Gigs are listed by date, then by city. Performances will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least eight days before publication. Rock and pop listings compiled by Fiona Shepherd (Glasgow) and Mark Robertson & Henry Horthmore (Edinburgh).
1 I Bills Wells Octet with Lol
Coxhill The 13th Note Club. Clyde
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
Street. 243 2 I 77. 8pm. £6 (£4). Wells and ('oxhill perform the 50 greatest riffs. Does that include “Crazy Horses".’ See preview.
I Tony Vegas Midi Hi-l't. Nice 'n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Vegas one-time Scratch Pervert cuts 11 up on both floors.
I Grasshopper Asylum. Caledonian University Union. (‘owcaddcns Road. 332 ()681. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.
I Safe, Plan B and A.C. Rid Fury Murrys. Maxwell Street. 221 651 1.9pm. £4. including entry to post-gig club.
I Inshore, Solution, Underwood and Kinetic Vertigo. Strathclydc University Union. John Street. 567 5000. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.
I Button Up Canvas. Albion Street. 552 2101. Free before 1 1pm; £5 alter. (iroovy jazzy instrumentals and
I Flat Back Four and Vicious
Circle Strawberry Fields. ()swald ' Street. 221 7871. 7.30pm. £4. I Texas Express Grand Ole ()pry.
Paisley Road Toll. 429 5396. 7.30pm. £3 (£2 members). Country. I Abba Disco Party Bourbon Street.
' (ieorge Street. 5520141. 7pm. £5 (£14.50
0 Thrin Brakes and Ed Harcourt King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hill. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5 plus book- ing fee. Mellow indie strummings frotn the ‘quiet is the new lotid‘ school of musical thought. with a nod to the classic songwriters such as Harry Nilsson.
I Nisted Herve Night with Mum & Dad and Sirconical The 13th Note Club. Clyde Street. 243 2177. 8pm. £7. Twisted Nerve night with label boss Andy Votel on the wheels of steel. See preview. I Single Point Of Light, Stupid Acting Smart, Ten Rides and Degrassi The 13th Note Cafe. King Street. 8pm. £3. Single Point Of Light begin their months as The Residents. See preview. I The Grim Northern Social Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchichall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. I Marshan, 12:09 and Silvertone Fury Murrys. Maxwell Street. 221 6511. 9pm. £3. including entry to post-gig club. I Vagabonds The Scotia. Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 8.30pm. Free. Popular
I Jam Session Samuel Dow’s. Nithsdale Road. 423 0107. 8.30pm. Free.
I Rumours Of Fleetwood Mac Festival Theatre. l3—29 Nicolson Street. 529 6000. 7.30pm. Currently touring the UK recreating the sounds of Fleetwood Mac. this band play all the hits from ‘Black Magic Woman‘ to ‘Little Lies'. I Astrid, Racer and Remiks The Venue. 17—21 Calton Road. 557 3073. 8pm. £6. Scottish four-piece Astrid play harmony fuelled power pop tunes from their new album. due out in February. They are joined by local bands Racer and Retniks on this triple bill.
I The Gangsters Heriot-Watt University Union. Riccarton. 451 5333. 8.30pm. Performing with guests.
I Abba Forever: The Winner Takes It All Cumbernauld Theatre. Kildrum. 01236 732887. 7.45pm. £7 (£4). Relive the hits of the super Swedes with tribute band Abba Forever.
I Astrid King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5 pIUs booking fee. Summery strummery from this Glasgow band.
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with dinner). Featuring an Abba tribute act.
I Rush Hour Samuel Dow‘s. Nithsdale Road. 423 0107. 8.30pm. Free.
I Libido, Furia and Silver The Venue. 17-721 Calton Road. 557 3073.
7pm. Free. A free triple bill of tip and
coming Norwegian acts pill on by
Norwegian radio. which is not as bad as
it might sound. Furia are an ethereal
guitar-led quintet of Scandanavian ladies who have heard more than a few Radiohead and Bjork records. which is no bad thing.
0 Chris Smither and Dean Owens The Attic. Dyer's Close. 71 Cowgate. 225 8382. 7.30pm. £10. Performing his own songs since the 60s. Smither is known for his collaborations
with the likes of Bonnie Raitt and Iimmylou Harris. Felsons frontman
Dean ()wens appears as a compere and special guest. premiering tracks from his
3 new album out iii the coming weeks. I Ewan Burke Lianachan. 15
Blackfriars Street. 556 6922. 7.30pm. Free. A solo acoustic gig for the Bellweather fronttnan.
I Roguestar Bannerman's. 212 Cowgate. 556 3254. 10pm. Free.
Glasgow 0 Kylie Minogue Clyde Auditorium.
SECC. Finnieston Quay. 0870 ()40 4000. £20 plus booking fee. Single seats left at 1 time of going to press. The petite
princess of camp disco pop shakes her rtttnp for the masses in her first major Scottish shows. Can she top her Sydney Olympics appearance though?
I (Hed) P.E. and Apartment 26 The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 332
l 120. 6.30pm. £8.50 plus booking fee. No age restriction on this show. Nu-
metal madness. The PE. stands for
‘planet earth‘ in case you were wondering.
I Llama Farmers, Biffy Clyro and Spoonster King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5 plus booking fee. Standard indie moshing tunes from youngsters Llama Farmers.
I The Greenland Whale Fishers Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Scandinavian ska punk band.
I Furia, Silver and Libido The l3lh
Note Club. Clyde Street. 243 2177. 8pm. Free. See Fri 2.
I Button Up Canvas. Albion Street. 552 2101. Free before 1 1pm: £5 after. See Fri 2.
