rock & pop


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. 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 55l 1.

Way Ahead: 339 8383.


Virgin Princes Street. 220 3234. Ripping Records South Bridge. 226 7010.

Assembly Rooms George Street. 2204349

Way Ahead 0141 339 8383



I Celtic Connections see separate listings page 24.

I The Corrs SiiCC. hilltlic‘sltln Quay. 0870 040 4000. £22.5(l/£2()/£18.5() pltls hooking lee. Renowned walking toothpaste ad The Corrs play the lirst of two simpei‘ing iiigllts at tllis \‘ClillL‘. Resist their e\ il diltitioii of folk and pop while you still

I Tourist Information, The Daze and Nevermind King Tut‘s Wall Wall llut. St Vincent Street. 22l 527‘). 8.30pm. £3.50 tadyancc). £4 tdoorl. Local hand triple hill. I Pupkin, Pariah and Pentothal The l3lh .\'ote Cale. King Street. 553 1638. 8pm. £2.50. A triple hill of wanton guitar individualism.

I Spleen and Escobar Nine Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 ‘)(i37. ‘)pm. I Stylus Automatic, Beko and Peregrine Rico’s. Ann Street. Greenock. (H475 783 705. 10pm. Paisley's psychedelic tinged rockers Stylus Automatic headline.

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

I Jam Session Samuel Dow's. .\'ithsdale Road. 423 M07. 8.30pm. Free.


I Telephone and Operator The Wee Red Bar. Iidinhurgh College of Art. Lauriston Place. 22‘) l442. ‘).30pm. £3. Art school rockers perform at this new liye music night. Students and guests only.

I MAMA‘S Golden Years Brunton Theatre. Ladywell Way. .‘ylusselhurgh. ()65 2240. 7.30pm. £5. From Bill Haley to the Spice Girls. Musselhurgh Amateur Musical Association celehrate their golden anniyersary with a review of 50 years ol‘ music.

I Ellis and Mercury Tilt Switch Hcriot- Watt L’niyersity l'nion. Riccarton. 45] 5333. 8.30pm. Regular laces on the lidinhurgh scene. haying prc‘yiously supported the likes ol‘ Mojayc 3 and Annie Christian. lillis perform with support from Dundee hand Mercury Tilt Switch.



I Celtic Connections see separate listings page 24.

I The Corrs SECC. Finnieston Quay. 0870 040 4000. £22.5l)/£2()/£ l 8.50 plus hooking t‘ee. See Thu l8.

I A Silver Mount Zion and Frankie Sparo King Tut's. Wall Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 22l 527‘). 8.30pm. £8 plus hooking l'ee. Ayant-classical sounds from iii-trim. Sophie and Thierry of enigmatic Canadian collectiye Godspeed You Black Emperor.

The best gigs this fortnight

FOLK/WORLD Celtic Connections Ten more days of all that is Celtic from no ‘rfils irish natty tunes from The Duhizners and the piping talents of Carlos Nunez above and Liam O'Flynn, to the st Ky tones of Rickie Lee Jones VdflOUS l’G/‘ith’S, Glasgow, lO~28 jan See feature ROCK/POP

Grandaddy Modesto, California has got a lotto answer for, .t produced this maverick bunch of bearo:e weirtiie spaced/COuntry/rock geniuses OMU, Glasgow, Sun 28 Jan

Ani DiFranco The workaholic US Singer/songwriter comes \\.iill band in tow Old Fruitmarket, Glasgow, Mon 29 Jan

NME Awards Tour Reidiwe new faces Starsailor and Alfie are given an out;ng With first album merchants ll72 and Amen for an eclectic indie rock quadruple bill OMU, Glasgow, Sun 27 Jan

Elbow One band worth their hype with a neat line in dark, off-kilter, electro- blues experiments. King Tut’s, Glasgow, Fri 26 Jan.


Nordic Nights A trio of events organised by ECAT showcasing the work of composers from Northern Europe. First off the mark with the 880 in tow, is lcelander Hallidi Hallgrimsson. Greyfr/ars Kirk, Edinburgh Wed 24 (9 Fri 26 Ian, Reid Concert Hall, Edinburgh, Thu 25 Jan

I Blaze The Cathouse. l'nion Street. 248 (i606. 8pm. £8.50 plus hooking l'ec. .\'o age restriction on this show. New metal outlit fronted by Bla/e Bailey. ex-yocalisl with Iron Maiden and \Voltshanc.

I Gymnastique Nice ‘n' Slea/y. Saucliiehall Street. 333 0637. ‘)pm.

I Trench, Twelve Below Zero and Makeshift The l3th .\'ote Cale. King Street. 553 M38. 8pm. £2.

I The Soul Collective Cam as. Albion Street. 552 2101. l-‘ree hcl'oi'c llpm. £5 alter. Ten-piece sotil and funk hand playing original material arid classic coyers.

I Cody, Twinkle Wonderkid and Eclipse Fury Murry s. .\la\w ell Street. 22l (i5l 1. ‘)pm. £4. including entry to post-gig cluh. I Trampas (irand ()le ()pry. Paisley Road Toll. 42‘) 53‘)(i. 7.30pm. £3 (£2 members). Country.

I Abba Disco Party Bourhon Street. George Street. 552 0l4l. 7pm. £5 it'l2.50 with dinneri. Featuring an Ahha trihutc act. I Rush Hour Samuel Dow 's. Nithsdalc Road. 423 0l07. 8.30pm. Free.

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