
classic ‘l'm livery Woman‘. (‘haka Khan pays a rare visit to the L'K. 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 doubt 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 Cottier Theatre. 357 3868. 8pm. £10. .»\ live broadcast in conjunction with Radio 2 secs Jools bring his very big band to
town. The Later host will extol the virutes of all that is R&B. while Sam Brown brings a strong. soulful voice to the proceedings. lixpect a host of classic tunes from down though the years with a few originals flung in for good measure. arid keep your fingers crossed that he doesn't tryout his escruciatingly awful interviewing technique.
I Idlewild, Chicks and Billy Mahonie (iarage. 332 1120. 7.30pm. £7.50. Scotland‘s ldlewild released the excellent Hope Is Important album last year and have a deserved reputation as Britain's best live band. (‘hicks are on a teen. trash tip. Billy Mahonie offerconsidered post-rock. I The Jungle Brothers, Fredd Fresh, Les R hmes Digitales and U9 y
Duck ing 512.353.3111. 10.30pm. U). Mary Anne llohhs has whipped tip a
spectacular hill featuring a diverse mix of
heat fi‘eakei'y. Hip hop veterans The Jungle Brothers never fail to please vv ilh their mix of tip-beat breaks and positive rhymes which has seen them become rap legends. l-‘reddy liresh is a l)Jing phenomenon. mixing musical styles. paces and genres with a casual finesse which never fails to astound. Les Rythmes Digitales is the project of Jacques l.e (‘ont part keyboard virtuoso. pat‘t Slls pop stat‘. Hip hop collective l'gly Duckling will open the show. but their set will not be broadcast so there‘s no point shouting out rude words during that bit.
The Last Waltz (ieorge Square. h’pm. liree. This is the filial event of BBC .‘vltisic Live. If you’ve ever fancied tripping the light fantastic in a little more style. then head down to (ieorge Square for free lessons in various dance styles from Salsa to line dancing.
Fraudster Brel. Ashton Lane. 342 4906. 8pm. liree. Local rock band playing this BBC Miisic l.ive fringe event.
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To help you get the most out of BBC Music Live, we have picked out one performance from each of the remaining five days that we are sure will be of especially high quality.
Travis Last issue’s cover stars combine Oasrs-style power With the gentler touch of Radiohead. Plus, Fran Healy's pretty dishy in his own right. The Garage.
Rosie Flores, Lynn Miles and The Woodys A strong triple bill With an alternative country feel. Part of the Big Big Country festival. The Old Frur'tmarket.
The Mavericks and The Felsons Popular country that's more likely to have you clapping yOur hands than weeping into your Jack Daniels. Edinburgh country rockers The Felsons are worth getting along early for. SECC.
On The Streets — City Of Design A day of free live music and entertainment on the streets of Glasgow including a set from The Lanterns. Starts at 72.45pm ln Sauchiehall Street.
Breezeblock Radio 1 DJ Mary Anne Hobbs presents a great bill with the emphasis on beats. The Jungle Brothers headline wrth Les Rythmes Digitales, Freddy Fresh and Ugly Duckling. 92.
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