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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).

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. 228 7010.

Assembly Rooms George Street. 220 4349

Way Ahead 0141 339 8383

Thursday 29


I Steps SFCC. Finnieston Quay. 0870 040 4000. £21 plus booking fee. The cynical wind-up dolls of the pop scene on what is rumoured to be their last tour.

I Ian McNabb King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £10 plus booking fee. Former Icicle Works performs his hearty. epic Neil Young-inspired material.

I Foley, Austin, Solution, Haywire and Lucid The Cathouse. 15 L'nion Street. 248 6606. 7.15pm. £3 (advance). £3.50 (door). No age restriction. Rock and pop line-up of local bands.

I El Pussycat Nice’n‘Sleazy. 421 Sauchiehall Street. 333 ‘)637. ‘)pm. Rocksteady beats from fans of authentic bluebeat (aka ska).

I Cicada, Low Rider attd Galchen The 13th Note Club. 260 Clyde Street. 243 2177. 8pm. £3. Indie line-up.

I FNL and Ursula Minor The 13th Note Cafe. 5060 King Street. 553 1638. 8.30pm. £2.50. Local hands.

I Waystar, Slider and Windscale Fury Murrys. ‘)6 Maxwell Street. 221 651 1. ‘)pm. £3. including entry to post- gig club.

I The Magic Blues Surfers Studio One. (irosvcnor Ilotel. (irosvenor Terrace. Byres Road. 341 6516. ‘)pm. Free.

I The Vagabonds The Scotia. 112—114 Stockwell Street. 552 8681. ‘)pm. Free. Popular covers.

I Jam Session Samuel Dow‘s.

67 —‘)1 Nithsdale Road. 423 0107. 8.30pm. Free.


I Nils Lofgren Band The Liquid Room. ‘)c Victoria Street. 225 2564. 7.30pm. £15. Bruce Springsteen‘s old mucker famed for his ability to play guitar and somersault at the same time. Beat that. Stereophonics.

I The Steve Martland Band Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 201‘). 8pm. £10, £12 (£8» £101. The master of the avant-garde music scene takes his rock/jazz/classical hybrid sound on tour. I Risingson, Ex Tigers and Major Major Venue. 17 -21 Calton Road. 557 3073. Doors 8pm £4. A quality line-up of indie rockers topped by Risingson who are back after a personnel change with their spacy indie rock. DJ support comes from the Tokyoqu DJs.

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I The Remiks, Jimson Trance and Timebomb Soldiers La Belle Angele. IIastie‘s Close. 225 7536. 8pm. £4-~£5. Triple bill of local indie acts.

I Andy McCabe and Tourniquet Whistlebinkies. 4- 6 South Bridge. 557 51 14. ‘)pm. Free. Whistlebinkies debut for rock act Tourniquet.

I Doolah, Penny Hollow and Dieselbone IIeriot-Watt I'niversity Ifnion. Ricearton. 451 5333. ‘)pm. Free. Things get a touch heavier at Heriot- Watt's last live music night of the term with this triple bill of rock acts.

I Songwriter Nights The Waverley. St Mary‘s Street. ‘)pm. £1. ()riginal music only at this open stage event where admission is free to performers. Further details from jimigoemblueyonder.co.uk

I NT3U Bongo Club. 14 New Street. 558 7604. 10pm. £5. A night of progressive organic rock. African style. charting the musical growth of NT3U. featuring three separate and distinct sets. I Ronnie Rootsie Carters Bar. Morrison Street. 623 7023. ‘).30pm. Free. Frontman of the Rootsie Tootsie Band goes solo at this regular slot.


I Steps SIiCC. Finnieston Quay. 0870 040 4000. £21 plus booking fee. See Thurs 2‘).

I Mark Lanegan & The Masters Of Reality and Anyone The (iarage. 4‘)0 Sauchiehall Street. 332 l 120. 7.30pm. £1 1 plus booking fee. Former Screaming Trees and sometime Queens Of The Stone Age vocalist Lanegan brings his latest incarnation to our shores on this Kr'rmng.’-sponsored tour. Support comes from heavy psychedelic rock trio Anyone.

I DMX Krew (ilttsgow School ()1. Art. Renfrew Street. 353 4530. llptn. Quality retro electro sounds from the Aphex Twin's Rephlex label.

I Lapsus Linguae, Torqamada and Late Night Foreign Radio King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £5 plus booking fee. liccentric local noiseniks with lovely matching T—shirts and spiky hair. Lapsus Linguae play in support of their new mini-album otit now on Fierce Panda Records.

I Clearshot, For The Sake Of Order and Sneak Attack Tigers Nice’n'Sleazy. 421 Sattchiehall Street. 333 ‘)637. ‘)pm. Special St Andrew's night three nations gig. featuring bands from Ireland. (iermany and Scotland respectively.

I Polar, Wildtype and Chiasma The 13111 Note Clttb. 260 Clyde Street. 243 2177. 8pm. £3. Post-rock with funky beats front the Inverness-based headliners.

I Oswald, Cassady and Chapman Fury Murrys. ‘)6 Maxwell Street. 221 651 1. ‘)pm. £3. including entry to post-gig club.

