rock & pop


Gigs are listed by date, then by city. Performances Will 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).

Ticket information

Tickets for most medium/large concerts can be bought from the following:

Virgin, Buchanan Galleries. 332 441”) Credit card bookings from:

Ticket Link: 287 5511.

Way Ahead: 33‘) 8383.

Virgin Princes Street, 221) 3234. Ripping Records South Bridge. 226 7010.

Assembly Rooms George Street, 22114349

Way Ahead (1141 339 8383



I Steps SliCC. binnieston ()uay. (is it (141) 411th). £211 plus booking tee, All sirtging. all dancing. all smiling boys and girls performing the Deyils work.

I Foo Fighters and And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead Barrowland. (iallowgate. 552 4biil. 7.3tipm. S()1.D ()CT. An early Christtnas present tor loo 1 ighteis l.:7‘.s as Day'e (irohl and playmates reward those who won out in the scramble tor

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I The Step Kings, Dai Low and Diasphere the Cathouse. L’nion Street. 21S Nutty. Sptt‘. L5 pltis booking fee. No age resiri ton on this show. The Step Kings are .i punky New Jersey tour-piece prom ‘lltig their current album Let's (fer /i ()ii.’ 1 note exclamation mark. setting it ap til it itii any contusion with the

\1 try in (iay e track ol the sante name). I The Jeff Stryker Band, Zobi and Doolah King itlliS \‘y'ah \Vah Hut. St

\ in e'tit Site't". 221 522‘). SRHpm. £3.51) 1.! 3y .iiiee ). 9.4 idoori. The headliners are an ins'rtirtiental tour-piece who haye itt'tre‘ti w ith Bob Mould and Dinosaur Jr. I Assert, Freebase and Divide Tlte 13th ‘s'ote (are. King Street. 553 1(i3S. ‘s‘prn. 1.3.

I Cutler, Stellar arid Mellow D liury \lttrrys. Mayw ell Street. 221 (i511. ‘ipm. 9.3. including post-gig club.

I Michael Jackson Tribute Bourbon Street. (ieorge Street. 55211141. 2pm.Je5 1L2".5II w ith ditiner).

I Beat The Rap lilte Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 5b4 152". S.3t)pm. lice.

I The Vagabonds The Seoiia. Stoekw ell Street. 552 Sob‘l. S.3llpm. lie-c. l’tipular eoyers.

I Jam Session Samuel Dow‘s. \itltsdaleRo:td.423111117.8.3llpm. free.

I Screemer, Fool's Circle and Ex- Girlfriend Rico‘s. Ann Street.

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I The Raccoons Xmas Party .‘s'iee‘ Slea/y. Saiiehiehall Street. 333 (9637. S} 3' 'pn‘. Christmas may hem featuring a miy; oi liy e peil'orrnance and DJs from the tol‘ow itig reprobates Wags from ll 1”“. Monday. (iary arid Tom from Snow l’atrol. Richard trom Belle cs; Sebastian and Ciill and Vie from the Radio One Session In Scotland.


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56 THE LIST 14 Dec 2000—41an 2001


I Mystery Juice and Green Juice ta Belle Angele. llastie's Close. 225 "53b. ".3ttpm. :24. A totally iurey combination as two genre-busting bands share the bill. The Mystery men parade a yariety ot intlueneesincludingtunk.htphop.to1k and blues while the Cireen men share a 1oy e or jazz. tunk arid tuture electronics. DJ support comes from the reliable fingertips of Dolphin Boy. w ho celebrates his signing to the e\cellent Tummy Touch label.

I Coldplay The 1.1trtithoorti.‘lc Victoria Street. 225 25o4. 2.3I'pm. L". A rescheduled date alter singer Chris .Martiri came down with the lurgie earlier this year. Their album l’arac/iiirey has sold by the w heelbarrow load making tickets tor this show rare as rocking horse shit. S()1.D()1'T.

I The SAS Band t'sher llall. l,othian Road. 22S 1155. 2.3tipm. £13.5li. No. not the famous super soldiers but the Spike lidney All Stars. leaturing lidney (es Queen). John Marter (ex Marilliott). Stey‘e Stroud (es lirie Burden) arid Jaimie Moses (ex Pretenders).

I David Gray arid Josh Rouse Corn lixehange. New Market Road. (iorgie. 443 243.2. 2.3Hpm. £15. The man behind one of the year's biggest singles. 'Babylon‘. perl‘orms strongly ly rieal songs from his album. ll'liire ladder.

I Bubble arid Nutrajet Tlte Attic. Dyer‘s Close. "'1 Cow'gate. 225 S3S2. Upm—3am. LS (to in adyance). The club night with an accent on rock. skate punk and hardcore. hosts an alternative Christmas party. the music comes from 1lollywood-based glitzy punk-rockers Bubble and noisy Florida two—piece Nutrajet.


I Annie Christian The Marielt. Burnbartk Road. ()1324 (i212b4. The indie—rockers pertorm music trom their new the track til). Saturday Ate/it Sunday Morning.


I The Saw Doctors Barrow‘land. (iallowgate. 552 4btil. 7.3tipm.S()1.D ()t'T.

I The King The (iarage. Saueliieltall Street. 332 1121). ."pm. :3} plus hooking tee.

I Iron Boss The Cathouse. L'nion Street. 248 bblib. Spm. J25 plus booking tee. No age restriction on this show.

I Annie Christian, Lapsus Linguae and Flu Jag King Tut‘s \Vah \‘y'ah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 522‘). S3tlpm. L5 plus hooking tee. See Thu 14 tor Annie Christian. Angular roek quartet 1.apsus Linguae parade their intriguing

piano guitar abrasions.

