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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 4/100

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 8383


I Faithless and Alpinestars Sli(‘(‘. liinnieston Quay. 0870 040 4000. £17.50 plus hooking lee. lipic. rayey dance anthems like what they Used to w rite hack in the early 00s. Sate eny iromnent tor the w ay‘ing ot‘ lightsticks.

I Nickelback and Vega 4

Barrowland. 244 (iallow gate. 552 4601.

7.30pm. £10 plus hooking l‘ee. ()yer- 14s show. Latest nondescript nu-metal hand to .sell a hucketload in the States and then repeat the teat oyer here. ls there no hottoin to this market'.’

I Babes In Toyland and Hyper Hyper Girl Lover King 'l‘ut‘s with Walt llut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £9.50 plus hooking lee. Riot grrrl prototypes who were doing the hahy-doll- .stanips-her-t‘oot-and-hollers act long het‘ore ('ourtney l.o\‘e.

I Number One Son and Left Hand Element The (‘athouse. l5 l'nion Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £5.50 plus hooking tee. ()yer- 14s show. British skate punk aet. tiped to challenge the 1S hegemony. (‘ould they start with .\'icke1hack please'.’ I Red Bee Society, New Rosy Jewels and Racing Green Niee'n'Slea/y'. 421 Sauchiehall Street. 333 ‘)637. 0pm. Soult'ul regae-tinged pop rock from the headliners.

I The Al Pacinos and Detroit Red The 13th .\'ote('1uh. 260 (‘Iyde Street. 243 2177. 8pm.

I The Radiotones and The Sunshine Delay The 13th .\'ote (‘ate 50 60 King Street. 553 1638. 0pm. Scotland’s tinest national steel guitar driven rock‘n’roll act haye recently recruited a drummer and this is a showcase of sorts for the new line up. The Sunshine Delay parade some country \‘ihes in support.

I The Blues Band Motherwell (‘oncert Hall. ('1\ ic ('entre. 01608 267 515. 8pm. £13 (£1 1 l. l-‘ormer Manfred Mann Vocalist Paul Jones and chums.

I The Datsuns Studio One. (irosy'enor llotel. (irosyenor 'l'errace. 341 6516. 9pm. Free. Rock coy'ers.

I The Vagabonds 'I‘he Seotia.

112 114 Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 0pm. 1’ree. Popular coyers.

I Jam Session Samuel Dow’s. 67-91 Nithsdale Road. 423 0107. 8.30pm. Free.


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Tie up your horse. check yOur pistols at the bar. and prepare yourself for a saloon of eclectic delights. as two bands of local outlaws display their alt.<:ountry credentials at the Counting House. Having recently done time on the trail wrth John Martyn. James Yorkston And The Athletes return. armed and dangerous. with their latest release on the Domino label. Quixote skulk back into town after successfully robbing the rich to feed the poor alongside that great outlaw Dick Gaughan. Their brand of stripped down melancholy melodies wrll echo around tenement canyons as yOu saddle up and head back to the ranch.

I James Yorkston And The Athletes and Ourxote play the Counting House.

Edinburgh. Fri 75 Mar.


I Charlie Wood and Delta Croft Review \Vhistlehinkies. 4 6 South Bridge. 557 51 14. ()pin. l‘ree. (‘oyers and original tunes.


I Judie Tzuke (’ottier 'l’heatre. lly'ndland Street. 332 4400. 7.30pm. £17.50. l’emale singer/songw riter who remains hest known for her hit ‘Stay' With Me Till Dawn'. She promotes her new alhum Queen Sure! Keeper.

I Ozric Tentacles King Tut‘s Wait Wait llut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £10 plus hooking lee. A handout ol‘ time. named alter a lictitious hreakl'ast cereal. Ilippy. jam and dance influences conyerge in their hi/arre prog rock sound.

