rock & pop MUSIC

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).


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Arab Strap Anyone who thinks Gomez Vifgin' ~8in 5mg, 204 5151 have cornered the market in updating Credit card bookings from: the blues is foolishly ignoring Falkirk's Ticket Link: 287 5511. " ' troubled troubadours. Go and see them. EDINBURGH They might just be one of the most I important bands of your lifetime. Virgin Princes Street, 220 3234. Support from limpid Dot Allison. Rippiflg 39‘0"“ south 3’ “18¢. Edinburgh: The Liquid Room, Tue 28 Sep; 226 7010' Glasgow: Mitchell Theatre, Wed 29 Sep.

Assembly Rooms George Street,

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institution, but not all elderly rockers are dinosaurs. Some of them are Chrissie Hynde, and she is one of the coolest THURSDAY 23 people in the world. See preview. Glasgow . ' Glasgow: Barrow/and, Thu 30 Sep. I Cyc'efly and “"0 The Calhousci Travis Lovable unit-shifters like the Trav

Union Sm“ 248 6606' 8pm ‘5 Plus have few early nights to look forward to

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Glasgow’s Rico has recently released his affable bOY'VOCk 5 "Ct to 3” tastes: bUt debut alburn Sanctuary Medicines and heck, if the Stereophonics can fill WI” be raising hard 85 "5081. stadiums, Travis should by rights be

I Shriek and Anakin The 13th Note

Cafe, King Street, 553 1638. 8pm. £3. Wembley-bound. Glasgow: Barrow/and,

The return of Shriek, who were tipped a me 5 0“-

couple of years ago for their raucous FOLK/WORLD

guitars and sentiments and who are now Milla Drumke A friend and conaborator “grouping Wi‘h 1* "CW lint-"UP ‘0 lake 0" of the late Jeff Buckley much loved in her

the world once again.

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I Fat Lip Nice ’n’ Sleazy, Sauchiehall Club, Tue 5 Oct.

native Manhattan for two albums’ worth

Street, 333 9637. 9pm. ' ' ' ' , ; ,ci

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787 1. 9pm. £3. Bob Dylan, plays but one Scottish date to 2 .,

I Biffy Clyro. Indafusion and Puc Promote his recent 'beSt'Of'. NObOdY -. 1 : Plus Specral Guest Bubble Lounge (formerly The Knows. Glasgow: Royal Concert Hall, Sat ' r - - Darkroom), Strathclyde University 2 Oct. ,7 ,.. C U

Union, John Street, 567 5023. 9pm. Free.

Students and guests. CLASSICAL , , I Cal Kilkennys, John Street, 552 3505. Royal s‘otmh "at'onal O'Chesua G|aSg0w 9pm. Free. Launching their autumn season with ' O _ [1301 585550" Samuel Dow’s, Mahler, Tchaikovsky and Shostakovich. Audltorlum Road, Free. for Edinburgh Concert Hall, Thu 30 Sep. I Andy Neate Common Grounds, 2/3 saturd ay OCtOber North Bank Street, 226 1416. 7.30pm. I Michael Shelley, The Radio Free. Sweethearts and Cheeky Monkey The I John Burgess Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Ferry, Clyde Place, 553 0606. 9pm. Free. Street, 221 1288. 10pm—3am. £4/£3. Shelley’s album HaIfEmpry is the latest Contemporary jazz trio. release on Glasgow’s Shoeshine label and I machine Tap O’Lauriston, 80 this free gig is a party to launch it. Lauriston Place, 229 4041. 10pm. Free. Shelley is also one half of Cheeky Monkey, along with Francis MacDonald FRIDAY 24 of The Radio Sweethearts. Plus DJs Duglas Stewart and Chris Geddes. Part Glasgow of the fich festival. I Breakbeat Era The Arches, Midland I The Radar Brothers The 13th Note Street, 221 4001. 7.30pm. £10. A nifty Club, Clyde Street, 243 2177. 8.30pm. side-project from Roni Size featuring £4. New Chemikal Underground signings singer Lenny Laws and DJ Die alongside in the melancholy slowcore vein of Smog the dreadlocked guru himself. Drum & and the Palace Brothers. bass and jazz influences are high on the I Jynx, Canaveral and Marlo King agenda on their debut album Ultra Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, Obscene. Reprazent’s show at this venue 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50 (advance), £4 was one of the greatest gigs of recent (dosor). * 1* O * H I years, boding well for this first gig of the I unset Trio Grand Ole O r , Paisle ° “"'~' firm-T festival. Road T011, 429 5396. 7.30an i250 y SlXpence None the Rlcher “M. ii...- I Martyn Bennett Central Hotel, (£1.50 members). Country. ~\ Gordon Street. 9pm. £10 plus booking I Abba Disco Party Bourbon Street, Glasgow Garage a Friday 12th November " I luv ‘lh' fee. Tickets from Ticket Centre, George Street, 552 0141. 7pm. £5 Candleriggs and Virgin, Argyle Street. (£16.50 with dinner). Featuring an Abba More dreadlockcd innova‘ion’ this time tribute act. Tickets from venue Box Offices. Virgin (Glasgow 8 Edinburgh). from Benne" and his amazing electric . Fran schopplef The Ha" Bar, Ticket Centre (Candleriggs). Grouchos (Dundee) 8. Goldrusli (Perth) @ bagpipes. This date is part ofa Scottish Woodlands Road, 564 1527. 9pm. Free. TICKET HQTLINE; way Ahead 0141 339 8383 (24hrs) tour which has taken him from Skye to wwwiicketsonime,com. Dumfries. Continued over page

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