MUSIG rock & pop



I The Radio Sweethearts The 13111 Note Cafe. King Street, 553 1638. 9pm. Regular slot for the local country rockers. I Acoustic Session Nice ‘n’ Sleazy, Saucltiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Weekly session hosted by Gerry Lyons.


I The Star Club featuring Colin Vearncombe (the artist formerly known as Black), Marble Star, and Gordon Graham Attic, Dyers Close, Cowgate, 225 8382. 7.30pm. £4. A selection local delicacies including Marble Star aka The Felsons.

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

I Altered Beatz Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 221 1288. 10pm—3am. £4 (£3). Pioneering experiments in drum ck bass with live performances from Paul Harrison’s Rare Faction and Martin Kershaw's Green Juice with DJs Input and Hitchins on the decks.

I Live Music Whistle Binkies, Niddry Street, 557 5114. llpm. Free.


I Filter and Oleander The Garage, Sauchiehall Street, 332 1120. 7pm. £9.50 plus booking fee. Tickets from Missing Records,Wellington Street, Avalanche Records, Dundas Street and Ripping Records, Edinburgh. Credit card line: 0870 601 0002. No age restriction on this show. See preview for Filter.

I Ten Benson and Stylus Automatic King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5 plus booking fee. Ten Benson are a London- based trio with a sound which is hard to pinpoint. ‘Rock Cottage', their Suzi Quatro-sampling Stoogefest of a former single has become the house tune at List readers favourite Glasgow club Optimo and they have been known to wear matching overalls. ls that any help'.’


I Dodgy at the National Student Music Awards Heriot-Watt Univeristy, 451 5333. 9pm. Free. Dodgy headline an evening featuring a quadruple bill of talent competing for a place in the finals including List featured Cinefilm. Botanic from Stonehaven. Momo from Nottingham and Manchester's Angeldown also compete for the coveted title and inevitable media exposure.

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

I HQ Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 221 1288. 10pm—3am. £4. Live hip hop of the highest order with breakers, musicians, MCs and DJs showing they‘ve got the skills to pay the bills. Guests include DJs Extra and Kimo Kutz, MCs the Scotland Yard Crew and live beat technicians Sly Si and Willy M.

I Live Music Brannigans, Dundee Street, 228 5885. First band on 9pm. Free.

I Open Mic Night Whistle Binkies,

“THE LIST 20 Jan—3 Feb 2000

Not cock rock: The Lunachicks play Cas Rock, Edinburgh. Sun 30 Jan

Niddry Street, 557 5114. 11pm. Free. Folk fun for all.


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I Open Stage The Halt Bar, Woodlands Road, 564 1527. 8.30pm. Free. Weekly session.

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I Colin Wilson Common Grounds, 2.3 North Bank Street, 226 1416. 7.30pm. Free.

I Jazz Singers Night Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 221 1288. 10pm—3am. £4 (£3). An evening of Edinburgh's finest vocal talent hosted by Cathy Rae and Subi Coleman. Singer and players from far and wide descend on the Jazz Joint to entertain the masses.

I Live Music Brannigans, Dundee Street. 228 5885. First band on 9pm. Free.

I Live Music Whistle Binkies, Niddry Street, 557 5114. 11pm. Free.

Glasgow I Otis Grand 8: The Blues Band King

Tut’s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street,

221 5279. 8.30pm. £8.50 plus booking fee. Assembly Direct present the Bay area’s blues master, accompanied by his ‘Big Blues Band' with hot horns and driving rhythm section.

I The Waco Brothers, Sally Timms and Kelly Hogan The 13th Notc Cafe, King Street, 553 1638. 8pm. £8. A triple bill of all country acts on Bloodshot Records. The visceral country combo The Waco Brothers feature John Langford ofThe Mekons, supported by his former bandmate Timms whose music is of a more mellow bent.

I Superhero The 13th Note Club. Clyde Street, 243 2177. 9pm. £3.

I Brooklyn, Baracus and Big Kahuna Fury Murrys, Maxwell Street, 221 6511. 9pm. £3.50. including entry to post-gig club.

I Street Talk, Punani, HFS and Unity Strawberry Fields, Oswald Street, 221 7871. 9pm. £3.


I Jammy Devil Bar Java. 38—42 Constitution Street, 467 7527. 9.30pm. Free.

I Scott MacDonald Common Grounds, 2.3 North Bank Street. 226 1416. 7.30pm. Free.

I Martin Kershaw Quartet Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 221 1288. 10pm—3am. £4 (£3). Kershaw teams up with Paul Harrison. Mario Caribe and Paddy Flaherty to bring you Scotland‘s self- proclaimed ‘jazz brat pack’. With keen assistance from DJ Fawaz on the decks. I Live Music bannedBase. L‘Attache. under the Rutland Hotel, 10pm—3am. £5 before 11pm. Up and comers of all shapes, sizes and sounds showcase at this night promoting the local live scene.

I Moby and Hardknox The Liquid Room, 9c Victoria Street, 225 2564. 8pm. £8. See previews for details.

I The Boyz Brannigans, Dundee Street. 228 5885. First band on 9pm. Free.

I Live Music Whistle Binkies, Niddry Street, 557 5114. 11pm. Free.

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Ticket information

Tickets for most medium/large concerts can be bought from the fol owrng:

Virgin. Buchanan Galleries. 332 4400 Credit card bookings from:

Ticket Link: 287 5511.

Way Ahead: 339 8383.


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

Assembly Rooms George Street, 220 4349

Way Ahead 0141 339 8383

I Therapy? Liquid Room. Edinburgh, 9 Feb.