I The Supernaturals and Calasaig The Bamhury. 67 Yale Street. ('almachie. 7pm. £thc. 014] 775 0551. Buhhling indie ne'ar—do-wells 'l'he Supernaturals top a hill which is the culmination of a series of workshops which were part ol(‘e1tie (‘onnection‘s education programme. Also appearing are the at'orementioned (ilasgow t‘olk outtit (ialasttig. indie rockers (it'ttlt. l'olk‘stet's 'l‘he Ready Penny. Al‘rican drum group l)_ieinhe Jam. singer/ songwriter Natalie .\'imm. An eclectic and surely entertaining night indeed.

I New Jersey Shoreline, Joe Mango and The Founder Effect Nice'n'Sleazy. 421 Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 0pm.

I Slider, Deadline and Cloudshow The 13111 Note ('ale. 5() 60 King Street. 553 1638. 9pm.

I The People’s Alibi, Bone Machine and Downliner l-‘ury Murrys. 96 Maxwell Street. 221 6511. 9pm. £4. including entry to post-gig cluh. I Jaded, Kill The Bear and Marciano Strawherry l-‘ields. 56 ()swald Street. 221 7871. 7.30pm. £4. including entry to post-gig cluh. Rock.

I Texas Express (irand ()le ()pt'y'. Paisley Road loll. 42‘) 5306. 7.30pm. £3 (£2 menihers). ('ountry.

I Tom Jones Tribute Botlt'hon Street. 1113 (ieot'ge Street. 55211141. 7pm. £5 (£14.50 with dinner). .\’o. not 1)ai‘ius Billy otters his impersonation ol the Welsh lothario.

I Kong Samuel 1)ow ‘s, 67-01 Nithsdale Road. 423 0107. 8.30pm. 1’ree. Rock.


I Biffy Clyro, Eska and Senator The Liquid Room. 0c Victoria Street. 225 2564. 7.30pm. £6. See prey iew.

I Bombskare, Frantic Chant, Philly, Skeeks and Wayne Paycheck The l’leasance ('ahai'et Bar. 60 The l’leasance. 650 234*). 8pm. £5. 11 diVel‘slt} 's your hag you ain't gonna get much hetter than tonight with a hill coy‘ering everything l'rom ska to duhhy electronica.

I Hush Hush Session The Beat Jan Basement. 1 ('hainhers Street. 0781 1 375374. 8pm. £1 £3. ('raig Smith

pro\ ides the soulful liouse t'unk t‘usion as he jams alongside his regular collahorators l-‘udge liingers and Soundhone. For full listings at this new _ia// Venue see Jal/ listings.

I James Yorkston and the Athletes and Quixote ('ounting House. \Vest Nicolson Street. 667 0876. 8pm. £5 on door. See panel.

I Andy H and The Johnson Bros \Vhistlehinkies. 4 6 South Bridge. .557 51 14. 0pm. liree.


I Cheb Mami lolhooth 'l‘heatre. Jail \Vynd. 01786 274000. 7.30pm. £12 (£81. .\laini has worked with the likes of Sting and .\'itin Saw hney l'using Algerian rai with hip hop. ragga and reggae to produce a hip yet traditional sound. ()pening night as the 'l‘olhooth 'liheatrc reopens its doors alter some extensiye ret'urhishment.

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I Biffy Clyro, Eska and The Day I Snapped King 'l‘ui‘s with Walt llttt. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £6 plus hooking lee. See Hi 15 and

prey iew.

I McLusky 'I'he ('athousc. l5 l'nion Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £5 plus hooking lee. .\'o age restriction on this show, 1‘ired— up garage punk l'rom a hand w ho take no prisoners. See panel.

I Nibushi Shang Hong, The Blimp and The Clean Prophets Nice’n'Slea/y. 421 Sauchiehall Street. 333 0637. 0pm. 1-'olk. hlues and acid rock from the ('Iean Prophets.

I The Electrics The 13th .\'ote(‘1uh. 260(‘1yde Street. 243 2177. Split.

I The Radio Sweethearts llte IRiIi \ote ('ate. 50 60 King Street. 553 1638. 9pm. (irain Parsons~inspired country rock.