rock & pop
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 8: Louisa Pearson (Edinburgh).
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 Cypress Hill and Dilated Peoples Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £15 plus booking fee. The stoned rappers who inadvertently invented sports metal return to claim their crown with their excellent Skull And Bones album.
I The Sugarman Three The Arches, Midland Street. 221 4001. 9.30pm. £6 (advance). Funky soul combo led by New York saxophonist Neal Sugarman. Plus DJ Nick Peacock.
I Queens Of The Stone Age The Cathouse, Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £7 plus booking fee. No age restriction. Hoary new metal combo come to shake your foundations.
I Area 54, Ape 12 and One Root King Tut’s Wah Wah llut. St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4 plus booking fee. I Kersland Sound System, Donut and Tribe The 13th Note Club. Clyde Street, 243 2177. 8pm. £4. Techno and electronica from the Kersland Sound System whose debut album The Sleeper Service is out now.
I Beauty School Dropout, The Parasites and Tempting Kate The 13th Note Cafe. King Street. 553 1638. 8pm. £3.
I Heirloom and Josephine Nice ‘n’ Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 8.30pm.
I Seth, Playpen, Intake and Makeshift Strawberry Fields. Oswald Street, 221 7871. 9pm. £4.
I The Untitled and Plan B The Hall Bar. Woodlands Road, 564 1527. 9.30pm. 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 The Hype and The Goldenhour The Beat Club. Rico’s, Ann Street. Greenock, 01475 783 705. 10.30pm. £2. Weekly live music club.
I Boothacre, Honey Pie, Transpire and Other Sam The Venue, 17—21 Calton Road, 557 3073. 8pm. £4. A mixed selection of musical styles from these four bands.
I The Moneyshot Bongo Club, 14 New Street, 558 7604. 10.30pm—3am. £3. One Unit perform live at this hip-hop, funk and drum 8; bass night, with DJs Getsum and Dr Gorm.
I Greenorange The Tron, Hunter’s Square. 226 0931. 8pm. £3 (£2). First band on 8.30pm. Pop/rock from this local outfit. I Jammy Devil Bar Java, 38—42 Constitution Street, 467 7527. 9.30pm. Free.
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Virtuoso guitarist Joe Satriani pays a visit to the Clyde Auditorium on Fri 23 Jun
3 I Right Said Fred Brannigans, Dundee : Street. 228 5885. First band on 9pm. Free.
5 I The Beta Band The Garage, Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120. 7pm. ' SOLD OUT. See preview.
I Joe Satriani Clyde Auditorium. SECC, Finnieston Quay. 287 7777. 7.30pm. £16 plus booking fee. Guitar hero for those who are more interested in technique and virtuosity than listenability.
I Mo-Ho-Bish-O-Pi, Stupid Acting Smart, Mull Historical Society and Huxley King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4 plus booking fee. The headliners are a riotous Cardiff-based combo whose current single ‘Hear The Air’ sounds like an insane relative ofThe Delgados.
I Catcher, Screemer and Cactus Green Bubble Lounge, Strathclyde University Union. John Street, 567 5024.
3 9pm. Free. Students and guests.
I Boots And Saddles Grand Ole Opry, Paisley Road Toll, 429 5396. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1.50 members). Country.
I Abba Disco Party Bourbon Street, George Street, 5520141. 7pm. £5 (£16.50 with dinner). Featuring an Abba tribute act.
I Touch And Go The iialt Bar, Woodlands Road, 564 1527. 8.30pm. Free.
I The Cobramatics McChuills, High Street, 552 2135. 10pm. Free.
I Sticky Fingers Waxworks, Candleriggs. 552 8717. 9pm. Free.
I The Sex Godz Samuel Dow’s, Nithsdale Road, 423 0107. 8.30pm. Free. Glam rock.
I Cinefilm, Singleskin and Stealer 11eriot-Watt Student Union, 451 5333.
9pm. Free. End of term party for students and guests with compere stand-up
I comedian Joe Heenan appearing.
; I Shines Bar Java, 38—42 Constitution
Street, 467 7527. 9.30pm. Free.
I The Amphetameanies King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4 lus booking fee. The many-tentacled Glasgow-based ska supergroup (featuring members of Belle & Sebastian, Pink Kross and, uh, can’t remember who else) launch their debut album with their usual onstage joshing
' and jostling.
I Soundbuggy and Workshy Nice ‘n’ Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 9pm. Soundbuggy are a feisty local trio who have attracted inevitable comparisons to Supergrass.
