rock & pop
Gigs are listed by date, then by ciy. Performances wrll 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 mediumllarge 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 Roy Harper King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £9 plus booking fee. Veteran folkster.
I Horse The Ferry, Clyde Place, 429 8676. 7.30pm. £12. Horse MacDonald continues her tour with piano and string quartet to promote her current Both Sides album.
I The Angels and Fran Schoppler The 13th Note Cafe, King Street, 553 1638. 8pm. £2. Acoustic night with one act to be conﬁrmed.
I Weekender, Odeon Beat Club and
Elmore Nice ‘n’ Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 8.30pm.
I UUZ Bourbon Street, George Street, 552 0141. 8pm. £5. Tribute to the might of yon Irish blokes U2.
I The Vagabonds The Scotia, Stockwell Street, 552 8681. 8.30pm. Free. Popular covers.
I Jam Session Samuel Dow’s, Nithsdale Road, 423 0107. 8.30pm. Free. I Live Music Strawberry Fields, Oswald Street, 221 7871. 9pm. £4.
I Taste My Silence and Maya 29 The Attic, Dyer’s Close, 71 Cowgate, 225 8382. 7.30pm. £4. Alternative club night Dysfunction has an accent on rock, skate punk and hardcore, with live music to SUII.
I Babacool, The Silver Pill and The Jackals Bongo Club, 14 New Street, 558 7604. 9pm—3am. £4. Babacool launch their new single in this evening of sci-ﬁ pop and lacerating punkadelia from three Edinburgh-based bands.
I Bellweather Linachian, Blackfriars Street, 7.30pm. Free. Another solo acoustic set of considered folky-tinged pop/rock.
I The Complete Stone Roses King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £8 plus booking fee. Mani-endorsed tribute to the Mancunian indie gods.
I Deejay Punk-Roc The Arches, Midland Street, 221 4001. POSTPONED. I The Herbaliser The Arches, Midland Street, 221 4001. 9pm. £7 (advance), £8 (door). Stepping into the breach created by Deejay Punk-Roc’s incapacity are turntablists Jake Herbaliser and Ollie Teeba who pay their own tribute to ten years of the Ninja Tunes label with their hip-hop beats and scratching skills.
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I Eska, Hirameka Hi-Fi and The Reynolds Nice ‘n’ Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 8.30pm. Eska celebrate the release of their album by creating a right old racket at Sleazy’s.
I Stagger Lee The 13th Note Club, Clyde Street, 243 2177. 8pm. Launch gig for Stagger Lee’s new EP ‘Annual Happy Family’.
I Troika, Kempes and Drive Fury Murrys, Maxwell Street, 221 6511. 9pm. £4, including entry to post-gig club.
I Lemon Grass Grand Ole Opry, Paisley Road Toll, 429 5396. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). Country sounds.
I Abba Disco Party Bourbon Street, George Street, 552 0141. 7pm. £5 (£17.50 with dinner). Featuring an Abba tribute act.
I Cunning Stunts The Halt Bar, Woodlands Road, 564 1527. 8.30pm. Free.
I Isis Samuel Dow’s, Nithsdale Road, 423 0107. 8.30pm. Free.
I Snib Glider Pine Trees Inn, Stirling Road, Dumbarton. 8pm. £2.
I Lowgold and Reluctant Buffalo The Attic, Dyer’s Close, 71 Cowgate, 225 8382. 7pm. £6 (£4). Current NME faves Lowgold are a indie gutar outﬁt who are thought of in the same ‘could be massive’ way as Coldplay.
I Pitchshifter and Sona Fariq The Venue, 17—21 Calton Road, 557 3073. 7pm. £9. Nottingham’s long-serving industrial rock outﬁt head north of the border after oddly enough being banned from playing in Poland for dissing the pope. Support act Sona Fariq work in rap elements to their explosive rock sound.
I Stealer N.B.’s, Balmoral Hotel, 1 Princes Street, 556 2414. 10pm. Free. Funk-rock four-piece based in Edinburgh.
I Horse MacRobert, University of Stirling, 01786 461081. 8pm. £10 (£8). See Thu 21.
I Sigue Sigue Sputnik and The Hugh Ree Explosion Bedlam Summertime Special Part 111, Queen Margaret Union, University Gardens, 339 9784. 8pm. £8 in advance from Missing Records, Wellington Street/Great Western Road, Osiris, Great Western Road. Credit card booking: 339 8383. The gothic/industrial club hosts performances by two bands who don’t strictly ﬁt the proﬁle. It will be interesting to see how much make-up Sigue Sigue Sputnik are wearing these days to disguise their advancing years. I Pitchshtfter, The Workhorse Movement and Sona Fariq The Garage, Sauchiehall Street, 332 1120. 7pm. £9 plus booking fee. No age restriction on this show. See Fri 22 Sep.
