MUSIG rock & pop
Paul Weller shows the young 'uns how it's done with a trio of dates at Glasgow Barrowland Fri12 and Sun 13 May and Edinburgh’s Playhouse on Sun 14 May.
I Delgados The Liquid Room, 9c Victoria Street, 225 2564. 7.30pm. £6. A rescheduled date for Glasgow‘s most subtle opsters.
I Pau Weller Playhouse, 18—22 Greenside Place, 0870 6063424. 7.30pm. £23.50. See Fri 12.
I Bellatrix The Venue, 17—21 Calton Road, 557 3073. 8pm. £5.50. All-girl pop band all the way from Iceland, promoting their new album It’s/ill True, with support from Glitterbug and Charlie’s Boat.
I Budda Crush and Voices Heriot Watt Student’s Union, 451 5333. 9pm. Free. Local glamtastic four~piece Budda Crush strut their retro rock magic.
I D] Night Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison
ROCK & POP: GLASGOW, SUN 14 MAY cont.
I The Blues Buddahs and Cahoots Tron (restaurant), Trongate, 552 4267. 9.30pm. £5. The Blues Buddahs’ sound is inspired by the late 60s blues movement spearheaded by Fleetwood Mac in their Peter Green days. Cahoots’ blues roots go back further and are combined with a country twang.
I Playboys Grand Ole Opry, Paisley Road Toll, 429 5396. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1.50 members). Country.
I Button Up Corinthian, Ingram Street, 552 1101. 12.30pm. Free. Loungey soundtrack to your Sunday brunch.
I The Blues Poets The Scotia, Stockwell Street, 552 8681. 4pm. Free. Fortnightly residency.
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Street, 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £2. A smooth Sun selection of vinyl from your favourite Jazz Joint DJs.
I This Is It! Brannigans, Dundee Street, 228 5885. First band on 9pm. Free.
I Folk session Whistle Binkies, Niddry Street, 557 5114. 11pm. Free.
MONDAY 15 Glasgow
I Elastica The Garage, Sauchiehall Street, 332 1120. 7pm. £9 plus booking fee. Note rescheduled date for the troubled Elastica gang who are hopefully back on track after myriad delays and upsets. New album The Menace isn’t quite worth the wait but now the group are back on their feet, we can hopefully expect an accelerated work rate and some new material soon.
I Bellatrix, Glitterbug and Riser King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5.50 plus booking fee. The headliners are a stellar Icelandic combo who are always worth seeing (just as well because they seem to tour constantly) and are poised to release their debut full-length album lt’sAIl True which was originally to go under the far superior title of Free Prince William And Harry. Groovy indie pop delivered with bags of personality.
I Wilt and co.uk The Cathouse, Union Street, 248 6606. 8pm. £5.50 plus booking fee. No age restriction. TWO up- and-coming driving indie rock combos. I Wilt Tower Records, Argyle Street, 204 2500. 4.30pm. Free. Acoustic set preceding their Cathouse appearance.
I Acoustic Jam Nice ‘n’ Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 9pm. Weekly open mic hosted by Gerry Lyons.
I Kirsty McColl The Venue, 17—21 Calton Road, 557 3073. 8pm. £10. Kirsty ventures into a Latin vibe with her new album Tro ical Brainstorm.
I DJ Nig t Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 10pm-3am. £2. Joseph Malik (Lizzard Lounge) is the man with the vinyl plan tonight.
I Bottleneck Duo Whistle Binkies, Niddry Street, 557 5114. 11pm. Free.
I Hank Marvin Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Sauchiehall Street,
287 5511. 7.30pm. £17.50/£15.50
plus credit card booking fee. Never mind Hendrix playing his guitar with his teeth, Hank can do that stupid
dance at the same time as playing all those twangy rock ‘n’ roll riffs. Touring to promote his latest album Marvin At The Movies (film theme covers) no doubt. I Haven, Felix Fly, Greebo and Hishana King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50 (advance), £4 (door).
I Marmalade Stick, The Unit and Electroluvs The 13th Note Cafe, King Street, 553 1638. 8pm. £2.
I Minola, Tempest and Midas Glory Box, Curlers, Byres Road, 338 6511. 8.30pm. Free. Weekly showcase of local bands.
