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Gigs are listed by date, then by cit . Performances WIll be listed, provi ed that details reach our offices at least eight days before publication. Rock and pop listings compiled by Fiona Shepherd (Glasgow) and Mark Robertson & Louisa Pearson (Edinburgh).
I Saint Etienne and Alpinestars Glasgow School ofArt, Renfrew Street, 332 0691. 7pm. £10 plus booking fee. Plus Bronx Dogs DJs. lncludes entry to the iii-Karate club where The Runaways are DJing. The tasteful pop architects Saint Etienne return with their particular brand of London cool and dance music savvy.
I Asian Dub Foundation The Garage, Sauchiehall Street, 332 1120. 7pm. £8 plus booking fee. Fiery rock/rap combo with a political and social agenda you can‘t ignore and alive show that will shake your foundations. See feature page 24.
I Jools Holland And His Rhythm 8: Blues Orchestra Princes Square, 221 0324. lprn. Free. Launch of BBC Music Live with the man who helms Later and is one of the country’s most skilled rock ‘n’ roll pianists.
I Janis Ian Cottier Theatre, llyiidland Street, 357 3868. 8pm. £16.50. Veteran singer/songwriter who has enjoyed success writing for others and also performing her own material. She is still best known for her hit ‘At Seventeen‘.
I Jack Lukeman The Ferry, (‘lyde Place, 4298676. 8pm. £7.50 (£5.50). Former motor mechanic from Dublin who has enjoyed rags to riches success in his native lreland and who has been compared to singers as varied as Sinatra. Tom Waits and Scott Walker. Part of Big Big Country.
I William Cepeda & Afro-Rican Jazz The Beat Route, The Arches, Midland Street, 221 4001. 9pm. £8 (advance), £9 (door). The Arches new world/dance night kicks off with this New York collective who combine bomba, salsa and latin jazz styles. Cepeda himself has played with the legendary likes of Dizzy Gillespie and Donald Byrd. See preview. I Shooglenifty and The Asian Celt Sound System Roots To The Future, The Temple, Pitt Street, 248 9969. £8. Tickets from the Ticket Centre, Candleriggs, 287 5511. New venture that fuses Celtic and Asian sounds with club culture. Plus DJ sets from DJ Mal and Alex Kasiek ofTransglobal Underground.
I Quickspace The 13th Note Club, Clyde Street, 243 2177. 8pm. London band from the same family tree as Stereolab but with a slightly rockier sound.
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Note Club. Clyde Street, 243 2177. 11pm. House band of The Wha? club night.
I Sweep The Leg Johnny and Red Monkey The 13th Note Cafe, King Street, 553 1638. 8pm. £3. Sweep The Leg Johnny do a rhythmic Krautrock type thing. while Red Monkey have been compared to post-punk favourites Gang Of Four.
I Stylus Automatic Nice’n’Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 9pm. Local anthemic rockers who recently featured on an [zit-S documentary about last year’s T In The Park.
I Jynx, Cartel and Cl. State King Tut’s Wah Walt Hut, St Vincent Street, 221
5279. 8.30pm. £3.50 (advance), £4
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George Street. 5520141. 7pm.£5.
I Barberstar, Frisbee and Columbia Strawberry Fields, Oswald Street, 221 7871. 9pm. £3. Soft rock, pop and funk with Celtic vocals front six-piece
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I The Goldenhour Rico’s, Ann Street, Greenock, 01475 783 705. 9pm. A mixture of 605 garage, pop, psychedelic and mod sounds influences this Hammond-toting band.
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, 423 0107. 8.30pm. Free. I Live Music The Cathouse, Union Street, 248 6606. 8pm. £3. Unsigned band night.
I Average White Band The Liquid Room, 9c Victoria Street, 225 2564. £12.50. The Scottish band who caused a funk sensation in the 705 are still going strong.
I Dysfunction Live The Attic, Dyer’s Close, 71 Cowgate, 225 8382. 7.30pm. Alternative club night with an accent on rock, skate punk and hardcore, with live music from Unique Freak and Taste My Silence.
I Hobotalk, Codeine Road and J Wright The Venue, 17—21 Calton Road, 557 3073. 8pm. £5. Country musings from these good ole boys from Dunbar. I Dialogues The Bedlam Theatre, 11b Bristo Place. £5 (£3) All events £20 (£12). 6pm. Students Works is a piece written by composers in the Edinburgh University Music faculty and 8pm . . . on tape is a programme of tape composition performed in a 16 channel diffusion system. Part of a three-day mini new music festival.
I Andi Neate Virgin Megastore, Princes Street. 6pm. Free. Singer songwriter plays a special set in support of her new album ‘lcarus’.
I Fionna Duncan Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 9.30pm. £12 with dinner (£4). Renowned Glaswegian vocalist Duncan kicks off the Jazz Joint’s new monthly dinnerjazz events, with accompaniment from Ronnie Rae on bass and Tom Findlay on piano. Joseph Malik provides DJ support after midnight. The Noodle Shack are laying on a special two-course menu from 8.30pm, with the band on stage at 9.30pm. To book. call 0131 538 7385.