I Lowgold, Hibushi S anghong and Jensen King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4.50 plus booking fee. Melancholy melodies with a slight country tinge from this quartet whose home on the range is the Home Counties. Comparisons include REM, Teenage Fanclub and Buffalo Tom. I Kain Nice ‘n’ Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 8.30pm. Scuzzy rock combo
I Gluecifer, Gaza Strippers and Golden Guineas The 13th Note Club, Clyde Street, 243 2177. 8pm. £6. The headliners are a Norwegian rock combo. The name Ted Nugent has been bandied about, so be warned.
I Stupid Acting Smart, Remedy and Pariah The 13th Note Cafe, King Street, 553 1638. 8pm. £2.50.
I Rio Bravo Grand Ole Opry, Paisley Road Toll, 429 5396. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). Country sounds.
I Drew Robertson Bourbon Street, George Street, 552 0141. 7pm. £5 (£17.50 with dinner).
I Open Stage The Halt Bar, Woodlands Road, 564 1527. 4—8pm. Free. Weekly
session for local musicians.
I Glasgow Songwriters The Halt Bar, Woodlands Road, 564 1527. 8.30pm. Free. The Songwriters group showcase their musical wares.
I The X Pistols McChuills, High Street, 552 2135. 10pm. Free. Tribute to a certain punk rock explosion.
I The Datsuns McChuills Way Out West, Kelvinhaugh Street, 221 5569. 9.30pm. Free.
I Full House Samuel Dow’s, Nithsdale Road, 423 0107. 8.30pm. Free.
I Django Kill and Major Major The Attic, Dyer’s Close, 71 Cowgate, 225 8382. 7.30pm. £4. Double bill of up-and- coming bands.
I Travler, Hello Mum andRocco The Mcrcat, Shandwick Place. 8pm. £2.50. Trio of pop-tinged local outﬁts.
I Steve Butler The Pleasance Cabaret Bar, 60 The Pleasance, 668 2019. 8pm. £6. The voice behind Glasgow trio Lies Damned Lies launches his new solo album, entitled Love Come Down. Support comes from Edinburgh songwriter David Heavenor.
I Little Gem and Chokmah East Kilbride Arts Centre, Old Coach Road, 01355 261000. 8pm. £5 (£3). Showcase of local bands: Little Gem play their diverse brand of rock, plus 705 inﬂuenced rock ‘n’ roll from Chokmah.
I The Handsome Family and Monica Queen The 13th Note Club, Clyde Street, 243 2177. 8pm. £8. Dark alt.country from a husband and wife team of Brett 8; Rennie Sparks, with support from ex-Thrum vocalist Queen who has recently released a single on Glasgow’s Creeping Bent label. See preview for Monica Queen.
I Only Kismet King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4.50 plus booking fee. Female R&B band.
I The False Address The 13th Note Cafe, King Street, 553 1638. 8pm. £2.
I Rodeo Grand Ole Opry, Paisley Road Toll, 429 5396. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). Country sounds.
I The Cobramatics The Scotia, Stockwell Street, 552 8681. 4pm. Free. Fortnightly residency.
I Button Up Corinthian, Ingram Street, 552 1101. 8pm. Free. Loungey instrumentals and soundtrack vibes.
I Acoustic Open Stage Dukes Bar, Old Dumbarton Road, 357 1830. 4—9pm. Free. Weekly unplugged session.
I Live Music Nice ‘n’ Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 8.30pm.
I Aieris and Indigo Echo The Attic, Dyer’s Close, 71 Cowgate, 225 8382. 7.30pm. £4. Rock sounds from this double bill.
I Bee Gees Gold Playhouse, 18—22 Greenside Place, ()870 6063424. 7.30pm. £12.50—£13.50. Hear the story and songs detailing how the musical brothers became a chart-topping phenomenon.
I Tailgunner, This Year's Model and Park Lane King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5 plus booking fee. First tour from the band who used to feature Noel Gallagher on drums. Tailgunner is the baby of Oasis producer Mark Coyle and their eponymous debut album will be available next month.
I The Yo Yo's, Groop Dogdrill and The Hives The Cathouse, Union Street, 248 6606. 8pm. £6.50 plus booking fee. No age restriction on this show. The Yo Yos are quifftastic rock ‘n’ rollers fronted by ex-Wildhearts man Danny McCormack. Support from Groop Dogdrill, kindred spirits in the trash rock stakes.