Rock & pop
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 Northmore (Edinburgh).
Tickets for most medium/large concerts can be bought from the following:
Virgin, Buchanan Galleries. 332 4400
Credit card bookings from: Ticket Link: 287 551 1.
Way Ahead: 31%) 8383.
Virgin Princes Street. 220 ($2311. Ripping Records South Bridge. 226 7010.
Assembly Rooms George Street. 220 434E)
Way Ahead ()141 339 8383
I Elbow and Big Sur King Tut's Walt Walt llut. St Vincent Street. 22] 527‘). 8.30pm. £7.50 plus booking lee. Tipped Mancunian band with a beguiling sound which has shades olHl‘alls 'l'alls abotit it and has been described by the band. it should be noted as ‘prog rock without the solos'.
I Coaster, De Rosa and Sparkling Calm 'l‘lie l3lh Note (kite. King Street. 553 1638. 8pm. £25”.
I Syth, portionfed arid Your Scarecrow l-ury Murrys. Maxwell Street. 22| (15! l. 9pm. £3. including entry to post-gig club.
I Vagabonds 'l'he Scotia. Stockwell Street. 552 863 l. 8.30pm. l‘ree. Popular
I Jam Session Satnuel Dow’s. Nithsdale Road. 423 (MW. 8.30pm. Free. I Live Music The ('athouse. l'nion Street. 2—18 (i606. 8pm. ()\'et'— l~ls show. l'nsigned band showcase.
I Live Music The Hall Bar. \N'oodlands Road. 5(14 I527. 8.30pm.
I Cinefilm, Bubblecraft and Sphere llei‘iot-\\'att l'niyersity l'nion. Riccarton. ~15l 5333. 0pm. liree. A triple bill of up-and-coining acts.
I The Red Bee Society \VJ. Christie's. 27 31 West Port. 22] 109‘). Slim. £3. A mix ol‘electronica. soul and rock ‘n' roll with DJ l)ayie (‘rolla manning the decks playing a selection ol‘ old skool soul. house and disco.
I Bjorn Again .-\lbet't Halls. l)uinbai'ton Road. ()1 786 4735-14. 7pm. £15. A tribute to the super Swedes ol' the 70s. l‘rom perhaps the world's most famous ABBA tribute band.
I Teenage Fanclub The Tall Ship. 8pm. 9." ll). Tickets from branches of l'opp. Special acoustic show from local heroes as part ol‘ the trip'l‘yeh l'estiyal running met the weekend.
I Bjorn Again Royal (‘oncert llall. Sauchiehall Street. 287 551 l. 7.30pm. £lS.5()/£l(i/£ l 3.50 plus credit card booking fee. No age restriction on this show. .-\l‘ter their tenth anniyersary show at King Tut's a few nights ago. the Abba
Orbital A pair of SO-something slapheads messmg about Wlllt some old keyboards shouldn't fill us with hedonistic ecstacy but you'd be surprised. they're one of the best live bands in the country Corn Exchange. Edinburgh. Thu 70 May and Barrow/and. Glasgow. Fri 7 7 May See preview. ROCK/ELECTRONIC trip‘lych Too many quality shows to pick just one. so take yer pick from Lee ‘Scratch' Perry. Mouse On Mars. Mark B & Blade. Bill Wells and Kristin Hersh. The only problem is trying to fit them all in. Various venues in Glasgow. Edinburgh and Aberdeen, Fri 27—800 29 Apr. See preview. ROCK
Nick Cave The album No More Shall We Part is a gorgeous piece of work as good as he's every produced and Cave recreates it
with his nine-strong outfit. all the
swaying balladry and fire 'n' brimstone rock action included. Barrow/and. Glasgow. Tue .7 May See preview.
Ash Four cheeky faces who were watching Grange Hill when most of this lot above were years into their careers. Ash parade a plethora of exuberant punk/pop tracks for adoring moshing masses. Barrow/and. Glasgow. Sat 5 May See preview.
tribute merchants play at a \enue more suited to their leyel of popularity.