I Reverberations The 13th .\'oie Club. Clyde Street. 243 21".". Spm. L3. Tribute eyening to Rocky Tirickson. the 13th Floor tileyators' eccentric trontman.

I Senator, Eva and Laeto The 13th Note Cate. King Street. 553 1b3S. Spm. J22. Dundonian slinky Slint-ites Laeto foot a bill of Stey‘e Albini-estrue rock.

I The Bandit Beatles Queen Margaret L'nion. L'niyersity Ciardens. 33‘) ‘l2b4. Spin—«Sam. £5. Students and guests. Christmas all-nighter.

I Solution, Kempes arid The Hype l-iury Murrys. Mayw ell Street. 221 o511. “pm. :24. including entry to post-gig Club.

I The Gold Story, The Bone Idols and Bullitt Strawberry Fields. ()swald Street. 221 "821. Spm. :4.

I Cimmaron Grand Ole Opry. Paisley Road Toll. 42‘) 53W). ".3tipm. :23 (L2 members).

I Michael Jackson Tribute Bourbon Street. George Street. 552 ()141. "pm. 125 (£29.51) with dinner).

I Drunk A Funk McChutlls. High Street. 552 2135. itipm. Free.

I Cocoa MeC‘huiiis Way Out west. Kely inhaugh Street. 221 55b”. “.3t'pm. Free.

I Independence Samuel Dow Nithsdale Road. 423 111112. 5.31 ipm. l‘ree.


I Jools Holland And His Rhythm And Blues Orchestra t'sher Hall. 1 oihian Road. 22\ 1155. ".3t'pnt.L1'.5i', Brtiatns tayottrtte trnkler ot the iyories teatns tip with his twely e-pteee l‘and tor a hot Rckli selection. Jools is iotned by celebrated e’i‘iat‘ite'tlse's Sant Brow n and Marianne liiitlittill.

I LSK and Nash The Attic. Dyers Close. ~l Cowgate. 225 5.352.-~.3l't‘iit Lt) H24), See prey tew tor l eigh Stephen Kenny and his sotzltul shenanigans.

I El Segundo Bongo t‘iub. 14 New Street. 555 “NH. ll'.3t'pm Rant-1. Club tttglti teaturtttg it\ e hip hop trotn the \aked Circle arid a back roorn iaiit with members ot Big lletiry ~s Soul Cats arid Ten little Animals



I Jools Holland And His Rhythm 'N’ Blues Orchestra Clyde .-\udttoriiirn. SliCC. l'innieston ()ttay. lis‘ii trio .ii too SUN) ()1. T. thh guest yoealists Marianne l-aitlitull and Sam Brown.

I Toploader, Cosmic Rough Riders and Dieselbone Straitteiyde t'niyersiiy 1 won. John Street. 5n“ 511W pm Students and guests. Christrttas all-titghtet with the latest CilttTt (illth iii‘t‘itttitit'i itltei kiitngiiw ‘S \e‘ty own country buznpkins the Cosmic Rough Riders.

I Sick Of It All The tiarage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 1121). "pm. 127.5“ [)ltis hooking lee. \ii age restriction on this show. \eter 111 skate punks play a rare show. lixpect crowd surt‘ing lunacy and heads down party hardcore.

I LSK, Nash arid Soul Fuel King 'i‘ui‘s Wait Wait llut. St Vincent Street. 22 .52“). S3l'ptii. L5 pliis booking tee. See preyiew tor 1.SK.

I The Real People, Stagger Lee and The Snorkels The i.‘~th .‘s'oie Club. Clyde Street. 243 21"“. Spin. 15. (inc- time baggy would—be players The Real People continue to endear themselyes to the good people ol (ilasgow w ith their shambling retro melodies.

I 0i Polloi The 13m .s'oie- Cale. Kirtg Street. 553 1b3S. Spin. L2.

I Bilko, Redpath arid Kiness Strawberry l‘iields. ()swald Street. 2S"1.Spm.£4.

I San Antonio Star (irarid ()le ()pry'. l’aisley Road Toll. 42‘) 53W». ".31 tprn. L3 1L2 members).

I George Michael Tribute Bourbon Street. (ieitrge Street. 552lll~1l. Tptii. L5 (£20.51) with dinner).

I King Voodoo Met‘iiuiiis. High Street. 552 2135. ltipm. l‘ree.

I Kain Me( ‘httills \Vay out west.

Kely irtliaugh Street. 221 55b”. ‘i.3tipm. l'ree.

I Open Stage The llaii Bar. woodlands Road. 5b4 152". 4—5pm. tree.

I The Young Neils The Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 5M 152'. S.3tipm. liree.

I Sex Godz Samuel Dow‘s, Nithsdale Road. 4231ilt)", S3lipm. Tree.

Edinburgh I So Purple Records Charity Day The

Mercat. 2S \‘s'est Mattland Street. 225 .‘ssol. 12.3tiprn 71am, A di t/ert local acts get together to raise tunds ti tr lzdinburgh S.-\\1)Stneludtng lhe Johnathan Kerrip Band. The Signtticant ()thers. ()ther Sam. Dropkick. Dougie Uttliiali. Rt 'Cc‘ y. l’arka. The Slit are. Showcat. l’trtk Riser. StealeriTrayler. Big Hand and 'l he Heat. irt art epte day ot music.

I Ubudoll 'l he idleld Room. We Victoria Street. 225 25o4. ".3‘ipm. £12 1111'). Scotland and America come together as troubadors Jackie 1.ey en and Day'id Thomas collaborate on songs w tilt guitar and accordion.

I Suburbia and Spike The Attic. 1);. er\ Close. "1 Cow gate. 225 \3S2. ".3lipm_ L3. Double i‘liiitit tip-and-cortitng acts. I The Bootleg Beatles t'siter iiaii. lothtan is’ ad. 22\ 1155 Spin. thi '

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