Tenner play the Attic. Edinburgh, Mon 6 Nov
ROCK & POP: FRI 3 NOV continued I Paul Brady and Christine Collister
Old Fruitmarket, Albion Street, 287 5511.
9.30pm. £14.50 (£12.50). The respected Irish singer/songwriter who sticks close to his roots plays as part of Big Big World.
I Hefner g2, Sauchiehall Street, 332 1120. 7.30pm. £6 plus booking fee. See Thu 2.
I Man 0r Astra-Man? and Huckleberry Nice ‘n’ Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 8.30pm. £7. Crazy Ioons from outer space playing a punked-up version of our earth surf guitar music. Support from Edinburgh combo, also thought to have a screw or two loose.
I [spunge], Telegraph and Mudshark King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4.50 plus booking fee.
I The Turkey Brothers, The Hellﬁre Club and Kasule The 13th Note Club, Clyde Street, 243 2177. 8pm. £3. Local band triple bill.
I Garrison, The Full Picture and The Retro Rehab Experiment Fury Murrys, Maxwell Street, 221 6511. 9pm. £4, including entry to post-gig club.
I Catcher Strathclyde University Union, John Street, 567 5000. 9pm. Free. Students and guests. Commercial pop/rock.
I Abba Disco Party Bourbon Street, George Street, 552 0141. 7pm. £5 (£17.50 with dinner). Featuring an Abba tribute act.
I The Ducks McChuills, High Street, 552 2135. 10pm. Free. Hi-octane garage rock and R&B.
I Full House Samuel Dow’s, Nithsdale Road, 423 0107. 8.30pm. Free.
I Long John Baldry Motherwell Theatre, Civic Centre, Motherwell, 01698 267 515. 7.30pm. £10. Overwrought 60s balladeer who is best known for his overwrought 60$ ballad ‘Let The Heartache Begin’.
I Bright Eyes. Her Space Holiday and Michael Angus The 13th Note Club, Clyde Street, 243 2177. 8pm. £5 (advance), £6 (door). Double bill of acts on newish label Wichita Recordings. Bright Eyes is Nebraska-based prodigy Conner Oberst who must surely be worth a look-in for taking his musical name from the best song ever written about rabbits. His gothic country rock contrasts with the electronica of Her Space Holiday, the San Francisco-based duo of Marc Bianchi and Keely. Support from Peeps Into Fairyland’s singer performing a solo set.
I Taj Mahal Old Fruitmarket, Albion Street, 287 5511. 9.30pm. £14 (£12). Celebrated bluesman with forty years of experience behind him, playing as part of Big Big World.
I Tenner, Skelter and Puc King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4 plus booking fee.
I Alabama Thunderpussy Nice ‘n’ Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 8.30pm.
I Kinetic, Nucleus and Supercoolthing Strawberry Fields, Oswald Street, 221 7871. 8pm. £4.
I Counselled Out Bourbon Street, George Street, 552 0141. 7pm. £5 (£17.50 with dinner). Glasgow’s soul revue collective.
I Open Stage The Halt Bar, Woodlands Road, 564 1527. 4-8pm. Free.
I Overside The Halt Bar, Woodlands Road, 564 1527. 8.30pm. Free.
I Real Easy Samuel Dow’s, Nithsdale Road, 423 0107. 8.30pm. Free.
I [spunge], Telegraph, Immune and Turnpike The Attic, Dyer’s Close, 71 Cowgate, 225 8382. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). Jam-packed bill of up-and-coming acts with the headliners specialising in some ﬁesty ska unk.
I . . .An You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead Liquid Room, 9c Victoria Street, 225 2564. This show has been rescheduled for 29 Nov. See Surface Noise for more details.
I Charlie Landsborough Rothes Halls, Rothes Square, 01592 611101. 7.30pm. £13.50 (£12). The award-winning country singer performs songs from his current album Still Can’t Say Goodbye.
I Carol Laula Howden Park Centre, Howden, 01506 433634. 8pm. £7 (£4.50). The internationally renowned Glasgow songstress presents a lively set of folk-tinged pop, accompanied by her own band.
I The Who and Joe Strummer & The Mescaleroes SECC, Finnieston Quay, 287 5511. £29/£25 plus booking fee. See Fri 3.
