rock & pop


Gigs are listed by date, then by ci . 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).

Ticket information

Tickets for most mediumllarge concerts can be bought from the following:

Virgin, Argyle Street. 204 5l5l Credit card bookings from: Ticket Link: 287 55l l. '

Virgin Princes Street. 220 3234. Ripping Records South Bridge. 226 7010.

Assembly Rooms George Street.

'220 4349 THURSDAY 24 Glasgow ~

I The Junket. Buzzbomb and ph Family King 'l'tit‘s Walt \Vali Hill. St Vincent Street. 22| 5279. 8.30pm. £4 plus booking lee. Iii-octane alternative sotmds li'om all concerned.

I Trent, Magicdrive, The Needles. Phonefrealt, Scan Carriers and Cinefilm The Cathotise. Union Street. 248 6606 7pm. £4. Impressive bill of talent ll'tilll (ilasgow. Edinburgh and Aberdeen. including the manic pop ol' \lagictlriye. gai‘agey sounds from The Needles and .t \ agtiely trip-hoppy llavotii' li'oiii l’honel'reak.

I Earthtemple 'l‘tie l-ei'i'y. (‘lytle Place. 553 0606, 8pm. £4. l.atiiich gig lor the debut album /.I('\ .‘lllt/ llll't’IlIHI/I by this local pop combo whose music leatures

iii/I and blues tiiitlcretiri'ents.

I Shy Rights Movement, Huxley and My Legendary Girlfriend The l3lh Note Cale. King Street. 553 I638. 8pm. £2.

I Heist, Heirloom and Johnson Nice 'n’ Sleazy. Satichiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.

I The Pedestrians, Pelter, Seesaw ant) Jinx Strawberry l'lL‘ltl\. ()swaltl Street.

22 787| 9pm, £3



I Beretta and Brown Eye Superfly Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 567 5023. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.

I Valuta Glasgow School Of Art. Renfrew Street. 332 4837. 9pm. Free. Students and guests. Local band professing a love of Weimar-era cabaret/Kurt Weill and the decadent likes. I Gemma Mac Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.

I Jam Session Samuel Dows. Nithsdale Road. 423 0l07. 8.30pm. Free.

I Hot Buddha Bar One. Brandon Street. Motherwell. 0l698 25! 304. 8pm. £ I.


I Andy Neate Common Grounds. 2/3 North Bank Street. 226 l4 16. 7.30pm. Free

I Martin Kershaw Quartet Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 22I I288. l0pm—3aiii. £4 (£3). Groove and contemporary jazz. I Rodeohead Whistle Binkies. Niddi'y Street. 557 5| l4. Ilpm. Free.

I John Burgess Contemporary Jazz Trio Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 22l I288. l0pm—3am. £4 (£3). Contemporary jazz in a Joe Henderson style l'rom tenor saxophonist Burgess. plus John Rae on drums and Kenny lillis on bass.


Glasgow I Beth Nielsen Chapman ()ltl

Frtiiimarket. Albion Street. 287 55 l l.

7.30pm. £l3.5() plus booking fee. No age restriction. She's a little bit country. she's a little bit pop. as Donny and Marie didn't sing. New to these shores. Chapman is nevertheless currently promoting her greatest hits album.

I Ben Vaughn and astrid C‘C‘H. Mai'yliill Road (opp. Napiershall Street). 287 55l l. 8pm. £6 plus booking fee. New Jersey's Ben Vaughn continues his

. Scottish odyssey ~ his first iii over twenty

years as a professional musician. It you like rock 'n' roll with a touch of still guitar and the lopsided perspectiye ol’ Jonathan Richman. make the most of this long-overdue appearance. Part of the West End Festival.

