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Tel: 0141 334 2665 3

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The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Where the world comes to eat

open Monday - Saturday from 5.30pm and Sunday performance days only.

the groonroom The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall 2 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3NY Telephone: 0141 331 2555


cafe bar

12a broughton street lane

edinburgh eh1 3ly 0131 6676666

buffet lunches served 12-4 in the bar or heated garden - soups/main courses/desserts - prices start@£1 .60

festive lunches available from december. booking essential - live d].s’n’ decadence from 3.80pm

£1 .50 happy hours Friday 5pm-7pm all pints/glass of wine/ house spirits inc. mixer . . . the weekend does NOT start with pets tong

50TH! "ST 4-18 Nov 1999


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

SATURDAY 6 Glasgow I The Stranglers and Schindler Barrowland, Gallowgate, 552 4601. 7.30pm. £12.50 plus booking fee. And in a big weekend for punk lags . . .rhe piece de resistance. Hugh Cornwell vamoosed long ago to be replaced by a leaner and hungrier model in order that The Stranglers might continue to pursue the world record for oldest punk survivors. Having supported Spear Of Destiny, Schindler move things up a notch in the alternative diehards stakes with this tour. I Chris Smither Chambers Bar, Cochrane Street. 7.30pm. £7 (advance), £8 (door). Tickets from Salvation Sounds, Real Music, Virgin and Missing Records. Call Tom on 942 6041 for further details. Blues musician with a soulful vocal edge. Currently on a world tour to support the release of Drive You Home Again. I Cornerstone Nice’n’Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 9pm. I My Legendary Girlfriend. Chemistry Experiment and Smudge Dolby The 13th Note Cafe, King Street, 553 1638. 9pm. I The Twisted Melons and Mic Smiles The Bubble Lounge, Stralhclyde Univeristy Union, John Street, 567 5000. 9pm. Free. Students and guests. I Trampas Grand Ole Opry, Paisley Road T011, 429 5396. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1.50 members). Country. I Silhouette Bourbon Street, George Street, 552 0141. 7pm. £5 (£16.50 with dinner). I Soul Fuel McChuills Way Out West, Kelvinhaugh Street, 221 5569. 9.30pm. Free.

I Open Stage The Halt Bar, Woodlands Road, 564 1527. 4-8pm. Free. Relaxed session for local musicians.

I The Lifehouse The Hall Bar, Woodlands Road, 564 1527. 9pm. Free. I Scott MacDonald The Scotia, Stockwell Street, 552 8681. 3.30pm. Free. Local singer/songwriter promoting his CD sin le ‘Burn Baby Burn’.

I Maxwell's Wheels Waxys, Candlerig s, 552 8717. 9pm. Free.

I Big LicEs The Wharf, Yoker Ferry Road, 959 2016. 9pm. Free.

I Real Easy Samuel Dow’s, Nilhsdale Road, 423 0107. 8.30pm. Free.


I Melting Pot Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 221 1288. 10pm—3am. £6/£5. Jazz, funk, soul, Latin, reggae and groove.

I 999 Attic, Dyers Close, Cowgate. 225 8382. 7.30pm. £5/£4. Old time punk outfit.

I Close To You Theatre Workshop, Stockbridge, 226 5425. 7.45pm. £6/£3. A musical history of the great Burt Bacharach and some of the musicians who influenced him.

I Calvin Nobles Bar, Leith, 554 2204. 9pm. Free. Mix of country, rock and disco funk.


I Everything But The Girl Barrowland, Gallowgate, 552 4601. POSTPONED until next February.

I Lindisfarne Collier Theatre, Hyndland Street, 357 3868. 8pm. £11. Fear not, Everything But The Girl fans, there is another gig you can attend tonight. Lindisfarne don’t quite have that polite, coffee table appeal (remember the Gazza ‘collaboration’?) but they did once sing ‘Run For Home’ surely a 705 classic, or maybe just an aberration which has somehow imprinted itself in The Lisr’s subconscious.


Tickets: £25.00, £22.50 Tel: 01224 620011.


Friday 26m November 1999

Credit Cards Tel: 0141 287 7777 or 0141 339 8383 (24 hrs).

Tickets: £25.00, £22.50

Tickets available from venues and all usual 0 ents (subject to boo ing lee).

Tickets available via the internet

and via Credit Card 0115 912 9129 ( (subject to booking tee).