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The Garage, Glasgow, Thursday December 7th Tickets from Virgin Records and usual outlets. Credit Cards: 0141 339 8383

last December


mber. Tickets from. Virgin and Ripping.



Glasgow Fruitmarket 25th January 0141 287 5511

. Edinburgh Queens Hall 28th January “,0131 667 7776


Credit Cards: 0141 339 8383. Tickets: Virgin and Ripping.

58 THE “ST 30 Nov—14 Dec 2000

ROCK 81 POP, WED 13 continued

, Edinburgh

I Cosmic Rough Riders The Attic, Dyer‘s Close. 71 Cowgate, 225 8382. 7.30pm. £6

(£4). Swirly guitars from these retro

rockers. performing as part of the Capital

Christmas celebrations with special guests. I Foo Fighters Corn Exchange. New Market Road, Gorgie. 443 2437. 7.30pm. SOLD OUT. Both performances sold out. I Feeder The Venue. 17—21 Calton Road, 557 3073. 8pm. See Tue 12.


I Steps Beyond and Boyslife Motherwell Concert Hall. Civic Centre, Windmillhill Street. 01698 267515. 7pm. £6. Two tribute acts including the appropriately named

Boyslife who have taken the similarities

between Boyzone and Westlife and morphed the two together.



I Steps SECC. Finnieston Quay, 0870 040 4000. £20 Ius booking fee. See Mon 11. I F00 Fig ters Barrowland. Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. SOLD OUT. An early Christmas present for Foo Fighters fans as Dave Grohl and playmates reward those who won out in the scramble for tickets with a set of their usual spunky. melodic grunge. Make the most of the Foos visit to this venue they are rarely spotted in anything smaller than an arena these days. I The Step Kings, Dai Low and Diasphere The Cathouse, Union Street, 248 6606. 8pm. £5 plus booking fee. No age restriction on this show. The Step Kings are a punky New Jersey four-piece promoting their current album Let's Get It On.’ (note exclamation mark, setting it apart from any confusion with the Marvin Gaye track of the same name).

I Assert, Freebase and Divide The 13th Note Cafe’, King Street, 553 1638. 8pm. £3. I Cutler, Stellar and Mellow D Fury Murrys, Maxwell Street, 221 6511. 9pm. £3, including post-gig club.

I Michael Jackson Tribute Bourbon Street, George Street, 552 0141. 7pm. £5 (£29.50 with dinner).

I Beat The Rap The Halt Bar, Woodlands Road, 564 1527. 8.30pm. Free.

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

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

I Screemer, Fool's Circle and Ex- Girlfriend Rico’s, Ann Street, Greenock, 01475 783 705. 10pm.

I Live Music Nice ‘n’ Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 8.30pm. Christmas mayhem featuring a mix of live performance and DJs from the following reprobates - Wags from Happy Monday, Gary and Tom from Snow Patrol, Richard from Belle & Sebastian and Gill and We from the Radio One Session In Scotland.


I Mystery Juice and Green Juice La Belle Angele, Hastic’s Close, 225 7536. £4.50. A totally juicy combination as two genre-busting bands share the bill, also featuring DJ Dolphinboy.

I Coldplay The Liquid Room, 9c Victoria Street, 225 2564. 7pm. SOLD OUT. An appearance on Top Of The Pops for their hit single ‘Yellow’, and being in the running for the Mercury Music Award has established Coldplay.

I David Gray Corn Exchange, New Market Road, Gorgie, 443 2437. 7.30pm. SOLD OUT. See Thu 7.

I Dysfunction Live The Attic, Dyer's Close, 71 Cowgate, 225 8382. 9pm—3am. £8 (£6 in advance). The club night with an accent on rock, skate punk and hardcore, hosts an alternative Christmas party. Live music comes from Hollywood based glitzy punk-rockers Bubble and noisy Florida two-piece Nutrajet.


I Annie Christian The Martell, Burnbank Road, 01324 621764. The indie rockers perform music from their new five track EP, Saturday Night Sunday Morning.



Gigs are listed by date, then by cit .

Performances Will be listed, provi ed that details reach our offices at least eight days before publication. Jazz

listings compiled by Henry Northmore.



I King Pleasure 81 The Biscuit Boys Bourbon Street, 108 George Street. 552 0141. 7.30pm. £10—£27.50 (with dinner). One of the UK's top swing-jazz bands.


I Simon Thoumire Quintet llenrv's

Jazz Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 538 7385.

8.30pm. £5 (£4). Concertina wizard Simon Thoumire explores the connections between jazz and folk in this fine quintet.


I Maximum Rhythm 'N' Blues Caird Hall, City Square. 01382 434940. 7.30pm. £15.50—£16.50. Reuniting original Manfred Mann members with ex-membcrs of The Thunderbirds and The Animals, the ensemble perform new and old hits.


I Urban Frequency Henry's Jazz Bar, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. Midnight. £5. This Glasgow-based jazz hand turn up the funk and soul.

I Friday Jazz 'N' Jive Club Fairmile Inn, 44 Biggar Road, 312 8243. 8pm. £4 (£3). A special night for this new jazz club as it is the 21st anniversary of The Spirits Of Rhythm and the 25th anniversary of The Louisiana Ragtime Band, expect the best in New Orleans and traditional 'azz.

I Paul Town row Quartet Henry ’s Jau Bar, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 8.30pm. £5. Modern jazz standards and originals from the pen of alto- saxophonist Towndrow.

I The Scottish National Jazz Orchestra Queen‘s Hall, Clerk Street, 668 201‘). 8.30pm. £10—£l2.50 (£6). The SNJO present a tribute to Miles Davis with ‘Miles Ahead and the Birth of Cool’

1 with trumpeter lngrid Jensen. See


I Dr No's Bongo Club, 14 New Street, 558 7604. 10.30pm—3am. £7 (£5). A bumper Christmas special with Bombskare and Big Hand playing live ska and reggae flavoured jazz plus the usual DJs with rocksteady Jamaican ska and the return of Dub Department.


I Jason Sellars Quintet Dundee Rep, Tay Square, 01382 223530. 10.30pm. £4 (£2.50). A new Sellars Brother’s project. Modern jazz meets bossa nova and bop standards as they unearth some BlueNote treasures.



I The Scottish National Jazz Orchestra RSAMD, 100 Renfrew Street, 332 5057. 8pm. £11 (£6). See Fri 1.


I Latino 2000 Henry’s Jazz Bar, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. Midnight. £5. Latin and jazz sounds, infused with a hip hop sensibility, from a collective which looks like a who's who of the local

I Peter King Henry’s Jazz Bar, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 8.30pm. £5. Peter King has been an influential figure in the UK jazz scene since the 50s and . plays a variety of reed instruments, but is particularly known for his alto-sax work. He plays with a brilliant hard-edged tone and tonight is accompanied by the Paul Harrison Trio.