I Jammy Devil Bar Java. 38—42 Constitution Street, 467 7527. 9.30pm. Free.
I Hooper Brannigans, Dundee Street 228 5885. First band on 9pm. Free.
I Janis Ian Cottier Theatre, Hyndland Street, 357 3868. 8pm. £16.50. See Thur 25.
I Jerry Jeff Walker and Monica Queen Old Fruitmarket, Albion Street, 287 5511. 8pm. £14.50 (£12.50). Outlaw countryman who wrote ‘Mr Bojangles’ supported by the former Thrum frontwoman with the mighty country voice. Part of Big Big Country.
I Western Electric featuring Sid Griffin and Amy Rigby The 13th Note Club, Clyde Street. 243 2177. 8pm. The former Long Ryder returns with his latest psychedelic-country-roots-rock incarnation Western Electric. Rigby draws her influences from The Byrds and 605 girl group harmonies.
I Rain, Karma and Buzzer King Tut‘s Wab Wah llut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4 plus booking fee. Music Live A&R night of local bands. I Dieselbone, Fenster and Central Nice‘n’Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 9 m.
I Jako , Vertigo 101 and Marmalade Stick Fury Murrys. Maxwell Street, 221 6511. 9pm. £4, including entry to post- gig club.
I Redpath, Verbal and Biko Bubble Lounge, Strathclyde University Union. John Street, 567 5023. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.
I Little Rock Grand Ole Opry, Paisley Road T011, 429 5396. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1.50 members). Country.
I Abba Disco Party Bourbon Street,
George Street, 552 0141. 7pm. £5 (£16.50 with dinner). Featuring an Abba tribute act.
I Hypnogenic The Halt Bar, Woodlands Road, 564 1527. 8.30pm. Free.
I Bronx Samuel Dow’s, Nithsdale Road, 423 0107. 8.30pm. Free.
I Live Music Waxworks, Candleriggs, 552 8717. 9pm. Free.
I Average White Band The Liquid Room, 9c Victoria Street, 225 2564. £12.50. See Thu 25.
I Garner and Suburbia The Attic, Dyer’s Close, 71 Cowgate, 225 8382. 7.30pm. £4 (£2 in advance). Guitar-led Garner layer classic melodies with lush harmonies while Suburbia combine epic guitars with the angelic vocals of Ainslie Henderson. Part of JEMS Music Festival. I Eskimo and Eliot Cas Rock, 104 West Port, 229 4341. 9.30pm. £3. Up and cumin local bands.
I Dia ogues The Bedlam Theatre, 11b Bristo Place. £5 (£3). All events £20 (£12). 6pm. Wavelengths is a programme of sound works with an architectural dimension. At 8pm, Recorder and Electronics is a selection of recent works from Edinburgh based composers featuring Laurie Crump. Part of a three- day mini new music festival.
I Live Music Bar Java, 38—42 Constitution Street, 467 7527. 9.30pm. Free.
I Melting Pot Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £5. Band on stage at midnight. Trumpeter Colin Steele (Midnight Blue Band) leads his six-piece through a dancefloor-minded jazz set, with the emphasis on the funk. The Joint’s resident DJ Andy B minds the decks.
I Le Weekend Cowane Centre, Cowane Street, 01786 473544. See preview for more on Stirling Council’s annual event showcasing inventive new music.
I Toshimaru Nakamura Cowane Centre, Cowane Street, (11786 473544. 7.30pm. £9 (£6). Feedback guru Nakamura creates experimental electronic music from a no-input mixing board. Tickets also valid for Bill Wells Trio at 9pm. Part of1.e ll’eekend.
I Bill Wells Trio Cowane Centre, Cowane Street, 01786 473544. 9pm. £9 (£6). Bill Wells is joined by Robert Henderson and Belle and Sebastian’s guitarist Stevie Jackson to create moody electro-jazz. Tickets are also valid for Toshimaru Nakamura at 7.30pm. Part of [.e lice/tend.
I Neil Casal and The Cosmic Rough Riders The Ferry, Clyde Place. 429 8676. 7.30pm. £8 (£6). Country rock in the tradition of Gram Parsons and Crosby, Stills. Nash 8: Young from this New Jersey singer/songwriter. Support from a local band who also invoke the spirit of Gram. Part of Big Big Country. I Sierra Maestra Old Fruitmarket. Albion Street, 287 5511. 8pm. £12.50 (£10.50). Havana-based son band with links to Buena Vista Social Club and Afro-Cuban Allstars. Part of Big Big Country.
I Louisiana Red Ramshorn Theatre, Ingram Street. 287 5511. 8pm.£8.50 (£6.50). Country blues guitarist who has played with BB King and John Lee Hooker. Part of Big Big Country.
I Hobotalk, Kastro and Kasino King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5 plus booking fee. Hobotalk is essentially the musical reflections of Marc Pilley, who hails from Dunbar and has recently released his debut album Beauty In .lladness.
I I Am Kloot, Aerial and Josephine Nice’n’Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 9pm. Launch of the We Love You label. front those nice people at Wall Of Sound. Aerial feature members ofjangle- poppers Astrid.
I AB/CD The Cathouse, Union Street,