National Acoustic Music Week.
I Altered Beats 99 Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 221 1288. 10pm—3am. £3. See Mon 11.
I Maximum Rhythm 'n' Blues Festival Theatre, 13/29 Nicolson Street, 662 1112. 7.30pm. £16.50/£13.50/£10.50. The Manfreds and their special guests Chris Farlowe, Alan Price and Colin Blunstone provide an all star line-up.
' TUESDAY 19 Glasgow
I The Auteurs King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £7 plus booking fee. See preview for Luke Haines arch pop combo who recently released the excellent album How I Learned To Love The Bootboys.
I Chut and Vera Cruise Stylophone, The 13th Note Cafe, King Street, 553 1638. 8pm. £2. Vera Cruise are a new four-piece featuring ex and current members of AC Acoustics, The Ranters and Thrum.
I Nebula and The Heyze Bubble Lounge, 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 The Dynamic Duo Show Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 221 1288. 10pm—3am. £3. See Tue 12.
I Def Leppard SECC, Finnieston Quay, 287 7777. £17.50 plus booking fee. The archetypal poodle-rockers have produced a leaner but no less stadium-friendly sound of late. If you look closely, they might forget to be cool and put their feet on the monitors.
I Richard Thompson Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Sauchiehall Street, 287 5511. 7.30pm. £13 (£11). The only Scottish date for the man who spearheaded the folk rock boom of the 605. Part of Big Big World. -
I Rory Block The Ferry, Clyde Place, 553 0606. 8pm. £10 (£8). Rory’s a gal and she has been playing some mean Delta blues since the 605. Part of Big Big World.
I Eugene Speed, Fenster and Crackdown King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50 (advance), £4 (door). Power pop trio Eugene Speed have garnered the accolade of best unsigned band in Essex, all the more remarkable when you consider they come from Suffolk.
I Catharsis The 13th Note Cafe, King Street, 553 1638. 8pm. A GMC night.
I Gerry Lyons and Chris Gordon Nice ’n’ Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 8.30pm. £TBC.
I Greebo, Peyote and The Pedestrians Bubble Lounge, Strathclyde
The hip hippy: Beth Orton plays the Old Fruitmarltet
University Union, John Street, 567 5023. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.
I The Originals Flares, Bath Street, 331 5160. 9pm. Free.
I Johnny Logue Brel, Ashton Lane, 342 4966. 8pm. Free. Weekly acoustic spot. I Open Stage The Halt Bar, Woodlands Road, 564 1527. 8.30pm. Free.
I Live Music The 13th Note Club, Clyde Street, 243 2177. 9pm. £2. The glories/horrors of the Staff Band Night. I Live Music Strawberry Fields, Oswald Street, 221 7871. 9pm. £3.
I Recess and Garner The Venue, Calton Road, 557 3073. 8pm. £3. Local bands night.
I Jazz Singer's Night Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 221 1288. 10pm—3am. £3. Hosted by Cathie Rae with the Brian Kellock Trio.
I The Music Club 232 Cannon’s Gait, Canongate, 556 4481. 9pm. Free. See Wed 13.
I Norman Lamont Common Grounds, 2/3 North Bank Street, 226 1416. 7.30pm. Free.
THURSDAY 21 Glasgow
I Cher SECC, Finnieston Quay, 287 7777. £35/£25 plus booking fee. The ﬁrst lady of plastic surgery shimmies around to her AOR pop hits and wishes she could turn back time.
I The Charlatans Barrowland, Gallowgate, 552 4601. 7.30pm. £17.50 plus booking fee. Tim and co bounce back with new album Us And Us Only and, would you believe it, it’s the same groovy mish-mash they’ve proved very reliable in delivering over the past ten years of personal ups and downs.
I Raul Malo and Kim Richey Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Sauchiehall Street, 287 5511. 7pm. £15/£12.50 plus booking fee. No age restriction. Solo outing for the Mavericks mainstay.
I Shola Ama Soundpresence, The Temple, Pitt Street, 332 7522. 10pm. £5. A set from the young soul diva who won a Brit last year for her expen trilling and goes in more for ballads than funk and attitude. Plus DJs Tim Westwood, Femi Fem, Paul N’Jai and Naeem.
I Groop Dogdrill and co.uk The Cathouse, Union Street, 248 6606. 8pm. £6 plus booking fee. No age restriction, but would you let your daughters loose near the dirty trash rock of Groop Dogdrill?
I Bob Neuwirth and Willard Grant Conspiracy The Ferry, Clyde Place, 553 0606. 8pm. £8.50 (£6.50). Tickets from Ticket Centre, Candleriggs, 287 5511. Neuwirth formed the band for Bob Dylan’s Rolling Thunder Revue and is currently dipping his toes in Cuban waters. Willard Grant Conspiracy are a much fancied alt country combo with a swampy edge. Part of Big Big World.
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