I Young Girls Wanted, Read It And Weep and The Otters The Mercat. 28 West Maitlaiid Street. 225 3861. 7.30pm. £3. liidic rock from The ()tters and Young (iirls Wanted with long haired metal action from Read It .Aiid Weep.

I Eddi Reader The Liquid Room. ‘)c Victoria Street. 225 2564. 7.30pm. £15. lixpcct emotional pop music from this Scottish perl‘ormer and former singer with liiirground Attraction.

I Frak and Kabuki (‘itrus (’luh. 40 42 (irindlay Street. 622 7086. 7.30pm. £2 £3. Mutant pop sounds li‘oiit this maverick Scottish act. featuring new tunes to go with the new line-up.

I John Watson and Alpha Lava \‘i'ltistlehinkies. 4 6 South Bridge. 557 51 14. ‘)pm. Free. (‘lassic rock and hlties from Watson with driying rock from .Alpha lava and striped down duo from Pothelly.


I Soft Cell and Fuzz Light Years Barrowland. (iallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £17.50 pltis hooking lee. Seminal clcctro pop duo Marc Almond and Day-e Ball take time out from their i'espcctiye solo projects to team tip for a jaunt round the nostalgia circuit.

0 Dr John Old 1-‘ruitmarket. Alhion Street. 287 5511. £l‘).50p1ushooking lee. The Night tripper promotes (‘rmlr' .llmm. his latest album of southern l'ried R&B. lionky. as the good l)oc would say.

I Elbow and Goldrush Queen Margaret l'nion. l'niyersity (iai'dens. 33‘) ‘)784. 7.30pm. £8 plus hooking lee. Sec 131i 1‘).

I Dead Men Walking The ('atliousc. l'nion Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £10 plus booking fee. ()yer-14s show. Pete Wylie (ex-Walt? 1. Kirk Brandon (es-Spear ()l‘ Destiny). Mike Peters tex- Alarnii and (ilen Matlock (ex-Sex Pistols) team up as Dead Men Walking. (‘riyens.

I Hamell On Trial The 13111 .\'oie (‘1uh. ('lydc Street. 243 2177. 8pm. £8.50 (£6.50). Angry acoustic anti-folk from this singer/songw riter descrihed hy Rolling Stone as a 'suicidal ()tto Premingcr'. Part of Big Big World.

I Cnut and Kling Klang The 13111 .\'ote ('al'e. King Street. 553 1638. 8pm. £3. lilcctro eccentricity.

I Fighting Red Adair Nice ‘n’ Slea/y. Sauchieliall Street. 333 ‘)637. ‘)pm. Indie rock power trio.

I The Cobramatics 'I‘lie Scoiia. Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 4pm. Free. 1-'ortnightly residency.

I Sunday Session t'isge Beatlia. Woodlands Road. 564 15‘)6. 5pm. 1-‘ree. Bring your own instrument.


I Nanci Griffith 8. The Blue Moon Orchestra l-‘esiix-al 'I‘heairc. l5 2‘) \lcolson Street. 52900110. 7.30pm. £20 £22.50. See l'i'i 1‘).

I Alabama 3 The Liquid Room. ‘)c Victoria Street. 225 2564. 7.30pm. S()1.1)()1'T. See Sat 20.

I Shore, Severin, My Electric Love Affair and Young Girls Wanted Bongo ('luh. 14 New Street. 558 7604. 8pm. £3. An eclectic mix ol local talent from the mad sounds ol Shore. through alt.country from Seycrin and psychedelic tunes from My lilcctric l.o\‘e Allair to the straight rock of Young (iii'ls Wanted.

I Proud Mary La Belle Aiigele. llzistlc‘s ('lose. 225 7530 8pm. £0 £7. Retro rock from the lirsi act to he signed to .\'oc1 (iallagher's Sour Mash record lahel.

