Street, 287 5511. 8pm. £7 (£5). New York-based singer/songwriter Cantrell draws from the new country and country rock traditions and has had her material released by Glasgow-based Shoeshine Records whose head honcho Francis McDonald - the hardest working man in country rock - plays in support band The Radio Sweethearts. Part of Big Big Country.

I Brooklyn, Citizen X, Miss Black America and Cherry Red King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4 lus booking fee.

I Soundbuggy, inefilm and Shrinking Violet The 13th Note Cafe, King Street, 553 1638. 8pm. £2.50. Ballsy indie pop from Soundbug .

I Parker, Remedy and The Chiiii Ryders Nice’n’Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 9pm. Penultimate heat of the Battle of the Bands.

I Acoustic Open Stage The Halt Bar, Woodlands Road, 564 1527. 8.30pm. Free. Weekly unplu ed session.

I Damaged Goo s, Twitch, Wood 32, Dukakis, Kalamazoo and Transaudio Harleys, Quarry Street, Hamilton, 01698 458174. 8pm. £3. A further T Break heat.

Edinburgh I Carbona Not Glue The Attic, Dyer’s Close, 71 Cowgate, 225 8382. This Ramones tribute band recreate the rock- punk classics of the seminal American grou .

I Stealer, Frantic Chant and Cruise The Venue, 17—21 Calton Road, 557 3073. 8pm. £3. A local band night featuring Edinburgh’s most notorious consumers of the ale, formerly titled Liquid Lunch, but now clean, sober and commonly known as Frantic Chant.

I Singers' Night Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 9pm—3am. £4 (£3). Band on stage at 9.30pm. Subie Coleman performs a host of soul-jazz classics.

I Live music Brannigans, Fountainpark, Dundee Street, 228 5885. 9pm. Free.

I The Heat Bannerman’s, 212 Cowgate,

556 3254. 9pm. Free.


I Nanci Griffiths 8: the Scottish Opera Orchestra Royal Concert Hall, Sauchiehall Street, 287 5511. 7.30pm. £25/‘£22.50/£20 plus booking fee. A few tickets left at time of going to press for this very special collaboration between the luminous but rather earnest Griffiths, her own Blue Moon Orchestra and the orchestra of Scottish Opera.

I 1.]. Burnel Cottier Theatre, llyndland Street, 357 3868. 8pm. £11. See preview for more on Stranglers bassist and martial arts expert Burnel.

I John Herald Ramshorn Theatre, Ingram Street, 287 5511. 8pm. £7.50 (£5.50). Greenwich Village songwriter Herald performs a set of bluegrass, blues and gospel material. Part of Big Big Country.

I Quinn Tower Records, Argyle Street, 204 2500. Free instore appearance from this rising local combo. Phone store for time of crformance. See singles reviews. I Odd ish, Chester, Screemer and Reburn King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4 plus booking fee.

I Purple Munkie, Afterglow, Terra Diablo, Macrocosmica, The Newtown Grunts and Summersalt The Cathouse. Union Street, 248 6606. 7pm. £3. T Break heat to decide the bands who will play the talent stage at T In The Park.

I Sherpa and The Cosmic Rough Riders Nice’n’Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 9pm. Sec Sat 27 for Cosmic Rough Riders.

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.

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