I Ian Hunter From Mott The Hoople The Liquid Room, 9c Victoria Street, 225 2564. 7pm. Leading light from one of the 70s bands with the weirdest name, behind hits such as ‘All The Young Dudes’.
I D] Night Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 10pm-3am. £2. Decks and effects down at the Jazz Joint.
I Brother Sister Brannigans, Dundee Street, 228 5885. First band on 9pm. Free.
I Monk 8: Canatella King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279.
8.30pm. £4 plus booking fee. Formerly indie/dance crossover-type combo who seem to be moving in more of 3 Rage
Against The Machine direction judging by their latest single ‘Slagger’.
I Malcolm Jones 8: Donald Black Princes Square, Buchanan Street, 221 0324. 9pm. £8. Tickets from the Ticket Centre, Candleriggs and Once A Tree, Princes Square. Two members of Runrig collaborate on this show.
I Orange Goblin, Goatsnake and Sunn The Cathouse, Union Street, 248 6606. 8pm. £6 plus booking fee. No age restriction.
I Speeder Upstarts, The 13th Note Club, Clyde Street, 243 2177. 8pm. Teenage Fanclub-esque four-piece with sunny melodies and grungey guitars.
I Brodie, Tourist Information and Little Miss Strange Nice ‘n’ Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 9pm. Battle of the bands heat.
I Acoustic Open Stage The Halt Bar, Woodlands Road, 564 1527. 8.30pm. Free. Weekly unplugged session.
I Degrassi, Reluctant Buffalo and Empire Windrush The Venue, 17—21 Calton Road, 557 3073. 8pm. £3. Local band night.
I The House Of Dubois Cafe Royal Oyster Bar, 17a West Register Street, 556 4124. 8pm. £6. Club for those who love ‘anything to do with music, film, art or whatever’ with DJs, live music and film screenings. Acts include Mira Calx, CK Dexter Haven, Max Tundra and Ignacio Platas. Tickets from Avalanche and Ripping Records in Edinburgh and John Smiths and Missing in Glasgow.
I Lou Reed Playhouse, 18—22 Greenside Place, 0870 6063424. 8pm. £20—£25. Lou Reed invites you to join his Ecstasy Tour, featuring songs from his 30+ year career.
I Dr Robert L’Attache, Shandwick Place, 530 5222. 8pm. £5 in advance (£6/4 on door). One-time Blow Monkeys frontman Robert excells at what he describes as ‘delta blues for East Anglia, at this one-off solo date.
I Jazz Singers' Night Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 9pm—3am. £4 (£3). Band on stage at 9.30pm. The times, they are a changing down at the Jazz Singers’ Night, where there will now only be an open mic session on the ﬁrst Wed of the month. Tonight’s gathering, then, sees Subie Coleman singing soul- jazz classics.
I Martin Fry Brannigans, Fountainpark, Dundee Street, 228 5885. 9pm. £2-£3. Yes, yer man from ABC is here with his look of love and other quaint 80$ ditties. I Colin Campbell Common Grounds, 2/3 North Bank Street, 226 1416. 7.30pm. Free.
I Open Mic Night Whistle Binkies, Niddry Street, 557 5114. 11pm. Free. Folk free for all.
I Bannerman's 212 Cowgale, 556 3254. 9pm. Free. Czekai provide the pre- club soundtrack.
I Clearlake, Big Leaves and Pariah King Tut’s Wah Wah I-Iut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5 plus booking fee. The headliners are an extremely average indie band who seem to have acquired some acclaim in the weekly music press. Big Leaves are veterans of a couple of tours with their countrymen Catatonia and Super Furry Animals and like the Furries are partial to the odd song in the Welsh ton me.
I Colin Bluntstone and Ro Argent Bourbon Street, George Street, 552 0141. 7pm. £7.50. Two original members of The Zombies back from the undead to eat more rotting human flesh, or maybe just to perform some of their stellar 60s hits like ‘She’s Not There’.
I Iona Cottier Theatre, Ilyndland Street, 357 3868. 8pm. £13.50 (£1 1). Celtic religious mysticism from ex-Kajagoogoo bassist Nick Beggs of all people.
I The Radio Sweethearts Princes Square, Buchanan Street, 221 0324. 9pm. £8. Tickets from the Ticket Centre, Candleriggs and Once A Tree, Princes