I Mark B & Blade The Perry. ('lyde Place. 42‘) 8676. lllpin. £8. Tickets lrom branches of l‘tipp. (‘ool liK hip hop l't‘oiti the duo whose recent album The ('nknmi'n was a joy to behold. l’url of Irip'lyr'li.
I Mouse On Mars and Future Pilot AKA (ilasgow School ol'.-\t‘l. Retil‘rew Street. 3.320601. lllpm. £8. (‘ool ('ologne electronica with support from (‘ilasgow‘s master ol atmosphere Stishil l)ade. Tickets from branches ol l5opp. l’lus l)Js Stephen Pastel. .-\ndy Votcl and Twitch & \Vills’c‘s. I’url of Irip'lyi'li.
I Cosmic Rough Riders and Trent The (iarage. Sauchichall Street. 332 ll2(). 7.30pm. £6.50 plus booking fee. ()yer- l-ls show. Janeg melodic types play their biggest hometown headline slot to date. See prey iew.
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FRIDAY 27TH aprIL : gmsq0w Teenage fanCLUB acousnc seT : 8pm SOLD OUT
peeps InTD FaII‘YLanD, remeDY, STUpID aCTInq smarT : 8pm fl‘E’E
mDUSE DD mars, fUTUFE pILDT 8K6, al‘lDY VOTEL, STEpHEn pasreL, TWITCH aDD WILKES I 10pm 1:8
ITIIDI HIfI pl'ESEDTSI mark 8 alTD BLaDE fEaT. pLUS ODE, Dema aDD DICE I 10p, t8
FRIDAY 27TH aprIL I EDINBURgl—l
BIg BEElT presenTs : r0Y aYers, Slmon 140qu 7pm £12
pCL pFESEDTS I HEFDEF, THE ZEpHYl'S I 7pm £7
reguLar musm presenrs : BaaBa maaL - acousnc 7.30pm £1 2
SpUTDIK DDWD, VIC qaLLDWBY, THE magmftcenrs, SEDaTDF, BaLLBDY, marSHa SHaDDUl' I 9pm fi'EE
SATURDAY 28TH aprIL : gLAsgow
mISH masn pan 1 : r0Y aYers, Dscar : 7.30pm £12 supersrar presenTs : pHaT DaT : 8pm £8
pCL presenTs : HEanF, camera Descura : 8pm £7 Terra DIaBLD, eva, aKIra : 8pm fl‘EE
SATURDAY 28TH apt-IL I EDINBURCJH
arlwa DUB snowcase fear. Lee scrarcn' perm. THE maD professor, LOVE CLInIc, DennIs noLan. STEVIE messenger 7pm £1 0
geograpHIc FECDFDS DICJHT I leTUFE pILDT AKA. BILL WELLS TFID, FICHBFD aDD Tom I 7.30pm £6
SUNDAY 29TH aprIi. : gLAsgow
BFIWB DUB SHDWCBSE [:EEIT. LEE ‘SCI'EITCH' [JEITY, THE maD pl'Df-‘ESSDF, LDVE CLIITIC, DEDDIS DDLBD, TWITCH, WILKES aDD FDLBDD 7pm SOLD OUT
srapLeTDD, Lapsus LInguae, parIaH : 8pm ft'EE KrIsren HEI‘SH : 8pm 1:10
SUNDAY 29TH apl‘IL I EDINBURQH LUDIDE HDWL I 7.30pm LS aDVEiDCE
Dial—K B EiDD BLETDE fEaT. [)LUS ODE WITH SCI'BTCH D|'S l‘ICHIE I'LIFFTDDE EIDD LYLEY I 10pm 1:8
mouse on mars. anDi'ew weaTHeraLL. anDY VOTEL 1 1pm 1:8
FOR FULL EVENT LISTINgS SEE TRIIJTYCH BROCHURE
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