248 6606. 8pm. £5.50 plus booking fee. No age restriction on this show so that the young people of today can be educated in the sounds of the mighty rock leviathan that is AC/DC.
I Land Cottier Theatre. Hyndland Street, 357 3868. 7.30pm. £7 (£5). String quartet-augmented group led by three female vocalists whose latest album is called Point Me To The Skies.
I Lapsus Linguae, The Situates, Indifusion and Traveler Bubble Lounge, Strathclyde University Union, John Street, 567 5023. 8pm. Free. Students and guests. Another heat in the T Break competition to find bands to play the Talent Stage at T In The Park.
I Diesel Cowboys Grand Ole Opry, Paisley Road Toll, 429 5396. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1.50 members). Country.
I Tom Jones Tribute Bourbon Street, George Street, 552 0141. 7pm. £5 (£19.50 with dinner). Tribute to the wrinkly old sexbomb.
I Open Stage The Halt Bar, Woodlands Road, 564 1527. 4—8pm. Free. Weekly session for local musicians.
I Retro Rehab Experiment The Halt Bar, Woodlands Road, 564 1527. 8.30pm. Free.
I The Counterfeit Clash McChuills, High Street, 552 2135. 10pm. Free. Clash tracks mixed in with other cover versions. I Bombskare McChuills Way Out West, Kelvinhaugh Street, 221 5569. 9.30pm. Free. Ska.
I The Vagabonds Waxworks, Candleriggs, 552 8717. 9pm. Free. Popular covers.
I The Believers Samuel Dow’s, Nithsdale Road, 423 0107. 8.30pm. Free.
I The Waterfront Weekend Various Venues, Leith, 557 3990. 1—9.30pm. Free. A weekend of music centring around Malmaison Plaza with Tam White, Roberto Pla and his Latin Ensemble on Saturday, and The Felsons and the Peatbog Faeries on Sunday. There will also be lots of free gigs in Leith’s pubs and an arts and crafts market along The Shore.
I The Balls Out Ball Murrayﬁeld Stadium, Riversdale Crescent, 346 5000. 7pm. £25. The Soul Kings provide the music at this charity ball, raising awareness of testicular cancer.
I Manna, Mindfields and Penny Hollow The Attic, Dyer‘s Close, 71 Cowgate, 225 8382. 7.30pm. £4 (£2 in advance). Hard and fast guitars from Manna, funky soul from Mindfields and twisted rhythms led by strong melodies from female trio Penny Hollow are on the bill at this gig.
I Texas Terry, The Stiff Ones and Fabulous Disaster Cas Rock, 104 West Port, 229 4341. 9.30pm. £tbc. Triple bill at the Cas Rock.
I Dialogues The Bedlam Theatre, 11b Bristo Place. £5 (£3) All events £20 (£12). 8pm. Saxophone And Other Noises does pretty much what it says with Franziska Schroe and Pedro Rebelo. Part of a three-day mini new music festival.
I Urban Frequency Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street. 538 7385. 9.30pm—3am. £5 (£4). Band on stage at midnight. Some new faces down at The Jazz Joint. DJ support.
I Futuristica La Belle Angele, Hastie’s Close, 225 7536. 10.30pm—3am. £7. David Hill, who is bossman down at Nuphonic records as well as being a member of the Ballistic Brothers, joins resident DJs Joseph Malik and Daryl G for a guest set.
I Live Music Bar Java, 38—42 Constitution Street, 467 7527. 9.30pm. Free.
I Hoahio Cowane Centre, Cowane Street, 01786 443113. 7.30pm. £9 (£6). Japanese vocalist Haco is joined by leading koto player Michiyo Yagi performing music from their new album. Tickets also valid for Staalplaat Sound System at 9pm. Parr aflx weekend.
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The best gigs this
ROCK/POP The Dandy Warhols Spunky, funky, sex, drugs, rock ’n' roll action from a band fronted by a bloke called Courtney and starring a keyboard player with a penchant for streaking while playing. For once, a band who are a live spectacle also have good tunes. Glasgow: Garage, Sun 4 Jun; Edinburgh: the Liquid Room, Mon 5 Jun.
Muse They have been declared better than Radiohead in the NME, but don't let that put you off. Their Thom Yorke plays Nirvana-isms on vinyl may still be steadying on their brittle, Bambi like legs, but live, they’re verging on fantastsic. Glasgow: The Garage, Fri 2 Jun.
Ericsson@Homelands The best massed line up of popular dance acts ever seen in a field in deepest Ayrshire. Public Enemy, David Holmes, Moby, Leftfield, Paul Oakenfold, Groove Armada, Reprazent, Norman Jay, Cajmere, Scratch Perverts, DJ Sneak and Joey Beltram all on the one day. They’re spoiling you surely? Straid Farm, New Cumnock, Sat 3 Jun.
Talvin Singh Anokha head honcho and Mercury Music Prize winner Singh, plays a one-off live show of his pioneering mix of dance electronics and traditional Asian sounds.G/asgow: The Arches, Mon 29 May.
Le Weekend Experimental music is admittedly not everyone’s bag, but anyone keen on broadening their musical horizons could do worse than take a trip up to Stirling for the likes of Sonic Youth's Lee Ranaldo and free jazz drummer William Hooker or Japan's experimental pop visionary Haco and her band, Hoahio. Stirling: The Cowane Centre, Fri 26—Mon 29 May.
William Cepeda's Afro-Rican Jazz This Puerto Rican trombonist takes the rich tones and beats from his native land and blends it with jazz, funk and R88 resulting in an addictive Latin cocktail. His debut Scottish live tour sees him front his own eight-piece band. Glasgow: The Arches, Thu 25 May; Edinburgh: The Queen’s Hall, Fri 26 May.
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