Glamourama: Rachel St
£5.50 plus booking fee. No age restriction on this show. Glam rock from Rachel Stamp, a band not an individual.
I Lunar Page, Superhero and Josephine King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50 (advance), £4 (door).
I New Flesh For Id and Freestyle Master The 13th Note Club, Clyde Street, 243 2177. 9pm. £6. Tickets from venue, Virgin, Buchanan Street and Virgin and Ripping Records, Edinburgh. Pioneering new Brit hip-hop from the Ninja Tunes catchment area.
I Nova Ex ress, Bubblecraft and Fractal Jac Asylum, Caledonian University Union, Cowcaddens Road, 332 0681. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.
I Transaudio and Butterfinger Bubble Lounge, Strathclyde University Union, John Street, 567 5024. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.
I Fred, Starring Kobi and The Blimp Fury Murrys, Maxwell Street, 221 6511. 9pm. £4, including entry to post~ gig club.
I Abba Disco Party Bourbon Street, George Street, 552 0141. 7pm. £5 (£16.50 with dinner). Featuring an Abba tribute act.
I High Voltage McChuills Way Out West, Kelvinhaugh Street, 221 5569. 9.30pm. Free. Rockabilly.
I Beat Le Rap The Halt Bar, Woodlands Road, 564 1527. 9pm. Free.
I Live Music Salute, The 13th Note Club, Clyde Street, 243 2177. 9pm.
I Live Music Grand Ole Opry, Paisley Road T011, 429 5396. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1.50 members).
Edinburgh I Faze Action EK2 (formerly Eden), Picardy Place, 11pm, £9. Special one-oﬁ at EK2 for club night Higher Ground which usually resides in La Belle Angele but has shifted to make space for Faze Action’s full live house, disco, African beats and funk mix. Glasgow house bounder DJ 0 is the cat that mans the wheels of steel. I The Divine Comedy The Liquid Room, Victoria Street, 225 2564. 7.30pm. £9. In some schools of thought, Neil Hannon numbers among the finest living lrishmen. The whimsical, comic magic in his music irritates and enchants in equal measures. Laugh, dance and ponder all at once to the intellectually stimulating sound of The Divine Comedy. I Czeckai and Midas The Attic, Byres Close, 71 Cowgate, 225 8382. 7.30pm. £3. A Purple Records Showcase. I Elkin, Angulus and 0tomo Downs CasRock, 104 West Port, 229 4341. 9.30pm. £3. Elkin return for their first Edinburgh show in six months to headline this local triple bill. I Papa Kane Pleasance Cabaret Bar, The Pleasance, 556 6550. 8pm. £3. New local live music night featuring local heroes Papa Kane and support acts and DJs. I Live Music Bar Java, 38—42 Constitution Street, 467 7527. 9.30pm. Free. I Jonathan Kemp Common Grounds, I2:/3 North Bank Street, 226 1416. 7.30pm. rce. I HQ Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 221 “ [, ... .' ...,,
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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 Little Green Monkeys Whistle Binkies, Niddry Street, 557 5114. 11pm. Free.
SATURDAY 26 Glasgow I Moby and Hardknox Barrowland, Gallowgate, 552 4601. 7.30pm. SOLD OUT. No age restriction. The Mobester deservedly goes from strength to strength with this sold-out date. His Liquid Rooms show was a storming mix of hip-hop, pop, rock and old school hands-in-the-air ravey-davey stuff. Prepare to party. Hardknox feature ex-Grange Hill actress and Beats International vocalist Lindy Layton plus a couple of naughty ladies gyrating their bits. I Toaster, Donut and Summersalt King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50 (advance), £4 (door). The return of eccentric local popsters Toaster, who have suffered record company and line-up shake-ups in the past cou le of years. I T e Haven and Voices Bubble Lounge, Strathclyde University Union, John Street, 567 5024. 9pm. Free. Students and guests. I American Pie Grand Ole Opry, Paisley Road T011, 429 5396. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1.50 members). Country. PS. Isn’t that Madonna version of ’American Pie’ one of her blandest efforts yet? I Tom Jones Tribute Bourbon Street, George Street, 552 0141. 7pm. £5 (£16.50 with dinner). Soiled underwear at the ready. I Open Stage The Halt Bar, Woodlands Road, 564 1527. 4—8pm. Free. Weekly session for local musicians. I High Above Ground The Halt Bar, Woodlands Road, 564 1527. 9pm. Free. I Rampant Sound McChuills Way Out West, Kelvinhaugh Street, 221 5569. 9.30pm. Free. Dub. I Pretzel Logic Samuel Dow’s, Nithsdale Road, 423 0107. 9pm. Free. I Live Music Waxys, Candleriggs, 552 8717. 9pm. Free.
I The Divine Comedy The Liquid Room, Victoria Street, 225 2564. 7.30pm. £9. See Fri 25.
I Hip hop in the cellar The Soupdragon, 27-31 West Port, 221 1099. 9pm. Free. Hip hop vibes at what was formerly Christies.
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. £5. Living up to its name with an eclectic mix of
. players lending a hand in their big Latin
funk sound with players including Paul Mills (Average White Band) and Colin Steele. Andy B is your turntable technician for the evening.
I Live Music Brannigans, Dundee Street,
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I Live country 8: western music Whistle Binkies, Niddry Street, 557 5114. 11pm. Free.
I Russian Percussion The Arches, Midland Street, 221 4001. 9pm. £7 (advance), £8 (door). Tickets from the box office and Virgin, Buchanan Street. Hip- hop performance featuring DJ Vadim, Mr Thing of the Scratch Perverts on the decks, human beatbox Killer Kela and MC Blu Rum 13.
I Maire Brennan Town Hall, Abbey Close, Paisley. 7.30pm. Tickets from £7. The Clannad vocalist performs the only Scottish date on her current solo tour.
I Immense The 13th Note Club, Clyde Street, 243 2177. 9pm. £4.
I Victory At Sea The 1301 Note Cafe. King Street, 553 1638. 9pm.
I Button Up Corinthian, Ingram Street. 552 1101. 8pm. Free. See Sat 19.
rock & pop MUSIC
I The High Fidelity The Attic, Byres Close, 71 Cowgate, 225 8382. 7.30pm. £4—£5. Sean 'Soup Dragons’ Dickson and his merry band of spacers bring more electronic/guitar infused psychedelic madness to the capital.
I In The Groove Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm-3am. £4 (£3). A DJ- only night with kau. Simon. Stuart and Les of Big Beat fame taking you on a danceﬂoor jazz trip like no one else really can.
I Love Train Brannigans, Dundee Street, 228 5885. First band on 9pm. Free.
I Live Music Whistle Binkies, Niddry Street, 557 5114. 11pm. Free.
I Slipknot Barrowland. Gallowgate, 552 4601. 7.30pm. £10 plus booking fee. See
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