I Rev Doc And The Congregation Bourbon Street, George Street, 552 0141. 7pm. £4. Trad R&B.
I Eugene White The Wharf, Yoker Ferry Road, 959 2016. 3—6pm. Free.
I Live Music The Chill Zone, Kilkennys, John Street, 552 3505. 9pm. Free.
I Mila Drumke and Holly Tomas The Tron Club, 9 Hunter Square, 220 1550. 8pm—midnight. £4/£3. Smokey voiced, introspective pop from New York-based singer-songwriter Mila Drumke (pictured on page 55) on her ﬁrst UK tour.
I The Paradise Motel Borders, Buchanan Street, 222 7700. 7pm. Tasmanian devils who have relocated to London and celebrate the release of their Reworkings album, featuring remixes of their tracks by the likes of Mogwai and Sonic Youth’s Lee Ranaldo, with a floaty, atmospheric acoustic set which will sound nothing like the CD.
I The Radio Sweethearts The 13th Note Cafe, King Street, 553 1638. 8pm. Regular outing for these country boys.
I The Gents, Manhattan Project and Nothing Sacred The Venue, Calton Road, 557 3073. 8pm. £3. A triple bill of local talent with a rock ﬂavour, Nothing Sacred having an eponymously titled CD out just now.
I Altered Beats Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 221 1288. 10pm-3am. £3. Jazz funk from Green Juice. Yummy.
I Jonathan Kemp Common Grounds, 2J3 North Bank Street, 226 1416. 7.30pm. Free. Classical to reggae.
I Michael Shelley and Hefner The Beat Room, g2, Sauchiehall Street, 353 3111. 7pm. Free. The BBC Choice music show returns for a further bout of regular recordings. g2 is its new venue and there’s a chance to see touring acts for free. See Fri 24 for Michael Shelley. Over the space of two albums, Hefner have managed to give gawky indie rock a good name with their paeans to love in all its tortuous forms.
I The Soundrels Bubble Lounge (formerly The Darkroom), Strathclyde University Union, John Street, 567 5023. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.
I Glasgow Songwriters Blackfriars, Bell Street, 552 5924. 9.15pm. Free. Plus open mic guest spot.
I Live Music Slylophone, The 13th Note Cafe, King Street, 553 1638. 8pm. £2.
I The Dynamic Duo Show Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 221 1288. 10pm-3am. £3. Breakbeat and hip hop act including rappers and breakdancers. Old skool
I Colin Campbell Common Grounds, 2/3 North Bank Street, 226 1416. 7.30pm. Free. Acoustic ballads.
I Arab Strap The Liquid Room, 9c Victoria Street, 225 2564. 7.30pm. £7 in advance from Ripping and Virgin. Falkirk’s finest have a new LP ’Elephant Shoe’ (which isn’t even rude) and plenty more tales of love lost and found and all round Bukowski-esque mischief. Rascals.
I Arab Strap And Dot Allison Mitchell Theatre, Granville Street, 287 5511. 7pm. £7.50 plus booking fee. The lovely Arab Strap return to the Mitchell Theatre where once they struggled to be heard over the audience’s whispers when they supported Belle & Sebastian. Check out their new album Elephant Shoe for a less bitter take on the life and loves of Aidan Moffat. Support from Dot Allison, forging her own path a few years after
parting company with the swoonsome One Dove. Her own material is inﬂuenced by everyone from Gram Parsons to Dusty Springﬁeld.
I Big Sky The Ferry, Clyde Place, 553 0606. 8pm. £6. Album launch for this group who feature members of Capercaillie, fronted by vocalist Laura McKerron. Their music drinks in Celtic, dance and p influences.
I The Hig Fidelity and The Starlets The Beat Room, g2, Sauchiehall Street, 353 3111. 7pm. Free. Another free Beat Room recording featuring the spacey analogue and digital sounds of The High Fidelity and the fop pop of The Starlets. I Go smack and Newtown Grunts King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £6. Boston rockers Godsmack have just had the honour of supporting Black Sabbath. Support from charming punk combo Newtown Grunts. Part of the funcT festival.
I Pink Kross Nice ’n’ Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 9pm. Ladies with an attitude kick ass with their Ramones-influenced garage strutting.
I Astral. Riser and Fred Velvet Rooms, Sauchiehall Street, 332 0755. 8.30pm. £3. Continuing the Velvet Rooms’ weekly showcase of up-and-coming local bands with a gig headlined by a group who went down well in the new bands tent at T in the Park and have received a fair deal of airplay for current indie single ‘Future Times’. A mini-album follows in October.
I Nennisi, Kojak and Canaveral The 13th Note Club, Clyde Street, 243 2177. 8.30pm. £2.
I Grease Monkeys, Mondo A-go-go and Beatroot The 13th Note Cafe, King Street, 553 1638. 8pm. £2. Garage punk from the Grease Monkeys and surf instrumentals from Mondo A-go- o.
I Sponge, Pelter, Soft Porn Edgdie, The Blimps and The Situates Strawberry Fields, Oswald Street, 221 7871. 9pm. £3. The headliners hail from Gloucester.
I Brickhouse Flares, Bath Street, 331 5160. 9.30pm. Free. Celebrating the sounds of the 703.
I Jonny Logue Brel, Ashton Lane, 3421 4966. 8pm. Free. Weekly acoustic solo spot.
I Open Stage The Halt Bar, Woodlands Road, 564 1527. 8.30pm. Free. Informal evening for local musicians to show off their wares.
I Live Music Bubble Lounge (formerly The Darkroom), Strathclyde University Union, John Street, 567 5023. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.
I Bottleneck Duo Whistle Binkies, Niddry Street, 557 5114. 11pm. Free.
I Cathie Rae's Jazz Singer's Night Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 221 1288. 10pm-3am. £3.
I Norman Lamont Common Grounds, 2/3 North Bank Street, 226 1416.
7.30 m. Free.
I T e Music Club 232 Canon’s Gait, Canongate, 556 4481. 9pm. Free. Open mic night - acoustic and electric, covers or originals.
I The Pretenders and Paddy Casey Barrowland, Gallowgate, 552 4601. 7.30pm. £13.50 plus booking fee. Cool Chrissie and her boys may produce albums of inconsistent merit but live they can still turn on the charisma. Original Pretenders sticksman Martin Chambers is a force to be reckoned with. Support act is Dublin singer/songwriter Paddy Casey. I Sneaker Pimps Queen Margaret Union, University Gardens, 339 9784. 8pm. £5. Students and guests. The Pimps have had a warm reception to their latest incarnation following the departure of singer Kelli Dayton. Guitarist Chris Corner has taken over on vocals but the vibe’s still dark and moody.
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