MUSIC rock & pop
ROCK & POP: GLASGOW, THU 23 MAR cont.
I Kid Koala, DJ Food and Amon Tobin The Arches, Midland Street, 221 4001. 9pm. £8 plus booking fee. Tickets from the box ofﬁce and Virgin, Buchanan Street. Vital hip-hop vibes at this Ninja Tune night headed by the live turntable skills of Kid Koala who impressed at last year’s Coldcut bash.
I Snow Patrol, Dum Dums and Eva King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5.50 plus booking fee. Originally from Northern Ireland but now based in Glasgow, Snow Patrol are among the most invigorating indie guitar bands to emerge in the last few years. Local support band Eva’s sound is a bit Mogwai meets Mazzy Star. I Stupid Acting Smart and The Mighty Joe Young Trio Nice ‘n’ Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 9pm.
I Frogpocket, Voltergeist, d.compute and Rec The 13th Note Cafe, King Street, 553 1638. 7pm. £2. Beats and bouncy castles, apparently. Expect nothing but the best in experimental noises from the fantastically monikered Fro Pocket and their weird chums.
I Cﬁoser Queen Margaret Union, University Gardens, 339 9784. Students and guests.
I The Vagabonds The Scotia, Stockwell Street, 552 8681. 8.30pm. Free. Residency for this covers band.
I Jam Session Samuel Dow’s, Nithsdale Road, 4230107. 8.30pm. Free. I Live Music The 13th Note Club, Clyde Street, 243 2177. 8pm. £3.
I Baby Shaker and Remedy The Attic, Byres Close, 71 (‘owgate, 225 8382. 7.30pm. £4. Up and coming going-ons at the Attic.
I Jazz Joint Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street. 538 7385. 10pm—3am. To be continued — phone venue for further details.
I Funk Junkies La Belle Angele, Hastie's Close, 225 7536. 11pm—3am. £4 (£3). This new funk event returns, featuring DJs and a resident band made up of the pick of players from the likes of Elemental and Ugly Groove Movement. On the music front, expect serious funk, past, present and future. plus soul and groove.
I Semi acoustic set The Soupdragon, 27-31 West Port, 221 1099. 9pm. Free. Acoustic performances at what was formerly Christies.
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 T’Pau featuring Carol Decker Brannigans, Dundee Street, 228 5885. First band on 9pm. Free. Yes! After 37 years in the wilderness her royal gingerness Carol Decker returns to strut and no doubt cavort around Brannigans, belting out hits like ‘China In Your Hand‘ and er. . . loads of others we can’t quite remember.
I The Roods Whistle Binkies, Niddry Street, 557 5114. 11pm. Free.
FRIDAY 24 Glasgow
I T Rex Pavilion Theatre, Renﬁeld Street, 332 1846. 7.30pm. £11.50/£9.50. Obviously, not all the original members are around to give an account of themselves but bongo beatmaster Mickey Finn, Jack Green and Paul Fenton, who got back together three years ago to mark the 20th anniversary of Marc Bolan's death, ' promise ‘all the hits’ as rendered by vocalist Rob Henson.
I Doberman and 13 13 King I‘ut’s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £6.50 plus booking fee. Liverpudlian quintet with a slightly more sophisticated take on ye olde pop music than the majority of their fellow Scousers. ‘Shorley Wall‘, their dreamy, creamy nearly-hit from 1998 has been re-
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released to become the smash it deserves to be. Like all great pop acts, there seems to be a love or hate reaction to their live show.
I Broadcast and Woodbine The 13th Note Club, Clyde Street, 243 2177. 8pm. £6 plus booking fee. Tickets from 13th Note and Virgin, Buchanan Street. See preview for the wispy but exquisite retro soundtracky sounds of this Brum band, as heard on their new album The Noise Made By People.
I Bitch School The 13th Note Cafe, King Street, 553 1638. 9pm. £2. To set the record straight, this is not a band composed of members of the List Glasgow ofﬁce exclusive rock chicks club but a new night celebrating full-on rock riffola.
