I Grover, Street Talk and Snib Glyder King Tut’s Wah Wah Ilut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50. A Showcase Scotland promotion of local talent.

I Harum Scarum and Oi Polloi The l3th I\'ote Cafe. King Street, 553 1638. 8pm. £2.

I Tumbleweed Grand Ole ()pry, Paisley

Road Toll. 42‘) 5396. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1.50 members). (.‘ountry sounds.

I The Blues Poets 'I‘he Scotia,

Stockw ell Street. 552 8681. 4pm. Free. I-‘ortnightly residency for the R&B veterans.

I Button Up (‘orinthian. Ingram Street. 553 Hill. 12.30pm. I’ree. Mellow jazzy acCompauittrent to Sunday Brunch.


I Cinnamon Skinand Supercoolthing lleriot-Watt Students Union, Riccarton. 451 5333. 9pm. Free. So Purple Records showcase their newest and bestest artists. I Latino 2000 Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 538 7385. I 1.30pm. £5. Two of Edinburgh‘s favourite faces. Venezuelan sortero (‘arlos Pena and Blacka'nized's /\.J.. provide the vocals. while

instrumentation comes from a who‘s who

of the local Latin scene. ()n the music front. espect Latin arid jazz tunes infused with a hip hop sensibility. l’urr ()fJuZ: .Vutt'.’

I The Flying Emperors Brannigans. Dundee Street, 228 5885. First band on ‘me. liree.

I Folk session Whistle Binkies, Niddry Street. 557 511-1. llpm. I‘ree.



I Pentothal, Hussy Pump and Aether Flux The 13th Note ('afe. King Street. 553 M38. 8pm. 1.2.

I Live Music Bubble Lounge. Stratltclyde University Union. John Street, 507 5023. 9pm. Iiree. Students and guests.


I The Star Club the .-\ttic. 7t (‘owgatcx 225 8382. 7.30pm. Ll. All the way from the Windy ('ity ((‘hicago, ttot Aberdeen). 'I'he Riptottes play a little bit of country tw inged with RckB with support from local country stalwarts 'I’he Iielsons.

I Station Zebra and Slim Bore The Venue. I7~2I ('alton Road, 557 3073. 8pm. £3. Two local (and presumath youthful) bands take to the stage at this Lasswade High School presentation.

I Altered Beatz 2000 Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 538 7385. It)pm—3am. £2 (£1). Decks effects come Courtesy of drum tv bass ntan Decknical Hitch. with live vocals front Alice McLaughlin and a touch of s;t.\ front Nico da ('hico.

I Mark Neal ('ommon (irounds. 2 3 North Bank Street. 220 1416. 7.30pm. I'iree.

I Bottleneck Duo Whistle Binkies. Ntddry Street. 557 51 I4. 1 1pm. Free.

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The best gigs this fortnight

ROCK/POP Six By Seven A date hopefully not overshadowed by Primal Scream's homecoming frenzy, SIX By Seven Uftlig their acerbic, multtpie guitar pile up to Glasgow. Glasgow: Krng Tut’s, Thu 13 Apr.

Northern Comfort A formidable showcase of UK alt country. They 'e sporltng you, surely. Glasgow King Tut's, Sun 23 Apr


Jazz Fudge Milenium Tour (Sic) A tast‘, dollop of the cream of UK underground hip hop from one of the country’s most respected labels, Jazz Fudge. Edinburgh." Venue, Mon 24 Apr ELECTRONIC

The No Division Tour A packed 0.2! of eclectic leftfzeid delights from the sktttertng electronic ‘.‘.’€.I(JHESS oil.1ax Tundra, to the thunT-ong beats and rolling rhymes of DJ Slot]. and Rooney P Glasgow. 73th Note, Fri 74 Apr.


Fiddler's Bid Artzasseu‘ i2(2{1.c') r‘.a.'.t‘.g from Shetland reign down on tdmburgh as iillS quartet of fttrdiers‘ ciash heads wrth guitar, bass and keyboards t0 euphoric effect. Edinburgh. Queen's Hall Thu 20 :‘tpr JAZZ

Jazz Now! A cefebraton of grassroots. mostly homegrown ;azz taients spread over three venues Edinburgh see llSI/lth for venues, Fll 74 Apr—Sun 76 Apr.


A Night In Rio The sensor? ri‘.‘,‘!."..'t‘.s of I.at.n Amenca brrtg some early Satr‘rner sp ce as the BI Scottish Et‘s’errttfe get some fu'l on hiarmba actor‘ Glasgor.’ Royal Concert Hall, Fri 74 A; r, Edinburgh Queen's flail, Sat l5 Apr.

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