4341. 9.30pm. £3. A quartet of hardcore madness topped by Spine and Primate whose split LP is out now. Local support comes from wolf-loving, eco-core merchants Unique Freak and west coast metallers Divide.

I Live Music Bar Java, 38-42 Constitution Street, 467 7527. 9.30pm. Free. The best

I Melting Pot Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison gigs this fan, Street, 221 1288. 10pm—3am. £5. The night

likes of Cannonball Adderly are the inspiration for this outfit, led by trumpeter Colin Steele on this busy, always-a-sell-

rock & pop MUSIC

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


I Elkie Brooks Royal Concert Hall, Sauchiehall Street, 287 5511. 7.30pm. £16.50/£I4.50 plus credit card booking fee. Gravel-throath diva with an MOR line in material.

I Cinerama and Stupid Acting Smart The 13th Note Club, Clyde Street, 243 2177. 9pm. £6. Tickets from venue, Virgin, Buchanan Street and Virgin and Ripping Records, Edinburgh. Newish combo formed by ex-Wedding Present frontman David chge, a man who is equally blessed and cursed with a Morrissey-like superloyal following.

I Telstar Ponies and Bill Wells ’lhe Tron, Trongate. 8pm. £6 (£5). The atmospheric 'I‘elstar Ponies return after a notable absence to build their own, ahem, sonic cathedral in the former church. With support from the Falkirk-based jazz man whose collaborative album with Future Pilot AKA was a thing of great beauty. The turntables for evening are in the capable hands ofThe Pastels.

I Chairman Mouth and Guest House The 13th Note Cafe, King Street, 553 1638. Glasgow: The Arches, Thu 24 Feb; 9pm. The return of the hallowed demo Ed/nburgh; E/Q (former/y Eden), Fr,‘ 25 disco in which numerous tapes are played Feb.

and appreciated/demonised and a couple of bands oblige with a live performance.

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

I Button Up Corinthian, Ingram Street, 552 1101. 8pm. Free. See Sat 19.

Russian Percussion Ninja Tune's outspoken turntable abuser DJ Vadim heads a return trip oop north to The Arches with Scratch Pervert Mr Thing, human beatbox Killer Kela and MC Blu Rum 13 in tow. Expect nothing less than the finest Brit hip hop live. Glasgow: The Arches, Sun 27 Feb. Electronic

Faze Action One time Orange Juice drummer Zeke Manyika fronts Nuphonic records eclectic live ensemble, who mix disco, jazz, soul, Latin, African and funk for packed houses on both sides of the coast.


Dr John He’s old, bold and dangerous to be around when there’s a joanna within fifty feet. The voodoo master of a heady jazz, soul and blues brew, John promotes his latest album Duke

Edinburgh Elegant, a tribute to jazz legend Duke I Earth beats Cafe Royal, 19 West Ellington. Glasgow: Frultmarket, Fri 25 Register Street, 557 4792. 8pm. £4.99 Feb.

(£3.99). A six-band bill ofjazz, funk and soul vibes congregate on the Cafe to raise money for Dindigul Orphanage in South India. Organised by the Medical Students’ International Network. Ticket price includes buffet.

I Huckleberry Heriot-Watt Students Union, 451 5333. 9pm. Free. One of Edinburgh’s bright pop hopes pay a visit and Radio 1’s Vic Galloway also knocks out a DJ set for the kids.

I Gilad Atzmon Quartet Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 221 1288. 10pm—3am. £4 (£3). A one-off show from this bunch of out-of-town jazz players.

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

I Folk session Whistle Binkies, Niddry Street, 557 5114. 11pm. Free.



I Thee Headcoats and Thee Headcoats Sect The Beat Room, g2, Sauchiehall Street, 353 3111. 7.30pm. Free. Cult figure Childish, much admired by the likes of Blur, does his enigmatic thing with his combo Thee Headcoats, while Thee Headcoats Sect feature Childish backed by two members of tomorrow night‘s support act The Downliners Sect. Got all that?

I Paul Gallagher Piano Bar, Corinthian, Ingram Street, 552 1101. Free. R&B and boogie-woogie styles.

I Afterflow The Cross Bar. North Street. 9pm. Free. Residency for this guitar rock I Mark Neal Common Grounds, 2/3 band. North Bank Street, 226 1416. 7.30pm. I Live Music Bubble Lounge, Free.

Strathclyde University Union, John Street, 567 5024. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.


Royal Scottish National Orchestra In an evening paying tribute to one of the world's most pOpular composers, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, conductor Nichlos Kok and the RSNO, with clarinet soloist John Cushing, play a selection of his most loved works including Elne K/elne Nachtmuslk and Jupiter Symphony as part of their Mozart Extravaganza. Glasgow: Royal Concert Hall, Sun 27 Feb.


I The Bluetones The Liquid Room, Victoria Street, 225 2564. 7.30pm. £10. They've been away for a while, so go along and see how their indie rock has developed. New album Science And Nature is due to arrive in May. Support comes from Jimmy‘s two boys, the Webb Brothers. SOLD OUT.

I Gorlty's Zycotic Mynci The Attic, Byres Close, 71 Cowgate, 225 8382. 7.30pm. £6.50. They’re weird, Welsh and wonderful. A soothing antidote to the rest of the Welsh waillers, SFA, Stereophonics et al. Gorky’s combine innovative instrumentation and imaginative composition to produce something fun and new. Check out the new single ’Poodle Rockin’ if more proof is required.

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Music with a Message!

Wednesday 8 March 7.30 pm - The Chapel The Square, Off University Avenue (Main Gate) University of Glasgow Internationally acclaimed female group singing - Gospel, spirituals, reggae, blues, jazz, pop. traditional African and Caribbean music Tickets: £8 (£5 concession: students, unwaged, senior citizens, children under 14) MRI: 0141 330 5564 (John Smith 6’; Co. on campus) WRI: 0141 330 3569 (8 or more for concession)

Tel: 0141 330 4092 E-mail: concertsQ‘gmisglaacuk

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