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. Argf'le Street, 204 5151 Credit car bookings from: 'I'tcket Link: 287 5511.

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

Assembly Rooms George Street, 220 4349



I The Sugarhill Gang King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £10 plus booking fee. The 20th anniversary get-together for the original rap collective responsible for such influential tracks as ‘The Message’, ‘Adventures On The Wheels Of Steel’ and ‘White Lines’ which combined old school funk with street poetry and spawned the world’s biggest-selling musical genre. Featurin Melle Mel.

I Electroscope and lunch The 13th Note Cafe, King Street, 553 1638. 9pm. Dots and loops from Electroscope who produce Moog moods and guitar distortion.

I Closer and Street Talk Strawberry Fields, Oswald Street, 221 7871. 9pm. £3. I Blu and Aura The Bubble Lounge, Strathclyde University Union, John Street, 567 5000. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.

I Jimmy Riff The Halt Bar, Woodlands Road, 564 1527. 9pm. Free. Local singer/songwriter performing rock, folk and roots material.

I Jam Session Samuel Dow’s, Nithsdale Road, 423 0107. 8.30pm. Free.


I Andy Neate Common Grounds, 2/3 North Bank Street, 226 1416. 7.30pm. Free.

I Sylvia Rae Quartet Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 221 1288. 9.30pm-3am. £4/£3. Exquisite jazz vocals covering a range of standards and originals.

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I Jim's Superstereo World and Senna The Cathouse, Union Street, 248 6606. 8pm. £7.50 plus booking fee. No age restriction on this show. The eponymous Jim is a former member of Carter The Unstoppable Sex Machine, perennial student favourites from the early 905. How soon we for et.

I Sugarplum Fairies, The Newtown Grunts and Widescreen King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4.50 plus booking fee. Tonight’s headliners wrote the music for The Armstrong And Miller Show and feature ex-Honeycrack and Wildhearts guitarist Willie Dowling (not to be confused with glossy soul smoothie Will Downing). Support from politicised punks and keen-as-mustard indie youngsters.

I 999 Nice’n’Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 9pm. Old punks die hard.

I Blue Orbit and Striker Asylum, Caledonian University Union, Cowcaddens Road, 332 0681. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.

1., , ROCK/POP Eminem Snotty-nosed little misogynist or the most talented new rhymer around? Missy Elliot rates him, so he can’t be all bad, but expect some lyrical outrages against taste. See feature. Glasgow: Barrow/and, Wed 10 Nov.

Chip Taylor At the other end of the scale, a nice old fella sings some of his great love songs, including ’Wild Thing' and ’Angel Of the Morning'. He’s Jon Voight's brother, you know. Which makes him Angelina Jolie’s uncle. Glasgow: 13th Note Cafe, Mon 8 Nov.

Gorky's Zygotic Mynci (pictured) Get into some serious poodle rockin' with the sweetest post-Bowie whimsy merchants ever to issue out of Wales. And please will more bands follow their wayward example and play at the Art School? Glasgow: School Of Art, Sun 74 Nov.

Basement laxx Crazy jumping monkeys of the bankers beat and the daft distorted vocal. The whole thing may well be a guffaw at the expense of silly novelty dance music, but the kids will whoop with joy nonetheless. Glasgow: Barrow/and, Sat 13 Nov.


Tai Mahal Legend committed to reacquainting American blues traditions with their African roots, playing with Toumani Diabete, master of the kora. Glasgow: The Old Fruitmarket, Sun 74 Nov.

I Nebula and Sleepflower Fury Murrys, Maxwell Street, 221 6511. 9pm. £4, including entry to post-gig club.

I Dawn Patrol and Subway The Bubble Lounge, Strathclyde Univeristy Union, John Street, 567 5000. 9pm. Free. Students and uests.

I Boots An Saddles Grand Ole Opry, Paisley Road T011, 429 5396. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1.50 members). Country.

I Abba Disco Party Bourbon Street, George Street, 552 0141. 7pm. £5 (£16.50 with dinner). Featuring an Abba tribute combo as part of the proceedings. I The Judy Circus The Halt Bar, Woodlands Road, 564 1527. 9pm. Free. Collective of local singer/songwriters. I Full House Samuel Dow’s, Nithsdale Road, 423 0107. 8.30pm. Free.

I Live Music McChuills Way Out West, Kelvinhaugh Street, 221 5569. 9.30pm. Free.


I Basic Collective Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 221 1288. 10pm-3am. £6/£5. New cool soul jazz collective.

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