MUSIG rock & pop
ROCK 8: POP: GLASGOW, SAT 20 NOV cont.
I Seattle The Wharf, Yoker Ferry Road, 959 2016. 9pm. Free.
I Live Music Bar Java, 38—42 Constitution Street, 467 7527. 9.30pm. Free.
I Melting Pot Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 221 1288. 10pm—3am. £6/£5. Jazz, funk, soul, Latin, reggae and groove.
I Hobotalk La Belle Angele, ll Hasties Close, 225 2774. 7.30pm. £6 in advance. First live outing in an age from Edinburgh-based country rockers who’ve been studio-bound of late.
I Tami, Javelin and Toaster Attic, Dyers Close, Cowgate, 225 8382. 7.30pm. £3. Tam! are being keenly touted in industry circles. It’s also recommended you check out ( uirky rockers Toaster.
I Roy and Nic Harper Pleasance Theatre, Pleasance, 220 3234. 7.30pm. £12/£10/£8. Roy Harper’s musical career has spanned three decades during which time he ltas worked with the likes ofJimmy Page, Kate Bush and Paul McCartney.
I Carlos Pena Y Sus Muchachos Lizzard Lounge, Cafe Graffiti, 557 8003. 10pm—2am. £7/£6. Carlos plays his last ever set of Latin mayhem at Graffiti. With DJ Simon Hodge of Club Latino.
I King Prawn, Ex Cathedra and Chinese Burn Cas Rock, 104 West Port, 229 4341. £4.
I Afro Cuban Allstars City Halls, Candleriggs, 287 5511. A treat for anyone who experienced the euphoria of the Music Live performance by Ruben Gonzalez, Ibrahim Ferrer and their elderly chums, as Cuba’s finest musicians make rhythm kings out of all of us.
I The Christians Cottier Theatre, Hyndland Street, 357 3868. 8pm. £17.50.
Slaphead siblings who had numerous glistening hits in the 80s. Have you forgotten ‘Forgotten Town’ with its soulful angst?
I Hobotalk. Remedy and Superhero King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5 plus bookin fee. See preview for Hobotalk. I Chic 5 Nice’n’Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 9pm. Teen Irish trio Chicks give it laldy with their basic approach to punky garage — shout a lot and turn the amps up to 11.
I Carnival, The Commercials and Hennisi The 13th Note Cafe, King Street, 553 1638. 9pm.
I Transit The 13th Note Club, Clyde Street, 243 2177. 9pm. Indie rock.
I Country Style Grand Ole Opry, Paisley Road Toll, 429 5396. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1.50 members).
I The Blues Poets The Scotia, Stockwell Street, 552 8681. 5pm. Free. Residency from one of Glasgow's longest-serving bands.
I Brian Kellock Trio Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 221 1288. 9pm—3am. £3. Mellow contemporary jazz.
I Sid Griffin Attic, Dyers Close, Cowgate, 225 8382. 7.30pm. £4. Long Rydcrs/Coalporters frontman.
I lndafusion Zero, Heriot Watt University, Riccarton, 451 5333. 9pm. Free. Students and guests only. Indie pop from Fife band who played at this year’s T in the Park.
I David Essex King’s Theatre, Tarvit Street,529 6000. 7.30pm. £16/£12. Stardust memories from the golden oldie rocker who brought you ‘Rock On’ and ‘Gonna Make You A Star’.
I Barenaked Ladies Barrowland, Gallowgate, 552 4601. 7.30pm. SOLD OUT. No age restriction. Jokey pop/rock
MOP PROMOTIONS PRESENTS
ABERDEEN EXHIBITION & CONFERENCE CENTRE
Tickets: £25.00, £22.50 Tel: 01224 620011.
Friday 26th November 1999
Tickets: £25.00, £22.50 Credit Cards Tel: 0141 287 7777 or 0141 339 8383 (24 hrs).
Tickets available from venues and all usual 0 ents (subject to boo ing tee).
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SDTﬂE LIST 18 Nov—2 Dec 1999
claptrap from Canada’s Barenaked Ladies whose ‘humour’ is about as advanced as that of their fan-obsessed countrymen Terrance and Philip. None of which stopped them being real
crowd Ieasers at T in the Park.
I Jet ro Tull Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Sauchiehall Street, 287 5511. 7.30pm. £17.50/£16 plus credit card booking fee. Ah, the Tull. Ian Anderson, ﬂautist and mad-eyed, standing-on-one-leg loony that he is, has gone all modern and boring on us by titling the latest Tull album j_tull.com. Further investigation of this gig may reveal the traditional Tull cast of gypsies, witches and medieval jiggery pokery. Keep that hippy prog flame burning, Ian.
I Kinky Friedman Riverside Club, Fox Street. 7.30pm. £10. Tickets from Virgin, Missing Records, Real Music and Salvation Sounds. Call 942 6041 for further info. lle’s a singer/songwriter, he’s an author, he‘s a raconteur. . .Texan Jewish renaissance man Kinky Friedman brings his satirical wit and wisdom to Glasgow in the form of country and western vignettes of the calibre of ‘They Ain’t Making Jews Like Jesus Anymore’.
