I The Heyze. Tutulus and Buzzer Fury

Murry's. Maxwell Street. 22I 65 l I. 9pm.

£4. including entry to post-gig club.

I The Robbie Earl Band Grand Ole ()pi‘y. Paisley Road Toll. 429 5396. 7.30pm. £2.50 l .50 members). Country.

I Abba Disco Party Bourbon Street. George Street. 552 0l4l. 7pm. £5

l4.50 with dinner). Including Iive Abba tribute act.

I Hustler and Grace Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 567 5023. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.

I Rev Doc And The Congregation McChuill's. Hiin Street. 552 2I35. l0pin. I-"ree. Trad R&B xx ith harmonica embellishment.

I Trent McChuiIl's Way Out West. Kelvinhaugh Street. 22l 5569. 9.30pm. Free.

I Colin & Leighton Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 564 l527. 9pm. Free. I The Rhythm Rogues Samuel Dow's. Nithsdale Road. 423 0l07. 8.30pm. Free.


I Friday Night At The Movies Midnight Blue. Cale Graf'fiti. Mansfield Place Church. Broughton Street. 557 8003. I0pni—2am. £5. The Midnight Blue Band pay tribute to classic movie themes. from Bull/'7 to [iii/til.

I Holly Tomas Common Grounds. 2/3 North Bank Street. 226 I-ll6. 7.30pm. l'l'L'L‘.

I El Cometa Jazz loan. 8 lvlorrison Street. 22l I288. l0pm—3am. £5 (£4). Latin. jazz. funk and Nu-Yorkian soul. Time to put vour salsa lessons to the test. I The Bottleneck Blues Band Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5I H. I lpm.




I The Freestylers g2. Sauchiehall Street. 353 3| I I. [0.30pm. £8 plus hooking Ice. Cool hip-hop crew play a rescheduled gig.

I Carol Laula, Splendid and Beth Brewer King Tut‘s Walt Walt Hut. St Vincent Street. 22I 5279. 8.30pm. £8.50 plus booking fee. Hometown gig for the singer/songerter who draws on blues and folk traditions.

I Hood, Empress and The Cannanes l3th Note Club. Clyde Street. 243 2 I77. 8pm. £5. Headliners Hood play melancholic slowcore.

I The Channel and Sherpa Nice ‘n’ Slcal}. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. I New Diesel Cowboys Grand Ole ()pry. Paisley Road Toll. 429 5396. 7.30pm. £2.50 t £I.50 members).

I Phil Collins Tribute Bourbon Street. George Street. 552 0l~ll. 7pm. £5

I950 \\ ith dinner).

I The Perfect Body Cavern Bar. Strathelyde University Union. .Iohn Street. 567 5023. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.

I The Dagmars McClluills Way Out West. Kelvinhaugh Street. 221 5569. 9.30pm. Free. Rock 'n' roll.

I The Vagabonds Wasys. Candleriggs. 552 87l7. 9pm. Free. Popular covers.

I The Originals Kilkennys. .lohn Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.

I Magic Blue Surfers The Wharf. Yoker Ferry Road. 959 20l6. 9pm. Free. I Bad Influence Samuel Dows. Nithsdale Road. 423 ()l()7. 8.30pm. Free. I Open Stage Hall Bar. thxllands Road. 564 I527. 4--8pnt. Free.

I Live Music Halt Bar. Woodlands Roatl. 564 I527. 9pm. Free.


I The Beta Band Liquid Room. 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564. 7pm. £8.50. A name to be dropped by such arbiters of cool as The Beastie Boys. Beck and Noel Gallagher. The Edinburgh art-school tricksters merely shrug and do their eclectieally stoned beats thing. See album

I The Soul Kings Venue. Caltou Road. 557 3073. l0.30pm. Price the. A Disco In l'erno production.

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Marianne Faithfull On her last visit to Scotland, the 605 icon and ground-breaking singer-songwriter played a set weighted heavily towards Brecht and Weill, but promises a rockier set this time around. Edinburgh: Queen '5 Hall, Mon 27 Jun.

Blondie Their new material is no match for the old, but it's heartening to see Blondie still scoring Number One hits. At The Barrowland a few months ago, they showed how much life was left in them. Glasgow: SECC. Sat 79 Jun.

The Beta Band Eclectic, and possibly quite mad Scottish combo whose long-awaited debut has everything but a drumkit made of dustbin lids. These boys may be on drugs. Edinburgh; Liquid Room, Sat 72 Jun.


Ines de Castro Another chance to experience James Maclvlillan’s acclaimed first full-scale opera three years on. Dividing audiences and critics on its first outing, it’s on the way to becoming recognised as a great work. Glasgow: Theatre Royal. Thu 70 Jun.

I Cinnamon Skin and Voices Attic. Dyers Close. Cowgate. 225 8382. 7.30pm. £3.

I Son 14 Lizzard Lounge. Cal'e Graffiti. Mansfield Place Church. Broughton Street. 557 8003. 9.30pm—2am. £8. Legendary l4-piece Cuban band with ‘the Shark' on vocals.

I Proi Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5| l4. llpm. Free.



I China Crisis Pavilion. Renl‘ield Street. 332 l846. 7.30pm. £I0. Wimpy Liverpudlian popsters who lit tip the charts with their fey jangling when Belle 8: Sebastian were only knee-high to grasshoppers.

I Cay, Serum and Widescreen King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 22I 5279. 8.30pm. £4.50 plus booking fee. See preview for the bolshy Cay.

I Iinky Gilmour Ferry. Clyde Place. 553 0606. 8pm. £7. The Silencers vocalist performs a tribute to Cln'isty Moore.

I Experimental Pop Band and Yossarian I3th Note Care. King Street. 553 I638. 8pm. £4. With the emphasis on pop more than experimental.

I Diesel Bone and Bekerofka Nice 'n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.

I Trampas Grand Ole Opry. Paisley Road Toll. 429 5396. 7.30pm. £2.50

l .50 members). Country.

I Big George Jinty McGinty’s._Ashton Lane. 339 0747. 4—7pm. Free. Veteran of the Glasgow blues wars. Part of the West End Festival.

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