I North Pole Radio and Dddfish Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637.
I Myriad, Swedger, The Gents and Embryo Asylum, Caledonian University Union, Cowcaddens Road, 332 0681. 9pm. Free. Students and guests. The Gents are a sharp-suited Edinburgh band with a single ‘Tamogotchi’ out now on Aberdeen’s Lithium Records.
I Monofreak and In-Da-Fusion Bubble Lounge, Strathclyde University Union. John Street, 567 5023. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.
I Imperial Racing Club, Starring Kobi and Grover Fury Murrys, Maxwell Street, 221 6511. 9pm. £4, including entry to post-gig club.
I Abba Disco Party Bourbon Street, George Street. 5520141. 7pm/ £5 (£16.50 with dinner). Featuring an Abba tribute act.
I Orange Alert McChuills, High Street, 552 2135. 10pm. Free. Stranglers tribute. I The Datsuns McChuills Way Out West, Kelvinhaugh Street, 221 5569. 9.30pm. Free.
I Curtains The Halt Bar, Woodlands Road, 564 1527. 9pm. Free.
I Bronx Samuel Dow‘s, Nithsdale Road, 4230107. 8.30pm. Free. 7()s—inf|uenced sounds.
I Slomo and Surgasso The Attic, Byres (.‘lose, 71 Cowgate, 225 8382. 7.30pm. £4. Chance to check out some new talent. I Out of Control CasRock, 104 West Port, 229 4341. 9.30pm. £3—£4. Club night with live music from In-Formation and Taunt.
I Head Quarters Jau Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £5. HQ gets all grown-up and starts using its proper name. Still the same storming hip hop line-up though, with turntable technicians Extra and Kimo Cutz and a floorshow of freestyle rapping, rhythm, moves and grooves courtesy of the Scotland Yard coHeche.
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 Little Green Monkeys Whistle Binkies, Niddry Street, 557 5114. llpm. Free.
SATURDAY 25 Glasgow I Beck and Beth Orton Clyde Auditorium, SECC, Finnieston Quay, 287 7777. 7pm. SOLD OUT. See feature for the mighty Beckster who will be giving it star-Spangled rhinestone laldy on the stage of the Armadillo with winsome support from ﬂoaty frock lady Beth Orton. I Abbamania with the Real Abba Gold Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Sauchiehall Street, 287 5511. 7.30pm. £l3/£11.50/£10 plus booking fee. The Real Abba Gold present their Thank You For The Music show to those lunatics out there who are still not sick of playing their Abba Gold albums and videos. A truly sinister thou ht. I Terris and Col play King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5 plus booking fee. See Exposure for the hyped Terris who started the new year on the cover of NME and now have a reputation to live up to. Coldplay are another of those new bands whose music sounds like an anaemic Radiohead or even a tuneful Travis. I Nectarine No.9 and Scientific Support Network Cowane Theatre, Cowane Street, 01786 473544. £5 (£3). 8pm. A special one-off show sees these Creeping Bent Recording stars take a jaunt up to Stirling. Support comes from local heroes led by bass-man Brian Docherty. I 4 Past Midnight Nice ‘n’ Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 9pm. I Solution, Souldrive and Czekai Bubble Lounge, Strathclyde University Union, John Street, 567 5023. 9pm. Free. Students and guests. I Shirley Bassey Tribute Bourbon . Street, George Street, 552 0141. 7pm. £5 (£16.50 with dinner). Tribute to the incomparable Welsh diva. I Soul Fuel McChuills Way Out West, Kelvinhaugh Street, 221 5569. 9.30pm. Free. I Open Stage The Halt Bar, Woodlands Road, 564 1527. 4—8pm. Free. Weekly session for local musicians. I The Dagmars Waxys, Candleriggs, 552 8717. 9pm. Free. Rock ‘n’ roll. I The Jack Daniels Band Samuel Dow’s, Nithsdale Road, 423 ()107. 8.30pm. Free.
