rock & pop
Gigs are listed by date, then by ciyz 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:
The best gigs this fortnight
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
Glasgow Green Foo Fighters, Oasis, Primal Scream, Teenage Fanclub, Elliott Smith: they’re spoiling you, surely. And you can walk home from it too. Glasgow: Glasgow Green, Fri 25—Sat 26 Aug.
Lou Barlow Sebadoh and Folk
Implosion frontman plays his first of three consecutive nights with a host of special guests. Glasgow: Nice ’n’ Sleazy, Thu 7 Sep.
The Sisters Of Mercy Fifteen years since their last visit, the Sisters return for a night of knowing rock 'n’ roll revelry. Just don’t say Goth. Glasgow: Barrow/and, Sat 2 Sep. See preview page 27.
Summer Nights In The Country More country than you can shake a line dancer at, with Emmylou Harris, Little Feat and Steve Earle topping this toe tappin’ bill in the most serene of surroundings. Haddington: Haddington House, nr Edinburgh, Sat 26 Aug. WORLD/POP
Mela A multi-cuItural maelstrom where traditional meets modern and sounds and races mix with funfairs, dancing, music and food . Edinburgh: Pi/rig Park, Sat 2—Sun 3 Sep.See preview page 27. JAZZ
Tim Richards Trio This veteran pianist celebrates his diverse influences with a number of shows around the country. Glasgow: Tron Theatre, Tue 29 Aug; Paisley: Arts Centre, Wed 30 Aug; Edinburgh: Queen Charlotte Rooms, Sun 70 Sep.See preview page 27.
I CI State, Lunarpage and Summersalt King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50 (advance), £4 (door). Local band triple bill.
I The Lapse and Life Without Buildings The 13th Note Cafe, King Street, 553 1638. 8pm. £3. New Yorkers The Lapse warm up for the Reading Festival with their experimental indie rock. Support from local fellow travellers Life Without Buildings.
I Heirloom Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 8.30pm.
I Twelve Below Zero, The Horny Goats and Surge Fury Murrys, Maxwell Street, 221 6511. 9pm. £3, including entry to post-gig club.
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 Cathouse, Union Street, 248 6606. 8pm. £3. Unsigned band night.
I Kate Cassidy Canons’ Gait, 232 Canongate, 556 4481. 9pm. Glasgow’s Kate Cassidy performs rock and R628 songs from her new album.
I Glasgow Green Festival In The City Glasgow Green. Gates 2pm. £55 (weekend), £30 (day) plus booking fee. Info: 0900 3404910 (calls cost 60p per minute). Website: wwwglasgowgreen.com. See listings, page 28: see preview page 36
I Lauren Laverne Nice ‘n’ Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 8.30pm. £4. Advance tickets available from bar. Ms Laverne returns after the demise of her sharp pop quartet Kenickie, and some
I Abba Disco Party Bourbon Street, George Street, 552 0141. 7pm. £5 (£16.50 with dinner). Featuring an Abba tribute act.
I Dogs Die In Hot Cars The Halt Bar, Woodlands Road, 564 1527. 8.30pm. Free.
I The Sex Godz Samuel Dow’s, Nithsdale Road, 423 0107. 8.30pm. Free. Glam sounds.
I Sweet Home Chicago Hamilton Town Hall, 01698 452 299. 7.30pm.
disappointing forays into television £10/£8. presenting. with her ﬁrst solo shows , during which she will be joined by very Edlnblﬂ'gh
special guests. Which probably means Arab Strap.
I Supercoolthing, Puresound and Shine King Tut‘s Wah Wah llut, St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50 (advance). £4 (door). Local band triple bill.
I Gorilla and Bronco Bullfrog (the) The 1301 Note Cafe, King Street, 553 1638. 8pm. £2. Another evening of sounds encompassing psychedelia, garage, electronica and Krautrock styles.
I Tommy Truesdale Grand Ole Opry, Paisley Road Toll. 429 5396. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). (‘ountry rock.
I Kate Cassidy Canons’ Gait, 232 Canongate, 556 4481. 9pm. See Thu 24.
I Glasgow Green Festival In The City Glasgow Green. Gates 11am. £55 (weekend), £30 (day) plus booking fee. Info: 0900 340 4910 (calls cost 60p per minute). Website: wwwglasgowgreen.com. See listings, page 28: see preview page 36
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