Winsome folk wonder Beth Orton plays a support to Beck at Clyde
ROCK 8: P0? LISTINGS continued
I The Handsome Family The Riverside Club, Fox Street. 7.30pm. £7. For info, call Tom on 942 6041. See Sat 18.
I Andy White Tron Theatre, 9pm. £6 (£4). Irish folkster White makes a welcome return accompanied by the Celtic Ono Band, on the eve of the release of his new album S )eechless.
I Cho Cho, The Silver Piil and Kain King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50 (advance), £4 (door). Triple bill of up and coming talent.
I The Gangsters, Zing, Jiva and 20ft Halo The Cathouse, Union Street, 248 6606. 8.30pm. £3 (advance), £4 (door). I Carnival, Mythago and Acrid The 13th Note Cafe, King Street, 553 1638. 9pm. £2. The beast known as rock music, manifesting itself in a variety of forms. I Rollin' Joe And The Jets Bar 10, Mitchell Lane, 572 1448. 4—6pm. Free. Stalwarts of the local pub circuit. playing 50s rock ‘n’ roll.
I The Blues Poets The Scotia, Stockwell Street, 552 8681. 4pm. Free. R&B veterans play their fortnightly residency.
I Button Up Corinthian, lngram Street, 552 1101. 8pm. Free. Residency. Mellow instrumental acid jazz vibes.
I Diesel Boy and Dog Toffee CasRock, 104 West Port, 229 4341. 8pm. £4. Punk noise antics from two fabulously named outﬁts.
I John Trig Trio Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 9pm—3am. £4. A new addition at the Jazz Joint. featuring the mellow, guitar-led sounds of Trig and (‘0. I Midas Touch Brannigans, Dundee Street, 228 5885. First hand on 9pm. Free.
I Shelley Stevens Explosion Brannigans, Dundee Street. 228 5885. First band on at 9pm. Free.
I Folk session Whistle Binkies, Niddry Street, 557 5114. 11pm. Free.
I ldlewild Stirling Unversity, 01786 467166. 7.30pm. £6.
Replete with their new guitarist, Peeps Into Fairyland‘s Jeremy Mills, this now five-man guitar army continue to indulge their prediliction for gigging in towns in Scotland less often frequented by the rock and pop touring fraternity. Their
Auditorium, Sat 25 Mar
new album 100 Broken Windows is a stormer and this will be the band’s only dates before the summer festivals.
MONDAY 20 Glasgow
I Wayne Hancock and Dougie Robertson King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £9 plus booking fee. Wayne ‘The Train’ l-lancock is described as a Texas Country Renaissance Man fusing his native hillbilly honky-tonk and rockabilly with a Hank Williams’ influence. Support from Glasgow’s own rootsy soul vocalist.
I Acoustic Jam Nice ‘n’ Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 9pm. Weekly session for local hopefuls.
I 5 Night Stand featuring Shelter, Shore, Obaben and Bespoke The Liquid Room, 9c Victoria Street, 225 2564. 8pm. £5. Four local bands fight it out in this competition organised by 3 Monkeys Promotions and The Liquid Room. Prizes include trips to New York and studio time, so expect to see Edinburgh’s finest giving it their all.
I D] Night Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £3. The Jazz Joint turns to DJ only nights, with Monda s on a drum & bass tip.
I Mar Common Grounds, 2/3 North Bank Street, 226 1416. 7.30pm. Free. I Bottleneck Duo Whistle Binkies, Niddry Street, 557 5114. llpm. Free.
I On Standby - Shed Seven Tribute King Tut's Wah Wah llut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £10 plus booking fee. Probably the most accurate tribute act doing the rounds at the moment. Watching On Standby isjust like watching Shed Seven themselves.
I Acoustic Night Bubble Lounge, Strathclyde University Union, John Street, 567 5023. 9pm. Free. Students and guests. Weekly session.