I Sneaker Pimps g2. Satichichall Street. 353 3| l l. 7pm. £5 plus booking

5 fee. No age restriction. Millenial trip-

hop-poppers the Pimps return minus singer Kelli Dayton who they now seem ; to be implying was only drafted in as a

rent-a-l‘rontpersoii. Guitar Chris Corner

7 now takes on \ ocal duties and the lii'st

, fruits of tlic qtiai'iet's efforts is

forthcoming single '|.ow Fi\e',


I Diesel Bone. Fenster and Racing Green King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 22l 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50 (advance). £4 (door). Local band triple bill.

I Maher Shalal Hash 832 The l3th Note Cale. King Street. 553 I638. 8pm. £5 (£3 Salute members). The new Salute club presents sortie extra-curricular activity. See preview for these Japanese exponents ol‘ magic primitive l‘olk with support from special illtiminati.

I Why Bradley Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University L'nion. John Street. 567 5023. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.

I Panhandlers Grand Ole ()pi'y. Paisley Road Toll. 429 5396. 7.30pm. £2.50

l .50 members). Yeeee-hal

I Abba DiSCO Party Bourbon Street. George Street. 552 ()I4 I. 7pm. £5

l4.5() with dinner). Featuring an Abba tribute act.

I Fraudster McChuills. High Street. 552 2l35. l0pni. Fiec.

I Drippo Zy and The Soubrettes .‘ylcClitiills Way ()tit West. Kelvinhatigh Street. 22l 5569. 9.30pm. Free.

I The Outpatients Samuel Dow s. Nithsdale Road. 423 ()I07. 8.30pm. Free.


I Kirk Brandon and Perfect Blue Attic. Dyers Close. Cowgate. 225 8332. 7.30pm. £5 in advance from Virgin or Ripping. lix-Spear Of Destiny l‘rontniaii Kirk Brandon in solo mode.

I Midnight Latin Blue Midnight Blue. Cale Gral‘liti. Mansfield Place Church. Brotigliton Street. 557 8003. l0pm—2aiii. £5. Hot Latin grooves with Paul Harrison (twice young iazz musician ol' the year) on piano.

I Holly Tomas ('oiiiiiion (irouiids. 2/3 North Bank Street. 226 I4 I6. 7 30pm. l‘l't‘c‘.

I Groove Diggaz .la// .loiiit. 8 Morrison Street. 22l I288. l0piii~3ani £5 (£4). Heavy slices ol' sotil-l‘tmk limit this quintet. lt‘tlllll'lllg Tony King on vocals.



I Beverley Craven (‘otiiei- Theatre. Hyndlantl Street. 357 3868. 8pm. £l7.5(). The ever-polite Ms Craven has just released her blandl'est of a new album .llitt't/ Iii/rulimii. ten tracks ol‘ piano ballatli'y so banal it makes Vonda Shepard sound iioi bad actually. Part of the West Find Festival

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Diamond geezers: Ladysmith Black Mambazo play Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Wed 30 Jun

rock & pop MUSIC

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This issue ’5 best gigs

The Garden Party Celebrate histOry in the making at Scotland's first gig under its own Parliament Starring Garbage, IdleWiId, The Delgados and undisclosed special guests See Parliament Party feature Edinburgh Princes Street Gardens, Thu 7 Jul

Sneaker Pimps Intense young things, on the brink of a big comeback despite the loss of their original singer, publiCising their current Single ’Low Five Dark breakbeats, lush torchsongs and sharp cheekbones aplenty G/asgow Garage, Fri 25 jun WORLD

Ladysmith Black Mambazo Africa's biggest sellers, household names over here thanks to Paul Simon's Grace/and and those Heinz ads, With 57 varieties of hypnotic a cappella harmonies Maybe See prewew (i/asgoii/ Royal Concert Hall, Wed 30 lun

Tam White 8e

Brian Keno ck Album launch concert

29th June 9.30PM Tron Theatre, Glasgow.

‘The Crossing’

is a stunning new CD from Caber Music,

‘gramte wrapped in silk! Available now as a

signed , limited edition

from ‘Freepost Caber Music’ , or Tel: 0151 6525 2205 for details.

24 Jun—8 Jul 1999 THE U3T45