MUSIG rock & pop
ROCK & POP: FRI 29 SEP continued Edinburgh
I Flannel and Bloco Vomit The Bongo Club, 14 New Street, 558 7604. 10.30pm. £4 (£3). Edinburgh’s original and best samba punksters Bloco Vomit meet karaoke punk loons Flannel, putting the ‘unk‘ back into ‘punk’.
I Nectarine No.9, Element, Malcolm Ross and Scientific Support Department Cafe Royal Circle Bar, 19 West Register Street, 556 1884. 8pm—lam. £6. Creeping Bent Records and Product magazine present an evening of music including new material from The Nectarine No. 9 with support from DJs Dave Carson and Paul Reekie.
I Sixties Unlimited Playhouse, 18—22 Greenside Place. 08706063424. 7.30pm. £10—£14. Acts taking you back to the hazy days of the 60s include The Tornados, Iiasybeats and Dave Berry and the Cruisers.
I Morcheeba and Departure Lounge Barrowland, Gallowgate, 552 4601. 7.30pm. £11 plus booking fee. See preview for the lazy, hazy soul pop vibes of coffee table favourites Morcheeba.
I Dave Sharp & The Hard Travellers and Kasino King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £8 plus booking fee. Dave Sharp? Not the Dave Sharp? OfThe Alarm? Phew.
I Spear Of Destiny, Soundbuggy and Ex-Cathedra Nice ‘n’ Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 9pm. Spear Of Destiny? Not the Spear Of Destiny"? Old punk lags featuring blond bombshell Kirk Brandon? Double phew. New album 1"(2/imreers available now.
I The Real People and The Snorkels The 13th Note Club, Clyde Street, 243 2177. 8pm. £5. Cheery Scousc janeg Britpop from the Real People. With support from Glasgow‘s mysterious anonymous supergroup The Snorkels.
I Jacknife Lee and The Boho Sub Band g2, Sauchiehall Street, 353 3111. 7pm. £5.50 plus booking fee. Jacknife Lee is the pseudonym of former Compulsion guitarist Garrett Lee. The title of his second album Punk Rock High Roller should not be taken at face value.
I The Radio Sweethearts The t3ih Note Cafe, King Street, 553 1638. 8pm. £2.50. Sweet sounds from the local country rockers.
I Union Pacific Grand Ole Opry, Paisley Road Toll, 429 5396. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). Country sounds.
I Michael Jackson Tribute Bourbon Street, George Street, 5520141. 7pm. £5 (£17.50 with dinner).
I The Hugh Reed Explosion McChuills Way Out West, Kelvinhaugh Street, 221 5569. 9.30pm. Free. Hugh Reed’s latest incarnation.
I Open Stage The llalt Bar, Woodlands Road, 564 1527. 4—8pm. Free. Weekly session for local musicians.
I Retro Rehab Experiment The llalt Bar, \N'oodlands Road, 564 1527. 8.30pm. Free.
I Liar's Tale Samuel Dow‘s, Nithsdale Road, 423 (1107. 8.30pm. Free.
I Michael Weston King, Andy White and Jackie Leven The Attic, Dyer‘s Close. 71 ('owgate, 225 8382. 7.30pm. £9 (£7). Iingland, Scotland and Ireland are represented when these three renowned songwriters perform together for the first time.
I Stephanie Mathcrs, 25 Broughton Street. 556 6754. 9.30pm. Free. Originals and covers.
I The Silencers (‘owane (‘enire. (‘owane Street, 01786 4431 13. 8pm. £8 (£6). The Silencers play their eclectic mixture of Celtic rock, blues and folk to celebrate the release of their new album Hie Silencers I.ll'(' 2001/.
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I Arab Strap and Aereogramme Nice ‘n’ Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 8.30pm. Start of the freshers’ week specials at Sleazys with Falkirk’s poetic ‘Stra and the tipped Aereogramme.
I Fi h Amendment, Risingson and Spleen King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4 plus booking fee.
I Nile, Macabre, Incantation and Regorge The Cathouse, Union Street, 2486606. 8pm. £6.50 plus booking fee. No age restriction on this show.
I Dave Sharp Bourbon Street, George Street, 5520141. 8pm. £5. See Sat 30. I The Blues Poets The Scotia, Stockwell Street, 552 8681. 4pm. Free. Fortnightly residency.
I Button Up Corinthian, Ingram Street, 552 1101. 8pm. Free. See Sun 24.
I Acoustic Open Stage Dukes Bar, Old Dumbarton Road, 357 1830. 4—9pm. Free. Weekly unplugged session.
I Aerial, Dukakis and Kastro King Tut‘s Wah Wah llut. St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4 plus booking fee. Triple bill of local indie sounds.
I Cosmic Rough Riders The Beat Room, g2, Sauchiehall Street, 353 3111. 7pm. Free. Info: 338 3474. Country- tinged songwriting from this hard-gigging local group, putting in an appearance on BBC Choicc‘s live music show.
