rock & pop
Gigs are listed by date, then by ciy. 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 8: Louisa Pearson (Edinburgh).
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 4349
Way Ahead 0141 339 8383
I Mercury Tilt Switch, Plastascene and Strut King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50 (advance), £4 (door). Triple bill of up- and-coming bands headed by Dundonian alternative popsters Mercury Tilt Switch, promoting their new Know Where Your ExitsAre EP.
I Diesel Cowboys Grand Ole Opry, Paisley Road Toll, 429 5396. 7.30pm. £3 (£2 members). Country vibes.
I Abba Disco Party Bourbon Street, George Street, 5520141. 7pm. £5 (£12.50 with dinner). Featuring an Abba tribute act.
I Bronx Samuel Dow’s, Nithsdale Road, 423 0107. 8.30pm. Free.
I Corvette Summer, Ultimo Dragon and Polythene 13th Note Cafe, King Street. 553 1638, 8pm, £3.
I Canon, Purple Munkie and Sivy King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50 (advance), £4 (door). Local triple bill. I The Blimp Nice ‘n’ Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 9pm.
I Tommy Truesdale 81 The Sundowners Grand Ole Opry, Paisley Road Toll. 429 5396. 7.30pm. £3 (£2 members). Country rock.
I George Michael Tribute Bourbon Street, George Street, 552 0141. 7pm. £5 (£14.50 with dinner).
I Screaming Through December Samuel Dow’s, Nithsdale Road, 423 0107. 8.30pm. Free.
I Illegal Eagles Festival Theatre, 13—29 Nicolson Street. 529 6000. 7.30pm. £10—£14(£8—£12). See Fri 5.
I Catcher, Safe and A.C. Rid The Mcrcat, 28 West Maitland Street, 225 3861. 7.30pm. £2.50. Glasgow’s Catcher preview material from their new album Ser/Dear/i/ Trains And America, joined by two Edinburgh bands. popsters Safe and indie-rockers A.C. Rid.
I Dave Leonard Grand Ole Opry, Paisley Road Toll, 429 5396. 7.30pm. £3 (£2 members). Country.
I Live Music The Scotia, Stockwell Street, 552 8681. 4pm. Free.
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venues, Glasgow, Wed 70—Sun 28 Jan. ERA! 9th - SUN 215i JAN "will NORDIC NIGHTS
ROCK/POP The Webb Brothers Their dad may be a legendary composer already (Jimmy SCANDINAVIAN WEEKEND FEATURING: ANNBJORG LIEN, GARMARNA, VASEN, ~ SUSANNE LUNDENG, SWAP + MORE...
’Wichita Lineman’ Webb) but his lads ALI. SHOWS £12/£Io 8pm
have got a few tunes of their own WEaﬂmﬁS
and they are willing to share. Epic, I Acoustic Jam New Year Party Nice 253 ARGYLE S'l', GLASGOW
world's foremost string quartets provide a rare opportunity to hear all of Beethoven’s string quartets in these the first two of six concerts. Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh, Tue 76 81 Wed i7jan.
pop-tinged indie masterpieces are the
order of the day. King Tut’s,
Glasgow, Sat 73 Jan; Venue,
‘n’ Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637.
9pm. Hosted by Gerry Lyons. TUESDAY 9
Edinburgh, Sun 74 Jan. Glasgow
Lindsay String Quartet One of the I Live Music Nice ‘n’ Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 9pm.
at 25p per min
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