I Abba Disco Party Bourbon Street. 108 (ieorge Street. 5520141. 7pm. £5 (£14.50 with dinner). Featuring an Abba tribute band.

I The Ducks .\Ic(‘huills.40111gh Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free. (iaragey R8; B.

I Frank O’Hagan The Scotia.

112 114 Stockwell Street. 552 8681. ‘)pm. Free. Residency.

I Bronx Samuel Dow's. 67 ‘)1 Nithsdale Road. 423 0107. 8.30pm. Free.


I Human League t'sher Ilall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. £16.50. The sounds of 80s electro pop. See preview.

I Pam Mitchell’s Songwriters ()n The Mound. North Batik Street. 226 689‘). 7.30 -‘).30pm. Free. Acoustic music night with open lloorspots and a featured artist at this regular gathering.

I The Weird Beards Southern Bar.

22 South Clerk Street. 667 228‘). ‘)pm. Free. A night oforiginal tunes of the prog rock and ambient funk persuasion from this Iidinburgh outfit. The boys will be debuting their new song ‘(iinger Tyrant 8; The Beard ()f Bees‘.

I Lee Paterson and Sunshine Delay Whistlebinkies. 4- 6 South Bridge. 557 5114.‘)pm. £2 after midnight. Original material as well as rock. blues and pop covers from Paterson with a country vibe from Sunshine Delay. I El Pussycat Bongo Club. 14 New Street. 558 7604. 11pm. £7 (£5). See Thu



I Ron Sexsmith King Tut‘s Wah Wah llut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £10 plus booking fee. If Ryan Adams is a little too I'ncle Sam for your liking. check out the more subtle. under-your-skin songwriting of the modest Mr Sexsmith.

I Alkaline Trio and Crackout The (‘athouse. l5 I'nion Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £5 plus booking fee. ()ver- 14s show. New Britrock from power trio Crackout.

I Counselled Out The Ferry. (‘lytle Place. 42‘) 1010. ‘)pm. £6. Soul revue band in the style of The Commitments. I Palomino Nice'n'Sleazy. 421 Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. ‘)pm. World AIDS Day benefit gig.

I Shank, Narcosis, Diablo 66 and Overspill The 13th Note Cafe.

50 60 King Street. 553 1638. 8.30pm. £4. Punk line-up.

I Delacroix and Episode Strawberry Fields. 56 ()swald Street. 221 7871. 7.30pm. £4. including entry to post-gig club. Pop/rock.

I Tom Jones Tribute Christmas Party Bourbon Street. 108 (icorgc Street. 552 0141. 7pm. £7.50 (£27.50 with dinner).

I Open Stage The Halt Bar. 160 Woodlands Road. 564 1527. 4 8pm. Free. Weekly session for local musicians. I Gecko The llltll Bar. 1611\Voodlttnds Road. 564 1527. ‘)pm. Free.

I Sexx Godz Samuel Dow's. 67 ‘)l Nithsdale Road. 423 0107. 8.30pm. Free. (11am rock.


I Doc, Frantic Chant and The Element The Mercat. 28 West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 7.30pm. £3.

Risingson play Venue, Edinburgh, Thu 29 Nov

Power pop and R’n‘B from headliners Doc. all the way from Manchester.

I Deacon Blue t'sher IIall. 1.othian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. £16 £23.50. Ricky Ross and company continue their successful comeback. fuelled by a large dose of nostalgia for those tedious jockrock days of the 80s.


Chip Taylor, P.P. Arnold, John Platania, Carrie Rodriques, Jamie Marshall and AI Hughes The Famous Bein Inn. (ilenfarg. 01577 830216. 12pm-l 1pm. £22 per day. Blues. rock. gospel and more at the first annual Trainwreck Records and (‘ioldrush Records Music Festival. All artists will appear on both days at this 60-seat venue. leading to the question: is this the world’s smallest festival'.’


I Gabrielle and Damage (‘Iytle Auditorium. SFCC. Finnieston Quay. 0870 040 4000. 7.30pm. £20/£17.50 pltts booking fee. Safe. tasteful soul from the annoyingly nasal vocalist who has enjoyed success this year with her Bridget Jones '.v Diary theme tune ()ul ()f Rt’Ut‘ll. Sttpported by R&B-orientated boy band Damage.

I Jolene and The Cash Brothers The Ferry. Clyde Place. 42‘) 53‘)6. 7.30pm. £8.50 (£6.50). Interesting country rock-inspired sounds from this North Carolina quintet who give more than a passing nod to RliM. the band who first inspired them.

I Aavikko and Zarkus Poussa Sunday Social. the Arches. 253 Argyle Street. ()‘)01 022 0300. 4pm. Free before 6pm; £5 after. This month’s Sunday Social has a Finnish theme with live [x‘rformances frotn two underground acts from Finland plus DJ sets from Ilelsinki's DJ 'I'ixa and London's Rob Da Batik.

I Highly Likely, Star 69 and Full Picture King Tut's Walt Walt llut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £4 plus booking fee.

I Firebird, Conestone, Merchant City, Quarantine, Berd and Solus The Cathousc. l5 l'nion Street. 2486606. 7pm. £4. ()ver- 14s show.

I Stellar, AC and Tenfold The 13th NUIC Club. 2011 (‘lydc Street. 24.3 2177. 8pm. Indie.