rock & pop
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Tickets for most medium/large concerts can be bought from the following:
Virgin, Buchanan Galleries, 332 4400 Credit card bookings from:
Ticket Link: 287 $511.
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 Cay. Crashland and My Vitriol King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £6.50 plus booking fee. Highly recommended triple bill of up-and-coming alternative rockers on a Kerrang.’-sponsored tour. Cay offer hardcore grunge, fronted by head banshee Anet Mook, while Crashland and My Vitriol are slightly easier on the ears. I Citizen X, Jamboree and Wreckage Nice ‘n’ Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 9pm.
I The Freek Menoovers The 13th Note Club, Clyde Street, 243 2177. 8pm. £3. Turntable terrorists pitchin’ in every direction (whatever that means). Plus resident Breakin’ Point DJs.
I Korova, Greebo. Under The Sun and Pulse Strawberry Fields, Oswald Street, 221 7871. 9pm. £3.
I Casa Eat Drink Man Woman, King Street, 552 9260. 9pm. Free. Jazz, funk, po and rock inﬂuences from this band. I e Vagabonds The Scotia, Stockwell Street, 552 8681. 8.30pm. Free. Residency for this covers band.
I Jam Session Samuel Dow’s, Nithsdale Road, 423 0107. 8.30pm. Free.
I Substate and Shindig The Attic, Byres Close, 71 Cowgate, 225 8382. 7.30pm. £4. TWO up and coming bands take to the sta e.
I Fools Gol The Venue, 17-21 Calton Road, 557 3073. 8pm. £6. A tribute to the Stone Roses.
I Eugene Speed and Midas CasRock, 104 West Port, 229 4341. 9.30pm. £3.
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Van Morrison revives his skifﬂe roots at the Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow,
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Ipswich boys Eugene Speed play their happy melody-ﬁlled pop.
I 0.5. Murray Quartet Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 10pm-3am. £4 (£3). A funky, freestyle jazz and hip hop selection from these movers and shakers on the Glasgow scene. Their national proﬁle is on the up as well, thanks to last year’s album release, Home Movies, copies of which are available on the night. Decks effects come from a pool of DJs including Lewis, Sly Si and Unkle Fawaz.
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 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 The New Gents Brannigans, Dundee Street, 228 5885. First band on 9pm. Free.
I Live Music Whistle Binkies, Niddry Street, 557 5114. 11pm. Free.
I Elvis 2000 SECC, Finnieston Quay, 287 7777. 6.30pm. £27.50/£22.50 plus booking fee. Via the dazzling power of multimedia jiggery-pokery, Elvis performs his ﬁrst ever British tourfrom beyond the grave!.’. This video-projected Elvis talks to the audience, enters and exits, introduces his band and probably has posable limbs too. The human element is provided by Elvis contemporaries including James Burton on guitar, Glen D Hardin on piano, Ronnie Tutt on drums, The Stamps and The Sweet Inspirations on backing vocals and Joe Guercio conducting a 16-piece orchestra.
I Harry Connick Jr Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Sauchiehall Street, 287 5511. 8pm. SOLD OUT. The young smoothie who does for Sinatra what Ricky Martin does for Dino. Judge for yourselves whether or not that’s a good thing.
I Stiff Little Fingers Barrowland, Gallowgate, 552 4601. 7.30pm. £12 plus booking fee. Annual St Patrick’s night show from old punk lags SLF which have taken over, in the event of its star’s ‘misfortunes’, from the Gary Glitter Christmas spectacular. The one date in the year you can always rely on
I Thee Luci Baines Band and Stagger Lee Nice ‘n’ Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 9pm. The Luci Baines Band are a Greenock combo with attitude named after Arthur Lee’s former girlfriend, while Stagger Lee describe themselves as a cross between The Go- Betweens and The Sex Pistols.
I Elmo, The Judy Circus, Jarr and Watershed The 13th Note Club, Clyde Street, 243 2177. 8pm. Bill of bands from Ayr College. The Judy Circus feature a host of local songwriters with folk, country and pop inﬂuences.
I Casino Volante, The Underground Apes and Mondo A-go-go The 13th Note Cafe, King Street, 553 1638. 9pm. £2. Gara e rock meets lounge lizards.
I Snib lyder. Wired and Brutal Goose Fury Murrys, Maxwell Street, 221 6511. 9pm. £4, including entry to post- ig club.
I E: ectic, Lifeform 281, Liberatus, Mary & Friends, The Untitled and Tracre MacSorleys. 8.30pm. Free. Launch of a CD featuring tonight’s performers who have all formed as a result of Northern Rock Festival Group, a North Glasgow based initiative where-in, local talent can make use of facilities and make the most of their musical skills. Anyone from the North Glasgow area interested in getting involved should call Hugh Reed O’Hagan on 0141 400 7791 or consult their web site at www.northernrockfestivalgpfreeserve.co. uk for more details.
I The Originals Bubble Lounge, Strathclyde University Union, John Street, 567 5023. 9pm. Free. Students and uests.
I A ba Disco Party Bourbon Street, George Street, 552 0141. 7pm. £5 (£16.50 with dinner). Featuring a tribute act to the Swedish fab four.
I The Counterfeit Clash McChuills, High Street, 552 2135. 10pm. Free. Clash tribute band who mix in a few covers by other artists.
I Isis Samuel Dow’s, Nithsdale Road, 423 0107. 8.30pm. Free.
I Live Music McChuills Way Out West, Kelvinhaugh Street, 221 5569. 9.30pm. Free. St Patrick’s night celebration with an Irish band to be confirmed.
I Bloco Vomit The Attic, Byres Close, 71 Cowgate, 225 8382. 7.30pm. £4. In the running for band with the most unsavoury name, Bloco Vomit perform with special guests.
I Ascension CasRock, 104 West Port, 229 4341. 9.30pm. £3—£4. This Goth club night features live music from Passion Play.
I La Honda Bongo Club, 14 New Street, 558 7604. 10pm—3am. £4. Mmila play funky spider monkey songs in an unusual club night featuring ﬁlms, live visuals and DJs.
I High Heel Sneakers Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £5. This six-piece, fronted by west coast trumpeter Lorne Cowieson, dip into the Blue Note vault for a selection of funk and groove numbers.
I Live Music Bar Java, 38—42 Constitution Street, 467 7527. 9.30pm. Free.
I Jonathan Kemp Common Grounds, 2/3 North Bank Street, 226 1416. 7.30pm. Free.
I Live Music Whistle Binkies, Niddry Street, 557 5114. 11pm. Free.
SATURDAY 18 Glasgow
I Van Morrison and Bobby Bland SECC, Finnieston Quay, 287 7777. 6.30pm. £24/£21 plus booking fee. A few tickets left at time of going to press for Van the Man, ‘fresh’ from his collaboration with the skifﬂemeister Lonnie Donegan and his humiliating defeat at the Brits at the hands of hip young Tom Jones.
I Brand New Heavies Barrowland, Glasgow. 7pm. £15. Retroistic funkatonic shenanigans from the people who make the Brady Bunch look like the antithesis of post-modem, cutting edge style. Their unashamed party funk has been improved somewhat with the installation of Carleen Anderson on lead vocals, but the reason behind their popularity, along with that of Simply Red, remains a mystery. .
I Hugh Cornwell and Sumyungutse g2, Sauchiehall Street, 353 3111.
7.30pm. £9.50 plus booking fee. The former vocalist with those nice boys The Stranglers who must be at least 103 by now. Like Billy Idol, he will probably still be sneering from his deathbed.
I Orange Can and Bubblecraft Nice