I Horse Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, 10 Feb.

I Death In Vegas Arches, Glasgow, 13 Feb.

I Counting Crows Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow, 16 Feb.

I Yes Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow, 17 Feb.

I Muse Venue, Edinburgh. 17 Feb.

I Everything But The Girl Barrowland, Glasgow, 18 Feb.

I Cinerama Venue, Edinburgh, 20 Feb.

I The Bluetones/The Webb

5 Brothers Liquid Room, Edinburgh, 21

Feb. I Thee Headcoats ’2, Glasgow, 21 Feb.

I Rachel Stamp Garage, Glasgow, 25


I Dr John Fruittnarket, Glasgow, 25


I Bush/Cyclefly Barrowland, Glasgow, 25 Feb.

I Moby Garage, Glasgow, 26 Feb. I Younger Younger 28's King Tut‘s. Glasgow, 26 Feb.

I Bill Wells g2, Glasgow, 26 Feb.

I Slipknot Barrowland, Glasgow, 28 Feb.

I Blink 182 QMU, Glasgow, 5 Mar. I Five SECC, Glasgow, 11/12 Mar. I Simply Red SlZCC. Glasgow, 13 Mar.

5 I Primal Scream Corn Exchange.

Edinburgh. 13 Mar. I Nitin Sawhney King 'I‘ut‘s.

: Glasgow, 15 Mar.

I Harry Connick Jr Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, 17 Mar.

I Stiff Little Fingers Barrowland, Glasgow,l7 Mar.

I Hugh Cornwell '2, Glasgow, 18 Mar.

I Brand New Heavies Barrowland. Glasgow, 18 Mar.

: I Gary Moore Barrowland. Glasgow,

23 Mar. I Sting SECC, Glasgow, 23 Mar.

: I Beck Clyde Auditorium. Glasgow, 25 Mar.

I Prefab Sprout Concert Hall. Glasgow, 3 Apr. I Violent Femmes Garage, Glasgow,

7Apr. I Bjorn Again Corn Exchange,

Edinburgh. 22 Apr.

I Youssou N'Dour Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, 5 May.

I Steps SECC, Glasgow, 5, 6 May.

I Shirley Bassey SECC, Glasgow, 21 May.

I Nancy Griffith 8: The Blue Moon Orchestra Royal Concert Hall,

Glasgow, 1 Jon.

I Tina Turner llampden, Glasgow. 7


I Oasis Murrayfield, Edinburgh, 29 Jul.

I Tom Jones SECC, Glasgow, 17 1 Nov.



The dates listed below are for one- off or ticketed shows; see below section for free residencies. Gigs are listed by date, then by city.

Performances will be listed, provided

that details reach our offices at least

eight days before publication. Jazz listings compiled by Abigail Bremner.



I An Edinburgh Schools Showcase Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£1.50); family ticket £7. The musical talents of young people are showcased in a special series of concerts. 'l‘onight‘s bill includes Broughton High School's Jazz Band.

I Lights Out By Nine Edinburgh

Thistle Hotel. 1.eith Street. 556 0111.

8.30pm. £5 (£4). Vocalist Al Hughes

fronts this stalwart stomping blues outfit. I Martin Kershaw Quartet Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £4 (£3). Berklec graduate Kershaw, a

' master of both alto-saxophone and the

enigmatieally tertned electronic wind synthesiser, plays original compositions, accompanied by Paddy Flalterty on drums, Mario Caribe on bass and the ubiquitous Paul Harrison on keys. L'nkle Fawaz does decks.

Glasgow I Glasgow Jazz Record Club Unitarian Church Centre. 72 Berkeley

Street, 221 3154. 7.30pm. ‘Jazz In

France' with Bill Newman Visitors welcome. Further details from Ernie Speirs, l4 Glendee Road. Renfrew, PA4 0A1). 0141 886 2949.

I Salsa Celtica The Old l-‘ruitmarket. Albion Street, 287 3554. 10pm. £12. A heady mix ofjazz. African, Latin and Celtic rhythms from this lively group. With support frotn Tequila Mockingbird, who are hereforth nominated for our coolest band name of the week award. Part of Celtic Connections.


I An Edinburgh Schools Showcase Queen’s Hall, Clerk Street. 668 2019.

j 7.30pm. £3.50 (£1.50); family ticket £7.

A special series of concerts showcasing

the musical talents of pupils from

; Edinburgh schools featuring Liberton High School's Jazz Band and a

performance of rock. pop and jazz frotn Wester llailes Education Centre.

I High Heel Sneakers Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street. 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £5. This six-piece. fronted by west coast jazzman Lorne Cowleson. dip into the Blue Note \ ault for a selection of funk and groove numbers. DJ Sly Si is back at the decks.

I Club Latino Bongo Club, 14 New

Street. 558 7604. 10.30pm—3am. £4—£6.

2 Top samba band Leao Do Norte join in

the action at this salsa night. There‘s

: also a dance competitit -n. with a bottle ' of champagne for the winners.



I Swirler Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street. 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £5. Jazz meetz street beatz in Kevin McKenzie's latest project. which also features Gina Rae of The Lanterns on vocals and Phil and Tom Bancroft on sax and drums. DJ action comes from Andy B.

3 Edinburgh

I Diskographers Jazz Joint, 8

Morrison Street. 538 7385. 10pm—3am. ? £3. A selection of regular Jazz Joint

DJs, plus a few surprises on both the

decks and live front, get together for a

mellow Sunday night session of Latin, soul hip hop and funk.