Rock Stop ‘
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 Bobertson/ 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 5511.
Way Ahead: 1339 8383.
Virgin Princes Street. 220 3234. Ripping Records South Bridge. 226 7010.
Assembly Rooms George Street. 220 4349
Way Ahead 0141 339 8383
THURSDAY 1 6
I The Avalanches The Archex. Argyle Street. ()901 0220300. spin. £10 pltts booking fee. Attxtralian collecti\e The A\alanchex’ lttxcioux debut Sittr‘r' I Left )im ix the albutn of the year xo far. bttt how are they going to replicate all those samples live‘.’ The hand themxely ex liken their liye xhow to the xhainholic httt charming 1’a\ ement. A muxt-xee.
I Mercury Tilt Switch, Miracle Pills, Skappa Flow and Cayto Nice‘n'Slea/y. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. £3.50. l'cixty indie rock from this hill.
I Scout, Shrinking Violet and De Rosa The 13th .\'ote (are. King Street. 553 1638. 8pm. £2.50.
I Fresh Evidence Studio ()ne. Byrex Road. 341 6516. 9pm. Free. Rory Gallagher tribute band.
I The Vagabonds The Scotia. Stockw ell Street. 552 ShSl. 8.30pm. Free. Popttlar covers.
24 THE LIST 10-23 Aug 2001
I Jam Session Satnuel Dow‘s. Nithsdale Road. 423 0107. 8.30pm. Free.
I Battle of the Bands Studio 24. (‘alton Road. 558 3758. 7pm. £4—£6. Another rottnd in the bands competition featuring Tinrokit. Jimson Trance and Potbelly.
FRIDAY 1 7
I The Grim Northern Social, Palomino and Old Solar King Tut's Wah Wah llut. St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £4 pltts hooking fee. Local band triple hill including the highly touted atmospheries of the Gritn Northern Social.
I Kent Duchaine The Ferry. ('lyde Place. 42‘) 5396. 8pm. £6. Blues guitarist.
I Social Lepers, Captain Blackbeard and Underground Apes The 13th .\'ote (are. King Street. 553 1638. 8pm. £3. . . . A mixed bag of quality rock and roll with what is faxt and very nasty tnaxked high-speed pttnk rock frotn the Social Leperx. teen Scando-Rock from ('aptain Blackbeard and soul-edged garage punk from the l'nderg round Apex.
I The Alpha Set Nice'n'Slea/y. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9037. 9pm.
I Syth, Dali Hammers and Bullit Fury Murry x. Maswell Street. 221 6511. 9pm. £4. including entry to poxt-gig club.
I Morvine Strawberry Fields. ()xwald Street. 221 7871. 7.30pm. £4. including entry to post-gig cltth.
I Cimarron (irand ()le ()pi'y. l’aixley Road Toll. 42‘) 5396. 7.30pm. £3 (£2 members). ('ountry.
I Abba Disco Party Bourlmii Street.(ieorge Street. 5520141. 7pm. (£14.50 w ith dinner). Featuring an Abba tribttte act.
I Supreme Mango .\tc(‘huillx Way ()ut West. Kelvinhaugh Street. 576 5018. 9.30pm. Free.
I Rush Hour Samuel l)ow‘x. \ithxdale Road. 423 0107. 8.30pm. l‘ree.
I Dream Concert Summertime Special l‘alkirk Town Hall. Wext Bridge Street. 01324 506850. 7pm. £6. Ten performers bring you the dance movex and hits frotn the likex of S-(‘luh 7. Five. Britney Spearx and llear'Say.
I Pulse Viewtield Hotel. 1 Viewtield Road. 01241 872446. 8.30pm. £6. An elaborate stage show from this Pink Floyd tribute act.
I James Brown, The Christians and Atronauts (‘rathes Castle. Banchory. ()1224 62001 1. 6.30pm. £46 (£28 Fri only: £25 Sat only). The Godfather of soil] puts in his only Scottish show of the year with a 25-piece band and too many hits to count. Backed up by soulful 80s chart topper The (‘hristians and up-and-coming Aberdeen band Afronauts. Part of I.f1'(’ ()n The Ixitt'n ll.
SATURDAY 1 8
I Extreme 2001 teat. Less Than Jake, Pitchshifter, The Vandals, The Ataris, Voodoo Glow Skulls, Nerve and Useless ID Sl£(‘(‘. l‘inniexton Quay. 08700404000. 2pm. £15 plus booking fee. No age restriction on this show. See preview for this all-day punk festival headlined by ska punkers 1.exs Than Jake. (‘heck ottt local power punks Nerve further down the bill. Will the youngsters stand the pace'.’
