MUSIC rock & pop


I Staalplaat Sound System (.‘owane Centre. Cowanc Street, 01786 473544. 9pm. £9 (£6). Berlin-based Sound System re-interpret contemporary DJ culture using their own specially customised tools. such as a record player with four arms. Tickets also valid for Hoahio at 7.30pm. Part of Le ll'ccke/trl.

I Counselled Out Gaiety Theatre. 01292617 400. 8pm. £6. Glasgow’s nine-piece soul collective.

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I One Minute Silence The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120. 7.30pm. £6.50 plus booking fee. No age restriction on this show. Purveyors of nu- metal (as we in the Glasgow office like to call it) who recently supported Slipknot. Sadly. their ‘athletic' bass player could not compete with the masked might of the ‘ls'not.

I Indian Ropeman King Tut‘s Walt Wah llut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. Free. A Music Live event headlined by Indian Ropeman of Skint Records. home of groovy big beats.

I Jamelia Sauchiehall Street. 353 31 ll. C.r\.'\'(‘lil.1.lil).

I Grupo Klimax (ild Fruitmarket. Albion Street. 28" 5511. 8pm. £l2(£l0). This sixteen-piece group are exponents of tirnba. a sly 1c of music which fuses son arid rumba sounds with rap and funk. Part of Big Big Country.

I Trish Murphy Rarnsltorn Theatre. Ingram Street. 287 5511. 8pm. £7.50 (£5.50). Rootsy rock which has drawn comparisons with Sheryl Crow. Part of Big Big ( ‘ountry.

I Texas Terry & The Stiff Ones, Fabulous Disaster, Snoochy and Marmalade StiCR 'l'hc ('zithousc. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. Ltbc. .\‘o age




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restriction on this salubrious show featuring LA rock & rollers who are part of the same sleazeroek tradition as Buckcherry, Fabulous Disaster are an all- girl punk po combo from San Francisco. I Korova. artel and Swingpark Nice’n‘Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 9 m.

I Blac Heart Procession and Shannon Wright The 13th Note Cafe (downstairs). King Street. 553 1638. 8pm. £4. A double bill of US beautifully doomy countrified rock.

I Steve James Band Grand Ole Opry, Paisley Road Toll. 429 5396. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1.50 members). Country.

I Button Up Corinthian, Ingram Street, 552 1101. 8pm. Free. Residency. Loungey. jazzy instrumentals.

I The Blues Poets The Scotia. Stockwell Street, 552 8681. 4pm. Free. Fortnightly residency for the R&B veterans.

I Live Music Club Mouth, The 13th Note Cafe (upstairs), King Street. 553 1638. 8pm. £2.


I DMC Mixing Championships The Liquid Room. 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564. £7 (£5). Expect some fine displays of scratching and mixing as turntable terrorists frorn around the country compete for the title.

Bellweather and Pan Soul llerior Watt Student Union. 451 5333. 9pm. Free. Local thoughtful country-tinged types Bellweather play for students and guests. I The Waterfront Weekend Various Venues. Leith. 557 3990. 11am—7pm. Free. See Sat 27.

I AB/CD The Venue. 17—21 Calton Road. 557 3073. 8pm. £5.50. See Thu 25. I double zero, Czekai and The Boris Yeltsin Love XI Bannerman‘s. 212 CowgatC. 556 3254. 9pm. Free. An acoustic open mic session is also being held in the lounge. Part of BBC Music Live.

I DJ Night Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £2. A broad-ranging mix from across the jazz- dance spectrum frotn new resident DJ Dernus (Paralax Records).

I Silhouette Brannigans. Dundee Street 228 5885. First band on 9pm. Free. Stirling

I Diskono, Becker and VHF Cowane Centre. Cowane Street, 01786 4431 13. 6pm. £9 (£6). Stirling's own musician bornbardiers Diskono have organised this night of experimental music with Germany‘s llecker and [England's VHF. Part of [.c’ lice/(end.

I Life Without Buildings Cowane Centre. (‘owane Street. 01786443113. 7pm. £9 (£6). This new Glasgow band perform their poetic brand of art-rock. Tickets also valid for Lee Ranaldo at 8pm. Part ()fl.¢’ lice/tend.

MONDAY 29 Glasgow

I Talvin Singh, Cleveland Watkiss and Tiger Style The Arches. Midland Street. 221 9736. 9pm. £9 (advance). £10 (door). See feature for this Mercury Music Prize- winning. Asian underground renaissance man. Support comes from local Asian drumming group the Dhol Drummers.

I James Grant and friends The Ferry. Clyde Place. 429 8676. 8pm. £10. The former Love a Money vocalist unleashes the rootsy countryifoll'e rock crossover zone he has been inhabiting for a number of years.