I Nobody Jones and Tara Whistlehinkies. 4 6 South Bridge. 557 51 14. ()pm. l'i‘ce. Rock. pop and blues


C.) Jah Wobble’s Solaris The Arches. Argyle Street. ()‘)01 022 (1300. 8pm. £12 101. See prcyiew for more on this left- field supergroup. also featuring hassist Bill l.aswe11. pianist/composer Harold Budd and ex-(‘an drummer .laki Lichezcit.

I Ryan Adams and Lax The (iarage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 l 1211. 7.30pm. £13.50 pliis hooking lee. Trad Americana from this singer/songwriter who has only recently found it necessary to curse his parents for giying him a name easily confused with another popular light entertainer.

I Hood, Sirconical and Duke Raoul Burnt ()ut. (‘ottier Theatre. llyndland Street. 357 3868. 7.30pm. £‘). Tickets from the 13th .\'ote ('ale and hranches ol' liopp Records and Missing Records. Atmospheric soundscapes and experimentation from this line-up. Plus a special 1)] set from Mogwai. See prcyiew.

I Vex Red, Crackout and The Pattern King 'l‘ui‘s Wait Wait 11111. St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £6 plus hooking lee. ()yer- 14s show. Stomping rock ‘n' roll triple hill of hands. Vex Red attracted the production skills of metal iihcrproducer Ross Robinson. ('i'ackout are more trad grunge-influenced rock and 1S tipstarts The Pattern are the potential highlights here with their liery garage rocking.

I Animation, Peter Nicholson and John’s Not Mad Quietf. The 13111 Note ('al‘e. King Street. 553 1638. 8pm. £3. Acoustic cluh.

I Blues Deville Studio One. Byres Road. 341 6516. ‘)pm. 151cc.

I Acoustic Special Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Saticliieliall Street. 333 ‘)637. ‘)pm. (‘elehrating lour years of (ierry 1.yons' acoustic jam night.


I Acoustic Underground Whistlehinkies. 4 6 South Bridge. 557

51 14. 10pm 2.30am. liree. ()ne ol~ the most popular open mic spots in town. hosted by Peter Michael Row an.

I Sarah Harmer, Rococco and Tourniquet (‘iirus (‘lun (irintllay Street. 622 7086. 8pm. £6/ 5. Acclaimed (‘anadian singer songwriter llariner plays her folk/rock.


I The Divine Comedy and Ed Harcourt Barrowland. (iallowgatc. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £12.50 plus hooking lee. .\'eil llannon and chums haye switched from arch pop Tops to more considered territory ol‘ late. Support l'roIn lid Harcourt. a Ben Folds-type talent whose Here Be .llrmslt’ri alhtiiii is well worth checking out. I Starsailor and Matthew Jay Queen Margaret l'nion. l'niyersity (iardcns. 33‘) ‘)784. 7.30pm. £10.50 pltis hooking lee. lipic sentiments painted on an indie rock caiiyas lroni these young Wigan starlets.

I David Essex Royal ('oncert llall. Sauchiehall Street. 287 551 1. 7.30pm. £1‘).50/£ l 7.50/£15.50 plus credit card hooking lee. The former teen liearthroh runs through some 111' the old hits.

I Eddi Reader Ai'ta. Walls Street. 552 2101. S()I.1)()1'T. Ja/z. lolk and pop litt‘lll the \aricd repertoire of the former liairground Attraction soiighird playing a couple ol‘ swanky intimate gigs.

I Andy Votel, Schneider TM, Sputniks Down and Dickson Burnt ()ut. ('ottier 'l‘heatre. llyndland Street. 357 3868. 7.30pm. £1). Tickets Trout the 13111 .\'otc ('ale and hranches ol liopp Records and Missing Records. llead honcho of Twisted .\'er\‘c Records and hig mates with Badly Drawn Boy. Votel forges his own errant musical path. Support from (‘erman clecironica one man hand Schneider TM and local post-rock trio Sptitiiiks Down. See prey iew 1111‘ more on the Burnt ()ul l‘cstiyal.

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Edinburgh Corn Exchange presents Our first ever seated concerts

27th Oc ober ClaSSic £12.50

30th October , eter Green 5 Splinter Group


£12 & £14

9th November

Midge Ure £12.50

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