I The Llama Farmers, Wrist and Summersalt King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5 plus booking fee. The headliners are a teen four-piece who are still ﬁnding their feet in the post-grunge wilderness, but their current single ‘Yellow’ promises better things ahead.
I Urban Verve, Canvas and Northern Lights Velvet Rooms, Sauchiehall Street, 332 0755. 8.30pm. New weekly live music showcase kicks off with a Verve tribute band and an indie disco to follow. I Crackdown The 13th Note Club, Clyde Street, 243 2177. 9pm. £4. Local guitar band plus DJs from Solution and Laurence Hughes come together for this benefit night for Children 1st. Proceeds will go towards the cost of a Sinai desert adventure trek planned by the Killen Family Resource Centre for abused children.
Following the herd: The Llama Farmers
I The Shyne and Central Strawberry Fields, Oswald Street, 221 7871. 9pm.
I Husband The Darkroom, Strathclyde University Union, John Street, 567 5023. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.
I Bronx Flares, Bath Street, 331 5160. 9pm. Free. Sounds of the 705.
I Jonny Logue Brel, Ashton Lane, 342 4966. 8pm. Free. Solo acoustic spot.
I Open Stage The Halt Bar, Woodlands Road, 564 1527. 8.30pm. Free.
I Norman Lamont Common Grounds, 2/3 North Bank Street, 226 1416.
7.30 m. Free.
I T e Music Club 232 Cannon’s Gait, Canongate, 556 4481. 9pm. Free. Open
mic night - acoustic and electric, covers
I Cathie Rae's Jazz Singer's Night Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 221 1288. 10pm-3am. £3.
I Bottleneck Duo Whistle Binkies, Niddry Street, 557 5114. 11pm. Free.
THURSDAY 16 Glasgow I 911 and Fred & Roxy SECC, Finnieston Quay, 287 7777. 6.30pm. £14.50 plus booking fee. With the advent of the likes of A1 and Another Level, 911 are actually looking like quite a worthwhile boy band proposition these days. However, they are still the worst offenders in the lame cover versions category. Support from swinging sisters Fred & Roxy. I Silt. Dieselbone and Coda King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4 plus booking fee. The must-see headliners are an abrasive Icelandic combo who, it is muttered, inﬂuenced the sound of the last Blur album through their friendship with Damon Albarn. Which, given the disappointment of 13 is selling the quartet a bit short. I Gilded Lil The 13th Note Club, Clyde Street, 243 2177. 9pm. £2. Howlin’ and holierin’ from this touted Edinburgh group who could give Royal Trux a run for their money in the trashy blues rock stakes. I Cornerstone And Canaveral Nice ’n’ Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 9pm. I Darling and Tokoloshe Strawberry Fields, Oswald Street, 221 7871. 9pm. £3. Darling are a London-based quintet from the indie end of the spectrum with an international background, including a drummer from Istanbul who has played in General Noriega’s salsa band. I The Lennons and Cunning Stunts The Darkroom, Strathclyde University Union, John Street, 567 5023. 9pm. Free. Students and guests. German punk rockers The Lennons changed
rock & pop MUSIC
their name from Moloko Plus in the week that John Lennon got shot and apparently do a version of Andy Cameron’s ‘I Want To Be A Punk Rocker, But My Mammy Willnae Let Me’ entitled ‘lch War So Gern Ein Punkrocker, Aber Mutti Lasst Mich Nicht’.
I Jam Session Samuel Dow’s, Nithsdale Road, 423 0107. 8.30pm. Free. I Live Music Kilkennys, John Street, 552 3505. 9pm. Free.
I Llama Farmers. Mist and Racer The Venue, Calton Road, 557 3073. 8pm. £5. Post grunge rock from the Llama Farmers boys.
I Andy Neate Common Grounds, 2/3 North Bank Street, 226 1416. 7.30pm. Free.
I Yoyo Kilili Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 221 1288. 10pm—3am. £4/£3. Jazz and breakbeat with an exotic edge.
I Rodeohead Whistle Binkies, Niddry Street, 557 5114. 11 pm. Free.
FRIDAY 17 Glasgow
I the Clint Boon Experience, Lee Griffiths and Astral King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5 plus booking fee. The formerly pudding-bowled one on keyboards from Inspiral Carpets continues to go all swirly and psychedelic poppy on us in his new combo. See preview for Mancunian singer/songwriter Lee Grifﬁths.
I Paddy Casey Nice ’n’ Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 6.30pm. Free, but ticketed. Tickets from the Monday night acoustic jam for this showcase from the young Dublin singer/songwriter, promoting his album Amen (50 Be It).
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