Music rook & pop listings

Saturday 1 3 continued Edinburgh

0 Aimee Mann The Liquid Room. 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564. 7.30pm. £13.50. During the 80s. Mann led the post-new wave pop group Til Tuesday. however her solo work takes a more introspective. folk-tinged direction. See preview.

I Black Moses and Blueprint The Tron. 9 Hunter Square. High Street. 226 0931. 8pm. £5. See Fri 12 for Black Moses.

I Escobar, Primary and Chocyamo The Mereat. 28 West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 7.30pm. £3. Triple bill of localtish) indie types.

I Big Hand, Baltic and Drop Kick The (rags. Dalkeith Road. 667 ~15 l 8. 8pm. Free. Ska act Big Hand headline with indie acts Baltic and Drop Kick filling out this triple bill.



0 Oasis Barrow-land. Gallowgate. 552 -1601. 7.30pm. SOLD OUT. See feature page 20.

I Snuff and Milkbomb The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 1 120. 7.30pm. £8 plus booking fee. ()ver-1-1s show. (ionlo punk poppers given to high-speed reinterpretations of pop standards. What will they have added to their repertoire this time round‘.’ ‘Pure And Simple'. perchance‘.’ Or what about the latest Kylie‘.’

I Witness, Grand Drive and Delta King Tut's Wah Wah Htit. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £6 plus booking fee. Triple bill of heartfelt. epic indie acts. in tune with the current fondness for the likes of Starsailor and ('oldplay.

I Don Williams Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 8pm.

£21/£19/£16.50 plus credit card booking fee. Mainstream country sounds from one of the big names.

I Val Doonican Pavilion Theatre. Reniield Street. 332 18-16. 7.30pm. £10.50/£9.50. Speaking of big names . . . only John Craven has done more to elevate the fortunes of the humble cable knit sweater than Val. and Craven never had a rocking chair and girls in floaty frocks swaying at his feet.

I Gene Pool, Holmes and Modo The 13th Note Cafe. King Street. 553 1638. 8pm. £2. Rock/metal.

I Sunday Social Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 3pm. Nine hours of [Ms and live bands.

I The Blues Poets The Seoiia. Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 4pm. Free. Fortnightly residency.

I Jam Session Studio One. Byres Road. 3-11 6516. 5.30pm. Free. Hosted by The Magic Blues Surfers.

I Sunday Session Uisge Beatha. Woodlands Road. 56-1 1596. 6pm. Free. Bring your instrument of choice.


I Wolfstone The Liquid Room. 9c Victoria Street. 225 2561. 7.30pm. £10. Wolfstone offer their usual amalgamation of Rock music mixed with a hint of Celtic and play tracks from their latest album Not Enough Shouting.

I Major Major, Blueprint, Fireside Aliens and Bob Fairfould Bongo Club. 14 New Street. 558 760-1. 8pm. £4. Indie night including a set from Idlewild's Fairfould.

I James Taylor Quartet and Weatherdane La Belle Angele. Hastie's (‘lose. 225 7536. 8pm. £10. Funky flavours from the original 80s hammond mangler Taylor who releases a double (‘1) best of collection soon and

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I Relish, Trent and Stonecut King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5 plus booking fee. Headliners Relish supported [.72 at Slane Castle and are described as soul rock.

I Propagandhi The (‘athouse. 1? nion Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £7 plus booking fee. ()ver-1-1s show.

I Art Of Fighting and Slowloris The 13th Note (are. King Street. 553 1638. 8pm. £3. Gentle. melodic sounds from the Australian headliners.

I Rev Doc & The Congregation Studio One. Byres Road. 3-12 6516. 9pm. Free. Trad R&B.

I Acoustic Special Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. (‘onceived as an introduction to the concept that is the Sleazy's acoustic beano.


I Trash Can Sinatras The Liquid Room. 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564. 7.30pm. £6. Scottish indie-pop stalwarts founded outside of Glasgow in 1987 by singer/guitarist Frank Reader (the brother of ex-Fairground Attraction singer liddi Reader).

I Acoustic Underground Whistlebinkies. -1—6 South Bridge. 557 51 1-1. 10pm—2.30am. Free. See Mon 8.



I Brian Setzer ‘68 Comeback The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 332

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I Troika and Mercury Tilt Switch The 13th Note Cafe. King Street. 553 1638. 8pm. £2. Indie pop. I Glasgow Songwriters Drummonds. West Regent Street. 332 18-12. 9pm. Free.

I Live Music Nice ‘n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Intimate set from a cannot-be-named Glasgow band used to playing larger


I Travler The Liquid Room. 9c Victoria Street. 225 256-1. 7.30pm. £4.50. Travler headline this unsigned bands showcase with more acts expected to be added to the line-up. I Cinerama The Venue. 17—21 (‘alton Road. 557 3073. 8pm. £8. Former Wedding Present member David Gedge fronts this new cinematic retro pop rock outfit.



I Michael McDonald Royal (‘oncert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 332

1 120. 7.30pm. £25/£22.50 plus credit card booking fee. Former Doobie Brother who is a titan of sensitive beard rock. Dave Lee Travis is a fan. Let that be a warning.

I Southside Johnny 8: The Asbury Dukes The Ferry. (‘lyde Place. 429 8676. 8pm. £17.50. Part of the Bruce Springsteen extended blue collar rocking family.

I Kosheen The Arches. Argyle Street. 0901 022 0300. 9pm. £9.50 (£8.50) pltis booking fee. A special one- off mid-week jaunt from the people

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