I Slaid Cleaves Ramshorn Theatre. Ingram Street. 287 5511. 8pm. £7.50 (£5.50). American singer/songwriter who invokes a range of classic folk. country and rock 8; roll influences. Part of Big Big Country.

I Moody, The Blend, Naftali Dans and Eclectic King Tut's Wah Walt Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. Free. A Music Live event.

I Fretlin, The Gerils and Asuka The 13th Note Cafe. King Street. 553 1638. 8pm. £2.

I Acoustic Jam Nice'n‘Sleazy.


They may be sillier than a very silly thing wearing a silly hat but the BRA boys (what an acronym!) know how to throw a party. Previously, they have made it look like they had a car on stage assisting in their big beat shennanigans so god only knows what they've come up with now. They play Glasgow: Garage on Sat 3 Jun.

Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Weekly session hosted by (Jerry Lyons. I Wayne Paycheck, Jimson Trance, Doolah, The Breeze, The Commercials, The Luci Baines Band, Nero and Cartel Rico’s. Ann Street. Greenock. 01475 783 705. 8pm. £3. Another of the T Break heats.


I Post-Diluvian, Turnpike and Powdered Wig Collective The Attic. Dyer's Close. 71 Cowgate. 225 8382. 7.30pm. £4 (£2 in advance). Post- Diluvian's noisy guitars sit side by side with punks Turnpike and the intriguineg titled Powdered Wig Collective.

I The Seekers Playhouse. 18—22 Ureensidc Place. 0870 6063424. 8pm. £2l).50~—£22.50. Still performing after 36 years. the Seekers will be taking you back to the hazy days of the 60s. with hits such as (icorgy (fill and I'll Never ["1an Another You.

I The Monday Social Ja/J. Joittt. 8 Morrison Street. 538 7385. 10pm— 3am. £2. Laid-back tunes with the king of musical eclecticisrn. Joseph Malik (Lizzard Lounge).


I Vonda Shepard Royal (‘oncert llall. Sauchiehall Street. 287 5511. 7.30pm. £18.50'£ l 7.50 plus credit card booking fee. Prime exponent of what Alicia Silverstone called ‘complaint rock' in Clueless. although in the hands of this Ally .icheul-souttdtracking songstress. complaint MOR would be more appropriate.

I The Seekers Clyde Auditorium. SliCC. Finnieston Quay. 287 ""72. 7.30pm. £27.50 £22.50 £20.50 plus booking fee. See Monday 29.

I Eddie Leleune Trio Ramsltorn Theatre. Albion Street. 28.“ 551 1. 8pm. £8 (£6). Cajun accordian player accompanied by fiddle and guitar. Part of Big Big Country.

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Tut's Walt Walt lllll. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4.50 plus bookittg fee. Spunky. post-grunge types Seafood supported by space cadets (ierling.

I Odeon Beat Club and Cosmic Rough

Riders The 13th Note Cafe. King Street. 553 1638. 8pm. £2. See Sat 27 for Cosmic Rough Riders.

t I Fine Day, Blue Orbit and Whatever ; (ilory Box. Curlers. Byres Road. 338 ; 651 1. 8.30pm. Free. Weekly showcase of

three local bands.

I Paul Gallagher Piano Bar.

; Corinthian. lngrarn Street. 552 1101.

10pm. Free. R&B ivory-tinkling residency.


I Ballboy Number One Brasserie. Chambers Street. 10pm. Free. SL Records band play special one-off with

. all-star DJs in support.

I Singer/Songwriter Showcase Cas Rock. 104 West Port. 229 4341. 8pm. £2. The (‘as Rock's regular open mic slot where aspiring songwriters can do their thing.

I Goddard Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 538 7385. 9pm——3am. £3. Band on-stage at 9.30pm. A very strange name for art up-and-coming funk outfit.

I Male Order Brannigans. Dundee Street 228 5885. First band on 9pm. Free.



I Big Country and The Alarm Barrowland. (iallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £15 plus booking fee. Unholy alliance of two titans of overly earnest windswept Celtic guitar rock. There are most likely a frightening array of thirtysomethings out there w ho played air guitar to these bands in their youth.

I The Crocketts and Wilt 'l‘he ('athouse. l'nion Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £5.511p111sltookltlglcc. Rcscltctlulctl date for the rootsy pop rock band who have recently released their (front Brut/r Robber-"v album with support frotn indie rockers-Wilt. ()riginal llckcls still valid. No age restriction on this show.

I Rab Noakes 8: The Varaflames and MacAlias 'l'he Ferry. Clyde Place. 429 8676. 8pm. £8.50 (£6.50). Misty-eyed nostalgia as Noakes celebrates 30 years in the biz. we call show with his brand of country. blues and rock 8 roll. Part of Big Big Country.

I Laura Cantrell and The Radio Sweethearts Ramsltorn ‘l‘lieatre. Ingram