Gigs are listed by date, then by cit . Performances Will be listed, provi ed that details reach our offices at least eight days before publication. Rock and pop listings compiled by Fiona Shepherd (Glasgow) and Rodger Evans (Edinburgh).
Tickets for most medium/large concerts can be bought from the following:
Virgin, Argyle Street. 204 5 I 51 Credit card bookings from: Ticket Link: 287 SSI 1.
Virgin Princes Street. 220 3234. Ripping Records South Bridge. 226 7010.
Assembly Rooms George Street. 220 4349
' THURSDAY 27
I Deacon Blue (ilasgovv Royal Concert Hall. Sauchichall Street. 287 55| I. 7pm. S()I..I) ()I‘T. See BBC Music I.rvc listings. page I7.
I Travis The Garage. Saucliiehall Street. 332 I I20. 7pm. S()I,I) ()I 'T. .\'o age restriction. See BBC Music Live listings. page I7.
I Stereolab, Add N To (X), T009 and Momus Collier Theatre. Ily iitIIarid Street. 357 3868. 7.30pm. Sec BBC \Iusre I.i\e listings. page I."
I Paul Jones and Geoff Muldaur 8r The Big Town Playboys The l‘er'r'y. Clyde Place. 553 0600. 8pm. £0 See BBC Music Live. page l2
I Astral, The Room, Crackdown and Macrocosmica King Tut's Walt Wali lltit. St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8pm. £3.50. A&R showcase.
I E.A.R, Longstone and Land Of Nod The l3th Note Club. Clyde Street. 243 2I77. 8pm. £5 tadvancei. £(i idoori. BAR. or Experimental Audio Research to give the lull name is the current trading name of Sonic Boom. .Iasozi I’earcc's erstwhile sparring partner in Spaccirien 3. I Kersland The l3tli Note Cafe. King Street. 553 I638. 8pm. £2. Local sound system put on a bit of a live do.
I Camera Obscura and Speeder Nice 'n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 0637. 9pm. Jangliiig pop types who recently played at the Bowlie Weekender where they (or should we say. their r'cpreseiitativesi triumphed in the ‘celebrity' five-a-side Ctililcsl.
I Blue River Giants, Quarter, Substitute and Shyne The Calhouse. Union Street. 248 oouo. 8pm. £3.
I Castillo Brcl. Ashton I.arre. 342 woo. 8pm. Free. Power pop.
I Liquid Lunch Kilkciiriy 's. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. lirec.
I Jam Session Samuel I)ovv\. Nirlisdale Road. 423 ()l07. 8.30pm. Free.
I Chinaski Bar ()ne. Brandon Street. h’lothcrvvell. (llh‘LS’ 25I 30-1 Uprii £2.
I Eugene Kelly, Pigpen and Imperial Racing Club Potlerr'ovv. Bristo Square. (v50 9W5. 8pm. £5/£-l. Student or e\-stutleiit ll) required or sign in as a student guest or pay 50p fora temporary membership local record label Human Condition serv e up a ti‘iple-deckcr Scooby snack of a hill. Eugene Kelly vvas a favourite of one Kurt
. Cobaitr (and formerly of The \aseliiies. ' Captain America and Iiugeniusr. I’rgpen
make a right stinking good noise and IRC arc notcliirig up more super'lativ es than an entire series of Master Chef. Check them all out.
I A, Liberty 37 and Planet Boom the
Venue. Calton Road. 55" 307i Spin. £5
tplus hooking l'eci iii advance from Ripping or \"rrgiii. l.oud guitars. cool
I samples and vocal harrnonres'.’ It must be
.-\Y .\'ot alvvays entirely convincing on record. .-\ are a pretty cracking live band.
‘ I Andy Neate Coinrrron (irounds. 2/3
North Bank Street. 226 rtro. 7.30pm.
I Rodeohead Whistle Brnkies. Nitldr'y
Street. 55” 5| I4. I lprii. I‘r‘ee.
I Martin Kershaw Quartet Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 22I I288. I0pm—3airi. £4 (£3 i. (ir'oov e and contemporary jar/I.