I Post-Diluvian, Houdini and Laeto The Attic, Byres Close, 71 Cowgate, 225 8382. 7.30pm. £4. A varied bill of local guitar wielders with Post-Diluvian’s more agressive stance complementing Laeto's post-Slim quiet/loud experiments.
I The Junket CasRock, 104 West Port, 229 4341. 9.30pm. £3. Fiesty buzzsaw guitar trio The Junket perform with
. support from Degrassi. , I Melting Pot Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison
Street, 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £5. Trumpeter Steele (Midnight Blue Band) leads his six-piece through a bop and soul selection with distinct Cannonball Adderley overtones. The Joint’s resident DJ Andy B minds the decks.
I Rowena Lord Bodo’s, Dublin Street, 477 2563. 10pm. Free. One time
Blacka’nized collaborator Rowena plays an acoustic set mixing jazz, folk, blues and pop. for an appreciative crowd.
I Hip op 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 Live Music Brannigans, Dundee Street, 228 5885. First band on 9pm. Free.
I Live Country 8: Western Music Whistle Binkies, Niddry Street, 557 5114. 11pm. Free.
SUNDAY 26 Glasgow
I The Arsonists, Greedyﬁngers and Box Clever The Arches, Midland Street, 221 4001. 9pm. £7.50 (advance), £8.50 (door). Tickets from the Arches and Virgin, Buchanan Street. See preview for this hip-hop night featuring the requisite quota of stupid monikers.
I Seafood, Wilt and Turn Glasgow School Of Art, Renfrew Street, 332 0691. £5 (£4). See Wed 23.
I The Cobramatics The Seotia, Stockwell Street, 552 8681. 4pm. Free. Fortnightly residency.
I Button Up Corinthian, Ingram Street, 552 1101. 8pm. Free. Residency. See Sun 19.
I The High Fidelity and Rancher The Attic, Byres Close, 71 Cowgate, 225 8382. 7.30pm. £5—£6. One time king of the Soup Dragons leads his band of psychedelic electronic pop rock experimenters round the country promoting their new platter (reviewed this issue) Demonstration. See review.
I Terris, Coldplay and Solaris The Venue, 17—21 Calton Road, 557 3073. 8pm. £5. See Sat 25.
I Nikki King & Marcus Ford Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 9pm—3am. £4. Local diva King, of Basic Collective fame, gives a pared down Sunday performance, accompanied on guitar by finger-picker Ford. Tinku and Frosty take turns on the decks.
I Leroy Johnson Band Brannigans, Dundee Street, 228 5885. First band on at 9pm. Free.
I Live Music Whistle Binkies, Niddry Street, 557 5114. 11pm. Free.
MONDAY 27 Glasgow
I Radio Sweethearts and Sandyman The 13th Note Cafe, King Street, 553 1638. 9pm. £2. Regular slot for country rockers The Radio Sweethearts.
I Defect Bubble Lounge, Strathclyde University Union, John Street, 567 5023. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.
I Acoustic Jam Nice ‘n' Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 9pm. Weekly unplugged session.
I Wayne Hancock and Marble Star The Attic, Byres Close, 71 Cowgate, 225 8382. 7.30pm. £6—£7. Say yippee-eye-ay to Wayne Hancock, over from the US to bring his own brand of story telling country to Scotland, Marble Star (that‘s the Felsons in their more straight pop/rock disguise) prop the bar up and kick off the inevitable stage diving.
I 5 Night Stand featuring Imperial Racing Club, I Am Scientist, Checkia and Marvellous Mechanical Mouse Organ The Liquid Room. 9c Victoria Street, 225 2564. 8pm. £5. See Mon 20 for more details. Just for the record,
- MMMO are made up of various parts of Pigpen. Glad we got that straight.
I 01 Night Jazz Joint, b’ Morrison Street. 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £3. See Mon 20.
, I Mark Neal Common Grounds, 2/3
North Bank Street. 226 1416. 7.30pm.
i I Live Music Whistle Binkies, Niddry
I Street, 557 5114. 11pm. Free.