I Fu Manchu The Cathouse, Union Street, 248 6606. 8pm. £6.50 plus booking fee. No age restriction. Heavy rockin’ long-haired rnuthas who provide an antidote to all this sports metal big shorts rubbish by invoking the spirit of classic Sabbath and Deep Purple on their megariffs. Quite something actually. Highly recommended, in fact, pop pickers.
I Paddy Casey, Blue River Giants and David Boni King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5 plus booking fee. Former Dublin busker Paddy Casey keeps it simple on his folk pop debut album Amen (50 Belt).
I The Radio Sweethearts The 13th Note Cafe, King Street, 553 1638. 9pm. Gentle country rock sounds at the Sweethearts regular slot.
I Acoustic Jam Nice’n’Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333.9637. 9pm. Weekly session for local musicians.
I Geneva, Ellis and Stellar The Venue, Calton Road, 557 3073. 8pm. £6. Geneva’s new single ‘Dollars In The Ileavens’ has been described by an excitable music press as sounding like Noel Gallagher making love to the Boo Radleys. Shoegazing poo or celestial soul? The List declares itself in the latter camp — see preview — but you, dear reader, must decide for yourself. Local support Stellar have a new CD out entitled ‘Tear It Down’.
I Jonathan Kemp Common Grounds, 2/3 North Bank Street, 226 1416.
7.30 m. Free. Classical to reggae.
I A tered Beats Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 221 1288. 10pm—3am. £3. Legendary drum ‘n‘ bass night.
I Endstand and Divide Tap O’Lauriston, 80 Lauriston Place, 229 4041. 9.30pm. Free.
MCP PROMOTIONS PRESENTS
PLUS SPECIAL GUESTS
IRVINE MAGNUM CENTRE
SUNDAY 28TH NOVEMBER
An evening of stories and songs
I Foo Fighters and Hellacopters Barrowland, Gallowgate, 552 4601. 7.30pm. SOLD OUT. Dave Grohl and compatriots continue to give grunge a good name in the face of resounding opposition. but unlike the maestros Nirvana, their angst is tempered with a good deal of humour.
I London Community Gospel Choir Pavilion Theatre, Renﬁeld Street, 332 1846. 7.30pm. £10.50/£9. The country 's most famous gospel choir performs standards like ‘0 Happy Day' but adds in a few modern pop numbers to the set.
I David Essex Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Sauchiehall Street, 287 5511. 7.30pm. £18.50,’£16.5()/£l4.50pltis credit card booking fee. With a Cockney twinkle in his eye, Essex runs through some of his classic hits, such as ‘Tahiti’, ‘Silver Dream Machine’ and ‘Me And My Girl (Nightclubbing)’. He may also have some stultifying new material to perform however. Watch out for some quite frightening idol worship from the audience.
I Seafruit, Elmo and Blue River Giants King Tut’s Wah Wah Ilut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50 (advance); £4 (door).
I Gabba and Chicks On Speed The Beat Room, g2, Sauchiehall Street, 353 3111. 7pm. Free. Another free recording of the BBC Choice music show, featuring (iabba, who perform Abba tunes in the style of The Ramones and vice versa, aitd Chicks On Speed, three gals from Sydney, New York and Munich who yelp over backing tapes while sporting delightful homemade white leather outfits.
I Kraftwerk Tribute Night Stylophone, The 13th Note Cafe, King Street, 553 1638. 9pm. Celebration of the German band who are responsible for this whole techno craze which just won't go away.
I Silver Pill The Bubble Lounge, Strathclyde University Union, John Street, 567 5000. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.
I Transaudio, Blue Orbit and Sleeping Jivas Glory Box, Curlers, Bytes Road. 338 6511. 8.30pm. Free. Parr ()lez'JIlS Live, a week of gigs featuring local acts promoted by the New Music In Scotland organisation.
I Colin Campbell Common Grounds, 2/3 North Bank Street, 226 1416. 7.30pm. Free. Acoustic ballads.
I The Dynamic Duo Show Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 221 1288. 10pm«3am. £4. One for the hip hop headz.
I Mary Black Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Sauchiehall Street, 287 5511. 7.30pm. £17.50/£15 plus credit card booking fee. Floaty Irish songstress who straddles the folk/rock divide to great acclaim and popularity.
Tickets: £20.00. £17.50. £15.00 Available from 8/0 Tel: 01294
278381 (subject to booking fee)
ABERDEEN MUSIC HALL MONDAY 29TH NOVEMBER
Tickets: £20.00, £17.50. £15.00 Available from 8/0 Tel: 01224 641122 (SUDJC‘CI to booking tees) .
GLASGOW ROYAL CONCERT HALL TUESDAY 30TH NOVEMBER
Tickets: £20.00. £17.50. £15.00 Available from 8/0 Tel: 0141 287 5511 Also from other Trcketlink venues (all subject to booking fees)