I The Dropkick Murphys, The Newtown Grunts and Machine Gun EtiquetteThe 13th Note Club, Clyde Street, 243 2177. 8pm. £7. Tickets going fast for this appearance by American ska punk favourites The Dropkick Murphys with support from the Grunts, this issue’s singles reviewers. See reviews, page 50. I Embrace and Alfie Barrowland, Gallowgate, 552 4601. 7.30pm. £11.50 plus booking fee. No age restriction on this show. Stodgy indie rock from the mystifyingly popular Embrace. Still, at least Danny McNamara can be assured that his famously ‘erratic’ vocal performance is likely to be more in tune than the recent excruciating display from Mr Badly Drawn Boy.
I Lupine Howl and January King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, 21 5279. 8.30pm. £6.50 plus booking fee. Former Spiritualized lynchpins, whatever their names are, who were unceremoniously sacked by Jason Pierce last year and wasted no time in forming their own combo.
I Mark De Clive-Lowe, Pnau and Maxi 5 Sunday Social, The Arches, Midland Street, 221 9736. 3pm. £3 before 5pm, £5 after. The next instalment
of the successful hangover cure The Sunday Social featuring live acts who offer - respectively - jazzy house with intense percussion, chilled house and funky grooves. Plus DJ Sidewinder.
I The Blend and Gretchen The 13th Note Cafe, King Street, 553 1638. 8pm. £2.50. Indie double bill.
I The Cobramatics The Scotia, Stockwell Street, 552 8681. 4pm. Free. Fortnightly residency.
I Gabrielle Clyde Auditorium, Finnieston Quay, 287 5511. 7pm. £17.50/£15/£12.50 plus credit card booking fee. No age restriction on this show. Nasal soul songstress back after her ‘intimate’ Cottiers show at the West End festival and still promoting her dull-but-successful Rise album.
I Red Snapper King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £8 plus booking fee. Plus DJ Richard Thair. See preview.
I Ramsay Midwood The 13th Note Club, Clyde Street, 243 2177. 8pm. £8. Woodstock-born, LA-based blues cowboy promotes his debut album Shoot-OutAt The 0K Chinese Restaurant with full band backing.
I Cool Devil Hills, Firefly and Elmore The 13th Note Cafe, King Street, 553 1638. 8pm. £2.
I Acoustic Jam Nice ‘n’ Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 8.30pm. Weekly session hosted by Gerry Lyons.
I Tenner, Rocco and Diaz The Attic, Dyer’s Close, 71 Cowgate, 225 8382. 7.30pm. £4. Tenner, a four-piece from Bath who’ve received acclaim for their debut single ‘Where Do You Come From?’ headline. Indie-rockers Rocco and new faces Diaz provide the support.
rock & pop MUSIC
TllESDAY 7 Glasgow
I Jonathan Richman and Michael Shelley King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. SOLD OUT. Following last month’s well-received appearances from Saint Julian Cope, cult US eccentric Jonathan Richman strums some tunes for his Scottish devotees. If he takes requests, be sure to shout for ‘We Were Dancing In The Lesbian Bar’.
I Therapy? and Flu Jag The Cathouse, Union Street, 248 6606. 8pm. £10 plus booking fee. No age restriction on this show. Therapy?, currently promoting their So Much For The Ten Year Plan greatest hits album, celebrate their sort-of birthday along with The Cathouse, also ten years old this month.
I Western Electric and Tandy The 13th Note Club, Clyde Street, 2432177. 8pm. £5. Ex-Long Ryder Sid Griffin’s contemporary country combo, supported by kindred s irits.
I Electric fé The 13th Note Cafe, King Street, 553 1638. 8pm. £2. Bis host a club which celebrates the wacky world of electronica and includes local musicians plonking away on vintage keyboards.
I Solution, Blackwater and Kirby Nice ‘n’ Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 8.30 m.
I B ue Orbit, Dieselbone and Tourist Information Glory Box, Curlers, Bytes Road, 338 6511. 8.30pm. Free.
I Paul Gallagher Corinthian, Ingram Street, 552 1101. 10pm. Free. Residency for this R&B pianist.
I Rizla Presents the Boutique, Bands and Booze Tour The Liquid Room, 9c Victoria Street, 225 2564. 7.30pm. £7. Alpinestars, Dirty Beatniks and latest Mo’ Wax signings South drop in for some beatific action. On the decks is Wall Of
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