I Dynamic Static, Fine Day and Surround Strawberry Fields. Oswald Street. 221 7871. 7.30pm. £4.
I Tommy Truesdale And The Sundowners Cirand ()le ()pry. Paisley Road Toll. 429 5396. 7.30pm. £3 (£2 members). Country rock from this Scottish musical institution.
I David Bowie Tribute Bourbon Street. (ieorge Street. 5520141. 7pm. £5 (£16.50 with dinner).
I Open Stage The Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 564 1527. 4—8pm. Free. Weekly session for local musicians. I Beat The Rap The llalt Bar. Woodlands Road. 564 1527. 8.30pm. Free. I Drunk A Funk McChuills. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free.
I Kong Samuel Dow‘s. Nithsdale Road. 423 0107. 8.30pm. Free.
I Talon: The Best Of The Eagles Hamilton Town Hall. Lower
Auchingramont Road. 01698 452 070.
8pm. Tribute to the M()R giants.
Edinburgh I Earthtone 9, Unique Freak and Substate The Liquid Room. 9c
Victoria Street. 225 2564. 7pm. £5. Notts based liarthtone 9 who have supported
heavy metal heroes Megadeath. Soullly
j and Pitchshifter headline this night of
I Goldrush and Honeybug The
Attic. Dyer's Close. 71 Cowgatc. 225
T 8382. 7.30pm. £4. Double bill of up-and- coming bands.
I Showcat, Dirty Frank, The Element and Clockwork The Mercat. 28 West Maitland Street. 225
3861. 7.30pm. £2.50. lndie rock from
Showcat. Dirty Frank and lilement with
, acoustic duo Clockwork completing the bill.
I Lowgold, Brave Captain and
, ballboy The Venue. 17—21 Calton
Road. 557 3073. 7.30— 10pm. £6. Having
supported Coldplay and (irandaddy on
tour. these Big Star-tinged popsters are on the tip. with debut albutn Just Backward (Iquuure receiving rave reviews in this very publication.
For this Radio 1 Evening Session they
are ably supported by Martin Carr’s (Boo Radleys) new group Brave Captain and one of Edinburgh finest. ballboy.
I The Corr: Falkirk Town Hall. West Bridge Street. 01324 506850. 8pm. £10 (£9). Three sisters draw on their musical talent to recreate the music of The Corrs.
I Kylie Minogue Clyde Auditorium. SECC. Finnieston Quay. 0870 0404000. £20 plus booking fee. Single seats only left at time of going to press. See Sat 3. I Eat Static King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8pm. £9. Eat Static headline the Funkt tour (not to be confused with Funct at the Arches) with their self-styled 21st century electronica. Plus DJs Lol Hammond of The Drum Club and Barry Ashworth of The Dub Pistols
I Baby Mammoth Sunday Social. The Arches. Argyle Street. 09901 022 0300. 3—1 1pm. £5. Live performance from Baby Mammoth who are shortly to support ex-Pavement man Stephen Malkmus on tour. Pltis the Usual feast of visuals and chilled sounds to soothe away hangovers. Part of Funct. See feature.
I Slowy Sny and Den Alma The 13th Note Club. Clyde Street. 243 2177.
Mapstation and Bill Wells Trio The 13th Note Cafe. King Street. 553 1638. 8pm. £5. Mapstation is Stefan Schnicder front To Rococo Rot. DJs are International Airport. See preview for Bill Wells.
I The Blues Poets The Scotia.
Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 4pm.
Free. Fortnightly residency.
Fun Lovin’ Criminals Their newest material may signal a band swiftly running out of ideas. but live Huey and his homies still put on a damn fine show. so look out yer Hawaiian shirt and bottle of a certain US bottled beer and get down the front. Barrow/and, Glasgow, Mon 5 8 Tue 6 Mar; Corn Exchange. Edinburgh, Wed 7 Mar. Kylie Minogue The preening petite princess of perky pop (enough P's for you?) puts on her best and no doubt skimpiest frock for an evening of her saucy. feel- good disco-isms. C/yde Auditorium, Glasgow. Sat 3-Mon 5 Mar.
Turin Brakes and Ed Harcourt A double-handed instalment of tunes from the quieter side of the street. Both acts present tracks from their debut albums, but don't say ‘quiet is the new loud' or “new acoustic movement‘ or you‘re liable to get a six string round the napper. King Tut's. G/asgow, Thu 7 Mar. BLUES/COUNTRY
Chris Smither and Dean Owens A double bill of sensitive strummers who know how to hold captive an audience without the aid of guns and lassoes. Smither's storytelling style is a joy and local hero Owen's almost frail country inflections belie a man of his years. Attic, Edinburgh, Fri 3 Mar.
Lee Fields and The Explorers He‘s not a big fella no. but he's got presence and style to fill the Albert Hall has lvlr Fields. They call him little dB. go and witness his funk peacock struttin' and you'll see why. La Bel/e Ange/e, Edinburgh, Fri 2 Mar.
3. Bill Wells Right. where do you start? Go see the octet or the trio show or the '50 Greatest Riffs' show. A three in one chance to catch one of Scotland's most broadminded and exciting jazzmen. 73th Note Club. Glasgow, Fri 2 Mar; Cowane Centre, Stir/ing, Sat 3 Mar; 73th Note Cafe. G/asgow, Sun 4 Mar.
One Voice Ensemble Gershwin.
Schoenberg and COpland are
among the 20th century composers whose music is to be featured in this ‘Music from the West Coast'
.; concert. Queen's Ha/I, Edinburgh, ‘
Sat 3 Mar.