' FRIDAY 28
I Rosie Flores, Lynn Miles and The Woodys ()Itl l5ruttrriai'ket. .-\Ihion Street. 28" 55 I I "put. £‘).5(lr£7 50i. Part of Big Big Country. Bryan Burnetts [r’rtr/rr/ .‘v't'ii' ()pi r \llri\\ comes Iive ll‘tilll this gig featuring .tll country favourite l‘lores. Carratlrari surgery'sorigvv r rter' .\lilcs and The \Vootlvs. vvlrose country rock has been tleser:beti as Byr'tls-irieets-Izver‘ly Brothers. I Afro Celt Sound System The Arches. .\lrtIIantI Street. 22I -ltitl| 7pm. £8.50 plus hooking tee See prev revv. page 37 and BBC Music l.r\e Irsttiigs. page I7.
‘ I Hugh Cornwell g2. Sauehreliall Street.
‘5‘ :I I I Tl‘lll Lb plus booking fee. Acoustic set lrorri the lor‘riier' Stranglers
I Prolapse, El Hombre Trajeado and PH Famin \re.‘ 'ri' SIea/jv. Sauclireliall Street. ‘11 “til” ‘lprn .‘\ night of hectic passion llr‘lll l.‘.‘1c“.'\lt‘l"\l’li‘..tl‘\t"-‘-lli‘gI\L‘ l\'ltlllll\‘\-i\ .i hit of a puriky seeing-to on their rievv .rlhurri (/r’rrvviv ()r' Dual.-\t'irr/>/ttitt'v. Support lrorir local kindred spirits.
I Kevin McDermott King Tut's \\'ah \\'ah llut. St Vincent Street. 231 52"). 8.30pm. L" plus hooking lee See BBC .\ltisrc l.ive listings. page I" for the perennial local lavourrte
I Dougie Maclean Corrirnunrty Central llail. .\l.riy|iill Road. It“ 55 I |. 8pm. £l5 plus booking lee. front I‘ickellrrik arid l.e l’ctit I’.«.:rr. Bytes ls’oatl See BBC .\lll\tv.‘
Live listings. page I7.
I Rico, Kasino and Cherry Radio I Stage. George Square. 8pm. Free. Showcase of local likely lads including Rico. who provides the missing link between Tricky and Nine Inch Nails.
I International Airport l3th Note Cat'é. King Street. 553 I638. 8pm sharp. £2. International Airport and other secret musicians salute European cinema in a night of neo-Pastelist free expression. that also features Truffaut's short film Antimie er Collette. This is the first night of Salute. a regular monthly club with live music and
; off-llic-vvall themes. Next month: Japanese § music featuring Maher Shalal Hash Baz.
I Su erfluff, Liminal and Sixth
Mem er The I3th Note Club. Clyde
Street. 243 2l77. 8pm. £3. A first birthday gig for Superfluff who. like Liminal. operate around the dance fringes.
I Snib Glyder, Jake's Diary and Locarno I‘ury .‘vlur'r‘y‘s. Maxwell Street. 22I 651 I. 9pm. £4 (includes entry to post-gig club). I Showboat Grand ()Ie Opry. Paisley
1 Road Toll. 429 53%. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1.50
I Castillo McChuilI‘s Way ()ut West. Kelvinhaugli Street. 221 5569. 9.30pm. Free. Power pop.
I Isis Samuel Dow's. Nithsdale Road. 423 ()I07. 8.30pm. l-"rcc.
I Picture House The Liquid Room. 9c
Victoria Street. 225 2564. 7pm. £8.50 from
Virgin or Ripping Records.
I James Brown Night Midnight Blue. Cafe Graffiti. Mansfield Place Church. Bl‘ottgliltm Street. 557 8003. lOpm—Zam. £5. The sex machine himself Tony King makes a welcome return to pay homage to
i the godfather of funk.
I Dynamic Duo Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 22I I288. 10pm—3am. £5 (£4). The l)tio present the Scottish Scratching Championships.
I Honky Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. I0prn. £5. l—‘ree before llpm. .\Iotovv n cov crs band.
28 29 30 MAY
at The Cowane Theatre, Cowane Street, Stirling, Scotland
01786 44 2
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01786 473 544
Stirling’s annual event for inventive new music and sound
Mass Producers, the UK’s only 20 piece all female sax outfit; Ochre Records’ evening of electronica with Experimental Audio Research, Longstone, Land of Nod 8 Mount Vernon Arts Lab; Otomo Yoshihide returns with his frontline explosive noise; vocals from Japanese Haco; a sci-fi symphony from Badgewearer; Canadian turntablist Martin Tétreault's first Scottish performance and Ireland’s Brian Irvine Ensemble fusing everything from thrash metal to 20th century classical.
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