rock & pop


Gigs are listed by date, then by Performances Will be listed. provr 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).

Ticket information

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, 220 434‘)

Way Ahead 0141 339 8383


I Capercaillie Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 287 5511. 7.30pm. £13. £11 plus credit card booking fee. Rounding off the day on which next year's Celtic Connections programme is announced with Scotland‘s premier wispy Celts.

I Julian Cope King Tut‘s Wah Wah llut. St Vincent Street. 22l 527‘). 8.30pm. £12.50 plus booking fee. The madness of King Drude made flesh with songs and chat from Cope‘s strange past and stranger present. See preview.

I Bis and McSleazy Nice ‘n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 0637. 8.30pm. Continuing Nice ‘n' Sleazy‘s fresher's specials with the feisty electropoppers.

I Makeshift, Intake, Quarantine, Defect and Seth The Cathouse. Union Street. 2-18 6606. 7.15pm. £3.50. Hardcore metal line-u .

I Mandarin, Sleepyi'iouse and Cool Lama Strawberry Fields. Oswald Street. 221 787]. ‘)pm. £4.

I The Vagabonds The Scotia. Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 8.30pm. Free. Popular

I Jam Session Samuel Dow‘s. Nithsdale Road. 423 0107. 8.30pm. Free.

I Open Stage (iavin‘s Mill. Gavin's Mill Road. Milngavie. ‘)56 2255. Free.


I Fifth Amendment The Attic. Dyer‘s Close. 7] Cowgatc. 225 8382. 7.30pm—3am. Free. Alternative club night with an accent on rock. skate punk and hardcore. featuring live music from English noiseniks Fifth Amendment signed to ()ne Little Indian. home to Skunk Anansie of late. This may give you an idea of how they sound. 01s for the evening are Iiwan and Jane. Fans will be pleased to know the club is currently pursuing a free entry policy. Bands not on before ‘)pm.

I The Crocketts and Llama Farmers The Venue. l7—2l Calton Road. 557 3073. 8pm. £5.50. Having supported fellow \k'elshmen the Stereophonics on tour. energetic rockers The Crocketts get the chance to headline. Davey Crockett (not his real name. I'll wager) leads his kings of the wild frontier. with teen punk poppers The Llama Farmers fighting a rearguard action.

I Gordon Grahame (‘uckoo's Nest. West Port. 22‘) 3201. ‘).30pm. Free. An acoustic set from Iidinhurgh

singer songw riler whose bittersweet epics have drawn comparisons with Buckley and Cohen.

I Abbamania Playhouse. l8—22 (ireensidc Place. 0870 6063424. 7.30pm. £‘)~£l6.5ll. Tribute to the singing Swedes.

The best gigs this fortnight

Badly Drawn Boy Laden wrth awards and huge cheques courtesy of the Mercury lvlu5rc Prize Judges, Damon Gough brings us his wooly hatful of ramshackle melodies. See frontllnes. OMU, Glasgow, Sun 75 Oct. Placebo Brian Molko has calmed down the bl-sexual angst and his propensrty for offending other bands in favour of a new, more focused album of accomplished songs. See prevrew. Barrow/and, Glasgow, Sun 75 Oct; Corn Exchange, Edinburgh, Tue 77 Oct. Coldplay Their rise from obscurity was confirmed by the melee they caused at T in the Park this year; if you can get a ticket go see what all the fuss was about, you won’t be disappomted. See feature page 22 Barrow/and, Glasgow, Tue 70 Oct, Liqurd Room, Edinburgh, Wed 77 Oct.


Roni Size/Reprazent Keeping it real wrth some ruff and ready cuts on their latest offering In The Mode, Reprazent show how to get a party gomg With the help of UK Garage don Ml Cole. See feature page 20 OMU, Glasgow, Thu 72 Oct.


Big Big World Acts from all over the globe converge on Glasgow for a spot of folk, Jazz, country, blues, pop, Latin, Tuvan throat musrc, reggae and even Indian classmal. What more do you bloody want? Go on, get out there and take a chance on broadening your musrcal horizons. Various venues, Glasgow, Thu 72 Oct-Sat 4 Nov. See prewew.



I Julian Cope King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 22] 527‘). 8.30pm. SOLD OUT. See preview.

I Steve Howe The Ferry. (‘lyde Place. 42‘) 8676. 7.30pm. £12.50 plus booking fee. Yes guitarist gets all noodly on yo‘

I Bentley Rhythm Ace Nice ‘n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 8.30pm. Free. Mainly a DJ set from the jolly big beat duo but there will be a live element, apparently.

I The Crocketts and The Llama

Farmers The (‘athouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £5.50 plus booking fee. No age restriction. See Thu 5 ()ct.

I Assert 13111 Note (ale. King Street. 553 I638. 8pm. 80s style hardcore punk. I It's A Shame About Craig, Cinnamon and Plasticene Fury Murrys. Maxwell Street. 221 65| 1. ‘)pm. £4, including entry to post-gig club.

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