rock & pop
listi n gs Gigs are listed by date, then by ci .
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 & 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 Lou Barlow and Astrid Nice ‘n’ Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 8.30pm. £7. Advance tickets available from bar. The eccentric and erratic Sebadoh/Folk Implosion frontman plays the first of three nights in Sleazys. Tickets will go sharpish for what is bound to be a special set of gigs with support from various local luminaries. Plus special mystery guest every night. See preview.
I Soundbuggy. The Stand and Central King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50 (advance), £4 (door). Local band triple bill featuring the groovy indie rock of Soundbuggy.
I Swell Bellies and Alpacinos Strawberry Fields, Oswald Street, 221 7871. 9pm. £4.
I The Vagabonds The Scotia, Stockwell Street, 552 8681. 8.30pm. Free. Weekly residency of popular covers.
I Jam Session Samuel Dow’s, Nithsdale Road, 423 0107. 8.30pm. Free.
Edinburgh I Nerve, Shindig and Immune The Attic, Dyer’s Close, 71 Cowgate, 225
8382. 7.30pm. £4. Alternative club night
Dysfunction present an evening of music With an accent on rock, skate punk and
hardcore. This evening’s bill is topped by
up and coming Glasgow pop punksters Nerve fresh from their appearance at Glasgow Green.
I No More Heroes Viewﬁeld Hotel, 1 Viewﬁeld Road, 01241 872446. 8.30pm. £6 (£5). Tribute band recreating the sounds of the Stranglers.
I Lou Reed Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Sauchiehall Street, 287 5511. 8pm. £25/£22.50 plus booking fee. The cheeriest man in pop continues to spread ecstasy wherever he goes - as in tracks from his latest, well-received opus Ecstasy.
I Lou Barlow, Eugene Kelly and Speeder Nice ‘n’ Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 8.30pm. £7. Advance tickets available from bar. Plus special mystery guest. See Thu 7.
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Lou Barlow Frontman and principle songwriter for considered indie smart kids Sebadoh and Folk Implosion, the ever sensitive Mr Barlow plays three rare solo shows with a veritable feast of special guests. See preview. Glasgow: Nice ’n’ Sleazy, Thu 7—Sat 9 Sep.
Bob Dylan A rare chance to see this true legend in the flesh (pictured). Glasgow: SECC, Sun 77 Sep.
Supersuckers Low-down dirty rawk ’n' roll from Eddie Spaghetti, Dancing Eagle and co. Just what you need: a bit of good old fashion musical mayhem. See preview. Glasgow: King Tut’s, Thu 74 Sep. ’
The Infesticons A quartet of New York hip hop pioneers, leading the way with innovative sounds and lyrical style and content. Led by rapper/poet Mike Ladd, they are proof that the rap equation can be constantly reconfigured. See preview. Glasgow: Arches, Thu 74 Sep. FOLIUWORLD
Open Roads Seven days of songs stories, dance and talks celebrating the culture of Romany and traveller communities throughout Europe with events to excite both young and old. See preview in theatre section. Glasgow: Various venues, Mon il—Sun 17 Sep.
lslay Jazz Festival This beautiful island is the perfect setting for this annual jazz chill out fest. Stacy Kent and Otis Grand top a varied bill of jazz players. See preview. Islay.‘ Various venues, Fri 75—Sun 77 Sep.
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