I The Posies King Tut's Wah Wah llttt. St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £6 plus booking fee. Acoustic set from the rexpected melodic Seattle band who have forged strong linkx with their spiritual forefather Alex ('hilton.
I Martin Stephenson and Scott MacDonald The 13th Note Club. (‘lyde Street. 243 2177. 8pm. £5. Affahle Geordie Martin Stephenson is .xtlpported by fellow acoustic singer/songwriter Scott MacDonald of this here parish.
I Alternative TV The 13th .‘x'ote care. King Street. 553 1638. 8pm. £5. ()ld age ptlnkx.
I Great Lakes and Tompaulin Nice‘n'Slea/y. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. ‘)pm. Great Lakes hail from Athens. Georgia Rli.\1 country - and make summery psychedelic pop influenced by The Beach Boys. Support from Tompaulin. the linglixh Belle & Sebastian rather than the Irish poet and Late Rt’t'fr’n' pundit.
I Boomhauer Strawberry Fields. ()xwald Street. 221 7871. 7.30pm. £4. including entry to post-gig clttb.
I Texas Gun Grand ()le ()pry. Paisley Road Toll. 42‘) 5396. 7.30pm. £3 (£2 members). (‘otmtry
Spooks play the Garage, Glasgow, Wed 22 Aug
I Primadonna Bourbon Street. George Street. 5520141. 7pm. (£16.50 with dinner). Madonna tribute act.
I Open Stage The Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 564 1527. 8.30pm. Free. Weekly session for local musicians. I My Friend Jack The Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 564 1527. 4-8pm. Free. I Finch McChuills Way Out West. Kelvinhaugh Street. 576 5018. 9.30pm. Free.
I The Outpatients Samuel Dow‘s. Nithsdale Road. 423 0107. 9pm. Free.
I Singleskin, Thyiacine and Frantic Chant The Mercat. 28 West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 7.30pm. £3. Triple bill of indie rock with Thylacine adding an experimental edge.
I Deacon Blue and Paul Carrick Crathes Castle. Banchory. ()1224 62001 1. 6.30pm. £46 (£28 Fri only; £25 Sat only). Scottish favourites Deacon Blue headline the second day of 1.0“? ()n The Lawn I]. They are joined by Paul Carrick the voice of Mike And The Mechanics as well as a local act still to be conﬁrmed.
I Medulla Nocte The Cathouse. L'nion Street. 248 6606. 7.30pm. £5 plus booking fee. Over-14s show. Gothic metal.
I Macrocosmica, Ultimo Dragon and Late Night Foreign Radio The 13th Note Cafe. King Street. 553 1638. 8pm. £3. Punishing indie noise from Macrocosmica. featuring ex-Teenage Fanclub man Brendan O'Hare.
I Big Sky Grand Ole Opry. Paisley Road Toll. 42‘) 5396. 7.30pm. £3 (£2 members). Country.
I Changeling Studio ()ne. Byres Road. 341 6516. 9pm. Free.
I The Blues Poets The Scotia. Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 4pm. Free. Fortnightly residency.
I Sunday Session Uisge Beatha. Woodlands Road. 564 1596. 5pm. Free. Bring your own instruments.
I Dundee’s First Beatles Convention Caird Hall. City Square. 01382 434940. 7pm. Two evenings of tributes to the fab four featuring ltchycoo Park. Johnny Gentle Band. Revolution and Tripper.
Glasgow I Guernica and Bunica The 13th Note (are. King Street. 553 1638. 8pm.
I Glebe Street Blues Band Studio ()ne. Byres Road. 341 6516. 9pm. Free. I Acoustic Jam Nice'n'Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Weekly session hosted by Gerry Lyons with free booze for participants.
I Dean Owens: I Don’t Like Mondays Blind Poet. 32c West Nicolson Street. 667 0876. 10pm—midnight. Free. These Americana soaked acoustic nights provide a festival antidote. before the singer-songwriter heads off on tour.
I Dundee’s First Beatles Convention Caird Hall. City Square. ()1382 434940. 7pm. See Sun 19.
TUESDAY 2 1
I Kain and Locosea The l3th Note (are. King Street. 553 1638. 8pm. £3. Stonesy rock‘n‘roll frotn Kain.
I Winkle Wonderkid, Still Life and Banana Row Glory Box. Curlers. Byres Road. 338 651 1. 8.30pm. Free.