I Nepalese The Chop Shop, The 13th Note Cafe (downstairs), King Street, 553 1638. 8pm. £2.
I The Moonshiners The 13th Note Cafe (upstairs), King Street, 553 1638. 8pm. Free. Alt country.
I Rev Doc And The Congregation McChuills Way Out West, Kelvinhaugh Street, 221 5569. 9.30 m. Free. R ‘n’ B. I Redeye, Firebran and The Bad Stars Bubble Lounge, Strathclyde University Union, John Street, 567 5024. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.
I Blue Horizon Grand Ole Opry, Paisley Road T011, 429 5396. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1.50 members). Countrv.
I Robbie Williams/Mick Hucknall Tribute Bourbon Street, George Street, 552 0141. 7pm. £5 (£19.50 with dinner). Tributes to two podgy, self- congratulating artists for the price of one. I Open Stage The Halt Bar, Woodlands Road, 564 1527. 4-8pm. Free. Weekly session for local musicians.
I Coco Sombrero and Diane Jardine The Halt Bar, Woodlands Road, 564
1527. 8.30pm. Free.
I Francis Anthony 8. The Underworld
lg‘IcChuills, High Street, 552 2135. 10pm. ree.
I The Vagabonds Waxworks,
Candleriggs, 552 8717. 9pm. Free.
I Screaming Through December
Samuel Dow’s, Nithsdale Road, 423
0107. 8.30pm. Free.
I Live Music Samuel Dow’s, Nithsdale
Road, 423 0107. 8.30pm. Free.
I Rocco and Mutterfly The Attic, Dyer’s Close, 71 Cowgate, 225 8382. 7.30pm. £4. Expect a mix of pop, indie and rock from this double bill.
I lnfallible The Tickled Trout, 27 Lanark Road, 443 9991. 9pm. Free. Electrifying hard rock from this local outfit.
I Ned Goodwin Bar Java, 38—42 Constitution Street, 467 7527. 9.30pm. Free.
I The Bloodhound Gang Barrowland, Gallowgate, 552 4601. 7.30pm. £10 plus booking fee. No age restriction on this show. And probably no taste restriction either, as this bunch of Beavis And Butthead-inspired eternal adolescents sweep all before them with ‘The Bad Touch’ (universally known as ‘the one about the Discovery Channel’) and their delightful album Hooray For Boobies. Makes Blink 182 sound like Stockhausen. See preview.
I lfang Bondi The Beat Route, The Arches, Midland Street, 221 4001. 8.30pm. £8 (advance), £9 (door). Gambian roots pioneers who have influenced crossover world music artists such as Youssou N’Dour and Salif Keita. I Colin Reid Tron Theatre, 63 Trongate, 552 4267. 8pm. £6 (£4). Belfast-born Reid who specialises in thoughtful, accomplished acoustic guitar based songs, returns after his appearance last year as support for former Velvet Underground man, John Cale.
I Defect. Fractal Jack and Soul Greed Nice ‘n’ Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 9pm.
I Fiend, E e And Ear Control, Joshua Norton Ca al and Death Cat Scatter, The 13th Note Cafe, King Street, 553 1638. 8.30pm. £3. Usual array of sonic stirrings from the experimental fringes of the Scatter promoters.
I Button Up Corinthian, ingram Street, 552 1101. 8pm. Free. Residency for this loungey instrumental combo. I The Blues Poets The Scotia, Stockwell Street, 552 8681. 4pm. Free. Fortnightly residency for the R&B veterans.
I Bloco Vomit Cyclefest 2000, The Meadows. Noon. Free. Edinburgh’s finest samba/punk/reggae exponents are on at 4pm at this day of wheeled festivities.
I Live Music Bannerman’s, 212 Cowgate, 556 3254. 9pm. Free.
I This Is It! Brannigans, Dundee Street, 228 5885. First band on 9pm. Free.
I John Martyn The Ferry, Clyde Place, 429 8676. 8pm. £12.50. Veteran blues. R&B, folk and Celtic soul singer/songwriter playsthe first of a number of Scottish shows to support his recently-released Glasgow Walker album. See review.
I Wheat, uperstar and Motor Life Co The 13th Note Club, Clyde Street, 243 2177. 8pm. £6. Wheat recently supported The Flaming Lips on their Glasgow date but return for their own show with two groovy local combos in tow. Superstar have melodies to cry to, while Motor Life Co bring the noise. I Bent Tower Records, Argyle Street, 204 2500. 7pm. Free. Apparently this band make a sound a bit like