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 The Roods Whistle Binkies, Niddry Street, 557 5114. 11pm. Free.
I Kill II This, Earthtone 9 and Linear 77 The Cathouse. Union Street, 248 6606. 8pm. £6.50 plus booking fee. No age restriction on this show.
I Stylus Automatic and Ten Percenter King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50 (advance), £4 (door). See preview for Stylus Automatic, recent stars of a BBC lit-S documentary.
I Aereo ramme, Black Sun Machine and Lud tte The 13th Note Cafe, King Street, 553 1638. 8pm. £2. Chemikal Underground‘s latest acquisitions Aereogramme show off their wares.
I Savalas and Jengaheads Bar Bacchus. Glassford Street, 572 0080. 8pm. £3. The second NFMIS (New Music In Scotland) Live week kicks off. aiming to showcase as much up-and- coming talent from around Scotland as possible. starting with the irresistible beats of the Jengaheads.
I Tony Goodacre Band Grand Ole Opry, Paisley Road Toll, 4295396. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1.50 members). Country sounds.
I Abba Disco Party Bourbon Street, George Street, 552 0141. 7pm. £5 (£16.50 with dinner). Featuring an Abba tribute combo.
I The Soul Flames McChuills, High Street, 552 2135. 10pm. Free.
I Pop Fiction Samuel Dow’s, Nithsdale Road. 423 0107. 8.30pm. Free.
I Sister Soul Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £5. Always
a busy night, this popular event has expanded into a ten-piece extravaganza - the sisters in question are Nicola King, Subie Coleman and Cathie Rae, who supply the scintillating soul vocals while the Midnight Blue Band backs them up. 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. 11pm. Free.
Groop Dogdrill, Sonia Fariq and The Alpacinos King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £6 plus booking fee. Sleazy listening from the Doncaster indie rock trio whose current album Every Six Seconds which draws attention to the frequency with which men think about sex. Sonia Fariq rage against whatever you’ve got in an Asian Dub Foundation kinda way.
I Risingson McChuills Way Out West, Kelvinhaugh Street, 221 5569. 9.30pm. Free. Promoting their current ‘Evil TV’ single.
I The Riptones McChuills, High Street, 552 2135. 9pm. Free. Rootsy country band who blend country, blues and rockabilly influences in a similar vein to BR549.
I Mandy Allan Band Grand Ole Opry, Paisley Road Toll, 429 5396. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1.50 members). Country.
I Rod Stewart Tribute Bourbon Street, George Street, 5520141. 7pm. £5 (£19.50 with dinner). Rod the Plod immortalised.
I The Dagmars Waxys, Candleriggs, 552 8717. 9pm. Free. Rock ‘n’ roll.
I Open Stage The llalt Bar, Woodlands Road. 564 1527. 4—8pm. Free. Weekly electric jam session.
I Trouble In Mind The Halt Bar, Woodlands Road. 564 1527. 9pm. Free. I Itchycoo Park Samuel Dow‘s,
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Nithsdale Road, 423 0107. 8.30pm. Free. Mod and 605-inspired sounds.
I Easter Festival of Country Music and Western Dance Royal Highland Centre, Ingliston, 333 3036. Noon—midnight. £8—£16 (£10). A country and western festival complete with fast draw shootouts, linedancing, cowboys and saloon girls, not to mention a wealth of bands such as Texas Gun and More Tequila.
I Angulus The Attic, 71 Cowgate, 225 8382. 7.30pm. £4.
I Bjorn Again Corn Exchange, New Market Road, Gorgie, 443 2437. 8pm. £13. . Do the ‘original’Abba tribute act not have homes to go to? Is no one else totally fed up with them yet?
I Assert, Unique Freak and Swellbellys Cas Rock, 104 West Port, 229 4341. 9.30pm. £3. Three local bands on an experiemental metal/punk/rock tip. 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 Latino 2000 Lizzard Lounge, La Belle Angele, Hastie’s Close, 225 7536. 10pm—3am. £6—£7. A hip hop-infused Latin-jazz selection as A]. from Blacka’nized and Venezuelan singer Carlos Pena blend their vocal talents. with a little help from the cream of local future-jazz musicians. DJ support comes from Lounge residents Eh? Wun! and Joseph Malik.
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 Live country 8: western music Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 11pm. Free.
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I Reba McEntire, Ricky Scaggs & Kentucky Thunder, Jo Dee Messina, Brad Paisley, The Derailers and Wayne Hancock SECC, Finnieston Quay, 287 7777. 3pm. £27.50/£23/£20 plus booking fee. In a day awash with country music, this all-dayer tops the bill with its big names, not least the woman who sells more records than Celine Dion apparently.
I Bjorn Again Royal Concert Hall, Sauchiehall Street, 287 5511. 7pm. £17.50/£15/£12.50 plus booking fee. See Sun 23.
I Chicane Barrowland, Gallowgate, 552 4601. 9pm—2am. £14.50 plus booking fee. See preview for more on the ambient trance of Nick Bracegirdle, playing as part of Colours Easter extravaganza.
I Northern Comfort featuring The Good Sons, The Felsons, Freeloader, Cosmic Rough Riders and Scott McDonald King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £8.50 plus booking fee. See preview for this mini alt-country fest.
I Show Of Hands Riverside Club, Fox Street. 7.30pm. £7. For more info, call 942 6041. Acclaimed Country act who once hired the Albert Hall and came close to selling it out.
I The Needles, Pulzar and Throat The 13th Note Cafe, King Street. 553 1638. 8pm. Lithium Vs Schism night. The Aberdeen-based and lrish labels showcase some of their wares, including the garage rock ‘n’ roll ofAberdonian beat combo The Needles who recently released their Bea! ()f The City EP on Lithium.
I Manson Grant & The Dynamos Grand Ole ()pry, Paisley Road Toll, 429 5396. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1.50 members). Country. I Rod Stewart Tribute Bourbon Street, George Street, 5520141. 7pm.£5 (£19.50 with dinner). Second helping of the Rod tribute.
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