I Acoustic Jam Nice ‘n’ Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 3339637. 8.30pm. For this freshers‘ special, Gerry Lyons hosts a starry line-up of local musicians.
I Abbamania Playhouse, 18—22 Greenside Place, 0870 6063424. 7.30pm. £9—£l6.50. Tribute to the singing Swedes.
I Sam Brown and Justin Gibson King Tut‘s Wah Wah llut, St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £10 plus booking fee. Smoky, jazzy vocals from Ms Brown who has carved out a cult following since first featuring in the hit parade of the 80s. I Brassy The Beat Room, g2, Sauchiehall Street, 353 3111. 7pm. Free.
After spending an afternoon looking up kilts and skirts you can find Silverpill
with Babacool and The Jackels at Edinburgh's Bongo Club, Thu 21 Sep
Info: 338 3474. Brassy are a feisty indie combo fronted by Jon Spencer’s sister Muffin. Tonight‘s other band who cannot be named for reasons of national security are one of the year’s success stories with a few top 20 singles and festival appearances under their belt already.
I Tarwater and Goldfrapp The 13th Note Club, Clyde Street, 243 2177. 8pm. £5.50 plus booking fee. See preview for Goldfrapp.
I Jeb Loy Nichols The 13th Note Cafe, King Street, 553 1638. 7.30pm. £4. Folk/country artist.
I Black Sabbath Tribute Nice ‘n’ Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 3339637. 8.30pm. Tribute band who have played sets at previous Test nights at the Art SchooL
I Mercury Tilt Switch, Kasino and The Gangsters Glory Box, Curlers, Byres Road, 3386511. 8.30pm. Free.
I Abbamania Playhouse, 18—22 Greenside Place, 08706063424. 7.30pm. £9—£16.50. See Mon 2.
I Toploader and Straw Barrowland, Gallowgate, 552 4601. 7.30pm. £9.50 plus booking fee. The curly-topped bloke and his males who have helped to make 2000 one of the duller years for music, reinforcing the fortunes of MOR indie. I No Means No and Huckleberry King Tut's Wah Wah Ilut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £8 plus booking fee. Veteran hardcore power trio on to their ninth studio album and umpteenth tour since they first surfaced as part of the hardcore scene of the 80s. Support from the less extreme sounds of the Edinburgh band fronted by Radio One Session In Scotland presenter Vic Galloway.
I Ten Benson The Beat Room, ’2, Sauchiehall Street, 353 3111. 7pm. Free. Info: 338 3474. 'l‘rashy, garage mechanic chic from this bunch of electro indie reprobatcs.
I Acoustic Open Stage The llali Bar. Woodlands Road. 564 1527. 8.30pm. Free. Weekly unplugged session.
I Dr Feelgood, Eddie 8: The Hot Rods, The Hamsters and John Otway (iaiety Theatre, Carrick Street, 01292 611 222. 7.30pm. £12.50 plus booking fee. Collectively these hoary old R1915
rockers bring you the Naughty Rhythms tour.
I Abbamania Playhouse, 18—22 Greenside Place, 0870 6063424. 7.30pm. £9-£16.50. See Mon 2.
I Fool's Gold The Venue, 17—21 Calton Road, 557 3073. 8pm. £6. Tribute to the Stone Roses taking you back to when baggy was in its heyday.
I Capercaillie Royal Concert Hall, Sauchiehall Street, 287 5511. 7.30pm. £13/£11 plus credit card booking fee. See preview.
I Julian Cope King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £12.50 plus booking fee. The madness of King Drude made ﬂesh with songs and chat from Copc’s strange past and stranger present.
I Makeshift, Intake, Quarantine, Defect and Seth The Cathouse, Union Street, 248 6606. 7.15pm. £3.50. Unsigned band showcase for bands of the noisy variety.
I Mandarin, Sleepyhouse and Cool Lama Strawberry Fields, Oswald Street, 221 7871. 9pm. £4.
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 The Crocketts and The Llama Farmers'l‘he Venue, 17—21 Calton Road, 557 3073. 8pm. £5.50. A double bill of spiky indie fervour.
I Gordon Grahame Cuckoo’s Nest. West Port, 229 3201. 9.30pm. Free. An acoustic set from Edinburgh singer/songwriter whose bittersweet epics have drawn comparisons with Buckley and Cohen.
I Dysfunction Live The Attic, Dyer's Close, 71 Cowgate, 225 8382. 7.30pm—3am. Free. Alternative club night with an accent on rock, skate punk and hardcore, featuring live music from Fifth Amendment and Club DJs Ewan, Jane and special guests. Fans will be pleased to know the club is currently pursuing a free entry policy. Bands on after 9pm.
I Abbamania Playhouse, 18—22 Greenside Place, 08706063424. 7.30pm. £9—£I6.50. Sec Mon 2.