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).


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: 287 551 1.

Way Ahead: 339 8383.


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

Assembly Rooms George Street. 220 43/19

Way Ahead 0141 339 81383


I Jimmy Webb (irand ()le ()pry. Paisley Road loll. 42‘) 53‘)6. £12.50 plus booking tee. This show has been cancelled due to compromised travel arrangements. Refunds available at point o1" purchase.

I Al Stewart The Perry. ('Iyde Place. 42‘) 8676. 8pm. £12.50 (advance). £13 (door). Singer/songwriter best known for

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I Snowpony, Kasino and Vega King Tut’s Walt Walt Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8pm. £5 plus booking fee. (itiitars and samples from ex-members ol' Stereolab. lichobelly and My Bloody Valentine.

I Nerve, Uncle Fester and The Dust Puppets The (‘athouse. l'nion Street. 248 6606. 7.30pm. £5 pltts booking fee. ()ver- 14s show. Scurry punk popsters .\'erve play this headlining show before heading out on the road for an extensive auttttnn touring.

I Churn The 130) Note (‘lub. (‘lyde Street. 243 2177. 8pm. Album launch.

I Rhomboi V March Of Dimes The 13th Note ('at'e. King Street. 553 1638. 8pm. £2. lix-(ianger man Stuart Henderson with more genre tartkliitg delights.

I Diamond Dogs and Kain .\'ice ‘n‘ Slea/y. Sauchiehall Street. 333 ‘)637. ‘)pm. I Syth and Bigman Strawberry l’ields. ()swald Street. 221 7871. 7.30pm. £4. including entry to post-gig club.

I Driverdown Jedi Bar. 23‘) North Street. 204 1616. 8.30pm. 1’ree.

I ROOSt Sllltlio ()ne. Byt'es Road. 342 6516. ‘)pm. l-‘ree.

I The Vagabonds 'l‘lie Scotia. Stockvvell Street. 552 8681. ‘)pm. l-‘ree. Popular covers.

I Jam Session Satnttel Dow‘s. .\'ithsdale Road. 42.3 ()107. 8.30pm. Free.


I The Silver Pill, Drugstore Cowboys and Ex-Tigers Nice 'n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 ‘)637. 8pm. £3. 'l'hree-band guitar orgy headlined by lidinburgh's own incendiary rock otitlit.

I Oh Susanna and Luke Doucet King llll‘s Wah Walt llut. St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £7 plus hooking lee. Introspective country sounds from [S singer/songvvriter.



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I Disposable Heroes The (fathouse. L'nion Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £6 plus booking fee. ()ver- 14s show. Tribute to the mighty moshers .‘vletallica.

I The Hucksters, RPM and Die Juhnkes The 13th Note Cafe. King Street. 553 1638. 8pm. £2.50.

I Glitterball Vegas, Rococo and Locker 3O l-‘ury .‘vttirrys. Maxwell Street. 221 651 1. ‘)pm. £4. including entry to post- gig club.

I Glitterball Vegas, Huckster and Delacroix Strawberry Fields. ()swald Street. 221 7871. 7.30pm. £4. including entry to post-gig clttb.

I Texas Express (irand ()le ()pry. Paisley Road To“. 42‘) 5396. 7.30pm. £3 (£2 members).

I Abba Disco Party Bourbon Street. (ieorgc Street. 5520141. 7pm. £5 (£14.50 with dinner).

I Bronx Samuel Dow‘s. Nithsdale Road. 4230107. 8.30pm. Free.


I Lisa Stansfield (ilasgow Royal ('oncert llall. Sattchiehall Street. 287 551 l. (‘;\.\'('lil.l.lil).

I Billy Mahonie, Single Point Of Light and Lapsus Linguae The l3th Note (lub. ('lyde Street. 243 2177. 8pm. £5. An excellent post-rock triple bill topped by London instrumentalists signed to Too Pure.

I The Untitled and Airplay The l3th .\'ote (are. King Street. 553 1638. 8pm. £2. I Pupkin, Tigerstyle and The Shrinking Violets Nice 'n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 ‘)637. ‘)pm. Top upbeat indie ruckus from Pttpkin.

