roCk & pop


Gigs are listed by date, then by city. Performances will be listed, provi e 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).

Ticket information

Tickets for most medium/large concerts can be bought from the following:

Virgin, Buchanan Galleries, 332 4400 Credit card bookings from:

Ticket Link: 287 5511.

Way Ahead: 339 8383.


Virgin Princes Street, 220 3234. Ripping Records South Bridge, 226 7010.

Assembly Rooms George Street, 220 4349

Way Ahead 0141 339 8383



I Cousteau and Casa King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5 plus booking fee. Classy, considered alternative pop combo with an atmospheric sound which is a little like Tindersticks without the strings.

I Tutto Matto Tower Records, Argyle Street, 204 2500. 7.30pm. Free. Mad Cap DJs review their new album Funkuio.

I C icken Shack Bourbon Street, George Street, 552 0141. 7pm. £7.50. Veteran R&B combo who were fronted in the 603 by Christine Perfect, later better known as Fleetwood Mac’s Christine McVie.

I Christine and Minola Nice ‘n’ Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 8.30pm.

I Ramsay Midwood Blackfriars, Bell Street, 552 5924. 8pm. £6. blues performer drawing on influences such as Leadbelly, Tom Waits and Captain Beefheart.

I Joe Crow, Side Effect, Strange Shaped Man and Nevermind Strawberry Fields, Oswald Street, 221 7871. 9 m. £4.

I Fire y The Halt Bar, Woodlands Road, 564 1527. 8.30pm. Free.

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 Beat Club, Rico’s, Ann Street, Greenock, 01475 783 705. 10.30pm. £2.

Edinburgh I Action Spectacular, The Silver Pill and Singleskin Cas Rock, 104 West Port,

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229 4341. 9.30pm. £3. Rock and punk sounds from three popular bands; Action Spectacular will be promoting their second single, ‘General Lee’, before preparing for summer gigs at the Reading and Leeds Festivals.

I Sempiternal Hoon, Solaris and Eliot The Venue, 17—21 Calton Road, 557 3073. 8pm. £4. Triple bill of local bands making an impact on the live scene.

I La Honda Bongo Club, 14 New Street, 558 7604. 10pm—3am. £4. Free popcorn is just one of the perks at La Honda where visual wizards Kohoutek show some live scratching before heading off on a European tour, and DJs Dutch Schultz, Trystero Sound System and Ritchie Rufftonc get down to some serious jammin .

I Jammy Devfi Bar Java, 38—42 Constitution Street, 467 7527. 9.30pm. Free.

I Hooper Brannigans, Dundee Street, 228 5885. First band on 9pm. Free.

FRIDAY 9 Glasgow

I Amsterdam, Jensen and Sustained King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4 plus booking fee.

I The Red Eyes, Texan Chainstore Masochists and Distorted Truth Nice ‘n’ Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 8.30pm.

I Ballboy The Halt Bar, Woodlands Road, 564 1527. 8.30pm. Free. Edinburgh-based indie noiscniks.

I Gene Pool, Houdini and Team Panaflex The 13th Note Cafe, King Street, 553 1638. 8pm. £2.

I Trans-atlantic, Blue Storm and Snoochy Fury Murrys, Maxwell Street, 221 6511. 9pm. £4, including entry to post-gig club.

I The Alpacinos and Smokestack

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. \‘r .. Kittie, this quartet of Canadian teens supported masked metallers Slipknot on their jaunt over here in the spring, and they return with Static x in tow and an arsenal of thrashy punk-metal ditties to terrorise the neighbours with

Bubble Lounge, Strathclyde University Union, John Street, 567 5023. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.

I Robbie Earl Band Grand Ole Opry, Paisley Road T011, 429 5396. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1.50 members). Country sounds. I Abba Disco Party Bourbon Street, George Street, 552 0141. 7pm. £5 (£16.50 with dinner). Featuring an Abba tribute roup.

I Ven etta Creams & The Nines McChuills, High Street, 552 2135. 10pm. Free.

I Coco Sombrero McChuills Way Out West, Kelvinhaugh Street, 221 5569. 9.30pm. Free.

I ISIS Samuel Dow’s, Nithsdale Road, 423 0107. 8.30pm. Free.


I Sa er, Sputniks Down and The Magni tcentsCas Rock, 104 West Port, 229 4341. 9.30pm. £3. Sawyer are Human Condition Records answer to the Jesus Lizard, while Sputniks Down are a gaggle of young men who create fantastic spaced-out Mogwai at the school disco soundscapes. The Magnificents are a bunch of warped minds who create clanking, electro-surf madness. Think the Beach Boys and Afrika Bambaataa in hell, on acid, playing with Dr Shipman. I Bombskare Bongo Club, 14 New Street, 558 7604. 11pm-3am. £7. Ten- piecc outfit Bombskare perform scorching ska at club night Dr No’s.

I The Subie Coleman Band Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £5. Band on stage at midnight. Smooth soul sister and vocalist around town, Subie Coleman, fronts her own outfit, which will saunter through a selection of soul and funk classics. DJ support comes from Jazz Joint regular Andy B.

I Big Beat La Belle Angele, Hastie’s Close, 225 7536. 10.30pm—3am. £2.50—£7. Big Beat are serving up a

total funk feast this month as they welcome raw soul-funksters The Sugarman Three, featuring the talents of saxman Neal Sugarman, accompanied on Hammond organ, drums and guitar. Their latest album Soul Donkey is out now on Desco.

I Bellweather Cafe Royal, 17 West Register Street. 557 4792. 7.30pm. £4. These sensitive acoustic types top a four band bill with others to be confirmed

I Tom Conway Lianachan, Blackfriars Street, 7.30pm. Free. Pop, folk and indie originals from local singer songwriter. I Live Music Bar Java, 38—42 Constitution Street, 467 7527. 9.30pm. Free.



I The Sound Of Simon And Garfunkel King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £6.50 plus booking fee. Apparently the only tribute to the melodic genius of Paul and Art. Gary Heatherington takes on the role of the wee bloke who wrote the songs and John Thirlwall is the one with the big hooter and the girly voice. Rest assured, the set will encompass ‘Brighteyes’, surely the greatest song ever written to accompany a film about rabbits.

I Sidewinder. Elevation Trio, Kovac, LHK and Silicone Soul Perfect Summer Groove, Queen Margaret Union, University Gardens, 339 9784. 10pm. £10. Tickets from Fopp, Byres Road, and Virgin, Buchanan Street. Celebration of local dance music talent to kick 00" the West End Festival. Sidewinder and Elevation Trio commandeer the jazz and funk floor upstairs while the remaining three acts rock the house and techno room downstairs.

I Carlos Pena Y Sus Muchachos Cottier Theatre, 93-95 Hyndland Street,

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