I Live Music The 13th Note Cafe, King Street, 553 1638. 9pm. £2. An NGM- organised ni ht.
I Live Musrc Glory Box, Curlers, Byres Road, 338 6511. 8.30pm. Free. Three local bands at the weekly showcase.
I DJ Night Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £3. Tonight’s decks effects have a jazz, funk
and soul feel.
I Dexter And The Revelations Brannigans, Dundee Street, 228 5885. First band on at 9pm. Free.
WEDNESDAY 22 Glasgow
I Doves, Echoboy and Pariah King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5 plus booking fee. Doves feature members of Sub Sub, the Mancunian danceniks who scored a hit in the early 905 with the funky ‘Ain’t No Love (Ain’t No Use)’ but are taking off in more of an indie direction these days. Moving in the opposite direction is Echoboy aka Richard Warren, formerly of retro rockers The Hybirds, who is now a bit of a convert to electronica.
I Macrocosmica, Badgewearer and Houdini The 13th Note Cafe, King Street, 553 1638. 9pm. £2. Triple bill of sounds from the underground.
I Macronesia and Marcia Blaine School For Girls Nice ‘n’ Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 9pm.
I Mylo, Western Electric, Canaveral and Fifth Member Strawberry Fields, Oswald Street, 221 7871. 9pm. £3.
I The Soul Collective and Strangefoot Bubble Lounge, Strathclyde University Union, John Street, 567 5023. 9pm. Free. Students and guests. The Soul Collective play groovy soul and funk in the vein of the Average White Band.
I Brickhouse Flares, Bath Street, 331 5160. 9pm. Free. Sounds of the 70s.
I Acoustic Open Stage The Halt Bar, Woodlands Road, 564 1527. 9pm. Free. Weekly unplugged session.
I JJ72 and First Real Target The Attic, Byres Close, 71 Cowgate, 225 8382. 7.30pm. £4—£5. Sounding a little like Radiohead’s younger student brothers, JJ72 perform with help from First Real Target and uests.
I Seafoo , Wilt and Turn CasRock, 104 West Port, 229 4341. 8pm. £3—£4. A triple bill led by Fierce Panda Records stars Seafood who like to include audio carnage and lots of falling over in their live sets. Wilt are Radio 1 Evening Session favourites and Turn are emotional Dublin rockers; if their demos are anything to go by their live shows should be breathtaking. A bargain at twice the price.
I Jazz Singers' Night Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 9pm—3am. £4 (£3). Hosted on fortnightly rotation by Cathie Rae and Subic Coleman, this night sees both established singers and newcomers take to the stage in an open mic session. Frosty J and Tinku alternate on decks.
I Colin Campbell Common Grounds. 2/3 North Bank Street, 226 1416.
7 30pm. Free.
I St houette Brannigans, Dundee Street, 228 5885. First band on at 9pm. Free.
I Open Mic Night Whistle Binkies, Niddry Street, 557 5114. llpm. Free. Folk free for all.
I Bannerman's 212 Cowgate, 556 3254. 9pm. Free. Czekai provide the pre- club soundtrack.
THURSDAY 23 _
I Sting SECC, Finnieston Quay. 287 7777. 6.30pm. £26 plus booking fee. A few tickets left at time of going to press. Another Brit nominee who went away empty-handed (like he cares . . .) whose most recent album was greeted with tentative thumbs up as opposed to the usual outright viliﬁcation.
I Gary Moore Barrowland, Gallowgate, 552 4601. 7.30pm. £17.50 plus booking fee. A great favourite of advance air guitar players everywhere owing to his elaborate fretboard virtuosity. Shame he can’t seem to fit a decent tune into the tepid rock mix.
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rock & pop MUSIG
The Liquid Room presents
Conversations with Mr. Nice
Saturday 18th March
£10 - Virgin and Ripping Records
3Monkeys in association with
DM Audio and
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five night stand
16 Bands play in an orgy or music and pnzes 5 Mondays starting 6th March.
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