I Buzzer, The Few and Badge Strawberry Fields. ()swald Street. 221 7871. 7.30pm. £4. including entry to post- gig club.

I Rodeo (irand ()Ie ()pry. Paisley Road Toll. 42‘) 5306. 7.30pm. £3 (£2 members). Country.

I Tom Jones Tribute Bourbon Street. (ieorge Street. 552 0141. 7pm. £5 (£l6.50 with dinner).

I Open Stage The llalt Bar. \‘t'ootllands Road. 564 1527. 4 8pm. Free.

I Curtains The Hall Bar. \V'oodlands Road. 564 1527. ‘)pm. Free.

I Itchycoo Park Samuel Dow's. Nilhsdale Road. 423 0107. 8.30pm. l‘rec.


I Radioactive Man La Belle Angele. llaslie's ('lose. 22.5 7536. 10.30pm 3am. £10 (£8). Pure joins forces with Rolter's (loll. ('1th for a one- oll special with a live set from the other 'I'wo Lone Swordsman Keith 'l'ennisvvood‘s solo project Radioactive Man. Also tilling out the bill are DJ sets from Andrew Vt'eatherall and the Pure residents. I Clocker, The Peggy Vestas, Jimson Trance and The Eratix The Mercat. 28 West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 7.30pm. £3. Aberdeen’s (‘locker headline with their electronic mayhem. Supported by the quirky acoustic rock ot'lhe Peggy Vestas. local favourites Jimson 'l'rance attd l'tmk rock act The liratix. I Ridgeback and Bluhnt 'I'he 'l‘ron. ‘) llunter Square. High Street. 226 0031. ‘)pm. £2. Prepare to rawk. with (ialashields heavy metal merchants Ridgeback. supported by the equally noisy lidinburgh rockers Bluhnt. This is the first night ol‘ a new venture 'l‘hee (‘rypt using the lion sub-basement as a rock and indie venue. I The Lush Rollers 'l'raverse 'l‘heatre. ('ambridge Street. 228 1404. 8pm. l’ree. Inverness based tinged rock outlit promote their debut album Who '3‘ Driving.


I At The Hop (ircenock Arts (iuild. (‘ampbell Street. 01475 723038.

7.30 10pm. £9 (£7). A night to remember for rock ‘n‘ roll tans. featuring


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PJ Harvey With equal parts rural England and New York influencing her latest Mercury-winning platter Stories From The City. Stories From The Sea. Harvey wraps it all up in one quixotic live show. See preview. Barrow/and, Glasgow, Wed 26 Sep. Gorilla: Albarn. Hewlett and Dan The Automator do the Zombie hip hop with their cartoon creations. See feature. page (4. Corn Exchange, Edinburgh, Mon 24 Sep. Spiritualized Jason Pierce brings his new thirteen-piece line-up here for an evening of bruised blues and epic rock joy. See feature. page 19. Barrow/and. Glasgow. Sun 30 Sep. Nitin Sawhney Prophecy. Sawhney's sixth album sees him continue to confidently hybridise his skillful guitarwork with a variety of Asian. African and Western contemporary sounds. See preview. O/d Fru/tmarket, Glasgow. Tue 2 Oct.

Preston School Of Industry A distinct case of on so he's the cool one that used to be in Pavement then?‘ as Spiral Stairs brings his Malkmus-less indie shambling to the capital. See preview. Venue, Wed 26 Sep.

McSleazy All Stars featuring Bendy Toy A special one-off show by the Glasgow electronic beat freaks as they invite a number of singers to come and chuck in their musical tuppenceworth. Eugene Kelly, Kit Cummings. Paul Campion of AC Acoustics. Chris and Grant from Regency Buck and Sci-ti Steven from Bis are among the vocalising co—conspirators. King Tut's, Glasgow, Sun 23 Sep.

Mark B 8: Blade This pair have been slogging it out on the British underground hip hop scene for over a decade and only in hooking up last year for an album The Unknown have they truly been recognised for the musical aces they are. Arches, Glasgow, Mon 7 Oct.

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I Black Rose Penicuik Town Hall. 0777‘) 05‘)22 1. 8pm. £5. A tribute to Thin Lizzy and (iary Moore.